Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Cold puts homeless at risk

Aid workers have warned that some Afghans and Pakistanis made homeless by Monday’s earthquake could die from exposure. There is an urgent need for tents and blankets for those forced to spend Read More →

Australia’s return of Uluru to Indigenous owners marked 30 years on

The traditional indigenous owners of Uluru have marked 30 years since it was returned by the Australian government. Hundreds of people gathered by the isolated hill, popularly known outside Australia as Ayers Read More →

Ben Carson compares abortion to slavery

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, one of the current frontrunners for the Republican presidential nomination, wants to make abortion illegal in all instances, including cases of rape and incest. He told an NBC Read More →

US Federal Reserve refrains from interest rate rise

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep US interest rates unchanged after its latest meeting. The decision leaves short-term interest rates at record lows of 0% to 0.25%, the same level they Read More →

Royal Dutch Shell pushed into loss by charges

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a loss for the third quarter of the year, after taking a big charge to reflect the cost of halting major projects. The oil company reported a Read More →

Business

A BBC survey about morals in the UK finds 40% of adults would call in sick if they needed a day off. Read More →

The PM says he will raise the threshold next year so people do not have to pay until they earn £9,50 Read More →

Japanese firm Softbank says its robot is meant to replace "over-worked janitorial teams". Read More →

Politics

The move is part of Jeremy Corbyn's plan to "transform" the UK into a low carbon, gre Read More →

Labour wants to build 100,000 new council houses a year, while the Tories vow more help for first-ti Read More →

The PM says he will raise the threshold next year so people do not have to pay until they earn £9,50 Read More →

Technology

Lawyers for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd filed an application to a Canadian court to immediately stay Read More →

Intel Corp said on Wednesday it was increasing its reliance on contract chip manufacturers to ramp u Read More →

U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Read More →

Entertainment

A look at the stories behind the nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards. Read More →

Depression, loneliness and "grief tourism" come under the spotlight in Broadway hit Dear E Read More →

Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Ariana Grande get multiple nominations; alongside Lil Nas X's Old Town Read More →

Education & Family

The party is promising billions more for schools in England, taken from a £50bn so-called "Rema Read More →

Brendan McGrath apologises for his "mistakes" after Ebenezer Azamati was "accosted Read More →

Four alleged sex attacks have been reported and students have been issued with security guidance. Read More →

High parental expectations and being happy at school are also important factors, a study suggests. Read More →

Top News

Britain's Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy su Read More →

Once feted as a dashing young military officer, Britain's Prince Andrew's reputation came Read More →

The United States on Wednesday defended itself at the United Nations against strong opposition from Read More →

World

Britain's Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy su Read More →

The United States broke off talks with South Korea on increasing Seoul's contribution to the co Read More →

The United States is considering withdrawing an armed forces brigade from South Korea if Seoul does Read More →

Science

Few aspects of life escape the touch of high tech in cutting-edge Japan, including an official song Read More →

Scientists on Monday unveiled the first global geological map of Saturn's moon Titan including Read More →

Israel's Space Communications said on Monday its Amos-17 communication satellite, which was lau Read More →

Health

Adam Blackman says he "learned the hard way" why it is so important to be vaccinated again Read More →

Patients are being turned away, stuck on waiting lists and put off by cost, BBC analysis suggests. Read More →

The system sends a pop-up warning to nurses when they enter patient readings into health records. Read More →

Consumer Products & Retail

Intel Corp said on Wednesday it was increasing its reliance on contract chip manufacturers to ramp u Read More →

Talks were making progress toward ending a strike by thousands of workers at Canada's biggest r Read More →

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he has not made a trade deal with China yet because Be Read More →

Funds

Sterling and UK domestic stocks have rallied strongly this month as betting markets sharply increase Read More →

Saudi Aramco is worth up to $1.7 trillion (£1.3 trillion) at the price range set by the oil giant on Read More →

From taxi drivers to clerics, Saudis clamouring to own part of state oil giant Aramco went online an Read More →