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Model and actress Kim Porter dies

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 07:40
It's not been confirmed how the actress and model, who had three children with US rapper Diddy, died.

Hockney painting breaks auction record for living artist

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 07:19
The price of Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) is the highest for a living artist.

News Daily: May fights on, and more missing in California fires

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:30
Your morning briefing for 16 November 2018.

California wildfires: Number of missing leaps to 631

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:28
Seven more bodies have also been found in northern California, taking the statewide death toll to 66.

'Bleeping' parrot sparks Daventry emergency call-out

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:26
Fire crews "amazed" by Jazz the parrot's alarm impression after an emergency alert.

North Korea 'tests new high-tech weapon'

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 05:10
The successful test was supervised by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, state-run media say.

Greenpeace activist swam in front of 21,000 tonne oil ship

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:51
A Greenpeace activist says she has no regrets after a 12-month legal battle in New Zealand.

Khmer Rouge surviving leaders face genocide verdict

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:32
During their four years in power in Cambodia, the regime killed all those they perceived to be their enemies.

Africa's week in pictures: 9-15 November 2018

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:23
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Ditch thermal receipts and four other tips to be a green shopper

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:21
From e-receipts to recycling clothes, five ways to help save the planet when you hit the high street.

Wimpy Kid author: I can't get my kids off Fortnite

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:19
Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid has made him one of the world's most successful children's authors.

Quiz of the Week: Which superhero wasn't Lee's?

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:16
It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world during the past seven days?

Sophia Jex-Blake: The battle to be Scotland's first female doctor

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:00
Sophia Jex-Blake was a pioneer of women's education on her way to be Scotland's first female doctor.

Melbourne shipwreck beer back in Glasgow after 150 years

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:47
Diver Jim Anderson discovered the 150-year-old Tennent's stout on a sunken clipper off the coast of Australia.

Schools admit informally excluding pupils

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:45
A dozen schools have admitted informally excluding pupils at some stage last year, the BBC has learned.

Definition of kilogram set to change

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:30
Scientists are set to change the way the kilogramme is defined.

Flu vaccine delays for over-65s 'resolved by weekend'

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:28
Patients and GPs have been frustrated by shortages caused by the staggered supply of the new vaccine.

Golden Horse Awards: The Oscars of Asia

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:12
Welcome to Chinese cinema's biggest night: The Golden Horse Awards.

Women's World Twenty20 highlights: India beat Ireland, New Zealand end losing streak

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:10
Watch the best moments from day seven of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 as India beat Ireland to reach the semi-finals and New Zealand end their losing streak.

How 'miniature suns' could provide cheap, clean energy

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:07
Is much-heralded nuclear fusion finally ready to fulfil its promise of abundant energy for all?