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Week in pictures: 9 - 15 February 2019

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 00:27
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

'I'd rather have my son than a hero'

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 00:22
Thirty years after Soviet troops pulled out of Afghanistan, the BBC went to meet the mother of a soldier killed in the disastrous war.

Aurora shooting: Five dead in Illinois workplace attack

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 00:12
The gunman was also killed and five police officers were struck by gunfire, police say.

Emiliano Sala's funeral to take place in hometown in Argentina

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 00:08
A service for the Cardiff City player, who died in a plane crash last month, will be held in Argentina.

Call to ban killer robots in wars

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 23:28
Scientists have called for a ban on the development of weapons controlled by AI.

The community that rejected Amazon

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 23:08
Amazon's plans for a campus in Long Island City bitterly divided a community grappling with rapid change.

Hiker takes on mountain lion, and wins

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 22:49
Travis Kauffman was hiking in Colorado when he came toe-to-toe with a young mountain lion.

Watch highlights: QPR 0-1 Watford

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 22:29
Watch highlights as Watford reach the FA Cup quarter-finals for the second time in four seasons with a hard-fought win against battling QPR at Loftus Road.

Jussie Smollett: Brothers held over 'attack' on Empire actor

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 22:18
US police detain two Nigerian men, one of whom worked on Jussie Smollett's TV show Empire.

Man charged with murders of three men in Exeter

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 22:05
Alexander Lewis-Ranwell is charged with killing Anthony Payne and twins Richard and Roger Carter.

FA Cup: QPR's Toni Leistner misses a golden chance against Watford

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 22:04
Toni Leistner misses a gilt-edged chance for Queen's Park Rangers late in the game as they lose 1-0 to Watford in their FA Cup fifth-round tie at Loftus Road.

Queens Park Rangers 0-1 Watford in the fifth round of the FA Cup

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 21:55
Watford reach the FA Cup quarter-finals for the second time in four seasons after a hard-fought win against battling QPR at Loftus Road.

Premiership: Gloucester beat leaders Exeter 24-17 at Kingsholm

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 21:53
Gloucester upset Premiership leaders Exeter as they win 24-17 in a thrilling contest at Kingsholm.

Shamima Begum: Family of pregnant IS teen plead for return

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 21:49
The family of Shamima Begum - who fled to Syria - call on the government to bring her home "urgently".

FA Cup: Etienne Capoue gives Watford win against QPR

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 21:03
Etienne Capoue gives Watford a win against QPR after finishing an inadvertent assist from Tom Cleverley in the FA Cup fifth round.

Last real life Great Escape prisoner dies aged 99

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 20:35
Sqn Ldr Dick Churchill was one of 76 airmen who escaped from prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft III.

Climate march students: 'We need change and we need it now'

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 20:15
Students have protested across the UK to air their views on the issue of climate change. We talked to some of those in Manchester.

Colin Kaepernick: Former NFL quarterback settles 'collusion' case

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 20:10
Colin Kaepernick and former team-mate Eric Reid reach settlements with the NFL over 'collusion' cases against team owners.

Ronaldo scores as Juventus go 14 points clear at top

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 20:07
Juventus move 14 points clear at the top of Serie A with a routine victory over struggling Frosinone.

John Stalker: 'Shoot-to-kill' probe police chief dies

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 19:55
John Stalker led a major inquiry into policing in Northern Ireland and investigated the Moors murders.