Hurricane Maria: Whole of Puerto Rico without power

Hurricane Maria has knocked out electricity for the entire island, home to more than 3.5m people.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 4:45 am

Canada MP sorry for Catherine McKenna 'climate Barbie' remark

Conservative Gerry Ritz apologised over a remark he aimed at environment minister Catherine McKenna.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 4:16 am

Google signs $1.1bn HTC smartphone deal

The tie-up marks the latest push by Google to boost its hardware business.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 11:18 pm

Mel Brooks: Blazing Saddles would never be made today

The veteran funnyman tells the BBC he believes "comedy has to walk a thin line and take risks".

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 11:10 pm

Toshiba to sell chip unit for $18bn to plug losses

The embattled electronics firm hopes the deal will cover heavy losses from its nuclear division.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 8:59 pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller seeks Trump presidency records

Records relating to Mr Trump's sacking of the FBI chief are said to be of interest to the probe.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 7:50 pm

Foodfight

The Office québécois de la langue française has eased up on dozens of English language words.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 6:20 pm

US Fed starts rolling back stimulus

The Fed will start to reduce its $4.2trn balance sheet in October.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 5:58 pm

Duel

Tough-talking President Donald Trump may have met his match in Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 5:08 pm

Jimmy Kimmel attacks Bill Cassidy over healthcare bill

The TV host, whose son has a heart condition, attacked the author of a new plan to replace Obamacare.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 2:20 pm

Former Mountie jailed for smuggling ivory into US

Gregory Logan was involved in a decade-long scheme to smuggle narwhal tusks from Canada to the US.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 1:40 pm

Hurricane Maria knocks out power in Puerto Rico

The powerful storm has cut off electricity to 3.5 million people.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 1:29 pm

Jake LaMotta: Legendary Raging Bull boxer dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, the uncompromising boxer portrayed by Robert De Niro, dies aged 95.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 11:13 am

Tomb Raider poster gets it in the neck

Alicia Vikander seems to be the victim of dodgy Photoshop in the poster for her new Tomb Raider film.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 6:11 am

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 6:08 am

'Racist' Native American tapestry 'should not be displayed'

A group representing American Indians says the British work depicts native peoples as "savages".

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 5:12 am

Trumplomacy

The US president's uncompromising language causes a stir in the hallowed hall of diplomacy.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 7:28 pm

Shots fired

The shooting of a Georgia student raises a question - why do US police shoot people carrying knives?

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 6:43 pm

How the world reacted to Trump's UN speech

What did the global gathering at the UN make of the speech by US President Donald Trump?

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 6:09 pm

Trump at UN: Which 'rogue states' are in new axis of evil?

George W Bush invented the original list of US enemies - who did Donald Trump label 'rogue states'?

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 5:52 pm

Why are there so many hurricanes?

After Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria, David Shukman explains why there have been so many.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 2:05 pm

Louisiana man held for two 'racially motivated' murders

Police say a copy of an Adolf Hitler speech was discovered in a search of Kenneth Gleason's home.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 2:00 pm

Colorado police hunt 'Mad Pooper' jogger

A family says the woman keeps defecating outside their home, even though public toilets are nearby.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 1:38 pm

Melania Trump in legal row with English-language school

Lawyers for Melania Trump say a language school in Croatia used her image in an ad without consent.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 10:40 am

US deficit rises to 2008 levels

The drop was driven by a decline in income receipts from foreigners.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 10:37 am