FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks

The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 8:38 pm

British activist in Thailand trial

A British activist who campaigns for better labour conditions is set to go on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 8:23 pm

Anti-euro party shakes up German politics

Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 8:07 pm

How corals stir up their world

Corals stir up the water, creating vortices that draw in nutrients and drive away waste, research reveals.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 7:57 pm

Iraq forces push against jihadists

Iraqi Shia and Kurdish forces capture an Islamic State stronghold, as a BBC team enters Amerli the day after a two-month siege ends.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 7:31 pm

Man Utd sign Falcao on loan for £6m

Manchester United sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 7:31 pm

Arsenal sign Welbeck from Man Utd

Arsenal sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck on a "long-term" deal for £16m.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 7:13 pm

Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 7:04 pm

China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute

China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:59 pm

VIDEO: China's museum of roast duck

In 2013 China had a new museum open almost every day of the year on average, resulting in some slightly bizarre attractions

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:58 pm

Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

A joint session of parliament is to be held in Pakistan as PM Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support against protesters calling for his resignation.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:52 pm

Ukraine in 'great war' with Russia

Russia has launched a 'great war' that could claim tens of thousands of lives, Ukraine's defence ministry warns amid rebel offensive.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:31 pm

Payday loan hardship cases 'up 42%'

The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:30 pm

VIDEO: One-minute World News

Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:21 pm

Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences

Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:19 pm

The students behind Nigeria's online jobs giant

The student entrepreneurs behind Nigeria's online jobs giant

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:11 pm

Spain returns Colombian treasure

Spain returns to Colombia hundreds of indigenous artefacts that were seized from drug gangs in 2003, but later smuggled out of the country.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:08 pm

Saving America’s honeybees

Can America's honeybees be saved?

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:06 pm

Hospitals seeing more skin cancer

The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in England rose by nearly a third in five years, figures show.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:02 pm

China accuses MPs of 'interference'

Chinese authorities accuse British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, BBC Newsnight learns.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 5:38 pm

Nigeria militants 'suffer losses'

The Nigerian army claims to have repelled an attack by Islamist militants Boko Haram on the town of Bama in the country's north-east.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 4:59 pm

Obama renews minimum wage push

President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 4:28 pm

Murray beats Tsonga to reach quarters

Britain's Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 to book a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 4:24 pm

Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'

A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 4:13 pm

PM outlines new anti-terror plans

New powers are needed to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK, David Cameron says.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 4:03 pm