Mike Pence seeks to allay European fears on trip to Brussels

The vice-president says the US remains committed to the EU, despite recent criticism by Donald Trump.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 9:21 am

Brexit bills goes to UK upper house

Opposition peers could seek guarantees on the bill paving the way for the UK to leave EU.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 9:08 am

Ben Stokes: IPL record as Rising Pune Supergiants buy England all-rounder

England all-rounder Ben Stokes becomes the most expensive foreign player in IPL history by being bought for £1.7m by Rising Pune Supergiants.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 8:51 am

Olympics & Paralympics 2020: Badminton among seven sports to lose funding appeals

Badminton is one of seven sports to lose their appeals against UK Sport funding cuts for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 8:10 am

Gibraltar seizes Russian's superyacht over German debt claim

Billionaire owner Andrey Melnichenko is alleged to owe 15.3m euros to the shipbuilder.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 8:06 am

Kurt Cobain would have been 50 today: Six reasons why we still love him

Kurt Cobain would have been 50 today. Here are six reasons why we still love him

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 7:57 am

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Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 7:42 am

Russia rejects claim of Montenegro plot

Reports that "Russian state bodies" took part in a foiled coup are absurd, Moscow says.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 7:30 am

How children play, even in the harshest of environments

Mark Neville's photographs show that some of the most inhospitable places on earth are not, contrary to what most of us imagine, a barrier to play.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 7:28 am

Tanzania threat to list gay people

A Tanzanian politician takes to Twitter to defend his threat to publish the names of suspected homosexuals.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 7:16 am

Robert Mugabe: Give Donald Trump a chance

Donald Trump is right that "America is for the Americans", says Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 6:33 am

Could Moonlight cause an Oscars upset?

The film about a young black gay man growing up in Miami is giving La La Land a run for its money.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 6:23 am

Driverless Roborace car crashes at speed in Buenos Aires

A landmark race involving two driverless cars sees one of them crash and the other avoid running over an animal.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 6:15 am

Viewpoint: Battle for western Mosul will be toughest yet

Losing its most cherished prize will present IS with an existential challenge, says Renad Mansour.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 6:13 am

Transatlantic pass

Toronto Wolfpack will become the first transatlantic sports team when they take on Siddal in the Challenge Cup on Saturday.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 6:11 am

Extreme race on frozen lake not for faint-hearted

An endurance skating and cycling race has been held on Lake Baikal in the Irkutsk region of Russia.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 5:59 am

Angelina Jolie on Cambodia, politics and a 'difficult year'

The actress spoke to the BBC ahead of the release of her new film, First They Killed My Father.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 4:33 am

Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia recalls envoy from North Korea

Malaysia recalls its ambassador in a dispute over the killing of the North Korean leader's brother.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 4:29 am

Gunship clears path to IS last stand

On the front line with government forces pushing towards Mosul, the last major stronghold of so-called Islamic State in Iraq.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 4:25 am

Meet India's visually impaired perfumers

India has few employment opportunities for its blind population. However, a private firm is now training them to work in perfume and fragrance companies.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 4:22 am

South Sudan declares famine in Unity State

A famine is declared in parts of South Sudan following civil war and economic collapse.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 4:19 am

Angelina Jolie on family, film and Cambodia

Angelina Jolie on her new film First They Killed My Father, based on the genocide in Cambodia, and her family.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 3:25 am

Man marks his ex-girlfriend's apology letter and sends it back to her

A college student in Florida grades an apology letter sent to him by his ex-girlfriend and sends it back to her with a mark.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 3:13 am

@Sweden v Trump: 'Nothing happened'

Librarian Emma Johansen was running Sweden's official Twitter account when the president mentioned a security incident.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 2:55 am

Oscar hopes

French film Elle was originally going to be a Hollywood production, its director says.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 2:31 am