Indian teachers 'kidnapped in Libya'

Four Indian teachers have been kidnapped in Libya, India's foreign ministry says.

Posted by on 31 July 2015 | 1:59 am

Arson attack kills Palestinian child

A Palestinian toddler has been burned to death in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers in the West Bank, Israeli police say.

Posted by on 31 July 2015 | 1:55 am

BA owner IAG in big profits jump

BA and Iberia owner International Airlines Group (IAG) reports a big jump in second quarter profits.

Posted by on 31 July 2015 | 1:37 am

Debris 'very likely' part of MH370

It is "very likely" debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is that of the missing flight MH370, a top Australian official tells the BBC.

Posted by on 31 July 2015 | 1:34 am

VIDEO: Can Greeks start smiling again?

James Reynolds reports from Athens on how Greeks are trying to find a way back to some normality after so much financial and political turmoil.

Posted by on 31 July 2015 | 1:33 am

VIDEO: Army escorts El Salvador bus drivers

The army and police are escorting bus drivers in El Salvador, who have been forced by violent gangs to go on strike.

Posted by on 31 July 2015 | 12:05 am

Could plane debris be MH370?

The BBC examines whether an aeroplane part found in Reunion could belong to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

Posted by on 31 July 2015 | 12:03 am

Police end icebreaker bridge protest

Greenpeace activists are removed from a bridge in Portland, Oregon, allowing an icebreaker to join an Arctic oil drilling operation.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 11:52 pm

Second Australian punches shark

An Australian surfer punches a shark to fend off an attack off New South Wales, say police, in what a witness calls a "Mick Fanning replay".

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 11:36 pm

VIDEO: 'Too many to count' through Calais fence

Migrants have once more broken through police lines in Calais trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 11:03 pm

Canada pastor 'admits N Korea plot'

North Korea says a detained Canadian pastor has confessed to a "subversive plot" to overthrow the government and set up a "religious state".

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 10:53 pm

Beijing expects Winter Olympics nod

Beijing hopes to be chosen the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics, despite concerns on a number of key issues, as the BBC's John Sudworth reports.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 8:48 pm

MoD land could help Calais delays

Ministry of Defence land could be made available to help relieve traffic problems in Kent caused by the migrant crisis in Calais, the BBC understands.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 8:01 pm

In pictures: Ecology photo prize

BMC Ecology's 2015 competition winners

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 7:56 pm

In pictures: Ecology photo prize

BMC Ecology's 2015 competition winners

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 7:56 pm

Ohio police officer denies murder

A police officer who killed an unarmed black man during a traffic stop pleads not guilty to murder, as his bond is set at $1m.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 7:10 pm

Wales surf wave generator starts up

The first waves have peeled across an artificial surf lagoon built on the site of an old aluminium works on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 7:06 pm

AA joins protest at green changes

The AA joins green groups in warning that recent changes in energy policy will harm the climate.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:46 pm

Did Nepal temple ban animal sacrifice festival?

Has a Nepal temple really banned mass sacrifices?

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:41 pm

VIDEO: Is Asia facing a tech bubble?

The BBC's Asia business correspondent Karishma Vaswani looks at whether the region is facing a technology bubble.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:30 pm

From boom to bust in Swiss border towns

From boom to bust in Swiss border towns

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:25 pm

VIDEO: Beijing's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

A decision is soon to be made on who will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, with Beijing in China or Almaty in Kazakhstan the two possible options.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:21 pm

'Phone farmers' reaping the benefits

The tech helping Kenyan smallholders reap rich rewards

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:13 pm

VIDEO: World's longest man-made wave to open

The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled in North Wales.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:09 pm

NASL football looks to kick-start expansion

The US football division seeking inspiration from the 1970s

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:08 pm