Canadians want more done to curb abuse on social media

Canadians want social media companies to do more to combat online harassment but are split on just what constitutes inappropriate behaviour, a new poll suggests.

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 7:11 am

Belgium-Canada Ceta trade dispute bedevils EU summit

The EU-Canada free trade deal (Ceta) is held up by a regional government in Belgium - despite the Belgian national government and all 28 EU leaders backing the deal.

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 6:01 am

Canada's Bombardier to cut 7,500 jobs

Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier announces significant job cuts for the second time this year, shedding another 7,500 posts.

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 5:56 am

NSA contractor faces spying charges

An NSA contractor is accused of stealing vast amounts of government secrets over a 20-year period.

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 5:02 am

US election 2016: Reaction to key debate moments

BBC World Have Your Say gets reaction from people in Lee's Sandwiches cafe, Las Vegas, to the final presidential debate.

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 5:01 am

US election: Clinton and Trump trade barbs at Al Smith dinner

White House rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump poke fun at each other at a charity dinner but the Republican gets booed.

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 4:27 am

British American Tobacco plans $47bn Reynolds merger

British American Tobacco makes an offer to merge with its US partner Reynolds to combine brands including Rothmans and Camel.

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 2:42 am

Sree Sreenivasan: Social media tips from NY's new chief digital officer

Chief digital officer Sree Sreenivasan is moving from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, to New York City.

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 1:47 am

Samsung 'blocks' exploding Note 7 parody videos

Samsung appears to file copyright claims against YouTube videos mocking its recalled Galaxy Note 7 handset.

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | 12:17 am

Video game voice, stunt and motion actors go on strike in US over pay

Actors who provide voices, stunts or motion capture for video games are on strike in the US over pay and conditions.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 11:22 pm

Team Trump splash the cash

Donald Trump's campaign finally decides to splash the cash, Janet Jackson emerges as winner of the third debate, and Ivanka Trump defends her father.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 10:52 pm

US election: Trump takes aim at Clinton at gala

Donald Trump takes aim at Hillary Clinton in a speech at a traditional charity dinner in New York.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 10:33 pm

Hillary Clinton shows funny side at charity dinner

US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton poked fun at rival Donald Trump and at herself at a charity dinner in New York.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 10:24 pm

Prop Q

Wealthy San Francisco tech investors are bankrolling a law to ban the city's homeless from pitching tents - will it work?

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 9:59 pm

Microsoft shares at new high as cloud focus pays off

Microsoft's focus on cloud computing has helped it deliver better-than-expected quarterly profits and sent its shares to an all-time high.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 8:31 pm

Cohen: World 'safer' with Clinton, not Trump

Former US Defense Secretary William Cohen says he would "worry if Mr Trump were in the Oval Office".

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 5:29 pm

US election: Obama calls Trump's election rhetoric 'dangerous'

President Barack Obama says Republican Donald Trump's insistence that he might not accept the election result is "dangerous".

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 5:25 pm

Presidential debate: Last chance to sway undecided voters

Republican polling expert Frank Luntz assembled a group of undecided voters in Las Vegas to measure their instant reaction to the final debate. The BBC was there.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 4:20 pm

Trump accusations: Karena Virginia recounts 1998 incident

A tenth woman comes forward to accuse US presidential candidate Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual contact.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 3:40 pm

Who's ahead in the polls?

Follow the opinion polls as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go to head-to-head in the run up to the US election on 8 November.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 3:30 pm

Fighting cancer with 'dancing and laughter'

How friendship and dancing are helping a cancer patient get through her treatment.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 11:24 am

World media give it to Clinton

Most media outlets across the globe say that Hillary Clinton won the third and final US presidential candidates' televised debate with Donald Trump.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 7:15 am

Emmys to Trump: It's not rigged

The body that organises the Emmys speaks out after Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump of claiming the annual television awards were rigged.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 6:01 am

The Four Tops nearly boarded Lockerbie plane, says Duke Fakir

The last surviving original member of The Four Tops reveals the Motown group almost boarded the plane that was blown up over Lockerbie in 1988.

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 5:49 am

Is the US election really rigged?

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has alleged that "large scale voter fraud" is occurring in the US, but is there any evidence of election rigging?

Posted on: 20 October 2016 | 4:17 am