Fresh migrant protests in Budapest

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Stranded migrants protest for a second day in Budapest, as the EU struggles to agree a common response to unprecedented numbers of asylum seekers.

Obama has enough support for Iran deal

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

US President Barack Obama secures enough support in the US Senate to ensure that the Iran nuclear deal will go into effect.

Charges upheld in Freddie Gray case

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

A US judge refuses to drop charges for six police officers charged over the death of a black man in police custody, a case that sparked rioting in Baltimore in April.

Thai fingerprint 'matches bomb suspect'

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Thai police say fingerprints found on seized bomb-making material match those of a man detained over the Bangkok shrine attack.

California judge allows Uber lawsuit

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

A judge has allowed Uber drivers in California to take legal action to determine whether they are contractors or employees.

Sony phone is first to have 4K screen

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Sony says its new smartphone is the first to have a 4K-resolution screen.

US police 'shoot man with hands up'

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Video footage in Texas appears to show police shooting and killing a man with his hands up, as they respond to a domestic dispute.

Man arrested for deadly Paris fire

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

French police arrest a man suspected of starting a fire that killed eight people, including two children, in northern Paris.

China shares recover early losses

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Chinese markets recovered from early losses on Wednesday, with analysts speculating that the government had stepped in to prop up the market.

Clinic leaks patients' HIV status

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

A sexual health clinic in London mistakenly leaked the HIV status of nearly 800 patients, bosses admit.

Turkish workers seized in Iraq

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Eighteen Turkish construction workers have been kidnapped by gunmen in Iraq's capital Baghdad, Iraqi and Turkish officials say.

Cleared Irish nanny deported from US

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Irishwoman Aisling Brady McCarthy, who spent over two years in jail in the US before a murder charge against her was dropped, returns to Ireland.

VIDEO: From Syria to Sweden: A migrant's story

Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

The BBC's James Reynolds follows the trail of a Syrian migrant called Nour, as she travels 2,000 miles through nine countries to fulfil her dream of applying for asylum in Sweden.

VIDEO: 'We walked through five countries'

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

The BBC's Jenny Hill speaks to a family from Syria who have travelled through five countries to flee the civil war there.

VIDEO: 'Why I'll risk journey on to Germany'

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Chris Buckler, in Athens, has been speaking to some Afghan migrants about what they plan to do now they have reached Europe.

VIDEO: Who are Japan's Yakuza? In 60 secs

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Who are Japan's mysterious Yakuza gangsters? BBC News explains, in 60 seconds.

VIDEO: 'Picture perfect' scene for China parade

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

China prepares to stage a huge military parade on 3 September to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Asia.

VIDEO: Remains revealed as 17th Century prisoners

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Remains found in the grounds of Durham University are 17th Century Scottish prisoners of war, experts say.

The last woman who makes sea silk

Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2015

The last woman who makes sea silk, a cloth that cannot be sold

How Harry Styles sent SeaWorld's image diving

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

How Harry Styles sent SeaWorld’s image diving