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Who's in Trump's new axis of evil? BBC News

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 11:12 uur

George W Bush invented the original list of US enemies back in 2002 - so, who did Donald Trump label 'rogue states' in his speech to the United Nation...


Mexico: Earthquake topples buildings killing nearly 250 - BBC News

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 07:23 uur

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing at least 248 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. President Enr...


Mexico: Moment earthquake struck - BBC News

woensdag 20 september 2017 - 07:12 uur

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 220 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. Residents d...


Trump: Iran is a "corrupt dictatorship" intent on destabilising the Middle East.- BBC News

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 15:12 uur

In his speech to the UN General Assembly President Trump also criticised Iran. He called it a murderous regime that sought to destabilise the entire M...


Trump: Rocket man is on a suicide mission - BBC News

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 14:47 uur

In his address to the UN General Assembly President Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea Please


Stanislav Petrov, who averted possible nuclear war, dies at 77 - BBC News

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 09:42 uur

Ex-Soviet officer Stanislav Petrov reported a possible 1983 US missile launch as a false alarm. Please


Hurricane Maria 'devastates' Dominica: PM - BBC News

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 09:10 uur

Dominica has suffered "widespread damage" from Hurricane Maria, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says. "We have lost all that money can buy," he said ...


Yemen war: The boy who shocked ther world - BBC News

dinsdag 19 september 2017 - 08:57 uur

Yemen is suffering from the worst humanitarian crisis on the planet. Two million children are severely malnourished and the country is also in the gr...


Billion dollar migrant trail - BBC News

maandag 18 september 2017 - 17:21 uur

A BBC investigation has learned that the European Union is paying up to 6,000 euros to smugglers in Niger who want to start other businesses. The EU d...


Guterres: 'Suu Kyi can reverse Myanmar situation' - BBC News

maandag 18 september 2017 - 16:56 uur

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has "a last chance" to halt an army offensive that has forced hundreds of thousands of the mainly Muslim Ro...


Colu: App sidestepping the banks - BBC News

maandag 18 september 2017 - 14:46 uur

Israeli company Colu has launched a digital currency in Liverpool, which is only open to locally-owned and run businesses. Please


'Paedophile hunter' sting caught on camera - BBC News

maandag 18 september 2017 - 10:52 uur

Police have said they may have to work with "paedophile hunters" after new figures revealed a rise in their evidence being used in court. Figures obta...


Trump at the UN: What to watch out for - BBC News

maandag 18 september 2017 - 09:37 uur

Donald Trump is to make his debut at the UN General Assembly: Will he listen or lecture? Please


Irma: Apocalypse and the aftermath - BBC News

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 14:44 uur

Irma, a category five hurricane, devastated Caribbean islands when it made landfall last week - a BBC team has been on the ground since the storm. Pl...


Sierra Leone mudslide: Freetown man lost 8 family members - BBC News

zaterdag 16 september 2017 - 12:30 uur

A month ago a mudslide and floods devastated the capital of Sierra Leone, killing an estimated 1,300 people. Hundreds were buried as part of Freetown�...



Parsons Green: 'It's a terrible thing' - US President Donald Trump - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 14:48 uur

Asked about the London terror attack by reporters outside the White House in Washington, Mr Trump said: "It's a terrible thing. "It just keeps going ...


Parsons Green: Device intended to cause significant harm says PM - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 14:11 uur

Speaking to the BBC after chairing a meeting of Cobra, the Prime Minister Theresa May thanked the emergency services for their professionalism and bra...


Florida Keys: Drone video shows devastation from Irma - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 13:21 uur

More than a quarter of homes on the chain of islands are thought to have been destroyed in the storm. Please


Russia invited international journalists to report on their operations in Syria - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 13:07 uur

Russian submarines have fired a number of cruise missiles at so-called Islamic State targets in Syria. The war in Syria has been raging now for six ye...



Parsons Green: 'There was a human stampede' - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 10:37 uur

Emma Stevie, Witness at Parsons Green describes what happened at Parsons Green Tube Station Please


Parsons Green: Ambulance crews took 18 people to hospital - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 10:27 uur

Eighteen taken to hospital, none in serious condition, after Tube blast, which is being treated as terror incident Please


Parsons Green: Video shows burning bag on Tube - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 10:13 uur

Footage of a burning bag was taken at Parsons Green station following an explosion on a District Line train. Please


Parsons Green explosion declared a terrorist incident - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 09:40 uur

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Parsons Green 'explosion' being treated as terrorism- BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 09:11 uur

Counter terrorism sources say their working assumption is that the Parsons Green incident is "terrorism". Please


Incident reported at Parsons Green Tube train - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 09:11 uur

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Parsons Green: London Tube train blast - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 09:11 uur

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Parsons Green: Injuries after London Tube train blast - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 09:07 uur

London Underground passengers have been injured following an explosion on a District Line train in south-west London. Police and paramedics were calle...


North Korea missile triggers Japan warning alarms - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 06:46 uur

Footage on social media appears to show warning alarms which were triggered after North Korea fired a missile over the north of the country. Please


North Korea missile: South Korea responds with drill - BBC News

vrijdag 15 september 2017 - 06:43 uur

It's the second time this month that North Korea has launched a ballistic missile over Japan. South Korea's military said the missile reached an estim...


Trump 'fairly close' on Dreamers deal with Democrats - BBC News

donderdag 14 september 2017 - 15:44 uur

US President Donald Trump says a bipartisan plan that could protect young undocumented migrants is possible, if border security is part of it. Please...


Trump arrives in Florida - BBC News

donderdag 14 september 2017 - 15:11 uur

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Dozens die in twin attacks in Iraq - BBC News

donderdag 14 september 2017 - 13:24 uur

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Rohingya Muslims respond to claims they set fire to their homes - BBC News

donderdag 14 september 2017 - 12:28 uur

The Myanmar government said that villagers set fire to their own homes - the BBC's Reeta Chakrabarti tracked them down in Bangladesh and asked the ref...


Ringo Starr says people voted for Brexit so "get on with it" - BBC News

donderdag 14 september 2017 - 12:20 uur

Brexit-backing former Beatle Ringo Starr says the "people voted and they have to get on with it". Ringo did not vote in last year's referendum - he no...


Rohingya crisis: Meeting Myanmar's hardline Buddhist monks - BBC News

donderdag 14 september 2017 - 11:40 uur

Aung San Suu Kyi -- who's been criticised for failing to defend the rights of the Rohingyas -- has said she won't be attending the UN's General Assemb...


World's oldest giant panda dies aged 37- BBC News

donderdag 14 september 2017 - 10:39 uur

Basi, the world's oldest giant panda in captivity has died in China aged 37. She became a minor celebrity partly for her sporting prowess. Video by Si...


Raqqa civilians trapped in 'absolute hell' - BBC News

donderdag 14 september 2017 - 10:10 uur

Raqqa, the capital of so-called Islamic State in Syria, has been devastated by months of violence and assaults by US-led coalition forces. As the figh...


EU's Juncker: UK 'will regret Brexit' - BBC News

woensdag 13 september 2017 - 15:18 uur

The EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tells the European parliament in his annual state of the union speech that the EU will always regret B...


Oil spill turns Greek island bay black - BBC News

woensdag 13 september 2017 - 13:43 uur

Emergency crews have begun an oil spill clean-up after an oil tanker sank close to the island of Salamis. The 45-year-old vessel, Agia Zoni II, was ca...


Hurricane Irma: Holidaying Brits return home - BBC News

woensdag 13 september 2017 - 13:32 uur

British holidaymakers have described how they coped when Hurricane Irma hit the US. Extra flights have been organised for tourists to travel back to t...


Apple's iPhone X launch and other reveals in two minutes - BBC News

woensdag 13 september 2017 - 11:29 uur

Apple's latest handsets and other new gear including a revamped smartwatch and TV box revealed. Please


Rohingya refugees: Choosing what to save and what to leave - BBC News

woensdag 13 september 2017 - 11:25 uur

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been arriving in Bangladesh with minimal belongings they gathered in a last-minute rush. They say they ...



A guided tour around Syria with the Russian army - BBC News

woensdag 13 september 2017 - 10:01 uur

Russia's military intervention in Syria has been crucial in keeping President Assad in power. The Russians now claim that 85% of Syrian territory has ...


Hands on with the new iPhone X - BBC News

woensdag 13 september 2017 - 09:47 uur

Apple has announced a new iPhone that will cost £999, or $999 in the US. Is it worth the money? The BBC's Dave Lee got hands on with the much anticip...


What is it like to fly the RAF Typhoon jet? - BBC News

woensdag 13 september 2017 - 07:00 uur

It's three years since RAF jets started to target so-called Islamic State in Iraq and almost two years since British pilots started attacking IS posit...


The fake war photographer - BBC News

dinsdag 12 september 2017 - 16:28 uur

Eduardo Martins' story was too perfect even for the world of internet celebrity. The 32-year-old from Brazil said he had been abused as a child and be...


Hurricane Irma: Couple have baby as storm hits - BBC News

dinsdag 12 september 2017 - 14:00 uur

Cara Kesling went into labour as Hurricane Irma approached Florida. She tells her story together with her husband, Jeff, and their new arrival 'Nayiri...


' Myanmar should take back their citizens ' - BBC News

dinsdag 12 september 2017 - 13:04 uur

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, has told the BBC that the government in Myanmar should not have let the army or their law enforcement...


Rohingyas in Bangladesh desperate for aid - BBC News

dinsdag 12 september 2017 - 12:40 uur

Aid agencies say the refugees from Myanmar are in desperate need of food, shelter and medical aid, and that current resources are inadequate. Please


Australian MP speaks out about finding husband's child abuse images - BBC News

dinsdag 12 september 2017 - 11:21 uur

Rachel Carling-Jenkins, a member of Victoria's state parliament, talks about finding indecent images of children on her estranged husband's computer a...


Was your T-shirt made in North Korea? - BBC News

dinsdag 12 september 2017 - 10:39 uur

North Korea's textile industry is the latest to come under UN sanctions - so how big a sector is it? The BBC's Karishma Vaswani takes a look. Video p...


Hurricane Irma: Rescued couple 'abandoned' by UK government - BBC News

dinsdag 12 september 2017 - 10:18 uur

Liz Jackson and Craig Guest, a couple from Barnsley, were on the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten when Hurricane Irma hit. They were rescued by a US p...


Mum donates breast milk to Hurricane Harvey victims - BBC News

dinsdag 12 september 2017 - 09:42 uur

Danielle Palmer, from Missouri, had stored up 30 litres of breast milk from when her son Truett was born. She decided to donate the milk to mothers in...


Lava pours out Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano - BBC News

dinsdag 12 september 2017 - 09:36 uur

Lava has been rolling down the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island since 7 September. Please


Brexit: Government wins key Commons vote - BBC News

dinsdag 12 september 2017 - 07:05 uur

MPs voted to give the European Union Withdrawal Bill a second reading, despite critics saying it represented a power-grab by the government. It will n...


Iraqi Kurds 'prepared to draw own borders', Barzani warns Baghdad - BBC News

maandag 11 september 2017 - 14:52 uur

The president of Iraqi Kurdistan has signalled it will draw the borders of a future Kurdish state if Baghdad does not accept a vote for independence i...


Hurricane Irma: Florida arena shelters thousands - BBC News

maandag 11 september 2017 - 14:01 uur

This ice hockey arena is now home to 5,000 Floridians who have fled Hurricane Irma. Please


Hurricane Irma: Storm drains bay in Florida Keys - BBC News

maandag 11 september 2017 - 12:23 uur

Amateur footage shows Key Largo, where the sea has been drawn away towards the hurricane's centre. Please


Hurricane Irma: Looters caught on camera in Miami - BBC News

maandag 11 september 2017 - 12:08 uur

Shoe shops and electrical stores have been looted across Florida following hurricane Irma. Police say they have made several arrests. Please


Hurricane Irma wreaks havoc in British Virgin Islands - BBC News

maandag 11 september 2017 - 12:05 uur

At least five people died in the British Virgin Islands during Hurricane Irma. The BBC's Laura Bicker reports on the devastation in Tortola. Please


Rohingya Muslims fight for survival - BBC News

maandag 11 september 2017 - 11:51 uur

BBC correspondent Justin Rowlatt reports on the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar. Please


Who is burning down Rohingya villages? - BBC News

maandag 11 september 2017 - 09:36 uur

About 294,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since violence erupted last month. Rohingyas say the military is waging a brutal campaign against the...


'How I climbed the 'world's hardest cliff' - BBC News

zondag 10 september 2017 - 14:30 uur

Rock climber Adam Ondra tells BBC World Service how he conquered the 'world's hardest cliff' in Flatanger, Norway. Video produced by Robert Spencer. ...


Hurricane Irma: Waves breach Cuba sea wall - BBC News

zondag 10 september 2017 - 14:14 uur

The Cuban government says Irma has caused significant damage to coastal communities and tourist resorts, cutting off power to large areas. The north c...



The real women of professional wrestling - BBC News

zaterdag 9 september 2017 - 13:00 uur

The hit Netflix show Glow has inspired a new surge in interest in all-female wrestling. BBC News spent time with some real-life pro wrestlers in Londo...


Irma v Andrew: Why this hurricane could be worse for Florida - BBC News

zaterdag 9 september 2017 - 09:21 uur

Floridians still remember Hurricane Andrew and the devastation it caused in 1992. Could Irma be worse? Video by Franz Strasser Please


Hurricane Irma: British Virgin Islands devastation - BBC News

zaterdag 9 september 2017 - 09:06 uur

Aerial footage shows the devastation that Hurricane Irma has caused. Please


Hurricane Irma: Barbuda, A Caribbean paradise lost - BBC News

zaterdag 9 september 2017 - 09:04 uur

Residents of the Caribbean island of Barbuda have left after most buildings were destroyed by Hurricane Irma, and as a second storm, Hurricane Jose, t...


Hurricane Irma: Florida prepares for storm - BBC News

vrijdag 8 september 2017 - 17:30 uur

Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall in South Florida at the weekend and many residents have already chosen to evacuate. The storm has caused w...


Hurricane Irma: 'I have declared a state of emergency' - BBC News

vrijdag 8 september 2017 - 12:49 uur

"Heartbroken" British Virgin Islands Governor Gus Jaspert has delivered a recorded message to the territory after Hurricane Irma. He said there had be...


Reality Check: Ethnic minorities and justice - BBC News

vrijdag 8 september 2017 - 11:33 uur

An independent review led by Labour MP David Lammy has examined the treatment of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) individuals in the criminal j...


Rohingya Muslims: What does Aung San Suu Kyi think? - BBC News

vrijdag 8 september 2017 - 10:45 uur

The de facto leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, is facing allegations from supporters in the West that she has failed to speak out over violence aga...


Hurricane Irma: St Martin before and after - BBC News

vrijdag 8 september 2017 - 07:58 uur

Stills and footage show the almost-destroyed Caribbean island of St Martin, then and now. Still images courtesy Getty Please


North Korea: What would a war look like? - BBC News

vrijdag 8 september 2017 - 06:58 uur

Two US experts talk to the BBC about how a conflict might unfold. Please


Who are the Rohingya? - BBC News

vrijdag 8 september 2017 - 06:51 uur

After centuries in Myanmar, it's estimated that half their population has fled to Bangladesh with horror stories of rapes, killings and house burnings...


Hurricane Irma: At least 9 people have been confirmed killed - BBC News

donderdag 7 september 2017 - 15:50 uur

Hurricane Irma has caused widespread destruction across the Caribbean At least nine people have been confirmed killed Irma is the most powerful Atlant...


Hurricane Irma: 'It was like a horror movie' - BBC News

donderdag 7 september 2017 - 12:30 uur

Residents in Barbuda say people were tying themselves to their roofs as Hurricane Irma struck. Please


Prince George starts school in London - BBC News

donderdag 7 september 2017 - 11:01 uur

Prince George has arrived for his first day at school, accompanied by his father, the Duke of Cambridge. His mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, missed ...


Hurricane Irma: Roofs blown off, houses under water in Sint-Maarten - BBC News

donderdag 7 september 2017 - 10:46 uur

Aerial footage from the Dutch ministry of defence reveals the extent of the devastation in Sint-Maarten, the Dutch part of the island. The hurricane h...


Rohingya crisis: At the scene in Rakhine state, Myanmar- BBC News

donderdag 7 september 2017 - 10:37 uur

The BBC's Jonathan Head is in Maungdaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar, which Rohingya refugees fled. More than 123,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar for Bangl...


Hurricane Irma: Barbuda 'barely habitable' - BBC News

donderdag 7 september 2017 - 10:16 uur

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne describes the destruction left by Hurricane Irma. Please


Handcuffed US woman escapes in police car after arrest - BBC News

donderdag 7 september 2017 - 10:06 uur

Watch how she escapes and how police in Texas react. Please


Hurricane Irma wreaks major damage in Caribbean - BBC News

woensdag 6 september 2017 - 15:37 uur

Hurricane Irma has destroyed buildings and caused major flooding on several French island territories in the Caribbean. The four "most solid" building...


CCTV captures zebra crossing hit and run - BBC News

woensdag 6 september 2017 - 12:16 uur

Video has been released of a car hitting a man as he used a zebra crossing in Essex, before it then reversed away from the scene. The 22-year-old was ...


Nasa shares video of Hurricane Irma viewed from space - BBC News

woensdag 6 september 2017 - 11:10 uur

Category 5 storm Hurricane Irma is due to make landfall on the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean later. The National Hurricane Centre in the US has nam...


Hurricane Irma: View from plane flying inside storm - BBC News

woensdag 6 september 2017 - 11:02 uur

Take a flight through Hurricane Irma with a research plane from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The powerful storm is c...


'I think Irma will be catastrophic'- BBC News

woensdag 6 september 2017 - 11:02 uur

Sandra Bahri runs a hardware store in Antigua. She says she's scared about the storm, but people there are prepared. Please


Woman trapped in window trying to retrieve poo after Tinder date - BBC News

woensdag 6 september 2017 - 10:07 uur

A woman who threw her poo out of her date's toilet window because it "would not flush" had to be rescued after she got stuck trying to retrieve it. Th...


Trump: 'I have great love' for Daca Dreamers - BBC News

woensdag 6 september 2017 - 07:22 uur

US President Donald Trump speaks about his decision to scrap the Daca scheme, which protects young undocumented migrants from deportation. Please


The nun rapping for Pope Francis- BBC News

dinsdag 5 september 2017 - 18:30 uur

Sister Maria Valentina will perform for the Pope during his visit to Colombia. Please


US scraps young immigrants scheme - BBC News

dinsdag 5 september 2017 - 15:18 uur

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Myanmar conflict: Rohingya refugee surge hits Bangladesh - BBC News

dinsdag 5 september 2017 - 14:41 uur

The number of Rohingya refugees crossing from Myanmar into Bangladesh has surged, the UN says, with more than 35,000 new arrivals identified in the la...


Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland will end public sector pay cap- BBC News

dinsdag 5 september 2017 - 14:08 uur

The 1% cap on public sector pay rises in Scotland will be scrapped next year, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. The Scottish government has largely stuck...


North Korea nuclear crisis: Putin calls sanctions useless - BBC News

dinsdag 5 september 2017 - 12:41 uur

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said pursuing further sanctions against North Korea is "useless", saying "they'd rather eat grass than give up th...


'My wife took my children and joined IS' - BBC News

dinsdag 5 september 2017 - 11:02 uur

Artur's wife took their daughters to Syria and joined IS. This is the story of how he got his children back. Please


Violence against sex workers: 'He was there to kill me' - BBC News

dinsdag 5 september 2017 - 10:29 uur

Sex workers say they are being left more vulnerable to attack by laws making it illegal for them to share premises for safety, and that they feel unab...