- Palestinian family home demolished in sensitive East Jerusalem neighborhoodon January 19, 2022 at 5:39 PM
A Palestinian family has been removed from their home in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem in an overnight operation carried out by Israeli police.
- What is the 'pork pie plot' and what does it mean for Boris Johnson?on January 19, 2022 at 3:23 PM
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in trouble. Large chunks of the British public are furious about reports of boozy summer garden evenings and Christmas parties at his Downing Street office, all taking place at a time when the rest of the country was under strict Covid-19 lockdowns.
- Brazil's parents want their kids vaccinated against Covid. Bolsonaro has tried to stop iton January 19, 2022 at 10:07 AM
Last June, as Covid-19 cases were surging across Brazil, Camila Basto waited at a São Paulo hospital to find out what was wrong with her 9-year-old daughter, Manuela.
- Hong Kong plans to cull 2,000 hamsters over Covid fears. Pet owners are outragedon January 19, 2022 at 4:10 AM
Hong Kong will euthanize about 2,000 hamsters and other small animals after a pet store worker and several rodents tested positive for coronavirus, as the city pursues an uncompromising zero-Covid strategy two years into the pandemic.
- Is EA the next to get bought in the gaming deal frenzy?on January 18, 2022 at 9:11 PM
It's game on for video game mergers.
- Stephen A. Smith after Covid: If I wasn't vaccinated, 'I wouldn't be here'on January 18, 2022 at 6:23 PM
Stephen A. Smith returned to ESPN's "First Take" Monday after a bout with Covid-19, which the commentator said nearly killed him.
- Goldman Sachs earned nearly $4 billion, but that wasn't good enoughon January 18, 2022 at 3:50 PM
Goldman Sachs had a phenomenal year. But like many of its competitors on Wall Street, the numbers just weren't good enough to satisfy fickle investors.
- BlackRock cares only about money, not 'woke' politicson January 18, 2022 at 1:03 PM
Every year, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, one of the most powerful people in global finance, pens a letter to chief executives that's required reading for business leaders.
- Peloton is hiking prices because of inflationon January 18, 2022 at 1:00 PM
Peloton says inflation and supply chain challenges have forced the company to hike the price of its flagship bike, just five months after cutting it drastically to boost sagging sales.
- The world's largest cave castleon January 17, 2022 at 7:52 PM
Predjama is one of the most extraordinary castles in the world, built in the mouth of a cave complex at the end of a valley in southwest Slovenia.
- Turkmenistan wants to close the 'Gates of Hell'on January 15, 2022 at 9:08 AM
This week in travel, the United States declared Canada a "very high" risk destination, the world's most powerful passports for 2022 were revealed and Turkmenistan's president called for the country's "Gates of Hell" to close.
- 20 of the world's best soupson January 14, 2022 at 9:12 AM
If a steaming bowl of soup strikes you as the ultimate in old-fashioned comfort, you've got plenty of company. Soup is one of the world's oldest and most universal foods, said Janet Clarkson, author of the book "Soup: A Global History."
- Quilty pleasure: Why your grandmother's blanket is today's luxury fashion stapleon January 13, 2022 at 9:04 AM
When A$AP Rocky arrived at the Met Gala in September, he managed what few others could: going toe-to-toe with Rihanna on the red carpet.
- What it's like on the world's shortest flighton January 7, 2022 at 11:42 AM
The pilot, who is just inches away from his passengers, reaches up and flicks the metallic toggle switches that fire up his engines. Two propellers, visible through the windows on either side, spin noisily into life.
- LA 'gigamansion' could become the US' most expensive houseon January 6, 2022 at 3:16 PM
A 105,000-square-foot mansion in Bel Air, dubbed "The One," could become the most expensive property to sell in the United States when it hits the auction block next month.
- The best destinations to go in 2022on January 4, 2022 at 7:20 PM
Travel is more challenging now than it has been in a long time. Borders tentatively reopen only to slam shut again. A once-simple visa on entry is replaced with piles of paperwork. And the whole world is brushing up on the Greek alphabet whenever a new variant makes headlines.
- Hong Kong's statues are disappearing, but their symbolism may prove harder to eraseon January 1, 2022 at 2:48 AM
Depicting a heap of screaming faces and contorted torsos, the "Pillar of Shame" was not just a reminder of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre -- it was, for many, an emblem of free speech in Hong Kong.
- The 'Caspian Sea Monster' rises from the graveon December 30, 2021 at 12:13 AM
Beached for over a year on the western shores of the Caspian Sea, it looks like a colossal aquatic beast -- something bizarre perhaps more at home beneath the water than in the air. It certainly doesn't look like something that could ever fly.
- The beautiful hidden valley in the heart of Europeon December 29, 2021 at 2:22 PM
It's less than an hour's drive from Slovenia's capital, Ljubljana, yet the Vipava Valley hasn't really registered on the tourist radar.
- Teacher raises more than $100,000 for food to keep thousands of children from going hungry over winter breakon December 19, 2021 at 5:21 AM
Turquoise LeJeune Parker ends every class by telling each of her students she loves them.
- Ukraine tension: Biden says he thinks Putin will 'move in'on January 19, 2022 at 11:06 PM
The US president says he thinks Russia's leader will "move in" but does not want a "full-blown war".
- Jozef Puska, 31, charged with murder of Ashling Murphyon January 19, 2022 at 9:44 PM
A man appears at a special court in the Republic of Ireland charged with the murder of Ashling Murphy.
- Robert Anderson: University of Michigan reaches sex abuse settlementon January 19, 2022 at 9:19 PM
Over 1,000 ex-University of Michigan students say they were abused by sports doctor Robert Anderson.
- Ten DR Congo prisoners sentenced for mass rapes in jailon January 19, 2022 at 6:55 PM
Some female inmates fell pregnant and contracted sexually transmitted infections after 2020 assaults.
- Top Florida health official on leave over support for vaccinationon January 19, 2022 at 6:39 PM
The state is investigating if Dr Raul Pino violated state law by urging his employees to get jabbed.
- Robinho: Brazilian footballer loses final appeal against rape convictionon January 19, 2022 at 5:32 PM
Brazilian footballer Robinho loses his final appeal against a conviction for taking part in the gang rape of a woman in Milan in 2013.
- In pictures: Snow falls in Algeria's Sahara Deserton January 19, 2022 at 5:13 PM
The ice crystals leave stunning patterns in the sands of the Sahara, the world's largest hot desert.
- Hana Horka: Czech singer dies after catching Covid intentionallyon January 19, 2022 at 4:49 PM
Hana Horka's son tells the BBC his mother was unvaccinated but wanted to acquire immunity.
- Gaspard Ulliel: Moon Knight actor dies aged 37 after ski accidenton January 19, 2022 at 4:14 PM
Gaspard Ulliel, who features in the upcoming Marvel TV series, died after an accident on the Alps.
- Tonga volcano: New images reveal scale of damage after tsunamion January 19, 2022 at 3:57 PM
Trees are torn down and buildings ripped apart following Saturday's tsunami triggered by a volcano.
- Dutch Covid rules: Museums and orchestras stage haircut proteston January 19, 2022 at 3:48 PM
The Dutch cultural sector takes on rules that keep museums and music venues shut but salons open.
- Winter Olympics: Athletes warned over speaking out on human rights issueson January 19, 2022 at 2:23 PM
Athletes at next month's Beijing Winter Olympics face punishment for behaviour that is against the spirit of the games or Chinese rules, an official has said.
- Sheikh Jarrah: Israeli police evict Palestinians from East Jerusalem homeon January 19, 2022 at 12:52 PM
Israeli police demolish the building in the sensitive Sheikh Jarrah area after a two-day stand-off.
- Essex lorry deaths: Trafficking gang ringleader jailed in Belgiumon January 19, 2022 at 12:13 PM
Vo Van Hong is given 15 years in prison for running a gang that trafficked some of the victims.
- Joe Biden one year: How is he doing so far?on January 19, 2022 at 8:31 AM
Twelve months in, how is he doing? Here's a visual guide to the ups and downs of the Biden presidency.
- Winter Olympics: Snowboard company Burton defends working in Xinjiangon January 19, 2022 at 12:14 AM
Watch as Burton China's chief executive is quizzed on operating in the troubled region.
- Somali survivor: The resilience of living through serial suicide attackson January 19, 2022 at 12:07 AM
Former BBC reporter Mohamed Moalimu is recovering after being targeted on Sunday in Somalia.
- Winter Olympics 2022: China sells Xinjiang as a winter sports hubon January 19, 2022 at 12:05 AM
Many foreign firms hoping to ride the Olympics boom are investing heavily in the troubled region.
- Tonga tsunami: Before and after eruptionon January 18, 2022 at 2:03 PM
Satellite and aerial images show impact of eruption of underwater volcano near Tonga island chain.
- Is historic Rome villa the world's most valuable property?on January 18, 2022 at 2:01 PM
The BBC’s Rome correspondent Mark Lowen takes a look inside Villa Aurora, which failed to sell at auction.