World’s biggest polluter just had its hottest year on record, marked by deadly extreme weather

China saw its hottest year on record in 2023, state media reported this week, as the world’s…

Thousands of sheep and cattle stranded at sea after Red Sea crisis turn back

Concern is mounting for thousands of sheep and cattle stranded off the coast of Australia after authorities…

EU agrees deal on $50bn funding for Ukraine

The European Union has agreed a funding deal worth more than $50 billion for Ukraine, the…

US F-16 fighter crashes off South Korea in third loss of Korea-based jet in a year

A United States Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed after suffering an in-flight emergency off the…

Robert Downey Jr. also thinks Margot Robbie ‘isn’t getting enough credit’ for ‘Barbie’ performance

Robert Downey Jr. is adding to the chorus of those expressing feelings about “Barbenheimer” cohort Margot Robbie’s lack…

Margot Robbie says she doesn’t ‘feel sad’ about being omitted from best actress Oscar race

Shifting Cultural Tides: Margot Robbie’s Take on Oscar Nominations Snub In the aftermath of the 2023…

Zelensky set to announce dismissal of Ukraine’s top commander within days as rift grows over war, source says

Ukraine’s popular army chief Valery Zaluzhny was called to a meeting at the president’s office on…

Viagra: Can BBC show help men talk about erectile dysfunction?

By Garry Owen and Peter Shuttleworth BBC News It’s the Russell T Davies flagship BBC festive…

Cameroon starts world-first malaria mass vaccine rollout

By Paul Njie & Natasha Booty BBC News, Yaoundé & London The world’s first routine vaccine…

Samsung warns of worse than expected profits fall

Technology giant Samsung Electronics says it is likely to see its profits for the last three…

Apple overtakes Samsung as world’s biggest phonemaker

By Katie Silver Business reporter Apple now has the lion’s share of the global smartphone market,…

Apple watch: US upholds ban on sale over patent dispute

By Annabelle Liang Business reporter Apple has once again been banned from selling two smartwatch models…

Amazon takeover of iRobot to be blocked by EU

By Shiona McCallum Technology reporter Amazon’s takeover of vacuum cleaner maker iRobot is set to be…

Google: Political adverts must disclose use of AI

By Shiona McCallum Technology reporter Google will soon require that political ads on its platforms let…

What happens when you think AI is lying about you?

Imagine the scene: you’re at home with your family and your phone starts pinging… people you…

Oscars nominations 2024: Barbie and Oppenheimer set to dominate

By Steven McIntosh Entertainment reporter Nominations for the 2024 Oscars will be announced later, after a…

Umar Khalid: Indian activist languishes in jail without bail or trial

By Soutik Biswas and Umang Poddar BBC News, Delhi In an interview in January 2020, Umar…

Kim Jong Un: Is North Korea’s leader actually considering war?

North Korea experts – by nature, a cautious group who seek to avoid sowing panic –…

Tencent’s Riot Games cuts 11% of global workforce

Tencent Holdings’ Riot Games has said it will cut 530 jobs which account for about 11% of its…

Florida asks Supreme Court to allow its anti-drag law to take effect

Florida’s attorney general on Tuesday asked the US Supreme Court to allow a law that a…

10 sustainable travel destinations to visit in 2024

With huge numbers of travellers now seeking to travel more lightly and mindfully, these destinations are…

Amy Coney Barrett Fast Facts

Personal Birth date: January 28, 1972 Birth place: New Orleans, Louisiana Birth name: Amy Vivian Coney Father: Michael Coney, attorney…

DeSantis, once a rising Republican star, ran a presidential campaign filled with missteps and mistakes

In the days leading up to the Iowa caucuses, top advisers to Ron DeSantis steeled themselves for a…

Alien chic to clown shoes: 10 of the most absurd style trends of 2023

Cutout clothing – garments with strategically snipped sections designed to reveal the skin beneath – first…

Interview: How Harris Reed became fashion’s superstar

From Beyoncé and Adele to Harry Styles, the A-listers love his extraordinary clothes – but the…

Without the discovery of hand-pollination by an enslaved boy 180 years ago, this beloved spice might never have thrived outside of Mexico.

The story of vanilla, as with most truly international crops, criss-crosses a world atlas. But vanilla…

As temperatures across the nation are rising at an alarmingly high rate, Sweden is moving its beloved national pastime indoors.

“[After a good winter,] people have bought equipment, they are eager,” she said. “They think: ‘I…

Investec Champions Cup last 16: Saracens play Bordeaux, Northampton host Munster, Leicester face Leinster

Saracens will aim to get revenge for their record European defeat when they return to Bordeaux…

NFL play-offs: Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions hold on to reach Conference Championships

The Kansas City Chiefs stayed on course for a fourth Super Bowl appearance in five years…

Virat Kohli: India batter pulls out of first two Tests against England

India batter Virat Kohli has withdrawn from the first two Tests against England for personal reasons.…

China: At least eight dead, dozens missing in Yunnan landslide

Rescue workers in Zhenxiong county are working in sub-zero temperatures By Fan Wang At least eight…

Biden says US strikes on Houthis in Yemen have not stopped Red Sea attacks

By Max Matza BBC News Houthi forces launched a new missile attack on a US-owned vessel…

Joseph Boakai: Liberia’s new president takes on tough challenge

By Moses Kollie Garzeawu & Farouk Chothia in Monrovia & London Mocked by his critics as…

Navy Seals presumed dead after anti-Houthi mission

By Kathryn Armstrong BBC News Two US Navy Seals who went missing during an operation to…

Ayodhya Ram Mandir: India PM Modi inaugurates Hindu temple on razed Babri mosque site

By Geeta Pandey India’s PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated a grand temple to Hindu god Ram…

Jerusalem: Armenian Christians fight controversial land deal

By Yolande Knell While Christmas may be a distant memory for many, the Armenians of Jerusalem…

Iran’s sudden strikes show just how perilous region has become

By Lyse Doucet Chief international correspondent These are shape-shifting times in the Middle East. This week,…