World News

Subscribe to World News feed World News
BBC News - World
Updated: 8 min 30 sec ago

Congresswomen hit back in Trump race row

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:56pm
Four congresswomen dismiss the US president's defence of his controversial tweets.

Volodymyr Zelensky: Why Ukraine's new president needs second election win

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 7:47pm
Volodymyr Zelensky's presidential victory was hailed as a political earthquake but he has been unable to make changes.

Will ships without sailors be the future of trade?

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 7:44pm
May saw the world's first unmanned commercial shipping operation.

Trump tweet row: Don't take the bait, congresswomen say

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 7:12pm
The US congresswomen attacked by the president in racially charged tweets dismiss them as a distraction.

Sonny Liston: The mysterious death that haunts boxing

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 7:02pm
Sonny Liston was found dead at his Las Vegas home in 1971. A coroner concluded he died of natural causes - but some say the truth is darker.

The mountain climbers showing diabetes doesn't have to be an uphill struggle

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 5:11pm
Why two men with type one diabetes are hiking to the the highest points in all 50 US states - in 50 days.

El Salvador: Woman faces re-trial in stillbirth case

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 5:10pm
Evelyn Beatríz Hernández Cruz pleaded not guilty at her retrial on charges of aggravated homicide.

Facebook's Libra could be misused, says treasury chief Mnuchin

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 4:51pm
Steven Mnuchin joins other powerful voices in warning that the cryptocurrency could be misused.

Trump steps up attack on 'US-hating' congresswomen

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 3:02pm
The US president has been accused of racism over his attack on a group of Democratic lawmakers.

Iran nuclear deal breaches not yet significant, EU says

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 2:39pm
Recent breaches of the landmark 2015 agreement are reversible, the bloc's foreign policy chief says.

President Trump rejects racist tweet allegations

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 2:30pm
At the Made in America showcase, Mr Trump responds to questions about the meaning behind his tweets.

Former Iranian minister: Iran will not be bullied

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 2:28pm
The BBC has been given rare access inside Iran as tensions rise between the country, the United States and its allies.

Suzanne Eaton murder: Man arrested for murder of US scientist

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 1:51pm
The man who allegedly killed Suzanne Eaton was reported to be a father of two from the Greek island.

Boeing ditches 737 Max name on new Ryanair plane

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 1:03pm
Photos show "737 Max" has been replaced with "737-8200" on plane, fuelling speculation about a rebrand.

Rafters accidentally plunge over waterfall in Pennsylvania

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:48pm
The six people had missed warning signs posted before their plunge at a state park in Pennsylvania.

Hong Kong protests: Clashes in shopping mall

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:11pm
Riot police chased protesters into a shopping mall.

Amazon workers launch protests on Prime Day

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 10:51am
Thousands of workers are calling for better conditions as the retail giant's annual sale starts.

Fariba Adelkhah: French-Iranian academic 'arrested in Iran'

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 10:46am
France calls on the Iranian authorities to "shed full light" on Fariba Adelkhah's situation.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were the star guests at the Lion King premiere

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 9:31am
The pack behind the new 'live action' version of The Lion King have met the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the films European premiere.

Theresa May condemns Trump's 'go home' remark to congresswomen

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 9:17am
The outgoing PM calls attack directed at Democratic congresswomen of colour "completely unacceptable".


The Franklin Press

Mailing Address:
40 Depot Street
Franklin, NC 28744 

Phone: 828-524 2010
Fax: 828-524-8821