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Maria Esther Bueno: Brazilian star of 1960s women's tennis dies

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 9:55pm
Self-taught prodigy Maria Esther Bueno, who took three Wimbledon singles titles, dies aged 78.

Tayyaba abuse case shines light on Pakistan's child maids

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 8:09pm
The case of 10-year-old Tayyaba exposes Pakistan's problem with child hired helps.

Trump Kim summit: Who's pulling the strings?

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 8:09pm
The manipulations and personal motivations of four world leaders are behind these historic talks.

Week in pictures: 2 - 8 June 2018

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 8:07pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

China hackers steal data from US Navy contractor - reports

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 7:04pm
The FBI is investigating a theft of sensitive security data from a military contractor, US media say.

Why Russian workers are being taught how to smile

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 7:02pm
Companies are training workers to give a friendlier face to foreign visitors during the World Cup.

Barbed wire and smuggled crabs: Watching North Korea from China

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 7:02pm
The BBC spent a week along the China-North Korea border and found signs the old alliance remains intact.

'They keep me here so I can't attack'

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 7:02pm
Ali is the "most dangerous" patient at Afghanistan's only secure psychiatric unit.

Why US suicide rate is on the rise

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 5:58pm
A government study found the US suicide rate has climbed 30% in more than half of US states since 1999.

Trump Kim: Impersonators buddy up in Singapore

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 5:41pm
The leader lookalikes arrived before their real counterparts ahead of the US-North Korea summit.

US election 2018: The women lining up to topple Trump

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 5:11pm
An unprecedented number of women are running for office in the US – but what's behind the surge?

Cuba 'sonic attack': US tests two more Havana embassy staff

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 4:22pm
A mysterious illness has been affecting US diplomats based in Cuba and China.

US soldier killed in Somalia firefight

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 4:08pm
American special forces soldier killed in firefight with jihadist militants in Somalia, US military officials say.

Manafort aide charged in US Russia probe

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 4:04pm
Russian citizen Konstantin Kilimnik and Paul Manafort both face obstruction of justice charges.

Could an emoji save your life in an earthquake?

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 2:02pm
Scientists are campaigning for a new emoji which they feel could be vital during earthquakes.

US grants extradition of former Panama President Ricardo Martinelli

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 2:00pm
Ricardo Martinelli is wanted in Panama over allegations of corruption and illegal wiretapping.

French Open 2018: Simona Halep aims for maiden Grand Slam title

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 1:59pm
Simona Halep says she will "stay chilled" in Saturday's French Open final against Sloane Stephens after defeats in her previous three Grand Slam finals.

Photojournalist Duncan dies aged 102

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:52pm
The renowned American photojournalist died in France.

Anthony Bourdain: Why his travel shows had global appeal

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:30pm
Fans of his travel shows share appreciation for the humanity he showed when meeting local people.

Pilot dies after plane crash-lands in Melbourne

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:13pm
The plane crash occurred on a tree-lined street in the Melbourne suburb of Mordialloc.


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