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'Everyone said I was crazy': the black ballet pioneers

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 8:04pm
The Dance Theatre of Harlem launched in 1969

The long history of solar power

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 7:38pm
The falling cost of solar power is helping it to disrupt the global energy market.

What happens if you fall asleep in a self-driving car?

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 7:35pm
If you fall asleep in a self-driving car, it will try to wake you - then stop, wherever you happen to be.

iPhone 11 Pro: Hands-on with Apple's new devices

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 6:27pm
The BBC's Dave Lee tries out a slow-motion selfie on the iPhone 11.

Pope Francis accuses critics of stabbing him in the back

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 5:39pm
Speaking after a trip to Africa, Pope Francis says he is "not afraid" of a Catholic Church schism.

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro and 'always-on' Watch unveiled

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 3:53pm
The new handsets gain "ultrawide" angle lenses and longer battery life, but there is no 5G phone.

What happens when an ambassador is summoned?

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 1:53pm
Barely a week goes by without an ambassador somewhere being summoned. But what does this mean?

Iranian tanker row: Ambassador summoned over Syria claim

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 1:32pm
The Foreign Office says Iran has transferred its cargo of oil to Syria, breaching EU sanctions.

John Bolton: Trump's national security adviser is out

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 1:15pm
President Trump says he disagreed with many of the US national security adviser's suggestions.

Israel PM Netanyahu vows to annex occupied Jordan Valley

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 12:25pm
Israel's PM vows to apply sovereignty to part of the West Bank under occupation since the 1967 war.

US couple lose child custody over cancer refusal

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 12:22pm
The boy, 4, was taken from the Florida couple after they skipped his chemotherapy and fled the state.

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Military denies detaining thousands of children

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 12:15pm
Nigeria is detaining thousands of children allegedly linked to militants Boko Haram, a report says.

What's behind a vaping illness outbreak in the US?

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:56am
A nationwide epidemic of lung illnesses has included 450 reported cases and at least five deaths.

Bones dug up in 'house of dictator' to be tested for DNA

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:08am
They were found in a property which once belonged to the family of Paraguay's former military ruler.

Iraq stampede kills 31 at Ashura commemorations in Karbala

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:48am
The stampede occurred as Shia Muslim pilgrims marked Ashura in the city of Karbala.

Robert Frank: Influential Swiss-American photographer dies at 94

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:32am
One of the most influential photographers of the 20th Century has died.

Russia-US spying: Moscow plays down story of 'extracted agent'

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:13am
The Kremlin says an alleged US agent was not a high-level official and had been fired years earlier.

The day the dinosaurs' world fell apart

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 8:50am
Scientists reconstruct the seconds, minutes and hours following the dino-killing asteroid impact.

Fukushima: Radioactive water may be dumped in Pacific

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 8:21am
The environment minister says storage space for contaminated water from Fukushima will run out in 2022.

New EU Commission team enshrines gender equality

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 8:16am
Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen names most gender-diverse executive team in the bloc's history.

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