US tornadoes: What the storm aftermath in Louisiana and Texas looks like

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 14:56
Homes are left destroyed by storms that tore through southern states, including Louisiana and Texas.

Julian Assange: Wikileaks founder gets married in Belmarsh prison

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 14:46
The Wikileaks founder is being held in the high-security prison while the US seeks to extradite him.

Federico Aramburu: Suspect in ex-rugby star's murder held at Ukraine border

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 14:27
Loïk Le Priol, a former soldier, is suspected of shooting Federico Aramburu in Paris on Saturday.

Boris Becker 'volunteered wedding ring' to pay debts

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 13:50
The former tennis star, who was declared bankrupt in 2017, is accused of failing to hand over assets.

Russian veteran reformer Chubais quits job as Putin envoy

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 13:18
Anatoly Chubais, who was a special international envoy of the president, is said to have left Russia.

Ashleigh Barty retires: Her time at the top was too short for tennis - but not for her

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 12:54
BBC tennis correspondent Russell Fuller looks at the world number one's shock decision to retire.

Afghanistan girls' tears over chaotic Taliban schools U-turn

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 10:48
Girls were in shock after high schools were abruptly shut after re-opening for the first time in months.

Climate change: Extreme weather warning systems for all 'in five years'

Science/Nature - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 10:27
The UN wants to ensure that everyone on the planet is covered by early warning systems by 2027.

Usyk leaves Ukraine to prepare for Joshua rematch

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 10:17
Heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk leaves his native Ukraine to prepare for his rematch with Anthony Joshua.

Ukraine war: Ukrainian fightback gains ground west of Kyiv

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 09:57
Authorities in the town of Makariv, near the capital, say Ukrainian flags are flying there again.

Justin Bieber files to dismiss defamation lawsuit over assault claims

Entertainment - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 09:24
The singer filed the $20 million lawsuit in 2020 after being accused of sexual assault by two women.

Reading Festival: Deposit scheme mooted over discarded tents

Entertainment - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 08:48
A debrief raises concerns after 2,300 tents and 350 sleeping bags were left at Reading Festival.

What sanctions are being imposed on Russia over Ukraine invasion?

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 08:16
Western nations have imposed severe sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine: 'Pets are getting left at train stations'

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 07:27
A photographer from the UK travels to western Ukraine to rescue pets displaced by war.

Oscars 2022: 18 bitesize facts about this year's nominees

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 07:05
A round-up of quirky facts and possible record breakers ahead of Sunday's Academy Awards.

Ketanji Brown Jackson: Key moments as Biden's Supreme Court pick quizzed

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 05:52
Lawmakers on a key Senate panel are grilling Ketanji Brown Jackson about her record as a judge.

Liverpool World Museum Benin exhibition to confront colonial history

Entertainment - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 03:59
A museum says showing works looted in the Benin City sacking will challenge "historical injustices".

Prince William and Raheem Sterling play football on Jamaica tour

BBC Front Page News - Wed, 03/23/2022 - 02:01
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also visit Bob Marley's neighbourhood in Kingston.

Uganda's Batwa people: Evicted from forests to help save gorillas

BBC Front Page News - Tue, 03/22/2022 - 21:30
The struggle of Uganda's Batwa people three decades after they were forced from their ancestral home.

Laptop art: From Vans to Harry Styles

Entertainment - Tue, 03/22/2022 - 21:25
Photography student Thorsten Mjölnir captures the way students decorate their laptops.