BBC News

Syndicate content BBC News - World
BBC News - World
Updated: 10 min 24 sec ago

Meet India's visually impaired perfumers

February 20, 2017 - 5:22am
India has few employment opportunities for its blind population. However, a private firm is now training them to work in perfume and fragrance companies.
Categories: News

Famine declared in South Sudan

February 20, 2017 - 5:19am
A famine is declared in parts of South Sudan following civil war and economic collapse.
Categories: News

Phra Dhammajayo search: Thai monks clash with police

February 20, 2017 - 5:18am
Scuffles break out in a tense stand-off between Thai monks and police at the Dhammakaya Temple.
Categories: News

Trump tries to explain remark about Sweden amid confusion

February 20, 2017 - 4:41am
Sweden questioned his reference to a security incident there which did not happen.
Categories: News

Angelina Jolie on family, film and Cambodia

February 20, 2017 - 4:25am
Angelina Jolie on her new film First They Killed My Father, based on the genocide in Cambodia, and her family.
Categories: News

Man marks his ex-girlfriend's apology letter and sends it back to her

February 20, 2017 - 4:13am
A college student in Florida grades an apology letter sent to him by his ex-girlfriend and sends it back to her with a mark.
Categories: News

@Sweden v Trump: 'Nothing happened'

February 20, 2017 - 3:55am
Librarian Emma Johansen was running Sweden's official Twitter account when the president mentioned a security incident.
Categories: News

Oscar hopes

February 20, 2017 - 3:31am
French film Elle was originally going to be a Hollywood production, its director says.
Categories: News

In pictures

February 20, 2017 - 2:59am
Thousands of people gathered in Seger Beach in Indonesia to catch and eat sea worms, a symbol of prosperity.
Categories: News

Iran 'will not instigate hostilities' - foreign minister

February 20, 2017 - 12:03am
The Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, has called on the United States to stop threatening Iran.
Categories: News

Prince of Hutt River

February 19, 2017 - 11:59pm
The Principality of Hutt River in Western Australia draws curious tourists and just crowned a new "prince".
Categories: News

East Ukraine ceasefire due to take effect

February 19, 2017 - 10:16pm
There have been many such agreements in the past and the omens for peace are not good.
Categories: News

Hitler's phone sold for $243,000 at US auction

February 19, 2017 - 10:07pm
The red phone, which has the Nazi leader's name engraved on it, was sold to an anonymous bidder.
Categories: News

Alt-right v anti-fascist

February 19, 2017 - 9:31pm
In a divided America, two groups at the extreme ends of the political spectrum are doing battle online, and on the streets.
Categories: News

Syria conflict: Rebels warns truce may collapse after attacks

February 19, 2017 - 9:28pm
Rebel groups that supported recent peace moves warn they will respond to shelling.
Categories: News

'I survived Khmer Rouge torture prison'

February 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Chum Mey was one of the few people who left Cambodia's notorious Tuol Sleng torture prison alive.
Categories: News

Ice-locked ship to drift over North Pole

February 19, 2017 - 8:33pm
German research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.
Categories: News

'We'll cut you up'

February 19, 2017 - 7:19pm
Bela Bhatia is the latest in a series of activists, lawyers and journalists who have come under pressure to leave.
Categories: News

Baby Ciao

February 19, 2017 - 7:12pm
Catherine Gazzoli is producing a range of organic baby food influenced by her Italian roots.
Categories: News

Sir David Attenborough to present Blue Planet sequel

February 19, 2017 - 7:01pm
The sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One.
Categories: News


Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.