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Tour de France legs: Pawel Poljanski sends internet into meltdown

July 19, 2017 - 8:47am
Pawel Poljanski shared the snap of his veiny legs on Instagram after the 16th stage of the race.
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Zimbabwe: Lion kills 10-year-old girl in Chiredzi

July 19, 2017 - 8:34am
Zimbabwe police say the child was relieving herself at night when she was dragged away.
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Vigil honours Justine Damond, shot dead by US police

July 19, 2017 - 8:08am
Family and friends meet at dawn on a Sydney beach to mourn the passing of Justine Damond, an Australian woman fatally shot by US police.
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Slovak PM Fico threatens boycott of 'rip-off food'

July 19, 2017 - 7:40am
Slovakia's leader says his country has a right to the same quality food as the rest of Europe.
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Makhosi Khoza: Jacob Zuma critic to get security protection

July 19, 2017 - 7:30am
ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has been sent death threats, saying she has 21 days to live.
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Behind the scenes of BBC team's Madagascar rainforest trek

July 19, 2017 - 7:25am
Go behind the scenes with the BBC team as they trek deep into the rainforest of Madagascar to report on illegal sapphire mining, which is threatening rare lemurs.
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Goat picks fight with office, goat wins

July 19, 2017 - 7:11am
Staff in a US office were shocked to discover a break-in, then shocked when CCTV revealed a goat was the culprit.
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French military head de Villiers quits over cuts

July 19, 2017 - 7:09am
Gen Pierre de Villiers resigns after a public clash with President Macron over the defence budget.
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Rare northern hair-nosed wombat born in Australia

July 19, 2017 - 7:07am
The northern hairy-nosed wombat joey joins just 250 members of the critically endangered species.
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Justine Damond: Minneapolis police 'heard loud sound' before shooting

July 19, 2017 - 5:30am
Police radio recordings suggest that the sound may have been from a fireworks display.
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Chile moves towards legalising abortion in limited cases

July 19, 2017 - 5:19am
The country is one of only six where abortion is totally banned but that may change soon.
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Audi advert criticised in China for being sexist

July 19, 2017 - 1:59am
Audi is criticised for an advert which compares buying a car to choosing a wife.
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Is WhatsApp being censored in China?

July 19, 2017 - 1:23am
The messaging service has faced service disruptions, but it censorship, or is there another explanation?
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Despacito breaks global streaming record

July 19, 2017 - 1:09am
Luis Fonsi's single becomes the most-streamed song of all time, overtaking Justin Bieber's Sorry.
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Oil-exposed fish make dangerous decisions, study finds

July 18, 2017 - 11:59pm
Reef species show dangerous behaviour akin to being intoxicated when affected by oil, a study finds.
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Doris Payne, 86-year-old jewel thief, arrested again

July 18, 2017 - 11:46pm
This time, Doris Payne, whose crimes date back to the 1950s, was caught at a Walmart store.
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Quake hunters

July 18, 2017 - 8:09pm
Geologists are drilling one of Asia's deepest boreholes to unlock the mysteries of earthquakes.
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Let Obamacare fail - Trump's new plan

July 18, 2017 - 7:53pm
The US president says he will not "own" Obamacare and urges Congress to let the health system fail.
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Zion Harvey: Double hand transplant boy plays baseball

July 18, 2017 - 7:45pm
World's first double hand transplant child continues to show improvement two years on.
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How did dogs become our best friends? New evidence

July 18, 2017 - 7:33pm
Dogs were tamed from a single wolf population between 20,000 to 40,000 years ago, a study suggests.
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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.