Epstein: Ghislaine Maxwell denies witnessing 'inappropriate' activities

Transcripts of testimony by Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend in 2016 are made public.

Coronavirus: France extends overnight curfew as cases surge

The 21:00 to 06:00 curfew will apply from Friday and two-thirds of French people will be affected.

Nigeria Sars protest: Prison break and gunshots heard as unrest continues

Fury over the shooting of protesters in Lagos has spiralled into chaos, with jailbreaks reported.

Poland abortion: Top court bans almost all terminations

Poland has some of Europe's strictest laws, but the constitutional court tightens them still further.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Nearly 5,000 dead in conflict, Putin says

The number given by the Russian president is far higher than the death toll given by the two sides.

Rare green puppy 'Pistachio' born in Italy

The puppy was part of a five-dog litter born at a farm on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia.

Mexico reaches water deal with US despite violent protests

Mexican farmers say they need the water, in what has been one of the driest years in decades.

Goldman Sachs to pay $3bn over 1MDB corruption scandal

The investment bank will pay a record sum for violating bribery laws in the 1MDB corruption affair.

France teacher attack: Seven charged over Samuel Paty's killing

They include two students, a parent of a pupil and three of the killer's friends.

FBI says Iran and Russia have US voter information

Intelligence officials say Iran was behind threatening emails sent to Democrats earlier this week.

Why Nigerian protesters want Beyoncé to be more like Rihanna

Beyoncé said she wanted to help the anti-police brutality protesters but some were not impressed.

Coronavirus: Italians find new ways to eat out

Traditional restaurants are trying to find ways of staying in business in a second wave of Covid-19.

The smelly spice that enlivens food - and combats wind

Asafoetida occupies a treasured spot in the Indian pantry, but has never been farmed there until now.

Tanzania President John Magufuli: The man who declared victory over coronavirus

President John Magufuli’s idiosyncratic handling of Covid-19 has put Tanzania in the global spotlight.

Thailand protest: Why young activists are embracing Hong Kong's tactics

Thailand’s activists are increasingly adopting methods used last year by demonstrators in Hong Kong.

Coronavirus: Inside Europe’s most infected area

Gavin Lee reports from the epicentre of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, which is in Belgium.

France teacher attack: Macron leads vigil for beheaded teacher

The French President described Samuel Paty as a "quiet hero" at a memorial in Paris.

End Sars protests: 'It was a massacre... We pay for these bullets'

An organiser of protests against police brutality in Nigeria tells the BBC he saw soldiers shoot people dead.

Nigeria End Sars protest: Eyewitnesses say ‘the soldiers opened fire’

There were violent clashes at an End Sars demonstration and protesters claim the army opened fire 'to kill'.

US election: Joe Biden or Donald Trump? Persuading an undecided voter

Erica listens to her aunt and her friend make their cases for voting Joe Biden or Donald Trump.

US election 2020: A guide to the final presidential debate

On Thursday, candidates will share a stage one last time. Here's what you need to know.

US election 2020: What are Trump's and Biden's policies?

Some of President Trump's and Joe Biden's key policies explained and compared.

US Election 2020: Can you trust the polls?

Did US election polling get it wrong in 2016? Reality Check considers whether polls can predict who'll be the next US president.

Predict the president 2020: Will Trump or Biden win the US election? You decide

Play our game to predict whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden will win the key states in the election.