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History of deadly earthquakes

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:55
Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives to earthquakes in the last 100 years and improvements in technology have only slightly reduced the death toll.
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Millicent Fawcett statue gets Parliament Square go ahead

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:36
A statue of Millicent Fawcett will be unveiled to coincide with the centenary of women winning the right to vote.
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Sterilisation implant withdrawn from non-US sale

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:27
Some women needed a hysterectomy to remove the sterilisation device Essure.
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'Sexually suggestive' TV advert from fashion retailer Pretty Little Thing banned

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:57
A television advert for online fashion retailer Pretty Little Thing is banned for being "sexually suggestive".
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Quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:43
The findings come from 10,000 young people's views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers.
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Theresa May to warn tech firms over terror content

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:39
The prime minister will say internet companies should remove extremist content within two hours.
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Islamic State: UK military could honour drone pilots

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:38
The defence secretary announces a review of how personnel are recognised for their contribution.
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What is life like for residents in Greece's 'refugee hotel'

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:09
A Syrian-born resident living in an abandoned hotel taken over by refugees in Athens, Greece, tells BBC World Service about life inside.
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Winter Olympics 2018: South Korea president Moon Jae-in meets Thomas Bach

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 07:59
South Korea believes a successful hosting of next year's Winter Olympics will "erase worries" over political stability in the region.
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Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp merger deal confirmed

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 07:48
The tie-up between Tata - which owns Port Talbot steel works - and a German firm will lead to job losses.
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Aerial footage shows devastated Dominica

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 07:29
Fallen trees, flattened buildings and strewn debris can be seen after Hurricane Maria struck.
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In a hurry? Your briefing in five minutes

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 06:38
Your morning briefing for 20 September 2017.
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Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 06:24
A tribunal says the Christian school discriminated against the boy by not letting him wear a turban.
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Manchester City: Pep Guardiola turns Kevin de Bruyne into a star

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 06:13
How Pep Guardiola has turned Kevin de Bruyne into a "complete midfielder" and why he is one of several City players he has taken to a new level.
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Europol and Brexit: Will UK retain access to EU intelligence sharing?

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 06:06
The UK wants a "bespoke relationship", but Europol says the UK would lose influence.
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The moment the quake struck

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 06:04
A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 220 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City.
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Parsons Green bombing: Third arrest over Tube attack

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:37
A 25-year-old man is arrested in Newport, south Wales, in connection with Friday's attack.
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When Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United could not beat Burton Albion

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:29
BBC Sport revisits the 2006 FA Cup tie between Burton Albion and Manchester United, before the two clubs meet in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.
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The Papers: Boris 'backs off' and Trump speech stuns

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:28
Boris Johnson's claim the cabinet is in harmony over Brexit is among the front-page headlines.
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London Fashion Week: What we learned about next trends

BBC News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:04
The capital's fashionistas tell us what we should be wearing next spring and summer.
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