Belarus election: Opposition leader Tikhanovskaya fled 'for sake of her children' - BBC News

View Article HereBelarus's main opposition leader says she took a "very difficult decision" to leave the country after disputing an election result she claimed was rigged. In a YouTube video Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said she did it for her...

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Beirut explosion: 'Who could replace her?' - BBC News

View Article HereSahar Fares a firefighter medic was called to the scene of a fire in Beirut. She died in the massive explosion that followed. The BBC's Quentin Sommerville spoke to her fiancé Gilbert Karaan who is now calling for answer...

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Biden VP pick: Kamala Harris chosen as running mate - BBC News

View Article HereDemocratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate - the first black woman and Asian American in the role. Once a rival for the top job the California senator of Indian-Jamaic...

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Belarussian opposition leader flees country after “rigged election” - BBC News

View Article HereThe opposition candidate in Belarus's presidential election has fled the country declaring that the result was rigged. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has said she left the country for Lithuania for the sake of her children as he...

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Sweaty tropical nights may soon be common in UK warn climate scientists - BBC News

View Article HereThe Met Office is warning of continuing extreme weather including thunderstorms flooding and high temperatures. Meteorologists are also warning that due to climate change we are likely to experience more sticky and unple...

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Exams upgraded in Scotland after outcry as rest of UK awaits results - BBC News

View Article HereAround 75000 students in Scotland have had their exam results upgraded after an outcry over the way they were awarded. Scotland's education secretary John Swinney apologised for the confusion and the "feeling of unfairne...

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Liverpool artists share experiences of racism - BBC News

View Article HereA group of artists and musicians in Liverpool tell us about their experiences of racism in the city today. Nearly 40 years after the Toxteth riots many in the black community say it is still suffering racial injustice in...

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Fixing the scars of Beirut's explosion - BBC News

View Article HereOne woman whose face was torn apart by the Beirut explosion says free plastic surgery will help her forget the day. Romy Zahour Lauret 30 was driving near the port with her husband when the blast hit. Dr Joe Baroud a pla...

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Coronavirus: Keeping the virus at bay on S Korea's beaches - BBC News

View Article HereSouth Korea's beaches are always popular in the summer but this year things look a little different. Authorities have implemented a number of safety measures to try and keep visitors safe amid the coronavirus pandemic. P...

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Stunning 'reverse waterfall' filmed near Sydney - BBC News

View Article HereHigh winds and torrential rain on the New South Wales south coast in Australia have resulted in a spectacular sight - waterfalls in the Royal National Park being blown in reverse. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbf...

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Hong Kong arrests media tycoon Lai under security law - BBC News

View Article HereHong Kong business tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested under the controversial security law imposed by China in June. His newspaper offices have been raided by police over allegations of collusion with foreign forces. Mr ...

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Olympic medalist Nile Wilson speaks of “culture of abuse” in UK gymnastics - BBC News

View Article HereThe Olympic medalist Nile Wilson has condemned what he called a “culture of abuse” in British gymnastics. He said athletes are being treated “like pieces of meat”. The 24-year-old who won bronze at Rio 2016 is the highes...

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Row over “unfair” school exam results brewing across UK - BBC News

View Article HereA row is growing over the way school exam results have been calculated after the exams were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. In Scotland where pupils have already received their results the First Minister Nicol...

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Lebanon’s government collapses following Beirut explosion blaming "endemic corruption" - BBC News

View Article HereThe entire Lebanese government has stood down following last Tuesday's catastrophic explosion in Beirut. The prime minister said it was the result of endemic corruption which is "bigger than the state" itself. Angry prot...

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Belarus opposition disputes leader's landslide win - BBC News

View Article HereThe main challenger to Belarus's Alexander Lukashenko has refused to accept the autocratic president won 80% of the vote in Sunday's election. "I consider myself the winner of this election" Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said. ...

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