India and US sign crucial defence deal - BBC News

View Article HereThe US has approved arms sales to Taiwan worth around $1.8bn (£1.4bn) in a move that is likely to increase tensions with China. The Pentagon said the deal comprised three weapons systems including rocket launchers sensor...

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US election: ‘Trump needs to be denied a second term’ says John Bolton - BBC Newsnight

View Article HerePresident Trump’s former National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks to Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis about the upcoming US election the state of the Republican Party and his controversial book The Room Where It Happened. P...

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US Election 2020: Trump's border wall and the battle over immigration - BBC News

View Article HereWith a week to go until the US presidential election more than 60 million Americans have already taken advantage of early voting smashing all records. Throughout this week in a series of special reports Clive Myrie will ...

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Turkey's Erdogan urges French goods boycott amid Islam row - BBC News

View Article HereTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Turks to boycott French goods amid a row over France's tougher stance on radical Islam. In a televised speech he urged world leaders to protect Muslims "if there is op...

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Georgia among key battleground states for Trump and Biden as US election approaches - BBC News

View Article HereIn just a few days voters in America will be going to the polls to decide who will become the next President of the United States. This election has already proved remarkable for the record number of postal votes and ear...

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Secondary school attendance in England falls due to Covid with north worst affected - BBC News

View Article HereSecondary school attendance in England has fallen further due to Covid - down from 87% to 83%. There is growing evidence that the picture is worst in parts of the north of England. A coalition of business and council lea...

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Tragedy as children and adults drown while trying to cross Channel - BBC News

View Article HereAn attempt by migrants to cross the Channel from France has ended in tragedy with two adults and two children losing their lives when their boat sank off the French coast. The boat capsized near Dunkirk and the French au...

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Composer with dementia hears piece for first time - BBC News

View Article HereA piece of music improvised by a composer suffering from dementia has been recorded by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and is being released as a single. BBC Breakfast was there for the moment 80-year-old Paul Harvey hear...

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UK government to extend food clubs to tackle holiday hunger - BBC Newsnight

View Article HereBBC Newsnight has learned that the UK government is set to give extra money to councils to extend Henry Dimbleby’s food clubs a food programme which was trialled in England’s most deprived local authority areas. Please s...

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Nasa announcement: What is on the Moon? - BBC News

View Article HereThe US space agency Nasa has revealed conclusive evidence of water on the Moon. Unlike previous detections of water in permanently shadowed parts of lunar craters scientists have now detected the molecule in sunlit regio...

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Nagorno-Karabakh: The three-year-old orphaned by war - BBC News

View Article HereThree-year-old Hadija is now an orphan. Her mum dad and older sister were killed in a missile strike by Armenian forces on their house. Armenia and Azerbaijain are fighting a war for control of the disputed region of Nag...

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US election 2020: President Trump casts his vote - BBC News

View Article HerePresident Donald Trump has voted early in the US election while on a campaign visit in Florida. It marks the first time an incumbent president has voted in-person in the state. There has been record early voting in the U...

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Boris Johnson defends refusing free meals to vulnerable children - BBC News

View Article HereBoris Johnson has defended his refusal to extend free school meals vouchers for children in Englandover the half-term holiday. However he's promised his government will do everything in its power to make sure no child go...

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Hospitals under pressure again as Covid admissions rise sharply - BBC News

View Article HereAs coronavirus cases rise sharply hospitals are once again under pressure throughout the UK and NHS staff are having to juggle competing demands. Hospital admissions are still far below the peak in April but they have be...

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Police attack anti-Lukashenko protesters with stun grenades in Belarus - BBC News

View Article HereMass protests continued in Belarus as the opposition threatened a mass walkout by workers if President Alexander Lukashenko did not resign. Sunday 25 October was the last day of an ultimatum set by Svetlana Tikhanovskaya...

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