Migrants refuse to leave Hungary train

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

Scuffles break out west of Budapest as police try to force migrants off a train at a refugee camp, while European leaders wrangle over the growing refugee crisis.

Trump 'not to run as independent'

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump agrees not to run as an independent candidate if he loses the Republican nomination for the 2016 presidential elections.

US clerk jailed in gay marriage dispute

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

A US judge orders a Kentucky official jailed for contempt of court after she has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.

Syrian boy's father tells of drowning

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

The father of a three-year-old Syrian boy found drowned on a beach in Turkey tells the BBC of the family's fatal voyage trying to reach Europe.

Death penalty sought for Dylann Roof

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

Prosecutors in South Carolina are to seek the death penalty for the man accused of shooting dead nine people at a church in Charleston in June.

US army orders new toxins crackdown

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

The US military orders a new crackdown on laboratories producing biological toxins, after another anthrax contamination scare.

Wing debris 'certainly' from MH370

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

French prosecutors say "with certainty" that a wing part found on Reunion Island in July came from missing flight MH370.

Dutch serviceman 'may have joined IS'

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

A 26-year-old air force sergeant is suspected of being the first serving member of the Dutch armed forces to have joined IS in Syria.

Guatemala congress backs resignation

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

Guatemalan congress accepts President Otto Perez Molina's resignation two days after stripping him of his immunity.

US tightens mobile tracking rules

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

The US justice department says federal agencies will have to get search warrants to use technology that tracks mobile phones under new guidance.

China parade marks victory over Japan

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

China has held a lavish parade in Beijing to mark the defeat of Japan in World War Two, showcasing its military on an unprecedented scale.

Egypt jails belly dancers for videos

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

A court in Egypt sentences two belly dancers to six months each in jail for inciting debauchery over their scantily-clad performances in videos.

VIDEO: 'The most beautiful children in the world'

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

The father of two young boys who died while trying to cross from Syria into Turkey speaks about his loss.

VIDEO: Scuffles as migrants reject Hungary camp

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

Scuffles broke out west of the Hungarian capital, Budapest, after police tried to force migrants off a train at a refugee camp.

VIDEO: Behind the scenes at China WW2 parade

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

China has held a massive parade in Beijing to mark the defeat of Japan in World War Two.

VIDEO: Naked rambler: To me, it makes sense

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

Stephen Gough, a former Royal Marine who is better know as the naked rambler, explains his views to the BBC's Clive Coleman.

VIDEO: Londongrad: TV show on expat Russians

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

The first Russian television series filmed almost entirely on location in London is about to air on the Russian commercial station STS.

VIDEO: Boy 'humiliated' over naked selfie

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

A teenager who sent a naked photo of himself to a girl at school has been added to a police database for making and distributing indecent images.

Who, What, Why: Can a bang on the head cause a bald spot?

Posted on Thursday September 03, 2015

Can you get a bald spot from a bang on the head?

US state executing killers faster than any other

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2015

The US state executing more killers than any other