International

Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee dies aged 95

American writer and former president of Marvel Comics Stan Lee has died at the age of 95.

Fake news in India driven by nationalism?

A rising tide of nationalism in India is driving ordinary citizens to spread fake news, according to BBC research.

Bangladesh alliance formed to rescue democracy

A group of opposition parties in Bangladesh, has announced that it plans to contest the December general election.

FB ‘suggests’ Teenagers to befriend middle-aged men

Facebook is encouraging grooming by offering teenage girls "friend suggestions" of middle-aged men, according to reports.

At least 12 killed at California bar shooting

A gunman has opened fire at a bar in California killing at least 12 people, including a police officer.

Trump hails US mid-terms a tremendous success

US President hails "tremendous success" in the mid-term elections after a night of mixed results for his Republican party.

US Democrats take House of Representatives

US Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections.

NZ fisherman rescues 18-month-old boy

A New Zealand fisherman has rescued an 18-month-old boy from the ocean, in an incident described as a "freakish miracle".

India unveils world’s tallest statue

India has unveiled the world's tallest statue, which cost 29.9bn rupees to build.

Indonesian plane crashes shortly after take-off in Jakarta

A Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger plane has come down after taking off from Jakarta. Flight JT-610 was on a

One arrested over mail-bombing campaign

A 56-year-old man has been arrested in Florida in connection with a mail-bombing campaign aimed at critics of US President

Jamal Khashoggi murder ‘was premeditated’

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor has reportedly said that Journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder was "premeditated."