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Italian town catches 58,000 speeding cars in two weeks

3 hours 22 min ago
An Italian town set up a camera on its only pedestrian crossing - and clocked 58,568 speeding cars.

Nissan chief to be ousted for 'misconduct'

3 hours 53 min ago
Carlos Ghosn, a towering figure in the car industry, is accused of under-reporting his pay package.

'El Chapo' rival Héctor Beltrán Leyva dies in jail

4 hours 13 min ago
Héctor Beltrán Leyva was one of four brothers leading the infamous Beltrán Leyva cartel in Mexico.

Stolen Picasso found in Romanian forest revealed as fake

5 hours 9 min ago
The Spanish artist's painting was taken in the "theft of the century" by Romanian robbers in 2012.

Israel's Netanyahu survives early poll threat

6 hours 8 min ago
The government had been on the verge of collapse amid a crisis after the defence minister resigned.

Chinese erotic novelist jailed for 10 years for gay sex scenes

6 hours 8 min ago
The author's lengthy jail terms has sparked protest across Chinese social media.

Hong Kong activists on trial for pioneering the 'Umbrella' protests

9 hours 39 min ago
In 2014, thousands of people paralysed parts of Hong Kong for months demanding to choose their own leader.

Women shouldn't have to feel 'grateful' for opportunities

November 18, 2018 - 11:33pm
We have to "try that much harder" to get girls an education, UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed tells BBC 100 Women.

Migrant caravan: Mexican border city Tijuana protests arrival

November 18, 2018 - 11:28pm
Tijuana residents take to the streets after the arrival of the first members of a migrant caravan.

Migrant caravan: Angry protests in Mexico's Tijuana

November 18, 2018 - 10:36pm
Angry protests break out in the Mexican border city over migrants hoping to seek US asylum.

Yemen war: Houthis 'halting drone and missile strikes'

November 18, 2018 - 7:44pm
The rebel group says it is halting drone and missile strikes against the Saudi-led coalition.

BBC 100 Women 2018: Who is on the list?

November 18, 2018 - 7:26pm
BBC 100 Women has announced its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2018.

Karachi Press Club: Shock as police raid ‘island of freedom’

November 18, 2018 - 7:24pm
A raid on the Karachi Press Club has breached a decades-old truce with police, writes M Ilyas Khan.

Letter from Africa: Sudan's fashion police shave off afros

November 18, 2018 - 7:20pm
Journalist Zeinab Mohammed Salih looks at the contentious issue of fashion in Islamic-ruled Sudan.

'Rowing helps me control my mind after losing my legs'

November 18, 2018 - 7:14pm
Ha Jae-heon lost his legs to a North Korean mine but says rowing gave him the strength to recover.

'I broke 22 bones and lost a year's memory'

November 18, 2018 - 7:01pm
The multimillionaire Dutch businessman who risks his life racing off road motorbikes.

Peru corruption: Former president Alan Garcia seeks asylum

November 18, 2018 - 5:20pm
Alan Garcia requested asylum after he was banned from leaving Peru amid corruption allegations.

California wildfires: Finland bemused by Trump raking comment

November 18, 2018 - 4:56pm
The Finnish leader is not sure where Donald Trump got the idea that Finland rakes its forest floors.

US mid-terms: Rick Scott wins contested Florida Senate race

November 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
Democratic Senator Bill Nelson concedes after a fraught and protracted recounting process.

Jamal Khashoggi: Trump won't listen to 'terrible' murder recording

November 18, 2018 - 3:34pm
He says he was briefed on a recording of the murder, but will not listen to the "terrible tape" himself.