One of Japan’s biggest pop groups, SMAP, has said it will not be breaking up after the country was gripped by rumours of a split.…View More Japan’s SMAP denies it is breaking up
Arras, France: Graham Hopcroft is wandering the pristine and perfectly manicured cemetery when I bump into him. We're both hundreds of kilometres from Canberra, which…View More Hard to take it in: War graves provide important clues
How long does it take to become super-rich? The time it took the world’s wealthiest men to make their first million – then billion –…View More How long does it take to become super-rich?
Iran says it ‘refrained’ from shooting down US spy plane with 35 on-board flying alongside downed drone as leader of Friday prayers in Tehran warns…View More Iran says it ‘refrained’ from shooting down US plane with 35 on-board
Not long ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was serving drinks in the Bronx. Now the youngest ever member of Congress, she recently got back behind the bar…View More Is it wrong to pay tipped staff less than others?
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has warned the country’s two ruling populist parties that he will resign if they do not stop fighting. Mr Conte…View More Stop fighting or I’ll quit, Italy PM warns leaders
Australia’s policy on asylum seekers has come under intense scrutiny. The BBC explains why. Does Australia get a lot of asylum seekers? Australia’s humanitarian intake…View More Australia asylum: Why is it controversial?
Theresa May has defended her decision to sack Gavin Williamson as defence secretary after an inquiry found “compelling evidence” that he leaked information from the…View More ‘It was necessary’: PM defends sacking Gavin Williamson as defence secretary
Sainsbury’s has reported a 41.6% fall in pre-tax profits to £239m as it counted the cost of restructuring and its failed merger with Asda. The…View More Sainsbury’s profits fall as it counts £46m cost of failed Asda deal
Lined up down the centre of Whitehall, the cars and the drivers were waiting like all of us for the cabinet to decide something definitive…View More It was unthinkable, but a Brexit red line has been crossed
A woman who survived when a police helicopter crashed into Glasgow’s Clutha pub says she hopes an official inquiry will end a five-year wait for…View More ‘They got it wrong’ – families of Clutha crash speak ahead of inquiry
It must be British summer time! UK is hit by rain, hail and snow with another eight inches of the white stuff on the way…View More It must be British summer time! UK is hit by rain, hail and snow
Owner of sprawling £48m palace on the French Riviera is told he has 18 months to DEMOLISH IT because the Tuscan-style property was illegally built…View More £48m palace on French Riviera must be demolished within 18 months
The release of Robert Mueller’s finding that Donald Trump didn’t collude with Russia should settle a question his critics — and, quietly, some of his…View More The media took it as a sign of guilt when Trump acted like an innocent man