Man arrested in China ‘Ripper’ case

A man has admitted to the rape and murder of 11 victims in northern China over more than a decade, officials say. Gao Chengyong, dubbed China’s “Jack the Ripper”, was detained at a grocery store he runs with his wife. Man arrested in China ‘Ripper’ case

Nigeria crisis: The children who know only hunger

50,000 children could die from malnutrition unless they receive immediate help, the UN has warned. Aid agencies say the humanitarian crisis in north-eastern Nigeria is growing, with more than two million people displaced by the war with Boko Haram. The BBC’s Martin Patience reports from the town of Bama, one of the worst affected by […]

Reindeer killed in Norway lightning storm

More than 300 reindeer have been killed in a lightning storm on a mountain plateau in Norway. Some may find this footage distressing Reindeer killed in Norway lightning storm

Man arrested in China ‘Ripper’ case

A man has admitted to the rape and murder of 11 victims in northern China over more than a decade, officials say. Gao Chengyong, dubbed China’s “Jack the Ripper”, was detained at a grocery store he runs with his wife. Man arrested in China ‘Ripper’ case

Italy earthquake: Drone reveals church interior

Drone footage from Italian firefighters shows the devastation in Accumoli, one of the towns hit by the earthquake on 24 August which left at least 290 dead. Italy earthquake: Drone reveals church interior

Bono and Africa’s richest man visit Nigeria camp

Bono and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, have visited a camp of 2.3 million displaced people in north-east Nigeria. Aid agencies have warned of a growing humanitarian crisis caused by war with Boko Haram. Bono and Africa’s richest man visit Nigeria camp

LAX Airport evacuated after ‘loud noises’ spark alert

False reports of a shooter inside a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport sparked evacuations and a halt to traffic late on Sunday night. Police later said it was a false alarm caused by “loud noises” – not gunfire. LAX Airport evacuated after ‘loud noises’ spark alert

Life on Mars: Moment Nasa crew emerges from year-long trial

A Nasa team has emerged from a Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in near isolation for a year. The location for the experiment was chosen because its terrain is similar to that of the Red Planet. Life on Mars: Moment Nasa crew emerges from year-long trial

Migrant crisis: Meet the refugee camp psychologist

With refugees spending long periods of time at camps in Europe, organisations are seeking to cater for their mental as well as physical health. Kiki Michailidou, a psychologist for the International Rescue Committee, explains what is being done at the Kara Tepe refugee camp in Lesbos. Video journalist: Mohamed Madi Migrant crisis: Meet the refugee […]

The displaced Nigerians facing death from hunger

Aid agencies are warning of a growing humanitarian crisis in north-eastern Nigeria, where more than two million people have been displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency. The United Nations says 50,000 children could die from malnutrition unless they receive immediate help. The BBC’s Martin Patience reports from the town of Bama, one of the worst […]