Donald Trump: ‘We will see them in court’

A US appeals court has rejected President Donald Trump’s attempt to reinstate his ban on visitors from seven mainly Muslim countries. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals said it would not block a lower-court ruling that halted the order. Shortly after the ruling was announced, Mr Trump called it a political decision, and told […]

‘I will fight my mother’s deportation to Mexico’

A Mexican woman who had been living in the US since the age of 14 has been deported to Mexico, immigration officials have told the BBC. Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, 36, a mother of two US-born children, crossed the southern border from Nogales, Arizona at 10:00 local time. Speaking at a news conference, her daughter […]

The cannabis-growing colonel of Italy

In most countries, the authorities arrest anyone growing large quantities of cannabis. But in Italy, the army does something different: it grows the plant itself – for medical use. The cannabis-growing colonel of Italy

Domestic abuse victim’s hands severed by ex-partner

On January 21st 2003, Antoine Dixon attacked his ex-partner Simonne Butler with a samurai sword, severing both of her hands. After dozens of operations, Simonne’s hands were reattached. Her friend Renee Gunbie, who was with her at the time, lost one of her hands. Dixon then stole a vehicle and drove to Auckland, where he […]

Why don’t Japanese drivers buy US cars?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on his way to Washington to meet Donald Trump. The new US president has claimed it is all but impossible for American carmakers to sell their vehicles in Japan. So is it true? The BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes explores. Why don’t Japanese drivers buy US cars?

Donald Trump: ‘We will see them in court’

A US appeals court has rejected President Donald Trump’s attempt to reinstate his ban on visitors from seven mainly Muslim countries. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals said it would not block a lower-court ruling that halted the order. Shortly after the ruling was announced, Mr Trump called it a political decision, and told […]

Australian man stuck in a pond for hours recounts ordeal

An Australian man has survived spending hours struggling to keep his nose above water after his excavator rolled into a waterhole. Daniel Miller, 45, had been riding the machine at his remote property 300km (180 miles) north of Sydney. Australian man stuck in a pond for hours recounts ordeal

Domestic abuse victim’s hands severed by ex-partner

On January 21st 2003, Antoine Dixon attacked his ex-partner Simonne Butler with a samurai sword, severing both of her hands. After dozens of operations, Simonne’s hands were reattached. Her friend Renee Gunbie, who was with her at the time, lost one of her hands. Dixon then stole a vehicle and drove to Auckland, where he […]

A Feng Shui consultant’s take on Trump

Feng Shui consultant Joey Yap has predicted a showdown between the East and the West in 2017, with China and the US taking centre stage. We asked him to forecast how this could affect US President Donald Trump’s relations with other world leaders in the Year of the Fire Rooster. Video by Ashleigh Nghiem. A […]

Children dying of starvation in Yemen’s conflict

This video contains distressing scenes from the start. The United Nations has launched an emergency appeal for Yemen, warning that its population is on the brink of famine after two years of war. This BBC’s Our World filmed and first broadcast this report in September 2016, and shows some of the suffering endured by children […]