California wildfire: Aerial shots show devastation

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People’s Choice Awards: Stars in tribute to wildfire victims

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Cameroon school kidnap: Final four hostages freed in Bamenda

Cameroon school kidnap: Final four hostages freed in Bamenda

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The other 76 boys and girls were freed last Wednesday The final four hostages of the 81 people kidnapped from a boarding school in Cameroon have been released. The principal, one teacher and two students were dropped off on the outskirts of Bafut, a town 15 miles (24 km) from […]

Steam bug allowed unlimited free downloads

Steam bug allowed unlimited free downloads

Image copyright Valve A man has been given $20,000 (£15,500) for discovering a bug in the Steam video games store that let people download any game for free. Security researcher Artem Moskowsky found a flaw in Steam’s portal for games developers that let anybody generate licence keys without paying. Millions of people use Steam to […]

What is fake news and how can you identify it?

Fake news is not only news that you disagree with. It can also very closely mimic real news stories. Technology reporter Zoe Kleinman explains. This is part of a series by the BBC on disinformation and fake news – a global problem challenging the way we share information and perceive the world around us. To […]

Russia suspected of jamming GPS signal in Finland

Russia suspected of jamming GPS signal in Finland

Media captionNato holds biggest military exercise since Cold War Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila has said the GPS signal in his country’s northern airspace was disrupted during recent Nato war games in Scandinavia. He said he believed the signal had been jammed deliberately and that it was possible Russia was to blame because it had […]

Mourning dog waits for 80 days in road where owner died

Mourning dog waits for 80 days in road where owner died

Image copyright Pear Video Image caption Pear video said the dog has been in the road since its owner died on 21 August A loyal dog which has waited on a busy road for more than 80 days after its owner died there has captured the hearts of online communities in China. Footage of the […]

India pilot suspended for three years for failing alcohol test

India pilot suspended for three years for failing alcohol test

Image copyright EPA Image caption Air India is the country’s state-owned airline India’s aviation regulator has barred a senior pilot from flying for three years after he failed an alcohol test. Captain Arvind Kathpalia, who is also the Director of Operations at state-owned Air India, was to command the Delhi-London flight on Sunday. A substitute […]

Brexit: Ministers told ‘judgement day’ looms for decision

Brexit: Ministers told ‘judgement day’ looms for decision

Image copyright Reuters Ministers have been told “judgement day is coming” over Brexit as the two sides strive for a deal within 48 hours. Officials are trying to hammer out an agreement on the terms of the UK’s exit by Wednesday to enable EU leaders to agree it by the end of the month. Downing […]

MPs can stop no-deal Brexit, says Labour’s Starmer

MPs can stop no-deal Brexit, says Labour’s Starmer

Media caption“All options are on the table” if there is a no deal Brexit, Starmer tells Today Parliament will not allow the UK to leave the European Union without a negotiated agreement, shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has claimed. Asked during a BBC interview whether MPs could prevent a no-deal exit, he replied “absolutely”. […]