Trans Mountain: Canada approves $5.5bn oil pipeline project

Trans Mountain: Canada approves $5.5bn oil pipeline project

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Steel pipe to be used for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project at a stockpile site in British Columbia Canada has approved the Trans Mountain expansion project after a federal court sent it back for review last summer. The decision could pose a challenge for PM Justin Trudeau as he heads […]

Trump: ‘A nation must care for its own citizens first’

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‘Her ancestors enslaved mine. Now we’re friends’

Phoebe Kilby discovered her ancestors were slave-owners and she wanted to pay reparations. Through an organisation called Coming To The Table, she found her linked descendant Betty Kilby, and asked if they could meet. This video is part of Crossing Divides, a BBC season bringing people together in a fragmented world. For more stories go […]

Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out

Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump has announced his choice for defence secretary has withdrawn, shaking up the Pentagon at a time of rising Middle East tensions. He tweeted that Patrick Shanahan has pulled out of consideration “so that he can devote more time to his family”. Mr Shanahan, who will be replaced […]

Trump promises ‘wild’ rally and mass deportations

Trump promises ‘wild’ rally and mass deportations

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump will launch his re-election bid in Orlando on Tuesday night US President Donald Trump will formally launch his re-election campaign later, after threatening to unleash a wave of mass deportations next week. He tweeted that authorities will start “removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly […]

Selah Schneiter: Ten-year-old girl scales El Capitan

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Fossil proves hyenas once roamed Canada’s Arctic Plains

Fossil proves hyenas once roamed Canada’s Arctic Plains

Image copyright Thinkstock A 50-year-old mystery surrounding a pair of fossilised teeth has been put to rest by new research that suggests hyenas once roamed Canada’s Arctic. A team of researchers have identified the teeth, which were found in the Yukon in the 1970s, as belonging to hyenas one million years ago. Their findings were […]

Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran

Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran

Image copyright US Department of Defense Image caption The US released new images on Monday it says provide more evidence Iran was behind recent Gulf of Oman attacks The US military will send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East as tensions build with Iran. Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the deployment was […]

Panic amid Toronto Raptors victory parade gunfire

Four people were wounded in a shooting in Toronto during a crowded victory rally for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, police say. Thousands of sports fans were packed into the city centre in Nathan Phillips Square when shots rang out, sending many scurrying for cover. The event, attended by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, was […]

Gay Hell: US town re-named to protest LGBT flag ban

Gay Hell: US town re-named to protest LGBT flag ban

Image copyright Elijah Daniel Image caption YouTuber Elijah Daniel welcomes you to Gay Hell Welcome to Gay Hell, Michigan. A tiny town with a new name and a new owner. YouTuber Elijah Daniel, 25, is making waves on social media this week after announcing that he’s buying the small American town Hell and re-naming it […]

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