- Anti-Semitism pervades European life, says EU report
Europe’s Jews are increasingly worried about the risk of harassment, according to a major EU survey.
- Crisis talks over wave of French protests
The French president is discussing the recent unrest with trade unions and employers’ organisations.
- Amount of deep life on Earth quantified
Having dug and drilled into the Earth, scientists can now estimate how much life exists at depth.
- Grace Millane: Man appears in court charged with backpacker’s murder
Grace Millane’s family watches on as the 26-year-old man appears in a New Zealand courtroom.
- Nasa’s Voyager 2 probe ‘leaves the Solar System’
Voyager 2, a space probe launched in 1977, becomes only the second human-made object to enter the space between the stars.
- US snowstorm kills two in North Carolina
Two people have died and more than 300,000 others are without electricity.
- Mikhail Popkov: Russian ex-cop jailed for 56 more murders
Mikhail Popkov, who preyed on women in Siberia, is modern Russia’s most prolific killer.
- Trump chief of staff: Speculation mounts over job
The man many believed would take the job has announced he too is leaving the White House.
- ‘Troubling’ video shows NY police grabbing child from mum
A video shows police dragging a woman on the floor while trying to take her child during an arrest.
- China’s new games censors take tough stance
A panel of experts bans nine mobile games and sends another 11 back for changes.
- Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras
Two smartphones with cameras encircled by their screens are launched within hours of each other.
- South Africa protests to Rwanda over ‘insult’
South Africa is angered by apparently offensive remarks aimed at top official, Lindiwe Sisulu.
- India central bank governor quits amid ‘rift’
Urjit Patel left his post amid a reported rift between the Reserve Bank of India and the government.
- NZ PM: ‘Overwhelming sense of hurt’ over backpacker’s murder
Jacinda Ardern held back tears as she commented on the murder of British tourist Grace Millane.
- Iran’s migrants trying to get from Serbia to the UK
The BBC investigates how a visa-free travel scheme helped Iranian migrants get into Europe.
- Santa goes scuba diving with a mermaid and Rudolph
In just over two weeks, he’ll be delivering presents – but people are already in the festive spirit.
- Climate change: Why are governments taking so long to take action?
Leading climate scientists say progress is way off track, so what needs to happen to speed things up?
- Near miss for Melbourne dog
The passenger pooch narrowly avoided cars when it fell out of a car window
- Yellow vest movement: Hundreds arrested
Protesters have taken to the streets of Paris for another weekend of demonstrations. Some clashed with police.
- Coloured wedding dresses are on trend: Designer Ogake Mosomi
Abandoning white gowns means women can wear them more than once, says Kenyan designer Ogake Mosomi.
- Ambani-Piramal wedding: Beyoncé sings at A-list Indian event
The Ambani-Piramal wedding seeks to top India’s wedding season with even more glitz and glamour.
- Egypt investigates ‘pyramid nude photo shoot’
Egypt investigates whether a viral video of a couple posing nude on its Great Pyramid is real or not.
- Danish sea urchin fossil reveals ancient drama
Danish rare sea urchin fossil tells a 66-million-year-old story of survival.
- Taiwan students DNA-tested in yoghurt thief whodunnit
Hundreds of Taiwanese taxpayers’ dollars have been spent on an investigation into the theft of a yoghurt drink.
- Poland seeks top 100 national dishes
Poland’s agriculture ministry plans to publish a canon of the country’s national cuisine.
- Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24
White House efforts to promote fossil fuels are set to be upstaged by investors moving away from coal.
- Why women in South Korea are cutting ‘the corset’
A growing number of young women in South Korea are challenging long-held beauty ideals.
- Brexit: Does Brussels blink?
How has Brussels dealt with political complications in the past?
- Five things to know this week: Will Google manage to calm Trump?
The search engine’s CEO will be answering questions over alleged bias against conservatives.
- Why women have less power than you think
Things are not always as they seem when women appear to have the upper hand.
- Called the wrong name at work? Awkward…
What should you do when someone gets your name wrong in the professional sphere?
- I helped send my adoptive father to jail for 5,000 years
Thirty-six years after surviving a massacre, Ramiro Osorio Cristales testified last month against one of the killers – the man who raised him.
- Acquitted of blasphemy and living in fear in Pakistan
No blasphemy convict has been executed in Pakistan, but dozens have reportedly been killed by mobs.