- Britain will leave EU single market, May says
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will leave the EU's single market when it exits the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday, putting an end to speculation that London might try to s …
- Turkey says New Year's nightclub attacker captured in Istanbul
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police have captured the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day at a hideout in an outlying suburb of the city after a two-week manhun …
- Russia expects dialogue with Trump on nuclear weapons: Lavrov
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia expects to have a dialogue with the Trump administration on strategic stability, including on nuclear weapons, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday.
- Germany says NATO concerned about Trump 'obsolete' remark
BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany's Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28-member allian …
- In U.N. lawsuit, Ukraine demands Russia end support for separatists
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Ukraine filed a lawsuit at the United Nations' highest court demanding that Russia immediately halt its support for pro-Moscow separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine.
- Underwater search for missing Malaysian flight ends without a trace
SYDNEY (Reuters) – The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, the three …
- Macron momentum threatens French election frontrunners
PARIS (Reuters) – In May last year, then French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron sat down with Socialist lawmaker Christophe Sirugue in the steel town of Le Creusot and asked him to join his new polit …
- Iraqi forces push into IS-held pocket in Mosul: military
MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi special forces pushed deeper into Islamic State-held districts in eastern Mosul on Tuesday, and army units battled the militants inside a military base in the nor …
- Norwegians shun Breivik hearing; killer's only visitor is paid "friend"
OSLO (Reuters) – Anders Behring Breivik's massacre of 77 people still haunts Norwegians, yet ever fewer care about the neo-Nazi locked in a cell where his only "friend" is paid to visit …
- Homeless in wintry northern India shiver in buses, portable cabins
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Buses and portable cabins are doubling up as shelters for the homeless in northern India amidst a cold snap that has killed at least a dozen people, highlighting …
- Theresa May: UK must leave European single market
PM Theresa May says the UK cannot stay in the single market, as that would mean not leaving the EU.
- UK inflation rate jumps to 1.6%
Inflation hit its highest rate since July 2014 last month as air fares and food prices rose.
- Libyan wins right to sue ex-Foreign Secretary Jack Straw
The ex-foreign secretary faces being sued over allegations of MI6 involvement in man's abduction.
- Aslef suspends Southern rail strikes in return for new talks
A strike by train drivers is off as Aslef and Southern agree talks but an RMT strike is set to go ahead.
- Man arrested over murder of Dinnington girl named locally as Leonne Weeks
An 18-year-old man is arrested after the discovery of a 16-year-old girl's body on a pathway.
- Trump would win trade war with China, says aide
A Trump adviser says that if China entered a trade battle with the US it would cost them "way more".
- Giant alligator goes for leisurely stroll
"Humpback" is caught on camera going for a stroll in Florida.
- Apple App Store prices rise in UK, India and Turkey
Apple is raising prices in its UK App Store by 25% to take account of sterling's drop versus the dollar.
- Footballers Goodwillie and Robertson ruled as rapists
A former Scotland international footballer and his ex-teammate are ruled to be rapists and ordered to pay £100,000 damages in a civil action.
- 'Wrong Ivanka' from UK hits back after Trump tweet
A tweet quoted by Donald Trump praising his daughter mistakenly copies in Ivanka from Brighton.
- MI6 ex-spy behind US poll report 'a crook'
Memos alleging links between Donald Trump's team and Russia were published last week.
- Rolf Harris trial: Hospital visit 'gave no cause for concern'
A man tells a jury he saw nothing untoward in a hospital room where Rolf Harris is alleged to have groped a woman.
- MH370: Families say search suspension for Malaysian plane 'irresponsible'
They say it is "irresponsible" to halt the underwater search for the Malaysian plane.
- Coffee shops on the march as pubs decline, town centre data shows
The great British pub continues to make way for coffee shops and eateries on our High Streets, but it remains the most popular leisure venue in the UK.
- Theresa May: Parliament will vote on EU deal
British Prime Minister Theresa May confirms that an EU deal will be put to the vote in both houses of Parliament.
- Carnival stab victim: 'Few cause trouble'
A musician stabbed at the Notting Hill Carnival in 2016 told the BBC he did not think the event should change.
- Radar sensor for the home which can 'see' through walls
The radar imaging system is capable of detecting movement and "seeing" through walls.
- #DeadPoseChallenge Why South Africans are pretending to be dead
One of the latest trends in South Africa is to photograph yourself pretending to be dead. But not everyone approves of the #DeadPoseChallenge.
- Route 45: Inside one of Obama's favourite diners
Jon Kay finds out people's hopes and fears about the Donald Trump presidency, over breakfast at one of Barack Obama's favourite eateries in Chicago.
- Gene Cernan: Last man to walk on the moon dies, aged 82
US astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the Moon, has died aged 82.
- Olympian David Wilkie told off for swimming fast in Bracknell gym
Olympic gold medalist David Wilkie tells PM that a lifeguard was wrong to complain about his etiquette at his local swimming pool.
- George Michael ‘liked crack cocaine’, says friend
Singer George Michael’s childhood friend says that “hard drugs were back in his life”.
- BBC News Channel
BBC coverage of latest developments as suspect in Berlin market attack is shot dead in Milan.
- Gordon Corera: Why was the Zimmerman Telegram so important?
Marking the 100th anniversary of one of the greatest of all feats of code-breaking
- James Reynolds: Who was the second-longest serving US president?
After extensive research the BBC's James Reynolds reveals the answer you have all been waiting for.
- What is happening at Stormont?
What has caused the latest political crisis to strike down the Stormont executive?
- Is the Philippines' communist insurgency nearly over?
As both sides meet for talks, could the Philippines' decades-long communist insurgency soon be over?
- Reality Check: Can there be a quick UK-USA trade deal?
Donald Trump has said he would like a quick trade deal with the UK. Is that possible?
- Theresa May's Brexit plans: What we know so far
Ahead of Theresa May's Brexit speech, here's what we know about the government's plans.
- Newspaper headlines: May's Brexit speech previewed in press
Theresa May's speech on Brexit, in which she is expected to say the UK will make a "clean break" from the EU, is anticipated on the front pages of the newspapers.
- Where rich and poor don't breathe the same air
The first thing Jiang Wang does when she wakes up in the morning is check on her daughter to make sure she's breathing clean air.
- Trump slams NATO as 'obsolete'
Donald Trump has given his clearest indication yet that he is ready to ease sanctions on Russia and usher in a new era between the US and its longtime foe.
- 28 escape in deadly prison break, officials say
At least two inmates are dead after prisoners in Brazil's Piraquara State Penitentiary 1 apparently blasted a hole through a wall and exchanged gunfire with police early Sunday, according to pris …
- The Saudi women afraid to go home
"This is it," Arwa said as she sat in the US immigration office on the outskirts of Houston, Texas last month. Having fled Saudi Arabia two years earlier, her 7 a.m. appointment would reveal …
- Oman accepts 10 Guantanamo detainees
Oman has taken in 10 detainees from Guantanamo Bay, the sultanate's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.
- The Ugandan 'Cranes' that touched the stars and pleased a murderous dictator
They were the sporting heroes of a nation, the no-hopers that showed up Africa's footballing establishment and whose success saw them showered with gifts by the notorious dictator Idi Amin.
- Bahrain executes 3 men convicted in bombing that killed police
Bahrain has executed three men convicted of killing three police officers in a 2014 bombing. The move sparked protests in the island nation and could further raise tensions between the country's …
- Journey to safety was more terrifying than Aleppo, activists say
When Mojahed left his native Aleppo he thought the worst was over. What could be more terrible than living in the besieged Syrian city people called hell on earth?
- Netanyahu: Paris peace conference is 'useless'
- John Kerry visits site where he killed a Viet Cong soldier
- Iraqi forces seize Mosul University from ISIS
Iraqi-led forces trying to retake Mosul from ISIS have made significant gains after seizing the city's university, a government complex and parts of the east bank of the Tigris River, Lt. Gen. Ab …
- Poland welcomes thousands of US troops
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo welcomed US troops to her country at a formal ceremony Saturday, saying it was a "great day" that would help ensure Poland's security.
- Cuban-Americans react to end of 'wet foot, dry foot' policy
Laura Vianelo remembers the stories of young Cuban migrants who "threw themselves at the sea," only to die in a desperate attempt to set foot on American soil.
- Deal reached with soldiers in Ivory Coast?
The government of Ivory Coast and mutinying soldiers reached an agreement Friday evening, the defense ministry said on its Facebook page.
- How Germany's open-door refugee policy helps fight terrorism
Donald Trump thinks that Angela Merkel's immigration policies have been a "catastrophic mistake" and has blamed the broader refugee crisis for Britain's decision to leave the EU.
- More US troops in Europe — a timely move
In 1975, the Cold War was at its peak. I was a new tank lieutenant starting my career with a three-year assignment in US Army Europe. There were 250,000 US soldiers on the continent, and our job was p …
- History will be a cruel judge of Obama's risk aversion in Syria
The Syrian civil war is by no means over, but this year will bring a decisive turn in the conflict that may reduce the overall level of violence and fundamentally — and perhaps for some time to come …
- Arrest warrant sought for Samsung heir
Prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Samsung's heir apparent on bribery allegations.
- These 8 people are richer than 3.6 billion people
Eight men now control as much wealth as the world's poorest 3.6 billion people, according to a new report from Oxfam International.
- 6 in 10 Americans don't have $500 in savings
If you were suddenly hit with a $500 unexpected bill, would you be able to cover it?
- China: We'll be on Mars by end of 2020
China is aiming to own the race for space in the next decade.
- 'Hidden Figures' explores space race's unsung heroes
Some movies rely on a single character to make a compelling experience. "Hidden Figures" has three key characters who could make any other movie on their own. So despite an overly calculated …
- Vera Rubin, dark matter pioneer, dies
Vera Rubin, a pioneering astrophysicist who proved the existence of dark matter, had a gift for overcoming daunting challenges.
- Laughter to be 3D printed and launched into space
Space travel remains a distant reality for most of the world's population. But, next year, the sound and shape of your laughter could make it aboard the International Space Station.
- Closing in on Saturn's mysterious hexagon
- Could you live underground?
Netherlands-based firm Open Platform for Architecture (OPA) is breaking conventions by building into the earth, rather than above it.
- Are these pet owners crazy?
Perched on a ledge in a Taipei apartment, Ge Ge — aka Elder Brother — looks satisfied as he surveys his new territory.
- These fantasy worlds will make you squirm
Korean artist Jeeyoung Lee creates three-dimensional fantasy worlds.
- Life after death captured in photos
His work may appear two-toned at first glance, but photographer Roger Ballen weaves deep layers of color into his complex art.
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- U.S. increasing airdrops of supplies to forces battling ISIL in Syria
The supplies range from small arms ammunition to vehicles.
- May: Britain cannot be a member of EU’s single market post-Brexit
The British pound fell lower than $1.20 Monday — a three-month low — amid investor worries over May’s Brexit speech.
- Watch live: British PM Theresa May outlines Brexit plan
USA TODAY will provide live coverage
- Search for MH370 ends with no plane, few answers three years after plane goes missing
"The decision to suspend the underwater search has not been taken lightly nor without sadness," investigators said in a statement.
- Germany's top court rejects bid to ban neo-Nazi party
Germany's highest court doesn't believe the party poses a serious enough threat.
- Brexit by the numbers
Brexit by the numbers as the British Prime Minister Theresa May unveils the Brexit plan. Video provided by TheStreet
- Turkey says New Year's shooting suspect caught
Turkish authorities say police caught the gunman who carried out the deadly Istanbul New Year's nightclub attack. Officials say he's an Uzbekistan national, trained in Afghanistan, and confe …
- EU wastes 88 million tons of food a year
The European Court of Auditors on Tuesday chided the European Union’s executive branch in a report, “Combating Food Waste."
- In final days, Obama administration signs law enforcement pact with Cuba
The agreement does not include the return of American fugitives.
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- Reports: Suspect caught in Istanbul nightclub attack
A suspect has been caught in the New Year's Eve nightclub attack in Istanbul, Turkey, that left 39 people dead, the AA.com news website, al Jazeera and CNN Turkey reported. …
- Wing flap found on island traced to MH370
Malaysia's prime minister confirms a wing flap that washed ashore on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is confirmed to have come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. …
- German court to rule if lawmakers can ban far-right party
The German parliament’s upper house, which represents the country’s 16 state governments, applied for the ban at the end of 2013.
- Obama to end 'wet foot, dry foot' policy for Cubans
President Obama is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban who makes it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident.
- Reports: Istanbul nightclub shooting suspect caught
According to Turkish media reports, the man was taken into custody in the city's Esenyurt district.
- British pound sags ahead of prime minister’s Brexit speech
Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reveal details of Britain’s closely guarded plans for leaving the European Union.
- Hard Brexit fears hit pound ahead of May speech
Britain's pound fell on Monday as concern mounted that the country was heading for a "hard" Brexit from the European Union and its single market. …
- Election of top EU official gets little attention before vote
The contentious election for European Parliament president has gotten little attention in Europe, which doesn't bode well for the future of the EU. Video provided by Newsy …
- Turkish cargo plane crashes into Kyrgyzstan village
- For CEOs, globalization's thrill fades
PwC's annual CEO survey shows corporate bosses more confident.
- Multiple deaths at nightclub shooting in Mexican coastal resort town
- South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir on bribery charges
World's largest smartphone maker says it didn't pay for favors
- Trump and Russia: Will country's love affair with president-elect last?
Like most of the world, Russians were surprised when Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential race.
- Five dead in shooting rampage at BPM Festival in Mexico
The BPM Festival is an annual 10 day and night electronic music festival in Playa Del Carmen.
- Gambia elected a new president, but old one won't step down
President-elect Adama Barrow to be sworn in Thursday as first new leader in 22 years.
- Witnesses of Kyrgyzstan crash speak of loss, finding pilot
A cargo plane attempting to land in thick fog crashes into a village near Kyrgyzstan's main airport and kills dozens of people, with authorities blaming "pilot error". Witnesses speak o …
- Merkel defends immigration policy after trump comments
German Chancellor Angela Merkel defends her record on immigration after President-elect Donald Trump takes aim at Merkel's decision to let in refugees fleeing war in mostly Muslim nations, includ …
- Video shows scene outside of Mexico club during shooting
A shooting erupted at an electronic music festival in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen, leaving at least five people dead and sparking a stampede, the mayor said. Video provided by AFP …
- Life in North Korea
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- NoDAPL: Standing Rock and the 'Deep North'
As Standing Rock protests come to an end, Native Americans still face discrimination and racism across the Dakotas.
- 180 missing people presumed dead after shipwreck
East African survivors from latest disaster off Libyan coast recount harrowing details from Saturday's sinking.
- Floods leave seven dead in the Philippines
More than twice the average January rainfall in a day forces nearly 7,000 people from their homes.
- Crisis in the Horn of Africa: Somalia's Famine
REWIND revisits a Fault Lines probe into Somalia's disastrous 2011 famine and the role of US counterterrorism.
- Gambia: Four ministers resign from Jammeh government
Finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment ministers quit Jammeh's government as end of his term looms.
- Former FSA commander's visit to Moscow stirs anger
Members of the Free Syrian Army denounced a visit by a former rebel commander to Russia.
- Just how big was the MH370 search area?
One of the greatest mysteries of aviation will remain a mystery after search for the wreckage has been called off.
- AFCON: Football fails to bring relief to Gabon
The African Cup of Nations tournament was expected to bring relief after the post-election crisis in Gabon.
- Underwater search for MH370 is suspended
Australia, China, Malaysia say unable to solve one of the greatest mysteries in aviation history.
- A letter to my brother in Egyptian prison
As his trial finally begins, Ibrahim Halawa's sister describes the family's ongoing anguish.
- Q&A: Iranian chess player Sara Khadem
Sara Khadem, who won her first major title aged 12, talks of a sport gaining popularity among young people in Iran.
- Palestinians in Latin America unite 'for Palestine'
Al Jazeera speaks with Ziad el-Aloul, a Palestinian activist, about ways to unite Palestinian diaspora in Latin America.
- Lavrov: Russia inviting Trump officials to Syria talks
Sergey Lavrov says Russia and US could start discussions on 'fighting terrorism' in Syria during summit in Kazakhstan.
- Istanbul Reina club suspect 'confesses': official
Governor of Istanbul says Abdulgadir Masharipov, who was captured on Monday, admitted to killing 39 on New Year's Eve.
- Istanbul New Year Reina nightclub attacker 'caught'
Man suspected of killing 39 people in Reina nightclub captured in apartment in Esenyurt district, say Turkish media.
- Turkey's constitutional reform: All you need to know
Supporters say the constitutional reform will bring stability, but critics believe it may 'lead to a one-man rule'.
- Dear Donald Trump: A letter from Palestine
'The US must start treating Palestinians as equals to Israelis.'
- Theresa May to signal 'hard' Brexit in speech
Theresa May to signal 'hard' Brexit that will see full break from EU as Britain prepares to leave single market.
- Death toll in Yemen conflict passes 10,000
UN humanitarian aid office says 40,000 people also injured in the conflict while 10 million need 'urgent assistance'.
- EU nations react to Donald Trump's remarks
France's President Francois Hollande says the European Union does not need advice from outsiders.
- What's behind the growing economic gap?
Oxfam report says eight of the world's richest men have as much wealth as 50 percent of global poor.
- 'Pushback' policy: Refugees in Serbia fear deportation
Hundreds living in poor conditions refuse to go into official camps amid deportations from European countries.
- Police officers die in attack in Egypt's Western Desert
Authorities say at least eight dead in Naqb, about 70km from Kharga city, in New Valley province in the Western Desert.
- EU nations alarmed by Donald Trump's comments
Hollande says "no need for outside advice" but Merkel vows to work with US president-elect after contentious interview.
- Suicide attack hits Nigeria's University of Maiduguri
At least four killed and 15 wounded when a suicide bomber believed to be a teenage girl detonated herself in Maiduguri.