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Serena Williams takes on new challenge in Silicon Valley

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:52am
The tennis player has been appointed to the board of SurveyMonkey and pledged to fight for diversity.

Ex-officer helps exonerate US prisoner after 24 years

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:14am
"You know, time heals all wounds", Shaurn Thomas says as he leaves the Pennsylvania prison.

'Cultural bias'

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:53am
Unlike other Commonwealth countries, the nation has never had a treaty with its indigenous peoples.

Landslide buries California's Pacific Coast Highway

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:41am
A million tonnes of rock and dirt cover State Route 1, and officials do not know when it will reopen.

Democracy on trial?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:53am
The BBC's Karen Allen asks whether the treason charges faced by Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema are a sign that Zambia's reputation as a bastion of democracy is under threat.

Women in black

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:05am
Mrs Trump wore a veil to the Vatican - but what are the rules for a meeting with a pope?

Messi's Spanish jail sentence for tax fraud to stand

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 8:50am
A Spanish court confirms a 21-month sentence, but the Barcelona footballer is unlikely to go to prison.

California quadriplegic student's mother gets honorary degree

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 8:24am
"I always believed in him," said Judy O'Connor as she and her son celebrate their joint graduation.

Migrant crisis: Mediterranean rescue as 20 drown

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:33am
A mission is under way to rescue about 200 people who fell from an overcrowded boat off Libya.

French Polynesia yacht wreck leads to drug problem

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:24am
Islanders on tiny Pacific atoll may have helped themselves to burning boat's illicit cargo.

Family contests 101-year-old's wedding to former maid

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:59am
The children of a Portuguese centenarian say his new wife - for decades his maid - is after his money.

Manchester attack: Bataclan survivor's message for Manchester

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:58am
Father of two Serge Maestracci was at the Bataclan with friends on the night of the 2015 Paris attacks. He has this message of support for the people of Manchester.

Taiwan's top court rules in favour of same-sex marriage

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:41am
The decision paves the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriages.

Stalin's grandson who rejected dictator's name dies at 75

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:40am
Russian theatre director Alexander Burdonsky, who was born Alexander Stalin, dies of cancer aged 75.

Mount Everest: Bodies of four climbers found in tent

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:07am
A total of 10 climbers have died on the mountain so far this season.

Manchester united in grief but stronger in defiance

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:38am
People of Manchester talk of their shock and determination to unite together through their grief.

Donald Trump meets Pope Francis in Rome

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:34am
The US president is greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican, on the third leg of his maiden overseas trip.

Kyrgyz president shows off his musical skills

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:32am
Singer-songwriter president Almazbek Atambayev releases guitar ballads to local acclaim.

Craig and Brosnan tribute to Moore

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 3:56am
Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan honour Sir Roger Moore after the actor's death at the age of 89.

Trump Russia inquiry: Lawyer 'chosen' by president

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:55am
Marc Kasowitz will represent the US president in a justice department inquiry, US media report.


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