California wildfires survivor's tearful account of escape with son
Californian wildfires survivor Sorrell Bobrink fled her home in Paradise, California with her son.
Jacinda Ardern: 'It takes strength to be an empathetic leader'
New Zealand's PM Jacinda Ardern tells the BBC she wants to chart a different path.
Caravan migrants reach United States border
More than three hundred people are the first to arrive in Tijuana, Mexico, hoping to start new lives in the US.
Snowboarder Gasser makes history with jump
Austrian snowboarder Anna Gasser wows the watching media by becoming the first woman to ever land a cab triple underflip - which is three and a half full rotations.
Yemen crisis: The battle for Hudaydah
Yemen's civil war is approaching a pivotal moment, but the UN warns that the humanitarian crisis could be about to get much worse.
Refugee family arrives in Canada just in time for snow
The Eritrean family have just arrived in Canada from a refugee camp in Sudan.
Fighting the international fly tippers
How environmental campaigners battled to stop the Khian Sea from dumping America's hazardous waste in Haiti
Australia animals: Making 'baby formula' for native wildlife
Wombaroo develops species-specific formulas to feed injured and orphaned wildlife.
The face-mapping technology raising fears about fake news
Why face-mapping technology designed to improve TV dubbing is raising fears about fake news.
Why this man will fix your broken stuff for free
Volunteers are trying to stop broken items ending up in the bin by fixing them instead.
Stan Lee on how he created Spider-Man
The man behind many Marvel Comics superheroes explains how he came up with the iconic character.
Old lady mistakes Chancellor Merkel for Macron's wife
A French lady turning 101 said meeting the French and German leaders was "fantastic".
Racing dogs facing uncertain future after Florida vote
The hunt is on for homes for thousands of dogs after Florida voted to close all its tracks by 2021.
California wildfires: 'It was like an apocalyptic movie'
Paradise resident Sorrell Bobrink describes how she fled with her child as flames engulfed the town.
Somalia journalists risk their lives to report the truth
Somalia is one of the most dangerous places for journalists, with nearly 40 killed in the past decade.
California wildfires continue to rage
The death toll in California is rising as fires burn across the northern and southern parts of the state.
Can attitudes towards body hair be sexist for both men and women?
Frankie McCamley looks at the psychology, the history and the popular culture around people with body hair.
Rewriting history in the Philippines and the fight for the truth
How supporters of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos have been exploiting social media to spread fake news as his family stages a political comeback.
People's Choice Awards: Stars in tribute to wildfire victims
Kim Kardashian and Scarlett Johanssen were among those who paid tribute to those affected.
California wildfire: Aerial shots show devastation
Around 250,000 people have been forced to evacuate so far.
Armistice Day: World leaders mark centenary
They gathered in Paris to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One.
Exploring Bolivia's 'Jurassic Park' dinosaur graveyard
Torotoro National Park is a remote place in the Andes mountains that used to be home to lots of dinosaurs.
Russian disinformation and the Georgian 'lab of death'
A BBC investigation has found that Russian media and officials presented false claims about a US-funded laboratory in neighbouring Georgia.
Meet the women trying to break the Vatican glass ceiling
The Catholic Church has announced a new focus on the role of women – but is it enough?
Chineke! Europe's first majority black orchestra
Chineke! is Europe's first orchestra with a majority of black and ethnic minority musicians.
What do tampons and WWI have in common?
Tampons, drones and more surprising innovations from World War One that changed the world.
Macron defends defence plans in Trump meeting
Mr Macron and Mr Trump spoke warmly of the friendship between their countries and the briefing ended with Macron patting Trump's leg.
Merkel and Macron share a tender moment at armistice commemorations
The leaders unveiled a joint plaque to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One.
Isaac, one of 1,000s of Central American migrants walking to US border
A caravan of migrants who claim they are fleeing poverty and violence is making its way to the US border.
Bricks made using urine invented by South African scientists
Scientists in South Africa have come up with an innovative way to make bricks from urine.
Thousand Oaks wildfire: 'How much more can this town endure?'
Residents of a California town devastated by a mass shooting are now fleeing a deadly wildfire.
Deadly flash floods hit Jordan's iconic city of Petra
Video shows the moment deadly flash floods swamped the ancient city of Petra in Jordan.
Trojan: The music label that brought reggae to Britain
A new film Rude Boy: The story of Trojan Records traces the history of the reggae scene in the UK.
Remembrance Day: How Germans remember the World Wars
Can people in today's Germany mourn their dead without whitewashing their country's past?
Thousand Oaks: The last thing I said was 'Son, I love you'
The father of one of the victims of a shooting in a California bar pays emotional tribute to his son.
President Macron salutes BBC man's 'beautiful' WW1 story
Emmanuel Macron invited BBC Essex presenter Dave Monk to France after hearing about his grandfather.
Nicaragua arson attack kills six members of the same family
Six members of one family died in an arson attack during clashes in Nicaragua.
China's 'AI newsreader': Which of these isn't real?
China's Xinhua news agency says it has developed an artificial intelligence newsreader.
Prince Charles in Africa: Royal speaks Pidgin in Nigeria visit
The prince included some choice phrases from the West African language in his speech in Lagos.
Mental health in Nigeria: Hauwa Ojeifo's 24/7 helpline for women
Hauwa Ojeifo set up a mental health helpline for women after suffering from depression herself.
Jeff Sessions: how Trump turned on an early ally
Jeff Sessions was one of Donald Trump's earliest supporters, but their relationship soured long before he was asked to resign.
Nancy Pelosi: The return of the woman Republicans love to hate
After the Democrats took back the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi is back in the spotlight.
First 'retirement home' for showbiz beluga whales
Beluga whales held in a Chinese marine park are to be moved to a more natural habitat in Iceland.
Ukraine Handzyuk death: Acid victim's defiant message
The funeral is held for Kateryna Handzyuk, who spoke out against corruption before she died.
Oldest cave painting of an animal discovered in Borneo
Scientists spent several days trekking through rural Borneo to find the 40,000-year-old artwork.
Mid-term election results: Women make history in Congress
The youngest women, the first Muslim women and the first Native American women are elected to Congress.
Mid-term election results: The story of the night in two minutes
The Democrats have taken control of the US House of Representatives. Here's how it happened.
Mid-terms election results: What losing the House means for Trump
The Democrats have won control of the House of Representatives - this is the fallout for the president and his plans.
WWE's Alexa Bliss: Bodybuilding helped me face anorexia
Alexa Bliss says she was 'saved' from an eating disorder by bodybuilding.
Finland's schools ditch traditional classrooms for open-plan learning
In Finland schools are increasingly ditching traditional classrooms in favour of open-plan learning.
Delhi air: Choking smog draws protests ahead of Diwali
Concerns about a rise in smog levels around Diwali have lead to protests over the city's air quality.
US Navy plane intercepted by Russian jet over Black Sea
It posted a video showing the interaction in international airspace over the Black Sea.
Converting from Islam to Christianity: One man's story
One man's experience of how changing religion affected his life and his relationship with his family.
Iran sanctions: Face creams and carpets among products affected
Firms doing business with Tehran could face massive fines as US sanctions are restored.
Drone Racing World Championships: Race to be crowned top pilot
A 15-year-old Australian is crowned overall winner at the drone racing world cup in Shenzhen, China.
Sri Lanka v England: Galle's last international cricket match?
The England v Sri Lanka first Test could be the last international cricket match played at the iconic ground.
Why Oromo baby girls can be engaged on the day they are born
The Oromo community in Kenya's Tana region says the tradition gives girls security for the future.
Volunteers restore Australian map to Wiltshire hillside
A chalk map carved into a Wiltshire hill has been restored by volunteers in time for Armistice Day.
ICYMI: A submerged car and a rare octopus
Here are some stories you might have missed this week.
What is 'Green Cake'?
A young Palestinian entrepreneur has designed a new concrete block.
Venezuela crisis: Mothers giving away babies, children living on streets
In the crisis-hit country, women are being forced to make difficult choices about their children.
The Belarusian elders who heal through whispering
Helena says she is "a bridge between God and the souls that I help."
China bus plunge: Fight blamed for causing fatal crash
Footage from a bus that plunged into a river in China shows an altercation between the driver and a passenger.
Distruction Boyz and gqom: The South African sound taking over Europe
Durban duo Distruction Boyz are at the forefront of gqom, a type of South African house music.
New Caledonia: French Islands reject independence in vote
The French islands in the Pacific voted on their sovereignty on Sunday after 30 years of peace.
Oprah Winfrey: I don't want to run for US president
The star spoke at an event supporting Democrat Stacey Abrams' campaign to be governor of Georgia.
Gerrymandering and voting: Elbridge Gerry gets the blame for election fixing
Why are so many people talking about Elbridge Gerry ahead of the mid-term elections?
The six-year-old Kenyan fighting electronic waste
Mellisa wants the world to join her in collecting electronic waste, so it can be disposed safely.
Google walkout: Staff leave US offices over women's treatment
Employees from across the world are protesting against the company's treatment of women.