Couple win ‘race discrimination’ adoption battle

A couple who were rejected by their local adoption service because of their Indian heritage have won their legal discrimination battle. Sandeep and Reena Mander sued The Royal Borough ...

First fine for Chinese firm over unlicensed game

A game launched in China without government approval has landed the company behind it with a heavy fine. It is the first time such action has been taken since China reformed its gaming ...

Kashmir users kicked off WhatsApp

Users in Kashmir are being kicked off WhatsApp because of inactivity, the BBC has learned. It is a side-effect of the four-month internet blackout, imposed by the Indian government ...

Stars celebrate Avicii at emotional tribute concert

Stars including Rita Ora, Adam Lambert and David Guetta have played a charity tribute concert in honour of the late Swedish DJ Avicii. Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was ...

David Beckham film on show at hospital he was born in

An hour-long video of former footballer David Beckham sleeping has gone on show at the London hospital he was born in. Sam Taylor-Johnson’s artwork has been loaned to the ultrasound ...

Dany Cotton: London Fire Brigade chief to quit four months early

Media playback is unsupported on your device London’s first female fire commissioner says she will quit at the end of the year – four months earlier than ...

Uber had 6,000 US sexual assault reports in two years

Uber said it received almost 6,000 reports of sexual assault in the United States in 2017 and 2018. While the number of cases rose in 2018, the rate of incidents dropped by 16%, as ...

Briton Audrey Schoeman revived after six-hour cardiac arrest

Media playback is unsupported on your device A British woman whose heart stopped beating for six hours has been brought back to life in what doctors have described ...

General election 2019: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn in TV debate

Media playback is unsupported on your device Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will go head-to-head for the second time later, in a live BBC election debate. The hour-long ...

Simpsons star Harry Shearer: ‘We’re reliving the 1930s’

For someone who has made his living from comedy for more than 50 years, Harry Shearer is very serious about politics. Together with his wife, the Welsh singer-songwriter Judith Owen, ...