His Dark Materials: Behind the scenes of the TV adaptation

Ahead of the eight-part dramatisation of the first of Philip Pullman’s best-selling His Dark Materials novels, the BBC’s Sian Lloyd describes her sneak-preview behind-the-scenes ...

Death threats for cryptocurrency ‘scam’ whistleblower

A woman has received death threats after speaking out about an international cryptocurrency “scam”. Jen McAdam, from Glasgow, has been leading a band of investors who ...

Brexit deal ‘still possible, but more difficult’ – Barnier

The EU’s chief negotiator has said a Brexit deal could still be struck this week despite it becoming “more difficult” to reach an agreement. Michel Barnier said it ...

Extinction Rebellion: Police ban London protests

Extinction Rebellion activists say they have left London’s Trafalgar Square after police issued a ban on the group’s climate change protests. In a statement issued on ...

England game in Bulgaria halted twice over racism

England’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria was halted twice as fans were warned about racist behaviour including Nazi salutes and monkey chanting. The ...

Electronic devices ‘need to use recycled plastic’

Plastic in waste electronics (e-waste) is an environmental time bomb that has been overlooked, say campaigners. Plastic accounts for about 20% of the 50 million tonnes of e-waste ...

Eritrea – where ATMs are unknown and Sim cards are like gold dust

Eritrea has often been described as one of the most repressive states in Africa, where people lack basic political and religious freedoms. This is not surprising as it has been a ...

Police officer charged over Texas bedroom shooting

Media playback is unsupported on your device The US police officer who shot dead a black woman in her bedroom on Saturday has been held and charged with murder. Police ...

Turkey-Syria offensive: US sanctions Turkish ministries

Media playback is unsupported on your device The US has sanctioned two Turkish ministries and three senior government officials in response to the country’s military ...

Head injuries: Cheap drug ‘could save thousands of lives a year’

A cheap and widely available drug could save hundreds of thousands of lives a year worldwide if it was routinely given to people brought into hospital with head injuries, UK doctors ...