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Brexit: ‘Intense technical’ talks between UK and EU in Brussels

Negotiators from the UK and EU are having what has been described as “intense technical discussions” in an attempt to agree a new Brexit deal. About a dozen British officials, ...

Turkey Syria offensive: Fierce battle rages in Ras al-Ain

Media playback is unsupported on your device Fierce fighting is taking place around the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain as Turkish forces continue their offensive ...

Kipchoge breaks two-hour marathon barrier

Eliud Kipchoge has become the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours, beating the mark by 20 seconds. The Kenyan, 34, covered the 26.2 miles ...

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan braced for biggest storm in decades

Media playback is unsupported on your device Japan is bracing itself for Typhoon Hagibis, the most powerful storm to hit the country in 60 years, to make landfall near Tokyo later ...

Turkey Syria offensive: US builds pressure to halt incursion against Kurds

Media playback is unsupported on your device Pressure is building in the US to stop Turkey continuing its offensive against Kurdish-held areas in Syria. Defence Secretary ...

Manchester Arndale stabbings: Five injured as man arrested

Five people have been stabbed in an attack at the Arndale Centre in Manchester city centre. A man was seen “running around with a knife lunging at multiple people”, according ...

Brexit: EU gives go-ahead for ‘more intense’ talks

EU countries have given the go-ahead for more “intensified” Brexit talks to take place, the BBC has been told. This comes after a meeting between Brexit Secretary Steve ...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Daughter of Briton jailed in Iran back in UK

Media playback is unsupported on your device The five-year-old daughter of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran on spying charges has returned to the UK. Nazanin ...

Barnier: Brexit deal negotiations like climbing a mountain

Media playback is unsupported on your device EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has likened Brexit to “climbing a mountain”, after holding talks with Brexit ...

Manchester Arndale stabbings: Man arrested as centre evacuated

Four people have been injured after a number of stabbings at the Arndale Centre in Manchester city centre. The shopping centre has been evacuated and trams have stopped operating ...