• 13 November 2018 Image copyright Vigili del Fuoco Image caption Investigations into what caused the fire are ongoing Thirty people have narrowly escaped a bus inferno in Italy's Campobasso province after smoke began pouring from the bonnet, local media report.The Ansa news agency said about 30 students from the Casacalenda area were on board, with some outlets reporting that workers were also...

  • 13 November 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption The White House accused Acosta of "placing his hands" on an intern during a news briefing CNN has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration after the White House suspended the credentials of one of its senior journalists.Its chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, had his press "hard pass" revoked last week hours after he got...

  • 13 November 2018 Image copyright Facebook Image caption Anucha had fought in 170 bouts and entered the ring aged eight The death of a 13-year-old boy who was knocked out in a Thai kickboxing match has led to renewed pressure on Thailand to ban children from boxing bouts.Anucha Kochana was pronounced dead from a brain haemorrhage two days after he fought in the charity match.He had taken part in...

  • 13 November 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption The female cub is said to be named "Putin" Police officers patrolling Paris's Champs-Élysées received reports of a lion cub in a luxury car.On stopping the green Lamborghini, officers discovered the driver taking pictures with the animal.The 33-year-old man reportedly insisted it was "just a cat", but was arrested.The female cub,...

  • 13 November 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump (right) kept his powder dry when he met Mr Macron (left) in Paris US President Donald Trump has gone on Twitter to mock his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, after an awkward Armistice Day visit.He attacked Mr Macron over nationalism, plans for a European army, French tariffs on US wine imports, and the French leader's popularity...

  • 13 November 2018 Related TopicsGaza border clashes Image copyright AFP Image caption Buildings in the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon were hit by rockets fired from Gaza Eight people have been killed in a flare-up of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza.More than 460 rockets have been fired into Israel by militants since Monday night, while Israeli aircraft have hit 160...

  • 13 November 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Millions of elderly Germans are in care (file photo) A Polish care worker who worked in German nursing homes for years has been charged with six counts of murder for killing his elderly patients.Himself a diabetic, he used insulin to kill his victims, police said.He is also accused of attempting to kill at least three more patients, and...

  • 13 November 2018 Related TopicsThe Holocaust Image copyright Alexander Historical Auctions At first glance, the picture of the man hugging the beaming young girl appears to show a scene of great happiness.But a closer look reveals a far darker tale: this is Adolf Hitler, the man behind the murder of six million Jews, and the little girl is Jewish.Despite this, Hitler would go on to build a...

  • 13 November 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Last month, 11 worshippers were killed in the deadliest attack against Jews in US history Hate crimes in the US rose by 17% in 2017, the third straight year that incidents of bias-motivated attacks have grown, according to the FBI. Law enforcement agencies reported 7,175 hate crimes last year compared with 6,121 in 2016. The rise in...

  • California fires: Winds propel fires as death toll rises 13 November 2018 Related TopicsCalifornia wildfires Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCalifornia wildfires continue to rageStrong winds have been fuelling California's deadly fires as search-and-rescue teams begin the grim task of searching for bodies among the ashes.Winds of up to 40mph (64km/h) are expected...

  • 12 November 2018 An alleged arson attack on a boys' boarding school dormitory in southern Uganda has left at least 10 people dead and dozens more injured. Reports suggest the fire began early on Monday morning at a block that housed dozens of students from St Bernard Secondary School in Rakai.Officials have said the dormitory's doors were padlocked, trapping dozens inside.Henry Nsubuga, the...

  • 12 November 2018 Related TopicsCatalonia independence vote 2017 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEstel Oleart is a Catalan independence activist.A Spanish court has ordered former Catalan leader Artur Mas to repay the costs of organising an illegal vote on independence four years ago.Mr Mas and nine other former officials have to repay €4.9m (£4.3m; $5.6m) of...

  • 12 November 2018 Related TopicsUS mid-terms 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ballots are being recounted across Florida with a deadline of Thursday Donald Trump has said Florida's election recounts should be called in favour of Republicans as "an honest vote count is no longer possible".A recount is under way for the governor and senate races as both have fallen within a margin of...

  • 12 November 2018 Related TopicsJamal Khashoggi death Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist's disappearance and deathCanadian intelligence has heard an audio recording of the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed. "Canada has been fully briefed up on what Turkey had to...

  • 12 November 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Aung San Suu Kyi, seen here at a business summit in Singapore on Monday Amnesty International is stripping Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award.The politician and Nobel peace prize winner received the honour in 2009, when she was living under house arrest.The rights group...

  • Stan Lee: Marvel Comics co-creator dies aged 95 12 November 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Stan Lee was born Stan Lieberman in 1922 American writer and former president of Marvel Comics Stan Lee has died at the age of 95.In 1961, Lee and Jack Kirby created The Fantastic Four for Marvel Comics and went on to create titles including Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk.Lee's wife,...

  • 12 November 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Rosa-Maria Da Cruz is accused of keeping her baby hidden in a room in her house and in the boot of her car A French woman has gone on trial accused of hiding the existence of a child she kept in the boot of her car.The girl was discovered by a garage mechanic who heard noises when the car was brought in for repairs.The mother is charged with...

  • 12 November 2018 Image copyright CBS Image caption Jemel Roberson hoped to become a police officer himself, friends say An armed security guard at a bar in suburban Chicago was killed by police as he detained a suspected gunman, according to officials and witnesses.After gunfire erupted around 04:00 local time on Sunday, Jemel Roberson, 26, chased down an attacker and kneeled on his back until...

  • 12 November 2018 Related TopicsGaza border clashes Image copyright AFP Image caption An empty bus in a kibbutz was set ablaze after being hit and an Israeli seriously wounded Violence has flared between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, a day after seven militants and an Israeli soldier were killed during an undercover Israeli operation in Gaza.Militants fired 200 rockets and mortars at...

  • California wildfires: Death toll reaches grim milestone 12 November 2018 Related TopicsCalifornia wildfires Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The town of Paradise and the surrounding area bore the brunt of the Camp Fire The death toll in wildfires sweeping California has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still missing, officials have said.Six more people were confirmed killed in...