• 13 November 2018 Related TopicsMadeleine McCann disappearance Image caption Madeleine McCann was three when she went missing in 2007 Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have received a further £150,000 in government funding.Madeleine was three when she was last seen while on holiday with her parents in Praia da Luz, Portugal, in May 2007.The Metropolitan Police...

  • 13 November 2018 Related TopicsAsia Bibi blasphemy case Image copyright Handout Three British imams have joined calls for the UK to offer asylum to Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman recently acquitted of blasphemy.It comes after former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, and other politicians, urged the government to help her.Ms Bibi was freed last week after eight years on death row,...

  • 13 November 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption Fiona Onasanya denies perverting the course of justice A Labour MP plotted with her brother to evade a speeding prosecution, a court has heard.Fiona Onasanya claimed a Russian man was behind the wheel when her Nissan Micra was clocked doing 41mph in a 30mph zone in July last year, jurors at the Old Bailey were told. Ms Onasanya, 35, denies one...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 13 November 2018 Image caption Sana Muhammad died in hospital on Monday A man has been charged with the murder of a pregnant woman who was shot through the stomach with a crossbow.Sana Muhammad, 35, was eight months pregnant but her baby survived after an emergency Caesarean section, the Evening Standard reported. The Met Police said the baby was in a "stable condition" in hospital after the...

  • 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...

  • 12 November 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Apple chief executive Tim Cook presents the firm's newest line of products Apple shares have slumped by more than 4%, dragging down US markets and wiping more than $40bn (£31bn; €35bn) off the tech giant's market value.The fall followed a profit warning from one of the firm's major suppliers, which exacerbated concerns that...

  • 12 November 2018 Image copyright Getty Images A new discovery could explain why obese people are more likely to develop cancer, scientists say.A type of cell the body uses to destroy cancerous tissue gets clogged by fat and stops working, the team, from Trinity College Dublin, found.Obesity is the biggest preventable cause of cancer in the UK after smoking, Cancer Research UK says. And more than...

  • By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst 12 November 2018 Image caption Protesters lay chained together on the pavement outside the UK government's energy department Environment activists who have blockaded the UK's energy department in London say 22 people have been arrested during the protest.The Met Police confirmed at least eight protestors have been detained.The UK is seen as a leader in...

  • 'Hundreds of pupils spend week in school isolation booths' By Noel Titheradge BBC News 12 November 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSchool isolation rooms: 'The shelves, the windows, the bare walls... every single day'"The windows, the bare walls. It was that every day. Every single day. They put me in a room on my own, I was in isolation," says Casey, 16.More than...

  • 12 November 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Salmond told BBC Scotland in an interview in the summer that he had never sexually harassed anyone Police have spoken to staff at Edinburgh Airport as part of their inquiry into the conduct of former First Minister Alex Salmond.It emerged in August that two women had made complaints to the Scottish government about Mr Salmond.Airport...

  • 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...

  • 12 November 2018 comments Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Reuters Image caption Theresa May returning to Downing Street on Monday Ministers have been told "judgement day is coming" over Brexit as the UK and EU strive for a deal within 48 hours.Officials are trying to hammer out an agreement on the terms of the UK's exit by Wednesday to enable EU leaders to agree it by the end of the...

  • 12 November 2018 Image copyright West Mids Police Image caption Claudia Patatas and Adam Thomas named their baby Adolf out of "admiration" for Hitler A couple who named their baby after Adolf Hitler have been found guilty of being members of a banned terrorist group.Adam Thomas, 22, and Claudia Patatas, 38, from Banbury, along with Daniel Bogunovic, 27, from Leicester, were convicted of being in...

  • 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,...

  • California wildfires: Fears of further damage as winds strengthen 11 November 2018 Related TopicsCalifornia wildfires Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFleeing through flames: 'I'm so scared right now... so terrified'California firefighters face a possible further spread of several huge fires and more damage as winds strengthen.A lull on Saturday allowed some containment...

  • 11 November 2018 Image copyright @aaylinyilmaaz Image caption Police have taped off the scene and said a teenage girl had been taken to hospital A 15-year-old girl has been critically injured and 19 other people hurt as a double-decker London bus collided with two vehicles and hit a bus shelter.The bus collided with a car, a single-decker bus and hit a shelter at West Croydon bus station at...

  • 11 November 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mrs Leadsom was a prominent Brexit campaigner Any Brexit deal negotiated with the EU must not "trap" the UK in a customs arrangement it cannot choose to leave, Andrea Leadsom has told the BBC.The Brexiteer minister urged Tories to back the PM and said she was "sticking in government" to work for a good deal.But the...

  • 11 November 2018 Image copyright EPA Image caption Pushing his trolley, Michael Rogers (left) helped police tackle the attacker A funding campaign has raised almost A$100,000 (£55,000; $72,000) to help a homeless man who tried to stop a knife-wielding attacker in Melbourne by ramming him with a shopping trolley.Michael Rogers, dubbed "Trolley Man" online, was filmed on Friday trying to...