• 18 January 2019 Image copyright Family handout Image caption The court has heard Alfie Lamb cried out "mummy" when a car seat was pushed back into him A three-year-old boy who was crushed by a car seat had trauma injuries similar to those of a victim in a car crash, a court has heard.Alfie Lamb died after his mother's boyfriend allegedly reversed his seat into him during a car journey in 2018.A...

  • 18 January 2019 Image copyright Police Scotland Image caption Margaret Wade and Marie Sweeney kept the child in their filthy flat The parents of a two-year-old girl who died of malnutrition have each been jailed for six years and four months.Lauren Wade was emaciated, dirty and riddled with head lice when she died in March 2015.Margaret Wade, 38, and Marie Sweeney, 37, had admitted the wilful...

  • 18 January 2019 comments Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Reuters The UK has yet to finalise agreements to replace existing free trade deals the EU has with 40 big economies if there is a no-deal Brexit.International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said he "hoped" they would but it depended on whether other countries were "willing to put the work in".He said more deals were coming, after signing...

  • 18 January 2019 Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Australians have flocked to beaches and watering holes to cool off Australia has just sweltered through at least five of its 10 warmest days on record, authorities estimate.An extreme heatwave has afflicted the nation since Saturday, causing wildlife deaths, bushfires and an increase in hospital admissions.Australia's Bureau of Meteorology...

  • 18 January 2019 Image copyright PA Image caption Julia Sawalha, Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley after the service Dame June Whitfield's funeral has been held in West Sussex, with many of her friends and co-stars in attendance.Absolutely Fabulous actress Jennifer Saunders was among them, as was Joanna Lumley, who said the service was "touching beyond words".Julia Sawalha, who also acted with...

  • By Chris Morris Reality Check correspondent, BBC News 18 January 2019 Related TopicsReality Check The claim: Boris Johnson told a Channel 4 News reporter that he "didn't say anything about Turkey during the referendum. Since I made no remarks…I can't disown them".Reality Check verdict: Boris Johnson talked about the issue of Turkey joining the EU several times in the lead-up to 23 June...

  • 18 January 2019 Image copyright EPA Image caption "They are killing us": the murder last month of schoolteacher Laura Luelmo sparked protests at violence against women A man who murdered his wife is believed to have gone on to kill his defence lawyer when they had an affair after he was paroled, Spanish officials say.Jose Javier Salvador Calvo, 50, jumped to his death from a bridge in the...

  • Prince Philip: Sandringham crash led to car 'tumbling' across road 18 January 2019 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWitness Roy Warne: "There was a huge collision"The man who helped free the Duke of Edinburgh from his Land Rover after his crash has described how he saw the vehicle "careering" across the road. Prince Philip, 97, was unhurt but visited hospital on Friday...

  • 18 January 2019 Related TopicsTrump Kim summit Image copyright AFP Image caption The Singapore summit was the first such meeting for a sitting US president US President Donald Trump is to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a second summit by the end of February, the White House says.The announcement came after Mr Trump met top North Korean negotiator Kim Yong-chol at the White House.He had...

  • 17 January 2019 Related TopicsShoreham Airshow crash trial Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJurors were shown two clips of the fatal crashJurors have been shown footage of a fatal jet crash at the Shoreham Airshow in which 11 men died.Andy Hill's Hunter Hawker jet hit the ground and exploded after he attempted a manoeuvre known as the bent loop, the Old Bailey has...

  • 17 January 2019 Related TopicsUS government shutdown Image copyright Reuters/AFP Image caption Mr Trump has postponed Ms Pelosi's trip a day after she called on him to postpone his address to Congress US President Donald Trump has postponed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's upcoming trip to Brussels, Afghanistan and Egypt, citing the government shutdown."I am sure you would agree that postponing this...

  • 17 January 2019 Image caption Arif Ansari checked his reporter's script before it was broadcast, the court heard BBC Asian Network's head of news has gone on trial over the naming of a victim of sexual abuse in a live radio broadcast, a charge he denies.Victims of sexual offences are given lifetime anonymity by law.The reporter who used the victim's name said he thought it was a pseudonym - and...

  • Nuclear plant in Anglesey suspended by Hitachi 17 January 2019 Related TopicsWylfa nuclear power Image copyright Horizon Nuclear Hitachi has said it will suspend work on a multi-billion-pound UK nuclear project because of rising costs.The decision puts thousands of jobs at risk if the £13bn plant at Wylfa Newydd in Anglesey, north Wales, is scrapped.The Japanese firm had been in talks with...

  • 17 January 2019 Image copyright BTP Image caption The London Ambulance Service was called to Warren Street Station A medical student who helped deliver a baby at a central London Tube station said it was a panicked situation.Hamzah Selim, 21, was on his way home from an anatomy lecture when he heard a woman screaming at Warren Street Station on Tuesday afternoon.The first-year medic rushed to...

  • 17 January 2019 Image copyright Victoria Police Image caption Police released these images of Aiia Maasarwe, taken on the night she was killed A 21-year-old Israeli student was attacked and killed in Melbourne, Australia while speaking to her sister on the phone, police say.The body of Aiia Maasarwe, 21, was found near La Trobe University in the city's north. She had taken a tram home late on...

  • 17 January 2019 Related TopicsTrump Kim summit Image copyright EPA Image caption Kim Yong-chol, a senior North Korean official and former intelligence chief, is en route to the US One of North Korea's top negotiators is on his way to Washington to meet US officials ahead of a possible second summit between Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump.South Korean reports say that Kim Yong-chol,...

  • 17 January 2019 comments Related TopicsBrexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May has called on MPs to "work constructively together" to find a way forwardTheresa May has urged Jeremy Corbyn to discuss his Brexit plans with her, after he said he would not take part in talks until "no deal" was ruled out.In a letter to the Labour leader, the PM wrote that ruling...

  • 17 January 2019 Image copyright KL.FM 96.7 The Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a car crash while driving near the Queen's Sandringham estate, Buckingham Palace has said.Prince Philip, 97, was not injured in the accident, which happened as he drove a Land Rover out of a driveway onto the A149 shortly before 15:00 GMT.The other car involved was a Kia. Two women in it needed hospital...

  • 16 January 2019 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe giant ice disc has been slowly spinningA rare natural phenomenon taking shape in the US state of Maine is mesmerising people around the world.A giant slow-turning ice disc, measuring approximately 91m (298ft) wide, has formed in the Presumpscot River in the city of Westbrook. The captivating natural oddity has drawn...

  • 16 January 2019 Image copyright EA Image caption The school said beetles hatching from the tip "took over the area" A lorry driver who dumped 100 tonnes of stinking waste on a special school's car park, landing it with a £22,000 bill, has been jailed for 12 months.Francis Heaton, 61, admitted leaving the pile at Oldham's Kingfisher Special School, in April 2018.The school's principal said...