US stops all aid to Palestinians

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption A Palestinian man carries sacks of flour supplied by the UN in Gaza City The US has confirmed it stopped all aid to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank…

Keeping Up Appearances Clive Swift dies

Image caption Swift spent six years playing Richard to Patricia Routledge's Hyacinth Actor Clive Swift, known to millions as Hyacinth Bucket's hen-pecked husband Richard in BBC One's 90s sitcom Keeping Up Appearances, has died aged…

Images emerge of Brazil dam collapse

Image copyright TV Bandeirantes Image caption The trail of destruction caused by the collapse spreads over an area equivalent to more than 100 football pitches Dramatic pictures have emerged of the collapse of an iron…

Is nuclear control set to self-destruct?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAre we on the cusp of a new nuclear arms race?Never has the future of nuclear arms control seemed so uncertain. At risk is not just the…

Five things about the EU-Japan trade deal

Image copyright EPA Image caption European wines could see revived sales in Japan Cheaper wine and cheese for Japan, cheaper cars for the EU - part of what the EU-Japan trade deal, now in force,…

US economy continues strong jobs growth

Image copyright Getty Images The US economy added a stronger-than-expected 304,000 jobs in January, official figures have shown. The figure was far in excess of economists' forecasts of 165,000. However, December's jobs growth figure was…

Outcry as pregnant woman dragged off train

Image copyright action4humanity Image caption The video showed the woman being overpowered by two guards as her daughter looked on A video showing a heavily pregnant woman being manhandled by guards on the Stockholm metro…

France puts up food and drink prices

Image copyright AFP Image caption French shoppers now have to pay more for some brands of Camembert Nutella, PrĂ©sident Camembert, Ricard Pastis and Carte Noire coffee are among the brands set to cost more in…