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Oscars 2017: The stars on the red carpet

February 26, 2017 - 11:32pm
A quick look at the stars as they step out on the red carpet at this year's Oscars
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Commando's dad refused to meet Trump

February 26, 2017 - 10:51pm
The US must investigate the "stupid mission" in Yemen that saw his son killed, Bill Owens says.
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Melbourne 'go slow' taxi protest stops traffic

February 26, 2017 - 10:33pm
Angry taxi drivers bring parts of Melbourne to a halt in a protest over planned industry reform.
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Terror from the sky

February 26, 2017 - 9:02pm
So-called Islamic State is using commercial drones to drop bombs as it fights to hold west Mosul.
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Moonlight director Barry Jenkins predicts political moments at this years' Oscars

February 26, 2017 - 8:26pm
Speaking on the Oscars red carpet Moonlight director Barry Jenkins says he believes the ceremony will get political
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Child sexual abuse victim's '60 years of hate'

February 26, 2017 - 8:20pm
As the inquiry into child sexual abuse begins its first public hearings, one victim tells his story.
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Denmark's food waste fighter

February 26, 2017 - 8:18pm
How Selina Juul devotes all her time to reducing food waste.
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The remittances propping up Lesotho's economy

February 26, 2017 - 7:24pm
Remittances sent home by migrant workers account for 30% of the economy in Lesotho.
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World’s vainest people?

February 26, 2017 - 7:21pm
How the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.
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Innovation, Ikea style

February 26, 2017 - 7:20pm
Ikea's humble bookcase epitomises a relentless pursuit of lower costs and acceptable functionality.
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Colombia: Baby boom in Colombia's Farc rebel army

February 26, 2017 - 7:16pm
Since the ceasefire between the Colombia government and the Farc rebels came into force in December many Farc women fighters have put down their guns and started families instead.
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Kansas shooting victim's wife: 'I am here to spread love'

February 26, 2017 - 7:12pm
The Indian man who survived a shooting in a bar which claimed the life of his best friend Srinivas Kutchibhotla, has been speaking about the ordeal for the first time.
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France's e-campaign

February 26, 2017 - 7:08pm
How technology and disillusionment with mainstream media is affecting France's presidential election.
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Into thin air

February 26, 2017 - 7:01pm
Five years ago, Jonathan Spollen was travelling in India - then he vanished. What might have happened?
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Judge Joseph Wapner, star of The People's Court, dies aged 97

February 26, 2017 - 5:56pm
He gained an audience of millions as host of The People's Court in the 1980s and early 1990s.
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Kansas tragedy

February 26, 2017 - 4:42pm
The injured friend of Olathe shooting victim Srinivas Kuchibhotla - and his widow - talk to the BBC.
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Who killed Kim Jong-nam?

February 26, 2017 - 4:24pm
The mystery surrounding the killing of Kim Jong-nam leaves more questions than answers two weeks on. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes went to Kuala Lumpur to try and find out.
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Bill Paxton, actor known for Aliens and Titanic, dies aged 61

February 26, 2017 - 3:39pm
Actor Bill Paxton, known for roles in Aliens and Titanic, has died aged 61, his family tell US media
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Ukraine conflict: US condemns threat to OSCE monitors

February 26, 2017 - 1:23pm
Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine seized a drone at gunpoint from OSCE monitors on Friday.
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Oscars: Meryl Streep vents fury at Karl Lagerfeld in dress row

February 26, 2017 - 12:11pm
Meryl Streep's choice of Oscars dress sparks a bitter dispute with designer Karl Lagerfeld.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.