Game of Thrones petition demands remake

Image copyright Sky Atlantic Image caption Kit Harington plays Jon Snow in the hit TV series Winter has finally come for Game of Thrones - and its last series is getting a chilly reception. A…

Pentagon wanted to pay Taliban expenses

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The Taliban now control more territory in Afghanistan than at any point since 2001 The Trump administration wanted to reimburse the Taliban for their expenses attending recent peace talks,…

Police asked teen: Were you turned on?

Image copyright Getty Images Canadian politicians have condemned an "appalling" police interrogation of a teenager who reported an alleged sexual assault. Videos obtained by aboriginal television network APTN show a police officer asking the girl…

May agrees timetable to choose new PM

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Theresa May has met senior Conservative MPs in Parliament Theresa May has promised to set a timetable for the election of her successor after the next Brexit vote in…

China threatens US over Huawei sanctions

Image copyright AFP Image caption Huawei denies that its products post a security threat to foreign nations China has threatened to retaliate against US sanctions seen as an attempt to restrict international trade by the…

Tide of plastic flip-flops engulfs island

Image copyright Silke Stuckenbrock Close to a million plastic shoes, mainly flip flops are among the torrent of debris washed up on an "unspoilt paradise" in the Indian Ocean. Scientists estimated that the beaches of…

Missouri passes anti-abortion bill

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pro-choice and anti-abortion activists protest outside the US Supreme Court Missouri lawmakers have passed a controversial bill which would outlaw nearly all abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy in…