India to find out if Modi returns as…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Many see the election as a referendum on Mr Modi who won a landslide in 2014 Indians will finally find out on Thursday who won the general election after a…

UN backs end to UK control of Chagos…

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption One of the Chagos Islands - Diego Garcia - is home to a US military base The UN has passed a resolution demanding the UK return control of…

Stormy Daniels ex-lawyer charged with cheating her

Image copyright Reuters US lawyer Michael Avenatti has been charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels, the porn star he represented in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, federal prosecutors say. They say Mr Avenatti, 48, took…

Commons leader quits government over Brexit

Image copyright EPA Image caption As Commons Leader, Andrea Leadsom was in charge of organising government business Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom has quit the cabinet, saying she no longer believes the government's approach will deliver…

Theresa May resists clamour to resign

The prime minister is resisting calls to resign despite a growing backlash against her Brexit plan from Conservative MPs. Several cabinet ministers told the BBC that she cannot stay, with one saying it is "the…

Amazon heads off facial ID rebellion

Image copyright Amazon Image caption Rekognition can match photos to databases holding millions of people's faces Shareholders seeking to halt Amazon's sale of its facial recognition technology to US police forces have been defeated in…

Trump hits back at Democratic claims of cover-up

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump to Pelosi: "I don't do cover ups"US President Donald Trump has angrily lashed out at Democratic leaders' claims he is engaged in a "cover-up." "I don't…

Natalie Portman calls Moby a creep

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Moby and Portman pictured at an event in 2001, with members of the hip-hop group The Roots Natalie Portman has denied dating Moby in her teens, calling the musician's…