Manslaughter charges dropped against shot pregnant mum

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The case in Alabama has faced widespread criticism from rights groups An Alabama district attorney has dropped manslaughter charges against a pregnant woman whose unborn child died after she was…

Portland defends handling of violent protest

Image copyright Getty Images The mayor of Portland, Oregon, has defended the city's handling of a violent protest after being accused of coddling left-wing thugs. Mayor Ted Wheeler denied in a statement that he was…

Biden fundraising eclipsed by junior 2020 Democrat

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg has raised more than the former vice-president, figure show Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden has seen his early 2020 campaign fundraising eclipsed by a junior…

One dead as volcano erupts on Italian island

Image copyright James Attlee A volcano has erupted on a small Italian island, killing a tourist, Italy's Ansa news agency reported. The victim died while hiking towards the volcano's summit on Stromboli, Marco Giorgianni, the…

China accuses UK of hypocrisy in Hong Kong…

Image copyright EPA China has warned the UK not to "interfere in its domestic affairs" amid a growing diplomatic row over the recent protests in Hong Kong. Its UK ambassador said relations had been "damaged"…

Boeing gives $100m to help 737 Max crash…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption All 157 passengers and crew were killed when flight ET302 went down shortly after take-off Boeing is giving $100m (£80m) to help families affected by the two crashes of…

Russians search for answers after new sea tragedy

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's Steve Rosenberg reports on Russian media coverage of the underwater disasterOne of the first stories I ever reported on in Russia was a submarine disaster.…