Nazi satire wins top Toronto film award

Image copyright TIFF Image caption Jojo Rabbit's win moves it firmly into the 2020 Oscar race The film Jojo Rabbit has won the influential People's Choice Award at this year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).…

General Motors faces strike by almost 50,000 staff

Image copyright Reuters Almost 50,000 General Motors workers have been called out on strike after the car giant failed to reach a pay and conditions deal with the United Auto Workers union (UAW). "We do…

Lib Dems pledge to cancel Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images The Liberal Democrats have pledged to cancel Brexit if they come to power at the next general election. Members voted for the new policy at their party conference in Bournemouth by…

Virginia alters racist marriage licence forms

Image copyright Ashley Ramkishun Image caption Samuel Sarfo and Ashley Ramkishun have lived in Virginia for 10 years Couples in the US state of Virginia will no longer have to declare their race in order…

Man brings clown to redundancy meeting

Image copyright Josh Thompson Image caption The clown made animal balloons during the meeting When copy writer Josh Thompson received an ominous email from his bosses asking to discuss his role at the company, he…

Iran condemns US deceit over Saudi oil attacks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAbqaiq is the site of Aramco's largest oil processing plantIran has accused the US of "deceit" after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tehran was behind damaging…

Will Saudi oil attacks raise fuel prices?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Consumers may not see an immediate increase in the price of fuel Saudi Arabia's state-owned company Aramco is the world's biggest oil producer, generating 10% of the world's oil, but…

Petrol bombs and water cannon amid HK clashes

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police have used water cannon - including firing blue dye Police in Hong Kong have used water cannon and tear gas against protesters throwing petrol bombs and bricks near government…