Bangladesh factory fire: At least 15 killed in Tongi

Bangladesh factory fire: At least 15 killed in Tongi

Image copyright EPA Image caption The fire spread fast throughout the four-storey factory building At least 15 people have been killed and more than 70 people injured in a huge fire that broke out at a packaging factory in Bangladesh. Police said about 100 people were working in the four-storey building in the town of […]

Facebook U-turn over ‘Napalm girl’ photograph

Facebook U-turn over ‘Napalm girl’ photograph

Image copyright Aftenposten/Nick Ut Image caption Espen Egil Hansen is editor of Aftenposten, Norway’s largest newspaper. Facebook says it will allow an iconic photograph of a girl fleeing a Napalm attack taken during the Vietnam war in 1972 to be used on its platform. It had previously removed the image, posted by a Norwegian author, […]

UK business ‘too lazy and fat’, says Trade Secretary Liam Fox

UK business ‘too lazy and fat’, says Trade Secretary Liam Fox

Image copyright PA Britain’s businesses have become “too lazy and too fat” following previous generations’ successes, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has said. He said companies could help deliver greater prosperity if people stopped preferring to “play golf on a Friday afternoon”. The remarks, at an event hosted by the Thatcherite group Conservative Way Forward, […]

US government halts oil pipeline opposed by Native Americans

Media captionNative Americans have long protested against the plans The US government has stepped into a dispute over an oil pipeline in North Dakota, blocking its construction on federal tribal lands. It also asked the company behind it to “pause” action on a wider stretch held sacred by a Native American tribe. The government order […]

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New freediving record – to a depth of 91 metres

Jeanine Grasmeijer has broken the world record for free immersion diving, after reaching a depth of 91 metres, off Bonaire in the Caribbean. She broke a record previously held by Russian Nataliia Molchanova, who disappeared while making a dive in the Mediterranean last year. New freediving record – to a depth of 91 metres

‘A barrel bomb killed our friend’

9 September 2016 Last updated at 15:58 BST Ten-year-old friends Qays and Hamza tell citizen journalists how their friend Hasan was killed by a barrel bomb which fell on an Aleppo school in August. ‘A barrel bomb killed our friend’

Arrested women in Paris ‘were guided by IS’

Three women arrested on Thursday near Paris on suspicion of planning attacks, were directed remotely by IS in Syria, investigators say. The women were detained after a car was discovered near Notre Dame cathedral packed with gas canisters. Lucy Williamson reports. Arrested women in Paris ‘were guided by IS’

Spain train crash: At least four killed in derailment

Four people have died in a train crash in Spain after it left the rails as it was coming into a station and veered into an electricity pylon. Forty seven people are in hospital but none in a critical condition. Ben Bland reports. Spain train crash: At least four killed in derailment