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Is it safe for Sherpas to go back to Everest?

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 02:02
One year on from the tragic accident that killed 16 Sherpas on Everest, the BBC's South Asia editor, Joanna Jolly, asks whether it's safe to go back to the mountain.

Complaint over Australia terror raid

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 01:37
Australian police investigate a complaint of excessive force by one of the suspects detained in an anti-terror operation in Melbourne.

'I ended my pregnancy I was so sick'

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 01:16
Are women with severe pregnancy sickness being failed?

Cuban dissidents lose local vote

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 01:11
The first opposition candidates in decades to stand in a Cuban election concede defeat at the second stage of the electoral process.

What in the world does China own?

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 01:04
China has been busy hoovering up more and more overseas assets, but where and what is it buying?

VIDEO: Pakistan: China's new superhighway?

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 01:00
As China's President Xi Jinping visits Pakistan the BBC's Shahzeb Jillani looks at plans for a massive "economic corridor" linking the two countries.

VIDEO: Meet the personal robot chef

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:58
A US start-up is hoping to bring restaurant-quality food into kitchens - with a robot doing the cooking.

What does classic art look like without the gluten?

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:55
Meet the man airbrushing bread from history

The surreal world of Venezuela's queues

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:46
The surreal world of Venezuelan shopping

Turning Ethiopia's desert green

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:45
A land remembered for famine is slowly turned green

The 20,000 fake phone numbers

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:44
It's nearly 15 years since UK phone numbers were given a shake-up, why were 20,000 kept unused?

The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sites

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:43
The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sites

In pictures: California wildfire

BBC News Feed - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:32
A selection of readers' photos of the wildfire that threatened hundreds of homes in Southern California over the weekend.

Plot to Star Wars spin-off revealed

BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:42
A new Star Wars spin-off movie will tell the story of how the Rebel Alliance stole plans to the infamous Death Star.

Scots starting pay 'rises sharply'

BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:40
Starting pay for permanent jobs has seen its sharpest rise this year, according to a Bank of Scotland report.

'Hamilton is impervious to pressure'

BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:38
Lewis Hamilton is demonstrating serenity and control, appearing to be operating on a level beyond everyone else.

Survey reveals Parkinson's hostility

BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:05
A survey of 2,000 people with Parkinson's finds that more than half have experienced rudeness or hostility from the public.

Item Club predicts UK growth of 2.8%

BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:02
Low inflation and stronger eurozone growth should help the UK economy expand 2.8% this year despite political uncertainty, says an EY Item Club report.

VIDEO: Fighting IS with comic strips

BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:01
Jordanian entrepreneur Suleiman Bakhit produces superhero comic books for the Arab youth, to counter radical Islamist ideologies.

VIDEO: Is Bulgaria Europe's Silicon Valley?

BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:01
In a series looking at the challenges facing Europe, BBC News meets a Bulgarian IT entrepreneur.
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