Chinese team scale Everest during pandemic
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Chinese team scale Everest during pandemic

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mount Everest, seen from the base camp on the Chinese side A team of Chinese surveyors have scaled Mount Everest, becoming the…

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Outrage in Iran over ‘honour killing’ of girl
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Outrage in Iran over ‘honour killing’ of girl

Image copyright Twitter Image caption Romina Ashrafi reportedly told police that she feared for her life if forced to return home Police in northern Iran have arrested a…

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Roman mosaic floor found under Italian vineyard
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Roman mosaic floor found under Italian vineyard

Image copyright Comune di Negrar di Valpolicella Image caption Local officials said scholars first found evidence of a villa at the site more than a century ago A…

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Nasa SpaceX set for historic launch from Florida
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Nasa SpaceX set for historic launch from Florida

Welcome to the BBC's live coverage of the first space launch with astronauts from US soil in nine years. At 16:33 EDT (20:33 GMT; 21:33 BST). Nasa crew…

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Death of US black man in custody sparks clashes
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Death of US black man in custody sparks clashes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protesters marched on the precinct where the officers were thought to have worked There have been violent clashes between police and protesters…

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Roma director Cuarón makes plea for housekeepers
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Roma director Cuarón makes plea for housekeepers

Image caption Many of Mexico's 2.3 million domestic workers have been left without wages Oscar-winning Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón has backed calls to ensure domestic workers laid off…

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Johnson to face senior MPs amid Cummings row
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Johnson to face senior MPs amid Cummings row

Image copyright EPA Boris Johnson will be questioned by senior MPs later amid continued calls for his top adviser to resign. It marks the first time he has…

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HK ramps up security ahead of anthem bill reading
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HK ramps up security ahead of anthem bill reading

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thousands of police officers have been deployed across Hong Kong Hong Kong has ramped up its police presence ahead of the second…

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Coronavirus updates: Latin America has ‘become new epicentre’ of virus
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Coronavirus updates: Latin America has ‘become new epicentre’ of virus

SummaryLatin America has become the centre of the global pandemic, the head of the Pan American Health Organization warnsThe region now has more daily reported cases of Covid-19…

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What is SpaceX and why is it working with Nasa?
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What is SpaceX and why is it working with Nasa?

What is SpaceX? How does it make money? The company is set to make history as, alongside Nasa, it send two astronauts to the International Space Station -…

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