27 August 2016 Last updated at 01:04 BST London has just held the UK’s only Halal Food Festival. BBC News looks at how the so-called Muslim pound is changing the British high street. How is Halal changing the British high street?
The humanitarian situation in Aleppo continues to be difficult. The UN has called for a 48-hour pause in the fighting to allow aide to enter the city, where residents are desperate for a solution. In Lebanon, Syrian refugee Fatima Tarasho communicates with her family in Aleppo through mobile messaging. Aleppo residents communicate with family
Donald Trump has polled at exceptionally low levels among black and Latino voters. Now he’s making a direct pitch to them. Will it work? And is Trump talking to minority voters or about them? Rajini Vaidyanathan reports. Video by Olivia Lace-Evans Is Trump’s pitch to black voters a lost cause?
The rebel-held city of Darayya near Damascus is being evacuated by government forces after the last rebel fighters agreed to hand over their weapons and leave. Darayya was among the first cities to report protests against President Bashar al-Assad’s government. The city has been besieged without food aid for 4 years. Only 8,000 people remain […]
A Czech hiker who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand has described the “harrowing” ordeal in which her partner died. Pavlina Pizova said she and Ondrej Petr began hiking the Routeburn track in Fiordland National Park on 26 July, but got lost in bad conditions. After one night in […]
The ancient village of Pescara del Tronto was one of the areas all but destroyed by the deadly earthquake which struck central Italy on Wednesday. Damian Grammaticas reports from there. Italy quake: The ancient village destroyed
A violent crackdown on illegal drugs in the Philippines has left more than 1,900 people dead in the last seven weeks. The BBC spoke to two people in the middle of the drug war – a small-time drug dealer fearing for his life, and an assassin hired to kill people just like him. Inside Manila’s […]
The UN’s outgoing humanitarian envoy to Syria, Yacoub el Hillo, says that people in Syria could have been spared the brutality of the past five years if the international community had more “political guts”. He spoke to the BBC’s Chief International Correspondent, Lyse Doucet, about his reflections and regrets over the way problems in the […]
25 August 2016 Last updated at 23:10 BST How 98 aftershocks rocked devastated areas of central Italy in the first 36 hours after the quake. Close-up: 98 aftershocks in 36 hours
Drone footage from the Italian town of Pescara del Tronto has shown the extent of the damage caused by an earthquake on Wednesday. The 6.2-magnitude quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT) 100km (65 miles) north-east of Rome. Drone footage reveals quake destruction