Nobel Peace Prize: Santos honours victims

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has dedicated his Nobel Peace Prize to victims of the conflict with Farc rebels, asking them to stand at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital, Oslo. Nobel Peace Prize: Santos honours victims

Bulgarian freight train derails, killing four

A train carrying liquid petroleum gas has derailed and exploded in Bulgaria, killing at least four people. More than 20 people are being treated in hospital with burns and other injuries after the incident in the village of Hitrino. Bulgarian freight train derails, killing four

Wives of detained Chinese rights lawyers demand answers

A year after China rounded up dozens of human rights lawyers and their assistants, some families have received almost no news at all about their loved ones in detention. The BBC’s John Sudworth speaks to three women looking for answers about the cases against their husbands. Wives of detained Chinese rights lawyers demand answers

The ‘extraordinary’ case of Geert Wilders

Dutch anti-Islam political leader Geert Wilders has been convicted of insulting a group and inciting discrimination. The BBC’s Anna Holligan reports on why there was no punishment and what this means for Dutch politics. The ‘extraordinary’ case of Geert Wilders

Who are Nobel Peace Prize winners?

As Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos receives the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, here is a look at other, sometimes controversial, winners who were honoured after being involved in conflict negotiations. Who are Nobel Peace Prize winners?

How ‘Flipper’ is helping teach dolphin rescue in Oman

Monthly workshops teaching people how to save stranded dolphins are being run by the government in Oman. The workshops use real-life scenarios and an inflatable replica called Flipper. The government has also outlawed the use of certain types of fishing nets to protect dolphins and whales from getting tangled up in them. A total ban […]

Brussels unveils €321m ‘Space Egg’ HQ

From January 2017, the Europa building becomes home to the European Council. The building project began in 2004 and is the newest addition to Brussels’ European quarter. It cost more than €321m to build and has been nicknamed the Space Egg. Brussels unveils €321m ‘Space Egg’ HQ

Netherlands trial: Geert Wilders’ conviction explained

Dutch anti-Islam political leader Geert Wilders has been convicted of insulting a group and inciting discrimination. The BBC’s Anna Holligan reports on why there was no punishment and what this means for Dutch politics. Netherlands trial: Geert Wilders’ conviction explained

Ukrainian politician accused of €100m fraud

Ukraine’s police want international help to return a politician who is accused of €100m worth of fraud to the country. Oleksandr Onyshenko is a former Olympian and multi-millionaire who currently spends a lot of his time in London, and left Ukraine before he could be arrested. He denies all the allegations against him and is […]

The Nobel Peace Prize winners honoured after conflict deals

As Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos receives the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, here is a look at other, sometimes controversial, winners who were honoured after being involved in conflict negotiations. The Nobel Peace Prize winners honoured after conflict deals