Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh coast with heavy rain

Hundreds of thousands of people have moved to shelters in Bangladesh as a powerful cyclone which battered the coastline with torrential rain and strong winds moves inland. Officials say at least five people have been killed and hundreds of houses have been damaged. One of the worst affected areas is around the port of Cox’s […]

Manchester attack: CCTV appears to show bomber shopping hours before explosion

New CCTV footage has emerged which appears to show the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi shopping at a convenience store. The footage was recorded in a store close to the flat where the suicide bomber was just hours before the attack at Manchester Arena which killed 22 people. The BBC has passed the footage to investigating […]

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa performs Haka

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa has performed a traditional Maori Haka with members of Auckland’s Ultimate Fighting Championship team. The good luck gesture was done in support of New Zealand fighter Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt, who is gearing up for a major MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fight on 10 June. Produced by Heather Chen […]

Portland attack eyewitness: ‘Let’s call this a terrorist attack’

A Portland attack eyewitness has said that the stabbing of three men who tried to help two Muslim women being harassed on a train was an act of terrorism. Describing what he saw, Michael Kennedy said the attack, in which two of the men died, should be called “what it is”. Meanwhile an emotional vigil […]

Are these the world’s most unusual jobs?

An emoji translator and a wedding hashtag creator. BBC Minute speaks to five people with jobs you probably never knew existed. Find out more about BBC Minute on the BBC iPlayer Video produced by Trystan Young Are these the world’s most unusual jobs?

Sri Lanka floods: Rescue efforts stepped up

Rescuers are rushing to help victims of Sri Lanka’s devastating floods, as the country prepares for more rain. More than 150 people have been killed and nearly 500,000 displaced in the flooding and mudslides triggered by heavy rains on Friday. Many villages remain under water. Sri Lanka floods: Rescue efforts stepped up