Man survives 28 hours alone in shark waters

Brett Archibald was on a tour boat off the coast of Indonesia with friends when he fell overboard into the ocean in 2013. He spent more than 28 hours alone with sharks, deadly jellyfish and seagulls that attacked him. The Victoria Derbyshire programme is broadcast on weekdays between 09:00 and 11:00 on BBC Two and […]

Thais mourn loss of King Bhumibol

The BBC speaks to people morning the loss of King Bhumibol, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, who died on Thursday aged 88. Thais mourn loss of King Bhumibol

King Bhumibol: Monarch who remained an enigma

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has died after 70 years on the throne, the palace says. Jonathan Head looks back at his reign. King Bhumibol: Monarch who remained an enigma

Michelle Obama: Trump comments ‘shaken me to my core’

In an emotional speech, Michelle Obama has condemned Donald Trump over his treatment of women, saying it was something that cannot be ignored. She made the remarks while campaigning for Hillary Clinton. Michelle Obama: Trump comments ‘shaken me to my core’

Uterus transplant: ‘My sister gave me her womb’

Lolita Wasterlund is one of the few people in the world to have a uterine transplant. Her sister donated her uterus – the first and only time this has happened between siblings. Lolita was born with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome which meant she had only one kidney, a shortened vagina and no uterus. She told BBC Radio […]

King Bhumibol: A monarch who remained an enigma

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has died after 70 years on the throne, the palace says. Jonathan Head looks back at his reign. King Bhumibol: A monarch who remained an enigma

Donald Trump ‘was like an octopus’

A woman has told the New York Times she was groped by Donald Trump on a plane. Jessica Leeds, 74, said she was sitting next to him on the flight, when he put his hand up her skirt three decades ago. Mr Trump’s campaign has denied her accusation, and that of a second woman, Rachel […]

Inside the secret camp where Islamic State defectors go

The BBC has had exclusive access to a secret internment camp for former so-called Islamic State militants and their families in Syria. Some 300 defectors and captured fighters are being held at the camp, operated by a rebel group. Among those captured are French, Dutch and Polish nationals. The BBC’s Quentin Sommerville reports. Inside the […]

US election: Two Muslim voters’ views on Donald Trump

What do American Muslims in Miami, Florida, make of the Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump? BBC Radio 5 live spoke to Latina Muslim student Gabriela Redondo and Muslim attorney Yasir Billoo. US election: Two Muslim voters’ views on Donald Trump