Harvey Weinstein charged with rape following New York arrest

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape following New York arrest


Harvey Weinstein charged with rape following New York arrest

Posted: 25 May 2018 09:17 AM PDT

The former Hollywood mogul is led from a New York police station in handcuffs after being charged.

Trump: North Korea summit could still happen on 12 June

Posted: 25 May 2018 07:56 AM PDT

The US president says the talks could still be held as planned - a day after cancelling them.

British bar workers in Majorca 'at risk of modern slavery'

Posted: 25 May 2018 06:50 AM PDT

Britons working on the island had passports seized and some were assaulted, the Foreign Office says.

Man, 95, held over carer's 'murder'

Posted: 25 May 2018 09:47 AM PDT

A 95-year-old man is arrested after a female carer died of head injuries, the Met said.

Royal Wedding 2018: Meghan Markle coat of arms revealed

Posted: 25 May 2018 09:39 AM PDT

The design reflects the Duchess of Sussex's Californian background, Kensington Palace says.

BBC presenter on finding out her cancer is incurable

Posted: 25 May 2018 06:01 AM PDT

5 live's Rachael Bland says she got the call from her doctor when she was on a day out with her son.

Homebase sold for £1 as DIY disaster ends for Wesfarmers

Posted: 25 May 2018 07:47 AM PDT

The sale ends a costly foray into the UK home improvement market for Australia's Wesfarmers.

TSB left man on hold as his wedding savings were stolen

Posted: 25 May 2018 04:11 AM PDT

A customer took more than four hours to get through to TSB by which time most of the money had gone.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Girl's tribute to cousin Mehdi El-Wahabi

Posted: 25 May 2018 07:10 AM PDT

A nine-year-old girl pays tribute to her cousin, who died alongside his family in Grenfell Tower.

Champions League final: Madrid's Liverpool supporters

Posted: 25 May 2018 08:22 AM PDT

A group of Reds-supporting ex-pats and Spaniards look forward to the Champions League final.

Joseph Isaacs guilty of D-Day veteran hammer attack

Posted: 25 May 2018 08:58 AM PDT

Joseph Isaacs, jailed for 16 years, shouted "money, money, money" as he tried to kill the 96-year-old.

Irish abortion referendum: Turnout 'brisk'

Posted: 25 May 2018 09:20 AM PDT

Voters are deciding whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment, which effectively bans terminations.

Plastic pollution: Images of a global problem

Posted: 25 May 2018 07:17 AM PDT

National Geographic magazine has published some startling images of the global plastic pollution scourge.

Tight swimming trunks UK's 'most hated clothing'

Posted: 25 May 2018 09:48 AM PDT

Swimming trunks top a 25 item list after 74% of women say they dislike them, a survey shows.

Royal wedding cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason gets chart boost

Posted: 25 May 2018 09:44 AM PDT

The former BBC Young Musician's debut album has reached a new high on the UK albums chart.

British men 'increasingly' targeted by sextortion

Posted: 25 May 2018 09:36 AM PDT

Experts say that Ivory Coast in West Africa has become a hotspot for the scammers.

GDPR: Empty inboxes, ignored emails and comics

Posted: 25 May 2018 05:41 AM PDT

People praise empty inboxes as the General Data Protection Regulation rules come into effect.

Yours for a pound: The firms sold on the cheap

Posted: 25 May 2018 04:28 AM PDT

As the owner of Homebase sells the troubled DIY chain, what other firms have been bought for £1?

Dippy the diplodocus rebuilt in Birmingham

Posted: 25 May 2018 05:10 AM PDT

More than 90,000 people have already bought tickets to see Dippy at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Fox catches rabbit, then eagle swoops in

Posted: 25 May 2018 01:31 AM PDT

A mid-air tug of war ensued, above San Juan Island in the US state of Washington.

Spanish rapper on the run after 'terror lyrics' prison sentence

Posted: 25 May 2018 06:41 AM PDT

Valtonyc's sentence for glorifying terrorism raises debate about freedom of speech in Spain.

Ed Sheeran fans fume over invalid tickets as stadium tour begins

Posted: 25 May 2018 04:38 AM PDT

Hundreds of fans at the first Ed Sheeran Manchester date had tickets that wouldn't get them in.

France #MeToo: Standing up to street harassment

Posted: 24 May 2018 04:21 PM PDT

Women talk about their experiences of sexual harassment in public spaces and how they deal with it.

Quiz: What caused Oprah's quick change?

Posted: 24 May 2018 04:34 PM PDT

7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?

Danny Boyle to direct next Bond film

Posted: 24 May 2018 11:35 PM PDT

Daniel Craig's fifth outing as the secret agent is due to be released in the UK from 25 October 2019.

Tiahleigh Palmer: The 12-year-old murdered by her foster father

Posted: 25 May 2018 12:26 AM PDT

Australian Tiahleigh Palmer was killed by her foster father who feared his son had got her pregnant.

How many £1m-plus homes are sold near you?

Posted: 24 May 2018 04:02 PM PDT

Sales of homes in England and Wales for over £1m have hit a new high. How many were sold near you?

The rise of the dog-napper

Posted: 24 May 2018 05:21 PM PDT

Police forces have released figures showing reports of stolen pets are on the rise.

Independence: Could Scotland keep the pound?

Posted: 25 May 2018 07:25 AM PDT

Scotland could retain the pound but it would have no say on monetary policy

The making of Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

Posted: 23 May 2018 04:15 AM PDT

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp gives Guillem Balague a fascinating insight into his background and methods before the Champions League final with Real Madrid.

Parachute plot: The ex-girlfriend who walked away

Posted: 24 May 2018 04:50 PM PDT

The mother of Emile Cilliers' oldest two children tells the BBC about life with the attempted murderer.

Angelina Jolie's Breadwinner spotlights Afghan girls' plight

Posted: 24 May 2018 04:42 PM PDT

The actress has produced an animation about the struggle faced by women living under the Taliban.

'I took 57 painkillers a day to get high'

Posted: 24 May 2018 04:31 PM PDT

Cheap and easy to obtain, the painkiller Tramadol has millions of Egyptians hooked on getting high.

GDPR: 'Don't panic!' data watchdog tells firms

Posted: 25 May 2018 12:10 AM PDT

Tough new data protection laws come into effect on Friday, but many firms say they are not ready.

The strawberry-picking robots doing a job humans won't

Posted: 24 May 2018 04:44 PM PDT

Strawberry producers say labour shortages are driving them to find robotic fruit pickers instead.

Real Madrid v Liverpool

Posted: 25 May 2018 10:04 AM PDT

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool.

Giro d'Italia: Chris Froome wins stage 19 to take overall lead from Simon Yates

Posted: 25 May 2018 10:08 AM PDT

Britain's Chris Froome launches a devastating attack to win stage 19 of the Giro d'Italia and take the overall lead.

Ilie Nastase: Romanian former world number one arrested twice in one day

Posted: 25 May 2018 08:52 AM PDT

Romanian former world number one tennis player Ilie Nastase is arrested twice in one day for traffic offences, according to Romanian authorities.

Stephan Lichtsteiner: Arsenal hope to sign out-of-contract Juventus defender

Posted: 25 May 2018 09:50 AM PDT

Arsenal hope to sign Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer.

London Anniversary Games: Laura Muir confirms British mile record attempt

Posted: 25 May 2018 05:24 AM PDT

Laura Muir says she will attempt to set a new British mile record at the London Anniversary Games on Sunday, 22 July.

England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes dismisses Asad Shafiq for 59

Posted: 25 May 2018 07:26 AM PDT

Ben Stokes dismisses Asad Shafiq for 59 as England look to make inroads during the afternoon session on day two of the first Test against Pakistan at Lord's.