Thai court seeks Red Bull heir arrest after five years

Thai court seeks Red Bull heir arrest after five years

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Vorayuth was initially arrested after the incident but has since failed to turn up to face charges A Thai court has issued an arrest warrant for Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhaya, in a move critics say is long overdue. Mr Vorayuth is accused of knocking down and killing a […]

Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia

Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia

Image copyright AFP Image caption Choity, seen here with her mother Shima, can now run around, her doctor says A Bangladeshi toddler born with a third leg attached to her pelvis is returning home after successful surgery in Australia. Choity Khatun, who is three, was born with caudal twinning, meaning that part of a twin […]

Top Indonesia phone company Telkomsel’s website defaced

Top Indonesia phone company Telkomsel’s website defaced

Image copyright iStock/Getty Images The website of the largest telecoms provider in Indonesia has been defaced with an offensive post. Visitors to Telkomsel’s site on Friday morning were greeted by a profanity-laden message criticising the company. The perpetrator also replaced the text that shows under Telkomsel’s name and description in search engines, with an explicit […]

General election 2017: UKIP needed to stop Brexit ‘backsliding’

General election 2017: UKIP needed to stop Brexit ‘backsliding’

Media captionUKIP leader tells Today the party will not roll back on its proposed ban on full face coverings Paul Nuttall has said Brexit is a “job half done” and UKIP MPs are needed to “see this through to the end” as he launches his party’s election campaign. Mr Nuttall accused the prime minister of […]

How ministers rejected Sturgeon Brexit plan

How ministers rejected Sturgeon Brexit plan

Image copyright Reuters Image caption David Davis said the Scottish government’s model could cause “significant disruption” The UK government rejected Nicola Sturgeon’s paper of Brexit proposals saying it could cause “significant disruption” to trade within the UK. A letter from Brexit Secretary David Davis rejecting the proposals has been published for the first time. He […]

Brexit: Tusk says UK trade deal not a priority

Brexit: Tusk says UK trade deal not a priority

Image copyright PA Image caption UK PM Theresa May and the EU’s Donald Tusk. A Brexit deal has to be reached by early 2019 European Council President Donald Tusk says agreement on “people, money and Ireland” must come before negotiations on the European Union’s future relationship with the UK. Mr Tusk’s message came in a […]

Northampton Town loan: MP David Mackintosh to stand down

Northampton Town loan: MP David Mackintosh to stand down

Image copyright Art Conaghan Image caption When contacted by the BBC last week, a majority of David Mackintosh’s local executive council said they would vote to deselect him An MP facing deselection after being criticised over his role in a loan to a football club will not stand for re-election. David Mackintosh, Conservative MP for […]

Willesden shooting: Police foil ‘active terror plot’

Willesden shooting: Police foil ‘active terror plot’

Media captionA video showing police outside the house was posted on social media Police say they have foiled an active terror plot after a woman was shot during a raid on a house in Willesden, north-west London. The 21-year-old woman was one of the subjects of the investigation and is in a serious but stable […]

Trump fears ‘major, major conflict’ with North Korea

Trump fears ‘major, major conflict’ with North Korea

Media captionTrump: President Xi “is doing everything in his power” US President Donald Trump has said he would like to solve the North Korea crisis diplomatically, but that a “major, major conflict” was possible. In an interview with Reuters he praised China’s President Xi Jinping for his handling of North Korea, calling him “a very […]

Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, fourth man in a week

Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, fourth man in a week

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kenneth Williams’ lawyers said he was intellectually disabled Arkansas has put to death its fourth inmate within a week after a dozen years without a single execution. Kenneth Williams, 38, killed two people after escaping from a maximum-security prison where he was serving life for murdering a cheerleader. His […]