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Firefighters ‘rescue’ lion from tree

Firefighters 'rescue' lion from tree

Image copyright California Department of Fish and Wildlife Image caption The cougar was resting on a branch about 50ft (15m) above the ground A very large cat has been rescued from a tree near a property in California after the homeowner saw it while working in the garden, officials say. US firefighters arrived at the…

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Senator to probe ‘talk about on ousting Trump’

Senator to probe 'talk about on ousting Trump'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Senator Lindsey Graham said he was "stunned" by the latest comments by Andrew McCabe The chairman of the US Senate Judiciary Committee has vowed to get to the bottom of allegations that discussions were held in 2017 on removing President Donald Trump from office. Senator Lindsey Graham pledged to issue…

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Miners arrested at ‘lawless’ rescue dwelling

Miners arrested at 'lawless' rescue dwelling

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Liberia is rich in mineral deposits - and full of illicit mines More than 60 miners, some armed, have been arrested at an illegal gold mine in north-eastern Liberia where around 40 people remain trapped in a collapsed pit, officials have told the BBC. They "resisted" a team sent…

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Polish PM cancels shuttle amid Holocaust row

Polish PM cancels shuttle amid Holocaust row

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (L) met Mr Netanyahu this month PM Mateusz Morawiecki has cancelled a trip to Israel following comments on the Holocaust by Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu. Mr Netanyahu was quoted in Israeli media as saying "Poles co-operated with the Germans" during the Holocaust. He later issued a…

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Brother of Syria struggle pair stabbed to demise

Brother of Syria struggle pair stabbed to demise

Image caption Abdul Deghayes was found with stab wounds in a car in Brighton A man found stabbed to death in a car was the brother of two young men who died fighting in Syria, police said. Abdul Deghayes, 22, was a passenger in a silver VW Polo that collided with other cars in Brighton…

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Russian flag flown on Salisbury Cathedral

Russian flag flown on Salisbury Cathedral

Image copyright Lee Martin Image caption The flag was fastened to scaffolding on the side of Salisbury Cathedral A Russian flag has appeared briefly on scaffolding outside Salisbury Cathedral. It was spotted by workers early on Sunday but has since been removed. John Glen, the city's MP, called it a "stupid stunt" in light of…

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Trump tells allies to raise abet IS opponents

Trump tells allies to raise abet IS opponents

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump: "Put them on trial" President Donald Trump has told the UK and other European allies to take back and put on trial more than 800 Islamic State (IS) fighters captured in the final battle against the group. His tweet comes as US-backed Kurdish forces continue an assault…

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Macron slams ‘yellow vest’ anti-Semitism

Macron slams 'yellow vest' anti-Semitism

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Tens of thousands took part in anti-government protests on Saturday French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned anti-Semitic abuse directed at a prominent intellectual by a group of "yellow vest" protesters in Paris. Police stepped in to protect the philosopher Alain Finkielkraut after he was bombarded with insults and anti-Jewish taunts…

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‘My brother, the Parkland gunman’

'My brother, the Parkland gunman'

"I can't change the things he did. I can't change the fact that he's my brother." Zachary Cruz is the only living relative of the man who has confessed to killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He spoke to the BBC's Samira Hussain about the tragedy at the school…

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