Ros Atkins On… Germany’s election - BBC News

Ros Atkins On… Germany’s election – BBC News

Germany goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new leader. Chancellor Angela Merkel is stepping down after 16 years running the country. Ros Atkins explains how the election works, the candidates and the issues at stake. Please subscribe…

China frees Canadians after Huawei boss released - BBC News

China frees Canadians after Huawei boss released – BBC News

A diplomatic row between China and the West appears to be ending, after the release of two Canadians held in China and a Chinese tech executive in Canada. Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, arrested on a US warrant in 2018, left…

Tributes to Sabina Nessa at London vigil - BBC News

Tributes to Sabina Nessa at London vigil – BBC News

Hundreds of people have attended a vigil for teacher Sabina Nessa who was killed as she walked to a pub in south-east London. It took place close to where the 28-year-old’s body was discovered in Cator Park in Kidbrooke by…

Switzerland to hold referendum on same-sex marriage - BBC News

Switzerland to hold referendum on same-sex marriage – BBC News

Voters in Switzerland go to the polls on Sunday 26 September to decide whether to allow same-sex marriage. Switzerland is one of the last countries in western Europe not to recognise same-sex marriage, and supporters say the change in the…

German elections: Who could succeed Chancellor Merkel? - BBC Newsnight

German elections: Who could succeed Chancellor Merkel? – BBC Newsnight

Europe’s biggest economy prepares to head to the polls to elect a new chancellor to succeed Angela Merkel. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Germans are voting on Sunday, September 26, in parliamentary elections that mark the end of Angela Merkel’s 16…

Angela Merkel bows out as Germany witnesses end of a political era - BBC News

Angela Merkel bows out as Germany witnesses end of a political era – BBC News

It’s the end of a political era in Germany, as elections take place for a new leader to replace Angela Merkel as Chancellor after 16 years. A whole generation of young Germans have known no other leader. One o f…

Sabina Nessa’s sister pays emotional tribute at vigil to murdered teacher - BBC News

Sabina Nessa’s sister pays emotional tribute at vigil to murdered teacher – BBC News

The sister of Sabina Nessa has paid tribute to the 28-year-old, who was killed a week ago on the way to a pub in London. Jabina Yasmin Islam said it felt like she was “stuck in a bad dream”. Hundreds…

Strictly star on dancing when you can't hear - BBC News

Strictly star on dancing when you can’t hear – BBC News

The new series of Strictly Come Dancing is starting and for the first time, one of the stars in the show is profoundly deaf. Eastenders actor Rose Ayling-Ellis is paired with professional dancer Giovanni Pernice. The duo took time out…

LIVE: Jen Psaki and Alejandro Mayorkas speak to reporters amid Haitian migrant situation | CBSN

LIVE: Jen Psaki and Alejandro Mayorkas speak to reporters amid Haitian migrant situation | CBSN

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas are speaking to reporters at 2:30 p.m. ET on Friday. The pair is expected to field questions about the situation on the Texas border involving Haitian migrants.…

Migrants freezing to death on Belarus-Poland border - BBC News

Migrants freezing to death on Belarus-Poland border – BBC News

At least four people are known to have died trying to cross the Belarus-Poland border in temperatures well below freezing. This group are stranded in a forest and are forced to sleep outside in sub-zero temperatures. EU members Poland, Latvia…