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Zimbabwe latest: Crowds outside Mugabe office to force him out
Pressure grows on the president to stand aside with crowds marching on his office and residence.

Argentina missing navy submarine: Search stepped up
A Nasa research plane joins the search for the vessel, now missing in the Atlantic for three days.

Trump puts elephant trophy imports on hold
The US president's move comes a day after US hunters were told they could import elephant trophies.

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies at 64
The Australian's powerful rhythm guitar riffs helped propel the heavy rock group to stardom.

Iranian boy leads friend to food video
A touching moment said to be in the aftermath of the Iranian earthquake isn't what it seems.

Rare Tintin art fetches $500,000 at Paris auction
The picture from the album King Ottokar's Sceptre was among items by Belgian artist Hergé

Saad Hariri, Lebanon PM, to return to Beirut 'in coming days'
Saad Hariri vows to go back home by Wednesday and will then clarify his shock decision to resign.

Libya migrant 'slave market' footage sparks outrage
The African Union voices anger after a CNN report appears to show African men being sold at auction.

Small steps forward as UN climate talks end in Bonn
UN climate talks finish with progress on technical issues but with questions on carbon cuts unresolved.

Tributes paid to race death motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty
Daniel Hegarty died from his injuries before arriving at hospital in Macau, the BBC understands.

Sri Lanka violence: 19 held amid Buddhist-Muslim street clashes
Riot police and troops are deployed in southern Galle province, with 19 people arrested.

Syria: Russia again blocks extension of chemical attacks probe
Moscow uses its 11th UN veto since the Syria conflict began to block an investigative body.

Venezuela crisis: Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma flees country
Mayor Antonio Ledezma, who had been under house arrest since 2015, escapes to Spain.

Fireball in Finland sky 'probably a meteorite'
The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.

Gamer predicts that eSports is going to be 'bigger than soccer'
A day in the life of Travis "Castaway" Waters, the South African who gets paid to play video games.

Azzedine Alaļa: Popular Tunisian couturier dies aged 77
The fashion world mourns a designer whose clients included Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Michelle Obama.

The baby born at Britain's busiest station
Baby Reign arrived early after his mother went into labour on a train.

Tackling the loneliness epidemic
A former US surgeon general warns there is a growing "epidemic" of loneliness threatening our health.

How worried should we be about melting ice caps?
As the UN climate change conference ends, BBC Science's David Shukman takes a look at melting ice caps.

Week in pictures: 11 - 17 November 2017
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

The humanoid robot that can do a backflip
Atlas, a humanoid robot developed by Boston Dynamics, is now able to perform backflips.

Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster
Tesla shows off a long awaited truck, but surprises with its new Roadster sports car.

Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals
The two Middle Eastern powers have long been rivals but recently it all got a lot more tense.

Would Rupert Murdoch break up his empire?
Several firms are reported to be interested in parts of 21st Century Fox, but would Murdoch really sell?

'Killfies': Indian state campaigns against deadly selfies
India records more so-called "killfie" incidents than any other country, researchers say.

Chile polls pit billionaire against ex-news anchor
Chileans vote for a new president as President Michelle Bachelet comes to the end of her term.

Spain Catalonia: Did Russian 'fake news' stir things up?
A new dispute about Russian "fake news" centres on the Catalonia crisis, Ellis Palmer writes.

Is the taboo around male make-up disappearing?
A growing number of young men are using cosmetics and big brands are embracing the trend.

100 Women: 'Home-schooling helped me break the glass ceiling'
Mechanical engineering intern Camille Eddy tells 100 Women how her mum changed her future.

Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur
Arsenal score two first-half goals to beat north London rivals Tottenham for the first time in seven Premier League games.

Ross County 0-1 Celtic
Celtic extend record unbeaten run to 64 games as Leigh Griffiths' brilliant free-kick overcomes Ross County's dogged display.

Zimbabwe: 10 numbers that will help you understand what's actually going on
The statistics that explain how things have got so bad in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe Mugabe: Where do deposed leaders go?
Where do world leaders go when they're cast out of power and need to find a safe haven fast?

Respect your elders: Why cultural norms benefit Mugabe
Why political veterans like Robert Mugabe still command the respect and goodwill of their opponents.

What next for the Mugabes?
We look at some of the options for Zimbabwe, its president, and his wife after the military takeover

Five things you should know
Five things you need to know about the background to Zimbabwe's political crisis.

Zimbabwe yearns for change of any kind
In the depths of an economic abyss, the political crisis now offers hope to many Zimbabweans.

Zimbabwe crisis: Who is Grace Mugabe?
Zimbabwe's first lady, or "Gucci Grace" to some, was tipped to be the country's next president.

What is going on in Zimbabwe?
What's happening in Zimbabwe, and is it a coup?



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