BBC News - Home
Updated: 2 hours 38 min ago
One of the fires was sparked by a bin lorry that dumped burning rubbish near tinder-dry vegetation.
The experts tell us that small, easy changes alone will not be enough to combat climate change.
Watch the best five plays from Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey whose team faces the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in London on Sunday.
The government has awarded medicine supply contracts to four ferry firms.
Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov floated above the Earth for 12 minutes in 1965.
With 1,100 arrests so far during the week's climate protests, police say they has diverted resources.
The Ethiopian prime minister has won the Nobel Peace Prize, but how successful has he been?
The comedian says he's not sure if he will be able to perform again due to having Parkinson's disease.
Liverpool's Harvey Elliott is banned from all domestic club football for 14 days after admitting using derogatory language about Tottenham's Harry Kane in a video.
Why is UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson being investigated for an alleged conflict of interest?
Laura Kenny will race in the madison, the omnium and the team pursuit at the European Championships in the Netherlands next week as a possible dry run for the Olympics.
If MPs agree to vote for an early general election, how quickly could it take place?
British number two Heather Watson reaches a WTA semi-final for the first time since September 2018 with victory over Magda Linette at the Tianjin Open.
Both sides are pushing for a deal ahead of a summit next week, but Boris Johnson says there's "a way to go".
Counter-terror police are investigating after a knifeman launched an attack in Manchester city centre.
David Pomphret admitted killing his wife Ann Marie but denied murder "due to loss of control".
Victims were taken from Slovakia to Glasgow and forced into prostitution or sham marriages.
Industry figures reveal the 50% mark has been reached for the first time as the way we pay changes.
England's probable last eight opponents Australia labour to victory over Georgia in swirling wind and rain in Shizuoka.
The pound hits a three-month high, and UK-focussed shares soar, on optimism of a Brexit breakthrough.