'OK boomer': Abigail Disney tells those offended to 'sit down'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Abigail Disney has been an outspoken critic of income inequality Abigail Disney has hit out at people taking offence at the “OK boomer” trend, telling them to “sit… down and let the kids drive”.In a thread on Twitter, the 59-year-old Disney heiress asks fellow members of the baby boomer […]

What US coal country makes of Trump impeachment

Celebrations have been held on the streets of Welch in West Virginia to commemorate Veterans Day. The city is in McDowell County, where US President Donald Trump received more than 70% of the vote in the 2016 election. The BBC spoke to local people about the ongoing impeachment inquiry into Mr Trump.Filmed by Peter Murtaugh […]

Hillary Clinton: 'Shameful' not to publish Russia report

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHillary Clinton: “Every person who votes in this country deserves to see that report before the election” It is “inexplicable and shameful” that the UK government has not yet published a report on alleged Russian interference in British politics, Hillary Clinton has told the BBC.The report has […]

Formula 1 launches a plan to become carbon neutral by 2030

The 2020 Formula 1 season will feature 20 drivers from 10 teams competing at 22 racesFormula 1 has launched a plan to become carbon neutral by 2030.The intention is to wipe out the carbon footprint of activity at race tracks, including road and air transport of staff and equipment to the events.F1 says it will […]

Sterling to miss England qualifier 'after disturbance in private team area'

England forward Raheem Sterling will not play in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Macedonia on Thursday “as a result of a disturbance in a private team area”, the Football Association has announced.The 24-year-old Manchester City player was involved in an on-field argument with Liverpool and England defender Joe Gomez, 22, during the Reds’ 3-1 Premier […]

Bolivia crisis: Ex-President Morales offered asylum in Mexico

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch Evo Morales announce his resignation Mexico has offered asylum to former Bolivian president Evo Morales, a day after his resignation following weeks of protest over a disputed election.Mexico says the decision was taken for “humanitarian reasons” following Mr Morales’ personal request.Mr Morales, who is in Bolivia, […]

Wales standards boss quits over AM's secret recordings

Image caption Sir Roderick Evans became standards commissioner in 2017 The man who oversees complaints about politicians in Wales has resigned after he was secretly recorded by an assembly member.Standards commissioner Sir Roderick Evans said “highly confidential conversations” with his staff had been taped.The former Plaid Cymru AM Neil McEvoy has confirmed he made the […]

Drayton Manor death: Jurors find Evha Jannath died accidentally

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Evha Jannath fell out of a circular boat on the Splash Canyon attraction A girl who drowned when she fell from a theme park ride while on a school trip died accidentally, an inquest jury has concluded.Evha Jannath was unsupervised on the Splash Canyon ride at Drayton Manor in […]

West Belfast family's 'lucky escape' after air freshener explosion

Image caption The destroyed remains of the automatic air freshener A west Belfast man has spoken of his family’s lucky escape, after an automatic air freshener exploded on top of a wood-burning stove. The explosion happened in the living room of a house in the Lagmore area at about 23:00 GMT on Saturday.A number of […]

'I'm really pleased, honestly' – VAR chief marks system as 'seven out of 10'

In 120 Premier League games, there have been a total of around 800 checks – with 29 decisions overturnedThe use of video assistant referees (VAR) in Premier League games has been given a mark of seven out of 10 by the man in charge despite strong criticism.Neil Swarbrick says VAR will evolve and asked for […]