Lebanon crisis: Dozens hurt as police and protesters clash in Beirut

Image copyright AFP Image caption The protests in the centre of Beirut entered the night Clashes between riot police and anti-government protesters in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, have left dozens of people wounded, witnesses say.The violence began as demonstrators, who had been attacked during a sit-in by masked counter-protesters, tried to move into a square […]

How to avoid an election fallout with the fam this Christmas

Image copyright Getty Images Love it or hate it, there’s no getting away from politics today.And it could be that way for the next few weeks, which happens to coincide with Christmas. A quick scroll through social media highlights how divided opinions are, so with upcoming family time and boozy trips to the pub, here’s […]

Climate change: Call for 'flexibility' to reach consensus at talks

Image copyright AFP Image caption Talks in Madrid have gone into extra time as delegates try to agree on measures The Chilean official leading UN climate negotiations has appealed to delegates to show flexibility, as they struggle to reach agreement on crucial measures needed to tackle climate change.As talks continue in Madrid, Carolina Schmidt said […]

The Papers: PM's 'Whitehall revolution' after election win

Newspaper headlines: Boris Johnson’s ‘Whitehall revolution’ after election win By BBC News Staff Image caption Boris Johnson’s next steps after his election win feature on several of Sunday’s front pages. “PM to wield axe on cabinet” is the Sunday Times’s headline. The paper claims Mr Johnson is planning a “revolutionary” government that will see ministers […]

Eliud Kipchoge wins World Sport Star of the Year 2019

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019Date: Sunday, 15 December Time: 19:00 GMT Venue: P&J Live Arena, Aberdeen Coverage: BBC One, Radio 5 live, BBC Sport websiteMarathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has been voted Sports Personality’s World Sport Star of the Year.Kipchoge became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours in October.The […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 crowns its winners

Image copyright Guy Levy/BBC Image caption Kelvin said he was ‘absolutely speechless’ after the win Former Emmerdale actor Kelvin Fletcher, who was only drafted into Strictly Come Dancing as a last-minute replacement, has been voted this year’s winner.Kelvin and professional partner Oti Mabuse lifted this year’s glitterball trophy on BBC One on Saturday.Although the pair […]

Man, 75, arrested over partner's death in Wigan hospital

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Staff at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary contacted police with concerns about a 69-year-old woman’s death A 75-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after his partner who was a patient in a hospital was found dead.The 69-year-old woman was being treated at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in […]

Leicester lose ground at top with draw against Norwich

Hoping to add to his tally of goals scored in each of his previous eight Premier League outings, Vardy’s header was instead recorded as an own goal for Norwich keeper KrulLeicester manager Brendan Rodgers says he is not thinking about the growing gap behind league leaders Liverpool after his side were held to a draw […]

Fifa Club World Cup: Monterrey's Leonel Vangioni scores 'absolute rocket' against Al-Sadd Sports Club

Monterrey’s Leonel Vangioni gives his side the lead from range with an “absolute rocket” against Al-Sadd Sports Club in their Fifa Club World Cup match, where the winner will face Liverpool in the semi-finals.WATCH: Monterrey v Al-Sadd with Liverpool semi at stakeWatch every match from the Fifa Club World Cup live on BBC iPlayer and […]