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Top prosecutor asks to investigate Brazil president: media

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signs the Paris Agreement on climate change at United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 22, 2016. Reuters/Carlo Allegri Brazil’s top prosecutor has asked the Supreme Court to open an investigation of President Dilma … Continue reading

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PM urged to accept lone Syrian children

Syrian conflict: David Cameron urged to accept lone children 4 May 2016 From the section UK Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Millions of people have been displaced by the conflict The government is coming under increasing pressure to accept … Continue reading

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The National Childbirth Trust’s 60 years of advice

NCT: The National Childbirth Trust’s 60 years of advice By Paul Kerley BBC News Magazine 4 May 2016 From the section Magazine Image copyright NCT / Wellcome Library The NCT – National Childbirth Trust – is turning 60. The charity … Continue reading

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Spencer sketchbook to go on show

Stanley Spencer sketchbook to go on show 4 May 2016 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright The Estate of Stanley Spencer/Bridgeman Images Image caption The sketchbook includes this drawing of the Pied Piper of “Hamlin” An unpublished sketchbook … Continue reading

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EU exit ‘could take years to complete’

Leaving the EU would be ‘difficult and lengthy’, peers warn 4 May 2016 From the section EU Referendum Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Disentangling British expats’ “acquired rights” would be complicated, the peers warn Leaving the EU would mean … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz pulls out of Republican race

US election: Ted Cruz pulls out of Republican race 4 May 2016 From the section US Election 2016 Media captionTed Cruz: “With a heavy heart but with boundless optimism we are suspending our campaign” Ted Cruz has announced he is … Continue reading

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Police dig at child rapists’ former home

Devon police digging at former home of Fred West’s friends 4 May 2016 From the section Devon Image copyright Devon and Cornwall Police Image caption David and Pauline Williams were jailed for abusing boys and girls The garden at the … Continue reading

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Final push for votes ahead of polls

Last day of campaigning ahead of elections across UK 4 May 2016 From the section UK Politics Image copyright PA Image caption The polls across the UK are taking place on what has been dubbed “Super Thursday” Party leaders will … Continue reading

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Five young people describe their dream internet

Five young people describe their dream internet 4 May 2016 From the section In Pictures To mark the United Nations Day of Anti-Bullying, the Internet Society and Panos Pictures asked young people around the world what their dream internet would … Continue reading

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Trump crushes rivals in Indiana win

Donald Trump crushes rivals in Indiana win 4 May 2016 From the section US Election 2016 Image copyright AP Image caption The Republican front-runner is even closer to the party’s nomination Donald Trump will win Indiana’s Republican presidential primary, dealing … Continue reading

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