Trump launches space warfare command

Trump launches space warfare command

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'It's all about space' - Donald TrumpUS President Donald Trump has launched a new Pentagon command focused on warfare in space.It comes as US military chiefs see China and Russia making advancements in the military final frontier.The command will focus on defending American interests in space, such…
Brexit negotiators ‘to step up tempo’

Brexit negotiators ‘to step up tempo’

Image copyright Reuters The UK's Brexit negotiators will meet their EU counterparts twice a week during September to discuss a new deal.It follows a backlash from MPs and opponents of a no-deal Brexit against the prime minister's decision to suspend Parliament next month.Boris Johnson said "it is now time for both sides to step up…
Colombian leader vows to hunt down new rebels

Colombian leader vows to hunt down new rebels

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Iván Duque has hit back at rebels who accused his government of betrayal Colombia's president has vowed to hunt down Farc rebel commanders who have called on followers to take up arms after three years of peace.President Iván Duque offered $882,000 (£725,000) for the capture of each of the…
US prisoner gave birth alone in cell, lawsuit says

US prisoner gave birth alone in cell, lawsuit says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSurveillance footage shows Diana Sanchez gave birth alone in the cellA woman in Denver, Colorado, is suing the city and sheriff staff, alleging she had to give birth alone in a jail cell with no medical assistance.Diana Sanchez claims in a complaint that she was forced to…
US hospital ‘forced’ nurse to assist with abortion

US hospital ‘forced’ nurse to assist with abortion

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe abortion battle explained in three minutesThe US government has accused a hospital in Vermont of violating the civil rights of a nurse by forcing her to help carry out an abortion.The nurse, who has not been named, said she told the hospital that she could not…
Trump gets own ‘Statue of Liberty’ in Slovenia

Trump gets own ‘Statue of Liberty’ in Slovenia

Image copyright AFP Image caption The wooden statue of Donald Trump was reportedly designed by Tomaz Schlegl and erected weeks after one of his wife, Melania A wooden statue of the US president has been built in his wife's home country of Slovenia, dividing opinion there. The nearly 26ft (8m) tall statue was constructed on…
Champions League group stage draw

Champions League group stage draw

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryChampions League draw (17:00 BST)Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City & Spurs will discover group opponentsUefa Men’s and Women’s player of the year also announcedWolves v Torino (agg 3-2) in Europa League play-off…

Dorian due to strengthen – BBC Weather

WeatherBBC WeatherSearch for a locationFind a forecast 29th August 2019 Last updated at 13:40Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play.As Puerto Rico cleans up after Hurricane Dorian, The Bahamas and Florida prepare for heavy rain and disruptive winds as the storm strengthens and tracks north west. Chris Fawkes reportsWeather VideosWatchFlash floods and hail…
Anti-groping stamp lets victims mark assailants

Anti-groping stamp lets victims mark assailants

Image copyright Shachihata An anti-groping device aimed at tackling sexual harassment on public transport has been launched in Japan. It allows victims to mark their assailants with an invisible ink stamp in the shape of a hand. People can then use the device's black light to identify those who have been marked.The firm involved says…
Colombia ex-rebel commander issues call to arms

Colombia ex-rebel commander issues call to arms

Image copyright FARC-EP Image caption The video shows Iván Márquez reading out his call to arms A former commander in the Farc rebel group in Colombia, Iván Márquez, has called on his followers to take up arms less than three years after the rebels signed a peace agreement with the government.Iván Márquez appeared in a…