Move to abolish Labour deputy leader post ditched

Move to abolish Labour deputy leader post ditched

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTom Watson speaks to Radio 4's Today programme about the bid to oust him as deputy Labour leaderLabour leader Jeremy Corbyn has quashed a motion at his party conference to oust his deputy, Tom Watson, by abolishing the position.Mr Corbyn suggested the role should be reviewed instead,…
New Zealand v South Africa under way – radio & text

New Zealand v South Africa under way – radio & text

SummaryNew Zealand 0-3 South Africa in Yokohama - opening Pool B gameNew Zealand begin quest for third consecutive World Cup titleAll Blacks have never lost a World Cup group matchTwo-time champions South Africa tipped to win trophyListen to 5 Live commentary (UK only)Get involved #bbcrugby or text 81111 (UK only)Earlier France edged out Argentina after…
Jennifer Lopez revives dress behind Google Images

Jennifer Lopez revives dress behind Google Images

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jennifer Lopez closed Versace's S/S 2020 show in an updated version of the dress US singer Jennifer Lopez has revived her iconic green Versace dress that led to the invention of Google Images.Lopez, 50, first wore the gown to the Grammy Awards in February 2000.Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt…
Labour’s deputy Watson condemns bid to oust him

Labour’s deputy Watson condemns bid to oust him

Image copyright Reuters Labour's Tom Watson has said the bid to oust him as deputy leader by abolishing his post is a "sectarian attack" on the party's "broad church".He told the BBC he found out late on Friday in a text message that a motion had been tabled by Jon Lansman, founder of Labour grassroots…
Australia 39-21 Fiji: Wallabies fight back to win opening match

Australia 39-21 Fiji: Wallabies fight back to win opening match

Silatolu Latu, on the ground, scored his first tries in his 16th Test2019 Rugby World Cup: Australia v FijiAustralia: (12) 39Tries: Hooper, Hodge, Latu (2), Kerevi, Koroibete Pens: Hodge Cons: Lealiifano, Tommua (2)Fiji: (14) 21Tries: Yato, Nayacalevu Pens: Volavola (3) Cons: VolavolaAustralia ran in four second-half tries as they fought back to beat Fiji in…
Utah tourist bus crash kills at least four

Utah tourist bus crash kills at least four

Image copyright EPA/UTAH HIGHWAY PATROL Image caption At least four people died on the bus, which was carrying a group of Chinese tourists A bus carrying Chinese tourists has crashed in the US state of Utah, killing at least four and critically injuring at least 5 more. The vehicle was near Bryce Canyon National Park…
US to send troops to Saudi Arabia

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAbqaiq was struck in the early hours of Saturday morningThe US has announced plans to send forces to Saudi Arabia in the wake of attacks against the country's oil infrastructure.Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told reporters the deployment would be "defensive in nature". Total troop numbers have…
What US children are sacrificing for climate

What US children are sacrificing for climate

Young people have poured on to the streets of cities across the world to try to force political leaders to act over climate change.But they aren't just leaving it to the politicians - in New York City, activists explained what they were doing in their own lives to help.For more facts on what you can…
Tear gas fired as rare protests break out in Egypt

Tear gas fired as rare protests break out in Egypt

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hundreds of protesters filled Tahrir Square, a key site in Egypt's 2011 revolution Tear gas been fired to disperse protesters in Egypt, at some of the first demonstrations since President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi took power in 2014.Hundreds of Egyptians filled Tahrir Square in Cairo - a key site of the…
Antonio Brown leaves Patriots after just one game

Antonio Brown leaves Patriots after just one game

Antonio Brown was with the New England Patriots for less than two weeksThe New England Patriots have released wide receiver Antonio Brown after just one game for the franchise.Brown, 31, signed a one-year deal with the Patriots on 7 September worth a reported £12.2m ($15m) including a £7.3m ($9m) signing bonus.He scored a touchdown in…