A Kenyan judge has temporarily lifted a ban on a film about a lesbian relationship - for a week, so the movie can be submitted for the Oscars. Kenya's film classification board imposed the ban on Rafiki in April for "promoting lesbianism".Homosexuality is illegal in Kenya - a legacy of
The chief executive of the UK Space Agency, Graham Turnock, has said he would prefer the UK to continue working on the European Galileo satellite navigation system which is intended to rival the US GPS system.However, if as a result of Brexit, the UK is no longer able to continue then "it is perfectly
All eyes were on nine young golden retrievers at Chile's annual military parade in Santiago. The puppies are the newest recruits to a police canine training unit.
Meghan Markle has launched a charity cookbook for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in London.The Duchess of Sussex was joined by her mother Doria Ragland and husband Prince Harry as she celebrated with the women of the Hubb Community Kitchen, who helped create the recipes.Ms Markle praised the
Philippe Gillet shares his house on the banks of the River Loire in France with 400 reptiles.He's got two alligators who roam freely through his living room and a cobra in a coffee table, among other animals.
"Only half our customers are using the internet or are using data, there's still a huge opportunity for growth", says Shameel Joosub, the CEO of South Africa's biggest mobile provider, Vodacom.
GoPro's latest action camera promises to produce smooth videos without the need for a separate gimbal or other stabilisation equipment.The Hero 7 Black can record steadied clips in real-time and sped-up hyperlapse mode.The company has posted a loss in all but one of the previous 11 quarters, leading
South African restaurateur Natasha Sideris talks to the BBC's Lerato Mbele about the philosophy behind her business success and her hopes for her new restaurant - her third in the Gulf state of Dubai."I'm not a chef, I'm a restaurateur," she says."Think of the conductor of
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut one of the country's main missile testing and launch sites, says the South's President Moon Jae-in.Laura Bicker considers what might happen next.
John Mary is paid $1 a day to teach children in the world's largest floating slum, but she's determined to leave and go to University. In Makoko, Lagos many girls are pregnant by the age of 13, but John Mary has always wanted a different life. She told BBC Minute: "Makoko is a very dirty
Would you play a video game about Brexit?Not Tonight is a game that imagines a dystopian post-Brexit future where citizens of European heritage have been rounded up and exiled. Forced out of your previous life, you find yourself in the midst of a booming gig economy, fighting to scrape by and return
The founder and former head of the Blackwater private security firm, Erik Prince, has said he believes private security contractors are key to ending the war in Afghanistan. Speaking to BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur, Mr Prince said he had produced a plan that would see troops replaced with private military
A great-grandfather who tackled would-be robbers wielding a sawn-off shotgun and hammers has become an internet hit.Denis O'Connor was in the Bar One Racing office in Glanmire, County Cork, on Saturday when three raiders burst through the door.
President Donald Trump says of his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh: "He is one of the great intellects and one of the finest people that anybody has known."
Emergency crews have rescued more than 900 people in North Carolina as floodwaters continue to rise. Officials say the deadly storm has left at least 23 people dead.
A robot has rolled down the runway during London Fashion week for the first time.The machine was covered in jewels to fit in with the show's theme of technology and fashion.
The BBC's Howard Johnson revisits the town of Aparri to take a look at the damage caused by the Typhoon Mangkhut.Local community leaders say around 750 buildings in Aparri have destroyed by the storm.
ICESat-2 will use laser beams to measure ice levels on Earth as it orbits 500km above the planet.The data will hopefully provide clues on how ice is affected by global warming.
Gunmen dressed as traditional mariachi musicians have killed at least three people and wounded at least seven in Mexico City.The number of killings in the city, the Mexican capital, has surged since 2014.