Halloween: Why do we carve pumpkins? – BBC News
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Halloween: Why do we carve pumpkins? – BBC News

Halloween: pumpkins, candy and ridiculous costumes take over the streets. A predicted $6.9 billion will…

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‘Missing’ Syrian refugee boy Azam found in Germany – BBC News
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‘Missing’ Syrian refugee boy Azam found in Germany – BBC News

Azam is a young Syrian boy who vanished from a hospital in Belgrade a month…

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China’s one-child policy explained – BBC News
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China’s one-child policy explained – BBC News

China Editor Carrie Gracie explains why China’s leaders have decided to end the country’s one-child…

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Saudi FM: No doubt Syria’s President Assad will go – BBC News
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Saudi FM: No doubt Syria’s President Assad will go – BBC News

There is “no doubt” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad “will go”, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir…

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Syria-based Brits in jihadist media – BBC News
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Syria-based Brits in jihadist media – BBC News

Syria-based British jihadists have featured more prominently in the latest edition of a pro-al-Qaeda English-language…

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Chilcot Report: ‘All we’ll get is a watered down report version of criticisms’ – BBC News
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Chilcot Report: ‘All we’ll get is a watered down report version of criticisms’ – BBC News

Reg Keys whose son — Lance Corporal Thomas Keys — was killed in Iraq war…

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Iraq Inquiry ‘in June or July 2016’ Sir John Chilcot says – BBC News
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Iraq Inquiry ‘in June or July 2016’ Sir John Chilcot says – BBC News

The Inquiry into the Iraq War should be published in June or July 2016, its…

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Painful legacy of China’s one child policy – BBC News
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Painful legacy of China’s one child policy – BBC News

The policy-making arm of China’s Communist Party is meeting this week to hammer out a…

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Gay priest: Roman Catholic Church ‘violently homophobic’ – BBC News
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Gay priest: Roman Catholic Church ‘violently homophobic’ – BBC News

A senior Vatican priest, Krzysztof Charamsa, stripped of his post after admitting being in a…

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Mars, Jupiter and Venus come together for rare display – BBC News
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Mars, Jupiter and Venus come together for rare display – BBC News

Skywatchers are enjoying a galactic treat this week with three planets coming together in a…

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