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September 14, 2019
Drone Attacks on Saudi Oil FacilitiesSeptember 14, 2019
Houthi rebels claim responsibility for attacks which the UN fears may severely limit production. Also, African leaders attend the state funeral of Robert Mugabe, but few Zimbabweans turn out; and the solid gold toilet stolen from an English palace.
September 13, 2019
Zimbabwe government wins its fight to give Mugabe a hero's burialSeptember 13, 2019
Former president Robert Mugabe to be buried in National Heroes Acre monument in Harare. His family had wanted him to be buried in his home village. Also, thousands protest in Johannesburg at high levels of violence against women, and the Liverpool gardens that inspired a well-loved Beatles song are now open to the public.
September 12, 2019
UK: Boris Johnson denies lying to Queen over Parliament suspensionSeptember 12, 2019
Britain's PM spoke after Scotland's highest civil court ruled shutdown was unlawful. The power to suspend - or prorogue - Parliament lies with the Queen, who follows advice of the PM. Also, how Syrian doctors in Idlib have moved underground to escape airstrikes by government, and the very unconventional life and music of US singer Daniel Johnston - who's died aged 58.
September 11, 2019
Brexit: Scottish judges rule that Parliament suspension is unlawfulSeptember 11, 2019
Scotland’s highest civil court rules on Boris Johnson’s suspension of UK Parliament. A UK government appeal against the ruling will be heard by the Supreme Court in London next week. Also, Dutch doctor cleared in landmark euthanasia case, and how Jeanne Socrates became the oldest person to sail around the world solo and non-stop.
September 10, 2019
Fukushima: Radioactive water may be dumped in PacificSeptember 10, 2019
More than a million tonnes of water that has been used to cool melted reactors is kept in giant tanks. Did President Trump's actions put a top US spy in jeopardy ? Plus convicted of trying to attend a football match - an Iranian female football fan who set herself on fire a week ago has died.
September 09, 2019
The British Prime Minister has been in Ireland trying to break the Brexit logjamSeptember 09, 2019
Mr Johnson has ruled out asking the EU to delay the Brexit deadline of 31 October, although the Irish government has said it would support another extension. Early results suggest big losses for Vladimir Putin's party in Moscow city elections. British Airways pilots begin a two-day strike in an on-going dispute over pay and conditions.
September 08, 2019
USAID says hurricane damage in Bahamas looks like aftermath of nuclear bombSeptember 08, 2019
The head of the US agency for international development says the agency is working with the government of the Bahamas to provide emergency shelter, medical care, food and water. Also: the Taliban says the US has most to lose from cancelled talks, and the Spanish singer Camilo Sesto dies, aged 72.
September 07, 2019
Hundreds remain missing in the Bahamas following hurricane DorianSeptember 07, 2019
Officials say hundreds, possibly thousands, are still missing in the Abacos and Grand Bahama. Also: India's Moon landing attempt appears to fail, and a pub landlord makes plans for world-record gathering of Nigels.
September 06, 2019
Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe, strongman ex-president, dies aged 95September 06, 2019
We look at legacy of controversial and authoritarian figure who ruled for 37 years. He was renowned as a liberation fighter and statesman, but criticised for his repressive and intolerant policies. Also, Bahamas government says that death toll from Hurricane Dorian will be 'staggering', and concern in China over use of AI to monitor schoolchildren.
September 05, 2019
UK: Prime Minister's brother Jo Johnson quits as Conservative MP and ministerSeptember 05, 2019
Boris Johnson's brother Jo says he is 'torn between family loyalty and national interest.' His decision has generated enormous controversy at a time of high tension in UK politics. Also, residents of South Carolina prepare for Hurricane Dorian, and how music superstar Sir Paul McCartney's grandchild gave him inspiration for his new book.