World Cup 2018: French football fans go crazy as team returns home

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Excited Croatia fans throw beer over BBC reporter

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French President Macron dabs with French players

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Egypt military officers get immunity over 2013 crackdown

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption At least 900 people were killed in Rabaa al-Adawiya and Nahda squares on 14 August 2013 Egypt’s parliament has passed a law that could protect senior military commanders from being prosecuted over the deadly crackdown that followed the overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi. The current President, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, […]

Amazon Alexa: is it friends with your kids?

Image copyright Google Image caption Google Home is marketed as a family device. The tech giants are racing to get digital assistants into our homes – the Amazon Echo Dot currently has a 40% discount during Amazon Prime Day – but debate rages over whether they are suitable for children. There have certainly been teething […]

Uber investigated over gender discrimination

Image copyright Getty Images Ride hailing firm Uber is being investigated by US authorities over a complaint about gender discrimination, the BBC understands. As first reported in the Wall Street Journal, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) began investigating the firm in August 2017. Investigators have been interviewing former and current Uber employees and […]

Brexiteers’ Customs Bill amendments accepted by government

Media captionTheresa May denies Brexit deal is ‘dead in the water’ Theresa May has been accused of “caving in” to Conservative Brexiteers after agreeing to their changes to a key piece of legislation. Critics said accepting the amendments to the Customs Bill meant the prime minister’s recently announced trade proposals were “dead in the water”. […]

Trump sides with Russia against FBI at Helsinki summit

Image copyright EPA Image caption The two leaders held talks accompanied only by translators US President Donald Trump has defended Russia over claims of interference in the 2016 presidential election. After face-to-face talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Mr Trump contradicted US intelligence agencies and said there had been no reason for Russia to meddle […]

April Tinsley: DNA snares man in Indiana girl’s 1988 murder

Image copyright FBI Image caption April Tinsley was abducted while walking to a friend’s home in her neighbourhood DNA evidence links an Indiana man to the murder 30 years ago of an eight-year-old girl, police say. John D Miller, 59, has appeared in court facing charges for the 1988 abduction, rape and murder of April […]

Frozen in time: Inside Eritrea’s embassy

Image copyright Kalkidan Yibeltal/BBC Image caption This furniture was used by the last Eritrean ambassador to Ethiopia two decades ago Dust-covered furniture, cars and even beer bottles have been revealed as Eritrea officially opens its embassy’s doors in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, for the first time since 1998, when the two countries went to war. […]