Australian jockey Caboche suspended for punching horse

Australian jockey Caboche suspended for punching horse

Image copyright SEVEN NEWS Image caption Dylan Caboche struck his horse, She’s Reneldasgirl, in the ribs A jockey has been suspended for punching his horse before a race in South Australia. Video of the incident shows Dylan Caboche, 22, mounted on the horse, She’s Reneldasgirl, and struggling to guide it to the starting gates. He […]

Trump in China for talks with Xi amid N Korea tensions

Trump in China for talks with Xi amid N Korea tensions

Media captionAir Force One arrives in the Chinese capital Beijing US President Donald Trump is in China for talks likely to be dominated by tensions over North Korea. His arrival came after a speech to the South Korean parliament in which Mr Trump urged China to further isolate North Korea. The White House sees China […]

Trump lands in China for talks with Xi amid N Korea tensions

Trump lands in China for talks with Xi amid N Korea tensions

Media captionAir Force One arrives in the Chinese capital Beijing US President Donald Trump has landed in China for talks likely to be dominated by tensions over North Korea. His arrival came after a speech to the South Korean parliament in which Mr Trump urged China to further isolate North Korea. The White House sees […]

Trump in China: Chinese citizens describe America in one phrase

As Donald Trump heads to China as part of his Asia trip, the BBC asks residents in Shanghai for their impressions of the US – and what message they would give to Mr Trump. Video produced by the BBC’s Curtis Rodda and Yang Zhuo. Trump in China: Chinese citizens describe America in one phrase}

Paddles, New Zealand PM’s ‘first cat’, dies in car crash

Paddles, New Zealand PM’s ‘first cat’, dies in car crash

Image copyright Clarke Gayford via Twitter Image caption Jacinda Ardern’s cat Paddles had gained a cult following after a Twitter profile was set up in her name A cat belonging to New Zealand’s new Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has died after being hit by a car. A spokesperson for Ms Ardern confirmed to local media […]

Sydney crash: Vigil held for two boys killed in classroom

Sydney crash: Vigil held for two boys killed in classroom

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers have been left outside the primary school in Sydney More than 100 people have taken part in a vigil outside an Australian primary school after two boys were killed when a car crashed into their classroom. The crash in Sydney on Tuesday also left three girls in hospital. The […]

Afghan television channel Shamshad TV back on air after attack

Afghan television channel Shamshad TV back on air after attack

Media captionAfghan security used explosives to reach the TV station attackers An Afghan television station has returned to air just hours after an attack by militants left at least one staff member dead. Gunmen disguised as police officers stormed the Shamshad TV building in the Afghan capital Kabul. So-called Islamic State later said it was […]

Shamshad TV: Afghan channel back on air after IS-claimed attack

Shamshad TV: Afghan channel back on air after IS-claimed attack

Media captionAfghan security used explosives to reach the TV station attackers An Afghan television station has returned to air just hours after an attack by militants left at least one staff member dead. Gunmen disguised as police officers stormed the Shamshad TV building in the Afghan capital Kabul. So-called Islamic State later said it was […]

India award for burning elephant photo

India award for burning elephant photo

Image copyright Biplab Hazra/Sanctuary Wildlife Photography Awards Image caption The elephants had to run for their lives as a mob threw burning tar balls at them An image of two elephants fleeing a mob that set them on fire has won top entry in a wildlife photography competition. (Warning: The full version of this image […]

Delhi residents panic as ‘deadly smog’ returns

Delhi residents panic as ‘deadly smog’ returns

Image copyright MaanviNarcisa Image caption Twitter user ‘MaanviNarcisa’ took this picture in Noida – a suburb of Delhi Panic has gripped the Indian capital, Delhi, as residents woke up to a blanket of thick grey smog on Tuesday. Visibility is poor as pollution levels reached 30 times the World Health Organization’s recommended limit in some […]