Nasa shares video of Hurrican Irma viewed from space

Category 5 storm Hurricane Irma is due to make landfall on the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean later. The National Hurricane Centre in the US has named it the most powerful hurricane in the Atlantic basin ever recorded. It is expected to hit the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Nasa shares video of […]

Is Seoul keeping its cool after North Korea test?

North Korea has carried out its latest test of a nuclear bomb, sparking global concern. The BBC has been asking people in the South Korean capital how they feel about their neighbour’s actions. Is Seoul keeping its cool after North Korea test?

Painting faces of young US gun victims

Nearly 1,300 young people in America die from gun wounds each year. Christine Ilewski paints to remember them. She’s started Faces Not Forgotten, which connects artists with family members of gunshot victims. Video by Hannah Long-Higgins Painting faces of young US gun victims

Los Angeles wildfires: Time-lapse shows how it started

Footage captures five hours of the fire blazing in Sun Valley, Los Angeles. Emeric Le Bars filmed it from Friday 20:00 to Saturday 01:00. Mayor Eric Garcetti has described it as the largest wildfire in the city’s history. Los Angeles wildfires: Time-lapse shows how it started

Storm Harvey: Drone shows trucks tackling Texas floods

Aerial footage shows drivers in Vidor, Texas, dealing with submerged roads after Storm Harvey. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said the bill for reconstruction could be as high as $180bn (£138bn). Storm Harvey: Drone shows trucks tackling Texas floods

Afghanistan: ‘IS set my husband on fire’

The complex fighting in Afghanistan has a new front in the north, where so-called Islamic State is making inroads. BBC Uzbek’s Firuz Rahimi gained rare access to the remote district of Darzab, where IS, Taliban and the government forces are battling each other, and the violence is taking its toll on thousands of civilians. Afghanistan: […]