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Brexit: How Europe does second referendums

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCould there be a second Brexit vote?Another week goes by, and there's more Brexit confusion, and heightened calls for a second referendum.Prime Minister Theresa May has warned such a vote would "break faith with the British people", but campaigners argue it may be the only way to…
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Yemen crisis: Hudaydah ceasefire 'broken within minutes'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pro-government forces and the Houthi rebels (pictured) have accused each other of breaking the ceasefire A ceasefire in Yemen's war was broken minutes after coming into effect, pro-government officials say.The warring sides had agreed for a truce deal to be implemented in the port city of Hudaydah at midnight local…
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Sajjan Kumar: Milestone conviction in deadly 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Image copyright Getty Images A senior politician from India's Congress party has been jailed for life in the most significant conviction to date over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.Sajjan Kumar, who was an MP at the time, was found guilty of inciting crowds to kill Sikhs.In a scathing verdict, the Delhi high court judges said the…
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1MDB: Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs and two bankers

Image copyright Reuters Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former employees in connection with a corruption and money laundering probe at the country's investment fund, 1MDB.The US bank has been under scrutiny for its role in helping to raise funds for the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).It is being investigated in at…
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Vatican displays huge sand nativity scene

A nativity scene made entirely of sand is on display at the Vatican. Image copyright AFP Image caption This nativity scene, made out of 720 tonnes of sand, is 5.5m high (18ft) and 16m wide Image copyright EPA Image caption The sand, offered by the town of Jesolo in Veneto, has been mixed with water…
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Meet Nepal's daredevil honey hunters

Hunting for honey in the wild is one of the oldest traditions in rural Nepal and it's also an extremely dangerous one. The collectors have to make an adventurous journey to the beehives which hang from the rocks of high mountains. The BBC’s Aamir Peerzada and Neha Sharma travelled to the remote Lamjung district of…