Yemen war: UN appeals to Houthi rebels over aid

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe hidden victims of the Yemen warThe UN says food aid is being diverted by some corrupt and uncooperative officials in Houthi-held areas of Yemen, where millions of people are believed to be on the verge of famine. David Beasley, head of the World Food Programme (WFP),…

REO or Oreo? Ben Carson mistakes housing term for cookie

Video One is a real estate term. The other is a cookie. US Housing Secretary Ben Carson got them mixed up.

Christchurch shootings: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The suspect is due in court in June (file photo) The man accused of killing 51 people in the Christchurch mosques attack has been charged with terrorism, New Zealand police have said.Brenton Tarrant was charged with "engaging in a terrorist act", police said in a statement on Tuesday.He is already…

Ren Zhengfei says US government 'underestimates' Huawei

Image copyright Getty Images Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has remained defiant towards US moves against his company, saying the US "underestimates" its abilities.Speaking to Chinese state media, Mr Ren downplayed the impact of recent US curbs and said no-one could catch up to its 5G technology in the near future.Last week the US added Huawei…

Michael Slater: Former Australia cricketer removed from flight

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Slater has built a successful commentary career since retiring from cricket Former Australian cricketer Michael Slater has apologised after being removed from a flight for "disruptive" behaviour.Slater said he had been arguing with two friends on Sunday while boarding the Qantas flight from Sydney to Wagga Wagga, a…

Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 70

Image copyright AFP Image caption Niki Lauda underwent a lung transplant nine months ago Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70.The legendary Austrian, one of the best-known figures in motor racing, took the title for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977 and McLaren in 1984.For many, he will be…