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Teen denies Instagram live-stream crash killing

A teenage driver has denied causing the death of her younger sister by losing control of her car while live-streaming on Instagram. Obdulia Sanchez, 18, appeared via video link at Merced County Superior Court, California, to plead not guilty to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving. …

Jerusalem holy site: Cheers as barriers removed

Jerusalem holy site: Cheers as barriers removed – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function())(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/(2):(+)/g,function()a=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/ …

Georgia ex-leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukraine's citizenship

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mikheil Saakashvili has formed his political party in Ukraine Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president, has been stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship, Ukraine’s migration service has said. It said a decree was issued by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, without stating the reason. Mr …

Chinese police detain 'female Jesus cult' members

Image copyright Youbute/Church of the Almighty God Image caption The cult’s website contains extensive propaganda material Police in China have detained 18 suspected members of a banned religious cult, state news agency Xinhua said. The group is notorious for some of its members beating a woman to death …

Jerusalem site security measures removed

Israeli police remove last of new security measures outside Jerusalem holy site which led to Palestinian uproar This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via …

Lapland zoo polar bears enjoy snow gift

Lapland zoo polar bears enjoy snow gift – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function()a.orb=a.orb)(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/(2):(+)/g,function()a=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/ …

Green backlash against 'progressive alliance'

Image copyright PA Left-leaning parties worked together to cut Theresa May’s majority at the general election – was it a one-off or is the “progressive alliance” here to stay? One of the many surprises on 8 June was how Britain appeared to have turned the clock back to …

Facebook profits up 71% as mobile ad sales soar

Facebook’s profits climbed 71% to $3.9bn (£3bn) in the second quarter of this year, boosted by an increase in sales of mobile video adverts, figures show. The social media giant exceeded market expectations, posting a 45% increase in revenue for the three months to June of this year …

Tories 'wrong' on gay rights in past, Theresa May says

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The PM acknowledged people may be sceptical about her own position on gay issues The Conservative Party has been “wrong” on gay rights in the past – but can be proud of the role it has played in recent years, Theresa May has …

Malaysia MP: 'Denying husbands sex is abuse'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The politician’s controversial words have drawn outrage in Malaysia A Malaysian lawmaker has come under fire for saying that women denying sex to their husbands was a form of “psychological and emotional abuse”. Che Mohamad Zulkifly Jusoh from the ruling Barisan Nasional …