Big screen Barack

As Barack Obama's time at the White House draws to an end, film-makers are turning their attention to his early life. Source: BBC

7 days quiz

The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions. Source: BBC

Hidden moments

As Colombians decide whether to accept a ceasefire with the Farc, a look at the work of photographer Jesus Abad Colorado Lopez. Source: BBC

Birmingham joins 2026 Commonwealth Games bidding

Birmingham is bidding to be the host city of the 2026 Commonwealth Games. Source: BBC

You sent how much?!

Business email fraud is on the rise, with fraudsters persuading staff to pay bogus invoices and make wire transfers under false pretences. Can tech foil the fraudsters? Source: BBC

Free land

The Russian government has been giving away free land in the Far East of the country. The scheme has been rolling out - but not without its problems. Source: BBC

What will the rates revaluation mean for UK business?

Businesses in property hotspots are about to see their rates rise, whilst those in areas where property prices have fallen will see their bills go down. Source: BBC

Wealth of people in their 30s has ‘halved in a decade’

People in their early 30s are "only half as wealthy" as those now in their 40s were at the same age, a report finds. Source: BBC

Exclusive Lady Detective short story

To mark 50 years of Botswana's independence, Alexander McCall Smith writes an exclusive short story featuring his lady detectives. Source: BBC

The refugees still trying to reach EU via Balkans

The BBC has learned that at least a 1,000 refugees and migrants each week are trying to reach the EU via the Balkans. Source: BBC

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Trump administration plans on building global consensus after oil tanker attack

The Trump administration says the world must unite as it works to build a global consensus that Iran was behind Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers. So far, only Britain and Saudi Arabia are backing the case. Errol Barnett reports.

Hong Kong protesters flood the streets demanding city leader’s resignation

In Hong Kong, the outrage isn't letting up as some 2 million opponents hit the streets again Sunday demanding the city's leader resign for her support of an extradition bill that would send people to China to face trial and an uncertain future. Ramy Innocencio reports.

Hong Kong makes history as protesters denounce own government

Demonstrators called for the revocation of controversial extradition proposals​, the release of student demonstrators and the resignation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam