Home / BBC News (page 90)

BBC News

‘Truce agreed’ in Syrian rebel enclave

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Rebels say they want talks with Russia's military to guarantee the safety of civilians One of the remaining Syrian rebel groups in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta, outside Damascus, has announced a ceasefire. The Faylaq al-Rahman group said the UN-brokered truce was to begin in the south of…

Read More »

China threatens US tariff retaliation

Image caption China is a huge consumer of pork and pork products China has said it is considering imposing tariffs on $3bn worth of US products in retaliation to new tariffs announced by US President Donald Trump. The list of products under consideration by China includes pork, wine, fruit and nuts and stainless steel pipes,…

Read More »

Paris sex doll centre ‘not a brothel’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The owner of Xdolls says his sex dolls are like sex toys and do not degrade women (file picture) Paris councillors have rejected a motion targeting a business where clients are charged €89 ($109; £78) to spend an hour with a silicone sex doll. Communist councillors and feminist groups…

Read More »

Blanchett meets Rohingya in Bangladesh

Actor Cate Blanchett has been to visit Rohingya child refugees in Bangladesh. It's estimated over 670,000 people have sought safety there after fleeing Myanmar. Now the refugee agency UNHCR fears camps are at risk of floods and landslides during the monsoon season. Watch the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme on weekdays between 09:00 and 11:00 on…

Read More »

2018 March Madness Predictions

2018 March Madness Predictions | FiveThirtyEight Women’s predictions coming March 12 March 13 (play-in) March 14 (play-in) March 15 (1st round) March 16 (1st round) March 17 (2nd round) March 18 (2nd round) March 22 (Sweet 16) March 23 (Sweet 16) March 24 (Elite Eight) March 25 (Elite Eight) March 31 (Final Four) April 2…

Read More »

Trump replaces McMaster with Bolton

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption John Bolton is to be Mr Trump's third national security adviser President Donald Trump is replacing US National Security Adviser HR McMaster with Bush-era defence hawk John Bolton. In a tweet, Mr Trump said he was thankful for Mr McMaster's service and said he had done an "outstanding job".…

Read More »

Toys R Us founder dies as company folds

Image copyright Toys R Us Image caption Lazarus pictured with Geoffrey the Giraffe, the company mascot The man who founded Toys R Us - the children's toy retailer - has died aged 94, one week after his company announced it was closing its doors. Charles Lazarus began selling toys in 1957 in large supermarket-style shops…

Read More »