BBC News Episodes
We speak to three young professionals in offbeat jobs: a beatboxer, a gamer and an ethical hacker. In a world where most degrees and professional courses are centred on long-term stability and availability of jobs, how did they train themselves, f...
Is 2019 the time to start your own company? Entrepreneurship is seductive, but the lack of structure is not for everyone - especially if you have to leave a comfortable job behind. In this edition of WorklifeIndia, we talk to current and former ...
India has made rapid strides in adopting technology, but when was the last time it came out with a truly disruptive innovation, something that shaped the world or made the scientific community sit up and take notice? Invention of the zero? That w...
As early as 1966, India elected a female prime minister, becoming only the second country in the world to do so. More than fifty years later, more women are joining politics but their number still remains low. Female leaders regularly battle gend...
Officers filmed their riot van being targeted by demonstrators in Lyon.
Is the freedom offered to workers in the 'gig economy' worth it, or does it put people at risk of exploitation? Workplaces are changing. Many are opting for short term or project-based gigs rather than structured payroll jobs: this probably inclu...
Companies are starting to embrace artificial intelligence in hiring. One global study found one in three recruiters already doing so. In most companies though, in-person interviews still remain the most preferred way of finding new talent. In th...
Fewer than three in ten women in India are in work - one of the lowest rates of female employment in the world. In this edition of WorklifeIndia, we ask bosses and recruiters why so few women work in India, what can be done to improve the situati...
Thousands of men seeking luck have tussled to find two sacred sticks as part of an ancient Japanese festival.
President Trump declares a national emergency, then acknowledges his order could face legal challenges.
Unable to hit the links as often as he'd like, the president has installed a simulator in his private quarters.
Buildings have collapsed and roads have been left impassable after mudslides and flooding.
A ceasefire deal has been broken more than 1,000 times says Yemini Foreign Minister Khaled Alyemany.
In Senegal, graffiti artist Zeinixx is campaigning for women's rights.
When a Malaysian town was inundated with foreign plastic waste, a group of villagers decided to fight back.
Two BBC journalists succumbed to the trend and took at-home genealogy tests. This is what they found.
President Trump and Democrat Beto O'Rourke held events at the same time, but said very different things.
Second generation Somalis Safa and Ladan say the pressure for young women to marry in the community is immense.
BBC News spoke to Londoners in Bethnal Green, where Shamima Begum used to go to school.
We listen in on a political conversation between father and daughter ahead of elections on 16 February.
About half of the Nigerian electorate is under 35, but some say they won't vote on 16 February.
The University of Toronto has a collection of Valentines dating back 200 years.
Influencer Omy Odike is trying to get young people to vote in Nigeria's 'most important election'. She has a YouTube channel which encourages people to go to the polling stations. She told BBC Minute that her country needs better electricity suppl...
Mukaddes Yadigar from Yili, near China's border with Kazakhstan, opened London's first Uighur restaurant in 2017.
A shooting at Cameron Kasky's school in Florida killed three teachers and 14 of his fellow students.
The Mexican drug lord has been found guilty on all 10 counts at his drug trafficking trial in New York.
Journalist Noor Tagouri was misidentified as a Pakistani actress in Vogue magazine's February issue.
Passengers on a commuter bus in Lagos explain their hopes for the future of the country.
A majority of US teens fear a school shooting. What do students in Australia, India, Lebanon and the UK think?
Venezuela is using the country's gold to raise cash and make friends
As 12 Catalan separatist leaders go on trial, rival groups gathered outside the Madrid court.
The infant was pulled alive from the pipe after a three-hour operation in Durban.
Thousands of litres of milk are spilled in Sardinia's streets as farmers protest low prices.
Brexit could mean buying your favourite brand on the high street could cost you more. Here's why.
More than half the population Escobares, Texas live under the poverty line.
Bernadine King says there are too many signs for a driver's brain to process in Chelmsford, Essex.
Six months after 43 people were killed when part of the bridge collapsed, work to rebuild it has begun.
Fifty years since the Boeing 747's first flight, BBC Rewind looks back on how the jumbo jet changed aviation and global travel.
Riding BMX bikes keeps young kids from the ghetto out of trouble, says Nigerian rider Starboy.
How a torrent of toxic sludge buried buildings in Brumadinho - and the risk of it happening again.
Inside the hospital where there's barely running water, let alone medicines.
Nord Stream 2 is the name of the undersea pipeline that should soon pump more Russian gas into Europe.
11-year-old Desmond is a "drag kid" trying to help other children express themselves.
The Irish government should avoid a no-deal Brexit at all costs, says ex-prime minster Ahern.
President Trump has delivered the annual address, a week later than originally planned after the partial government shutdown.
A baby ended up riding solo on a train after its father left the carriage to smoke a cigarette.