Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bergdahl arrives at the courthouse on Monday Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier held as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan for five years, has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehaviour before the enemy. The 31-year-old Army sergeant entered his plea on Monday before a military judge at Fort Bragg, North […]

Harvey Weinstein: Film company in talks over possible sale

Image copyright AFP The film production company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who is facing a number of sexual assault allegations, is in talks over a possible sale. The Weinstein Company said it had entered a preliminary deal with US private equity firm Colony Capital. Mr Weinstein, 65, was fired by the board of his company […]

Harvey Weinstein: More women accuse Hollywood producer of rape

Harvey Weinstein: More women accuse Hollywood producer of rape

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lysette Anthony said she had reported the alleged rape to police Two more women have accused Harvey Weinstein of raping them as the top Hollywood producer finds himself increasingly shunned by his peers. British actress Lysette Anthony says he attacked her at her London home in the late 1980s […]

Harvey Weinstein: Woody Allen ‘sad’ for producer over sexual assault allegations

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Woody Allen has worked with Harvey Weinstein, pictured together in 2008, on many films Woody Allen has said he is “sad” for Harvey Weinstein as the producer faces numerous allegations of sexual assault. The filmmaker said he had heard rumours but not “these horror stories” after a number of […]

Harvey Weinstein: Oscars board expels producer over sexual assault allegations

Image copyright PA Image caption Weinstein has already been suspended by Bafta in the UK The organisation behind the Oscars has voted to expel Harvey Weinstein following numerous allegations of sexual assault made against the film producer. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said its board “voted well in excess of the required […]

Trump aims blow at Iran and threatens landmark nuclear deal

Media captionTrump: ‘I can terminate US involvement in deal any time’ US President Donald Trump has condemned Iran as a “fanatical regime” and refused to continue signing off on a landmark international nuclear deal. In a combative speech on Friday, Mr Trump accused Iran of sponsoring terrorism and proposed new sanctions. He said Iran had […]

Why the California wildfires are so deadly

With at least 31 dead and 3,500 buildings destroyed, the fires have been the most devastating since 1933. The BBC’s Dave Lee explores why. Videos courtesy of Douglas Thron and Texas Parks and Wildlife. Why the California wildfires are so deadly

Canada couple fights over $5m lotto jackpot

Image copyright Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation All may be fair in love and war, but love and money? That’s up for the courts to decide. A Canadian couple is heading to court after a winning lottery ticket drove a C$6m ($5m, £4m) wedge between them. Denise Robertson got a court injunction on 28 September […]

Iran nuclear deal: Trump to reveal tough new strategy

Media captionA timeline of what Trump’s said about the Iran deal US President Donald Trump is expected to set out a more confrontational strategy towards Iran, accusing it of pursuing “death and destruction”. It is thought he will focus on its non-nuclear activities, particularly those of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), accused of supporting terrorism. The […]

Harvey Weinstein: US actress Rose McGowan makes rape allegation

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Harvey Weinstein and Rose McGowan appeared at a premiere for the film Grindhouse in 2007 The scandal deluging Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has deepened after US actress Rose McGowan publicly accused him of raping her. In a series of tweets, McGowan also accused Amazon Studio chief Roy Price of […]