Rajab Family By Lucy Williamson BBC News, Jerusalem A six-year-old girl who went missing in Gaza City last month has been found dead, along with several of her relatives and two paramedics who tried to save her. Hind Rajab was fleeing the city with her aunt, uncle and three cousins when the car they were
Reuters By Lucy Williamson BBC News, Jerusalem People living in the isolated north of Gaza have told the BBC that children are going without food for days, as aid convoys are increasingly denied permits to enter. Some residents have resorted to grinding animal feed into flour to survive, but even stocks of those grains are
President Biden has angrily criticised a special counsel report on classified documents which questioned his memory and ability to recall dates and events. The US leader held a surprise news briefing at the White House, telling reporters: “My memory is fine.” Special Counsel Robert Hur found that Mr Biden had mishandled classified documents but would
Getty Images By Mark Poynting BBC News climate reporter For the first time, global warming has exceeded 1.5C across an entire year, according to the EU’s climate service. World leaders promised in 2015 to try to limit the long-term temperature rise to 1.5C, which is seen as crucial to help avoid the most damaging impacts.
Israeli government By Kathryn Armstrong BBC News Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected Hamas’s proposed ceasefire terms – saying “total victory” in Gaza is possible within months. He was speaking after Hamas laid out a series of demands in response to an Israel-backed ceasefire proposal. He said negotiations with the group were “not going
By Sophie Hutchinson and Aurelia Foster BBC News Families of children left disabled by an epilepsy drug and women injured by pelvic mesh implants should be given urgent financial help, England’s patient safety commissioner has said. Dr Henrietta Hughes has called on the government to act quickly to help victims of the two health scandals.
Reuters By Sean Coughlan, royal correspondent, and Sean Seddon BBC News King Charles has been pictured for the first time since his cancer diagnosis as the Duke of Sussex arrived in the UK to visit his father. The King and Queen Camilla were pictured in a car and are believed to be travelling to Sandringham.
Getty Images By Sean Coughlan Royal correspondent King Charles has been diagnosed with a form of cancer, says Buckingham Palace. The type of cancer has not been revealed – it is not prostate cancer, but was discovered during his recent treatment for an enlarged prostate. The King began “regular treatments” on Monday and will postpone
Family Handout By Rachael McMenemy and Nicola Haseler BBC News, Essex The family of a grandmother who was killed after being attacked by dogs have said they are angry at the conditions the animals were kept in. Esther Martin, 68, was fatally injured inside a home in Jaywick, near Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, on Saturday afternoon. Ashley
CENTCOM/ HANDOUT By Sam Cabral BBC News, Washington The White House has warned that its air strikes on Iran-backed targets in Iraq and Syria are just “the beginning, not the end” of its response to Iran. National security adviser Jake Sullivan told US media on Sunday “there will be more steps”. The US is responding
EPA By George Wright BBC News Iran has called US air strikes on Iraq and Syria a “strategic mistake” after 85 targets were hit across the region on Friday. The US has launched retaliatory strikes in response to last week’s drone attack on a US military base that killed three American soldiers. The White House
By Fergal Keane Former Northern Ireland correspondent Whenever the politicians or anybody else start talking about history being made in Northern Ireland, Gail McConnell feels wary. Too much has been suffered and too much time wasted for her to put much faith in rhetoric. She wants hard work and action, she tells me. “This should
Getty Images By Bernd Debusmann Jr & Kayla Epstein BBC News, Washington and New York Nearly a week after a drone strike in Jordan killed three US soldiers, retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militias have begun. The strikes had been expected for several days, and in the interim, the Biden administration began to face questions and