Trump plans to halt migrant separations

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump: "You're going to have a lot of very happy people" US President Donald Trump has bowed to public pressure and signed an executive order promising to "keep families together" in migrant detentions. Mr Trump reversed his own policy amid international fury over the separation of…

‘I was ordered to separate siblings’

Former US youth migrant shelter worker Antar tells the BBC why he quit his job last week.

Russian media mock World Cup ‘husband-hunters’

Image copyright OZAN KOSE/AFP Image caption This Russian supporter watches her national team beat Egypt The Russian arm of the fast-food chain Burger King has apologised after offering women a reward of 3m roubles (£36,000; $47,000) and free Whopper burgers for life if they got pregnant with a World Cup player's baby. "Women who manage…

Why a Fox walkout over migrants unlikely

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some Fox employees say they are sick of the rhetoric coming from the network's news channel The creator of hit TV show Modern Family says he's "disgusted" to work for the same company that owns Fox News. The maker of hit TV show Family Guy, Seth MacFarlane, says he…

Are Canadians smuggling shoes?

President Trump claimed on Tuesday that Canadian are sneaking goods across the border. We asked Canadians if they had anything to confess...

Controversy rages after rapper’s shooting death

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Before his death the 20-year-old found fame online, racking up hundreds of millions of streams The killing of US rapper XXXTentacion has set social media ablaze: vicious arguments have broken out about how to memorialise such a problematic figure, as fans pore over conspiracy theories about the perpetrator and even…

Hungary outlaws helping migrants

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hungary erected fences after the big migrant influx in 2015 and few asylum seekers have been accepted The Hungarian parliament has passed new legislation that criminalises lawyers and activists who help asylum seekers.Anyone "facilitating illegal immigration" will face a year in jail.Viktor Orban's government has dubbed the legislation the…

US school sued over bullied girl’s suicide

Image copyright Mallory's Army/Facebook Image caption Mallory had faced months of cyber-bullying from her classmates The parents of a 12-year-old girl who took her own life are suing the school district in the US state of New Jersey, saying it failed to prevent bullying.Dianne and Seth Grossman say the school ignored repeated complaints that their…

Panama Papers: Owners could not be traced

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 2016 Panama Papers revealed the tax havens of the world's elite A new leak of documents from the offshore service provider at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal reveals the company could not identify the owners of up to three quarters of companies it administered. Two months…

Former WWE wrestler star Vader dies at 63

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Leon White pictured with his son Jesse in 2004; Jesse also became wrestler under the name Jake Carter Former US professional wrestling superstar Leon White - better known as Vader by his fans - has died aged 63.His son tweeted: "Around a month ago my father was diagnosed with…