Strictly kiss: Professional dancer Katya 'in the wrong'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Strictly curse doesn’t exist, says former professional Kristina Rihanoff Strictly Come Dancing star Katya Jones was “in the wrong” over her kiss with celebrity partner Seann Walsh. That’s according to the show’s judge Craig Revel Horwood. “It’s her job not only …

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Bucket list for Finn, the Vermont dog dying of cancer

Image copyright Finnandyogi Image caption A sunrise hike of Mount Mansfield, Vermont was on Finn’s bucket list When Finn was diagnosed with cancer in May, Cynthia wanted to make sure his last weeks were his best. She and her husband Robert Peterson made a bucket list for six-year-old Finn and …

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Kenyan girl golfer Chanelle Wangari aims for the top

Eleven-year-old Chanelle Wangari has been touted as one of Kenya’s most promising young golfers and is currently Africa’s top-ranked junior golfer. Earlier this year, she beat 117 other contestants in the US Kids Golf World Championship to emerge as the world number nine. A BBC Africa One Minute Story by …

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Week in pictures: 7 – 12 October 2018

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Joe Raedle/Reuters Image caption Hurricane Michael, the most powerful ever to hit north-west Florida, brought devastation as it made landfall in the US on Wednesday, with winds of 155mph (250km/h). Roxy Atchley …

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Germany protest: Tens of thousands march against far right

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The organisers said many more people came than expected More than 100,000 people have been marching in the German capital Berlin to protest against xenophobia and the increasing influence of the far right. Rights groups organised the rally, as marchers held placards reading “Indivisible” …

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Pope defrocks two Chilean bishops over child abuse claims

Image copyright EPA Image caption Pope Francis, left, met Chile’s President Sebastian Piñera at the Vatican on Saturday Pope Francis has stripped two Chilean bishops of their duties as priests amid claims that they are linked to the sexual abuse of minors. They are Francisco José Cox Huneeus, archbishop emeritus …

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Kenya officials charged in Olympic corruption inquiry

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Former sports minister Hassan Wario is one of the seven to face corruption charges Seven senior Kenyan officials will be charged over alleged corruption surrounding the 2016 Olympic Games, the country’s chief prosecutor said. Those accused include ex-Sports Minister Hassan Wario and former Olympic Committee …

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Jamal Khashoggi: Trump to 'punish' Saudis over journalist

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCCTV footage shows missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. President Donald Trump has said the US will inflict “severe punishment” on Saudi Arabia if the kingdom is found to be responsible for the death of journalist Jamal …

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