Argentina steps closer to legal abortions

Image copyright AFP Image caption Supporters of the bill were jubilant when the result was announced Catholic Argentina’s lower house has backed a bill legalising abortion in the first... Read more »

Apple to close iPhone security loophole

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The FBI took Apple to court in 2016 to try to get access to a killer’s iPhone Apple says it is to change... Read more »

World Cup starts – opening ceremony & Russia v Saudi Arabia

World Cup live: Russia v Saudi Arabia – World Cup Group A – Live – BBC Sport ]]> Summary Gazinskiy gives Russia lead with first goal of World Cup... Read more »

First black female mayor for San Francisco

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption London Breed joins a small club of about 19 other black female US mayors San Francisco is to have its first-ever female black... Read more »

California to vote on splitting state

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Tim Draper has collected more than 400,000 signatures to put the plan to partition California into three states on the ballot A billionaire venture... Read more »

Egypt safer than US and UK – poll

Image copyright AFP Image caption Egypt’s security forces are battling Islamist militants in Sinai and elsewhere Egypt has been ranked the safest country in Africa and higher than both... Read more »

Trump lauds Kim deal despite scepticism

Image copyright KCNA Image caption North Korean state media have released images apparently showing the country’s nuclear arsenal The US hopes to see “major disarmament” by North Korea by... Read more »

Why adults in Japan are getting younger

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Japan’s teenagers will get to do some new things – but not others Adulthood is about to come a lot earlier in life... Read more »

World Cup 2026: Canada, US & Mexico joint bid wins right to host tournament

Fifa members voted on the bids at their congress in Moscow The 2026 World Cup will be held in the United States, Canada and Mexico after their joint bid... Read more »

Trump Kim summit: What happens next?

Donald Trump said he achieved a lot in his meeting with Kim Jong-un. Really? Read more »