England v Australia: Michael Hooper braced for World Cup quarter-final battle – World News

Rugby World Cup quarter-final: England v Australia Venue: Oita Stadium Date: Saturday, 19 October Kick-off: 08:15 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and online with text... Read more »

Dozens killed in Afghanistan mosque bombing – World News

Image copyright EPA Image caption A boy receives medical treatment after a blast at a mosque in Nangarhar province, At least 62 people have been killed and dozens injured... Read more »

Zhao Ziyang: Purged Chinese Communist reformer is buried – World News

Image copyright BBC NEWS CHINESE Image caption The grave of Mr Zhao, who has been airbrushed from Chinese history The ashes of reformist Chinese leader Zhao Ziyang, purged for... Read more »

Australian racehorse slaughter allegations prompt investigation – World News

Image copyright ABC 7.30 Image caption The investigation was prompted by images broadcast on Australian television Australian authorities have launched an investigation into suspected animal cruelty after a TV... Read more »

China economy: Third quarter growth misses expectations – World News

Image copyright Getty Images China’s economy grew at its slowest pace since the early 1990s in the third quarter, official figures showed. In the three months to September, the... Read more »

Sulli: The woman who rebelled against the K-pop world – World News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sulli first entered the Korean entertainment industry at the age of 11 In an industry that rewards performers for their silence off stage,... Read more »

Snowy 2.0: Australia’s divisive plan for a vast underground ‘battery’ – World News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australia plans to build the Snowy 2.0 project beneath the Kosciuszko National Park Far beneath a national park in one of the coldest... Read more »

Saudi Arabia bus crash leaves 35 Arab and Asian expatriates dead – World News

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Saudi authorities have launched an investigation into the incident Thirty-five foreign nationals have been killed and four others injured in a bus crash... Read more »

India Catholic nun to go to court over Vatican decision – World News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many nuns in Kerala protested against a Bishop accused of rape An Indian Catholic nun who protested against a bishop accused of rape... Read more »

Hong Kong: Hecklers dragged out in new parliament chaos – World News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHong Kong: Hecklers dragged out in new parliament chaos Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has been heckled by opposition lawmakers for... Read more »