BBC News - Home 9 March 2018

Trump Kim talks: US surprised at 'dramatic' North Korea shift

President Donald Trump is set to have historic talks with the North's Kim Jong-un by May.

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US job growth surges in February

The economy created 313,000 jobs last month, but growth in wages slows.

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Russian spy: Military deployed after poisoning

Service personnel will help remove contaminated items, as ex-spy and his daughter remain critical.

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Trump told to mute Twitter critics, not block them, by New York judge

A judge says the US president should mute, not block, Twitter users at a hearing in New York.

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Burger-flipping robot takes short break

The automated cook is switched off while upgrades are prepared to help it cook more quickly.

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Jo Min-ki: South Korean actor found dead after #MeToo allegations

South Korean actor Jo Min-ki had been accused of molesting at least eight people.

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Obamas 'in talks to make Netflix shows'

The former president and his wife would produce exclusive "uplifting" shows, the New York Times says.

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India allows 'living wills' for terminally ill

The move will allow very sick patients to seek what is known as passive euthanasia.

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Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga pledge reconciliation

The president and opposition leader hold their first public meeting since last year's disputed elections.

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Syria war: UN aid convoy re-enters Eastern Ghouta amid 'calm'

It comes after an earlier delivery of urgent supplies to Eastern Ghouta was cut short amid shelling.

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Norwegian airline responds to poem complaint in verse

Low-cost airline Norwegian agrees to waive a name-change fee after a passenger complains in rhyme.

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Africa's week in pictures: 2-8 March 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

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Barack Mirror? Ideas for Obamas' new Netflix show

The pitches, puns and parodies possible with Barack and Michelle Obama in talks for a Netflix show.

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India cricketer Mohammad Shami charged with domestic violence

Mohammad Shami was dropped from a list of contracted players released by the cricket board of India.

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Serena Williams beats Zarina Diyas in first round at Indian Wells

Serena Williams marks her return to the WTA Tour following the birth of her first child by beating Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas at Indian Wells.

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Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un: From enemies to frenemies?

The turbulent relationship between the two unpredictable leaders takes another unexpected turn.

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What could happen now?

The proposal was unexpected, but with so little time until talks take place, what can we expect?

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North Korea-Trump talks in 400 words

A very brief guide to a breakthrough day in the North Korean issue.

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