Live BBC World News

Trump 'supportive' of improved gun background checks

The statement comes after calls for gun control reform after a school shooting in Florida.

Afrin: Syria 'sending fighters to help Kurds against Turkey'

Pro-government forces will support Kurds fighting a Turkish offensive in Afrin, state media says.

Major Russian mafia trial opens in Spain

A Russian MP and 17 others go on trial in Madrid accused of mafia money-laundering.

Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb

A US man took a selfie with the 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior statue before stealing its thumb.

BBC news for Inverness-shire

Family confirm first sighting of missing stag party man Liam Colgan

A sighting of Liam Colgan after he was last seen in Hamburg has provided police with new leads.

'Exceptional' 12-hour effort to rescue fallen skier on Aonach Beag

The man was winched to safety 12 hours after falling through an overhanging ledge of snow in whiteout conditions.

Man who kept owl heads in jam jars fined

The 46-year-old, who sold items for white witches and shamans, also had bags containing feathers from owls and buzzards.

Routine operations resume at Raigmore after disruption

The procedures were disrupted first by dust being found on theatre floors and then by cracks in walls.