Hello, I'm Neil Nunes with the BBC News.
Aid workers say flood waters caused by Cyclone Idai have completely submerged an area fiftykilometers wide in central Mozambique. The coastal city of Beira, home to half a million people, has been all but destroyed by the storm. A thousand people are feared dead, dozens have alsobeen killed in neighbouring Malawi and Zimbabwe. Hingan Yorker is in the province ofManicaland.
The number of dead has increased hour by hour, so we're expecting that as the militaryrepairs the roads and has access into some of the deepest affected areas, that the number willrise. We've seen pictures that are posted on social media, with some people remain trappedunder these rock slides, marooned on these mountains and the extent to the devastation, many would admit it, including authorities, is still unknown to them.
The chief executive of the American entertainment company Warner Brothers has resignedfollowing allegations that he promised film roles to an actress in return for sex. Kevin Tsujiharahas been in charge of the studio for six years. Published text messages appeared to showconversations between Mr. Tsujihara and a British actress where they were in a sexualrelationship.
The British Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of the cabinet later after her Brexitplan suffered a further setback. Officials said the decision of the Speaker of the House ofCommons to block a possible vote on her deal with the EU made things significantly morecomplicated. Here is Alex Vosaliv.
It had been expected that Theresa May could try to get her Brexit deals through parliament fora third time as soon as today. Now that's off the table. Within government talks are underwayabout what to do next, the Children's minister Nadhim Zahawi suggested parliament couldagree to set aside the speaker's ruling and go ahead with the third vote on the prime minister'sBrexit deal. If not, officials have suggested the speaker's decision increases the chance of along delay rather than a no-deal Brexit.
Rights campaigners have condemned the jailing of a prominent activist in the RussianRepublic of Chechnya. Human Rights Watch described Oyub Titiev's conviction as a grossinjustice. It said the ruling risks emboldening the Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyroven in hisefforts to silence human rights abuses.
The operator of the metro in Japan's second city Osaka, has closed its foreign languagewebsites after a number of translation errors were discovered on its English page. The mistakesincluded calling the Sakaisuji subway line, the Sakai muscle line. Officials said they had usedonline translation software.