BBC News BBC News https://www.bbc.com/news https://i.imgur.com/lpOOWyX.png https://www.bbc.com/news BBC News Shocking protests are huge challenge for China's leaders China's rulers appear to have drastically underestimated growing discontent at Xi Jinping's zero-Covid policy. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-63772365 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-63772365 Protesters urge Xi to resign over China Covid curbs Demonstrators in the financial hub of Shanghai publicly vent anger at Communist Party leaders. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-63771109 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-63771109 Daughter barred from watching father's execution Kevin Johnson faces execution in Missouri on Tuesday for the killing of a police officer. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-63770438 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-63770438 Camilla to scrap tradition of ladies-in-waiting The Queen Consort is ending the traditional title of ladies-in-waiting for assistants at events. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-63768031 https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-63768031 Venezuela takes first step out of political stalemate The government and opposition agree that billions of dollars frozen abroad be released to help fund social projects. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-63771107 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-63771107 Decoding an emperor's secret 500-year-old letter A French team has decoded a letter from Charles V, revealing rumours of an assassination plot. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-63757443 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-63757443 Navy chief defends handling of rape allegations Adm Sir Ben Key says independent investigations into complaints would "lead to less good outcomes". https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-63770307 https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-63770307 Landslide tears through homes on Italian island A torrent of mud and debris dislodged trees, engulfed buildings and dragged cars into the sea. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-63767660 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-63767660 'We can't live in a world where dogs eat children' Anger mounts after the killing of children, including Keketso Saule, by pit bulls in South Africa. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-63727936 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-63727936 World's longest-serving president gets sixth term Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema has led the country's authoritarian regime for 43 years. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-63770351 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-63770351