BBC News BBC 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. Protesters urge Xi to resign over China Covid curbs Demonstrators in the financial hub of Shanghai publicly vent anger at Communist Party leaders. Daughter barred from watching father's execution Kevin Johnson faces execution in Missouri on Tuesday for the killing of a police officer. Camilla to scrap tradition of ladies-in-waiting The Queen Consort is ending the traditional title of ladies-in-waiting for assistants at events. 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. 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. Navy chief defends handling of rape allegations Adm Sir Ben Key says independent investigations into complaints would "lead to less good outcomes". Landslide tears through homes on Italian island A torrent of mud and debris dislodged trees, engulfed buildings and dragged cars into the sea. '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. World's longest-serving president gets sixth term Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema has led the country's authoritarian regime for 43 years.