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Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:03:52 GMT

The tremor toppled buildings in the capital with many feared trapped in the rubble.

Trump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:50:16 GMT

The US president condemns "rogue nations" in his debut speech to the UN General Assembly.

Parsons Green bombing: Third arrest over Tube attack
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:50:02 GMT

A 25-year-old man is arrested in Newport, south Wales, in connection with Friday's attack.

Life-extending lung cancer drug approved
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:40:11 GMT

A drug denied to restaurant critic AA Gill on the NHS will now be made available to patients in England.

Miscarriage study points to IVF success chances
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:08:14 GMT

Women who miscarry in the first round of IVF are more likely to have a baby than those who do not conceive.

Google launches UK 'anti-terror fund'
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:08:04 GMT

Google will give UK 1m to counter extremism as part of wider plans to deal with such content on its platforms.

British kayaker Emma Kelty 'murdered' on Amazon trip
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:26:16 GMT

Two teenagers and a man are held by Brazilian police over the 43-year-old kayaker's death.

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:50:41 GMT

"Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."

Manchester police still relies on Windows XP
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:06:34 GMT

More than 20% of Greater Manchester Police's PCs run on the operating system, posing a hack risk.

Quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:51:00 GMT

The findings come from 10,000 young people's views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers.

Water companies pulled up over complaint calls
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:01:02 GMT

A complaints body says consumers had to make more than two million calls to resolve water issues.

UK hosts Europe's first dark sky conference
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:10:19 GMT

The south west of Scotland hopes to cement its reputation as a premier destination for stargazing.

The Papers: Boris 'backs off' and Trump speech stuns
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:31:02 GMT

Boris Johnson's claim the cabinet is in harmony over Brexit is among the front-page headlines.

My dad jokes about my first period
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:22:49 GMT

Comedian Gary Meikle is a single dad - when his daughter got her first period she turned to him.

What's it like to go down a disused 400-year-old tin mine?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:09:34 GMT

The BBC's Environment Correspondent Claire Marshall went down to have a look at South Crofty tin mine.

The women who fed the UK in World War Two
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:23:15 GMT

During World War Two, women and girls volunteered for farm work to produce vital food supplies.

Do you know blood cancer symptoms?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:03:06 GMT

Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer.

Neolithic Orkney rivalries detailed in new study
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:11:34 GMT

Rivalries in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago led to competition between communities, according to new research.

Trump at UN: Which 'rogue states' are in new axis of evil?
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:52:34 GMT

George W Bush invented the original list of US enemies - who did Donald Trump label 'rogue states'?

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:16:21 GMT

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QE2: The 50-year journey of a British style icon
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:11 GMT

The QE2 is one of the most famous liners in the world and the last large liner to be built on the Clyde.

The Italians who prefer to drink American coffee
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:11:30 GMT

How a new breed of American-style coffee shops are drawing in younger Italians.

Why do US police shoot people carrying knives?
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:43:14 GMT

The shooting of a Georgia student raises a question - why do US police shoot people carrying knives?

10 university flashpoints over free speech
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:13:54 GMT

Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really mean?

Dutch sexism outcry after woman fined for peeing in public
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:24:58 GMT

The case of a woman fined for peeing in an Amsterdam alleyway has sparked a debate about sexism.

Leicester City 2-0 Liverpool
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:07:42 GMT

Islam Slimani and Shinji Okazaki score as Leicester beat Liverpool to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

England v West Indies: Jonny Bairstow makes century in Old Trafford win
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:37:54 GMT

Jonny Bairstow hits his maiden century as England outclass West Indies to win the first one-day international at Old Trafford by seven wickets.

England women 6-0 Russia women
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:29:13 GMT

England begin their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 6-0 thrashing of Russia at Prenton Park.

Rio Ferdinand: Ex-Manchester United defender relishing boxing focus
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:17:46 GMT

Ex-England footballer Rio Ferdinand says boxing will give him welcome focus after a period in which he has "been through quite a few things".

The Ashes: Pick your England squad for the tour of Australia
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:21:01 GMT

Who do you think should be in England's squad for the tour of Australia? Pick your team and share it with your friends.

Nikita Parris scores for England against Russia and celebrates with Mark Sampson
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:32:12 GMT

Watch Nikita Parris fire England ahead against Russia in their Women's World Cup qualifier before running to the touchline to celebrate with coach Mark Sampson.

North Korea: Bengaluru FC's Erik Paartalu on missile launches, lost baggage and Kim Jong-un memes
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:02:22 GMT

Bengaluru FC's ex-Australia midfielder Erik Paartalu tells BBC Sport about "stepping into the unknown" for the ultimate away match in North Korea.

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