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Supreme Court: Parliament suspension battle enters second day
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:49:43 GMT

Lawyers will continue their arguments over the legality of the suspension of Parliament.

Israel election result too close to call - exit polls
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:37:40 GMT

Exit polls suggest there will be no clear winner in the country's second election in five months.

Saudi oil attacks: Drones and missiles launched from Iran - US
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:56:02 GMT

Drones and missiles that targeted oil facilities were fired from southern Iran, US officials say.

Job applications 'filtered by university ranking'
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:57:10 GMT

Research suggests Russell Group graduates are more likely to walk straight into a job.

'My derelict pub still got TripAdvisor reviews'
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:02:43 GMT

TripAdvisor says it is winning the fight against fake reviews using fraud detection technology.

Teachers 'have worked long hours for many years'
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:54:25 GMT

Reducing teachers' hours in England is likely to be difficult and may require "radical action", says study.

Cash machines closing fastest in poor areas, chancellor told
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:02:23 GMT

Consumer group Which? urges the chancellor to act over the loss of free ATMs in poor communities.

Harrow school sets up online sixth form for global pupils
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:52:06 GMT

The historic private school is to teach A-levels over the internet for £15,000 per year.

BBC launches 'digital wellbeing' Own It app for children
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:03:15 GMT

The Own It app watches what children type and offers advice about how to stay healthy online.

First domestic abuse commissioner for England and Wales revealed
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:45:24 GMT

Nicole Jacobs says she is "relieved" the PM has pledged to re-introduce a new law on domestic abuse.

Afghanistan war: Taliban tell Trump their 'doors are open'
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:05:03 GMT

Negotiations remain the "only" path to peace, a top Taliban official tells the BBC's Lyse Doucet.

'Country stands behind Stokes' in Sun story row
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:52:39 GMT

England cricketer Ben Stokes has the support of "the whole sport and the country" after criticising The Sun over a story it ran about his family, a leading cricket chief says.

The Papers: PM's 'warning' to judges and diabetes 'epidemic'
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 22:20:10 GMT

Wednesday's papers focus on the Supreme Court hearing over the PM's decision to suspend Parliament.

'Why I recover the bodies of drowning victims'
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:38:28 GMT

Keith Cornican travels far and wide recovering drowning victims' bodies, spurred by personal tragedy.

Albanians and Serbs remain divided after the War
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:20:04 GMT

20-year-old Arian and 16-year-old Selena agree to meet on a bridge between their homes and debate their differences.

The epic horse race across the Mongolian steppe
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:21:39 GMT

In 2009 the first ever Mongol Derby was raced across the vast expanse of the Mongolian Steppe.

The robot that cleans floors and tells jokes
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:03:27 GMT

More than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots are coming to Singapore this year, made by local manufacturer Lionsbot. Ella's job is cleaning the floors at the National Gallery.

Musicians switch to outdoor rehearsal spaces
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:22:31 GMT

Photographer Jon Enoch's pictures of musicians rehearsing in London's open spaces.

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Tue, 03 Sep 2019 10:03:39 GMT

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The 'brown girls' out to conquer Instagram
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:25:27 GMT

South Asian women are proudly taking ownership of their identities on social media

Can you turn around the health of an entire town?
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:54:09 GMT

Three years on, how is a project aimed at transforming the health of people in Fleetwood faring?

Franco victim's daughter buried next to him after long battle
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:06:33 GMT

Ascensión Mendieta's tireless campaign after her father was shot by firing squad in Franco's Spain.

Why Africans should 'ditch one of their favourite dishes'
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:15:35 GMT

Zambia's vice-president calls for a radical change in the eating habits of the nation.

Criminal on Netflix: The restrictions of film and TV confined to one location
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:23:57 GMT

A new Netflix series is set entirely in a police interrogation room.

Saudi oil attacks: Who's using drones in the Middle East?
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:45:01 GMT

The offensive use of drones has grown significantly in recent years, nowhere more so than in the Middle East.

Rugby World Cup Japan: Eight things to know as event comes to Asia
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:13:18 GMT

Eight things to know as the Rugby World Cup comes to Asia - with some unexpected twists.

The little-known world of the tap water tasters
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:55:11 GMT

Meet the Scottish Water scientists who are the aficionados of our tap water.

Napoli score two late goals to beat Champions League holders Liverpool
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 22:12:50 GMT

Dries Mertens' penalty and a late Fernando Llorente goal condemns Liverpool to defeat in their Group E Champions League opener against Napoli.

Barkley misses late penalty as Chelsea lose at home to Valencia
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:57:07 GMT

Substitute Ross Barkley misses a late penalty as Chelsea open their Champions League campaign by losing at home to Valencia.

'Don't eat the hibiscus' - what's it like to play rugby in Japan?
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:43:20 GMT

Former Australian wing Nick Cummins discusses his two years in Japanese club rugby - including hibiscus eating, face bleaching and the delights of drinking sake.

Juventus revolution: Could the 23-year wait for Champions League glory be over?
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 07:59:50 GMT

BBC Sport travels to Turin, to find out whether a revolution at Juventus can lead to the "holy grail" of Champions League glory after losing five finals in the past 23 years.

NFL: Watch two incredible Odell Beckham Jr plays on his return to New York
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:39:01 GMT

Odell Beckham Jr makes a spectacular one-handed grab and an 89-yard touchdown catch as the Cleveland Browns beat the New York Jets 23-3 on Monday night.

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain kicks coach & hoardings during training
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 12:10:02 GMT

Gonzalo Higuain loses his temper and kicks a coach and an advertising hoarding during a training session before Juventus' Champions League game against Atletico Madrid.

BBC Briefing on energy: how do I use it?
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:10:48 GMT

Your downloadable guide to the UK's energy system and why it must change to meet climate pledges.

Are cities as bad for the environment as we think?
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:10:37 GMT

Cities have a bad reputation for pollution but - in terms of climate change - that might be unfair.

How an 11-year-old came to swim the Channel
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 01:35:41 GMT

At the age of 11, Tom Gregory became the youngest person ever to swim the English Channel.

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