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Russia election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:44:34 GMT

He easily secures an expected fourth term as leader with no serious challenger in the race.

Ant McPartlin held over drink-driving after collision
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 23:10:24 GMT

TV presenter is being questioned by police after three vehicle collision in south-west London.

Drivers stranded on A30 in Devon amid heavy snow
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 03:48:10 GMT

Motorists spend the night in a service station and a college as the wintry snap continues to affect the South West.

Did my parents leave me on a hillside to die?
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:32:30 GMT

In 1937 a nine-month-old girl was found hidden in a bush on the South Downs, with her hands tied. She has always wanted to know why.

John McEnroe paid more than Martina Navratilova by BBC
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:02:01 GMT

Martina Navratilova told BBC Panorama that the corporation has "to do better" on equal pay.

Spy poisoning: Russia stockpiling nerve agent, says Johnson
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:59:15 GMT

The UK foreign secretary also dismisses claims the substance may have come from a UK laboratory.

Cliff-top homes 'teetering' on edge
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 19:17:36 GMT

Drone footage shows the homes in a precarious position, with five most at risk.

UK teacher wins global best teacher prize
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:09:36 GMT

The winning teacher warns of pupils' deprivation and calls for more support for the arts.

Donald Trump berates Mueller's 'biased' Russia inquiry
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:01:20 GMT

Mr Trump said it was dominated by "hardened Democrats" and supporters of Hillary Clinton.

Cirque du Soleil: Aerialist Yann Arnaud dies in Florida show
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 19:23:45 GMT

Frenchman Yann Arnaud died after falling on to the stage during a show of the world-famous circus.

Australia bushfire: Dozens of buildings feared lost in Tathra
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 02:02:59 GMT

More than 70 homes and buildings are feared lost after the blaze, authorities say.

Fixed-odds maximum bet should be cut, say MPs
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:20:12 GMT

MPs say there is an 'overwhelming case' to reduce the maximum bet on fixed-odds betting terminals.

The Papers: Facebook 'pressure' and Ant arrested
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:12:51 GMT

Headlines focus on the alleged social network data breach and the I'm A Celebrity host's drink-drive arrest.

Ghanaian animal imitator has Guinness World Record ambitions
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:11:16 GMT

Ghanaian teenager Justice Osei has a talent for imitating animal species, with over 50 in his repertoire.

Aubrey de Grey: Treating ageing as a curable disease
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:15:27 GMT

The scientist aims to develop therapies to repair damage at the molecular and cellular level.

Meet CabiFly Brazil's newest taxi service
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:33:52 GMT

CabiFly is Brazil's newest form of taxi service.

'Game changer' treatment for Multiple Sclerosis patients
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:48:42 GMT

Louise Willetts says she is completely well following treatment that was originally used on cancer patients.

Russia election: Food and 'polar bears' in polling stations
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 21:45:32 GMT

There were colourful scenes before and after Russians voted to give Vladimir Putin a fourth term as president.

UK Snow: Carer, 70, in freezing five-mile walk home in Bradford
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:52:14 GMT

Pam Chapman, 70, worked extra hours in her job as a carer before walking the five miles home in a blizzard.

Carpool karaoke mums' Down's syndrome video goes viral
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:51:05 GMT

Rebecca Carless says the response to the video has been "mad" and they want everyone to see it.

Penrith festival preserves marmalade tradition
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:55:28 GMT

The event at Dalemain features 2,700 entries from more than 30 countries.

'Historic' Suffolk dialect celebrated by author
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:03:04 GMT

Suffolk phrases include "on the huh" (not quite straight) and "on the drag" (running late).

Jared Kushner: What does Trump's son-in-law do now?
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:08:05 GMT

Trump's son-in-law prefers staying in the background - what influence does he have on the president?

BBC News Channel
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:22:00 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

What are the UK's youngest and oldest city populations?
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:38:35 GMT

Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but that's not always the case.

'I forget my PE kit deliberately' - the boys who hate sport
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:39:12 GMT

Some teenage boys avoid PE at all costs - even if it means a detention

Vladimir Putin and Google: The most popular search queries answered
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:40:32 GMT

So what does Google suggest when you begin to ask questions about the Russian leader?

Florida shooting: How teenagers started a political campaign in 30 days
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:40:51 GMT

The survivors of a high school shooting in Florida refused to be ignored just because they were teenagers.

How Red Driving School steered away from a crisis
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:15:36 GMT

Ian McIntosh saved the driving school from near-collapse - but is it protected against future shocks?

What is it like when an asylum centre opens near you?
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:42:10 GMT

Each year thousands of asylum seekers are housed across the UK. But some residents are not happy.

W1A stars head to Sheffield with The York Realist
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:37:16 GMT

Jonathan Bailey and Ben Batt put their TV careers on hold to star in The York Realist.

Obituary: Millie Dunn Veasey, pioneering sergeant turned rights activist
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:19:32 GMT

Millie Dunn Veasey, who has died aged 100, was in World War Two's only all-female, all-black unit.

Breaking the mould in a male-dominated workplace
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:21:16 GMT

Three pioneers who are shattering stereotypes surrounding the world of science and engineering.

Why Angolan singer Toty Sa'Med writes songs in Kimbundu
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:23:03 GMT

Toty Sa'Med can't say more than a few words in Kimbundu but is writing songs in the Angolan language.

Leicester City 1-2 Chelsea (aet)
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:02:16 GMT

Pedro heads in an extra-time winner to see off Leicester City and put Chelsea into their second successive FA Cup semi-final.

FA Cup: Leicester 1-2 Chelsea (aet) highlights
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 19:49:47 GMT

Chelsea substitute Pedro heads an extra-time winner to see off Leicester City and put the visitors into their second successive FA Cup semi-final under manager Antonio Conte.

Indian Wells: Juan Martin del Potro ends Roger Federer's unbeaten run
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 23:40:13 GMT

Juan Martin del Potro ends Roger Federer's 17-match unbeaten run to claim the BNP Paribas Open title at Indian Wells.

Arnold Palmer Invitational: Rory McIlroy wins first event since 2016
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 23:37:07 GMT

Rory McIlroy picks up his first victory since September 2016 as he wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.

Kevin Pietersen: An idiosyncratic genius who could be both divisive and dazzling
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:47:51 GMT

There have been players more reliable and better liked by team-mates than Kevin Pietersen but, says Tom Fordyce, very few have dazzled and dominated as he did.

Sport Relief 2018: Andy Murray's rude awakening
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:35:42 GMT

Sir Andy Murray receives a rude awakening from comedian Michael McIntyre for Sport Relief 2018.

Six Nations 2018: Vote for your try of the tournament
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 12:54:30 GMT

Who do you think scored the best try in the 2018 Six Nations? Watch the tries here and vote for your favourite.

A boy’s creative response to his mother’s illness
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 20:47:52 GMT

When Noah's mother was diagnosed with cancer, he came up with an idea to express his grief. Now his idea is being made into a book.

'I want to explain arranged marriage to people in the West'
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:12:44 GMT

A Pakistani designer who made a board game mocking arranged marriage says the media mistook her real intentions.

South Korea gaming: Death by overwork sparks calls for change
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:52:31 GMT

Critics say "crunch time", an intense burst of work just before a game is released, can be dangerous.

Sir Ken Dodd and the end of a comedy era
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:15:14 GMT

The days when Ken Dodd delighted millions in Blackpool and Scarborough now seem like a different age.

Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:06:16 GMT

Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.

'I tried to kill myself nine times before the NHS helped me'
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 03:07:22 GMT

At the age of 17 Sherry Denness tried to kill herself nine times in 10 days, and only then got the help she needed.

Claudette Colvin: The 15-year-old who came before Rosa Parks
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 18:47:18 GMT

How Claudette Colvin helped spark America's Civil Rights Movement at the age of 15.

'My periods made me suicidal so I had a hysterectomy at 28'
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:32:24 GMT

For years, Lucie was treated for mental health problems - in fact she had a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.

'The story of a weird world I was warned never to tell'
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:34:33 GMT

Pauline Dakin's childhood was full of secrets, disruption and unpleasant surprises - it wasn't until many years later that she found out why.

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