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Manchester attack: UK terror threat level raised to critical
Wed, 24 May 2017 01:13:14 GMT

Critical status means a further attack may be imminent, PM says, with military personnel being deployed at key locations.

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89
Tue, 23 May 2017 22:42:50 GMT

The actor, best known for his suave portrayal of James Bond, has died aged 89, his family announces.

Manchester attack: Georgina Callander and Saffie Roussos among victims
Tue, 23 May 2017 16:53:53 GMT

An eight-year-old girl and a college student are among three victims of the suicide bombing to be named.

In pictures: Manchester attack aftermath
Tue, 23 May 2017 23:36:19 GMT

Images from a day of reflection and solidarity following the Manchester Arena terrorist attack

Manchester attack: 'They were in tears, panicking'
Tue, 23 May 2017 19:05:19 GMT

Manchester cabbie Mann Singh said he helped get people away from the attack scene.

Ex-CIA chief Brennan says Trump-Russia inquiry 'well-founded'
Tue, 23 May 2017 21:14:03 GMT

John Brennan says he was aware of contact between Russians and "US persons in the Trump campaign".

Manchester concert tribute to victims
Tue, 23 May 2017 21:24:46 GMT

Simple Minds concert went ahead in Manchester, with frontman Jim Kerr saying that cancelling would have "felt cowardly".

Manchester Arena attack: Scots girl still missing
Tue, 23 May 2017 23:11:04 GMT

Fourteen-year-old Eilidh MacLeod has not been seen since the suicide attack at a concert on Monday,

Manchester attack: Trump calls attacker a 'loser'
Tue, 23 May 2017 18:19:04 GMT

The US president and other world leaders react to the Manchester Arena bomb.

James Corden pays emotional tribute to Manchester following attack
Tue, 23 May 2017 08:58:10 GMT

Following the attack in Manchester, TV host James Corden pays an emotional tribute to the city.

'It was my daughter's first gig'
Tue, 23 May 2017 11:12:04 GMT

Sharon Hartley was waiting outside Manchester Arena for her teenage daughter and her friends, when the bomb went off.

Manchester attack: Take That postpone concerts 'out of respect'
Tue, 23 May 2017 16:04:22 GMT

The group postpone their upcoming gigs "out of respect" for those affected by the Manchester attack.

Schools to decide on going ahead with exams after attack
Tue, 23 May 2017 12:52:00 GMT

Exam boards say schools affected by the Manchester attack can decide whether to hold GCSE and A-level exams.

World leaders react to Ariana Grande concert attack
Tue, 23 May 2017 17:13:42 GMT

Leading politicians paid tribute to the victims, after a bomb went off at an Ariana Grande concert.

What we know so far
Tue, 23 May 2017 22:29:08 GMT

A suspected suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured 59 at Manchester Arena. Here is what we know.

Manchester attack: Young Ariana Grande fans describe scene inside
Tue, 23 May 2017 20:26:02 GMT

Young Ariana Grande fans describe the panic inside the Manchester Arena when a bomb went off on Monday night.

Manchester: Bands and music fans struggle with dilemma after attack
Wed, 24 May 2017 01:27:09 GMT

Concertgoers return to venues as Simple Minds say cancelling their show would have felt "cowardly".

Manchester attack: Vigil finds city defiant in the face of terror
Tue, 23 May 2017 19:10:53 GMT

Manchester comes together in a sombre but defiant mood to remember the victims of the concert attack.

Manchester Arena attack: How events unfolded
Tue, 23 May 2017 17:15:55 GMT

Twenty-two people were killed and 59 injured in the explosion at Manchester Arena.

'Stay strong our kid': Manchester reacts to attack
Tue, 23 May 2017 14:34:11 GMT

In the hours after the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena came an online show of unity by Mancunians.

Manchester attack: 'Spirit of city will prevail'
Tue, 23 May 2017 14:34:35 GMT

People in Manchester rushed to help others after the attack at the Ariana Grande concert.

Manchester: Subdued but strong
Tue, 23 May 2017 09:24:53 GMT

The city reacts in the wake of the Manchester Arena suicide attack.

'I was thrown 30ft by the blast'
Tue, 23 May 2017 01:40:41 GMT

An eyewitness tells the BBC he was blown through doors by an explosion at Manchester Arena.

Manchester Arena: Dashcam 'captures moment of blast'
Tue, 23 May 2017 01:11:09 GMT

Amateur footage captures the sound of the blast and a flash of light outside Manchester Arena.

Manchester Arena Blast: Moment of explosion
Tue, 23 May 2017 04:23:50 GMT

Ellie Cheetham was one of thousands at the Ariana Grande gig - she was recording a video at the time of the blast.

The Papers: 'Young lives stolen by terror'
Tue, 23 May 2017 23:41:54 GMT

The girls killed in the terror attack at Manchester Arena feature heavily in Wednesday's papers.

Manchester attack: Poet's defiant words for crowds at vigil
Tue, 23 May 2017 19:22:53 GMT

Tony "Longfella" Walsh delivered defiant words at the vigil for the Manchester attack victims.

Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?
Tue, 23 May 2017 23:10:42 GMT

Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day.

Manchester attack: Blood bank 'full to the rafters'
Tue, 23 May 2017 17:53:56 GMT

In an emotional interview, a blood donor in Manchester says nothing will divide the city.

Manchester attacks: 'Hundreds of parents texted me about their children'
Tue, 23 May 2017 16:54:27 GMT

Witness who helped children to safety says hundreds of parents are desperate for information.

Roger Moore: 'My father hired him to play James Bond'
Tue, 23 May 2017 17:10:29 GMT

"He kept sending me jokes - his sense of humour was extraordinary"

#MissinginManchester: The fake images circulating online
Tue, 23 May 2017 15:50:44 GMT

Mistake or fake? The pictures and stories trending on social following the Manchester attack.

Manchester explosion: Witnesses share their stories
Tue, 23 May 2017 05:19:24 GMT

Powerful stories from people who were at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Eyewitnesses tell of blast horror
Tue, 23 May 2017 13:35:56 GMT

People at the scene say the suspected terror attack was "like something out of a war film".

BBC News Channel
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:41:12 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

Lipstick and dresses return to Mosul’s streets
Mon, 22 May 2017 15:01:17 GMT

Footage from east Mosul, Iraq, reveals the legacy of horror left by so-called Islamic State, but also suggests some of life is returning to normal.

Why a $1.6bn car plant has been left to decay
Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:17 GMT

Mexico is the world's fourth largest car exporter, but could Donald Trump bring this to an end?

Upon arrival, Trump sees Europe in stark terms
Tue, 23 May 2017 16:42:44 GMT

President Trump will visit Europe this week, highlighting his own history of varied and contradictory views.

Why Venezuelan parents keep children at home
Tue, 23 May 2017 23:26:34 GMT

As the political crisis in Venezuela deepens, more parents choose not to send their children to school.

Obituary: Sir Roger Moore
Tue, 23 May 2017 13:34:43 GMT

The life of the debonair actor who brought a lighter touch to the role of James Bond.

How to talk to children about attack
Tue, 23 May 2017 16:30:12 GMT

What is the best approach for parents when the news is frightening?

When mum or dad is an alcoholic
Tue, 23 May 2017 01:04:46 GMT

What's it like to grow up with a parent who drinks? Four women share their stories.

Why are reindeer flying to a remote Alaskan village?
Tue, 23 May 2017 01:16:56 GMT

As a warming climate threatens traditional food supplies in the Arctic, one rural Alaskan village is flying in hundreds of reindeer by cargo plane. James Cook went to find out why.

Business is blooming for women start-ups
Mon, 22 May 2017 23:29:21 GMT

More and more women in the UK are setting up their own firms as a way of reconciling the demands of work and family.

The DNA detective helping to reunite families
Tue, 23 May 2017 01:14:13 GMT

A man abandoned as a baby 61 years ago traced his family using a DNA detective. But what do they do?

Sport to conduct security reviews after Manchester attack
Tue, 23 May 2017 20:24:34 GMT

Sporting events and venues in England are conducting major security reviews following the Manchester Arena attack.

Sam Allardyce resigns as Crystal Palace manager after five months
Tue, 23 May 2017 23:12:50 GMT

Sam Allardyce steps down as Crystal Palace manager five months after joining the Premier League club.

Europa League final: More Cruyff than Van Gaal - the threat posed by youthful Ajax
Tue, 23 May 2017 13:43:18 GMT

From a coach restoring the Ajax tradition to a side brimming with youth - the threat posed by Manchester United's Europa League final opponents.

Petra Kvitova: Two-time champion 'on track' for Wimbledon after stabbing
Tue, 23 May 2017 10:03:46 GMT

Petra Kvitova is "on track" to play at Wimbledon less than seven months after suffering a career-threatening hand injury.

Manchester attack: Man Utd players hold a minute's silence
Tue, 23 May 2017 12:22:57 GMT

Manchester United players hold a minute's silence in memory of the 22 people who lost their lives in an attack at Manchester Arena.

Andrea Radrizzani: Italian businessman completes Leeds United takeover
Tue, 23 May 2017 20:02:59 GMT

Italian businessman Andrea Radrizzani completes his takeover of Championship club Leeds United from Massimo Cellino.

James Anderson: England and Lancashire bowler a doubt for South Africa first Test
Tue, 23 May 2017 14:00:13 GMT

England seamer James Anderson is a doubt for July's first Test of the summer against South Africa with a groin tear.

The Tim Farron story: Profile of the Lib Dem leader
Wed, 24 May 2017 00:37:47 GMT

The life and times of Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats.

General election: Why 7.5m people can't vote for a woman
Wed, 24 May 2017 00:38:57 GMT

More than 100 constituencies across the UK have no female candidates standing, BBC research says.

The Jeremy Corbyn Story: Profile of Labour leader
Tue, 23 May 2017 02:10:26 GMT

The life and times of Jeremy Corbyn, the man bidding to be the next Labour prime minister.

The Scottish voters at the heart of a Tory-SNP battle
Tue, 23 May 2017 02:08:58 GMT

If the Conservatives are to pick up seats in Scotland, they will want to start on the Scottish borders.

Election 2017: What jobs do UK workers actually do?
Mon, 22 May 2017 23:27:59 GMT

Who are the 'hard-working' and 'ordinary' people that politicians love to appeal to?

Reality Check: What would wiping student debt cost?
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:35:50 GMT

The Green Party has pledged to write off all existing debt as well as scrapping tuition fees.

General election 2017: Manifesto guide on where the parties stand
Mon, 22 May 2017 17:19:12 GMT

Issue by issue, what the parties are pledging, presented in easy-to-scan bullet points.

Seumas v Lynton: The power behind the thrones?
Mon, 22 May 2017 01:00:04 GMT

The leaders of the parties are well-known - but who's advising them?

Election 2017: Places with the lowest voter registration
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:51:16 GMT

Areas of London, Birmingham and Leeds have the highest proportions of adults not registered to vote.

Poll tracker: How the parties compare
Mon, 22 May 2017 08:56:00 GMT

Who is on course to win the 2017 general election? Use our tracker to see the latest analysis.

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