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Brexit: Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:42:53 GMT

Jeremy Corbyn tables a no confidence motion after Theresa May's plan is rejected by 230 votes.

Nairobi DusitD2 hotel attacked by suspected militants
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:17:36 GMT

Suspected militants target a luxury complex in the capital Nairobi, killing at least six people.

Upskirting to be crime after Lords back bill
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:56:14 GMT

A woman took her campaign to MPs after a man took pictures of her at a gig in London's Hyde Park.

Grace Millane: Man denies murdering British backpacker
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:49:08 GMT

A man accused of killing Grace Millane in New Zealand denies the charge.

Red Bull Tube poster banned over 'focus boost' claim
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:24:31 GMT

It was wrong to imply the energy drink can boost focus and help workers finish by 4pm, a ruling says.

Rihanna takes father to court in trademark dispute
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:58:25 GMT

The singer says her father has misused her name to further his entertainment business.

Clean air: Do low emission schemes improve children’s lungs?
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:12:52 GMT

Children in London and Luton are taking part in a study to measure how their lungs are affected by air pollution.

Wales 'highest prison rate' in western Europe
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:35:34 GMT

A "thorough debate" is needed on why more people are being sent to prison in Wales, say researchers.

'Game changer' liver transplant approved
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:41:37 GMT

It's hoped perfusion machines that "warm livers" will increase the number of viable donated organs.

Europe battles worst snowfall in decades
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:12:53 GMT

Heavy snowfall has caused travel disruption and resulted in at least two dozen deaths in the past few weeks.

McDonald's loses case against Irish rival
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:34:35 GMT

Fast food company Supermac's hails the end of the "McBully" after winning the trademark case.

Ofsted promises fairer deal for schools in tough areas
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:07:14 GMT

Inspectors to focus on good teaching and a broad curriculum alongside results, says Ofsted.

El Chapo 'paid $100m bribe to former Mexican president Peña Nieto'
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:29:38 GMT

A witness accuses Enrique Peña Nieto of taking a $100m bribe from drug traffickers in October 2012.

Spanish city protests against 'too friendly' devil sculpture
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:25:22 GMT

Residents of the Spanish city of Segovia say the sculpture is "exalting evil" by being so jolly.

How did your MP vote?
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:54:10 GMT

Find out how your MP voted on the prime minister's Brexit deal, to take the UK out of the European Union.

What just happened?
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:05:47 GMT

The UK prime minister's Brexit deal has been rejected by parliament. Let's break down what it means.

What could happen next?
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:34:41 GMT

Labour has called for a no confidence vote in the government, after the Brexit vote defeat. What could happen next?

Pregnant MP reignites proxy voting debate
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:46:13 GMT

Tulip Siddiq was due to have an elective Caesarean section, but delayed it so she could vote on Brexit.

Brexit: Your simple guide to the UK leaving the EU
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:25:18 GMT

Feeling a little lost about what's going on with Brexit? Here's our basic guide.

May responds to Brexit defeat
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:02:09 GMT

After MPs heavily defeat her Brexit deal, Theresa May says there will be time on Wednesday for the opposition to put a no confidence vote.

Brexit: Passionate protests outside Parliament
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:31:36 GMT

Protests outside Parliament ahead of a crucial vote have been loud, passionate, colourful but - so far - peaceful.

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon says another EU referendum 'only credible option'
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:48:37 GMT

Scotland's first minister says it is time to "stop the clock" on Brexit and "put this issue back to the electorate".

The Papers: 'Historic humiliation' for May over Brexit
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:09:18 GMT

Papers digest the crushing Commons defeat of Theresa May's Brexit deal and assess the coming confidence vote.

Bauhaus in pictures: The architects exiled by Nazis
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:36:49 GMT

The Bauhaus's radical approach to building design can be seen around the world.

The ultrasound scan you can do yourself
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:17:30 GMT

A US company has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and costs $2,000 (£1,555).

South Asian women who led a strike in a British factory
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:53:51 GMT

South Asian women workers led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory in 1976. At its height 20,000 people joined the protests outside the Grunwick factory.

The young student rewriting the rules on Arabic calligraphy
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:14:48 GMT

Calligrapher Yasmin, 20, says one of the oldest art forms in the world is also the most fragile.

'I was screaming for help but people looked away'
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:29:36 GMT

A tweet from a woman about being manhandled while using her wheelchair has prompted an outpouring of support and shared experiences.

'Ed Sheeran told me to live in Suffolk'
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:24:09 GMT

Kit Harington said he took advice from the singer on where he should settle.

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Kevin Mallory: The churchgoing patriot who spied for China
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:18:43 GMT

He appeared to lead a typical suburban life - but he was secretly involved in international espionage.

'I want to stand up for every woman experiencing abuse'
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:22:22 GMT

Model Judith Heard hopes her story of sexual abuse will prompt other women to tell their stories - and to support one another.

How one heatwave killed 'a third' of a bat species in Australia
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:22:12 GMT

Two months ago, a record-breaking heatwave decimated Australia's spectacled flying foxes.

Pawel Adamowicz: Murder on stage stuns a divided Poland
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:26:53 GMT

Poles are taking a hard look at their divisive politics after the public murder of a popular mayor.

Turkey: Could the US damage its economy?
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:28:53 GMT

Is Turkey at the mercy of the US economically as President Trump claims?

Smartwatches: Switzerland's friend of foe?
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:14:37 GMT

The Swiss watch industry faced a near-death experience from quartz products. Is the smartwatch a similar threat?

No escape as 'snow day' becomes 'e-learning day'
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:15:39 GMT

Winter weather at least meant a day off school. But now technology is threatening to keep pupils studying.

Migrant caravan: Hundreds of Hondurans set off on new trek
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:51:15 GMT

Migrants share their reasons for leaving Honduras as hundreds begin their trek towards the US.

Do young people feel pressured to have sex?
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:31:41 GMT

Newsbeat has been finding out whether having sex "too soon" is a big regret for young people.

Newcastle beat Blackburn after two extra-time goals - highlights & report
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:24:48 GMT

Newcastle score two goals in extra time to beat Championship side Blackburn in their FA Cup third-round replay at Ewood Park.

Shrewsbury in remarkable fightback to knock out Stoke - highlights & report
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:11:49 GMT

League One Shrewsbury come from two goals down to beat Championship Stoke and reach the FA Cup fourth round.

Harry Kane: Tottenham striker out until March with ankle injury
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:35:03 GMT

Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be out until early March after injuring ankle ligaments in Sunday's 1-0 defeat by Manchester United.

Schumacher Jr joins Ferrari driver academy
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:41:46 GMT

Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time champion Michael, has joined the Ferrari driver academy, sources close to the team say.

England in West Indies: Joe Root hits 87 in first warm-up game
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:03:09 GMT

Captain Joe Root returns to form before England collapse on day one of their first warm-up match in the West Indies.

FA Cup: Josleu puts Newcastle 3-2 up against Blackburn in extra time with controversial goal
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:26:55 GMT

A controversial goal from Joselu is allowed to stand as Newcastle take a 3-2 lead against Blackburn in extra time of their FA Cup third-round replay.

Arsenal keeper Cech to retire at end of season after 20-year career
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:28:03 GMT

Arsenal's former Chelsea keeper Petr Cech, 36, announces he will retire at the end of the season.

Jack Shepherd: Can a fugitive remain on the run forever?
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 00:24:05 GMT

Jack Shepherd has been on the run for six months - what does an international manhunt involve?

African migration 'a trickle' thanks to trafficking ban across the Sahara
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:13:32 GMT

Despite a clampdown on migration through the desert many are still prepared to make the deadly journey.

Prep: The battle to access 'game-changing' HIV drug
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:26:03 GMT

Many at high risk have struggled to get hold of Prep, which can help prevent people from contracting HIV.

Was this woman wrongly convicted of murder?
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:16:22 GMT

Why did Emma-Jayne Magson stab the man she loved - and should she have been convicted of murder?

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