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Brexit: EU 'ready to improve' Irish border proposal
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:16:18 GMT

Michel Barnier says he wants to "de-dramatise" the issue and respect the UK's territorial integrity.

Yemen conflict: A million more children face famine, NGO warns
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:57:03 GMT

"In one hospital I visited, the babies were too weak to cry," says the head of Save the Children.

PM to announce £2bn for social housing
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:55:01 GMT

Theresa May will say that social housing residents should feel "proud" of where they live.

Millions overcharged for mobile contracts
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:15:03 GMT

Citizens Advice says many consumers are still charged for smartphones even after they are paid off.

Facebook accused of job ad gender discrimination
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:12:45 GMT

Women in three US states were allegedly not shown job ads for certain "male-dominated professions".

The satellite that can clean up space rubbish from Earth's orbit
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:54:14 GMT

It's part of a plan to clean up the millions of pieces of rubbish floating in Earth's orbit.

Storm Ali approach brings amber weather warning
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:23:48 GMT

The Met Office warns of winds of up to 80 mph, which could endanger life.

'Wild West' Bitcoin 'should be regulated'
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:15:10 GMT

Digital currencies pose a "litany of risks" and investors have little protection, says an MPs' committee.

'Sexist, unsafe' world experienced by young girls
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:27:15 GMT

A Girlguiding UK survey of girls and young women reveals many do not feel safe outside their homes.

'How breastfeeding on mountain race made me go viral'
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:26:10 GMT

Sophie Power was pictured breastfeeding during a gruelling 106-mile race at Mont Blanc.

US surgeon and girlfriend suspected of multiple drug rapes
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:15:33 GMT

Police seize thousands of videos of possible victims from the "clean-cut" doctor and his partner.

Sesame Workshop says Bert and Ernie are 'best friends' and not gay
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:17:41 GMT

A writer says he sees the puppet pair as a gay couple, but Sesame Workshop calls them "best friends".

Yoghurts (even organic ones) 'full of sugar'
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:19:05 GMT

Public told not to be lulled into thinking yoghurts are as healthy as many assume.

Paper review: 'Russian model's terror' and dementia pollution link
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:37:11 GMT

Wednesday's papers feature a model who says she was poisoned in Salisbury and a study on toxic air.

Puerto Rico bets on a coffee comeback
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:25:59 GMT

Thousands of rural families in the rugged mountain region want to rebuild the hurricane-hit economy.

Brexit: Will champagne have to be called something else?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:17:19 GMT

The BBC's Adam Fleming asks whether well-known brands might have to change their names after Brexit.

Returning to Idlib - One Syrian's story
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:23:49 GMT

Muaz is risking his life back home in Idlib after returning to the city destroyed by war.

Boy dresses like Black Panther hero 'to feel like himself'
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:26:23 GMT

Stephanie Hardy's son is picked on at school for his size but his confidence was boosted at a Comic Expo event.

Marriage proposal wins best Emmy moment
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:49:34 GMT

The director gave an acceptance speech with a difference at the awards ceremony in LA.

PM's wedding crasher photo surprise for Cowes couple
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:27:17 GMT

A photographer captures the "surreal" moment the prime minister joins a newlywed couple for a photo.

Personality tests: Are you average, self-centred, role-model or reserved?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:33:54 GMT

Researchers identify four new types after studying the results of more than one million people.

'Supermodel' Chloe wins film role and fulfils fashion dream
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:46:05 GMT

The little girl who captured hearts with her "wear odd socks" video has beaten non-disability actors to a film role.

BBC News Channel
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 06:55:21 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

The secret life of a female bodyguard
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:24:17 GMT

Jacquie Davis, the UK's first female bodyguard, talks about hostage rescues and undercover surveillance.

'I lost my entire family to a cult': How one woman escaped Grace Road
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:38:25 GMT

A Korean church hiding from looming 'global famine' in Fiji is facing growing allegations of abuse.

EU migration: How has it changed the UK?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:10:42 GMT

Committee looks at impact on jobs, wages, public services and communities.

How music saved a failing school
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:27:38 GMT

A school in Bradford is achieving impressive results in English and maths, by rebuilding its curriculum around music.

Will we ever get self-healing smartphones?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:25:07 GMT

How likely is it that we will see mobile phones that use self-healing materials any time soon?

Mercury Prize 2018: Nominees reveal the last thing they changed on their albums
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:08:29 GMT

Lily Allen, Jorja Smith and Noel Gallagher tell us the last thing they changed on their albums.

London Fashion Week: Representation is 'still a problem'
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:51:09 GMT

Strides have been made towards diversity on London's catwalks but is it enough?

'I dialled into work and prayed my baby wouldn't wake up'
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:12:25 GMT

Winning flexible working hours can bring a new set of major problems, a survey finds.

The Emmy-winning TV shows you may never have heard of
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:37:03 GMT

These are the TV series that won big at the Emmys but haven't really made an impact in the UK.

The man who has performed 23,000 post-mortems
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:10:37 GMT

Dr Richard Shepherd has examined evidence from 9/11 and 7/7 terror attacks, and the death of Stephen Lawrence.

School open days: Eight things to look for
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:28:27 GMT

Glossy prospectuses and slick open evenings, but what should I look for when visiting secondary schools?

South Korea's Moon Jae-in: Caught between Trump and Kim
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:23:15 GMT

South Korea's Moon Jae-in, making a high-pressure trip to the North, faces a series of challenges.

The rise of the payment app: 'I hardly use cash any more'
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:48:49 GMT

Person-to-person payment apps are rising fast in popularity around the world, but are they safe?

Last call for Nevada’s brothels?
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:12:55 GMT

Brothels have been legal in Nevada since 1971 - but could they face the axe?

Liverpool 3-2 Paris St-Germain
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:44:00 GMT

Roberto Firmino's injury-time winner gives Liverpool a dramatic victory over Paris St-Germain in their opening Champions League Group C game at Anfield.

Inter Milan 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Inter stun Spurs with late fightback
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:30:35 GMT

Late goals from Mauro Icardi and Matias Vecino stun Tottenham as Inter Milan celebrate their return to the Champions League with a dramatic win at the San Siro.

Celia Barquín: European golf champion murdered in Iowa
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:26:15 GMT

A man is charged with murder after Spanish golfer Celia Barquín is found dead on an Iowa golf course.

Ben Stokes and Alex Hales charged with bringing game into disrepute
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:49:02 GMT

Ben Stokes and Alex Hales are charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the ECB following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub.

Barcelona 4-0 PSV Eindhoven: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick in Champions League win
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:31:56 GMT

Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick as Barcelona thrash Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven in their opening Champions League game.

Billy Joe Saunders: World champion boxer charged with misconduct over 'sickening' social media video
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:10:14 GMT

British world champion Billy Joe Saunders is charged with misconduct by the British Boxing Board of Control over a social media video described as "sickening".

Scissors, single-markets and subsidies: Brexit in the hairdressers
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:37:46 GMT

A remainer cuts a leaver's hair, and vice-versa - can they get along?

Brexit: What does Germany's media think?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:36:04 GMT

In addition to assigning blame, there are concerns about Brexit's effect on economies at home and abroad.

Speed dating Brexit-style
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:31:38 GMT

Believe in Brexit at first sight? Three pairs chat about how Brexit will affect their lives.

Why is Brexit taking sooo long?
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:53:00 GMT

A quick guide to Brexit and why it seems to be taking so long for the UK to leave the European Union.

What a 'no deal' means for Rotterdam
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:34:02 GMT

Europe's largest port plans to employ more than 900 extra customs staff to deal with any extra checks needed.

What British people think about Brexit now
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:25:26 GMT

With six months to go until Brexit, opinions on the subject remain sharply divided.

Brexit: What do French people think?
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:22:13 GMT

Divorce settlements and racing off a cliff are just some of the ways the French media has given its views on Brexit.

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:43:53 GMT

A guide to plans for the UK to leave the European Union, after the 2016 referendum.

Reality Check: Is the UK ready for Brexit?
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:18:35 GMT

Reality Check unpacks a new report on the UK's Brexit progress.

Reality Check: The Irish border problem
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:47:43 GMT

Could the European Research Group's suggestions for the Northern Ireland border work?

Birmingham's Brexit concerns
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:29:34 GMT

Jon Kay asks voters in Birmingham what they want to know about the UK's plans to leave the European Union.

Josef Frantisek: The Battle of Britain's Czech hero
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 23:07:23 GMT

Not all the Battle of Britain pilots were British. A new film celebrates the Polish 303 Squadron - and its sole Czech pilot, Josef Frantisek.

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