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Brexit plan will stop EU migrants 'jumping the queue' - May
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:09:05 GMT

The PM stresses immigration changes in a CBI speech - amid the threat of a leadership challenge.

'Legal highs': Street dealers now main source of supply after ban
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:39:50 GMT

While a ban has led to a "considerable reduction" in use of the drugs, street dealers are active.

Migrant workers send home 8bn to families
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:59:23 GMT

The UN says money sent home pays for school, but too much is taken in transfer charges.

'Ditch the witch': Julia Gillard shocked by 'vile' abuse while Australian PM
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:11:08 GMT

Australia's first female PM Julia Gillard tells BBC 100 Women she was taken aback by gendered insults.

Chicago hospital shooting: Four critical and gunman dead
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:26:13 GMT

Police say the suspect is dead and four others, including an officer, have been critically injured.

'Drunk' Canadian curlers kicked out of tournament final
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:34:25 GMT

Olympic gold medallist Ryan Fry and three team mates were forced out after opponents complained.

How to check if Black Friday deals really are cheaper
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:03:05 GMT

Price-trackers can show the history of what on-line retailers have been charging

Nasa 2020 robot rover to target Jezero 'lake' crater
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:57:12 GMT

America's next robot rover will be sent to a 50km-wide depression that once had water running through it.

Michael Johnson: 'It took me 15 minutes to walk 200m'
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:20:38 GMT

The former world record holder told the BBC about how he made a full recovery after suffering a stroke.

European Super League is a 'fiction', say Uefa boss & clubs chief
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:00:59 GMT

Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin and Andrea Agnelli, the chairman of the European Club Association, call a breakaway Super League "fiction".

Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlement listings
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:48:51 GMT

The US firm says it will take home rentals in Israeli settlements on occupied land off its website.

Yemen war: Fighting resumes at key port of Hudaydah
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:34:28 GMT

Fierce clashes are reported despite the Saudi-led coalition and rebels agreeing to halt offensives.

Meghan meets Take That at first Royal Variety Performance
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:30:15 GMT

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex meet Take That at the charity show - the first time she has attended.

The Papers: Police warning over 'violent thugs'
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:40:51 GMT

Front pages carry suggestions officers might have to let suspects go unless they receive public backing during street attacks.

Huge waves hit Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:14:17 GMT

Footage shows the 20ft (6m) waves battering Tenerife, with homes hotels, and restaurants affected.

The remote UK community living off-grid
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:29:08 GMT

Photographer Ed Gold lived alongside the off-grid community of Scoraig in the Highlands of Scotland.

Harry Potter actors' good-luck messages for star
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:19:27 GMT

Film cast members say they're "rooting" for one of their own, who's appearing in a TV dancing show final.

Meet @JohnLewis - the John Lewis that isn't the British retailer
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:22:27 GMT

Every year an American lecturer is mixed up with the retailer but now he has his own Christmas ad

Attenborough agreed with decision to save penguins' lives
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:39:25 GMT

The Dynasties crew took a rare decision to intervene when a group of stranded emperor penguins faced death.

DJ with audience of one finally gets own show
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:31:50 GMT

For 44 years, Deke Duncan's Radio 77 has boasted "the smallest audience in the country" - his wife.

'Crunchy but sawdust-like': Our verdict on edible insects
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:22:28 GMT

Sainsbury's is the first UK supermarket to stock edible insects - but just how tasty are they?

Wombat poop: Scientists reveal mystery behind cube-shaped droppings
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:34:25 GMT

Scientists discover how the marsupials are the only known species producing cube-shaped faeces.

Trapped hamster freed from pipe on tiny ladder in Bridgwater
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:35:54 GMT

The RSPCA said it devised the ladder plan after several attempts to rescue the hamster failed.

South Western Railway: The people hit by Waterloo delays
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:15:56 GMT

Rail commuters explain how major disruption has affected them after engineering works overran.

Brexit blind dates: Zara McDermott and Magid Magid
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 05:57:54 GMT

One is pro-Brexit, the other wants a second referendum. So how did they get on over dinner?

Can't afford his paintings? Buy David Hockney's childhood home in Bradford
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:09:28 GMT

And it's a lot cheaper than one of his paintings.

'I don't want to be the UK's only black female history professor'
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 04:35:36 GMT

Dr Olivette Otele is the first black woman to be made a professor of history in the UK and she's on this year's BBC 100 Women list.

My journey from British army to cyber-security expert
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:17:27 GMT

How British veterans are using their military skills to retrain as IT security experts.

'Rowing helps me control my mind after losing my legs'
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:14:23 GMT

Ha Jae-heon lost his legs to a North Korean mine but says rowing gave him the strength to recover.

'You'll fail a lot, but failure is hollow'
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:07:55 GMT

You'll fail a lot but you'll learn as an entrepreneur from your failures, says Mohamed Al Awadhi.

I'm A Celeb: Will it work with Holly Willoughby instead of Ant?
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:18:19 GMT

ITV's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here returns without Ant, but how do other shows survive when they lose their top presenters?

World Falconry Day: Eagle and falcons soar over desert show
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 18:54:18 GMT

Egyptian falconers meet to celebrate World Falconry Day and highlight an ancient sport.

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Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:55:11 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

How I set out to catch a romance scammer
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:11:48 GMT

Panorama's Athar Ahmad tracks down the fraudsters who are trying to get their hands on people's cash.

Carlos Ghosn: Renault-Nissan's relentless 'cost killer'
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:44:07 GMT

The boss of Renault-Nissan is one of the car industry's big beasts who has revived two global giants.

Pompeii dig reveals erotic Leda and Swan fresco
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:09:18 GMT

Archaeologists unearth a colourful Roman fresco of Leda and the Swan in Pompeii.

Seven charts on the 73,000 cost of educating a child
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 02:31:26 GMT

A population boom and spending squeeze has changed the way we spend money on schools.

Little Mix rate seven years of photos: 'I had a massive spot!'
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:02:50 GMT

The stars flick through a scrapbook of the last seven years - from dodgy haircuts to posing naked.

'I fought to speak to the man who stabbed me'
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:59 GMT

After Janika Cartwright's ex-partner tried to murder her, she wanted to confront him face to face.

Trailblazers and everyday heroes on BBC 100 Women list
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:26:28 GMT

BBC 100 Women has announced its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2018.

'My husband ran up a 58,000 debt in my name'
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 04:37:14 GMT

Government should press ahead with plans to define such behaviour as domestic abuse, say campaigners.

Giving blood: 'We are reliant on blood donors to keep Henry alive'
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 02:00:18 GMT

Blood donors urged to keep appointments to avoid a dramatic slump in stocks over the festive period.

Four things to know for the week ahead
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 07:04:20 GMT

Your Monday briefing on some of the most important stories coming up over the next seven days.

Letter from Africa: Sudan's fashion police shave off afros
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:20:54 GMT

Dress is a touchy subject in Sudan, where fashion can get you into trouble - now men are being targeted.

The F1 great who couldn't catch a break - part 1: personality clash
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:08:38 GMT

In the first of a five-part series looking back at Fernando Alonso's F1 career, Andrew Benson explains when it all started to go wrong at McLaren in 2007.

EFL 'has started a war' over 595m TV deal
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:17:38 GMT

The EFL has agreed a new five-year TV rights deal with Sky Sports, worth 595m, despite opposition from some clubs.

Late drama as Dutch reach Nations League semi-finals
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:39:58 GMT

Virgil van Dijk's late equaliser against Germany sends the Netherlands through to the semi-finals of the Nations League.

'No fear of paralysis' for Florsch after 10-hour surgery
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:19:21 GMT

Formula 3 driver Sophia Florsch's surgery went "extremely well" and there is "no fear of paralysis", her team principal tells the BBC.

Why England's triumph is so impressive and how Moeen Ali is England's matchwinner
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:21:09 GMT

Andy Zaltzman examines how England beat Sri Lanka, highlights individual triumphs and picks four talking points before the third Test.

Gascoigne charged with sex assault on train
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:12:11 GMT

Football legend Paul Gascoigne was arrested in Durham in August and will face court next month.

England drop scrum-half Care for Australia Test
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:24:56 GMT

England scrum-half Danny Care is dropped for Saturday's final autumn series match against Australia at Twickenham.

Brexit: The five questions everyone's asking Google
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:49:36 GMT

What is Brexit and what does a no-deal Brexit mean? The answers to the questions you've been looking up online.

Brexit Q&A: Your questions answered
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:09:48 GMT

BBC experts answer your questions on the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement.

Who has written no confidence letters against Theresa May?
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:40:46 GMT

If 48 letters are submitted to the chair of the 1922 Committee, Theresa May will face a secret ballot.

Brexit: Can Theresa May get her deal through the Commons?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:42:46 GMT

The Commons numbers are not looking good for Theresa May, writes the BBC's Peter Barnes.

Reality Check: Making sense of the Brexit deal
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:53:20 GMT

Chris Morris analyses the key points from the 585-page draft agreement between the UK and the EU.

Brexit: A guide to where we are
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 14:45:17 GMT

Theresa May has agreed a draft Brexit deal with Brussels. What happens now?

Brexit vote: Can May learn from Heath's Parliamentary tactics?
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 05:13:08 GMT

Ted Heath was persuaded to give his MPs a free vote on Europe in 1971 - could Theresa May do the same?

How could May turmoil affect Brexit?
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 14:38:26 GMT

As the drama continues in Westminster, we look at the possible scenarios for Mrs May and her deal.

What does the Brexit draft document really mean?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:39:06 GMT

BBC correspondents explain the 585-page withdrawal document faster than you could print them.

Brexit turmoil: Small businesses 'fed up with the whole thing'
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 22:34:03 GMT

Small businesses owners give their reaction to the Brexit talks and the PM's draft Brexit agreement.

When Paradise burned down
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:15:19 GMT

The full story of the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history.

Jonestown: Rebuilding my life after surviving the massacre
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:31:44 GMT

Laura Johnston Kohl reflects on surviving the events of November 1978, when more than 900 died.

Suneung: The day silence falls over South Korea
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:37:43 GMT

More than half a million students take on an exam for which they have been preparing all their lives.

The girl who witnessed Kristallnacht
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:41:50 GMT

Eighty years ago the Nazis' persecution of the Jews suddenly turned violent. Ruth Winkelmann still remembers it vividly.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Why half of America panics when this woman falls ill
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:36:16 GMT

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a pop culture icon as well as the liberal face of the Supreme Court.

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