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General election 2019: PM puts corporation tax cuts on hold to help fund NHS
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:00:11 GMT

Boris Johnson says public services will benefit as planned corporation tax cuts are put on hold.

US says Israeli settlements are no longer illegal
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:00:42 GMT

The US reverses four decades of foreign policy in move seen as a boost to Israel.

Prince Andrew: KPMG ends sponsorship of royal's scheme
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:39:20 GMT

The controversy over the duke's ties to Jeffrey Epstein is understood to have been a factor in the move.

General Election 2019: Greens to pledge zero by carbon by 2030 in manifesto
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:47:33 GMT

The party wants to spend £100bn a year on tackling climate change - and calls for a new EU referendum.

Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Police fire tear gas on protesters leaving site
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:41:50 GMT

Protesters leaving the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong were met with tear gas and rubber bullets.

Jodie Chesney: Two teens jailed for murder
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:14:05 GMT

The 17-year-old was stabbed in the back as she sat with friends in a case of mistaken identity.

Amateur MMA fighter Sai Aletaha dies after Southampton match injury
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:26:11 GMT

Sai Aletaha, 26, suffered a brain injury during a Fast and Furious Series event in Southampton.

NHS to pay tax bills to get doctors back to work
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:11:01 GMT

The row over pensions has led to doctors refusing to do overtime because they were being landed with hefty tax bills.

Tory donor calls for Russia interference report to be published
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:27:51 GMT

A former Russian official says a paper on alleged Russian interference in UK democracy should be released.

Essex lorry deaths: Vietnam offers grieving families loans to return bodies
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:50:30 GMT

Government loans are offered to relatives of the Essex lorry dead to repatriate their loved ones.

Passenger on wrong EasyJet flight causes Liverpool Airport security scare
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:07:58 GMT

Travellers are forced to disembark an EasyJet plane after a man gets on the wrong flight by mistake.

Kylie Jenner sells stake in cosmetics company for $600m
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:36:39 GMT

The reality TV star said she is building the brand into an "international beauty powerhouse".

De-clutter guru Marie Kondo opens online store
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:49:24 GMT

After preaching against household clutter, the best-selling author is launching a store selling homeware.

The Papers: Businesses 'cut ties' with Prince Andrew
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 01:16:57 GMT

The fallout from the Duke of York's Newsnight interview lives another day on the front pages.

Ford unveils all-electric car - the Mustang Mach-E
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:07:14 GMT

The new vehicle has a 370-mile range, no door handles and storage under the front bonnet.

Rare Charlotte Bronte book coming home after museum's auction success
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:03:31 GMT

A museum buys a tiny book by 14-year-old Charlotte Bronte, eight years after narrowly missing out.

Justice League: Stars call for the #SnyderCut
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 12:22:08 GMT

Stars of the movie Justice League want an alternative edit to be released.

Climate defenders: The woman helping coal miners to save the planet
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:20:50 GMT

Sharan Burrow wants to find alternative livelihoods for coal miners and therefore help protect our climate.

Venice floods: Further warnings of high tides
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:44:00 GMT

Large parts of the centre of the Italian city have been hit by exceptionally high tides for the third time in a week.

'I'm Hispanic but can't speak Spanish'
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:21:30 GMT

Figgy is Mexican-American but he can't speak Spanish - he explains why that matters.

Sir Paul McCartney among stars helping Jerry Donahue
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 14:38:11 GMT

The guitar will be sold to pay for American guitarist Jerry Donahue's stroke rehabilitation costs.

Business rates: 'My bill went from £560 to £7,760'
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:04:19 GMT

One trader says that after a seven-fold increase in rates, he "might as well hand back the keys".

Did UK Special Forces murder Afghan children?
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:09:06 GMT

Should Special Forces soldiers have been prosecuted over the killing of children in Afghanistan?

Six things we learned from Prince Andrew's interview
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 12:45:30 GMT

The Duke of York's unprecedented Newsnight interview contained several revelations.

The fight to get citizenship for descendants of German Jews
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:51:39 GMT

A UK lawyer says Germany is violating its constitution by denying citizenship to some descendants of Nazi victims.

Sexist and biased? How credit firms make decisions
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:07:09 GMT

Amid probes into Apple's "sexist" credit card, questions are being asked of IT-based financial decisions.

Ever tried revenge honey? It tastes good
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:49:47 GMT

Justin Rowlatt is attacked by bees in Ethiopia's Tigray province, where vast tracts of land have been regreened.

'I've spent my life in fear of being called fat'
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:46:33 GMT

Megan Jayne Crabbe was five when she started a war with her weight - now she's a body positive Instagram activist.

'I spend 250 days a year away from home'
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:09:47 GMT

Federico González runs the Radisson Hotel Group, and refuses to name his favourite place to stay.

How do you fight extreme wildfires?
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:20:07 GMT

They've devastated vast areas from Australia to Brazil. Here, two experts explain how to fight them.

Robyn Crawford says relationship with Whitney Houston was 'love - open and honest'
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:20:52 GMT

"It was love and it was open and it was honest," the star's former assistant tells the BBC.

The growing importance of the night-time economy
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 01:47:01 GMT

The UK's night-time economy is now said to be the UK's fifth-biggest industry with annual revenues of £66bn.

Why US tech giants are putting billions into housing
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:28:55 GMT

The booming tech industry has pushed San Francisco house prices out of the reach of ordinary workers.

The woman who said Jesus would return - to Bedford
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:54:29 GMT

Mabel Barltrop's followers believed she was the daughter of God and that an English town would be the location of the Second Coming.

Republic of Ireland into play-offs after falling short against Denmark
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 23:17:51 GMT

Mick McCarthy says the Republic of Ireland can beat anyone in the play-offs after his side missed out on automatic qualification for Euro 2020 with a draw against Denmark.

Jones fears Saracens players may skip Six Nations to play for club
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:04:07 GMT

England head coach Eddie Jones fears some Saracens players could skip the Six Nations to help their club avoid relegation after a 35-point deduction for salary cap breaches.

Somerset docked points for preparing 'poor' pitch for title decider v Essex
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:48:25 GMT

Somerset are docked 24 points after being found guilty of preparing a "poor" pitch for their Championship match against Essex.

Messi scores last-minute Argentina equaliser against Uruguay
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:59:50 GMT

Lionel Messi scores an injury-time penalty as Argentina rescue a draw in their friendly with South American rivals Uruguay.

Davis Cup finals 2019: Holders Croatia beaten by Russia
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 23:26:10 GMT

Croatia begin the defence of their Davis Cup title with defeat by Russia as the new-look group tournament gets under way in Madrid.

Mark Ingram, Kenny Golladay & Julian Edelman in NFL plays of the week
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:46:47 GMT

A 101-yard return by Miami Dolphins' Jakeem Grant features in NFL plays of the week along with Mark Ingram, Kenny Golladay and Julian Edelman.

General election poll tracker: How do the parties compare?
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 10:09:04 GMT

Our poll tracker measures how people say they are going to vote at the next general election.

Labour local party boss quits, blasting Corbyn
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 23:29:24 GMT

John Thomas says he can "no longer follow the clown that leads" the party.

Tory candidate for Aberdeen North dropped over anti-Semitic comments
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:57:52 GMT

Ryan Houghton has been suspended by the party over blog posts he made seven years ago.

Candidates pledge 'civilised campaign' in Batley and Spen
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:50:04 GMT

Candidates in the constituency where MP Jo Cox was murdered pledge to run a civilised campaign.

General election 2019: When will TV debates take place?
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:32:18 GMT

The first UK TV debates between party leaders took place in 2010.

Why more people are talking about the issue of social care
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 02:19:57 GMT

Social care pledges will be under intense scrutiny during the election, but why is it so important?

General Election 2019: The bar chart war in one battleground constituency
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 02:20:24 GMT

A small poll in Hastings kicked off a huge debate - online and off.

General Election 2019: Ex-MPs talk about abuse and mental health
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:57:27 GMT

Two politicians reflect on the impact public abuse has on their mental health.

General election 2019: A simple guide to the Green Party
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:48:43 GMT

A profile of the Green Party, what it stands for and what its policies are.

General election 2019: What to look out for on LGBT issues
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 01:35:49 GMT

Care about LGBT equality? Here's what to look out for in this election.

Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:17:20 GMT

Compare where the parties stand on key issues, from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.

General election 2019: What does devolution mean for voters?
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 10:12:23 GMT

How does devolution affect the way you vote in a general election?

‘We failed to reach Europe – now our families disown us’
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 00:46:10 GMT

Three young West Africans stole from their families to fund a trek to Europe, now they have to face the consequences.

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