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Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:25:49 GMT

Michael Cohen took at least $400,000 to arrange a meeting between Ukraine leader and Trump, sources tell BBC.

Yulia Skripal: 'We are so lucky to survive'
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:48:19 GMT

The daughter of an ex-Russian spy poisoned in Salisbury makes her first video statement since the attack.

Brexit: Technology-based customs system 'could cost 20bn'
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:48:50 GMT

The technology-based system could cost more than the UK contributes as an EU member, MPs are told.

Tax rises needed 'to prevent NHS misery'
Thu, 24 May 2018 00:23:17 GMT

Influential economists argue 4% extra a year is needed - and tax rises are the only way to pay for that.

Brexit deal cannot include return to hard border - Jeremy Corbyn
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:01:50 GMT

The Labour leader will make a speech in Belfast later saying he will not tolerate a hard border.

'Whistleblower' taped to chair and gagged
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:03:18 GMT

The government agency worker claims the restraint took place amid years of bullying and harassment.

New York parents win legal battle to evict son, 30
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:29:45 GMT

Michael Rotondo has defied several eviction notices from his parents, who told him to get a job.

Trump barred from blocking Twitter users by judge
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:33:31 GMT

A judge rules that blocking access to the president's tweets violates free speech.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Victim's son 'prays for death'
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:36:13 GMT

Hamid Ali Jafari tells the inquiry of his search for his father and how he hopes they meet in heaven.

Met Police use more force against black people, figures suggest
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:26:17 GMT

The Met used force 62,000 times with more than a third of incidents involving black people.

Texas school shooting: Pakistani girl's body returned home
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:49:46 GMT

Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh was killed in the Texas school shooting.

Anti-terror police arrest man, 19
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:11:38 GMT

The 19-year-old was arrested in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, on Wednesday evening.

Sextortion: Big rise in victims with 'tens of thousands at risk'
Thu, 24 May 2018 00:28:13 GMT

There's been a big rise in the number of reported cases of sextortion - when victims are recorded carrying out sex acts online.

The Papers: Poisoned Yulia speaks for the first time
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:13:35 GMT

Almost all Thursday's national newspapers cover Yulia Skripal's interview with Reuters news agency.

Windrush women: Then and now in pictures
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:30:13 GMT

Portraits of 11 women that form part of an exhibition by photographer Jim Grover on the Windrush generation.

Teen prodigy Joey Alexander: 'There wasn't much jazz in Bali'
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:37:16 GMT

Joey Alexander has been nominated for three Grammy awards despite being just 14 years old.

Cheltenham car mystery: Couple find lost Ford Fiesta
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:14:48 GMT

Emmanuel Elliott and Hilda Farmer had been looking for their missing vehicle for almost a week.

Dale Winton and Graeme Souness - and 5 other unlikely celebrity friendships
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:11:02 GMT

They say "opposites attract" in love, but the same can be said for friendship.

Star Wars: Emilia Clarke says franchise now puts women front and centre
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:39:01 GMT

Emilia Clarke, who features in Solo: A Star Wars Story, says female roles aren't sidelined in the new franchise.

Chesterfield manager Martin Allen's unique transfer announcements
Wed, 23 May 2018 12:28:18 GMT

Chesterfield FC's new manager announces his latest player signings himself - and has a pretty unique way of doing it.

Simonfromharlow school trip tweets 'largely fictional'
Wed, 23 May 2018 12:37:23 GMT

Former Apprentice contestant Simon Smith's "hilarious" Twitter thread was reported in several papers.

I wish mum's phone was never invented
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:40:30 GMT

A teacher's Facebook post about inventions her pupils wish had not been created is making parents stop and think.

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The family who broke records and changed laws
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:44:03 GMT

Deborah McFadden was paralysed from the neck down in her 20s - she went on to adopt three children from different countries, two of whom would become successful athletes. How did she do it?

Is this hairy crab the newest species found in the UK?
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:33:35 GMT

How many undiscovered species are there in the UK - and how unusual is it to find new life?

New Zealand happy to forget the UK's 'betrayal'
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:44:52 GMT

As the UK hopes to secure trade deals around the world post-Brexit, New Zealand remembers how it was cast adrift when Britain joined the EEC.

Itai Dzamara: The man who stood up to Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe and vanished
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:46:54 GMT

Itai Dzamara was one of the most outspoken critics of Robert Mugabe before his disappearance three years ago.

Miles Kane on the meaning behind new album Coup de Grace
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:48:54 GMT

The singer's new album is released this summer.

Palestinians face uncertainties over Abbas succession
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:54:00 GMT

With Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in ill health, attention is turning to who might replace him.

Five charts that tell the story of diversity in UK universities
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:57:00 GMT

The University of Oxford has released figures showing 1.9% of students admitted in 2017 were black.

Philip Roth - life of author who scandalised middle America
Wed, 23 May 2018 03:56:37 GMT

Pulitzer prize-winning novelist who scandalised middle America but became the grand old man of American letters.

England v Pakistan: Dom Bess to make international debut at Lord's
Wed, 23 May 2018 15:15:21 GMT

Somerset off-spinner Dom Bess will make his England debut in the first Test against Pakistan at Lord's on Thursday.

Unai Emery: 'I want Arsenal to be back among Europe's elite'
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:30:13 GMT

New Arsenal manager Unai Emery says he wants the club to be among Europe's elite once more.

Giro d'Italia: Simon Yates keeps lead as Elia Viviani wins sprint finish
Wed, 23 May 2018 15:45:33 GMT

Britain's Simon Yates retains his overall lead at the Giro d'Italia after a wet sprint finish to stage 17 in Iseo.

Real Madrid v Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp prepares for Champions League final
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:15:23 GMT

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp gives Guillem Balague a fascinating insight into his background and methods before the Champions League final with Real Madrid.

Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton backs 'grid girls' return
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:07:17 GMT

The return of female models to the F1 grid at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix is "a beautiful thing", Lewis Hamilton says.

World Cup: Jack Butland spoke to 'hero' Joe Hart after England omission
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:37:20 GMT

Stoke and England goalkeeper Jack Butland says he phoned his "hero" Joe Hart after the Manchester City player was left out of the World Cup squad.

Monaco GP: Jolyon Palmer column - Mad, draining, fun, intense
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:07:16 GMT

In his latest BBC Sport column, F1 driver Jolyon Palmer lifts the lid on the "marvellous madness" the Monaco GP presents to drivers.

Irish abortion referendum: The women travelling #HomeToVote
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:13:12 GMT

Voters are returning home from across the world to cast their ballot in Friday's historic referendum.

'We felt abandoned by the whole country'
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:15:32 GMT

The BBC's Nuala McGovern speaks to Irish women about whether Ireland's abortion referendum should be a moment of change for the country.

Abortion in Ireland - what is the law?
Wed, 16 May 2018 05:39:01 GMT

As the date for the referendum in Ireland draws closer we look at what the law in Ireland is and why?

Rural v urban: Ireland's abortion divide?
Fri, 18 May 2018 01:34:37 GMT

With Ireland set to vote on legalising abortion, do people living in its cities and its countryside see the issue differently?

Undercover with badger baiters as network infiltrated
Tue, 22 May 2018 20:02:38 GMT

For the first time a badger baiting network is infiltrated by an undercover reporter.

Murder and fraud: What happened to Carole Packman?
Mon, 21 May 2018 00:25:40 GMT

The Parole Board is reviewing whether to free Russell Causley, who has never revealed where his wife's body is.

'My lovely dad tried to kill me'
Tue, 15 May 2018 23:25:30 GMT

Robyn Hollingworth was just 25 when she left her job in London to help care for her dad who had early-onset Alzheimer's.

'I hated myself for Abu Ghraib abuse'
Wed, 16 May 2018 21:17:12 GMT

One of the soldiers convicted in the Abu Ghraib scandal talks about its legacy.

Belarus: The secret executions in Europe's 'last dictatorship'
Mon, 14 May 2018 23:02:04 GMT

Those on death row in Belarus know they will be executed but never when - and then no-one will be told.

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