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Trump promises 'renewal of American spirit' in speech to Congress
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 06:58:17 GMT

The president promises a "new chapter of American greatness" in his first speech to Congress.

War widow weeps as Trump pays tribute
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 04:05:07 GMT

A war widow weeps as President Trump pays tribute to her husband, Navy Seal Ryan Owens, who died in a US raid on a suspected al-Qaeda base in Yemen.

Kim Jong-nam death: Two women charged with murder
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 05:48:30 GMT

The women allegedly smeared VX nerve agent on the face of North Korea's leader's half-brother.

New drivers caught using phones to lose licence
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 03:41:32 GMT

One text at the wheel could see a driver forced to retake both their practical and theory tests.

Government facing Brexit defeat in Lords over EU nationals
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 02:16:54 GMT

Peers are likely to back changes to the Brexit bill to protect the rights of EU nationals in the UK.

Early warning signs of heart attacks 'being missed'
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 01:01:26 GMT

The British Heart Foundation called the research by Imperial College London "concerning".

Top state schools 'dominated by richest families'
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:43:57 GMT

As children find out which school they will attend, research reveals who goes to the best schools.

Wild camping ban comes into force
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:18:44 GMT

New seasonal by-laws come into force which will restrict camping around Loch Lomond and in the Trossachs.

'I bought hepatitis C cure from Bangladesh'
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 01:06:17 GMT

Zoe Sharam bought a hepatitis C cure, deemed too expensive for her by the NHS, online from Bangladesh. She speaks to the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme.

How far does school dinner chicken travel?
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:59:45 GMT

School children are being served chicken produced 6,000 miles away in Thailand, a BBC investigation has found.

'They shot my husband and son'
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 02:55:27 GMT

Hundreds of Coptic Christians have fled Egypt’s northern Sinai region after a spate of so-called Islamic State attacks with seven people killed within two weeks.

No Liverpool Lime Street trains 'for days' after wall collapse
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:43:12 GMT

All four lines into Liverpool Lime Street station are blocked after a wall came down.

The papers: 'What does a knighthood cost?'
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 06:32:16 GMT

Retail tycoon Sir Philip Green paying £363m to the BHS pension scheme dominates the front pages.

Israeli army sets sights on recruits with autism
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:19:12 GMT

Why the Israeli army is employing young people with autism.

Fancy a politician for a pet?
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 01:20:28 GMT

Dutch voters can now keep politicians as virtual pets before the general election in March.

The making of a saint among Kolkata’s poorest
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 01:22:27 GMT

In March 1997 Mother Teresa retired from her work with the poor in Kolkata. Mari Marcel Thekaekara volunteered with the Catholic nun's charity as a young girl.

'This is what poverty looks like'
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:06:41 GMT

Ian Pannell reports from the city of Baltimore, where 25% of the population lives in poverty.

Meet the new Arab emojis perking up Dubai's WhatsApp chats
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:33:12 GMT

An app full of quirky shisha smokers and winking girls in hijabs gives Arabs their emojis at last.

Zimbabwe drivers face pothole 'disaster'
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:37:46 GMT

Motorists in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, face difficult driving conditions as they try to avoid potholes on the road.

BBC Breakfast
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:41:12 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

'The priest refused to marry us'
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 01:27:04 GMT

Trudy and Barclay Patoir met when mixed-race relationships were still taboo. More than 70 years later they reveal the obstacles they overcame.

Murderer inspires hardliners from Scots jail
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:20:27 GMT

Tanveer Ahmed was convicted of a brutal murder- but crowds rally around him in his native Pakistan.

Ed Sheeran wrote 10 versions of every song on his new album
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 01:12:27 GMT

In an exclusive interview, Ed Sheeran takes us behind the scenes of his third album, ÷ (Divide).

'It's time to end casting couch culture'
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 02:39:33 GMT

Tamil star Varalaxmi Sarathkumar opens up about sexual harassment in the Indian film industry.

Why was this $60m ship sold for scrap?
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:07:40 GMT

Why are huge container ships, once worth millions of pounds, now being sold for scrap?

459 tonnes of luggage and a vast entourage
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:19:06 GMT

The king will arrive in Indonesia with 459 tonnes of luggage and a vast entourage, reports say.

Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Newcastle United
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 22:19:29 GMT

Newcastle score twice in the final 10 minutes to come from behind to beat Championship promotion rivals Brighton.

Hamilton Academical 1-0 Aberdeen
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:36:00 GMT

Mikey Devlin scores the winner as Hamilton climb to ninth in the Premiership with victory over Aberdeen.

McLaren struggle as Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen tops day two of Barcelona test
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:55:49 GMT

McLaren's dire start to pre-season testing continues with a second day of problems with Honda's new engine, as Ferrari set the pace.

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