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Bulgaria v England: Euro 2020 qualifier halted twice due to racist behaviour from fans
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 22:54:28 GMT

England's Euro 2020 qualifier with Bulgaria in Sofia is halted twice with fans warned about racist behaviour.

Turkey-Syria offensive: US sanctions Turkish ministries
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:29:22 GMT

The US demands an immediate ceasefire from Turkey and sends Vice-President Mike Pence to the region.

British holidaymakers 'traumatised' after arrest at US border
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:54:19 GMT

The young couple are being held in an immigration centre with their three-month-old baby.

Central heating boilers 'put climate change goals at risk'
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:15:56 GMT

The UK will not meet its climate change targets without a revolution in home heating, a think tank says.

Head injuries: Cheap drug 'could save thousands of lives a year'
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:55:14 GMT

A cheap, common drug could save hundreds of thousands of lives a year if used routinely, doctors say.

Career ambitions 'already limited by age of seven'
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:22:26 GMT

Young people are often trapped by a lack of knowledge about job options, a report says.

Children illegally sold vaping products
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:57:26 GMT

Almost 40% of sellers targeted by councils sold vaping goods to under-age teenagers in 2018-19.

Booker Prize: Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share award
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:25:12 GMT

Booker Prize judges break their rules by awarding it to both Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo.

Bill Turnbull backs cannabis for medicinal use ahead of cancer doc
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:19:58 GMT

The former BBC Breakfast host says the UK needs to have a "proper conversation" about cannabis laws.

More than half of A&Es 'not good enough'
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:56:01 GMT

The government in England must find a solution for social care to ease pressure, the regulator says.

What's in the government's new environment bill?
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:44:13 GMT

Environmentalists welcome parts of the new law, but others say the government is going backwards.

Sports Direct calls for probe into Nike and Adidas dominance
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:15:57 GMT

The Mike Ashley-owned retailer says the "must-have" brands hold too much market power.

Fourteen police dead in Mexico gun ambush
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 22:12:59 GMT

The attack is believed to have been carried out by a drug cartel in western Michoacán state.

The Papers: England 'stand tall against the racists'
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:47:28 GMT

Tuesday's papers react to the Queen's Speech and racist abuse during England's football qualifier in Bulgaria.

Queen's Speech: Why didn't the Queen wear her crown?
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:46:08 GMT

The 93-year-old monarch wore a diamond diadem while the crown rested on a table beside her.

Why Romania is importing waste from abroad
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:04:04 GMT

Landfills in Romania are overflowing as half of the recycled waste is imported, mostly from Europe.

Russian rappers battle police over protests
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:05:27 GMT

Several Russian musicians have released songs to denounce police actions during recent protests in Moscow.

Moratorium Day: The day that millions of Americans marched
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:49:22 GMT

On 15 October 1969, millions of people in the US marched to call for an end to the Vietnam War.

Staff back at work in former Thomas Cook shops
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:28:00 GMT

Former Thomas Cook staff go back to work in their travel shops.

Manchester Arndale stabbings: Boy leaves thank-you note to police
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:23:00 GMT

The card was left on the windscreen of a police car following the Arndale Centre stabbings.

Woman's fight for A505 safety work after husband's crash
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:35:29 GMT

Dashcam footage shows a series of near-misses on the A505 in Hertfordshire.

'After years searching, I found my sister next door'
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:21:39 GMT

Hillary and Dawn were strangers who shared a driveway - until Hillary made a life-altering discovery.

The graveside joke that had everyone laughing at a funeral
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:38:21 GMT

Shay Bradley's dying wish was to have a message played at his funeral from beyond the grave.

Celebrities who misbehaved in Buckingham Palace
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:48:27 GMT

From snorting cocaine to stealing loo rolls, famous people have taken some liberties at the Queen's home.

Fortnite: Map blown up and replaced with black hole
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 05:57:07 GMT

Fortnite's Twitter page is running a livestream of a black hole to mark the end of season 10.

The State Fair of Texas: Burgers, dogs and deep-fried everything
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:59:30 GMT

A celebration of food and agriculture at the long-running State Fair of Texas

The pink dolphins giving people their lives back
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:00:10 GMT

A physiotherapist working with wild dolphins in the Amazon river has helped more than 600 children.

Mother's sepsis warning after hospital failure
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:06:13 GMT

Five-year-old Ava Macfarlane died from sepsis in December 2017.

Coco Gauff wins first WTA title beating Jelena Ostapenko in Linz Open final
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 14:47:05 GMT

Coco Gauff wins her first WTA title by beating former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 1-6 6-2 in the Linz Open final.

British orphans found trapped in Syria IS camp
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 07:31:05 GMT

The BBC discovered three children from the same family stranded after their parents died in the fighting with Islamic State.

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Elton John: 'I still want my dad's approval'
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:54:53 GMT

The star lifts the curtain on his life and career, and reveals what he'll do after his farewell tour.

Spikes - and other ways disabled people combat unwanted touching
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:55:58 GMT

When Bronwyn Berg found herself being manhandled once again, she decided to add spikes to her wheelchair to prevent a repeat.

Who gets the tips in a restaurant?
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:08:11 GMT

Plans have been announced to make sure restaurants hand over "all tips" to waiting staff.

'Islamic State' children: How do they get home?
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:59:34 GMT

Returning foreign children from detention camps in Syria involves legal and political obstacles.

His Dark Materials: Behind the scenes of the TV adaptation
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:08:58 GMT

Gyptians, daemons and the star cast meet our reporter on a set visit for the BBC drama series.

North v South Korea: Welcome to the world's strangest football derby
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:01:14 GMT

North and South Korea are set to play a World Cup qualifier just as relations are at a new low.

Shooting drones out of the sky with Phasers
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:23:36 GMT

Cheap drones can defeat modern air defences, as shown by the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.

Nobel economics prize winner: I want to inspire women
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:24:24 GMT

Esther Duflo, who won the prize as part of a team of three, is only the second woman since 1969 to win.

Trump's pullback of US troops reshapes Syrian war
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:25:14 GMT

The Americans' departure is a victory for Syria, Russia and Iran, writes the BBC's Jeremy Bowen.

Voting: Could ID checks affect who participates in elections?
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:43:50 GMT

The government says it will pass a law requiring photo ID to vote.

Questions remain over puberty-blockers, as review clears study
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:48:05 GMT

But questions remain over the use of puberty blockers, say Newsnight's Deb Cohen and Hannah Barnes.

Why are there sex shops on the A1?
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:01:49 GMT

Why are they there and, in the age of the internet, who is going in?

Yasuke: The mysterious African samurai
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:25:50 GMT

Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.

What Brexit means for half-term holiday plans
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:33:42 GMT

Costs, paperwork, and the healthcare safety net may all be affected. Here's what you need to know.

The British girl who went to meet her death row pen pal
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:11:31 GMT

"We were the only white people on the bus - and the only people to get off at death row."

John le Carré: 'Politicians love chaos - it gives them authority'
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:28:29 GMT

The writer discusses why "human decency has to survive" ahead of the release of his latest spy novel.

The hungry 26-year-old who set up a £100m food firm
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:02:18 GMT

When Timo Boldt realised he wanted to get meal kits delivered, he decided to set up his own firm.

East Germany 1989 - the march that KO'd communism
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:36:16 GMT

A giant anti-communist protest in Leipzig in October 1989 doomed the East German state.

Queen's Speech: What is it and why is it important?
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 13:23:35 GMT

The vote that follows the Queen's Speech will be a test of confidence in the government.

Racist abuse 'clear as day' but England made right call to play on - Mings
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:00:53 GMT

England defender Tyrone Mings says he could hear the racist abuse "as clear as day" in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria.

McNair double helps Northern Ireland beat Czechs
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:57:24 GMT

Two goals from Paddy McNair help Northern Ireland beat the Czech Republic 3-2 - their first away win in a friendly for 13 years.

Briton dies in Sofia before England Euro qualifier
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:32:53 GMT

A British man has died in Sofia before England's Euro 2020 qualifier, the Foreign Office says.

Ireland centre Aki's World Cup ended by three-game ban
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:43:34 GMT

Ireland centre Bundee Aki's World Cup is over after he is handed a three-match ban following his red card against Samoa.

Cristiano Ronaldo reaches 700 career goals - watch seven of his best in the Premier League
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:39:06 GMT

As Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring 700 career goals, watch seven of his best Premier League efforts for Manchester United.

Stefon Diggs, Tyreek Hill & Odell Beckham Jr in NFL plays of the week
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:43:17 GMT

Stefon Diggs of the Minnesota Vikings scores three touchdowns in this week's NFL plays of the week which also features Tyreek Hill and Odell Beckham Jr.

‘How my son went from gamer to compulsive gambler’
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:04:23 GMT

As the NHS opens a clinic for young gaming and gambling addicts, the father of one tells his story.

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