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Bloodsports videos taken down from Facebook and YouTube
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:02:06 GMT

Footage of cockfighting and hare coursing in the UK was removed after a Countryfile investigation.

Parents of sick babies need more leave, charity says
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:19:45 GMT

Parents of sick babies need more paternity and maternity leave, a neonatal charity says.

Haydock Park: Mass brawl among 50 spectators
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:26:25 GMT

Haydock Park officials are investigating after a mass brawl involving about 50 people broke out among spectators at the racecourse.

Lee Radziwill: Jackie Kennedy's sister dies aged 85
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:01:23 GMT

The former US first lady's younger sister, who married a prince and became a fashion icon, dies at 85.

Instagram: Will quitting make me happy?
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:11:02 GMT

Nicole and Tali are Instagram besties. But the pressure to post is taking its toll.

UK regional airline Flybmi ceases operations
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:12:31 GMT

The carrier has gone into administration, blaming fuel price rises and uncertainty over Brexit.

Venezuela crisis: US planes carrying aid arrive in Colombia
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:28:57 GMT

The aid is being stockpiled in Colombia at the request of self-declared interim leader Juan Guaidó.

Bruno Ganz, who played Hitler in Downfall, dies aged 77
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 15:41:34 GMT

The Swiss was an accomplished actor whose portrayal of Hitler spawned thousands of parodies online.

Emiliano Sala: Cardiff footballer's funeral takes place
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 21:25:19 GMT

A service for the Cardiff City player, who died in January, takes place in Argentina.

Oscars 2019: All awards will be shown live after backlash
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:52:05 GMT

The move reverses an earlier decision to give four awards during TV commercial breaks.

Karl Marx: Monument vandalised for second time in two weeks
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 15:57:56 GMT

It is the second time in two weeks the philosopher's grave has been attacked in Highgate Cemetery.

Labour MP Paula Sherriff criticises CPS over non-prosecution
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 17:58:19 GMT

The CPS said no prosecution could be brought because the "evidential test" had not been met.

The Papers: Richest man quits UK, and EU Brexit aid plan
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:48:52 GMT

A prominent Brexiteer's decision to move to Monaco for tax reasons, and EU plans to send food aid to the UK feature in Sunday's papers.

The aerial acrobats who can't see the ground
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:12:07 GMT

Blind performers push at the limits from on high

Zachary Cruz: 'My brother was the Parkland gunman'
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:28:45 GMT

"The whole world is going to give him hate - why do I?" says Zachary Cruz of the Parkland shooting gunman.

London Fashion Week: Meet the couple who dress the stars
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:18:47 GMT

Meet the fashion designers behind the Aadnevik label, who dress everyone from Kylie Minogue to Kendall Jenner.

Quirkier moments from Man City v Newport County
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:27:41 GMT

Watch the quirkier moments from Man City's FA Cup fifth-round victory against Newport County, including a cabbage-patch playing surface and Joe Day's "nose splattering" save.

David Beckham: New Salford City co-owner watches non-league match against Dover Athletic
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:28:55 GMT

David Beckham attends a Salford City match for the first time since becoming co-owner of the National League club last month.

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Tue, 29 Jan 2019 19:29:05 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

The soldier with a secret talent - ballet
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:13:23 GMT

When Alex Smith joined the Army he didn't reveal to anyone he had spent years training to be a dancer.

Quadriga: The cryptocurrency exchange that lost $135m
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:41:33 GMT

When Quadriga's founder died he left behind a mystery: what happened to millions in cryptocurrency?

Has Meghan's accent changed since marrying Prince Harry?
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:13:45 GMT

Linguistics experts are split over whether the Duchess of Sussex has adopted a British twang.

The sound-editor mum up for an Oscar
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:00:33 GMT

At home Nina Hartstone runs the PTA and feeds the cat, at work she's a Bafta-winning sound editor. Now she's in line for an Oscar.

How Lidl learnt to be less German in the UK
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:14:01 GMT

Ronny Gottschlich, the former boss of Lidl, explains how the German discounter grew in the UK.

Chaka Khan: Why she gets annoyed by her tuneful greeting
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:44:10 GMT

The legendary singer on the "mixed blessing" of that track and how the planet feels different without Aretha Franklin.

Rachel Morris: Paralympic cycling and rowing champion targets skiing
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 07:54:10 GMT

Paralympic cycling and rowing champion Rachel Morris starts her quest for a third sporting success on the snow.

Man City can win every competition this season - Foden
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:41:39 GMT

Manchester City can "definitely" complete a historic quadruple this season, says midfielder Phil Foden.

Muir breaks mile record by five seconds - video & report
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:12:26 GMT

Scot Laura Muir smashes Kirsty Wade's 31-year-old British record to win the women's indoor mile in Birmingham.

Bingham to face Robertson in Welsh Open final
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:32:09 GMT

Stuart Bingham will play Neil Robertson in Sunday's Welsh Open final after both recorded convincing wins in the semi-finals.

Di Grassi wins with dramatic last-second overtake - report & video
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:34:42 GMT

Brazil's Lucas di Grassi wins a dramatic Mexico City Formula E-Prix after overtaking Pascal Wehrlein metres before the finish line.

Formula E: 'Absolute chaos' as Nelson Piquet crash brings out red flag in Mexico
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:38:20 GMT

Nelson Piquet's spectacular crash with Jean-Eric Vergne causes "absolute chaos" and brings out the red flag at the Mexico City E-Prix.

FA Cup: Newport County 1-4 Manchester City highlights
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:11:46 GMT

Watch highlights as a brace from Phil Foden helps Manchester City overcome a brave Newport County side in their FA Cup fifth-round tie at Rodney Parade.

FA Cup: Ashley Cole heads Derby back into contention against Brighton
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 14:26:14 GMT

Ashley Cole scores his first FA Cup goal to give Derby hope in their fifth-round tie, but hosts Brighton hold on to secure a 2-1 victory and a place in the quarter-finals.

Helping people with a learning disability to find love
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:37:22 GMT

A couple who both have Down's syndrome say their relationship has thrived thanks to family support.

National Parks competition won by Peak District photo
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:42:12 GMT

The photography competition celebrates the 70th anniversary of UK national parks.

Simone Giertz: 'Why I sent my brain tumour to Antarctica'
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:20:18 GMT

YouTuber Simone Giertz the "queen of bad robots" reveals why she sent her tumour to the ends of the earth.

Derry City: UK football club staying in Europe after Brexit
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:56:01 GMT

After Brexit, Derry City will be the only UK-based club competing in a league within the European Union.

Grey squirrel lasagne on London restaurant menu
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:47:21 GMT

A restaurant owner at London's Borough market describes how he uses culled grey squirrels to produce a sustainable white meat.

El Chapo guilty: Will his jailing change anything?
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:19:58 GMT

The trial and conviction of the notorious Joaquín Guzmán tells us much about the multi-billion drugs trade.

Cameron Kasky: How being a student gun control activist took its toll
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:25:13 GMT

Cameron Kasky was a leader of the youth movement against gun control after the Parkland school massacre. Eventually the strain caught up with him.

My disabled son’s amazing gaming life in the World of Warcraft
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:46:51 GMT

Robert and Trude thought their son Mats lived a lonely life, but they discovered this was far from true.

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