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Harry and Meghan: No other option but to step back, says duke
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 01:38:36 GMT

The prince says he and Meghan wanted to continue serving the Queen, but "that wasn't possible".

Seven Kings stabbing: Three killed after disturbance
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 01:02:50 GMT

The men - aged in their 20s and 30s - were pronounced dead at the scene in Seven Kings, police say.

Period poverty: Schools urged to order free menstrual products
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:13:51 GMT

Period poverty campaigners are urging schools and colleges to opt-in to the new scheme in England.

Virginia gun rally: Authorities gear up for unrest in Richmond
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:55:45 GMT

Thousands are expected to take part in the Richmond rally, which authorities fear could turn violent.

Australia fires: Storms wreak damage but bushfires 'far from over'
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 01:11:07 GMT

Thunderstorms bring rain to fire-affected areas but also cause damage through hail and flash floods.

UK-born children of migrants 'face more prejudice' than foreign migrants
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:52:58 GMT

Data suggests 30% of second generation migrants feel discriminated against because of their ethnicity.

Stagecoach takes rail franchise row to High Court
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:00:29 GMT

Stagecoach and its partners say the government acted unlawfully in barring them from bidding.

Trump impeachment: What's Ukraine got to do with it?
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:04:35 GMT

The reason US President Donald Trump is facing an impeachment trial lies thousands of miles away.

Ffair Rhos caravan fire: Boy, three, dies in blaze
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 20:05:31 GMT

The boy's sibling, four, is critical but stable and dad stable after the early morning blaze.

Bingham fights back to win snooker's Masters
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 23:20:52 GMT

England's Stuart Bingham becomes the oldest Masters winner by defeating Ali Carter 10-8 in a fluctuating final.

Snapchat drug dealers target Middlesbrough school children
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:33:52 GMT

Dealers are attracting new users by offering free MDMA, a type of ecstasy, if they enter a raffle.

The Papers: Harry's 'sadness' and 'duke and duchess of Netflix'
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 01:05:44 GMT

Prince Harry's first speech since he and Meghan said they would step back from royal duties dominates Monday's papers.

Preparing for an active volcano to stir
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:15:07 GMT

People living at the foot of a volcano in Ecuador are being taught what to do if disaster strikes

Is China addicted to coal?
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:16:14 GMT

China is a country caught in the middle of a global struggle: to develop but also be green.

Indonesia dance where men perform as women
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:18:20 GMT

Rianto is a master of Lengger Lanang, a traditional Indonesia dance where men perform as women.

Davos 2020: An overview of the WEF summit in numbers
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 23:57:58 GMT

BBC News looks at some of the numbers around the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Cleeve Hill proposal photo: Snapper seeks happy couple
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 17:03:15 GMT

A woman who was out walking when she photographed a wedding proposal is trying to find the couple.

Influencers 'being offered thousands for sex'
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:55:49 GMT

One influencer said social media had become "a catalogue" for men to select their next conquest.

Australia fires: Your questions about arson, travel and recovery
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:30:08 GMT

Your questions about the Australia bushfires.

HPV puts 'strain' on millennial sex and dating
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:38:59 GMT

Changes to smear tests will mean more HPV diagnoses but there is concern over myths about the virus.

Isabel dos Santos: Africa's richest woman 'ripped off Angola'
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 18:07:19 GMT

Leaked documents reveal how Isabel dos Santos made her fortune through exploitation and corruption.

Should schools be allowed to ban slang words like 'peng'?
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:57:17 GMT

Research suggests that slang bans in schools may be more harmful than good.

UK-Africa summit: Wooing Africa after Brexit
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:39:59 GMT

Heads of state are meeting in London for a UK-Africa summit ahead of the UK's departure from the EU.

How Dan Aykroyd went from battling spirits to selling them
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:00:18 GMT

Hollywood actor Dan Aykroyd is also the boss of a popular vodka company.

Van Dijk and Salah send Liverpool 16 points clear at top with win over Man Utd
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 19:01:15 GMT

Liverpool continue their charge for a first league title in 30 years by beating rivals Manchester United at Anfield.

Root takes four wickets to put England on brink of victory
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 16:18:30 GMT

Captain Joe Root takes four wickets to push England closer to victory on the fourth day of the third Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth.

Saracens fight back to reach Champions Cup quarter-finals
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 16:05:27 GMT

Saracens' place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals is secured after they beat Racing 92 and Gloucester lose in Toulouse.

Masters 2020: Bingham wins thrilling Masters final - best shots
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 23:40:28 GMT

Watch some of the best shots from the 2020 Masters final as Stuart Bingham becomes the oldest Masters winner by defeating Ali Carter 10-8 in a thrilling match at Alexandra Palace.

WSL: Birmingham City Women 0-1 Man City Women - Ellen White gives Man City lead inside 33 seconds
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 12:33:41 GMT

Ellen White turns home Jill Scott's cross to put Manchester City ahead after 33 just seconds against Birmingham City Women in the Women's Super League.

BBC Briefing on Immigration: How do I use it?
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:01:13 GMT

Your downloadable guide to immigration in the UK and how it shapes our culture and way of life.

Five times immigration changed the UK
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:34:53 GMT

Over the past century many groups have left and entered the country, changing the shape of the nation.

Are migrants who cross the Channel sent back?
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:35:07 GMT

Home Office figures suggest many migrants crossing the Channel in boats are granted asylum.

How has immigration changed in your area?
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:37:17 GMT

Four maps on how immigration has changed Britain.

The rescue worker who refuses to leave a bombed-out town
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 00:45:02 GMT

Few now remain in Saraqeb, a town in Syria's last opposition-held province, Idlib. Laith al-Abdullah is one.

‘Submitting to my husband like it's 1959': Why I became a #TradWife
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:50:49 GMT

Alena is a #tradwife and she's not alone

Bury FC: The football fans without a team
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 00:03:36 GMT

When Bury FC was expelled from the English Football League, supporters were left with a hole in their lives.

'I was sexually abused by a shaman at an ayahuasca retreat'
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 01:05:51 GMT

Ayahuasca's psychedelic powers are attracting more and more tourists. But the scene appears to have a dark side.

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