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Giorgia Meloni: Italy's far right set to win election - exit polls
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 00:59:00 GMT

Giorgia Meloni is on course to be Italy's first female PM, with a right-wing coalition, exit polls say.

Ukraine war: Protests in Russian Dagestan region against new draft
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 20:30:21 GMT

Demonstrators clashed with security officials, in rare violent backlashes against police.

Rihanna to headline Super Bowl half-time show
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 21:41:38 GMT

The nine-time Grammy winner will headline February's event in Arizona, the NFL has announced.

People smuggler: I get clients to sign a waiver
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 23:03:58 GMT

A people smuggler lifts the lid on his trade to BBC Panorama's Jane Corbin.

Khayri McLean: Two boys charged with murder over Huddersfield school stabbing
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 19:06:50 GMT

Khayri McLean, 15, was stabbed outside a school in Huddersfield and died later in hospital.

Typhoon Noru: Evacuations in Philippines as explosive super typhoon nears
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 21:21:48 GMT

Rain is beginning to fall, with life-threatening flooding and landslides expected.

Keir Starmer: Labour would reverse cut to top income tax rate
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 11:39:18 GMT

Scrapping the 45% rate is the "wrong choice" during a cost-of living crisis, the Labour leader says.

Magnus Carlsen and Hans Niemann: Champion vows to say more on cheating scandal
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 19:49:11 GMT

Magnus Carlsen says he wants cheating taken "seriously" as he vows to issue a statement within days.

Iranian embassy: Protesters clash with police in London
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 20:31:21 GMT

The Met Police says several officers were hurt in the clashes and five people were arrested.

Nations League: Wales relegated after losing to Poland in Cardiff
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 20:40:42 GMT

Wales are relegated from the top tier of the Nations League after they are beaten at home by Poland.

Liz Truss's top aide Mark Fullbrook paid by his own lobbying firm
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 17:21:50 GMT

Opposition parties demand investigation into possible conflicts of interest over "shocking" arrangement.

Flint: Arrest as missing girl, 12, found in Birmingham
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 17:30:52 GMT

A man is in custody following an "intensive investigation" involving two police forces.

Vincent Van Quickenborne: Four arrested in Belgian minister 'kidnap plot'
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 19:11:57 GMT

The minister is under tighter police surveillance after a "serious threat", federal prosecutors say.

The Papers: 'Tax wars' over mini-budget, and 'Tory jitters'
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 22:59:48 GMT

Politicians and celebrities react to last week's mini-budget, which continues to dominate the papers.

Canadian family travel world before children go blind
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 23:00:49 GMT

A Montreal family goes on a global sightseeing tour after three of the children are diagnosed with a genetic condition.

Covid: The Chinese artist filming PCR tests inside his mouth
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 23:02:31 GMT

Siyuan Zhuji compiled close-up footage of himself taking dozens of tests.

'Africa's Titanic': Remembering Senegal's Joola tragedy
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 23:35:35 GMT

The capsizing of the Joola, a government-owned Senegalese ferry, took more lives than the infamous Titanic.

Hugh Grant and his wife donate £10k to plumbing cause
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 16:43:40 GMT

The project's founder called the actor a "rock" after he contributed £55,000 over the past year.

Edendork Hall: ‘It’s like stepping back in time to showband era'
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 05:40:05 GMT

A unique dance hall in County Tyrone from Ireland's showband era is to be demolished.

The Mumbai B-boy taking India to the breakdance world championship
Sat, 24 Sep 2022 23:01:25 GMT

Eshwar Tiwari began breaking 10 years ago for fun. He'll soon represent India at a world tournament.

‘We demand wages for housework’
Sat, 24 Sep 2022 23:02:06 GMT

In the 1970s, an international campaign demanded that governments recognise the value of unpaid work done in the home, primarily by women.

Giorgia Meloni: Far-right leader on course to run Italy
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 21:37:17 GMT

Giorgia Meloni aims to be Italy's first female PM and vehemently rejects any link to fascism.

How King Charles helped save British farmhouse cheese
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 00:22:59 GMT

The new king helped drive a renaissance in British cheesemaking when the industry was in crisis 30 years ago.

Peaky Blinders dance show: 'Anyone who likes Strictly can love this'
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 23:08:18 GMT

The TV hit has spawned a dance show, which creator Steven Knight hopes will attract new audiences.

Shinzo Abe: Why a state funeral for Shinzo Abe is controversial
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 23:26:24 GMT

Opposition to the funeral has been growing in recent weeks, with thousands of Japanese marching against it.

Japan's push into 'deep tech' innovation
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 23:06:29 GMT

Japanese start-up firms are developing next-generation solar panels and microchips.

CIA museum: Inside the world's most top secret museum
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 00:18:32 GMT

It's filled with artefacts that have shaped history - but its doors are firmly shut to the public.

Swapping Hong Kong for Crewe: 'We won't go back'
Sat, 24 Sep 2022 23:18:23 GMT

The BBC has followed families who have moved from Hong Kong to the UK, to see if life is everything they hoped for.

Qatar World Cup: Accommodation worries for football fans
Sat, 24 Sep 2022 23:55:18 GMT

Organisers of the football tournament are facing criticism over a lack of affordable accommodation.

Did misinformation fan the flames in Leicester?
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 02:39:47 GMT

Unpicking the web of misinformation around the Leicester disorder.

England in Pakistan: Hosts win absorbing match by three runs to level T20 series at 2-2
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 19:11:54 GMT

Pakistan beat England by three runs in a thrilling Twenty20 match to level their seven-match series at 2-2.

Liverpool 0-3 Everton: Blues spoil rivals' Anfield WSL return
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 21:18:05 GMT

Everton ruin Merseyside rivals Liverpool's day at Anfield and pick up their first win of the Women's Super League season.

Mixed doubles snooker: Nutcharut Wongharuthai & Neil Robertson win title
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 21:49:15 GMT

Neil Robertson and Nutcharut 'Mink' Wongharuthai win the World Mixed doubles title after beating Mark Selby and Rebecca Kenna 4-2.

England: Gareth Southgate says his contract will not protect him from bad results
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 22:33:13 GMT

England manager Gareth Southgate says he knows that results at the World Cup will dictate his future, despite his contract runing until 2024.

WSL: Liverpool 0-3 Everton highlights
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 23:01:00 GMT

Watch highlights as Everton cruise to a 3-0 victory in the Merseyside derby on Liverpool's return to Anfield in the Women's Super League.

Conor McMenamin: NI forward reinstated to squad after being withdrawn for social media video
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 21:01:12 GMT

Conor McMenamin is reinstated to the Northern Ireland squad and has travelled with the team to Greece for Tuesday's Nations League match, BBC Sport NI understands.

Laver Cup: Andy Murray not planning Roger Federer-style farewell as Europe lose
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 19:09:46 GMT

Andy Murray has not been spurred into planning his own send-off by Roger Federer's emotional farewell at the Laver Cup, which Team Europe lost in London.

Queen Elizabeth II statue in Trafalgar Square gets MPs' support
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 16:15:15 GMT

Calls for Her Majesty to be honoured on the Fourth Plinth are met with support in the Commons.

Certain moments catch you out, says William on grief
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 16:49:51 GMT

The Prince and Princess of Wales make their first public appearance since the Queen's funeral.

This was history - solemn, spectacular and intense
Mon, 19 Sep 2022 16:26:02 GMT

An era was ending right before our eyes, writes Sean Coughlan, who was inside Westminster Abbey.

Jewellery, a piper and a pony - personal moments at funeral
Mon, 19 Sep 2022 16:05:16 GMT

The Queen's funeral was steeped in tradition, but there were some personal touches too.

No-one forgets meeting the Queen - her tributes show that
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 00:27:47 GMT

People have shared messages of condolence with the BBC. They show many felt a personal connection to her.

Who was at the Queen's funeral service - and who was not?
Mon, 19 Sep 2022 15:01:04 GMT

Here's what we know so far about who did and did not attend this historic event.

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