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Pakistan's Ziarat: An ancient juniper forest and its living fossils
Mature trees at Ziarat in Balochistan are often thousands of years old, but many end up as firewood.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2018 01:11

How leisure time is changing for North Korea's privileged
The way Pyongyang's middle-class enjoy themselves is changing, but rural areas continue to miss out.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2018 01:03

The Papers: Stephen Lawrence's brother 'still fears killers'
Sunday's papers lead with demands on social media - and the anniversary of Stephen Lawrence's murder.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2018 00:53

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49
The actor, who also appeared on a number of TV shows, was admitted to hospital earlier this month.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2018 00:46

The Queen celebrates her 92nd birthday
Shaggy, Kylie, Frank Skinner, and Ed Balls help Her Majesty celebrate at the Royal Albert Hall.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2018 00:33

Judah Adunbi charged with racially aggravated offence
Judah Adunbi was a former member of the Independent Advisory Group to Avon and Somerset Police.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2018 00:10

Dean Tate: Body found in search for missing man
Police believe the body on an island in the Bristol Channel is Dean Tate, 40, last seen two months ago.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 23:30

Armenia leader intervenes in protest against predecessor
Armenia's president walks into a crowd of protesters to try to defuse a crisis about his predecessor.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 23:27

World Snooker Championship 2018: Mark Selby beaten by Joe Perry in first round
Defending champion Mark Selby is knocked out in the first round of the World Championship after a shock 10-4 defeat by Joe Perry.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 22:05

Wales first minister to stand down
Welsh Labour leader says he went through "the darkest of times" after death of a minster he sacked.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 21:55

Avicii: Fans gather in Stockholm to remember superstar DJ
Thousands gathered in the city's Sergels Torg plaza to remember the Swedish musician, who died on Friday.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 21:17

Herrera winner sends Man Utd into FA Cup final
Manchester United reach a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final with victory over Tottenham at Wembley.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 21:12

Carwyn Jones: The leader who lost his grip
Carwyn Jones lost his authority after a minister he sacked over conduct allegations killed himself.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 21:02

Barbara Bush funeral: 1,500 pay tribute to former first lady
President Trump did not join four ex-presidents at the former first lady's service in Texas.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 20:52

FA Cup: Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham highlights
Watch highlights as Manchester United reach a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final with victory over Tottenham at Wembley.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 20:49

Arsene Wenger: BBC Sport pundits discuss 'phenomenal' outgoing Arsenal boss
Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer, Phil Neville and Jermaine Jenas discuss the legacy of outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, with Alan Shearer saying it is "the right time" for his departure.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 20:48

Ahern walks out of interview over Mahon Tribunal questions
The former taioseach walks out of an interview after he is asked about the findings of the Mahon Tribunal.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 19:27

Syria 'chemical' attack: Experts finally visit Douma site
International experts make a much-delayed examination of the site of a suspected attack in Douma.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 18:54

Sunderland relegated for second season in row
Sunderland are relegated from the Championship after Burton Albion fight back to win 2-1 in a game of late drama.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 18:54

First Titanic menu fetches £100k at auction
A rare menu for the first meal aboard the Titanic, letters and a ticket went under the hammer.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 18:27

Syria 'chemical' attack: Douma's warren of war tunnels revealed
Photographers have visited the network of tunnels used to move about Douma when it was under fire.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 18:23

Palestinian lecturer and Hamas member killed in Malaysia
Malaysian officials say the suspects are believed to have links to a foreign intelligence service.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 18:11

Boy, 3, drowns in David Lloyd fitness club pool in Leeds
The boy was swimming with his family in a David Lloyd Fitness Club in Moortown, Leeds.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 17:43

Man, 20, dies in Finsbury Park stabbing
Police found two men with stab wounds a short distance from each other in Finsbury Park.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 17:16

India introduces death penalty for child rapists
The change to the penal code comes amid nationwide outrage over high-profile cases of child rape.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 16:06

North Korea missile and nuclear test halt hailed
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's announcement is welcomed by world powers, ahead of key summits.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 13:46

Mia Khalifa filmed a porn scene where she was wearing a hijab.
Former porn star Mia Khalifa says she received abuse after she filmed a porn scene wearing a hijab.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 13:23

Rob Horne: Northampton Saints and Australia centre forced to retire
Northampton and Australia centre Rob Horne is forced to retire because of nerve damage sustained in their win at Leicester.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 13:03

Cystic fibrosis: Company urged to lower cost of life-changing drug
Health ministers call on company to lower price of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi so the NHS can afford it.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 13:02

UN Security Council seeks to heal Syria divisions in Sweden
Members of the Security Council seek to heal divisions over Syria during a meeting in Sweden.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 12:47

Avicii's music 'will live forever': Tributes paid to the Swedish DJ
It's not yet known how he died but he had been suffering from severe pancreatitis.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 11:48

Fed Cup: Johanna Konta wins after Heather Watson loses to Naomi Osaka
Johanna Konta levels Great Britain's Fed Cup promotion play-off in Japan after Heather Watson loses the opener to Naomi Osaka.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 10:46

Patrick Vieira 'flattered' by Arsenal links but happy at New York City
Patrick Vieira says he is "flattered" at being linked with taking over as manager of former club Arsenal but adds he is "happy" as New York City coach.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 10:45

Rare brown bear dies in Italy capture operation
The endangered animal died in Italy during an attempt to fit him with a collar to track movements.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 10:13

Ten killed in Nicaragua protests over pensions reform
Protesters, branded as 'vampires' by the government, are opposed to changes in the pension system.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 10:06

The best and worst space films, according to Nasa
The best and worst space films, according to Nasa
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 10:04

London Marathon: Mo Farah and Mary Keitany eye records in 'hottest ever' race
Sunday's 38th edition of the London Marathon is expected to be the hottest ever run, with temperatures predicted to reach 23C.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 07:57

Real ale drinkers asked to embrace change
The Campaign for Real Ale could start promoting other beers and ciders - and not just real ales.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 04:17

Why has Kim Jong-un halted North Korean tests now?
What does the North Korean leader hopes to gain by his latest move, with two diplomatic summits ahead?
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 04:01

Southwest Airlines accident: Authorities order mass engine inspections
Hundreds of jet engines will be checked worldwide after a deadly Southwest Airlines accident.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 03:13

Heathrow v Gatwick: Could the winner be... Stansted?
Once synonymous with cheap flights and pre-breakfast pints - is Stansted Airport about to become glamorous?
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 02:34

Why I wanted my male rape to be on Coronation Street
A 23-year-old tells Newsbeat how it feels to have his own rape used as a story on a soap.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 02:16

What do Indian parents tell their children about rape?
With so much news around rape and murder, how do parents explain these events to their children?
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 02:07

Why singer Lucy Dacus makes her fans cry
The US indie singer has been provoking big emotions as she tours her new album, Historian.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 02:02

HQ Trivia: The free app giving away thousands of pounds
How does a free app with no adverts go about becoming a success with Hollywood actors whilst giving away thousands in cash?
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 02:00

Is marathon running bad for you?
Some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon, but are those 26.2 miles doing us harm?
bbc.co.uk | 21-Apr-2018 01:59

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