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Woman seeks designer to make dress of dead mother's hair
It would feature hair sewn into the sleeves, trim, collar and bodice of the ballroom-style dress.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 13:03

Poisoned baby food: German jailed for attempted murder
A 54-year-old man is sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison for attempted murder and extortion.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 13:00

Khashoggi murder 'planned days in advance" - Turkey's Erdogan
President Erdogan tells Turkish MPs there is evidence the Saudi critic was killed in "a savage way".
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 12:44

Tommy Robinson: Contempt case referred to attorney general
The judge said the contempt of court case was too complex and needed further consideration.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 12:39

Vegetarian meat substitutes 'exceeding salt limits'
One brand of meat-free "bacon" is saltier than Atlantic seawater, according to Action on Salt's report.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 12:33

World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens
The $20bn bridge spanning 55km is an engineering marvel but has been dogged by safety issues and delays.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 12:25

Street harassment 'relentless' for women and girls
Being harassed has become 'normal' - and it's time for the government to act, a group of MPs say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 12:25

Gilberto Benetton: Co-founder of fashion chain dies
Gilberto Benetton is credited with masterminding the firm's expansion into a multi-billion euro giant.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 12:24

Self-driving school bus test halted in US
The test, which involved transporting schoolchildren, was irresponsible, the NHTSA says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 12:01

NFL: Odell Beckham Jr impresses as New York Giants fall to Atlanta Falcons
Odell Beckham Jr impresses with three smart catches in quick succession, leading to a consolation touchdown, as his New York Giants team fall to a 20-23 defeat at the Atlanta Falcons.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 11:57

John Lewis pulls the plug on DVD players
Slump in sales sparks move by department store chain, which will continue to sell Blu-ray players.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 11:46

Shipwreck found in Black Sea is 'world's oldest intact'
A Greek merchant ship dating back more than 2,400 years is found almost perfectly preserved.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 11:43

England Netball: Commonwealth Games champions' new investment
England netball has received new investment that will fund the national team past 2019, says chief executive Joanna Adams.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 11:00

Kavanaugh case: Graffiti at Yale supports Blasey Ford
Quotes from Christine Blasey Ford's testimony appear across the prestigious law school's campus.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 10:57

Amputee PC told public how to save his life after car crash
PC Tom Dorman says people ran out of their homes to stop "catastrophic" bleeding in his leg.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 09:18

AI painting to go under the hammer
A painting created by artificial intelligence will be auctioned by Christie's this week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 09:17

Invictus Games: Athlete comforted in moving on-court moment
UK competitor Paul Guest was embraced by his team-mate after being unsettled by a helicopter.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 09:06

Caroline Dubois: Youth Olympic champion a star to cherish say Costello & Bunce
Caroline Dubois could be the 'best female boxer' Mike Costello has seen or is perhaps the best young athlete in the world for Steve Bunce.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 08:56

George Soros: Bomb squad blow up suspect package near billionaire's home
The FBI investigates after a suspected letter bomb is found at the billionaire's New York home.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 08:53

Man Utd v Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo returns as Juve target European glory
As Juventus look to get closer to Manchester United off the field, they arrive at Old Trafford with ex-United favourite Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 08:46

World's longest sea bridge: Aerial shots over the Hong Kong-Zhuhai crossing
It connects Hong Kong with mainland China, but the mega-bridge is not without controversy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 08:14

US mid-terms latest: The mystery of the vanishing candidate
Today's round-up includes an unexpected piece of advice, a Trump bump and a beautiful friendship.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 07:45

WWE's Roman Reigns gives up title due to leukaemia
Roman Reigns gives up the Universal Championship but declares he will be "coming back home".
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 07:17

Newspaper headlines: Defiant May and plastic 'polluting' people
The PM's Commons showdown on Brexit attracts headlines alongside a study into toxic microplastics.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 07:04

Bible Museum says five of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake
Five of the fragments are removed from display after tests indicate they are modern forgeries.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 06:57

Universities: Is free speech under threat?
BBC Reality Check looks at whether universities have banned books, speakers or changed course content.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 06:00

'One stroke took my speech away - I think another brought it back'
Four years ago, Peter had a stroke and lost the ability to speak. This year, on the day he had a second stroke, it came back.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 05:51

Life on the Rock
Gibraltar's life is being documented in an ongoing project by photographer Luke Archer.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 05:35

Bohemian Rhapsody: How Rami Malek became Freddie Mercury
The actor explains the lengths he went to to avoid his portrayal of the Queen star becoming a crude impersonation.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 05:04

Amy Schumer uses Meghan pic to announce pregnancy
The comedian announced the news via a friend's Instagram story, and a photoshopped picture.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 02:49

'Feminism is sexist': The women backing Brazil's Bolsonaro
Jair Bolsonaro may have made sexist comments but he has a strong following among women.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 02:39

South Africa shocked by live rape trial of Timothy Omotoso
A televised rape trial in South Africa of a Nigerian televangelist prompts a furious backlash.
BBC News | 23-Oct-2018 02:39

The places where too many are fat and too many are thin
Up to 90% of countries are suffering from a double burden of under and over-nutrition.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 02:38

Highlands and islands on Lonely Planet's 'Best in Travel' list
The Scottish region is named one of the travel guide's top 10 destinations for 2019.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 02:27

More takeaways on high street despite anti-obesity push
Campaigners say they lead to more obesity, but councils say they need extra powers to curb their growth.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 02:20

Testing Trump's migrant caravan claims
Are "Middle Easterners" part of a convoy organised by Democrats? We asked our reporter on the ground.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 02:14

Maids in hell: 'I just wanted to die'
Millions of African and Asian women work as maids in the Gulf. They have few rights and abuse is rife.
BBC News | 23-Oct-2018 01:21

Good Country: The new virtual country with no borders
In the current climate of aggression and competition between countries and their leaders, the Good Country aspires to change the way that nations interact.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 01:20

Is blockchain living up to the hype?
Despite the grand claims made for this distributed ledger tech, few companies are actually using it.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 01:17

'Degrading strip search left me with PTSD'
Koshka Duff says she was stripped naked, manhandled and humiliated by a group of police officers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 01:13

Derbyshire bolving contestants mimic rutting deer
Competitors bellow across the moors in the hope of a return call from a mating stag.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 01:13

Why I hate meetings - and how to make them better
Ever wonder why UK productivity is so low? It's all down to meetings, says Stephanie Hare.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 01:11

Budget 2018: How does the government collect and spend our money?
A breakdown of where the government's money comes from and where it goes.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 01:09

Why did this lioness kill the father of her cubs?
We ask the experts to share their theories on why a lioness killed her zoo companion of eight years.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 00:28

Donald Trump: US will build up nuclear arsenal
The US president says Russia has violated a key nuclear treaty, which he has threatened to abandon.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 00:24

Usain Bolt deal with Central Coast Mariners 'would require financial assistance'
Sprint legend Usain Bolt is "unlikely" to sign a deal with Central Coast Mariners without a financial contribution from a "third-party", say the club.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2018 00:22

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