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Lake Victoria, Tanzania ferry disaster death toll hits 100
At least 100 bodies are found after the overcrowded vessel overturned close to shore on Lake Victoria.
BBC News | 21-Sep-2018 13:07

Brexit: Chequers plan still credible, says minister
Cabinet minister says 'tough words' are to be expected - as EU says Chequers 'won't work'.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 12:58

Baby names: Hunter and Aurora join top 100
Oliver and Olivia are still the most popular names but there are "fascinating changes" in the list.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 12:52

Petition calls for M25 'give peas a chance' graffiti return
Road users said it was "an iconic part of modern British history" that had been "defaced".
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 12:48

Sir Elton John accepts libel damages over dog injury story
The star and his husband receive "significant" damages over a story about their dog attacking a child.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 12:40

Dad's damaged army photo restored by social media
Picture gives father and son the chance to bond over memories of time served in the armed forces.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 12:38

Italy opens probe into Ryanair hand luggage charges
The airline's new Italian luggage charges may amount to unfair commercial practice, a watchdog says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 12:37

Anthony Joshua v Alexander Povetkin: Costello and Bunce assess the 'new Joshua'
Pressure, frustration and everything on the line for Anthony Joshua, who fights Alexander Povetkin with a chance to become "the biggest draw in boxing history".
bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 12:35

Christine and Frank Lampard have baby girl
The couple call their daughter Patricia Charlotte Lampard, giving her the same name as Frank's late mother.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 12:16

NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling
Doctors says the savings could amount to significant improvements in patient care.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 12:05

Chinese anger at US sanctions for Russian weapons purchases
China tells the US to withdraw sanctions on its military over Russian weapons purchases.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 11:21

Conor McGregor launches tirade against Khabib Nurmagomedov in UFC 229 conference
Conor McGregor talks the bus incident, fighting for the love of it and more in a news conference with Khabib Nurmagomedov.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 11:05

Australia emu video: Man arrested over 'horrific cruelty'
The footage appears to show a man deliberately running down several birds with his car.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 11:03

Man's ride for late daughter on tiny bike
Peter Williams' daughter Ellie was aged seven when she died from a brain tumour in 2015.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 10:58

Russia doping ban being lifted 'undermines faith in Wada' - Paula Radcliffe
Britain's Paula Radcliffe, other former and current athletes and anti-doping heads criticise the decision to reinstate Russia's anti-doping agency.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 10:57

Cleveland Browns end 635-day winless run with victory over New York Jets
Fans celebrate in style as the Cleveland Browns end a 635-day winless run with a 21-17 victory over the New York Jets.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 10:52

Puppies steal spotlight at Chile military parade
All eyes were on nine young golden retrievers at Chile's annual military parade in Santiago.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 10:46

Brexit: What's behind Donald Tusk's Instagram diplomacy?
EU chief Donald Tusk's controversial social media teasing of Theresa May is part of a wider strategy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 10:24

Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?
Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 08:31

Ray BLK: 'I was told as a black woman, stick to songwriting'
The BBC Sound Of 2017 winner says she was told to focus on songwriting because of her skin colour.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 08:22

Nigeria's Ikeme on long, hard road to remission
Ex-Wolves and Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme on his cancer 'journey' - from diagnosis and treatment to parenthood, retirement and future plans.
BBC News | 21-Sep-2018 07:43

Westgate mall attack survivors reunited in Nairobi
Katherine and Kadzo met in Nairobi to reflect on that day, and those who saved them.
BBC News | 21-Sep-2018 07:37

Philippines landslide victims 'text for help'
Philippine police say survivors under rubble after the deadly landslide used phones to ask for help.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 07:36

The UK's jihadists who won't leave Syria
Two British extremists who have lived in the country for years, on why they won't lay down their weapons.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 07:13

Police 'aware' undercover officer was in relationship
Documents in human rights case show chiefs did know undercover officer was involved with an activist.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 06:00

Syracuse New York shooting 'leaves five injured'
Shots rang out as a family met to celebrate the life of a loved one who had recently died, reports say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 05:53

Jair Bolsonaro: Why Brazilian women are saying #NotHim
Offensive remarks have triggered an online campaign against leading Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 04:57

Africa's week in pictures: 14-20 September 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week.
BBC News | 21-Sep-2018 04:48

Keeping cats safe
The "Croydon cat killer" may not exist but there are steps you can take to keep pets out of trouble.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 04:03

London knife crime: Can Chicago's model cure the violence?
London is following Chicago's lead in tackling violent crime like it is an infectious disease.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 03:00

'I gave birth, and got Hepatitis C'
When Jackie Britton was given a blood transfusion during childbirth, it could have killed her.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 02:44

Amazon makes Alexa-controlled microwave
Amazon has unveiled a microwave that can be controlled using its Alexa voice assistant.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 02:40

Imprisoned suffragette letter discovered
A previously unknown letter gives a first-hand account from the first suffragette to be jailed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 02:35

Changing the lives of people with dementia
Confronting the stigma and isolation people with dementia face in some communities around the world.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 02:32

Mission implausible: Russians mock improbable spy duo
Even Russians are mocking their own spies over the TV interview with two "architecture enthusiasts".
bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 02:23

Reality check
Reality Check's Chris Morris sees how Brexit and the Irish border's future could affect this Welsh port.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 02:16

Ghetts: I used to feel rage 24/7 but now I'm happy
Newsbeat chats to the grime MC following the release of his album Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 02:13

Love, Brexit and the Irish border
What happens when your relationship is affected by Britain leaving the EU?
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 02:01

Why is IVF so popular in Denmark?
It has the biggest proportion of babies born through assisted reproductive technology in the world.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 01:51

Why people can take years to report sexual assaults
A decades-old allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, which he denies, has some asking why the accuser took so long.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 01:37

Being a goth is thankfully easier in 2018, says YouTuber Toxic Tears
YouTuber Kaya Lili, AKA Toxic Tears, talks about what it's like being a goth in 2018.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 01:26

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate
Christine Blasey Ford will only appear before the panel on "terms that are fair". says her lawyer.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 01:11

Mercury Prize 2018: Wolf Alice win for Visions of a Life
The indie band are lost for words as their second album, Visions of a Life takes home the £25,000 prize.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 01:07

From Belgium to the UK, the journey of an alloy wheel
From Belgium to Swindon in under eight hours, the journey of an alloy wheel.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 01:04

Quiz of the Week: Who was Winkler's 'pal' at the Emmys?
It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 01:02

Paper review: 'Your Brexit's broken' and 'May humiliated'
Friday's papers focus on the rejection of the PM's Brexit plan by EU leaders in Salzburg.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2018 00:58

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