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Worcester 'acid attack': Boy aged three injured
He is being treated in hospital for serious burns to his arm and face, police said.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 13:10

Syria conflict: Israel evacuates White Helmets
Hundreds of civil defence volunteers and family members are taken from a border war zone to Jordan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 12:23

Dominic Raab: We can get Brexit deal done by October
But preparations have begun in case negotiations end without agreement, Brexit secretary says.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 12:22

South Africa shooting: Eleven taxi drivers killed in ambush
The men were shot dead in an ambush as they returned from the funeral of a colleague.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 11:59

UKTV: Dave and Gold among channels dropped by Virgin Media
About 4m households will no longer be able to watch shows such as Taskmaster and Red Dwarf.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 11:08

Trade war a reality, French finance minister warns
Bruno Le Maire accuses the US of using "the law of the jungle" with unilateral tariffs
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 10:51

Kitten yoga: The class where you can play with feline friends
An animal charity is hosting a new class that lets yogis play with furry creatures whilst practising their downward dog.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 10:05

Wave of plastic hits Dominican Republic
This was the scene on a beach in the Dominican Republic after a storm.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 09:51

Trump-Putin: Top US spy retracts 'awkward response'
Intelligence chief Dan Coats had publicly laughed in surprise on hearing of a Putin visit to the US.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 09:37

Supergirl to feature TV's first transgender superhero
Trans activist and actor Nicole Maines will join Supergirl as Nia Nal, AKA Dreamer.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 08:47

LA police arrest suspect after deadly shop siege
One fatality is confirmed after the man, suspected of a shooting earlier, barricaded himself inside.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 06:54

Israel and Arabic: Where else do language and politics collide?
Israel has downgraded the status of Arabic, but there is controversy over language choice elsewhere, too.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 02:23

Spoiler alert: Why people love looking up spoilers
Most people avoid spoilers like the plague - but there are some who say they can’t enjoy a film or a TV show without knowing what’s going to happen.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 02:20

Opioids: Why 'dangerous' drugs are still being used to treat pain
Despite links to UK hospital deaths and a US addiction crisis, opioids remain the painkiller of choice.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 02:17

Atlanta's Paper Boi on race and rap stardom in the USA
Newsbeat speaks to Paper Boi - aka Brian Tyree Henry - the breakout star of Donald Glover's satire on life as a black American.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 01:54

The National Science and Maths Quiz has kept Ghanaians thrilled for 25 years
A TV school quiz show has Ghana gripped. We meet one of the contestants and follow him on the road to victory. But did he get there?
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 01:37

'I was trapped in my mind for a decade, now I'm going to be a dad'
Martin Pistorius had locked-in syndrome for more than a decade. Now he's about to become a father.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 01:35

The mafia murders that brought down Slovakia's government
Before his death, Jan Kuciak uncovered the presence of an Italian organised crime group in Slovakia.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 01:29

Pakistan election: Who's who and why it matters
The lead-up to the vote has been dramatic, with an ex-PM arrested and several deadly militant attacks.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 01:26

A legendary 'mermaid' still swimming at 78
Vicki Smith, 78, performs underwater as a mermaid at an iconic Florida park
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 01:23

Residents warned not to breach school of art cordon
People forced from their homes by the Glasgow School of Art fire are warned not to try to access their properties.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 01:09

Fur sales: MPs call for consultation to ban real fur
It comes as MPs investigate why real fur has been sold as fake on the UK's high streets.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 01:04

Austria ditches Turkish language driving theory tests
The change to the theory test comes amid a souring of relations between Austria and Turkey.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 00:21

Newspaper headlines: 'Voters turn to far right' over Brexit
A new poll suggesting voters are opposed to the prime minister's Brexit deal makes the front pages.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2018 00:12

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss 'doesn't care' about transfer criticism
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp "doesn't care" about allegations of hypocrisy over his transfer spending.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 23:48

Prince George turns five: Official birthday picture released
A new official picture is released as the third in line to the throne turns five.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 23:30

Bradley Wiggins says he has discovered 'sinister and shocking' details about 'jiffy-bag' controversy
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he has discovered "very sinister" details about the 'jiffy-bag' scandal and leak of his medical records and would "love it to all come out".
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 23:19

US 'duck boat' survivor describes 'life-changing' ordeal
Tia Coleman says she lost nine members of her family when the boat sank in a Missouri lake.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 23:02

Advantage Vettel, Ocon on the move & Ferrari changes - all you need to know before German GP
Advantage Vettel in title battle? Plus Ocon tipped for Renault and changes at Ferrari - all you need to know before the race.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 21:38

India scraps tampon tax after campaign
The government introduced a 12% levy on sanitary products last year, sparking outrage.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 21:31

Jordan Spieth leads The Open as Tiger Woods moves into contention
Defending champion Jordan Spieth leads The Open with a stunning third round as Tiger Woods moves into contention.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 21:30

The Open 2018: Tiger Woods cards his lowest major score since 2011
Tiger Woods cards his lowest score in a major championship since 2011 on the third day of the 2018 Open Championship at Carnoustie.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 20:46

Tour de France 2018: Omar Fraile wins stage 14, Geraint Thomas still in yellow
Omar Fraile wins stage 14 of the Tour de France in a dramatic finish as Team Sky's Geraint Thomas retains the leader's yellow jersey.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 20:25

Trump attacks Michael Cohen over 'Playboy model payment tape'
It comes amid reports that he was secretly recorded discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 20:02

Newlyn Harbour: Two tonnes of cocaine seized from a yacht
Two men have appeared in court after two tonnes of cocaine was seized from a yacht in the English Channel.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 19:51

PayPoint: Energy payments fixed for customers
Terminals across the UK went down on Saturday but the company says the issue is now resolved.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 19:41

Hockey Women's World Cup: England come from behind to draw with India
England make a nervy start to their World Cup campaign as they came from behind to draw 1-1 with India.
bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 18:52

Sixty Bosnian Muslim couples marry in mass nuptials
Bosnian Muslim leaders want to encourage young people to start families by alleviating wedding costs.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 18:41

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa appeals for racial unity ahead of election
President Emmerson Mnangagwa reassures white farmers ahead of a landmark election on 30 July.
BBC News | 21-Jul-2018 18:09

Tanyalee Davis: More train trouble for disabled comedian
Tanyalee Davis was left stranded when a ramp for her mobility scooter failed to arrive.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 17:59

Anniversary Games 2018: Zharnel Hughes edged out at London Stadium
Britain's Zharnel Hughes is edged out by American Ronnie Baker in a high-quality 100m finale to the first day of the Anniversary Games.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 17:51

Fukushima beach in Japan reopens to bathers
The beach in Soma City, Japan, has opened to the public for the first time since the nuclear disaster in 2011.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 17:45

Ethiopian 'prophet' arrested after trying to resurrect corpse
Getayawkal Ayele convinced a family to let him try the miracle after telling the story of Lazarus.
BBC News | 21-Jul-2018 17:33

Police intensify Salisbury search after Novichok poisoning
Officers continue with investigations into the Novichok nerve agent poisoning with searches in a Salisbury park.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 17:33

Newsreader Lewis Vaughan Jones makes debut wearing hearing aid
Lewis Vaughan Jones, 37, feared his career was over after he suddenly lost the hearing in one ear.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 17:31

Government admits rabies poster gaffe
A parody poster suggesting children with rabies should be shot was included in an internal magazine.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2018 17:29

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