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Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation in restaurants
It had previously been mandatory to have one entrance for families and women, and another for men.
news.bbc.co.uk | 09-Dec-2019 01:16

The Papers: 'Labour Brexit betrayal' and 'NHS waits cover up'
Monday's papers lead with Boris Johnson's final appeal to voters and reports of problems in the NHS.
bbc.co.uk | 09-Dec-2019 01:01

Jacqueline Jossa wins I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!
The former EastEnders star becomes the latest queen of the Jungle on the ITV reality show.
news.bbc.co.uk | 09-Dec-2019 00:55

General election 2019: Labour vows Budget 'to end austerity' in first 100 days
John McDonnell will also set out plans for "democratic control" of nationalised water and energy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 09-Dec-2019 00:25

Storm Atiyah: Power outages and parks closed
Gusts stronger than 80mph forecast by Met √Čireann and several power outages.
news.bbc.co.uk | 09-Dec-2019 00:25

General election 2019: Boris Johnson targets Labour Leave seats in final push
The PM will visit four Brexit-voting Labour-held seats, three days before the election.
news.bbc.co.uk | 09-Dec-2019 00:24

Anthony Joshua: New heavyweight champion reveals illness before first fight with Andy Ruiz
Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua tells Radio 5 Live that a health issue left him "tired" and "drained" in the build-up to his June defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr.
bbc.co.uk | 09-Dec-2019 00:12

Pensacola attack is presumed terrorism - FBI
US officials say they are trying to determine if the Saudi gunman was working alone or with a group.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 23:49

Anthony Joshua: World champion 'had health issue' before first Andy Ruiz fight
Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says a health issue left him "tired" and "drained" in the build-up to his June defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 23:42

Man City might not be able to compete with top teams - Guardiola
Pep Guardiola says Manchester City "might not be able to compete" with the best teams in Europe and have to "accept that reality".
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 23:31

UK Championship 2019: Ding Junhui beats Stephen Maguire to win title
China's Ding Junhui beats Stephen Maguire to win the UK Championship - 10 years after he last lifted the title.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 23:24

Garth Crooks' team of the week - who played like they were George Best?
Who played like they were George Best and who scored as good a goal as the President of Liberia ever did? Find out in Garth Crooks' team of the week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 22:29

Juice Wrld: US rapper dies aged 21 'after seizure at airport'
The rapper best known for viral hit Lucid Dreams reportedly suffered a seizure at a Chicago airport.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 22:29

General election 2019: Tory chairman 'sorry' for Islamophobia in party
James Cleverly says an investigation into prejudice in his party will get under way before the end of the year.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 21:36

Rushden stabbing: Boy, 13, and man arrested over woman's death
The teenager and a man are being questioned on suspicion of murdering the 25-year-old woman.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 21:01

Rangers 0-1 Celtic: Neil Lennon hails 'amazing' 10-man cup winners
Celtic are "fortunate" to survive a Rangers onslaught and lift the League Cup admits manager Neil Lennon after his 10-men side win 1-0 at Hampden.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 19:40

Rodgers 'happy' for Leicester to be left out of title race chat
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers says he is happy for his side to be left out of the Premier League title conversation despite sitting second in the table.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 19:35

Caroll Spinney: Sesame Street's Big Bird puppeteer dies
US puppeteer Caroll Spinney has died after a long career as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 19:22

Tetsu Nakamura: Japanese doctor killed in Afghanistan returns home
Gunmen shot Tetsu Nakamura, 73, while he was travelling in a car in Afghanistan this week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 18:47

In pictures: Santas brave rain for Glasgow charity run
Thousands of runners turned Glasgow red and white as they took part in the annual Santa Dash 5k.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 16:39

Mike Horn and Boerge Ousland: North Pole explorers complete epic trek
The Norwegian-South African duo met up with a rescue team as they were dangerously low on food.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 14:57

Liam Payne 'reinforcing stereotypes' about bi women
The singer has been accused of fetishising bisexuality on his new album.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 14:02

Bob Hawke 'asked daughter to keep rape claim secret'
Rosslyn Dillon says Bob Hawke asked her not to report a rape allegation as it would harm his career.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 13:36

China exports fall again as US trade war continues
The latest China trade data points to further signs of strain in the world's second largest economy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 13:23

Election 2019: Will there be checks between Great Britain and NI?
Boris Johnson has claimed only goods passing through on their way to the Irish Republic would be checked.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 13:11

Manchester derby racist abuse claim: Man arrested
A man is arrested after United players said they were targeted in their match against Manchester City.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 13:09

Uganda floods: At least 16 people dead, Red Cross says
The Red Cross reports a rising toll in Uganda's deadly floods, as the region reels from weeks of rain.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 13:07

General Election 2019: Johnson insists no NI-GB goods checks post-Brexit
The PM says a leaked Treasury document that says there will be customs checks is "wrong".
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 13:04

Delhi factory fire: More than 40 dead in India blaze
The blaze, which erupted in the Indian capital's congested old quarter, killed at least 40 people.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 13:02

Art Basel: Maurizio Cattelan's $120,000 banana eaten by artist
The artwork, titled Comedian, consisted of a banana duct-taped to a wall.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 13:01

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters out in force
Tens of thousands rally in the Chinese territory in the seventh month of anti-government protests.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 12:40

'Swanfall' at Slimbridge marks start of winter
More than 70 swans have arrived at WWT Slimbridge in Gloucestershire in the past few days.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 12:38

Avanti starts running West Coast Main Line after Virgin franchise ends
The last Virgin train left Euston on Saturday evening, ending Britain's longest-running rail franchise.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 12:38

Russian doping scandal: Athletes call for blanket Olympic ban
Members of the World Anti-Doping Agency's Athletes Committee demand a blanket ban on Russian athletes competing at the Olympics.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 12:23

Hong Kong pro-democracy rally: 'The streets are full once again'
The BBC's Laura Bicker estimates hundreds of thousands attended a pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 12:10

Police probe alleged fraud at Scottish Qualifications Authority
An investigation has been launched into an alleged six-figure fraud at the Scottish Qualifications Authority.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 12:07

Anthony Joshua: A new, exciting, silkier boxer in victory over Andy Ruiz
The 'new' Anthony Joshua shows true courage with a lighter, silkier, and hungrier performance.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 12:07

General election 2019: Farage promises Reform Party after Brexit
The Brexit Party will get a new name and "change politics for good", its founder and leader says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 12:03

David Datuna: Artist eats $120,000 banana art at gallery
Performance artist David Datuna caused a stir at Art Basel in Miami after he ate the banana used in an art work by Maurizio Cattelan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 11:34

General election 2019: Parties in final campaign push as poll nears
Leaders make fresh appeals to voters, saying the stakes are higher than in any recent election.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 11:05

Anthony Joshua on beating Andy Ruiz: 'A genius performance'
Anthony Joshua says "sometimes simplicity is genius" after "outclassing" champion Andy Ruiz Jr to reclaim his world heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia.
bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 10:21

'I was kicked out of school for being pregnant'
Debra Emmanuel is one of 23 who have graduated from a new college for teenage mothers in Tanzania.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 09:16

Joshua proves doubters wrong & praise from Klitschko - how social media reacted
Did Anthony Joshua box to the perfect game plan in his win over Andy Ruiz Jr? Was the crowd rowdy in Saudi? And what's next for AJ? It's this week's Fight Talk.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 09:05

World's Big Sleep Out: Thousands support homelessness charities
Events in cities including London, Edinburgh and New York aim to raise £38m to help rough sleepers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 05:15

Vienna opera house stages first opera by woman
Olga Neuwirth has written a new opera based on Virginia Woolf's novel Orlando.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 04:57

North Korea carries out 'very important test'
State media did not give details of the test, which comes amid new tensions with the US.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2019 03:58

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