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HS2 protest: 'Swampy' and two other activists leave Euston tunnel
Dan Hooper, known as Swampy, spent 30 days in the tunnel under Euston Square Gardens.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 13:18

Facebook and Google news law passed in Australia
The world-first law is passed after robust negotiations between the government, Facebook and Google.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 13:17

Goldman Sachs: Bank boss rejects work from home as the 'new normal'
Remote working is "an aberration" that will be corrected as soon as possible says Goldman Sachs chief.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 13:15

Semenya appeals to European court over testosterone
Caster Semenya will appeal to the European Court of Human Rights against the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 13:11

Fit-again North to win 100th Wales cap against England
George North will win his 100th cap for Wales as he returns from injury for Saturday's Six Nations match against England.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 13:10

Armenia PM Nikol Pashinyan denounces 'attempted military coup'
PM Nikol Pashinyan is seen leading large crowds of supporters, after the army says he must resign.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 12:28

Asda says 5,000 jobs at risk in new business plan
The supermarket says it has begun consulting with workers over a major restructuring of its business.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 12:22

England hooker George to start against Wales
Hooker Jamie George returns to the England starting XV as Eddie Jones selects an experienced team for Saturday's Six Nations game against unbeaten Wales in Cardiff.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 12:20

China's Xi declares victory in ending extreme poverty
Some have questioned China's definition of extreme poverty as earning less than $620 a year.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 12:01

La Liga best goals: Quina scores goal of the week
Granada midfielder Domingos Quina scores La Liga's goal of the week during his side's 3-2 defeat to Huesca in the Spanish top division.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 11:24

A-level and GCSE results to be decided by teachers
A combination of mock exams, coursework and essays will be used to decide grades in England this year.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 11:19

Jamal Khashoggi: US to release declassified report on murder
Joe Biden plans to speak to the Saudi king as the report into the journalist's murder goes public.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 11:11

From Every Angle: Watch Kasami's 'exceptional' goal for Fulham against Crystal Palace in 2013
Watch Pajtim Kasami's "exceptional" 2013 goal for Fulham against Crystal Palace from every angle, ahead of their Premier League game this weekend.
bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 11:05

Tiger Woods car crash: Golfing champion will not face criminal charges
Police say the crash was "purely an accident" after the golfing champion flipped his car on Tuesday.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 09:52

Coronavirus: Public need 'home truths' on economy - Hammond
The ex-chancellor says Boris Johnson must "do the right thing", even if it means risking unpopularity.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 09:37

Mary Anning: Fossil hunter celebrated with Jurassic 50p coins
The 19th Century fossil hunter's achievements were often overlooked during her own lifetime.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 09:03

'It's better to be comfortable with who you are' - Super League referee Child talks about being gay
Super League referee James Child speaks publicly about being gay for the first time in an exclusive interview for the BBC's LGBT Sport Podcast.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 09:01

Myanmar coup: Facebook, Instagram place immediate ban on military
Facebook said deadly violence in Myanmar had brought about the need for the ban on the military.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 08:53

Guptill shines as New Zealand beat Australia in thriller
New Zealand hold on to claim a thrilling four-run win over Australia in Dunedin and take a 2-0 lead in the Twenty20 series.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 08:16

Man survives 14 hours in Pacific Ocean 'clinging to sea rubbish'
Vidam Perevertilov's decision to swim towards a "black dot" - a fishing buoy - saved his life.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 08:14

Historic Edinburgh street to get European boulevard feel
Cars are set to be banned from George Street as part of transformation plans to open up the space.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 07:09

Princess Latifa urges UK police to reopen sister's kidnap case
Dubai ruler's captive daughter writes to British police about her sister's abduction 20 years ago.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 07:00

Hit TV show Frasier to be revived after 20 years
Kelsey Grammer, who played Frasier Crane, will return but it is not known if other cast members will too.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 05:31

Chinese £3,200 budget electric car takes on Tesla
The mini electric vehicle being made by China's biggest carmaker is now outselling Tesla two to one.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 04:20

How 30,000 elephant 'selfies' will help in conservation
Researchers are developing new technology to help reduce human-elephant conflicts.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:53

Viewpoint: Self-defence not the answer to Nigeria's kidnap crisis
The defence minister said people should at times provide their own security but it is not that easy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:41

Looming battle for Yemen's Marib city risks humanitarian disaster
A rebel attack on the government's northern stronghold of Marib threatens mass displacement.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:39

Brazilian Amazon: Juma descendants of 'last warrior' vow to carry on legacy
After the death of the last male member of an indigenous group, his grandchildren take an unusual step.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:37

Mother and son become tap-dance lockdown sensation
Lizzi Gee and her eight-year-old son Rufus say tap routines are one positive to come out of lockdown.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:14

The South Korean prisoners of war enslaved in the North's coal mines
A report describes how prisoners of war are used as slave labour to generate money for the regime.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:13

Government urged to ensure convicted sex offenders cannot work as tutors
There has been an increase in private tuition during the pandemic but concerns remain about the checks in place.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:12

Kenya: A sustainable solution to locust swarms?
An NGO is training and paying communities in Kenya to catch locusts, so they can be turned into animal feed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:10

Inside a domestic violence call centre
Calls to a major domestic violence charity increased by more than 50 per cent during the pandemic in 2020.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:09

The disabled influencers making their mark on social media
Brands are starting to embrace social media influencers with disabilities to target the "purple pound".
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:09

Women's sport in India: An emboldened new generation breaking through barriers
Women's sport in India is changing, as an emboldened new generation of athletes combat poverty and patriarchy on their way to success.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:08

The colourful fridges popping up on American streets
Local communities in the US have come up with a novel way to help feed those going hungry.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:06

Have Australians fallen out of love with Sydney and Melbourne?
Figures show Australians are moving out of the large cities in search of a better quality of life.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:04

UK 4G smartphone owners may be due £480m pay-out
Some 29 million people in the UK could be entitled to up to £30 back on Apple or Samsung smartphones.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:03

Budget 2021: 'If I have to pay £13,000, it will destroy my shop'
Struggling shops warn they may have to shut if business rates are brought back at the Budget.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 01:01

Newspaper headlines: Teachers get 'sweeping powers' and Sunak's 'giveaway'
The papers focus on new rules to be announced later which will let teachers decide exam grades in England.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 00:55

GameStop surges again as Reddit crashes temporarily
Trading in GameStop shares halted minutes before markets closed but jumped again in late trading.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 00:38

Marcus Rashford interview nets BBC scoop of the year at RTS awards
The England striker spoke about growing up in poverty as he campaigned for free school meals.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Feb-2021 00:35

Biden's Covid stimulus plan: It costs $2tn but what's in it?
Democrats are working on a massive package of measures to help the US through the pandemic.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 23:47

Borussia Monchengladbach 0-2 Man City: 19 wins in a row for Pep Guardiola's side
Manchester City make it 19 wins in a row with another utterly dominant display against Borussia Monchengladbach
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 23:46

Mendy scores Real Madrid winner at Atalanta
Ferland Mendy scores a stunning late winner as Real Madrid clinch a hard-working last-16 first leg victory against 10-man Atalanta.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 23:40

Johnson and Johnson vaccine: FDA finds the single-shot jab safe
US regulators say Johnson and Johnson's single-shot vaccine is safe, and could be approved in days.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Feb-2021 22:57

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