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Prince Charles calls for 'lasting peace' on Bethlehem visit
He says it is his "dearest wish" the future brings "freedom, justice and equality" to Palestinians.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 13:17

Leyton machete attack: Van driver jailed for wounding officer
The judge said Muhammad Rodwan had shown "not a shred of remorse" for the attack on PC Stuart Outten.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 13:14

Harry Dunn: Family 'to continue fight' for Anne Sacoolas' extradition
Harry Dunn's mother Charlotte Charles says the US refusal to extradite Anne Sacoolas was "expected".
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 13:12

Met Police to deploy facial recognition cameras
Police say the short-term deployments will check watchlists of suspects wanted for serious crimes.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 13:09

China coronavirus: Cases 'highly likely' in the UK
So far 14 people have been tested in the UK, with nine awaiting results and five getting the all clear.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 13:05

Brexit: EU leaders sign UK withdrawal deal
The deal formally ending UK membership is signed by EU leaders in Brussels.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 12:54

Baby Harry Richford's Margate hospital death 'wholly avoidable'
Harry Richford was born in an operating theatre "full of panicking people", an inquest is told.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 12:50

Jordan Belfort: Real Wolf of Wall Street sue film studio for $300m
Jordan Belfort says the filmmakers lied to him when he first sold them the rights to his story.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 12:38

Facebook's Sir Nick Clegg criticised over WhatsApp security
Sir Nick Clegg did not acknowledge WhatsApp security flaws in a BBC interview.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 12:33

Essex lorry deaths: Accused driver 'can be extradited'
Eamonn Harrison is facing 39 charges of manslaughter and two charges of conspiracy
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 12:29

'We've had one proper transfer window' - Solskjaer says there is 'no quick fix' for Man Utd
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says there is no "quick fix" to improve his squad.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 12:10

Mexican police push back hundreds of US-bound migrants
Some 1,000 migrants have been prevented from entering Mexico from Guatemala.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 11:49

Detroit bank calls police on black man depositing cheque
Sauntore Thomas was depositing a cheque won in a racial bias lawsuit against his old employer.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 11:47

Australian Open: Teenager Coco Gauff stuns defending champion Naomi Osaka
American teenager Coco Gauff stuns defending champion Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 11:43

Iraq after Soleimani: What is the future for US troops?
US forces face a backlash after the killing of a top Iranian commander, says Nafiseh Kohnavard.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 10:54

Taylor Swift reveals eating disorder in Netflix documentary
The star felt she would "pass out" during shows after developing an unhealthy relationship with food.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 10:50

Locusts: UN calls for international help in East Africa
"Unprecedented" swarms of desert locusts, the worst in decades, are devouring crops in East Africa.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 10:35

Ramirez-Postol bout called off because of coronavirus in China
Jose Ramirez's unified WBC and WBO light-welterweight title defence against Vikto Postol is postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak in China.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 10:28

Rolls-Royce plans mini nuclear reactors by 2029
The firm says it plans to build up to 15 of the mini reactors, which can be delivered by a lorry.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 10:01

'I literally can't do that again. That's unprofessional' - Williams suffers earliest Melbourne defeat since 2006
Serena Williams says she made "far too many errors to be a professional athlete" as she was knocked out in the Australian Open third round.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 08:21

Australian Open: Ruthless Novak Djokovic defeats Yoshihito Nishioka in three sets
Defending champion Novak Djokovic takes only 85 minutes to defeat Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3 6-2 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 07:53

MOTDx FA Cup: Jay1 talks five-a-side with James Maddison & takes on Hot Shots
Reece Parkinson links up with rapper Jay1 to get hyped for the FA Cup fourth round, and hears about Jay’s five-a-side encounter with fellow Coventry kid James Maddison.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 07:27

China virus: What's life like in quarantined Wuhan?
The city is at the centre of a deadly virus outbreak, and has been sealed off by authorities.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 06:40

Indonesian needlefish boy: 'A fish jumped out the water and stabbed my neck'
Muhammad Idul tells the BBC the force threw him from his boat before a desperate race to hospital.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 04:57

Coronavirus: Chinese embassy in Paris finds woman who 'cheated' checks
The woman boasted about taking medicine to bring her temperature down in order to clear customs.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 04:09

DNA testing, sperm donor anonymity and me
Natasha always knew that she was conceived using a sperm donor, but she also knew that she would never be able to find out his identity.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 03:13

Devoted football fans experience 'dangerous' levels of stress
This can put strain on the heart and is particularly marked during a defeat, a study suggests.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:56

Coronavirus: 'I’m terrified… it's way out of control'
Lele should be getting ready for Lunar New Year. Instead she doesn't want to leave her house.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:55

Has Felix Tshisekedi tackled DR Congo's six biggest problems?
Ordinary Congolese hoped Felix Tshisekedi would transform their lives when he became president.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:54

Trump impeachment: Senators play games and nap during trial
Senators have been seen chewing gum, handing out fidget spinners and sleeping during the trial.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:54

How Top Gear overcame its 'problem phase'
How the BBC Two motoring show turned its fortunes around after a turbulent few years.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:52

China coronavirus: The lessons learned from the Sars outbreak
Almost two decades after Sars, a new mystery virus puts China back in the global spotlight.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:45

Africa's week in pictures: 17-23 January 2020
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:40

Quiz of the week: Do you know Jones's Python characters?
Have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:32

What can you use instead of Google and Facebook?
More and more companies are promising privacy online and an alternative to the big internet firms.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:31

Grayson Perry on his new exhibition and being an 'outsider'
The celebrated artist has put together a new exhibition of some of his earliest works.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:28

Giant koala sand art captures Australian bushfires emotions
Australian artist "Edward" channelled his "raw emotion" about the bushfires into the artwork.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:28

What can school strikers learn from protest veterans?
Do today's school strikers think protests lead to change and what can they learn from the past?
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:27

What's the difference between pandemic and epidemic?
Concerns are growing that the recently-detected coronavirus may spread. Dr Rosalind Eggo explains.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:09

How Italy's far right is hoping to cause a political earthquake
Matteo Salvini is hoping to cause a political shock by winning a traditional stronghold of the left.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 01:08

League One Tranmere shock Watford to set up Man Utd tie
League One Tranmere shock Premier League Watford in an FA Cup third-round replay to set up a tie against 12-time winners Manchester United.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 00:51

China coronavirus: 'Increased likelihood' of cases in the UK
Fourteen people have now been tested for the virus in the UK, including nine awaiting results.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 00:51

The Papers: Tests for 'killer virus' in Britain and HS2 report
Many of Friday's newspapers focus on fears that coronavirus has spread from China to the UK.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 00:28

China coronavirus: Fears infections will rise as hundreds of millions travel
With hundreds of millions set to travel, China tries to corral the deadly virus in Hubei province.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 00:23

Liverpool to assess Mane injury as Klopp 'forgets' points gap
Liverpool will assess Sadio Mane after the forward suffered a hamstring injury in their 2-1 win over Wolves.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 00:15

Storm Gloria: Spain death toll rises to 13 with four missing
Spain's government is to meet in emergency session after the storm carved a swathe of destruction.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Jan-2020 00:15

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