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Eric Dier: Tottenham midfielder out until 2019 after having appendix removed
Tottenham will be without midfielder Eric Dier until 2019 after he had surgery to remove his appendix.
bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 13:11

Theresa May condemns Tony Blair's new Brexit vote call
The PM accuses her predecessor of "undermining" talks with the EU and "insulting the office he once held".
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 12:44

Chester Zoo staff 'devastated' after fire
The UK's most popular zoo says it had "one of its toughest days" and some creatures could not be saved.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 12:39

Cambodia makes record breaking ivory haul at port
The discovery of a container with more than 1,000 tusks is the country's largest ever ivory bust.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 12:29

Collingham fire: Boy, 5, is third family member to die
A boy aged five dies in hospital following the deaths of his mother and eight-year-old sister.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 12:13

Shrewsbury crash leaves car vertical in tree
The car struck a telegraph pole in the early hours of Sunday at Cruckton, Shrewsbury.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 12:10

Nicaraguan police 'beat' journalists protesting at office raid
The reported beatings come during a protest by journalists against police raids on their offices.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 11:37

John of God: Brazil 'faith healer' considered fugitive
Spiritual healer "John of God", accused of sexually abusing 300 women, failed to turn himself in.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 10:56

Top aide called Trump 'terrible human being'
The president's choice for new acting White House chief of staff was not always a fan, video shows.
bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 10:06

Bad weather hits Christmas shopping on the High Street
Icy temperatures and the lure of online shopping hit pre-Christmas retail sales.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 09:48

Stuttgart: Christian Gentner's father dies in stadium after Bundesliga game
Stuttgart mourn the loss of captain Christian Gentner's father, who died in the stadium after Saturday's win over Hertha Berlin.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 09:39

Ranil Wickremesinghe: Sri Lanka reinstates ousted prime minister
Ranil Wickremesinghe is sworn into office, two months after his sacking sparked a political crisis.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 08:21

Britain's Fielding downed four times as Alvarez eases to victory at MSG
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez claims a world title in a third weight division as he knocks Rocky Fielding down four times in three rounds.
bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 07:31

Buncefield fire: 'Idiotic' teens capture fuel depot blaze on film
Amateur film of the 2005 Buncefield fire is released by a man who captured the flames as a teenager.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 06:49

How the global trade in tear gas is booming
In the last decade, there has been a rising use of tear gas by security forces around the world.
bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:37

How a South African shepherd found a dinosaur graveyard
Dumangwe Thyobeka made a huge fossil find as he was tending to his family cemetery in rural South Africa.
bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:36

What can New Zealand teach us about Brexit?
What lessons can the we learn from the economic ructions suffered by New Zealand in 1973 when the UK joined the EEC?
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:31

How a country suddenly went ‘crazy rich’
Indonesia, the nation with the world's largest Muslim population, has a rapidly growing middle class - and some very rich people with money to burn.
bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:30

Severn bridges: Final day of at least 800 years of tolls
The first written reference of a toll to cross the Severn Estuary was in a 12th Century document.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:26

'Suddenly real': Colour brings new life to archival WW1 photos
A Canadian charity has found colourised old images help spark curiosity about the historic conflict.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:26

Robyn: 'I didn't want to be a role model'
The Swedish pop star on her return to music, defying expectations and the healing power of dancing.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:26

Baby trafficking: 'They stole my son from me'
In Spain, hundreds of mothers are looking for a son or a daughter. They believe their child was stolen at birth and then given away or sold.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:21

Could student loans ruling mean the system is redesigned?
The ONS is about to announce how it will treat student loans in the national accounts. Will it lead to changes in student finance?
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:21

Russia-Ukraine sea clash leaves Mariupol port deserted
A vast trading port in Ukraine lies mostly empty, after a sea-clash when Russia seized three boats.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:19

Why do people love dachshunds?
The number of dachshunds registered with The Kennel Club in the UK has increased by 80% in five years.
bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:15

Brexit Basics: The single market explained
Confused by Brexit jargon? Reality Check unpacks the basics.
bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:14

New £50 bank note 'must recognise ethnic minorities'
Stars and politicians are campaigning for a non-white scientist to feature on the new £50 note.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:05

Teenage racing driver Monger wins Helen Rollason award
Teenage racing driver Billy Monger will receive the Helen Rollason Award at the 2018 BBC Sports Personality of the Year show.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 01:02

MPs want halt to smart motorway rollout over safety concerns
The group backed campaigners who say having no hard shoulder puts motorists and recovery workers at risk.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 00:59

Newspaper headlines: 'PM's team plots new referendum' and Strictly winner
Sunday's front pages have a variety of stories from Brexit to the Strictly winner.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 00:32

Michael van Gerwen 'angry' after being showered with beer by fan
Top seed Michael van Gerwen is upset by a fan dousing him in beer before he began his quest for a third PDC World Championship with victory.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 00:08

Liverpool v Manchester United: Who made your combined XI?
Find out who made the team when BBC Sport readers picked a combined Liverpool and Manchester United XI.
bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 00:05

Cyclone Owen downgraded, but could reform off Queensland
Cyclone Owen has been downgraded to a tropical low, but storm and flood warnings remain in place.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Dec-2018 00:02

Klopp wants Liverpool to be 'angry' against Man Utd
Jurgen Klopp wants his Liverpool side to be "angry" when they host long-time rivals Manchester United on Sunday.
bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 23:13

Black footballers find it 'almost impossible' to speak out over racism - Gullit
Black footballers find it "almost impossible" to speak out over racism because they are cast in a "victim role" when they discuss it, says former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 22:58

Climate change: COP24 deal to bring Paris pact to life
Nearly 200 nations agree rules on implementing 2015 Paris agreement at UN climate talks in Poland.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 22:57

Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton win Strictly Come Dancing 2018
Ashley, Faye, Joe and Stacey vied for viewers' votes in the finale of the 16th series of the show.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 22:32

Ariana Grande plans special Manchester concert during 2019 tour
Pop star Ariana Grande will return to the city two years after 22 people died in a bomb attack.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 20:33

I don't deserve to be in final - Allen says he has shown tournament 'disrespect'
Mark Allen says he has reached the Scottish Open final despite "disrespecting the event" with a week of too much drinking.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 20:28

Ryan Zinke: US interior secretary to leave administration
Former Navy Seal Ryan Zinke has been embroiled in a series of alleged ethics violations.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 20:23

US returns looted bells to Philippines after 117 years
The Balangiga church bells have been returned to the Philippines, 117 years after the US seized them.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 19:19

Mother and daughter, 8, die in Nottinghamshire fire
A 34-year-old man and a young boy were taken to hospital with serious injuries.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 18:31

Egypt tomb: Saqqara 'one of a kind' discovery revealed
Archaeologists in Egypt unveil the tomb of a high priest, untouched for 4,400 years.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 18:05

Fire at Chester Zoo leads to evacuation of visitors
A blaze has led to the evacuation of visitors at the UK's most popular zoo.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 18:03

Catholic priest at teenager's funeral condemns suicide
Father Don LaCuesta questioned whether the 18-year-old man would enter heaven, horrifying his family.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 17:32

'My confidence is back' - Jesus helps send Man City back to the top
Gabriel Jesus scores his first Premier League goals since August as Manchester City reclaim top spot with victory over Everton.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Dec-2018 16:54

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