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Paine supports Pucovski after Australian withdraws to focus on mental wellbeing
Australia captain Tim Paine says the mental wellbeing of players takes priority after Will Pucovski becomes their third player to take a break.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 13:07

Turkey to extradite American IS suspect 'stranded on border'
The alleged militant spent four days stuck between the Turkey and Greece borders.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 13:07

Australia seeks to curb foreign interference in universities
The new rules come amid growing concern about China's influence over universities.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 12:52

Manus Island refugee author Behrouz Boochani arrives in New Zealand
Behrouz Boochani was held on Manus Island for six years, after trying to claim asylum in Australia.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 12:43

Father and daughter ballet video breaks stereotypes, says teacher
Erin Lee of the Echappe dance school in Philadelphia says the dads are "super committed".
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 12:34

Solheim Cup: Catriona Matthew named as Europe captain again
Catriona Matthew is given the chance to retain the Solheim Cup for Europe after being named captain for the second time in succession.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 12:32

Denmark holds neo-Nazi over Jewish cemetery attack
A Nordic neo-Nazi group leader and an accomplice are accused of vandalising 84 Jewish tombstones.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 12:07

Washington teacher arrested for threatening to shoot students
The 58-year-old geometry teacher repeated the threat when questioned by police in Washington state.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 12:06

Venice floods: Italy to declare state of emergency over damage
The damage from the 1.87m (6ft) high waters is a "blow to the heart of our country", PM Conte says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 12:03

England flood warnings: Residents braced for more rain
Weather warnings for rain are in place for a number of areas already badly affected by flooding.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 12:01

Seventeen arrested in human trafficking raids in London
While the raids were carried out in London. police simultaneously raided addresses in Romania.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 11:27

Pakistan to host first home Tests since 2009
Pakistan will play a Test match at home for the first time since 2009 after announcing a two-match series against Sri Lanka in December.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 11:24

Hong Kong protests hit Burberry and Cathay Pacific
The fashion house's sales fell in Hong Hong while the airline said the civil unrest had hit demand.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 11:23

General election 2019: Tories promise to cut 'immigration overall'
Priti Patel goes further than other senior Tories in setting out the party's post-Brexit policy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 11:05

Rugby World Cup: Scottish Rugby makes £70,000 'donation' after criticism
World Rugby says the Scottish Rugby Union has "expressed its regret" over conduct at the World Cup and has made a £70,000 "donation".
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 10:55

Who has most caps? Goals? Clean sheets? Take our England 'higher or lower' quiz
Do you know your England history? A stats wizard? Take our higher or lower quiz and find out...
bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 09:00

Women should be able to see male colleagues’ pay, says charity
Transparency law would help address unequal pay between men and women, says the Fawcett Society charity.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 08:50

'Master of the game' Harden scores 47 points in Rockets win
James Harden is called a "master of the game" after his 47-point haul helps the Houston Rockets beat the Los Angeles Clippers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 08:38

General election 2019: Why social media is full of political Twitter screenshots
Tweets reach a limited audience, but screenshots on other platforms spread them further.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 08:29

Sabarimala temple: India court to review ruling on women's entry
The move will anger women's rights groups who had won a hard-fought victory to enter Sabarimala.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 07:44

Sheffield United's John Fleck & Billy Sharp play Football Focus Honesty Cards
Sheffield United's John Fleck reveals what sits on his bedside table, while Billy Sharp does a good impression of a team-mate.
bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 07:22

'I was scared how people would react to who I was' - how a transgender footballer rediscovered her love of the game
Sammy Walker is a transgender footballer who, after leaving Watford's academy as a teenage boy, has as an adult found a team where she feels she "belongs".
bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 07:18

Election 2019: Labour's policy confusion, PM's frosty reception and Brexit (again)
Labour appear to contradict themselves on the working week and Boris Johnson visits flood-hit Yorkshire.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 06:43

Western plastics 'poisoning Indonesian food chain'
Chicken eggs were found to contain 70 times the level allowed under European safety standards.
bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 06:40

Grace Millane murder accused 'struggled to put body in suitcase'
The man accused of strangling backpacker Grace Millane says he was "in shock" when he found her body.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 05:30

Complementary cancer therapies 'do more harm than good'
Garlic and ginger pills can delay the healing of skin wounds when breast cancer spreads, expert says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 04:23

Trump impeachment hearing: A Democrat and a Republican react
A Democrat and a Republican give their reactions after the first public Trump impeachment hearing.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 03:52

The rise of 'facadism' in London
London blogger The Gentle Author's photographs of the growing trend to leave only the facade of a building while constructing a new one behind.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 02:56

General election 2019: Is the NHS the best health service possible?
The major parties in England have pledged billions more for the NHS over the next five years.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 02:37

Iran hostage crisis: The students' spokeswoman
How Iranian students invited a delegation to visit the US citizens they took hostage
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 02:08

Emilia Clarke and Emma Thompson on Last Christmas and reading reviews
The actress discusses her film Last Christmas and why it's "just not helpful" to read her reviews.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 02:02

Switzerland's plan to stop stockpiling coffee proves hard to swallow
Why the government's move to stop stockpiling 15,000 tonnes of coffee led to a public outcry.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:48

‘We failed to reach Europe – now our families disown us’
Three young West Africans stole from their families to fund a trek to Europe, now they have to face the consequences.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:46

My Money: 'I used the same nappy for my nine children'
As part of a new BBC blog series, Katie Holden shares what she spent her money on this week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:42

Teen Instagrammers open up on mental health chat
Harry and Samuel post videos with advice and tips for sufferers in the hope others will open up.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:41

Zut alors! The Americans who are farming edible snails
Two snail farms in the US are now allowing top restaurants to switch from canned to fresh supplies.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:36

Islamic State: What happens to those expelled by Turkey?
Turkey has begun sending IS members to their home countries - even if they don't want them back.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:28

Trump impeachment hearing: What did we learn?
For the first time, the public hears evidence in the case to impeach US President Donald Trump.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:25

Cows swept away by Hurricane Dorian found alive in North Carolina
Officials believe the three cows washed up on the Outer Banks after swimming for up to five miles.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:08

Getting NHS back on track 'could take many years'
Targets covering A&E, cancer and routine operations have been missed for more than three years.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:03

Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling?
A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:03

Election 2019: NHS policy check - what to look out for in party manifestos
If you care about what the parties are promising on the NHS, here are some key issues to watch for.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:01

Pascal Siakam: Toronto Raptors star & his unconventional path from Cameroon to NBA
Pascal Siakam might have been a priest. Or a footballer. The path that led him to the NBA is not what you would call conventional.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 01:01

The Papers: 'Heckle and hide' and Labour 'split' on four-day week
Difficult encounters for Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn on the campaign trail are among the front-page stories.
bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 00:54

ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev denies using his phone during match
Alexander Zverev denies using his phone during his match against Stefanos Tsitsipas at the ATP Finals.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Nov-2019 00:32

Botticelli masterpiece rediscovered in Cardiff
The 400-year-old painting made its way from the studio of the Florentine master to Cardiff.
bbc.co.uk | 13-Nov-2019 23:55

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