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Steve Aiken to resign as UUP leader, BBC understands
It is understood frustration with his leadership has been growing across all levels of the party.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 13:15

High-speed rail services cancelled after cracks found in trains
Hitachi apologises after cracks found in some of its trains lead to services being cancelled.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 13:15

Julia James: Man held over murder of PCSO Julia James
Police looking for killer of community support officer Julia James arrest a man in his twenties.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 13:15

Real Madrid, Barcelona & Juventus defend Super League plans in face of Uefa 'threats'
Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus defend their plans for a European Super League in the face of "threats" from Uefa.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 12:50

Al-Aqsa mosque: Dozens hurt in Jerusalem clashes
At least 163 Palestinians and six Israeli police are injured as rising tensions erupt into violence.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 12:46

Election results 2021: More local and mayoral results due in England
The Conservatives look to consolidate gains on Friday, whilst Labour vows an overhaul after defeats.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 12:42

Mexico City metro: Hundreds protest at scene of deadly rail collapse
Demonstrators from around Mexico City demand justice after 26 people died when an overpass collapsed.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 12:03

Covid: Pakistan enters partial lockdown as Eid nears
A health official warns the country is facing a "critical period" as it battles a third wave.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 11:59

Post Office scandal: Former staff contacted over prosecutions
It is contacting former workers potentially caught up in the UK's most widespread miscarriage of justice.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 11:35

Football Focus: Harry Kane aiming for top four with Spurs under 'best mate' Ryan Mason
Tottenham striker Harry Kane tells Football Focus that Spurs can still achieve a top four finish in the Premier League under his "best mate" and caretaker boss Ryan Mason.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 11:33

McIlroy shoots 66 to move into Wells Fargo contention
Rory McIlroy shoots a second-round five-under-par 66 to move into contention at the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 10:11

Prince Misizulu named next Zulu king amid family feud
Prince Misizulu is now expected to lead the Zulu nation of about 11 million people in South Africa.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 08:20

Bellator 258: Report, highlights and full replay
Report, highlights and full replay from Bellator 258 in Uncasville, Connecticut.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 08:03

Covid: How have pro-wrestlers grappled with lockdown?
After more than a year out of the ring and training gyms shut, what have performers been doing?
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 02:50

Spy row revs up Czech-Russian tensions
The Czechs and Russians, ex-communist bloc allies, are in a new diplomatic Cold War.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 02:46

Harry Redknapp in EastEnders, and five other surprise celebrity TV cameos
The ex-football manager is EastEnders' shock loan signing. Here are five other TV celebrity cameos.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 02:44

India's Covid crisis delivers a blow to brand Modi
Narendra Modi's carefully crafted image has taken a hit as India reels from a punishing Covid wave.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 02:36

The misinformation bubble threatening Brazil's indigenous people
Health workers report resistance because of fake content spread over WhatsApp.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 02:19

Week in pictures: 1 - 7 May 2021
A selection of powerful images taken around the world this week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 02:14

Welsh election results 2021: Key maps and charts so far
A summary of the Welsh election story so far.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 02:06

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi: The Nigerian cleric who negotiates with bandits
A Muslim cleric in northern Nigeria is in the eye of the storm for his part in the country's kidnap crisis.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 01:40

Michelle Obama: Black parents have 'fear in our hearts'
Former First Lady Michelle Obama shares her anxieties that her daughters could encounter racism.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 01:16

'Our first day of freedom on American soil'
Adrian Meza and his family from Nicaragua have just been released from detention by US border officials.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 01:16

Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray
A second Covid surge is putting renewed pressure on the country's healthcare and economy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 01:15

#MeToo Serbia: 'I thought I was the only one'
Balkan women are sharing their sexual assault stories after Serbian actress Milena Radulovic went public with hers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 01:12

'My model railway is my little dream world'
A painstaking recreation of a lost railway line has delighted fans on social media.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 01:04

Watch: Billy Joe Saunders and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez face-off at weigh-in
Billy Joe Saunders and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez face-off at the weigh-in before their WBC, WBA and WBO world super-middleweight fight in Texas.
bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 00:52

Newspaper headlines: 'Labour in turmoil' as PM 'eyes decade in power'
Saturday's papers are dominated by the election results, with the Conservatives making significant gains.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 00:42

Leicester City 2-4 Newcastle United: Callum Wilson double in Magpies win
Newcastle move to within one point of Premier League safety with an impressive win over Champions League-chasing Leicester City.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-May-2021 00:34

Scottish election results 2021: The story so far
The key results and moments from the first day of counting in the Holyrood election.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 23:55

Andy Murray to practise with Novak Djokovic in Rome before return
Andy Murray will practise with Novak Djokovic in Rome on Sunday and hopes to return to action in 10 days' time.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 23:31

Scottish election 2021: Liberal Party member suspended over Yousaf confrontation
The man had been questioning SNP MSP Humza Yousaf about events in Pakistan at a count.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 23:24

Up close with Biden and Trump's top diplomats
America's mild-mannered top diplomat finds relief overseas that the era of Trump unilateralism is gone.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 23:00

Covid: Travel firms reject 'overly cautious' green list
The UK will be 'left behind' if other countries open up travel more quickly, the industry says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 22:59

Green list countries: New rules for England revealed
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announces a green list of countries deemed safe for travel from England.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 22:12

Fans should not travel to Turkey for Champions League final, says UK government
Chelsea and Manchester City fans should not travel to Turkey for the Champions League, the UK government has said.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 22:03

Sinopharm: Chinese Covid vaccine gets WHO emergency approval
It says the Sinopharm vaccine, which has been given to millions of people, is safe and effective.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 21:46

Amnesty apologises to Alexei Navalny over 'prisoner of conscience' status
The human rights organisation says it made wrong decision in “prisoner of conscience” row.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 21:34

European Super League: Nine clubs given financial sanctions by Uefa over breakaway
Nine of the original European Super League clubs are fined by Uefa over last month's proposed breakaway.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 20:49

India's Covid crisis: Rural hospitals unable to cope as virus spreads
We uncover the conditions that patients face in health centres unequipped for a crisis like Covid.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 19:38

South Carolina moves closer to allowing death by firing squad
One state lawmaker said it would be more humane than the electric chair option currently allowed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 19:32

Stormy Daniels: US election officials drop Trump hush money probe
The former president faced investigation over a payment made to adult film star Stormy Daniels.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 19:27

'Premier League the most important title' - Guardiola craves win which would make Man City champions
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea.
bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 19:04

Brazil's Amazon: Deforestation rises ahead of dry season
Destruction of the rainforest rose by 43% in April compared to the same month last year, data shows.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 18:49

George Floyd: Four police officers charged with violating civil rights
Derek Chauvin, already convicted of murder, and three others are accused of denying Floyd's rights.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 18:17

Barcelona v Atlético Madrid
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Spanish La Liga game between Barcelona and Atlético Madrid.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-May-2021 17:38

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