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US election 2020: How Trump has changed the world
From fake news to how other countries see the US - here's a look at the president's global impact.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Oct-2020 01:18

Week in pictures: 17-23 October 2020
A selection of striking images taken around the world this week.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Oct-2020 01:05

Windsor Castle: Changing hundreds of royal clocks
This weekend, the horological conservator at the royal castle will be changing 400 clocks by hand.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Oct-2020 01:04

Road worker: 'Drag helped me through lockdown'
Mark Preston, 57, was encouraged to try drag after he tried to take his own life.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Oct-2020 01:02

Colorado fires: 'It's devastating... watching my community burn'
The Colorado wildfires have forced teacher CarrieAnn Fain to leave behind her dream home.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Oct-2020 00:45

The Papers: 'Kindness of strangers' and Covid 'hysteria'
Several of Saturday's papers lead with the public's offer to provide free meals to children.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Oct-2020 00:34

Aston Villa 0-3 Leeds: Patrick Bamford hat-trick ends hosts' 100% start
Leeds end Aston Villa's winning start and deny them top spot in the Premier League table thanks to a Patrick Bamford hat-trick.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Oct-2020 00:24

US man jailed for supplying guns used in San Bernardino shootings
Enrique Marquez was found guilty of buying guns for a couple who carried out the 2015 San Bernardino attack.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Oct-2020 00:19

Sudan-Israel relations agreed, Donald Trump announces
Sudan becomes the third Arab country in weeks to agree to normalise ties with its historical foe.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Oct-2020 00:06

Wales lockdown: Pubs and restaurants shut as Wales lockdown begins
People are told to "stay home" with all but essential shops closed as a 17-day lockdown begins.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 23:33

Poland abortion ruling: Protests spread across the country
Protesters rally in Warsaw and other cities after a court ruling bans almost all abortions.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 23:19

Virus to stay 'at least until next summer' - Macron
The French president's comments come as daily cases in several European countries reach new highs.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 22:55

Nottingham Forest 1-1 Derby County: Lyle Taylor equaliser earns point for hosts
Lyle Taylor's first goal for Nottingham Forest earns a point against rivals Derby at the City Ground.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 22:40

Pro14: Leinster 63-8 Zebre
Leinster continue their Pro14 winning streak, scoring nine tries in a thumping 63-8 win over Zebre at the RDS.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 22:38

Scotland warm up for Wales with thumping win over Georgia
Scotland warmed up for next Saturday's Six Nations game against Wales with a comfortable 48-7 win against Georgia at Murrayfield.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 22:34

Scotland's 100% start to Women's Euros qualifying continues
Scotland maintain their 100% start to Women's European Championship qualifying by brushing aside Albania at Tynecastle.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 22:26

Portsmouth University halls 'street party' broken up by police
Hampshire Constabulary says it stopped two gatherings outside Portsmouth University student flats.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 21:40

Brothers play tabla to the BBC theme tune
Ryan and Isaac have been playing the tabla, traditional drums, since they were young.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 20:44

Marcus Rashford: Communities back school meals campaign
It comes after MPs rejected calls to extend free school meals over holidays amid the Covid-19 crisis.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 20:26

Nigeria protests: President Buhari says 69 killed in unrest
Mostly civilians, but also police and soldiers have died in protests against police brutality.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 19:55

Covid-19: Boris Johnson hopes families can have Christmas together
But a government scientific adviser warns that without action a normal Christmas is "wishful thinking".
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 19:30

Essex lorry deaths: Woman in France 'saw migrants get in lorry'
Nine people were seen in France a day before 39 migrants were found dead in the lorry, a court hears.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 19:24

Verstappen & Stroll escape punishment after Portuguese GP practice crash
Max Verstappen and Lance Stroll escaped punishment following an investigation into a crash during practice at the Portuguese Grand Prix.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 19:10

Coronavirus: Chester drive-in movie bogged down by lockdown loos
Movie-goers cannot cross the Welsh border to use toilet facilities at the drive-in cinema.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 19:08

Golden Dawn's Pappas on the run as colleagues start jail terms
Golden Dawn's Christos Pappas defies arrest but 37 colleagues hand themselves in.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 18:51

Piers Corbyn 'specifically targeted by police' at anti-lockdown protest court heard
Ex-Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's brother is accused of breaking coronavirus regulations.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 18:45

The Countdown: Ariana Grande and early voting for astronauts
Just after the debate ended, Ariana Grande dropped a video and it put her in the White House.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 18:43

Guinea elections: Violent protests as Alpha Condé set for victory
Opposition supporters are contesting results showing President Alpha Condé, 82, set for re-election.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 18:39

Can Starmer solve Labour's Scottish problem?
Even Tories are worried about Labour's lack of support and what it means for the Union, writes Nick Eardley.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 18:34

'People forget I am 28' - Wilshere on leaving West Ham, training in the park and finding a club
Jack Wilshere talks to BBC Sport's Simon Stone about leaving West Ham, his next career move and being the forgotten man.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 18:00

Who are the youngsters Barca will turn to against Real Madrid?
The current Barcelona squad looks very different to the one of household names we have come accustomed to, but how important could they prove in the first Clasico of the season?
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 16:19

Marcus Rashford: Horseboxes, chip shops and cafes back school meals campaign
Offers to feed children for free in the school holidays soar in response to the footballer's campaign.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 15:51

Emily in Paris: Netflix hit's creator Darren Star 'not sorry' for 'clichés'
Darren Star says he intended the critically lambasted show to be "a love letter" to the French city.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 13:38

Man charged with right-wing terror plot to kill immigration solicitor
Prosecutors allege he equipped himself with a knife and handcuffs, as well as Nazi and Confederate flags.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 13:26

Wales to lock down in bid to save Christmas trade
Pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops will shut when the 17-day lockdown starts at 18:00 BST.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 13:15

Scotland to enter new five-tier Covid alert system
The new system for setting Covid restrictions in Scotland adds two levels to the three tiers used in England.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 13:15

Coronavirus infections continue to rise
Cases have risen by a quarter to more than 32,500 a day in England, says the Office for National Statistics
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 13:15

Presidential debate: Decoding Trump and Biden's body language
An expert gives her view on the rivals' gestures and mannerisms in their final live TV debate.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 13:11

Presidential debate 2020: Why Abraham Lincoln starred in the final clash
Trump's comparison of himself with the 16th president on race issues draws Biden's mockery.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 13:09

Covid-19: England and Wales begin tougher rules for millions
"We all hope to be in a position" to allow families to spend Christmas together, a government minister says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 13:05

Indian cricket great Dev stable after heart surgery
The former India captain was admitted to hospital on Friday after he complained of chest pain.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 13:01

Riders take team buses for part of Giro stage in safety protest
Riders will take team buses nearly halfway through stage 19 of the Giro d'Italia after a protest over safety.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 12:51

Robshaw, Wigglesworth, Maitland & Wray among Barbarians stood down for bubble breach
Chris Robshaw, Richard Wigglesworth, Sean Maitland and Jackson Wray are among 12 Barbarians players stood down from Sunday's fixture against England after breaking Covid rules.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 12:45

Free school meals: Authors urge government action to stop child hunger
Authors say no child must go hungry this winter, amid continuing row over free school meals.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 12:39

Coronavirus: France puts 46 million under night curfew
A night-time curfew already affecting nine cities will now cover two-thirds of France.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 12:33

Kamchatka: Toxic algae blamed for mass marine death in Russia
Russian officials say it was algae, rather than man-made factors, behind an incident in the east.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Oct-2020 12:27

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