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Outcry sparked by 'deeply racist' rat poem in Austria
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says the poem, which compares migrants to rats, is "abominable".
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Apr-2019 01:02

Sri Lanka attacks: Authorities face scrutiny over advance warnings
Reports there were warnings of possible attacks throws the spotlight on the country's leadership.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Apr-2019 00:56

Chelsea 2-2 Burnley: Blues up to fourth after draw with Clarets
Chelsea move into fourth position in the Premier League as they are held by Burnley in a thrilling game at Stamford Bridge.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Apr-2019 00:38

Supreme Court to hear LGBT workplace discrimination cases
The court will determine if job discrimination laws apply to sexual orientation or gender identity.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Apr-2019 00:26

Prince Louis: Catherine's pictures mark first birthday
The Duchess of Cambridge took the photographs in the grounds of the family's home in Norfolk.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 23:40

Philippines earthquake: Eight deaths reported on Luzon
The magnitude 6.1 earthquake on Luzon island brought down buildings, killing at least eight.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 22:43

Liverpool's Milner will support Man Utd for 'first time in my life' against Man City
Liverpool's James Milner will support Manchester United on Wednesday but will not watch their game against Manchester City.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 21:20

Iran oil: US to end sanctions exemptions for major importers
The move, which could affect five countries, is intended "to bring Iran's oil exports to zero".
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 20:56

Ashton Turner in record fifth successive T20 duck - four of them first ball
Ashton Turner falls for his third successive IPL golden duck and becomes the first man to make five consecutive ducks in Twenty20 cricket.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 20:52

Norwich on brink of promotion despite fourth straight draw
Championship leaders Norwich City move to the brink of promotion to the Premier League despite their fourth straight draw.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 20:47

Herman Cain withdraws bid for Federal Reserve seat
President Trump tweeted that he would respect Mr Cain's wishes and not pursue the nomination.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 20:26

Leeds lose ground in automatic promotion race after Brentford loss
Leeds United slip three points below promotion rivals Sheffield United with two games to play as they lose at Brentford.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 20:16

Extinction Rebellion: Climate change protesters at Natural History Museum
Extinction Rebellion protesters lay down underneath the blue whale skeleton in the Natural History Museum.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 20:09

Parkinson's results beyond researchers' wildest dreams
Previously housebound patients are now able to walk more freely as a result of electrical stimulation to their spines. Researchers say the small trial of the treatment has gone 'beyond their wildest dreams'.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 19:38

World number one O'Sullivan trails amateur Cahill
Ronnie O'Sullivan trails amateur James Cahill after a shaky opening session in their first-round World Championship match.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 19:32

UK weather: Hottest Easter Monday on record
It has been the hottest Easter Monday on record in all four nations of the UK, the Met Office says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 19:32

University student creates first aid kit for mental health
Tina Chan developed the kit after experiencing anxiety and depression while at university in Canada.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 19:17

Baby squirrels saved after tree holding nest is cut down
Vets in Poland say two of them had been attacked by a dog before they were found.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 18:19

Polish Judas ritual 'anti-Semitic' - Jewish congress
An effigy beaten by children in a Polish town has stereotypical Jewish features.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 18:00

Sri Lanka: Bomb explodes as police try to defuse it
The blast took place near St Anthony's Shrine, one of several sites attacked in bombings on Sunday.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 17:14

Sri Lanka attacks: Who are National Thowheed Jamath?
The hardline Islamist group has been blamed for the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 17:05

Australian father and son lifesavers drown in tourist rescue bid
Ross and Andrew Powell had been trying to save a tourist off Australia's southern coast.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 16:58

Tory grassroots in move to oust PM May
Conservative local associations are calling for Theresa May to resign over her handling of Brexit.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 16:45

Algeria protests: Police 'detain top businessmen'
The four are being held in connection with a corruption investigation, state TV says.
BBC News | 22-Apr-2019 16:45

Canoeist dies during annual Devizes to Westminster race
The race from Wiltshire to London is considered to be one of the world's toughest endurance challenges.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 16:19

'Dark kitchens': Are they the future of takeaways?
We take a look inside a hidden-away kitchen making takeaways customers can only access via an app.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 16:09

Sri Lanka attacks: St Anthony's 'church of miracles' a symbol of hope
St Anthony's, the site of one of Sri Lanka's deadliest Easter bombings, is more than a place of worship.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 15:49

Sri Lanka attacks: 'International network' linked to bombings
Suicide bomb attacks on churches and hotels on Easter Sunday left 290 dead and hundreds injured.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 13:13

Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog
Clinics are using "selective success rates" to target older women, the fertility watchdog warns.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 13:09

Samsung Galaxy Fold launch events delayed in China
Two events are postponed following reports of broken screens from smartphone reviewers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 13:08

Game of Thrones: Amazon error as second episode is uploaded early
German customers were able to view the second episode of the current series six hours early.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 12:39

Violent protests erupt at Georgia's Pankisi Gorge
Residents in Pankisi in north-eastern Georgia pelt police with rocks over plans for a new power plant.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 12:29

Former world champion Murphy beats Luo in biggest Crucible defeat - highlights & report
Former champion Shaun Murphy dishes out the biggest defeat in Crucible history against qualifier Luo Honghao.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 12:20

Asos billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka attacks
Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen and his family were visiting Sri Lanka, where three of his four children died.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 12:19

TED 2019: How to kill a zombie rumour and fix Facebook
How to fix a "broken internet" has been a central question at TED 2019.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 12:13

Mournes wildfire: Firefighters bring blaze under control
More than 50 firefighters battled the blaze on Sunday in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 12:12

Stephen Lawrence Day: Doreen Lawrence calls for schools to tackle racism
The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence calls for schools to teach tolerance at an early age.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 12:11

Marsden Moor fire 'started by barbecue'
The fire on Marsden Moor is the second moorland blaze of the bank holiday weekend.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 11:57

Sri Lanka attacks: Who are the victims?
The victims include a celebrity chef and staff members at the Cinnamon Grand hotel.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 11:39

Olympic champion Stott held at climate protests
Olympic gold medal-winning canoeist Etienne Stott was one of hundreds arrested during climate change protests in London over the weekend.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 11:20

Gorillas pose for selfie with DR Congo anti-poaching unit
They were trying to imitate the rangers who raised them, a park official said.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 10:42

'My heart shattered'
Eyewitnesses of the bombing of Sri Lanka's St Anthony's Shrine have described horrific scenes.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 10:40

Earth Day: How to be more eco-friendly in everyday life
It's Earth Day, so we asked green bloggers for their top tips to be more eco-friendly.
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 10:23

No street name? Simply draw your address
With few street names in The Gambia, people have to get creative about giving directions.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 10:06

Carlos Ghosn: Former Nissan boss hit with fresh charge
Carlos Ghosn, who denies any wrongdoing, now faces four charges in Japan over misconduct allegations.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 08:32

Fed Cup: How Great Britain can thrive after World Group promotion
GB returned to Fed Cup World Group level with a 3-1 win over Kazakhstan - but can they be competitive against the world's best?
bbc.co.uk | 22-Apr-2019 08:06

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