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Barcelona attack: New manhunt for suspected driver
The focus switches to Younes Abouyaaqoub, who Spanish media say may be the Las Ramblas attacker.
19.08.2017 - 08:53


Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89
Tributes are paid to the TV legend, who hosted Strictly Come Dancing and The Generation Game.
18.08.2017 - 22:14


Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House's top strategist
Bannon has announced he is returning to Breitbart to go 'to war for Trump against his opponents'.
19.08.2017 - 07:09

Woman raped by Roman Polanski asks for 'mercy' to end case
A Los Angeles court rejects a plea by a woman raped by the director to dismiss the 40-year-old case.
19.08.2017 - 03:43

Woman leaves letters of support for other new mothers
Ren Benson leaves handwritten random notes around York for mothers to find.
19.08.2017 - 02:09

Catching karma for Essex Eagles bowler
Essex Eagles bowler Mohammad Amir fails to make two catches after earlier berating team-mate Callum Taylor for failing to spot a catchable ball in the sun.
19.08.2017 - 07:51

Finland stabbings: Two dead and suspect shot in Turku
Police in Turku say they know the attacker's identity and have raided an address in the city.
19.08.2017 - 06:28


Lele Tao: The 'online goddess' who earns $450k a year
24-year-old live streamer Lele Tao has one million fans, mostly young men. The first of a three-part series.
18.08.2017 - 23:46

McDonald's could face first UK strikes
Staff at two UK outlets vote for action over secure working hours and a £10 per hour wage.
18.08.2017 - 23:34

Oxford medical student dies in Nepal landslide
Oxford University student Lottie Fullerton was trekking when she was hit by falling rocks.
18.08.2017 - 20:22


How to get up mountains in a wheelchair
Michelle, who has multiple sclerosis, is going on a trek in the Lake District for the first time in more than 10 years.
19.08.2017 - 02:43


Taylor Swift's social media pages and website are currently showing a Blank Space
The American star's social media posts have been deleted, while her website is only showing a black screen.
18.08.2017 - 19:31

Stephen Hawking: I'm worried about the future of the NHS
Cambridge professor criticises health secretary and warns about role of private sector in the NHS.
18.08.2017 - 19:58


The Papers: 'Didn't he do well' - Sir Bruce mourned
The front pages mark the passing of television entertainment legend Sir Bruce Forsyth aged 89.
19.08.2017 - 07:05

Silk Road: Google search unmasked Dread Pirate Roberts
The man who beat the FBI to identify the mastermind of global online drugs market Silk Road.
19.08.2017 - 02:18


Meet the eclipse chaser who's travelled the world hunting shadows
Astronomer Glenn Schneider has spent his life chasing solar eclipses around the world and has been in the path of totality 33 times.
18.08.2017 - 22:36


Baghdad's Little Manchester
Old Trafford's footballing giants help Iraqis escape the uncertainty and violence of everyday life.
19.08.2017 - 01:54

Mexican muralists transform violent neighbourhoods
Graffiti artists turn a violent hillside neighbourhood in Pachuca into a colourful work of art.
19.08.2017 - 01:56

Week in pictures: 12 - 18 August 2017
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
19.08.2017 - 01:59


The photo that highlights White House turmoil
In less than seven months, President Donald Trump's White House inner circle has transformed.
18.08.2017 - 21:24

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17.02.2017 - 10:41

Obituary: Sir Bruce Forsyth
In a 70-year career, Bruce Forsyth went from struggling variety performer to the king of Saturday night TV.
18.08.2017 - 17:36


How Al Pacino came to my rescue
Sensing an epileptic fit is imminent Frank turns to a tried and tested way of controlling his episodes and leans on Al Pacino in a pub.
19.08.2017 - 01:47


Should Washington and Jefferson monuments come down?
Trump's argument that the removal of Confederate statues is a slippery slope to changing history has recharged the perennial debate about America's tormented racial legacy.
18.08.2017 - 23:26

Why finding large women's shoe sizes can be a problem
The average UK shoe size of men and women has gone up by two sizes since the 1970s - but women's footwear makers have not kept up.
18.08.2017 - 23:19


Reality Check: How much more do graduates get paid?
Rising fees mean more students want to know if their degree will be worth it.
19.08.2017 - 01:38


How much will you give me for my false teeth?
Only 4% of the UK's adult population - and more women than men - now use a pawnbroker to get a loan.
18.08.2017 - 23:25

The masseuse who pulled my arm out
When Angela treated herself to a massage she forgot to mention her hidden disability, resulting in the masseuse getting a surprise of her own.
18.08.2017 - 02:45

England v West Indies: Alastair Cook's 243 puts hosts in control of first Test
Alastair Cook churns out 243 as England tighten their grip on West Indies on day two of the day-night Test at Edgbaston.
18.08.2017 - 21:16

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool refusing to sell is damaging - Jermaine Jenas
Liverpool's refusal to sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona is like "cutting off your nose to spite your own face", says Jermaine Jenas.
18.08.2017 - 22:24


Vuelta a Espana 2017: Why Chris Froome starts the race as favourite
Chris Froome starts the Vuelta a Espana as favourite but who are the riders out to stop him becoming the first British winner of the race?
19.08.2017 - 08:30

Solheim Cup 2017: United States lead Europe 5½ - 2½ after afternoon clean sweep
The United States produced a clean sweep matches in the afternoon to lead Europe 5½ - 2½ after the opening day at the Solheim Cup in Iowa.
19.08.2017 - 08:47


Chelsea: Question about Diego Costa has Antonio Conte in stitches
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte sees the funny side when asked about wantaway striker Diego Costa saying he has been treated like a 'criminal'.
18.08.2017 - 17:40

Rory McIlroy: World number four plans to defend FedEx Cup title
Rory McIlroy indicates that he will play again this year after saying last week that his rib injury might keep him out until 2018.
18.08.2017 - 21:05


Rafael Nadal beats Albert Ramos in Cincinnati Open for quarter-final place
Rafael Nadal moves into the Cincinnati Open quarter-finals with victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos.
19.08.2017 - 01:22

Barcelona and Cambrils attacks: What we know so far
Here's what we know after two attacks in Spain's Catalonia region.
19.08.2017 - 07:50


Cambrils: 'Pop pop, a couple of shots and he fell down'
A man who filmed the shooting in Cambrils described what he saw.
18.08.2017 - 11:37

One officer shot four suspects dead
Five people in all were shot dead after a car was driven into pedestrians in Cambrils, Catalonia.
18.08.2017 - 17:32

Spain attacks: Fears for missing child
The government is looking into reports of a missing child who is thought to have British nationality.
18.08.2017 - 17:37

Spain attacks: How Barcelona rejected hate
From bringing flowers to challenging haters, people are pushing back after the day of terror.
18.08.2017 - 21:28

Spain attacks: Terror timeline
Two terror attacks in Spain's Catalonia region have left 14 dead and many more injured. How did events unfold?
18.08.2017 - 17:27

The messages of support posted on social media
Aside from the gruesome images of the Barcelona attack, a sense of peace and solidarity emerge online
18.08.2017 - 14:01

Actress Laila Rouass 'hid in freezer'
The actress says she had to hide in a restaurant freezer and heard gunshots outside.
18.08.2017 - 11:15

Barcelona attack: What was it like on the ground?
People who saw a van plough into crowds in Barcelona share their stories with BBC News.
18.08.2017 - 01:10

Can vehicle attacks be prevented?
In just over a year Europe has seen seven attacks where vehicles have been used as weapons. Security correspondent Gordon Corera looks at what authorities are doing about it.
18.08.2017 - 04:40

Cambrils: 'I never imagined this happening here'
Residents of Cambrils describe the scene after the attack.
18.08.2017 - 09:13