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General election 2017: Labour promises pay rises for NHS staff
The party says it wants to tackle workforce shortages that it says are risking patient safety.
26.04.2017 - 01:53


Trump backs down on border wall funding
If cash for a wall is left out of the budget bill, a government shutdown can be averted this week.
25.04.2017 - 21:17

Madeleine McCann: Police still pursuing 'critical' lead 10 years on
Ten years after Madeleine went missing, police say they still hope to answer what happened to her.
25.04.2017 - 23:17


MPs question government's 'grip' on new school places
The system is 'increasingly incoherent and poor value for money', says a Commons committee.
26.04.2017 - 01:02


Farron: 'I don't think gay sex is a sin'
The Lib Dem leader says politicians shouldn't pontificate on theological matters.
25.04.2017 - 17:59


'Gorilla man' still crawling London Marathon
Two days after the race began, one man who is crawling the route is not yet half way through.
26.04.2017 - 00:58


Teenage offender held in inhuman conditions, court hears
The boy was only allowed out of his cell at a young offenders institution for 30 minutes a day, a court hears.
25.04.2017 - 22:38


NHS contaminated blood was 'criminal cover-up' - Burnham
Former Health Secretary Andy Burnham calls for a "Hillsborough-style inquiry" into the claims.
26.04.2017 - 01:40


Fitbit contradicts husband's story of wife's murder - police
The Connecticut man said his wife was killed by an intruder with a voice like actor Vin Diesel's.
25.04.2017 - 22:20

Groans as Ivanka defends Trump in Berlin
The audience reacts negatively as Ivanka, sat with Lagarde and Merkel, defends her father in Berlin.
25.04.2017 - 15:28

Obama criticised for '$400,000 Wall Street speech'
The former US president previously admonished "fat cat bankers".
25.04.2017 - 23:15

McDonald's to offer all UK staff fixed hour contracts
The fast food chain has been trialling the move in 23 company-owned and franchise outlets in the UK.
25.04.2017 - 22:30

Last male northern white rhino joins Tinder to raise money
This is part of fundraising efforts by conservationists to save the near extinct species.
25.04.2017 - 23:33


The Papers: Focus on new Madeleine clues
The police announcement on the Madeleine McCann case and Ivanka Trump's Berlin visit attract front page headlines.
26.04.2017 - 00:49


Donald Trump's first 100 days in 100 of his own words
The tale of Donald Trump's first three months as president - using 100 of his own words.
25.04.2017 - 01:14

Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko: Title fight is a whole new level, says Briton
Anthony Joshua says he is competing at a "whole new level" against former champion Wladimir Klitschko in Saturday's world title fight.
25.04.2017 - 18:00

Can plastic roads help save the planet?
A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.
25.04.2017 - 02:11

Have you got the bottle for 'beer yoga'?
A fitness craze from Germany combining yoga poses while drinking beer is gaining popularity in Asia.
25.04.2017 - 17:20

Olympic cyclists Laura and Jason Kenny collect CBEs
Britain's "golden couple" was honoured alongside other athletes during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
25.04.2017 - 18:46

Shea Moisture apology after ad backlash and Chinese navy poster criticised
Find out what's buzzing in the social media world today.
25.04.2017 - 15:48

Royal Robbins death: Three legends of rock climbing pay tribute
Three legendary climbers remember Royal Robbins, who made some of the first Yosemite ascents.
25.04.2017 - 01:36


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17.02.2017 - 10:41


Meeting an organ trafficker who preys on Syrian refugees
Abu Jaafar's job is to find people desperate enough to give up parts of their body for money.
25.04.2017 - 22:59

Joshua v Klitschko: Why Mihai Nistor won't cash in on beating a champion
Mihai Nistor was the last fighter to stop Anthony Joshua - but while Joshua earns millions, Nistor remains an amateur on a modest income. Why?
25.04.2017 - 02:13

'Stealthing' - what you need to know
It's a term that describes when a man removes a condom during sex despite agreeing to wear one.
25.04.2017 - 18:04

Macron v Le Pen: What are their visions for France?
The BBC's Laurence Peter examines what really divides election rivals Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen.
25.04.2017 - 19:02


How Nepal quake turned women into builders
Women are breaking with tradition and helping rebuild Nepal after the earthquake two years ago.
24.04.2017 - 23:27


Can you organise your life in your lunchtime?
Rushed off your feet? Not enough hours in the day? Here are some apps to help you take control.
25.04.2017 - 02:00

Eight ways intelligent machines are already in your life
Many people are unsure about what machine learning is, but the chances are they are using it every day.
25.04.2017 - 01:52

Chelsea 4-2 Southampton
Diego Costa scores twice as Premier League leaders Chelsea edge closer to the title with victory over Southampton.
25.04.2017 - 23:39

World Championship 2017: Ding Junhui takes charge against Ronnie O'Sullivan
Ding Junhui dominates the second session of his World Championship quarter-final with Ronnie O'Sullivan to take a 10-6 lead.
25.04.2017 - 23:02

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Huddersfield Town
Izzy Brown's strike is enough to give Huddersfield Town a narrow win at Wolves to secure a Championship play-off spot.
25.04.2017 - 22:59

Kelly Sotherton: British athlete feels third Olympic medal gives career 'more meaning'
Kelly Sotherton feels her career has "more meaning" after she is upgraded to a three-time Olympic medallist following retrospective drug tests.
25.04.2017 - 22:08

Sir Rod Stewart's proud moment as son Liam scores first ice hockey goal for GB
Music legend Sir Rod Stewart celebrates on social media as son Liam scores his first international goal as Great Britain beat Estonia 5-1.
25.04.2017 - 21:24

Challenge Cup sixth round-draw: Castleford Tigers host St Helens
Super League leaders Castleford Tigers are drawn at home to St Helens in the sixth round of the Challenge Cup.
25.04.2017 - 20:10

Barcelona Open: Andy Murray to face Bernard Tomic in second round
World number one Andy Murray will play Australia's Bernard Tomic in the second round of the Barcelona Open on Wednesday.
25.04.2017 - 14:51

Is Labour's Brexit plan too subtle?
Labour has a clear Brexit plan but some in the party would prefer more robust opposition to the Tory position.
25.04.2017 - 17:26

Reality Check: Have we seen record numbers of jobs?
The prime minister says the record number of jobs is evidence of her strong leadership.
25.04.2017 - 18:06

General election 2017: Voters in Porthcawl weigh up options
The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg speaks to Labour voters in Porthcawl about whether they might consider switching to the Conservatives.
25.04.2017 - 23:03

Could 2017 be a tactical election?
Brexit may encourage more pacts between political parties in the run-up to the general election.
25.04.2017 - 11:52

General election: What you need to know
The UK will have a general election on 8 June. Here's what you need to know.
25.04.2017 - 14:56


General election 2017: What will happen to proposed laws?
What will snap election mean for a host of government bills yet to be approved by Parliament?
24.04.2017 - 18:46


General Election 2017: Lib Dems to keep 'nuclear deterrent'
Leader Tim Farron also accuses Jeremy Corbyn of being "weak and dangerous" on defence matters.
25.04.2017 - 13:58


UKIP 'gets radical' with return to right-wing policies
UKIP searches for a new unique selling point after Theresa May steals a march on Brexit.
24.04.2017 - 18:30

The seats that could decide the election
Where do the Conservatives, Labour and the Lib Dems have to fight hardest to win the general election?
24.04.2017 - 15:36


General election 2017: How many people are registering to vote?
Government figures show it is young people dominating registrations ahead of the election on 8 June.
22.04.2017 - 17:00


The MPs who are quitting
Who is joining George Osborne in stepping down as an MP, and who plans to return?
25.04.2017 - 22:27


General election 2017: How do I register to vote?
Don't get left outside on polling day - beat the deadline to have your say in the general election.
21.04.2017 - 04:48