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Children among nine dead in Russia strike on Ukraine
Russia strikes two cities in Ukraine's central Dnipropetrovsk region, hitting the station in Dnipro.
19.04.2024 - 11:58

Bowen: Crisis shows how badly Iran and Israel understand each other
After decades of rivalry, the rival Middle East powers have both miscalculated, writes Jeremy Bowen.
19.04.2024 - 11:48

Two arrested in Poland over attack on Navalny ally
Leonid Volkov was hospitalised and his arm broken in the attack outside his Lithuanian home in March.
19.04.2024 - 11:46

Blasts heard in central province of Isfahan
Blasts are heard in central Isfahan province, though it is not clear what might have been hit.
19.04.2024 - 11:28

A simple guide to the US 2024 election
Trying to understand it for the first time or need a refresher? This guide can help.
19.04.2024 - 11:27

Activist 'appalled' by Tory inaction on Menzies
Fylde MP Mark Menzies strongly disputes claims he asked a party volunteer for £5,000 to pay "bad people".
19.04.2024 - 11:19

Allman Brothers Band guitarist Betts dies at 80
Dickey Betts helped create their band's Sothern rock style and wrote classic songs like Ramblin' Man.
19.04.2024 - 11:17

Sunak sets out plans to tackle 'sick note culture'
The PM says benefits have become a 'lifestyle choice', but Labour says he has run out of ideas.
19.04.2024 - 11:15

Taylor Swift is vulnerable but vicious on new album
The star's 11th album is much more than a break-up record, and may even mark the end of an era.
19.04.2024 - 11:10

What we know about Israel's overnight attack on Iran
There are competing claims about the scale of Israel's reported overnight attack targeting Isfahan in Iran.
19.04.2024 - 10:58

Toddler 'doing great' after Ukraine brain surgery
Rachel Gribben, 3, is getting ready to return to pre-school after spending three weeks in Lviv.
19.04.2024 - 10:47

Norris on Chinese GP sprint pole ahead of Hamilton
Lando Norris beats Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso to take pole position for the sprint race at the Chinese Grand Prix in a hectic wet session.
19.04.2024 - 10:30

Weekly quiz: What made Liz Truss itch in Downing Street?
Test how closely you have been paying attention to what has been going on over the past seven days.
19.04.2024 - 10:18

Stalker who sent Harry Styles 8,000 cards is jailed
Myra Carvalho had hand-delivered two of the letters to the pop star's address, a court hears.
19.04.2024 - 10:13

100 MPs to stand down at the next election
More than 60 are Conservatives and they include former prime minister Theresa May.
19.04.2024 - 10:01

Oil price rises as US says Israel has struck Iran
Reports of a retaliatory strike by Israel raise commodity prices and fears over inflation.
19.04.2024 - 09:57

Labour unveils plans for new housing on 'grey belt'
Low-quality green belt areas will be classed as "grey belt" and targeted for development, Labour say.
19.04.2024 - 09:21

Women secretly filmed on nights out 'feel unsafe'
The videos taken of women on nights out without their knowledge have gained millions of views.
19.04.2024 - 08:47

Ketamine addict: 'I can't walk 50m without weeing'
Specialist clinics are helping increasing numbers of young ketamine users with damaged bladders.
19.04.2024 - 07:30

Family 'appalled' officer shared dead body pictures
Photos of Paul Wells, who was stabbed to death by his neighbour, were shared by former PC Lewis Wood.
19.04.2024 - 07:17

We want 20mph speed limit, say worried villagers
The 20mph limit is controversial, but a petition calls for it to be introduced in two villages.
19.04.2024 - 06:57

Residents film footage of explosions
BBC Persian sent footage of Isfahan explosions
19.04.2024 - 06:07

Israeli missile has struck Iran, US officials say
There are reports of explosions near Isfahan, as Iranian state media downplay any Israeli attack.
19.04.2024 - 04:28

Chris Mason: how mayors became the fashionable thing in England
Ahead of elections in May, political editor Chris Mason looks at England's mayoral model.
19.04.2024 - 03:25

World’s biggest election kicks off as India votes
Millions of Indians are queuing up to cast their ballot in the first of the seven-phase election.
19.04.2024 - 03:18

Extortion and kidnap - a deadly journey across Mexico
Under the radar in the US border crisis debate is the role of drug cartels preying on migrants.
19.04.2024 - 03:10

Behind the doors of an almshouse in Brixton
Photographer Jim Grover's latest exhibition, Behind the Blue Doors, looks at the history of an almshouse in Brixton.
19.04.2024 - 02:33

DfE says 85,000 more free childcare places needed
The Department for Education estimates about 40,000 staff are also needed in England by September 2025.
19.04.2024 - 02:24

'I see a team under stress' - Klopp departure 'weighing' on Liverpool
Two weeks ago, Liverpool were top of the Premier League and had a favourable route to the Europa League final - things now look very different as Jurgen Klopp's departure looms.
19.04.2024 - 01:27

'Sorry, I didn't get that question' - Moyes frosty with reporter
West Ham boss David Moyes is involved in a frosty exchange with a reporter after being asked about his future after their Europa League exit.
19.04.2024 - 01:19

Can TikTok's owner afford to lose its killer app?
Sell or be banned - TikTok's US operations, by some estimates, could fetch up to $100bn.
19.04.2024 - 01:13

Almost a quarter of kids aged 5-7 have smartphones
The regulator calls the data a "wake up call", and says parents and industry need to do more.
19.04.2024 - 01:11

Powerful Greenland women project wins photo award
The winning images from this year's Sony World Photography Awards.
19.04.2024 - 00:52


Villa thought Martinez had been sent off before penalty heroics in win
Aston Villa reach their first major European semi-final since 1982 with a chaotic penalty shootout victory over Lille in the Europa Conference League.
18.04.2024 - 23:34

Nicola Sturgeon's husband charged with embezzlement in SNP probe
The husband of Nicola Sturgeon had been re-arrested in connection with the SNP finances investigation.
18.04.2024 - 23:12

Peter Murrell charged with embezzlement in SNP probe
The husband of Nicola Sturgeon had been re-arrested in connection with the SNP finances investigation.
18.04.2024 - 23:12

Children used as 'guinea pigs' in clinical trials
They were given infected blood products in trials without their knowledge, the BBC has found.
18.04.2024 - 23:00

Who's hired? Lord Sugar picks Apprentice winner
The 'pastry v pilates' final was between piemaker Phil Turner and gym owner Rachel Woolford.
18.04.2024 - 23:00

'Apocalyptic' Dubai floods shake picture-perfect city
If Dubai is the ultimate Instagram city, then this was the week the filter came off.
18.04.2024 - 22:13

EU proposes some free movement for UK young people
The EU Commission says UK and EU citizens under 30 should be able to work or study for up to four years.
18.04.2024 - 20:01

13 Times Taylor Swift Made History
From dizzying records to becoming a billionaire: we're bringing up Taylor Swift's history.
18.04.2024 - 13:00

Watch: Post Office lawyer returns to inquiry for second day of grilling
Rodric Williams, who still works for the company, was a Post Office lawyer as the Horizon scandal developed.
18.04.2024 - 10:04

Will a smoke-free generation be Sunak’s legacy?
Amol and Nick on what the major intervention on smoking says about Sunak’s premiership.
18.04.2024 - 07:00

Mum wishing son's life away in free childcare wait
Alex McGinn is waiting for her son to turn three so he qualifies for 30 hours of free childcare.
04.04.2024 - 07:19


Who gets 15 hours of free childcare and how do I apply?
Parents in England can now access 15 hours of free weekly childcare for their two-year-olds.
02.04.2024 - 13:50


Can you afford to take your children on days out?
Parents and a play centre owner say they are feeling the squeeze when it comes to costs.
30.03.2024 - 08:24


Childcare shortage worsens as costs rise – report
Fewer than a third of councils in all areas have enough spaces for children under two, a charity finds.
19.03.2024 - 01:56

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