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Harvey Weinstein charged with rape following New York arrest
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:48:51 GMT

The former Hollywood mogul is led from a New York police station in handcuffs after being charged.


Trump: North Korea summit could still happen on 12 June
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:56:37 GMT

The US president says the talks could still be held as planned - a day after cancelling them.


British bar workers in Majorca 'at risk of modern slavery'
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:50:15 GMT

Britons working on the island had passports seized and some were assaulted, the Foreign Office says.


Grenfell Tower inquiry: Girl's tribute to cousin Mehdi El-Wahabi
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:10:55 GMT

A nine-year-old girl pays tribute to her cousin, who died alongside his family in Grenfell Tower.


Royal Wedding 2018: Meghan Markle coat of arms revealed
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:01:29 GMT

The design reflects the Duchess of Sussex's Californian background, Kensington Palace says.


TSB left man on hold as his wedding savings were stolen
Fri, 25 May 2018 11:11:10 GMT

A customer took more than four hours to get through to TSB by which time most of the money had gone.


Homebase sold for £1 as DIY disaster ends for Wesfarmers
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:47:25 GMT

The sale ends a costly foray into the UK home improvement market for Australia's Wesfarmers.


BBC presenter on finding out her cancer is incurable
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:01:00 GMT

5 live's Rachael Bland says she got the call from her doctor when she was on a day out with her son.


Joseph Isaacs guilty of D-Day veteran hammer attack
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:58:09 GMT

Joseph Isaacs, jailed for 16 years, shouted "money, money, money" as he tried to kill the 96-year-old.


Ireland votes in abortion referendum
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:50:21 GMT

Voters are deciding whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment, which effectively bans terminations.


GDPR: US news sites unavailable to EU users under new rules
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:18:24 GMT

The LA Times is among many sites blocked to European users over new EU rules on using personal data.


North Korea's nuclear site destruction: What does it mean?
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:10:10 GMT

North Korea has destroyed its nuclear testing site but that doesn't mean its programme is over.


Plastic pollution: Images of a global problem
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:17:07 GMT

National Geographic magazine has published some startling images of the global plastic pollution scourge.


Ed Sheeran fans fume over invalid tickets as stadium tour begins
Fri, 25 May 2018 11:38:34 GMT

Hundreds of fans at the first Ed Sheeran Manchester date had tickets that wouldn't get them in.


Yours for a pound: The firms sold on the cheap
Fri, 25 May 2018 11:28:07 GMT

As the owner of Homebase sells the troubled DIY chain, what other firms have been bought for £1?


Dippy the diplodocus rebuilt in Birmingham
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:10:50 GMT

More than 90,000 people have already bought tickets to see Dippy at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.


Fox catches rabbit, then eagle swoops in
Fri, 25 May 2018 08:31:14 GMT

A mid-air tug of war ensued, above San Juan Island in the US state of Washington.


GDPR: Empty inboxes, ignored emails and comics
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:41:28 GMT

People praise empty inboxes as the General Data Protection Regulation rules come into effect.


Spanish rapper on the run after 'terror lyrics' prison sentence
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:41:00 GMT

Valtonyc's sentence for glorifying terrorism raises debate about freedom of speech in Spain.


France #MeToo: Standing up to street harassment
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:21:54 GMT

Women talk about their experiences of sexual harassment in public spaces and how they deal with it.


Quiz: What caused Oprah's quick change?
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:34:54 GMT

7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?


Danny Boyle to direct next Bond film
Fri, 25 May 2018 06:35:08 GMT

Daniel Craig's fifth outing as the secret agent is due to be released in the UK from 25 October 2019.


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Tiahleigh Palmer: The 12-year-old murdered by her foster father
Fri, 25 May 2018 07:26:09 GMT

Australian Tiahleigh Palmer was killed by her foster father who feared his son had got her pregnant.


How many £1m-plus homes are sold near you?
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:02:34 GMT

Sales of homes in England and Wales for over £1m have hit a new high. How many were sold near you?


The rise of the dog-napper
Fri, 25 May 2018 00:21:03 GMT

Police forces have released figures showing reports of stolen pets are on the rise.


Independence: Could Scotland keep the pound?
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:25:42 GMT

Scotland could retain the pound but it would have no say on monetary policy


The making of Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:15:23 GMT

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp gives Guillem Balague a fascinating insight into his background and methods before the Champions League final with Real Madrid.


Parachute plot: The ex-girlfriend who walked away
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:50:05 GMT

The mother of Emile Cilliers' oldest two children tells the BBC about life with the attempted murderer.


Angelina Jolie's Breadwinner spotlights Afghan girls' plight
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:42:38 GMT

The actress has produced an animation about the struggle faced by women living under the Taliban.


'I took 57 painkillers a day to get high'
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:31:41 GMT

Cheap and easy to obtain, the painkiller Tramadol has millions of Egyptians hooked on getting high.


GDPR: 'Don't panic!' data watchdog tells firms
Fri, 25 May 2018 07:10:42 GMT

Tough new data protection laws come into effect on Friday, but many firms say they are not ready.


The strawberry-picking robots doing a job humans won't
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:44:53 GMT

Strawberry producers say labour shortages are driving them to find robotic fruit pickers instead.


Giro d'Italia: Chris Froome wins stage 19 to take overall lead from Simon Yates
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:02:40 GMT

Britain's Chris Froome launches a devastating attack to win stage 19 of the Giro d'Italia and take the overall lead.


French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal favourite, no Andy Murray or Roger Federer, Serena Williams 'can win'
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:36:28 GMT

Rafael Nadal is still the man to beat when the French Open begins on Sunday, while Serena Williams plays her first Grand Slam since giving birth.


50 Great World Cup moments: Roberto Baggio's missed penalty - 1994
Fri, 25 May 2018 05:11:22 GMT

With 20 days until the 2018 World Cup, BBC Sport remembers Roberto Baggio's infamous decisive penalty in the 1994 final.


Monaco Grand Prix: Campaigner wants end to 'sexual objectification' of women in sport
Fri, 25 May 2018 10:17:23 GMT

Boxer Stacey Copeland says it is wrong to objectify women after Lewis Hamilton hailed the return of "beautiful" women to the F1 grid.


England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes dismisses Asad Shafiq for 59
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:26:14 GMT

Ben Stokes dismisses Asad Shafiq for 59 as England look to make inroads during the afternoon session on day two of the first Test against Pakistan at Lord's.


Sex, lies and payday loans: The parachute murder plot
Thu, 24 May 2018 12:03:21 GMT

How Emile Cilliers' lifetime of cheating and lies led to his eventual unveiling as a would-be murderer.


The family who broke records and changed laws
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:44:03 GMT

Deborah McFadden was paralysed from the neck down in her 20s - she went on to adopt three children from different countries, two of whom would become successful athletes. How did she do it?


Undercover with badger baiters as network infiltrated
Tue, 22 May 2018 20:02:38 GMT

For the first time a badger baiting network is infiltrated by an undercover reporter.


Murder and fraud: What happened to Carole Packman?
Mon, 21 May 2018 00:25:40 GMT

The Parole Board is reviewing whether to free Russell Causley, who has never revealed where his wife's body is.


'My lovely dad tried to kill me'
Tue, 15 May 2018 23:25:30 GMT

Robyn Hollingworth was just 25 when she left her job in London to help care for her dad who had early-onset Alzheimer's.