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June 04, 2018
President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty

President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty

President Trump said the US will "terminate" a landmark 1987 deal over alleged Russian violations.

Jamal Khashoggi death: Trump 'not satisfied' with Saudi account

Jamal Khashoggi death: Trump 'not satisfied' with Saudi account

Saudi Arabia's claim that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight meets scepticism.

Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab

Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab

Brexit Secretary says more time before EU divorce could avoid "unacceptable" plan for Northern Ireland.

Australia government suffers Wentworth by-election defeat

Australia government suffers Wentworth by-election defeat

The ruling coalition's one-seat majority evaporates after it loses a by-election to an independent.

Selma Blair: Cruel Intentions star reveals MS diagnosis

Selma Blair: Cruel Intentions star reveals MS diagnosis

Selma Blair shared the news in an emotional Instagram post, saying the news was "overwhelming".

Runners take on 5km inflatable obstacle course

Runners take on 5km inflatable obstacle course

Organisers were expecting 3,000 to tackle the course.

New York witches place hex on Brett Kavanaugh

New York witches place hex on Brett Kavanaugh

Across the country, exorcist Father Gary Thomas said a prayer in a bid to counter the hex.

Brexit: Bid to block EU's Northern Ireland 'backstop'

Brexit: Bid to block EU's Northern Ireland 'backstop'

An ex-Brexit minister wants a legal bar on Northern Ireland being treated differently to the rest of the UK.

Sturgeon boycotts event in far-right row

Sturgeon boycotts event in far-right row

The first minister said the inclusion of Steve Bannon - a former Trump aide - risked normalising far-right views.

Charlie Sloth: Radio 1 and 1Xtra DJ leaving station immediately

Charlie Sloth: Radio 1 and 1Xtra DJ leaving station immediately

The DJ was scheduled to complete 10 more shows before leaving the station in November.

'I carry my heart in a rucksack'

'I carry my heart in a rucksack'

Becca Henderson carries her mechanical heart with her after having her own heart removed due to cancer.

Harrow fire: Woman dies in suspected gas blast

Harrow fire: Woman dies in suspected gas blast

A man, woman and baby are saved from the explosion in London, but another woman dies at the scene.

Afghanistan polls: 'Voting is an act of bravery'

Afghanistan polls: 'Voting is an act of bravery'

Voters take to the polls in Afghanistan amid deadly explosions and attacks.

The Papers: PM in 'killing zone' ahead of 'show trial'

The Papers: PM in 'killing zone' ahead of 'show trial'

Sunday's front pages make grim reading for Theresa May, who's said to face a "fight to the death" over Brexit.

Seaweed farming in the Russian Arctic

Seaweed farming in the Russian Arctic

Farming seaweed in northern Russian is a dangerous but lucrative job.

In pictures: Follow Ghana's 'yellow-brick road'

In pictures: Follow Ghana's 'yellow-brick road'

The artist who carpets streets in Accra with huge tapestries of yellow plastic squares.

Two Americas, only 30 miles apart

Two Americas, only 30 miles apart

As US mid-term elections near, Rajini Vaidyanathan takes a look at America's political divisions.

Your pictures: Markets

Your pictures: Markets

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "markets".

Silent disco for Hertfordshire dementia care home residents

Silent disco for Hertfordshire dementia care home residents

People living with dementia put on their dancing shoes and boogie to Ol' Blue Eyes.

'Wayne Rooney? Never heard of him'

'Wayne Rooney? Never heard of him'

The former England captain is adjusting to his new US club but remains unknown among some Americans.

Families tear gassed at Mexico border

Families tear gassed at Mexico border

Migrants trying to breach the bridge between Guatemala and Mexico meet tear gas and riot police.

One culture, two generations: Learning my mother tongue

One culture, two generations: Learning my mother tongue

Lola is the first born British-Nigerian in her family. In this candid conversation she asks her mum why she was never taught their mother tongue.

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K-beauty: The rise of Korean make-up in the West

K-beauty: The rise of Korean make-up in the West

A revolution in Korean beauty trends has come to the UK, but why does it appeal so much to millennials?

Do you speak Telugu? Welcome to America

Do you speak Telugu? Welcome to America

What's the fastest-growing language in the US?

Peterloo: The man who ordered a massacre

Peterloo: The man who ordered a massacre

Downton Abbey creator Lord Fellowes condemns his "evil" ancestor who ordered the Peterloo Massacre.

The billionaires fuelling a space race

The billionaires fuelling a space race

Jeff Bezos, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk are among a number of entrepreneurs with galactic ambitions.

The day out that reunited an Indian boy with his family

The day out that reunited an Indian boy with his family

Hassan Ali, who ran away aged six, finds his family nine years later after a day out in Delhi.

Breadboards and dog collars: England's unusual museums

Breadboards and dog collars: England's unusual museums

As a sci-fi museum opens in a man's cellar, the BBC takes a tour of some of England's most unusual attractions.

Why attacks on aid workers may hurt the world's poorest

Why attacks on aid workers may hurt the world's poorest

The murder of a Nigerian aid worker raises questions about the targeting of humanitarian agencies.

Austria-Italy passport row tests Europe's populist allies

Austria-Italy passport row tests Europe's populist allies

Nationalist leaders in Austria and Italy are feuding over the dual citizenship issue.

United States Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole position

United States Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole position

Lewis Hamilton starts the US Grand Prix on pole position as he seeks to take the final step towards wrapping up a fifth world title.

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United manager says he is not to blame for Chelsea scuffle

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United manager says he is not to blame for Chelsea scuffle

"Don't do what everyone does and say 'it's Mourinho who does things', says Man Utd boss after Chelsea altercation.

Huddersfield Town 0-1 Liverpool: Mohamed Salah's strike earns narrow win

Huddersfield Town 0-1 Liverpool: Mohamed Salah's strike earns narrow win

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he is "winning average games" for the first time in his life after Mohamed Salah seals victory at Huddersfield.

Sri Lanka v England: Eoin Morgan's form a good sign for World Cup - Michael Vaughan

Sri Lanka v England: Eoin Morgan's form a good sign for World Cup - Michael Vaughan

Captain Eoin Morgan's return to form is a positive sign for England as they aim to win their first World Cup, says former skipper Michael Vaughan.

Man City 5-0 Burnley: Champions win to remain top of Premier League

Man City 5-0 Burnley: Champions win to remain top of Premier League

Manager Pep Guardiola praises his Manchester City side for their "beautiful, beautiful goals" in a 5-0 win over Burnley.

European Rugby Champions Cup: Saracens 29-10 Lyon OU

European Rugby Champions Cup: Saracens 29-10 Lyon OU

Saracens made it two wins from two in their hunt for a third Champions Cup title, seeing off Lyon at Allianz Park.

Premier League results: Man City back to the top, Newcastle go bottom

Premier League results: Man City back to the top, Newcastle go bottom

Manchester City cruise back to the top of the Premier League after thumping Burnley, while Newcastle slip to the bottom

Royal baby: Did announcement upstage Princess Eugenie's wedding?

Royal baby: Did announcement upstage Princess Eugenie's wedding?

It comes as some people wondered if the royal baby announcement had upstaged Princess Eugenie's wedding.

Celebrating 60 years of Blue Peter in pictures

Celebrating 60 years of Blue Peter in pictures

We look back over six decades of the world's longest running children's television show.

How a doodle a day helped me survive first year without my wife

How a doodle a day helped me survive first year without my wife

Gary Andrews, whose wife died suddenly from sepsis last year, shares his life through his drawings.

The Venetians trying to reclaim Venice

The Venetians trying to reclaim Venice

Venice has lost more than half its population in the past 50 years. Residents who remain are trying to find solutions to stop the exodus.

Food allergies: What a severe reaction feels like

Food allergies: What a severe reaction feels like

What having a severe nut allergy feels like and how navigating the daily risks affects your life.

My cheating boyfriend gave me HIV - here's how I got justice

My cheating boyfriend gave me HIV - here's how I got justice

When Diane Reeve discovered that her partner was sleeping around she ended their relationship, but then she found out that he had given her HIV.

I woke up unable to speak English

I woke up unable to speak English

Hannah Jenkins survived a cycling accident - but woke up no longer being able to understand English.

How chemical weapons have helped bring Assad close to victory

How chemical weapons have helped bring Assad close to victory

A BBC investigation has found that at least 106 chemical attacks have taken place since mid-2014.

The weird world of a Kim Jong-un impersonator

The weird world of a Kim Jong-un impersonator

Every time the North Korean leader makes the news, two very unlikely beneficiaries prepare for their phones to start ringing.