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June 04, 2018
Dominic Raab: We can get Brexit deal done by October

Dominic Raab: We can get Brexit deal done by October

But preparations have begun in case negotiations end without agreement, Brexit secretary says.

Worcester 'acid attack': Boy aged three injured

Worcester 'acid attack': Boy aged three injured

He is being treated in hospital for serious burns to his arm and face, police said.

Trump-Putin: Top US spy retracts 'awkward response'

Trump-Putin: Top US spy retracts 'awkward response'

Intelligence chief Dan Coats had publicly laughed in surprise on hearing of a Putin visit to the US.

UKTV: Dave and Gold among channels dropped by Virgin Media

UKTV: Dave and Gold among channels dropped by Virgin Media

About 4m households will no longer be able to watch shows such as Taskmaster and Red Dwarf.

'I was trapped in my mind for a decade, now I'm going to be a dad'

'I was trapped in my mind for a decade, now I'm going to be a dad'

Martin Pistorius had locked-in syndrome for more than a decade. Now he's about to become a father.

Syria conflict: White Helmets evacuated via Israel

Syria conflict: White Helmets evacuated via Israel

Hundreds of civil defence volunteers and family members are taken from a border war zone to Jordan.

Supergirl to feature TV's first transgender superhero

Supergirl to feature TV's first transgender superhero

Trans activist and actor Nicole Maines will join Supergirl as Nia Nal, AKA Dreamer.

Met corruption claims investigated

Met corruption claims investigated

Three officers have already been served with gross misconduct notices, according to the IOPC.

Residents displaced by school of art fire stage protest

Residents displaced by school of art fire stage protest

Business owners and residents displaced by the Glasgow School of Art fire want access to their properties.

Wave of plastic hits Dominican Republic

Wave of plastic hits Dominican Republic

This was the scene on a beach in the Dominican Republic after a storm.

Child seen lying over edge of Trowbridge railway platform

Child seen lying over edge of Trowbridge railway platform

Tim Brown said when he challenged the young boy's guardian he was told he was a "do-gooder".

Picture marks Prince George's fifth birthday

Picture marks Prince George's fifth birthday

A new official picture is released as the third in line to the throne turns five.

Kitten yoga: The class where you can play with feline friends

Kitten yoga: The class where you can play with feline friends

An animal charity is hosting a new class that lets yogis play with furry creatures whilst practising their downward dog.

The 600 greyhounds left behind in Macau

The 600 greyhounds left behind in Macau

Macau’s controversial greyhound racetrack, the Canidrome Club, is shutting down.

A legendary 'mermaid' still swimming at 78

A legendary 'mermaid' still swimming at 78

Vicki Smith, 78, performs underwater as a mermaid at an iconic Florida park

The National Science and Maths Quiz has kept Ghanaians thrilled for 25 years

The National Science and Maths Quiz has kept Ghanaians thrilled for 25 years

A TV school quiz show has Ghana gripped. We meet one of the contestants and follow him on the road to victory. But did he get there?

Your pictures: Shelter

Your pictures: Shelter

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

Fukushima beach in Japan reopens to bathers

Fukushima beach in Japan reopens to bathers

The beach in Soma City, Japan, has opened to the public for the first time since the nuclear disaster in 2011.

Make-up magic: The invisible woman

Make-up magic: The invisible woman

Mirjana Kika Milosevic's had over 56 million YouTube views painting herself in different optical illusions.

Police intensify Salisbury search after Novichok poisoning

Police intensify Salisbury search after Novichok poisoning

Officers continue with investigations into the Novichok nerve agent poisoning with searches in a Salisbury park.

Government admits rabies poster gaffe

Government admits rabies poster gaffe

A parody poster suggesting children with rabies should be shot was included in an internal magazine.

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The mega-machines helping China link the world

The mega-machines helping China link the world

As China embarks on one of the greatest infrastructure projects in history, it is changing how railways are built.

Atlanta's Paper Boi on race and rap stardom in the USA

Atlanta's Paper Boi on race and rap stardom in the USA

Newsbeat speaks to Paper Boi - aka Brian Tyree Henry - the breakout star of Donald Glover's satire on life as a black American.

Opioids: Why 'dangerous' drugs are still being used to treat pain

Opioids: Why 'dangerous' drugs are still being used to treat pain

Despite links to UK hospital deaths and a US addiction crisis, opioids remain the painkiller of choice.

Spoiler alert: Why people love looking up spoilers

Spoiler alert: Why people love looking up spoilers

Most people avoid spoilers like the plague - but there are some who say they can’t enjoy a film or a TV show without knowing what’s going to happen.

The mafia murders that brought down Slovakia's government

The mafia murders that brought down Slovakia's government

Before his death, Jan Kuciak uncovered the presence of an Italian organised crime group in Slovakia.

Why is it so difficult for disabled people to buy and wear shoes?

Why is it so difficult for disabled people to buy and wear shoes?

Why are disabled people forced to pick function over fashion when buying and wearing shoes?

Israel and Arabic: Where else do language and politics collide?

Israel and Arabic: Where else do language and politics collide?

Israel has downgraded the status of Arabic, but there is controversy over language choice elsewhere, too.

The celebrities 'banned' from the prime minister's party

The celebrities 'banned' from the prime minister's party

What an annotated guest list for a party at Number 10 reveals about Denis Thatcher.

'The screeching drill, the burnt flesh - my dental nightmare'

'The screeching drill, the burnt flesh - my dental nightmare'

Eight years of dental pain and soaring bills set Natalia Guerrero thinking about the millions who need treatment but cannot pay for it.

The Open 2018: Tiger Woods cards his lowest major score since 2011

The Open 2018: Tiger Woods cards his lowest major score since 2011

Tiger Woods cards his lowest score in a major championship since 2011 on the third day of the 2018 Open Championship at Carnoustie.

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss 'doesn't care' about transfer criticism

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss 'doesn't care' about transfer criticism

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp "doesn't care" about allegations of hypocrisy over his transfer spending.

The women choosing to love their natural grey hair

The women choosing to love their natural grey hair

As celebrities rush to colour their hair silver, some women with natural greys are ditching dyes.

Hidden landscapes the heatwave is revealing

Hidden landscapes the heatwave is revealing

Imprints of old and ancient settlements not seen in known memory are emerging from the soil as the heat takes its toll on greenery.

Burberry burns bags, clothes and perfume worth millions

Burberry burns bags, clothes and perfume worth millions

The fashion firm destroyed £28m of unwanted stock last year in a bid to protect its brand.

In-flight bacon roll row passenger fined

In-flight bacon roll row passenger fined

Ronald James poked and shouted at two air stewardesses after being denied the breakfast staple.

Obituary: Adrian Cronauer - the real Good Morning, Vietnam DJ

Obituary: Adrian Cronauer - the real Good Morning, Vietnam DJ

Adrian Cronauer was a US air force sergeant and radio presenter, depicted (loosely) by the late Robin Williams.