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June 04, 2018
Brexit: More assurances for MPs possible says May

Brexit: More assurances for MPs possible says May

Theresa May is seeking "further clarification" to satisfy MPs after "robust" exchange with EU chief.

Trump names new acting chief of staff

Trump names new acting chief of staff

Mick Mulvaney will be acting White House chief of staff, replacing General John Kelly.

Eleven die and dozens ill after eating rice at Indian temple

Eleven die and dozens ill after eating rice at Indian temple

Witnesses say people fell ill after eating rice following a ceremony in the state of Karnataka.

Were Taylor Swift fans tracked at her gig?

Were Taylor Swift fans tracked at her gig?

A stadium in LA confirms it uses facial recognition technology at pop concerts.

Hastings cliff fall: Rock crashes into bedroom

Hastings cliff fall: Rock crashes into bedroom

Rocks weighing several tons fell onto a building on White Rock, in Hastings, destroying a bedroom.

Johnson & Johnson shares drop after asbestos report

Johnson & Johnson shares drop after asbestos report

Shares drop as Reuters study says firm knew asbestos "lurked" in its talcum powder for decades.

Gary Lineker row: What can BBC presenters say and not say?

Gary Lineker row: What can BBC presenters say and not say?

Gary Lineker has been criticised for publicly airing his political views - but is it ok for him to do so?

Yemen war: Firing in Hudaydah raises fears for new truce

Yemen war: Firing in Hudaydah raises fears for new truce

Only a day after warring parties agreed a ceasefire, residents hear shelling in Hudaydah port.

Money spill on US highway sparks cash grab

Money spill on US highway sparks cash grab

Motorists stopped their vehicles and rushed to collect bills scattered on Route 3 in New Jersey.

UK schoolgirls assaulted in Ghana 'given specialist support'

UK schoolgirls assaulted in Ghana 'given specialist support'

The girls, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, were sexually assaulted at gunpoint.

Separate food waste may become compulsory

Separate food waste may become compulsory

Councils will have to offer separate food caddies in a bid to combat methane emissions.

Warning of heavy snow and ice for Scotland

Warning of heavy snow and ice for Scotland

Freezing rain is one of the hazards expected to lead to "treacherous" conditions on Saturday and Sunday.

The Papers: May and Juncker clash and 'Brexit charge'

The Papers: May and Juncker clash and 'Brexit charge'

Saturday's front pages feature Brexit and the EU's plan to charge Brits travelling to Europe.

Royal Family: Christmas card images by Harry, Meghan, William and Kate

Royal Family: Christmas card images by Harry, Meghan, William and Kate

A new wedding picture of Harry and Meghan and a family snap of the Cambridges are among the greetings.

Theresa May's week in charts

Theresa May's week in charts

Five charts about the prime minister's busy week

Strictly Come Dancing final: What makes a winner?

Strictly Come Dancing final: What makes a winner?

Is there a formula to how a celebrity wins Strictly Come Dancing?

Did you see the Geminid meteor shower?

Did you see the Geminid meteor shower?

Images of the Geminid meteor shower that was seen from around the world

Kanye West vs Drake: What's the story behind their war of words (and emojis)?

Kanye West vs Drake: What's the story behind their war of words (and emojis)?

Everything you need to know about Kanye West's astonishing Twitter tirade against Drake.

Who is shining a torch for women today?

Who is shining a torch for women today?

One hundred years since the first votes were cast by UK women, who is standing up for women's rights today?

Quiz of the Week: Why were women banned from the Cresta Run?

Quiz of the Week: Why were women banned from the Cresta Run?

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

David Dimbleby's famous Question Time moments

David Dimbleby's famous Question Time moments

From ejecting members of the public to questions about his robotic alter ego, the QT host has had some memorable moments during 25 years in the hot seat.

Yellow Vests: Is the symbol spreading across Europe?

Yellow Vests: Is the symbol spreading across Europe?

The clothing has been used in demonstrations on a wide variety of subjects, in countries across Europe. But what's behind the vest, and what's its future?

County Lines: Drug gangs destroying lives and communities

County Lines: Drug gangs destroying lives and communities

Young and vulnerable people are being exploited by drug gangs from large urban areas in a practice called County Lines.

Shrewsbury pre-school group invites pensioners to festive party

Shrewsbury pre-school group invites pensioners to festive party

A mother and toddler group invites local pensioners to its Christmas party.

Theresa May confidence vote: What was going on in committee room 14?

Theresa May confidence vote: What was going on in committee room 14?

The other-worldly aura of the committee room where Mrs May's fate was announced.

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Christmas Jumper Day: Who wins, retailers or charity?

Christmas Jumper Day: Who wins, retailers or charity?

The festive campaign has become an annual event, but who's the real winner - retailers or charity?

Delays made me give up my Army dream

Delays made me give up my Army dream

Prospective recruits face delays and disappointment under the outsourced recruitment process.

Will giving a time limit to her premiership help or hinder the PM?

Will giving a time limit to her premiership help or hinder the PM?

Theresa May says she won't fight another election - but has she forfeited power in saying so?

Did my children die because I married my cousin?

Did my children die because I married my cousin?

Ruba and Saqib both carry a gene for I-cell disorder, which means their children have a one-in-four chance of dying in early childhood.

The secret I'm hiding under my oversized fashion style

The secret I'm hiding under my oversized fashion style

Blogger Arooj Aftab explains why wearing oversized clothes is more than just a fashion statement for her.

The fight over the Indian baby born in a bank queue

The fight over the Indian baby born in a bank queue

Two-year-old Khazanchi is at the centre of a fight involving two families, villages and politicians.

Why your pizza may never be delivered by drone

Why your pizza may never be delivered by drone

The biggest obstacle to delivery drones isn't technology, it's regulation and public acceptance.

Talking horses and perfect faces: The rise of virtual celebrities

Talking horses and perfect faces: The rise of virtual celebrities

From animated YouTubers to computer-generated Instagram models, new meaning is being given to the term 'manufactured personality'.

Five goals and a red card in 14 minutes as Livingston hammer Hearts

Five goals and a red card in 14 minutes as Livingston hammer Hearts

Five goals and a red card in the space of 14 minutes ensure Livingston hammer Hearts in the Scottish Premiership.

Sterling comments 'a game changer' on racism in football

Sterling comments 'a game changer' on racism in football

BBC Sport's Hugh Woozencroft debates with three black sports journalists the issues raised by Raheem Sterling's comments on race, football and the media.

Laura Kenny, Katie Archibald, Neah Evans and Ellie Dickinson win gold in women's team pursuit

Laura Kenny, Katie Archibald, Neah Evans and Ellie Dickinson win gold in women's team pursuit

Laura Kenny, Katie Archibald, Neah Evans and Ellie Dickinson win gold in the women's team pursuit at the World Track Cycling World Cup in London.

'He doesn't make many mistakes but I could get to him' - Fielding ready to upset Alvarez

'He doesn't make many mistakes but I could get to him' - Fielding ready to upset Alvarez

Rocky Fielding says he will relish the chance to upset the odds when he takes on Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez at Madison Square Gardens.

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018

Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2018.

Ex-rider Varnish case about 'self interest' - British Cycling lawyer

Ex-rider Varnish case about 'self interest' - British Cycling lawyer

Ex-rider Jess Varnish is putting "self-interest" first in an employment case against British Cycling and UK Sport, a lawyer says.

West Brom come from behind to beat Sheffield United

West Brom come from behind to beat Sheffield United

West Brom come from behind to pick up a crucial victory at fellow Championship promotion contenders Sheffield United.

Called the wrong name at work? Awkward...

Called the wrong name at work? Awkward...

What should you do when someone gets your name wrong in the professional sphere?

The bar where your cash is worthless

The bar where your cash is worthless

As more firms around the world refuse to take cash, does this mean the end for notes and coins?

Love Islanders' Instagram tips on how to make money from #ad

Love Islanders' Instagram tips on how to make money from #ad

Each paid post is making reality TV stars like Paul Knops and Jamie Jewitt hundreds of pounds - but how?

Nasa's Jupiter mission Juno reveals giant polar storms

Nasa's Jupiter mission Juno reveals giant polar storms

Stunning images from Nasa's Jupiter "JunoCam" show huge, "endless storms" at the planet's poles.

The secret life of a fantasy shopper

The secret life of a fantasy shopper

Some people take window-shopping to the next level. Sue Elliott-Nicholls describes the escapist allure of a posh fitting room.

Mrs Wilson: Still searching for the real Alexander Wilson

Mrs Wilson: Still searching for the real Alexander Wilson

As the BBC drama Mrs Wilson ends, Alexander Wilson's family don't know what to believe, his grandson writes.

Triple child murders: The lodger who destroyed a family

Triple child murders: The lodger who destroyed a family

David McGreavy murdered and mutilated three young children 45 years ago, a crime that remains as shocking as it was inexplicable.