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Battle for Mosul: High tensions as fighting continues

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:38:26 GMT

Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen reports on the split city of Mosul, Iraq.

Germanwings crash families angered by pilot's father

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:05:40 GMT

Germanwings crash victims' families criticise the pilot's father for seeking to exonerate his son.

France's Marine Le Pen urges end to Russia sanctions

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:47:42 GMT

The far-right presidential candidate meets Russian MPs just weeks before France's elections.

Prince George to attend Thomas's School in Battersea

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:34:57 GMT

The prince, who is four in July, will attend a preparatory school in south London from September.

Brexit 'clears way' for German domination claims Heseltine

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:36:09 GMT

Germany "lost" World War Two but is now being helped to "win the peace", veteran Tory politician says.

ICC orders Congo warlord Germain Katanga to pay victims

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:05:25 GMT

Ex-Congolese militia leader ordered to pay $1m (£800,000), but he is broke.

Robotic barman pours a pint - eventually

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:57:26 GMT

The BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones gets a beer poured for him by a robotic barman - but how long does it take?

Belgium driver on terrorism charge over Antwerp 'attack'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:30:44 GMT

Belgian prosecutors bring an attempted terrorism charge against man who drove at a crowd in Antwerp.

Naked demonstrators kill sheep under Auschwitz gates

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:58:12 GMT

At least 11 people killed a sheep, undressed, and chained themselves up at the former Nazi camp.

Exmoor gardens raided by 'wily old stag'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:15:10 GMT

A mature stag has learnt how to use its antlers to lift bird feeders off garden trees.

Downton star reveals eating disorder

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:15:42 GMT

Actress "felt alone" but decided to talk about her struggles with body image in public.

Major Indian airlines ban MP who beat official

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:16:55 GMT

Ravindra Gaikwad will not be able to fly on five major Indian airlines with immediate effect.

All-male White House health bill photo sparks anger

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:40:28 GMT

The picture puts a spotlight on benefits being stripped out of latest healthcare bill revisions.

London victim 'was to get wedding proposal'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:11:07 GMT

The boyfriend of Romanian Andreea Cristea, who fell into the Thames in a terror attack, was going to propose.

Aurora Australis: Spectacular displays for first Southern Lights charter flight

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:48:50 GMT

Aurora-hunters came from around the world and were left awestruck by the display.

Weekly quiz: What's special about Sesame St's new muppet?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:38:19 GMT

A weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

Sheeran: Liberia trip 'hit me hard'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:00:51 GMT

The singer writes about his Comic Relief visit and why he'll never forget the children he met.

Ice hockey pros left 'broken' by big hits

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:42:45 GMT

Former NHL player Dale Purinton says ice hockey needs to change, so players are not left "physically and mentally" broken.

US firefighter saves lifeless dog with mouth-to-mouth

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:18:40 GMT

The animal was was lifeless after being caught in a house fire but was revived after 20 minutes.

The writing on the wall

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:13:41 GMT

Graffiti growth - from simple tags in the US 50 years ago - to vast colourful creations.

Nine Lives: Indian women with tuberculosis speak out

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:05:27 GMT

A new book documents nine women survivors of tuberculosis, India's most severe health crisis.

Hong Kong election: The nanny, Mr Pringles or the judge?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:11:13 GMT

A quick guide to the candidates competing to become Hong Kong's chief executive.

Can a mountain wind really make you ill?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:09:42 GMT

For centuries, people in the Alps have attributed health issues, headaches in particular, to the mountain wind known as the Foehn.

Why Apple's red iPhones are not 'Red' in China

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:45:31 GMT

Apple's Red iPhone is going on sale, but in China it is doing things a bit differently. Why?

Who dares piggyback on a dictator?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:12:53 GMT

The BBC examines the unusual photo of Kim Jong-un giving a piggyback to a military officer.

Jenna Cook: The adopted girl claimed by 50 birth families

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:01:36 GMT

When Jenna Cook returned from the US to China to search for her birth family, more than 50 candidates came forward - but were any of them a match?

Claressa Shields: From poverty & abuse to boxing greatness

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:12:00 GMT

From a childhood of hunger and abuse to double Olympic champion, Claressa Shields has been fighting all her life.

Tales of deportation in Trump's America: Week Two

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:00:38 GMT

A look at the men and women affected by President Trump's deportation strategy.

Europa: Our best shot at finding alien life?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:54:55 GMT

After years of planning, scientists are set now to send missions to explore the ocean world of Europa.

State of Sport: 'British sport must improve athlete care'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:10:47 GMT

British Olympic and Paralympic sport must improve its record on athlete welfare, says Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Lewis Hamilton surprised by Mercedes speed in Melbourne

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:30:41 GMT

Lewis Hamilton says he is surprised how good his Mercedes felt during Friday practice at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.