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US bombers stage North Korea show of force

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:45:17 GMT

The move demonstrates the many military options available to defeat any threat, the Pentagon says.

Trump under growing pressure over NFL player comments

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:17:27 GMT

Mr Trump called for the firing of players who protest during the US anthem, but has faced a backlash.

Five hurt in London 'acid attack'

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:07:06 GMT

One man has been arrested after reports of multiple injuries near an east London shopping centre.

The Syrian girl who sings through war

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:53:09 GMT

Sana has a beautiful voice, and it helps her forget about the war raging where she lives in Aleppo.

Soul singer Charles Bradley dies aged 68

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:52:28 GMT

The singer, who released his first album in his 60s, cancelled tour dates just two weeks ago.

Mexico quake: 'If you die saving someone it's OK'

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 08:23:49 GMT

The BBC followed a recovery effort in Mexico City, after Tuesday's deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

Mexico earthquake: New tremor halts rescue operations

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:17:52 GMT

A tremor sends people running into the streets and halts searches for survivors of Tuesday's quake.

Catalonia referendum: Madrid moves to take over local policing

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:25:01 GMT

The Catalan government rejects Spain's latest move to stop its disputed independence referendum.

Puerto Rico 'failing' dam risk remains after Hurricane Maria

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:43:41 GMT

Thousands of people nearby have been told to leave as the dam may collapse after Hurricane Maria.

Actor Colin Firth gets dual British-Italian citizenship

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:19:21 GMT

The Bridget Jones actor is now a dual British-Italian citizen, because of "the uncertainty around".

North Korea: Mystery quake 'not nuclear test'

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:17:31 GMT

Experts say they believe a tremor detected near North Korea's nuclear test site was a natural event.

Macron's labour reforms spark huge demonstration in Paris

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:26:02 GMT

Crowds take to the streets in protest at labour reforms signed into law by President Emmanuel Macron.

Popular Indian guru arrested over alleged rape of law student

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:26:25 GMT

Falahari Maharaj is accused of raping a 21-year-old law student at his ashram in Rajasthan state.

Germany: A history of division and unity

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:56:45 GMT

Post-war politics of Germany: A history of division and unity

'I want to get rid of my Polish accent'

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:14:35 GMT

Kasha lives in the UK but has found some people are hostile because of her Polish accent.

Anjali: The professional dance company with a difference

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:15:31 GMT

Anjali's dancers, who have learning disabilities, are working with world-renowned choreographers.

Teaching the children of Boko Haram fighters

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:05:27 GMT

Zannah Mustapha founded a school for children affected by Boko Haram violence in the heartland of the Islamist insurgency in Nigeria.

Sir Patrick's guide to theatre company's huge costume sale

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:11:33 GMT

The theatre company is selling off more than 10,000 items of clothing worn by actors over the decades.

ICYMI: A hidden Picasso, Trump and a forest fire

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:01:30 GMT

A few of the stories you may have missed this week.

A train passenger's view of India

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:35:26 GMT

Shanu Babar loves train journeys so much that he began documenting his. Soon, others joined him.

What's so special about Eric?

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:07:01 GMT

Eric is a therapy dog transforming lives in his community and helping Karen recover from a stroke.

How business is driving the new space race

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:04:08 GMT

Why firms are spending millions to beat each other into orbit

Kalashnikov statue changed because of German weapon

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:47:55 GMT

Part of a statue to Russia's creator of the AK-47 rifle is cut out because it had the wrong weapon.

Germany's other vote: Tegel airport row divides Berliners

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:15:15 GMT

Berliners hold a vote on the future of Tegel airport - and it has become a hot political issue.

The island where people eat puffins

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:05:07 GMT

In a remote corner of Iceland, the taste of the seabird is a reminder of home.

What's the right thing to say to someone with cancer?

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:18:50 GMT

This cancer survivor is changing the "sugarcoated" greeting card business

Risking life and limb to protect eagles

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:23:17 GMT

How one man found his calling as a protector of one of the largest species of eagle, the harpy.

Australia's heated same-sex marriage debate

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:45:56 GMT

Battle lines are drawn as the country has its say in a two-month voluntary postal survey.

You choose: what thing helped make the modern economy?

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:46:28 GMT

Tim Harford chose 50 essential inventions that shaped the modern economy, but what should be the 51st?

How Cuba and Puerto Rico responded to their hurricanes

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:56:26 GMT

Cuba and Puerto Rico responded differently to devastating hurricanes, the BBC's Will Grant reports.

Where would FC Barcelona be in an independent Catalonia?

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:18:33 GMT

The Catalan referendum places some uncertainty over the future of Spain's prestigious football club.

Slaves in modern Britain: 'Living in the dark'

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:56:26 GMT

Matthew Price reports on efforts to root out slavery in the UK

Joseph Parker beats Hughie Fury on points to retain WBO heavyweight title

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:39:09 GMT

Joseph Parker beats Britain's Hughie Fury on points to retain the WBO world heavyweight title in Manchester.

Guardiola, Mourinho, Conte, Pochettino & Klopp on Saturday's Premier League action

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:51:44 GMT

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says his side are "feeling better" about their title challenge this season, while United counterpart Jose Mourinho thinks it will be a six-team race.

Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd ask for CCTV footage over controversial chant

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:25:56 GMT

Manchester United ask police for help to identify fans who sang a controversial song about Romelu Lukaku in the win at Southampton.

Fenerbahce 2-1 Besiktas

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:24:06 GMT

Five players are sent off as Fenerbahce beat Besiktas in an Istanbul derby featuring two goals and three red cards in the final five minutes.

Road World Championships: Britain underdogs in men's road race - Rod Ellingworth

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:01:44 GMT

Great Britain could finish in the top 10 of the World Championships men's road race if "everything" goes their way, says coach Rod Ellingworth.

Tour Championship: Paul Casey leads to boost FedEx Cup hopes

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:02:24 GMT

England's Paul Casey boosts his hopes of winning the FedEx Cup and a $10m (£7.4m) bonus by moving into the lead in the season-ending Tour Championship.

Rangers: Pedro Caixinha says Scott Brown elbowed Alfredo Morelos

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:34:54 GMT

Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha says Celtic's Scott Brown elbowed Alfredo Morelos in the Old Firm meeting at Ibrox.