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Jeremy Corbyn struggles over cost of childcare policy

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:16:29 GMT

Jeremy Corbyn stumbles over the cost of his party's plan to offer free childcare to two-year-olds.

Election 2017: SNP manifesto calls for referendum 'at end of Brexit process'

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:12:34 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon says referendum should be held "not now, but when the final terms of the deal are known"

Mike Dubke: White House communications director quits

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:33:40 GMT

Mike Dubke resigns, and press secretary Sean Spicer will reportedly give fewer briefings.

Zoo tiger death: Rosa King 'always loved' job, mother says

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:30:03 GMT

The mother of Rosa King, who died at Hamerton Park, says her zoo work was "what she always loved".

Rolf Harris trial: Jury discharged as no verdicts reached

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:53:13 GMT

Jurors fail to reach verdicts on four sex assault charges the 87-year-old former entertainer faced.

Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:29:04 GMT

The modified drug might help put an end to resistant superbug infections, experts hope.

Syrian held in Germany over Berlin suicide attack plan

Tue, 30 May 2017 13:10:53 GMT

German police arrest 17-year-old Syrian suspected of planning suicide attack in Berlin

BA to take 'some days' to clear baggage backlog

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:44:23 GMT

Many passengers take to social media to complain they are yet to be reunited with their bags.

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal manager agrees two-year contract

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:44:35 GMT

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger agrees a two-year contract, extending his 21-year reign at the club.

Ryanair expects lower fares but reports record profits

Tue, 30 May 2017 13:01:12 GMT

The airline says fares will fall by up to 7% this year as it reports a record annual profit.

Manchester attack: Victoria railway station reopens

Tue, 30 May 2017 10:52:03 GMT

The station, attached to Manchester Arena, was shut after the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert.

Teenager dumped unconscious in wheelie bin

Tue, 30 May 2017 09:58:56 GMT

Doctors say the 17-year-old could have died if he had been left for 30 minutes longer.

Southern lights dance across skies of Australia and New Zealand

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:06:29 GMT

Pictures from across Australia and New Zealand show the Southern Lights in the night sky.

British Airways: Couple finally marry after guests arrive on Greek island

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:28:34 GMT

Woking couple able to say "I do" after having to delay their wedding by 24 hours

Election blind dates: Nigel Farage and Rachel Johnson

Tue, 30 May 2017 00:44:06 GMT

Ex-UKIP leader Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson's sister Rachel were sent on a political blind date.

Does Wonder Woman live up to the hype?

Tue, 30 May 2017 10:00:23 GMT

Find out what the critics thought of the new Wonder Woman film starring Gal Gadot in the title role.

Meet the women and girls who rocked Comic Con

Tue, 30 May 2017 02:11:09 GMT

Dressing up at Comic Con isn't about being a geek - it's about being "whoever you want for a day".

The rise of the female fitness model

Mon, 29 May 2017 23:32:17 GMT

Why are more women taking up fitness modelling?

The strangest job interview questions

Mon, 29 May 2017 23:25:46 GMT

What strange questions have you been asked in a job interview?

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa performs Haka

Mon, 29 May 2017 10:56:15 GMT

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa performs a Haka to support a New Zealand MMA fighter.

Violent storm sweeps across south east of England

Mon, 29 May 2017 13:45:16 GMT

More than 120,000 flashes of lightning are recorded over northern France and south-east England in 12 hours.

Kings of Leon and the bands around for longer than you think

Sun, 28 May 2017 21:17:04 GMT

These bands have been around for decades, really.

BA delays: What are my rights?

Mon, 29 May 2017 14:03:20 GMT

There are EU regulations governing compensation for cancelled flights leaving from EU airports.

High-wire team give Kelpies their first health check

Mon, 29 May 2017 08:26:00 GMT

The world's largest pair of equine sculptures are approaching their third anniversary.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:41:12 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

How an autistic child became world pinball champion

Tue, 30 May 2017 00:48:40 GMT

Pinball champion Robert Gagno says having autism has made him a better player. But it's also true that playing pinball has helped him live with autism.

Music torture: How heavy metal broke Manuel Noriega

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00:18 GMT

From Panama to Afghanistan, the US Army has repeatedly deployed a secret weapon: heavy rock music.

Just the job? When interviews go wrong

Mon, 29 May 2017 23:25:58 GMT

Ever had a job interview that seemed to have nothing to do with your ability to do the job?

One injured boxer's 'fight of his life'

Tue, 30 May 2017 11:28:40 GMT

Daniel Flaherty has been recovering from a brain injury since collapsing after a boxing match in 2015.

John Noakes: The action man of Blue Peter

Mon, 29 May 2017 09:55:26 GMT

The daredevil presenter and companion of Shep the dog who later became a fierce critic of the programme's culture.

Cannes Film Festival highlights: Laughter, tears and monkey business

Mon, 29 May 2017 09:00:37 GMT

The highlights and talking points as the French film festival draws to a close.

The women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam

Sun, 28 May 2017 22:50:36 GMT

The women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam could face the death penalty, but who are they?

French Open 2017: Johanna Konta suffers shock defeat at Roland Garros

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:02:24 GMT

British number one Johanna Konta suffers a shock defeat by world number 109 Hsieh Su-wei in the first round of the French Open.

Sergio Aguero: Manchester City striker's future has 'never been in doubt' - chairman

Tue, 30 May 2017 10:58:13 GMT

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero's future at the club has "never been in doubt", chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak says.

England boss Gareth Southgate did not speak to Wayne Rooney before latest omission

Tue, 30 May 2017 10:45:58 GMT

England manager Gareth Southgate says he did not speak to Wayne Rooney before leaving him out of his latest squad.

Manager Thomas Tuchel leaves Borussia Dortmund

Tue, 30 May 2017 11:53:02 GMT

Manager Thomas Tuchel leaves Borussia Dortmund after two years in charge, the Bundesliga club confirms.

Test Match Special: Pint-Sized TMS' funniest moments

Tue, 30 May 2017 05:18:02 GMT

BBC Sport's Pint-Sized Test Match Special looks back at some of the lighter moments over the years.

Jeremy Corbyn stumbles over childcare figures on Woman's Hour

Tue, 30 May 2017 10:19:42 GMT

The Labour leader flounders as he is pressed on the costs of his party's child care pledge.

Has the time now come for internet voting?

Mon, 29 May 2017 23:29:41 GMT

More countries are using internet voting for elections. But does it encourage more people to vote - and is it safe?

At-a-glance: SNP manifesto

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:29:09 GMT

SNP launch their manifesto ahead of the general election. Here are some of the key points.

Could Labour's love be lost in Mansfield after 94 years?

Mon, 29 May 2017 00:18:04 GMT

Could a strong Brexit vote and disenchantment spell the party's end in the Nottinghamshire town?

Election 2017: Who has power over what in Scotland?

Mon, 29 May 2017 23:27:40 GMT

Scotland's powers have grown and grown, so who is in control over what - Westminster or Holyrood?

Reality Check: The fight over women's state pensions

Tue, 30 May 2017 10:10:53 GMT

The Conservatives have been criticised by other parties for not doing more to help women affected by changes to pension policy.

Who is Leanne Wood? A profile of the Plaid Cymru leader

Mon, 29 May 2017 00:31:06 GMT

Profiling the Plaid Cymru leader who came of age politically during the 1980s miners' strikes.

Reality Check: Are standards slipping in Scotland's schools?

Mon, 29 May 2017 16:00:29 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon has defended her record on education. Reality Check looks at Scottish school standards.

Can quizzes help confused voters make up their minds?

Mon, 29 May 2017 00:30:26 GMT

Confused about how to vote? Political quizzes claim they can provide the answer.

General Election 2017: The parties' proposals on childcare

Mon, 29 May 2017 00:29:45 GMT

What are the political parties' pledges on childcare for working parents with pre-school children?

General election 2017: Extra programmes with political leaders

Sun, 28 May 2017 14:28:39 GMT

A guide to the additional programmes and debates for the general election campaign.

Election 2017 poll tracker: How the parties compare

Sat, 27 May 2017 22:40:14 GMT

Who is on course to win the 2017 general election? Use our tracker to see the latest analysis.

What impact have employment tribunal fees had?

Sun, 28 May 2017 11:26:29 GMT

Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the SNP have called for employment tribunal fees to be scrapped.

Profile: Green Party co-leaders Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley

Sat, 27 May 2017 23:04:56 GMT

Looking at Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley, the people at the head of the Green Party.

General election 2017: Osborne: Tory plans badly thought through

Sat, 27 May 2017 16:20:58 GMT

Former Chancellor George Osborne criticises manifesto commitments on social care and immigration.

Does military intervention increase the terror threat?

Fri, 26 May 2017 17:28:55 GMT

Is there a connection between UK military interventions and terror attacks?

Nick Clegg: Tory school meal plans 'hit children's health'

Sat, 27 May 2017 12:47:52 GMT

Nick Clegg says children will not get free fruit and vegetables under Tory plans for English schools.

Reality Check: What has happened to police numbers?

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:36:09 GMT

What has happened to police numbers and counter-terrorism funding?

Who is Nicola Sturgeon? A profile of the SNP leader

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:52:33 GMT

As she leads the SNP into a fourth election in under three years, BBC Scotland examines the rise of Nicola Sturgeon.

General election 2017: Workers' rights v robo jobs - a quandary for all campaigns

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:54:55 GMT

Artificial intelligence will have a huge impact on jobs - so are the parties still committed to it?

General election: What you need to know

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:28:35 GMT

The UK will have a general election on 8 June. Here's what you need to know.

Reality Check: How would UKIP fund greater NHS spending?

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:18:47 GMT

UKIP says it will cut the budget for overseas aid in order to provide more cash for the NHS.

Manifestos - our guide to their hand-on-heart pledges

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:41:57 GMT

Issue by issue, what the parties are pledging, presented in easy-to-scan bullet points.

Who is Paul Nuttall? A profile of the UKIP leader

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:46:46 GMT

A profile of Paul Nuttall, leader of the UK Independence Party.

General election 2017: BBC Election Bot

Sat, 06 May 2017 13:42:14 GMT

Keep up to date with latest news from the UK's general election.

General election: Why 7.5m people can't vote for a woman

Wed, 24 May 2017 00:38:57 GMT

More than 100 constituencies across the UK have no female candidates standing, BBC research says.

General election 2017: Sweet shop in Warwick predicts results

Tue, 23 May 2017 23:49:26 GMT

Its owner claims his customers helped him correctly call Brexit and the 2015 election result.

The Scottish voters at the heart of a Tory-SNP battle

Tue, 23 May 2017 02:08:58 GMT

If the Conservatives are to pick up seats in Scotland, they will want to start on the Scottish borders.

Election 2017: What jobs do UK workers actually do?

Mon, 22 May 2017 23:27:59 GMT

Who are the 'hard-working' and 'ordinary' people that politicians love to appeal to?

Reality Check: What would wiping student debt cost?

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:35:50 GMT

The Green Party has pledged to write off all existing debt as well as scrapping tuition fees.

Seumas v Lynton: The power behind the thrones?

Mon, 22 May 2017 01:00:04 GMT

The leaders of the parties are well-known - but who's advising them?

Election 2017: Places with the lowest voter registration

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:51:16 GMT

Areas of London, Birmingham and Leeds have the highest proportions of adults not registered to vote.