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Government loses Brexit appeal

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:36:35 GMT

Parliament must vote on whether the government can start Brexit, the Supreme Court rules.

Oscar nominations 2017: La La Land leads field with 14 nods

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:45:20 GMT

La La Land is the one to beat at this year's Oscars, having scored a record-equalling 14 nominations.

Trump's voter fraud claim 'based on evidence'

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 22:19:40 GMT

The president's claim that millions illegally voted is based on unspecified studies, says the White House.

Two-year bed patient 'doesn't feel guilty'

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:44:05 GMT

A patient evicted after spending two years in a hospital bed "didn't want to stay".

Tunisia attack: Victim 'played dead' as husband killed

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:32:20 GMT

A British woman was shot five times and her husband killed in the beach massacre, an inquest hears.

Rolf Harris indecent assault jury 'got it wrong'

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:56:18 GMT

Rolf Harris's defence team says he was wrongly convicted at his first trial and will not give evidence.

Extra letters added to life's genetic code

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:58:07 GMT

Scientists have created bacteria that thrive using an expanded "genetic alphabet".

'Men making decisions about women's bodies'

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:55:45 GMT

A look at why a photo of Mr Trump and a group of men making an abortion ruling has gone viral.

McGregor pulls out of Morgan interview

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:20:09 GMT

Actor Ewan McGregor pulls out of Good Morning Britain over host Piers Morgan's comments on the recent women's marches.

Briton shot dead in Porsche in Thailand's Pattaya resort

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:56:04 GMT

The man, originally from Southampton, was killed in a sports club car park in the resort of Pattaya.

Mark Graham sent hundreds of abusive letters to pop stars and MPs

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:31:37 GMT

Pop stars, sporting personalities and MPs targeted in a 13 year campaign.

Brexit: Civil servants to get international trade training

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 22:07:57 GMT

Civil servants will be coached in trade policy and negotiations to prepare for the UK's exit from the EU.

Cadbury Premier League child health partnership criticised

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 22:07:23 GMT

Critics say chocolate should not be linked with healthy lifestyles in joint drive with Premier League.

Bereaved mother demands child access law change

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:52:08 GMT

The mother of two boys killed in a house fire started by their father hands the PM a petition.

Ikea recalls chair amid reports of collapse and injuries

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:21:35 GMT

Furniture giant Ikea recalls a beach chair after reports that it can collapse and cause injury.

Oscar nominations 2017: Seven non-white actors recognised

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:16:08 GMT

Diversity in the 2017 Oscar nominations and how it compares to last year's crop.

A trip through an underwater museum

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:43:46 GMT

Exhibits about climate change and migration are just two of 12 installations in Museo Atlantico, an underwater museum off the coast of Lanzarote.

What happens to waxworks of former US presidents?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:10:11 GMT

As Donald Trump is immortalised in wax upon moving into the White House, here is a look at what happens to waxworks of former presidents when they leave office.

Rubbish including a bathtub and toilet strewn in Houghton Conquest road

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:24:09 GMT

Fly-tippers have left a Bedfordshire road littered with rubbish, including a toilet, a bathtub and a fridge.

London pollution: 'Very high' air pollution warning alert

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 22:28:09 GMT

A "very high" air pollution warning has been issued for London for the first time under a new alert system.

'Spat at and punched' - life as an amateur referee

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:47:21 GMT

Amateur football referee Ryan Hampson is going on strike to protest at the abuse he says he has received on the pitch.

Policeman rescues woman from burning car in nick of time

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:28:19 GMT

Washington state police officer Tim Schwering managed to smash through the window of a burning car to free a woman trapped inside.

Western Sahara: Forty years in a refugee camp

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:22:46 GMT

Thousands of Sahrawis, natives of Western Sahara, have been living in refugee camps in Algeria for some 40 years. As the political deadlock continues, they face a cut in aid.

BBC News Channel

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:34:37 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments as suspect in Berlin market attack is shot dead in Milan.

Dundee boy's balloon flies 370 miles to Banbury

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:00:02 GMT

A boy's balloon released in Dundee has been found 370 miles (595km) away.

Driving standing up conviction for tall Newcastle man

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:54:05 GMT

A 6ft 7in (2m) Newcastle man admits driving standing up but later claims he was "just tall".

Reality Check: Is North of England getting big boost?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:05:56 GMT

Is the government announcing a fresh cash boost for the North of England?

Reality Check: Will Supreme Court ruling delay Brexit?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:57:32 GMT

Can the government still trigger Article 50 by the end of March following the Supreme Court's ruling?

Sean Spicer: Who is President Trump's spin doctor?

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:07:44 GMT

New White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has warned that the media will be held "accountable".

First 100 days: What executive actions has Trump taken?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 22:28:11 GMT

President Trump signs a flurry of orders as he lays out his presidential agenda.

How the barcode changed retailing and manufacturing

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:38:03 GMT

How a design originally drawn in the sand led to the growth of giant supermarkets.

The Australian Muslim MP fighting the trolls

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:39:43 GMT

Dr Mehreen Faruqi uses social media to expose those who bombard her with sexist and racist abuse.

What is Acrylamide, and should we give up toast?

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:42:18 GMT

What is acrylamide and why is it important to minimise it in our diet?

Week in pictures: 14-20 January 2017

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:12:26 GMT

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Lords of the ruins

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:09:10 GMT

Photographs taken by BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen as he takes a journey through eastern Aleppo's largely deserted streets.

Africa's top shots

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:29:58 GMT

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

In pictures: Prize pigeons

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:25:32 GMT

Photographs from inside a Turkish pigeon auction in Sanliurfa.

Ross Brawn eyes Formula 1 changes to make sport 'purer & simpler'

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:42:26 GMT

The new racing boss of F1, Ross Brawn, says he wants to make changes that will make the sport "purer & simpler".

Sir Alex Ferguson: Manchester United making progress under Jose Mourinho

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:46:25 GMT

Manchester United are making progress under Jose Mourinho and are "unlucky" not to be challenging league leaders Chelsea, says Sir Alex Ferguson.

Nicole Cooke 'sceptical' of Team Sky and Sir Bradley Wiggins

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:38:13 GMT

Ex-Olympic champion Nicole Cooke says she is "sceptical" of Team Sky's drug-free credentials and Sir Bradley Wiggins' therapeutic use exemptions.

Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta 'prepared' for Serena Williams quarter-final

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 02:36:56 GMT

British number one Johanna Konta believes she has done everything she can to be ready for her first meeting with Serena Williams.

Stuntman shot dead

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:14:23 GMT

What we know about the accidental shooting death of a stuntman during filming in Australia.

In pictures

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:38:23 GMT

Photographer Ed Gold spends a day in the life of a Pole working in a UK hospital.

Raining inside

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:09:26 GMT

Chinese hotels are using art to try and stand out from their competitors, but does it make business sense?

Rebel with a cause

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:45:03 GMT

What does the rise of left-wing presidential hopeful Benoit Hamon say about France's Socialists?

'Help me find my family'

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:49:20 GMT

How a 19-year-old Swiss man's appeal for information on his birth family led to a huge response.

Sun-powered satellite TV

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:05:02 GMT

Households without mains electricity in rural areas of Kenya can now receive solar-powered satellite TV.

What happens now?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 22:32:51 GMT

After the Supreme Court rejects the government's Brexit appeal, what happens next?

Three things you need to know about ruling

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:28:55 GMT

The BBC's Laura Kuenssberg reports on the implications of the Supreme Court ruling about the Brexit process.

Brexit ruling: Gina Miller attacks 'despicable' politicians

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:04:11 GMT

Brexit victor says no government is above the law and some politicians are still "twisting the truth".

Brexit: Supreme Court's Lord Neuberger announces decision

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:08:45 GMT

Lord Neuberger says Parliament must vote on whether the government can start Brexit.

Ten talking points

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:46:11 GMT

Here's a round-up of the surprises and talking points from this year's Oscar nominations list.

Oscar nominations 2017: How diverse is this year's line-up?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:30:27 GMT

After the #OscarsSoWhite controversies of the last two years, 2017 promises to be a more diverse affair.

Oscars 2017: Ryan Gosling vs Justin Timberlake for best song

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:18:38 GMT

Ryan Gosling, Justin Timberlake and Sting will battle it out for the best song Oscar.

The actresses in the running

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:50:43 GMT

A look at the best actress nominees for the 89th Academy Awards on 26 February 2017.

The contenders for best picture

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:46:56 GMT

Find out more about the contenders for the top prize at the 89th Academy Awards.

Who will win best actor?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:55:30 GMT

A look at the best actor nominees for the 89th Academy Awards on 26 February 2017.

The full nominations

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:28:58 GMT

See the full list of nominees for this year's Academy Awards.