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'Super-parenting' improves children's autism

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:17:11 GMT

Training mums and dads as "super parents" can dramatically improve a child's autism, a study shows.

Trump: Clinton's foreign policy plan would start WWIII

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:55:26 GMT

Donald Trump says presidential rival Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would lead to "World War Three".

Apple iPhone sales fall, but beat estimates

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:31:33 GMT

Apple reports its third quarter in a row of falling iPhone sales, but sales beat analyst expectations.

Dreamworld: Siblings among dead at Australia theme park

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:27:30 GMT

A sister and brother are named as among four people killed at a theme park in Australia on Tuesday.

Homophobia in sport: Most fans 'would welcome gay players' - BBC poll

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:01:23 GMT

A BBC Radio 5 live poll finds that 82% of sports fans in England, Wales and Scotland would welcome an openly gay player at their club.

A special report with Iraqi troops as they near Mosul

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:19:36 GMT

Iraqi soldiers near the centre of the stronghold of so-called Islamic State in the fight for Mosul.

Young adult offenders rethink urged by MPs

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:17:05 GMT

MPs call for a major change in dealing with young adult offenders based on evidence about brain development.

Sally Brampton: Journalist killed herself after 'missed opportunities'

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:04:27 GMT

Journalist Sally Brampton killed herself after "missed opportunities" to help her, an inquest hears.

Zac Goldsmith quits as MP over Heathrow decision

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:14:32 GMT

Tory Zac Goldsmith resigns and forces a by-election in protest at government backing for Heathrow expansion.

Man Booker Prize: Paul Beatty becomes first US winner for The Sellout

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:43:42 GMT

Paul Beatty becomes the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize with his racial satire The Sellout.

Hugh Laurie honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:53:46 GMT

British actor Hugh Laurie is honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Calais 'Jungle': Demolition crews pull down migrant camp

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:46:55 GMT

Crews dismantle the "Jungle" camp in Calais with sledgehammers as migrants continue to leave by bus.

Justin Timberlake in election voting selfie gaffe

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:01:15 GMT

Justin Timberlake is spared a brush with the law after posting a voting selfie in Tennessee.

Keegan Hirst: Being gay in rugby league

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:00:35 GMT

Britain's first openly gay rugby league player Keegan Hirst discusses fan reaction, rainbow laces and what life has been like since coming out in August 2015.

Booker Prize: First US winner chokes up

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:38:51 GMT

First US winner of the Man Booker Prize, Paul Beatty gives an emotional speech.

Growing up under Heathrow's flightpath

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:24:04 GMT

At busy times planes fly over Hounslow Heath Infant and Nursery school every minute.

New project to measure UK air pollution from the air

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:07:06 GMT

Scientists have carried out their first test flight of a project to measure UK air pollution from the air.

Calais 'Jungle' migrant camp demolition begins

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:07:22 GMT

Crews begin dismantling the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais with sledgehammers as its inhabitants leave by coach for other parts of France.

Eyewitness: 'There were children on the ride screaming'

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:24:03 GMT

Eyewitnesses described what they saw after four people were killed on a ride at Dreamworld in Australia.

Strictly's Darcey Bussell on who might replace Len Goodman

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:04:24 GMT

Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell says head judge Len Goodman will be missed when he leaves the BBC show after the next series.

The history of London's Heathrow airport

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:52:45 GMT

A look back at how Heathrow grew from an airfield where passengers waited for flights in tents, to a major hub with about 75 million people passing through it each year.

BBC News Channel

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:34:37 GMT

Britain's most-watched news channel, delivering breaking news and analysis all day, every day.

Parrot fossil unearthed in Siberia

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:42:14 GMT

A parrot fossil has been discovered in Siberia - the furthest north these birds have ever been found.

Svetlana Kuznetsova cuts own hair during match at WTA finals

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:12:24 GMT

Svetlana Kuznetsova hacks off part of her own hair en route to a three-sets win over Agnieszka Radwanska at the WTA Finals.

US election 2016: America's Great Game as energy superpower

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:46:07 GMT

Energy policy got scant attention this election season, but it could have global policy implications.

Russia's different reality

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:16:03 GMT

Gabriel Gatehouse analyses why Russia increasingly sees the world differently from the West.

Gavin Lee: Day one of dismantling the Jungle

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:41:41 GMT

The BBC's Gavin Lee reports on the first day of the dismantling of the sprawling Jungle migrant camp in Calais, northern France.

Women work 39 days a year more than men, report says

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:18:30 GMT

The World Economic Forum estimates that globally women work 39 more days a year than men when unpaid labour is factored in.

Divisions persist about who should regulate UK press

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:52:18 GMT

BBC media correspondent David Sillito says a single signature could transform press regulation for newspapers in the UK.

What lies behind the Quetta police academy attack?

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:45:24 GMT

The BBC's M Ilyas Khan asks why militants are attacking Quetta, a city caught in struggles between regional powers and militant groups.

Heathrow expansion: How the cost of delays stacks up

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:16:21 GMT

The decision to opt for a new runway at Heathrow is the latest chapter in a 50-year saga - but how much have the delays cost the UK economy?

Newspaper review: 'Air rage' over Heathrow expansion

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:59:05 GMT

Fall-out from the decision to expand Heathrow makes the front page in many of Wednesday's newspapers.

Concrete Canvas

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:31:45 GMT

After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.

Snowdonia in autumn

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:40:28 GMT

Casgliad o luniau'r hydref yn Eryri // Images of Snowdonia in all its autumn glory

In pictures: Living off-grid

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:01:05 GMT

Photographer Ed Gold explores the woodland community at Tinkers Bubble in Somerset.

Your pictures

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:43:22 GMT

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "bricks".

Week in pictures: 15-21 October 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:13:11 GMT

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

Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:17:53 GMT

Daniel Sturridge scores twice as Liverpool overcome Tottenham 2-1 at Anfield to reach the EFL Cup quarter-finals.

Wayne Rooney: England manager Gareth Southgate backs 'influential' captain

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:07:35 GMT

England caretaker boss Gareth Southgate backs his "hugely influential" captain Wayne Rooney, despite a poor run of form.

Sir Bradley Wiggins begins final event on home soil in London Six Day

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:19:04 GMT

Sir Bradley Wiggins starts his final British event before retiring, and his first race since his use of a banned steroid was revealed.

Spain Women 1-2 England Women

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:39:47 GMT

England claim their sixth win in nine games with a friendly victory over Spain as they continue their preparations for Euro 2017.

Selfie blackmail

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:20:51 GMT

Smartphones and social media are colliding with notions of honour and shame in conservative societies - with devastating effects on the lives of some young women.

Upper crust

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:09:40 GMT

As the final episode of the last BBC series of The Great British Bake Off looms, we look back at the most memorable moments from the show's history.

Growth potential

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:00:27 GMT

Heathrow's third runway may have got the go-ahead, but what expansion plans do the UK's other major airports have?

Doctor Who?

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:12:25 GMT

Benedict Cumberbatch says he leapt at the chance to play an action hero in Doctor Strange - even though he only learned of the character's existence when a journalist suggested he would be perfect for the role.

Framing the mafia

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:32:12 GMT

Photographer Letizia Battaglia's images of the surge of Mafia violence in Sicily between the 1970s and 1990s.

Free thinking

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:12:13 GMT

A university for coding without any teachers has opened in California this month.

Game changer

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:12:44 GMT

New research suggests that playing the augmented reality game significantly increases users' activity levels and could even extend life expectancy - if kept up indefinitely.

New tactics

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:23:38 GMT

As the Iraqi army and Kurdish forces close in on Mosul, Islamic State militants are mounting a fight-back with a series of new tactics, says Richard Galpin.

Receipts in retreat?

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:10:45 GMT

Supermarket giant Tesco has revealed it is trialling a new "digital receipt service", replacing paper receipts.

Why are people confusing Tom Hanks and Bill Murray?

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:27:01 GMT

A photo from 2013 has really confused the internet - again.