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New York Port Authority attack: Man held after Manhattan blast

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:40:25 GMT

A man is being held after an explosion that wounded four people at Port Authority bus terminal.

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:34:01 GMT

Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years.

EU's Federica Mogherini rebuffs Netanyahu on Jerusalem

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:07:47 GMT

The EU says it will not recognise the city as Israel's capital before a final status peace deal.

The world's youngest island

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:04:26 GMT

Scientists think Hunga Tunga Hunga Ha'apai might hold clues on where to look for life on Mars.

Russia's Putin visits Syria airbase and orders start of pullout

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:54:16 GMT

Russia's president visits troops in Syria, days after saying he will stand for re-election.

Tanzanian President Magufuli pardons child rapists

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:21:58 GMT

Rights group condemns John Magufuli for pardoning musicians who raped 10 primary schoolgirls.

Snow in Europe triggers transport chaos

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:30:22 GMT

Hundreds of flights are cancelled in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Trump sex harassment accusers demand congressional inquiry

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:05:36 GMT

Three women repeat claims the president groped, fondled, forcibly kissed and humiliated them.

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:51:32 GMT

Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017.

Brexit deal 'good news' for all, says May

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:44:35 GMT

Theresa May tells MPs the agreement should reassure both Leave and Remain supporters.

Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas to reopen from early 2018

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:38:36 GMT

The measure is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 reform programme.

India outrage over brutal rape and murder of six-year-old

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:18:46 GMT

The girl was allegedly abducted from her home while asleep before she was raped and tortured to death.

Catalonia independence: Spain removes art work from Lleida

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:22:07 GMT

Protests are held against the transfer of dozens of medieval items after a lengthy ownership battle.

Chinese rooftop climber dies in 62-storey fall

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:54:26 GMT

Wu Yongning, who climbed tall buildings without safety gear, fell from a Changsha skyscraper.

The photographer who lowers herself into active volcanoes

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:54:42 GMT

Photographer Ulla Lohmann lowers herself into active volcanoes to take pictures.

Real-life 'Bambi on ice' rescued from lake

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:11:43 GMT

Firefighters came to the aid of a deer which became stranded after the water froze over at an Oregon golf course.

Young women on sexual harassment in the workplace

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:39:10 GMT

Young women tell the BBC about their experiences of sexual harassment in our biggest ever survey.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascots to be chosen by children

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 07:48:42 GMT

Can you work out the stories behind the six potential Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic mascots?

In Your Face: China’s all-seeing state

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:00:17 GMT

China has been building what it calls "the world's biggest camera surveillance network".

What not to say to men who can’t have kids

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:04:22 GMT

Opening up about male infertility.

Stefano Tresca: 'Fight your battles on a single front'

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:22:39 GMT

CEO Secrets: Tech start-ups should concentrate on their core business and fight on one front at a time, says Stefano Tresca

UK's new highest mountain in Antarctic

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:42:13 GMT

Scientists re-measure the tallest mountains in the Antarctic territory claimed by Britain.

Modern slavery: 'I had to eat the dog's food to survive'

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:02:22 GMT

Filipina housemaids have faced slave-like conditions working for rich families in Brazil.

Cat Person: The short story people are talking about

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:30:33 GMT

A short story about a young woman's sexual encounter with a cat owner has provoked an online discussion on modern dating

The 'A-Team' that hunts missing planes

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:15:39 GMT

More than 250 crashed planes are still missing in the US - but a team of volunteer detectives is on the case.

Celebrities rally to bullied boy

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:12:59 GMT

Chris Evans, Justin Bieber, Hailee Steinfeld and Millie Bobby Brown are among the stars who have shared his story online.

Who are the poor Americans?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:32:59 GMT

Millions of jobs have been created in the US economy, but many people still live in poverty.

Why North Korea’s nuclear test is still producing aftershocks

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:36:20 GMT

What does it mean that the ground is still shaking after September's underground nuclear test?

Venezuela's polling day: 'Wake up and sort it out'

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 04:17:51 GMT

The BBC's Katy Watson reports from Barquisimeto as people vote in controversial mayoral elections.

'How a 3am epiphany changed my life'

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:19:19 GMT

Kristina Karlsson set up her stationary business following a eureka moment, and it has since gone global.

Manchester derby: Jose Mourinho has water & milk thrown at him in row, Mikel Arteta cut

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:08:24 GMT

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has water and milk thrown at him and Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta suffers a cut head in a post-match row.

Champions League draw: Chelsea face Barcelona, Tottenham to play Juventus

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:53:55 GMT

Chelsea draw Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus.

BBC One announces Saturday night Sport Relief game show

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:43:06 GMT

BBC One announces a new Saturday night game show to launch in the run up to Sport Relief 2018.

Harry Kane: BBC Sports Personality 2017 contender

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:01:27 GMT

Golden Boot winner starred for Spurs and England - profile of Sports Personality nominee.

Lukasz Teodorczyk: Anderlecht player headbutts dressing room door

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:53:28 GMT

Anderlecht's Lukasz Teodorczyk headbutts a dressing room door after receiving a second yellow card for diving in his side's fiery 3-1 defeat by Charleroi.

Kell Brook to return in March at light-middleweight

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:59:48 GMT

Former IBF world welterweight champion Kell Brook will make his debut at light-middleweight against Sergey Rabchenko in Sheffield in March.