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Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2023 19:41:14 +0000
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British sisters missing after Hamas attack on Israel
October 16, 2023, 7:15 PM
Noiya, 16, and Yahel, 13, are from Kibbutz Be'eri, near the Gaza border.
Brussels shooting: Suspect at large after two killed in Belgian capital
October 16, 2023, 7:25 PM
The victims were shot close to the city centre on Monday evening and the gunman is at large, police say.
Trump seeks 'vindication' in UK courts over ex-spy's dossier on alleged Russian sex bribes
October 16, 2023, 3:14 PM
Former president says he wants to give evidence in London over "egregiously inaccurate" 2017 dossier.
Storm Babet: What do you need to know?
October 16, 2023, 11:24 AM
The second named storm of the autumn will bring heavy rain and strong winds from Wednesday to Saturday.
Sir David Attenborough: What's in Planet Earth III?
October 16, 2023, 5:02 PM
The 97-year-old presents Planet Earth III, the third instalment of the landmark award-winning programme.
Sacked banker loses case over two-sandwich lunch claim
October 16, 2023, 11:14 AM
Szabolcs Fekete claimed two coffees, two sandwiches and two pasta dishes were consumed solely by him.
Peter Bone: Tory MP facing suspension after bullying probe
October 16, 2023, 5:01 PM
Parliament's behaviour watchdog says Wellingborough MP Peter Bone should be suspended for six weeks.
Twelve hurt as bus crashes into cafe in Manchester
October 16, 2023, 5:30 PM
The driver has been arrested after the bus veered into a bubble tea cafe in Manchester city centre.
Polish election: Right-wing ruling party to lose majority - exit poll
October 16, 2023, 3:54 PM
Donald Tusk's centrist opposition has a better chance of forming a coalition if the poll is right.
Maths pupil stripped of GCSE amid cheating claim
October 16, 2023, 5:45 PM
The student asked about a question he found online while revising - which came up in his exam.
Long queues for bread as displaced Gazans flee to southern city of Khan Younis
October 16, 2023, 12:03 PM
The BBC's Rushdi Abualouf reports from Khan Younis, where hundreds of thousands of refugees have arrived.
Sir Patrick Vallance says release of full diary entries would breach human rights
October 16, 2023, 4:37 PM
Ex-chief scientist says only extracts of his evening notes should be released to the Covid inquiry.
Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith 'healing relationship'
October 16, 2023, 6:58 PM
It emerged last week the couple have been living apart since 2016, despite regularly appearing together.
Cricket World Cup 2023: Australia beat Sri Lanka in Lucknow for first win
October 16, 2023, 4:28 PM
Australia finally get their first win of the World Cup, but only after surviving some nervy moments against Sri Lanka.
Poland election earthquake: What happens next?
October 16, 2023, 10:25 AM
The ruling party is on course to lose its majority - and an opposition coalition has the numbers to replace it.
The Lincolnshire village honoured in every Disney film since 2006
October 15, 2023, 11:03 PM
Walt Disney visited Norton Disney, Lincolnshire, in 1949, and Sleeping Beauty's castle changed forever.
Why is it a struggle for mental health patients to get tampons?
October 16, 2023, 6:50 AM
Patients say getting access to pads and tampons on mental health wards can be a struggle.
Still building on its success - Minecraft first game to sell 300m
October 16, 2023, 11:50 AM
The Lego-like block-building game cements its position as the best-selling video game of all time.
Putin in China aiming to strengthen anti-West coalition
October 16, 2023, 4:11 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin makes a rare overseas trip to visit his most important ally.
Do you know the deadline for secondary school applications?
October 15, 2023, 11:08 PM
The application rules and deadlines for 2024 secondary school places vary across the UK.
2028 Olympics: 'Cricket in Los Angeles will expand the game'
October 16, 2023, 12:09 PM
Players react to the news that cricket will be among the sports taking place in Los Angeles in 2028.
Can the SNP's independence plan change the union's future?
October 15, 2023, 10:00 PM
Humza Yousaf sought to temper expectations of SNP members at the party's annual conference.
A spooked and lonely Taiwan looks for new friends
October 15, 2023, 10:09 PM
China's incessant military drills drive Taiwan to look for more support.
Scotland: Steve Clarke's side have qualified, but what now?
October 15, 2023, 10:08 PM
BBC Scotland takes a look at what next summer looks like for the Tartan Army at Euro 2024.
Same-sex marriage: The lesbian activist seeking equal rights in India
October 16, 2023, 12:02 AM
Maya Sharma doesn't believe in marriage but has petitioned India's Supreme Court to legalise same-sex union.
Is the UK doing enough to monitor air pollution?
October 15, 2023, 11:04 PM
There are now 555 air quality monitors across the country, but some say they aren't good enough.
Madonna's Celebration Tour review: The Queen of pop brings out her crown jewels
October 15, 2023, 4:07 AM
The star is joined on stage by four of her children, who she thanks for saving her life this summer.
Rick and Morty: New lead voice actors revealed during season 7 premiere
October 16, 2023, 11:58 AM
The sci-fi animated comedy returned for its seventh season with a new cast voicing its leads characters.
Steve Bell sacked by Guardian in antisemitism row over Netanyahu cartoon
October 16, 2023, 11:56 AM
Cartoon of Israeli PM Netanyahu was pulled following a row over its meaning.
LinkedIn: Microsoft says 668 more jobs to go
October 16, 2023, 4:38 PM
The company, which is owned my Microsoft, is cutting about 3% of its workforce.
Liam Gallagher announces tour playing Definitely Maybe in entirety
October 16, 2023, 10:22 AM
The ex-Oasis star says his 2024 shows will be a celebration of "the most important album of the '90s".
Stella McCartney Highland house plans spark objections
October 16, 2023, 3:26 PM
The fashion designer and her husband hope to build a modern home in the Lochailort area.
Climate crisis: Coca-Cola trial to make bottle tops from CO2 emissions
October 16, 2023, 10:51 AM
Coca-Cola hopes to cut its carbon footprint with fossil-free plastic trial at Swansea University.
North East Ambulance Service patient declared dead woke up in hospital
October 16, 2023, 10:59 AM
The North East Ambulance Service apologises to the patient's family and begins an investigation.
Battersea Dogs Home names vet hospital after Paul O'Grady
October 16, 2023, 6:24 AM
The charity says the TV star was a "champion of the underdog" as it names vet hospital after him.
Bianca Williams: Stopped athlete was stereotyped by police, panel told
October 16, 2023, 2:42 PM
Ricardo dos Santos has been "repeatedly" stopped and searched by police, a misconduct hearing is told.
Daniel Noboa elected Ecuador's youngest president
October 16, 2023, 11:13 AM
Mr Noboa will govern until May 2025 after beating Luisa González in the second round of voting.
Bradford birthplace of Brontë sisters goes up for sale
October 16, 2023, 3:28 PM
Campaigners aim to bring the Grade II*-listed house in Thornton, Bradford, into community ownership.
Scotland fans celebrate qualifying for Euros
October 16, 2023, 7:50 AM
The Tartan Army celebrates qualifying for the 2024 tournament in Germany.
Sunak urged to speed up bill to stop no-fault evictions
October 16, 2023, 7:10 AM
A group of 30 charities warn Rishi Sunak not to abandon the Renters Reform Bill.
Snapchat death crash mum's plea to stop drink-drivers
October 16, 2023, 12:51 PM
Dafydd Hughes was killed by an unlicensed driver filmed drinking a can of cider behind the wheel.
Huge numbers of A&E waits in Wales not counted for a decade
October 16, 2023, 4:44 PM
The missing figures suggest Wales now has worse A&E waiting times than England.
Suzanne Somers: Three's Company actress dies aged 76
October 15, 2023, 9:50 PM
Somers was best known as one of the stars of the US sitcoms Three's Company and Step by Step.
Low-level offenders could be released early under jail reforms
October 16, 2023, 6:40 PM
Minister announces plans for low-level offenders and foreign criminals as prison spaces fill up.
Landlord charged with hate crimes after Muslim boy killed in Illinois
October 16, 2023, 3:48 PM
A mother and son in Illinois were allegedly targeted because of their faith and conflict in the Middle East.
Hong Kong: 11kg of suspected cocaine found in motorised wheelchair
October 15, 2023, 5:42 PM
A 51-year-old man could face life in prison after the discovery by Hong Kong airport officials.
England 30-24 Fiji: Owen Farrell's boot seals Rugby World Cup semi-final spot
October 15, 2023, 10:13 PM
Owen Farrell's boot takes England to the Rugby World Cup semi-finals with a 30-24 victory against Fiji in Marseille.
Matt Dawson column: England were great against Fiji; they will need more for South Africa
October 16, 2023, 11:47 AM
Ex-England captain Matt Dawson praises the side's World Cup quarter-final win against Fiji and warns of a greater challenge to come.
England ready to get 'payback' against Italy for Euro 2020 final, says Kyle Walker
October 16, 2023, 5:30 PM
England defender Kyle Walker is hopeful the Three Lions can get "payback" in Tuesday's Euro 2024 qualifier against reigning champions Italy.
ICC Cricket World Cup highlights 2023: Australia defeat Sri Lanka by five wickets
October 16, 2023, 4:39 PM
Watch highlights as Australia hold their nerve to claim a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka at the Cricket World Cup in Lucknow.
Connor Coghill: British featherweight in hospital with bleed on brain after defeat by Hopey Price
October 16, 2023, 6:30 PM
Featherweight Connor Coghill is in hospital after a bleed on his brain was discovered in the wake of the Briton's defeat by Hopey Price in Sheffield on 7 October.
Ukraine U21 3-2 England U21: Illia Kvasnytsya gives Ukraine dramatic late win
October 16, 2023, 6:52 PM
Illia Kvasnytsya's 94th-minute winner gives Ukraine a dramatic victory over England Under-21s in Euro 2025 qualifying.
Natasha Jonas creates history as she secures boxing manager's licence
October 16, 2023, 11:10 AM
World champion Natasha Jonas becomes the first black woman to get a British Boxing Board of Control manager's licence.
Khan Younis: A Gaza city on its knees, now with a million mouths to feed
October 15, 2023, 3:38 PM
A desperate and destitute tide of humanity has washed into Khan Younis. And there is no help.
We are broken, says brother of British Hamas victim
October 16, 2023, 5:35 PM
Nathanel Young, 20, was serving in the IDF when he was killed in the Hamas attack on Israel.
What is the Rafah crossing and why is it Gaza's lifeline?
October 16, 2023, 1:23 PM
The border crossing with Egypt is the only point of exit for Palestinians looking to flee Gaza.
Entire streets destroyed in Gaza refugee camp
October 16, 2023, 9:10 AM
In footage from Saturday, people can be seen walking through huge piles of rubble.
Hamas hostages: Who are the people taken from Israel?
October 16, 2023, 5:30 PM
From elderly grandparents to young children, these are the people known to have been taken captive.
Zaka: The volunteers giving dignity to Israel's dead
October 14, 2023, 7:17 PM
Zaka volunteers are used to being called to traumatic scenes, but nothing prepared them for the past week.
One week in Gaza: 'There are no safe places here'
October 15, 2023, 6:34 PM
Bombs, shortages, a life on the run. Bisan Owda, a filmmaker, has been documenting her days under siege.
Six British citizens killed in Hamas attack - Sunak
October 16, 2023, 5:38 PM
The prime minister says a further 10 Britons are missing as he calls for the immediate release of hostages.
Strike on civilian convoy fleeing Gaza: What we know from verified video
October 16, 2023, 5:13 PM
Women and children were killed in Friday's strike on vehicles that were heading away from northern Gaza.
BBC in south Gaza: The scene is tragic
October 14, 2023, 6:12 PM
The BBC's Rushdi Abualouf says the city is struggling to cope as refugees from northern Gaza flood in.
Who's behind Israel-Gaza disinformation and hate online?
October 15, 2023, 7:46 AM
How false claims, conspiracy theories and hateful content shapes the general public's view of the war.
Gaza Strip in maps: What it's like for the people who live there
October 14, 2023, 12:17 PM
Find out more about what it is like to live in the Gaza Strip, from the economy to education, health and water.
'I don't eat or sleep' says husband of new mother missing after Hamas attacks
October 14, 2023, 6:34 PM
New mother Celine Ben David Nagar was on a weekend away with friends - now she's thought to be in Gaza.
Could an Israeli ground invasion of Gaza meet its aims?
October 13, 2023, 11:40 PM
It is now only a matter of time before Israeli forces enter Gaza, with the goal of wiping out Hamas.
'I just find bombs, dead people... it's really scary' - British-Palestinian girl in Gaza
October 14, 2023, 5:27 PM
Mariam, a young British-Palestinian trying to cross the border into Egypt, speaks of her fears.
Hamas massacre captured on Israeli mothers' WhatsApp group
October 13, 2023, 4:59 PM
Messages reveal how trapped families called for help and shared words of comfort as militants killed 100 in their kibbutz.
History of the conflict explained
October 16, 2023, 2:47 PM
Tensions between Israel and the Palestinians date back decades, but what are the key issues?
Israel-Gaza conflict proves treacherous ground for US politicians
October 13, 2023, 6:43 PM
Turbulence caused by the fighting in the Middle East could upend the 2024 presidential race.
BBC crew find injured friends in overrun Gaza hospital
October 12, 2023, 9:29 PM
BBC Arabic reporter Adnan Elbursh visits the main hospital in Gaza City, which is at breaking point.
Kfar Aza kibbutz massacre: Father saves daughter he hadn’t seen for six years
October 13, 2023, 9:09 AM
Neta had not spoken to her father for years, but she knew he was the only person who could save her.
How would an Israeli ground assault on Gaza unfold?
October 13, 2023, 11:58 AM
Sending forces into Gaza's densely populated urban areas is an operation fraught with peril.
Putin is ready to take advantage of Israel-Gaza war, says Steve Rosenberg
October 13, 2023, 12:07 PM
Russia didn't orchestrate this conflict but it could take advantage of it, says the BBC's Russia editor.
Shots fired as BBC visits scene of Israel festival massacre
October 13, 2023, 6:47 AM
Lucy Williamson visits the site of the Israeli music festival where 260 bodies were discovered.
Israel targets Hamas’s labyrinth of tunnels under Gaza
October 13, 2023, 12:10 AM
Palestinian militants are thought to have built hundreds of kilometres of tunnels underneath Gaza.
Son awaits news, good or bad, on missing peace activist
October 13, 2023, 9:53 AM
My mother would say the atrocities are the result of not striving for peace, he tells Jeremy Bowen.
UK to deploy Navy ships to 'bolster security' in Middle East
October 13, 2023, 11:59 AM
Two ships, surveillance aircraft, helicopters and a detachment of Royal Marines are being dispatched.
Watch: Breaking down the video of huge Hamas attack
October 12, 2023, 7:18 PM
The BBC’s Gordon Corera investigates exactly how the Palestinian militant group was able to launch its surprise attack on Israel.
Ex-soldier fought off Hamas and saved kibbutz neighbours
October 12, 2023, 4:14 PM
"I took my pistol, my clothes, my bulletproof vest and the other thing was cigarettes," says Adam.
British couple trapped in Gaza with no UK help, says son
October 12, 2023, 6:00 PM
Londoners Naila and Talal El-Deeb were visiting family in Gaza when the violence erupted.
French police break up pro-Palestinian demo after ban
October 13, 2023, 7:01 AM
Tear gas is used after pro-Palestinian rallies are banned as a possible threat to public order.
Israel sends soldiers to north fearing attack from Hezbollah in Lebanon
October 12, 2023, 12:18 PM
The tension is palpable as Israel reinforces its border against the threat from Hezbollah.
CCTV shows moment women escape Israeli moshav attack
October 12, 2023, 2:01 PM
The two women managed to run away after Israeli military arrived at the scene.
TikTok latest social media firm warned by EU over Hamas videos
October 12, 2023, 5:31 PM
The platform follows X and Meta to be urged to step up efforts to stop the spread of disinformation.
Drone footage shows aftermath of Israeli airstrikes
October 12, 2023, 1:44 PM
More than 1,100 people have been killed by strikes on the Gaza Strip so far.
Israel hostage crisis is every government's worst nightmare
October 11, 2023, 8:40 PM
Israel has to decide whether to attempt a rescue of those held in Gaza - or wait to strike a deal.
Energy bills: What can I do if I can't afford to pay?
September 27, 2023, 1:22 PM
If you're struggling to afford your gas and electricity bills, what options are available?
What is happening to house prices, and could there be a crash?
August 1, 2023, 12:47 PM
How higher interest rates are changing the UK's housing market.
Five ways to save money on your packed lunch
September 18, 2023, 4:36 PM
Grabbing food on the go can be expensive so here are some top tips on making savings at lunchtime.
Cost of living: Five tips when asking for a pay rise
August 15, 2023, 10:33 AM
Recruiters, a manager and a workplace psychologist give their advice on how to negotiate for more money.
Renting: Three ways to win the race to securing a property
March 28, 2023, 11:14 PM
From being first in the queue to being more flexible, here are some tips on how to get ahead in the rental race.

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