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Simon Case: Top official thought Johnson couldn't lead on Covid
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-67262984?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 6:08 PM
Simon Case said the former PM changed direction "every day", in evidence heard by the Covid inquiry.
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Labour suspends MP after speech at pro-Palestinian rally
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-67268154?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 7:58 PM
The party says comments made by Andy McDonald at the weekend were "deeply offensive".
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Shani Louk: Woman missing after Hamas attack is dead, says mother
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67260093?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 1:55 PM
Ricarda Louk says a DNA sample taken from part of a skull is a match with her 22-year-old daughter.
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Bianca Williams: I'm shocked by Met officers' fundraiser
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-67261517?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 7:46 PM
More than £140,000 has been raised to support the two officers sacked for gross misconduct.
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Gun shop turned Maine suspect away months before mass shooting
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-67263059?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 3:17 PM
The National Guard also flagged the suspect, saying they feared he would "commit a mass shooting".
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Andy Murray 'not enjoying' tennis after Paris loss
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/67265849?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 8:18 PM
Andy Murray says he is "not enjoying" his tennis after suffering an agonising opening-round defeat by Australian Alex de Minaur at the Paris Masters.
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Gracie Spinks: 'Obsessed' man killed ex-colleague, inquest hears
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-67263809?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 4:38 PM
Michael Sellers is believed to have stabbed 23-year-old Gracie Spinks to death then killed himself.
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Carbon emissions threaten 1.5C climate threshold sooner than thought - report
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-67242386?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 4:00 PM
Fossil fuel emissions threaten a key climate threshold sooner than previously thought, a report says.
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Adam Johnson: Police probe ice hockey death as fiancée pays tribute
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-67261168?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 5:26 PM
Fiancée Ryan Wolfe says Adam Johnson - whose neck was cut in a match - was her "sweet angel".
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Two women arrested in London on suspicion of terrorism offences
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-67268825?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 8:09 PM
Two suspects, aged 29 and 44, presented themselves at a police station in south London on Monday.
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World Bank warns oil prices could reach $150 a barrel
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-67267719?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 7:27 PM
A prolonged conflict in the Middle East would lead to much higher energy prices, the global institution predicts
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Police issue no-travel warning in Northern Ireland due to heavy rain
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-67256564?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 6:14 PM
An amber warning for heavy rain is in place from Monday night to Tuesday morning in Armagh, Antrim and Down.
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Thurrock tower block scaffolding 'is a ladder for cat burglars'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-67227831?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 12:59 AM
The scaffolding went up for work to improve residents' lives but has become the stuff of nightmares.
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Friends fame couldn't quell Perry's deep demons
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-67253920?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 29, 2023, 2:59 PM
He starred in one of the most beloved TV shows ever, but was locked in a battle with addiction.
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Matthew Perry: Chandler Bing's funniest moments in Friends
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-67252984?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 29, 2023, 12:18 PM
Many of Friends' funniest scenes relied on Chandler's quick wit or social awkwardness.
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Celebrity Halloween costumes 2023: Ice Spice and Adele among those dressing up
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-67262119?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 3:59 PM
It wouldn't be Halloween without the biggest stars bringing us spooky - and some not so spooky - looks.
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How Storm Ciarán and other UK storms get their names
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-67135325?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 4:37 PM
The UK's latest storm is named after a civil servant in Northern Ireland.
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What will single-use plastic ban mean for Wales prices?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-67238310?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 6:09 AM
Food businesses say eco-friendly alternatives to plastic are more expensive and in short supply.
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Kenya's school floggings: The children suffering from a hidden epidemic
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-67229601?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 12:21 AM
BBC Africa Eye investigates an increase in severe and sometimes deadly beatings at Kenyan schools.
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Would you drink genetically modified beer?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-67193176?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 12:27 AM
A growing number of US brewers are now using GM yeast to make their beers.
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Meet the Mixmups: The disabled characters going mainstream
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/disability-67168408?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 1:04 AM
Mixmups is a new stop motion animation putting disabled characters front and centre.
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'My NHS hell waiting for surgery and information'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-67239548?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 28, 2023, 11:06 PM
When former BBC correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones broke his elbow he waited days for an operation.
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UK braces for Storm Ciarán
https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/67256683?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 29, 2023, 2:38 PM
The Met Office has named the third storm of the season. Ben Rich has the details.
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The Tanzanians searching for their grandfathers' skulls in Germany
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-67209935?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 28, 2023, 11:26 PM
Descendants of 19 men hanged 123 years ago have spent decades searching for their remains.
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Chandler on Friends: A match made in comedy heaven
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-67254268?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 29, 2023, 12:13 PM
The late Friends actor found he was remarkably similar to his on-screen character, Chandler Bing.
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Matthew Perry cause of death inconclusive pending toxicology tests
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-67260549?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 9:40 AM
There were no obvious signs of trauma, LA Police said about the death of the Friends star, aged 54.
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Facebook and Instagram to offer paid subscriptions in EU
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-67226394?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 2:36 PM
The platforms' owner Meta said its new subscription was about addressing EU concerns, rather than making money.
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Storm Ciarán: Flood warnings in place as UK braces for heavy rain
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-67258915?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 4:41 PM
Forecasters say recent wet weather has left the ground saturated, with heavy rain expected this week.
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Dagestan: Mob storms Russian airport in search of Jews
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-67258332?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 3:10 PM
Israel urges Russia to protect Jews after furious crowd confronts passengers arriving from Tel Aviv.
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Police officer charged with the murder of Chris Kaba to be named
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-67259635?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 6:39 PM
The firearms officer charged with murdering Chris Kaba is set to be named in January.
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Ex-GCHQ man jailed for life after stabbing US security worker
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-67261379?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 3:54 PM
Joshua Bowles, from Cheltenham, is handed a life sentence for an attack on a US government employee.
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Desperate attempts made to save Sgt Matt Ratana - inquest
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-67262858?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 3:57 PM
Sgt Matt Ratana was shot by Louis De Zoysa, who had been brought into custody in south London.
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Bristol grandma among Just Stop Oil M25 activists spared jail
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-67267523?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 6:25 PM
A High Court judge finds 12 people to be in contempt of an injunction, after a protest on the M25.
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Big banks accused of doing little for savers
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-67263369?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 2:15 PM
Returns have improved, but a group of MPs says big banks are doing "as little as they can" for savers.
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Mark Cavendish robbery: Third conviction over raid at cyclist's home
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-67263438?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 3:22 PM
The elite cyclist and his wife had high-value watches stolen during a knifepoint raid at their home.
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Lilie James: Murder at elite school horrifies Australia
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-67235592?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 29, 2023, 10:36 PM
The brutal death of Lilie James has renewed a spotlight on a national "epidemic" of violence against women.
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Major search in Colombia for Liverpool player's father
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/67257588?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 2:59 PM
A major military and police search is under way for the father of Liverpool's Luis Diaz in Colombia, with the authorities offering a £40,000 reward.
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Portuguese police apologise to Madeleine McCann's parents
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-67229219?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 6:19 AM
Senior officers travelled to the UK to meet Gerry McCann earlier this year, the BBC is told.
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Sir Cliff Richard sings in BBC interview 'without artificial insemination'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-67261414?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 10:36 AM
The legendary singer treats BBC viewers to a melody and says he won't use AI in his work.
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US announces 'strongest global action yet' on AI safety
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-67261284?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 5:08 PM
The measures have been issued less than 48 hours before the UK hosts an AI safety summit.
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Luis Rubiales: Ex-Spanish football federation chief given three-year ban by Fifa
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/67262447?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 2:57 PM
Former Spanish football federation president Luis Rubiales is banned from all football-related activities for three years by Fifa.
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Judge reinstates Trump gag order in election subversion case
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-67260731?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 10:48 AM
It prevents him from criticising court staff, prosecutors and possible witnesses between now and his trial.
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Whitby Goth Weekend sees darkness descend on seaside town
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-67262259?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 12:54 PM
Whitby Goth Weekend, which started in a pub in 1994, takes over the town twice a year.
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Shropshire pumpkin patch see 3,000 visitors in one day
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-shropshire-67260248?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 12:14 PM
A farmer has said seasonal events are so vital, he now considers himself more of an agritourism operator.
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Ballon d'Or: Jude Bellingham wins Kopa Trophy for world's best young player
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/67265841?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 8:44 PM
England and Real Madrid midfielder Jude Bellingham wins the Kopa Trophy for the world's best player aged under 21.
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Cricket World Cup 2023: Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka to keep semi-final hopes alive
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/67260461?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 5:04 PM
Afghanistan keep their World Cup semi-final dream alive with a comfortable seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka.
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Manchester United: The problems facing Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/67263129?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 3:15 PM
Ralf Rangnick's appointment at Manchester United is largely regarded as a mistake - but was his diagnosis right all along?
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Adam Johnson: Neck guards to be made mandatory in England after ice hockey player's death
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/ice-hockey/67260326?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 5:22 PM
The English Ice Hockey Association (EIHA) will make neck guards mandatory from 2024 onwards following the death of Nottingham Panthers' Adam Johnson
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Rugby World Cup 2023: Opta's team of the tournament
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/67263233?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 5:14 PM
Opta Stats has scored each player's performances throughout the 48 Rugby World Cup games - who makes the best XV?
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Ballon d'Or: England's Georgia Stanway says awards ceremony clash is 'unfortunate'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/67262189?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 1:56 PM
England's Georgia Stanway finds it "unfortunate" that female players nominated for the Ballon d'Or will be unable to attend the awards ceremony as they are on international duty.
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Tank seen on key Gaza road as Israeli forces push deeper into north
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67261366?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 8:22 PM
Witnesses say a key road to the south was briefly cut, as video seemed to show a tank fire at a car.
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Moment Israeli tank appears to fire on car inside Gaza
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67262375?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 11:59 AM
Video shows a car moving towards a tank and making a U-turn before a blast.
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Soldier held hostage in Gaza released, Israel's military says
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67267585?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 5:17 PM
Israel's military names the soldier as Pte Ori Megidish, captured by Hamas on 7 October.
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What is happening in Israel and Gaza, and what is Hamas?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67039975?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 4:31 PM
How is Israel responding to the deadly attack by Hamas three weeks ago?
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Israel's Netanyahu condemns 'cruel' Hamas video of Israeli hostages
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67265915?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 6:27 PM
Footage shows three female hostages berating Benjamin Netanyahu for failing to secure their release.
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Could an Israeli ground invasion of Gaza meet its aims?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67084141?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 2:20 PM
Israeli forces are expanding ground operations in Gaza, and their ultimate goal is to dismantle Hamas.
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Video said to show Al-Quds hospital after nearby blast
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67257337?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 29, 2023, 7:25 PM
People can be seen covering their mouths and noses inside the building, which is filled with smoke.
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Thousands raid Gaza aid depots to take supplies - UN
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67255822?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 29, 2023, 3:36 PM
People took flour, wheat and hygiene kits after storming several warehouses, a UN agency says.
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Bodies of Lianne, Noiya and Yahel Sharabi were found 'cuddled together'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-67245135?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 12:15 PM
Lianne Sharabi and her two daughters were found "all cuddled together" after an attack by Hamas.
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Lib Dem MP Layla Moran: Gazans asking 'where do we want to be when we die?'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-67254147?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 29, 2023, 10:51 AM
Members of Lib Dem MP Layla Moran's extended family are sheltering in a church in Gaza.
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The messages of fear that trickled out while Gaza was disconnected
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67252107?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 28, 2023, 6:16 PM
A connectivity blackout on Saturday meant people could not contact friends, family or even ambulances to help the injured.
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Israel has no plan for Gaza after war ends, experts warn
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67248457?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 28, 2023, 5:26 PM
Former intelligence officers tell BBC it is unclear how Hamas could be kept out after Israeli forces leave.
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'Biggest ever' strikes hit northern Gaza
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67250801?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 28, 2023, 5:33 PM
Gaza's health ministry, which is run by Hamas, says hundreds of Palestinians have been killed in the past 24 hours.
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Gaza sees heaviest night of Israeli bombardment since start of war
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67248320?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 28, 2023, 9:06 PM
Hamas-run authorities say hundreds of buildings were destroyed in the past day, with 377 people killed.
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Pro-Palestinian protest in London sees thousands call for bombing to stop
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-67246847?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 29, 2023, 12:49 PM
Tens of thousands of people join demonstrations across the UK demanding an end to Israel's attacks.
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We don't know if family is dead in Gaza - Humza Yousaf
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-67250948?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 28, 2023, 5:37 PM
First Minister Humza Yousaf reiterated his call for a ceasefire as thousands joined rallies in Scotland.
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Israeli troops clear Gaza areas 'slice by slice', but is this an invasion?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67248454?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 28, 2023, 12:35 PM
The Israeli army is focusing on northern Gaza in what promises to be a very large military operation.
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When should I turn the heating on?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-67197871?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 30, 2023, 3:54 PM
As it gets colder here are some tips to help you stay warm while trying to keep your energy bills down.
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Energy price cap: What is it and will bills continue to go down?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58090533?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 26, 2023, 5:47 PM
The price cap which sets typical annual household energy bills is falling slightly from October.
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Energy bills: What can I do if I can't afford to pay?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-62435432?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
September 27, 2023, 1:22 PM
If you're struggling to afford your gas and electricity bills, what options are available?
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Interest rate and mortgages: What you can do about rising payments
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-66384295?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
August 3, 2023, 3:44 AM
Watch the BBC's Lora Jones tell you five things you can do about your mortgage, in a minute.
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Food prices: How can I save money on my grocery shop?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-61798003?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA
October 25, 2023, 8:30 AM
The cost-of-living crisis continues to bite. Here are some things that can reduce the impact.
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