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Simon Case: Top official thought Johnson couldn't lead on Covid
October 30, 2023, 6:08 PM
Simon Case said the former PM changed direction "every day", in evidence heard by the Covid inquiry.
Labour suspends MP after speech at pro-Palestinian rally
October 30, 2023, 7:58 PM
The party says comments made by Andy McDonald at the weekend were "deeply offensive".
Shani Louk: Woman missing after Hamas attack is dead, says mother
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.
Bianca Williams: I'm shocked by Met officers' fundraiser
October 30, 2023, 7:46 PM
More than £140,000 has been raised to support the two officers sacked for gross misconduct.
Gun shop turned Maine suspect away months before mass shooting
October 30, 2023, 3:17 PM
The National Guard also flagged the suspect, saying they feared he would "commit a mass shooting".
Andy Murray 'not enjoying' tennis after Paris loss
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.
Gracie Spinks: 'Obsessed' man killed ex-colleague, inquest hears
October 30, 2023, 4:38 PM
Michael Sellers is believed to have stabbed 23-year-old Gracie Spinks to death then killed himself.
Carbon emissions threaten 1.5C climate threshold sooner than thought - report
October 30, 2023, 4:00 PM
Fossil fuel emissions threaten a key climate threshold sooner than previously thought, a report says.
Adam Johnson: Police probe ice hockey death as fiancée pays tribute
October 30, 2023, 5:26 PM
Fiancée Ryan Wolfe says Adam Johnson - whose neck was cut in a match - was her "sweet angel".
Two women arrested in London on suspicion of terrorism offences
October 30, 2023, 8:09 PM
Two suspects, aged 29 and 44, presented themselves at a police station in south London on Monday.
World Bank warns oil prices could reach $150 a barrel
October 30, 2023, 7:27 PM
A prolonged conflict in the Middle East would lead to much higher energy prices, the global institution predicts
Police issue no-travel warning in Northern Ireland due to heavy rain
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.
Thurrock tower block scaffolding 'is a ladder for cat burglars'
October 30, 2023, 12:59 AM
The scaffolding went up for work to improve residents' lives but has become the stuff of nightmares.
Friends fame couldn't quell Perry's deep demons
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.
Matthew Perry: Chandler Bing's funniest moments in Friends
October 29, 2023, 12:18 PM
Many of Friends' funniest scenes relied on Chandler's quick wit or social awkwardness.
Celebrity Halloween costumes 2023: Ice Spice and Adele among those dressing up
October 30, 2023, 3:59 PM
It wouldn't be Halloween without the biggest stars bringing us spooky - and some not so spooky - looks.
How Storm Ciarán and other UK storms get their names
October 30, 2023, 4:37 PM
The UK's latest storm is named after a civil servant in Northern Ireland.
What will single-use plastic ban mean for Wales prices?
October 30, 2023, 6:09 AM
Food businesses say eco-friendly alternatives to plastic are more expensive and in short supply.
Kenya's school floggings: The children suffering from a hidden epidemic
October 30, 2023, 12:21 AM
BBC Africa Eye investigates an increase in severe and sometimes deadly beatings at Kenyan schools.
Would you drink genetically modified beer?
October 30, 2023, 12:27 AM
A growing number of US brewers are now using GM yeast to make their beers.
Meet the Mixmups: The disabled characters going mainstream
October 30, 2023, 1:04 AM
Mixmups is a new stop motion animation putting disabled characters front and centre.
'My NHS hell waiting for surgery and information'
October 28, 2023, 11:06 PM
When former BBC correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones broke his elbow he waited days for an operation.
UK braces for Storm Ciarán
October 29, 2023, 2:38 PM
The Met Office has named the third storm of the season. Ben Rich has the details.
The Tanzanians searching for their grandfathers' skulls in Germany
October 28, 2023, 11:26 PM
Descendants of 19 men hanged 123 years ago have spent decades searching for their remains.
Chandler on Friends: A match made in comedy heaven
October 29, 2023, 12:13 PM
The late Friends actor found he was remarkably similar to his on-screen character, Chandler Bing.
Matthew Perry cause of death inconclusive pending toxicology tests
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.
Facebook and Instagram to offer paid subscriptions in EU
October 30, 2023, 2:36 PM
The platforms' owner Meta said its new subscription was about addressing EU concerns, rather than making money.
Storm Ciarán: Flood warnings in place as UK braces for heavy rain
October 30, 2023, 4:41 PM
Forecasters say recent wet weather has left the ground saturated, with heavy rain expected this week.
Dagestan: Mob storms Russian airport in search of Jews
October 30, 2023, 3:10 PM
Israel urges Russia to protect Jews after furious crowd confronts passengers arriving from Tel Aviv.
Police officer charged with the murder of Chris Kaba to be named
October 30, 2023, 6:39 PM
The firearms officer charged with murdering Chris Kaba is set to be named in January.
Ex-GCHQ man jailed for life after stabbing US security worker
October 30, 2023, 3:54 PM
Joshua Bowles, from Cheltenham, is handed a life sentence for an attack on a US government employee.
Desperate attempts made to save Sgt Matt Ratana - inquest
October 30, 2023, 3:57 PM
Sgt Matt Ratana was shot by Louis De Zoysa, who had been brought into custody in south London.
Bristol grandma among Just Stop Oil M25 activists spared jail
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.
Big banks accused of doing little for savers
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.
Mark Cavendish robbery: Third conviction over raid at cyclist's home
October 30, 2023, 3:22 PM
The elite cyclist and his wife had high-value watches stolen during a knifepoint raid at their home.
Lilie James: Murder at elite school horrifies Australia
October 29, 2023, 10:36 PM
The brutal death of Lilie James has renewed a spotlight on a national "epidemic" of violence against women.
Major search in Colombia for Liverpool player's father
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.
Portuguese police apologise to Madeleine McCann's parents
October 30, 2023, 6:19 AM
Senior officers travelled to the UK to meet Gerry McCann earlier this year, the BBC is told.
Sir Cliff Richard sings in BBC interview 'without artificial insemination'
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.
US announces 'strongest global action yet' on AI safety
October 30, 2023, 5:08 PM
The measures have been issued less than 48 hours before the UK hosts an AI safety summit.
Luis Rubiales: Ex-Spanish football federation chief given three-year ban by Fifa
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.
Judge reinstates Trump gag order in election subversion case
October 30, 2023, 10:48 AM
It prevents him from criticising court staff, prosecutors and possible witnesses between now and his trial.
Whitby Goth Weekend sees darkness descend on seaside town
October 30, 2023, 12:54 PM
Whitby Goth Weekend, which started in a pub in 1994, takes over the town twice a year.
Shropshire pumpkin patch see 3,000 visitors in one day
October 30, 2023, 12:14 PM
A farmer has said seasonal events are so vital, he now considers himself more of an agritourism operator.
Ballon d'Or: Jude Bellingham wins Kopa Trophy for world's best young player
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.
Cricket World Cup 2023: Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka to keep semi-final hopes alive
October 30, 2023, 5:04 PM
Afghanistan keep their World Cup semi-final dream alive with a comfortable seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka.
Manchester United: The problems facing Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford
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?
Adam Johnson: Neck guards to be made mandatory in England after ice hockey player's death
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
Rugby World Cup 2023: Opta's team of the tournament
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?
Ballon d'Or: England's Georgia Stanway says awards ceremony clash is 'unfortunate'
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.
Tank seen on key Gaza road as Israeli forces push deeper into north
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.
Moment Israeli tank appears to fire on car inside Gaza
October 30, 2023, 11:59 AM
Video shows a car moving towards a tank and making a U-turn before a blast.
Soldier held hostage in Gaza released, Israel's military says
October 30, 2023, 5:17 PM
Israel's military names the soldier as Pte Ori Megidish, captured by Hamas on 7 October.
What is happening in Israel and Gaza, and what is Hamas?
October 30, 2023, 4:31 PM
How is Israel responding to the deadly attack by Hamas three weeks ago?
Israel's Netanyahu condemns 'cruel' Hamas video of Israeli hostages
October 30, 2023, 6:27 PM
Footage shows three female hostages berating Benjamin Netanyahu for failing to secure their release.
Could an Israeli ground invasion of Gaza meet its aims?
October 30, 2023, 2:20 PM
Israeli forces are expanding ground operations in Gaza, and their ultimate goal is to dismantle Hamas.
Video said to show Al-Quds hospital after nearby blast
October 29, 2023, 7:25 PM
People can be seen covering their mouths and noses inside the building, which is filled with smoke.
Thousands raid Gaza aid depots to take supplies - UN
October 29, 2023, 3:36 PM
People took flour, wheat and hygiene kits after storming several warehouses, a UN agency says.
Bodies of Lianne, Noiya and Yahel Sharabi were found 'cuddled together'
October 30, 2023, 12:15 PM
Lianne Sharabi and her two daughters were found "all cuddled together" after an attack by Hamas.
Lib Dem MP Layla Moran: Gazans asking 'where do we want to be when we die?'
October 29, 2023, 10:51 AM
Members of Lib Dem MP Layla Moran's extended family are sheltering in a church in Gaza.
The messages of fear that trickled out while Gaza was disconnected
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.
Israel has no plan for Gaza after war ends, experts warn
October 28, 2023, 5:26 PM
Former intelligence officers tell BBC it is unclear how Hamas could be kept out after Israeli forces leave.
'Biggest ever' strikes hit northern Gaza
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.
Gaza sees heaviest night of Israeli bombardment since start of war
October 28, 2023, 9:06 PM
Hamas-run authorities say hundreds of buildings were destroyed in the past day, with 377 people killed.
Pro-Palestinian protest in London sees thousands call for bombing to stop
October 29, 2023, 12:49 PM
Tens of thousands of people join demonstrations across the UK demanding an end to Israel's attacks.
We don't know if family is dead in Gaza - Humza Yousaf
October 28, 2023, 5:37 PM
First Minister Humza Yousaf reiterated his call for a ceasefire as thousands joined rallies in Scotland.
Israeli troops clear Gaza areas 'slice by slice', but is this an invasion?
October 28, 2023, 12:35 PM
The Israeli army is focusing on northern Gaza in what promises to be a very large military operation.
When should I turn the heating on?
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.
Energy price cap: What is it and will bills continue to go down?
October 26, 2023, 5:47 PM
The price cap which sets typical annual household energy bills is falling slightly from October.
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?
Interest rate and mortgages: What you can do about rising payments
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.
Food prices: How can I save money on my grocery shop?
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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