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Bowen: Five new realities after four weeks of Israel-Gaza war
November 3, 2023, 12:44 PM
There are few known quantities in the conflict but some things have become clear, says Jeremy Bowen.
Conservative MP Bob Stewart guilty of racially aggravated public order offence
November 3, 2023, 6:56 PM
Bob Stewart told an activist to "go back to Bahrain" during a row outside the Foreign Office.
Cheshire Police employee who tipped off criminal friend is jailed
November 3, 2023, 3:28 PM
Natalie Mottram told a criminal friend how police had infiltrated the EncroChat messaging platform.
Matthew Perry Foundation set up in late Friends star's name to help addicts
November 3, 2023, 5:55 PM
A fund "driven by his passion for making a difference" is set up in the late Friends star's name.
Gaza reporter removes protective vest after learning of colleague's death
November 3, 2023, 6:08 PM
A journalist working for Palestine TV was killed in a strike on Gaza, his network said.
Taylor Swift’s 1989 re-recording scores record-breaking UK chart debut
November 3, 2023, 6:21 PM
A re-recorded version of Swift’s 2014 pop opus more than doubles the first-week sales of the original.
Humza Yousaf's relief as family cross Gaza border to safety
November 3, 2023, 6:05 PM
The first minister's parents-in-law say they are "completely exhausted" after entering Egypt.
Storm Ciarán eases but flood warnings remain
November 3, 2023, 5:32 PM
The storm left around 150,000 homes without power, while hurricane-force gusts were recorded in Jersey.
Unlikely first Covid lockdown could have been avoided - Johnson
November 3, 2023, 8:29 PM
The former PM says only a vaccine or drugs - unavailable at the time - could have averted the curbs.
Planned protest on Armistice Day would be disrespectful, says Sunak
November 3, 2023, 7:49 PM
Rishi Sunak says there is a risk war memorials such as the Cenotaph in London could be "desecrated".
Scampton asylum plan could cost £260m over 3 years
November 3, 2023, 4:09 PM
A Home Office memo concluded housing asylum seekers on RAF Scampton represented "marginal" value for money.
AI risks are unknown even to GCHQ, Anne Keast-Butler tells BBC
November 3, 2023, 11:58 AM
In a first interview since becoming GCHQ's director, Anne Keast-Butler shares her AI concerns.
Luton airport fire car park to be 'fully demolished'
November 3, 2023, 6:13 PM
The airport says cars parked inside the burnt-out multi-storey "are not recoverable".
Germany: Illegal migration rise prompts border crackdown
November 3, 2023, 6:00 AM
Soaring numbers of illegal migrants is sharpening a growing debate about migration in Germany.
Four things we learned from Trump sons’ fraud trial testimony
November 3, 2023, 5:38 PM
Eric and Donald Trump Jr tried to shift blame, while their lawyers feuded with the New York judge.
Quiz of the week: What did Heidi Klum dress as for her Halloween party?
November 3, 2023, 12:23 AM
How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on over the past seven days?
Everyone got duped by Sam Bankman-Fried's big gamble
November 3, 2023, 12:45 PM
The dishevelled former wunderkind fooled Silicon Valley and stole billions from customers, a court found.
Call of Duty: Can the world's favourite shooter game last another 20 years?
November 3, 2023, 4:52 AM
The franchise marks two decades since it launched with a new owner and questions over its future.
Missing Allan Bryant: Family's 10-year search for answers
November 3, 2023, 6:09 AM
The Bryant family continue to search for answers after their son vanished without a trace in 2013.
Australia and China eye new ways to heal old wounds
November 2, 2023, 5:13 PM
Anthony Albanese is the first Australian leader to visit Beijing since 2016, after a diplomatic freeze.
'I thought he was my friend but he was a loan shark’
November 3, 2023, 12:11 AM
The body that prosecutes illegal lenders warns people are turning to loan sharks to pay food and energy bills.
Sustainable fishing: The tech making it cheaper and greener
November 3, 2023, 12:15 AM
Fishermen in Scotland and Indonesia are trialling new technology to improve their catch.
2024 presidential election: 'It's like 2020 all over again - with higher stakes'
November 2, 2023, 7:32 PM
The 2024 US election is a year away. How do Americans feel about the likely Biden v Trump rematch?
Rescu-ewe me?: The challenges of reaching Britain's loneliest sheep
November 2, 2023, 12:55 PM
Potential rescuers have been pondering the challenges of reaching the stranded animal.
Li Keqiang: Official nerves show as BBC hears praise for dead Chinese leader
November 2, 2023, 7:45 AM
Journalists are kept at bay as crowds mourn Li Keqiang, who in death poses a challenge to Xi Jinping.
Lisa Marie Presley complained to Sofia Coppola over Priscilla film script
November 3, 2023, 2:05 PM
Lisa Marie Presley complained that a new film would make Elvis out as "a predator and manipulative".
Somerset gardener banned from 'wriggling' in gimp suit
November 3, 2023, 1:35 PM
A gardener is now banned from wearing a black bodysuit or face covering in public until 2028.
I’ve killed before, said Lawrence suspect in second attack
November 3, 2023, 6:03 AM
Matthew White named his earlier victim as "Stephen" as he tried to stab a black man, the BBC can reveal.
Pablo Escobar's feral hippos face cull in Colombia
November 3, 2023, 11:14 AM
Authorities say they need to stop a dangerous population explosion among the invasive species.
King-size creation on display at NEC Cake International
November 3, 2023, 12:21 PM
The snackable sovereign is made from marshmallows and chocolate.
Jack Russell in Suffolk has become foster mum to abandoned kittens
November 3, 2023, 3:33 PM
A Jack Russell in Suffolk has taken on six kittens, cleaning and feeding them her own milk.
Megan Thee Stallion raps about mental health in new song Cobra
November 3, 2023, 1:46 PM
The Savage rapper releases her first solo song since Tory Lanez was jailed for shooting her.
Man denies alleged plot to kidnap Holly Willoughby
November 3, 2023, 1:12 PM
Gavin Plumb is accused of soliciting to murder and incitement to kidnap the TV presenter.
Thieves cut through museum floor to steal 'priceless' silver antiques
November 3, 2023, 6:35 AM
Detectives say the theft of historical military items was "audacious" and well organised.
Steven Tyler: Woman accuses Aerosmith singer of sexual assault
November 3, 2023, 10:26 AM
In a case filed at New York's Supreme Court, the woman says she suffered "severe emotional distress".
Boom in unusual jellyfish spotted in UK waters
November 3, 2023, 2:42 AM
Climate change is warming the world's oceans, creating good conditions for jellyfish in the UK.
Ilkeston: Woman crochets 6ft soldier to mark Remembrance Day
November 3, 2023, 1:29 PM
Jilly Crofts started working on the project in May and it has taken about 200 hours to complete.
Adam Johnson: Inquest opens into death of ice hockey player
November 3, 2023, 1:46 PM
Adam Johnson's partner Ryan Wolfe identified the 29-year-old after he died, an inquest heard.
Sandro Tonali: FA investigating whether midfielder broke betting rules following Newcastle move
November 3, 2023, 6:05 PM
The FA is investigating whether banned midfielder Sandro Tonali breached betting rules after joining Newcastle in the summer.
Sao Paulo Grand Prix: Max Verstappen beats Charles Leclerc to pole position for Sunday's race
November 3, 2023, 9:02 PM
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen beat Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc to pole position in a rain-affected qualifying session at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix.
Cricket World Cup 2023: Afghanistan beat the Netherlands to boost semi-final hopes
November 3, 2023, 3:13 PM
Afghanistan continue their late surge for a place in the World Cup semi-finals with a seven-wicket win over the Netherlands in Lucknow.
Cricket World Cup 2023: Afghanistan thrash Netherlands by seven wickets
November 3, 2023, 3:28 PM
Watch highlights as Afghanistan thrash Netherlands by seven wickets to boost their semi-final World Cup hopes.
Doctor, bride-to-be, and child: Stories of those killed in Gaza
November 3, 2023, 12:31 AM
From surgeons to young children, these are some of the people known to have been killed in Gaza.
Israel rebuffs Blinken's call for Gaza humanitarian pause
November 3, 2023, 4:29 PM
PM Benjamin Netanyahu says there will be no temporary truce without the release of hostages.
Israel says Hamas stages hit-and-run attacks from tunnels
November 2, 2023, 7:35 PM
Israel says its troops have encircled Gaza City and is facing Hamas fighters emerging from tunnels.
Ros Atkins on... Calls for a ceasefire in Gaza
November 2, 2023, 7:36 PM
The BBC's analysis editor examines calls for a ceasefire or humanitarian pause between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.
What is Hezbollah in Lebanon and will it go to war with Israel?
November 3, 2023, 3:20 PM
Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah, has praised the Hamas attacks on Israel.
When they called their mother, Hamas answered the phone
November 2, 2023, 8:46 PM
Ditza Heiman, 84, is being held in Gaza and her daughter wants Israel to find a diplomatic solution.
'I simply don’t want to die at 24' - Gaza woman trapped at Rafah crossing
November 1, 2023, 8:57 PM
Tala Abu Nahleh and her family recount their harrowing experience as they desperately try to cross into Egypt.
Israel Gaza: Children must be off limits, says father of abducted kids
November 2, 2023, 12:30 AM
"How can you hate a child?" asks Yoni Asher, whose two-year-old and four-year-old were taken by Hamas.
BBC verifies attacks in Gaza 'safe' areas
November 1, 2023, 12:21 AM
The BBC has analysed four strikes in south Gaza, where civilians were told to evacuate to.
M&S pulls Christmas advert post after Palestinian flag criticism
November 2, 2023, 11:36 AM
M&S says sorry after a backlash claiming its advert depicted Palestinian flag colours in flames.
What is the Rafah crossing and why is it Gaza's lifeline?
November 1, 2023, 4:39 PM
The border crossing with Egypt is the only point of exit for Palestinians looking to flee Gaza.
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah makes first speech on Israel-Gaza war
November 3, 2023, 2:21 PM
So far its response has been contained, but fears remain its involvement may widen the conflict.
Andy McDonald threatens to sue Tory MP over Hamas claim
November 3, 2023, 9:09 AM
Suspended Labour MP accuses Tory of defamatory statement about his speech at pro-Palestinian rally.
Rafah crossing: First Britons leave Gaza but others face nervous wait
November 1, 2023, 9:44 PM
About 400 people are crossing to Egypt but some UK nationals are still waiting at the border.
Israel: Inside destroyed Kibbutz house after Hamas hostage taking
October 31, 2023, 10:16 PM
BBC correspondent Lucy Williamson is in a home from where seven people were taken hostage in Israel.
Israel Gaza: Father loses 11 family members in one blast
October 31, 2023, 9:02 PM
Mr Khader was working at a hospital on 20 October when 11 of his family members were killed.
Bolivia severs diplomatic ties with Israel over Gaza war
November 1, 2023, 9:08 AM
The country's president accuses Israel of committing war crimes in Gaza and calls for a ceasefire.
What is happening in Israel and Gaza, and what is Hamas?
November 2, 2023, 12:57 PM
How is Israel responding to the deadly attack by Hamas three weeks ago?
Interest rates: How the Bank of England's decision affects you and your money
November 2, 2023, 12:38 PM
The Bank of England has held interest rates at 5.25%, but borrowing costs remain comparatively high.
What is the UK inflation rate and why is it so high?
November 2, 2023, 12:48 PM
The rate at which prices are rising has fallen but remains well above the 2% inflation target.
Rent increases: What you can do about a rise from your landlord
October 17, 2022, 10:42 PM
The BBC's Lora Jones tells you four things you can do, if your landlord asks for more money.
Mortgage rates: Five ways to save money
August 10, 2023, 10:46 AM
Experts give advice for those who might be worried about their monthly mortgage payments.
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.
Debt: What should I pay first and what can I do?
September 25, 2023, 11:59 AM
What help and options are available to people struggling with debt repayments?
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.
How to save money even when the budget is tight
September 23, 2023, 11:19 PM
The interest paid on savings is better than anything seen for years, so how can you save when bills are rising?
Cost-of-living payments: Latest £300 instalment being paid from now
October 31, 2023, 8:32 PM
Millions of low-income households will receive a cost-of-living payment between now and 19 November.
What is the minimum wage and how much is it?
October 24, 2023, 7:46 AM
The national living wage is expected to go up next April, boosting two million people's pay.
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.
Fuel cost: How to save petrol and diesel
July 3, 2023, 1:01 PM
With weak competition adding to fuel prices, are drivers doing the right things to save money?

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