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27/04/2017 03:53 PM
Terror arrest near Houses of Parliament
Armed police detain a man near Parliament, with a witness saying he saw two knives on the ground.

27/04/2017 03:49 PM
Ministers lose bid to delay air pollution plan
UK government loses court bid to delay publication of air pollution strategy, and must publish after May election

27/04/2017 03:33 PM
Brexit: Chancellor Merkel warns UK on scope of talks with EU
The German chancellor says the future UK-EU relationship can only be discussed once exit issues are resolved.

27/04/2017 03:27 PM
Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter
All 78 personnel aboard the Black Sea Fleet ship were rescued, the Turkish coastal authority says.

27/04/2017 03:02 PM
Joey Barton: Burnley boss Sean Dyche says betting ban is 'harsh'
Burnley manager Sean Dyche says Joey Barton's 18-month ban for breaching Football Association betting rules is "harsh".

27/04/2017 03:00 PM
Sylvain Marveaux: Former Newcastle winger arrested in tax fraud probe
Former Newcastle winger Sylvain Marveaux is one of four people arrested in a tax fraud investigation by Revenue & Customs.

27/04/2017 02:58 PM
Le Pen's National Front 'took 5m euros from EU'
The European Parliament alleges fraud by the French presidential candidate's nationalists.

27/04/2017 02:28 PM
'Shield' device could be dangerous in wet conditions - Kevin Magnussen
Plans for a transparent 'shield' device has been criticised by Haas driver Kevin Magnussen, who says it could make racing dangerous in wet conditions.

27/04/2017 02:19 PM
Police to use facial recognition at Champions League final
Welsh police plan to use facial recognition on fans at the Champions League final.

27/04/2017 02:10 PM
Johnson: Difficult to say 'no' to Syria strike
Boris Johnson says it would be hard for the UK to refuse help but Jeremy Corbyn says he would ask the UN to step in.

27/04/2017 01:49 PM
Syria war: 'Israeli strike' hits military site near Damascus airport
Unconfirmed reports say an Israeli strike targeted an arms supply hub operated by Hezbollah.

27/04/2017 01:32 PM
Leo Baxendale: Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx comic legend dies
Leo Baxendale also created classic characters like Minnie the Minx and The Three Bears.

27/04/2017 12:59 PM
Your stories of taking pets on planes
The death of Simon the giant rabbit has inspired people to share their experiences of pets on planes.

27/04/2017 12:22 PM
TV star 'reeling' over harassment order
The Songs of Praise presenter said her career had suffered after she was wrongly accused of harassment.

27/04/2017 11:45 AM
Taylor Wimpey apologises in leasehold dispute
Taylor Wimpey sets aside £130m to deal with leasehold contracts described as the "PPI of house building".

27/04/2017 10:46 AM
Mugwump mania and memes take over Twitter
Find out what's buzzing in the social media world today.

27/04/2017 10:14 AM
Spurs fan attacks fellow supporter in 'Chelsea mix-up'
Spurs fan Michael Voller suffered a broken skull and damage to his cheekbone and eye-socket.

27/04/2017 09:39 AM
North Korea: US vows sanctions and will activate Thaad system 'within days'
The Thaad system to protect South Korea from the North will be activated "within days", says the US.

27/04/2017 07:13 AM
Maria Sharapova is a 'cheater' and should not play tennis again - Eugenie Bouchard
The WTA is "sending out the wrong message to kids" by allowing Maria Sharapova to resume her playing career, says 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard.

27/04/2017 06:56 AM
Where do the main parties stand on Brexit?
Ahead of the UK's general election, a look at where the parties stand on Brexit.

27/04/2017 06:24 AM
British Veterinary Association slams designer cat breeding
Scottish Fold cats have increased in popularity through social media.

27/04/2017 02:06 AM
'My vision is like looking through a straw'
Molly Watt was born severely deaf but as a teenager discovered she was going blind too.

27/04/2017 01:57 AM
Cheap and accessible drug tackles death in childbirth
New research shows promising results for cutting the risk of women bleeding to death in childbirth.

27/04/2017 01:27 AM
The Mother of All Bombs: How badly did it hurt IS in Afghanistan?
The BBC's Auliya Atrafi finds out if a massive bomb dropped on Afghanistan had any effect on IS.

27/04/2017 01:24 AM
Uganda's Punishment Island: 'I was left to die on an island for getting pregnant'
Mauda Kyitaragabirwe was abandoned on Uganda's 'Punishment Island' for getting pregnant out of wedlock. The BBC's Patience Atuhaire went to meet her.

27/04/2017 01:18 AM
Wives wanted in the Faroe Islands
There's a shortage of women in the Faroe Islands. So men are increasingly seeking wives from Thailand and the Philippines.

27/04/2017 01:15 AM
Does Le Pen have a chance of winning French presidency?
The polls give centrist Emmanuel Macron a 20-point lead, so can Marine Le Pen emerge victorious?

27/04/2017 01:14 AM
100 days: America in a time of Trump
Trump's election was a celebration for some, a calamity for others. What's the state of the nation now?

27/04/2017 01:12 AM
Unlocking the potential of technology
Ethnographer and photographer Laura de Reynal has been documenting the work of organisations, such as Mozilla and One Laptop per Child who are helping communities to get online for the first time.

27/04/2017 12:33 AM
British High Commission helps gay couples marry in Australia
Gay couples can't get married under Australian law, but hundreds of gay weddings have taken place since 2014 using British law, with the help of the British High Commission.

27/04/2017 12:08 AM
'Pawternity' leave - firms with unusual staff benefits
From giving staff a week's paid leave to look after their new dog, to the firm that pays towards its employees' weddings.

26/04/2017 10:56 PM
Trump's 100 Days: Newlyweds split over president's performance
Tom voted Trump, Gretchen for Clinton, and they got married after the election.

26/04/2017 10:30 PM
Zac Goldsmith wins Conservative nomination for Richmond Park
Zac Goldsmith had previously left the Conservative Party in protest over a third Heathrow runway.

26/04/2017 10:25 PM
A day in Seoul using just Samsung products
You know it for its phones and TVs, but what else does Samsung do in South Korea?

26/04/2017 10:14 PM
Chinese anger over 'acid pollution' images
Aerial images show large areas of acid-stained ground in a region pegged for massive investment.

26/04/2017 09:16 PM
George Monbiot: Kick the big money out of politics
In this Viewsnight, writer and activist George Monbiot argues we need a new system for funding politics.

26/04/2017 06:28 PM
Can you guess the Tories' slogan?
Theresa May repeated her campaign message of a "strong and stable" leadership at PMQs on Wednesday.

26/04/2017 06:23 PM
Jonathan Demme: Five of his best films
The director - best-known for The Silence of the Lambs - was a master of many film genres.

26/04/2017 03:15 PM
Jet set pets: The animals that fly (on planes)
From turkeys to pandas... when animals need transporting they catch a flight just like us.

26/04/2017 03:01 PM
Reality Check: How much will Labour's NHS plans cost?
Reality Check looks at how much aspects of Labour's NHS proposals could cost.

26/04/2017 12:40 PM
Hummus crisis? What hummus crisis?
After two supermarkets recall some of their ranges, we look at the UK's love affair with the dip.

26/04/2017 12:02 PM
Election 2017: Which MPs are standing down, and who might be standing?
Who is joining George Osborne in stepping down as an MP, and who plans to return?

26/04/2017 11:34 AM
PMQs: May and Corbyn's memorable clashes
With a general election looming, this could be the final time the two party leaders lock horns.

26/04/2017 09:18 AM
Election 2017: Was that Angus Robertson's last PMQs?
With the General Election looming and parliament winding down, was the final PMQs before June's poll also the last for the SNP's Angus Robertson.

26/04/2017 02:14 AM
Would visiting Parliament inspire you to vote?
Two women who don't like politics paid a visit to Parliament, but did it convince them to vote?

25/04/2017 10:03 PM
General election 2017: Voters in Porthcawl weigh up options
The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg speaks to Labour voters in Porthcawl about whether they might consider switching to the Conservatives.

25/04/2017 05:06 PM
Reality Check: Have we seen record numbers of jobs?
The prime minister says the record number of jobs is evidence of her strong leadership.

25/04/2017 04:26 PM
Is Labour's Brexit plan too subtle?
Labour has a clear Brexit plan but some in the party would prefer more robust opposition to the Tory position.

25/04/2017 01:56 PM
What you need to know on election
The UK will have a general election on 8 June. Here's what you need to know.

25/04/2017 12:58 PM
General Election 2017: Lib Dems to keep 'nuclear deterrent'
Leader Tim Farron also accuses Jeremy Corbyn of being "weak and dangerous" on defence matters.

25/04/2017 10:52 AM
Could 2017 be a tactical election?
Brexit may encourage more pacts between political parties in the run-up to the general election.

24/04/2017 05:46 PM
General election 2017: What will happen to proposed laws?
What will snap election mean for a host of government bills yet to be approved by Parliament?

24/04/2017 05:30 PM
UKIP 'gets radical' with return to right-wing policies
UKIP searches for a new unique selling point after Theresa May steals a march on Brexit.

24/04/2017 02:36 PM
The seats that could decide the election
Where do the Conservatives, Labour and the Lib Dems have to fight hardest to win the general election?

22/04/2017 04:00 PM
General election 2017: How many people are registering to vote?
Government figures show it is young people dominating registrations ahead of the election on 8 June.

21/04/2017 03:48 AM
General election 2017: How do I register to vote?
Don't get left outside on polling day - beat the deadline to have your say in the general election.

17/02/2017 09:41 AM
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09/02/2017 12:17 PM
Brexit vote: How did your MP vote on the the bill?
See if your MP voted to get the Brexit process started, or whether they voted against.