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08/18/2018 12:18 PM
Celebrity Big Brother responds to Stormy Daniels no-show
The adult film actress was meant to appear on the show on Thursday, but pulled out just before is was meant to start.

08/18/2018 12:08 PM
Rugby Championship: New Zealand beat Australia 38-13 in opener in Sydney
New Zealand put in a dominant second-half performance as they to beat Australia 38-13 in the Rugby Championship opener in Sydney.

08/18/2018 12:00 PM
Kofi Annan, former UN chief, dies at 80
He was the first black African to become UN secretary-general and was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.

08/18/2018 11:42 AM
Kofi Annan: Former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize laureate
The former UN Secretary General was the first black African to lead the international body.

08/18/2018 11:16 AM
Newborn rescued from drain in India
Geetha who rescued the baby, has named the boy ‘Sudhandhiram’ meaning freedom.

08/18/2018 11:00 AM
Italy bridge collapse: Genoa holds state funeral
The president is presiding over the ceremony for 18 of those who died in the Genoa bridge collapse.

08/18/2018 10:58 AM
Public 'back' taxes to tackle single-use plastic waste
Ministers say they are looking at measures after thousands support action to reduce single-use items.

08/18/2018 10:57 AM
Labour Party suspends former MP Jim Sheridan
Former parliamentarian Jim Sheridan is being investigated as allegations emerge about anti-Semitism.

08/18/2018 10:57 AM
England v India: Ben Stokes receives mixed reception on return at Trent Bridge
Ben Stokes receives a mixed reception at Trent Bridge on his return to cricket after being found not guilty of affray.

08/18/2018 10:36 AM
Kerala floods: Troops rush in to help rescue efforts
Troops step up rescue efforts to save people threatened by flooding that has killed hundreds.

08/18/2018 10:13 AM
Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over no handshake
Officials cite a Muslim couple's refusal to shake hands with the opposite sex in their interview.

08/18/2018 06:59 AM
Sandhurst: Police to investigate 'waterboarding' claims
The commander of the royal military college has ordered an investigation into the allegations.

08/18/2018 04:54 AM
The Papers: University 'crackdown' and a coffee cup levy
Saturday's papers feature a story about the problems caused by unconditional university offers.

08/18/2018 12:47 AM
Yemen war: Boys dig friends’ graves after air strike
A school trip ended in disaster when the bus was hit by a Saudi-led coalition missile.

08/18/2018 12:21 AM
Rise in type 2 diabetes in young people in England and Wales
Child health experts say the rise is "alarming" and more should be done to reduce obesity.

08/17/2018 11:55 PM
Stepmums and birth mums figure out how to get along
What happens when you get stepmums and birth mums in a room together to 'talk it out'?

08/17/2018 11:41 PM
Drag World: Where the biggest US stars meet rising UK talent
Drag World brings some of the biggest performers in the world, and their hectic schedules, to the UK.

08/17/2018 11:40 PM
Do we have more rooms per person than ever before?
Is the co-leader of the Green Party right to say that rooms per person are at the highest we've seen in our lives?

08/17/2018 11:37 PM
100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers
An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books, by reimaging male heroes.

08/17/2018 11:31 PM
Crazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectations
Like the proverbial "tiger mum", many Asians have huge expectations for the Hollywood film.

08/17/2018 11:14 PM
Week in pictures: 11 - 17 August 2018
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

08/17/2018 11:12 PM
The cycling start-up company turning trash into cash
The entrepreneurs finding a way to turn trash from the slums into cash for the people living there.

08/17/2018 11:07 PM
What's the truth about spiders in our homes?
Animal expert Dr Tim Cockerill talks us through the truth about spiders.

08/17/2018 09:58 PM
Aretha Franklin's A Natural Woman: Why the song still moves us, 50 years on
Her 1967 hit (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman continues to unify and empower.

08/17/2018 09:09 PM
Eurozone bailout programme is finally over
The eurozone passes an important milestone on 20 August - the formal end of the bailout of Greece.

08/17/2018 06:41 PM
When flying to Mars is your day job
Living on Mars time, landing nightmares and sometimes spreadsheets... a day in the life of a Nasa engineer.

08/17/2018 06:18 PM
Strictly Come Dancing: Kate Silverton and Seann Walsh join line-up
Kate Silverton and Seann Walsh become the 10th and 11th celebrity contestants to be confirmed.

08/17/2018 05:18 PM
Deontay Wilder says Tyson Fury bout will 'definitely' happen this year
WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he will "definitely" face Tyson Fury in America this year.

08/17/2018 03:57 PM
U20 World Cup: England women beat Netherlands to reach semi-finals in France
England women reach the Under-20 World Cup semi-finals for the first time by beating the Netherlands 2-1.

08/17/2018 02:51 PM
The immigrants who built Australia's 'fairytale' castles
How nostalgic Europeans forged shrines to old traditions - creating the nation's first theme parks.

08/17/2018 01:12 PM
#ShareYourRejections - The pain of being turned down
Actors and writers on Twitter have been sharing their experiences of being rejected.

08/17/2018 12:35 PM
#TipTheBillChallenge: Why people are giving 100% tips
The #TipTheBillChallenge is a social media trend which sees people tip the total amount of the bill.

08/16/2018 08:01 PM
The last Blockbuster: 'I'm proud that we've survived'
Online streaming has crushed Blockbuster and its last store is a reminder of a not-so-distant past.

08/15/2018 03:50 AM
The drug that makes people jump off buildings
Class B drug monkey dust has led to users biting others and running into people's homes.

08/15/2018 03:29 AM
Reality Check: Public toilets mapped
A BBC map helps you find out how many public toilets have been cut in your area.

08/15/2018 01:47 AM
How a paedophile's hands led to his conviction
A paedophile who hid his face from the camera was convicted when an expert could identify his hands.

08/11/2018 03:46 PM
Hundreds of sea potatoes cover Penzance beach
A walker found the "odd-looking" sea creatures while walking on a Cornish beach.

08/10/2018 06:54 PM
Shreyas Royal: Child chess prodigy's family can stay in UK
Shreyas Royal has been dubbed Britain's "greatest chess prospect in a generation".

08/09/2018 08:48 PM
Charlottesville remembered: 'A battle for the soul of America'
Last summer the far-right descended on Charlottesville. We revisited that weekend with those involved.

07/09/2018 12:51 AM
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