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10/21/2017 08:23 AM
Women's Ashes: England captain Heather Knight says series is 'too close to call'
England captain Heather Knight says that the Women's Ashes series against Australia is "too close to call".

10/21/2017 08:12 AM
Storm Brian: UK braced for gale-force winds and disruption
The storm will not be as bad as feared, although disruption is still possible, forecasters say.

10/21/2017 07:50 AM
Spain expected to impose Catalonia direct rule
The Spanish cabinet is meeting to decide whether or not to impose direct rule on Catalonia.

10/21/2017 07:22 AM
Motorway roadworks speed limit could be increased
Tests suggested drivers were more relaxed at higher speeds as they could overtake slower vehicles.

10/21/2017 06:31 AM
Explosives experts called to Sellafield
Staff were disposing of chemicals at the nuclear power plant when the incident happened.

10/21/2017 05:50 AM
France women 1-0 England women
England start life after Mark Sampson with 1-0 friendly defeat against 2019 World Cup hosts France.

10/21/2017 04:44 AM
The Papers: Road 'misery' to end and EU 'saves May'
Plans to increase a motorway speed limit and progress over Brexit talks are among the stories leading the papers.

10/21/2017 03:43 AM
Parsons Green Tube stabbing: Second teen charged with murder
Omid Saidy was stabbed to death outside Parsons Green station on Monday.

10/21/2017 02:16 AM
ICYMI: TV high jinks and a baby spider monkey
Some stories you might have missed.

10/21/2017 01:46 AM
A bus designed to tackle sexual harassment
How have our experts got on at redesigning a bus to make it safer? What changes have they made? And how does it look now?

10/21/2017 01:29 AM
The NHS nurse using Botox to top up her salary
Having to take care of her young daughter, Sarah decided to branch out into aesthetics to be able to support her family

10/21/2017 12:27 AM
Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation
Officers seize more than 150,000 files with disturbing images of young children and teenagers.

10/21/2017 12:17 AM
Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicide
Police suspect the man killed his girlfriend at Joshua Tree National Park before killing himself.

10/21/2017 12:11 AM
Reality Check: Is pay growing at its worst rate since the Napoleonic Wars?
Reality Check examines the claim that real-wage growth is at its worst since the 18th Century.

10/20/2017 11:26 PM
The place spacecraft go to die
Why one of the Earth's most remote places is the preferred place to dump space junk.

10/20/2017 11:25 PM
Tony Warren's script for Coronation Street forerunner found
Tony Warren tried writing a different northern soap opera before creating Corrie.

10/20/2017 11:16 PM
Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman: The couple taken by the Taliban
What’s next for the North American couple and their children rescued from five years of captivity?

10/20/2017 11:16 PM
Ballet hoping to help heal Charleston's wounds
A new ballet tells the story of the aftermath of the racially-motivated Charleston church shooting.

10/20/2017 11:15 PM
Venezuela crisis: Retirements ruined and families pulled apart
People's hopes for a quiet retirement with family are ruined by inflation and the fear of violence.

10/20/2017 11:12 PM
Week in pictures: 15-21 October 2017
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

10/20/2017 11:08 PM
Islamic State and the crisis in Iraq and Syria in maps
Maps and graphics telling the story of the fight against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.

10/20/2017 11:06 PM
The woman without legs who became an equestrian champion
Angelika Trabert's won 24 medals - six at the Paralympics. When not riding, she works as an anaesthetist.

10/20/2017 11:01 PM
The old-school album club for modern music fans
How music fan Martin Fitzgerald went from surfing Spotify in bed to talking legendary albums with celebrities.

10/20/2017 10:57 PM
West Ham United 0-3 Brighton & Hove Albion
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic says he is "not worried" but is "realistic" about his future after his side lose 3-0 at home to Brighton.

10/20/2017 10:36 PM
World Taekwondo Grand Prix: Lauren Williams secures stunning Grand Prix gold
British fighter Lauren Williams claims a breakthrough World Taekwondo Grand Prix title on a brilliant day for the GB team in London.

10/20/2017 09:51 PM
Mugabe named as goodwill ambassador by WHO
The World Health Organisation head praises Zimbabwe's public health policy, in a controversial move.

10/20/2017 09:27 PM
Martin Glenn: Baroness Sue Campbell says FA chief executive is 'doing a very good job'
Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn is "doing a very good job" says Baroness Sue Campbell, the FA's head of women's football.

10/20/2017 09:16 PM
Is now the time to raise interest rates?
With the economy on an uncertain footing, but inflation crushing wage growth, should rates rise now?

10/20/2017 09:08 PM
Lewis Hamilton top in US GP practice as Vettel struggles
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton is in scintillating form as he sets the pace in practice at the United States Grand Prix.

10/20/2017 08:40 PM
European Champions Cup: Scarlets 13-18 Bath
Former Scarlets fly-half Rhys Priestland kicks all Bath's points in dreadful conditions to boost their European Champions Cup quarter-final hopes.

10/20/2017 07:03 PM
Putin weighs in on Trump's performance as US president
The Russian president took aim at the US political system when asked about Trump's "unpredictability".

10/20/2017 05:52 PM
Oxbridge uncovered: Students on diversity
Data shows Oxbridge is moving backwards in elitism terms, so what do Oxford and Cambridge students feel?

10/20/2017 05:01 PM
What it's like being black and working class at Cambridge
Newsbeat speaks to Chelsea Kwakye about her experience of being a student at Cambridge.

10/20/2017 03:47 PM
Solange Knowles tells magazine 'don't touch my hair'
The singer points out her braids appear to have been removed from the Evening Standard magazine cover.

10/20/2017 11:59 AM
Puppy dog eyes are for human benefit, say scientists
Researchers investigate how dogs change their expressions in response to their owners.

10/20/2017 09:31 AM
Do blind people care about colour?
A light hearted look at what colour means, or doesn’t mean, to blind people

10/20/2017 03:05 AM
100 Women: The male movie star campaigning for women's rights
Farhan Akhtar is not only massive in the movie world, he's also the founder of a movement to get men to support women's rights.

10/20/2017 03:03 AM
The space where women tell stories of abusive relationships
Thousands of women from France have been speaking out about the abuse they've experienced in their relationships.

10/20/2017 03:02 AM
Undercover police hunt sex offenders on Tube
BBC 100 Women go undercover on the Tube with British Transport Police officers catching offenders.

10/20/2017 01:25 AM
100 Women: Why I chose #MeToo for my sexism experiment
BBC 100 Women contributor Roya Ramezani was painting #MeToo hours before the Weinstein story broke.

10/20/2017 12:13 AM
7 days quiz: Which country is embracing Scottish haggis for the first time in decades?
A weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

10/18/2017 11:43 PM
100 Women: The pink bus designed to protect women from harassment
Authorities in one city in Turkey have put pink women-only buses in service, designed to protect female passengers from harassment.

10/17/2017 11:22 PM
What's it like to live in North Korea?
Four young North Korean defectors explain what life was like back home and what they miss most.

09/15/2017 09:16 AM
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