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Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of 'playing proxy wars'

BBC - 6 hours 42 min ago
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is filmed saying Saudi Arabia and Iran are "puppeteering" in the Middle East.

Sports Direct sees sharp fall in profits

BBC - 6 hours 54 min ago
Sports Direct reports a big drop in half-year profits after being hit by the fall in the pound.

Jade Jones: MMA switch tempts Olympic taekwondo champion

BBC - 7 hours 37 min ago
Double Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones is tempted by a move to MMA after the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Newspaper review: MPs back PM on Brexit timetable

BBC - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 1:43am
MPs' support of Theresa May's plan to trigger Article 50 by the end of March features on Thursday's front pages.

Sharp rise

BBC - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 1:26am
Knife crime is on the rise across the UK, but why are more young people carrying knives?

Knife crime: Why are more young people carrying blades?

BBC - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 1:22am
Knife crime has risen by 9% across the UK, and in London by 16%, in the past two years. But why are more young people carrying knives?

Professional champion wrestler survived domestic abuse

BBC - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:58am
A professional US wrestler who fights as 'Jade' survived domestic abuse and now campaigns for victims.

'My baby was stolen by a gang - and sold'

BBC - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:15am
A police operation in Kolkata has uncovered a major baby trafficking ring in India. 13 babies have been rescued and twenty people have been arrested.

Lady's man

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:35pm
News Quiz host Miles Jupp on a Radio 4 documentary that casts a new light on the early days of Ian Fleming and his most famous creation.

Football abuse: FA reacted 'dismissively' to protection calls

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:06pm
The FA reacted "dismissively" to worries about sexual abuse in the game in the 1990s, a victim says.

Aleppo battle: Assad says victory in city would be 'huge step'

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 9:29pm
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says a victory in Aleppo would be a "huge step" towards ending the war.

Paul Hollywood: Bake Off format 'to stay same'

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 9:28pm
Paul Hollywood vows that Bake Off will "stay exactly the same" when it moves to Channel 4.

Giraffes facing 'silent extinction' as population plunges

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 9:10pm
A dramatic drop in the giraffe population over the past 30 years leaves them vulnerable to extinction.

'Toxic employee'

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:25pm
Most of us have to deal with a disruptive colleague during our working lives, but how can a company best deal with such "toxic employees"?

Religious leaders push for Muslim alternative to Peppa Pig

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:21pm
Islamic leaders in Australia back a campaign to produce a "halal cartoon" alternative to Peppa Pig.

'It takes courage'

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:21pm
How difficult is it to be a committed vegan in a world awash with animal products?

Key jamming

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:20pm
What do you need to know about theft using car key jammers?

Shane Sutton: Ex-British Cycling director lost Jess Varnish case over use of word 'bitches'

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:20pm
A letter obtained by BBC Sport shows British Cycling cleared Shane Sutton of eight of the nine allegations made by Jess Varnish.

How women are winning online campaigns

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:15pm
Women are more successful with online campaigns than men, according to petitions website Change.org. Why?

Telling tales in four languages

BBC - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:14pm
Gcina Mhlope is a traditional storyteller who narrates her tales in four South African languages.