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Dog fights prompt 5,000 calls to RSPCA in past decade

BBC - 17 hours 30 min ago
The RSPCA reveals it has received nearly 5,000 calls about dog fighting in the past decade.

Ryder Cup 2018: Europe to increase wildcards from three to four

BBC - 17 hours 49 min ago
Europe's Ryder Cup team will feature four wildcards in 2018, and players will need to play only four tournaments to retain membership.

Trump sued for defamation by former Apprentice Summer Zervos

BBC - 18 hours 6 min ago
Former Apprentice contestant says Donald Trump is a "misogynist" who "debased and denigrated" her.

Brexit speech

BBC - 18 hours 14 min ago
BBC Economics Correspondent Andrew Walker answers your questions on Theresa May's Brexit speech.

Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries 'queuing up' for trade deals

BBC - 18 hours 14 min ago
The foreign secretary backs the PM's Brexit speech, saying new deals can be "pencilled in".

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence

BBC - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 3:56am
The Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but critics call the clemency "a grave mistake".

EE mobile firm fined £2.7m for overcharging customers

BBC - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 3:37am
EE, the UK's biggest mobile phone operator, broke billing rules, says regulator Ofcom.

Who is Chelsea Manning?

BBC - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 3:09am
President Obama is commuting the 29-year-old's sentence.

Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple

BBC - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 2:53am
Infertile couple in Ukraine use three-person IVF to have a baby girl after more than a decade of trying.

Sir Tony McCoy 'put on two stone' since retirement

BBC - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 2:50am
Champion jockey Sir Tony McCoy blames his weight gain on eating "whole packets" of biscuits.

Theresa May's Brexit 'deal or no deal'

BBC - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 2:09am
Theresa May's long-awaited speech on her strategy for Brexit leads Wednesday's front pages.

Australian horses more deadly than snakes

BBC - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:50pm
Horses killed more people in Australia in recent years than venomous animals combined, data shows.

Deliveroo to add 300 UK tech jobs in new London office

BBC - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:52pm
The food delivery firm will hire a third more staff when it opens its new London HQ in summer 2017.

Thomas Cook holidaymakers to be flown out of The Gambia

BBC - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 9:53pm
Thousands of Thomas Cook tourists in The Gambia are to return to the UK after new Foreign Office advice.

Manning 'should not have spent a single day in prison' - Greenwald

BBC - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 9:46pm
Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the Edward Snowden leaks on secret US surveillance, says Chelsea Manning "did a great deal of public good".

Babies remember their birth language - scientists

BBC - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 8:51pm
Babies learn language in the early months of life, and retain this knowledge, say scientists.

How often do planes fall on houses?

BBC - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 8:47pm
Plane crashes in residential areas are extremely rare, largely because of the skill of pilots in a crisis.

Jeremy Bowen: Families return to the ghost towns of East Aleppo

BBC - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 8:44pm
Large areas of East Aleppo are like ghost towns, but some families are returning to their old homes or moving into unoccupied buildings, says Jeremy Bowen.

Base drop

BBC - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 8:40pm
A replica of an Arctic basecamp has been set up by a group of leading scientists, as a call to action to global leaders attending the World Economic Forum summit.

Golden idea

BBC - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 8:21pm
Internet entrepreneur Charles Chen Yidan is going to award $8m per year to education projects.