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Lewis Hamilton on Australian Grand Prix pole position

BBC - 15 hours 45 min ago
Lewis Hamilton wins a tight battle for pole position between Mercedes and Ferrari at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Miami Open: Johanna Konta survives scare to reach third round

BBC - 15 hours 54 min ago
British number one Johanna Konta battles past Aliaksandra Sasnovich in three sets in the second round of the Miami Open.

Trump blames Democrats for failed healthcare bill

BBC - 15 hours 55 min ago
US President Donald Trump suffers a major setback as his healthcare bill is withdrawn from Congress.

Singapore blogger gets US asylum

BBC - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 2:58am
A judge rules the 18-year-old can stay in US as he faces political persecution in Singapore.

London attack: Two men continue to be questioned as seven released

BBC - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 2:49am
Two men from Birmingham are in custody; two women have been released on bail until late March.

'The schmuck that landed on the taxiway'

BBC - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 1:49am
Harrison Ford explains to air traffic control why he landed on a taxiway, just missing a passenger jet.

Red Nose Day 2017 raises £71m for Comic Relief

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:22pm
The cast of Love Actually, Mrs Brown and Ed Sheeran persuade viewers to part with cash for charity.

One-eyed 'pirate dog' needs a home

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 9:00pm
Tyson, a one-eyed dog, has become the "longest-stay dog" at an RSPCA centre near Aylesbury.

What happened next for the sports stars of the past?

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:50pm
BBC News takes a look at what happened next for some of the sports stars of yesteryear.

Venezuela asks the UN to help boost supply of medicines

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:48pm
Amid a worsening economic crisis, President Maduro of Venezuela asks the United Nations for help.

Do baby boxes really save lives?

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:29pm
What evidence is there that Finland's famous baby boxes actually reduce infant mortality rates?

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:27pm
Bear Grylls is afraid of cocktail parties, and more news nuggets.

A selection of this week's best news photos

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:26pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

The Cinta Larga and the curse of the diamonds

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:23pm
How illegal diamond mining is threatening the way of life of the Cinta Larga indigenous group in Brazil.

South African astrologer fights to legalise 'magic' mushrooms

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:22pm
An astrologer in South Africa is fighting to get "magic" mushrooms legalised for use in spiritual ceremonies.

Return to East Timor: 'I've been brought back from the dead'

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:17pm
Alberto Mohamed returns to East Timor to find his family after 32 years.

Freed from IS tyranny, Mosul Sunnis fear for the future

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:08pm
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen inside Mosul explains the challenges Iraq will face when IS are defeated.

Seamus Coleman suffers broken leg in Republic of Ireland draw

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 7:42pm
Republic of Ireland skipper Seamus Coleman suffers a broken leg in his side's goalless draw with Wales at the Aviva Stadium.

Newspaper headlines: The 'middle-class jihadi' and his 'secret texts'

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 7:36pm
Saturday's newspapers focus on the past of the assailant behind the Westminster terror attack.

UN fears 200 died in coalition airstrike on Mosul

BBC - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 6:54pm
The UN looks into reports that 200 people, mostly civilians, died in an air strike in the past week.