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Hugh Masekela, South African jazz trumpeter, dies

BBC - 5 hours 12 min ago
The South African musician "passed peacefully" after a "courageous battle with cancer", his family says.

'Peanut butter & jelly' LeBron James & Dwyane Wade star in NBA best plays

BBC - 5 hours 13 min ago
Watch the top 10 plays from this week's NBA, including two outstanding plays featuring LeBron James & Dwyane Wade of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Sky-Fox deal not in public interest, says regulator

BBC - 5 hours 17 min ago
The regulator says the deal would give the Murdoch family too much control over news providers in the UK.

Travel chaos after gas leak shuts Charing Cross station

BBC - 5 hours 26 min ago
Roads are closed and Charing Cross station shut after a gas main ruptured just off Strand.

Boris Johnson to push for more cash for NHS

BBC - 5 hours 45 min ago
The foreign secretary thinks No 10 is not doing enough to ease winter pressures, sources tell the BBC.

Avalanche kills one in Japan ski resort after volcanic eruption

BBC - 5 hours 46 min ago
A soldier training in the area was killed when an avalanche and volcano happened at the same time.

The good A&E forced to turn patients away

BBC - 5 hours 50 min ago
How a hospital with some of the best NHS waiting times ended up with patients waiting in corridors and queuing ambulances.

Edmund reaches Australian Open semi-finals

BBC - 5 hours 53 min ago
Britain's Kyle Edmund stuns third seed Grigor Dimitrov to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final at the Australian Open.

US slaps 'America First' tariffs on washing machines and solar panels

BBC - 6 hours 9 min ago
Producers in China and South Korea will be hit hardest by President Trump's trade moves.

Britney Spears to play Brighton Pride... and Scarborough

BBC - 6 hours 14 min ago
The pop singer is taking her Las Vegas show on tour in Europe.

US shutdown: Trump hails 'big win' and says Democrats caved in

BBC - 6 hours 18 min ago
The president hails a "big win" for Republicans after the end of a three-day government shutdown.

Joey Barton speaks out about gambling addiction

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 2:41am
The footballer says he thinks he'll always be in recovery from the addiction.

Newspaper headlines: Obese children 'doomed to early death'

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 1:51am
A number of Tuesday's papers focus on health stories, from childhood obesity to NHS funding.

Neil Diamond retires from touring after Parkinson's diagnosis

BBC - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 1:26am
Singer Neil Diamond stops touring "with great reluctance" after a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease.

How US 'get out of jail free' cards work

BBC - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:15pm
The police labour union cards are given to friends and family for them to show to officers. But why?

Not just 'winged rats': Inside the Crufts of the pigeon world

BBC - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 9:38pm
What happens when thousands of people descend on Blackpool for the annual racing pigeon show?

'I may get a deadly hereditary disease - should I find out?'

BBC - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 8:56pm
Huntington's disease runs through Jackie Harrison's family, but should she take a test which will tell her if she will get it too?

How art and design can transform the daily commute

BBC - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 8:42pm
The art and design going into making travellers' daily commute an aesthetic experience.

The baby tackling bullying at school

BBC - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 8:37pm
Naomi isn’t your average teacher. For one thing, she’s only seven months old.

Sex abuse survivor tells story in bid to encourage others

BBC - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 8:25pm
Tim Verity wants more people to talk about male sex abuse after seeing his abuser jailed years later.