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UK 'biggest audience' in Europe for jihadist web content

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:45pm
Britain is the fifth-biggest audience in the world for extremist content, a study finds.

Why is 'Blue Whale' hysteria gripping India?

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:22pm
Panic over the rumoured 'suicide challenge' grips India even as internet experts call it a hoax.

The world's least likely Girl Guides

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:17pm
During six years of war, these Girl Guides have kept learning to camp, sing songs and change tyres.

'It's OK to make mayonnaise while on your period'

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:11pm
No more myths: Lahatra, a scoutmaster and science teacher, tells boys the truth about periods.

Why fully electric cars may be stuck in the slow lane

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:11pm
Electric cars have had a lot of publicity recently, but petrol and diesel engines are far from dead yet.

'I'm handing back my medal': Is Paralympic sport classification fit for purpose?

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:58pm
A BBC File on 4 programme reveals several cases of disabled athletes potentially cheating the classification system are currently under investigation.

Yemen war: What happened to Saleem?

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:51pm
It has been a year since starving Saleem became the face of Yemen's suffering. But where is he now?

'We survived Irma but we don't have money for food'

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:48pm
Miami dodged much of Irma's wrath but the aftermath of the storm has been devastating for the city's poor.

British war bride and Canada groom die within hours of each other

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:20pm
They met outside London in 1941 and died in different wards of the same Canadian hospital.

'Why I posted photos of Grenfell victim on social media'

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:16pm
A local resident explains why he posted photos of a man who had died in the Grenfell Tower fire on social media.

Valentino Rossi: Italian back in action 18 days after double leg fracture

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:07pm
Nine-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi returns to action just 18 days after suffering a double leg fracture in a training accident.

Stanislav Petrov, who averted possible nuclear war, dies at 77

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:54pm
Ex-Soviet officer Stanislav Petrov reported a possible 1983 US missile launch as a false alarm.

Jodie Taylor: England squad 'closer' after claims against Mark Sampson

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:54pm
England striker Jodie Taylor says the squad are closer together following allegations against manager Mark Sampson.

Tyson Fury: Boxer calls for end to suspension

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:43pm
Former world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury calls for a resolution to his doping suspension so he can return to the ring.

Ryanair: What should I do if my flight is cancelled?

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:21pm
The Civil Aviation Authority advises passengers not to cancel their flights themselves.

Adam Hollioake on staying in Afghanistan after bomb attack

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:43am
Former England cricketer Adam Hollioake is staying on to coach in Afghanistan despite a suicide bomber attacking a match his team was playing in.

Parsons Green Tube bomb: Police still questioning suspects

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:13am
Two men remain in custody on suspicion of terror offences over Friday's attack, which injured 30.

Theresa May visits Canada for post-Brexit trade talks

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:04am
The PM and Justin Trudeau will also discuss a trade row that could threaten jobs in Northern Ireland.

Police 'may work with paedophile hunters'

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:35am
Almost half of trials for the crime of meeting a child after grooming uses vigilante evidence.

The Emmys in two minutes

BBC - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:16am
Two female-led series dominate America's biggest TV awards night.