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News Daily: Dementia prevention and Brexit update

BBC - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 1:41am
Your morning briefing for 20 June 2017.

Working parents face rising holiday childcare costs

BBC - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 1:32am
The average cost of summer holiday childcare is rising and council-run childcare is getting scarcer.

Women's Euro 2017: England 6-0 Scotland - highlights

BBC - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 1:07am
Jodie Taylor scores a hat-trick as England thrash Scotland 6-0 in their opening Women's Euro 2017 game in Utrecht.

Would using an eye scanner make mobile banking secure?

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:39pm
TSB customers will be able to try out iris scanning technology to access their bank account.

John McCain has brain cancer, his office says

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:35pm
The 80-year-old US senator may undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatment, a statement says.

How Britain supported the early release of Rudolf Hess

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:30pm
Newly released files reveal that the UK supported the release of the Nazi leader as early as 1956.

Turning to strangers for therapy in public

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:26pm
A psychologist in London is experimenting with 'problem solving booths', staffed by strangers.

Sexual offences on trains and tubes double in five years

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:30pm
The number of sexual offences reported on trains has doubled in five years, police say.

Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:12pm
They include hearing loss, smoking, and not finishing secondary education, a study says.

University first-class degrees soaring

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:02pm
Universities awarding first-class degrees to over 40% of students.

Watching Russia's Syrian build-up from central Istanbul

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:45pm
Warships sailing from the Black Sea to Syria pass through the centre of one of Europe's biggest cities - where amateur ship spotters watch their every move.

The UK’s best new buildings up for an award

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:37pm
Six buildings are on the shortlist for the 22nd annual Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building.

The women who take dangerous pills to gain weight

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:32pm
In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir explores Sudanese women's appetite for weight gain pills.

Why bar staff will not serve Afghanistan veteran

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:27pm
Could a brain injury identity card help a former soldier who gets refused service in bars?

Do you have to avoid huggers at work?

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:17pm
The number of workplace huggers is said to be on the rise, but it is still a social - and legal - minefield.

Digging up Dali: Why experts question artist paternity claim

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:15pm
A 1.5-tonne slab will have to be moved to allow DNA testing to settle the contentious claim.

A glimpse inside the Goldman Sachs nursery

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:02pm
Goldman is the only City firm to have an onsite nursery - but is it only deep-pocketed banks which can afford one?

Grenfell Tower fire: New council leader heckled by public

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:35pm
Elizabeth Campbell apologises to survivors of the tower block blaze for not doing more for them.

Alvaro Morata: Chelsea fans will be punching the air - Pat Nevin

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:05pm
Chelsea fans will be "punching the air" over the signing of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, says ex-Blues winger Pat Nevin.

World Para-athletics Championships: Sammi Kinghorn and Maria Lyle win bronze for GB

BBC - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 5:08pm
Sammi Kinghorn and Maria Lyle both won bronze medals for Great Britain on day six of the World Para-athletics Championships at London Stadium.