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Some of the most striking news pictures taken this week

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:37pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Why Italians are saying 'no' to takeaway coffee

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:35pm
Drinking takeaway coffee is a way of life in many parts of the world. So why do Italians refuse to do it?

What is it like to live near the scene of an unsolved murder?

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:35pm
What is it like to live in the shadow of an unsolved murder?

How can parents torture their children?

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:27pm
As the Turpin family allegations shock the world, we look at how cases of extreme abuse can happen.

New Zealand debates access to dead sea life footage

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:19pm
Should the public have the right to see which animals are being caught up in commercial fishing nets?

France: Emmanuel Macron’s marvellous manoeuvres this week

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:17pm
The French president had enough reasons to keep smiling this week, writes the BBC's Hugh Schofield.

Persian shallot 'could help fight TB antibiotic resistance'

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:17pm
Properties in Persian shallots could boost the effects of antibiotic treatment, a study says.

Why these women are sticking with Trump

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:38pm
Trump's approval ratings among women have dropped during his first year. But not with these voters.

Masters 2018: John Higgins beats Ryan Day to reach semi-finals

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:29pm
Two-time Masters winner John Higgins moves into the semi-finals of the 2018 event with a 6-1 victory over Ryan Day.

Celine Dookhran trial: Woman given '10 minutes to live'

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:52pm
Murder accused Mujahid Arshid raped a woman and attacked her with a knife, a court is told.

Women's March: Where, when and why will protests happen?

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:46pm
Protests are planned across the US this weekend - here's what you need to know

Nassar case: Gold medallists Raisman and Wieber face abuser

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 2:47pm
Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber confront former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court.

Sir Stirling Moss to retire from public life after illness

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 2:08pm
Motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss decides to retire from public life following a long illness.

Patient 'froze to death' in East of England Ambulance delays

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 1:00pm
Leaked document reveals 41 cases where patients were either harmed or died during ambulance delays.

The man risking his life to save pink dolphins

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:05am
Fernando Trujillo works in dangerous areas of the Amazon to save the rare species.

Man wades in to 'save child' that turns out to be toy doll

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:08am
James Dowley, from Shropshire, says he felt "a bit of an idiot" for rescuing the child-like doll.

Liverpool jail's severely ill inmates at substantial risk, says psychiatrist

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:12am
Inmates often wait days to be seen because of a lack of staff, a senior psychiatrist says.

'Shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight turns back to Australia

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:12am
Malaysia Airlines says the jet experienced a "technical" issue on its way to Kuala Lumpur.

Boris Johnson suggests 'bridge' between UK and France

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:10am
"Good connections and infrastructure" are vital for the UK-France relationship, Boris Johnson says.

Australian Open: Kyle Edmund battles extreme heat to reach fourth round

BBC - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:14am
Kyle Edmund fights back in punishing heat to beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in five sets and reach the Australian Open fourth round.