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Quetta attack: Militants kill dozens at Balochistan Police College

BBC - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 3:48am
Dozens of people are killed after militants mount an attack on a police training college in the Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say.

Calais migrants: 'Jungle' camp demolition set to begin

BBC - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 3:46am
French authorities are expected to begin dismantling the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, as more residents prepare to leave for other areas of France.

Watford investigated by Football League over 'forged bank letter' claims

BBC - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 2:55am
Watford are being investigated by the Football League for allegedly supplying false financial information.

Maro Itoje: England forward out for six weeks with hand injury

BBC - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 2:55am
England forward Maro Itoje needs surgery on a broken hand, adding to coach Eddie Jones' injury problems at open-side flanker.

Rurik Jutting: Hong Kong murder trial shown 'torture' video

BBC - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 2:21am
Jurors in the Hong Kong murder trial of a British banker are shown mobile phone footage of the attack on one of the victims.

Councils 'don't pay fair price for care'

BBC - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 1:00am
Nine out of 10 councils in the UK are failing to pay realistic prices to support older and disabled people in their own homes, the industry says.

Newspaper review: 'Calais clearout' and Pete Burns tributes

BBC - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 12:37am
The clearance of Calais's "Jungle" camp and tributes to 80s pop star Pete Burns make Tuesday's front pages.

FOBT addict: 'I spent month's wages in 30 mins'

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 9:02pm
The government is to review gambling machines amid concerns they may harm vulnerable people.

Gavin Lee: Day one of dismantling the Jungle

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 8:41pm
The BBC's Gavin Lee reports on the first day of the dismantling of the sprawling Jungle migrant camp in Calais, northern France.

Will America's evangelical Christians still back Trump?

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 8:36pm
Will the allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding Donald Trump stifle Republican support in America's Christian evangelical churches?

Concrete Canvas

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 8:31pm
After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.

Break-out hit

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 8:26pm
From modest ambitions, prison play Key Change soars above the razor wire.

Water war?

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 7:54pm
In Central Asia, a crisis is brewing over water and electricity. Some countries have energy, the others water - but they cannot seem to agree how to share resources.

Project dignity

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 7:36pm
At the age of 13, Natasha Annie Tonthola was subjected to a ritual sexual initiation at the hands of an older man, but that was just the start of her troubles.

Blockchain bandits

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 7:19pm
Are hack attacks aimed at the technology behind Bitcoin and other virtual currencies undermining confidence in the digital cash world?

Game changer

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 7:18pm
A feminist icon, a virtual blow-up doll, the sixth Spice Girl, a cyberbabe, an ambassador for Britain, or a distorted male fantasy? Lara Croft has been described as all of these. BBC News looks at her legacy as Tomb Raider turns 20.

Model train prices are rising because of pound's devaluation

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 7:14pm
The pound's recent devaluation after June's Brexit vote has already led to some price rises, and model railways are one business feeling the effects.

Women 'nearing equality with men - in alcohol consumption'

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 7:11pm
Women have caught up with men, at least when it comes to knocking back alcohol - a global study of drinking habits shows.

The 30-second chat that can trigger weight loss

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 7:10pm
Doctors who spend 30 seconds telling patients they need to lose weight can have a dramatic impact, a study shows.

Heathrow expansion decision imminent

BBC - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 7:09pm
The government is set to announce later its long-awaited decision on airport expansion, with Heathrow considered the favourite.