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Is Trump's pitch to black voters a lost cause?

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 5:11pm
For the first time, Donald Trump is making a direct pitch to African-American and Hispanic voters, but will it work?

Addicted to pawn

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:52pm
As designer handbags receive record prices at auction, women are increasingly taking them to pawn shops to borrow money against them.

Kilmarnock 1-1 Rangers

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:41pm
A magnificent James Tavernier free-kick sees Rangers come from behind to earn a point against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.

High-energy worship

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:04pm
Twice a week, Muslims from the North Caucasus region of Russia pray using a unique group movement. BBC Pop Up asked them what Zikr means to them.

Boy, 13, dies after football collapse

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:52pm
A 13-year-old boy has died more than a week after collapsing during a football training session.

10 Things

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:42am
Woody Allen spends $100 a week on lottery tickets, and more news nuggets.

Evacuation of Syrian city Darayya begins

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:35am
The rebel-held city of Darayya is being evacuated by government forces after the last rebel fighters agreed to hand over their weapons and leave.

No hiding

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:34am
During her year of breast cancer, Sydney woman Alison Habbal occupied hours of nausea and exhaustion by planning for her post-sickness rebirth.

Ultra marathon runner's reunion with stray dog

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:26am
Their story had already captured hearts across the world - the marathon runner and the stray dog that stuck by his side through a gruelling desert race in China.

How much exercise is safe during pregnancy?

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 10:21am
There are conflicting views on whether it's safe to exercise during pregnancy - we hear from a former Olympian and mums.

Inside a Philippines prison drugs raid

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 8:02am
The BBC witnesses a prison raid in one of Manila's biggest jails - the latest offensive in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.

Man rescued after climbing into toilet to get phone

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 7:55am
Firefighters are called out to rescue a 20-year-old man after he climbs into public toilet to retrieve a friend's phone.

Camber Sands deaths: Lifeguards to patrol over bank holiday

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 7:36am
Lifeguards are to be deployed over the bank holiday weekend at Camber Sands, where five friends died during a day trip to the coast.

Brexit: Tough to-do list

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 6:54am
Battling ministers, the search for staff and working out what kind of deal to go for - how the Whitehall machine is gearing up for Brexit.

What happens when you let a dog in the studio...

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 5:36am
James Davidson, co-founder of pet food company Tails.com, talks to Business Live - but his dog Monty steals the show.

Africa's top shots: 19-25 August 2016

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:33am
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Turkey PKK conflict: Eight police killed in Cizre bomb

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 4:07am
A car bomb explodes hits a police checkpoint in Cizre, south-east Turkey, killing eight policemen and wounding 70, reports say.

Police helicopter hunts for boy 'seen taken into van'

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:55am
A report of a boy being taken in a black VW van in Surrey is being treated with "utmost urgency", say police, who are using a helicopter in the search.

NHS cuts 'planned across England'

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 3:49am
Plans are being drawn up that could see cuts to NHS services across England, including ward closures, according to draft documents seen by the BBC.

Italy quake: Emergency declared as hopes for more survivors fade

BBC - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 2:29am
Italy declares a state of emergency in the regions worst hit by Wednesday's earthquake, in which at least 267 people died, as hopes fade of finding survivors.