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Some women need a hysterectomy after sterilisation device Essure

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 9:44pm
One woman says the pain "felt like I was dying" after her Essure sterilisation implant was fitted.

US Open 2017: Johanna Konta knocked out by Aleksandra Krunic in first round

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:54pm
Britain's Johanna Konta is knocked out of the US Open in the first round, losing in three sets to Aleksandra Krunic.

Why I became a jihadist poetry critic

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:43pm
Osama bin Laden, like other jihadists, wrote poems. These might not win any literary prizes, but Elisabeth Kendall believes they could help fight extremism.

I was a neo-Nazi. Then I fell in love with a black woman

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:42pm
She was a violent white supremacist. But an encounter in prison changed Angela King's life forever.

Frankfurt is winning the battle for Brexit spoils

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:16pm
Many of Europe's largest banks have already announced their intention to relocate jobs to Frankfurt as Brexit talks go on.

The elevators that go sideways as well as up and down

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:13pm
Instead of using a steel rope, the cabin is carried by linear motors.

Nigeria's digital blood bank

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:08pm
How one entrepreneur is using an app to get blood where it's needed

Majority 'still to claim' over PPI mis-selling

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:06pm
Some £27bn compensation has been paid, now the clock is ticking for those still eligible to claim.

UK companies must publish pay ratios under new law

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:05pm
Firms who face shareholder opposition to executive pay deals could also be named and shamed.

'I was groomed and sexually abused by 30 or 40 men'

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:04pm
From the age of 13, 'Ben' was abused by older men but says he was ignored by the authorities.

Actor Ed Skrein quits Hellboy after whitewashing criticism

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 6:14pm
Ed Skrein says he did not know the character was of Asian heritage when he took the role in Hellboy.

Arsenal: Arsene Wenger should leave the club, says former striker Ian Wright

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 4:10pm
Manager Arsene Wenger should leave Arsenal as they are in "crisis from top to bottom", according to former striker Ian Wright.

Joe Root: 'Bold' England captain stamps authority on side - Graeme Swann

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 3:42pm
Joe Root "stamped his authority" on the England team with his "bold" declaration against West Indies, says Graeme Swann.

Harvey v Katrina: Have New Orleans lessons been learned?

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:57am
Will Houston avoid the mistakes seen after the 2005 New Orleans disaster.

Ouaf! French President Macron's dog meets Niger president

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:50am
Emmanuel Macron's newly adopted black labrador Nemo behaves impeccably as he meets Niger's president.

MTV VMAs: Lorde and five other stars who've performed when they're sick

BBC - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:18am
Flu-struck Lorde at the VMAs and five other singers who've said the show must go on.