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Minimum price 'would increase cost of 70% of alcohol'

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 4:32am
There will be sharp increase in the cost of alcohol if a minimum price is introduced, say researchers.

Jonnie Peacock: BBC Sports Personality 2017 contender

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 4:01am
Runner defended his title at the World Para-athletics Championships - profile of Sports Personality nominee.

Australia child abuse inquiry finds 'serious failings'

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 3:32am
A landmark inquiry calls for the Catholic Church to allow voluntary celibacy for its priests.

Newspaper headlines: Disney deal and 'deadly' festive flu

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 1:49am
A £49bn deal with 21st Century Fox features on Friday's front pages, as well as a winter flu warning.

Almost half of under 25s 'never use a condom with a new partner'

BBC - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 1:14am
Public Health England launches a new campaign to get more people thinking about using condoms.

Church apology over Bishop George Bell abuse inquiry

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:41pm
Former Bishop of Chichester George Bell was accused of sexual abuse decades after his death in 1958.

Behind the scenes of Brighton Rock

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 9:59pm
Images of lead actors Richard Attenborough and Carol Marsh taking time out during filming.

Acting on Australia's landmark abuse inquiry

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 9:32pm
Few countries have confronted child abuse as comprehensively, but practical questions remain.

The choir that can never sing together

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 9:26pm
The Christmas song recorded by singers at risk of serious infection if they meet face-to-face.

'Youthquake' declared word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 9:14pm
Oxford Dictionaries says the word, coined in the 1960s, sums up millennials driving political change.

Parents giving children alcohol too young, researchers say

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 9:04pm
Giving youngsters too many takeaways is also criticised as a health risk by the researchers.

Girl says cycle helmets should be compulsory

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:51pm
Doctors say that when Maisie was run over a cycle helmet saved her life.

Why Pitch Perfect stands out in Hollywood

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:37pm
The Pitch Perfect movies may have been successful, but they also remain unique in the film industry.

7 days quiz: Who did George Clooney give $14m to?

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:33pm
7 days quiz: Who did George Clooney give $14m to?

Lock out: The Austrian hotel that was hacked four times

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:12pm
The internet of things poses new threats to our security, so how should we be fighting back?

Migrants in Germany: Should they be paid to go home?

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:11pm
Berlin is offering asylum seekers thousands of euros to retrace their steps - but is it ethical?

My father fought the CIA's secret war in Laos

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:03pm
A journalist looks for the truth of his father's role in one of the largest clandestine missions in US history.

Roger Federer wins 2017 BBC Overseas Sports Personality award for record fourth time

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:01pm
Tennis star Roger Federer wins the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year for a record fourth time after a public vote.

What Question Time made of Brexit vote defeat

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:30pm
The last Question Time of 2017 was dominated by exchanges over Brexit - so what happened?

China's Class of 1977: I took an exam that changed China

BBC - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:15pm
China's 1977 college entrance exams brought in a generation that would change the country forever.