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Ashes: No evidence of corruption in third Test after fixing claims - ICC

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:26pm
There is "no evidence" that the third Ashes Test between Australia and England has been "corrupted", says the International Cricket Council.

Hull 2017: Highlights from the City of Culture

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:23pm
Everyone from superstars to schoolchildren have played their part in a triumphant year.

The key moments as the fire spread

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:19pm
Seventy-one people died after a huge fire engulfed Grenfell Tower in the early hours of 14 June.

Wine drinking up as glass size grows

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:54pm
If your wine was served in a smaller glass, would you drink less of it?

Haemophilia A trial results 'mind-blowing'

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:45pm
Doctors use gene therapy to correct the defect that causes haemophilia A.

The mystery of the baby in the box

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:43pm
Robin was abandoned as a baby 74 years ago. Now thanks to DNA and his daughter's detective work he finally knows where he came from.

Hurricane Harvey rainfall 'weighed 127bn tonnes'

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:57pm
Scientists established how much rain fell by measuring how much the Earth compressed during the storm.

How Greenland would look without its ice sheet

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:52pm
Scientists stitch together decades of survey data to reveal a hidden world of mountains and canyons.

How vocal problems nearly spelled the end for The Script

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:39pm
Frontman Danny O'Donoghue says he was "terrified" that his singing career had been cut short.

Catalonia election: The bare facts

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:37pm
Gavin Lee presents the key players in the election, with the help of some rather colourful figurines.

Yemen's capital more divided than ever

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:31pm
Nawal al-Maghafi finds the clashes between former allies in the civil war have destroyed parts of Sanaa.

How net neutrality affects you

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:31pm
This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will decide on whether to repeal an Obama-era law that protects "net neutrality".

On the election trail with Gujarat's women bikers

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:28pm
Why are girls dropping out of school in the Indian prime minister's home state? The BBC and four women bikers hit the election trail to find out.

'Flat-chested' K-pop star responds to 'cruel' body comments

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:27pm
Online critics said she didn't look right for K-pop, but Amber Liu from girl group f(x) is fighting back.

Chris Froome: Team Sky rider says legacy will not be tainted by 'adverse' drugs test

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:23pm
Britain's Chris Froome tells the BBC his legacy will not be tainted after returning an "adverse" drugs test, insisting "I certainly haven't broken any rules".

Helping women ensure their voices are heard

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:22pm
Despite the popular belief that women talk more than men, studies consistently suggest it is men who hog most of the airtime.

Why more Brits are buying caravans and motor homes

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:19pm
In the UK sales of caravan are on the rise. 22,000 were sold in the year to June, a 7% rise on the previous 12 months.

Origami robot muscles lift 1,000 times its own weight

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:18pm
The artificial muscles can be programmed with a range of motions including twisting and rotation.

How forced marriage saved a US defector in North Korea

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:13pm
In 1980, North Korea forced a US soldier and a kidnapped Japanese girl to marry. This is their story.

Surviving Congo's massacres: 'I climbed over bodies to flee'

BBC - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:08pm
The BBC's Africa editor Fergal Keane travels to a land littered with tears and mass graves.