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French SNCF rail strike to defy Macron labour reforms

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:34
France faces weeks of turmoil as rail staff prepare for a strike over free-market reforms.

How Amsterdam is reducing child obesity

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 09:45
Rising rates of childhood obesity are a global problem - but in Amsterdam they are falling.

New Zealand v England: Visitors have good chance of Test win - Jonny Bairstow

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:00
England have a good chance of ending their winter with a Test victory against New Zealand, says Jonny Bairstow.

Commonwealth Games: Eilidh Doyle to be Scots' first female opening ceremony flag bearer

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 07:36
Hurdler Eilidh Doyle is chosen in the Gold Coast to be Scotland's first woman flag bearer at a Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Commonwealth Games: Statham's diving display, face plants & more Commonwealth classics

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:52
Before the 2018 Commonwealth Games, BBC Sport picks out some classic moments from previous events including Hollywood actor Jason Statham's diving display in 1990.

Commonwealth Games: Test your knowledge with our quiz

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:41
How much of a Commonwealth Games buff are you? From a diminutive weightlifter to a diving actor, take our quiz to find out.

New Zealand v England: Hosts face record run chase to win second Test

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:31
England set New Zealand a daunting 382 for victory on the fourth day of the second Test in Christchurch.

Hill Street Blues creator Steven Bochco dies aged 74

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:09
US TV producer and writer Steven Bochco redefined TV drama with his police shows.

Director of public prosecutions Alison Saunders to stand down

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 03:48
She had faced recent criticism after several rape trials collapsed due to evidence not being disclosed.

Tiangong-1: Defunct China space lab comes down over South Pacific

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 03:22
China's defunct Tiangong-1 space lab mostly burnt up on re-entering the Earth's atmosphere.

BBC wants gender balance of contributors by April 2019

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 01:54
News programmes will monitor the male to female ratios of on-air contributors, the corporation says.

Brazil's rising tide of young conservatives seeks change

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 01:13
With disenchantment growing over corruption scandals, some young Brazilians are embracing the right.

Did American tourism to Russia increase in 2017?

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 01:10
Reality Check looks into claims about the health of the Russian tourism industry.

Child poverty: Pale and hungry pupils 'fill pockets with school food'

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 01:09
"We call it survival," head teachers say as they describe how poverty-hit pupils are forced to take food.

Sexual harassment at work looks like this

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 01:03
Five young women share shocking examples of harassment at work.

Glenda Jackson returns to Broadway in all-female play

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 01:01
British acting legend Glenda Jackson has made a return to the Broadway stage after three decades.

'Nothing but a holiday resort?' Revisiting 1939 Cornwall

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 00:59
Eighty years ago Cornwall was already a tourist destination. Visiting the country with a 1939 guidebook reveals what has changed, and what has stayed the same.

The strange phenomenon of twin films

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 00:56
What's behind the oddly common occurrence of two films with the same subject coming out the same year?

The paired legacy of King and Kennedy

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 00:55
A new photo exhibition looks at the relationship between Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King.

How parents' arguments really affect their children

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 00:51
It is normal for parents to argue, but the way rows affect children varies greatly.