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Europe's big problem

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:50
Nick Robinson explains how Theresa May and Angela Merkel are starting the process of working out Brexit.

Turkey coup attempt: Who's the target of Erdogan's purge?

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:43
After the failed coup, the crackdown. There are very real fears among Turks about what will come next.

Drivers sue Uber over employment rights

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:19
Cab hire service Uber has been taken to an employment tribunal by two of its drivers who claim it is acting unlawfully by not offering holiday and sick pay.

Cuckoo migration 'now more perilous'

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 08:06
Britain has lost more than 70 percent of its cuckoos in the last 25 years, but tiny tracking devices fitted to some of the birds may have solved the mystery of their decline.

Leslie Jones Twitter row: Breitbart editor banned over abuse

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 07:35
A senior editor with the conservative website Breitbart is banned from Twitter after abuse was directed at a star of the new Ghostbusters film.

Sunseekers flock to pools and parks

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 07:23
Large parts of the UK are basking in sunshine, with pools and parks packed with people enjoying the hot weather.

Rio 2016: Steve Redgrave & Matthew Pinsent win gold in Atlanta

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 06:41
BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympics with the moment Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent win gold at Atlanta 1996.

Mystery of 'The Pies' graffiti explained

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 06:34
The story behind the graffiti that's cropped up all over the North of England for the past 30 years.

Garry Marshall: Happy Days creator dies aged 81

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 05:17
Garry Marshall, creator of hit US TV series Happy Days and the director of box-office hit Pretty Woman, has died aged 81, his publicist says.

US Election 2016: Trump seals Republican nomination

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 04:45
Donald Trump officially clinches the Republican nomination for president as speakers hammer Hillary Clinton on day two of the convention.

Smith backers defend commitment to publicly funded NHS

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 03:40
Supporters of Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith defend him against claims questioning his commitment to a fully publicly funded NHS.

Green Deal energy loans had 'abysmal' take-up: MPs

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 02:06
The government's Green Deal home energy efficiency loan scheme had an "abysmal" take-up because it was not tested with consumers, an MPs' report says.

Two men and woman dead in Aberdeen tower block 'incident'

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 01:44
Three people are killed during a disturbance at a flat in the Tillydrone area of Aberdeen.

Turkey coup: Crackdown toll passes 45,000

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 01:25
At least 45,000 people have been rounded up, sacked or suspended from their jobs by Turkey's government amid a crackdown following last week's failed coup.

Working parents face summer childcare struggle

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 01:08
Working parents face a struggle to find holiday childcare as councils across Britain report a lack of places.

Anbarasan Ethirajan: Dark days in Dhaka

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 01:02
The mood in Dhaka has darkened following last month's Islamist attack

Brexit: May hopes for 'frank and open' talks during Merkel visit

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 00:57
PM Theresa May says she does "not underestimate the challenges" ahead in negotiating the UK's exit from the EU, ahead of her first talks with Germany's Angela Merkel.

Temple treat

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 00:56
The BBC's Shilpa Kannan visits the southern Indian town of Tirupati to find out what makes the 'Tirupati laddoo' so special.

Fidelity backs Theresa May's executive pay plans

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 00:45
Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed crackdown on executive pay is backed by one of the UK's biggest fund managers.

Invisible illness

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 00:42
Depression was not widely recognised in Japan until the late 1990s - then a campaign called it a "cold of the soul" and sales of anti-depressants boomed.