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Australia bushfires: Pregnant firefighter defends decision to fight fires

bbc - 3 hours 55 min ago
Fourteen weeks pregnant, Kat Robinson-Williams says she must help while Australia is "in flames".

Bolivia crisis: Jeanine Áñez declares herself interim president

bbc - 5 hours 13 min ago
Jeanine Áñez is condemned by ex-leader Evo Morales who says it is the "sneakiest" coup in history.

A Taliban escapee, a baby and the story that followed their chance meeting

bbc - 5 hours 22 min ago
When a refugee bumped into a baby, a tale of death threats, hijack and escape emerged.

Tesla to build first European factory in Berlin

bbc - 5 hours 34 min ago
Elon Musk says "outstanding" German engineering is part of the reason he picked the new factory site.

Arctic blast: US temperatures plummet to record lows

bbc - 5 hours 55 min ago
Several places experience record-breaking low temperatures as an Arctic air mass hits the country.

The recurring nightmare of my daughter's anorexia

bbc - 5 hours 55 min ago
Simon Brown lost his eldest child to the eating disorder - now he is working with those who handled her care.

Conservatives suspend members over Islamophobia allegations

bbc - 6 hours 9 min ago
The party takes action after the Guardian newspaper hands it a dossier of allegations.

This fire alarm can alert your neighbours as well as you

bbc - 6 hours 22 min ago
An alarm that connects neighbours is helping to stop fires spreading.

Polio in Nigeria: 'I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio'

bbc - 6 hours 27 min ago
A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of heart.

Modest fashion: 'I feel confident and comfortable'

bbc - 6 hours 29 min ago
Fashion bloggers are covering up and sales of modest clothes are up in high street stores.

General election 2019: Boris Johnson vows to end Brexit 'groundhoggery'

bbc - 7 hours 3 min ago
The UK can't afford to "squander" more time, the Tory leader will say in his first big election speech.

Aeroflot: 'Fat cat smuggler' falls foul of Russian airline

bbc - 7 hours 5 min ago
Mikhail Galin is stripped of his air miles after sneaking his overweight cat on an Aeroflot flight.

General election 2019: Labour vows to outspend Tories on the NHS

bbc - 7 hours 18 min ago
The party says it would tax the "wealthiest" to cut hospital waiting times if it wins the election.

Election 2019: Flood criticism, a cyber-attack (and Hillary Clinton)

bbc - 7 hours 37 min ago
Catch up on the big election campaign news from Tuesday in less than three minutes.

Brexit: Claims about EU tax rules fact-checked

bbc - 7 hours 40 min ago
People keep claiming on social media that a tax avoidance deadline has been driving the Brexit agenda.

Election 2019 in maps: Where are the seats that could turn the election?

bbc - 7 hours 43 min ago
From 'ultra-marginals' to the highest Leave and Remain seats - which are the battlegrounds that could make the difference?

Le Mans '66: Christian Bale and Matt Damon reveal truth behind Hollywood auditions

bbc - 7 hours 58 min ago
Christian Bale and Matt Damon on fighting for roles, as they team up in new movie Le Mans '66.

Philippines: The boy diving for plastic

bbc - 8 hours 5 min ago
Ranniel dives into one of Manila's most polluted rivers for less than two dollars a day.

Is surge pricing the fairest way to manage demand?

bbc - 8 hours 13 min ago
Ride-hailing app Uber is far from the first company to change prices according to customer numbers.

'Little sign of change' for number of women in top roles

bbc - 8 hours 16 min ago
More women are needed in senior roles, although board membership is making progress, a review finds.