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Extinction Rebellion protesters target London Underground

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 13:25
The Jubilee Line and DLR are partly suspended after incidents at three stations across the city.

Rugby World Cup: Ireland v New Zealand - Kearney, O'Mahony & Retallick start

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 13:15
Experienced duo Rob Kearney and Peter O'Mahony are restored to the Ireland team for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand.

Christian Dior apologises to China over map error

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 13:14
The French luxury brand is criticised for using a map of China that excluded Taiwan.

On this day 2009: Darren Bent scores 'beach ball' goal for Sunderland against Liverpool

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 13:05
BBC Sport looks back at the moment Darren Bent scores for Sunderland with a deflection from a beach ball in a 1-0 win over Liverpool at the Stadium of Light.

News Daily: Blow to PM's Brexit deal hopes and Labour veteran quits party

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 12:46
Your morning briefing for 17 October 2019.

Why are some of the Premier League's big clubs struggling?

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 11:23
With some of the big clubs struggling this season, BBC Sport statistician Chris Collinson takes a look at the reasons why.

Hong Kong: Hecklers dragged out in new parliament chaos

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 10:41
Security guards drag out opposition lawmakers after another protest against leader Carrie Lam.

US makes China's diplomats say where they're going

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 10:06
China has reacted angrily - but the US says it is merely "levelling the playing field".

Brexit: PM heads to EU summit as deal talks continue

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 09:37
Boris Johnson travels to Brussels as efforts continue back home to win support for his Brexit deal.

England v Australia: George Ford dropped for Rugby World Cup quarter-final

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 09:32
England drop George Ford for their World Cup quarter-final against Australia, with Owen Farrell picked in his place at fly-half.

Defiant head vows to keep unregistered school open

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 06:54
Nadia Ali calls the pupils "happy learners" and denies the school, in south London, is breaking the law.

Genetic tests: Experts urge caution over home testing

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 06:48
People should not make health decisions based on genetic tests they do at home, experts warn.

Catalan protests: Region's president urges immediate halt to violence

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 06:19
Unrest in the Spanish region continues for a third night after the sentencing of Catalan separatists.

Ballet star Precious Adams on balancing roles with being a role model

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 06:01
Rising star of English ballet Precious Adams on unwittingly opening up a debate around colourism.

Ron Ely: Tarzan star's wife stabbed to death by their son

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:58
The ex-Miss Florida is found dead with "multiple stab wounds" in a luxury suburb of Santa Barbara.

Cairngorms loch dropped to lowest level in '750 years'

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:22
Archaeologists made the discovery about the Cairngorms' Loch Vaa by studying timbers below its surface.

Leonardo da Vinci feud: The 'earlier' Mona Lisa mystery

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:19
A London family is battling an international consortium over a potentially priceless painting.

Yungblud: A mouthpiece for the underrated youth

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:15
"We are not bratty kids fighting for attention. We understand what we want," says the pop star.

Why are fewer crimes being solved?

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:14
Many crimes in the UK remain unsolved and many are not even reported - details in 10 charts.

My Money: 'BOOM, suddenly £14.99 less rich!'

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:12
As part of a new BBC blog series, Olivia Davies shares what she's spent her money on this week.