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Can a new apple take over the world?

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:08
Apple growers in Washington state reckon their new variety, the Cosmic Crisp, will be a global hit.

Online fashion twice as ‘racy’ as high street

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:07
Online fashion stores are more likely than traditional ones to use images seen as "racy", BBC research finds.

Historic England adds lighthouses, cliff lift and viaduct to At Risk Register

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:06
Historic England adds 247 sites to its At Risk Register but 310 have been saved and removed.

The Papers: Johnson's Brexit deal balances 'on a knife edge'

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:04
Brexit talks dominate Thursday's papers, as the PM makes a "last-minute" bid to secure DUP support.

The real (and fake) sex lives of Bella Thorne

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:04
The actress Bella Thorne opens up about sexuality, pornography, depression and feminism.

BA passengers: cabin fumes gave us breathing problems

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:03
A British Airways flight to Valencia in August was evacuated after the aircraft filled with smoke.

Eyam village recreated out of fruit cake

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:03
A baker spent three months fashioning the realistic model of Eyam in Derbyshire.

Plastic pollution: how plastic bags could help save the planet

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 05:00
Family of inventor says they were designed to be reused to stop trees from being destroyed.

Louise Ellman: MP quits Labour over anti-Semitism concerns

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 04:36
The MP leaves after 55 years, saying "anti-Semitism" has become "mainstream" under Jeremy Corbyn.

American boxer Day, 27, dies four days after suffering head injuries in Conwell fight

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 04:31
American boxer Patrick Day has died at the age of 27, four days after sustaining a brain injury in a fight against Charles Conwell.

Man City held by Atletico in home leg of Women's Champions League tie

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 02:06
Manchester City have to settle for a draw in the home leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Atletico Madrid.

Brexit: 'No deal tonight', UK government source says

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 02:00
UK and EU officials are continuing technical talks, but there is no sign of a breakthrough ahead of Thursday's summit.

Cardiac arrest in fitness class caught on camera

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 00:46
Mark Kingsland was sparring in a fitness class when he went into cardiac arrest.

Miedema hits four for Arsenal in Women's Champions League

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 00:44
Vivianne Miedema scores four as Arsenal win 5-2 at Slavia Prague in the first leg of their Women's Champions League last-16 tie.

Paul Pogba: Manchester United midfielder to miss Premier League match against Liverpool

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 00:18
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is ruled out of Sunday's Premier League encounter with leaders Liverpool.

Turkey-Syria offensive: Not our problem, says Donald Trump

bbc - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 00:12
His remarks come after Turkey launched an attack into Syria as US troops withdrew from the area.

Stowaway cat found in hand luggage at airport security

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 23:48
Candy the cat is found inside a suitcase when it was scanned at airport security.

'Rory hasn't won a major since I've been on PGA Tour' - Koepka dismisses McIlroy rivalry

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 23:21
World number one Brooks Koepka rejects the suggestion that he has a big rivalry with Rory McIlroy.

Dutch farm mystery: Man suspected of holding family against will

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 23:20
A 58-year-old man will appear in court suspected of holding a family in a farm's secret room.

Sandy Hook shooting: Parent awarded $450,000 for defamation

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 23:17
A massacre denier is told to compensate the father of a child killed in the 2012 school shooting.