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Heavy fighting erupts in Mexican city

bbc - 2 hours 35 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Security forces and cartel gunmen clash after drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's son is discovered.

'County-lines gangs fuelling' child slavery rise

bbc - 4 hours 16 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Figures reveal an 807% increase in the number of known child victims of modern slavery.

Fat found in overweight people's lungs

bbc - 4 hours 18 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
The findings could explain why being overweight or obese increases asthma risk, researchers say.

Police arrest 743 in blitz on 'county lines' drugs gangs

bbc - 4 hours 21 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
A week of raids across England and Wales netted cocaine, crack and heroin worth over £400,000.

Brexit: Johnson to begin charm offensive over deal

bbc - 4 hours 30 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
The prime minister will seek to build a Commons majority for his deal ahead of Saturday's crunch vote.

Catalan protests: Why is Barcelona burning?

bbc - 4 hours 47 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Catalonia is set for a general strike on Friday, over the jailing of pro-independence leaders.

Scottish Court to review bid to stop 'illegal' Brexit deal

bbc - 6 hours 22 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Anti-Brexit campaigner Jo Maugham has lodged a petition at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.

What happened this week in Trump's impeachment saga?

bbc - 7 hours 1 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
From quid-pro-quo to arrests, we catch you up on the latest developments.

Feeding ducks bread: Viral sign sparks anger and confusion

bbc - 7 hours 12 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
A sign has stirred up confusion and angry debate about whether or not ducks should eat bread.

Trump impeachment: White House admits aid held up partly over Democrats

bbc - 7 hours 13 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
A US official says aid to Ukraine was held up to force it to probe Democrats, but later backtracks.

Ghost nets: Tackling a silent killer of the seas

bbc - 7 hours 26 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Ghost nets kill huge numbers of marine animals every year, but new tech might help prevent that.

The man who owns 1,000 meteorites

bbc - 7 hours 28 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Graham Ensor says finding rocks that have travelled billions of miles "is an incredible feeling".

IMF: What is it and why does it matter?

bbc - 7 hours 29 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
The annual meeting of the IMF gets under way in Washington this week.

Banning out-of-hours email 'could harm employee wellbeing'

bbc - 7 hours 29 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Stopping staff accessing email outside the office could leave some feeling stressed, research suggests.

Viewpoint: Time for girls in space and sex without power

bbc - 7 hours 29 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
A world where women can be successful without "busting balls" shouldn't be far-off and magical.

Savile Row tailors caught up as US tariffs come in

bbc - 7 hours 30 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Men's wool suits are among the products facing new tariffs at a crucial time for UK trade.

How publicity-shy professor Kais Saied became Tunisia's president

bbc - 7 hours 30 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
A former law lecturer seems an unlikely choice to win the hearts of young Tunisians voters who want jobs.

Man's giant vegetables set new world records

bbc - 7 hours 30 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Joe Atherton, 64, hopes his world records will not be beet, after growing hefty turnips, carrots, leeks and parsnips.

The rainforest under a different light

bbc - 7 hours 31 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Richard Mosse's ultraviolet photography of rainforest flora.

Quiz of the week: How did Fortnite reinvent itself?

bbc - 7 hours 32 minགི་ཧེ་མ།
Have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?