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Wales first minister to stand down
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:55:03 GMT

Welsh Labour leader says he went through "the darkest of times" after death of a minster he sacked.

Syria 'chemical' attack: Experts finally visit Douma site
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:54:10 GMT

International experts make a much-delayed examination of the site of a suspected attack in Douma.

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:42:34 GMT

The actor, who also appeared on a number of TV shows, was admitted to hospital earlier this month.

India introduces death penalty for child rapists
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:06:47 GMT

The change to the penal code comes amid nationwide outrage over high-profile cases of child rape.

Herrera goal sends Man Utd into FA Cup final
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:12:42 GMT

Manchester United reach a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final with victory over Tottenham at Wembley.

Real ale fans won't represent all drinkers
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:13:53 GMT

A plan for the Campaign for Real Ale to promote other beers as well as real ales is narrowly voted down.

Boy, 3, drowns in David Lloyd fitness club pool in Leeds
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:43:18 GMT

The boy was swimming with his family in a David Lloyd Fitness Club in Moortown, Leeds.

Barbara Bush funeral: 1,500 pay tribute to former first lady
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:52:03 GMT

President Trump did not join four ex-presidents at the former first lady's service in Texas.

Avicii: Fans gather in Stockholm to remember superstar DJ
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:17:16 GMT

Thousands gathered in the city's Sergels Torg plaza to remember the Swedish musician, who died on Friday.

Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:53:21 GMT

Allied Healthcare, one of the UK's biggest providers of in-home care, blames a "challenging environment".

North Korea missile and nuclear test halt hailed
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:46:32 GMT

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's announcement is welcomed by world powers, ahead of key summits.

Shaggy helps the Queen celebrate 92nd birthday
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:27:01 GMT

The star-studded event at the Royal Albert Hall sees performances by Shaggy, Kylie, and others.

Theresa May: Compensation for Windrush generation
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:49:39 GMT

The prime minister says people who were treated unfairly will receive payments "where appropriate".

Artist's sheep's eye view of the Cambrian Mountains
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:00:31 GMT

One woman's summer spent living as a sheep in the Cambrian Mountains in the name of art.

The best and worst space films, according to Nasa
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:04:52 GMT

The best and worst space films, according to Nasa

Tourist takes crowdfunded trip to British islands
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:05:43 GMT

American Joe Hill thought a Facebook group for Jersey, the Channel Island, was for New Jersey.

Syria 'chemical' attack: Douma's warren of war tunnels revealed
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:23:56 GMT

Photographers have visited the network of tunnels used to move about Douma when it was under fire.

First Titanic menu fetches £100k at auction
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:27:08 GMT

A rare menu for the first meal aboard the Titanic, letters and a ticket went under the hammer.

Killer whales spotted in River Clyde near Dunoon
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:14:04 GMT

The mammals, which have been dubbed "urban Orcas" by one expert, have been filmed near Gourock and Dunoon.

Rare brown bear dies in Italy capture operation
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:13:05 GMT

The endangered animal died in Italy during an attempt to fit him with a collar to track movements.

Mia Khalifa filmed a porn scene where she was wearing a hijab.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:23:37 GMT

Former porn star Mia Khalifa says she received abuse after she filmed a porn scene wearing a hijab.

Big goals from Wenger's seven FA Cup wins
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:31:55 GMT

Big games and great goals from Arsenal's seven FA Cup wins under departing manager Arsene Wenger.

'I want to look as good as my friends'
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:14:27 GMT

The make-up artist using her skills to help scarred women live a normal life.

Is a new hate speech law killing German comedy?
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:16:45 GMT

Comedians in Germany have been caught up in the county’s strict online hate speech laws.

The peace talks with a difference
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:18:47 GMT

How one man is getting ordinary Palestinians and Israelis to talk peace with each other.

Week in pictures: 14-20 April 2018
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:18:25 GMT

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

London Marathon: The wacky outfits embraced by runners
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:43:07 GMT

It used to be rare but runners in fancy costumes are now a major part of the event and something the organisers encourage.

BBC News Channel
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:24:26 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

Carwyn Jones: The leader who lost his grip
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:02:31 GMT

Carwyn Jones lost his authority after a minister he sacked over conduct allegations killed himself.

Avicii: The superstar DJ behind some of the decade's biggest hits
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:55:35 GMT

Avicii, who has died at 28, made a string of huge dance anthems but struggled with life on the road.

Why has Kim Jong-un halted North Korean tests now?
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:01:26 GMT

What does the North Korean leader hopes to gain by his latest move, with two diplomatic summits ahead?

Six shops defying the High Street downturn
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:46:00 GMT

It's not all doom and gloom for UK retailers, some are managing to buck the trend.

Is marathon running bad for you?
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:59:30 GMT

Some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon, but are those 26.2 miles doing us harm?

HQ Trivia: The free app giving away thousands of pounds
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:57 GMT

How does a free app with no adverts go about becoming a success with Hollywood actors whilst giving away thousands in cash?

Why I wanted my male rape to be on Coronation Street
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:16:47 GMT

A 23-year-old tells Newsbeat how it feels to have his own rape used as a story on a soap.

Sunderland 1-2 Burton Albion
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:54:09 GMT

Sunderland are relegated from the Championship after Burton Albion fight back to win 2-1 in a game of late drama.

World Snooker Championship 2018: Mark Selby beaten by Joe Perry in first round
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:05:18 GMT

Defending champion Mark Selby is knocked out in the first round of the World Championship after a shock 10-4 defeat by Joe Perry.

FA Cup: Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham highlights
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:49:42 GMT

Watch highlights as Manchester United reach a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final with victory over Tottenham at Wembley.

London Marathon: Mo Farah and Mary Keitany eye records in 'hottest ever' race
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 05:57:35 GMT

Sunday's 38th edition of the London Marathon is expected to be the hottest ever run, with temperatures predicted to reach 23C.

Sarah Sellers: The nurse who was runner-up in Boston marathon
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:42:22 GMT

Sarah Sellers, a full-time nurse, shocks America by winning $75,000 second place prize.

Dog's 'cancer' turns out to be four teddy bears
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:44:12 GMT

Maisy's vet said "it was quite a feat" for a dog to swallow four full teddy bears.

Netball winner jokes that praise from Beckham 'better than gold'
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:42:51 GMT

The coach of the England netball team tells Newsbeat how one of her star players reacted to winning gold at the Commonwealth Games.

A neighbourhood in Victorville, California, is besieged by tumbleweed
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:42:54 GMT

Strong desert winds have brought unwelcome spikey visitors to Victorville, California, US

Nottingham mum 'goes bananas' over Asda's £930 bill
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:56:28 GMT

Bobbie Gordon says she learned of the banana drama after being contacted by a fraud team.

Tammie Jo Shults: Southwest pilot praised for safe landing
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:29:41 GMT

Tammie Jo Shults, a US Navy veteran, exhibited "nerves of steel" during the emergency landing.

Could new Stevenage store save Debenhams?
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:48:47 GMT

Chief executive Sergio Bucher says a new store, with a Nando's on site, is being used as a "test lab".

Knife crime: What's it like to be stabbed?
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 23:58:29 GMT

Four people share their experiences about being stabbed, what it felt like and what life has been like since.

No, the BBC is not reporting the end of the world
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:11:36 GMT

Concerned WhatsApp users have been sharing a video reporting the start of nuclear war. It's not real.

How 'ninja polymers' are fighting killer superbugs
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 23:33:51 GMT

Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?

'Theme park therapy' helps son to come alive, says mum
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:06:41 GMT

Robbie has the mental age of a two-year-old and is normally quiet and withdrawn.

The holiday village run by spies
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:25:32 GMT

An idyllic holiday resort on the banks of the Red Sea was a base for Israeli spies with a secret mission.

Obituary: Barbara Bush, social justice campaigner
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 23:49:26 GMT

The former US First Lady never accepted a passive role, and campaigned for social justice.

‘I was a teacher for 17 years, but I couldn’t read or write’
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 23:22:19 GMT

John Corcoran graduated from university and became a teacher for 17 years - but he had an extraordinary secret.

Susan Kigula: The woman who freed herself and hundreds from death row
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 23:46:59 GMT

How death row prisoner Susan Kigula studied law and changed Uganda's legal system.

Grace is 37 and has never had consensual sex
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:57:38 GMT

When powerful women began talking about their experience of sexual abuse, it had an effect on some of the most powerless women in the UK.

Americans going abroad for illegal heroin treatment
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 21:26:46 GMT

Opioid addicts are turning to a clinic in Mexico to break their addiction with a treatment that's illegal in the US.