John McCain: Obama and Bush lead Washington service

John McCain: Obama and Bush lead Washington service

John McCain: Obama and Bush lead Washington service

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 09:18 AM PDT

The ex-presidents deliver eulogies to the Vietnam War hero who became a high-profile politician.

Palestinians brand US aid cut to UN group 'a flagrant assault'

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 05:31 AM PDT

The US was the largest single donor to the UN Palestinian refugee agency but is ending all funding.

Fibromyalgia is 'like hot lava radiating through my body'

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 05:26 PM PDT

What it's like to live with fibromyalgia.

Declan Donnelly and wife Ali Astall welcome baby girl

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 09:46 AM PDT

The I'm a Celebrity star's wife gave birth to the baby girl, their first child, on Saturday morning.

Sadiq Khan bikini balloon launched in London

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 08:05 AM PDT

Campaigners fly a 29ft-long blimp in Parliament Square as part of a bid to oust the London mayor.

Roxanne leaves Celebrity Big Brother house after 'punch'

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 02:40 AM PDT

Roxanne Pallett, formerly of Emmerdale, says fellow housemate Ryan Thomas hurt her.

Yemen conflict: Saudi-led coalition admits mistakes in deadly bus strike

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 09:26 AM PDT

The Saudi-led coalition strike killed some 40 children on 9 August, sparking international anger.

HMRC celebrity 'blacklist' over tax avoidance backed by Cable

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 04:27 AM PDT

Sir Vince Cable supports a policy advising against giving honours to tax-avoiding celebrities.

Record demand for sexual health services amid spending cuts

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 07:15 AM PDT

Clinics in England say they are struggling to meet a huge increase in visits.

Salmond crowdfunder closed after passing £100,000 mark

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 06:38 AM PDT

The former first minister is taking legal action over the Scottish government's handling of sexual misconduct claims.

Kim Jong-nam murder: Police seek pair to testify at murder trial

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 08:18 AM PDT

Malaysian police seek two women to testify at the trial of those accused of killing Kim Jong-nam.

Aretha Franklin bishop sorry after 'groping' Ariana Grande

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 03:40 AM PDT

"Maybe I crossed the border, maybe I was too friendly or familiar," Bishop Charles H Ellis III says.

The Queen opens new Braemar Highland Games centre

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 08:35 AM PDT

The pavilion on the site of the Braemar Gathering has been named The Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion.

Segway's self-balancing e-skates prove a challenge

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 05:17 PM PDT

BBC Chris Foxx takes Segway's new self-balancing e-skates out for a test run.

'A pound shop stopped me buying scissors'

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 04:59 PM PDT

A Muslim woman reveals the common misconceptions about wearing the face veil

How much do you know about autumn?

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 12:35 AM PDT

Pop on your chunky knitwear, cosy up with a mug of hot cider and test your "fall" knowledge.

Reality Check: How easy is it to buy EU citizenship?

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 05:17 PM PDT

Reality Check takes a look at 'citizenship for sale' programmes in the EU.

Mermaids compete in 'Merlympics' event

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 04:35 PM PDT

Competitors from around Europe compete in the UK's first "Merlympics".

Week in pictures: 25 - 31 August 2018

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 05:05 PM PDT

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

Saving the 'king of the birds' with DNA

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 02:38 PM PDT

Scientists believe a genetic code could help protect golden eagles in the wild.

Fulham player: ‘Reading books makes me a better footballer’

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 05:30 PM PDT

Fulham footballer on how books improve his life.

Maasai being trained to save endangered vultures

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 05:08 PM PDT

Six out of eight species of the bird are endangered in Kenya.

EU workers in the UK: Do I stay or do I go?

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 07:44 PM PDT

Two EU citizens explain their very different reasons for leaving, and staying in, the UK.

Robbie Williams, Ayda Field, Louis Tomlinson: All change for X Factor 2018

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 06:28 PM PDT

As the 15th series kicks off, here's what to expect from the show's revamped line-up.

'Without Spielberg I'd be the Vanity Fair maid'

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 07:09 PM PDT

The star of Vanity Fair says going to America helped her land the lead in ITV's latest period drama.

Are UK tennis fans happy with Amazon's US Open service?

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 02:34 PM PDT

British tennis fans have complained about Amazon's US Open coverage, but the online giant is breaking new ground.

Nauru refugees: The island where children have given up on life

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 04:55 PM PDT

A rare condition is threatening lives of refugee children on Nauru who have "lost hope", advocates say.

South Africa: The groups playing on the fears of a 'white genocide’

Posted: 31 Aug 2018 05:00 PM PDT

Conservative South African groups are carrying out international campaigns against the government's land reform plans.

Chelsea beat Bournemouth to keep 100% start

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 10:06 AM PDT

Chelsea make it four wins in four Premier League games under Maurizio Sarri after goals by substitute Pedro and Eden Hazard help them beat Bournemouth.

Italian GP: Kimi Raikkonen on pole, Sebastian Vettel second, Hamilton third

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 09:10 AM PDT

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen sets the fastest lap in F1 history as he steals pole position from the title contenders at the Italian Grand Prix.

Premier League results: Liverpool hold off Leicester comeback as Chelsea also make it four wins from four

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 09:44 AM PDT

Liverpool and Chelsea maintain unbeaten runs as Southampton seal first win of season.

England v India: Joe Root run out in mix-up with Stokes

Posted: 01 Sep 2018 07:16 AM PDT

Captain Joe Root is run out after a mix-up with Ben Stokes to leave England 122-5 - leading by 95 - on day three of the fourth Test against India.

Man proposes to girlfriend using the side of a cow

Posted: 30 Aug 2018 04:48 AM PDT

Farmer Chris Gospel popped the question to girlfriend Eilidh Fraser in Aberdeenshire using her favourite cow Curlytop.

Procrastination: It's pretty much all in the mind

Posted: 25 Aug 2018 07:07 PM PDT

Scans show differences in the brains of those who love to put things offs compared with the "doers".

'Sexualised' niqab hero gets makeover after costume criticism

Posted: 29 Aug 2018 03:30 AM PDT

A comic book fan redesigns X-Men's niqab-wearing superhero to reflect realistic, modern dress.

Seeing double: The twins turning a profit

Posted: 27 Aug 2018 12:15 AM PDT

Some identical twins have seen a business opportunity in their matching looks.

Barry Island's wheelchairs are transforming beach trips

Posted: 26 Aug 2018 01:35 AM PDT

Beach wheelchairs on Barry Island allow children to be pushed across the sand without sinking.
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