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Woman dragged from tracks in narrow escape in Melbourne

BBC News - 2 hours 10 min ago
A woman in Melbourne, Australia is saved from the tracks moments before the approach of a train.

Women's Hockey World League Final: England beaten by New Zealand in semis

BBC News - 2 hours 15 min ago
New Zealand score a winner with five minutes left on the clock to beat England 1-0 in the semi-finals of the Women's Hockey World League Final.

Women councillors speak out about sexual harassment

BBC News - 2 hours 24 min ago
The focus is on Westminster but sexism and harassment are rife in local councils too, say campaigners.

Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled

BBC News - 2 hours 26 min ago
The family of murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp says South African court ruling "verifies justice".

Ashes: Steve Smith repels England as Australia fight back in first Test

BBC News - 3 hours 29 min ago
Captain Steve Smith's unbeaten 64 helps Australia recover to 165-4, trailing England by 137 after two days of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

Uma Thurman vents anger at Weinstein

BBC News - 3 hours 31 min ago
The actress wishes a happy Thanksgiving to all "except you Harvey and all your wicked conspirators".

The firm where new mums - and dads - get fully funded parental leave

BBC News - 4 hours 56 min ago
Aviva, the UK's biggest insurer, says its new policy is one of the most family friendly in the UK.

Russian village complex where England team may stay

BBC News - 6 hours 54 min ago
Russia hosts the 2018 Football World Cup; we've had exclusive access to England's preferred training base.

'I'm not going to listen to you anymore'

BBC News - 7 hours 40 min ago
How avatar therapy is helping people stand up to schizophrenic voices by giving them a face.

When Callum's dad died, his sister became his mum

BBC News - 8 hours 50 min ago
Jade became a parent to her nine-year-old brother after their father died.

Doctor Who: Tom Baker returns on camera for 1979 Shada serial

BBC News - 9 hours 14 min ago
The actor makes a surprise return to complete an unfinished story 38 years after it was abandoned.

Doctor Who: Tom Baker returns for 'lost' Shada episode

BBC News - 9 hours 15 min ago
A "lost" episode of Doctor Who has been released 38 years after the story was left abandoned.

Empty homes spike in London commuter belt

BBC News - 9 hours 16 min ago
Parts of London and South East saw a rise despite a long-term downward trend.

Burberry: How Christopher Bailey rescued the brand with the chequered past

BBC News - 9 hours 31 min ago
As Bailey leaves Burberry, we look at the legacy he's left for the leading British fashion brand.

Why no-one heard the Grenfell blogger's warnings

BBC News - 9 hours 38 min ago
One man foresaw, very clearly, the risk of a devastating fire in Grenfell Tower. He wrote about it in a blog, but no journalists were there to follow it up.

How to spot fake Yeezy trainers

BBC News - 9 hours 44 min ago
Fan group The Yeezy Mafia tells Newsbeat how to spot fake pairs of Kanye West's signature shoe.

Zimbabwe after Mugabe: What happens next?

BBC News - 9 hours 47 min ago
Singing and celebration spring from the belief that the worst is over, our Zimbabwe correspondent writes - but is change coming?

A former Nazi leader in Germany has developed a system to fight extremism

BBC News - 10 hours 1 min ago
A former Nazi leader in Germany has developed a system to fight extremism.

Nasa timelapse paints 'most complete picture of life' to date

BBC News - 10 hours 6 min ago
Scientists call the new timelapse video the "most complete global picture of life on Earth to date".

7 days quiz: What does Lennon's diary reveal?

BBC News - 10 hours 8 min ago
7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?


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