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Iraqi forces 'within sight' of IS stronghold of Mosul

33 min 50 sec ago
The BBC's Quentin Sommerville is with Iraqi government forces as they resume their push towards western Mosul, the last major stronghold of so-called Islamic State in Iraq.

2020 Paralympics: Wheelchair rugby loses funding appeal

37 min 2 sec ago
Wheelchair rugby's appeal against its funding cut for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic cycle is rejected by UK Sport.

South Sudan warns of hundreds of thousands facing famine

39 min 49 sec ago
Civil war and economic collapse are blamed for the situation, the first to be announced in six years.

Could Glasgow Prestwick airport host UK's first spaceport?

49 min 31 sec ago
Could the UK be going where it has never been before? Detailed plans to create the country's first spaceports are set to be unveiled.

Angelina Jolie on family, film and Cambodia

1 hour 33 min ago
Angelina Jolie on her new film First They Killed My Father, based on the genocide in Cambodia, and her family.

Night Tube drivers balloted over strikes

1 hour 33 min ago
RMT officials said they were balloting members over a "block on career progression".

UKIP officials quit in Hillsborough row

1 hour 38 min ago
The resignations are blamed on "crass insensitivity" by leader Paul Nuttall and donor Arron Banks.

@Sweden v Trump: 'Nothing happened'

2 hours 4 min ago
Swedish School librarian Emma Johansen reacted to Trump's mention of a security incident

Great Yarmouth church saved by 'exploded' bric-a-brac

2 hours 45 min ago
Chairs, records and toys are among the items dangling from the ceiling of St John's Church.

Sea worm festival

3 hours ago
Thousands of people gathered in Seger Beach in Indonesia to catch and eat sea worms, a symbol of prosperity.

Ben Stokes: IPL record as Rising Pune Supergiants buy England all-rounder

3 hours 42 min ago
England all-rounder Ben Stokes becomes the most expensive foreign player in IPL history by being bought for £1.7m by Rising Pune Supergiants.

North Korea Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia recalls Pyongyang envoy

4 hours 4 min ago
The mystery over Kim Jong-nam's killing has intensified tensions between Malaysia and North Korea.

Mosul offensive: Iraqi army resumes advance on IS bastion

4 hours 10 min ago
The second day of the government's assault on the IS stronghold begins with artillery fire.

Amy Winehouse recovery home 'has given me a future'

4 hours 43 min ago
Grace Gunn is one of the first residents of Amy's Place - a recovery house set up in memory of the late singer Amy Winehouse. She speaks to the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme.

Dancing, drinking and snogging; The Wild Party kicks off new theatre for musicals

4 hours 50 min ago
How a debauched all-nighter is kicking off proceedings at Andrew Lloyd Webber's newest theatre.

Iran 'will not instigate hostilities' - foreign minister

5 hours 56 min ago
The Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, has called on the United States to stop threatening Iran.

Brexit: Lords to begin debating bill to trigger Article 50

7 hours 1 min ago
Opposition peers could seek guarantees on the bill paving the way for the UK to leave EU.

Google and Bing to demote pirate sites in UK web searches

8 hours 55 min ago
Illegal music and film websites and unofficial sport streams to be made harder to find.

Council tax to rise while services cut, says LGA

9 hours 9 min ago
Local authorities warning of struggle to fund care for increasing numbers of elderly people.

Ice-locked ship to drift over North Pole

9 hours 25 min ago
German research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.

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