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The tech making fashion accessible for disabled people

7 February 2018 - 12:14am
Open Style Lab combines technology and fashion to make clothing more accessible for disabled people.

Poundland 'naughty' elf ad deemed 'irresponsible' by regulator

7 February 2018 - 12:10am
The social media campaign, which featured sexual references, breached the ASA code of practice.

Holiday and sick pay for gig economy workers

7 February 2018 - 12:07am
The government is to give millions of gig economy workers new rights including holiday and sick pay for the first time.

Actresses, arsonists and aristocrats: Women who won the vote

7 February 2018 - 12:07am
Before 1918 no women were allowed to vote in parliamentary elections. The suffrage movement changed all that.

Tesco faces record £4bn equal pay claim

7 February 2018 - 12:06am
Women working in supermarkets demand equal treatment with higher paid men working in warehouses.

Suffragettes: A campaign of disorder and disturbance

7 February 2018 - 12:06am
After years of campaigning for suffrage women took up a campaign of public disorder to further their cause.

100 Women: Does being called Emmeline change your life?

7 February 2018 - 12:03am
On the centenary of British women winning the right to vote, 100 Women has spoken to six women who share their first name with key suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst.

Open venues at risk of disappearing, says Climate Coalition report

7 February 2018 - 12:03am
Open venues such as St Andrews and Royal Troon could be in danger by the end of the century if sea levels rise, says new report.

The Papers: EU 'sanctions' and Tesco £4bn equal pay claim

6 February 2018 - 11:47pm
Reported EU demands on the UK during the Brexit transition period feature on the front pages.

The story of Elon Musk rocket launch

6 February 2018 - 11:47pm
The rocket's payload is Elon Musk's own Tesla, and two of the three rocket segments have landed.

Winter Olympics 2018: Pyeongchang's unlikely Olympic heroes

6 February 2018 - 11:45pm
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the athletes whose journey to the 2018 Winter Olympics has been less conventional or straightforward.

The abuse victim who has protested in the same spot for 20 years

6 February 2018 - 11:42pm
Abuse victim John Wojnowski has spent 20 years protesting outside the Vatican Embassy in the US. Why?

Swansea City 8-1 Notts County

6 February 2018 - 11:07pm
Swansea City ruthlessly demolish League Two Notts County to seal their passage to the fifth round of the FA Cup in emphatic fashion.

Birmingham City 1-4 Huddersfield Town (aet)

6 February 2018 - 10:56pm
Huddersfield fight back from behind to beat Birmingham and book a home tie against Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round.

Antonio Conte: Manager battling 'nature of the beast' at Chelsea - Andy Townsend

6 February 2018 - 10:36pm
Antonio Conte's precarious position at Chelsea "is the nature of the beast" under owner Roman Abramovich, says former midfielder Andy Townsend.

EU wants to restrict single market access to UK

6 February 2018 - 9:54pm
The restriction, revealed in a draft EU document, would apply during the post-Brexit transition.

Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launches successfully

6 February 2018 - 9:41pm
The world's most powerful rocket successfully lifts clear of its pad on historic maiden flight.

‘VIP paedophile ring’ accuser charged over child abuse images

6 February 2018 - 9:25pm
The man, known as Nick, faces charges relating to the possession of child sex abuse images.

Quentin Tarantino interview about Roman Polanksi 'rape' resurfaces

6 February 2018 - 9:16pm
Audio emerges of Quentin Tarantino arguing that Roman Polanksi didn't rape a 13-year-old girl.

Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket blasts off

6 February 2018 - 9:15pm
Wild cheering greets the launch of the maiden flight of the new rocket.