Scottish alcohol sales drop as minimum price kicks in

BBC News - 12 hours 26 min ago
The amount of alcohol per adult bought in Scotland last year fell to its lowest level since records began.

How America overthrew Guatemala's reformist president

BBC News - 12 hours 47 min ago
Accused of being a communist, Guatemala's president was toppled in a US-led coup

Rites of Passage, Portraits of Prom

BBC News - 12 hours 48 min ago
Young people with learning disabilities share their experiences and thoughts for the future.

Viewpoint: How the British reshaped India's caste system

BBC News - 12 hours 50 min ago
A complex system of beliefs and social identities was oversimplified by colonisers, writes Sanjoy Chakravorty.

Yesterday: Inside Danny Boyle's world without The Beatles

BBC News - 12 hours 51 min ago
Danny Boyle's film cancels the Fab Four, but makes an actor of Ed Sheeran and a UK-Asian rock star.

Why are Nike trainers washing up on beaches?

BBC News - 12 hours 52 min ago
From Bermuda and the Azores to Ireland and France, large numbers of shoes are washing ashore.

Sickle cell disease: 'I told mates I was in a crash, but it was a stroke'

BBC News - 12 hours 53 min ago
Daniel Nwosu, 22, has only just revealed to his mates the impact of living with sickle cell disease.

Measles vaccine fears cost me my children

BBC News - 13 hours 6 min ago
One Filipino mother's worst fears were realised when her unvaccinated children caught measles.

Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss

BBC News - 13 hours 11 min ago
Stephen Schwarzman, a confidant of President Trump, makes the largest ever donation to a UK university.

Women not aware enough of breast cancer link to alcohol

BBC News - 13 hours 18 min ago
Women know too little about alcohol's role in increasing breast cancer risk, a study suggests.

Tory leadership race: Your views on leadership candidates' debate

BBC News - 13 hours 41 min ago
How did the candidates for Conservative leader fare in the BBC's Our Next Prime Minister debate?

Women's World Cup 2019: All the goals as Marta makes history, Kerr hits four & Jamaica celebrate

BBC News - 13 hours 41 min ago
Watch all the best bits from day 12 of the Women's World Cup featuring Marta's history-making goal and incredible scenes after Jamaica score their first ever World Cup goal.

Should we dislike the 'Like' button?

BBC News - 13 hours 45 min ago
Social media companies know approval can be addictive, so how should we manage the compulsion to be liked?

Woman, 83, in hospital after William and Kate convoy crash

BBC News - 13 hours 52 min ago
The royal couple have sent their best wishes to the elderly woman, 83, who is in a serious condition.

'My father, the rapist': Hidden victims of Rwanda's genocide

BBC News - 13 hours 54 min ago
It is thought thousands of children were born as a result of rape during the 1994 genocide.

When is a sausage not a sausage?

BBC News - 14 hours 1 min ago
Why some people aren't happy that words like 'burger' and 'sausage' are being used to describe vegan products.

Rising levels of poverty in working families

BBC News - 14 hours 3 min ago
Poverty among those who are working has risen, but many more people are now in work, research indicates.

Tory leadership race: Five key moments from debate

BBC News - 18 June 2019 - 11:47pm
The talking points as the remaining candidates hoping to be PM are questioned by the public.

The Papers: 'Boris and Rory show' in TV debate 'bunfight'

BBC News - 18 June 2019 - 11:36pm
The live BBC debate dominates many of Wednesday's newspaper front pages.

Kerr hits four as Australia crush Jamaica to finish second in Group C

BBC News - 18 June 2019 - 11:23pm
Jamaica's coach Hue Menzies says he would "pay to watch" Sam Kerr after she scores four goals against his side and sent Australia through to the Women's World Cup last 16.


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