Dina Asher-Smith wins 200m gold at World Athletics Championships

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 8:38pm
Dina Asher-Smith wins 200m gold at the World Championships to become the first British woman to claim a global sprint title.

The awkward questions about slavery from tourists in US South

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 8:16pm
It's been 400 years since US slavery began. So how does this dark past fit into tourism now?

FTSE 100 suffers biggest drop since early 2016

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 8:02pm
The blue-chip index sees its biggest fall in over three-and-a-half years amid a global sell-off.

Deafblind doctor: I was told not to touch patients

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 7:54pm
A student set to become the NHS's first deaf and blind doctor describes discrimination she has faced.

'I wish it was longer, get him out' - former world champion wants longer Salazar ban

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 7:49pm
Coach Alberto Salazar should have been banned for longer than four years, according to American middle-distance runner Jenny Simpson.

MOTDx: Sam Fender & Alan Shearer talk music and their love of Newcastle United

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 7:41pm
Brit Award winning musician Sam Fender gets a surprise visit from his hero Alan Shearer and the two discuss their love of Newcastle United on MOTDx.

MP Rosie Duffield speaks of her experience of domestic abuse

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 7:36pm
MP Rosie Duffield received a standing ovation after telling MPs about her own experience of coercive control.

Reading Gaol: Oscar Wilde prison put up for sale

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 7:26pm
The writer spent two years in prison in Reading after he was convicted of gross indecency in 1895.

Middlesbrough Tesco worker died after altercation with thief

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 6:52pm
The stress of the confrontation "directly contributed" to Hilary Simmons' death, an inquest hears.

Files on top IRA agent prepared for prosecutors

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 6:38pm
The files look into a man codenamed Stakeknife, alleged to be Belfast man Freddie Scappaticci.

Liverpool fined for fielding ineligible player Pedro Chirivella

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 6:36pm
Liverpool are fined £200,000 - half of which is suspended - for fielding an ineligible player in their third-round Carabao Cup win against MK Dons.

Thomas Cook employees protest at Parliament

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 6:36pm
Former employees of Thomas Cook hand in a petition to the government demanding answers about the company's collapse.

Parliament to be prorogued next Tuesday

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 6:28pm
The government wants a short suspension of Parliament ahead of a Queen's Speech on 14 October.

French police hold ‘anger march’ over suicides and working conditions

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 6:08pm
Thousands of police officers rally in the French capital over issues including a rise in suicides.

Diane Abbott becomes first black MP at PMQs despatch box

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 6:07pm
Diane Abbott replaced Jeremy Corbyn to face fellow deputy Dominic Raab during Prime Minister’s Questions.

Why Prince Harry is comparing Meghan to Princess Diana

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 5:32pm
Prince Harry says Meghan is being bullied by the tabloid press, citing his mum, Princess Diana.

Theresa May says Domestic Abuse Bill 'once-in-a-generation opportunity'

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 5:29pm
The former PM describes proposed laws to combat domestic violence as "landmark legislation".

Johnson's Brexit plan - what's in it?

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 5:26pm
The prime minister wants to remove the Brexit backstop and has a new plan to avoid a hard Irish border.

US set to impose tariffs on $7.5bn of EU exports in Airbus row

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 5:24pm
The World Trade Organization has issued its latest ruling in the 15-year dispute over Airbus subsidies.

Brexit: New UK plan for Northern Ireland to stay in single market

BBC News - 2 October 2019 - 5:05pm
The PM's plan would see Northern Ireland stay in the EU single market for goods and new customs checks away from the border.

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