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Irish abortion referendum: Exit polls suggest landslide for repeal
Counting begins hours after exit polls suggest a landslide vote in favour of liberalising the law.
05/26/2018 09:31 AM
Harvey Weinstein released on $1m bail over rape and abuse charges
The former film mogul was charged with rape and sexual abuse after turning himself in to New York police.
05/25/2018 11:14 PM
Coming home after 130 years
A family of Syrian refugees returns to the island that their great-grandparents fled 130 years ago.
05/25/2018 11:45 PM
Trump says 'productive' talks held on reinstating N Korea summit
The US president issues an optimistic statement on possibly reinstating the cancelled meeting.
05/26/2018 04:16 AM
Rose McGowan reacts to Weinstein charges
The actress, one of the movie mogul's accusers, says it's 'a slap in the face of abusive power'.
05/25/2018 03:09 PM
YouTube stars 'might encourage kids to eat more calories'
Social media stars Zoella and Alfie Deyes feature in a study into the protection of children online.
05/26/2018 08:24 AM
'Wolf-like' creature shot near Montana ranch puzzles experts
State wildlife experts are seeking DNA analysis to pinpoint the mysterious creature's species.
05/25/2018 09:06 PM
Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson readies himself for space
The UK entrepreneur puts himself through a gruelling training programme so he can rocket to space.
05/26/2018 12:04 AM
University head quits amid gynaecology scandal
The resignation follows allegations of sexual misconduct by a university doctor and a cover-up.
05/26/2018 08:02 AM
Cyclone Mekunu kills girl of 12 in Oman
Thousands of residents in coastal areas are moved to shelters amid high winds and rain.
05/26/2018 04:42 AM
Cameroon military court jails Anglophone activists
Radio presenter Mancho Bibixy is among seven people convicted of rebellion and terrorism.
05/26/2018 04:21 AM
Brazil fuel protests: Drivers to clear roads over army threat
The main drivers' group behind the strike says President Temer's threat of force is "lamentable".
05/25/2018 08:51 PM
Armed bystanders gun down Oklahoma City restaurant shooter
The duo confronted the shooter in the car park outside of the Oklahoma City eatery and shot him dead.
05/25/2018 06:51 PM
British men 'increasingly' targeted by sextortion
Experts say that Ivory Coast in West Africa has become a hotspot for the scammers.
05/25/2018 04:36 PM
How does your diagnosis make you feel?
Like Minds: Is your mental health diagnosis a label or a lifeline?
05/25/2018 12:03 PM
100 Women: Fatma Samoura - the most powerful woman in sport
Fatma Samoura, Fifa's first female secretary general, says she has broken the glass ceiling, by joining the male-dominated organisation.
05/26/2018 12:52 AM
Cycling through Africa: Turkish Hasan Söylemez's adventure of a lifetime
Turkish journalist Hasan Söylemez is cycling across Africa asking people about their dreams.
05/26/2018 01:08 AM
Week in pictures: 19 - 25 May 2018
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
05/26/2018 01:00 AM
The mysterious musician who wears a mask
The enigmatic musician surrounded by mystery - Claptone - has taken influences from jazz to rock and roll and even reggae to create his own brand of music.
05/26/2018 01:08 AM
Peru's annual Clown Day parade - in pictures
Hundreds of professional clowns march through Peru's capital, Lima, in costumes, wigs and face paint.
05/26/2018 08:19 AM
Trump and Kim: An on/off bromance
Donald Trump calls off his meeting with Kim Jong-un, in another twist in their turbulent story.
05/25/2018 10:24 AM
GDPR: Empty inboxes, ignored emails and comics
People praise empty inboxes as the General Data Protection Regulation rules come into effect.
05/25/2018 12:41 PM
Bishop Curry: 'I love President Trump and I pray for him'
The bishop who lit up the royal wedding has turned his attention to Washington.
05/25/2018 09:10 AM
Zhao Kangmin: The man who 'discovered' China's terracotta army
Zhao Kangmin was the first expert to identify the ancient warriors, one of China's cultural treasures.
05/26/2018 01:25 AM
How to survive a parachute failure
It's rare, but some people live after plummeting thousands of feet when a parachute fails. Is there a way to make this more likely?
05/26/2018 12:22 AM
Is India's Congress party really running out of cash?
Or is this an attempt to position itself as a transparent organisation funded by the people?
05/26/2018 01:41 AM
Liverpool-Real Madrid: How Mo Salah fever has gripped Africa
Africans have been overcome by Mo Salah fever, ahead of the Liverpool-Real Madrid showdown.
05/26/2018 01:51 AM
What will director Danny Boyle bring to James Bond?
Will it be a case of Bond, James Bond or will 007 find his Martini both shaken and stirred?
05/26/2018 12:01 AM
Tragic tale of nursing mother's snakebite shocks India
The death of a toddler who drank poisoned breastmilk draws attention to a global health priority.
05/25/2018 04:21 PM
Tiahleigh Palmer: The 12-year-old murdered by her foster father
Australian Tiahleigh Palmer was killed by her foster father who feared his son had got her pregnant.
05/25/2018 07:26 AM
Giro d'Italia: Chris Froome wins stage 19 to take overall lead from Simon Yates
Britain's Chris Froome launches a devastating attack to win stage 19 of the Giro d'Italia and take the overall lead.
05/25/2018 05:08 PM
Real Madrid v Liverpool
Liverpool approach the showpiece against Real Madrid with a belief they can "go for the big things" embedded in their DNA, says boss Jurgen Klopp.
05/25/2018 05:30 PM
BMW PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy storms into lead at Wentworth
Rory McIlroy storms into the lead at the BMW PGA Championship after a carding a seven-under-par 65 in his second round.
05/25/2018 07:38 PM
World Cup countdown: Luis Suarez's goal knocks England out - 2014
Watch Luis Suarez's superb goal which knocked England out of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, with 19 days to go until Russia 2018.
05/26/2018 05:15 AM
Frances Tiafoe: The janitor's son who became a French Open hope
How Frances Tiafoe turned a childhood sleeping in a spare office at a plush tennis centre into a million-dollar career.
05/25/2018 11:01 PM
The priest whose blunt billboards have gone global
Fr Rod Bower says his controversial, internet-famous church signs do what Jesus did - challenge injustice.
05/18/2018 11:41 PM
Standing up to street harassment in France
Women talk about their experiences of sexual harassment in public spaces and how they deal with it.
05/24/2018 11:21 PM
The Gambian village transformed by graffiti
What happened when international street artists, who normally paint murals on urban walls, headed to rural Gambia.
05/21/2018 11:37 PM
Are we eating at the wrong time for our body clocks?
Is when we eat clashing with our circadian rhythms and could changing our mealtime habits boost our health?
05/19/2018 11:25 PM
'I'm 30 and live at home with my parents'
People aged 30 and over say why they are living at home with their parents.
05/25/2018 02:52 PM