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World Cup Catch-up: England advance, Batshuayi's blushes & sayonara Senegal

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 01:08
Watch all the best action and funnies from day 15 of the 2018 World Cup.

When the US shot down an Iranian airliner

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 01:07
Some 290 people died when a US warship brought down an Iranian airliner over the Persian Gulf.

Legalising cannabis 'would raise £1bn in tax for the UK'

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 01:06
The class B drug would generate £2bn of sales in Britain if it was legal, a think tank estimates.

These friends travel thousands of miles for a game of tag

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 01:05
Georgina Wilkinson and her friends have been playing the elaborate game of tag for five years.

Quiz: How do the Belgian team communicate?

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 01:05
It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?

Challenging beauty stereotypes with a unibrow

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 01:03
Sophia Hadjipanteli, 21, is celebrating a fuller, darker eyebrow and wants others to be more accepting.

Energy drinks sold to under-16s despite supermarket ban

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 01:03
A BBC investigation found four out of eight stores sold high-caffeine drinks to an underage girl.

Why scientists are counting seal pups in the Thames Estuary

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 01:01
From biologically dead to a haven for wildlife. How the Thames Estuary has become a sanctuary for seals.

Mexico election: A grieving widow defies the drug cartels

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:59
Carmen's husband was killed six weeks before Mexico's election - now she's running for office herself.

Windrush victims detained 'unlawfully' by Home Office

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:52
A 'fundamental change in the law' is needed to protect human rights, a parliamentary inquiry finds.

Mormon Church must end children's sexual interviews, members say

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:45
Children as young as eight are asked intimate and sexual questions during annual interviews.

The Papers: EU 'lives at risk' and 'cash for torture'

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:39
The PM's comments at a Brussels dinner and a report into UK's torture complicity make the front pages.

Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal & Roger Federer's 2008 final - what made it so special?

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:38
The 2008 Wimbledon final between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer is often described as the greatest match of all time - but what made it so special?

Heatwave leaves homeless 'fighting' over water

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:31
Rough sleepers experience dehydration, heat exhaustion and sunburn as temperatures continue to soar.

Grindr? Doodles? What do you do during boring meetings?

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:29
How instant feedback software and AI bots could make meetings more interesting and productive.

Tata Steel deal with ThyssenKrupp 'close to completion'

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:13
City sources say the deal, under negotiation for more than a year, could be struck in the next few days.

Can paying girls to go to school help South Sudan?

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:13
A programme in the capital Juba aims to increase school attendance by giving pupils cash.

Debate over cash machines hots up

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:11
The start of a four-year reduction in the fee paid each time an ATM is used takes effect on Sunday,

Deprived areas 'have five times more fast food outlets'

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:09
Local authorities should restrict planning applications for fast food outlets, Public Health England says.

Seeing the same doctor over time 'lowers death rates'

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:04
Continuity of care really is a matter of life and death, a review of studies suggests.