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Trump lawyer tells jury Cohen is 'greatest liar of all time' 29 May 2024, 2:51 am

The former president's hush-money trial nears its end as the prosecution and defence make closing arguments.

US billionaire plans submersible trip to Titanic wreck 29 May 2024, 2:44 am

The private submersible industry was shaken after the implosion of the OceanGate Titan sub last year.

Why is Race Across the World so popular? 29 May 2024, 2:22 am

Some of the contesants think the "relatable" show offers amazing insights into other people's lives.

Is Nigeria on the right track after a year of Tinubu? 29 May 2024, 2:09 am

A year of the presidency of Bola Tinubu has left many worse off and worried about their next meal.

South Africans vote with ANC majority in the balance 29 May 2024, 2:02 am

The governing party is battling to retain its parliamentary majority, 30 years after Nelson Mandela led it to victory.

Israel's operation in Rafah doesn't cross US red lines - White House 29 May 2024, 1:59 am

US policy is not changing in response to Israel's ground offensive in Rafah and deadly air strike, the White House says.

'Sextortion guides' sold on social media, BBC finds 29 May 2024, 1:57 am

A BBC investigation has discovered guides for sale online that detail how to trick and blackmail victims.

Iran fuels 2023 global executions rise - Amnesty 29 May 2024, 1:45 am

The Middle Eastern country accounts for 74% of executions, whose number is the highest for eight years.

'I have to scrape mould off the bedroom walls' 29 May 2024, 1:07 am

The BBC can reveal insulation fitted under government schemes could have failed in hundreds of thousands of homes.

US Gaza pier knocked out of action by rough seas 29 May 2024, 12:56 am

It is unclear when the US military's floating pier off Gaza's coast will resume operations.

Conservatives pledge to scrap 'rip-off' degrees to boost apprenticeships 29 May 2024, 12:53 am

The Conservatives say they would replace some degrees with 100,000 new apprenticeships per year.

Abbott readmitted as Labour MP after race row investigation 29 May 2024, 12:47 am

But it is not clear whether the ex-shadow home secretary will stand for Labour at the election.

Royal Mail owners to back £5bn takeover offer 29 May 2024, 12:45 am

Czech entrepreneur and billionaire Daniel Kretinsky will firm up an offer of £5bn for the company.

Chris Mason: Why Nigel Farage’s return to the fray matters 29 May 2024, 12:38 am

Nigel Farage has made it his life’s work to disrupt - and he reckons he is not done yet, writes Chris Mason.

Satellite to probe mystery of clouds and climate 29 May 2024, 12:31 am

Europe's Earthcare satellite will tell us if the planet could lose the cooling effect of clouds.

'I've only caught three exam cheats in 25 years' 29 May 2024, 12:22 am

An exam invigilator shares her secrets: No squeaky shoes, no jingling keys and watch out for amorous pigeons.

Gething no confidence vote expected next week 28 May 2024, 11:56 pm

The Welsh Tories are said to be very likely to table a motion against the first minister.

Djokovic 'moving in positive direction' with French Open win 28 May 2024, 11:52 pm

Novak Djokovic begins his French Open title defence with a solid if not spectacular victory over home hope Pierre-Hugues Herbert.

Labour promises to hit 18-week NHS waiting target within five years 28 May 2024, 11:31 pm

Party pledges to achieve goal within five years as it sets out steps to tackle backlog in England.

The Indian state holding the key to PM Modi's re-election 28 May 2024, 11:30 pm

As India holds an election, all eyes are on Uttar Pradesh, a state with more people than Brazil.

Stormont budget passed by MLAs despite opposition 28 May 2024, 11:09 pm

The UUP and SDLP refused to back the budget, the first to be passed by MLAs in three years.

Man arrested on suspicion of beach stabbing murder 28 May 2024, 10:58 pm

Amie Gray, 34, died following the attack on Durley Chine Beach in Bournemouth on Friday.

Pope apologises over reported homophobic slur 28 May 2024, 10:34 pm

Pope Francis has apologised after an alleged slur he made against gay men became public.

Watch dealer's family pay tribute to 'beautiful boy' 28 May 2024, 10:24 pm

Oliver White, 27, was found dead a day after being assaulted during a robbery at a London jewellers.

Watch dealer's family pay tribute to 'beautiful boy' 28 May 2024, 10:24 pm

Oliver White, 27, was found dead a day after being assaulted during a robbery at a London jewellers.

SNP back Holyrood ban for Matheson over iPad bill row 28 May 2024, 10:22 pm

Former health secretary Michael Matheson stood down over an £11,000 bill racked up on his parliamentary iPad.

'I'm top 10 but this is why I'm retiring' 28 May 2024, 9:49 pm

American player Danielle Collins has enjoyed one of the finest seasons of her career. In her first BBC Sport column, she explains why she is retiring.

What does the ICJ's ruling on Israel's Rafah offensive mean? 28 May 2024, 9:45 pm

Last week the UN's top court delivered the latest in a series of contested rulings in a case brought by S Africa.

No police action after Rayner council house probe 28 May 2024, 9:30 pm

Police had been investigating the deputy Labour leader over a house in Stockport she sold in 2015.

Evans and Boulter out as British hopes end in singles 28 May 2024, 9:29 pm

Dan Evans and Katie Boulter both exited the French Open at the first-round stage to leave Britain without any representatives in the main singles draw.

Cardiff washout dents England's World Cup preparation 28 May 2024, 9:19 pm

The third T20 between England and Pakistan was abandoned without a ball bowled because of rain in Cardiff.

Electioncast: Tory pension pledge 28 May 2024, 8:47 pm

And, Angela Rayner to face no further police action in council house row

Election poll tracker: How do the parties compare? 28 May 2024, 7:46 pm

How do people say they will vote in the UK general election? Our poll tracker measures the trends.

Tories pledge 'Triple Lock Plus' pension allowance 28 May 2024, 7:30 pm

The Conservatives pledge to raise the tax-free pension allowance by at least 2.5% a year if they win the election.

Thorpe Park: UK's tallest rollercoaster could remain shut for two weeks 28 May 2024, 7:04 pm

Thorpe Park says it is "unable to commit" to reopening the ride before 8 June.

'It's time' - Thompson to retire at the age of 29 28 May 2024, 6:58 pm

American golfer Lexi Thompson confirms she will retire at the end of the 2024 LPGA Tour season.

A simple guide to the Angela Rayner house row 28 May 2024, 6:56 pm

Labour's deputy leader has been embroiled in a row over her living arrangements before she was an MP.

NFL player accused of sexual assault on London flight 28 May 2024, 5:55 pm

NFL player Brandon McManus has denied the sexual assault allegations made by two flight attendants.

Reform becoming new Conservative movement - Farage 28 May 2024, 4:57 pm

The party's honorary president says the election had got off to the "dullest start" and attacks a "lack of debate".

Lib Dems pledge water firm reform to tackle sewage 28 May 2024, 4:21 pm

Sir Ed Davey says his party would put environmental experts on water company boards.

Giving babies smooth peanut butter could provide lifelong allergy defence 28 May 2024, 3:30 pm

Risks of peanut allergy cut by 71% in teenagers who had peanut as a baby.

Do Man Utd need a ‘more personable’ manager? 28 May 2024, 2:37 pm

The Monday Night Club team debate Erik ten Hag’s position as Manchester United manager after his side finished their season by lifting the FA Cup.

Everton interested in loan deal for Phillips 28 May 2024, 1:56 pm

Everton are interested in signing midfielder Kalvin Phillips on a season-long loan deal from Premier League champions Manchester City.

Myrie and Kuenssberg to lead BBC election coverage 28 May 2024, 1:32 pm

The BBC unveils its presenter line-up for election night on Thursday 4 July.

How much is the state pension worth now? 28 May 2024, 12:01 pm

Payments to pensioners have risen by 8.5% following the government's "triple lock" pledge.

Perfume's dark secret: Child labour behind some of your fragrances 28 May 2024, 10:50 am

Pickers earn as little as a dollar a day, while huge profits are made in the industry

What will Trump jury decide? Here are the three options 28 May 2024, 9:51 am

A verdict could come this week - the former president's conviction or acquittal, or there could be a mistrial.

Jeremy Bowen: Ukraine faces its worst crisis since the war began 28 May 2024, 7:05 am

The composure Ukrainians show in the face of Russian attacks cannot conceal the dangers Kyiv faces in the summer ahead.

'Why now?' UK teens respond to Tory national service scheme 27 May 2024, 10:10 pm

Young people are split by the Conservative's pledge to introduce national service for 18-year-olds.

Lib Dems pledge to fix Scotland's 'dental deserts' 27 May 2024, 2:40 pm

Sir Ed Davey has predicted his party will overtake the SNP to become the UK's third largest party.

What is the Tory national service plan for 18-year-olds? 27 May 2024, 8:36 am

The government has confirmed no one will be forced to do military training under the £2.5bn scheme.

Do we need a Celebration Day for loved ones who have died? 27 May 2024, 2:33 am

A range of voices discuss whether we need a special day for commemoration.

Polling guru crunches the numbers... in 60 seconds 26 May 2024, 2:53 pm

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak needs a record campaign swing to win in July, says polling expert Sir John Curtice.

As Trump trial hurtles towards verdict, are Americans paying attention? 26 May 2024, 7:01 am

It's been a historic event filled with salacious detail, but polls suggest a strange level of detachment.

Sunak and Starmer have more in common than you might think 25 May 2024, 4:03 pm

They may start the election in very different political positions but the PM and the Labour leader are similar characters.

Which laws were passed in final days of Parliament? 25 May 2024, 3:34 pm

Bills to quash Post Office convictions and provide compensation for blood scandal victims were approved.

Cynthia voted for Nelson Mandela. Now she's abandoning his successors 25 May 2024, 7:08 am

The ruling ANC party has not delivered the change in South Africa that some had hoped for.

What is happening to gas and electricity bills? 24 May 2024, 11:51 am

A new energy price cap means the cost of electricity and gas will fall from 1 July.

A simple guide to the 4 July general election 23 May 2024, 4:16 pm

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced the UK general election will take place on 4 July.

Scarlett Johansson's AI row has echoes of Silicon Valley's bad old days 23 May 2024, 10:21 am

A clash with the actor has echoes of the macho tech giants of the past, says Zoe Kleinman.

When will interest rates come down? 22 May 2024, 1:39 pm

Bank of England interest rates affect mortgage, loan and savings rates for millions of people.

When will interest rates come down? 22 May 2024, 1:39 pm

Bank of England interest rates affect mortgage, loan and savings rates for millions of people.

When will interest rates come down? 22 May 2024, 1:39 pm

Bank of England interest rates affect mortgage, loan and savings rates for millions of people.

When will interest rates come down? 22 May 2024, 1:39 pm

Bank of England interest rates affect mortgage, loan and savings rates for millions of people.

How fast are prices rising in the UK? 22 May 2024, 10:04 am

The rate at which prices are rising has fallen from record highs, but is still above the 2% target.

How much are prices rising for you? Try our calculator 22 May 2024, 8:18 am

Use our calculator to find out how much the cost of living is going up in your household.

Energy bills predicted to fall by 7% in July 17 May 2024, 1:47 pm

If the forecast proves correct, it would mean a typical annual bill could be £500 lower than last summer.

How much does uni cost, and will I earn more if I go? 17 May 2024, 11:32 am

Given higher costs, some students are wondering whether going to university makes financial sense.

How much does uni cost, and will I earn more if I go? 17 May 2024, 11:32 am

Given higher costs, some students are wondering whether going to university makes financial sense.

How are universal credit rules changing? 13 May 2024, 3:44 pm

People claiming universal credit and working under 18 hours a week will have to look for more work.

Who gets 15 hours of free childcare and how do I apply? 13 May 2024, 11:06 am

Parents in England can now access 15 hours of free weekly childcare for their two-year-olds.

Who gets 15 hours of free childcare and how do I apply? 13 May 2024, 11:06 am

Parents in England can now access 15 hours of free weekly childcare for their two-year-olds.

How to get a job: Six expert tips for finding work 16 Apr 2024, 1:11 pm

More than 10m people out of work in the UK, so if you're searching for a job you're not alone. Here are some tips on how to get started.

What are my rights if my flight is cancelled or delayed? 15 Apr 2024, 1:24 pm

If you face disruption because flights are cancelled or delayed, then what can you do?

How much will the 2p National Insurance cut save me? 5 Apr 2024, 11:33 pm

A further 2p cut in National Insurance for 27 million workers has come into effect.

How do I know if my smart meter is broken? 26 Mar 2024, 4:17 pm

Almost four million smart meters in Great Britain were not working at the end of 2023.

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