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Beirut blast: WHO warns dozens of health facilities 'non-functional'
Of 55 health facilities assessed by the World Health Organization, half are "non-functional".
bbc | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Exam results: 'Mocks aren't a fair way to decide grades'
A-level student Mia Cleal-Bramley explains why she doesn't want to rely on her mock exam results.
bbc | Education | 1 hrs ago
 
Firefighter fosters Jack Russell dog he saved from flames
Millie the Jack Russell was found apparently "lifeless" beneath a bed in a ground floor flat.
bbc | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
 
Beirut blast: The other countries with dangerous dumps of explosives
The blast in Beirut is a reminder that tonnes of dangerous materials are being stored in several countries.
bbc | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Man shot by police in Runcorn 'seriously injured'
The man was taken to hospital after an "isolated incident" in a residential area of Runcorn.
bbc | UK | 2 hrs ago
 
Nigeria court fines pirates for seizing ship in Gulf of Guinea
Three men have been ordered to pay about $52,000 (£39,800) each for kidnapping a ship's crew for ransom.
bbc | World | 3 hrs ago
 
Coronavirus: UK death count reduced by 5,000 under new rules
Deaths recorded in England had included people who tested positive months before they died.
bbc | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
 
Coronavirus: Schools apology and Russia rejects jab concern
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Wednesday evening.
bbc | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
 
Priti Patel 'minded' to decriminalise sales of 'poppers' drug
The home secretary says the "uncertain" law on the drug - often used by gay men during sex - may change.
bbc | Politics | 3 hrs ago
 
Mocimboa da Praia: Key Mozambique port 'seized by IS'
After days of fighting, IS is said to have driven government forces out of Mocimboa da Praia.
bbc | World | 3 hrs ago
 
Middlemarch and other works by women reissued under their real names
By George? Not anymore thanks to the 25 titles in the newly released Reclaim Her Name library.
bbc | Entertainment | 3 hrs ago
 
London sees hottest stretch since 1960s
Temperatures pass 34C in the capital for sixth day in a row as storms are forecast across the UK.
bbc | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
 
'Inappropriate sexual behaviour' probed at Argyll dance school
An Argyll ballet school says it has been made aware of allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour by a member of staff.
bbc | Entertainment | 3 hrs ago
 
Lindsay Birbeck: Teenager guilty of murdering teaching assistant
The 17-year-old boy killed Lindsay Birbeck before moving her body in a bin and burying her.
bbc | UK | 3 hrs ago
 
Coronavirus: England's contact-tracing app gets green light for trial
Public tests are set to start on Thursday, but concerns remain about how accurately distance is measured.
bbc | Technology | 4 hrs ago
 
Williamson apologises for school and exam disruption
England's Education Secretary Gavin Williamson tells children he is sorry that they have suffered.
bbc | Education | 4 hrs ago
 
New Zealand 'frustrated' over UK trade talks, says deputy PM
Deputy PM Winston Peters says the UK's EU membership has not left it "match fit" to strike a deal.
bbc | Politics | 4 hrs ago
 
Belarus election: How messenger app bypassed news blackout
Demonstrators overcame internet restrictions and stayed up-to-date using the messaging app Telegram.
bbc | World | 4 hrs ago
 
Kamala Harris: Countries rush to celebrate Biden's running mate
People in India, Jamaica and Canada are queuing up to heap praise on the California senator.
bbc | Top Stories | 5 hrs ago
 
Cardiff-based Admiral car insurer reveals profits jump
Covid-19 lockdown restrictions saw customers staying at home and fewer miles driven, says Admiral.
bbc | Business | 5 hrs ago
 
Recession is unprecedented, says Chancellor Rishi Sunak
Rishi Sunak says it is a "difficult and uncertain time" as the UK suffers its biggest slump on record.
bbc | Business | 5 hrs ago
 
'Hundreds dead' because of Covid-19 misinformation
A study says at least 800 people have died globally because of coronavirus-related misinformation.
bbc | World | 5 hrs ago
 
Biden VP pick: Kamala Harris to join Biden in Delaware
Joe Biden will formally introduce Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential pick in Delaware on Wednesday.
bbc | World | 5 hrs ago
 
Jimmy Lai: Arrested Hong Kong tycoon tells protesters to be 'careful'
Jimmy Lai tells the BBC he has no regrets, but believes his arrest is "just the beginning".
bbc | World | 5 hrs ago
 
Natwest to cut 550 jobs in branches and close one office
The lender is seeking to cut costs as more people bank online during the pandemic.
bbc | Business | 5 hrs ago
 
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