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Boris Johnson wins race to be Tory leader and PM (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
He beat Jeremy Hunt in a ballot of party members and will enter Downing Street on Wednesday.
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South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Seoul says it scrambled jets and fired hundreds of rounds after a military plane twice violated its airspace.
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UK weather: How to keep cool and carry on in a heatwave (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
With temperatures set to soar in the coming days, how can the UK keep cool and carry on?
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UK terror threat level: Risk from right-wing extremists to inform system (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Assessments of how likely an attack is will cover all forms of terrorism, irrespective of ideology.
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Lancaster University students' data stolen by cyber-thieves (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Lancaster University says it was hit by hackers in a "sophisticated and malicious" phishing attack.
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'You're a loser, I'm a winner' (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Britain's Duncan Scott, the bronze medallist, refuses to share the podium with China's 200m freestyle gold medallist Sun Yang, who served a three-month drugs ban in 2014.
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UK hemp farm could lose £200,000 in crop destruction (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Home Office revokes the farm's licence to grow hemp, although it is appealing against the decision.
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‘I had chemo for breast cancer that never existed’ (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Sarah Boyle underwent chemotherapy and a mastectomy before the mistake was noticed.
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Global growth forecast cut by IMF amid trade tensions (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
The Fund says growth "remains subdued", and trade and technology tensions need to be reduced.
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Contaminated blood inquiry: Karisa Jones speaks of 'nightmare' diagnosis (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
A widow tells the contaminated blood inquiry of both her and her husband's infections.
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'Rape cases dropped' over police phone search demands (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Campaigners say investigations have stopped after complainants refused to hand over their devices.
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Former Ohio judge dragged from courtroom after jail sentence (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
An Ohio courtroom descended into chaos as a former judge was sentenced to six months in jail.
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Grand Theft Auto's Diamond Casino lets cash be turned into chips (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Players can convert real money into in-game gambling chips, but not vice-versa.
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Banned 'your wife is hot' air conditioning ad appears on billboard (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
An academic describes the advert for an air conditioning firm as "like something out of the 1950s".
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Squirrel-eating men at Soho vegan food stall fined (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
The men bit into raw animals at a vegan food market wearing T-shirts saying "Veganism = Malnutrition".
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Boris Johnson: What does the job of prime minister actually involve? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Boris Johnson will become the next UK prime minister, but what will his new job actually involve?
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Boris Johnson speech: In full (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Boris Johnson sets out his stall after he beats Jeremy Hunt in the Conservative Party leadership contest.
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Boris Johnson: What can the new PM expect on his first day? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
The keys to No 10 will be handed over to Boris Johnson on Wednesday.
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What is Boris Johnson's Brexit plan? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Reality Check looks at the Brexit plan of the new prime minister.
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Boris Johnson: What will the new prime minister mean for NI? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
BBC News NI's Jayne McCormack assesses what Number 10's new occupant will mean for NI.
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Who would win if a general election were held now? (Mon, 22 Jul 2019)
With the UK about to get a new prime minister, the prospect of an early election is not far-fetched.
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Could there be an early general election? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Some MPs say they are prepared to trigger an election. How soon could it theoretically happen?
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Queen song is oldest video to get 1bn views (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Queen's signature song reaches the YouTube milestone, but it's still not in the site's Top 100.
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Employment tribunals: 'I sued my boss and won' (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Charlotte Loubser is one of an increasing number of people making claims against their former employers.
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Nasa Moon lander vision takes shape (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Nasa has outlined more details of its plans for a landing craft that will take humans to the Moon's surface in the 2020s.
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Open champion Shane Lowry's signed gift for injured spectator (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
The Belfast man hit by Lowry's wayward shot said it was "like a brick hitting me on the back of the head".
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Treasured family photos buried to hide the past (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
One family's treasured photographs that were hidden from the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.
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The rise of India’s viral wedding photoshoots (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Some newlyweds in India are shunning traditional photos in favour of exotic photoshoots they hope will go viral online.
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Wheelchair basketball player Abdi Jama: I'm lucky to be alive (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Abdi Jama was paralysed after a fall. Now he's an international wheelchair basketball player for Great Britain.
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Pub closures: What is the social cost to young people? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Could we be closing the generation gap over a drink in your local?
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Will Brexit break Britain, and would England care? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Residents of the UK's most Brexit-supporting town share their thoughts on Scottish independence with The Nine.
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BBC News Channel (Mon, 24 Jun 2019)
Britain's most-watched news channel, delivering breaking news and analysis all day, every day.
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Gay marriage and abortion: Why are there different laws in Northern Ireland? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Why do different rules apply in Northern Ireland when it comes to abortion and same-sex marriage?
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Carl Beech: Liar, fraudster and paedophile (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Why did Carl Beech make false allegations of murder and sexual abuse against public figures?
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How the rumour mill 'killed off' Turkmenistan's president (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Fake news spread like wildfire this weekend in Turkmenistan - one of the most secretive states in the world.
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'I didn't want to die': Why are Russians using bloody make-up to tackle domestic abuse? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Russian social media activists are calling for the government to pass a domestic abuse bill.
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Why are graduates competing to be prison officers? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
You study for a Master's free of charge and work in a prison on £30,000 per year. How hard is it?
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Should robots ever look like us? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Some think humanoid robots will be easier to interact with, but others think we'll find them creepy.
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Zara dress: What to do when everyone's wearing the same as you (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
The white and black polka dot dress has become so popular people are starting to disguise it.
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What's the best way to stay awake in meetings? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Most of us have experienced meeting-induced drowsiness - here are six tips to beating it.
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'How I got to medical school via A&E and the chicken shop' (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Yousef used to spend hours hanging around the High Street with mates, until an injury changed his life.
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Lib Dems: Who is new leader Jo Swinson? (Mon, 22 Jul 2019)
The MP has become the first female leader in the Liberal Democrats' 31-year history.
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Robert Mueller hearings: What questions might he face? (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
The former FBI director faces questions from Congress about his report on the Trump campaign and Russia.
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Hong Kong protests: Were triads involved in the attacks? (Mon, 22 Jul 2019)
The masked men attacked protesters with wooden sticks and metal rods - but were they triad members?
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England must 'ride wave' of World Cup win - Root (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Captain Joe Root says England must 'ride the wave' of their World Cup triumph on their return to Test cricket at Lord's this week.
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Thomas recovers from crash as Ewan wins stage 16 (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Caleb Ewan wins the 16th stage of the Tour de France, with Julian Alaphilippe remaining 95 seconds ahead of Geraint Thomas overall.
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The story behind Leclerc’s journey to the top (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc has faced personal tragedy on his way to F1. Is he a future world champion? He speaks to BBC Sport's Andrew Benson.
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GB's Scott takes world bronze then snubs Chinese winner Sun (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Britain's Duncan Scott wins bronze in the 200m freestyle at the World Championships and refuses to share the podium with China's gold medallist Sun Yang.
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Seattle Mariners fan takes great baseball catch with child on his lap (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
A Seattle Mariners fan takes a great barehanded catch while his son is sat on his lap during their Mariner's Major League Baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels.
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Abraham & Barkley give Chelsea friendly win over Barcelona (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Goals from Tammy Abraham and Ross Barkley give Chelsea an impressive 2-1 win against Barcelona in a pre-season friendly in Japan.
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