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November 24, 2017

Brexit: Johnson in race to win support for deal

No 10 is trying to persuade MPs to back the PM's deal ahead of a vote in the Commons on Saturday.

El Chapo: Mexican president says police 'did right' to free drug lord's son

Police in the city of Culiacán were overpowered as they tried to arrest the drug cartel member.

Dozens killed in Afghanistan mosque bombing

The attack, in eastern Nangarhar province, targeted worshippers during Friday prayers.

Dad who raped daughters given 40-year term at Swansea Crown Court

The man from south west Wales fathered at least six children with one of his daughters.

Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir in all-women spacewalk

Two female astronauts are making history with the first ever all-women spacewalk.

Maids Moreton: Ben Field jailed for author's murder

Benjamin Field, 28, seduced 69-year-old Peter Farquhar into changing his will before killing him.

Extinction Rebellion: Westminster targeted by protesters despite ban

Protesters take to Whitehall to demand action on climate change despite a London-wide ban.

Sainsbury's to stop selling fireworks

The supermarket is the first to end sales amid calls for a ban to protect pets and the vulnerable.

Prince William: 'Pakistan security work keeps UK safe'

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge tour an army dog training school on the last day of their tour.

Harry Dunn: Parents ask police to charge crash death suspect

Harry Dunn's family say US officials are "ruthlessly" protecting Anne Sacoolas from facing justice.

Turkey Syria offensive: Trump likens conflict to playground fight

The US leader defends his handling of Turkey's offensive as evidence of possible war crimes grows.

Catalonia protests and general strike paralyse Barcelona

The Supreme Court decision to jail nine separatist leaders has enraged demonstrators in Catalonia.

Tate Modern fall: Boy, 6, 'out of intensive care'

The six-year-old boy is in a rehabilitation centre with splints keeping some of his limbs in place.

Reading Chick-fil-A outlet to close in LGBT rights row

The Oracle shopping centre decides "not to extend the lease" of the popular US fast-food chain.

Brexit: What to expect from Parliament's Saturday sitting

The weekend sitting of Parliament will see MPs vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.

Brexit deal: Which MP votes are up for grabs?

The deal agreed by Boris Johnson and the EU can't proceed until it has been voted for by MPs.

Brexit: What is in Boris Johnson's new deal with the EU?

A revised Brexit deal has been agreed by the UK and EU. What does it contain?

Brexit: Crunching the numbers on key MPs' vote on Johnson's new deal

The House of Commons will sit on Saturday to vote on the new Brexit deal proposed by Boris Johnson.

Brexit deal: What does it mean?

Boris Johnson has agreed a new Brexit deal with the EU - but what does it mean and will Parliament pass it?

Brexit: What happens now?

The British government and the EU have agreed a new Brexit deal, but will it get through Parliament?

Brexit deal: Where have the UK and EU compromised?

After tense negotiations, both sides made concessions to reach a new deal.

Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal - will MPs support it?

With an agreement reached with the EU, Boris Johnson now needs MPs to back it in Parliament.

Lady Gaga plummets off stage in a fan's arms during Vegas show

The star falls off stage during her Las Vegas show after jumping into a fan's arms.

James Mattis mocks Donald Trump at gala dinner

The former US defence secretary hits back after the president described him as "the world's most overrated general".

From the inner city to the polo field

A scheme in Philadelphia takes inner-city youths and gives them the chance to play polo.

Quiz of the week: How did Fortnite reinvent itself?

Have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

Abominable: A DreamWorks movie, a map, and a huge regional row

How a brief scene in a multi-million dollar movie has sparked a regional row between countries.

BBC's Joanna Gosling slips up over Sex and the City star name

BBC presenter Joanna Gosling corrected herself after mistakenly calling her colleague by a celebrity name.

Motorbiking to Everest: Landslides, monsoons and altitude

The first all-female motorcycling group have reached Everest base camp - but it was far from easy.

The rainforest under a different light

Richard Mosse's ultraviolet photography of rainforest flora.

Man's giant vegetables set new world records

Joe Atherton hopes his world records will not be beet, after growing hefty turnips, carrots and leeks.

Who are the DUP and why do they matter?

The BBC's Jayne McCormack explains why the Democratic Unionist Party has so much power.

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Viewpoint: The magical world of 'The Female-Led Future'

A world where women can be successful without "busting balls" shouldn't be far-off and magical.

Harry Dunn: Parents' grief on hold after US trip

BBC journalist Duncan Kennedy reflects on a harrowing trip for Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn.

Sulli: The woman who rebelled against the K-pop world

K-pop stars are expected to maintain a perfect image at all times, but Sulli broke the mould.

Boris Johnson, Jennifer Arcuri, and the mysterious Annie Tacker

Questions surround Boris Johnson's friendship with Jennifer Arcuri, including her UK media manager.

IMF: What is it and why does it matter?

The annual meeting of the IMF gets under way in Washington this week.

A Canadian election looms - seven charts explain all

Climate change, gender balance and Quebec - the issues facing Canadians this election.

Snowy 2.0: Australia's divisive plan for a vast underground 'battery'

The Snowy 2.0 project is hugely ambitious - will it solve national energy woes, or is it too risky?

The man who owns 1,000 meteorites

Graham Ensor says finding rocks that have travelled billions of miles "is an incredible feeling".

How publicity-shy professor Kais Saied became Tunisia's president

A former law lecturer seems an unlikely choice to win the hearts of young Tunisians voters who want jobs.

Ghost nets: Tackling a silent killer of the seas

Ghost nets kill huge numbers of marine animals every year, but new tech might help prevent that.

El Clasico: Barcelona v Real Madrid postponed because of fears over civil unrest

This month's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid is postponed because of fears of civil unrest.

England v Australia: Ex-team-mates Eddie Jones & Michael Cheika go head-to-head

Eddie Jones and Michael Cheika shared the same dressing room as players at Randwick; now they go head-to-head in a World Cup quarter-final.

Man Utd v Liverpool - why Reds will go to Old Trafford and win - Danny Murphy

Premier League leaders Liverpool will go to Old Trafford and beat Manchester United on Sunday, says MOTD2 pundit Danny Murphy.

Wales at full strength for France quarter-final

Backs Dan Biggar, Jonathan Davies and Hadleigh Parkes are all fit to start Wales Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France in Oita on Sunday.

Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov resigns following racism backlash

Krasimir Balakov resigns as Bulgaria manager four days after claiming he did not hear racist chants in England's 6-0 win in Sofia.

Honesty Cards: Burnley's Ashley Westwood & Ashley Barnes spill the beans

Ashley Westwood and Ashley Barnes reveal who does the best impression of Burnley boss Sean Dyche in the Clarets' dressing room, in this week's Honesty Cards.

The Hundred: Jofra Archer, Joe Root and Chris Woakes play our city-based quiz

Cricket has eight brand new teams based in seven UK cities - BBC Sport tested the players on how well they know their cities.