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November 24, 2017
Sri Lanka attacks: Authorities face scrutiny over advance warnings

Sri Lanka attacks: Authorities face scrutiny over advance warnings

Reports there were warnings of possible attacks throws the spotlight on the country's leadership.

Parkinson's results beyond researchers' wildest dreams

Parkinson's results beyond researchers' wildest dreams

Previously housebound patients are now able to walk more freely as a result of electrical stimulation to their spines. Researchers say the small trial of the treatment has gone 'beyond their wildest dreams'.

UK weather: Hottest Easter Monday on record

UK weather: Hottest Easter Monday on record

It has been the hottest Easter Monday on record in all four nations of the UK, the Met Office says.

Extinction Rebellion: Climate change protesters at Natural History Museum

Extinction Rebellion: Climate change protesters at Natural History Museum

Extinction Rebellion protesters lay down underneath the blue whale skeleton in the Natural History Museum.

Prince Louis: Catherine's pictures mark first birthday

Prince Louis: Catherine's pictures mark first birthday

The Duchess of Cambridge took the photographs in the grounds of the family's home in Norfolk.

Campaign to tackle 'botched' cosmetic procedures

Campaign to tackle 'botched' cosmetic procedures

The use of self-injected dermal and lip fillers is rising, along with dangerous cosmetic surgery.

Theresa May to face grassroots no-confidence challenge

Theresa May to face grassroots no-confidence challenge

Conservative local associations are calling for Theresa May to resign over her handling of Brexit.

Marsden Moor fire 'started by barbecue'

Marsden Moor fire 'started by barbecue'

The fire on Marsden Moor is one of several moorland blazes over the bank holiday weekend.

Nicola Sturgeon to issue Brexit and indyref2 update

Nicola Sturgeon to issue Brexit and indyref2 update

The first minister plans to update the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday about Brexit and Scottish independence.

Iran oil: US to end sanctions exemptions for major importers

Iran oil: US to end sanctions exemptions for major importers

The move, which could affect five countries, is intended "to bring Iran's oil exports to zero".

Canoeist dies during annual Devizes to Westminster race

Canoeist dies during annual Devizes to Westminster race

The race from Wiltshire to London is considered to be one of the world's toughest endurance challenges.

Game of Thrones: Amazon error as second episode is uploaded early

Game of Thrones: Amazon error as second episode is uploaded early

German customers were able to view the second episode of the current series six hours early.

Baby squirrels saved after tree holding nest is cut down

Baby squirrels saved after tree holding nest is cut down

Vets in Poland say two of them had been attacked by a dog before they were found.

Newspaper headlines: 'A nation broken' by bombings

Newspaper headlines: 'A nation broken' by bombings

The newspapers continue to focus on the Sri Lankan bombings and the victims of the attacks.

'We're judged for being black'

'We're judged for being black'

Four young black men share their experiences of being stereotyped and judged for the colour of their skin.

Autistic football fan on 'sensory overload' of match day

Autistic football fan on 'sensory overload' of match day

Alex Manners has been to all 92 football league clubs to raise awareness of autism.

Your next new car will try to stop you speeding

Your next new car will try to stop you speeding

Drivers will find it harder to break speed limits, thanks to "intelligent speed assistance" systems.

Gorillas pose for selfie with DR Congo anti-poaching unit

Gorillas pose for selfie with DR Congo anti-poaching unit

They were trying to imitate the rangers who raised them, a park official said.

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Extinction Rebellion: How might ministers win over the protesters?

A closer look at Extinction Rebellion's demands and how the government might try to achieve them.

Does your dinner come from a “dark kitchen”?

Does your dinner come from a “dark kitchen”?

Deliveroo's "dark kitchens" are workspaces allowing restaurants to meet demand for app deliveries.

Could a computer ever rival Rembrandt or Beethoven?

Could a computer ever rival Rembrandt or Beethoven?

Music, films and works of art are increasingly made using AI. But can machines ever be truly creative?

Have the poorest councils had the biggest cuts?

Have the poorest councils had the biggest cuts?

Jeremy Corbyn says most deprived areas of England have been hit harder, so what do the figures show?

My lifelong obsession with 'resurrecting' classic cars

My lifelong obsession with 'resurrecting' classic cars

Vehicle restorer Charles Palmer on his long-held fascination with bringing classic cars back to life.

Why blend? Exploring the art and science of blending

Why blend? Exploring the art and science of blending

Humans are the blending species, says philosopher of the senses Barry Smith, but what makes some blends work when others don't?

TED 2019: How to kill a zombie rumour and fix Facebook

TED 2019: How to kill a zombie rumour and fix Facebook

How to fix a "broken internet" has been a central question at TED 2019.

Earth Day: How to be more eco-friendly in everyday life

Earth Day: How to be more eco-friendly in everyday life

It's Earth Day, so we asked green bloggers for their top tips to be more eco-friendly.

The breast cancer surgeon who got breast cancer

The breast cancer surgeon who got breast cancer

Liz O'Riordan had to stop working as a breast cancer surgeon because of her own cancer. How did she move on?

Chelsea into top four after frustrating draw with Burnley

Chelsea into top four after frustrating draw with Burnley

Chelsea move into fourth position in the Premier League as they are held by Burnley in a thrilling game at Stamford Bridge.

World number one O'Sullivan trails amateur Cahill

World number one O'Sullivan trails amateur Cahill

Ronnie O'Sullivan trails amateur James Cahill after a shaky opening session in their first-round World Championship match.

Norwich on brink of Premier League despite fourth successive draw

Norwich on brink of Premier League despite fourth successive draw

Championship leaders Norwich City move to the brink of promotion to the Premier League despite their fourth straight draw.

Leeds lose ground in automatic promotion race after Brentford loss

Leeds lose ground in automatic promotion race after Brentford loss

Leeds United slip three points below promotion rivals Sheffield United with two games to play as they lose at Brentford.

Liverpool's Milner will support Man Utd for 'first time in my life' against Man City

Liverpool's Milner will support Man Utd for 'first time in my life' against Man City

Liverpool's James Milner will support Manchester United on Wednesday but will not watch their game against Manchester City.

BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019: Ada Hegerberg profile

BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019: Ada Hegerberg profile

BBC Sport profiles Olympique Lyonnais forward Ada Hegerberg, one of five nominees for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 award.

Ashton Turner in record fifth successive T20 duck - four of them first ball

Ashton Turner in record fifth successive T20 duck - four of them first ball

Ashton Turner falls for his third successive IPL golden duck and becomes the first man to make five consecutive ducks in Twenty20 cricket.

Sri Lanka attacks: Eight Britons killed in explosions

Sri Lanka attacks: Eight Britons killed in explosions

A British mother and her two children died in the attack, while her husband survived.

Sri Lanka attacks: St Anthony's 'church of miracles' a symbol of hope

Sri Lanka attacks: St Anthony's 'church of miracles' a symbol of hope

St Anthony's, the site of one of Sri Lanka's deadliest Easter bombings, is more than a place of worship.

Sri Lanka: Bomb explodes as police try to defuse it

Sri Lanka: Bomb explodes as police try to defuse it

The blast took place near St Anthony's Shrine, one of several sites attacked in bombings on Sunday.

Sri Lanka attacks: Who are the victims?

Sri Lanka attacks: Who are the victims?

The victims include a celebrity chef and staff members at the Cinnamon Grand hotel.

Asos billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka attacks

Asos billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka attacks

Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen and his family were visiting Sri Lanka, where three of his four children died.

Sri Lanka attacks: Who are National Thowheed Jamath?

Sri Lanka attacks: Who are National Thowheed Jamath?

The hardline Islamist group has been blamed for the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka attacks: 'My heart shattered when I saw the bodies'

Sri Lanka attacks: 'My heart shattered when I saw the bodies'

Eyewitnesses of the bombing of Sri Lanka's St Anthony's Shrine have described horrific scenes.

'The doctor wrote a question mark for my child's sex'

'The doctor wrote a question mark for my child's sex'

A child known as Baby A became the subject of a high court case that has prompted Kenya to start changing its approach to intersex children.

'My son killed himself after circumcision'

'My son killed himself after circumcision'

Why did a young man kill himself two years after being circumcised?

'I helped test a wonder drug - then I was denied it'

'I helped test a wonder drug - then I was denied it'

When Louise Moorhouse took part in a drug trial she was able to eat normally for the first time in her life.

The mental rigours of being US president

The mental rigours of being US president

Some of Mr Trump's predecessors are thought to have been depressives, bipolar and even psychopathic.