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November 24, 2017
MPs demand 'urgent' Facebook regulation

MPs demand 'urgent' Facebook regulation

The House of Commons publishes its report into fake news with some strong criticism of Facebook.

Huawei risk can be managed, say UK cyber-security chiefs

Huawei risk can be managed, say UK cyber-security chiefs

UK intelligence chiefs reportedly conclude the Chinese tech giant Huawei can bid for telecoms projects.

Several Labour MPs about to resign, say party sources

Several Labour MPs about to resign, say party sources

At least four MPs look likely to break away after criticising the leadership on Brexit and anti-Semitism.

Graham vows probe after McCabe interview on Trump

Graham vows probe after McCabe interview on Trump

The pledge comes after an ex-acting FBI chief describes discussions on removing the president.

Stores accused of 'watering down' bottle deposit scheme

Stores accused of 'watering down' bottle deposit scheme

Campaigners say retailers want fees to only apply to smaller containers, rather than all plastic bottles.

Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

Mr Flynn, who had suffered ill health for some time, is described by his constituency party as "a hero".

Peak rail fares could go under rail price shake-up

Peak rail fares could go under rail price shake-up

Train operators propose a ticketing overhaul that could end traditional peak and off-peak fares.

Australian political parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says

Australian political parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says

The "sophisticated" activity follows an intrusion on parliamentary servers, PM Scott Morrison says.

Park Lane doorman stabbing: Murder charge for fourth man

Park Lane doorman stabbing: Murder charge for fourth man

Tudor Simionov was working at a private party in central London on New Year's Eve when he died.

The self-taught pianist drawing crowds

The self-taught pianist drawing crowds

Hundreds of thousands of people have seen this student play after he learned the piano using online videos.

Mountain lion in California tree 'rescued' by firefighters

Mountain lion in California tree 'rescued' by firefighters

A cougar perched on a branch near a California home is lowered to the ground by rescuers with a ladder.

NatWest worker told customer 'vegans should be punched'

NatWest worker told customer 'vegans should be punched'

A NatWest worker said he felt vegans were forcing their beliefs on him but the bank apologised for his outburst.

The Papers: IS bride pleads for sympathy

The Papers: IS bride pleads for sympathy

The papers respond to pleas from 19-year-old Shamima Begum that she and her baby be allowed to return to the UK.

Quiz: Are your clothes damaging the environment?

Quiz: Are your clothes damaging the environment?

How sustainable are your fashion habits? Take our quiz.

LGBT History Month: Test your knowledge

LGBT History Month: Test your knowledge

We went to Brighton, "the gay capital of the UK", to test how much the public knows about LGBT history.

How we made the effects on Solo: A Star Wars Story

How we made the effects on Solo: A Star Wars Story

Visual effects supervisor Julian Foddy explains how they helped make the film.

Brexit backstop according to Northern Ireland teens

Brexit backstop according to Northern Ireland teens

We asked girls from the Belfast School of Performing Arts to explain one of Brexit's buzzwords.

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BBC Breakfast

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Jailed for stealing grapes: The motives of Japan's elderly inmates

Jailed for stealing grapes: The motives of Japan's elderly inmates

A 68-year-old jailed for stealing fruit tells the BBC's 100 Women why she did it.

How sending handwritten letters created a $1bn firm

How sending handwritten letters created a $1bn firm

Technology company Celonis got its first business customers by writing them letters by hand to stand out from the crowd.

Obituary: Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn

Obituary: Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn

A witty backbench Labour MP who represented his Newport West constituency for over thirty years

Are the super-rich ruining Burning Man?

Are the super-rich ruining Burning Man?

Burning Man has uninvited one "turnkey" camp to stem the flow of super rich "influencers" at the event.

Will universities go bust if fees are cut?

Will universities go bust if fees are cut?

Universities are warning of a financial crisis if a review recommends cutting the level of tuition fees.

Brexit: Will Brits living in the EU still get healthcare?

Brexit: Will Brits living in the EU still get healthcare?

A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.

'It's like the ketchup bottle' - Solskjaer sure Sanchez's form will improve

'It's like the ketchup bottle' - Solskjaer sure Sanchez's form will improve

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Manchester United will see the best of forward Alexis Sanchez by the end of the season.

FA Cup Magic, fifth round: Super solo goals, Maupay's miss & 'everything but the kitchen sink'

FA Cup Magic, fifth round: Super solo goals, Maupay's miss & 'everything but the kitchen sink'

Watch the quirkier moments from the FA Cup fifth round, including last-gasp goalkeeping antics, a solo goal from Swansea's Daniel James, and a contender for miss of the round.

Root and Roy hit centuries in huge England warm-up win

Root and Roy hit centuries in huge England warm-up win

England cruise to a 171-run win in their only warm-up match before the one-day series in the West Indies.

McIlroy finishes fourth as Holmes seals first Tour win in four years

McIlroy finishes fourth as Holmes seals first Tour win in four years

Rory McIlroy finishes in the top five for the third successive PGA Tour event as JB Holmes wins the Genesis Open in California.

I would not sacrifice my happiness - world number one Osaka on split from coach

I would not sacrifice my happiness - world number one Osaka on split from coach

World number one Naomi Osaka says she was unwilling to "sacrifice" her happiness following her split from coach Sascha Bajin.

New Zealand legend Carter to make Racing 92 return

New Zealand legend Carter to make Racing 92 return

New Zealand great Dan Carter is to return to Racing 92 as an injury replacement for the rest of the French Top 14 season.

El Chapo guilty: Will his jailing change anything?

El Chapo guilty: Will his jailing change anything?

The trial and conviction of the notorious Joaquín Guzmán tells us much about the multi-billion drugs trade.

Cameron Kasky: How being a student gun control activist took its toll

Cameron Kasky: How being a student gun control activist took its toll

Cameron Kasky was a leader of the youth movement against gun control after the Parkland school massacre. Eventually the strain caught up with him.

My disabled son’s amazing gaming life in the World of Warcraft

My disabled son’s amazing gaming life in the World of Warcraft

Robert and Trude thought their son Mats lived a lonely life, but they discovered this was far from true.