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Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93

BBC Main News Feed - 2 hours 50 min ago
Former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres has died aged 93 following a stroke two weeks ago.

Child sex abuse inquiry: Top lawyer 'considering quitting'

BBC Main News Feed - 3 hours 4 min ago
The most senior lawyer working for the inquiry into child sexual abuse in England and Wales is considering resigning, the BBC understands.

Sam Allardyce 'deeply disappointed' to leave England role

BBC Main News Feed - 4 hours 41 min ago
Sam Allardyce says he is "deeply disappointed" to have left his role as England football manager after 67 days and one match in charge.

Presidential debate: Trump-Clinton showdown breaks TV record

BBC Main News Feed - 5 hours 31 min ago
The first US presidential debate is watched by 84 million people, breaking a record set by Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan in 1980.

Embattled US bank chief forfeits $41m

BBC Main News Feed - 5 hours 45 min ago
Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf forfeits $41m (£31.5m) in share bonuses as the bank giant tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.

The business of 'Muslim friendly' travel

BBC Business News - 6 hours 5 min ago
The Malaysian firm TripFez is a bit like TripAdvisor - except it is focussing on serving global Muslim travellers.

Enter the dragon

BBC Business News - 6 hours 15 min ago
How China's desire to become a footballing superpower could provide a big business opportunity for British firms and clubs.

Did she do it again? Britney's first UK show since 2011

BBC Main News Feed - 6 hours 23 min ago
Pop star Britney Spears stages a stripped-down version of her Las Vegas show in her first UK concert since 2011.

Wells Fargo chief forfeits $41m amid corruption probe

BBC Business News - 6 hours 25 min ago
Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf forfeits $41m (£31.5m) in share bonuses as the bank giant tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.

Junior doctors await court decision over contract

BBC Health News Feed - 6 hours 29 min ago
Junior doctors wait to hear whether the High Court in England will agree to stop the government imposing a new contract.

RBS to pay $1.1bn to settle certain US mis-selling claims

BBC Business News - 6 hours 46 min ago
Royal Bank of Scotland agrees to pay $1.1bn (£846m) to settle two mis-selling claims in the US.

Eight current or ex-Premier League bosses 'open to bribes'

BBC Sports - 6 hours 55 min ago
Eight current or former Premier League managers have taken bribes for player transfers, claims the Daily Telegraph.

Switzerland tops competitiveness league around globe

BBC Business News - 6 hours 56 min ago
Switzerland has again been ranked as the world's most competitive economy by the World Economic Forum.

Absent brands

BBC Main News Feed - 6 hours 57 min ago
With big name brands like Ford, Volvo, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Lamborghini and Aston Martin staying away from this year's Paris Motor Show, should the organisers be getting worried?

Absent brands

BBC Business News - 6 hours 57 min ago
With big name brands like Ford, Volvo, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Lamborghini and Aston Martin staying away from this year's Paris Motor Show, should the organisers be getting worried?

Memory keepers

BBC Main News Feed - 7 hours ago
The child of two Holocaust survivors talks about being the keeper of their memories – and projects working with children of survivors of massacres in Rwanda and Bosnia talk about the impact handed down through families.

Memory keepers

BBC Business News - 7 hours ago
The child of two Holocaust survivors talks about being the keeper of their memories – and projects working with children of survivors of massacres in Rwanda and Bosnia talk about the impact handed down through families.

Garden ponds 'playing role' in frog disease spread

BBC Main News Feed - 7 hours 3 min ago
Garden ponds are playing a role in the spread of deadly frog diseases across the UK, a study suggests.

Street UK short-term lender expands to London and Manchester

BBC Business News - 7 hours 4 min ago
Street UK, which says it is the first ethical provider of online short-term loans in the UK, expands its operation to borrowers in London and Manchester.

Retailer George Davies: 'Promote more women to top fashion jobs'

BBC Business News - 7 hours 7 min ago
Veteran retailer George Davies - noted for the likes of setting up clothing firm Next - says women should be in far more top fashion jobs.

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