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Egypt: The life of a 17-year-old in Luxor

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 05:19
We spend a day with Tayeb as he shows us what it's like being 17 in Luxor.

Family Drug and Alcohol Courts backed by private donors

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 03:37
The courts help parents deal with drug or alcohol addiction so their children are not taken into care.

Colombia: Man jailed for sexual abuse of 276 children

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:38
Colombian Juan Carlos Sánchez, who used the alias Big Bad Wolf, receives a 60-year sentence.

Most English local authorities 'plan to raise council tax'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 02:31
The expected increases come as many local authorities plan to cut spending, research suggests.

Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far?

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:57
The UK says it want to replicate the EU's trade agreements "as far as possible".

'Salman Rushdie radicalised my generation'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:50
The fatwa against Salman Rushdie after publication of his novel, the Satanic Verses, pushed many British Muslims towards political Islam.

Sex, condoms and having 'that' chat with a new partner

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:44
Almost half of young people don’t use a condom when sleeping with someone for the first time – but why?

'I skip school to demand climate change action'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:29
Every Friday morning, 13-year-old Holly Gillibrand protests at the gates of her school.

Half of universities have fewer than 5% poor white students

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:15
Poor white students are not being recruited by many leading universities, says study.

Paul Manafort: Trump ex-aide lied to prosecutors, judge rules

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:07
Paul Manafort "made multiple false statements" to the special counsel and others, a US judge rules.

'Know your cholesterol like you know your Pin code'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:54
Going for a free health check could flag up early signs of cardiovascular disease, health bodies say.

Brexit: MPs to debate next steps

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:45
Theresa May could face another defeat as some Tory Brexiteers may refuse to back the government.

The Papers: IS schoolgirl and Labour MPs' warning

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:38
An interview with a former London schoolgirl who joined IS and threats of Labour resignations feature.

HMS Victory: The English Channel's 'abandoned shipwreck'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:18
HMS Victory sank in 1744 with the loss of 1,110 sailors - why have efforts to raise the ship stalled?

Wolverhampton taxi drivers accused of serious sex crimes

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:15
Fears public safety is being threatened are raised as a council deals with allegations made 150 miles away.

How Snowboarding became a Sport

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:13
Banned by ski resorts for years, snowboards were first allowed on the slopes in 1983 at Stratton Mountain. Jake Burton helped create the sport

The fashion models struggling with a life of debt

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:10
Models travel between fashion capitals for the chance to appear on the catwalks, but many will go home without pay and more debt.

Forget love: This is how to find your perfect partner

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:09
Wouldn't it make sense to take a more rational approach to choosing your perfect partner?

Greta Thunberg: The Swedish teen inspiring climate strikes

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:03
Greta Thunberg spoke to the BBC in September, but since then she's become a global phenomenon.

'The rules are wrong' - Townsend disagrees with Rice's switch to England

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:02
Former Republic of Ireland midfielder Andy Townsend disagrees with the rules that allowed Declan Rice to switch international allegiance to England.