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Irish abortion referendum voting opens

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:12
Voters are deciding whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment, which effectively bans terminations.

Danny Boyle to direct next Bond film

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 07:35
Daniel Craig's fifth outing as the secret agent is due to be released in the UK from 25 October 2019.

Mississauga explosion: Suspects 'detonate IED' in restaurant

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 07:02
Fifteen people are injured in Mississauga, near Toronto, after a blast at an Indian restaurant.

Monaco Grand Prix: Why Charles Leclerc is living up to the hype in his maiden season

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:56
Charles Leclerc is turning heads in his maiden F1 season, and even has two four-time champions in his corner. Andrew Benson explores his potential.

News Daily: Canada blast, Weinstein 'to surrender' and N Korea latest

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:49
Your morning briefing for Friday, 25 May 2018.

Ariana Grande gets bee tattoo to remember Manchester Arena victims

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:48
To remember the victims, thousands of people have had a bee inked on their body.

50 Great World Cup moments: Roberto Baggio's missed penalty - 1994

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:11
With 20 days until the 2018 World Cup, BBC Sport remembers Roberto Baggio's infamous decisive penalty in the 1994 final.

Apple awarded $539m in US patent case against Samsung

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 05:59
Samsung has been ordered to pay Apple damages in a long-running dispute between the tech firms.

Tanya Burr's 'daunting' move from YouTube to acting

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 05:21
The 28-year-old, who has 9m followers online, is making her stage debut in London.

Refugee crisis: The Syrians abandoning Europe

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 03:35
These refugees have come all the way from Syria. Now they're smuggling themselves back.

North Korea ready to talk 'at any time' with Donald Trump

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 02:15
The vice-foreign minister calls the US decision to cancel the 12 June summit "extremely regrettable".

The rise of the dog-napper

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 01:21
Police forces have released figures showing reports of stolen pets are on the rise.

Game of Thrones concert goes on tour

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 01:02
Composer Ramin Djawadi will use local orchestras alongside his own soloists as he travels across Europe

Parachute murder plot: The woman who walked away

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:50
The mother of Emile Cilliers' oldest two children tells the BBC about life with the attempted murderer.

The strawberry-picking robots doing a job humans won't

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:44
Strawberry producers say labour shortages are driving them to find robotic fruit pickers instead.

Angelina Jolie's Breadwinner spotlights Afghan girls' plight

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:42
The actress has produced an animation about the struggle faced by women living under the Taliban.

Six acts to discover at Biggest Weekend

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:42
A look at some of the up-and-coming artists BBC Music Introducing is giving a leg up to.

Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:39
A leading cancer expert says the problems date back to 2005, but no one was properly checking the data.

Poor white schools 'destroyed' by rankings

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:37
Exam league tables are stigmatising white working-class schools, head teachers say.

Quiz: What caused Oprah's quick change?

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:34
7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?