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A brush with death

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 01:27
Tove Lo is back with her second album after a "rollercoaster" two years, in which she shot to fame, lost her voice and had a brush with death.

Turkey strikes IS and Kurdish positions in Syria ahead of offensive

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 01:06
Turkey bombards so-called Islamic State (IS) targets in northern Syria ahead of a ground offensive it is backing against the group.

Newspaper headlines: HRT 'cancer risk' and Olympic honours

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:59
A "cancer risk" from hormone replacement therapy, a gender pay gap, and honours for Olympic athletes make the headlines.

Donor card joke named funniest at Edinburgh Fringe

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:56
A one-liner about organ donation is named funniest joke of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

'Astronomical' prices

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:54
For many Australians the dream of owning their own property is slipping away. But could a shared ownership scheme help address the affordability crisis in Sydney, the country's most expensive city?

'Astronomical' prices

BBC Business News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:54
For many Australians the dream of owning their own property is slipping away. But could a shared ownership scheme help address the affordability crisis in Sydney, the country's most expensive city?

Jonathan Marcus: Shifting diplomacy in Syria?

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:28
Could there be a glimmer of a chance for a settlement in Syria?

'Bagpipe lung' warning for wind musicians

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:24
Trumpeters, saxophonists and pipers beware - playing a wind instrument could damage your lungs, say doctors.

'Bagpipe lung' warning for wind musicians

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:24
Trumpeters, saxophonists and pipers beware - playing a wind instrument could damage your lungs, say doctors.

Who's bugging you?

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:24
After the New Zealand rugby team discover a listening device in their Sydney hotel meeting room, we examine just how much spying technology has advanced in recent years.

Who's bugging you?

BBC Business News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:24
After the New Zealand rugby team discover a listening device in their Sydney hotel meeting room, we examine just how much spying technology has advanced in recent years.

Political Tinder

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:21
Will smartphone apps encourage more young people to go to the polls?Tinder for Politics/ Can apps encourage young people to vote?

Political Tinder

BBC Politics News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:21
Will smartphone apps encourage more young people to go to the polls?Tinder for Politics/ Can apps encourage young people to vote?

Gargled message

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:18
Gargling with simple mouthwash might be a way to halt the spread of gonorrhoea, researchers believe.

Could mouthwash combat gonorrhoea?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:18
Gargling with simple mouthwash might be a way to halt the spread of gonorrhoea, researchers believe.

Lake Como, Italy, the latest migrant frontline

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:16
Hundreds of migrants are sleeping rough on Lake Como in Italy after the Swiss authorities tightened restrictions on border crossings.

Second-hand car sales hit record level in first half

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:13
The number of second-hand cars sold in the UK has reached its highest level yet with more than four million vehicles sold in the first half of this year.

Second-hand car sales hit record level in first half

BBC Business News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:13
The number of second-hand cars sold in the UK has reached its highest level yet with more than four million vehicles sold in the first half of this year.

Body paint and illusions reveal the 'fairy tale world of nature'

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:10
Artist Johannes Stoetter uses body paint to create remarkably lifelike illusions of animal.

Study aims to explain gender pay gap

BBC Main News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:08
New research helps to explain why the hourly pay rates of women, who return to work part-time after having a baby, lag behind men's.

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