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Mexico: Powerful earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 22:09
The tremor toppled buildings in the capital, including a school, with many trapped in the rubble.
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Military drone pilots could get medals - Michael Fallon

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 20:47
The defence secretary announces a review of how personnel are recognised for their contribution.
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Theresa May to warn tech firms over terror content

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 20:01
The prime minister will say firms must go "further and faster" in removing extremist content.
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Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 17:50
"Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."
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Dutch sexism outcry after woman fined for peeing in public

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 17:24
The case of a woman fined for peeing in an Amsterdam alleyway has sparked a debate about sexism.
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The women who fed the UK in World War Two

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 17:23
During World War Two, women and girls volunteered for farm work to produce vital food supplies.
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My dad jokes about my first period

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 17:22
Comedian Gary Meikle is a single dad - when his daughter got her first period she turned to him.
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What's it like to go down a disused 400-year-old tin mine?

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 17:09
The BBC's Environment Correspondent Claire Marshall went down to have a look at South Crofty tin mine.
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Do you know blood cancer symptoms?

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 17:03
Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer.
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Quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:51
The findings come from 10,000 young people's views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers.
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Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:43
The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.
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Why do US police shoot people carrying knives?

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:43
The shooting of a Georgia student raises a question - why do US police shoot people carrying knives?
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Life-extending lung cancer drug approved

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:40
A drug denied to restaurant critic AA Gill on the NHS will now be made available to patients in England.
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10 university flashpoints over free speech

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:13
Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really mean?
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Neolithic Orkney rivalries detailed in new study

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:11
Rivalries in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago led to competition between communities, according to new research.
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The Italians who prefer to drink American coffee

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:11
How a new breed of American-style coffee shops are drawing in younger Italians.
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Miscarriage study points to IVF success chances

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:08
Women who miscarry in the first round of IVF are more likely to have a baby than those who do not conceive.
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Manchester police still relies on Windows XP

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:06
More than 20% of Greater Manchester Police's PCs run on the operating system, posing a hack risk.
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QE2: The 50-year journey of a British style icon

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:00
The QE2 is one of the most famous liners in the world and the last large liner to be built on the Clyde.
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Trump at UN: Which 'rogue states' are in new axis of evil?

BBC News - Tue, 2017-09-19 15:52
George W Bush invented the original list of US enemies - who did Donald Trump label 'rogue states'?
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