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How likely is it Russia poisoned ex-spy?

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 2:07pm
The BBC's Gordon Corera considers the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury.

Quiz: The Finns are happy, but who is not?

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 2:07pm
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?

South Africa: Danish 'FGM' man gets life in jail

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 2:03pm
Peter Frederiksen is handed two life sentences after women's genitals were found in his freezer.

Rihanna criticises Snapchat over abuse ad

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 1:54pm
The singer says Snapchat "let us down" over an advert that asked users if they would slap her.

France seeks arrest of Saudi king's daughter

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 1:36pm
The daughter of King Salman is accused of ordering a bodyguard to beat up a worker at a Paris flat.

Bad blood: The rise and fall of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:59am
How a woman came up with an idea that could have revolutionised blood testing - if it had worked.

Slovakia journalist: Prime Minister Fico replaced amid scandal

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:59am
Robert Fico, Slovakia's PM for 10 of the last 12 years, resigns amid protests over a reporter's murder.

Trump says it 'looks like' Russia behind nerve agent attack

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:48am
The president spoke after the US and European allies said there was no other "plausible explanation".

Saudi Arabia pledges to create a nuclear bomb if Iran does

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:42am
Saudi Arabia's crown prince says that if Iran creates a nuclear weapon, his country will follow suit.

US punishes 19 Russians over vote meddling and cyber-attacks

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:15am
The US said the moves were an attempt to stop "nefarious attacks emanating from Russia".

Mariam Moustafa: Egyptian teen's Nottingham death sparks anger

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:11am
Mariam Moustafa, 18, was assaulted in Nottingham three weeks ago.

Oklahoma mother will go to jail for marrying her daughter

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:27am
Patricia Ann Spann, from Oklahoma, had previously wed her son before marrying daughter Misty.

Russian aeroplane loses gold-silver bars on take-off

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:12am
Tonnes of precious metal fell from a plane in Siberia after a loading hatch broke off.

Besiktas charged by Uefa after cat wanders on to pitch during Bayern Munich game

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 9:43am
Besiktas have been charged after a cat wanders on to the pitch during the Champions League last-16 defeat by Bayern Munich.

Crown Prince warns Saudis will get nuclear bomb if Iran does

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 9:37am
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also told CBS News that Iran's Supreme Leader was like Hitler.

Kenyan nurse handed brain surgeon the wrong patient

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 9:23am
She only realised her mistake hours into surgery - the patient has been left with memory loss.

Platypus milk: How it could combat superbugs

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 9:20am
The weird semi-aquatic creature's milk could lead to the creation of a new type of antibiotic.

Russia spy: Allies condemn nerve agent attack

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 9:20am
The UK, US, France and Germany say Russian responsibility is the "only plausible explanation".

'Elsa' from Frozen rescues police van

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 8:56am
He gave it a good push then let it go.

Uzbek transport police banned from hiding behind trees

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 8:48am
Uzbekistan is on a drive to make its transport police more visible.


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