BBC News Headlines

November 24, 2017
Sri Lanka attacks: 'International network' linked to bombings

Sri Lanka attacks: 'International network' linked to bombings

Suicide bomb attacks on churches and hotels on Easter Sunday left 290 dead and hundreds injured.

Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky wins presidency by landslide

Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky wins presidency by landslide

Political novice Volodymyr Zelensky wins by a landslide as incumbent Petro Poroshenko admits defeat.

Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog

Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog

Clinics are using "selective success rates" to target older women, the fertility watchdog warns.

British woman killed by gunmen at Nigerian holiday resort

British woman killed by gunmen at Nigerian holiday resort

Faye Mooney, who was working in Nigeria, was one of two people shot dead by kidnappers.

Mournes wildfire: Firefighters bring blaze under control

Mournes wildfire: Firefighters bring blaze under control

More than 50 firefighters battled the blaze on Sunday in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains.

Lack of bank account 'costs £500 extra a year' in bills

Lack of bank account 'costs £500 extra a year' in bills

People without a bank account pay more for energy, loans and mobile phone deals, research suggests.

Greta Thunberg: Teen says fight for planet will never stop

Greta Thunberg: Teen says fight for planet will never stop

The 16-year-old Swedish activist addresses the Extinction Rebellion protest in London.

Stephen Lawrence Day: Doreen Lawrence calls for schools to tackle racism

Stephen Lawrence Day: Doreen Lawrence calls for schools to tackle racism

The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence calls for schools to teach tolerance at an early age.

Marsden Moor fire 'started by barbecue'

Marsden Moor fire 'started by barbecue'

The fire on Marsden Moor is the second moorland blaze of the bank holiday weekend.

Top climbers die in Canadian avalanche

Top climbers die in Canadian avalanche

The group had been missing since last Wednesday whilst climbing Howse Peake in Banff National Park.

Olympic champion Stott held at climate protests

Olympic champion Stott held at climate protests

Olympic gold medal-winning canoeist Etienne Stott was one of hundreds arrested during climate change protests in London over the weekend.

Game of Thrones: Amazon error as second episode is uploaded early

Game of Thrones: Amazon error as second episode is uploaded early

German customers were able to view the second episode of the current series six hours early.

Paper review: 'Innocent lives lost' in 'Easter massacre'

Paper review: 'Innocent lives lost' in 'Easter massacre'

The papers focus on the deaths of more than 200 people in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.

Military 'museum' in Suffolk man's shed includes 1,200 guns

Military 'museum' in Suffolk man's shed includes 1,200 guns

Rod Scott has an astonishing assortment of military memorabilia on show in his shed.

World Earth Day: The women working for change

World Earth Day: The women working for change

Photographers at female-run non-profit Lensational have explored the untold stories of women in Africa making a living from environmental preservation.

Gorillas pose for selfie with DR Congo anti-poaching unit

Gorillas pose for selfie with DR Congo anti-poaching unit

They were trying to imitate the rangers who raised them, a park official said.

Alopecia: I lost my hair aged one

Alopecia: I lost my hair aged one

Laura Lattimore, 28, says her dozens of wigs now make her feel "mischievous and a part of me".

'People think we're hillbillies - we're not'

'People think we're hillbillies - we're not'

What do Americans think of people in other states? We asked people in West Virginia what's said about them.

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Sri Lanka attacks: Who are the victims?

Sri Lanka attacks: Who are the victims?

The victims include a celebrity chef and staff members at the Cinnamon Grand hotel.

Why blend? Exploring the art and science of blending

Why blend? Exploring the art and science of blending

Humans are the blending species, says philosopher of the senses Barry Smith, but what makes some blends work when others don't?

Earth Day: How to be more eco-friendly in everyday life

Earth Day: How to be more eco-friendly in everyday life

It's Earth Day, so we asked green bloggers for their top tips to be more eco-friendly.

The breast cancer surgeon who got breast cancer

The breast cancer surgeon who got breast cancer

Liz O'Riordan had to stop working as a breast cancer surgeon because of her own cancer. How did she move on?

Influencers: How a 'new breed' of social media stars changed the game

Influencers: How a 'new breed' of social media stars changed the game

How a 'new breed' of social media stars changed the game.

Why the US-China rivalry will not end with a trade deal

Why the US-China rivalry will not end with a trade deal

As the US and China edge closer to a trade deal, analysts expect a new battle in the technology sector.

An alternative way to capture childhood on your phone

An alternative way to capture childhood on your phone

A simple, but evocative, way to record your children's development without using a camera.

Avengers Endgame: The Marvel Cinematic Universe explained

Avengers Endgame: The Marvel Cinematic Universe explained

Want to watch Avengers: Endgame but have no clue what's happening in the MCU? We're here to help.

Former world champion Murphy beats Luo in biggest Crucible defeat - highlights & report

Former world champion Murphy beats Luo in biggest Crucible defeat - highlights & report

Former champion Shaun Murphy dishes out the biggest defeat in Crucible history against qualifier Luo Honghao.

Fed Cup: How Great Britain can thrive after World Group promotion

Fed Cup: How Great Britain can thrive after World Group promotion

GB returned to Fed Cup World Group level with a 3-1 win over Kazakhstan - but can they be competitive against the world's best?

Who left Garth speechless? And who else makes his team of the week?

Who left Garth speechless? And who else makes his team of the week?

Which player left Garth Crooks speechless? And who is his pick for player of the year? Find out in his latest team of the week.

BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 contender Pernille Harder

BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 contender Pernille Harder

Denmark and Vfl Wolfsburg forward Pernille Harder is hoping to win the coveted BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 award.

WSL round-up: Sumptuous free-kicks and a classy hat-trick

WSL round-up: Sumptuous free-kicks and a classy hat-trick

Watch the best of this week's WSL action including a fantastic free-kick from Birmingham's Hayley Ladd and an impressive hat-trick from Liverpool forward Rinsola Babajide.

'My son killed himself after circumcision'

'My son killed himself after circumcision'

Why did a young man kill himself two years after being circumcised?

'I helped test a wonder drug - then I was denied it'

'I helped test a wonder drug - then I was denied it'

When Louise Moorhouse took part in a drug trial she was able to eat normally for the first time in her life.

The mental rigours of being US president

The mental rigours of being US president

Some of Mr Trump's predecessors are thought to have been depressives, bipolar and even psychopathic.

The footballer, the Saudi prince and the proposition

The footballer, the Saudi prince and the proposition

When a Saudi prince told a Mancunian footballer his feelings, the footballer fled the country.

Islamic State: The women and children no-one wants

Islamic State: The women and children no-one wants

Al-Hol is a Syrian camp that has grown to 70,000 people - inside are the women and children of the jihadist group Islamic State (IS).