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November 24, 2017
Mexico border wall: US states sue over emergency declaration

Mexico border wall: US states sue over emergency declaration

A coalition of 16 US states sues the Trump administration over his decision to declare an emergency.

Labour warned more MPs 'thinking hard' about futures

Labour warned more MPs 'thinking hard' about futures

Leadership urged to act on concerns as two Tory MPs consider joining group formed by Labour rebels.

Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

Clothing brands and retailers should pay per item to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme, MPs say.

The Syrians returning home after years of fleeing war

The Syrians returning home after years of fleeing war

Meet some of the Syrians returning home and trading, at the re-opened crossing between Jordan and Syria.

UK and French tourists missing in Australia beach search

UK and French tourists missing in Australia beach search

Items belonging to Hugo Palmer and Erwan Ferrieux were found on a popular beach, police say.

George Mendonsa, US WWII 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95

George Mendonsa, US WWII 'kissing sailor', dies aged 95

George Mendonsa was famously photographed during VJ Day celebrations in New York in 1945.

Sepsis: New rapid test 'could save thousands of lives'

Sepsis: New rapid test 'could save thousands of lives'

Researchers have developed a test that can detect the condition in minutes - instead of up to 72 hours.

Alysa Liu: 'I’m the youngest lady to land a triple axel'

Alysa Liu: 'I’m the youngest lady to land a triple axel'

Thirteen-year-old Alysa Liu is the youngest ever US women's national figure skating champion.

LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz 'racially attacked' in London

LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz 'racially attacked' in London

LBC radio presenter Maajid Nawaz says he was racially abused and attacked outside a London theatre.

The US cannot crush us, says Huawei founder

The US cannot crush us, says Huawei founder

Ren Zhengfei tells BBC that Huawei will survive despite security concerns and the criminal case against his daughter.

Australia's drought leading to 'suffering' of children, UN warns

Australia's drought leading to 'suffering' of children, UN warns

Many spend long days witnessing the "trauma" of their parents and animals, the UN warns.

Honda set to close Swindon car plant

Honda set to close Swindon car plant

The carmaker is set to announce the closure of its Swindon plant in 2022, jeopardising 3,500 jobs, sources say.

Birmingham bin row: Workers start latest strike action

Birmingham bin row: Workers start latest strike action

More than 300 workers in Birmingham are going on strike over claims members have been "blacklisted".

The Papers: 'Splitting headache' for Corbyn over exits

The Papers: 'Splitting headache' for Corbyn over exits

Tuesday's papers are dominated by the 'gang of seven' quitting the Labour Party over Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.

Female mechanic helps women learn about cars

Female mechanic helps women learn about cars

Louise Barker was fed up with women she knew being ripped off by garages, so set her own one up.

Meet the women helping fill Russia's rural healthcare gap

Meet the women helping fill Russia's rural healthcare gap

After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands.

Zara advert gets China asking: Are freckles beautiful?

Zara advert gets China asking: Are freckles beautiful?

An advert for Zara has sparked a row over whether freckles "uglify" Chinese people.

Meet Sydney - the teenage taxidermist

Meet Sydney - the teenage taxidermist

Sydney Langton wants to make it big in the animal art world.

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How Brexit hit the pound in your pocket

How Brexit hit the pound in your pocket

The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years - making us all a little poorer.

Sheela-na-gigs: The naked women adorning Britain's churches

Sheela-na-gigs: The naked women adorning Britain's churches

Why are churches across Britain adorned with carvings of naked women exposing their genitalia?

Stephen Lawrence: How has his murder changed policing?

Stephen Lawrence: How has his murder changed policing?

Twenty years since the review into the murder of Stephen Lawrence, what has changed?

'Crossing the Channel by boat is risky - we came by lorry'

'Crossing the Channel by boat is risky - we came by lorry'

Azis and his family were thinking of crossing the Channel in a small boat, but heard horror stories from fellow migrants.

Could a defeated IS rebound?

Could a defeated IS rebound?

Although the IS caliphate may be over, tensions in Iraq and Syria mean the ideology is not.

Viewpoint: Should Britain apologise for Amritsar massacre?

Viewpoint: Should Britain apologise for Amritsar massacre?

Hundreds of Indians attending a public meeting were shot dead by British troops on 13 April 1919.

Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future?

Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future?

A decade from now, memory-boosting implants could be available commercially, but at what risk?

Ren Zhengfei: Huawei's reclusive founder

Ren Zhengfei: Huawei's reclusive founder

When Ren Zhengfei started Huawei in 1987 little did he know it would become a global telecoms giant.

Who led Labour's last big breakaway?

Who led Labour's last big breakaway?

As some compare Labour resignations to the formation of the 1980s party, we look at how the SDP emerged.

Chelsea played 'confused football' as Man Utd reach quarter-finals - highlights & report

Chelsea played 'confused football' as Man Utd reach quarter-finals - highlights & report

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says his team played "confused football" as Manchester United win at Stamford Bridge to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Chelsea boss Sarri 'done' after FA Cup exit - Sutton

Chelsea boss Sarri 'done' after FA Cup exit - Sutton

Maurizio Sarri will be sacked by Chelsea before their next game, said ex-Blues striker Chris Sutton after their FA Cup exit to Man Utd.

Williams in turmoil as Vettel fastest on first day of testing

Williams in turmoil as Vettel fastest on first day of testing

Williams are in turmoil in the build-up to the new F1 season as a result of delays building their new car, as Sebastian Vettel is fastest for Ferrari.

Laureus World Sports Awards: Simone Biles and Novak Djokovic win top honours

Laureus World Sports Awards: Simone Biles and Novak Djokovic win top honours

Gymnast Simone Biles and tennis player Novak Djokovic win the top prizes at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.

FA Cup quarter-final draw: Man Utd face Wolves in last eight

FA Cup quarter-final draw: Man Utd face Wolves in last eight

Manchester United's reward for beating Chelsea is an FA Cup quarter-final tie at Wolves, while Manchester City are at Swansea.

FA Cup: Chelsea 0-2 Manchester United highlights

FA Cup: Chelsea 0-2 Manchester United highlights

Watch highlights as Manchester United cruise past Chelsea at Stamford Bridge to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Paul Pogba drives Man Utd into FA Cup quarter-finals with 'magnificent' display

Paul Pogba drives Man Utd into FA Cup quarter-finals with 'magnificent' display

A "magnificent" performance from Paul Pogba, who made one and scored one, drives Man Utd to a 2-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in their FA Cup fifth round tie.

Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment

Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment

The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.

The soldier with a secret talent - ballet

The soldier with a secret talent - ballet

When Alex Smith joined the Army he didn't reveal to anyone he had spent years training to be a dancer.

El Chapo guilty: Will his jailing change anything?

El Chapo guilty: Will his jailing change anything?

The trial and conviction of the notorious Joaquín Guzmán tells us much about the multi-billion drugs trade.