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Newspaper headlines: 'Carillion's gazillions' and Iceland's plastic ban

Tue, 2018-01-16 05:56
Tuesday's papers focus on the contractor's collapse, which puts thousands of jobs at risk.

Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dies, aged 74

Tue, 2018-01-16 05:31
The American Grammy-winning singer was best-known for the 1969 hit Oh Happy Day.

Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta beats Madison Brengle to reach second round

Tue, 2018-01-16 05:12
Britain's Johanna Konta makes swift progress into the second round of the Australian Open with victory over American Madison Brengle.

Japanese city on alert for deadly fugu blowfish

Tue, 2018-01-16 04:39
The fugu fish, which can be more poisonous than cyanide, was sold without the toxic parts removed.

£350m Brexit claim was 'too low', says Boris Johnson

Tue, 2018-01-16 03:16
Boris Johnson says the much disputed sum - promised to the NHS - was "grossly underestimated".

Top US gymnast Biles reveals abuse

Tue, 2018-01-16 03:11
Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Wallaby gives police slip on Sydney Bridge

Tue, 2018-01-16 03:02
The unusual sight of a wallaby bounding across the Sydney Harbour Bridge has surprised early-morning motorists.

The gym made out of melted knives

Tue, 2018-01-16 01:20
A outdoor gym has been made out of melted-down knives collected by the police from gang members in London.

'Staggering' trade in fake degrees revealed

Tue, 2018-01-16 01:14
Doctors and a defence contractor are among those buying bogus qualifications, a BBC probe finds.

Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze

Tue, 2018-01-16 01:06
Clamping your nose and mouth shut when you need to sneeze is dangerous, doctors warn the public.

Edible insects: Do insects actually taste any good?

Tue, 2018-01-16 01:00
Insects are often portrayed as a sustainable superfood - and many are delicious.

Winter Olympics: How good is North Korea at sport?

Tue, 2018-01-16 00:58
Reality Check looks at the sporting skills of the secretive state.

Rape survivors’ clothing on display

Tue, 2018-01-16 00:45
The ‘Is it my fault?’ exhibition at the Centre Communautaire Maritime in the Molenbeek district of Brussels aims to promote awareness about sexual violence.

I advertised for a man to get me pregnant - then I fell in love

Tue, 2018-01-16 00:42
Thirty-something Jessica was eager to get pregnant, but her relationships kept failing. It was time for a totally new approach.

The Indian woman who chose a bull over marriage

Tue, 2018-01-16 00:30
Selvarani Kanagarasu, a daily wage labourer from India, shuns marriage to take care of a bull.

Exploring the landscapes where people congregate

Tue, 2018-01-16 00:14
For more than a decade, British photographer Simon Roberts has taken pictures of events and places across England that have drawn people together in public. Here we present a small selection of his pictures.

BBC & Premier League start 'Super Movers'

Tue, 2018-01-16 00:04
The BBC and Premier League start a campaign called Super Movers to help primary school teachers encourage children to be more active.

Trump voters grade president's first year

Mon, 2018-01-15 23:49
Four Donald Trump supporters share their views on the president's first year in office.

Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

Mon, 2018-01-15 23:20
The US president says he has been "totally misrepresented" by a senator who said he used a racial slur.

Masters: Liang Wenbo hits brilliant 139 break but loses to Judd Trump

Mon, 2018-01-15 23:16
Liang Wenbo hits the highest break of the 2018 Masters so far, a fabulous 139 in the eighth frame against Judd Trump, but loses 6-4.