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June 04, 2018
Gosport hospital deaths: Independent panel findings due

Gosport hospital deaths: Independent panel findings due

A panel has analysed hundreds of patient death certificates at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

Canada legalises recreational cannabis use

Canada legalises recreational cannabis use

The country is the first in the G7 group of nations to legalise the drug's recreational use.

US quits 'biased' UN human rights council

US quits 'biased' UN human rights council

The US envoy to the UN called the 47-member council "hypocritical and self-serving".

Commons set for Brexit vote showdown

Commons set for Brexit vote showdown

MPs will vote on how much of a say Parliament should get if there is no Brexit deal.

The FBI said I was my parents' stolen baby - but I found the truth

The FBI said I was my parents' stolen baby - but I found the truth

Foundling Paul Fronczak was given to a family whose baby had been stolen - but was he really their son?

Dutch Queen's emotional tribute to sister

Dutch Queen's emotional tribute to sister

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has spoken in public for the first time of the loss of her younger sister, Inés Zorreguieta, who died this month.

World Cup 2018: Russia beat Egypt 3-1 to close in on last-16 spot

World Cup 2018: Russia beat Egypt 3-1 to close in on last-16 spot

Russia move to the brink of qualifying for the last 16 of the World Cup after they beat Mohamed Salah's Egypt in St Petersburg.

GCHQ director urges co-operation after Brexit

GCHQ director urges co-operation after Brexit

Jeremy Fleming says the agency has helped foil at least four European terror plots in the past year.

Trump defends separating immigrant families amid outcry

Trump defends separating immigrant families amid outcry

The US president claimed that separating families was "the only solution" to end illegal immigration.

Southgate Tube explosion: Five injured, two in hospital

Southgate Tube explosion: Five injured, two in hospital

Police are called to reports of an explosion and people running at a Tube station in north London.

Rural residents hang up on mobile banking, regulator finds

Rural residents hang up on mobile banking, regulator finds

Less than a quarter of those living in rural areas use a smartphone for banking, regulator finds.

The nurses tackling mental illness in police custody

The nurses tackling mental illness in police custody

About third of those arrested in England have mental health issues. The BBC met the nurses who help them.

Newspaper headlines: GCHQ Brexit fears and fizzy drink 'shortage'

Newspaper headlines: GCHQ Brexit fears and fizzy drink 'shortage'

A plea for a UK-EU security deal and claims a CO2 shortage could leave drinkers thirsty this summer.

The Australian town that killed its residents

The Australian town that killed its residents

The town that killed its residents

Empowering black women to embrace their natural hair

Empowering black women to embrace their natural hair

Black women are being empowered to embrace the natural hair movement.

Life after Mr Heroin - what now for the former user?

Life after Mr Heroin - what now for the former user?

Maurice Abbey Bey is a former user who spent every cent he had on drugs, but what would he do with $100 now?

Wolves in France: Farmers fear attacks

Wolves in France: Farmers fear attacks

One mayor says children under 10 years old should not walk alone, in case of an attack.

Meet the kids learning to fix punctures

Meet the kids learning to fix punctures

Meet the toddlers who are being taught how to sew, mend, bake and fix punctures at Liverpool's first intergenerational and sustainable cafe.

XXXTentacion: The troubled talent of a volatile rap star

XXXTentacion: The troubled talent of a volatile rap star

The controversial rapper has been shot dead in Florida at the age of 20.

Bakewell pudding sent to the edge of space goes missing

Bakewell pudding sent to the edge of space goes missing

Tracking devices stopped working as the pudding reached 52,500ft, attached to a high altitude balloon.

In pictures: Harry and Meghan make Ascot debut

In pictures: Harry and Meghan make Ascot debut

Prince Harry and Meghan have joined The Queen for a day of racing at Royal Ascot.

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Psychological impact of separating children

Psychological impact of separating children

Experts say there is no downplaying the trauma that taking a child away from a parent causes.

Up in smoke: Is the vape shop boom about to end?

Up in smoke: Is the vape shop boom about to end?

After a boom period, the UK's vaping shops face an uncertain future which could see many close.

Boy Erased author Garrard Conley on surviving 'gay conversion therapy'

Boy Erased author Garrard Conley on surviving 'gay conversion therapy'

Garrard Conley's parents put him through "conversion therapy" - now he's dedicated a book to them.

From Twitter wars to assassinating Caesar

From Twitter wars to assassinating Caesar

Mary Beard is a public thinker fighting back against sexist social media and fake news.

Railway graffiti: Props, respect and death

Railway graffiti: Props, respect and death

Dangerous, uncompromising and illegal - what's the attraction of railway graffiti?

'My generation sees cannabis as safer than alcohol'

'My generation sees cannabis as safer than alcohol'

As Lord Hague calls for a change in the law on cannabis, young people claim it is often seen as a "softer" stimulant.

How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter

How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter

As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?

The Rolling Stones: How Eel Pie Island shaped the band's career

The Rolling Stones: How Eel Pie Island shaped the band's career

How a hidden hotel at Eel Pie Island helped make a name for the Rolling Stones.

England v Australia: Hosts make record 481-6 in 242-run victory

England v Australia: Hosts make record 481-6 in 242-run victory

England make 481-6 - the highest one-day international total in history - as they crush Australia by 242 runs to seal the series.

World Cup Catch-up: Russia march on as Senegal fans dazzle

World Cup Catch-up: Russia march on as Senegal fans dazzle

Watch all the best action and funnies from day six of the World Cup, as hosts Russia continue their blistering start, Colombia get the first red card and Senegal's fans steal the show.

World Cup 2018: England's Harry Kane wants to be 'best in the world'

World Cup 2018: England's Harry Kane wants to be 'best in the world'

England captain Harry Kane wants to challenge Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina's Lionel Messi and become "the best in the world".

Andy Murray could miss Wimbledon to help recovery from injury

Andy Murray could miss Wimbledon to help recovery from injury

Andy Murray says he could play Eastbourne but miss Wimbledon as he assesses the best way to continue his comeback from injury.

Jack Wilshere: Arsenal midfielder confirms departure

Jack Wilshere: Arsenal midfielder confirms departure

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere says he will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of June.

England v Australia: Watch all 21 sixes as England break ODI record

England v Australia: Watch all 21 sixes as England break ODI record

Watch all 21 sixes as England set a new record total of 481 in their one-day international victory over Australia at Trent Bridge that ensures a series win.

World Cup 2018: Russia 3-1 Egypt - how the players rated

World Cup 2018: Russia 3-1 Egypt - how the players rated

Give your player ratings out of 10 for Russia v Egypt in the World Cup group match.

Battle of the fans: How some support their team

Battle of the fans: How some support their team

How do some of the most colourful fans support their teams at the World Cup?

Mo Salah and the Chechen strongman

Mo Salah and the Chechen strongman

Chechen leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, has hit back at claims he used football star Mo Salah for political propaganda.

World Cup 2018: Senegal capitalise on poor defending in 2-1 win over Poland

World Cup 2018: Senegal capitalise on poor defending in 2-1 win over Poland

Senegal beat Poland in a game of few chances to claim the first win by an African team at this World Cup.

World Cup 2018: Japan beat 10-man Colombia in Group H

World Cup 2018: Japan beat 10-man Colombia in Group H

Japan profit from Colombia's nightmare start to the World Cup as they secure a victory against 10 men in their Group H opener in Saransk.

World Cup 2018: Colombia v Japan - how you rated the players

World Cup 2018: Colombia v Japan - how you rated the players

See how you rated the players as Japan beat Colombia 2-1.

Harry beats Harry to top TV audience

Harry beats Harry to top TV audience

England's win over Tunisia attracts a peak television audience of 18.3 million on BBC One, while a record three million stream the game on the iPlayer and BBC Sport website.

World Cup 2018: Kane breaks Tunisian hearts - in pictures

World Cup 2018: Kane breaks Tunisian hearts - in pictures

Supporters in both countries went through highs and lows before England won with a last-minute goal.

Pogba and more: World Cup haircuts to watch

Pogba and more: World Cup haircuts to watch

The World Cup is a showcase for a footballer's skills, but it is also a chance to show off new hairstyles.

World Cup 2018: Harry Kane heads late England winner against Tunisia

World Cup 2018: Harry Kane heads late England winner against Tunisia

Watch Harry Kane score a dramatic stoppage-time winner to give England victory over Tunisia in their first group G game at the 2018 World Cup.

The man who went to the North Korean place that ‘doesn’t exist’

The man who went to the North Korean place that ‘doesn’t exist’

One US citizen warns of the consequences of a visit to a forbidden area in North Korea.

The untold good news story of America today

The untold good news story of America today

A grassroots movement getting few headlines could yet herald a new American age of change.

Leslie Grantham's dramatic life on and off screen

Leslie Grantham's dramatic life on and off screen

The actor who served time for murder and played Dirty Den in BBC One's EastEnders, dies aged 71.

Sex, lies and payday loans: The parachute murder plot

Sex, lies and payday loans: The parachute murder plot

How Emile Cilliers' lifetime of cheating and lies led to his eventual unveiling as a would-be murderer.