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  1. Royal Mail wins bid to halt Christmas postal strikes

    The postal union says a decision by the High Court to block industrial action is an "utter outrage".
  2. General election 2019: Labour vows to outspend Tories on the NHS

    The party says it would tax the "wealthiest" to cut hospital waiting times if it wins the election.
  3. England flooding: Fishlake residents 'could be homeless for weeks'

    Boris Johnson is heckled on a visit to South Yorkshire as 200 Army personnel join the relief effort.
  4. Venice floods: Climate change behind highest tide in 50 years, says mayor

    A state of disaster is declared as the Italian city is hit with a high tide of more than 1.87m.
  5. Hong Kong protests: Students fight police with petrol bombs, bows and arrows

    Student protesters fought a pitched battle with police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  6. 'Berlin rocks,' says Elon Musk as he chooses European factory

    Elon Musk tells AutoExpress Brexit made the UK "too risky" for his first major European factory.
  7. Libya: Migrant mother's dying wish to get children to Europe

    The BBC's Orla Guerin meets a family waiting to cross to Europe from Libya with orphaned children whose mother died on the way.
  8. Grace Millane trial: CCTV 'shows accused wheeling body in suitcase'

    Prosecutors say the man accused of murdering Grace Millane disposed of her body using the case.
  9. Toy sales slump as shops chase Christmas cheer

    Parents have cut back on impulse buys and face the threat of shortages of festive favourites, analysts say.
  10. City watchdog slams own staff's 'shameful' toilet habits

    The Financial Conduct Authority is "appalled" at the insanitary conduct of its own workers.
  11. Greta Thunberg to sail to Spain climate summit with YouTubers

    The 16-year-old climate activist will sail from the US to Madrid for the COP25 summit.
  12. I am railing: Sir Rod Stewart reveals his epic model railway city

    He has released 13 studio albums and been on 19 tours since he started building it 23 years ago.
  13. How green are Premier League clubs?

    BBC Sport takes a look at what all 20 Premier League clubs are doing to help the environment.
  14. Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2019: The winning image

    The winner of this year's competition has been crowned, and it looks a little painful.
  15. Australia bushfires: Pregnant firefighter defends decision to fight fires

    Fourteen weeks pregnant, Kat Robinson-Williams says she must help while Australia is "in flames".
  16. Philippines: The boy diving for plastic

    Ranniel dives into one of Manila's most polluted rivers for less than two dollars a day.
  17. This fire alarm can alert your neighbours as well as you

    An alarm that connects neighbours is helping to stop fires spreading.
  18. Le Mans '66: Christian Bale and Matt Damon reveal truth behind Hollywood auditions

    Christian Bale and Matt Damon on fighting for roles, as they team up in new movie Le Mans '66.
  19. Norfolk seal colony: Pup's birth captured on film

    Thousands of people visit the beach during birthing season, but few see an actual birth.
  20. Electric car future may depend on deep sea mining

    Demand is soaring for the metal cobalt, an essential ingredient in batteries and abundant on the seabed.
  21. What is a 'national emergency' - and can it help flood victims?

    It has caused a political row but can declaring an emergency help victims of flooding?
  22. A Taliban escapee, an English baby - and the dramatic story that followed

    When a refugee bumped into a baby, a tale of death threats, hijack and escape emerged.
  23. Modest fashion: 'I feel confident and comfortable'

    Fashion bloggers are covering up and sales of modest clothes are up in high street stores.
  24. Is surge pricing a fair way to manage demand?

    Ride-hailing app Uber is far from the first company to change prices according to customer numbers.
  25. The recurring nightmare of my daughter's anorexia

    Simon Brown lost his eldest child to the eating disorder - now he works with those who handled her care.
  26. Fred Spiksley: The remarkable life of a forgotten England star

    Fred Spiksley starred for England, acted with Charlie Chaplin and escaped from a German prisoner of war camp. That's only part of his story.
  27. Polio in Nigeria: 'I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio'

    A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of heart.
  28. England floods: What is making them worse?

    Why has the huge amount of rainfall that hit South Yorkshire had such a large impact on people and property?
  29. Silva banned and fined for Mendy tweet despite 'not intending' offence

    Manchester City forward Bernardo Silva is suspended for one first-team match and fined £50,000 for his tweet relating to team-mate Benjamin Mendy.
  30. Thijssen in intensive care after heavy crash at Ghent Six Day

    Belgium's Gerben Thijssen is in intensive care after being injured in a heavy crash on the first night of racing at the Ghent Six Day.
  31. Arsene Wenger: Fifa appoints former Arsenal manager to senior role

    Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger agrees to become Fifa's new chief of global football development.
  32. Sutton will not return to tribunal after storming out

    Ex-British Cycling technical director and Team Sky head coach Shane Sutton will not return to give evidence at Dr Richard Freeman's medical tribunal after storming out on Tuesday.
  33. 'That didn't happen!' Crouch on nachos, romantic poetry & nearly killing Dirk Kuyt in Setting it Straight

    Former England striker Peter Crouch busts internet rumours about him including that nachos story in BBC Sport's Setting it Straight.
  34. FA Cup: Yeovil's Courtney Duffus misses open goal against Hartlepool

    Watch Yeovil's Courtney Duffus somehow fire the ball over the crossbar from the goalline during his side's 4-1 defeat by Hartlepool in the FA Cup first round.
  35. Election 2019 in maps: Where are the seats that could turn the election?

    From 'ultra-marginals' to the highest Leave and Remain seats - which are the battlegrounds that could make the difference?
  36. General election 2019: What is Labour's four-day working week plan?

    Labour says it would introduce a shorter working week, but the Conservatives say it would "cripple the NHS".
  37. General election 2019: Is grime still for Jeremy Corbyn?

    MCs came out in support of the Labour leader in 2017 but there's near silence from artists this time around.
  38. General election 2019: What is the secret behind tactical voting?

    Some campaign groups are encouraging tactical voting, but what is it?
  39. General election 2019: PM promises to end Brexit 'groundhoggery'

    The UK can't afford to "squander" more time, the Tory leader will say in his first big election speech.
  40. Election 2019: Flood criticism, a cyber-attack (and Hillary Clinton)

    Catch up on the big election campaign news from Tuesday in less than three minutes.
  41. Conservatives suspend members over Islamophobia allegations

    The party takes action after the Guardian newspaper hands it a dossier of allegations.
  42. General election 2019: Tory Chris Davies withdraws from seat after criticism

    Chris Davies quits the general election after other Welsh Tories criticise his selection in Ynys Mon.
  43. General election 2019: Have flood and fire services been cut by the Conservatives?

    Labour claims flood and fire and rescue services have been cut by more than 20%.
  44. General election poll tracker: How do the parties compare?

    Our poll tracker measures how people say they are going to vote at the next general election.
  45. Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: How could the election affect Brexit?

    How much money has been spent on Brexit, and other questions answered.
  46. General election 2019: The jobs eight out of 10 Britons do

    Who are the "hard-working" and "ordinary" people that politicians love to appeal to?
  47. General election 2019: The town that won't get a choice

    A look at the parliamentary tradition which means some voters don't get to vote for the main parties.
  48. Mexico ambush: How a US Mormon family ended up dead

    Nine people, all American citizens, were killed by gunmen in an ambush this week.