Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuanahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45806255
The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:52:07 GMT
Brexit: 'Expectations low' as PM heads to Brusselshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-45882360
With talks deadlocked, EU leaders want Theresa May to give ground - but she says the ball's in their court.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:24:35 GMT
Son sues over mum's airing cupboard death in Pennal resorthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45882998
Mary Isherwood was trapped while staying in a holiday home and not found for a week.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:00:35 GMT
Paddington station: Passengers face major disruptionhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-45885867
Trains are unable to run between Paddington and Slough or Heathrow after "extensive" damage to cables.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:13:54 GMT
Royal tour: Prince Harry gets his beard rubbedhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45885197
A young boy is mesmerised by the duke's facial hair, while his wife shows off her baking skills.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 04:18:00 GMT
They Shall Not Grow Old premiereshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-45884501
Silent footage has been painstakingly restored by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:08:04 GMT
Teach children how to avoid dog bites, say MPshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-45882353
Parents and schools need expert guidance, MPs say, as they call for a review into "dog aggression".
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:30:48 GMT
The students who fear for their ambitions amid college cutshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-45875984
Teenagers share their views as staff and students prepare to protest against further education cuts.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:42:01 GMT
Love Island breast enlargement ad bannedhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45880808
A TV ad showing young women with breast implants feeling "amazing" is banned by advertising watchdog.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:00:10 GMT
Charlie Condell: UK teenager in record attempt has bike stolenhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-45884724
Charlie Condell, 18, was robbed in Australia - more than 100 days into a round-the-world ride.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:00:00 GMT
Children 'at risk of blackmail due to live-streaming surge'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45869178
One in 10 users has been asked to remove their clothes, an NSPCC survey suggests.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 03:23:06 GMT
Is the EU really united over Brexit?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-45879424
It's all to do with money and timing, says the BBC's Europe editor Katya Adler.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:22:25 GMT
Self-lubricating condom designed to reduce infectionshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-45861476
Scientists hope it'll make condoms easier to use and cut rates of sexually transmitted infections.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:51:57 GMT
Newspaper headlines: 'No-deal Brexit could lead to £36bn bill'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-45884550
The Daily Telegraph details a warning from the chancellor, while other papers lead with a celebrity divorce.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 04:49:21 GMT
How a racist murder mobilised Britain's Bengali communityhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-45877154
A Bengali textile worker was murdered in London’s East End in 1978, mobilising his immigrant community.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:40:04 GMT
The Circle: Alex Hobern on how he became 'Kate'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45863895
The psychology behind Alex Hobern's deception on Channel 4 reality show The Circle.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:22:53 GMT
Syrian refugee who lives in a historic manorhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45751347
Tamer fled Syria seven years ago, but now lives in a historic house in south-west London.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:41:55 GMT
Reality Check: The backstop explainedhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45880401
Confused by Brexit jargon? Reality Check unpacks the basics.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:43:32 GMT
Gazing monkeys image wins top wildlife photo awardhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45870218
Two snub-nosed monkeys sitting on a stone is the top shot at Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:52:24 GMT
The Facebook cleaners: 'I've seen hundreds of beheadings'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-45833049
What's it like to be someone who watches banned content on social media so you don't have to?
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:19:17 GMT
Nehanda, the Shona spirit medium that inspired Mugabehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-45877404
Nehanda Nyakasikana led the fight against British colonisers in Zimbabwe in the 19th Century.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:23:53 GMT
BBC coverage of latest developments
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:19:03 GMT
The bang on the head that made me forget Englishhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/disability-45804613
Hannah Jenkins speaks English in the morning and German in the afternoon - it all started with a cycling accident.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:45:08 GMT
Gender Recognition Act: 'Why we want identity rules changed'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-45838021
Transgender people are asking for support to make getting a correct birth certificate easier.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:48:54 GMT
Should students' ethnicity matter?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45867300
Harvard has been accused of racial bias in picking students. Should universities really consider ethnic backgrounds?
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:07:22 GMT
Cage fighter, Miss America... Who says politicians are boring?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45653119
A cage fighter, female fighter pilot and Miss America. Who says politicians are boring?
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:57:38 GMT
'I've never had this much attention'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-45752226
The 60-year-old actress explains why she's returning to Halloween (but don't call it a franchise).
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:46:00 GMT
Why dumping rubbish is a waste of moneyhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45573141
Dumping rubbish is a waste of valuable resources, says Arthur Huang - and his company is showing why.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:09:48 GMT
'I still have so many questions'https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-45878474
Lex Warner died while diving off northern Scotland in 2012 - but his family still have "many unanswered questions".
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:25:48 GMT
Orthodox Church split: Five reasons why it mattershttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-45877584
Ukraine is pulling churches away from Russia's grip - a very sensitive issue in the current conflict.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:31:24 GMT
China disappearances show Beijing sets its own ruleshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-45806904
Beijing's crackdown on a film star and the Interpol chief highlights its use of secret detentions.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:16:20 GMT
Would you eat slaughter-free meat?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45865403
There's a looming crisis over the world's appetite for meat. This chicken nugget may be the answer.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 22:53:07 GMT
Republic of Ireland 0-1 Wales: Harry Wilson free-kick wins Nations League tiehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/45791868
A depleted Wales beat the Republic of Ireland as Harry Wilson's beautiful free-kick illuminates an otherwise drab Nations League match in Dublin.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:51:19 GMT
Dina Asher-Smith on the fast times and fashion high-times of 2018https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/45884400
'I'm not famous,' insists British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith but after the gold medals and catwalk shows of 2018 it is hard to agree.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:05:56 GMT
Mary Bono: USA Gymnastics boss quits after Simone Biles & Aly Raisman criticismhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/gymnastics/45884137
The interim boss of USA Gymnastics resigns after her appointment was criticised by Olympic champions Simone Biles and Aly Raisman.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:48:31 GMT
Racing driver Charlie Martin speaks about being transgender in motorsporthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/av/motorsport/45881331
Racing driver Charlie Martin tells BBC Sport about her experience of being transgender in motorsport.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:12:09 GMT
Daniel Dubois: British heavyweight swaps Olympic prospects for pro experiencehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/45802533
A father's guidance and the support of one of London's prized boxing gyms have turned Daniel Dubois into a standout heavyweight prospect.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:16:59 GMT
Ballon d'Or: Who is the third-best player in the world?https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/45666510
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have won the past 10 men's Ballon d'Or awards - but who is the third-best player in the world?
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:13:26 GMT
Gibraltar come from behind to win again in Nations Leaguehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/45871728
Three days after claiming a first competitive win in 22 games, Gibraltar win again, coming from behind to beat Lichtenstein.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:28:44 GMT
How chemical weapons have helped bring Assad close to victoryhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-45586903
A BBC investigation has found that at least 106 chemical attacks have taken place since mid-2014.
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 23:13:15 GMT
The weird world of a Kim Jong-un impersonatorhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-45679260
Every time the North Korean leader makes the news, two very unlikely beneficiaries prepare for their phones to start ringing.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 23:58:36 GMT