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'Groped by Holy Mosque guard during Hajj' in Mecca

17 hours 24 min ago
A number of women have taken to social media to say they've been sexually assaulted during the Hajj pilgrimage.

Mobile World Congress: Why do smartphones look so alike?

17 hours 28 min ago
Smartphone sales are falling - could the fact they increasingly have similar designs be why?

Paper review: Meat safety fears and 'more questions' for Corbyn

23 February 2018 - 11:23pm
The Guardian reports over half of factories had "major" food safety breaches between 2014 and 2017.

Somalia al-Shabab: Deadly double car bombing near presidential palace

23 February 2018 - 11:11pm
At least 18 people are dead after two large explosions, one of them at the presidential palace.

Six Nations: France 34-17 Italy

23 February 2018 - 9:58pm
Mathieu Bastareaud impresses on his France return as the hosts pick up a comfortable Six Nations win at the Stade Velodrome.

Nigerian president apologises for Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnap

23 February 2018 - 9:41pm
President Buhari apologises for the suspected abductions, as parents say 100 remain missing.

Trump-Russia: Ex-campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty

23 February 2018 - 9:36pm
Rick Gates pledges to co-operate in "any and all matters" with the US special counsel's inquiry.

Women's Six Nations 2018: Scotland 8-43 England

23 February 2018 - 9:01pm
England Women score seven tries to beat Scotland and maintain their pursuit of a second consecutive Six Nations Grand Slam.

What the British think of arming teachers

23 February 2018 - 8:52pm
President Trump says he wants some US teachers to be trained to tackle gunmen. What do British people think?

Which haircuts have been banned from schools?

23 February 2018 - 8:50pm
The "McDonalds" haircut was banned in a Norfolk school - but it's not the first cut to cause controversy.

Donald Tusk: UK Brexit plans 'pure illusion'

23 February 2018 - 8:36pm
The European Council president says reports suggest the UK is still trying to cherry pick its Brexit deal.

Six Nations: England & Scotland rivalry, Wales & Ireland in 'grudge match'

23 February 2018 - 8:32pm
England coach Eddie Jones accuses Scotland of gamesmanship as the teams prepare for Saturday's Six Nations clash and their 136th meeting.

Bullish Trump jokes about hiding his bald spot

23 February 2018 - 7:55pm
The hair joke was one of several off-script moments as the president relished addressing supporters.

Eddy Amoo: The Real Thing singer dies at 74

23 February 2018 - 7:23pm
He performed on hits like You To Me Are Everything and Feel the Force in the 1970s.

Drug suspect on toilet strike for 37 days 'could die'

23 February 2018 - 6:33pm
A court hears the man has refused to use the toilet for 37 days, believed to be a record in custody.

Louella Michie Bestival death: Man charged with manslaughter

23 February 2018 - 6:31pm
Louella Fletcher-Michie was found dead in woods on the edge of the festival site at Lulworth Castle.

Do people agree with Kylie Jenner on the Snapchat update?

23 February 2018 - 6:28pm
We asked young people what they thought about the Snapchat after Kylie Jenner said she was no longer a fan.

FA Cup: Leicester v Chelsea quarter-final live on BBC One

23 February 2018 - 5:55pm
The FA Cup quarter-final between Leicester and Chelsea will be broadcast live on BBC One on Sunday, 18 March.

Winter Olympics: Curling heartbreak, teen sensations and goals galore

23 February 2018 - 5:20pm
Watch the best of the action from day 14 of the Winter Olympics, including Great Britain in the curling semi-final, a figure skating shock and a thrilling ice hockey encounter.

Criticism of Justin Trudeau's Bhangra dance and outfit choice

23 February 2018 - 5:05pm
The Canadian prime minister took to the stage in Delhi, but not everybody is a fan of his dancing or outfits.