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Migrant crisis: Illegal entries to EU at lowest level in five years

4 January 2019 - 8:02pm
The number of people trying to enter the bloc illegally falls to a five-year low, an EU body says.

Cervical cancer screening campaigner Natasha Sale dies aged 31

4 January 2019 - 7:31pm
Natasha Sale, 31, wanted to lower the cervical screening age from 25 to 18.

Sabarimala: Women who defied temple mobs 'have no fear'

4 January 2019 - 6:34pm
The two women who defied a religious ban to enter an Indian temple speak exclusively to the BBC.

US shutdown: Trump digs in as he meets congressional leaders

4 January 2019 - 6:09pm
Top lawmakers meet the president in a bid to resolve the wall dispute and reopen the US government.

Crews tackling large fire at The Ivy restaurant in Manchester

4 January 2019 - 5:59pm
The fire at the luxury restaurant is believed to have started from a patio heater on an outdoor terrace.

Surrey train stabbing: Hunt for suspect after man killed

4 January 2019 - 5:53pm
A manhunt is under way for the suspect, who fled after a "vicious fight" on a London-bound train in Surrey.

Britney Spears takes work break to focus on father's health

4 January 2019 - 5:50pm
"I am dedicating my focus and energy to care for my family," says Spears, as her father recovers from an illness.

Catalans may not defend Challenge Cup over £500,000 deposit

4 January 2019 - 5:29pm
Challenge Cup holders Catalans Dragons consider their place for 2019 after being asked to pay a £500,000 deposit to enter.

FA warn Guardiola about behaviour during win over Liverpool

4 January 2019 - 4:59pm
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola receives a Football Association warning over his behaviour during Thursday's 2-1 victory over Liverpool.

FA Cup quiz: Can you name the 14 finalists who are yet to win?

4 January 2019 - 4:40pm
On FA Cup third-round weekend, can you name the 14 clubs who have gone closest to lifting the cup, but are yet to do so?

Christmas Day divorce: 13 people completed online applications

4 January 2019 - 4:40pm
Spouses in England and Wales have been able to complete divorce applications online since April.

Bournemouth sign Liverpool's Solanke for £19m

4 January 2019 - 4:15pm
Bournemouth have signed England striker Dominic Solanke from Liverpool for £19m.

'People's champion' Fury a bigger draw than Joshua - Warren

4 January 2019 - 3:15pm
Tyson Fury has become a "people's champion" and is a bigger draw than Anthony Joshua, says promoter Frank Warren.

Hopman Cup: Angelique Kerber & Alexander Zverev lead Germany to final

4 January 2019 - 2:58pm
Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber and ATP Finals winner Alexander Zverev guide Germany to the Hopman Cup final with victory over Australia.

Tips on how to limit excessive screen time

4 January 2019 - 2:53pm
If screen use is disrupting sleep, exercise and concentration, what can parents do?

Is Theresa May any closer to unblocking her Brexit deal?

4 January 2019 - 2:51pm
Is the prime minister any closer to getting MPs' backing for the UK's deal for exiting the EU?

Richard Ratcliffe: Nazanin's hunger strike ‘not a game’

4 January 2019 - 2:45pm
Richard Ratcliffe says his wife is taking the action because she's being denied medical treatment.

Reality Check: Why did child screen advice not go further?

4 January 2019 - 2:43pm
Leading paediatricians have stopped short of setting time limits for screen use, but why?

Five historic moments as new US Congress opens

4 January 2019 - 2:27pm
Lawmakers have arrived in Washington DC to be sworn in, and they're a more diverse group than ever before.

Man, 102, stuck on roof for three days died of pneumonia

4 January 2019 - 1:56pm
Ron Easton got stuck on the roof of his house for three days while trying to adjust his TV aerial.


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