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Quiz of the Week: What baby present was 'awesome'?

19 October 2018 - 1:05am
It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world during the past seven days?

Malta sets stage for abortion debate

19 October 2018 - 12:55am
In a country where abortion is still taboo, a new play hopes to cue a genuine public discussion.

The Papers: Cold shoulder for May's transition gambit

19 October 2018 - 12:50am
Many papers comment on MPs' reactions to the PM's proposal to extend the Brexit transition period.

Afghanistan election: What's at stake in the parliament vote?

19 October 2018 - 12:46am
Afghans are set to defy threats, insecurity and fears over fraud as they vote in a new parliament.

Jamal Khashoggi: Who's who in alleged Saudi 'hit squad'

19 October 2018 - 12:42am
Turkish police fear 15 Saudis who flew to Istanbul on 2 October may have murdered Jamal Khashoggi.

Santa tickets: ‘Christmas Eve sold out in 10 minutes’

19 October 2018 - 12:41am
Tickets to see Santa are selling out with more than two months still to go to Christmas.

US economy under Trump: Is it the best in history?

19 October 2018 - 12:13am
Is the US economy under President Trump the best it's ever been?

What's the point of concept cars?

19 October 2018 - 12:08am
Concept cars look beautiful and futuristic, but why spend millions on them if they're never going to make it into production?

Diesel and petrol ban should come much faster, say MPs

19 October 2018 - 12:07am
The government’s 2040 deadline for shifting to electric-powered cars criticised as 'unambitious'.

Bralet boom: why the underwire is under fire

19 October 2018 - 12:02am
Is the underwire under fire from a new wave of women ditching 'scaffolding' bras?

'Having my leg amputated will be like a Christmas gift'

19 October 2018 - 12:02am
Nurse Lexi Chambers lives in pain from her hammer toes and looks forward to her leg being amputated.

Half of banks have closed to 13 million people

19 October 2018 - 12:01am
A BBC analysis of official figures finds nearly 6,000 local bank branches have closed since 2010.

Meng Hongwei: Former Interpol chief's wife 'not sure he's alive'

18 October 2018 - 11:20pm
Grace Meng says "cruel" China is persecuting him – and that she's now a target – in her first UK media interview.

Royal tour: Harry and Meghan brighten up Bondi Beach

18 October 2018 - 11:11pm
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are taking part in a mental health event at the Sydney landmark.

Ronnie O'Sullivan wins but John Higgins, Neil Robertson & Judd Trump exit English Open

18 October 2018 - 10:55pm
Former world champions John Higgins and Neil Robertson and world number five Judd Trump are knocked out of the English Open.

Johnny Mercer questions whether Tory party still shares his values

18 October 2018 - 10:34pm
Backbencher Johnny Mercer says he would not have stood as an MP "if the situation was like it is now".

Oregon Zoo shares animal X-rays

18 October 2018 - 10:21pm
Oregon zoo posted images taken during routine health checks.

Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border

18 October 2018 - 10:13pm
Donald Trump says he may call upon the military to shut the border if the Central American caravan continues.

Ed Moses: Two-time Olympic champion says he was told to 'shut up' at Wada meeting

18 October 2018 - 10:12pm
Two-time Olympic gold medallist Ed Moses says he was told to "shut up" at a World Anti-Doping Agency meeting.

Amazon creates 1,000 'highly skilled' jobs in three UK cities

18 October 2018 - 10:00pm
Online retailer adds hundreds of "Silicon Valley" jobs in Manchester, Edinburgh and Cambridge.


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