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Death toll mounts as Israel-Gaza violence escalates 11 May 2021, 7:06 am

Rocket attacks from Gaza and Israeli air strikes follow days of soaring tensions in Jerusalem.

Belfast 1971 victims were innocent, inquest says 11 May 2021, 7:04 am

A priest and a mother of eight were among 10 people killed in Belfast after an Army operation in 1971.

Russia school shooting: Children and teacher killed in Kazan 11 May 2021, 6:59 am

Seven children and two adults have been killed in a shooting in the city of Kazan, officials say.

Legendary keeper Buffon, 43, to leave Juventus - again 11 May 2021, 6:12 am

Veteran Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon announces he will leave the Serie A club at the end of the season.

Israel-Palestinians: Old grievances fuel new fighting 11 May 2021, 5:58 am

Failure to tackle deep-seated issues meant fresh violence between the two sides was a matter of time.

Anthony Joshua v Tyson Fury: Fight to take place in Saudi Arabia, says Eddie Hearn 11 May 2021, 5:35 am

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury's world heavyweight title fight will take place in Saudi Arabia, says Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn.

Vesuvius ancient eruption rescuer identified at Herculaneum, says expert 11 May 2021, 5:35 am

A body found at Herculaneum may have been part of Pliny the Elder's team sent to rescue residents.

Rapper J Cole to play in Basketball Africa League 11 May 2021, 4:55 am

US rapper J Cole is set to sign for a Rwandan club ahead of the inaugural Basketball Africa League.

Queen carries out first major royal duty since Philip's death 11 May 2021, 4:53 am

The monarch attended the State Opening of Parliament, a month after the death of her husband.

Brazil Amazon: Deadly shootout as illegal miners enter indigenous land 11 May 2021, 4:52 am

Violence in Brazil's Amazon is increasing, with tens of thousands of illegal miners in protected areas.

Oli McBurnie: Police make arrest over incident filmed on phone 11 May 2021, 3:49 am

A 24-year-old man has been arrested after a video emerged on social media appearing to show Sheffield United striker Oli McBurnie in an altercation with some young men.

Houston suspect arrested as pet tiger remains on the loose 11 May 2021, 3:43 am

A murder suspect is in custody but a pet tiger may still be roaming the streets of a Houston suburb.

Australian boy, 13, crushed by bin lorry after sleeping in bin 11 May 2021, 3:05 am

The teenager and two younger children were sleeping in the industrial bin in Port Lincoln.

Myanmar: Journalists who fled coup face Thailand deportation 11 May 2021, 1:33 am

Five journalists and activists who fled Myanmar are to go on trial for illegally entering Thailand.

Escape tunnel found at Australian detention centre 11 May 2021, 1:04 am

A refugee group claims the tunnel was close to breaching the site's outer perimeter.

Bob Marley: 40th anniversary of the music pioneer's death 10 May 2021, 11:55 pm

The reggae music legend died of cancer in 1981 aged just 36.

Westbrook breaks NBA triple-doubles record 10 May 2021, 11:27 pm

Washington Wizards' Russell Westbrook breaks Oscar Robertson's NBA record for the most career triple-doubles.

China census: Data shows slowest population growth in decades 10 May 2021, 10:10 pm

The results add pressure on Beijing to boost measures for couples to have more babies.

The 'high-maintenance extrovert' who knew he would become Man Utd's number one 10 May 2021, 10:08 pm

Team-mates and coaches explain how Dean Henderson's unshakeable self-belief meant he always appeared destined for Manchester United's first team.

Forests the size of France regrown since 2000, study suggests 10 May 2021, 9:40 pm

Conservation groups say naturally restored forests can help in the fight against climate change.

WHO says India Covid variant of 'global concern' 10 May 2021, 8:59 pm

The WHO says the B.1.617 mutation spreads more easily than other variants and requires further study.

Biden denies benefits are holding back job-seekers 10 May 2021, 8:26 pm

The US president rejects claims that unemployed Americans have less of an incentive to find work.

Pakistan prepares for Eid, rattled by India's second wave 10 May 2021, 4:52 pm

As its neighbour succumbs to a devastating Covid crisis, fears rise in Pakistan in the run up to Eid.

Covid: DR Congo in race against time to vaccinate people 10 May 2021, 4:49 pm

In one of Africa's largest countries, people worry more about security and other diseases than Covid-19.

Love Has Won: Family's grief at death of mummified cult leader 10 May 2021, 4:48 pm

Police in Colorado say the body of Amy Carlson was mishandled, leaving her family appalled.

The volunteers using 'honeypot' groups to fight anti-vax propaganda 10 May 2021, 4:35 pm

Volunteers are busting anti-vaccine conspiracy theories with decoy Facebook groups.

'I'm ashamed my father was a Capitol Hill rioter' 10 May 2021, 4:22 pm

Robyn knew her dad was immersed in right-wing conspiracies - then she saw him under arrest on 6 January.

Mind-boggling magnets could unlock plentiful power 10 May 2021, 4:09 pm

Powerful magnets are bringing abundant, pollution-free electricity a step closer.

How to get Bangladeshi men talking about mental health 10 May 2021, 4:03 pm

Bangladeshi men in the UK are being encouraged to talk about the effects the pandemic has had on them.

Who is 'just as good if not better' than Foden? - Garth Crooks' team of the week 10 May 2021, 3:27 pm

Who is 'just as good if not better' than Foden? Which player is not afraid to take charge? Find out in Garth Crooks' team of the week.

World number one Johnson pulls out of tournament a week before US PGA 10 May 2021, 2:12 pm

World number one Dustin Johnson pulls out of this week's AT&T Byron Nelson with a knee injury - a week before the US PGA Championship.

Colonial hack: How did cyber-attackers shut off pipeline? 10 May 2021, 12:54 pm

Attacks on critical national infrastructure are an increasing concern, experts say.

What chicken, ketchup and chlorine have in common 10 May 2021, 12:49 pm

The pandemic has helped create some surprising shortages - and people are scrambling.

Biloela family: Locked up by Australia for three years 10 May 2021, 9:21 am

Two young girls and their asylum seeker parents remain in detention despite years of campaigning.

BBC Panorama: Following the police taking on UK drug gangs 10 May 2021, 5:43 am

Panorama filmed officers trying to disrupt networks of dealers transporting drugs worth millions of pounds.

A glimpse of Charles Darwin's 'paradise' 9 May 2021, 10:04 pm

A new book explores the naturalist's lost childhood garden at The Mount in Shrewsbury.

'I was injured but the rescue boat found me in seconds' 9 May 2021, 5:49 pm

How technology has helped emergency responders save lives during the pandemic.

India Covid: Kumbh Mela pilgrims turn into super-spreaders 9 May 2021, 4:02 pm

When millions turned up for the Hindu festival amid a coronavirus surge, many feared the worst.

Covid ban puts Germany's sex workers at risk 9 May 2021, 4:01 pm

Sex workers in Germany say a countrywide ban on the industry forces many into poverty and danger.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Justin Gatlin part of test event at stadium 9 May 2021, 10:47 am

Former Olympic champion Justin Gatlin is one of hundreds of athletes to take part in a test event at Tokyo's Olympic stadium.

Meghan warns of pandemic impact on women 9 May 2021, 7:28 am

The Duchess of Sussex speaks about the pandemic's impact on women.

ICYMI: Nine babies and a giant squid 8 May 2021, 11:54 pm

A surprise delivery for a mum in Morocco and questionable spending in Japan - news you may have missed.

Joe Ligon: America's 'longest juvenile lifer' on 68 years in prison 8 May 2021, 5:55 pm

After waiting seven decades for freedom, Joe Ligon tells the BBC how he intends to spend the rest of his days.

Mystery of why thousands of fish have died in Lebanese lake 8 May 2021, 4:05 pm

A search for answers as at least 40 tonnes of carp float to the surface of a lake in southern Lebanon.

Chinese dreams on Native American land: A tale of cannabis boom and bust 8 May 2021, 4:01 pm

How the pandemic cannabis boom led to chaos on the Navajo Nation, pitting two minorities against each other.

The 'smart and cheeky' Aboriginal boy teaching Australia a lesson 7 May 2021, 4:56 pm

A film about an Aboriginal boy's experience of school shines a light on Australia's failure to give all children a fair start.

Lelush: How a sulky Russian model became China's slacker icon 5 May 2021, 5:06 pm

Getting trapped in a boy band reality TV contest was just the start of Lelush's unlikely journey.

Coronavirus: How India descended into Covid-19 chaos 4 May 2021, 11:18 pm

Experts tell the BBC that delays in decision-making worsened the crisis of India's second wave.

The young woman trying to adopt her friend 1 May 2021, 4:07 pm

Arina hopes to formally adopt her friend Nina, whom she looked after during the Covid pandemic.

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