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Brexit: PM bids to break deadlock with two-year deal offer

The PM will say in her Florence speech that both sides have a responsibility to get Brexit right.

North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctions

The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.

Mexico earthquake: Death toll rises as search for survivors goes on

Rescuers believe survivors could still be found beneath buildings toppled by Tuesday's tremor.

Epilepsy drug warnings 'not reaching women', survey shows

Sodium valproate risks harming unborn babies, but 70% of women say they were not told of the risk.

Amal Clooney and IS victim demand justice for Yazidis

The UN has passed a resolution to investigate war crimes committed by IS against the Yazidi people.

Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast

At least 50 people are feared drowned after a dinghy reportedly ran out of fuel off the Libyan coast.

Catalonia referendum: Madrid court fines organisers

Organisers of the 1 October referendum face daily fines of up to €12,000 (£10,600; $14,300).

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico faces long road to recovery

A 101-year-old woman, too frail to move from the ruins of her home, is just one of the storm's victims.

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94

Liliane Bettencourt was suffering from dementia and died peacefully at home, her family say.

Neanderthal brains 'grew more slowly'

A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours.

The Papers: Front-page focus on May's big Brexit speech

The prime minister's much-anticipated Florence speech dominates Friday's papers.

7 days, 7 questions: Quiz of the week's news

7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?

The 83-year-old inspiring teenagers through gardening

The 'First Lady Of The Allotments' is 83 and teaching her juniors 'about life' and green thumbs.

Mealtimes reflect UK family life

Photographer Sian Davey investigates how family meals differ across the UK.

Loneliness: The cost of the 'last taboo'

Loneliness costs £6,000 per person in ill-health, says a study, with calls to end the "stigma".

'Decapitated man' Halloween display in Tennessee sparks 911 calls

The stuffed puppet display, of a man decapitated by a garage door, spooked Tennessee residents.

Sir David Attenborough on his hunt for the Kimodo Dragon

Sir David Attenborough spoke to the BBC about Zoo Quest, the environment and the planet's future.

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Strictly Come Dancing: Can you predict the winner?

Reality Check has looked at what statistics can tell you about who might win the Strictly glitter ball

Helen Zille: Why South African politician will only shower every three days

South Africa's Helen Zille made the shock revelation, arguing greasy hair is now a status symbol.

German election marks unprecedented political shift

Sunday's election could see the first far-right party represented in Germany's parliament since WW2.

Trump supersizes America’s most famous aeroplane

Trump's Air Force One is similar to the one that Obama flew. But plans for a bigger one are now under way.

How 'the invisible network' poses a major security threat

Many firms have no idea how many devices are connected to their networks - a major cyber-security risk.

Wolf Alice: 'Our album is like hummus'

The indie band discuss tour riders, panic attacks and why Craig David should be prime minister.

Diego Costa: Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid to sell striker

Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of striker Diego Costa back to the Spanish club.

Scottish League Cup: Motherwell 3-0 Aberdeen

Dominant Motherwell see off Aberdeen to reach their first League Cup semi-final since January 2011.

Romelu Lukaku: Striker says it is time to 'move on' from controversial chant

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku says he wants the club's fans to "move on" from their controversial chant about him.

Hughie Fury's hardcore training regime in the Lake District

BBC Sport talks to Hughie Fury in the Lake District about his hardcore training regime before his fight with Joseph Parker.

Andre Ward: American two-weight world champion retires from boxing

American two-weight world champion Andre Ward retires from boxing because his body "cannot put up with the rigors" of the sport.

Man Utd chief predicts Facebook and Amazon Premier League interest

Manchester United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward expects Facebook and Amazon to "enter the mix" for Premier League rights



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