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The UK and EU agree terms for Brexit transition period

The deal is called a "decisive step" - but more work is needed on issues including Northern Ireland.

Uber halts self-driving car tests after death

A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a self-driving Uber car in Arizona.

Macular degeneration: 'I've been given my sight back'

Two patients have had pioneering stem cell therapy to restore their vision.

Ant McPartlin to have further treatment

ITV's Saturday Night Takeaway will not air this week following the co-host's arrest on Sunday.

Texas explosions: 'Serial bomber' suspected in Austin blasts

Police say the latest explosion, following deadly parcel bombings, may have been tripwire-activated.

Couple spend snowy wedding night in classroom

Sara and John Lund slept in a classroom with 20 other people after getting trapped in the snow.

School bomb threats: Hoax sent to hundreds of schools

Hundreds of schools in England were sent an email saying a bomb would be detonated on their grounds.

Russian spy: EU offers solidarity over Salisbury poisoning case

It comes as the Army recovers a car used to collect Yulia Skripal from Heathrow, the BBC understands.

Carpetright and Mothercare shares dive on trading worries

Investors are spooked after reports suggest Carpetright will close stores as part of a rescue plan.

Parsons Green: Bomber's foster mother felt 'betrayed'

Ahmed Hassan's foster parents express their shock at the attack and say they loved him like a son.

Sophie Lionnet: Couple 'murdered French nanny then burned body'

The charred remains of Sophie Lionnet, 21, were found in a garden in south London, a court hears.

John McEnroe paid more than Martina Navratilova by BBC

Martina Navratilova told BBC Panorama that the corporation has to "do better".

BBC rejects complaints over Jeremy Corbyn's 'Russian' hat

The BBC says Newsnight didn't alter the Labour leader's hat to make him look "more Russian".

Best pictures from the Winter Paralympics

Some striking images from the Winter Paralympics, featuring intense emotions.

Anger as TV broadcasts exclude Crimea from Ukraine map

When maps of Ukraine excluding the region annexed by Russia were broadcast, social media users took notice.

Strictly's Karen and Kevin: 'Our situation has changed'

Karen and Kevin Clifton appear on BBC Breakfast together to discuss their recent split.

Sport Relief 2018: Andy Murray's rude awakening

Sir Andy Murray receives a rude awakening from comedian Michael McIntyre for Sport Relief 2018.

Daphne the duck: Giant inflatable found off Perth after Australian search

The inflatable duck, which is the size of a caravan, had been bought as a marker in a swimming race.

Didcot signs point to Narnia, Gotham City and Middle Earth

Gotham City, Emerald City and Neverland have also been added to the signs in Didcot, Oxfordshire.

Ghanaian animal imitator has Guinness World Record ambitions

Ghanaian teenager Justice Osei has a talent for imitating animal species, with over 50 in his repertoire.

Aubrey de Grey: Treating ageing as a curable disease

The scientist aims to develop therapies to repair damage at the molecular and cellular level.

Meet CabiFly Brazil's newest taxi service

CabiFly is Brazil's newest form of taxi service.

Russia election: Food and 'polar bears' in polling stations

There were colourful scenes before and after Russians voted to give Vladimir Putin a fourth term as president.

UK Snow: Carer, 70, in freezing five-mile walk home in Bradford

Pam Chapman, 70, worked extra hours in her job as a carer before walking the five miles home in a blizzard.

Carpool karaoke mums' Down's syndrome video goes viral

Rebecca Carless says the response to the video has been "mad" and they want everyone to see it.

Penrith festival preserves marmalade tradition

The event at Dalemain features 2,700 entries from more than 30 countries.

'Historic' Suffolk dialect celebrated by author

Suffolk phrases include "on the huh" (not quite straight) and "on the drag" (running late).

Jared Kushner: What does Trump's son-in-law do now?

Trump's son-in-law prefers staying in the background - what influence does he have on the president?

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BBC coverage of latest developments

Did my parents leave me on a hillside to die?

In 1937 a nine-month-old girl was found hidden in a bush on the South Downs, with her hands tied. She has always wanted to know why.

Nerve agent: Who controls the world's most toxic chemicals?

The organisation keeping track of the deadly chemicals held by countries around the world.

Worboys review: What we have learned

What did the judicial review hearing tell us about Worboys' imprisonment and the approval of his release.

Rachel Crooks: Why Trump accuser is running for office

Turning a personal story - and anger against the president - into a bid for office is a different kind of challenge.

Russia election: Putin basks in election he could not lose

Vladimir Putin won a landslide victory by sidelining opponent and stoking nationalist sentiment, Sarah Rainsford in Moscow says.

Where are the UK's youngest and oldest city populations?

Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but that's not always the case.

'I forget my PE kit deliberately' - the boys who hate sport

Some teenage boys avoid PE at all costs - even if it means a detention

Vladimir Putin and Google: The most popular search queries answered

So what does Google suggest when you begin to ask questions about the Russian leader?

Florida shooting: How teenagers started a political campaign in 30 days

The survivors of a high school shooting in Florida refused to be ignored just because they were teenagers.

How Red Driving School steered away from a crisis

Ian McIntosh saved the driving school from near-collapse - but is it protected against future shocks?

What is it like when an asylum centre opens near you?

Each year thousands of asylum seekers are housed across the UK. But some residents are not happy.

W1A stars head to Sheffield with The York Realist

Jonathan Bailey and Ben Batt put their TV careers on hold to star in The York Realist.

Breaking the mould in a male-dominated workplace

Three pioneers who are shattering stereotypes surrounding the world of science and engineering.

Why Angolan singer Toty Sa'Med writes songs in Kimbundu

Toty Sa'Med can't say more than a few words in Kimbundu but is writing songs in the Angolan language.

Arnold Palmer Invitational: Rory McIlroy wins first event since 2016

Rory McIlroy picks up his first victory since September 2016 as he wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.

World Rugby to look at Spain's World Cup qualifying defeat by Belgium

World Rugby said it will investigate the "context of events" around Belgium's controversial win over Spain in a 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifier.

Davide Astori: Fiorentina rename training ground after former captain

Fiorentina will rename their training ground after former captain Davide Astori, who suddenly passed away aged 31 earlier this month.

Australian Grand Prix: Mercedes chief predicts three-way fight for F1 title

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says he expects the new season to be a "three-way fight" with his team, Ferrari and Red Bull.

Watch: some nifty footwork in the Pittodrie crowd saves a fan's snack and drink

A fan's quick reactions at Pittodrie saves the snack and drink of a fellow supporter when Kenny McLean's shot whistles over the crossbar.

Six Nations 2018: Sexton, Murray, Bastareaud - Rugby Union Weekly's team of the tournament

Who made a "brilliant breakthrough"? Who was a "force of nature"? Here is Rugby Union Weekly's team of the tournament for the 2018 Six Nations.

A doctor's battle in Eastern Ghouta

As the Syrian government tightens its noose around the enclave, medical staff describe working in "hell on earth".

Child sexual exploitation: How the system failed

Grooming, rape and trafficking are just some of the ways children in the UK are being sexually exploited.

'I tried to kill myself nine times before the NHS helped me'

At the age of 17 Sherry Denness tried to kill herself nine times in 10 days, and only then got the help she needed.

Claudette Colvin: The 15-year-old who came before Rosa Parks

How Claudette Colvin helped spark America's Civil Rights Movement at the age of 15.

'The story of a weird world I was warned never to tell'

Pauline Dakin's childhood was full of secrets, disruption and unpleasant surprises - it wasn't until many years later that she found out why.

'My periods made me suicidal so I had a hysterectomy at 28'

For years, Lucie was treated for mental health problems - in fact she had a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.

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