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Samples cut around Soyuz hole in spacewalk

December 12, 2018 - 4:19am
Cosmonauts have cut samples from around a hole, which Moscow says may have been caused by a drill.

BBC coverage of May confidence vote

December 12, 2018 - 4:09am
Theresa May has won a vote of no confidence - after an attempt by backbenchers to remove her.

India delivery man sacked for eating food sparks sympathy

December 12, 2018 - 3:54am
A Zomato delivery driver was filmed eating food meant for customers and resealing the boxes in India.

'She was keen to move ahead swiftly'

December 12, 2018 - 3:45am
Sir Graham Brady says he phoned the prime minister to advise her the threshold of 48 letters had been reached to trigger a vote of no confidence.

Watch Toney's brilliant halfway line goal as Peterborough beat Bradford in FA Cup

December 12, 2018 - 3:35am
Ivan Toney scores a free-kick from the halfway line during Peterborough's thrilling FA Cup second round replay win over Bradford City.

What Theresa May faces now

December 12, 2018 - 3:04am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of no confidence in her leadership.

Team Sky: Sky to end backing of British powerhouse in 2019

December 12, 2018 - 2:55am
The future of Team Sky is in doubt after broadcaster Sky announces it will withdraw backing at the end of 2019.

Liverpool’s squad strength shows their progress under Klopp - Lawro

December 12, 2018 - 1:55am
Liverpool's squad strength is the best way to gauge their progress under Jurgen Klopp and it will play a big part in any future success, says Mark Lawrenson.

Refugee: 'I am not a people smuggler’

December 12, 2018 - 1:37am
A Syrian refugee who saved 18 people has been released from a Greek prison, after being accused of people trafficking.

News Daily: France shooting and May's political future

December 12, 2018 - 1:27am
Your morning briefing for 12 December 2018.

Fears over sensitive US military data in commercial cloud

December 12, 2018 - 1:04am
The BBC investigates a $10bn (£8bn) Pentagon contract to store sensitive data in a cyber-cloud.

Lord Lester resigns from House of Lords

December 11, 2018 - 11:55pm
The former Liberal Democrat peer, who was accused of sexual harassment, has resigned his position.

'Planet of the chickens': How the bird took over the world

December 11, 2018 - 10:20pm
With around 23 billion chickens on the planet at any one time, the bird is a symbol of our times, say scientists.

Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive

December 11, 2018 - 9:23pm
The president says he could act for the good of US trade, as Canada releases Meng Wanzhou on bail.

Grace Millane: Backpacker's body returned to family

December 11, 2018 - 8:42pm
New Zealand detectives say Grace Millane's family are "in the process of organising to take her home".

Mrs Wilson: Still searching for the real Alexander Wilson

December 11, 2018 - 8:27pm
As the BBC drama Mrs Wilson ends, Alexander Wilson's family don't know what to believe, his grandson writes.

Raheem Sterling row: Is there a racial 'double standard'?

December 11, 2018 - 7:44pm
Raheem Sterling has accused the press of helping fuel racism, but does this fit with people's experiences?

Yemen war: Billions in aid, but where's it going?

December 11, 2018 - 7:36pm
Peace talks in Sweden aim at ending nearly four years of civil war.

Instagram tightens eating disorder filters after BBC investigation

December 11, 2018 - 7:36pm
The photo network’s filters don’t always halt posts that can promote anorexia and bulimia.

Climate change: Arctic reindeer numbers crash by half

December 11, 2018 - 7:24pm
Climate change in the Arctic has caused the wild reindeer population to crash by 56%, a report says.

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