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‘We feel silenced’ in gender debate

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 5:27am
Transgender feminist Fay and radical feminist Louise discuss how they feel.

Jo Brand on Strictly, strippers and... staying safe

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 4:49am
The comic and presenter shares her life lessons - and reveals all about THAT Have I Got News For You moment.

How a doodle a day helped me survive first year without my wife

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 4:10am
Gary Andrews, whose wife died suddenly from sepsis last year, shares his life through his drawings.

The women who want to work in a male prison

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 3:47am
With the prison service in crisis, three women explain why they want a job working behind bars.

Doctors 'need to start early conversation with patients about dying'

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 2:39am
They shouldn't shy away when patients want to talk about the end of their lives, a report says.

Children with problems or problem children?

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 2:00am
How do we know if children are misbehaving or mentally ill?

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police 'search forest'

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 1:12am
Turkish officials believe the Saudi journalist's body may have been disposed of outside Istanbul.

Nigerian amputee football team captain on how the sport changed his life

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 1:06am
Emmanuel Ibeawuchi is captain of Nigeria's amputee national team, hoping to compete at the World Cup.

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

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 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

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 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

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 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?

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 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'

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 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’

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 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?

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 12:13am
Is the US economy under President Trump the best it's ever been?

What's the point of concept cars?

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 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

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 12:07am
The government’s 2040 deadline for shifting to electric-powered cars criticised as 'unambitious'.

Bralet boom: why the underwire is under fire

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 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'

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 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

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 12:01am
A BBC analysis of official figures finds nearly 6,000 local bank branches have closed since 2010.

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