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Trump to senators: Cancel holiday until Obamacare repealed

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 7:41pm
Mr Trump, who has switched position several times this week, told Republicans to "hammer this out".

MP wears football shirt in Commons

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 7:31pm
Some think the SNP's Hannah Bardell may have been stretching parliamentary decorum with her outfit.

Reality Check: The gender pay gap

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 7:29pm
How does the BBC gender pay gap compare with the situation across the UK as a whole?

Bradwell lightning strike 'like a bomb going off'

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 7:26pm
Lightning storms across the East of England destroy one man's home and cause travel chaos.

Tottenham in the transfer market: When will Spurs make their move?

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 7:23pm
Tottenham are the only club from last season's Premier League top four yet to make a summer signing. BBC Sport asks why.

Tobacco firms 'hamper anti-smoking push'

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 7:03pm
Countries covering two thirds of the world's population now have measures in place to encourage people to stop smoking.

Why a longer life means a longer wait for your pension

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 6:15pm
Longer life expectancy means the middle aged will have to work longer for their share of the pension pot.

BBC pay: Male stars earn more than female talent

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 6:07pm
Of the BBC stars earning more than £150,000 last year, 62 were male and 34 were female.

Sergio Aguero: Man City manager Pep Guardiola says striker is not leaving

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 5:59pm
Striker Sergio Aguero will "remain" a Manchester City player next season, says manager Pep Guardiola.

Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome extends lead, Primoz Roglic wins stage

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 5:33pm
Britain's Chris Froome extends his lead in the Tour de France as Slovenian Primoz Roglic wins stage 17.

James Corden's Carpool Karaoke team is making a primetime music show for the BBC

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 5:26pm
Eleven years after the demise of Top of the Pops, a weekly music show is coming back to the BBC.

Gay British Asians being 'forced into heterosexual marriages'

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 5:09pm
Police say growing numbers are coming forward after being ordered to have a heterosexual wedding.

Canada family finds catheter in ice cream

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 4:43pm
Four people who ate the ice cream - one bit the device - must undergo tests for hepatitis and HIV.

The Open 17: Ken Brown looks at why golf holes are four-and-a-quarter inches

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 4:41pm
BBC golf expert Ken Brown give us the 'hole' story of why the diameter of the hole is four and a quarter inches wide.

The Open 2017: Rory McIlroy wants to win 'more than four majors' in next 10 years

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 4:16pm
Rory McIlroy says he wants to win "more than four majors" in the next 10 years, before the start of The Open at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.

'I felt relieved' - What happens when you ditch social media

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 4:11pm
These people decided to delete their social media accounts as survey reveals they cause anxiety and are a platform for bullying.

BBC stars react to their salaries being revealed

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 3:38pm
Work rate and competitors' offers sighted in defence of £150,000-plus salaries.

B&Q in payouts over bad paint smells

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 3:33pm
The DIY chain is to compensate people who experienced bad smells after using Valspar paint.

Tour de France: Marcel Kittel abandons after crash in Alps

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 2:40pm
Marcel Kittel, winner of five stages on the 2017 Tour de France, quits the race after crashing in the Alps on stage 17.

Rise in state pension age brought forward

BBC World News - Wed, 19/07/2017 - 2:38pm
The UK state pension age will now be increased from 67 to 68 by 2039, the government says.

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