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Axel Scheffler: 'I like drawing animals with clothes on'

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 1:41am
The illustrator behind the Gruffalo and other much-loved children's characters.

Parents 'shelling out for free nursery scheme'

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 1:18am
The government's 30-hour 'free' nursery scheme is being subsidised by parents, a survey suggests.

North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 1:16am
This comes amid warnings Pyongyang might be playing for time to continue its nuclear arms activity.

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 1:13am
Testing everyone for cancer risk genes would save lives and is cost effective say doctors.

Beauty queen's message to racist critics

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 1:10am
The new Miss Belgium, crowned just four days ago, has already faced racist abuse on social media.

'My captors took everything, my job gives me a future'

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 12:44am
There are 13,000 modern slavery victims in the UK, the BBC's Nina Warhurst meets one man who managed to escape.

Are the days of loyalty cards numbered after Tesco's change?

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 12:26am
Tesco's decision to alter its Clubcard scheme may be a sign of more change ahead, experts predict.

Taxpayers owe private firms £199bn for PFI deals

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 12:13am
The public will be repaying Private Finance Initiative deals into the 2040s, a watchdog says.

What now for UK-France security relations?

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 12:06am
Before the annual UK-France summit, the BBC's security correspondent assesses co-operation on key areas in the run-up to Brexit.

UK pledges extra £44m for Channel border security

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 12:06am
The money will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology, the UK government will say later.

Chelsea VAR controversy: Referee should have been told to watch video - Antonio Conte

BBC World News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 12:03am
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says the VAR system let his team down after Willian’s penalty appeal was rejected during the FA Cup win over Norwich.

Newspaper headlines: 'Le stitch-up' at Calais and PFI deals criticised

BBC World News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 11:36pm
Thursday's front pages focus on stories including a deal over the policing of the Port of Calais.

Chelsea 1-1 Norwich City (5-3 pens)

BBC World News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 11:09pm
Chelsea beat Norwich 5-3 on penalties in the FA Cup third-round replay as English football has its first video refereeing controversy.

'Do not travel' warning as snow storm hits

BBC World News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:45pm
A fresh band of persistent heavy snow is set to sweep across parts of the country for a third day.

FA Cup 2018: VAR system a shambles - Shearer

BBC World News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:37pm
Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer calls the VAR system a "shambles" after the booking of Chelsea's Willian for a dive against Norwich is not overturned.

Facebook selfie leads to killer

BBC World News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:33pm
Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.

Wigan Athletic 3-0 Bournemouth

BBC World News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:32pm
League One leaders Wigan produce an FA Cup third-round shock as they claim a deserved home victory over Premier League Bournemouth.

Australian Open 2018: Laura Robson suggests renaming Margaret Court Arena

BBC World News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:30pm
Britain's Laura Robson says she would "lean towards" renaming Margaret Court Arena over the former player's views on same-sex marriage.

FA Cup 'What a moment' Lewis' late leveller for Norwich at Chelsea

BBC World News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:17pm
Norwich's Jamal Lewis ghosts in between David Luiz and Cesar Azpilicueta and flicks home a dramatic late equalizer.

Residents asked to foot £2m bill to replace Grenfell-like cladding

BBC World News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:16pm
Croydon leaseholders face the bill to replace cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower.

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