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March 25, 2020

Can Humza Yousaf unite the SNP?

Humza Yousaf faces several challenges as he takes over as SNP leader and Scotland's first minister.

Clearview AI used nearly 1m times by US police, it tells the BBC

Clearview AI has been used by the police nearly a million times in the US, it tells the BBC.

Israeli PM delays legal reforms after mass protests

His proposed changes provoked an outpouring of anger from nearly all parts of Israeli society.

Gwyneth Paltrow ski crash trial: Accuser heard 'blood-curdling scream'

A man suing Gwyneth Paltrow over a ski crash says it sounded "like someone was out of control".

Teachers' strikes: NEU urges teachers to reject new pay deal

Schools in England could face further strikes, as the NEU is unhappy with the government's offer.

Five planets line up in night sky

Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Uranus, Mars and the Moon aligned in an arc across the evening sky.

Civil servants to strike in April

The PCS union said 130,000 members voted to strike on 28 April in a continued row over pay, pensions and job security.

Rotherham grooming survivor awarded £425k after suing rapist

Liz says she is "proud" to have brought the action against the man who raped her as a teenager.

Prince Harry and Elton John appear at High Court in Associated Newspapers hearing

The Duke of Sussex has accused the publisher of the Daily Mail of unlawful information gathering.

Man uses bare hands to rescue trapped DRC miners

Authorities say nine men survived a collapsed gold mine in South Kivu.

NFT: Plans for Royal Mint produced token dropped by government

Plans for a government-backed digital token, ordered to be created by Rishi Sunak, have been axed.

Italian art experts astonished by David statue uproar in Florida

A Florida school head was forced out after the famous Michaelangelo statue was shown to art students.

Cost of living: What payments are available and how do you claim?

Low-income households, pensioners and some disabled people can get extra help with energy bills.

Cost of living: What are your rights as a tenant when you're renting?

With one in five people now renting in the UK, it's important to understand your rights as a tenant.

Mortgages: What happens if I miss a payment?

Homeowners are worried about higher mortgage costs, but lenders must help those struggling.

Energy bills: What can I do if I can't afford to pay?

If you're struggling to afford your gas and electricity bills, what options are available?

Cost of living: How can I save money on my food shop?

The cost-of-living crisis continues to bite. Here are some things that can reduce the impact.

Cost of living: Derbyshire chip shop that opened in 1961 to close

Dennis Jackson, 84, will hang up his apron on 8 April and says it will be an emotional day.

UK interest rates: What the rise means for you

The Bank of England has raised the rate from 4% to 4.25%, creating higher mortgage costs.

What is the UK inflation rate and why is the cost of living rising?

The rate at which prices are rising has jumped again, driven by soaring food prices.

Mortgage calculator: how much will my mortgage go up?

Use our calculator to find out how much mortgage payments could go up for your household.

Six tips for getting a job if you're over 50

Recruiters and charities give their advice for anyone wanting to get back into work.

UK inflation rate calculator: How much are prices rising for you?

Use our calculator to find out how much the cost of living is going up in your household.

What is the Bank of England and why does it change interest rates?

The Bank of England has put up interest rates to 4.25% in an attempt to curb rising inflation.

BBC Food's £1 recipe meal plan for six

Cheap family dinners that will cost you £1 a portion, or less.

Ros Atkins on how UK wages have failed to keep up with cost of living

Panorama explores the extent of the challenges facing the UK economy.

How to get a job: Six expert tips for finding work

There are 10m people out of work in the UK, so if you're searching for a job you're not alone. Here are some tips on how to get started.

The Papers: Fight for union and 'crackdown on party houses'

Tuesday's newspapers include the new SNP leader and the government's anti-social behaviour crackdown.

Israel judicial reform: Why is there a crisis?

Israel is facing one of the biggest internal crises in its history - here's why.

Nitrous oxide: What is it and how dangerous is it?

How is laughing gas used and what does it do to your body?

Gwyneth Paltrow ski crash trial: Who's who

Paltrow's accuser Terry Sanderson will testify on Monday, as will three members of her family,

The OnlyFans creators getting tax deductible breast implants

An unnamed creator became the first case to be known to the media, but it's not a new phenomenon.

Harry's power play: Why has the prince turned up at court?

The prince's appearance at London’s High Court took many by surprise.

Alexa Bliss: WWE star urges sunbed safety after skin cancer scare

The WWE star, who recently had skin cancer treatment, says she should have avoided tanning beds.

How online trolls taunted a Chinese student to her death

A collectivist culture and the lack of pressure on social media companies have made online abuse rampant.

Afghanistan girls' education: 'When I see the boys going to school, it hurts'

Afghan teenage girls describe feeling "broken" at being barred from attending school under Taliban rule.

Gary Lineker says he teared up over co-hosts' support in impartiality row

The football TV host says had "a tear in my eye" after his co-presenters supported him over BBC row.

Why fun apps are banned on French officials' phones

France is removing not only TikTok but all "recreational" applications from government devices.

Japanese student dresses as Volodymyr Zelensky for graduation

Taking part in a Kyoto university tradition, it took him three months to grow a beard for the look.

Prince Harry arrives for newspaper phone-tapping High Court hearing

The Duke of Sussex is at the High Court as legal proceedings begin in a phone-tapping and privacy case.

Clutching photos, Turkey quake relatives continue search for the missing

Hundreds of families have refused to give up looking for loved ones, whether they find them dead or alive.

Actor Orlando Bloom meets children affected by Ukraine war and visits Zelensky

The Lord of the Rings star, who is a goodwill ambassador for Unicef, also met President Zelensky.

Arlo Parks on creating her version of My Bloody Valentine's 'wall of sound'

The singer-songwriter says she will show her love of bands like My Bloody Valentine on her second LP.

Eurovision contenders compete to win over superfans in 'pre-party' stage

Participants of the song contest begin the build-up to Liverpool by performing for fans across Europe.

1Xtra: Reece Parkinson leaves BBC radio station after six years

BBC Newsbeat gets help from a very special guest to give the drive-time host the perfect send-off.

The web firm that wants to stop you getting 'cancelled'

Website and app Rumble says it offers an uncensored rival to the likes of YouTube and Twitter.

Harry Potter: Final coin issued to celebrate 25th anniversary

The coin features Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and completes the collection.

Kerala: A ghost town in the world's most populated country

A town in the southern Indian state of Kerala is grappling with the consequences of an ageing society.

Where next for Scotland as the Nicola Sturgeon era ends?

The first minister's resignation triggered a divisive leadership campaign - but what could happen now?

Antonio Conte: Italian thanks Tottenham and fans for sharing 'passion' for football

Antonio Conte has thanked Tottenham's fans for their "support and appreciation", adding he welcomed those at the club who shared his passion for football.


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