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White scores winner against Austria on 100th England appearance 27 Nov 2021, 3:39 pm

Ellen White scores the winner for England over Austria in Women's World Cup qualifying on her 100th appearance.

Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle United: Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli sink Eddie Howe's side 27 Nov 2021, 3:36 pm

Arsenal eventually break Newcastle down to leave Eddie Howe's side bottom of the Premier League without a win.

Covid: South Africa 'punished' for detecting new Omicron variant 27 Nov 2021, 3:36 pm

South Africa should be praised for discovering Omicron, not hit with travel bans, its officials say.

Two cases of new variant of Covid detected in UK 27 Nov 2021, 3:23 pm

Two people in the UK have been found to be infected with the new Covid variant, Omicron, the health secretary says.

Channel disaster: Kurdish woman is first victim identified 27 Nov 2021, 2:40 pm

Maryam Nuri Mohamed Amin was a 24-year-old Kurdish woman from northern Iraq.

Storm Arwen: Two men die as gale-force winds hit UK 27 Nov 2021, 2:36 pm

Falling trees killed two people and thousands of homes were left without power in Storm Arwen.

Patel takes five wickets as India fight back against New Zealand 27 Nov 2021, 12:29 pm

Axar Patel take 5-62 as India's spinners put in a fine performance to fight back on day three of the first Test against New Zealand in Kanpur.

Peng Shuai: WTA concerned over 'censorship or coercion' 27 Nov 2021, 11:44 am

The head of women's tennis says he is not certain Peng Shuai is free of Chinese censorship or coercion.

Covid: Dozens test positive on SA-Netherlands flights 27 Nov 2021, 11:38 am

The results are being examined for cases of the new Omicron variant emerging in southern Africa.

The gangs enticing migrants to cross the English Channel 27 Nov 2021, 8:58 am

The BBC has uncovered evidence showing that smugglers are still telling migrants it is safe to cross.

Michael Vaughan 'sorry' for Rafiq's hurt 27 Nov 2021, 7:25 am

Former England captain Michael Vaughan says he is "sorry for all the hurt" Azeem Rafiq has gone through during the Yorkshire racism scandal.

Musical theatre icon Stephen Sondheim dies at 91 27 Nov 2021, 2:50 am

The US composer and lyricist reshaped America's musical theatre in a career spanning over 60 years.

NFHS: Does India really have more women than men? 27 Nov 2021, 1:59 am

An Indian government survey says so - but the numbers don't add up.

Covid: Conspiracy and untruths drive Europe's Covid protests 27 Nov 2021, 1:56 am

Amid some legitimate concerns, misinformation and extreme views are radicalising people to violent protest.

Kenya tree felling sparks anger over Nairobi's new highway 27 Nov 2021, 1:53 am

Some 4,000 young and mature trees face being cut down to make way for a Chinese-financed project.

Winter Olympics 2022: Testing times in the Chongli mountains 27 Nov 2021, 1:49 am

Beijing is pushing ahead with Winter Olympics test events, despite Covid and human rights allegations.

Russia-Ukraine border: Why Moscow is stoking tensions 27 Nov 2021, 1:44 am

The Kremlin is sending the West a message, but how big a risk is there of conflict?

Week in pictures: 20-26 November 2021 27 Nov 2021, 1:33 am

A selection of powerful images from across the globe, taken this week.

Ros Atkins on... Migrants crossing English Channel to UK 27 Nov 2021, 1:29 am

This week at least 27 migrants died while trying to make the journey, the deadliest crossing on record.

Covid: Swiss vote on ending restrictions while cases surge 27 Nov 2021, 1:28 am

Sunday's referendum is held in a country with one of the lowest vaccination rates in Western Europe.

Obituary: Stephen Sondheim 27 Nov 2021, 12:02 am

The composer and lyricist was a giant of musical theatre with a knack for adapting unlikely subjects.

Wales host Austria & Scotland face Ukraine in World Cup play-off semi-finals 26 Nov 2021, 6:45 pm

Wales have been drawn against Austria while Scotland host Ukraine in the play-off semi-finals for the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Adele: 30 becomes 2021's fastest-selling album despite sales drop 26 Nov 2021, 6:44 pm

The singer lands a number one album with 30, while lead single Easy On Me dominates singles chart.

Ukraine-Russia conflict: Zelensky alleges coup plan involving Russians 26 Nov 2021, 5:13 pm

He says an alleged plan to overthrow his government comes amid threats of a Russian invasion.

Mobile phone museum celebrates ugly and iconic phones 26 Nov 2021, 1:32 pm

A new museum showcasing more than 2,000 retro mobile phones launches online.

What are the Covid variants and will vaccines still work? 26 Nov 2021, 12:31 pm

A new version of Covid looks different to the virus vaccines were designed to fight.

Why Iraqi Kurds risk their lives to reach the West 26 Nov 2021, 11:28 am

What drives people to make the perilous journey, which for many has ended in death?

The ‘cocaine collectors’ retrieving smuggled drugs in Rotterdam 26 Nov 2021, 2:25 am

Young criminals are risking their lives to retrieve drugs smuggled into the Netherlands amongst freight arriving from Latin America.

Africa's week in pictures: 19-25 November 2021 26 Nov 2021, 2:20 am

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

Nile Rodgers is auctioning guitars for talented teenagers 26 Nov 2021, 1:26 am

The music producer and guitarist hopes to raise money to help talented teenagers.

Egypt: Grand opening for Luxor's 'Avenue of the Sphinxes' 26 Nov 2021, 12:12 am

The ancient walkway, connecting two of the Egyptian city's greatest temples, took decades to excavate.

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade: Baby Yoda and Snoopy delight crowds 25 Nov 2021, 7:20 pm

Thousands turn out to enjoy the annual parade with millions more watching on television.

Quiz of the week: Why did Boris Johnson like Peppa Pig World so much? 25 Nov 2021, 6:33 pm

How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2021 winners revealed 25 Nov 2021, 2:54 am

Steve Liddiard's picture of the Whiteford Point Lighthouse in the Gower Peninsula was named overall winner.

CEO Secrets: From Ordsall poverty to being a billionaire 24 Nov 2021, 1:09 am

Peter Done, co-founder of Betfred and CEO of Peninsula, shares his business advice for CEO Secrets.

New mothers who died of herpes could have been infected by one surgeon 22 Nov 2021, 10:59 am

Two mothers who died of herpes after ​having Caesareans could have been infected by a single surgeon, the BBC has found. 

Evil Corp: 'My hunt for the world's most wanted hackers' 17 Nov 2021, 1:02 am

The BBC’s Joe Tidy goes to Russia in search of men on the FBI’s cyber most wanted list.

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