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General Election 2017: Labour to rip up Tory Brexit plan

Labour would scrap Theresa May's plans and unilaterally guarantee the rights of EU residents.

France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

Marine Le Pen says she will be above "partisan considerations" as she seeks the French presidency.

Brexit university ‘brain drain’ warning

Academic staff from EU countries should be urgently guaranteed a right to stay, say MPs.

Serena Williams calls Ilie Nastase comments 'racist' and backs investigation

Serena Williams says Ilie Nastase's comments about her unborn child are "racist" and backs an International Tennis Federation investigation.

Elton John suffered 'deadly bacterial infection' on tour

He is recovering after falling violently ill on tour and spending two nights in intensive care.

Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds

The brain is fed with more oxygen and nutrients, boosting thinking and memory skills.

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales creates news service Wikitribune

Wikitribune will be written by professional journalists and edited by volunteers.

Newcastle United back in Premier League

Newcastle United secure an immediate return to the Premier League with a convincing home win over 10-man Preston.

North Korea nuclear: White House calls Senate to briefing

The unusual move comes amid rising tension over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

Court rules Kensington 'candy-cane' house stripes can stay

A judge rules the owner may ignore a council notice requiring her townhouse to be repainted white.

The land that used to belong to so-called Islamic State

BBC gets rare access to north western Syria where so-called IS have been defeated.

Trump calls record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson

'Better you than me,' jokes US president as astronaut Peggy Whitson reveals drinking recycled urine.

Plastic-eating caterpillar could munch waste, scientists say

A caterpillar that munches on plastic bags could hold the key to tackling plastic waste, say scientists.

The Papers: Job-obsessed students and 2bn euros bill

A call for graduates to take time off before work and fears Brexit talks could be hit by a customs fraud row are among Tuesday's headlines.

Donald Trump's first 100 days in 100 of his own words

The tale of Donald Trump's first three months as president - using 100 of his own words.

Can plastic roads help save the planet?

A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.

'I would be dead without football'

James tried to kill himself multiple times from age 15. But football has given him a reason to live.

Syria refugee children 'bitten by rats' in camps

Syrians living in camps in Lebanon say waste is not being collected and is attracting vermin.

London Marathon runners on that special moment

David Wyeth and Matthew Rees recall their inspiring encounter at the London Marathon finish line.

Top Gear: Has Matt LeBlanc saved the series?

Viewers and critics react positively to the latest series, fronted by the former Friends actor.

Obama at Chicago youth event: 'I'm old'

A relaxed-looking Barack Obama soon felt his age at his first public event since leaving the White House.

Bend It Like Granny

The 98-year-old grandmother from India's Tamil Nadu state who leads a yoga dynasty.

BBC News Channel

BBC coverage of latest developments

The Holocaust: Who are the missing million?

Researchers have so far named nearly five million victims, but now they are in a race against time.

London Marathon: Why do some runners get 'jelly legs'?

Why do some runners experience "jelly legs" at the end of a marathon?

Reality Check: Are a quarter of Scottish children in poverty?

Official figures suggest that the number of children in poverty in Scotland has jumped to 260,000.

Seven bands from the 80s we wish would reunite

As Bananarama's original line-up get back together, what other 80s bands would we like to see reunite?

How a woman conceived while already pregnant

It's when someone conceives and then gets pregnant again between two weeks and a month later.

Trump's America: Are voters impressed?

We asked 100 Americans what they think about President Trump's first 100 days.

Munch inspired by 'screaming clouds'

A new theory may explain the background to one of the most famous works of art ever produced.

Happy hiring: The firm that recruits Mr Men characters

A profile of John Timpson, the boss of family-owned shoe repair firm Timpson, which has a very unusual recruitment policy.

'I've given up my life to care for my mum'

For Sue Jenkins, whose 88-year-old mother needs round-the-clock care, life can be very difficult.

Kelly Sotherton: Ex-heptathlete to get Beijing Olympic bronze upgrade

Britain's Kelly Sotherton is set to be upgraded to an Olympic bronze medal for the second time in five months after retrospective drug tests.

Ched Evans: Sheffield United set to re-sign striker from Chesterfield

League One champions Sheffield United are set to re-sign striker Ched Evans from Chesterfield, reports BBC Radio Sheffield.

Maria Sharapova: Stuttgart opponent Roberta Vinci questions wildcard

Maria Sharapova's first opponent following her 15-month doping ban questions the decision to give the Russian wildcards on the WTA Tour.

World Championship 2017: Marco Fu beats Neil Robertson, faces Mark Selby next

Marco Fu edges past 2010 champion Neil Robertson 13-11 to reach his fourth World Championship quarter-final.

Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko: 'Father Time' has caught up with Ukrainian

Briton Anthony Joshua says "Father Time has caught up with Wladimir Klitschko" as the two prepare for Saturday's heavyweight world title bout.

Barcelona Open: Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund through to second round

Dan Evans claims his first ATP Tour win on Clay at the Barcelona Open as fellow Briton Kyle Edmund also progresses to the second round.

Great Britain beat Estonia in World Championship Division 1 Group B

Great Britain make it two wins from two as they beat Estonia 5-1 in World Championship Division 1 Group B in Belfast.

General election 2017: Where Britain's parties stand on Brexit

The issue of Brexit looms large over the general election - here's where the parties stand.

UKIP 'gets radical' with return to right-wing policies

UKIP searches for a new unique selling point after Theresa May steals a march on Brexit.

Lib Dem membership tops 100,000 after snap election call

Leader Tim Farron says the party is the only one opposing Theresa May's "hard Brexit".

The seats that could decide the election

Where do the Conservatives, Labour and the Lib Dems have to fight hardest to win the general election?

General election: What you need to know

The UK will have a general election on 8 June. Here's what you need to know.

General election 2017: How many people are registering to vote?

Government figures show it is young people dominating registrations ahead of the election on 8 June.

The MPs who are quitting

Who is joining George Osborne in stepping down as an MP, and who plans to return?

General Election 2017: Would you support a burka ban?

UKIP's manifesto will include plans to ban the burka, sparking strong reactions on both sides of the debate.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day - beat the deadline to have your say in the general election.