Met Police officer forgives gangster who shot him

BBC News - 4 August 2020 - 12:11am
Leroy Smith and James Seymour returned to the place where the shooting happened 26 years ago.

Katie Mack: 'Knowing how the universe will end is freeing'

BBC News - 4 August 2020 - 12:08am
Astrophysicist Katie Mack has been researching The End of Everything.

Being a Chinese student in the US: ‘Neither the US nor China wants us’

BBC News - 4 August 2020 - 12:06am
Amid a global pandemic and diplomatic tensions, Chinese students in the US are feeling anxious.

How abusive dance teacher went unchecked for decades

BBC News - 4 August 2020 - 12:04am
Victims of dance teacher Neil Harris, convicted of sexually assaulting pupils, share their stories.

Iran women's podcast gives voice to victims of abuse

BBC News - 4 August 2020 - 12:03am
Women in Iran are often too scared to speak about domestic abuse - now a podcast gives them a voice.

‘I feel guilty for surviving’: The deadly hunt for Jade in Myanmar

BBC News - 4 August 2020 - 12:02am
Nearly 200 people died last month in a jade mine landslide. Now the survivors are going back to work.

Virtual house hunting gets a pandemic boost

BBC News - 4 August 2020 - 12:00am
Estate agents say demand has soared for tours of houses using virtual reality headsets.

Willian to turn down Chelsea after Arsenal talks - Tuesday's gossip

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 11:26pm
Willian to turn down Chelsea after holding Arsenal talks, Man Utd will wait to make Grealish move, Chelsea join Reguilon chase, plus more.

'Groomed to be king' - O'Sullivan says he has faced same expectation as Prince William

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 10:33pm
Ronnie O'Sullivan says the expectation from an early age of him being world champion was similar to that on Prince William becoming king.

Twitter needs to act over racist abuse, says David Lammy

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 10:21pm
The Labour MP got the backing of Home Secretary Priti Patel after receiving abuse over social media.

Call for TikTok security check before HQ decision

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 9:46pm
The owner of the short-form video app has London on a shortlist of possible locations.

Sweden: Death of girl, 12, ignites debate over gang violence

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 9:35pm
The girl was killed by a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting that went wrong, media reports say.

Drayton Manor theme park sold after entering administration

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 9:10pm
Drayton Manor was forced to close during Storm Dennis and was unable to reopen due to coronavirus.

Who were the post-lockdown winners and losers across Europe?

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 8:36pm
Who won the most games post-lockdown? Who scored the most goals? Did anyone fail to pick up even a single point? BBC Sport looks at the statistics from across Europe.

Spain's embattled ex-King Juan Carlos to leave country

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 7:56pm
This comes weeks after the former monarch was linked to an investigation into alleged corruption.

Brentford and Fulham meet in 'the richest game in football'

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 7:53pm
Brentford and Fulham meet in the Championship play-off final at Wembley on Tuesday evening, a match often dubbed the richest in football.

Red cards can now be shown for deliberate coughing in football

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 7:41pm
Players who cough in the face of other players or match officials can be red-carded, say football's rule-makers and the Football Association.

Coronavirus: WHO warns of 'no silver bullet' amid vaccine search

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 6:34pm
Progress is being made though, its chief says, as he stresses the importance of preventive steps.

Government urges post-Brexit drug stockpiles

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 6:21pm
Firms should have six weeks' worth of post-Brexit drug stockpiles by the end of 2020, the government says.

The miner who made a million - then struck lucky again

BBC News - 3 August 2020 - 6:10pm
Saniniu Laizer sells a Tanzanite stone for $2 million (£1.5m), months after a similar find.

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