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GCSE results: Pass rates and top grades edge upwards
The GCSE pass rate and top grades edge up slightly, despite concerns about exam difficulty.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 08:53:30 GMT Read more
Brexit: Macron tells PM renegotiating deal 'not an option'
The leaders will meet hours after the French president insisted the Brexit deal could not be reopened.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:03:00 GMT Read more
Brazil environment minister heckled over Amazon fires
Ricardo Salles is booed after figures suggest a record number of fires are burning in the Amazon.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:49:12 GMT Read more
Amazon fires: President Jair Bolsonaro suggests NGOs to blame
Jair Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fires to embarrass the government, despite offering no evidence.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:32:30 GMT Read more
Rivers used as 'open sewers', says WWF charity
The WWF said it was "very unlikely" that pollution reduction targets would be met without new laws.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 08:21:28 GMT Read more
Ryanair flights take off despite pilots' strike
UK pilots at the airline have begun a two-day walkout in a row over pay and conditions.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:59:49 GMT Read more
Pompeo praises ‘US ally’ Denmark after Trump cancels visit
The US secretary of state speaks with Denmark's foreign minister amid a public row over Greenland.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 03:21:01 GMT Read more
Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs
MPs say people will have to stop driving if the UK is to meet its Zero Carbon goals by 2050.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:01:08 GMT Read more
Myanmar Muslims: 'We're citizens too'
Since the Rohingya crisis erupted in 2012, some Muslims in Myanmar say they face more discrimination.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:00:39 GMT Read more
Evidence suggests microplastics in water pose ‘minimal health risk’
The World Health Organization says its findings are based on the "limited information" available.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:01:41 GMT Read more
Ulster Grand Prix safety money spent on club facilities
Three riders have died since quarter of a million pounds was allocated to the Dundrod circuit in 2017.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:42:25 GMT Read more
Fish oil pills 'no benefit' for type 2 diabetes
People with type 2 diabetes "should not be encouraged" to take omega-3, researchers say.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 01:41:56 GMT Read more
Football grounds to pubs: Our fight for free tampons
Has your period ever ruined a night out? Three Celtic fans are trying to do something about it.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 01:57:25 GMT Read more
The Papers: 30 days to do deal and HS2 'heads for buffers'
The papers cover the German chancellor's suggestion the Brexit impasse could be broken in 30 days.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 04:45:18 GMT Read more
Ugandan war survivors partnered with therapy dogs
A scheme in Uganda partner dogs with war survivors to help them overcome trauma.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:01:33 GMT Read more
Nottingham bus drivers shave off half their hair
The team, which includes three women and 11 men, are raising money for Hayward House, a palliative care centre in the city.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 02:35:50 GMT Read more
Testing the debit card with a fingerprint sensor
The technology could give a further layer of security when paying with your card in shops.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:00:51 GMT Read more
Titanic sub dive reveals parts are being lost to sea
The first people to dive down to the Titanic in nearly 15 years say some parts of the wreck have been lost to the sea.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:00:36 GMT Read more
New Zealand speaker cradles MP’s baby during parliament debate
Trevor Mallard was pictured feeding the baby while Tāmati Coffey took part in a debate.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:29:13 GMT Read more
Florida panthers are struggling to walk and no one knows why
A mysterious brain condition could mean the animals in the US state of Florida can't walk properly
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:16:52 GMT Read more