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FurFest: Inside the world's 'largest' furry convention

bbc - 1 hour 21 min ago
Thousands gathered in Chicago at the 2022 Midwest FurFest, the world's 'largest' furry convention.

Paul Whelan: US and Russia to explore more prisoner swaps

bbc - 1 hour 24 min ago
President Joe Biden's administration tells Paul Whelan, convicted of espionage, to "keep the faith".

Ukraine war: US says Iran now Russia's 'top military backer'

bbc - 1 hour 29 min ago
Washington says it has seen reports that the countries are considering jointly producing drones.

Rail strikes: RMT boss calls for meeting with Sunak

bbc - 1 hour 57 min ago
The RMT's general secretary says a meeting between the two was the best hope of making progress.

World Cup 2022: Messi the master as Argentina beat Netherlands in chaotic Qatar classic

bbc - 2 hours 4 min ago
Argentina's vast hordes of fans were finally able to celebrate as a chaotic, dramatic World Cup quarter-final against the Netherlands was won on penalties, writes Phil McNulty

Sam Bankman-Fried: I hope to make money to pay people back

bbc - 2 hours 4 min ago
The former FTX boss says he would give anything to start a new business and repay crypto investors.

How to be a former prime minister

bbc - 2 hours 15 min ago
Two British PMs have left office this year. So what do premiers do once they're no longer in power?

Biodiversity: What is a mass extinction and are we causing one?

bbc - 2 hours 27 min ago
While scientists agree on the dire state of life on Earth, they don't always agree on how we should describe it.

Prince Harry and Meghan say they didn't step back over privacy concerns

bbc - 2 hours 35 min ago
The couple's press secretary rejects claims they stepped back from royal life to protect their privacy.

World Cup 2022: Watch every penalty as Argentina beat the Netherlands to reach semi-finals

bbc - 2 hours 40 min ago
Watch the full penalty shootout as Argentina beat the Netherlands to progress to the World Cup semi-finals.

The Papers: UK 'hostage' to strikes and 'World Cup le crunch'

bbc - 2 hours 44 min ago
Saturday's front pages focus on the potential impact of upcoming strikes and England's World Cup quarter-final match against France.

The self-proclaimed kingdom that doesn't recognise Germany

bbc - 3 hours 9 min ago
Money, ID cards, flags, and even their own king: meet the Germans who refuse to recognise the state.

Cost of living: Childcare fees mean mum makes £2 on overtime shift

bbc - 3 hours 10 min ago
Louise Morgan pays £71 a day for her two sons, Teddy and Dexter, to go to nursery.

The seven-day-a-week life of a maid for Qatar's royal and rich

bbc - 3 hours 15 min ago
Maids in Qatar often work long hours without a day off, despite changes to employment law.

World Cup 2022: Argentina's Emiliano Martinez's 'wonderful' shootout performance against Dutch

bbc - 3 hours 23 min ago
BBC pundits Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand and Pablo Zabaleta praise Emiliano Martinez for his "wonderful" shootout performance as Argentina advance to semi-finals after 4-3 victory over the Netherlands on penalties.

Sam Ryder: A surfing accident changed my life

bbc - 3 hours 31 min ago
After he almost drowned, the star refocused on his music career and ended up singing at Eurovision.

World Cup 2022: Argentina advance after dramatic quarter-final

bbc - 3 hours 32 min ago
Lionel Messi's World Cup dream lives on after Argentina edge out the Netherlands 4-3 on penalties after a hugely dramatic quarter-final finished 2-2 after extra-time at Lusail Stadium.

World Cup 2022: Argentina beat the Netherlands in penalty shoot-out to reach semi-finals

bbc - 3 hours 32 min ago
Argentina will face Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals after beating the Netherlands in a penalty shoot-out as Lionel Messi scores and Emiliano Martinez saves two spot-kicks.

Six PCs banned from policing for grossly offensive messages

bbc - 4 hours 6 min ago
Two officers are sacked and four more told they would have been if they had not already left.

World Cup 2022: Croatia keeper Dominik Livakovic is unlikely hero - again

bbc - 4 hours 31 min ago
The World Cup loves an unlikely hero - and Croatia goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic has now played that role twice in five days.