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Premier League: Players will take the knee before next two weekend's fixtures

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 18:37
Premier League players will take the knee before the next two weekend matches to show their unity against all forms of racism.

Great Yarmouth: Council bans planting of 'hazardous' fruit trees

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 18:27
Windfalls are a slip hazard and could be "used as missiles", the borough council was told.

Bishopsgate: Three hurt in City of London phone-snatch stabbings

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 18:23
A "phone snatch" victim was stabbed after fighting back along with others, the BBC is told.

Annie Ernaux: 'Uncompromising' French writer wins Nobel Literature Prize

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 18:21
The French writer wins for what the panel says is an "uncompromising" 40-year body of work.

Children with limb difference to get 'life-changing' prosthetic arms

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 18:05
Families raise thousands to pay for functional Hero Arm prosthetics.

Sickle cell: Black donors urged to give blood to help treat patients

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 17:59
Demand is at record levels for blood to help people with the disease that mostly affects black people.

Hate crimes recorded by police up by more than a quarter

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 17:45
The biggest increase was in crimes against transgender people, which rose by 56% from the previous year.

We must challenge 'doctor knows best' attitude, bereaved mother says

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 17:32
Guardian journalist Merope Mills questions hospital decisions after her daughter's preventable death.

Nika Shakarami: Iran protester's family forced to lie about death - source

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 17:27
State TV shows Nika Shakarami's uncle condemning the protests as a voice appears to threaten him.

England v USA: Players will show support for USA team at Wembley friendly

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 17:26
England players will show support for the United States when they play a friendly at Wembley on Friday after an inquiry uncovered "systemic" abuse and misconduct in their national league.

Simon Thomas thanks NHS after baby born prematurely

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 17:21
Simon Thomas praises staff for delivering his daughter eight weeks early after his wife fell ill.

Tory chairman criticises Nadine Dorries' call to change course

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 17:20
Ex-culture secretary Nadine Dorries says the government is facing a "wipeout" at the next election.

Liverpool dog attack: Tribute to woman killed by American bulldogs

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 16:51
Ann Dunn, 65, who was attacked in a Liverpool house, was a "one-in-a-million mum", her family says.

Emma Raducanu withdraws from Transylvania Open with a wrist injury

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 16:08
British number one Emma Raducanu pulls out of the Transylvania Open because of a wrist injury.

Eric Weinberg: Scrubs writer and producer charged with 18 sexual assaults

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 16:03
The Los Angeles County District Attorney says Eric Weinberg allegedly lured women to photo shoots.

Buya Turay: Sierra Leone's 'runaway groom' buoyed by Swedish return

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 15:42
Sierra Leone international Mohamed Buya Turay insists Sweden's top flight league is of a high standard after returning to Scandinavia.

Ukraine war: 'Mother, I'm scared' - Zaporizhzhia city devastated by rocket attacks

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 15:31
Survivors retell their horrors after deadly attacks on the southern Zaporizhzhia city blamed on Russia.

Iran protests: Women hang 'blood-soaked' map over highway

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 15:06
Three women are seen hanging a banner off a bridge in Isfahan and waving their hijabs in the air.

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver says it's 'imperative' budget cap punishments given

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 14:41
Lewis Hamilton says it is "imperative" that suitable punishments are meted out to any team found to have broken Formula 1's budget cap.

Greek cliff rescue in double migrant tragedy off Lesbos and Kythira

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 14:20
At least 16 women have died off Lesbos, after a boat hit rocks under a cliff elsewhere in Greece.