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Elon Musk X: What life is like on a super-app in Asia

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 14:00
In Asia, super-apps are already a vital part of everyday life, with everything available at a click of a button.

WHO alert over India-made cough syrups after deaths in The Gambia

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:09
Some 66 deaths in The Gambia may be linked to four syrups made by an India-based firm, world health officials say.

Brown Gal Can't Swim: Podcast aims to get South Asian women swimming

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 11:33
Presenter Summaya Mughal says cultural barriers stopped her learning to swim during childhood.

Alex Albon: Williams driver says 'you need to be a fighter to be a driver'

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 11:22
In an exclusive interview with BBC Sport, Alex Albon discusses the rollercoaster ride that has carried him to Williams.

Debut show for modesty fashion designer

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 11:20
Nadia Hadhrami, 23, said women struggle to find modest clothing.

Jeremy Clarkson told to shut Diddly Squat Farm's dining areas

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 11:05
The district council has rejected two of Mr Clarkson's planning applications for the farm this year.

New oil and gas at odds with green goals - report

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 11:04
New licenses for North Sea oil and gas are incompatible with reaching net zero by 2050, a report says.

Social care: Delay cap on costs to ease crisis, councils warn

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 10:59
Councils in England say social care reforms have left them facing serious financial pressures.

Home Office suspends ex-Met officer over racist WhatsApp chat

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 10:57
The man, now a Home Office immigration official, has been suspended, after a BBC investigation.

Mayor among dead as gunmen launch attack in Mexican town

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 09:38
At least 18 people are killed in the shooting which is being blamed on the Los Tequileros crime gang.

North Korea carries out sixth missile launch in two weeks

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 08:16
Pyongyang says the launch of short-range ballistic missiles is a response to US-South Korean drills.

Scottish fossil revealed to be pterodactyl ancestor

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 06:39
X-ray scans of a tiny reptile fossil reveal the pterodactyls' ancestors scampered around on two legs.

Bisexuality more visible but 'work to do' on safety

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 06:37
More people identify as bisexual than gay or lesbian, says a study from the LGBT charity, Stonewall.

Universities told to reach out to stop suicides

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 06:35
New guidance asks staff to share concerns with "trusted contacts", even without the student's consent.

Union urges UK nurses to strike for first time

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 06:33
A strike ballot opens, with the Royal College of Nursing demanding a pay rise of 5% above inflation.

HIV: How 175 British children were infected with disease

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 06:23
Families of some of those affected are giving evidence at a public inquiry into the treatment disaster.

Hans Niemann: Chess player accused of cheating 'not backing down'

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 06:07
After winning his US Championship match, Hans Niemann said the game was "a message to everyone".

Apple iPhone: Can India be China’s ‘plus one’ to the world?

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 05:40
Can India become the new manufacturing hub as global firms try to reduce their dependence on China?

The farmers caught up in Taiwan's tensions with China

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 05:35
Taiwanese fruit growers are unable to sell their crop after Beijing banned their importation.

Space, the unseen frontier in the war in Ukraine

bbc - Thu, 10/06/2022 - 05:32
It is the first war where commercial space capabilities have played a significant role, a US general says.