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What's it like to go down a disused 400-year-old tin mine?

20 September 2017 - 1:09am
The BBC's Environment Correspondent Claire Marshall went down to have a look at South Crofty tin mine.

Do you know blood cancer symptoms?

20 September 2017 - 1:03am
Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer.

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

20 September 2017 - 12:43am
The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Why do US police shoot people carrying knives?

20 September 2017 - 12:43am
The shooting of a Georgia student raises a question - why do US police shoot people carrying knives?

Life-extending lung cancer nivolumab drug approved

20 September 2017 - 12:40am
The drug nivolumab, denied to writer AA Gill on the NHS, will be available to patients in England.

10 university flashpoints over free speech

20 September 2017 - 12:13am
Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really mean?

Neolithic Orkney rivalries detailed in new study

20 September 2017 - 12:11am
Rivalries in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago led to competition between communities, according to new research.

The Italians who prefer to drink American coffee

20 September 2017 - 12:11am
How a new breed of American-style coffee shops are drawing in younger Italians.

Manchester police still relies on Windows XP

20 September 2017 - 12:06am
More than 20% of Greater Manchester Police's PCs run on the operating system, posing a hack risk.

Young spend three times more on housing than grandparents

20 September 2017 - 12:03am
Young people are paying more to live in less space than previous generations, a think-tank says.

QE2: The 50-year journey of a British style icon

20 September 2017 - 12:00am
The QE2 is one of the most famous liners in the world and the last large liner to be built on the Clyde.

Trump at UN: Which 'rogue states' are in new axis of evil?

19 September 2017 - 11:52pm
George W Bush invented the original list of US enemies - who did Donald Trump label 'rogue states'?

England women 6-0 Russia women

19 September 2017 - 11:29pm
England begin their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 6-0 thrashing of Russia at Prenton Park.

British kayaker Emma Kelty 'murdered' on Amazon trip

19 September 2017 - 11:26pm
Two teenagers and a man are held by Brazilian police over the 43-year-old kayaker's death.

Leicester City 2-0 Liverpool

19 September 2017 - 11:07pm
Islam Slimani and Shinji Okazaki score as Leicester beat Liverpool to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Phone footage shows quake damage

19 September 2017 - 10:06pm
Video shows buildings toppled fire in Mexico City.

Russian army rocket 'hits spectators'

19 September 2017 - 9:34pm
A Russian army helicopter has accidentally fired a rocket at bystanders, according to Russian regional news website 66.RU.

England v West Indies: Jonny Bairstow makes century in Old Trafford win

19 September 2017 - 8:37pm
Jonny Bairstow hits his maiden century as England outclass West Indies to win the first one-day international at Old Trafford by seven wickets.

Buildings evacuated

19 September 2017 - 8:33pm
Buildings have been evacuated in the capital, Mexico City, after a strong earthquake.

Jacinda Ardern: Can 'stardust' oust experience in New Zealand?

19 September 2017 - 5:25pm
Will being "someone different" see Labour's young new leader oust the New Zealand Nationals?