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Volkanovski retains featherweight title in UFC 266 classic 26 Sep 2021, 1:30 am

Alexander Volkanovski retains his featherweight title in a thrilling five-round fight with Brian Ortega in Las Vegas at UFC 266.

Amtrak train derails in Montana, killing three and injuring dozens 26 Sep 2021, 1:17 am

Dozens of people are injured after several carriages of the Amtrak train came off the tracks.

Hauliers and poultry workers to get UK visas 25 Sep 2021, 11:42 pm

Some 10,500 foreign lorry drivers and poultry workers will be able to work in the UK until Christmas Eve.

Global Citizen Live: Ed Sheeran, Lizzo and Billy Eilish feature in 24-hour concert 25 Sep 2021, 10:35 pm

The Global Citizen Live festival will see performances from more than 60 artists in six continents.

Ryder Cup: United States open 11-5 lead over Europe at Whistling Straits 25 Sep 2021, 9:53 pm

The United States look set to regain the Ryder Cup after another dominating display on day two at Whistling Straits sees them open a six-shot lead over Europe.

Letter from Africa: The wonders of Somali cuisine and a taste of home 25 Sep 2021, 7:38 pm

Ethiopian and Eritrean food is well known globally, but this is your chance to discover Somali cooking.

In love with the Resistance: My mother-in-law's war 25 Sep 2021, 7:36 pm

Researching family history, Rosie Whitehouse uncovered a story of Protestants and Jews uniting against the Nazis in a French town.

Your pictures on the theme of 'new beginnings' 25 Sep 2021, 7:35 pm

A selection of striking images from our readers around the world.

Climate change: How to measure a shrinking glacier 25 Sep 2021, 7:34 pm

Scientists warn that under the current melting rate even major glaciers are at risk of disappearing.

Nuclear weapons: Explained in numbers 25 Sep 2021, 7:33 pm

Reality Check takes a look at the facts and figures behind the world's nuclear weapons

Rwanda genocide 'kingpin' Théoneste Bagosora dies in prison 25 Sep 2021, 7:26 pm

Bagosora was serving a 35-year sentence for his role in the massacre of 800,000 people.

German elections: Voters decide who will take charge after Merkel 25 Sep 2021, 7:02 pm

The election race could barely be tighter as voters decide who will run Europe's biggest economy.

Anthony Joshua loses world titles to Oleksandr Usyk 25 Sep 2021, 6:36 pm

Oleksandr Usyk is the new unified heavyweight world champion after dethroning Anthony Joshua with an incredible performance in London.

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou freed by Canada arrives home in China 25 Sep 2021, 5:04 pm

Two Canadians detained by China are also freed, bringing to an end a three-year diplomatic row.

'It's what we dream for' - brilliant Brentford hold Liverpool and spoil Salah's big moment 25 Sep 2021, 4:37 pm

It was described as a "wild ride" and a "crazy game" as Brentford defied the odds to come from behind to draw with Liverpool.

Afghanistan: Taliban hang bodies as warning in city of Herat 25 Sep 2021, 3:15 pm

Bodies of alleged kidnappers are hung in public, a day after a warning executions would resume.

'I just can't see the consistency' - Solskjaer furious at 'offside' Villa winner 25 Sep 2021, 1:14 pm

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Aston Villa's winning goal should not have stood as Manchester United slump to a second straight home defeat.

Chelsea 0-1 Man City: Pep Guardiola's men have sent out powerful message to Premier League rivals 25 Sep 2021, 12:58 pm

After Manchester City ended Chelsea's unbeaten start to the season, BBC Sport's Phil McNulty looks at the significance of the victory.

German frontrunner Olaf Scholz: 'EU and UK will have to work together as friends' 25 Sep 2021, 12:32 pm

Olaf Scholz, frontrunner to become German chancellor, says he wants a good relationship with the UK.

Canary Islands: Airport closed as volcano intensifies 25 Sep 2021, 11:51 am

Hundreds of homes have been destroyed on the Spanish island since the eruption began.

ICYMI: Taxi gardens and Egypt's pharaohs on a pencil 25 Sep 2021, 11:37 am

Abandoned taxis being used to grow vegetables and other stories you may have missed this week.

Somalia: Seven killed in suicide attack near presidential palace 25 Sep 2021, 8:31 am

The Islamist militant group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack in Mogadishu.

German elections 2021: Simple guide to vote ending Merkel era 25 Sep 2021, 1:47 am

Germans are choosing a new government on Sunday. This is how the vote works.

Diaz: The returning MMA legend who 'doesn't want to be there' - UFC 266 preview 25 Sep 2021, 1:09 am

Alexander Volkanovski defends his featherweight title against Brian Ortega at UFC 266 but the main event has been overshadowed by the return of Nick Diaz.

Gambia's Jammeh pact bombshell: Treachery or reconciliation? 24 Sep 2021, 10:55 pm

A political pact that could see the return of Gambia's exiled ex-President Jammeh proves divisive.

Can green energy power Africa's future? 24 Sep 2021, 8:06 pm

Energy access is a big issue for businesses in Africa, but can the continent go green as well?

Sustainable fashion: From the red carpet to our wardrobes? 24 Sep 2021, 8:06 pm

Hannah Peel wore a sustainable dress to the Mercury Awards - but is the fashion industry changing?

La Palma volcano: Visual guide to what happened 24 Sep 2021, 8:01 pm

A series of maps and charts explaining what happened after an eruption in the Spanish Canary Islands.

Climate change: Whisper it cautiously... there's been progress in run up to COP26 24 Sep 2021, 7:55 pm

Pledges made at the UN have lifted hopes for the Glasgow summit, but some major questions remain.

Week in pictures: 18 - 24 September 2021 24 Sep 2021, 7:54 pm

A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken this week.

Switzerland to hold referendum on same-sex marriage 24 Sep 2021, 7:19 pm

Voters in Switzerland go to the polls this Sunday to decide whether to allow same-sex marriage.

Attacked by a hyena: My advice for a fellow victim 24 Sep 2021, 7:19 pm

Nine-year-old Rodwell Nkomazana lost an eye, his nose, and his upper lip when he was mauled by a hyena.

Ros Atkins On… Germany’s election explained 24 Sep 2021, 7:18 pm

Ros Atkins explains how Germany’s election works, the candidates and the issues at stake.

Afghanistan: Inside the prison staffed by former inmates released by the Taliban 24 Sep 2021, 7:18 pm

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen goes inside Kabul's main jail, where former Taliban inmates are now caretakers.

Meng Wanzhou: The PowerPoint that sparked an international row 24 Sep 2021, 4:53 pm

After three years, Huawei's chief financial officer has a US extradition request against her dropped.

Angela Merkel: A career in pictures 24 Sep 2021, 11:56 am

As Angela Merkel steps down as German chancellor, we take a look back at the photos documenting her career.

Why are so many Haitians at the US-Mexico border? 24 Sep 2021, 11:31 am

Thousands of migrants are at the Texas-Mexico border. Here's what we know about why they are coming.

COP26: What is the Glasgow climate conference and why is it important? 24 Sep 2021, 6:18 am

A crucial climate change summit is being held in the UK- who's going and what's at stake?

German election: Who could succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor? 24 Sep 2021, 4:38 am

A lacklustre lead candidate and a surprisingly strong Social Democrat have blown the race wide open.

'How we re-delivered a baby's postcard - 75 years on' 23 Sep 2021, 9:01 pm

After an illness, Stu began reuniting old postcards with their owners - and revived some buried memories.

Angela Merkel: Four expert verdicts on a contested legacy 22 Sep 2021, 8:16 pm

When the German chancellor steps down, how will history remember her? Four experts have their say.

Angela Merkel: What will Germans miss about the chancellor? 22 Sep 2021, 7:53 pm

BBC Europe editor Katya Adler takes a road trip to find out how Germans will remember their chancellor.

CEO Secrets: 'In my business, you eat what you kill' 21 Sep 2021, 7:16 pm

Music executive Riki Bleau shares his business advice for our CEO Secrets series.

Ryder Cup: Tales behind Great Britain's wins over the United States 21 Sep 2021, 6:53 pm

Britain only defeated the US three times in the first 25 Ryder Cups, but behind each victory is a wealth of remarkable stories.

German elections 2021: 'Bazooka man' Olaf Scholz bidding for chancellor 21 Sep 2021, 3:11 pm

The centre-left finance minister has led the polls in the run-up to the vote to succeed Angela Merkel.

The torso in the Thames: A 20-year mystery 21 Sep 2021, 12:58 am

Twenty years ago, a young African boy was murdered and his torso was dumped in the Thames. It's the longest unsolved child murder case in the recent history of the Metropolitan Police.

Paul Rusesabagina: From Hotel Rwanda hero to convicted terrorist 20 Sep 2021, 7:09 am

Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed in Hotel Rwanda, has gone from national hero to enemy of the state.

German elections: How Angela Merkel changed her country 17 Sep 2021, 8:52 pm

Young people have never known another leader, and many worry for the future as old certainties shift.

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