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Parents drinking alcohol 'can upset children'

28 min 41 sec ago
Even moderate drinking in front of children can cause them to notice changes in behaviour, a study says.

Luxembourg Open: Heather Watson through to quarter-finals

53 min 18 sec ago
Britain's Heather Watson is through to the the quarter-finals of the Luxembourg Open after beating Estonia's Anett Kontaveit in straight sets.

Unemployment drops by 52,000 but jobless rate stays at same level

57 min 9 sec ago
The number of people out of work is still at lowest level since 1975, figures indicate.

Reality Check: Is it legal to tax old people more?

1 hour 6 min ago
The chancellor is tipped to include measures to help young people in his budget, at the expense of older taxpayers.

Bull escapes New York slaughterhouse

1 hour 43 min ago
It ran around a Brooklyn park before being caught by police.

World's strongest man Eddie Hall shows off his strength

1 hour 52 min ago
Eddie Hall showed off his strength by bench pressing BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker.

Trump 'insensitive' to soldier's widow, lawmaker says

1 hour 52 min ago
A lawmaker says she overheard the president say the fallen sergeant "knew what he signed up for".

Conservative MP Tim Loughton 'starts day with hour in bath'

2 hours 51 sec ago
Tim Loughton says a long soak is the best way "to relax and compose my thoughts for the day ahead".

Appeal over sexual assaults on women and children in London

2 hours 39 min ago
Two women and seven children have been sexually touched by an attacker in the last three months.

Gordon Hayward: Boston Celtics forward fractures ankle in heavy fall

4 hours 2 min ago
Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward fractures his ankle in a heavy fall during the NBA season opener against Cleveland Cavaliers.

News Daily: NHS targets and worst traffic jams

5 hours 38 min ago
Your morning briefing for 18 October 2017.

Inside Raqqa after IS was pushed out

7 hours 46 min ago
The BBC's Feras Kilani was with Syrian Democratic Forces as they took control of the centre of Raqqa, Syria.

China's Communist Party congress begins in Beijing

9 hours 48 min ago
The gathering determines who leads China, and the country's direction, for the next five years.

Universal Credit: MPs to debate rollout amid Labour pause call

10 hours 18 min ago
People are being "pushed towards destitution", senior Labour MP says, amid calls for pause to rollout.

Photo of butchered rhino wins top award

10 hours 50 min ago
A shocking image of a dehorned black rhino makes Brent Stirton Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

'Depression overwhelmed me, but it also gave me a career'

10 hours 56 min ago
Catherine says becoming ill at university inspired a career in mental health social work.

'How I got my children back'

11 hours 2 min ago
When Archie was taken into care, the Family Drug and Alcohol Court sought to reunite him with his father.

The artist making 'new' Warhol paintings, 30 years after his death

11 hours 18 min ago
Paul Stephenson has used exactly the same methods and materials - so can they be called Warhols?

Why IS has not yet been defeated

11 hours 18 min ago
US-backed forces may be celebrating after taking back another city, but fighting will not end soon.

Traffic jams: UK's worst motorway disruption revealed

11 hours 22 min ago
Spilt fuel, emergency repairs and a burning lorry cost millions in wasted time and money.