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UK PM tells EU backstop is 'anti-democratic'
The plan to avoid a hard border in Northern Ireland is "unviable", the PM says in a letter to the EU.
Khan Sheikhoun: Syria rebels pull out of key town after five years
After five years in control, rebels pull out of a strategic town in their last remaining province.
El Salvador: Evelyn Hernández cleared over baby's death
Evelyn Hernández's murder retrial has shocked El Salvador and united women's rights groups.
INF nuclear treaty: US tests medium-range cruise missile
The test comes weeks after the US pulled out of a key Cold War-era nuclear treaty with Russia.
'I could feel my skin burning': Acid victims speak out
Two women share their stories of surviving and then recovering from acid attacks in Uganda.
Billie Eilish: My baggy clothes shouldn't slut-shame others
The singer talks slut-shaming and fashion choices in an interview by Pharrell for V Magazine.
Hong Kong: British consulate worker 'detained at China border'
The Foreign Office says it is seeking further information from Chinese authorities.
Jeffrey Epstein 'signed will two days before death'
The estate of the former financier was worth $577m (£475m) when he killed himself, reports say.
Italy government crisis: Fate of coalition to be decided as PM faces removal
The country could see a new government formed or fresh elections as the PM faces removal.
Kashmir unrest: 'They shot me and I fell to the ground'
The BBC meets protesters who were allegedly injured at the hands of security forces in Kashmir.
Syrian migrants in Turkey face deadline to leave Istanbul
Unregistered migrants have until Tuesday to leave or face expulsion from Turkey's biggest city.
Chandrayaan-2: India spacecraft begins orbiting Moon
The $145m Chandrayaan-2 aims to become the first space mission to land on the Moon's south pole.
Cerebras reveals world's 'largest computer chip' for AI tasks
The chip, which is larger than an iPad, is designed for complex artificial intelligence systems.
Paul Pogba subjected to online racist abuse
Manchester United's Harry Maguire calls on social media companies to "stop these pathetic trolls" after team-mate Paul Pogba is subjected to racist abuse online.
Twitter 'adopts' a Berkshire grandad following viral video
82-year-old Keith melted millions of hearts when a video of him painting his granddaughter's nails went viral.
Where Christians are banned from selling property to Muslims
A Lebanese town is banning Christians from buying and renting property to Muslims.
A young face scarred by war: The impact of an air strike one year on
Jouma and his family were fleeing their home when an air strike hit, leaving him blind aged three.
'Iran is the most beautiful country'
A former business executive is now a freelance photographer travelling around the globe. First stop - Iran.
Kashmir schools re-open but students stay home
Some 200 schools in Indian-administered Kashmir opened their doors but many parents kept their children at home.
Indonesia celebrates Independence Day with greasy pole contest
Indonesians take part in a greasy pole climbing contest - a tradition that dates back to Dutch colonial days.
The floating farm for cows
The cows on this floating farm in the Netherlands are helping find ways of making food sustainably
'Nightmare' hand statue looms over New Zealand city
The disturbing modern art piece has been installed on the roof of Wellington's City Gallery.
The International 2019: What does it take to become a gaming millionaire?
Gaming is a near billion-dollar industry, but what kind of pressures do young e-sports stars face?
The Family: 'Raised in a doomsday cult, I entered the real world at 15'
Ben Shenton was raised in a cult that thought the world would soon end. It didn't - but one day his world abruptly changed.
The Morning Show: Why are there so many TV shows about TV shows?
Jennifer Aniston's new series is just the latest in a long line of programmes set behind the scenes.
The people policing the internet's most horrific content
Website content moderators have to see some very disturbing material. How do they cope?
Why we lie about being retired
When we retire we often pretend that we're still working according to one Harvard academic.
Eduard Pernkopf: The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons
Eduard Pernkopf created an "atlas" of anatomy by dissecting the bodies of Nazi political prisoners.
How I stopped my teenager being recruited online
How can parents intervene when boys seem drawn into extremist internet culture - and should they?
Paros - the Greek paradise island that wants to ditch plastic
Paros in Greece is at the centre of a drive to turn it into the world's first island free of plastic waste.
Key Australia batsman Smith to miss third Ashes Test
Australia batsman Steve Smith - the leading run scorer in the 2019 Ashes - is out of the third Test after suffering a concussion in last week's second Test.
Four debutants in Lionesses squad for friendlies against Belgium and Norway
Lionesses coach Phil Neville names his 24-player squad for England Women's upcoming friendlies against Belgium and Norway.
Manchester City and tactical fouls - what do the stats say?
Manchester City are regularly accused of being tactical foulers - is it fair and are any other teams at it?
Europa League final defeat transformed Arsenal's transfer strategy - Kroenke
Arsenal director Josh Kroenke speaks to BBC Sport about the club's summer transfers, fan pressure and future ambition.
'I love watching natural talent Archer - but Australia will still win the Ashes'
In his latest BBC Sport column, Glenn McGrath discusses Jofra Archer's impact on this series, and how Australia have to deal with his pace.
Usain Bolt's 200m world record 10 years on - 'You've got to be kidding me!'
A look back as Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt breaks the 200m world record at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin on 20 August 2009.
Murray positive despite first-round loss to Sandgren in Winston-Salem
Andy Murray is still searching for his first singles win since hip surgery after losing 7-6 7-5 to Tennys Sandgren in the Winston-Salem Open first round.
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