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1 Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection laws

Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection laws

The health secretary wants action from the sites on underage use, bullying, and screen-time limits.
2 Mini-Me Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49

Mini-Me Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49

The actor, who also appeared on a number of TV shows, was admitted to hospital earlier this month.
3 Could you give up plastic for a month?

Could you give up plastic for a month?

Ten years ago I tried to live without plastic for a month. A decade on, would it be easier or harder?
4 London Marathon: Race to take place in 'record-breaking heat'

London Marathon: Race to take place in 'record-breaking heat'

Runners are being warned to take precautions as temperatures are expected to reach 23C (73.4F).
5 The Queen celebrates her 92nd birthday

The Queen celebrates her 92nd birthday

Shaggy, Kylie, Frank Skinner, and Ed Balls help Her Majesty celebrate at the Royal Albert Hall.
6 Security services 'to get more power to stop attacks'

Security services 'to get more power to stop attacks'

Security services will get more powers to stop terror attacks, according to a leaked document.
7 Avicii: Fans gather in Stockholm to remember superstar DJ

Avicii: Fans gather in Stockholm to remember superstar DJ

Thousands gathered in the city's Sergels Torg plaza to remember the Swedish musician, who died on Friday.
8 Talks between Armenian leaders break down amid protests

Talks between Armenian leaders break down amid protests

The prime minister walks out of a televised meeting denouncing the opposition leader's "blackmail".
9 Man, 20, dies in Finsbury Park stabbing

Man, 20, dies in Finsbury Park stabbing

Police found two men with stab wounds a short distance from each other in Finsbury Park.
10 Dean Tate: Body found in search for missing man

Dean Tate: Body found in search for missing man

Police believe the body on an island in the Bristol Channel is Dean Tate, 40, last seen two months ago.
11 Corbyn speaks to Welsh Labour as Carwyn Jones quits

Corbyn speaks to Welsh Labour as Carwyn Jones quits

Welsh Labour conference delegates are still reeling from news that Carwyn Jones is standing down.
12 Judah Adunbi charged with racially aggravated offence

Judah Adunbi charged with racially aggravated offence

Judah Adunbi was a former member of the Independent Advisory Group to Avon and Somerset Police.
13 'I don't fear death, I fear going into a hospital'

'I don't fear death, I fear going into a hospital'

Tommy says hospital staff don’t always understand the needs of dementia patients.
14 The Papers: Stephen Lawrence's brother 'still fears killers'

The Papers: Stephen Lawrence's brother 'still fears killers'

Sunday's papers lead with demands on social media - and the anniversary of Stephen Lawrence's murder.
15 Your pictures: Holes

Your pictures: Holes

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "holes".
16 ICYMI: Baby love and a centenarian pianist

ICYMI: Baby love and a centenarian pianist

A baby gorilla and centenarian pianist are among the stories you might have missed this week.
17 Is 'bisexual lighting' a new cinematic phenomenon?

Is 'bisexual lighting' a new cinematic phenomenon?

Is the lighting technique really about representing bisexual characters?
18 Pakistan's Ziarat: An ancient juniper forest and its living fossils

Pakistan's Ziarat: An ancient juniper forest and its living fossils

Mature trees at Ziarat in Balochistan are often thousands of years old, but many end up as firewood.
19 Nasa engineer: Three facts about landing on Mars

Nasa engineer: Three facts about landing on Mars

A Nasa flight analyst explains three things you need to know about going to Mars.
20 The peace talks with a difference

The peace talks with a difference

How one man is getting ordinary Palestinians and Israelis to talk peace with each other.
21 Armenia leader intervenes in protest against predecessor

Armenia leader intervenes in protest against predecessor

Armenia's president walks into a crowd of protesters to try to defuse a crisis about his predecessor.
22 BBC News Channel

BBC News Channel

BBC coverage of latest developments
23 The vetting files: How the BBC kept out ‘subversives’

The vetting files: How the BBC kept out ‘subversives’

For decades the BBC denied job applicants were vetted by MI5 - but vetting continued at the corporation until the 1990s.
24 Crossing Divides: Why it's good to have friends who aren't 'just like us'

Crossing Divides: Why it's good to have friends who aren't 'just like us'

Why mixing only with people who are similar to us means we could be missing out.
25 Why a faecal transplant could save your life

Why a faecal transplant could save your life

Patient's lives are being saved by poo, but how far can microbial medicine go?
26 Carwyn Jones: The leader who lost his grip

Carwyn Jones: The leader who lost his grip

Carwyn Jones lost his authority after a minister he sacked over conduct allegations killed himself.
27 The master blender who is Scotch whisky's First Lady

The master blender who is Scotch whisky's First Lady

Rachel Barrie is a rarity in the world of Scotch whisky - a female master blender.
28 'The largest foreign bribery case in history'

'The largest foreign bribery case in history'

Brazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.
29 Salisbury attack: Russian TV's claims about poisoning

Salisbury attack: Russian TV's claims about poisoning

What happened in Salisbury has been disputed by Russian journalists.
30 The Lido author Libby Page on the power of uplifting fiction

The Lido author Libby Page on the power of uplifting fiction

Libby Page, author of The Lido, on why uplifting stories are needed right now.
31 How leisure time is changing for North Korea's privileged

How leisure time is changing for North Korea's privileged

The way Pyongyang's middle-class enjoy themselves is changing, but rural areas continue to miss out.
32 Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Manchester United reach a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final with victory over Tottenham at Wembley.
33 London Marathon: Mo Farah and Mary Keitany eye records in 'hottest ever' race

London Marathon: Mo Farah and Mary Keitany eye records in 'hottest ever' race

Sunday's 38th edition of the London Marathon is expected to be the hottest ever run, with temperatures predicted to reach 23C.
34 Carl Frampton beats Nonito Donaire to win WBO interim featherweight title

Carl Frampton beats Nonito Donaire to win WBO interim featherweight title

Carl Frampton secures the WBO interim featherweight title with a classy points win over former four-weight world champion Nonito Donaire.
35 World Snooker Championship 2018: Mark Selby beaten by Joe Perry in first round

World Snooker Championship 2018: Mark Selby beaten by Joe Perry in first round

Defending champion Mark Selby is knocked out in the first round of the World Championship after a shock 10-4 defeat by Joe Perry.
36 FA Cup: Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham highlights

FA Cup: Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham highlights

Watch highlights as Manchester United reach a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final with victory over Tottenham at Wembley.
37 Sunderland 1-2 Burton Albion

Sunderland 1-2 Burton Albion

Sunderland are relegated from the Championship after Burton Albion fight back to win 2-1 in a game of late drama.
38 More than half your body is not human

More than half your body is not human

Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count, while the rest are microscopic colonists.
39 A neighbourhood in Victorville, California, is besieged by tumbleweed

A neighbourhood in Victorville, California, is besieged by tumbleweed

Strong desert winds have brought unwelcome spikey visitors to Victorville, California, US
40 Henry and Baloo: Dog and cat travel companions gain cult following

Henry and Baloo: Dog and cat travel companions gain cult following

Henry and Baloo's unlikely friendship captures hearts as the couple gain a large cult following.
41 'Theme park therapy' helps son to come alive, says mum

'Theme park therapy' helps son to come alive, says mum

Robbie has the mental age of a two-year-old and is normally quiet and withdrawn.
42 'I was a contestant on Dale Winton's Supermarket Sweep'

'I was a contestant on Dale Winton's Supermarket Sweep'

It was the game show everyone wanted to be on and these people actually made the cut.
43 Netball winner jokes that praise from Beckham 'better than gold'

Netball winner jokes that praise from Beckham 'better than gold'

The coach of the England netball team tells Newsbeat how one of her star players reacted to winning gold at the Commonwealth Games.
44 Sarah Sellers: The nurse who was runner-up in Boston marathon

Sarah Sellers: The nurse who was runner-up in Boston marathon

Sarah Sellers, a full-time nurse, shocks America by winning $75,000 second place prize.
45 Dog's 'cancer' turns out to be four teddy bears

Dog's 'cancer' turns out to be four teddy bears

Maisy's vet said "it was quite a feat" for a dog to swallow four full teddy bears.
46 Nottingham mum 'goes bananas' over Asda's £930 bill

Nottingham mum 'goes bananas' over Asda's £930 bill

Bobbie Gordon says she learned of the banana drama after being contacted by a fraud team.
47 Tammie Jo Shults: Southwest pilot praised for safe landing

Tammie Jo Shults: Southwest pilot praised for safe landing

Tammie Jo Shults, a US Navy veteran, exhibited "nerves of steel" during the emergency landing.
48 Could new Stevenage store save Debenhams?

Could new Stevenage store save Debenhams?

Chief executive Sergio Bucher says a new store, with a Nando's on site, is being used as a "test lab".
49 Knife crime: What's it like to be stabbed?

Knife crime: What's it like to be stabbed?

Four people share their experiences about being stabbed, what it felt like and what life has been like since.
50 No, the BBC is not reporting the end of the world

No, the BBC is not reporting the end of the world

Concerned WhatsApp users have been sharing a video reporting the start of nuclear war. It's not real.
51 How 'ninja polymers' are fighting killer superbugs

How 'ninja polymers' are fighting killer superbugs

Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?
52 The holiday village run by spies

The holiday village run by spies

An idyllic holiday resort on the banks of the Red Sea was a base for Israeli spies with a secret mission.
53 Obituary: Barbara Bush, social justice campaigner

Obituary: Barbara Bush, social justice campaigner

The former US First Lady never accepted a passive role, and campaigned for social justice.
54 ‘I was a teacher for 17 years, but I couldn’t read or write’

‘I was a teacher for 17 years, but I couldn’t read or write’

John Corcoran graduated from university and became a teacher for 17 years - but he had an extraordinary secret.
55 Susan Kigula: The woman who freed herself and hundreds from death row

Susan Kigula: The woman who freed herself and hundreds from death row

How death row prisoner Susan Kigula studied law and changed Uganda's legal system.
56 Grace is 37 and has never had consensual sex

Grace is 37 and has never had consensual sex

When powerful women began talking about their experience of sexual abuse, it had an effect on some of the most powerless women in the UK.
57 Americans going abroad for illegal heroin treatment

Americans going abroad for illegal heroin treatment

Opioid addicts are turning to a clinic in Mexico to break their addiction with a treatment that's illegal in the US.