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Sabalenka & Halep reach Australian Open fourth round 22 Jan 2022, 5:49 am

Second seed Aryna Sabalenka fights her way past Marketa Vondrousova while Simona Halep breezes into the Australian Open fourth round.

Two Canadians shot dead at upscale Mexican resort 22 Jan 2022, 5:30 am

The incident began as an argument among guests, one of whom was the gunman, at the hotel near Cancún.

England-Australia second T20 in Women's Ashes abandoned 22 Jan 2022, 5:25 am

England's second Twenty20 against Australia in the Women's Ashes is abandoned after only 4.1 overs at the Adelaide Oval because of rain.

Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in Los Angeles car crash 22 Jan 2022, 5:22 am

The actor's spokesman confirmed that he was driving the SUV involved in the crash.

Kiribati goes into first lockdown after Covid flight cases 22 Jan 2022, 4:49 am

Until last week, the remote island nation of Kiribati had recorded just two Covid cases.

UN condemns deadly air strike on Yemen prison 22 Jan 2022, 4:24 am

A Saudi-led coalition denies it struck a detention centre on Friday, killing more than 70 people.

Hillary Clinton speaks with Afghan girl hiding from Taliban 22 Jan 2022, 3:28 am

'Lama' tells the ex-US secretary of state what her life used to look like before the Taliban returned.

Gen Z marchers praying for an end to US abortion 22 Jan 2022, 3:20 am

The young activists are optimistic their movement's long-cherished goal may be within reach.

Thich Nhat Hanh: 'Father of mindfulness' Buddhist monk dies aged 95 22 Jan 2022, 1:10 am

Thich Nhat Hanh, who set up meditation centres around the world, died on Saturday in Vietnam.

Udupi hijab issue: The Indian girls fighting to wear hijab in college 22 Jan 2022, 1:06 am

Six Muslim students say they are not being allowed to attend classes because they wear headscarves.

Yemen rebel attack on UAE throws challenge to the region 22 Jan 2022, 1:01 am

A fatal drone and missile strike raises questions about the war and security across the Middle East.

Kenya's River Yala: Mystery and heartbreak of the dead bodies 22 Jan 2022, 12:57 am

At least 19 corpses have been found dumped in western Kenya and relatives want to know how they died.

Ukraine crisis: Long journey home to rebel-run Donetsk 22 Jan 2022, 12:56 am

One resident returns to their home city in rebel-held east Ukraine, as tensions with Russia rise.

‘Hi, thanks for calling. Are you OK? How far away are you?’ 22 Jan 2022, 12:56 am

A telephone helpline launched in Edinburgh last year, is keeping people company when they walk home alone.

Week in pictures: 15 - 21 January 2022 22 Jan 2022, 12:39 am

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

Ros Atkins On... China's zero-Covid dilemma 22 Jan 2022, 12:00 am

Ros Atkins examines China's Covid elimination strategy, while others are learning to live with the virus.

Gabby Petito: Boyfriend of blogger 'responsible' for her murder 21 Jan 2022, 10:56 pm

Brian Laundrie admitted in a journal to killing Gabby Petito during a cross-country trip, says the FBI.

Carlow body: Inquiry after 'dead man' taken into post office 21 Jan 2022, 10:52 pm

Reports suggest a deceased pensioner was "propped up by two men" who tried to claim his pension.

First goals & a new father - 'crazy couple of weeks' as Sargent pulls Norwich out of drop zone 21 Jan 2022, 10:52 pm

Josh Sargent scores twice as Norwich City win at Watford to move out of the Premier League relegation zone.

Man Utd to support players on family security after Lindelof break-in 21 Jan 2022, 10:30 pm

Manchester United will speak with players about improving security after Victor Lindelof's family were the subject of a "traumatic and scary" break-in.

Guardiola vows not to 'betray' Man City when time comes for decision on future 21 Jan 2022, 10:29 pm

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he will not "betray" the club when the time comes for the coach to make a decision on his future.

Mother sues Meta and Snap over daughter's suicide 21 Jan 2022, 9:42 pm

A Connecticut woman alleges her daughter's "extreme" addiction to social media led to her death.

Afghan women taken from their homes after speaking out 21 Jan 2022, 8:50 pm

The BBC searches for an Afghan woman removed from her home after protesting against Taliban rule.

British man killed in 'reckless' Georgia shooting 21 Jan 2022, 8:25 pm

Local police say Matthew Willson was shot at random while visiting his girlfriend in Brookhaven.

Five slices of Meat Loaf: Iconic moments on the BBC 21 Jan 2022, 7:44 pm

He'd do anything for fun... Watch our highlights from Meat Loaf's many BBC appearances over the decades.

Do Ukrainians and Russians believe a full-scale war is possible? 21 Jan 2022, 7:31 pm

Amid growing fears of a Russian invasion, BBC correspondents gauge the public mood in Kyiv and Moscow.

Ukraine tension: Could conflict escalate to war, and other questions 21 Jan 2022, 6:53 pm

Two of the BBC's journalists in the region, Paul Adams and Steve Rosenberg, shed light on the conflict.

Rodgers takes aim at 49ers as grudge matches dominate NFL divisional round 21 Jan 2022, 6:25 pm

The NFL play-offs have reached the divisional round and revenge is on a few minds on the road to Super Bowl 56.

Ukraine tension: US and Russia hold 'frank' talks 21 Jan 2022, 4:28 pm

Their top diplomats say they want to pursue dialogue as fears of Russian military action persist.

‘A Met police officer secretly filmed me naked’ 21 Jan 2022, 2:36 pm

Det Insp Neil Corbel hid cameras in tissue boxes, phone chargers and glasses to film his victims.

Toddler freed from toilet training seat stuck round head 21 Jan 2022, 12:03 pm

A fire crew comes to the infant's rescue after his head got lodged in the potty.

The radio station bringing worried Tongans together 21 Jan 2022, 12:05 am

A community broadcaster in Brisbane, Australia, is bringing information and support following the tsunami.

The woman dressing as a household item every day in January 20 Jan 2022, 11:32 pm

Taryn de Vere has gained global attention for outfits including pot noodle and curry powder.

Quiz of the week: Could you be the ruler of a remote island? 20 Jan 2022, 5:50 pm

How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

Beijing Winter Olympics: Why are they controversial? 20 Jan 2022, 11:58 am

Winter Olympics host China is being criticised over its human rights record.

South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business 20 Jan 2022, 12:05 am

On a British island at the edge of the Antarctic is one of the most remote tourist spots in the world.

The battle for Steaua Bucharest - an Eastern European giant at war with itself 20 Jan 2022, 12:02 am

European Cup winners in 1986, Steaua Bucharest's story of decline is unlike any other. A bitter dispute has split the club in two.

Specialist mental health unit failures exposed by patients 18 Jan 2022, 2:04 am

Patients say they’ve been placed in unsafe environments, often far from home.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Why Brussels fears Europe is 'closest to war' in decades 17 Jan 2022, 7:19 pm

Fears are rising over Russia's plans to shake up the region, writes BBC Europe editor Katya Adler.

Secret audio sheds light on toppled dictator’s frantic last hours 14 Jan 2022, 12:10 am

The BBC has obtained extraordinary recordings believed to be of phone calls made by Tunisian ex president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali as he flew out of the country in 2011.

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