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'I miss her so much': NHS doctor separated from daughter

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 01:01
An Egyptian doctor recruited by the NHS in 2016 has had an application for her three-year-old daughter to come to the UK rejected.

The story of Elon Musk rocket launch

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 18:47
The rocket's payload is Elon Musk's own Tesla, and two of the three rocket segments have landed.

Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket blasts off

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 16:15
Wild cheering greets the launch of the maiden flight of the new rocket.

Taiwan eyewitness caught in aftershock live on TV

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 14:28
Zeena Starbuck was giving her account of events in Hualien as a powerful aftershock struck.

The oddities sent into space

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 14:22
A car, a golf ball, a pie... and other items items dispatched on cosmic journeys over the years.

Syria: 'When I was hit by the gas I couldn't breathe or talk'

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 13:49
The UN's investigating reports bombs containing chlorine were used against civilians in parts of Syria.

The coffin seller of Kabul

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:14
Mohammad Maroof sells coffins in Kabul, where hundreds have been killed in recent bombings.

Why are stock markets falling?

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 08:29
Share prices are falling on the world stock exchanges, but why?

John Mahoney, who played Marty Crane in Frasier, has died at the age of 77.

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 07:45
A look back at the career of John Mahoney who played Marty Crane in Frasier.

Drone footage shows highway pile-up

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 06:17
One person has died and 11 others were injured in crashes along a highway in Missouri, US.

US market meltdown explained

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 00:22
The worst day in US financial history since the financial crisis – explained in 90 seconds.

Winter Olympics: Friendly North Korea 'is fake', says former bomber

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 18:54
Former North Korean spy Kim Hyun-hui is unconvinced that Pyongyang is sincere in its overtures.

Iran's hijab protests: The Girls of Revolution Street

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 18:47
Iranian authorities have arrested 29 people as part of a crackdown on protests against the compulsory hijab, dubbed "the Girls of Revolution Street".

2018 Winter Olympics: Meet figure skater Mirai Nagasu

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 16:10
Why one of Team USA's figure skaters hopes this is her moment.

Trump's NHS tweet causes a stir

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 16:05
The story of the US president's surprise intervention into the debate about healthcare in the UK.

Moscow struggles with 'snowfall of the century'

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 15:03
Moscow has had its heaviest snowfall in 100 years, leaving at least one person dead.

Kylie Jenner baby video: Five things we learned

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 08:43
The US reality star gave a behind-the-scenes look at her pregnancy with an 11-minute video.

Eagles' first Super Bowl win sparks riots in Philadelphia

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 08:05
Eagles fans took to the streets on Sunday night following their win against the New England Patriots.

Super Bowl 2018: Why some people refused to watch it

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 07:23
Both supporters and opponents of the long-running NFL kneeling protests boycotted the sporting event.

The adrenaline junkie: Unicycling to the extreme

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 06:51
Extreme unicyclist Lutz Eichholz rides down from mountain tops and off cliffs.