Sri Lanka attacks: Death toll soars to 290 after bombings hit churches and hotels

The government blames a local Islamist group for the worst violence since the end of the civil war.

Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky wins presidency by landslide

Political novice Volodymyr Zelensky wins by a landslide as incumbent Petro Poroshenko admits defeat.

Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog

Clinics are using "selective success rates" to target older women, the fertility watchdog warns.

Sri Lanka explosions: More than 200 killed as churches and hotels targeted

At least 207 people are killed and 450 hurt in eight blasts in churches and hotels, as a curfew is announced.

Extinction Rebellion to ‘pause’ London protests

Climate change protesters in central London say they are entering "a new phase of rebellion".

More female teachers report upskirting, says union

The NASUWT union says schools should consider banning mobile phones to protect staff and pupils.

Extinction Rebellion: Met Police asks for 200 extra officers

The Met, which has requested 200 extra officers, clears Extinction Rebellion from Oxford Circus.

Lyra McKee: Two teenage men arrested in connection with journalist’s killing

The journalist was shot as she was observing rioting in Londonderry on Thursday night.

Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir’s home

Prosecutors launch an inquiry after cash in several currencies is found at Omar al-Bashir's residence

Turpin captivity case: Children forgive parents for torture

The Turpin children tell the court they still love their parents as they are imprisoned for life.

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UK warns against all but essential Sri Lanka travel

The UK advises against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka, where the bombings death toll is revised down by about 100.

Huawei row: ‘Inquiry to be held’ into National Security Council leak

A formal inquiry will be held into leak from National Security Council meeting, the BBC is told.

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France's president responds to five months of weekly protests against economic inequality.