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Does a climate summit need 25,000 people? And more questions

BBC science correspondent Matt McGrath answers your questions about Glasgow's COP26 climate summit.
Tags: News, Bbc, Glasgow, Matt McGrath

The climate activists who want Norway to end oil and gas production

The BBC's Nick Beake meets the young climate activists trying to stop Norway drilling for oil and gas.
Tags: News, Bbc, Norway, Nick Beake

BBC's Rainsford can return if Russian journalists gets UK visas - ambassador

Ambassador Andrei Kelin says the BBC reporter can return if Russian journalists gets UK visas.
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ear for eye review – a blistering call to action with Lashana Lynch

debbie tucker green’s adaptation of her stage play mixes spoken word, physical theatre and music to offer a vital perspective on racial injustice on both sides of the AtlanticA mother is talking to her teenage son about what to do when approached by the police. He shows his palms. “Inflammatory,” she says. He puts his hands in his pockets. “Belligerent,” she says. “I didn’t even …” he protests. “Attitude,” she bats back, her voice matter-of-fact but tinged with despair. No matter what he says, w...
Tags: Television, Bbc, Culture, Television & radio, Stage, Royal Court, Lashana Lynch, Debbie Tucker Green

Watch: Scottish Premiership highlights on Sportscene

Watch highlights of Saturday's Scottish Premiership matches on Sportscene on BBC Scotland.
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Dan Walker's genius garden set-up revealed

BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker is currently cutting shapes on the Strictly dancefloor,...
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian aid worker loses court appeal in Iran

Her family have told the BBC that they fear she could be returned to jail at any time.
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Ex-health minister, who resigned after he was caught on CCTV kissing an aide, lost his new UN role after only 3 days

Tolga Akmen - WPA Pool/Getty Images Former UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock was to join the UN to work on African economic recovery. But three days after the announcement, the UN has withdrawn their offer. No explanation was given as to why. Former UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock's new role at the UN has been withdrawn three days after it was announced. Hancock, who resigned from his ministerial role after a public scandal when he was caught on CCTV having an affair with one of hi...
Tags: UK, Africa, Trends, Bbc, Un, Cctv, Hancock, Stephane Dujarric, ECA, United Nations Economic Commission, Matt Hancock, UN Economic Commission, Global Justice, Tolga Akmen, COVID, Bethany Dawson

Sadio Mane's best goals as Liverpool forward joins Premier League 100 club

As Sadio Mane reaches 100 Premier League goals, BBC Sport looks back at some of his best goals and the key stats of how the Liverpool forward reached the landmark.
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Derby County: Former owner Andy Appleby among interested parties for Pride Park takeover

Former Derby owner Andy Appleby is among the interested parties as administrators look for a buyer for the club, the BBC understands.
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Sportscene Predictions: Amy Irons v The Pundits

Amy Irons, from BBC Scotland's The Nine, takes on Derek Ferguson in predicting the outcome of the weekend's Scottish Premiership games.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, Derek Ferguson, Amy Irons

China removed one of the most popular Quran apps that had at least one million Chinese users, according to a report

Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Du Yang/China News Service via Getty Images) Quran Majeed was taken off of the Apple App Store in China, according to the BBC. It's one of the most popular Quran apps, with millions of users, and at least one million in China. Apple's human rights policy states that they are "required to comply with local laws." Quran Majeed, a Quran app used by one million in China and millions elsewhere, was taken off of the Apple App Store after a requ...
Tags: Apple, UK, China, US, Trends, Bbc, Islam, Chinese communist party, Xinjiang, Apple App Store, Beijing China, Cyberspace Administration of China, Great Hall of the People, Quran, China Apple, Majeed

Doctor Who: Flux Trailer: Jodie Whittaker's Time Lord Run Reaches Its End

Today, the BBC gave Whovians all over the gift of the trailer for the final full series featuring Jodie Whittaker's run as the thirteenth Doctor, the six-chapter event, "Doctor Who: Flux." It looks like the members of Team TARDIS, the Doctor (Whittaker), Yaz (Mandip Gill), and Dan (John Bishop) are setting off for a final series of epic proportions, facing off with their greatest threat yet, the Flux, the big bad boss of the series. But not before bringing some of the greatest threats and arch e...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Bbc, Trailers, Dan, Chris Chibnall, John Bishop, Whittaker, Weeping Angels, Dan Lewis, Yaz, Jacob Anderson, Jodie Whittaker, Yaz Mandip Gill, Whittaker Yaz Mandip Gill

Weekend reading: Who wants to be a time millionaire?

What caught my eye this week. T he FIRE1 gospel has probably spread so widely because people can quickly grasp the point of Retiring Early, even if they struggle with the airier notion of Financial Independence. Wrap-up it up in a catchy acronym like FIRE and boom! A meme was born. Just compare FIRE to a standard DCMPA strategy – that’s Defined Contribution to Minimum Pension Age, and no, nobody ever typed that before – and it’s plain to see why FIRE is massive on TikTok, while sorting out you...
Tags: Google, Amazon, UK, London, China, Marketing, Bbc, Britain, Qpr, Warren Buffett, Roy, Natwest, British Museum, Financial Times, David Smith, Financial Freedom

New airline ITA has officially taken over for Alitalia - see the full history of Italy's troubled flag carrier

ITA Airways Chairman Alfredo Altavilla poses with rendering of new livery ITA Press Office/Handout via REUTERS Government-owned Alitalia ceased operations on October 15, marking the end of its 74-year era. Alitalia has been replaced by ITA Airways, a brand new airline that will not be responsible for the old carrier's debt. ITA plans to buy 28 Airbus jets, create a new aircraft livery, and launch a new loyalty program. Alitalia has officially ceased operations and handed the baton to n...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, UK, New York, Milan, News, Air Travel, Life, Germany, Berlin, Planes, Trends, Eu, Bloomberg

Spooky Who: 11 Modern Doctor Who Episodes to Watch for Halloween

It’s October! Obviously, that means we need to make a list of spooky things to aid in your celebrations and what better place to look than Doctor Who? Filled with bizarre monsters, creepy aliens, and some downright unnerving humans, there’s no shortage of nightmare fuel in this series, but we’ve narrowed it down to pick out the best, scariest episode from each season. Allons-y! Doctor Who Series 1 “The Unquiet Dead” Admittedly, “The Unquiet Dead” is not a terribly well-written episode. It’s...
Tags: Halloween, TV, Movies, Drama, Horror, Doctor Who, Sci-fi, Bbc, TV News, Harry Potter, Charles Dickens, Venice, David Tennant, Bill, Bbc America, Clara

Not Even Doctor Who Star Jodie Whittaker Knows Who The Next Doctor Is

Fans are preparing to say goodbye to Jodie Whittaker, the Thirteenth Doctor, as her run as a Time Lord comes to an end. Whittaker confirmed with the BBC earlier this week that she, as well as Mandip Gill who plays the Doctor's companion Yaz, had wrapped filming on "Doctor Who." More than likely, this final wrapping is in reference to the upcoming season of "Doctor Who: Flux," as well as the series of specials set to debut in 2022, but Whittaker also noted on an episode of "The Graham Norton Show...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Bbc, David Tennant, Peter Capaldi, Smith, Richard Ayoade, Graham Norton, Matt Smith, Alexander, Rick, Tennant, Olly Alexander, Whittaker, CAPALDI

Apple took down a Quran app and a Bible app in China on the request of Chinese officials

Ethnic Uighur demonstrators take part in a protest against China, in Istanbul, Turkey October 1, 2020. Murad Sezer/Reuters Apple has censored a Quran app and a Bible app in China, the company confirmed to the BBC. Apple said Chinese officials had flagged the apps as breaking laws on illegal religious texts. Apple's human rights policy says the company is "required to comply with local laws." Apple has taken down a Quran app and a Bible app in China at the request of Chinese officials, ...
Tags: Apple, Google, News, China, Religion, Trends, Bbc, Bible, App Store, Cac, Human Rights Watch, Ahmed, Istanbul Turkey, Cyberspace Administration of China CAC, Quran, Majeed

Women's Euro 2022: BBC to show live coverage of draw to finalise the groups

The draw to finalise the groups for the Women's Euro 2022 tournament is set to be broadcast live on BBC One this month.
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Women's Super League: North London derby to be shown live on BBC One

North London derby one of three Women's Super League fixtures to be broadcast on BBC throughout November.
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Guilt: viewers are saying same thing about gripping new series

BBC's Guilt recently returned for a second series and it seems it has gone down a...
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Dozens of scientists who speak publicly about COVID-19 say they've been abused, with some receiving death threats and getting physically attacked, survey says

A woman measuring out a dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Radek Mica/Getty Images Nature surveyed 321 scientists who had spoken publicly about COVID-19. 60% of them reported receiving abuse, with 15% even reporting receiving death threats. Vaccines and ivermectin were triggers for the abuse, some scientists said. A small survey by the scientific journal Nature found that dozens of scientists who had spoken publicly about COVID-19 had reported receiving abuse, with some saying they had gotten death...
Tags: Australia, White House, Trends, Bbc, Nature, Anthony Fauci, University of British Columbia, University of Wollongong, Nature Medicine, Marc van Ranst, Gideon Meyerowitz Katz, Marianne Guenot, Radek Mica Getty, Marcus Lacerda, Heidi Tworek

Putin suggested to a US journalist she was too 'beautiful' to understand a point he made about Russian gas supply

Russian President Vladimir Putin with the CNBC reporter Hadley Gamble. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Putin told a crowd that a US journalist was too "beautiful" to understand a point he made. CNBC journalist Hadley Gamble was asking Putin about Russia's standoff with Europe over gas supplies. Gamble was interviewing Putin during the Russian Energy Week in Moscow on Wednesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested to an American journalist that she was too "beautiful" to understand...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, US, Trends, Eu, Bbc, News UK, Moscow, Cnbc, Hill, Europe Russia, Nord Stream

English baker caught using illegal sprinkles smuggled from the US

A customer at the Leeds-based bakery Get Baked recently reported the business to the West Yorkshire Trading Standards regulatory body for violating sprinkle laws with their best-selling Birthday Bruce biscuits and raspberry glazed donut cookies. Yes, really. As the BBC explains: Trading Standards said the E127 food colouring, also know as Erythrosine, is only approved for use in the UK and EU in cocktail cherries and candied cherries. — Read the rest
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Cyrff cyhoeddus yn dal i ddibynnu ar geir petrol a disel

Ymchwil gan BBC Cymru'n dangos bod sefydliadau cyhoeddus yn araf i symud tuag at ddefnyddio ceir trydan.
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Huge rise in domestic abuse cases being dropped in England and Wales

Police in England and Wales are increasingly running out of time to bring charges, the BBC discovers.
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French minister: Brexit made UK supply chain crisis worse

France's finance minister also told the BBC that Europe will be one the world's key economic powers.
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French finance minister: Brexit made UK supply chain crisis worse

France's finance minister also told the BBC that Europe will be one the world's key economic powers.
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Rose McIver And Utkarsh Ambudkar Talk ‘Ghosts’ On CBS: ‘We Got A Hit Baby!’

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Tags: Ghosts, America, Bbc, Cbs, Samantha, Jay, UA, Rose McIver, McIver, Matt Weiss, Ambudkar, Paramount Check, Samantha McIver, Jay Ambudkar, Tristen Lalla, Thorfinn the Viking

Stonewall’s influence on BBC and Ofcom revealed

The BBC Nolan Investigates podcast says the charity's work raises questions of impartiality.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, Ofcom, Stonewall, BBC Nolan Investigates