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BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2018

Regret over shaming homeless man filmed shaving on train
A viral video of a man shaving on the train has got people questioning if we should be so quick to shame people online

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2018

Emmy Awards 2018: Thandie Newton and Claire Foy among British winners
Thandie Newton, Charlie Brooker and Claire Foy are among the winners at the 70th annual Primetime Emmys.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2018

Primetime Emmy Awards 2018: Charlie Brooker among winners
The British creator of Black Mirror is among the winners at the 70th annual Primetime Emmys.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2018

Primetime Emmy Awards 2018: 6 things to look out for
How Sandra Oh could make history and why Donald Glover might have the last laugh.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2018

First-date peach tree bears fruit for son
Rhys O'Neill's promise to his girlfriend stood the test of time - as their son discovered.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2018

'Fairy tale' fruit tree
Rhys O'Neill's promise to his girlfriend stood the test of time - as their son discovered.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2018

A widower 'full of regret' offers advice to a young woman
An interaction between a widower and a young woman about how couples support each other is inspiring many to become kinder

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2018

Inspiring kindness
An interaction between a widower and a young woman about how couples support each other is inspiring many to become kinder

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2018

Brexit: Theresa May says it's Chequers or no deal
Theresa May is also sharply critical of proposals for the Irish border put forward by some Brexiteers.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2018

Brexit: PM says 'it's either my deal or no deal'
Theresa May is also sharply critical of proposals for the Irish border put forward by some Brexiteers.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 16, 2018

Primetime Emmy Awards 2018: 8 things to look out for
How Sandra Oh could make history and why Donald Glover might have the last laugh.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 16, 2018

Health board says Brexit poses 'very high' risk of disruption
A BBC investigation uncovers NHS concerns over how leaving the EU will affect staff and specialist medicines.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 15, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut
One family's account of a night in the middle of the storm in one of the worst-hit cities.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 15, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut: Surviving the night in Tuguegarao
One family's account of a night in the middle of the storm in one of the worst-hit cities.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 14, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines hit by strongest storm
The cyclone - the world's strongest storm this year - is battering the country with winds of 205km/h.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Deadly 'brute' of a storm ravages Carolinas
Four deaths have been linked the storm, including a mother and child, North Carolina officials say.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 14, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines hit by super typhoon
Thousands of people have been evacuated ahead of the strongest storm in the world this year.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: 'Brute' of a storm ravages Carolinas
The slow-moving storm knocks out power for hundreds of thousands of people and rips apart buildings.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 14, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines braces for 'strongest' storm
The storm, described by forecasters as the strongest this year, is set to make landfall soon.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Life-threatening storm lands in North Carolina
Officials warn Hurricane Florence could kill "a lot of people" as it hits the US East Coast.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Life-threatening storm to soon hit North Carolina
Officials warn Hurricane Florence could kill "a lot of people" as it nears the US East Coast.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Life-threatening storm starts to lash Carolinas
Officials warn Hurricane Florence could kill "a lot of people" as it nears the US East Coast.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 14, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut: Millions in path of 'monster' storm
Thousands are evacuating from coastal areas, a day before Typhoon Mangkhut is due to make landfall.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2018

The crash 'blessing'
Two women tell the BBC how the financial crash had a devastating but also positive impact on their lives.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2018

How the financial crash provided some a new life and new hope
Two women tell the BBC how the financial crash had a devastating but also positive impact on their lives.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2018

Lehman anniversary: The five most surprising consequences
A decade on, some of the big consequences of the financial crisis are also the most surprising.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2018

Not evacuated
Some on social media recall hurricane Katrina, when prisoners were left in flooded cells for four days.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2018

K-pop romance
Cube Entertainment CEO Shin Dae-Nam says singers HyunA and E'Dawn have not been sacked by the company.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2018

K-pop: HyunA and E'Dawn relationship causes controversy
Cube Entertainment CEO Shin Dae-Nam says singers HyunA and E'Dawn have not been sacked by the company.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2018

Free mobile phone roaming 'not guaranteed' with a no-deal Brexit
The EU arrangement will not apply to the UK if there is a no-deal Brexit but a minister proposes a monthly cap on data charges.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2018

No-deal Brexit won't bring back mobile roaming charges - minister
Britons won't be hit with mobile phone roaming charges if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, a minister vows.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence: 'Disaster' still feared as storm's winds weaken
About 10 million people remain under a storm watch, as Hurricane Florence nears the Carolinas.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut: Millions in Philippines braced for storm
Thousands of people evacuate coastal areas, a day before Typhoon Mangkhut is due to make landfall.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 12, 2018

Brexiteers discuss Theresa May leadership challenge
Michael Gove warns against "loose talk" after Theresa May's future was openly discussed by Tory MPs.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 12, 2018

Labour: 'No hard border' commitment must be honoured
Sir Keir Starmer was speaking after visiting Dublin where he held talks with the Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2018

Enhanced flu jab to save 'hundreds of lives'
It's designed to help elderly immune systems develop a stronger defence against flu.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2018

Family under fire again
A Syrian family displaced from the Eastern Ghouta now find themselves under fire again in Idlib.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2018

Kirstie Allsopp leaves Twitter over iPad smashing backlash
The presenter leaves Twitter after coming under fire when revealing she smashed her children's iPads when they broke her screen time rules.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2018

No longer online
The presenter leaves Twitter after coming under fire when revealing she smashed her children's iPads when they broke her screen time rules.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2018

How to eat well - and save the planet
Shifting to a healthier diet can reduce a person's water footprint by as much as 55%, according to a study.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2018

More support needed for 'abandoned' adoptive parents
There are calls for more investment in support for adoptive parents, with demand rising.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2018

Cash use falls further as plastic payments rise
Payment by plastic cards now account for three-quarters of consumer spending in stores.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2018

Serena Williams row: #MeToo or #MeMeMe?
As the "sexism" row continues after Serena Williams's US Open final defeat, how have people reacted on social media?

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2018

Breakfast arrest
A man is arrested after sharing a video of him having breakfast with a woman in Saudi Arabia.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2018

Man arrested after breakfast with woman in Saudi Arabia
A man is arrested after sharing a video of him having breakfast with a woman in Saudi Arabia.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2018

Post-breakfast arrest
A man is arrested after sharing a video of him having breakfast with a woman in Saudi Arabia.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2018

Brexit plan: 80 MPs will reject Chequers deal, says ex-minister
A former minister says up to 80 Conservative MPs are prepared to vote against the PM's Chequers deal.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2018

Millions spent hiring NI nurses from Scottish agency
Staff nurses in Northern Ireland are the lowest paid in the UK.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2018

Middle-aged should have 'drink-free' days, say campaigners
The campaign comes as drinkers say cutting back on alcohol is harder than eating healthily or exercising.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 07, 2018

Domino's for life?
Domino's Pizza forced to stop 'free pizzas for life' offer after too many people get logo tattoos.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 07, 2018

Amazing body change
Rob McElhenney jokes about his new physique as the 13th series of his TV show debuts this week.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 07, 2018

It's Always Sunny star mocks his 'unrealistic' body change
Rob McElhenney jokes about his new physique as the 13th series of his TV show debuts this week.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 07, 2018

Salisbury Novichok poisoning: Threat from Russia is 'real' - GCHQ
The agency's head says Russia has been "brazen" in its dismissal of "international rules-based order".

BBC Talking Point
Sep 07, 2018

British Airways boss apologises for 'malicious' data breach
Airline promises compensation as data breach sees personal and financial details of customers compromised.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 06, 2018

100 Women: The truth behind the 'bra-burning' feminists
Protesting outside Miss America 1968, women threw mops, make-up and bras into a "Freedom Trash Can" - but never set them alight.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 06, 2018

Large-scale wind and solar power 'could green the Sahara'
Huge installations of wind turbines and solar panels would boost rainfall and vegetation in desert areas.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 06, 2018

Is that Lampard?
An uncanny image of Frank Lampard is oddly being used to showcase an upcoming New York public space.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 06, 2018

Frank Lampard photoshop used to promote New York park
An uncanny image of Frank Lampard is oddly being used to showcase an upcoming New York public space.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 05, 2018

Scallop row: UK and France agree 'principles of deal'
Britain and France agree the principles of a scallop fishing deal after skirmishes in the Channel.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 05, 2018

Typhoon Jebi forces closure of Kansai airport, near Osaka in Japan
Deadly storm Jebi cuts off Kansai airport near Osaka, forcing thousands of evacuations.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 05, 2018

Luke Shaw: Man Utd defender says he nearly lost leg after injury
Manchester United's Luke Shaw says he "nearly lost" his leg after breaking it in two places in September 2015.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 05, 2018

Meat testing: A fifth of samples reveal unspecified animals' DNA
The food safety watchdog says levels of contamination are consistent with "deliberate inclusion".

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2018

Scallop row: London talks to find 'amicable' solution
UK and French representatives meet in bid to resolve tensions between both countries' fishermen.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2018

Lack of exercise puts one in four people at risk, WHO says
About 1.4 billion people face a range of health problems due to physical inactivity, the WHO says.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2018

Sturgeon announces boost for mental health services
Nicola Sturgeon puts extra backing for mental health services at the heart of her plans for the year ahead.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2018

Poster prank
Two friends hung a fake poster of themselves in their local McDonald's to make a point about Asian representation and it's still there weeks later.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2018

Poster prank hoodwinks McDonald's
Two friends hung a fake poster of themselves in their local McDonald's to make a point about Asian representation and it's still there weeks later

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2018

Neil Gaiman backs Marvel writer
Neil Gaiman responds to criticism of Eve Ewing's experience writing fiction.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2018

Poetical licence
Neil Gaiman responds to criticism of Eve Ewing's experience writing fiction.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2018

Take a Chance
Among the many innovative ways to propose, one man's monopoly board creation has set the bar very high

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2018

UK 'missing out' on overseas students
Universities want international students to be able to work in the UK after graduating.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2018

Nicola Sturgeon to set out plans for new Holyrood term
Nicola Sturgeon is to make "major announcements" on mental health, the economy and social security.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2018

Free childcare scheme 'closing' nurseries, education charity says
Most working parents in England are entitled to free care for three and four-year-olds in term time.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2018

Googly-eyed fish
Images, including one showing one of the fake eyes slipping off, have been shared on social media.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2018

Alastair Cook: England great to retire from international cricket after fifth Test
England's highest Test run-scorer Alastair Cook will retire from international cricket after the final Test against India.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2018

Kevin Hart: Fans kicked out for using mobile phones at gigs
Fans have voiced their fury after being removed from Kevin Hart gigs for using their phones.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2018

Ejected for texting
Fans have voiced their fury after being removed from Kevin Hart gigs for using their phones.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2018

Boris Johnson: UK gets 'diddly squat' from May's Brexit plans
Boris Johnson says the UK will get "diddly squat" from the EU if it sticks with the PM's plans.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2018

Chris Evans to leave Radio 2 breakfast show for Virgin
"You've got to keep shaking it up," says the star, who is the BBC's second-highest paid broadcaster.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 01, 2018

Phoning dead daughter
A grieving mum expresses her anger, loneliness and love by calling her daughter's voicemail for two years.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 01, 2018

The phone calls I made to my dead daughter
A grieving mum expresses her anger, loneliness and love by calling her daughter's voicemail for two years.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 31, 2018

Brexit: Raab and Barnier claim progress but no Irish breakthrough
Dominic Raab says he remains "stubbornly optimistic" of a deal after the latest round of talks in Brussels.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 31, 2018

Dominic Raab attempts to break Brexit deadlock in Brussels talks
Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab meets the EU's chief negotiator as work on a divorce deal continues.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 31, 2018

Northern Ireland graduates: Only a third return home
Figures reveal that only one third of NI students who graduated in England, Scotland or Wales in 2017 returned to work.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2018

Homebase future in doubt as creditors meet
If landlords do not approve a rescue deal for the DIY chain, it is likely to go into administration.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2018

Out of office
Should you still respond to your job emails on your commute? We've had a mixed inbox.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2018

Imran Khan mocked for helicopter home-to-work commute
People are unimpressed the Pakistan prime minister takes a helicopter to work despite his austerity policies.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2018

Whirlwind diplomacy
People are unimpressed the Pakistan prime minister takes a helicopter to work despite his austerity policies.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2018

PwC tells new staff they can choose what hours to work
Accountancy giant PwC gives some new recruits the option to work the hours they want.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2018

Panasonic to move Europe headquarters from UK to Amsterdam
The Japanese electronics giant says the move to Amsterdam aims to avoid potential tax issues after Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2018

Argentina asks IMF to release $50bn loan as crisis worsens
Calls to speed up a $50bn bailout come amid rampant inflation and the tumbling value of the peso.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 29, 2018

Theresa May offers Nigeria help with security and anti-trafficking
Theresa May signals increased role in tackling Islamist insurgents and also helping slavery victims.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 29, 2018

Theresa May announces defence tie-up with Nigeria
Theresa May signals increased role in tackling Islamist insurgents, offering equipment and training.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 29, 2018

Tickled pink
Samyra had five weeks to read 10 books for a big prize: picking a colour to dye her camp leader's hair

BBC Talking Point
Aug 29, 2018

How a pink hair challenge aided dyslexic girl's reading
Samyra had five weeks to read 10 books for a big prize: picking a colour to dye her camp leader's hair

BBC Talking Point
Aug 29, 2018

Dyslexic girl tickled pink by book challenge
Samyra had five weeks to read 10 books for a big prize: picking a colour to dye her camp leader's hair

BBC Talking Point
Aug 29, 2018

Theresa May visits Nigeria as Brexit trade mission continues
Theresa May also plans to discuss security and people trafficking with the Nigerian president.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 29, 2018

Hero's garb criticised
A comic book fan redesigns X-Men's hijab-wearing superhero to reflect realistic, modern dress.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 29, 2018

'Sexualised' hijab hero gets makeover after costume criticism
A comic book fan redesigns X-Men's hijab-wearing superhero to reflect realistic, modern dress.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 29, 2018

Scallop war: French and British boats clash in Channel
Boats are damaged and stones thrown as French and UK fishermen duel in the English Channel.

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