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BBC Talking Point
Jan 16, 2020

Climate change: What can I do about it and other questions
From population to plants, your questions answered about climate change.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 16, 2020

Sir David Attenborough warns of climate 'crisis moment'
We're at a pivotal point in efforts to tackle climate change, the naturalist and broadcaster warns.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 14, 2020

'My boyfriend dumped me but how do I tell my cat?'
How do you tell a pet that it will no longer see one of its loved ones, through no fault of its own.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 14, 2020

Flybe: UK government considers new funding for airline
The prime minister says there is "no doubt" about the importance of regional airline Flybe.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 14, 2020

Gambling on credit cards to be banned
The ban, which starts on 14 April, comes after reviews of the industry by the commission and the government.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 14, 2020

Flybe: UK air passenger duty cut considered to save airline
The prime minister says there is "no doubt" about the importance of regional airline Flybe.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 13, 2020

Climate change: Australia fires will be 'normal' in warmer world
UK scientists say the recent fires in Australia are a foretaste of decades to come.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 13, 2020

Australia fires: Graffiti artists' tribute to firefighters
The artists also raised money to help wildlife impacted by the worst wildfires in decades.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 13, 2020

Taal volcano: Your questions answered
Is the ash from the Taal volcano a hazard, and will an eruption affect the wildfires in Australia?

BBC Talking Point
Jan 13, 2020

YouTubers face £4,600 bill over copyright claims
Two YouTubers have been charged $6,000 (£4,600) over the use of four clips in their videos.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 13, 2020

Flybe boss 'focused' on turning airline around
The airline's chief tries to reassure staff amid reports that it is seeking a rescue deal.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 13, 2020

Flybe tight-lipped over collapse threat
Flights by the airline continue as it declines to discuss reports that it is seeking a rescue deal.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 13, 2020

Taal volcano: Lava spews as 'hazardous eruption' feared
Authorities have warned that a "hazardous eruption" could take place "within hours or days".

BBC Talking Point
Jan 13, 2020

Stormont: Governments must 'deliver financial package'
New Finance Minister Conor Murphy says the two governments must "honour their pledge".

BBC Talking Point
Jan 13, 2020

NI business activity drops for tenth month running
Reluctance among customers to spend and Brexit uncertainty is to blame, according to Ulster Bank

BBC Talking Point
Jan 12, 2020

Scottish manufacturers report sharp drop in new orders
A regular survey of firms also shows that overall business activity in Scotland stagnated in December.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 11, 2020

Australia fires: Plants photographed regrowing in ashes
Plants are photographed regrowing in parts of Australia ravaged by fire last month.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 10, 2020

Iran plane crash: What Iranians think happened to flight PS752
How Iranians have responded online to the Ukraine International Airlines crash.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 10, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan 'step back': Your questions answered
From their royal titles to if they split up, what does the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's decision mean?

BBC Talking Point
Jan 09, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan 'step back': 10 questions answered
From their royal titles to if they split up, what does the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's decision mean?

BBC Talking Point
Jan 09, 2020

TikTok teenager's video sparks domestic abuse debate
A 16 year old girl's video has been viewed more than 1.7 million times on the video-sharing platform.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 08, 2020

Does the US have a problem with topless women?
Women fed up with being forced to cover up their breasts are challenging American laws about nudity.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 08, 2020

US and Iran escalation questions answered: What can the world do?
The BBC's Jonathan Marcus answers your questions about the US killing of the top Iranian general.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 07, 2020

Australia fires: Misleading maps and pictures go viral
Maps of Australia's fire crisis are spreading on social media but many are misleading.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 06, 2020

Your Qasem Soleimani questions answered: What can the world do?
The BBC's Jonathan Marcus answers your questions about the US killing of the top Iranian general.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 03, 2020

Your Qasem Soleimani questions answered: Will killing spark war?
The BBC's Jonathan Marcus answers your questions about the US killing of the top Iranian general.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 26, 2019

Soldier's mission to give shoes to vulnerable in Uganda
A British soldier has been inspiring others to donate their spare shoes for local people in Uganda.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 20, 2019

Stormont talks: DUP 'flatly rejects' impasse is its fault
The British and Irish governments wanted to table an agreement on Thursday but could not get DUP support.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 20, 2019

Scottish independence: Boris Johnson to 'carefully consider' indyref2 request
The Scottish secretary insists Boris Johnson will not mark Nicola Sturgeon's letter "return to sender".

BBC Talking Point
Dec 20, 2019

Jim McColl: CalMac ferries 'should be scrapped'
Ex-Ferguson shipyard boss Jim McColl speaks out against plans to spend £110m on part-finished ferries.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 20, 2019

Ben Wallace: Armed forces 'must cut cloth to match ambition'
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace says he has had a meeting in No 10 to discuss ways to improve spending.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 19, 2019

Heathrow third runway 'delayed for 12 months'
The airport claims a decision by the aviation regulator to limit its spending will delay progress.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 19, 2019

Queen's Speech: Boris Johnson hails 'radical' programme
Seven Brexit-focused bills and plans for extra NHS funding are unveiled in the Queen's Speech.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 19, 2019

Queen's Speech: Brexit and NHS dominate government agenda
Seven Brexit-focused bills and plans for extra NHS funding are unveiled in the Queen's Speech.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 19, 2019

Scottish independence: Sturgeon requests powers for referendum
Scotland's first minister calls on UK government to negotiate the transfer of power to allow another independence referendum.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 19, 2019

Queen's Speech: Monarch outlines PM's Brexit and NHS agenda
Plans to take the UK out of the EU are among the bills unveiled as the Queen opens Parliament.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 19, 2019

Australia heatwave: All-time temperature record broken again
The nation endured its hottest-ever day on Tuesday, but that record was broken again a day later.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 18, 2019

Climate change: Met Office says warming trend will continue in 2020
Next year is expected to be another warm year, extending the series of the hottest on record.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 18, 2019

Johnny Fiveaces: Original meme artwork sells for $5,100
Pencil sketch of Johnny Fiveaces, the internet in-joke from an abandoned computer game, sells on eBay.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 18, 2019

General election 2019: Blair attacks Corbyn's 'comic indecision' on Brexit
Former prime minister Tony Blair says Labour "let our country down" at the general election.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 17, 2019

Climate watchdog urges PM to get back on track
The comments from the UK's official climate come ahead of a global climate conference in Glasgow.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 17, 2019

How bots are stealing artwork from artists on Twitter
Artists tell the BBC how their artwork has been stolen from Twitter and is being sold elsewhere.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 16, 2019

Turkmen president ridiculed for exercise video
Video of the president of Turkmenistan demonstrating yoga to leading officials has been widely mocked.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 13, 2019

Election results 2019: The result by actual votes... and other questions
Your questions answered: The 2019 election results

BBC Talking Point
Dec 13, 2019

Election results 2019: Which party got the most votes... and other questions
Your questions answered: The 2019 election results

BBC Talking Point
Dec 13, 2019

Election results 2019: Boris Johnson hails 'new dawn' after historic victory
The PM meets the Queen to ask to form a new government, following the Conservatives' election victory.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 13, 2019

General election 2019: Pound and shares surge
The FTSE is higher while sterling hits its highest level against the dollar since June last year.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 13, 2019

Election results 2019: What were people talking about online?
As the results rolled in overnight, reaction came in fast.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 13, 2019

General election 2019 results: Your questions answered
What questions would you like answered now that the UK general election results are in?

BBC Talking Point
Dec 12, 2019

Dogs at polling stations: Pooches at the polls
Dogs take centre stage on the day voters cast their ballot in the UK general election.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 12, 2019

#DogsAtPollingStations: Pooches at the polls
Dogs take centre stage on the day voters cast their ballot in the UK general election.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 11, 2019

‘How texts to my dead brother brought us together'
A Minneapolis woman started messaging her brother's old phone but she didn't expect what happened next.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 11, 2019

Mississippi mum and dad graduate on same day just before son
Carl and Melody Johnson, who have seven kids, graduate from university on the same day.

BBC Talking Point
Dec 04, 2019

Who should I vote for? General election 2019: Compare the party manifestos
Compare where the parties stand on key issues - from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 29, 2019

Rise of comic book piracy 'a real problem'
Comic book creators search for ways to combat the rise of illegal digital sharing of their work.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 25, 2019

What we can all learn from this deathbed photo
An image of Norbert Schemm sipping a beer with loved ones spurs others to share final goodbye stories.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 25, 2019

BBC Prime Ministerial Debate: Ask Your Question
Your chance to join the Prime Ministerial Debate on Friday 6 December on BBC One.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 22, 2019

Question Time debate: Audience members put election leaders under intense pressure
A spirited audience put the four main party leaders under pressure on the BBC Question Time special.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 18, 2019

Could my student debt be written off?
Your questions answered on university tuition fees, school funding and more.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 17, 2019

Artist will.i.am accuses Qantas flight attendant of racism
The US musician was met by police at Sydney airport after a disagreement with a flight attendant.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 15, 2019

Can fathers get maternity pay?
What are the parties promising to do about childcare costs, and more of your questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 14, 2019

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: What are parties saying on childcare?
What are the parties promising to do about childcare costs, and more of your questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 13, 2019

Narwhal: Puppy with extra tail on his head rescued
Thousands of "likes" pour in for a Missouri rescue centre and the "unicorn" dog with a tail on his brow.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 12, 2019

How could the Lib Dems stop Brexit?
How much money has been spent on Brexit, and other questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 12, 2019

General election 2019: 'Why can't we vote online?'
Chi Chi Izundu meets voters with questions about online voting.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 12, 2019

'Why can't we vote online?'
Chi Chi Izundu meets voters with questions about online voting.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 11, 2019

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: How could the election affect Brexit?
How much money has been spent on Brexit, and other questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 09, 2019

General election 2019: How political parties choose election candidates
More than 70 current MPs will not stand in the elections, so who replaces them?

BBC Talking Point
Nov 08, 2019

Far-right protests greet Georgia gay film premiere
The premiere of Georgia's first LGBTQ film has sparked protests and mixed social media reaction.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 08, 2019

General election 2019: Can I vote as someone else?
You don't have to show ID when you vote so what's to stop you pretending to be someone else?

BBC Talking Point
Nov 07, 2019

Can EU citizens vote?
Should students vote at home or at university, and more of your questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 07, 2019

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: From what age can you campaign?
Should students vote at home or at university, and more of your questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 06, 2019

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: Where should students vote?
Should students vote at home or at university, and more of your questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 06, 2019

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: Who can stand for election?
How do I know that my postal vote has been received and not altered, and more of your questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 06, 2019

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: Can I watch votes being counted?
How do I know that my postal vote has been received and not altered, and more of your questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 06, 2019

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: Is my postal vote safe?
Do former MPs still get paid in the run-up to the election, and more of your questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 06, 2019

UK general election 2019: What questions do you have?
What do you want to know about polling, policies (or anything else) ahead of the 2019 UK general election?

BBC Talking Point
Nov 05, 2019

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: What happens during the campaign?
Do MPs still get paid, and your other questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 05, 2019

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: Do MPs still get paid?
How much does an election cost, and more of your questions answered.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 05, 2019

General election 2019: Tories and Labour clash over Brexit promises
Jeremy Corbyn will pledge to "sort" Brexit within six months but the Tories say this is a "fairy tale".

BBC Talking Point
Nov 04, 2019

General Election 2019: Don't politicise health service - NHS boss
Politicians are urged not to make "empty promises" and tell "outright lies" about health funding.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 01, 2019

Iceland livestreams 10-year-old McDonald's cheeseburger
The meal was bought from the Nordic nation's last McDonald's in 2009 to see if it would ever decay.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 01, 2019

General election 2019: What questions do you have?
What do you want to know about polling, policies (or anything else) ahead of the 2019 general election?

BBC Talking Point
Nov 01, 2019

General election 2019: Nigel Farage wants election 'alliance' with Tories
The Brexit Party leader hints at a pact but does not reveal how many candidates his party will field.

BBC Talking Point
Nov 01, 2019

Climate policies 'will transform UK landscape'
Britain's countryside could be transformed by policies to combat climate change.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 31, 2019

UUP leader-elect Steve Aiken refuses to say if he will run 18 candidates
Steve Aiken has previously said the party would run in every constituency for the general election.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 31, 2019

'People come for the selfies but won't pay $2 for pizza'
Pizzability became a viral hit but then the customers stopped coming.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 31, 2019

Ending stigma and shame over sanitary pads
Diane Shaibu's tweet about patriarchy and periods has resonated with many.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 31, 2019

Pakistan train fire: Karachi to Rawalpindi service blaze kills dozens
Authorities say the fire began when a gas cylinder being used by passengers to cook food exploded.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 31, 2019

Labour campaign launch: What questions do you have?
What do you want to know about the launch of the Labour Party's general election campaign?

BBC Talking Point
Oct 31, 2019

Ukraine MP 'sorry' for prostitute chat in parliament
The married politician initially defended his actions as an attempt to "shame snooping journalists".

BBC Talking Point
Oct 31, 2019

Waste: Landfill a 'better option' than burning, says AM
Councils are trying to stop rubbish ending up in landfill, but an AM says burning it is even worse.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 30, 2019

Call to unlock Scotland's billion pound wind potential
The renewables industry says floating wind farms could deliver tens of billions to the economy.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 30, 2019

Car industry gloom as UK production falls further
Output fell in September capping a 15-month period of decline, an industry body says.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 30, 2019

Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot owner 'on verge of' merger
Sources say Fiat Chrysler and the owner of France's Peugeot could announce the merger on Thursday.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 30, 2019

'Alarming' loss of insects and spiders recorded
A new study shows hundreds of different butterflies, bugs and flying insects are declining across Germany.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 30, 2019

California fires: Reagan Presidential Library threatened
A new blaze erupts near LA, as a rare "extreme red flag" warning is issued for much of the state.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 30, 2019

JJ Lin: Nurses suspended over 'auctioning' of singer's drip
Photos said to be of Mandopop singer JJ Lin's medical waste were posted online.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 30, 2019

Leaders in pre-election clash over NHS, Brexit and economy
Jeremy Corbyn says Labour offers "real change" but Boris Johnson accuses him of "protest" politics at PMQs.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 30, 2019

Getty Fire: Southern California gets red-flag warning
Forecasters say conditions are "unprecedented", as they issue the first alert of its kind.

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