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BBC Talking Point
Aug 14, 2018

Italy bridge: Dozens feared dead in Genoa as motorway collapses
A big section of motorway plunges to the ground in Genoa taking many vehicles with it.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 14, 2018

Italy bridge: Genoa motorway collapse kills 35
At least 35 people are killed and others are injured when a motorway bridge falls in Genoa.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 14, 2018

Italy bridge: Genoa motorway collapse kills 'about 30'
About 30 people are killed and others are injured when a motorway bridge falls in Genoa.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 14, 2018

Italy bridge: Genoa motorway collapse kills at least 22
Italy's transport minister says the bridge collapse in Genoa is likely to be "an immense tragedy".

BBC Talking Point
Aug 14, 2018

Italy bridge: Genoa motorway bridge collapses kills at least 11
Italy's transport minister says the bridge collapse in Genoa is likely to be "an immense tragedy".

BBC Talking Point
Aug 14, 2018

Italy bridge: Genoa motorway bridge collapses 'killing at least 10'
Italy's transport minister says the bridge collapse in Genoa is likely to be "an immense tragedy".

BBC Talking Point
Aug 14, 2018

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences
A man has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences after several people were injured in the crash.

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Aug 14, 2018

Westminster car crash: Man arrested as pedestrians injured
Several people have been injured and much of Westminster is in lockdown, as emergency services respond.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2018

Turkey accuses US of 'stab in back' as currency woes persist
Moves to ease Turkey's economic woes fail to stop market turmoil as Turkey's row with US deepens.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2018

Schwarzenegger message helps inspire struggling fans
Arnold Schwarzenegger replied to a depressed man looking for motivation to go to the gym and started a conversation about depression.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2018

Rough sleeping: £100m government plan to tackle homelessness unveiled
The government is unveiling a £100m strategy but none of it is new money, the housing minister says.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2018

Plan to end rough sleeping in England by 2027
The government is unveiling a £100m strategy but none of it is new money, the housing minister says.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2018

Turkey takes action in bid to curb currency crisis
Stock markets fall again as the value of the lira slides, sparked by a row between Turkey and the US.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2018

Vigo festival collapse in Spain injures hundreds
A platform gives way during a concert at an urban sports and music festival in Vigo, northern Spain.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2018

Spain festival collapse in Vigo injures hundreds
A wooden jetty gives way during a concert at an urban sports and music festival in Vigo, northern Spain.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2018

Ticketmaster to close resale sites Seatwave and Get Me In
Seatwave and Get Me In will be shut down in October in a bid to fight touts, Ticketmaster announces.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 13, 2018

Heathrow Airport passport queues reach 2.5 hours
The airport's border force missed its target for non-EEA visitors nearly every day last month.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 12, 2018

Firms 'struggling to recruit as EU workers stay away'
The tighter labour market is boosting wages for some staff, says HR trade body the CIPD.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2018

'I cook for strangers'
A woman in exile discovers that cooking for strangers is a way into their hearts.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2018

The Syrian refugee who feeds everyone she meets
A woman in exile discovers that cooking for strangers is a way into their hearts.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2018

'Shone again'
Egyptian actress Hala Shiha, who retired in 2005, marks her comeback on social media.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2018

WWE: Renee Young to be first female commentator on Raw
Renee Young will become the first woman to commentate on a full episode of Monday Night Raw.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2018

Ryanair strike: One in six flights cancelled in pilot walkout
Strike in five European countries will affect about 400 flights, one in six of the airline's services.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2018

France floods: 1,600 evacuated, German missing at campsite
More than 100 children from a summer camp are among those taken into shelters.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2018

55 million single-use cups bought by Welsh public bodies
More throwaway coffee cups are bought in the past five years, but moves are being made to go green.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2018

56 million single-use cups bought by Welsh public bodies
More throwaway coffee cups are bought in the past five years, but moves are being made to go green.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2018

Coral reefs 'weathered dinosaur extinction'
Researchers have found that the algae living in coral reefs may have evolved 160 million years ago.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 10, 2018

Belfast Met: £3m project to help disadvantaged youth
Futures project aims to improve the education and employment opportunities of about 800 young people.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 09, 2018

Friends is the UK's most popular streaming show - why do we still love it?
The US sitcom ended 14 years ago, but it's above recent hits at the top of the UK streaming charts.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 09, 2018

Friends is the UK's most popular subscription streaming show
The sitcom ended 14 years ago, but it's above recent hits in the UK subscription streaming charts.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 09, 2018

IGN YouTube controversy
Gaming news site IGN apologises and 'parts ways' with a writer alleged to have copied a YouTube review.

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Aug 09, 2018

Kevin Hart: Actor's charity starts $600,000 student fund
The scholarship money aims to help 18 students get a university degree

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Aug 09, 2018

18 scholarships
The scholarship money aims to help 18 students get a university degree

BBC Talking Point
Aug 09, 2018

Chinese, 17, stressed
A Chinese 17-year-old who spoke of the stress of working over the summer, has gained major social media support

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Aug 09, 2018

Chinese, teenage, stressed
A Chinese 17-year-old who spoke of the stress of working over the summer, has gained major social media support

BBC Talking Point
Aug 09, 2018

House of Fraser names funding deadline
The department store chain says it is in discussions to secure funding "no later" than 20 August.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 08, 2018

Portion of chips '80% bigger than in 2002'
Campaigners who visited 30 outlets in Glasgow found a huge disparity in serving sizes.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 08, 2018

Regular exercise 'best for mental health'
Exercising three to five times a week helps improved wellbeing over a month, US research finds.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 08, 2018

Supermarket sleep
Keeping cool was made easy for some lucky customers invited to sleep over at a Helsinki supermarket.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 08, 2018

Heatwave: Supermarket sleepover for cool customers
Keeping cool was made easy for some lucky customers invited to sleep over at a Helsinki supermarket.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 08, 2018

Boris Johnson burka row: Tories should ditch MP, peer says
Peer calls for the Conservatives to take further action as the ex-foreign secretary stands by his comments.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 08, 2018

New South Wales drought now affects entire state
"There isn't a person in New South Wales who isn't hoping to see some rain," its government says.

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Aug 08, 2018

Getting heroin in Belfast as 'easy' as cigarettes
A Belfast councillor says the use of the drug in the city has "gone beyond epidemic".

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Aug 08, 2018

'Kind hearted' shop assistant steps in to pamper customer with cerebral palsy
Ebony Harris painted Angela Peter's nails on her lunch break after she was turned away from a nail salon.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 08, 2018

'A shining light'
Ebony Harris painted Angela Peter's nails on her lunch break after she was turned away from a nail salon.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 07, 2018

RBS survey: Jobs market growth pushing up pay
A report finds more people secured permanent and temp posts in July as worker availability deteriorated.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 07, 2018

KFC and Kellogg's broke junk food ad rules
An ad on a phone box by a school, and another aired during a Mr Bean cartoon have been criticised.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 07, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald rejects Peter Robinson's border poll claims
The Sinn Féin leader denied a narrow majority for Irish unity in a border poll could cause chaos.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 07, 2018

Sturgeon challenges May over Brexit 'plan B' in meeting
Mrs May faced questions from the Scottish first minister about her Brexit plans while in Edinburgh.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 07, 2018

UK among worst for life expectancy rises
Increases to life expectancy in the UK have stalled since 2011, data from the ONS reveals.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 07, 2018

Sturgeon to challenge May over Brexit 'plan B'
Mrs May will face questions from the Scottish first minister about her Brexit plans while in Edinburgh.

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Aug 07, 2018

Use of online pay-to-watch TV surges ahead
Official statistics also indicate usage of the net is on the rise in Great Britain.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 06, 2018

Brexit: Police commissioners concern over 'no deal'
Concern over loss of of access to EU agencies and powers raised in a letter to home secretary.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 06, 2018

Scottish business activity 'hit by Brexit uncertainty'
A third of Scottish firms surveyed say that recruitment and investment activity has been harmed.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 06, 2018

Climate change: 'Hothouse Earth' risks even if CO2 emissions slashed
Researchers warn that even limited climate warming could trigger conditions not seen in a million years.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 06, 2018

The King's tribute
Jerry 'The King' Lawler wears his son Brian Christopher's ring clothes during a match as a tribute.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 06, 2018

WWE star Jerry Lawler pays 'ring gear' homage to son Brian
Jerry 'The King' Lawler wears his son Brian Christopher's ring clothes during a match as a tribute.

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Aug 06, 2018

Give public 'deal or no deal' Brexit vote, says Irranca-Davies
A Welsh Labour leadership hopeful says the next first minister should push for a second EU poll.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 06, 2018

Lombok: Scores die as quake again hits Indonesian island
More than 90 people are killed in Lombok, just a week after another quake on the same holiday island.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 05, 2018

Bangladesh violence: Armed men attack US envoy's cars amid protests
The US ambassador's convoy is attacked by armed men while teens continue to protest for road safety.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 03, 2018

Amazon tax bill falls despite profits leap
The online retail giant paid £1.7m in corporate tax even though profits almost trebled.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 03, 2018

Carney: No-deal Brexit risk 'uncomfortably high'
The Bank of England chief says the risk of the UK leaving the EU with no deal is "uncomfortably high".

BBC Talking Point
Aug 03, 2018

RBS to pay first dividend in 10 years
The bank sees first-half profits fall, but announces an interim dividend of 2p a share.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

Low levels of air pollution linked to changes in the heart
The changes are similar to those seen in the early stages of heart failure, experts say.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

Family reunited with lost portrait found 1,000 miles away
A 78-year-old woman has been reunited with a portrait of her grandparents after a historian found it.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

'Miracle' reunion
A 78-year-old woman has been reunited with a portrait of her grandparents after a historian found it.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

Firms being 'left in the dark' on Brexit
Institute of Directors calls on ministers to fill the "information void" on a no-deal scenario.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

Europe's heat record could be broken in Spain and Portugal
Forecasters say Europe's record temperature could be surpassed this week in Spain and Portugal.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

'Heroic good Samaritan' plans to adopt the puppy she saved
Jenniffer Vaz has plans to adopt River the puppy after rescuing him from a partially submerged cage.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

'Heroic' adoption
Jenniffer Vaz has plans to adopt River the puppy after rescuing him from a partially submerged cage.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

Cat stolen from Russian museum found after social outcry
Behemoth, the resident cat at a Russian museum, has been returned to his home after he was stolen on Wednesday

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

Behemoth recovered
Behemoth, the resident cat at a Russian museum, has been returned to his home after he was stolen on Wednesday

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

'True love'
A touching moment between two brothers over a new tattoo is celebrated - and criticised - online.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

'True love': Brothers' kiss on lips sparks debate
A touching moment between two brothers over a new tattoo is celebrated - and criticised - online.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 02, 2018

Barclays profits hit by £2bn of costs
Litigation costs ate into the bank's profits, but excluding the charges, profits rose 20% to £3.7bn.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 01, 2018

Rajar figures: Radio news listeners fall but boost for music shows
Listening figures for BBC Radio 4 and 5 Live breakfast shows have fallen compared to last year.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 01, 2018

Tracking Scotland's wildfires from space
Breakthroughs in satellite imaging are helping scientists in Scotland better understand wildfires in real time.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 01, 2018

Gove promises help for drought-hit farmers
The environment secretary says farmers will be given support to deal with the impact of the dry weather.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 01, 2018

Half of Scots pledge to donate organs after their death
More than 2,724,000 Scottish residents are on the UK Organ Donor Register - 50.4% of the population.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 01, 2018

Lord Mayor says Brexit hit to City less than feared
Charles Bowman told website Politico 5,000 to 13,000 jobs could go by the UK's departure on 30 March.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 31, 2018

Farmers send livestock to slaughter early due to drought
Farmers are sending livestock to slaughter early as the lack of rain leaves pastures dry.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 31, 2018

Final flight
Ashrrita Chinchankar flew her mum's final flight after 38 years as an air hostess.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 31, 2018

Pilot daughter fulfils mother's retirement 'dream'
Ashrrita Chinchankar flew her mum's final flight after 38 years as an air hostess.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 31, 2018

Pupils unable to read is 'a scandal', says minister
The education secretary says some young pupils are unable to speak properly or read simple words.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 31, 2018

Welsh Secretary job 'should be reconsidered'
A team of MPs say the post of Welsh Secretary should be reviewed after Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 30, 2018

MPs urge a rethink of UK devolution
MPs on Westminster's constitutional affairs committee urge a "rethink" of devolution in light of Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 30, 2018

Italy earthquake 'hero dog' found dead
The owner of Kaos, which rescued people in 2016, says the animal was poisoned.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 30, 2018

'hero dog' dead
The owner of Kaos, which rescued people in 2016, says the animal was poisoned.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 30, 2018

'You' what?
‘You' what? The Rudi Giuliani tweet that sparked Twitter hilarity

BBC Talking Point
Jul 30, 2018

Giuliani: Trump lawyer's 'you' tweet sparks internet jokes
‘You' what? The Rudi Giuliani tweet that sparked Twitter hilarity

BBC Talking Point
Jul 28, 2018

Tsundoku addict
Do you have a habit of picking up books which you never quite get around to reading? That's tsundoku.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 28, 2018

Tsundoku and bibliomania
Do you have a habit of picking up books which you never quite get around to reading? That's tsundoku.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 28, 2018

Tsundoku: The art of buying books and never reading them
Do you have a habit of picking up books which you never quite get around to reading? That's tsundoku.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2018

Lunar eclipse: Century's longest 'blood moon' delights skygazers
During the total eclipse, Earth's natural satellite turned a striking shade of red or ruddy brown.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2018

Lunar eclipse: Century's longest 'blood moon' under way
During this total eclipse, Earth's natural satellite will turn a striking shade of red or ruddy brown.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2018

Lunar eclipse: Century's longest 'blood moon' underway
During this total eclipse, Earth's natural satellite will turn a striking shade of red or ruddy brown.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2018

Austria's Sebastian Kurz tells Theresa May to avoid 'hard Brexit'
Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz tells the PM he hopes the UK can get a Brexit deal by October.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2018

How the handmaid became an international protest symbol
Women's-rights activists are increasingly adopting the handmaid as a symbol of their cause.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2018

Handmaid's symbolism
Women's-rights activists are increasingly adopting the handmaid as a symbol of their cause.

BBC Talking Point
Jul 27, 2018

Lunar eclipse: Skygazers await century's longest 'blood moon'
During this total eclipse, Earth's natural satellite will turn a striking shade of red or ruddy brown.

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