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BBC Talking Point
Feb 21, 2019

Twitch: How Ninja was unseated as most-subscribed streamer
How Ninja has gone from a high of 200,000 Twitch subscribers to around 30,000 in just ten months.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 21, 2019

Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district
The fire spread quickly in the tightly-packed, centuries-old area of the Bangladeshi capital.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 21, 2019

Climate change: Ban gas grid for new homes 'in six years'
New-build homes should be warmed by heat pumps or networks of hot water, a report says.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 21, 2019

Climate change: Ban gas grid for new homes 'in six years' - report
Greenhouse gas emissions from your heating boiler are fuelling climate change.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 20, 2019

Story hour in drag
Events where drag queens read to children are established in liberal cities, but they are moving to rural conservative America.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 19, 2019

'Kindness costs nothing'
An 86-year-old's thank you note, shared on social media, spurs similar stories of kindness

BBC Talking Point
Feb 19, 2019

Chyna in Hall of Fame
Professional wrestling fans split over the announcement to induct Chyna into the WWE Hall of Fame.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 19, 2019

WWE: Chyna Hall of Fame induction announcement divides fans
Professional wrestling fans split over the announcement to induct Chyna into the WWE Hall of Fame.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 19, 2019

Honda confirms Swindon car plant closure
The firm says the move is due to global changes in the car industry and has nothing to do with Brexit.

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Feb 19, 2019

UK employment hits another record high
A record 32.6 million people were in work between October and December, official figures show.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 18, 2019

Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling
Clothing brands and retailers should pay per item to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme, MPs say.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 18, 2019

YouTube backtracks after Pokemon 'child abuse' ban
Google backtracks after 'mistakenly' deleting YouTubers for 'sexual content involving minors'.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 18, 2019

YouTube Pokemon row
Google backtracks after "mistakenly" deleting YouTubers for "sexual content involving minors".

BBC Talking Point
Feb 18, 2019

Tyson Fury signs ESPN fight deal worth reported £80m
British heavyweight Tyson Fury signs a fight deal with a United States television network worth a reported £80m.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 18, 2019

'Stay with me'
Indians take to social media to offer shelter to Kashmiris after threats are made against them.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 18, 2019

Train firms want overhaul of ticket system
Rail operators' proposals could see an end to the traditional peak and off-peak fares structure.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 17, 2019

Stores accused of 'watering down' bottle deposit scheme
Campaigners say retailers want fees to apply only to smaller containers, rather than all plastic bottles.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 17, 2019

Rich ruin?
Burning Man has uninvited one "turnkey" camp to stem the flow of super rich "influencers" at the event.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 17, 2019

Are the super-rich ruining Burning Man?
Burning Man has uninvited one "turnkey" camp to stem the flow of super rich "influencers" at the event.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 17, 2019

Plans for Cardiff air routes blocked, Welsh government claims
The Welsh Government claims counterparts in London are holding up plans for more domestic flights.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 15, 2019

Actor plagiarism apology
A Chinese actor has apologised after it was revealed he plagiarised two pieces of academic work

BBC Talking Point
Feb 15, 2019

Chinese actor quits doctorate over plagiarism admission
A Chinese actor has apologised after it was revealed he plagiarised two pieces of academic work

BBC Talking Point
Feb 15, 2019

Chinese actor quits research work over plagiarism admission
A Chinese actor has apologised after it was revealed he plagiarised two pieces of academic work

BBC Talking Point
Feb 15, 2019

Simone Giertz: 'Why I sent my brain tumour to Antarctica'
YouTuber Simone Giertz the "queen of bad robots" reveals why she sent her tumour to the end of the earth.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 15, 2019

Tumour on ice
YouTuber Simone Giertz the "queen of bad robots" reveals why she sent her tumour to the ends of the earth.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 15, 2019

Millennium & Copthorne struggles to recruit EU staff
Millennium & Copthorne says its London hotels are facing difficulties in recruiting EU workers.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 15, 2019

RBS warns of Brexit harm as profits double
Profits jump at the bank, but it warns the economy faces a heightened level of Brexit uncertainty.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 13, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May plays down 'deal or delay' report
Theresa May tells MPs not to rely on hearsay, as Brexit dominates Prime Minister's Questions.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 13, 2019

Anthony Joshua v Jarrell Miller: Madison Square Garden New York bout agreed for 1 June
Anthony Joshua will fight in the US for the first time when he defends his IBF, WBA and WBO world heavyweight titles against Jarrell Miller on 1 June.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 13, 2019

Brexit: Call for Irish border poll during deadlock 'irresponsible'
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern says a border poll should not take place for the "foreseeable future".

BBC Talking Point
Feb 13, 2019

German think tank calls for EU to make Brexit concessions
The IFO Institute warns German business is "suffering already" from uncertainty about the UK's exit.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 12, 2019

'Are my family alive?'
China released a video of a Uighur musician reported dead, prompting appeals for missing relatives.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 12, 2019

Uighurs ask China: 'Show me my mother and father are alive'
China released a video of a Uighur musician reported dead, prompting appeals for missing relatives.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 12, 2019

Hammond's Brexit 'deal dividend' not credible, MPs say
A committee of MPs also says the government's aim of eliminating the budget deficit has "no credibility".

BBC Talking Point
Feb 12, 2019

Brexit immigration rules 'threat to NI'
Proposed minimum salaries for foreign workers would be bad for Northern Ireland, the CBI says.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 12, 2019

Environment in multiple crises - report
Policymakers are not grasping the seriousness of what we're doing to the planet, a think-tank warns.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 11, 2019

Dogs' becoming major threat' to wildlife
Feral and free-ranging dogs are the third worst human-introduced predators, posing a major threat to wildlife.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 11, 2019

Supermarkets' sustainable palm oil not fully traceable
Supermarket palm oil products are not fully traceable despite being called "100% certified sustainable", BBC research finds.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 11, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May to give MPs update on Tuesday
The statement comes ahead of an expected debate on Brexit options on Thursday.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 11, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn set to hold further talks
The PM strikes a conciliatory tone in response to the Labour leader's conditions for backing a deal.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 11, 2019

Hungary tries for baby boom with tax breaks and loan forgiveness
Prime Minister Victor Orban wants more babies to be born to avoid the need for immigration.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 10, 2019

Baftas 2019: The Favourite takes home seven awards
The Favourite is the big winner at the Bafta film awards but Alfonso Cuaron's Roma picks up best film.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May meets Leo Varadkar for Brexit talks
Talks over dinner between the prime minister and Leo Varadkar focused on Brexit and Northern Ireland.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May meeting Leo Varadkar for Brexit talks
The meeting comes after Leo Varadkar met Northern Ireland's political parties on Friday.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

Girl with cancer fulfils wish to become a police officer
A six-year-old girl with terminal cancer has fulfilled her dream of becoming a police officer.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

Fulfilling dreams
A six-year-old girl with terminal cancer has fulfilled her dream of becoming a police officer.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

Ikea apologises after leaving New Zealand off a map
An eagle-eyed Reddit user spotted the omission in a shop in Washington DC

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

Ikea map error
An eagle-eyed Reddit user spotted the omission in a shop in Washington DC

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

New Zealand has been left off an Ikea map
Furniture store Ikea is selling a world map with New Zealand missing.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

Storm Erik hits Scotland with 70mph gusts and power cuts
The Met Office have issued weather warnings for severe wind and rain across Scotland in the coming days.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

Energy giant SSE loses another 160,000 customers
Big six energy firm SSE says it has lost more customers and cuts its profit forecast for this year.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May to meet Leo Varadkar for Brexit talks
Leo Varadkar will also meet the main Northern Ireland political parties on Friday.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 08, 2019

Climate change: UK carbon capture project begins
A controversial new scheme is capturing CO2 emissions from wood burning.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 07, 2019

Measles cases in Europe tripled last year, WHO says
More than 90% of cases were reported in 10 countries, including France, Italy and Greece.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 07, 2019

Painting of a painting
A mother who inspired a painting craze on Reddit is delighted to receive a painting of herself holding her own painting.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 06, 2019

Guests wear old bridal dresses to wedding
Audrey Moore thought it was sad most women wore their wedding dress once only, so invited guests to wear theirs at her wedding.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 06, 2019

Recycled bridal dresses
Audrey Moore thought it was sad most women wore their wedding dress once only, so invited guests to wear theirs at her wedding.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 06, 2019

Interserve agrees rescue plan with creditors
Outsourcing company Interserve has reached a deal with creditors to cut its debts from £600m to £275m.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 06, 2019

May meets Northern Ireland politicians over Brexit
Theresa May spends a second day in Northern Ireland and Irish PM Leo Varadkar will meet EU leaders.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 06, 2019

Windrush row over criminal deportation flight to Jamaica
Campaigners insist some of the men are being unfairly targeted by the "hostile environment" policy.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 05, 2019

Bank staff ‘saving elderly from scams'
A scheme prevented millions being handed over to fraudsters but some cons still hit their target.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 05, 2019

No-deal Brexit threat to 40 trade deals, says CBI
The CBI warns that the UK risks "crashing out" of a number of agreements in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 05, 2019

HMV reveals lists of stores set to close
The firm is to buy 100 stores out of administration, but 27 outlets will close, including the Oxford Street store

BBC Talking Point
Feb 05, 2019

Paris fire: Ten dead and many injured at apartment block
Firefighters warn the death toll from the fire could rise as investigators suspect arson.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 05, 2019

HMV chain saved but some stores will close
The firm is to buy 100 stores out of administration, but 27 outlets will close.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 05, 2019

Windrush scandal: Eligible victim wrongly denied help
Willow Sims found herself in debt and facing eviction and deportation after losing her right to work.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 04, 2019

US-China trade war: UN warns of 'massive' impact of tariff hike
A UN trade official has warned of 'massive' implications if the US raises tariffs on Chinese goods.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 04, 2019

Alphabet shares drop despite 22% sales rise
The owner of Google beat revenue forecasts but it also revealed a sharp rise in spending.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 04, 2019

Brexit: Customs checks to be simplified in no-deal situation
Guidance is issued to importers to try to allay fears of congestion and delays at Channel ports.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 04, 2019

Brexit: Talks on backstop 'alternative arrangements' begin
Conservatives from different sides of the debate join the talks seeking a way forward on Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 04, 2019

Marshmello plays Fortnite
Fortnite players drop their guns and dance as EDM DJ Marshmello plays a virtual concert broadcast in-game.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 04, 2019

Fortnite: 'Millions attend' virtual Marshmello concert
Fortnite players drop their guns and dance as EDM DJ Marshmello plays a virtual concert broadcast in-game.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 04, 2019

Brexit: Talks on backstop 'alternative arrangements'
The government gathers Leave and former Remain Conservatives to try to find a way forward on Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 03, 2019

Which countries eat the most meat?
Many in the West say they are trying to cut down on meat, but the reality is a different story.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 03, 2019

Nissan chooses Japan over UK to build new X-Trail car
The carmaker will make its new X-Trail overseas despite first pledging to produce the model in Sunderland.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 01, 2019

Touching whiteboard
A doctor's tweet for a "few interested colleagues" leads to a global conversation about dementia.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 01, 2019

The acts of kindness melting hearts in the polar vortex
As extreme cold blasts the US Midwest, people are coming together to help their communities.

BBC Talking Point
Feb 01, 2019

Kindness melting hearts
As extreme cold blasts the US Midwest, people are coming together to help their communities.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 31, 2019

Fun in the freeze
Americans are getting creative as the US shivers in the worst cold snap in decades.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 31, 2019

Girl raises $62,000 for Arkansas care home residents
The 11-year-old from Arkansas acted after finding one woman could not afford to pay for a visit by her dog.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 31, 2019

Girl raises thousands for care home
The 11-year-old from Arkansas acted after finding one woman could not afford to pay for a visit by her dog.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 31, 2019

@wish list'
The 11-year-old from Arkansas acted after finding one woman could not afford to pay for a visit by her dog.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 31, 2019

Wish list
The 11-year-old from Arkansas acted after finding one woman could not afford to pay for a visit by her dog.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 30, 2019

Brexit: Corbyn tells May to rule out no deal at meeting
Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn agreed to meet again soon after "serious" Brexit talks, Labour says.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 30, 2019

Brexit: Labour describes Corbyn meeting with May as 'useful'
Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn agreed to meet again soon after "detailed" Brexit talks, Labour says.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 30, 2019

Brexit: May and Corbyn meet after PMQs clash
Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn meet to discuss Brexit after clashing at Prime Minister's Questions.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 30, 2019

Brexit: May and Corbyn clash ahead of meeting
Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn trade barbs on Brexit at Prime Minister's Questions.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 30, 2019

The one about Friends still being most popular
They might not have been born when it was made, but Friends is a favourite programme for the young.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 30, 2019

Brexit: EU 'united' on deal as Theresa May asks for talks
The EU's chief negotiator says the EU stands by the Brexit deal, after MPs backed further talks.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 30, 2019

US shivers in 'once-in-a-generation' polar vortex
Weather officials in Iowa warn people to "avoid taking deep breaths, and to minimise talking".

BBC Talking Point
Jan 30, 2019

Apple hints at lower iPhone prices as sales fall
Revenue from the tech giant's signature iPhone fell 15% in the most recent quarter.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 30, 2019

Call for action on Glasgow Airport transport links
A new report says the airport is worth £1.44bn to the economy as bosses warn its economic potential is being curbed.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 29, 2019

Brexit: MPs reject move to delay departure date
MPs reject plan aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit if Theresa May cannot get her deal through Commons.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 29, 2019

Brexit: MPs start voting on changes to May's plan
Theresa May has called for a "mandate" to return to Brussels and re-open negotiations.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 29, 2019

US to shiver in 'once-in-a-generation' polar vortex
Weather officials in Iowa warn people to "avoid taking deep breaths, and to minimise talking".

BBC Talking Point
Jan 29, 2019

US facing record low temperatures as polar vortex hits
Freezing winds, caused by a dense pool of cold air, could bring temperatures as low as -46C (-50F).

BBC Talking Point
Jan 29, 2019

'People think you can't be blind and use a phone'
Three people with visual impairments share their experiences of being targeted for using technology.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 29, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May will ask the EU to reopen Brexit deal
Theresa May tells her cabinet that legal changes to the deal she struck with the EU are needed.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 29, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May to open Brexit plan amendments debate
The proposed changes to Theresa May's plan could shape the next stage of negotiations with the EU.

BBC Talking Point
Jan 29, 2019

Norwegian Air seeks cash injection
The budget airline's shares sink 16% as it plans to raise extra money to improve its finances.

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