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BBC Talking Point
Oct 19, 2018

No-deal Brexit could hit food supplies, says Stena Line
Ferry operator Stena Line, which owns three UK ports, warns of disruption to food imports.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 18, 2018

Children with problems or problem children?
How do we know if children are misbehaving or mentally ill?

BBC Talking Point
Oct 18, 2018

HMRC data shows Scotch whisky exports continue to grow
New figures show increases in the amount and value of Scotch whisky shipped overseas in the first half of 2018.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 18, 2018

Khashoggi: Bots feed Saudi support after disappearance
Suspected bot accounts are helping shape the social media narrative after the journalist's disappearance.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 17, 2018

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational cannabis
The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 17, 2018

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana
The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 16, 2018

Brexit: 'No optimism' for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk
The European Council president calls for "concrete proposals" from Theresa May to break the deadlock.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 16, 2018

Brexit: Deadlock over Irish border ahead of EU summit
Hopes of a breakthrough in talks with the EU are dented but the PM says the cabinet is united.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 16, 2018

Censor humour
To celebrate its time on VKontakte, Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor offered users day-long bans

BBC Talking Point
Oct 16, 2018

Russian censor offers 24-hour online bans for anniversary
To celebrate its time on VKontakte, Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor offered users day-long bans

BBC Talking Point
Oct 16, 2018

Brexit: Theresa May seeks cabinet unity ahead of EU summit
Theresa May is seeking to rally senior ministers behind her as talks enter a critical phase.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 16, 2018

Brexit: Cabinet meeting kicks off crucial 48 hours
Theresa May is seeking to rally senior ministers behind her as talks enter a critical phase.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 15, 2018

Meghan expecting royal baby next spring
The Duchess of Sussex is due to give birth in the spring, Kensington Palace says.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 15, 2018

Painting of Trump among past presidents seen at White House
The painting of Trump with past presidents was spotted at the White House during a TV interview

BBC Talking Point
Oct 15, 2018

Trump art on wall
The painting of Trump with past presidents was spotted at the White House during a TV interview

BBC Talking Point
Oct 15, 2018

Meghan pregnant and expecting royal baby next spring
The Duchess of Sussex is due to give birth in the spring, Kensington Palace says.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 15, 2018

Meghan and Harry: Duchess of Sussex expecting a baby
The Duchess of Sussex is due to give birth in the spring, Kensington Palace says.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 15, 2018

US retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy
The American retail giant has been struggling with huge debts and a shift to shopping online.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 15, 2018

How would a hard Brexit affect the Republic of Ireland?
The UK's EU exit and the Irish border will be the major item on the agenda at this week's Brussels summit.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 12, 2018

Bucket list for Finn, the Vermont dog dying of cancer
Cynthia and Finn find a global community on social media for families whose pets have cancer.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 12, 2018

Dog's bucket list
Cynthia and Finn find a global community on social media for families whose pets have cancer.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 12, 2018

Dying dog's bucket list
Cynthia and Finn find a global community on social media for families whose pets have cancer.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 12, 2018

Rocket mockery
People on Russian social media have been joking about the Soyuz rocket capsule's emergency landing.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 12, 2018

Russians joke Soyuz rocket 'still heavier than air'
People on Russian social media have been joking about the Soyuz rocket capsule's emergency landing.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 12, 2018

Brexit: No 10 bid to assure ministers over customs union
No 10 says any move to keep the UK in a form of customs union with EU would be "time limited".

BBC Talking Point
Oct 12, 2018

Brexit: PM's compromises a 'concern' for cabinet ministers
No 10 says any move to keep the UK in a form of customs union with EU would be "time limited".

BBC Talking Point
Oct 12, 2018

Hurricane Michael leaves 'unimaginable destruction'
Recovery workers fan out across the Florida coastline assessing the damage from Hurricane Michael.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

Six climate questions for 'Green GB'
Cars, planes, heating, fracking and food will come under scrutiny as the UK bids to keep climate change to 1.5C.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

US share markets sink as sell-off continues
Wall Street suffers a fresh bout of jitters after European markets fall sharply for a second day.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

Widowed bride
Jessica and Kendall were due to marry but when he was killed, she didn't cancel their plans.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

Widowed bride's final photos with her groom
Jessica and Kendall were due to marry but when he was killed, she didn't cancel their plans.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

US stocks sink as sell-off continues
Wall Street suffers a fresh bout of market jitters after European markets fell sharply for a second day.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

US stocks sink again as European markets close
Shares are suffering a fresh bout of market jitters as the European markets close for the day.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

US stocks hint at end to global sell-off
US shares open lower before clawing back some ground, but the market rout may not be over yet.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

Storm Michael: Monster storm mauls US south-east
Michael, one of the strongest storms to hit the US, batters Florida and heads for the Carolinas.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

US stocks extend global sell-off
US shares follow the rest of the world's indexes down, prolonging the global market rout.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

Esther McVey won't say if she backs PM's EU trade plan
Esther McVey says she is behind Theresa May - but doesn't offer backing for her Brexit strategy.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

Storm Michael: Record-breaking storm mauls US south-east
Michael, the third-strongest storm to hit the US mainland, batters Florida and heads for the Carolinas.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

Europe stocks sharply lower after US and Asia sell-off
Shares have slumped after concerns about escalating trade tensions and rising US bond yields.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 11, 2018

Theresa May to brief ministers amid Brexit tensions
Theresa May is facing increasing pressure from the DUP who are threatening to withdraw support.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Standing desks 'boost work performance'
Employees who use desks that allow them to sit or stand are healthier and happier, research suggests.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Standing-desk workers 'less tired, more engaged'
Employees who use desks that allow them to sit or stand are healthier and happier, research suggests.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

What works for treating children's colds?
They get twice as many colds as adults but there's no magic cure - or is there?

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

'Flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world
Eating more plant-based foods, ending waste and improving farming are vital for the future, say scientists

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Black man babysitting
A woman in suburban Atlanta raised the alarm because a black man was baby-sitting white children.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Police called on Atlanta man for 'babysitting while black'
A woman in suburban Atlanta raised the alarm because a black man was baby-sitting white children.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael: Category four storm lashes Florida coast
Residents along the US Gulf coast are warned to stay indoors as "catastrophic winds" and a surge arrive.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Majorca flash flood kills at least 10 on Spanish island
Cars were washed away as a huge wave of muddy water engulfed a town in the east of the island.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Writing to Prof Ford
Women are writing to the California professor at the centre of the Supreme Court nomination firestorm.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael: 'Too late to flee' storm set to hit Florida
Residents along the US Gulf coast prepare for Hurricane Michael's "life-threatening" storm surge.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Majorca flash flood kills at least nine on Spanish island
Cars were washed away as a huge wave of muddy water engulfed a town in the east of the island.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Brexit: May urges MPs to put national interest first in future vote
Theresa May urges MPs to back a "good deal" for the UK while reminding them of their duty to voters.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Majorca flash flood kills at least eight on Spanish island
Cars were washed away as a huge wave of muddy water engulfed a town in the east of the island.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Brexit: Theresa May facing MPs after Chequers plan criticism
The PM faces the Commons and pressure to change course on Brexit, a week ahead of a vital EU summit.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Majorca flash flood kills at least six on Spanish island
Cars were washed away as huge waves of muddy water engulfed the east of the island, reports say.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Brexit: Theresa May to face MPs after Chequers plan criticism
The PM faces the Commons and pressure to change course on Brexit, a week ahead of a vital EU summit.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael: 'Extremely dangerous' storm set to hit Florida
More than 370,000 people have been ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Michael approaches.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 10, 2018

Under-25s turning their backs on alcohol, study suggests
Young people are rejecting alcohol - with abstinence almost doubling in a decade, a study suggests.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 09, 2018

University 'dual nationality' plan for Brexit
A UK university is to appoint staff jointly with a German university to keep access to EU research.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 09, 2018

Q&A: Climate change
BBC reporter Victoria Gill answers your questions on climate change following a recent IPCC report.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 09, 2018

HimToo: How Pieter Hanson's mother made him internet famous
How one man's mother unwittingly made him an internet celebrity, for all the wrong reasons.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 09, 2018

#HimToo
How one man's mother unwittingly made him an internet celebrity, for all the wrong reasons.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 08, 2018

Brexit: How 'no deal' could change tobacco warnings
EU tobacco warnings will be replaced by Australian versions in the event no deal is struck, it emerges.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 08, 2018

UK film and TV sees record investment
The BFI says UK screen industries generated a record £7.9bn in 2016 thanks to tax breaks.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 08, 2018

Astronaut Scott Kelly attacked for quoting Winston Churchill
Scott Kelly apologises for quoting the WW2 British PM, only to be attacked again for his apology.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 08, 2018

Churchill trouble
Scott Kelly apologises for quoting the WW2 British PM, only to be attacked again for his apology.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 08, 2018

Historical sensitivities
Scott Kelly apologises for quoting the WW2 British PM, only to be attacked again for his apology.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 08, 2018

Dr Who hero
Jodie Whittaker may be grabbing the headlines - but her new dyspraxic assistant is equally empowering.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 08, 2018

Brussels briefs NI businesses on Brexit backstop
Representatives from the business community have been briefed by officials in Brussels.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 08, 2018

Brexit 'boosts case for Scottish independence'
The SNP's Westminster leader Ian Blackford told his party's conference that "Scotland deserves better".

BBC Talking Point
Oct 08, 2018

Brussels briefs NI businesses on no-deal
Representatives from the business community will be briefed by officials in Brussels.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 05, 2018

12-minute lunch
Brindi Matava discovered her five-year-old daughter had just 12 minutes to eat her school lunch.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 05, 2018

Mums' anger at 12-minute school lunchtime
Brindi Matava discovered her five-year-old daughter had just 12 minutes to eat her school lunch.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 05, 2018

Brexit: Sinn Féin and SDLP reject Stormont backstop role
The UK and the EU are still divided over how to solve the issue of the Irish border.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 05, 2018

Brexit: Four NI parties due to meet Michel Barnier
The UK and the EU are still divided over how to solve the issue of the Irish border.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 05, 2018

Unilever scraps Dutch relocation plan
The firm behind Marmite and Pot Noodle abandons plans to move its headquarters to the Netherlands.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 05, 2018

Toyota car fault prompts massive recall
The firm is recalling more than 2.4 million vehicles to fix a fault that may cause them to lose power.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 04, 2018

Fast fashion is harming the planet, MPs say
The industry is blamed for damaging the environment, fuelling climate change and polluting water.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 04, 2018

Type-2 diabetes signs 'detectable years before diagnosis'
The findings suggest interventions to stop type-2 diabetes should begin earlier in life, experts say.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 04, 2018

Manual workers 'most at risk from Brexit trade barriers'
Men with fewer qualifications are more likely to be affected by Brexit trade barriers, the IFS says.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 04, 2018

Journalist ridiculed
Dmitry Sudakov, of the Russian website Pravda.ru, invited users to ask him anything.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 04, 2018

Russian journalist ridiculed on Reddit
Dmitry Sudakov, of the Russian website Pravda.ru, invited users to ask him anything.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 04, 2018

Young men scared?
Trump said young men in the US were in "peril" so we spoke to some to find out how #MeToo changed their lives.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 04, 2018

New car sales plunge 20% in September
The sales figures coincide with a warning from Nissan over the consequences of a no-deal Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 04, 2018

Car sales plunge as Nissan warns on Brexit
The sales slide coincides with a warning from the carmaker of the consequences of a no-deal Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 04, 2018

Russia GRU claims: UK points finger at Kremlin's military intelligence
Alleged attacks include raids on the World Anti-Doping Agency, when athletes' data was published, and the US Democratic Party.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 03, 2018

Campaigners urge ministers to 'up their game' on climate change
Environmental experts gathering in South Korea are to urge governments to go further and faster to halt global warming.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 03, 2018

Theresa May: Tories must be a party for everyone
Theresa May dances on to the stage in Birmingham as she closes the Conservative conference.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 03, 2018

Heart drug trials halted over Brexit fears
A US medical research firm suspends trials in Clydebank, Leeds and Exeter due to uncertainty over EU withdrawal.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 02, 2018

Processed meat 'linked to breast cancer'
The findings come from a review of 15 studies involving more than one million women.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 02, 2018

Employees sacked
Dunkin' Donuts employees are sacked after a video shows one worker pouring water over a sleeping homeless man.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 02, 2018

Dunkin' Donuts workers sacked after homeless man drenched
Dunkin' Donuts employees are sacked after a video shows one worker pouring water over a sleeping homeless man.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 02, 2018

Conservative conference: Middle-class drug users to be targeted - Sajid Javid
Sajid Javid will announce a review into who is buying drugs - as well as who sells them.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 02, 2018

Brexit: EU migrants won't get special treatment, May says
It is workers' skills that matter, the prime minister says, as she outlines her immigration plans.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 01, 2018

What does 1.5C mean in a warming world?
1.5C has become the new "safe" upper-limit for global warming - but whatever happened to the two-degree target?

BBC Talking Point
Oct 01, 2018

Do you know who owns this locket?
A woman in Dublin is trying to reunite this locket with its owner after finding it in a vintage dress.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 01, 2018

Is this yours?
A woman in Dublin is trying to reunite this locket with its owner after finding it in a vintage dress.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 01, 2018

It's time for EU to get serious on Brexit, says Dominic Raab
The UK's Brexit secretary says the EU disrespected Theresa May with "jibes" at a recent summit.

BBC Talking Point
Oct 01, 2018

No deal Brexit? EU may leave UK with 'no choice', says Dominic Raab
The Brexit secretary will later warn the EU against trying to "lock us in" to a customs union.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 30, 2018

IPCC: Climate scientists consider 'life changing' report
Scientists discuss a report aimed at keeping global temperature rise under 1.5C this century.

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