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Murray Hall: The New York politician who broke 19th Century gender rules

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:00
It was only when New York businessman and politician Murray Hall died that his secret became public.

Jimmy Kimmel show fined $395k over alert skit

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 23:54
ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! mocked an emergency presidential alert issued to warn of major threats.

The Papers: Tory rebels 'side with Corbyn in bid to topple PM'

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 23:28
Reaction to Jeremy Corbyn's plan to lead a caretaker government makes Friday's front pages.

The plight of a US dairy farm

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 22:59
It's a family business which has been around since 1942 - but now the last remaining cows are being sold off.

German finger wrestling pulls a crowd in Bavaria

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 22:21
The traditional contest sees men trying to pull each other across a table with just one finger.

Is Neymar coming back? Will there be a Real Madrid revival? La Liga's big questions

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 22:14
La Liga gets under way on Friday with questions facing all the major contenders. BBC Sport analyses what could be one of the most interesting seasons in years.

Stunning Jota goal helps Wolves cruise into Europa League play-off round

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 21:54
Wolves set up a Europa League play-off tie with Italian side Torino after beating Pyunik 4-0 at Molineux and 8-0 on aggregate.

Rangers 3-1 Midtjylland (7-3): Steven Gerrard's side set up Legia tie

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 21:44
Alfredo Morelos scores twice as Rangers sweep aside Midtjylland to set up a Europa League play-off round tie with Legia Warsaw.

Stormzy funding two more Cambridge University places

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 21:36
Grime artiste Stormzy pledges to fund two more Cambridge students.

Aberdeen 0-2 Rijeka (0-4 agg): McInnes' men crash out of Europa League

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 21:33
Aberdeen fail to get past the Europa League third qualifying round for the sixth consecutive season after an abject defeat at the hands of Rijeka.

Bernardo Silva on Manchester City & old WhatsApp group - in wide-ranging BBC interview

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 21:10
In a wide-ranging interview with BBC Radio 5 Live, Bernardo Silva talks about being Rui Costa's ball boy, his family's split loyalties and life in "rainy" Manchester.

Kashmir: A priority for British Asians?

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 20:04
Thousands have protested in London over Kashmir but is the issue a priority for British Asians?

Ashes: England struggle against Australia at Lord's - day two highlights

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 19:25
Watch highlights as England are bowled out for 258 before Australia reach 30-1 at close on day two of the second Ashes Test at Lord's.

'Knife crime isn't just about chicken shops'

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 19:04
What do chicken shop customers make of government plans to put knife crime warnings on packaging?

Ashes 2019: England bowled out for 258 by Australia in Lord's Test

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 19:04
England's fragile batting again buckles on day two of the second Ashes Test against Australia at Lord's.

Israel bars Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 18:44
Donald Trump had said Israel should stop Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting.

Ashes: England's Stuart Broad bowls Australia's David Warner at Lord's

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 18:37
Stuart Broad bowls Australia's David Warner for three to leave the tourists 11-1 in reply to England's 258 all out on day two of the second Ashes Test at Lord's.

Brexit: Corbyn plan to stop no deal meets resistance

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 18:31
The Labour leader's plan to become caretaker PM is rejected by Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson.

Shelley Kerr: Scotland head coach regrets tearful team meeting

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 18:16
Scotland head coach Shelley Kerr admits she would "do things differently" in hindsight after players were reduced to tears at a meeting the day after they were knocked out of the World Cup.

England debutant Lewis Ludlam keeps promise to former teacher

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 18:11
As a schoolboy Lewis Ludlam vowed he would play for England - and that he would give his teacher tickets.