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Germany Merkel: Car rams into chancellery gate ahead of Covid decision 25 Nov 2020, 3:24 pm

The car had messages, including one criticising "globalisation politics", written on its sides.

Taylor to stand down after 40 years as PFA chief 25 Nov 2020, 3:21 pm

Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Gordon Taylor is to stand down at the end of the season.

US election 2020: Biden says White House co-operation 'sincere' 25 Nov 2020, 3:12 pm

The president-elect describes the Trump administration's help with the transition as not "begrudging".

Loujain al-Hathloul: Saudi activist's trial 'moved to terrorism court' 25 Nov 2020, 2:51 pm

The family of Loujain al-Hathloul, who is on hunger strike, had hoped she would be released.

California cave depicts hallucinogenic plant, study finds 25 Nov 2020, 2:50 pm

Researchers also found chewed remains of the plant, which has psychoactive effects, in the cave.

Second 147 in two days as Bingham makes UK Championship maximum 25 Nov 2020, 1:42 pm

Former world champion Stuart Bingham becomes the second player to make a maximum 147 break in the first round of this year's UK Championship.

Meghan: Duchess of Sussex tells of miscarriage 'pain and grief' 25 Nov 2020, 1:16 pm

"I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second," Meghan writes in an article.

Europe migrant crisis: Rescuers find owners of wedding rings lost at sea 25 Nov 2020, 12:43 pm

The team had feared the owners of the rings, inscribed with the names Ahmed and Doudou, were dead.

Liverpool quartet, Bronze & Bielsa up for Fifa awards 25 Nov 2020, 12:08 pm

Four Liverpool players, England's Lucy Bronze and Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa are up for prizes at the Best Fifa Football Awards 2020.

Jay-Z to be new cannabis company's 'chief visionary officer' 25 Nov 2020, 12:07 pm

The rapper and entrepreneur will act as "chief visionary officer" for the new weed brand TPCO.

Coronavirus: How Europeans are preparing for Christmas and New Year 25 Nov 2020, 11:59 am

Measures designed to contain the coronavirus pandemic will change how millions of people celebrate.

Cyclone Nivar: Heavy rain lashes India as storm approaches 25 Nov 2020, 11:57 am

Cyclone Nivar is due to make landfall along the south-eastern coast shortly after midnight.

England's Sciver leads Melbourne Stars to Women's Big Bash final 25 Nov 2020, 11:45 am

A fine all-round display from England's Nat Sciver helps Melbourne Stars to a place in the Women's Big Bash final with a dominant semi-final victory over Perth Scorchers in Sydney.

SLS: Nasa 'megarocket' assembly begins in Florida 25 Nov 2020, 11:05 am

Nasa has stacked the first pieces of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket at Florida's Kennedy Space Center.

The Weeknd calls Grammy Awards 'corrupt' after nominations snub 25 Nov 2020, 10:50 am

The Blinding Lights singer was expected to perform strongly, but didn't get any nominations.

Tracking the global pandemic: Where is it surging? 25 Nov 2020, 9:48 am

Key charts and maps explaining how the virus has spread around the world.

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Abiy Ahmed 'rejects international interference' 25 Nov 2020, 9:14 am

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says it is an internal matter amid growing international concern.

Dominik Szoboszlai: The Red Bull Salzburg star catching Europe's eye 25 Nov 2020, 6:30 am

Dominik Szoboszlai is attracting attention in Europe and leading Red Bull Salzburg's Champions League hopes.

Christian Eriksen: How did ex-Tottenham midfielder's Inter Milan dream turn into a nightmare? 25 Nov 2020, 6:25 am

Long linked with Real Madrid but now at Inter Milan, Christian Eriksen's dream has turned into a nightmare so far in Italy.

Russia 'threatened to ram' US ship in Sea of Japan 25 Nov 2020, 3:20 am

Moscow says a US Navy destroyer entered its territorial waters on Tuesday.

A harsh reality in coal country - with or without Trump 25 Nov 2020, 2:19 am

Built on coal, Colstrip has been under threat for years. It may not matter who sits in the Oval Office.

Saving a baby squirrel with smoothies and massages 25 Nov 2020, 2:03 am

A couple took in the red squirrel after it was found injured and near death on a roadside.

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Fears of ethnic profiling stalk conflict 25 Nov 2020, 1:45 am

Some ethnic Tigrayans complain of harassment and discrimination - an allegation the government denies.

US election: Daily Show comedian Jordan Klepper on Trump and his supporters 25 Nov 2020, 1:33 am

Jordan Klepper has become known for his Trump supporter interviews with Trevor Noah.

New Brunswick outbreak: How a smalltown doctor became a Covid pariah 25 Nov 2020, 1:23 am

After being labelled "patient zero", a small-town physician in Canada was shunned.

How sunshine can make the railways greener 25 Nov 2020, 1:12 am

The railways in the UK, Australia and India getting power from the sun in different ways.

Why Bhutan's Sakteng wildlife sanctuary is disputed by China 25 Nov 2020, 12:37 am

Tiny Bhutan is feeling the squeeze as its giant neighbours China and India vie for territory.

Coronavirus: French lockdown highlights small business struggles 25 Nov 2020, 12:10 am

The online giant has postponed Black Friday in France after pressure from the government.

Brain imaging technology designed for babies 25 Nov 2020, 12:05 am

Scientists demonstrate a scanning device that will make it easier to study the brain.

Nagorno-Karabakh: The family that lost everything 25 Nov 2020, 12:04 am

Maria and her children were driven from their home in Nagorno-Karabakh due to the ongoing conflict.

Zahara: Violence against women in South Africa 'a pandemic' 25 Nov 2020, 12:02 am

Zahara, a platinum-selling singer in South Africa, talks to the BBC about surviving a violent attack.

Dating coach Sami Wunder reveals dilemma when starting out 25 Nov 2020, 12:00 am

When Sami Wunder started out as a dating and relationships coach there was one issue that scared her.

Driver trapped in sinking car rescued by Ohio police officers 24 Nov 2020, 8:31 pm

Officers in Ohio smashed a window to pull out the driver before the vehicle became fully submerged.

Christophe Dominici: French rugby legend dies aged 48 24 Nov 2020, 7:01 pm

Christophe Dominici was best known for helping France knock New Zealand out of the 1999 Rugby World Cup.

US election 2020: What is the presidential transition? 24 Nov 2020, 10:48 am

The transition process is finally under way even though President Trump has not given up his legal challenges.

What Biden's new foreign policy team tells us 24 Nov 2020, 1:38 am

US foreign policy experts weigh in on what the new slate of top diplomats means for global affairs.

Afghanistan, home to the heroin trade, moves into meth 24 Nov 2020, 12:36 am

A new report warns Afghanistan is becoming a major methamphetamine producer, leaving addicts in its wake.

The assassination of a ‘Brave Journalist of Afghanistan’ 23 Nov 2020, 1:24 am

Aliyas Dayee, a "voice for the voiceless" in Helmand, was killed by a bomb earlier this month.

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