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Millions are voting in the election, which was called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 4:09 am
The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 3:34 am
A £3m investment will "ensure prison officers have the right resources for the job", the government says.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 12:56 am
A woman is arrested on suspicion of murder after an 18-month-old boy falls from a window in Bradford.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 12:29 am
The party wants six changes to the repeal bill, including Parliament approval of the exit agreement.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 12:22 am
Witnesses tell the BBC how men with sticks and axes started one of the world's longest conflicts.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 12:04 am
The plan to appoint Zimbabwe's president as a WHO goodwill ambassador sparked an outcry.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 12:02 am
Ministers are asking the industry how best to streamline the home-buying process in England.
Posted: October 22, 2017, 12:00 am
David Davis says a transition period won't happen unless a final Brexit deal is in place.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:52 pm
The "wonder from down under" has been free from recession for more than a quarter of a century.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:37 pm
Why are more people running marathons in all 50 states - and what does it say about modern America?
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:37 pm
On just one night a year Faroese men can hunt gannet chicks, considered a delicacy. It involves a dangerous climb down steep cliffs.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:36 pm
Laetitia Ky uses coat hangers, wires and pins to make "hair sculptures" for her Instagram fans.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:33 pm
Everything Everything on how their new album was inspired by the "surreal, nightmarish" news cycle.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:33 pm
How the body art of the Moscow underworld is coming back into fashion.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:32 pm
An exhibition in New York highlights the child labour photos of Lewis Hine that shocked the US.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:31 pm
Lewes FC are setting a new trend in football, by paying their men and women equally.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:28 pm
Campaigners say UK taxpayers "effectively pay twice" for medicines, increasing NHS budget pressures.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:26 pm
Theresa May's "climbdown" and a crackdown on British gambling companies are among the stories to lead the newspapers.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:21 pm
Ron Ayres's fascination with engineering started as a boy during the Blitz.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:01 pm
An exhibition marks the work of unrecognised female artists whose work has adorned London.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 11:01 pm
Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the United States GP and will have title rival Sebastian Vettel alongside on the front row.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 10:01 pm
Britain's double Olympic champion Jade Jones secures her first major title of 2017 and Bianca Walkden wins her third Grand Prix of the year.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 9:49 pm
Saracens edge out a stubborn Ospreys side to maintain their 100% start to their Champions Cup defence at Allianz Park.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 9:37 pm
President Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia will not accept Madrid's plan to curb the region's powers.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 8:51 pm
Manchester City move five points clear as Huddersfield shock Manchester Utd, while Chelsea, Leicester, Newcastle and Bournemouth win.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 7:10 pm
Passenger's letter home, written a day before the ship hit an iceberg, fetches £126,000 at auction.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 7:10 pm
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says their attitude in the 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield was worse than a friendly match.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 7:04 pm
Sergio Aguero has scored his 177th and club record-equalling goal for Manchester City, but what makes the striker even more surprising than you might think?
Posted: October 21, 2017, 6:24 pm
The Daily Show host was speaking to the BBC's Newsnight programme about the US president and racism.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 3:38 pm
Storm Brian has hit the UK with gale-force winds and high seas - closing roads and causing flooding.
Posted: October 21, 2017, 12:05 pm
How have our experts got on at redesigning a bus to make it safer? What changes have they made? And how does it look now?
Posted: October 21, 2017, 1:46 am
What’s next for the North American couple and their children rescued from five years of captivity?
Posted: October 20, 2017, 11:16 pm
A new ballet tells the story of the aftermath of the racially motivated Charleston church shooting.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 11:16 pm
Angelika Trabert's won 24 medals - six at the Paralympics. When not riding, she works as an anaesthetist.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 11:06 pm
How music fan Martin Fitzgerald went from surfing Spotify in bed to talking legendary albums with celebrities.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 11:01 pm
Farhan Akhtar is not only massive in the movie world, he's also the founder of a movement to get men to support women's rights.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 3:05 am
Thousands of women from France have been speaking out about the abuse they've experienced in their relationships.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 3:03 am
BBC 100 Women go undercover on the Tube with British Transport Police officers catching offenders.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 3:02 am
BBC 100 Women contributor Roya Ramezani was painting #MeToo hours before the Weinstein story broke.
Posted: October 20, 2017, 1:25 am
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "on toast".
Posted: October 19, 2017, 1:54 pm
Authorities in one city in Turkey have put pink women-only buses in service, designed to protect female passengers from harassment.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 11:43 pm
BBC coverage of latest developments
Posted: September 15, 2017, 9:16 am
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