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Brexit: UK sets out plans to replace all EU laws

Brexit Secretary David Davis unveils the draft Great Repeal Bill to MPs.

Kim Jong-nam's body to be released to North Korea

Malaysia is to release Kim Jong-nam's body for return to North Korea, the Malaysian PM says.

Trump-Russia ties: Senate pledges thorough inquiry

The probe into alleged interference in the US election will seek to avoid the acrimony in the House.

Turkey-US talks begin in Ankara amid rising tension

Rex Tillerson is the most senior US official to visit Turkey since President Trump's election win.

Cannes Film Festival poster sparks airbrushing row

Press and public come out to denounce the "deplorable" thinning down of actress Claudia Cardinale.

'Exploding' soup dumpling video angers Asian foodies

A lifestyle video proposes bursting the popular Xiao Long Bao and throwing out the soup.

Insurer Lloyd's of London confirms new Brussels subsidiary

The 329-year-old insurance market is opening the subsidiary as a result of the Brexit vote.

PwC keeps Oscars despite best film blunder

The firm that handles balloting is being retained, but its staff will be banned from using mobiles.

American Airlines pilot dies on Dallas-Albuquerque flight

The incident happened just before he was due to land a flight from Texas to New Mexico.

Italian police in Venice arrest three Jihadists

Three adults and a girl are detained in an anti-terror operation by Italian police.

Kuki Gallmann's Kenya safari lodge burned down

The attack comes after police reportedly shot cattle that had invaded Kuki Gallmann's land.

Coffee cup fee could cut use by 300 million, study suggests

Charges and other measures could drastically cut the 2.5bn disposable coffee cups used, study finds.

Pee Wee Pumps: High heels for babies spark outrage

A US company that makes footwear for infants described as "diva defining" is labelled "disgusting".

Signs of hope after years of Syria's war

BBC News asks people living in cities across Syria what it is like to live with war.

Is 'luxury co-living' a solution to loneliness in big cities?

Could student hall-style accommodation for young professionals tackle loneliness in big cities?

Kilted yoga star targeted by homophobic hate mail

Finlay Wilson says a letter containing homophobic abuse aims to "intimidate and terrorise" him.

James Polk: The dead president who just can't rest in peace

There is a fight to rebury the 11th President of the United States, James K Polk - for the fourth time.

Bizarre Ronaldo statue overshadows airport naming event

The questionable likeness was revealed at a ceremony to name Madeira airport after the footballer.

French artist turns chicken for three-week egg hatching

Abraham Poincheval is sitting on 10 chicken eggs that he hopes to hatch in a Paris museum.

Indian red faces over tallest flag at Pakistan border

The flag on the Pakistan border is to be replaced for a fourth time after being torn by the wind.

Did this alleged Russian spy help Trump win election?

The BBC has learned that US officials "verified" a key claim in a report about Russian involvement in Donald Trump's election.

Can a snake eat a human?

While pythons can eat large prey, an adult man was long thought to be too big.

Will ultranationalists decide Turkey's referendum?

A former interior minister emerges as a key figure challenging President Erdogan's referendum plans.

'You may as well kill us': Human cost of India's meat 'ban'

The BBC's Vikas Pandey visits a community of butchers affected by the crackdown on meat shops.

Is this the most dangerous backwater in the world?

You may not have heard of the Sulu-Celebes sea, but piracy is on the rise there.

Letter from Africa: Should degrees be necessary for leaders?

In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu looks at why Kenya insists that its senior political leaders must hold a university degree.

Trumplomacy: Shy Melania braves spotlight for women of courage

The First Lady lets her guard down only slightly during a visit to the centre of American diplomacy.

The Hindu hardliner running India's most populous state

Yogi Adityanath: What kind of leader will the polarising new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh be?

Arsene Wenger thinks Sanchez & Ozil want to stay but is coy on own future

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he thinks Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez will stay at the club but adds his future is not yet finalised.

Neil Taylor: Fifa looks into Wales defender's leg-breaking challenge on Seamus Coleman

Fifa opens proceedings against Wales' Neil Taylor over the full-back's challenge which left Republic of Ireland's Seamus Coleman with a broken leg.

Tony Bellew: WBC make cruiserweight Emeritus Champion

Tony Bellew will no longer be the WBC's regular cruiserweight champion due to his potential involvement at heavyweight.

Secure exit? How will Brexit affect UK security?

With Article 50 now triggered and Brexit underway, what will it mean for the UK's security?

Signed and delivered – now what?

Theresa May has invoked it with a letter, but what is it, can it be reversed and what happens next?

More EU sorrow than anger

There is "no reason to pretend this is a happy day", European Council President Donald Tusk says.

Reality Check: Can the UK change its mind?

Now it has triggered Article 50, does the UK definitely have to leave the EU?

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

A guide to how the UK will leave the European Union following the 23 June referendum vote.