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The frock stars who rocked - and shocked - at the Oscars

1 hour 2 min ago
Will any of this year's Oscar attendees try to top the classic outfits of the past?

Oscars 2017: Who's predicted to win, and other things to look out for

1 hour 12 min ago
It's Hollywood's big night - here's what to look out for in the main battles at the Oscars.

'Robbed of sight, I have a vision to help the blind see'

1 hour 29 min ago
A blind man who narrowly escaped death has developed software he hopes will give blind people independence.

The child abuse scandal of the British children sent abroad

1 hour 38 min ago
For several decades, the UK sent children across the world to new lives where many were abused.

Semyon Gluzman: Meeting a Soviet-era dissident again after 35 years

1 hour 43 min ago
In the Soviet Union rare individuals campaigned for human rights at great personal expense. One was psychiatrist Semyon Gluzman, who now sees a bright future for his new country, Ukraine.

Becoming Julius: Growing up intersex in Uganda

1 hour 47 min ago
Julius Kaggwa was born intersex, which made for a confusing, isolating and sometimes dangerous childhood growing up in Uganda.

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

1 hour 48 min ago
The KGB spy who lived the American dream and other stories you may have missed in the past seven days.

How to achieve the 'Oscars look'

1 hour 54 min ago
Celebrity make-up artist, Amy Hollier, shares her tips on how to achieve the perfect look for the red carpet.

Greek activists storm court hearings to save homes

2 hours 5 min ago
Greek activists storm court to save homes

Newspaper review: Doping accusations and terror threats

2 hours 7 min ago
Accusations are made against Mo Farah's coach on one front page as terror threats dominate another.

Mo Farah's coach Alberto Salazar may have breached drug rules - leaked Usada report

2 hours 7 min ago
The American coach of Olympic champion Mo Farah may have broken anti-doping rules to boost the performance of some of his athletes, says a leaked report.

President Trump to skip White House correspondents' dinner

2 hours 24 min ago
The US president has attended for nearly a century and it will still go ahead in Mr Trump's absence.

Gavin McDonnell loses on points to Rey Vargas in WBC world title fight

25 February 2017 - 11:53pm
Gavin McDonnell fails in his bid to join his twin brother Jamie as a world champion with a majority-decision loss to Rey Vargas.

David Harewood: Next Doctor Who should be black or female

25 February 2017 - 11:45pm
Actor David Harewood says Doctor Who "needs to do something different" - and he'd be up for it.

US Democrats pick Tom Perez to lead party

25 February 2017 - 10:54pm
Tom Perez was seen as the establishment-backed candidate and will have to unite a divided party.

Six Nations 2017: Vern Cotter hails Scotland's second-half show against Wales

25 February 2017 - 10:25pm
Head coach Vern Cotter lauds Scotland's second-half display against Wales, as they rack up 20 unanswered points to win.

Caroline Wyatt: MS 'brain fog' lifted after stem cell treatment

25 February 2017 - 8:57pm
Caroline Wyatt said the "brain fog began to lift" after she paid for treatment in Mexico.

Claudio Ranieri: Jamie Vardy says speculation over manager's sacking 'untrue'

25 February 2017 - 8:37pm
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy says speculation he was involved in Claudio Ranieri's dismissal is "untrue and extremely hurtful".

Terminally ill Bradley Lowery thanks Everton supporters

25 February 2017 - 6:59pm
The five-year-old Sunderland fan, who has months to live, was a mascot at the match against Everton.

Six Nations 2017: Ireland 19-9 France

25 February 2017 - 6:51pm
Ireland beat France 19-9 in Dublin to keep alive their hopes of winning a third Six Nations Championship in four years.