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California to enforce 'gender neutral' toy aisles in large stores

12 October 2021 - 3:53am
The state has become the first in the US to pass the law, which aims to tackle gender stereotypes.

Call Her Daddy's Alex Cooper: 'Not everyone can just do a podcast'

12 October 2021 - 2:51am
Call Her Daddy host Alex Cooper has relaunched her podcast after getting a huge deal with Spotify.

Interpreter who helped rescue Biden in 2008 leaves Afghanistan

12 October 2021 - 1:21am
Aman Khalili had asked Joe Biden for help 13 years after he rescued the then-senator from a storm.

Milos Zeman: The Czech leader proud to be politically incorrect

12 October 2021 - 12:56am
Ailing Czech President Milos Zeman is famously fond of liquor and provocative jokes.

Jammu and Kashmir: Killing of civilians sparks militancy fear

12 October 2021 - 12:50am
People, especially religious minorities, now fear for their safety in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Africa's iconic architecture in 12 buildings

12 October 2021 - 12:41am
Two architects are determined to showcase the architecture of Africa to the world - past and present.

Escaping the Taliban: Afghan policeman's struggle to enter Turkey

12 October 2021 - 12:31am
Former soldiers and police are among Afghans trying to evade a crackdown at the Turkey-Iran border.

DC Comics reveal that latest Superman character is bisexual

12 October 2021 - 12:24am
In an upcoming comic the new reiteration of Superman, Jon Kent, will be pictured in a same-sex kiss.

Rising up against racism: London's forgotten Bangladeshi squatters

12 October 2021 - 12:23am
Hundreds of Bangaldeshis took over empty properties in London in the 1970s, demanding better housing.

Andrew Watson: The 'most influential' black footballer for decades lost to history

12 October 2021 - 12:05am
Andrew Watson was a trailblazer who helped shape how football is played today. For decades he was lost to history.

Budget: Little room for more spending, says IFS

12 October 2021 - 12:00am
Despite recent tax rises, there is limited scope to spend more on public services, says the IFS.

Why does the internet keep breaking?

12 October 2021 - 12:00am
Outages of Facebook and its family of apps now lead to significant disruption for firms worldwide

Wales ready for 'two cup finals' after scraping past Estonia

11 October 2021 - 11:20pm
Wales' last two World Cup qualifiers at home to Belarus and Belgium in November will be like "two cup finals", says manager Robert Page.

Black scientists say UK research is institutionally racist

11 October 2021 - 11:16pm
Senior black scientists tell the BBC they believe UK science to be "institutionally racist".

Thailand to re-open for some vaccinated visitors on 1 November

11 October 2021 - 10:08pm
Fully vaccinated travellers from nations including the UK will no longer need to quarantine.

Havertz & Werner score as slick Germany become first to qualify for World Cup

11 October 2021 - 10:05pm
Germany become the first team to join hosts Qatar at the 2022 World Cup with a thumping victory in North Macedonia.

Wales scrape past Estonia to keep World Cup play-off place in own hands

11 October 2021 - 9:38pm
Wales scrape past Estonia with an unconvincing win in Tallinn to keep their hopes of finishing second in their World Cup qualifying group in their own hands.

Bedfordshire A5 crash: Four confirmed dead

11 October 2021 - 9:24pm
Police say work at the scene of the crash is "highly complex" and is likely to go on into Tuesday.

Nobel Prize: We will not have gender or ethnicity quotas - top scientist

11 October 2021 - 9:17pm
Journalist Maria Ressa was the only woman to win a Nobel Prize this year, and just the 58th in history.

Gas price rises: Kwarteng asks Treasury to help firms over cost

11 October 2021 - 9:17pm
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng requests support for industries hit by soaring energy costs.

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