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Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws 25 May 2019, 8:41pm Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws
In a referendum, voters overwhelmingly back changes to the constitution to make divorce easier.
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Trump in Japan: Sumo, barbecue and an imperial audience 25 May 2019, 7:17pm Trump in Japan: Sumo, barbecue and an imperial audience
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is pulling out all the stops for his country's closest ally.
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Beach-lovers beware: Umbrellas injure thousands a year 25 May 2019, 7:15pm Beach-lovers beware: Umbrellas injure thousands a year
Improperly installed beach umbrellas have sent more than 30,000 people to US hospitals in a decade.
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Ali Dorani: Iranian cartoonist on the drawings that saved his life 25 May 2019, 7:13pm Ali Dorani: Iranian cartoonist on the drawings that saved his life
Ali Dorani fled Iran only to find himself trapped in the controversial Manus Island detention camp.
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Why my 93-year-old gran is learning to fly 25 May 2019, 7:10pm Why my 93-year-old gran is learning to fly
WW2 veteran Mollie Macartney is still pursuing an active life - and is inspiring her granddaughter to do the same.
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Craters of the moon, now viewable from Instagram and Reddit 25 May 2019, 7:09pm Craters of the moon, now viewable from Instagram and Reddit
Amateur photographer's 81 megapixel picture of the moon inspires fellow 'space nerds'
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Is the voice assistant on your phone sexist? 25 May 2019, 7:02pm Is the voice assistant on your phone sexist?
BBC's Megha Mohan finds out why voice assistant technologies often have female voices.
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The intimacy coordinator that helps choreograph sex scenes 25 May 2019, 7:01pm The intimacy coordinator that helps choreograph sex scenes
Ita O'Brien is the BBC's first "intimacy director" and has worked on new BBC drama Gentleman Jack.
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Saudi women runners push boundaries on the streets 25 May 2019, 6:59pm Saudi women runners push boundaries on the streets
Jeddah Running Community is one of a growing number of mixed gender Saudi Arabian running groups.
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Tory leadership: Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom enter race 25 May 2019, 6:40pm Updated Tory leadership: Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom enter race
The former Brexit secretary and ex-Commons leader are the latest to announce their candidacies for the Tory l;eadership.
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Tory leadership: Dominic Raab enters race 25 May 2019, 5:00pm Updated Tory leadership: Dominic Raab enters race
The former Brexit secretary is the latest MP to say he wants to succeed Theresa May.
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Russia ordered to release Ukraine sailors 25 May 2019, 3:43pm Updated Russia ordered to release Ukraine sailors
The chances of Moscow complying with the UN tribunal's ruling are thought to be minimal.
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Leinster beat Glasgow to retain Pro14 title 25 May 2019, 3:31pm Leinster beat Glasgow to retain Pro14 title
Leinster score two tries to beat Glasgow Warriors at Celtic Park and retain the Pro14 title.
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England v Australia: Smith hits century in World Cup warm-up 25 May 2019, 3:20pm England v Australia: Smith hits century in World Cup warm-up
Steve Smith hits his first century for Australia since being banned for his part in the ball-tampering scandal to steer his side to a 12-run victory over England.
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When Lewis Capaldi met Stormzy 25 May 2019, 2:57pm When Lewis Capaldi met Stormzy
After weeks of chart battles and a blossoming bromance on social media, Lewis Capaldi and Stormzy have finally crossed paths at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Middlesbrough.
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M6 crash: Delays between Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe 25 May 2019, 2:23pm M6 crash: Delays between Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe
Musician Ten Tonnes said he could not get to the Neighbourhood Weekender festival with the delays.
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Exeter defeat Northampton to reach fourth successive Premiership final 25 May 2019, 1:45pm Exeter defeat Northampton to reach fourth successive Premiership final
Exeter Chiefs reach a fourth consecutive Premiership final by comfortably seeing off Northampton Saints at Sandy Park.
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Tory leadership: Rivals clash over support for no-deal Brexit 25 May 2019, 1:13pm Updated Tory leadership: Rivals clash over support for no-deal Brexit
Matt Hancock urges "brutal honesty" over Brexit as Rory Stewart says he would not serve under leadership favourite Boris Johnson.
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M6 crash shuts motorway in Staffordshire 25 May 2019, 12:27pm Updated M6 crash shuts motorway in Staffordshire
Musician Ten Tonnes said he would be unable to get to the Neighbourhood Weekender festival.
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Everest: British man among latest mountain deaths 25 May 2019, 12:23pm Updated Everest: British man among latest mountain deaths
Ten people have now died climbing the world's highest peak this season, amid reports of overcrowding.
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Heart of Midlothian 1-2 Celtic 25 May 2019, 12:19pm Updated Heart of Midlothian 1-2 Celtic
Celtic come from behind to secure a history treble treble as Odsonne Edouard's double sinks Hearts in the Scottish Cup final.
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Watch: Big-hitting Buttler smashes five boundaries in an over 25 May 2019, 12:07pm Watch: Big-hitting Buttler smashes five boundaries in an over
Jos Buttler goes big with five boundaries in an over as England take on Australia at the Hampshire Bowl during their World Cup warm-up match.
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Channel migrants: Migrant crossing figure reaches new high 25 May 2019, 12:05pm Channel migrants: Migrant crossing figure reaches new high
The Border Force was alerted to a small boat travelling across the Channel at about 06:20 BST.
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Hamilton beats Bottas to pole in Monaco as Ferrari error costs Leclerc 25 May 2019, 11:09am Updated Hamilton beats Bottas to pole in Monaco as Ferrari error costs Leclerc
Lewis Hamilton secures Monaco Grand Prix pole position ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas with his last lap of the session.
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Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to pole 25 May 2019, 10:09am Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to pole
Lewis Hamilton secures Monaco Grand Prix pole position ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas with his last lap of the session.
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Spice Girls: Fans take to Twitter over Dublin gig sound 25 May 2019, 8:56am Spice Girls: Fans take to Twitter over Dublin gig sound
Mel B says she hopes the sound quality will improve on the rest of their tour after Dublin show complaints.
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Alesha MacPhail tribute unveiled on Isle of Bute 25 May 2019, 7:41am Alesha MacPhail tribute unveiled on Isle of Bute
A special bench, paid for by the local community, has been revealed in the "children's corner" area of the beach at Rothesay.
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Elina Svitolina on facing Venus Williams at French Open, her injury battle and Gael Monfils 25 May 2019, 7:20am Elina Svitolina on facing Venus Williams at French Open, her injury battle and Gael Monfils
In her first column for BBC Sport Elina Svitolina talks about being drawn against Venus Williams in the French Open and how injury has affected her form.
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Austria scandal: Lawyer says he was part of Ibiza sting 25 May 2019, 5:35am Austria scandal: Lawyer says he was part of Ibiza sting
The lawyer says it was a "civil society-driven project" but has not revealed who was behind it.
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Tory leadership: Matt Hancock latest candidate to enter race 25 May 2019, 5:34am Updated Tory leadership: Matt Hancock latest candidate to enter race
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is the latest contender for the Tory leadership, with more expected.
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Sir Philip Green to close 25 more Evans and Miss Selfridge stores 25 May 2019, 4:43am Sir Philip Green to close 25 more Evans and Miss Selfridge stores
The latest closures by his struggling Arcadia empire will include mostly Evans and Miss Selfridge shops.
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Trump approves $8bn Saudi weapons sale over Iran tensions 25 May 2019, 3:57am Trump approves $8bn Saudi weapons sale over Iran tensions
The president evokes a legal loophole to push through the arms deal without Congressional approval.
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Chelsea not backing Baku plan for fans travelling to Europa League final 25 May 2019, 2:06am Chelsea not backing Baku plan for fans travelling to Europa League final
Chelsea says it cannot endorse official plans to help fans attend the Europa League final against Arsenal in Baku.
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