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Rwanda asylum bill is too weak to be a deterrent, says Robert Jenrick

This video can not be playedTo play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.Former immigration minister Robert Jenrick has said Rishi Sunak is making "a political choice" to revive Rwanda asylum scheme in a way that is unlikely to work.In his...

Pliosaur discovery: Huge sea monster emerges from Dorset cliffs

Image source, BBC/Tony JolliffeBy Jonathan Amos and Alison FrancisBBC News, ScienceThe skull of a colossal sea monster has been extracted from the cliffs of Dorset's Jurassic Coast.It belongs to a pliosaur, a ferocious marine reptile that terrorised the oceans about 150 million years ago.The...

Gap between haves and have-nots widening, report warns

Report mentions stagnant wages and mental health issues, and says the gap widened in the pandemic.

Kuenssberg: Disunited Tory party puts Sunak under serious pressure

Image source, EPAI know it's nearly Christmas, and maybe the last thing you want to think about is politics. But you might have to. The governing party has to.Because the Downing Street operation is in real trouble. And, while it seemed a bit wild...

Northern Lights award won by stunning shot taken in Wales

He went to Iceland for the Northern Lights - but took his outstanding photo 10 minutes from home.

France’s Emmanuel Macron buffeted from all sides in row over secularism

Image source, Rabbi Mendel Samama/@EURORabbiBy Hugh SchofieldBBC News, ParísEmmanuel Macron has been accused of betraying the French Republic after he took part in a Jewish ceremony inside his official residence, the Elysée Palace.In a country where the separation of religion is itself a religion,...

Mergers and Acquisitions in Quebec

Mergers and Acquisitions in Quebec

US uses veto but pressure for ceasefire is building

Image source, EPA-EFE/REX/ShutterstockBy Jeremy BowenBBC International editor, JerusalemUN secretary general António Guterres has spoken about the "serious risk to the maintenance of international peace and security" in the Gaza conflict, citing the spillover of hostilities in "the occupied West Bank, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and...

Gaza ‘safe zone’ for millions smaller than Heathrow

Image source, Feras Al-ShaerBy Merlyn Thomas and Ethar ShalabyBBC Verify and BBC ArabicAs Israel presses its military offensive across Gaza, the army has been repeatedly advising some two million civilians to move to a "humanitarian zone" smaller than London's Heathrow Airport.Al-Mawasi is a narrow...

Video shows stripped Palestinian men detained in Gaza

This video can not be playedTo play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.By Paul AdamsBBC News, JerusalemWith fighting raging around Khan Younis and in the north of Gaza, a video has emerged on social media showing dozens of Palestinian men...