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Liz Truss speech: PM to say disruption will be worth it for growth
Liz Truss will use her first conference speech as prime minister to explain her economic policies.

Ukraine war: The families who made it through the new Iron Curtain
The families fleeing Russian-occupied areas speak of their hopes and fears as the border hardens.

Asteroid struck by Nasa probe leaves 10,000km trail
A telescope in Chile captures an image of a comet-like plume of debris behind the giant rock.

Tesco: People watching every penny to make ends meet
The UK's largest supermarket chain has announced a further boost to pay for its UK workers.

Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of abuse on private plane
Angelina Jolie says Brad Pitt grabbed her head and attacked two of their children, which he denies.

Hans Niemann 'likely cheated' in more than 100 games, investigation finds
It is likely Hans Niemann has cheated "much more often" than he has acknowledged, an investigation finds.

Dolly Parton leads tributes to Loretta Lynn
"I miss her dearly," says the star, after fellow country singer Loretta Lynn dies at the age of 90.

Eating within set times good for shift workers
Time-restricted eating reduced blood pressure and cholesterol in a study of US firefighters.

More rail disruption as 9,000 train drivers strike
Aslef union members at 13 rail companies walk out on Wednesday in a row over pay and conditions.

South Korea military apologises after failed missile launch sparks alarm
Social media posts showing what appeared to be an explosion caused some residents in Gangneung to panic.

Police in England and Wales pledge to attend every home burglary
It follows a report which found victims of burglary were not being given the justice they deserve.

Mahsa Amini: How one woman's death sparked Iran protests
The BBC has analysed over 1,000 videos of unprecedented protests following Mahsa Amini's death in custody.

Newspaper headlines: Truss speech to 'rally MPs' amid claims of a 'coup'
The papers preview Liz Truss's Conservative conference speech as infighting in the party continues.

Take a ride around San Francisco in a driverless taxi
Driverless robo-taxis are being allowed on the city's streets at night for paying members of the public.

Woman handcuffed in police car hit by train... and survives
This is the moment a train collided with a police car in Colorado - with a woman in the back seat.

Dussehra 2022: Celebrations take over India's streets
Celebrations are being held on a massive scale for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ione Wells goes behind the scenes at the Tory conference ahead of Liz Truss's speech
BBC political correspondent Ione Wells speaks to members behind the scenes at the Conservative party conference.

Ellie Goulding: 'I don't mind having fun on TikTok'
"The music industry definitely isn't the same as when I started out," Ellie tells Newsbeat.

Ukraine war: Crimea beauty queen fined over song
Olga Valeyeva is fined nearly $700 by the Russian authorities and another woman is jailed for 10 days.

Just Fine gives King Charles III first winner at Leicester
Just Fine makes history at Leicester as the first winner for King Charles III after he inherited the late Queen's horses.

Somalia drought: The fight for survival as famine looms
Children are dying in growing numbers amid the worst drought to hit Somalia in 40 years.

Elon Musk, Twitter and the mysterious X app
The story of Musk buying Twitter, and how it began with "X, the everything app".

Ukraine war: Liberated town shows human cost of Russia's defeat
The BBC's Orla Guerin finds desolate scenes in Lyman, a town Ukraine recaptured from Russia.

When are the rail strike dates in October?
Thousands of transport workers are striking in an ongoing row over pay, jobs and conditions.

US midterms: 'America's elections could turn really nasty'
Amid warnings of violence, the first vote since the Capitol riot will be a huge test of US democracy.

CEO Secrets: What's a modern boss to wear?
Business leaders consider how the move towards more informal clothing attire at work affects them.

North Korea: What missiles does it have?
North Korea has been conducting regular missile tests as part of its weapons development programme.

Rugby World Cup: England's Simon Middleton on Yorkshire upbringing
Simon Middleton reflects on a hard-working, Yorkshire upbringing that led to him helping England make history.

Sajid Khan in Bigg Boss: Anger over controversial director in Indian reality show
Thousands have criticised the inclusion of filmmaker Sajid Khan, who was accused of sexual misconduct.

Eintracht Frankfurt 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur: Antonio Conte urges Spurs to be more clinical
Antonio Conte wants his side to become more clinical after they failed to convert a number of opportunities in their goalless draw against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Champions League.

Kadeena Cox: British Paralympic champion says people question her disability
Kadeena Cox says living with hidden disabilities can feel like "fighting a losing battle" because of negative reactions from people.

Research call over MND risk to elite rugby players
An expert calls for "immediate research" after a study suggests players could be at increased risk.

Women's Footballer of the Year contender Sam Kerr
BBC Sport profiles Chelsea and Australia forward Sam Kerr, one of five nominees for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2022 award.

MLB: Aaron Judge breaks American League record with 62nd home run of season
Watch as Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees sets a new American League record with his 62nd home run of the season.

Al Jazeera

Spain’s plan for menstrual leave is good – but it can go further
Paid leave for menstrual pain should not substitute investments in health research for women and ethnic minorities.

The Colours of Healing: Alternative therapies in Egypt
Egyptian women use alternative therapies - colours, clay, movement and dance - to fight depression and other issues.

Putin’s mobilisation and the potential for a political fallout
Attempts to boost forces in Ukraine appear chaotic and have unleashed rare shows of criticism.

Dozens killed in India after wedding party bus plunges into gorge
At least 25 die after a bus carrying wedding guests veers off the road and falls into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand state.

Taiwan says will use US-led chip alliance to protect local firms
Deputy economy minister says chipmaking requires collaboration to ensure a 'very resilient supply chain'.

Power back in Bangladesh after grid glitch forces 7-hour blackout
Electricity supply restored after the country plunged into a blackout following the failure of its national power grid.

Why Credit Suisse is battling rumours of a Lehman-style crash
Swiss bank's plummeting share price has invited comparisons to the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis.

US announces $625m military aid for Ukraine, Russia warns of risk
Latest weapons package, including four more HIMARS rocket launchers, comes as Ukraine military continues its advance.

New Zealand’s central bank lifts interest rate to 7-year high
Reserve Bank of New Zealand raises the benchmark rate by half a percentage point in fifth straight outsized hike.

Solomon Islands leader Sogavare to visit Australia
Countries are looking to mend relationship strained since a Solomon Islands-China agreement was confirmed in April.

How will Italy’s new far-right government change the country?
Italian voters have chosen a right-wing coalition to govern the nation.

US, South Korea fire weapons after North Korea missile launch
Exercises designed to show allies' military capabilities and deter North Korea from carrying out more 'provocations'.

Young, rebellious and the Myanmar military’s ‘worst enemy’
Young people are leading opposition to the coup and have not been deterred by the military's harassment and brutality.

Trump asks US Supreme Court to weigh in on document dispute
Former president's lawyers ask top court to allow 'special master' to vet documents before they are reviewed by gov't.

Colombia and ELN rebels agree to restart peace talks
Officials say Norway, Venezuela and Cuba would be “guarantor states” and civil society groups would be “essential”.

Is Tesla seeing a slowdown in demand?
There are early signs of caution for world's most valuable car maker, including for its increasingly premium pricing.

Which direction will Bosnia take after its election?
It is hoped the vote will bridge deep ethnic divides in the Balkan country.

US Supreme Court hears arguments in Alabama voting rights case
The case could have implications for the future of voting rights in the US, where partisan voting maps are common.

Russian army maps show major retreats in Ukraine’s Kherson region
Russian defence ministry maps show rapid pullbacks in key Kherson region amid Ukraine army's counteroffensive.

UK to seek asylum ban on refugees crossing the English Channel
Home secretary wants blanket ban on anyone entering the UK irregularly, such as on small boats crossing from France.

US asks DRC to pull oil blocks from auction to protect forests
Authorities in the central African nation launched bids for 30 oil and gas blocks in July.

Musk ready to buy Twitter at original price of $44bn
After the billionaire tried to get out of the deal, a securities filing showed he agreed to buy the social media site.

Ukraine war: Will Putin use nuclear weapons?
Russian president has repeatedly pledged to use all means at his disposal to keep his country safe.

US job openings plummet amid higher rates, slower growth
Job openings in the United States dropped by 10 percent from 11.2 million in July to 10.1 in August, data shows.

Beloved country music star Loretta Lynn dies aged 90
Her music reflected her pride in her humble background and spoke frankly of her experiences as a woman and mother.

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