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BBC Young Sports Personality 2018: Kare Adenegan, Freya Anderson & James Bowen on shortlist

The final three – Kare Adenegan, Freya Anderson and James Bowen Para-athlete Kare Adenegan, swimmer Freya Anderson and jockey James Bowen have been named on the final shortlist for the 2018 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award. The trio are still in contention after an initial shortlist of 10. The winner will be announced at the Radio 1 ...

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Kleenex bins ‘Mansize’ tissues – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Kleenex is scrapping “Mansize” branding from its tissue boxes after 60 years on the shelves as consumers called it out for being sexist. The company said the tissues would now be called “Extra Large”. The change comes as one customer questioned the firm after her four-year-old son asked if “girls, boys and mummies” can use them. ...

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Same-sex mice have babies – BBC News

Image copyright Leyun Wang Image caption This adult mouse has two mums and no dad, was healthy and able to have healthy pups of her own Baby mice have been made with two mums and no dad, say researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It took a substantial feat of genetic engineering to break the rules of reproduction. The ...

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Nepal busts chimp smugglers after BBC investigation

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC’s David Shukman reports from Kathmandu A BBC investigation exposing the scale of chimpanzee trafficking last year has helped police in Nepal uncover a smuggling operation, as Sam Piranty in Kathmandu reports. Even to a hardened detective the discovery was shocking: two baby chimpanzees, exhausted and hungry, and sucking their thumbs. ...

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BBC News disrupted by software glitch

Image caption The BBC News at Six looked different on Wednesday The BBC had to replace live broadcasts with recorded material on its TV news channels for about an hour on Wednesday following a technical glitch. The News at Six also had to be presented from the BBC’s Millbank studio instead of its usual home of New Broadcasting House. The ...

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UK Brexit minister could go to Brussels on Monday if deal near: BBC reporter

LONDON (Reuters) – British Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab could meet European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels on Monday if they are moving closer to a deal, BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg said on Twittter. Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab delivers his keynote address to the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, Britain, October ...

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Jose Mourinho: BBC Sport pundits on Man Utd manager’s future

Jose Mourinho signed a contract extension as Manchester United manager in January Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is undoubtedly under pressure. His side have gone four games without a win and are nine points behind Manchester City and Liverpool at the top of the Premier League. It has led to intense speculation about his position, including one report in Saturday’s ...

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