Russia spy row: UK lab could be poison source, says ambassador

Comments by Russia's ambassador to the EU are dismissed as "nonsense" by the Foreign Office.

Snow and ice bring UK travel disruption

Difficult conditions hit road, rail and air travel, as Met Office amber and yellow warnings remain.

Springtime snow creates winter scenes

What do a dog on wheels, a swimming pool and a football pitch have in common?

Gravesend nightclub: 13 people hurt as car drives into club

A 21-year-old man is arrested after 13 people suffered injuries including broken bones.

Winter Paralympics: Britons Menna Fitzpatrick & Jen Kehoe win slalom gold

Britain's Menna Fitzpatrick and Jen Kehoe win gold in the women's visually-impaired slalom at the Winter Paralympics.

Disappearing clothing banks leave charities devastated

Recycling companies say 750 of the recycling receptacles have gone missing in the last year.

Blossom in south-west China captured by drone

Apricot, cherry and azalea blossom create a stunning landscape in south-west China.

Syria war: Turkey-backed forces oust Kurds from heart of Afrin

Forces wave Turkish flags and remove a Kurdish statue after taking the centre of Afrin city.

Andrew McCabe: Ex-FBI deputy director gave notes to Russia inquiry

The memos could support claims of obstruction of justice against President Trump, US media say.

Sunderland midfielder Darron Gibson suspended after drink-driving charge

Sunderland suspend midfielder Darron Gibson after the Republic of Ireland international is charged with drink-driving.

Firefighters tackle large blaze at Stalybridge mill

The fire service says five storeys of the building in Greater Manchester were alight.

Dorset orchestra forms 'first ensemble of disabled musicians'

The musicians hope to show that disabled people can and should be more involved in classical music.

Russia goes to the polls in presidential election

Vladimir Putin seeks another six-year term, facing off against seven other candidates.

The Papers: 'Blackout threat' as UK 'stands up' to Putin

The breakdown in UK-Russian relations after the poisoning of an ex-spy continues to dominate the headlines.

Carpool karaoke mums' Down's syndrome video goes viral

Rebecca Carless says the response to the video has been "mad" and they want everyone to see it.

Jared Kushner: What does Trump's son-in-law do now?

Trump's son-in-law prefers staying in the background - what influence does he have on the president?

The dancing slum kids tipped for stardom by Rihanna

The Ikorodu Kids are a dance troupe from Nigeria who are getting rave reviews from celebrities.

Tracy Beaker and four other children's book characters who grew up

Tracy Beaker is just the latest literary character to return as an adult.

Your pictures: Just for one day

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "just for one day".

Living healthy in Qatar: Why's it hard?

In Qatar, over 70% of the population is overweight or obese.

Why the UK is so cold

Temperatures are plunging again in Britain with more snow on the way – but why?

Duchess meets wolfhound - and other St Patrick's Day celebrations

Shamrocks, leprechauns and a lot of green dye- how the patron saint of Ireland is being celebrated.

Paige Vanzant: UFC gave me an eating disorder

UFC star Paige Vanzant tells Newsbeat the extreme measures she took to reduce her weight.

National Geographic apology: 'We were anticipated to be a dying race'

Aboriginal Australians reflect on National Geographic's racism in 1916, and public discourse today.

Robot Wars has been axed by the BBC again

The series has been scrapped by the BBC to make room for new shows.

The Indians who used kayaking to transform their lives

There are many routes to success and for a group of friends in India, it was the Ganges River.

'It was like WW2 swept through our house'

A man whose father killed his mother is among three writers who tell how poetry has helped them cope.

Week in pictures: 10 - 16 March 2018

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken during the past week.

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Obituary: Millie Dunn Veasey, pioneering sergeant turned rights activist

Millie Dunn Veasey, who has died aged 100, was in World War Two's only all-female, all-black unit.

Breaking the mould in a male-dominated workplace

Three pioneers who are shattering stereotypes surrounding the world of science and engineering.

Why Angolan singer Toty Sa'Med writes songs in Kimbundu

Toty Sa'Med can't say more than a few words in Kimbundu but is writing songs in the Angolan language.

Speaking up about rape in conservative Kazakhstan

In Kazakhstan, victims say relatives and police tell them to stay silent or "leave it with Allah".

Salisbury attack: How much of the UK's gas comes from Russia?

Theresa May was asked how reliant the UK is on gas from Russia. Who is producing the country's supplies?

Instagram stars: From influencers to entrepreneurs

Why online "influencers" want to develop their businesses off social media as well as on.

'I hope my brother will see this and know he's not alone'

Like Minds: A woman's mission to get young black men talking about mental health.

In Syria's Eastern Ghouta a doctor's battle: 'We will stay until the end'

As the Syrian government tightens its noose around the enclave, medical staff describe working in "hell on earth".

Is the single life more expensive?

Single people pay more for holidays, living costs and car insurance - but there are some benefits too.

Can kids hold pens in the digital age?

Are the fine motor skills necessary to hold a pencil still needed in an age when toddlers swipe?

How Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine's partnership led to billion dollar Beats

The unlikely partnership between Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine is made into a Netflix documentary.

Man Utd 2-0 Brighton: Jose Mourinho says his side were 'scared to play'

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says his players were "scared to play" and questions their "personality" in the FA Cup win over Brighton.

Snow causes postponements in football, rugby union and racing across UK

There are postponements to a number of sporting events across England on Sunday because of snow.

Mohamed Salah 'on his way' to Lionel Messi comparisons - Liverpool boss Klopp

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Mohamed Salah is "on his way" to being mentioned in the same breath as Lionel Messi after his four goals against Watford.

Six Nations Shuffle: Celebrations for Ireland, aerial ping pong & a crocodile roll

Watch the quirkier moments from the final weekend of the Six Nations, featuring celebrations for Ireland, aerial ping pong, a steamy Alun Wyn Jones and a crocodile roll.

Winter Paralympics: Britons Menna Fitzpatrick & Jen Kehoe win slalom gold

Britain's Menna Fitzpatrick and guide Jen Kehoe claim gold in the women's visually-impaired slalom at the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang.

FA Cup: Wigan manager Paul Cook eyeing a Wembley semi-final

He lasted just 25 league games as manager of non-league Southport, but Wigan boss Paul Cook is one win from a Wembley FA Cup appearance.

Winter Paralympics: The rally driver who crashed into championship skiing

Paralympic skier Chris Lloyd defied all expectations when he returned to the slopes after a rally car crash which left him paralysed from the neck down.

Winter Paralympics: 'Don't go easy on me because I'm a woman'

Lena Schroeder plays para ice hockey for Team Norway and is the only woman on the ice at the Winter Paralympics

Off-piste at the Paras #8: Scott Meenagh

Former soldier Scott Meenagh is the first competitor ParalympicsGB has had in Nordic Skiing for 20 years.

Paralympics 'pit lane’ where athletes get repairs

Have you ever wondered how athletes cope when their prosthetic limbs or wheelchairs break?

Winter Paralympics: Sean Pollard - Australian who became a Paralympic snowboarder after shark attack

Sean Pollard lost an arm in a shark attack and only saw snow for the first time in 2015 - now he has finished fifth and ninth at Pyeongchang 2018.

A boy’s creative response to his mother’s illness

When Noah's mother was diagnosed with cancer, he came up with an idea to express his grief. Now his idea is being made into a book.

Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes

Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.

'I want to explain arranged marriage to people in the West'

A Pakistani designer who made a board game mocking arranged marriage says the media mistook her real intentions.

South Korea gaming: Death by overwork sparks calls for change

Critics say "crunch time", an intense burst of work just before a game is released, can be dangerous.

Sir Ken Dodd and the end of a comedy era

The days when Ken Dodd delighted millions in Blackpool and Scarborough now seem like a different age.

'I tried to kill myself nine times before the NHS helped me'

At the age of 17 Sherry Denness tried to kill herself nine times in 10 days, and only then got the help she needed.

Claudette Colvin: The 15-year-old who came before Rosa Parks

How Claudette Colvin helped spark America's Civil Rights Movement at the age of 15.

'My periods made me suicidal so I had a hysterectomy at 28'

For years, Lucie was treated for mental health problems - in fact she had a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.

'The story of a weird world I was warned never to tell'

Pauline Dakin's childhood was full of secrets, disruption and unpleasant surprises - it wasn't until many years later that she found out why.

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