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Hello. Here’s your morning briefing: Image copyright Getty Images Zuckerberg says sorry to Facebook users He’s been criticised for not saying enough about millions of Facebook users having their data exploited by a political consultancy firm. But Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the social media giant, has launched a PR offensive aimed at limiting any damage […]

Image caption Andreea Cristea was on holiday with her partner Andrei Burnaz The sister of a Romanian tourist who fell into the Thames during the Westminster terror attack has said she refuses to dwell on the killer. Andreea Cristea, 31, and boyfriend Andrei Burnaz, were driven at by Khalid Masood on London’s Westminster Bridge. A […]

Moeen Ali was one of five batsmen who failed to score England were bowled out for 58 – their sixth lowest Test total – on the first day of the Test series in New Zealand. Playing their first Test since losing the Ashes 4-0 in Australia, England were dismissed in 20.4 overs in an hour […]

Gloria Chochi is serving six years in prison in Spain for killing her abusive former partner. She is now pinning her hopes of being reunited with her son on a rare pardon from the prime minister. This is her story. Their troubled relationship had ended but as Williams Richards kept coming back, each time with […]

Norwegian police have documented 151 cases of sexual abuse, including child rape, in one small community of 2,000 people, north of the Arctic circle. The offences occurred over decades – between the 1950s and 2017 – but were only recently uncovered. How could such serious sex crimes go unchecked for so long? Nina Iversen says […]

Image copyright Aisha Augie-Kuta / WaterAid Dodging hippos along the Niger river, photographer Aisha Augie-Kuta reached the remote village of Norand√©. It is here that she connected with a community that, despite its proximity to the river, faces a daily struggle for clean water. Despite the countries’ shared border, what Augie-Kuta saw was a far […]

A teacher from Ghana, who went viral after pictures of his chalkboard-computer alternative were shared on social media, has said he never meant to become an internet sensation. Richard Appiah Akoto, from Kumasi, told the BBC was simply trying to prepare his students for the real world. Find out more – and see how he […]

Image caption The star’s hits include Kids In America, You Came and Cambodia It’s hard to imagine Kim Wilde on the front line of a cultural war but, back in 1981, that’s exactly where she found herself. The irresistible success of Kids In America, Chequered Love and Cambodia threw the popular music press into disarray. […]

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government is failing rural communities and the natural environment, a report says. The Lords Select Committee document says there should be radical change in how the countryside is looked after. It recommends stripping the environment department Defra of its power to regulate on rural affairs, and reforming the Countryside […]

Image copyright Getty Images Some blueberry muffins sold by cafes and supermarkets contain more than the recommended daily intake of sugar for adults, researchers have discovered. An analysis by Action on Sugar and the Obesity Health Alliance in January found the cakes could contain up to eight teaspoons of sugar. The recommended daily limit for […]

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