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Tuesday
19th October 2021

Around the world

The key moments of Colin Powell's life

The son of Jamaican immigrants, his story was hailed as an example of what's possible in America.

Life at 50C: The Baghdad traffic cop who works in 50C heat

In Baghdad, Sergeant Saa’d has to brave increasingly extreme conditions to keep the city moving.

In the UK

Boris Johnson defends UK switching to green power by 2035

The PM defends plans to move entirely to green power generation by 2035, saying that it is propelled by "consumer choice".

Sir David Amess death: Parliament pays tribute to former colleague

MPs have been remembering Sir David Amess, who was killed in his Essex constituency.

Politics

Labour: Miliband on government heat pump grant for gas boilers

Government plans to replace boilers with heat pumps are "way short even of their targets" says the shadow climate change secretary.

Boris Johnson defends UK switching to green power by 2035

The PM defends plans to move entirely to green power generation by 2035, saying that it is propelled by "consumer choice".

Education

Baby Loss Awareness Week: Two families’ stories

Steve and Laura Hughes open up about the pain of losing their son Jesse, who died in pregnancy.

Sarah Everard: Three generations, one chat about women's safety

Twenty-three-year-old Amy, her mum and her nan discuss how safe they feel in public as women.

Health

'Heaviest' kidneys removed in high-risk operation

Warren Higgs speaks before and after having his kidneys, which weighed more than five stone (35kg), removed.

Covid: Australia's Flying Doctors take vaccines to vast remote areas

The famed service is helping solve the immense challenge of vaccinating remote Australia.

Business

Russia not withholding gas for political reasons - ambassador

Russia's ambassador to the UK denies Russia is using energy as a political weapon, amid surging prices.

Pigs at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport help to keep skies safe

A team of 20 at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is part of a range of measures being used to reduce bird-strikes.

Science

Snowdonia's special moments on film over the last 70 years

It's seven decades since the area - with its craggy peaks and hidden ravines - was made a national park.

The climate activists who want Norway to end oil and gas production

The BBC's Nick Beake meets the young climate activists trying to stop Norway drilling for oil and gas.

Technology

Discovery Tour Viking Age: Can video games teach history?

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has been adapted for use in schools for teaching about the Vikings.

Can driving data help make our roads safer?

Sensors in cars and on lampposts are used to spot erratic driving and locate dangerous hotspots.

Entertainment

Berwick visually-impaired artist Amy Izat on new exhibition

Amy Izat hopes her work will show people what it is like to live with sight loss.

Greta Thunberg sings Rick Astley hit at climate concert

Greta Thunberg sings Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" to launch series of climate concerts.