News Daily: Baby deaths investigation and Chinese virus latest

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up hereHospital baby deaths ‘could have been prevented’In the space of three years, at least seven babies being cared for by the same NHS trust may have died in preventable circumstances, a BBC investigation reveals. Among them was Dawn Powell’s son, Archie. He suffered severe […]

Australia fires: Three dead in Australia firefighting plane crash

Three people have died when a firefighting aircraft crashed in Australia, authorities have confirmed.The large air tanker was reported missing in southern New South Wales shortly after 13:30 local time (02:30 GMT) on Thursday.Wreckage was found by emergency responders after a brief search.NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the plane crashed in the Snowy Mountains, two […]

Harry and Meghan: How much privacy can they expect in Canada?

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Meghan returned to Canada last week Within hours of Prince Harry arriving in Canada to join his wife for the start of a new life away from royal duties, the couple issued a legal warning about media intrusion.Pictures of Meghan walking her dogs while carrying her son Archie in […]

Problem gambling: Why do some people become addicted?

Image copyright Getty Images Taking risks is a fundamental part of human nature.Whether it is gambling on a slot machine or riding a skateboard, every day we choose to engage in activities which offer both a potential risk and a potential reward. We are motivated to take these risks by the release of dopamine. This […]

Impeachment: Democrats reject witness swap in Trump trial

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSchiff: ‘The facts are damning’ US Democrats have ruled out a “witness swap” with Republicans in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.Lawmakers who are seeking to remove the president from office hope to hear testimony from his former National Security Adviser John Bolton.But Democrats refused any deal to […]

Yad Vashem: Why Poland won't be attending Holocaust memorial

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has snubbed an event at Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.Mr Duda complained that he has not been allowed to address the audience, whereas Mr Putin and other leaders will speak.Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told the BBC’s Mishal Husain that the decision […]

US plans limits for 'emotional support' animals on flights

Image copyright Reuters Image caption An emotional support peacock was turned away from Newark airport in 2018 The US is seeking to limit the kinds of animals that airlines must allow on board for free.The Department of Transportation has proposed to restrict that right to dogs that are trained to help people with disabilities.It said […]

Spurs win first league game of 2020 but Mourinho bemoans attacking injury crisis

Son’s goal was his 11th of the seasonTottenham boss Jose Mourinho lamented his side’s bad luck with injuries after they edged past bottom-of-the-table Norwich to claim their first Premier League win of 2020.Spurs have struggled for goals since losing Harry Kane to injury but ended a run of three league games without scoring when Dele […]

Man Utd jeered as Burnley win at Old Trafford for first time in Premier League

30 of Chris Wood’s 31 Premier League goals have been scored from inside the boxManchester United were jeered by their own supporters as Burnley registered their first ever Premier League win at Old Trafford.Burnley took the lead just before half-time when Chris Wood spun off Harry Maguire to meet Ben Mee’s knockdown and smash into […]

Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ties between Jeff Bezos and Mohammed bin Salman soured after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder UN human rights experts have demanded an immediate investigation into allegations Saudi Arabia’s crown prince hacked Amazon boss Jeff Bezos’s phone.They said Mohammed bin Salman should also be investigated for “continuous, direct and personal efforts to […]