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Like many pregnant women, the Duchess of Sussex will be accustomed to receiving unexpected comments from members of the public. But Meghan Markle laughed when she was affectionately described as a "fat lady" during a visit to animal charity Mayhew in London. She became a patron of the organisation last week. Meghan is expecting her and Prince Harry's baby at the end April or the start of May. #meghanmarkle #princeharry #royalfamily #pregnant #bbcnews
UK PM Theresa May has seen off a bid to remove her government from power, winning a no confidence vote by 325 to 306. Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP - who 24 hours ago rejected the PM’s Brexit plan - voted to keep her in Downing Street. Mrs May said she would start talks with other party leaders tonight to find a Brexit compromise that MPs will back. Tap the link in our bio 👆 for the latest developments. #Brexit #UKPolitics #Brexitvote #TheresaMay #bbcnews
So, er, what actually went down in the UK Parliament's Brexit vote? 🤔British PM Theresa May presented her deal for Britain leaving the European Union, but MPs voted against it by a historic margin. The BBC's Chris Mason explains all. 
Click the link in our bio for the latest developments. #Brexit #UKPolitics #Brexitvote #TheresaMay #bbcnews
"I don't regret calling the referendum... obviously I regret that we lost that referendum. I deeply regret that." Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron called for the 2016 Brexit referendum. He led the campaign for the UK to remain, but then stepped down when the public voted to leave the EU. He says he regrets the "difficulties and the problems” in trying to implement the result, but he supports UK PM Theresa May as she faces a vote of no confidence in her government, after her Brexit deal was rejected by MPs. Click the link in our bio for all the very latest on the fallout. #Brexit #UKPolitics #Brexitvote #TheresaMay #DavidCameron #bbcnews
Do you see it? 👀😯📺A singer on an Afghan TV contest has caught the world's eye for his striking similarity to... Canadian PM Justin Trudeau. 🇦🇫🇨🇦It was an Afghan-Canadian judge on the show who spotted the resemblance. But will the 29-year-old musicians' looks win him the competition? 🎼 Click the link in our bio to find out more. #JustinTrudeau #Afghanistan #Canada #weddingsinger #realityTV #music #AfghanStar #bbcnews
When a vote is so important you have to postpone the birth of your baby. 😮👶Heavily-pregnant British MP Tulip Siddiq's Caesarean section clashed with Tuesday's crucial Brexit vote. She delayed her operation, coming to Parliament in a wheelchair to vote. Her action has reignited a debate about whether members of Parliament should be allowed to vote by proxy. Click the link in our bio to find out more about the 'pairing' system #Brexit #Brexitvote #UKpolitics #Pregnancy #Family #Kids #bbcnews
Artist Gillian Genser uses materials such as mussel shells, animal skulls and desiccated fish gills to create visceral works of art. Her masterpiece – a sculpture of the Biblical Adam – took 15 years to make. Little did she know, it was also poisoning her. Tap the link in our bio 👆to see why her art almost cost her life. #bbcnews #artistsoninstagram #artislife #bbcnews
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has lost an MPs’ vote on her #Brexit deal by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. Click on the link in our bio 👆to read about the crushing defeat for her deal, which sets out the terms of Britain's exit from the EU on 29 March. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has now tabled a vote of no confidence in the government, which could trigger a UK general election. #brexitvote #breakingnews #brexitdebate #politics #bbcnews
Fancy dress, eye-catching floats, colourful banners, drums and chanting… Campaigners from all sides of the Brexit debate make their voices heard outside UK's parliament. It’s been described as “one of the most important days in British politics” as MPs are set to vote on Theresa May’s deal for leaving the European Union. Click the link in our bio 👆 to follow the latest as it happens. #Brexit #UK #UnitedKingdom #politics #EuropeanUnion #Westminster #bbcnews
It’s a match! Swipe for the date of the decade... 🐸💕🐸 Romeo has been a lonely heart for at least 10 years. ☹️He’s been in isolation at an aquarium in Bolivia and was believed to be the last frog of his kind in the world. Alas! Love is not lost as scientists say they have found him a Juliet after an expedition to a remote Bolivian cloud forest. 🙌 Click the link in our bio 👆 for more on the budding couple. #datenight #frogs #Bolivia #animals #wildlife #conservation #bbcnews
📷: Robin Moore, Global Wildlife Conservation
“Laura is an example to us all with her positivity”. 💕 Nineteen-year-old Laura Nuttall had just started uni when a routine eye test led to a cancer diagnosis - she has several brain tumours. Her response was to create a bucket list with her friends and family and to start fundraising for life-extending treatment. Click the link in our bio for more of her story. #brave #positivity #Lancashire #bucketlist #cancerfight #family #bbcnews
One small sprout for mankind! 🌱🌚🌘 This is the first time a plant has grown on the Moon. Seeds were taken to its far side, as part of China’s Chang’e-4 mission. The probe, which is the first to land and explore this part of the Moon, touched down on 3 January 2019. Plants have been grown on the International Space Station before but never on the Moon. Click the link in our bio👆to learn how it was done, and why this is being hailed as a “significant step in space exploration”. #Space #Moon #science #China #bbcnews