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Tory leadership contest: Voting to close
Party members have until Monday evening to return their ballots for Jeremy Hunt or Boris Johnson.
22.07.2019 - 03:15

Iran tanker seizure: May to chair Cobra meeting on crisis
The prime minister is expected to receive updates and discuss the security of shipping in the area.
22.07.2019 - 03:59


Prince George's sixth birthday marked with new photos
The third in line to the throne is seen smiling in an England football shirt in images taken by his mother.
21.07.2019 - 23:38


Hong Kong protests: Armed mob storms Yuen Long station
A mob attacks travellers at a Hong Kong train station, injuring 45, after another weekend of protests.
22.07.2019 - 03:33

Body-worn cameras to be compulsory for bailiffs
The government says the move will help tackle "intimidation and aggression" used by some bailiffs.
22.07.2019 - 01:05

Women 'must be warned' of breast implant illness
One woman says she experienced severe pain, tiredness, hair loss and allergies because of the condition.
22.07.2019 - 02:15

UK's top doctor calls for global health effort
Countries must work together to tackle global health risks, the outgoing UK Chief Medical Officer has warned.
22.07.2019 - 02:12

Ukraine election: President Zelensky's party triumphs - exit polls
Volodymyr Zelensky hopes to have a greater mandate for reform and sweep away the old guard of MPs.
22.07.2019 - 01:49

Family want answers over Benidorm water park accident
David Briffaut, from Essex, broke his neck in an accident on a slide at a water park in Benidorm.
22.07.2019 - 02:23

Danger tumble dryers: 'I'm sorry' says Whirlpool executive
A full recall of remaining fire-prone dryers is launched, four years after the safety issue first emerged.
22.07.2019 - 01:05


Ireland's Lowry holds nerve to win The Open
Ireland's Shane Lowry claims a first major championship win of his career with a dominant six-shot victory at The Open at Royal Portrush.
21.07.2019 - 20:35


Police officer whose mum was murdered leads domestic abuse unit
Mike Taggart "lost his whole world" when his mother Donna Crist was stabbed to death by her husband.
22.07.2019 - 01:22

Newspaper headlines: Tories facing 'chaos' and Prince George turns six
Most of the papers feature images of a beaming Prince George, released to mark his sixth birthday.
22.07.2019 - 00:41

Why 3D printing could be key to a Moon base
Construction materials, ceramics and food could all one day be printed on the lunar surface.
22.07.2019 - 01:21

The Silicon Valley space race
The battle between two billionaires vying to take us to the Moon and beyond.
22.07.2019 - 03:29

Mystery surrounds animal deaths on France's farms
Farmers say wind farms and mobile phone masts cause higher rates of animal mortality, but scientists say there's no evidence to prove it.
22.07.2019 - 01:19


In pictures: Americans cool down in sweltering heatwave
Temperatures in some US cities are dangerously high, with the East Coast particularly hard-hit.
21.07.2019 - 22:22

World Aquatics Championships: Adam Peaty breaks 100m breaststroke world record
British swimmer Adam Peaty breaks the 100m breaststroke world record with a time of 56.88, becoming the first man to go under 57 seconds.
21.07.2019 - 14:54

Stealthy penguins, mini-rockets and 'detective' drivers…
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21.07.2019 - 01:40


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24.06.2019 - 07:57

Who would win if a general election was held now?
With the UK about to get a new prime minister, the prospect of an early election is not far-fetched.
22.07.2019 - 02:23

'I kept my multimillion dollar business secret'
Young entrepreneur Marcin Kleczynski secretly ran his business Malwarebytes from his college dormitory.
22.07.2019 - 01:11

Is Zimbabwe's economy on track?
The return of the Zimbabwean dollar has raised fears about a return to hyperinflation.
22.07.2019 - 01:25

Polish abuse scandal: Victims take on the Catholic Church
Allegations of appalling abuse involving priests have shaken the trust of many Poles in the Church.
22.07.2019 - 03:50


Iran tanker crisis a 'diplomatic test' for new UK PM
With relationships strained, how will the new prime minister rally his American and European allies?
21.07.2019 - 14:20


Five ways the US heatproofs 50C cities
Much of the US is baking this weekend. But several cities are doing innovative things to combat rising temperatures.
19.07.2019 - 21:44


Women in science: Smashing glass ceilings and glass walls
From pushing boundaries to defying stereotypes - five women who are breaking barriers in science.
21.07.2019 - 01:20

England beat South Africa to win World Cup bronze - highlights & report
England clinch the bronze medal at the Netball World Cup by beating South Africa 58-42 in their play-off match in Liverpool.
21.07.2019 - 18:11

Australia retain Women's Ashes as England draw Test - highlights & report
Australia retain the Women's Ashes and have an 8-2 lead in the multi-format series as they draw the Test with England at Taunton.
21.07.2019 - 19:25

Simon Yates wins stage as Thomas gains time in Tour de France
Britain's Simon Yates claims a second Tour de France stage win as defending champion Geraint Thomas reduces Julian Alaphilippe's lead.
21.07.2019 - 18:57

The Open 2019: Shane Lowry wins The Open by six shots ending 15-under
Shane Lowry wins The Open ending his tournament with a round of 72 to end 15-under and beat Tommy Fleetwood into second by six shots at Royal Portrush.
21.07.2019 - 19:30

'Incredible' Adam Peaty smashes breaststroke world record with sub-57 time
Great Britain's Adam Peaty becomes the first man to swim under 57 seconds for the 100m breaststroke as he wins his semi-final at the World Championships in South Korea.
21.07.2019 - 15:19

The Open 2019: Five key holes that gave Shane Lowry victory at Royal Portrush
Watch the key moments in the battle between Ireland's Shane Lowry and England's Tommy Fleetwood in the final round of The Open at Royal Portrush, which led to Lowry winning his first major.
21.07.2019 - 21:02

New Zealand shock Australia in thrilling World Cup final - highlights & report
New Zealand stun holders and 11-time champions Australia to win by a single goal in the 2019 Netball World Cup final in Liverpool.
21.07.2019 - 19:45


Rhyl teen's dream of stylish prom transport fulfilled
Dylan McNally was taken to his prom in a convoy after his mother requested a car on Facebook.
19.07.2019 - 10:59

Tortoise, 102, is guest of honour at wedding
Sammy the wrinkly reptile watched his owners celebrate their special day from a custom-made shed.
19.07.2019 - 12:49


Why this man became a hermit at 20
Many people really don't like being alone. They feel lonely. For others, however, solitude can be a source of ecstasy.
13.07.2019 - 01:22


Man finds 'own amputation' on cigarette packets without consent
An Albanian says his photo was used without permission, but the European Commission disputes this.
19.07.2019 - 01:29


Can you trust FaceApp with your face?
An app that transforms photos of people's faces into younger and older versions has gone viral.
17.07.2019 - 19:09