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02/25/2018 03:50 PM
Winter Olympics: Golden goal, bobsleigh drama & funny moments in day 16 Playlist
Watch the best of the action from day 16 of the Winter Olympics including a golden goal in the men's ice hockey final and take a look back at some of the Games' lighter moments.

02/25/2018 03:49 PM
Drug alert as six 13-year-olds fall ill
The children are taken to Crosshouse Hospital and kept in overnight after possibly taking MDMA,

02/25/2018 03:39 PM
North Korea willing to hold talks with US, says South Korea
South Korea's president met a top North Korean general at the end of the Winter Olympics.

02/25/2018 03:35 PM
Six Nations 2018: Scotland & England asked to explain pre-match tunnel clash
Scotland and England are asked by Six Nations organisers to explain a clash in the tunnel before Saturday's match at Murrayfield.

02/25/2018 03:35 PM
Crystal Palace 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur
Harry Kane's 88th-minute header snatches Tottenham all three points against relegation-threatened London rivals Crystal Palace.

02/25/2018 03:27 PM
Syria war: Air strikes resume hours after UN approves ceasefire
Government forces bomb a rebel-held enclave near Damascus, hours after the UN called for a truce.

02/25/2018 03:23 PM
Aberdeen 0-2 Celtic
Moussa Dembele and Kieran Tierney score as Celtic win a 10th straight game against Aberdeen to restore their nine-point Premiership lead.

02/25/2018 02:41 PM
Labour wants permanent customs union treaty after Brexit - Starmer
Sir Keir Starmer backs a new customs treaty after Brexit - and warns the PM 'crunch time" is coming.

02/25/2018 02:34 PM
GB winter sport 'going in right direction'
British winter sport is "going in the right direction", says Team GB chef de mission Mike Hay as the Games in Pyeongchang close.

02/25/2018 02:19 PM
What books are you reading with your children?
Ahead of World Book Day, parents reveal what stories capture their children's imagination.

02/25/2018 12:49 PM
Winter Olympics: Nine unlikely stars of Pyeongchang 2018
The big names lived up to the hype when their moment arrived, but what of the unexpected stars of Pyeongchang 2018?

02/25/2018 12:38 PM
Blair 'complete liar', says Fire and Fury author Wolff
Michael Wolff defends his claim Tony Blair was "angling" for a job with Trump - but Blair's office says the story is "a complete fabrication".

02/25/2018 11:38 AM
Cartoonist Matt 'turning into own character'
After 30 years at the Telegraph, Matt Pritchett says he is as obsessed with emptying bins as his characters.

02/25/2018 11:07 AM
Police drone finds man in ditch in Lincolnshire
The driver of a car that crashed in freezing temperatures is located in a ditch by a police drone.

02/25/2018 09:50 AM
New Zealand v England: Ben Stokes return ends in thrilling defeat in first ODI
Ben Stokes takes two wickets in his first England match since September but they lose a thrilling first ODI by three wickets in New Zealand.

02/25/2018 09:21 AM
Winter Olympics: Great Britain four-man bobsleigh teams are 'truly gutted for the sport'
Britain's four-man bobsleigh team are "truly gutted for the sport" after a disappointing performance from Team GB saw them finish only 17th and 18th in Pyeongchang.

02/25/2018 09:13 AM
Sridevi: Bollywood superstar dies at 54 of heart attack
She was one of the few Indian actresses to see huge box office success without a male hero's support.

02/25/2018 08:39 AM
Sridevi obituary: From Bollywood actress to Indian icon
During a career spanning five decades, Sridevi captivated India as a huge box office success.

02/25/2018 08:26 AM
Winter Olympics: Marit Bjorgen wins gold as Norway top the medal table
Norway top the medal table as Marit Bjorgen wins gold in the women's cross-country skiing 30km mass start, the final event of the Winter Olympics.

02/25/2018 07:39 AM
Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan carries Great Britain flag at closing ceremony
Bronze medallist Billy Morgan carries the Great Britain flag at the Winter Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday.

02/25/2018 06:49 AM
Freebirth data 'should be collected across UK'
A woman tells of her choice to give birth without medical help, but experts warn it is dangerous.

02/25/2018 05:32 AM
The Czech spy who met Jeremy Corbyn
Rob Cameron travels to meet Jan Sarkocy, formerly Agent Dymic, who met the Labour MP in the 1980s.

02/25/2018 05:03 AM
Winter Olympics: Germany's sled led by Francesco Friedrich wins four-man bobsleigh gold
Germany cruise to victory in the Winter Olympic four-man bobsleigh ahead of a tie for the silver medal.

02/25/2018 03:31 AM
Winter Olympics: Sweden's best shots of a golden display in women's curling final
Watch Sweden's best shots of the women's curling final as they prove too strong for hosts South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

02/25/2018 01:57 AM
A white wedding during Ethiopia's Red Terror
Aynalem and Genet married each other during one of the bloodiest times in the country's history.

02/25/2018 01:01 AM
Smile! Postcards from Afghanistan's furthest corner
Meet people in the most remote part of Afghanistan, and find out why they are smiling.

02/25/2018 12:43 AM
Florida school shooting: Where do US protests go from here?
Experts say the US is living through an "unprecedented era of resistance". So what comes next?

02/25/2018 12:42 AM
How Lily Newmark found bullying 'closure' in Pin Cushion film
Rising star says making her new film was traumatising but helped to put her difficult past to rest.

02/25/2018 12:24 AM
China's barefoot doctor: ‘We did have shoes'
How China’s "barefoot doctors" revolutionised rural healthcare.

02/25/2018 12:09 AM
Five ideas on teaching children about saving money from the Money Advice Service
Five ideas on teaching children about saving money from the Money Advice Service.

02/25/2018 12:02 AM
'I was stalked by a polar bear'
The modern explorers who slept next to mortar shells, were held up at gunpoint and survived the jungle.

02/25/2018 12:02 AM
The Turkish paper where every worker has a disability
Turkish newspaper Genc Olusumun Sesi gives a voice and employment to people who have disabilities.

02/25/2018 12:01 AM
'How I joined the jihadis by mistake'
More than 300 people from Kosovo joined Islamist groups in Syria and Iraq - but not all of them are stereotypical jihadis.

02/25/2018 12:01 AM
'If You Were Me' TV show youngsters reunited after 48 years
The early 1970s BBC television programme "If You Were Me" took children on cultural exchanges around the world.

02/25/2018 12:01 AM
Did M&S overreact to cauliflower backlash?
Marks and Spencer stopped selling its "cauliflower steak" after shoppers mocked the product.

02/25/2018 12:00 AM
Hare coursing: Lincolnshire Police's fight with blood sport
Hare coursers often travel hundreds of miles to take part in illegal contests.

02/25/2018 12:00 AM
Grieving dad urges people to talk about mental health
Andrew MacLeod's daughter Kayley took her life, aged 21, after battling mental health problems.

02/24/2018 10:45 PM
New mother says she 'found bandages in my body'
A new mother says she pulled blood-soaked bandages from her body, seven weeks after giving birth.

02/24/2018 07:40 PM
Celebrating the mullet at its first festival
Fans of the mullet gather at an inaugural festival, celebrating the instantly recognisable haircut.

02/24/2018 05:48 PM
Why the UK will be so cold next week
Temperatures are expected to plunge in Britain next week with the possibility of more snow – but why?

02/24/2018 04:53 PM
Emma Chambers: 'I can't believe it's not butter'
A memorable moment from the popular BBC sitcom Vicar of Dibley, with Emma Chambers as Alice Tinker, and Dawn French.

02/24/2018 12:23 PM
Winter Olympics: Russia's Nadezhda Sergeeva banned for doping
A second Russian athlete competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang is punished after testing positive for a banned substance.

02/24/2018 11:12 AM
Billy Morgan: 'We've done well for a nation with no snow'
Winter Olympic bronze medallist Billy Morgan says Team GB are "pushing the boundaries" in sport.

02/24/2018 09:41 AM
Winter Olympics: Norway win record 38th medal as Switzerland take team alpine skiing gold
Norway secure a record 38th medal at a Winter Olympics with bronze in the alpine skiing team event as Switzerland take gold.

02/24/2018 06:27 AM
Winter Olympics: Ester Ledecka wins golds in two different sports
Czech snowboarder Ester Ledecka becomes the first woman to win gold medals in two sports at a Winter Olympics with this victory in the snowboarding parallel giant slalom.

02/24/2018 05:28 AM
Winter Olympics: Slalom squirrel - snowboarder narrowly avoids furry intruder
Watch as Olympic athletes from Russia's Milena Bykova narrowly avoids a collision with a squirrel on her run in the snowboarding giant slalom at the Winter Olympics.

02/24/2018 02:49 AM
Watch the jump that secured historic GB bronze
Great Britain's Billy Morgan seals an historic bronze medal in the men's snowboard big air, making Pyeongchang 2018 GB's most successful Winter Olympics.

02/24/2018 01:51 AM
The news that made us smile this week
This week, we had the K-pop Norwegians. And the world's greatest commute. And much more.

02/24/2018 01:47 AM
'Why we run a boarding house for puppies'
Meet the volunteer puppy "hoteliers" who help charities meet spiralling demand for assistance dogs.

02/24/2018 01:38 AM
The 'water war' brewing over the new River Nile dam
A new dam on the river Nile could trigger the world's first war about water, writes Alastair Leithead.

02/24/2018 12:56 AM
Rent burden 'leads to student stress'
Students are suffering from stress and anxiety owing to the pressures of housing costs, a survey has suggested.

02/24/2018 12:20 AM
Why do some Chinese funerals involve strippers?
Chinese authorities are once again cracking down on the practice which have existed for years.

02/24/2018 12:01 AM
Why do smartphones look so alike?
Smartphone sales are falling - could the fact they increasingly have similar designs be why?

02/23/2018 05:20 PM
Winter Olympics: Curling heartbreak, teen sensations and goals galore
Watch the best of the action from day 14 of the Winter Olympics, including Great Britain in the curling semi-final, a figure skating shock and a thrilling ice hockey encounter.

02/23/2018 04:10 PM
Winter Olympics: Great Britain's women curlers lose 10-5 to Sweden in semi-finals
Great Britain's women curlers lose to Sweden in the Winter Olympic semi-finals and will play Japan for a bronze medal on Saturday.

02/23/2018 04:08 PM
Zagitova, 15, wins figure skating gold
Alina Zagitova wins Olympic athletes from Russia's first gold medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics in the women's single figure skating.

02/23/2018 01:59 PM
Winter Olympics: Watch Germany's 'incredible' trick shot ice hockey goal
Frank Mauer scores with an "incredible" trick shot to give Germany a 3-0 lead against Canada in their Winter Olympics ice hockey semi-final.

02/23/2018 02:48 AM
Winter Olympics: Kelsey Serwa wins women's ski cross gold
Kelsey Serwa claims gold in the women's ski cross as part of a Canadian one-two at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

02/22/2018 02:13 PM
Your pictures: Underground
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "underground".

02/22/2018 01:34 AM
'The story of a weird world I was warned never to tell'
Pauline Dakin's childhood was full of secrets, disruption and unpleasant surprises - it wasn't until many years later that she found out why.

02/21/2018 05:03 AM
Oscars 2018: Which films are worth watching before the ceremony?
Film critic Ali Plumb gives his tips for the films that are worth your time before the awards on Sunday 4 March.

02/21/2018 12:38 AM
The dirtiest place in your kitchen might surprise you...
Lots of us use wipes to keep our kitchen surfaces clean. But is it worth it?

02/20/2018 07:56 AM
Roman boxing gloves unearthed by Vindolanda dig
The bands of leather are "probably the only known surviving examples" of their kind.

02/19/2018 01:51 AM
'I took my wife's name - and then the hassle began'
Two men describe the difficulties they experienced when they took their wife's last name.

02/19/2018 01:35 AM
Ethiopian cliff church gives priest daily test of faith
In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.

01/22/2018 07:22 AM
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