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02/25/2018 03:32 AM
Brexit: Labour figures urge Corbyn to back single market
More than 80 senior party figures urge their leader to remain part of the European economic area.

02/25/2018 03:13 AM
Winter Olympics: IOC votes to lift Russia ban if no further doping violations
Russia's Olympic ban will be lifted if there are no further doping violations from their athletes at Pyeongchang 2018, the IOC says.

02/25/2018 02:26 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 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 01:40 AM
Wearable tech could help stroke patients with recovery
US scientists are developing wearable sensors to speed up the recovery of stroke patients.

02/25/2018 01:12 AM
Trump-Russia: Democrats defend Russia inquiry in memo
A Republican report identified bias in an inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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 12:28 AM
Children sold corrosive substances in Newham despite voluntary crackdown
Undercover investigation reveals children were able to buy bleach with no checks from some shops.

02/25/2018 12:24 AM
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
Turkish paper gives voice to disabled
Turkish newspaper gives 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 stars 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
Should cauliflower steak make a comeback?
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 11:59 PM
Syria war: UN Security Council approves 30-day ceasefire
Some of the biggest jihadist rebel groups, and their associates, are not covered by the truce.

02/24/2018 11:50 PM
Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers dies aged 53
Dawn French and Hugh Grant among co-stars to pay tribute to the "loving" Vicar of Dibley actress.

02/24/2018 11:39 PM
West Brom: Alan Pardew hopes for a chance to 'find a way to win'
West Brom manager Alan Pardew says any decision over his future is not in his hands following another defeat for the Premier League's bottom club.

02/24/2018 11:25 PM
Paper review: Brexit divisions and helpline for 'hero' troops
The Observer reports leaving the single market could compromise Labour's plan for "social justice".

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 10:17 PM
Washington Prado Álava: Colombia extradites top drug suspect to US
He is accused of smuggling more than 250 tonnes of cocaine over the past decade.

02/24/2018 08:21 PM
Six Nations: Scotland have chance of title after England win - Finn Russell
Scotland can challenge for the Six Nations title if they maintain the standard they showed against England, believes Finn Russell.

02/24/2018 08:04 PM
Winter Olympics: Day-by-day guide to Pyeongchang 2018
The Britons, the medals, the highlights - everything you need to know about every day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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 07:10 PM
Liverpool 4-1 West Ham United
Mohamed Salah scores for the sixth straight game as Liverpool climb into second place in the Premier League with an entertaining win over West Ham.

02/24/2018 06:43 PM
Six Nations: Stockdale plays down superb start for Ireland
Jacob Stockdale refuses to get carried away as two tries in Ireland's 37-27 win over Wales continues a superb start to his international career.

02/24/2018 05:58 PM
Boy, 13, caught driving car with toddler and mum inside
Officers told by occupants of the car that they were only on a "short journey".

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 04:21 PM
Winter Olympics: Billy Big Time, squirrel slalom & Ledecka's double - day 15 Playlist
Watch the best of the action from day 15 of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang including a record-breaking medal for Team GB's Billy Morgan and a squirrel's star-turn.

02/24/2018 02:42 PM
Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan wins Great Britain's record fifth medal in Pyeongchang
Billy Morgan wins bronze in the men's snowboarding big air to secure Great Britain their highest medal tally in Winter Olympics history.

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
Africans at the Winter Olympics: Inspirational - or glory-hunters?
A record number of Africans competed this year - but most of them live in the US and Europe.

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 12:41 AM
The UK's first male basketball cheerleader
After battling stereotypes, Terrell Lawrence finds his calling as a cheerleader.

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 03:14 PM
Winter Olympics: Germany stun defending champions Canada to face OAR in men's ice hockey final
Germany reach the men's ice hockey final at the Winter Olympics for the first time by ending Canada's reign in the semi-final.

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 11:36 AM
Oxfam scandal: Nine charts that show what charities do
The Oxfam revelations have raised questions about the charity sector. But what do they do?

02/23/2018 09:43 AM
The trouble knowing how much screen time is 'too much'
Concerns about time spent online are widespread, but knowing how much is 'healthy' is difficult.

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.

02/23/2018 01:57 AM
The £10-a-game poker player who won $2.6m
Caravan salesman John Hesp plays poker once a month, so it was a huge shock when he went to Las Vegas and won a small fortune.

02/23/2018 01:43 AM
Olympic champion crashes out of ski cross heats
Canada's defending women's ski cross champion Marielle Thompson crashes less than 100m into the first heat of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

02/22/2018 04:10 PM
Winter Olympics: USA end 20-year wait, stunning stone & halfpipe heaven
Watch the best of the action from day 13 of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, including a thrilling women's ice-hockey final and a stunning stone in the curling.

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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