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Corbyn leads emotional tributes to Grenfell victims
Corbyn leads emotional tributes to Grenfell victims

Corbyn leads emotional tributes to Grenfell victims

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn promised he was "here to try to change things" as he met with an emotional crowd of mourners outside the Grenfell Tower memorial service....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Murdoch reshapes his empire with €56bn sale
Murdoch reshapes his empire with €56bn sale

Murdoch reshapes his empire with €56bn sale

Media giant Rupert Murdoch is to sell a vast swathe of his media empire to the Walt Disney Company for $66bn (€56bn)....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Fox's Star channel opens doors to Disney in India
Fox's Star channel opens doors to Disney in India

Fox's Star channel opens doors to Disney in India

Walt Disney's deal with Twenty-First Century Fox gives the world's best-known entertainment company new advantages in India, such as global rights to professional cricket and local-languag...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Israel closes Gaza borders after days of rocket attacks
Israel closes Gaza borders after days of rocket attacks

Israel closes Gaza borders after days of rocket attacks

Israel sealed the entrances and exits to Gaza yesterday after a week of rocket fire from Palestinian militants in the wake of Donald Trump's announcement on Jerusalem....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Four children killed after train and school bus collide
Four children killed after train and school bus collide

Four children killed after train and school bus collide

Four children were killed and seven seriously injured after a train smashed into a school bus, splitting it in two, outside the town of Perpignan in south-western France yesterday, the int...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:30:00
12 of 2017’s best memes
12 of 2017’s best memes

12 of 2017’s best memes

It’s been a good year for memes, making it quite the challenge to pick a single one for each month....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:42
How much do you know about the Premier League managers in 2017/18?
How much do you know about the Premier League managers in 2017/18?

How much do you know about the Premier League managers in 2017/18?

With two of the Premier League’s top managers facing off on Saturday, now seems like a good time to discuss the English league’s masterminds....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:42
Daily Mirror owner presses ahead with Express takeover as revenues fall
Daily Mirror owner presses ahead with Express takeover as revenues fall

Daily Mirror owner presses ahead with Express takeover as revenues fall

The publisher of the Daily Mirror newspaper has said that it is making “good progress” in its efforts to acquire the Express titles from Northern & Shell, while reporting a slump in revenu...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:59:48
Persimmon chairman departs following excessive pay dispute
Persimmon chairman departs following excessive pay dispute

Persimmon chairman departs following excessive pay dispute

The chairman of Persimmon is to quit the housebuilder following concerns over excessive executive pay at the firm....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:45:03
Sky and BT sign channel sharing deal
Sky and BT sign channel sharing deal

Sky and BT sign channel sharing deal

Sky and BT have announced a deal that will allow the rival broadcasters to sell their channels on each others’ platforms....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:24:51
California issues first licences for its legal marijuana market
California issues first licences for its legal marijuana market

California issues first licences for its legal marijuana market

California has issued its first batch of business licences for the state's upcoming legal marijuana market, setting the stage for sales to begin in January....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:01:15
'A national tragedy' - Australian probe into child abuse calls for end to Catholic celibacy
'A national tragedy' - Australian probe into child abuse calls for end to Catholic celibacy

'A national tragedy' - Australian probe into child abuse calls for end to Catholic celibacy

An Australian inquiry into child abuse has recommended the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy from clergy and clarify the extent that the seal of the confession conceals evidence ...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:44:54
Two dead and three hurt in stabbings in Dutch city
Two dead and three hurt in stabbings in Dutch city

Two dead and three hurt in stabbings in Dutch city

Two people have been killed and three injured in two stabbing incidents in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht, authorities said....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:24:23
California issues first licences for its legal marijuana market
California issues first licences for its legal marijuana market

California issues first licences for its legal marijuana market

California has issued its first batch of business licences for the state's upcoming legal marijuana market, setting the stage for sales to begin in January....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:36:09
Def Jam founder Russell Simmons says he will 'defend' himself after rape claims
Def Jam founder Russell Simmons says he will 'defend' himself after rape claims

Def Jam founder Russell Simmons says he will 'defend' himself after rape claims

Music mogul Russell Simmons said on Instagram that he plans to defend himself a day after a New York Times story published claims by three women saying he raped them....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:56:07
Firefighter killed as California blaze becomes fourth largest in state history
Firefighter killed as California blaze becomes fourth largest in state history

Firefighter killed as California blaze becomes fourth largest in state history

A firefighter has died while working a colossal wildfire burning in coastal mountains north-west of Los Angeles that has become the fourth largest in California history....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:56:06
Australian probe into child abuse calls for end to Catholic celibacy demands
Australian probe into child abuse calls for end to Catholic celibacy demands

Australian probe into child abuse calls for end to Catholic celibacy demands

An Australian inquiry into child abuse has recommended the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy from clergy and clarify the extent that the seal of the confession conceals evidence ...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:56:02
Peru's president faces calls to resign over Odebrecht fees
Peru's president faces calls to resign over Odebrecht fees

Peru's president faces calls to resign over Odebrecht fees

President Pedro Pablo Kucyznski scrambled for his political survival as opponents demanded he resign over revelations of decade-old payments from a Brazilian construction company at the ce...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:31:07
Two dead and three hurt in stabbings in Dutch city
Two dead and three hurt in stabbings in Dutch city

Two dead and three hurt in stabbings in Dutch city

Two people have been killed and three injured in two stabbing incidents in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht, authorities said....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:21:01
UK to demand 'fair share' of EU's wine and art haul
UK to demand 'fair share' of EU's wine and art haul

UK to demand 'fair share' of EU's wine and art haul

Britain must secure a fair share of the EU's thousands of bottles of wine and fine art collection during the Brexit negotiations, a Tory MP has suggested....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Death toll of Rohingya in Myanmar was 6,700 in first month
Death toll of Rohingya in Myanmar was 6,700 in first month

Death toll of Rohingya in Myanmar was 6,700 in first month

At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state that began in late August, Doctors Without Borders, an international m...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Two killed in stabbings in Dutch city
Two killed in stabbings in Dutch city

Two killed in stabbings in Dutch city

Two people have died and a number of others have been wounded in two stabbing incidents in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:56:12
This news reporter took a snowball to the face right before going on air
This news reporter took a snowball to the face right before going on air

This news reporter took a snowball to the face right before going on air

A Milwaukee reporter received a snowy surprise just before she went live on air on Thursday, and fortunately for us, it was captured on video....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:53:56
Distant solar system matches ours after 8th planet spotted
Distant solar system matches ours after 8th planet spotted

Distant solar system matches ours after 8th planet spotted

Another planet has been spotted orbiting a distant star in what is the first discovery of an eight-planet solar system like ours....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:26:07
Trump: We are cutting red tape to defend democracy
Trump: We are cutting red tape to defend democracy

Trump: We are cutting red tape to defend democracy

Donald Trump has said that by ending excessive regulation his government is "defending democracy and draining the swamp"....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:26:06
Train passenger has ear bitten in row over loud mobile phone conversation
Train passenger has ear bitten in row over loud mobile phone conversation

Train passenger has ear bitten in row over loud mobile phone conversation

A 24-year-old man had his ear bitten in a row over mobile phone use on a train, British Transport Police (BTP) said....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:27:41
This guy’s photo with one of the world’s most-loved attractions really didn’t turn out as planned
This guy’s photo with one of the world’s most-loved attractions really didn’t turn out as planned

This guy’s photo with one of the world’s most-loved attractions really didn’t turn out as planned

There are certain places around the world that you’re just expected to see if you visit a country, and some merit their status more than others....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:19:00
Two dead and several injured after stabbing incident in Maastricht
Two dead and several injured after stabbing incident in Maastricht

Two dead and several injured after stabbing incident in Maastricht

At least two people were killed and several others wounded by stabbings in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht on Thursday evening, police said....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:56:19
Selling Sky an ’emotional’ moment for Rupert Murdoch
Selling Sky an ’emotional’ moment for Rupert Murdoch

Selling Sky an ’emotional’ moment for Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch said Sky is the asset he is parting with most reluctantly after Walt Disney launched a 52.4 billion US dollar (£39 billion) takeover of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment asse...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:44:36
US regulator repeals 'net neutrality' rules
US regulator repeals 'net neutrality' rules

US regulator repeals 'net neutrality' rules

A US regulator has repealed "net neutrality" rules to give internet service providers the freedom to slow or block websites and apps or charge more for faster speeds....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:11:05
Lorry driver jailed for causing man's crash death while watching pornography behind the wheel
Lorry driver jailed for causing man's crash death while watching pornography behind the wheel

Lorry driver jailed for causing man's crash death while watching pornography behind the wheel

A lorry driver has been jailed for eight years after killing a man by smashing into his vehicle while watching pornography on his mobile phone....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:00:52
Stop everything and watch these London Zoo residents open their Christmas gifts
Stop everything and watch these London Zoo residents open their Christmas gifts

Stop everything and watch these London Zoo residents open their Christmas gifts

Animals at London Zoo were treated to an early Christmas on Thursday, being given gifts to open....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:30:22
Sky shares drop on Fox-Disney deal, taking FTSE 100 into the red
Sky shares drop on Fox-Disney deal, taking FTSE 100 into the red

Sky shares drop on Fox-Disney deal, taking FTSE 100 into the red

News that Disney will snap up a raft of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets including Sky sent the broadcaster’s shares to the bottom of the FTSE 100 and dragged the blue chip index in...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:52:05
Key questions about the Sky-Fox deal
Key questions about the Sky-Fox deal

Key questions about the Sky-Fox deal

Walt Disney has mounted a takeover of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30:21
'France is in mourning' - Four children killed in crash between school bus and train
'France is in mourning' - Four children killed in crash between school bus and train

'France is in mourning' - Four children killed in crash between school bus and train

A regional train has hit a school bus on a crossing in southern France, killing four children and critically injuring seven other people on the bus....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:59:48
Four children killed after train hits school bus on French rail crossing
Four children killed after train hits school bus on French rail crossing

Four children killed after train hits school bus on French rail crossing

A regional train has hit a school bus on a crossing in southern France, killing four children and critically injuring seven other people on the bus....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:51:07
New owners for Sky in £39 billion Disney-Fox deal
New owners for Sky in £39 billion Disney-Fox deal

New owners for Sky in £39 billion Disney-Fox deal

Broadcasting giant Sky is set for new ownership after Walt Disney launched a 52.4 billion US dollar (£39 billion) takeover of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:47:53
This guy’s photo with one of the world’s most-loved attractions really didn’t turn out as planned
This guy’s photo with one of the world’s most-loved attractions really didn’t turn out as planned

This guy’s photo with one of the world’s most-loved attractions really didn’t turn out as planned

There are certain places around the world that you’re just expected to see if you visit a country, and some merit their status more than others....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:38:51
Police seek homeless man who disappeared after finding €300,000 at airport
Police seek homeless man who disappeared after finding €300,000 at airport

Police seek homeless man who disappeared after finding €300,000 at airport

A homeless man found a huge amount of money at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris and was able to leave the complex with about €300,000 French police say....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:38:31
Former Apprentice star Omarosa denies White House firing
Former Apprentice star Omarosa denies White House firing

Former Apprentice star Omarosa denies White House firing

Former Apprentice star Omarosa has denied she was fired from her job at the White House - and claims that she has stories to tell about what she has seen and heard there....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:11:14
UK’s finance industry warned Brexit could threaten global crown
UK’s finance industry warned Brexit could threaten global crown

UK’s finance industry warned Brexit could threaten global crown

Britain has retained its crown as the world’s leading financial centre in 2017, but a leading City lobby group says the UK’s position should not be taken for granted in light of emerging B...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:11:54
Theresa May says UK government 'on course to deliver Brexit'
Theresa May says UK government 'on course to deliver Brexit'

Theresa May says UK government 'on course to deliver Brexit'

Theresa May has insisted that she remains "on course to deliver on Brexit" despite her humiliating defeat in the House of Commons....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:07:39
Opponents of refugee quotas give money to bolster EU borders
Opponents of refugee quotas give money to bolster EU borders

Opponents of refugee quotas give money to bolster EU borders

The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have announced that they plan to spend around 35 million euros (£31 million) to beef up European Union borders as they come under pressure ...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:16:20
Britain First leader arrested in Belfast as deputy faces court on hate charge
Britain First leader arrested in Belfast as deputy faces court on hate charge

Britain First leader arrested in Belfast as deputy faces court on hate charge

Britain First leader Paul Golding has been arrested in Belfast....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:29:25
Zimbabwe's new leader wants sanctions lifted
Zimbabwe's new leader wants sanctions lifted

Zimbabwe's new leader wants sanctions lifted

Zimbabwe's new leader has called for the "unconditional lifting" of sanctions that he says has crippled the once-prosperous country's development....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:21:22
Care homes giant Four Seasons strikes last-minute debt deal
Care homes giant Four Seasons strikes last-minute debt deal

Care homes giant Four Seasons strikes last-minute debt deal

Four Seasons, Britain’s second-biggest care homes operator, has struck a last-ditch deal with its major creditor that staves off the immediate threat of administration....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:03:05
Sky stake changes hands in £39 billion Disney-21st Century Fox deal
Sky stake changes hands in £39 billion Disney-21st Century Fox deal

Sky stake changes hands in £39 billion Disney-21st Century Fox deal

Broadcasting giant Sky is set to have a new owner after Walt Disney sealed a $52.4 billion (£39 billion) takeover of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:53:42
Prince William, Prince Harry and Kate Middleton join families and survivors at Grenfell memorial service
Prince William, Prince Harry and Kate Middleton join families and survivors at Grenfell memorial service

Prince William, Prince Harry and Kate Middleton join families and survivors at Grenfell memorial service

The British royal family has shown solidarity with families whose relatives died in the Grenfell Tower fire by attending a national memorial service....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:43:46
Thousands of mourners say farewell to Romania's King Michael
Thousands of mourners say farewell to Romania's King Michael

Thousands of mourners say farewell to Romania's King Michael

Thousands of Romanians have paid their respects to the late King Michael I, whose coffin is lying in state at the Royal Palace before his funeral this weekend....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:31:24
Bank of England says inflation nearing ‘peak’ as rates kept on hold at 0.5%
Bank of England says inflation nearing ‘peak’ as rates kept on hold at 0.5%

Bank of England says inflation nearing ‘peak’ as rates kept on hold at 0.5%

The Bank of England has said Brexit-fuelled inflation is “close to its peak” as it kept interest rates on hold after the first hike for a decade last month....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:14:03
Trump accusations have hurt US politics, Vladimir Putin says
Trump accusations have hurt US politics, Vladimir Putin says

Trump accusations have hurt US politics, Vladimir Putin says

President Vladimir Putin says accusations of Donald Trump's collusion with Russia have damaged the US political system and demonstrated disrespect for those who voted for Mr Trump....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:03:44
I am part of the problem, documentary maker Morgan Spurlock admits
I am part of the problem, documentary maker Morgan Spurlock admits

I am part of the problem, documentary maker Morgan Spurlock admits

Documentary maker Morgan Spurlock has confessed in an online post to sexual harassment and infidelity, and said a woman accused him of rape in college....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:01:12
This beautiful two-toned cat is getting ready for Christmas
This beautiful two-toned cat is getting ready for Christmas

This beautiful two-toned cat is getting ready for Christmas

Meet Yana, a beautiful cat whose unusual marking has earned her a loyal following on Instagram....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:41:11
Putin accuses US agencies of manipulating doping testimony
Putin accuses US agencies of manipulating doping testimony

Putin accuses US agencies of manipulating doping testimony

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused US agencies of manipulating evidence from the main whistleblower on doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:26:19
US hurts itself with invented Trump collusion case, Putin says
US hurts itself with invented Trump collusion case, Putin says

US hurts itself with invented Trump collusion case, Putin says

Allegations of collusion between Donald Trump and Russia have been "invented" by his political foes to undermine his legitimacy, Russian President Vladmir Putin has said....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:26:18
11 Donald Trump-themed novelty Christmas presents you’ll either love or hate
11 Donald Trump-themed novelty Christmas presents you’ll either love or hate

11 Donald Trump-themed novelty Christmas presents you’ll either love or hate

Whatever else happened in 2017, it seems unlikely that historians will remember it as anything other than the year of Donald Trump....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:56:20
Top Indonesian court rejects attempt to criminalise gay sex
Top Indonesian court rejects attempt to criminalise gay sex

Top Indonesian court rejects attempt to criminalise gay sex

Indonesia's top court has ruled against petitioners seeking to make gay sex and sex outside marriage illegal in a victory for the country's besieged LGBT minority....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:46:21
Mitie clinches ‘game-changing’ Home Office immigration contract worth £525m
Mitie clinches ‘game-changing’ Home Office immigration contract worth £525m

Mitie clinches ‘game-changing’ Home Office immigration contract worth £525m

Mitie has clinched a 10-year contract with the Home Office worth more than half a billion pounds in what the business has said is a “game-changer” for its care and custody division....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:32:11
Space capsule with three astronauts returns safely to Earth
Space capsule with three astronauts returns safely to Earth

Space capsule with three astronauts returns safely to Earth

Three astronauts have landed back on Earth after nearly six months on board the International Space Station....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:21:09
Dubai opens €9 million hospital - exclusively for camels
Dubai opens €9 million hospital - exclusively for camels

Dubai opens €9 million hospital - exclusively for camels

Pristine operating theatres and state-of-the-art medical equipment are featured in a new Dubai hospital that opened last week - exclusively for camels....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:04:05
Ocado sees sales growth knocked by driver shortage
Ocado sees sales growth knocked by driver shortage

Ocado sees sales growth knocked by driver shortage

Grocer Ocado has revealed a hit to sales growth after a shortage of drivers caused by surging demand amid the boom in online shopping....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:36:56
Colossal California fire now fourth largest in state history
Colossal California fire now fourth largest in state history

Colossal California fire now fourth largest in state history

The colossal wildfire burning north west of Los Angeles has become the fourth largest in California history....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:01:06
Capita shares sink on ‘challenging’ markets warning
Capita shares sink on ‘challenging’ markets warning

Capita shares sink on ‘challenging’ markets warning

Outsourcing giant Capita saw shares tumble after warning that trading conditions remain “challenging” as it faces a number of headwinds in both private and public sector markets....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:37:38
This grumpy husky is really not here for Christmas
This grumpy husky is really not here for Christmas

This grumpy husky is really not here for Christmas

Anuko the husky has a very distinct expression, and it makes for some hilarious pictures....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:37:01
Almost 7,000 Rohingya killed in Burma violence, says aid group
Almost 7,000 Rohingya killed in Burma violence, says aid group

Almost 7,000 Rohingya killed in Burma violence, says aid group

At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Burma's security forces, according to Doctors Without Borders ....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:36:09
Miner Lonmin to be taken over in £285 million deal
Miner Lonmin to be taken over in £285 million deal

Miner Lonmin to be taken over in £285 million deal

Platinum miner Lonmin has agreed to a takeover by South African rival Sibanye-Stillwater in a £285 million deal....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:27:06
General strike halts services and ferry routes across Greece
General strike halts services and ferry routes across Greece

General strike halts services and ferry routes across Greece

Greek workers have walked off their jobs for a 24-hour general strike that is shutting services across the country and suspending ferry routes to and from the islands....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:11:06
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academy
Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academy

Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somali police academy

An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer has killed at least 17 people at a police academy in Somalia's capital, officials said....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:06:05
Five die after electric bicycle batteries cause Beijing blaze
Five die after electric bicycle batteries cause Beijing blaze

Five die after electric bicycle batteries cause Beijing blaze

Five people have died in a fire in east Beijing, underscoring the challenges for the Chinese capital as it struggles to balance building safety with providing housing for its poor....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:01:09
Bermuda votes to end same-sex marriage
Bermuda votes to end same-sex marriage

Bermuda votes to end same-sex marriage

The Senate in Bermuda has voted to end same-sex marriage in the British island territory and allow only domestic partnerships....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:01:08
Fears rise over LGBT discrimination in conservative Paraguay
Fears rise over LGBT discrimination in conservative Paraguay

Fears rise over LGBT discrimination in conservative Paraguay

Mariana Sepulveda has been stabbed on the street, detained by police and expelled from her high school - all for being transgender in Paraguay, one of the most sexually conservative countr...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:01:07
6,700 Rohingya killed in Burma violence, says aid group
6,700 Rohingya killed in Burma violence, says aid group

6,700 Rohingya killed in Burma violence, says aid group

At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Burma's security forces, according to Doctors Without Borders ....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:01:02
Theresa May urges EU leaders to move on with Brexit after parliamentary defeat
Theresa May urges EU leaders to move on with Brexit after parliamentary defeat

Theresa May urges EU leaders to move on with Brexit after parliamentary defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge European Union leaders to approve an agreement to move Brexit talks on to a second phase on Thursday, just hours after an embarrassing parliame...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:58:58
Two journalists arrested in Burma for possessing 'secret papers' linked to Rakhine crackdown
Two journalists arrested in Burma for possessing 'secret papers' linked to Rakhine crackdown

Two journalists arrested in Burma for possessing 'secret papers' linked to Rakhine crackdown

Burma's government has said it has arrested two journalists working for the Reuters news agency for possessing "important secret papers" obtained from two policemen who had worked in Rakhi...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:55:18
Driver shortages knock sales growth at online grocer Ocado
Driver shortages knock sales growth at online grocer Ocado

Driver shortages knock sales growth at online grocer Ocado

Online grocer Ocado has revealed a hit to sales growth after a shortage of drivers knocked trading....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:50:50
Profits plunge at Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct
Profits plunge at Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct

Profits plunge at Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has seen half year profits dented as the retailer flagged that sales in the UK fell following store closures, reduced online promotions and as a result of the B...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:43:05
Grenfell Tower memorial service to provide bereaved with 'words of healing and truth' six months on
Grenfell Tower memorial service to provide bereaved with 'words of healing and truth' six months on

Grenfell Tower memorial service to provide bereaved with 'words of healing and truth' six months on

A memorial service to honour those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire will be an opportunity for "words of healing and truth", a bereaved relative said....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:35:44
Third person charged with murder over death of four children in house fire
Third person charged with murder over death of four children in house fire

Third person charged with murder over death of four children in house fire

A third person has been charged with murder after a house fire left four children dead....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:29:07
'We're going to need a bigger ladder' - Australian police discover enormous python blocking road
'We're going to need a bigger ladder' - Australian police discover enormous python blocking road

'We're going to need a bigger ladder' - Australian police discover enormous python blocking road

Police in Australia joked they were “going to need a bigger ladder” after encountering a five-metre long python blocking the road....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:35:51
LA fire began in homeless community authorities reveal, sparking fears of backlash
LA fire began in homeless community authorities reveal, sparking fears of backlash

LA fire began in homeless community authorities reveal, sparking fears of backlash

A wildfire which destroyed six Los Angeles mansions valued at $20 million was started in a homeless camp, authorities said on Wednesday....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:33:24
Former Apprentice contestant resigns from Trump administration in latest White House drama
Former Apprentice contestant resigns from Trump administration in latest White House drama

Former Apprentice contestant resigns from Trump administration in latest White House drama

A prominent black supporter of President Donald Trump is planning on leaving her post in the White House next month after a year of service, the administration says....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:27:13
Inflation in focus as Bank of England set to keep rates on hold
Inflation in focus as Bank of England set to keep rates on hold

Inflation in focus as Bank of England set to keep rates on hold

Interest rates are set to be kept on hold after the first hike in a decade last month, but the outlook for inflation will be in sharp focus after surging to a near-six year high....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:45:31
Trump blow as Alabama rejects candidate
Trump blow as Alabama rejects candidate

Trump blow as Alabama rejects candidate

Roy Moore has lost his fight to be elected to the Senate in Alabama, beaten by Doug Jones, his Democrat rival, after a campaign dominated by accusations against Mr Moore of sexual assault ...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Abba star says Eurovision is 'less about music'
Abba star says Eurovision is 'less about music'

Abba star says Eurovision is 'less about music'

Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus has said Eurovision - the contest the band famously won - is less about the music now, and that he cannot watch the whole event because it is too long....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Humans have 'changed world's climate for the first time'
Humans have 'changed world's climate for the first time'

Humans have 'changed world's climate for the first time'

Record global temperatures last year, including extreme heatwaves over Asia, would not have been possible without human-induced climate change....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Why 'feminism' has been crowned word of the year
Why 'feminism' has been crowned word of the year

Why 'feminism' has been crowned word of the year

This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster dictionary's word of the year for 2017 is 'feminism'....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Palestinians reject US as brokers in peace talks with Israel
Palestinians reject US as brokers in peace talks with Israel

Palestinians reject US as brokers in peace talks with Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told Arab and Islamic leaders that the United States is no longer fit to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal and should be replaced as mediator...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Why women give wimps the elbow - and seek men with muscles
Why women give wimps the elbow - and seek men with muscles

Why women give wimps the elbow - and seek men with muscles

Old rules still apply in the mating game - fit men with strong, lean bodies will always win out over those who are wimpy and weak, a study has found....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Juncker drawn back into wiretapping scandal
Juncker drawn back into wiretapping scandal

Juncker drawn back into wiretapping scandal

Jean-Claude Juncker must urgently explain his role in an illegal wiretapping scandal in Luxembourg, a former intelligence officer has claimed....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Humiliated PM suffers defeat in Brexit vote
Humiliated PM suffers defeat in Brexit vote

Humiliated PM suffers defeat in Brexit vote

UK Prime Minister Theresa May last night suffered her first major Commons defeat after 11 Tory rebels voted against the government and for an amendment to the European Union (Withdrawal) B...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
US 'open to North Korea talks' after Tillerson hints at U-turn in policy
US 'open to North Korea talks' after Tillerson hints at U-turn in policy

US 'open to North Korea talks' after Tillerson hints at U-turn in policy

Comments by Rex Tillerson, the US Secretary of State, suggest there is renewed hope for a diplomatic solution to the crisis on the Korean peninsula....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Half of world's population 'is unable to get basic healthcare'
Half of world's population 'is unable to get basic healthcare'

Half of world's population 'is unable to get basic healthcare'

At least half the world's population is unable to access essential health services and many others are forced into extreme poverty by having to pay for healthcare they cannot afford, the W...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
Surgeon admits burning his initials on the livers of patients, court hears
Surgeon admits burning his initials on the livers of patients, court hears

Surgeon admits burning his initials on the livers of patients, court hears

A surgeon has admitted burning his initials into the livers of two transplant patients with a laser beam....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
'For years he was my monster' - Harvey Weinstein 'doesn't recall pressuring' Salma Hayek after she accuses him of harassment
'For years he was my monster' - Harvey Weinstein 'doesn't recall pressuring' Salma Hayek after she accuses him of harassment

'For years he was my monster' - Harvey Weinstein 'doesn't recall pressuring' Salma Hayek after she accuses him of harassment

Salma Hayek has accused Harvey Weinstein of sexually harassing and threatening to kill her, writing for the first time of the horrors she was subjected to while she was starring in and pro...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:30:00
This guy wrapped his friend’s birthday present in 10kg of metal for a laugh
This guy wrapped his friend’s birthday present in 10kg of metal for a laugh

This guy wrapped his friend’s birthday present in 10kg of metal for a laugh

Is your friend really your friend if they don’t try and annoy you at every available opportunity? And what better opportunity is there than a birthday?...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:34:02
People are flipping a famous Vote Leave catchphrase following the Government’s Brexit Bill defeat
People are flipping a famous Vote Leave catchphrase following the Government’s Brexit Bill defeat

People are flipping a famous Vote Leave catchphrase following the Government’s Brexit Bill defeat

Theresa May’s Government has suffered a humiliating loss in Parliament as around a dozen Tory MPs voted with the Opposition to ensure a “meaningful vote” on any Brexit deal....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:55:37
Surgeon admits burning his initials on patients' livers during transplant ops
Surgeon admits burning his initials on patients' livers during transplant ops

Surgeon admits burning his initials on patients' livers during transplant ops

A surgeon has admitted burning his initials on to the livers of two unconscious patients during transplant operations....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:31:21
Theresa May's government suffers defeat over key Brexit legislation
Theresa May's government suffers defeat over key Brexit legislation

Theresa May's government suffers defeat over key Brexit legislation

Theresa May's Government has been defeated over key Brexit legislation despite a last-ditch attempt to quash a Tory rebellion....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:22:32
Militia members in DR Congo get life terms for child rapes
Militia members in DR Congo get life terms for child rapes

Militia members in DR Congo get life terms for child rapes

A military court in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has sentenced a dozen militia members, including a politician, to life in prison for the rapes of more than 46 children as young as...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:06:16
Pound recovers from jobs data disappointment while investors await Fed decision
Pound recovers from jobs data disappointment while investors await Fed decision

Pound recovers from jobs data disappointment while investors await Fed decision

The pound recovered after initial disappointment over the UK jobs report and climbed higher against the greenback as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:34:52
 
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