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Shamima Begum: IS teenager's family consider legal action

1 hour 40 min ago
Shamima Begum, who joined the Islamic State group in Syria in 2015, is to lose her UK citizenship.

Sainsbury's-Asda merger in jeopardy

1 hour 41 min ago
A merger between Sainsbury's and Asda could be worse for shoppers, warns the competition watchdog.

News Daily: IS teenager decision and eighth MP quits Labour

2 hours 30 min ago
Your morning briefing for 20 February 2019.

Liverpool 0-0 Bayern Munich: Why away task suits Reds' strengths - Mark Lawrenson

2 hours 52 min ago
Some Liverpool fans might be disappointed to draw 0-0 with Bayern Munich, but former Reds defender Mark Lawrenson feels they can be happy with how the tie is poised.

LGBT group severs links with Navratilova over transgender comments

3 hours 49 min ago
An LGBT sports group severs links with the tennis legend over remarks about male-to-female athletes.

Brexit: Theresa May to return to Brussels for further talks

3 hours 57 min ago
Theresa May will meet Jean-Claude Juncker for further talks over her Brexit deal.

Emoji number plates launched in Queensland

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:11pm
If your personalised number plate simply isn't enough - why not just add an emoji to the mix?

Boy convicted of sex assault on pupil allowed back to school

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 9:17pm
The victim says she felt "powerless" to stop the attack and is trying to "pretend he's not there".

A dodgy holiday drink made me go blind

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 9:13pm
Hannah Powell lost her sight and had kidney failure after drinking vodka mixed with methanol.

Drone no-fly zone to be widened after Gatwick chaos

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 9:03pm
It will be illegal to fly a drone within three miles of an airport, following drone disruption at Gatwick.

The Isle of Wight ice skaters without an ice rink

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 8:22pm
The Wight Crystals have to travel by ferry to practise on ice since the local rink was closed down.

Brexit: What do Birmingham's Number 11 bus passengers think?

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 8:10pm
Passengers on Birmingham's famous Number 11 route tell us how they feel about Brexit.

When class sizes fall so does teachers' pay

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 8:01pm
International study from OECD suggests that cutting class sizes often means lower pay for teachers.

Oscars 2019: 17 quirky facts about this year's Academy Awards

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:57pm
Store these for your next pub quiz.

How will Pope Francis deal with abuse in the Catholic Church?

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:43pm
How will the Pope confront the culture of abuse that has beset the Roman Catholic Church?

The blind climbers of Kilimanjaro

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:39pm
The day seven blind trekkers reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

US hiker rescued from quicksand after 12 hours

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:23pm
Hiker Ryan Osmun was rescued after his leg got stuck in quicksand for more than 12 hours in Utah.

The mystery behind Ethiopia's 'father of bees'

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:13pm
Gosa Taffese has a beehive in his front room and the insects follow him on his travels as well.

Heather Knight column: 'We'd like to make history by winning in India'

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:04pm
Heather Knight is ready to lead England in India after a winter of Hurricanes, headbands and being Hartley's human shield in Hobart.

Gender pay gap grows at hundreds of big firms

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:03pm
The pay gap has widened at one in four firms that have revealed their figures ahead of the deadline.

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