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Florida city blasts Baby Shark song to drive away homeless from waterfront

6 hours 32 min ago
An advocate for the homeless says using children's song Baby Shark as a deterrent is "inhumane".

The Welshman behind Nasa's Apollo 11 moon landing mission

6 hours 36 min ago
Tecwyn Roberts was instrumental in the Apollo missions as Nasa's chief of network engineering.

Message-in-a-bottle author found after 50 years

7 hours 38 min ago
Briton Paul Gilmore says he always hoped to receive a reply to the note he dropped from an ocean liner.

Israel mosque find: Archaeologists unearth 1,200-year-old ruins in desert

7 hours 40 min ago
Researchers say the mosque, dating from the 7th or 8th century, would be a rare find anywhere.

Tour de France 2019: Simon Yates claims maiden stage win

7 hours 42 min ago
Britain's Simon Yates claims a maiden Tour de France victory on stage 12 from Toulouse to Bagneres-de-Bigorre.

The Open 2019: 'What on earth?' - Misfiring Rory McIlroy ends miserable day with triple bogey

7 hours 47 min ago
More misfortune for Rory McIlroy at Royal Portrush as the Northern Irishman hits a triple bogey on hole 18 at Royal Portrush to end the day eight-over par.

Is Boris Johnson right about the rules on kippers?

8 hours 21 min ago
Tory leadership candidate Boris Johnson says EU regulations put burdens on kipper smokers. Is he right?

The Open 2019: Rory McIlroy's hopes in tatters after opening round of 79

8 hours 28 min ago
Rory McIlroy makes a quadruple bogey on the first hole and triple bogey at the last as his bid for a home Open victory at Royal Portrush is left in tatters.

The Open 2019: Gary Woodland recovers to par after hitting tee shot into fan's backpack

8 hours 47 min ago
USA's Gary Woodland recovers to hit par at the 16th after shanking his tee shot into a fan's backpack at Royal Portrush.

Brexit: MPs back bid to block Parliament suspension

9 hours 27 min ago
The measure aims to stop a future PM bypassing Parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit.

Lucy McHugh: Stephen Nicholson guilty of murder and rape

9 hours 35 min ago
Stephen Nicholson abused Lucy McHugh for more than a year before stabbing her to death, jurors find.

World Aquatics Championships: Jack Laugher blows 3m springboard gold with last dive

9 hours 54 min ago
British diver Jack Laugher has to settle for a World Championship bronze medal in the men's 3m springboard final after a "calamitous" error on his last dive sees him lose the lead.

Met Police officer bought TV porn at home of dead child's family

10 hours 14 min ago
PC Avi Maharaj was alone at the family home of a dead child when he used their TV account to buy porn.

Huge sand dune designed to prevent major gas terminal falling into sea

10 hours 33 min ago
In a UK first, a 7m high barrier of sand is being created to help stop the coastline from crumbling.

Vast sand scheme to protect Norfolk coast

10 hours 41 min ago
Nearly two million cubic metres of sand is being shifted to a stretch of the Norfolk coast to protect it from the sea.

Kyoto Animation: Fans heartbroken by deadly anime studio fire in Japan

10 hours 43 min ago
Devotees of the KyoAni studio are pouring out love, support and money in response to the tragedy.

Donald Trump supporters chant 'send her back' at rally

11 hours 3 min ago
US congresswoman, Ilhan Omar, responds to chants of 'send her back' at Trump rally in North Carolina.

How do you drive safely in the dark?

11 hours 20 min ago
The government announces it is considering a ban on new drivers from travelling at night.

Game of Thrones stars self-nominate for Emmy Awards

11 hours 31 min ago
Gwendoline Christie, Alfie Allen and Carice van Houten successfully submitted their own nominations.

Ayia Napa: Twelve teenagers in court after 'British woman raped'

11 hours 41 min ago
The group of Israeli teenagers, aged from 15 to 18, have been remanded in custody.

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