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Last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 8:17am
The future of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino has been struck a blow, with the death of Malaysia's last male.

Alastair Campbell 'expelled' from Labour Party

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 8:13am
Tony Blair's former spin doctor and People's Vote campaigner says he was kicked out after voting Lib Dem.

JLS star Oritse Williams not guilty of rape

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 7:57am
Oritse Williams denied raping the woman after a concert in Wolverhampton in December 2016.

Muslim Council demands Tory Islamophobia inquiry

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 7:55am
The Muslim Council of Britain says a problem "runs deep into the party" and is demanding an inquiry.

Equality watchdog launches Labour anti-Semitism probe

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 7:51am
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has received a number of complaints about discrimination.

London Bridge attack inquest: Steroids 'unlikely' to have affected behaviour

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 7:51am
Steroids were unlikely to have made the London Bridge attackers more aggressive, an inquest hears.

Amnesty loses five bosses after report on 'toxic workplace'

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 7:44am
Several senior leaders have left Amnesty International, after a report said bullying was rife.

Edmund through but Norrie out at French Open

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 7:12am
Britain's Kyle Edmund wraps up victory in his interrupted match against Jeremy Chardy to reach the French Open second round but Cameron Norrie is out.

Uncapped Kilmarnock trio in Clarke's first Scotland squad

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 6:55am
New Scotland manager Steve Clarke names five uncapped players in his first squad for June's Euro 2020 qualifiers with Cyprus and Belgium.

Gavin & Stacey: Why we fell in love with Barry Island

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 6:49am
The hit BBC sitcom is returning for a one-off Christmas special.

Teen shop worker goes ‘above and beyond’ for autistic girl

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 6:03am
A proud father share's his son's "celebration alert" from work for his patience with an autistic girl.

Britain's Got Talent: Amanda Holden sorry for swearing in The Haunting act

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 6:00am
The Britain's Got Talent judge let slip a very rude word while taking part in a ghost act.

Australian jailed for UK backpacker's kidnap and rape ordeal

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 5:55am
Marcus Martin held Briton Elisha Greer hostage on a month-long road trip across Queensland.

Spanish police make arrests after match-fixing complaint

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 5:35am
Current and former players from Spain's top two divisions are arrested as part of a La Liga investigation into match-fixing.

'Holy Spirit' saves German driver from speeding fine

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 4:54am
Police decide to "leave the speeder in peace" after a perfectly placed white dove obscures his face.

Lundy Island's seabirds triple after rat removal

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 4:22am
Puffins and Manx shearwater are among the birds to have increased in number on Lundy Island.

Why England are favourites for the Cricket World Cup - and who might stop them

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 4:12am
BBC Sport analyses the key reasons why England are favourites to win the World Cup on home soil this summer.

Elina Svitolina column: Beating Venus Williams & facing childhood friend at French Open

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 3:53am
In her second column for BBC Sport, Elina Svitolina talks about beating Venus Williams, playing a childhood friend at the French Open and trying to make her own documentary.

Baku or bust? Why Emery & Sarri need to deliver Europa League glory

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 3:16am
Why Arsenal's Unai Emery and Maurizio Sarri of Chelsea need a victory in Wednesday's Europa League final in Baku for different reasons.

Gavin and Stacey: James Corden announces Christmas special

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 2:54am
The actor shares a picture of a script for a new Christmas special of the TV comedy.


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