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England v India: Adil Rashid named as hosts' only spinner for first Test

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:23am
Adil Rashid is the only spin bowler in England's team to face India in the first Test at Edgbaston on Wednesday.

Brexit: What would 'no deal' mean for aviation?

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:05am
If negotiations fail there would be a scramble for an interim solution to keep planes in the air.

Commitment to help 'mortgage prisoners'

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:03am
Borrowers stuck on expensive variable rates could get help, despite still being locked out of the wider market.

'My abortion pill took effect on Tube home'

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 7:35am
Women are illegally taking abortion pills, which they have bought online, at home to avoid experiencing abortions on public transport.

Man puts out Southend Pier fire by peeing on it

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 7:16am
A council thanks Thomas Watson for his "quick-thinking tinkling" after he saw the fire on Southend Pier.

Terror charges dropped against UK ex-soldier

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 7:00am
James Matthews was accused of attending training camps run by militia fighting the Islamic State group.

Soggy 2017 was fifth warmest year in UK record

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 6:52am
Despite a wet summer, 2017 was one of the warmest years according to Met Office records dating back to 1910.

Tottenham: Mauricio Pochettino unsure if Spurs will sign any players

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 6:35am
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he does not know if the club will sign any players before the transfer window closes on 9 August.

Bristol sailor and entrepreneur Tony Bullimore dies aged 79

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 6:17am
Mr Bullimore survived four days in his upturned boat after it capsized in a round-the-world race in 1997.

'There's only two Geraint Thomases'

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 5:50am
As Geraint Thomas won the 2018 Tour de France, his namesake has become a social media star.

Miss Helen, shark stolen in a pram, recovering in US aquarium

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 5:20am
The thieves abducted the shark from a Texas aquarium by disguising it as a baby in a pram.

BBC Music Day: Jarvis Cocker and Bez join Bargain Hunt

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 5:00am
Happy Mondays' Bez will also appear in a one-off edition to mark BBC Music Day in September.

Jose Mourinho: What is going on - and does he want out of Man Utd?

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 4:32am
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho has cut a disgruntled figure of late. Is it just typical behaviour or is there a more significant meaning?

Rochelle Clark: England's most capped player to retire from internationals

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 4:00am
England's most capped player of all time Rochelle Clark announces her retirement from the international game.

Social media and reality TV is 'bad for body image', survey suggests

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 3:46am
A survey also showed that younger people were more likely to consider cosmetic surgery than older people.

Andy Murray beats Mackenzie McDonald in Washington Open

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 3:04am
Andy Murray fights back to beat Mackenzie McDonald 3-6 6-4 7-5 in the Washington Open first round in his fourth match since returning from hip surgery.

Dixons Carphone says data breach affected 10 million

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 3:02am
The retailer says details of 10 million customers were affected by last year's data breach.

Hungarian GP: Jolyon Palmer column - Desperate Bottas risked massive controversy

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 1:29am
In his latest BBC Sport column, former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer explores how reluctant 'wingman' Valtteri Bottas diced with controversy in Hungary.

News Daily: Aid sector abuse and North Korea missile reports

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 1:27am
Your morning briefing for Tuesday 31 July 2018.


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