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Old lady mistakes Chancellor Merkel for Macron's wife

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:56am
A French lady turning 101 said meeting the French and German leaders was "fantastic".

Arrest in hunt for Blackpool 'Ross from Friends' lookalike

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:56am
An image of a suspected thief said to resemble actor David Schwimmer went viral after it was shared.

McIlroy could play only two European Tour events in 2019

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:53am
Rory McIlroy changes his schedule in a bid to add to his four majors - but it could end his chances of ever being Europe's captain.

Ocon 'tainted by brainless move' in Brazil - Palmer column

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:31am
Former Renault driver Jolyon Palmer on why Esteban Ocon was "plain wrong" in Brazil, and why Max Verstappen should not have been punished.

Detective Pikachu: 'Gross' furry Pokemon divides fans

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:28am
Many fans say the new look Pikachu is "grotesque" and "disgusting".

Wages show fastest rise in almost a decade

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:16am
Wages rise at the fastest pace since 2008 but unemployment edges higher, official figures show.

'Fake ambulance' pulled over by Swansea police

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:57am
The estate car was covered in paintwork and logos that made it look like an operational ambulance.

Tottenham defender Trippier withdraws from England squad

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:52am
Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier has withdrawn with a groin injury from the England squad for the upcoming matches against the United States and Croatia.

Stokes to bat at three for England in second Test

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:44am
Ben Stokes will bat at three and Ben Foakes will again keep wicket in an unchanged England side for the second Test against Sri Lanka.

Suspected migrants on 'stolen' fishing boat in Dover

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:22am
Seventeen people were on board the vessel, which authorities traced to a port in Boulogne, France.

Stumps hit. Bails light up. Out? Cricketer’s incredible reprieve

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:09am
South Africa's Marizanne Kapp has an extraordinary reprieve when a delivery from Sri Lanka's Udeshika Prabodhani hits her stumps but does not remove the bails.

Bisto owner plans Brexit stockpile

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:27am
Premier Foods is to stockpile raw materials ahead of Brexit as fears grow over gridlock at UK ports.

‘It has been a dream come true. All of it’ - ex-England midfielder Cole retires

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:14am
Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole, who has been playing for Tampa Bay Rowdies, retires at the age of 37.

Watch: Cole scores 'wonderful' volley for England in 2006 World Cup

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:00am
Watch England midfielder Joe Cole score a stunning volley from 35 yards out against Sweden in the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

Heavy Gaza-Israel fire traded overnight

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 2:45am
The violence is among the worst since 2014 and follows a covert Israeli mission exposed on Sunday.

Iceland Christmas ad: Petition to show it on TV hits 670k

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 2:39am
The advert was not approved to be shown on TV because it breaches the rules on political advertising.

'How Instagram became my support system'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 1:53am
For women facing challenges ranging from eating disorders to IVF, it can be a vital resource.

What to expect from kingpin El Chapo’s trial

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 1:38am
The Mexican cartel leader's trial in New York is to start amid huge security measures in New York.

News Daily: Brexit talks 'in endgame' and California fires death toll rises

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 1:19am
Your morning briefing for 13 November 2018.

Flushable wet wipes 'causing sewer blockages'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 1:01am
Wet wipes sold as "flushable" are failing the water industry's disintegration test, the BBC finds.


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