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Afghan Taliban announce new leader

2 hours 12 min ago
The Afghan Taliban name Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader following the death of Mullah Mansour in a drone strike.

In pictures: The barbers of Freetown

3 hours 53 min ago
Photographer Olivia Acland's pictures of the barbers who shape the hair of the residents of Freetown in Sierra Leone.

Eurozone agrees landmark Greece deal

4 hours 12 min ago
Eurozone ministers agree to extend a fresh bailout loan to Greece as well as debt relief, in what they call a "breakthrough".

Ex-military officers fight for EU exit

5 hours 39 min ago
A dozen former senior military officers speak out in favour of the UK leaving the EU, warning membership has undermined the UK's "combat effectiveness".

University pay dispute could widen

5 hours 40 min ago
University lecturers are due to start a two-day strike over pay, amid warnings other staff could join the dispute.

Cancel primary test results, heads say

5 hours 41 min ago
Head teachers are calling on the education secretary to stop the publication of this year's primary school results in England because the results would be unreliable.

Cattle drugs 'could fuel climate change'

5 hours 43 min ago
Dosing farm animals with antibiotics increases greenhouse gas emissions from cow dung, research suggests.

'Big cut' in antibiotic prescriptions

5 hours 45 min ago
GPs in England have "dramatically" reduced the amount of antibiotic prescriptions they prescribe to patients, latest figures reveal.

Bursary cut 'may worsen NHS staff gaps'

5 hours 55 min ago
Plans to scrap student bursaries and charge nurses and other health staff for their degrees in England could backfire, unions are warning.

Fifth of UK couples 'close to break-up'

5 hours 58 min ago
Almost one in five (18%) of couples in the UK argue regularly or consider separating, a study suggests.

Union threatened by 'ad hoc devolution'

5 hours 59 min ago
The integrity of the United Kingdom is being threatened by "piecemeal" devolution to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, peers say.

Would a new UN Convention help refugees?

6 hours 1 min ago
Does the 65-year-old UN Refugee Convention need to be updated to deal with the current refugee crisis?

Vote Leave focuses on immigration

6 hours 16 min ago
The Vote Leave campaign is adapting its tactics and focusing on immigration, as a series of polls suggest momentum may be building for the Remain side.

Toyota hails a ride with Uber

6 hours 19 min ago
Carmakers Toyota and Volkswagen have struck separate partnerships with rideshare companies Uber and Gett.

Saudi Arabia hopes for religious tourism boost

6 hours 28 min ago
Saudi Arabia prepares for religious tourism boost

Care 'has improved for 12,000 in homes'

6 hours 51 min ago
More than 12,000 people in England are now safer and being looked after better in care homes than they were two years ago, the Care Quality Commission says.

VIDEO: How 14,000 Jews were airlifted out of Ethiopia in two days

7 hours 4 min ago
How Israel flew 14,000 people to safety in two days

Internet not much help finding Chechen leader's missing cat

7 hours 7 min ago
Chechen leader not impressed by missing cat mocking

Why is India's Taj Mahal turning green?

7 hours 8 min ago
Why India's Taj Mahal is turning green

How rare are bright blue lobsters?

7 hours 10 min ago
What is the chance of catching a bright blue lobster?

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