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Ken Clarke: I wouldn't rule out becoming prime minister

16 August 2019 - 5:49pm
Ex-chancellor says he'd be willing to lead "a government of national unity" to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Samantha Ford: Margate mother who drowned twins sentenced

16 August 2019 - 5:38pm
Samantha Ford, who killed 23-month-old Jake and Chloe, is detained in a psychiatric hospital.

England charge cut short by rain at Lord's

16 August 2019 - 5:22pm
England's charge through the Australia batting is halted by more rain on another wet day at Lord's.

Raccoon gets stuck in Florida vending machine

16 August 2019 - 5:17pm
Things didn't quite go to plan when the hungry animal tried to pilfer a snack.

England aim to be 'absolutely brutal' against Wales

16 August 2019 - 5:06pm
Coach Eddie Jones tells England they need to be 'absolutely brutal' if they are to have a good chance of beating Wales.

'No sign of intruder' in British woman's Barbados death

16 August 2019 - 4:53pm
Natalie Crichlow died from an infection following burns suffered in a kitchen fire, say police.

Boxing couple stop mugger while on Majorca holiday

16 August 2019 - 4:32pm
Iman Barlow and her boyfriend Stan Stannard intervened when thieves robbed a man of his watch.

Woman lied about cancer in attempt to get charity to fund £15k wedding

16 August 2019 - 4:30pm
She was branded "the lowest of the low" for claiming she was dying to defraud a wedding charity.

Russia bird strike: How cool heads glided jet down to safety

16 August 2019 - 4:11pm
Russian crew are hailed as heroes for saving everyone aboard an Airbus jet hit by a flock of gulls.

Ferguson shipyard nationalised by Scottish government

16 August 2019 - 4:00pm
Ownership of the Port Glasgow yard has transferred to the Scottish government in a bid to secure its future.

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer of 'humanitarian' visit

16 August 2019 - 3:51pm
Rashida Tlaib said permission to see family in the West Bank was subject to "oppressive conditions".

Universities criticised for offering money for places

16 August 2019 - 3:41pm
Universities are offering incentives to persuade clearing students to join.

Porthcawl public toilet plan includes anti-sex measures

16 August 2019 - 3:28pm
The new loos could include weight-sensitive floors to ensure only one user at a time.

Vietnamese boy found in suitcase thanks English people

16 August 2019 - 3:05pm
Phong was in a life-threatening condition when he was discovered at the Port of Dover.

Newcastle screwdriver killing: Another teenager arrested

16 August 2019 - 2:35pm
A 15-year-old boy is arrested while four other teenagers are released with no further action.

Malta migrants: Sole survivor describes 11 days in dinghy

16 August 2019 - 2:07pm
Mohammed Adam Oga says 14 others died as they waited to be rescued in the Mediterranean.

Morgan wants to continue as England captain - if back allows

16 August 2019 - 2:01pm
England's World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan says he wants to carry on as skipper - if his troublesome back allows him to do so.

Duchess of Sussex's TV drama Suits jokes about her royal role

16 August 2019 - 1:29pm
The Duchess of Sussex's old TV show Suits makes a cheeky reference to her new life.

Greenland: Trump warned that island cannot be bought from Denmark

16 August 2019 - 1:21pm
Was the president joking about buying the island? Greenland's foreign minister is warning him off.

Thames Valley Police officer killed in Berkshire

16 August 2019 - 1:13pm
Ten people aged between 13 and 30 have been arrested on suspicion of murder, Thames Valley Police says.

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