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California wildfires: Blazes rip through wine valleys

9 October 2017 - 8:58pm
Overnight fires have spread rapidly through California's wine country, destroying hundreds of homes.

Trump administration to roll back Obama clean power rule

9 October 2017 - 8:53pm
"The war on coal is over," the US environment head says, as he confirms withdrawal from the plan.

Dramatic Grenfell baby story probably never happened

9 October 2017 - 8:08pm
Was a baby thrown from Grenfell Tower and caught? The evidence suggests the event never took place.

European Champions Cup: Wasps schedule defended by organisers EPCR

9 October 2017 - 8:01pm
Domestic calendars and broadcast schedules help explain Wasps' short turnaround before their Champions Cup opener, say organisers.

Gordan Strachan: Is genetics to blame for Scotland's World Cup play-offs failure?

9 October 2017 - 6:25pm
Gordan Strachan blamed genetics for his side's failure to reach the World Cup play-offs on Sunday, but is the claim backed up by fact?

Meryl Streep and Dame Judi Dench speak out about Harvey Weinstein

9 October 2017 - 5:44pm
The actresses say they were unaware of harassment claims and offer support to those who spoke up.

Man in shark head costume falls foul of Austria anti-veil law

9 October 2017 - 5:42pm
A business is fined after a man wore a shark mask as part of a promotional campaign in Vienna.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: More charges for mum in Iran

9 October 2017 - 5:39pm
British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is serving five years for alleged security offences.

'Narcissistic cult' brothers put into care

9 October 2017 - 5:23pm
They had "formed a group identity" and "saw themselves as intellectually superior", a court hears.

Prince George school: Woman accepts caution for 'causing nuisance'

9 October 2017 - 5:22pm
The 40-year-old accepts a caution for "causing a nuisance" at Prince George's school

Ikea to sell online on third-party sites

9 October 2017 - 5:22pm
The Swedish flatpack furniture chain's digital drive is in response to changing shopping patterns.

World Cup 2018: Did height hinder Scotland team?

9 October 2017 - 4:41pm
The Scotland boss claims his team suffered because they were shorter, but does height really matter?

Concussion linked to mental health problems for ex-sportsmen by Fifpro study

9 October 2017 - 3:48pm
Footballers and other sportsmen who suffer concussion are more likely to report mental health problems in retirement, according to new research.

Matthew Scully-Hicks 'murdered' adopted baby after two weeks

9 October 2017 - 3:27pm
18-month-old Elsie suffered months of abuse before she died two weeks after being adopted, court hears.

Greens will stick up for 'the little guy' says co-leader

9 October 2017 - 3:17pm
Co-leader Jonathan Bartley says everyone must have a stake in the economy and shape local services.

'I married my train crush'

9 October 2017 - 3:10pm
These commuters tied the knot after sharing the same carriage every day for nearly a year.

Have you ever seen a miss worse than this? Dutch footballer blasts over from close range

9 October 2017 - 3:00pm
Dennis van Duinen of Dutch fourth division team Harkemase Boys produces one of the worst open-goal misses you are ever likely to see, blasting over the bar from 10 yards out.

Ballon d'Or: Kane, De Gea, Kante, Coutinho, De Bruyne, Neymar shortlisted

9 October 2017 - 2:39pm
Tottenham striker Harry Kane is named on the 30-man shortlist for the 2017 Ballon d'Or award given to the world's best player.

Fairy lights bomb plotter Zahid Hussain jailed for life

9 October 2017 - 2:05pm
Zahid Hussain planned to bomb a railway line with a device made from fairy lights.

Five sets of twins cause double-takes at school in Bristol

9 October 2017 - 1:55pm
The twins, which are not all identical, have all started at Hillcrest Primary School this term.