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World Cup TV kiss sparks social media debate in China

4 July 2018 - 4:46pm
Chinese social media users are asking whether a Korean male reporter being kissed by female football fans live on TV is “sexual harassment”.

Wang Jian: China's HNA Group boss falls to his death in France

4 July 2018 - 4:44pm
Wang Jian, 57, was taking photos when he fell off a wall in France's Provence region, police say.

Wimbledon 2018: Milos Raonic's serve causes havoc against John Millman

4 July 2018 - 4:41pm
Former Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic serves up 34 aces on his way to victory over John Millman in the second round.

World Cup economic boost could be worth billions

4 July 2018 - 4:08pm
England reaching the final two in the World Cup could be a big boost to the UK economy.

World Cup 2018: England's Fabian Delph welcomes third daughter

4 July 2018 - 3:44pm
England midfielder Fabian Delph is flying back to Russia following the birth of his third daughter on Wednesday morning.

Esther McVey apologises to MPs over Universal Credit claims

4 July 2018 - 3:26pm
Esther McVey says she "inadvertently misled" Parliament about watchdog's views on benefit roll-out.

Hockey World Cup: Lily Owsley returns as eight Olympic champions included in squad

4 July 2018 - 3:08pm
Forward Lily Owsley is among eight Olympic gold medallists named in the England squad for next month's World Cup in London.

Fire near Saddleworth Moor 'being treated as arson'

4 July 2018 - 2:57pm
Police say people were seen lighting a bonfire on moorland in Tameside before a 999 call was made.

Sam Locke: Teenage Open qualifier & part-time waiter draws on Paul Lawrie advice

4 July 2018 - 2:43pm
Scottish teenager and part-time waiter Sam Locke on how his mentor Paul Lawrie has helped him qualify for the Open Championship.

Star Wars: Jar Jar Binks actor Ahmed Best considered suicide

4 July 2018 - 2:29pm
Ahmed Best says the savage backlash against his character Jar Jar Binks still hurts 20 years on.

Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict

4 July 2018 - 2:25pm
Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over bus services - here are the key bits.

How to hide your Gmails from prying eyes

4 July 2018 - 1:51pm
Google has admitted app developers can sometimes read your Gmail messages if this setting is on...

The King and I: timeless classic or dated relic?

4 July 2018 - 1:44pm
As the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical returns to the West End, some critics find it "problematic".

Towie star Joey Essex takes Wrexham schoolgirl to prom

4 July 2018 - 1:39pm
The Towie star flies back from Ibiza and takes Wrexham student Harriet Le Tissier to the event.

World Cup 2018: Colombian mum says 'I'll support England'

4 July 2018 - 1:38pm
For one family watching the Colombia v England World Cup match brought an extra level of tension.

World Cup 2018: Stormzy, Ross Kemp and Little Mix celebrate England's win

4 July 2018 - 1:18pm
Stormzy, Ross Kemp and Jade from Little Mix love England's World Cup win as much as the rest of us.

Wimbledon 2018: British wildcard Katie Swan loses to Mihaela Buzarnescu

4 July 2018 - 1:11pm
Katie Swan's run at Wimbledon comes to an end in the second round as the British wildcard loses to Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu.

In Pictures: England fans erupt with joy

4 July 2018 - 1:01pm
Fears soon turned to cheers as England won their first ever World Cup penalty shootout

Nurse Lucy Letby arrested over Chester Hospital baby deaths

4 July 2018 - 12:53pm
Detectives searched a house connected to Lucy Letby after the deaths of eight babies at a hospital.

Penny Mordaunt uses British Sign Language in Commons first

4 July 2018 - 12:49pm
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt is believed to be the first cabinet minister to sign on the front bench.