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Blue passport contract appeal dropped

18 April 2018 - 8:57am
The firm gives up its efforts to challenge government decision over new UK passport manufacture.

Charlotte Edwards: No better time to be a female cricketer, says ex-England captain

18 April 2018 - 8:29am
Former England captain Charlotte Edwards says there has never been a better time to be female cricketer.

Windrush: Labour calls for answers on destroyed landing cards

18 April 2018 - 7:35am
It wants to know why documents which may help migrants prove their right to remain were destroyed.

Southwest Airlines pilot: 'There's a hole and someone went out'

18 April 2018 - 6:41am
A US passenger jet pilot radioed air traffic control for help after an apparent explosion midair.

News Daily: CIA head meets Kim Jong-un, and Barbara Bush dies

18 April 2018 - 6:10am
Your morning briefing for 18 April 2018.

Facebook seeks facial recognition consent in EU and Canada

18 April 2018 - 5:56am
Amid a privacy crisis, Facebook asks permission to expand use of facial recognition tech.

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

18 April 2018 - 2:44am
Mrs Bush, the matriarchal figure of a political dynasty that included two presidents, was 92.

The mystery of the homesick mechanic who stole a plane

18 April 2018 - 2:12am
In 1969 a mechanic stole a plane from and set off for the States. Then he disappeared. Did he crash or was he shot down?

In pictures: Israel at 70 - seven iconic moments

18 April 2018 - 2:11am
Seven iconic images from Israel's history, as the country turns 70.

Russian spy: Skripal poison case focus for watchdog meeting

18 April 2018 - 2:10am
Russian and UK representatives are due to talk about the independent analysis of the substance used.

Plankton named after Attenborough series

18 April 2018 - 1:26am
Scientists at University College London (UCL) bestowed the honour on Sir David Attenborough and the documentary team.

Sting: 'Cultural appropriation is an ugly term'

18 April 2018 - 1:12am
"Reggae is something I respect," says the star as he releases an album with dancehall legend Shaggy.

No girls, no entry: Is it OK for bars to turn away groups of men?

18 April 2018 - 1:10am
Groups of men say they are turned away from bars because of their gender. Is it fair - or legal?

'I had no choice but to be split from my sister'

18 April 2018 - 1:06am
Thousands of siblings in care have been split up by councils in England and Wales, new figures suggest.

Obituary: Barbara Bush, social justice campaigner

18 April 2018 - 12:49am
The former US First Lady never accepted a passive role, and campaigned for social justice.

Boris Johnson promises Tom Daley he'll raise LGBT rights with Commonwealth

18 April 2018 - 12:49am
The foreign secretary says he will tell Commonwealth heads progressive attitudes to LGBT rights are good for their economies.

Daniel Ricciardo: Chinese GP win not enough on its own to stay at Red Bull

18 April 2018 - 12:32am
Daniel Ricciardo says victory in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix is not enough on its own to convince him to sign a new deal with Red Bull.

Braille, strips and tactile signs

18 April 2018 - 12:22am
How do visually impaired people avoid getting lost while travelling?

The Papers: Windrush 'betrayal' and anti-Semitism 'fury'

18 April 2018 - 12:07am
Wednesday paper's feature a variety of stories including the PM's apology over the Windrush scandal and the standing ovations for MPs who spoke about anti-Semitism.

Can you really revise while chatting online?

18 April 2018 - 12:05am
What should parents say to teenagers who seem to be playing on their computers more than revising for exams?