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England v India: Ben Stokes receives mixed reception on return at Trent Bridge

18 August 2018 - 11:57am
Ben Stokes receives a mixed reception at Trent Bridge on his return to cricket after being found not guilty of affray.

Kofi Annan, former UN chief, dies at 80

18 August 2018 - 11:39am
He was the first black African to become UN secretary-general and was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over no handshake

18 August 2018 - 11:13am
Officials cite a Muslim couple's refusal to shake hands with the opposite sex in their interview.

Kofi Annan, the international diplomat, dies at 80

18 August 2018 - 10:43am
The former UN Secretary General was the first black African to lead the international body.

Public 'back' taxes to tackle single-use plastic waste

18 August 2018 - 10:13am
Ministers say they are looking at measures after thousands support action to reduce single-use items.

Cincinnati Masters: Roger Federer wins second game in a day to reach semi-finals

18 August 2018 - 8:37am
World number two Roger Federer wins his second game of the day on Friday as he beats Stan Wawrinka to reach the Cincinnati Masters last four.

Sandhurst: Police to investigate 'waterboarding' claims

18 August 2018 - 7:59am
The commander of the royal military college has ordered an investigation into the allegations.

Kerala floods: PM Modi inspects flood rescue effort

18 August 2018 - 4:58am
He will view the devastated areas where hundreds of people have died and thousands are homeless.

Brexit: Nigel Farage to go 'on the road' with Leave group

18 August 2018 - 2:51am
The UKIP MEP announces he will offer his "total support" to pro-Brexit group Leave Means Leave.

Italy bridge collapse: Genoa prepares for state funeral

18 August 2018 - 2:31am
The president will preside over the ceremony for 18 of those who died in the Genoa bridge collapse.

Yemen war: Boys dig friends’ graves after air strike

18 August 2018 - 1:47am
A school trip ended in disaster when the bus was hit by a Saudi-led coalition missile.

Woman punched man who grabbed her genitals in nightclub

18 August 2018 - 1:33am
Penny Reeve says she does not endorse violence but does advocate "the right to self-defence".

Rise in type 2 diabetes in young people in England and Wales

18 August 2018 - 1:21am
Child health experts say the rise is "alarming" and more should be done to reduce obesity.

Stepmums and birth mums figure out how to get along

18 August 2018 - 12:55am
What happens when you get stepmums and birth mums in a room together to 'talk it out'?

Drag World: Where the biggest US stars meet rising UK talent

18 August 2018 - 12:41am
Drag World brings some of the biggest performers in the world, and their hectic schedules, to the UK.

Do we have more rooms per person than ever before?

18 August 2018 - 12:40am
Is the co-leader of the Green Party right to say that rooms per person are at the highest we've seen in our lives?

100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

18 August 2018 - 12:37am
An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books, by reimaging male heroes.

Crazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectations

18 August 2018 - 12:31am
Like the proverbial "tiger mum", many Asians have huge expectations for the Hollywood film.

Parents' rage as Carmarthen Vue cinema charges 'double'

18 August 2018 - 12:21am
Cinema chain Vue is accused of charging almost twice as much for tickets in one theatre.

Week in pictures: 11 - 17 August 2018

18 August 2018 - 12:14am
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.