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Liberia school fire leaves many children dead near Monrovia

8 hours 46 min ago
The blaze broke out at a boarding school near the capital Monrovia, killing at least 23 children.

'We gave up everything for this’ - epic journeys to the Rugby World Cup

8 hours 48 min ago
Jobs have been quit, house deposits spent and continents crossed - without flying - to get to the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Scalesceugh Hall: Firefighters tackle blaze at mansion

9 hours 2 min ago
Grade II-listed Scalesceugh Hall's owners say they owe "an enormous debt of gratitude" to firefighters.

Boris Johnson confronted on east London hospital visit

9 hours 31 min ago
The father and Labour activist said the children's ward was understaffed and the NHS was being destroyed.

Iran banned from international judo for ordering fighter to lose

10 hours 41 min ago
Iran is banned by the International Judo Federation after Saeid Mollaei was ordered to pull out of the World Championships.

Doug Marrone v Jalen Ramsey: Is Jacksonsville Jaguars coach on his way out

11 hours 19 min ago
Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell discuss the sideline spat between Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone and his star cornerback Jalen Ramsey.

Fernando Ricksen: Former Rangers player dies at age 43

11 hours 24 min ago
Former Rangers player Fernando Ricksen, who had been suffering from motor neurone disease, has died at age 43, the Ibrox club have confirmed.

Kevin Lunney: Quinn Industrial Holdings director abducted and beaten

11 hours 24 min ago
Quinn Industrial Holdings’ director Kevin Lunney was attacked near his County Fermanagh home.

Vanessa George: Nursery abuser released from prison

11 hours 27 min ago
Vanessa George, who abused children at a nursery in Plymouth, is granted parole after ten years.

Brexit: Talks 'should not be a pretence' warns Barnier

11 hours 29 min ago
The EU's chief negotiator says it is "not enough" for the UK to say what it does not want.

Gareth Thomas: Wales legend 'forced' to reveal HIV status by tabloids

11 hours 44 min ago
The ex-Wales captain said threats from a paper forced him to reveal his status to the world.

Inflation surprise as computer game prices drop

12 hours 18 min ago
The cost of living dropped to 1.7% in August as games and download prices fell.

Three killed in Monte Carlo-Venice boat speed record attempt

12 hours 59 min ago
Fabio Buzzi's powerboat hit rocks as he neared the finishing line in the Venice lagoon.

'Racism rot is deep in Italian football': Anti-discrimination body condemns lack of action

13 hours 22 min ago
Italian football authorities and their disciplinary systems to combat racism are "not fit for purpose", says the chief of anti-discriminatory body Fare.

Waterloo death: Engineer killed working on walkway

13 hours 46 min ago
British Transport Police say the engineer's death on a travelator is being treated as unexplained.

Gambling addiction: Mum's hopes for new Leeds NHS service

14 hours 11 min ago
Kimberley Wadsworth killed herself after gambling away £36,000 from her mother to pay off debts.

Cobham: National security fears threaten defence takeover

14 hours 33 min ago
The government is looking into Advent's £4bn takeover bid for British defence firm Cobham.

Greta Thunberg to US politicians: 'Sorry, you're not trying hard enough'

15 hours 1 min ago
The climate activist says more needs to be done to combat climate change.

Analysis: ‘Lesson’ against Napoli will do Liverpool some good

15 hours 50 min ago
Liverpool start the defence of the Champions League with defeat at Napoli, but ex-Reds defender Mark Lawrenson feels his old side will have learned an important lesson.

Australian hiker rescued after 'carrying' broken leg for two days

15 hours 51 min ago
Neil Parker began his agonising trip to safety after falling 6m (20ft) down a waterfall in Australia.


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