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Labour would 'carry out' further referendum result, Corbyn pledges

17 September 2019 - 9:16pm
Jeremy Corbyn says his party is the only one "ready to put trust in the people" over Brexit.

The 'brown girls' out to conquer Instagram

17 September 2019 - 8:25pm
South Asian women are proudly taking ownership of their identities on social media

'Country stands behind Stokes' over row with The Sun - cricket chief

17 September 2019 - 7:52pm
England cricketer Ben Stokes has the support of "the whole sport and the country" after criticising The Sun over a story it ran about his family, a leading cricket chief says.

'Brad Pitt, this is mission control Houston'

17 September 2019 - 7:00pm
Actor Brad Pitt questions astronaut Nick Hague about life on the International Space Station.

Inquiry into safety and wellbeing concerns at two hospitals

17 September 2019 - 6:00pm
It follows problems at the new children's hospital in Edinburgh and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

Facebook to block altering of headlines in adverts

17 September 2019 - 5:50pm
Social media firm is to tighten rules after 'misrepresentation' row over Conservative party advert.

'Don't eat the hibiscus' - what's it like to play rugby in Japan?

17 September 2019 - 5:43pm
Former Australian wing Nick Cummins discusses his two years in Japanese club rugby - including hibiscus eating, face bleaching and the delights of drinking sake.

Paul Whelan: 'I was set up by a Russian secret agent'

17 September 2019 - 5:21pm
Former US marine Paul Whelan, accused in Russia of espionage, insists he is not a spy.

Saudi oil attacks: Drones and missiles were launched from Iran - US officials

17 September 2019 - 4:51pm
The drones and missiles that targeted oil facilities were fired from southern Iran, US officials say.

Five things from the Lib Dem conference

17 September 2019 - 4:50pm
New recruits, high hopes, Ashdown tributes and a mug-based popularity battle as activists met by the seaside.

Rob Howley: Wales backs coach sent home from World Cup over alleged betting breach

17 September 2019 - 4:35pm
Wales backs coach Rob Howley has been sent home from the World Cup for an alleged breach of betting rules.

Amazon Echo screen flicker angers owners

17 September 2019 - 4:23pm
One owner, in Hampshire, says his device started to flicker 16 months after he had bought it.

Sam Walker: Prisoner posted YouTube videos of life behind bars

17 September 2019 - 4:20pm
A union calls for more action to stop phones entering jails after a prisoner posts on social media.

Soot pollution particles 'cross the placenta'

17 September 2019 - 4:11pm
Particles of black carbon pollution can cross to the fetal side of the placenta, a study finds.

Smart meters: What is going on?

17 September 2019 - 4:10pm
Smart meters were supposed to make our lives easier. and cheaper, but their introduction has been controversial.

Jodie Chesney: Teenager 'murdered in drug turf war'

17 September 2019 - 4:07pm
Jodie Chesney may not have been the intended target of a stabbing in a London park, a court hears.

Saudi oil attacks: Who's using drones in the Middle East?

17 September 2019 - 3:45pm
The offensive use of drones has grown significantly in recent years, nowhere more so than in the Middle East.

Blenheim Palace gold toilet theft: Second man arrested

17 September 2019 - 3:12pm
Police are still searching for the £4.8m 18-carat loo which was stolen in a raid at Blenheim Palace.

No charge for 91-year-old's boiler 'under any circumstances'

17 September 2019 - 2:06pm
Burnley plumber gains worldwide attention for not charging elderly customer "under any circumstances".

French Dunkirk camp cleared as migrants try to reach UK

17 September 2019 - 1:29pm
Police try to move some 1,000 people from a gym and tent camp near Dunkirk.


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