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'Country stands behind Stokes' in Sun story row

2 hours 37 min ago
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.

Facebook to block altering of headlines in adverts

4 hours 39 min ago
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?

4 hours 46 min ago
Former Australian wing Nick Cummins discusses his two years in Japanese club rugby - including hibiscus eating, face bleaching and the delights of drinking sake.

Inquiry into safety and wellbeing concerns at two hospitals

5 hours 3 min ago
It follows issues at the new children's hospital in Edinburgh and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

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

5 hours 8 min ago
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 official

5 hours 17 min ago
The drones and missiles that targeted oil facilities were fired from southern Iran, a US official says.

Five things from the Lib Dem conference

5 hours 39 min ago
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

5 hours 54 min ago
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

6 hours 6 min ago
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

6 hours 9 min ago
A union calls for more action to stop phones entering jails after a prisoner posts on social media.

Smart meters: What is going on?

6 hours 19 min ago
Smart meters were supposed to make our lives easier. and cheaper, but their introduction has been controversial.

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

6 hours 45 min ago
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

7 hours 17 min ago
Police are still searching for the £4.8m 18-carat loo which was stolen in a raid at Blenheim Palace.

French Dunkirk camp cleared as migrants try to reach UK

8 hours 11 min ago
Police try to move some 1,000 people from a gym and tent camp near Dunkirk.

Afghanistan war: Deadly bomb attack hits election rally

8 hours 18 min ago
President Ashraf Ghani was due to address the meeting but was unhurt.

Jodie Chesney: Teenager 'murdered in drug turf war row'

8 hours 21 min ago
Jodie Chesney may not have been the intended target of a stabbing in a London park, a court hears.

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

8 hours 23 min ago
Burnley plumber gains worldwide attention for not charging elderly customer "under any circumstances".

Giant Yorkshire mine faces uncertain future

8 hours 27 min ago
Developer Sirius Minerals has to cancel plans to issue a £403m bond to finance the project.

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain kicks coach & hoardings during training

9 hours 20 min ago
Gonzalo Higuain loses his temper and kicks a coach and an advertising hoarding during a training session before Juventus' Champions League game against Atletico Madrid.

Estate agents urged to tell buyers about air pollution

9 hours 29 min ago
The industry trade body says providing this information should now be standard practice.

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