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Storm Ali: Clean-up begins after severe winds lash UK

Efforts to clear railway lines and roads, and to restore power to homes, are continuing...

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'We haven't had sex in three years'

A survey of 2,000 Mumsnet and Gransnet users finds 29% have had sex fewer than 11 times in the past year...

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Top 10 tips for starting at university

Graduates and older students offer their top tips for starting at university...

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Ian Paisley: DUP MP keeps seat after recall petition

The DUP MP keeps his seat after less than 10% of his constituents sign a petition to force a by-election...

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Bringing Shakespeare's neglected women out of the shadows

The Bard gave Queen Margaret more lines than any other female character, and more than King Lear...

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'£1bn in unpalatable county council cuts' ahead in England

Councils bosses warn some authorities may have to be stripped back to the minimum to save money...

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Spanish flu: 'We didn't know who we'd lose next'

Psychosis, murder and suicide - how Spanish flu ravaged a post-war world...

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Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?

With 5G, experts say we could enjoy virtual reality in HD on our mobiles and even project holographics...

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New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder

Valentino Dixon, whose art featured in a golf magazine, is a free man after 27 years behind bars...

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Rail: 'Lack of accountability' led to timetable chaos

Poor accountability was to blame for severe rail disruption last May, a regulator has said...

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Brett Kavanaugh: Senate sets deadline for accuser testimony

In a letter, the judiciary committee chairman says it is "not the FBI's role" to investigate this...

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The daring Allied plan to defeat the Nazis

The daring Allied parachute drop to win WW2...

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Three water companies warned by watchdog

The Consumer Council for Water tells firms to improve customer service and reduce complaints...

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Equifax fined by ICO over data breach that hit Britons

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office imposes a fine of £500,000 over the 2017 breach...

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Martin Sellner: The new face of the far right in Europe

He's the far right's newest poster boy – but Martin Sellner’s insistence that his far-right group is non-violent doesn’t have everyone convinced...

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Jelly treats for dementia sufferers

After his grandmother was hospitalised, Lewis invented a hydrating treat for people with dementia...

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Labour calls for ban on gambling advertising

The party also proposes a levy on gambling firms and a ban on using credit cards to pay for bets...

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Paper review: 'Off the Rails' and May's warning to EU

Thursday's papers focus on an inquiry into Britain's railways and this year's new timetable chaos...

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My holiday with the Afghan mujahideen

A man's neighbour invited him on holiday to war zone in Afghanistan for an extraordinary experience...

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Russia doping ban: Wada tried to help Rusada lift ban in May

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) proposed a compromise with Russia in May that would allow a suspension of its anti-doping agency (Rusada) to be lifted...

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Storm Ali: 100mph winds disrupt Great Britain

Flights fail to land and trees and trampolines are pulled from the ground, as high winds cause devastation in UK and Ireland...

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Brexit: May urges EU leaders to consider 'serious' UK plans

The PM urges EU leaders to focus their minds on getting a deal, saying talks will not be extended...

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Justin Bieber serenades fiancee outside Buckingham Palace

The Canadian singer was spotted busking outside Buckingham Palace in London...

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Valencia 0-2 Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo sent off but Italians still win

Cristiano Ronaldo is sent off but Juventus still claim an important win at Valencia in their opening Champions League game...

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Young Boys 0-3 Man Utd: Paul Pogba scores two in comfortable win

Paul Pogba scores twice as Manchester United open their Champions League Group B campaign with a comfortable win over Young Boys in Bern...

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Officials watch as fiery cyclone grows over 200 ft high

Firefighters encountered the swirling blaze in Vanderhoof, BC, while battling wildfires in the area...

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Man in Salisbury 'illness' hoaxed Prince Charles

Police say a line of inquiry following the incident in a restaurant on Sunday is whether it was also a hoax...

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Westminster inquest: CCTV shows attacker's preparations

The inquest is shown footage of Khalid Masood buying knives and collecting the car used in the 2017 attack...

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CCTV shows car crashing into nightclub dance floor

CCTV of a car crashing into a Gravesend nightclub has been released by police...

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Formula 1: Is Kimi Raikkonen right to stay in F1? - Jolyon Palmer

Is Kimi Raikkonen right to stay on in F1 at the expense of a log-jam of younger talent dreaming of a seat on the grid?...

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In Pictures: South Korea's Moon Jae-in attends Pyongyang Mass Games

South Korea's president attended the events at Pyongyang's May Day stadium during his visit...

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MSPs vote to halt tests for 5-year-olds

Opposition parties inflict a Holyrood defeat on the Scottish government to call for a "halt" to P1 assessments...

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Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour might have been found in US

Researchers in the US will release a 3D image on Friday before a planned excavation in 2019...

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Trump on Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'

In his fiercest attack yet on Jeff Sessions, the US president says he is "very disappointed"...

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Westminster Inquest: Attacker 'told his children he was going to die'

Westminster attacker Khalid Masood told his children he was "going to die fighting for God", an inquest hears...

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Jellyfish robots to watch over endangered coral reefs

The soft-bodied machines are designed to explore fragile marine ecosystems without causing damage...

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#KindrGrindr: Gay dating app launches anti-racism campaign

The gay dating app launches its #KindrGrindr campaign to encourage more tolerance among users...

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Denise Mueller-Korenek: Cycling world land speed record broken

Denise Mueller-Korenek rode a custom bike at a 183.932 mph average, the take-off speed of an Airbus A340...

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Shropshire hospitals baby deaths review cases rise to over 100

Baby and mother deaths, as well as birth injuries, are being reviewed at hospitals in Shropshire...

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Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods

A van carrying two mental health patients in South Carolina was overtaken by floods, officials say...

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Grenfell Inquiry: I hope you get justice, says firefighter

A firefighter tells the families of Grenfell victims: "I hope you get the justice you deserve."...

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Broadcasters commit to doubling disabled employees by 2020

The government and broadcasters pledge to double the number of disabled people working in TV by 2020...

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England's Ben Stokes & Alex Hales named in ODI squad for Sri Lanka series

Ben Stokes and Alex Hales are included in England's one-day squad to tour Sri Lanka, after being charged with bringing the game into disrepute...

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Quad Series: England lose 52-47 to Australia

England are beaten 52-47 by Australia in the Quad Series in their first meeting since the Commonwealth Games final...

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Mylee Billingham: Father 'dragged daughter before killing her'

Mylee Billingham, 8, called for her mother and shouted "no daddy" just before her death, a court hears...

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Are drink-driving limits too high?

How are the limits on how much alcohol you can drink set?...

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Retailer Orla Kiely ceases trading

Orla Kiely's shops and website have closed after its parent company Kiely Rowan went into administration...

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Tesco's new discount chain Jack's takes on Aldi and Lidl

The new supermarket aims to have the cheapest prices and will offer far fewer products than Tesco...

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Alton Towers Smiler ride crash victims sue park's owners

Vicky Balch and Leah Washington each lost a leg in the 2015 crash on the Smiler ride...

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Justin Bieber serenades Hailey Baldwin outside Buckingham Palace

The star and partner Hailey Baldwin were also spotted sightseeing in London...

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Sony unveils mini PlayStation Classic console

Tekken 3 and Ridge Racer are among the titles on Sony's new miniature PlayStation...

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Hue Jackson: 'This is a man who has lost all hope' - The Cleveland Browns get panned

BBC NFL pundit Osi Umenyiora lays into the Cleveland Browns as they lost once again, this time thanks to their kicker missing four times...

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Naomi Osaka beats Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets at Pan Pacific Open

Japan's Naomi Osaka beats Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets at the Pan Pacific Open, her first match since winning the US Open...

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Making sure you get the right type of calorie

Meet the latest dietary idea being used in the battle against the bulge - the "quality" calorie...

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Grenfell: Back to the school

15 months after Grenfell, the school below the tower reopens its doors - what's it like to return?...

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Cleaner enjoys holiday paid for by Bristol university students

Bristol university students raised £1,500 so Herman Gordon and his wife could visit Jamaica...

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Woman dies after caravan blown off cliff

Woman dies after caravan blown off cliff in Galway, Ireland as Storm Ali brings disruption to British Isles...

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The Gateshead artist whose work makes you look twice

"It's about creating an illusion whereby you don't know which item is real and which is a drawing"...

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Elliot Stewart on his battle to practise judo again after losing part of sight

Visually impaired judoka Elliot Stewart discuses how his sport has helped him deal with losing part of his sight...

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UK inflation rate hits six-month high

UK inflation rate for August unexpectedly rises to 2.7%, highest in six months...

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Michael Phelps demands more help for former Olympians

Michael Phelps, winner of a 23 Olympic golds, says more must be done to support Olympians after they move out of the spotlight...

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Two hurt as car hits people near mosque on Edgware Road

Eyewitnesses say the driver "shouted anti-Islamic taunts" as a car drove into a crowd...

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London violent crime to be tackled with new unit

Mayor Sadiq Khan said launches a violence reduction unit aiming to divert young people from crime...

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Sainsbury's-Asda deal to be investigated

The Competition and Markets Authority said the merger "raises sufficient concerns" for investigation...

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Liverpool 3-2 PSG: ‘Daniel Sturridge is a £50m player – when he is fit and firing, you cannot ignore him’

Daniel Sturridge will play a big part as Liverpool chase glory on multiple fronts, says former Reds defender Stephen Warnock...

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Anthony Joshua marked out of 10 before Alexander Povetkin bout

Athlete, pupil, businessman, celebrity - how is Anthony Joshua rated by his associates?...

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News Daily: Brexit border 'offer' and Korean nuclear 'deal'

Your morning briefing for 19 September 2018...

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Kim and Moon hail 'new era' for N and S Korea

The leaders of the two Koreas, meeting in Pyongyang, say they have agreed a path to denuclearisation...

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TV host Denis Norden dies aged 96

Norden had a long career as a writer and was the host of ITV's It'll Be Alright on the Night...

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Obituary: Denis Norden

Denis Norden wrote some of radio and TV's funniest scripts in a 60-year partnership with Frank Muir...

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How music saved a failing school

A school in Bradford is achieving impressive results in English and maths, by rebuilding its curriculum around music...

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Mercury Prize 2018: Nominees reveal the last thing they changed on their albums

Lily Allen, Jorja Smith and Noel Gallagher tell us the last thing they changed on their albums...

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PM to announce £2bn for social housing

Theresa May will say that social housing residents should feel "proud" of where they live...

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'Sexist, unsafe' world experienced by young girls

A Girlguiding UK survey of girls and young women reveals many do not feel safe outside their homes...

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Puerto Rico bets on a coffee comeback

Thousands of rural families in the rugged mountain region want to rebuild the hurricane-hit economy...

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Yoghurts (even organic ones) 'full of sugar'

Public told not to be lulled into thinking yoghurts are as healthy as many assume...

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Alopecia: 'I can't control my hair loss'

Two women talk about how they deal with alopecia and the remaining hair they still have...

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Are wasps the bees knees? Scientists think they should be

People dislike wasps but love bees despite both species providing similar ecological benefits says a new study...

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Kinder broke online sugar ad rules

The advert regulator ruled Kindernauts and Magic Kinder websites broke advertising rules on sugar...

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The satellite that can clean up space rubbish from Earth's orbit

It's part of a plan to clean up the millions of pieces of rubbish floating in Earth's orbit...

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The weird and wonderful life of Elon Musk

Elon Musk has found success with PayPal and Tesla - and has a colourful private life to match...

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'I lost my entire family to a cult': How one woman escaped Grace Road

A Korean church hiding from looming 'global famine' in Fiji is facing growing allegations of abuse...

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Brexit: What does Germany's media think?

In addition to assigning blame, there are concerns about Brexit's effect on economies at home and abroad...

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The chef using 60,000-year-old recipes

A top chef says his awards are owed to learning skills from indigenous Australian recipes and ingredients...

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Yemen conflict: A million more children face famine, NGO warns

Over five million children suffer food shortages amid the ongoing conflict and rising food prices...

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Will we ever get self-healing smartphones?

How likely is it that we will see mobile phones that use self-healing materials any time soon?...

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The secret life of a female bodyguard

Jacquie Davis, the UK's first female bodyguard, talks about hostage rescues and undercover surveillance...

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Returning to Idlib - One Syrian's story

Muaz is risking his life back home in Idlib after returning to the city destroyed by war...

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That Peter Crouch Podcast: 10 things you probably didn't know about Peter Crouch

Prince Harry put-downs, inventing TV programme formats and beating Brooklyn Beckham at ping-pong - the strange world of Peter Crouch...

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ICC opens Myanmar Rohingya crimes probe

It will examine alleged crimes against the group, including "killing, sexual violence and looting"...

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Brexit: Will champagne have to be called something else?

The BBC's Adam Fleming asks whether well-known brands might have to change their names after Brexit...

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Millions overcharged for mobile contracts

Citizens Advice says many consumers are still charged for smartphones even after they are paid off...

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'Wild West' Bitcoin 'should be regulated'

Digital currencies pose a "litany of risks" and investors have little protection, says an MPs' committee...

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Facebook job ads 'discriminated by gender'

Women in three US states were allegedly not shown job ads for certain "male-dominated professions"...

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Paper review: 'Russian model's terror' and dementia pollution link

Wednesday's papers feature a model who says she was poisoned in Salisbury and a study on toxic air...

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Inter Milan 2-1 Tottenham: Pochettino angry at media 'disrespect' after Champions League loss

Mauricio Pochettino accuses journalists of "disrespect" after Tottenham open their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 defeat at Inter Milan...

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People's Vote says 'multiple opportunities' for Brexit referendum

The People's Vote group says there are no practical barriers to a further referendum if MPs want one...

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Sesame Workshop says Bert and Ernie are 'best friends' and not gay

A writer says he sees the puppet pair as a gay couple, but Sesame Workshop calls them "best friends"...

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US surgeon and girlfriend suspected of multiple drug rapes

Police seize thousands of videos of possible victims from the "clean-cut" doctor and his partner...

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Liverpool 3-2 Paris St-Germain

Substitute Roberto Firmino scores a dramatic stoppage-time winner as Liverpool beat Paris St-Germain in a five-goal Champions League thriller at Anfield...

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