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Virgin Money bought by CYBG for £1.7bn

1 hour 16 min ago
The combined group will be the UK's sixth-largest bank, with about six million customers.

Royal wedding 2018: Meghan 'cried' about dad missing wedding

1 hour 23 min ago
Thomas Markle reveals his jealousy at Prince Charles walking his daughter down the aisle.

Deadly earthquake hits Japan

5 hours 2 min ago
At least three people are reported to have been killed when an earthquake hit the city of Osaka.

Defence spend rise urged over Russian threat

7 hours 43 min ago
MPs say funding of the UK's armed forces should rise from 2% to 3% of total GDP.

Child prisoners 'held in solitary confinement'

8 hours 17 min ago
A prison reform charity says it has been told of numerous incidents in young offenders institutions.

Children in 'inhumane solitary confinement'

8 hours 18 min ago
At least 40 children have been held in solitary confinement in young offenders institutions in the past year, the Victoria Derbyshire show has been told.

Debit card payments more popular than cash

8 hours 51 min ago
More than three million people hardly used cash at all last year, according to the banking trade body.

Veganism: Why is it on the up?

8 hours 54 min ago
More and more people are buying plant-powered products. What’s behind the rise?

'Why UK Asians need to talk more about suicide'

8 hours 55 min ago
Rates of attempted suicide among South Asian women are two-and-a-half times more than white women.

Galloway's war of words with a mystery Wikipedia editor

8 hours 57 min ago
"Philip Cross" has made thousands of Wikipedia edits. But he's been accused of bias against anti-war activists.

NHS funding: PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash

9 hours 12 min ago
PM wants NHS to ensure "every penny" is well spent - but questions continue on how the increase will be funded.

Celebrating the flower growers of Britain

9 hours 16 min ago
Photographer Tessa Bunney's pictures celebrate British Flowers Week..

World Cup Catch-Up: Mexicans rave after beating Germany

9 hours 31 min ago
Watch all the best action and funnies from the fourth day of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

'The day I was diagnosed was the worst of my life'

9 hours 44 min ago
How one entrepreneur had to quit work to battle cancer, leaving his co-founder to grow their company on his own.

The man who went to the North Korean place that ‘doesn’t exist’

9 hours 47 min ago
One US citizen warns of the consequences of a visit to a forbidden area in North Korea.

‘Prostitutes saved me from sex work’

9 hours 50 min ago
When a fire at a children's home in Guatemala killed dozens of teenage girls, it exposed a culture of abuse. Suyapa Milian lived there for more than a year when she was a teenager.

US Open: Brooks Koepka beats Tommy Fleetwood at Shinnecock Hills

9 hours 51 min ago
American Brooks Koepka defends his US Open title with a one-shot victory over England's record-equalling Tommy Fleetwood at Shinnecock Hills.

Why Kenyan school children are being taught to say 'no', loudly

9 hours 52 min ago
School girls and boys in Kenyan schools are being taught self defence and how to report sexual and physical attacks.

The untold good news story of America today

10 hours 7 min ago
A grassroots movement getting few headlines could yet herald a new American age of change.

Taking a stand against sexism and racism in the advertising industry

10 hours 14 min ago
Magazine editor Sherry Collins is taking a stand after being confused for a prostitute at a media event.