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Ministry building under attack in Kabul

1 hour 53 min ago
Explosion and gunfire heard in Afghan capital Kabul as ministry of information HQ comes under attack

Lyra McKee: Two men arrested in connection with journalist's killing

2 hours 17 min ago
The journalist was struck by a bullet as she was observing rioting in Londonderry on Thursday night.

Nxivm: Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty in 'sex cult' case

3 hours 16 min ago
Clare Bronfman, in line to the Seagram alcohol fortune, was "truly remorseful" for her role in Nxivm.

Miller 'messed up' and apologises after failed drugs test

4 hours 5 min ago
American Jarrell Miller says he "messed up" and apologises after a failed drugs test sees his fight against Britain's Anthony Joshua called off.

Bees living on Notre-Dame cathedral roof survive blaze

5 hours 31 min ago
The French cathedral's beekeeper says they would only have got "drunk" on smoke.

Adele splits from husband Simon Konecki

6 hours 29 min ago
The best-selling UK artist got married in 2016, after five years of dating.

Two teen girls arrested for 'plotting nine murders' in Florida

7 hours 10 min ago
Two 14-year-olds held in Florida allegedly planned to burn and bury their victims' bodies.

West Coast Main Line works set to cause Easter disruption

8 hours 11 min ago
National Rail says journey times to or from Scotland could be "considerably extended" over the bank holiday.

Lyra McKee: Police release footage of suspected gunman

8 hours 16 min ago
Mobile phone footage shows a masked gunman, who is believed to have shot dead the journalist.

TED 2019: The start-ups launching in space

9 hours 51 min ago
Space is getting busy thanks to a new era of commercialisation.

420: Seven charts on how cannabis use has changed

10 hours 56 sec ago
Cannabis is England's favourite illegal drug, but what do we know about its use and impacts?

Child sexual abuse: 'I sometimes wonder how I managed to survive'

10 hours 4 min ago
Three abuse victims - a poet, playwright and textile artist - explain how creativity helped them recover.

Are plants a necessity or a luxury?

10 hours 9 min ago
A new campaign says we should pay less tax on plants because they are good for the environment and mental health.

Meghan and Harry: All you need to know about the next royal baby

10 hours 23 min ago
With the clock ticking until Harry and Meghan have their first child, here's all you need to know.

Without pot washers, restaurant kitchens would grind to a halt.

10 hours 25 min ago
You might never see them, but restaurant kitchens would grind to a halt without pot washers.

Canadians in dream Scots wedding heartbreak

10 hours 38 min ago
The couple travelled to Scotland to have their marriage blessed only to discover their castle venue had gone bust.

Targeted checks 'prevent one-in-10 heart attacks'

10 hours 44 min ago
Around 5,000 heart attacks and strokes a year could be prevented by personalising heart health checks.

Notre-Dame fire: Eight centuries of turbulent history

10 hours 50 min ago
Henri Astier explains why Notre-Dame's turbulent 850-year history proves its power for renewal.

HMRC: Beware of tax rebate text message scams

10 hours 51 min ago
Fraudsters send fake messages during the tax rebate period, the government warns.

Association of Photographers' awards shortlist revealed

10 hours 54 min ago
The 240 finalists for the annual prizes are on display in London.