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Plans to turn Victorian jail sites into homes scrapped

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 04:06
The original plan had been to shut the "most dilapidated" jails and sell the sites for housing.

Mercedes play down chances as Hamilton seeks sixth title

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 03:29
Mercedes say they are expecting a difficult time at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton seeks to tie up the drivers' title.

The Crown 3 trailer: Olivia Colman's Queen faces a crisis of confidence

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 03:24
The monarchy's stiff upper lip is paramount in the trailer for season three of the Netflix drama.

Dragons' Den star's firm on brink of insolvency

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 02:57
Gripit, founded by young entrepreneur Jordan Daykin, is in "a precarious position", its board says.

PM to pull Brexit bill if timetable not approved

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 02:56
No 10 will push for an election if MPs rule out passing the bill in three days and the EU grants a Brexit delay.

Face of a Medieval man found in Aberdeen reconstructed

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 02:52
The man was one of 60 full skeletons found after work began at the Aberdeen Art Gallery site.

World's 'loudest bird': Meet the white bellbird

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 02:17
The white bellbird's call is louder than an industrial drill.

How liquid air could help keep the lights on

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 02:15
The UK will build the first ever liquid air energy storage plant, based on an idea from a backyard inventor.

Trump calls impeachment inquiry 'a lynching'

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 02:11
The president condemns the investigation as "without due process or fairness or any legal rights".

Danish Rubjerg lighthouse moved inland on skates

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 02:05
For 120 years, it was perched on a Danish sand dune but coastal erosion threatened its future.

'Pick-up artist' Adnan Ahmed jailed for two years for threatening behaviour

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 02:01
Adnan Ahmed targeted dozens of women on the streets of Glasgow and posted secretly-filmed videos online.

England women add Czech Republic friendly

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 02:00
England women will face the Czech Republic in their last international friendly of 2019, three days after playing Germany at Wembley.

Three Chelsea fans face lifetime bans over racial abuse of fellow supporter

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 01:48
Three Chelsea fans could face lifetime bans for racially abusing a fellow supporter at a Europa League game in April.

Five reasons why Lonely Planet loves England

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 01:45
England has been named the second best country in the world to travel in by Lonely Planet.

Shamima Begum: Stripping citizenship put her at risk of hanging, court hears

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 01:43
A lawyer for Shamima Begum says stripping her citizenship left her stateless and should be reversed.

Skip lorry driven at Sheffield house then torched

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 01:35
Police are investigating the arson attack on a house in Sheffield on Monday evening.

LA rivalry, Zion Williamson and China disputes - the big talking points before new NBA season

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 01:22
Los Angeles rivalry, the state of the Warriors, Zion Williamson and disputes with China - the new NBA season starts this week.

Lebanon protests: Protesters sing Baby Shark to toddler

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 01:03
The crowd started singing after the toddler's mother told them he was scared.

Climbing World Cup: 'Spider-Woman' Aries Susanti Rahayu breaks women's climbing record

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 00:58
Indonesia's Aries Susanti Rahayu - known as 'Spider-Woman' - breaks the women's speed climbing world record, finishing the 15-metre course in 6.995 seconds in the Climbing World Cup in China.

Manchester Arena bomber's brother denies 22 counts of murder

Tue, 22/10/2019 - 23:58
Hashem Abedi is accused of 22 counts of murder and conspiring with his brother to cause explosions.