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Labour leadership: More than 180,000 people register in 48 hours

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:06
Labour has received more than 180,000 applications to vote in the party's upcoming leadership election over the past 48 hours, it says.

Tour de France: Chris Froome extends lead with four stages remaining

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:31
Britain's Chris Froome moves closer to a third Tour de France victory as Russia's Ilnur Zakarin wins stage 17.

Great White Shark facing 'extinction' in South Africa

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:27
The Great White may face extinction in the waters of southern Africa, suggests research from Stellenbosch University.

Turkey coup attempt: 'I was run over by two tanks'

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:16
CCTV footage shows the moment government supporter Sabri Unal was run over by tanks during the attempted coup in Turkey.

Melania Trump plagiarism row: Staffer admits role in speech

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:13
Trump campaign staffer Meredith McIver admits her role in writing Melania Trump's controversial speech, but says her offer to resign was rejected.

Universities announce fees above £9,000 limit

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:09
Universities in England are already announcing tuition fees of £9,250, before Parliament has even finished debating plans to allow them to raise fees.

Theresa May and Angela Merkel on first impressions

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 11:47
British PM Theresa May has said "we get on with the job" when asked what she thought of Germany's Angela Merkel.

Vast asteroid created 'Man in Moon's eye' crater

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 11:11
One of the biggest craters on the Moon's surface was created by an asteroid more than 250km across, a study suggests.

Darth Vader crops up in Gloucestershire maize maze

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 11:03
The a-maize-ing face of the Star Wars villain has cropped up in a giant maze in the Forest of Dean.

Brussels alert due to radiation student

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:53
A large police operation in the Belgian capital which lasted all afternoon was a false alarm, with officials saying they arrested a radiation student.

Mario Gomez to leave Besiktas because of Turkey coup attempt

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:45
Germany striker Mario Gomez "will not be playing" for Besiktas again because of the "political situation" in Turkey.

Spalding shootings: Killer father had no firearms licence

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:38
The man who shot dead his partner and teenage daughter outside a leisure centre in Lincolnshire was not a licensed firearms holder.

Rifles soldier Joshua Hoole dies after Army fitness test in Brecon

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:32
A soldier serving in the Rifles regiment died after finishing an eight-mile fitness test in the Brecon area of south Wales, the Ministry of Defence says.

Universal Credit roll-out delayed further

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:20
Ministers announce a further delay to the government's flagship Universal Credit scheme, with full roll-out now scheduled for March 2022.

Lightning storms hit parts of Scotland after hottest day

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:14
Lightning storms hit parts of Scotland - hours after the country enjoyed the hottest day of the year.

Vincent Van Gogh 'gave ear to farmer's daughter'

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:04
The young woman to whom Vincent Van Gogh gave his severed ear is named by the Art Newspaper as farmer's daughter Gabrielle Berlatier.

Heathrow runway expansion: Green spaces design revealed

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:02
Designs for a light and bright airport terminal with open green spaces are revealed as part of Heathrow airport's bid for expansion.

Next gen Trumps

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:58
Donald Trump's children are taking on an increasingly visible role in his campaign - but who are they?

England manager: FA 'close' to appointing new boss

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:34
The appointment of a new England manager is "getting close", says the Football Association's chief executive Martin Glenn.

Dubai fire: Blaze rips through residential skyscraper

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 08:52
Fire ripped through a 75-storey Dubai apartment block on Wednesday, forcing police to evacuate the area.