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Shower gel plastic beads may face ban

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:57
The UK's Environment Minister promises action to cut pollution from facial scrubs and body washes.

Ruthless Red Bull have made right move

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:51
Promoting Max Verstappen to replace Daniil Kvyat might be ruthless, but it is in Red Bull's best interests, says Allan McNish.

Murray reaches quarter-finals in Madrid

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:45
Defending champion Andy Murray beats Gilles Simon 6-4 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open.

Government to run 'abuse claim' unit

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:38
A young offenders' unit in Kent at the centre of assault claims uncovered by the BBC's Panorama programme is to be taken over by the government.

UK 'less attractive' to Japan outside EU

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:37
The UK would be a "less attractive" destination for Japanese investors if it votes to leave the EU, Japan's prime minister says during a visit to Downing Street.

Ex-Wallaby Ella to coach England backs

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:29
Glen Ella will work with England for the three-Test series against Australia as a specialist backs and skills coach.

Rory Kinnear part of new season at ENO

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:28
The new artistic director at the English National Opera says he wants to move on from the "trauma" of the past year, as the company announces Rory Kinnear's directorial debut.

US to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:24
The US government unveils new federal rules that include a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to people aged under 18.

'Perfect storm' boosted Alberta fires

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:04
The El Niño weather phenomenon and ongoing climate change have both contributed to the devastating Alberta wildfires, according to experts.

Turkey PM to quit amid rift reports

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:04
Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu says he will stand down at his party's congress this month, amid reports of a rift with President Erdogan.

Pilots report 1,400 laser incidents

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:03
More than 1,400 incidents of lasers being shone at aircraft are reported to the UK's Civil Aviation Authority in a year.

'Human smugglers' shot in France chase

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 08:43
Police shoot a UK-registered car carrying suspected people smugglers after a high-speed chase that crossed from Belgium into France, state media says.

Why was the New Day so short-lived?

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 08:24
Readers on why the New Day newspaper failed

Fellaini & Huth given three-game bans

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 08:13
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini and Leicester's Robert Huth are banned for three games for their clash in Sunday's draw.

Ranieri asks stars for 'one year more'

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 07:53
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri asks his Premier League title winners to "stay one year more".

BT in 'ultra-fast' broadband promise

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 07:35
BT Group says it plans to invest £6bn in faster broadband and mobile services but Sky says the plan has 'limited ambition'.

Kim Jong-un's sister waits in the wings

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 07:18
Kim Jong-un's sibling waits in the wings

VIDEO: London NHS choir signs film deal

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 07:13
The NHS choir that beat Justin Bieber to the UK's Christmas number one spot in 2015 signs a film deal to tell its story of success.

Women make up 13.6% of film directors

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 06:53
Only 13.6% of film directors working in the UK are women, says a new report.

Airbnb looking 'beyond accommodation'

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 06:52
Airbnb's chief technology officer says the company is looking at pairing guests and hosts for activities.