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Kofi Annan, the international diplomat, dies at 80

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 10:43
The former UN Secretary General was the first black African to lead the international body.

Public 'back' taxes to tackle single-use plastic waste

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 10:13
Ministers say they are looking at measures after thousands support action to reduce single-use items.

Cincinnati Masters: Roger Federer wins second game in a day to reach semi-finals

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 08:37
World number two Roger Federer wins his second game of the day on Friday as he beats Stan Wawrinka to reach the Cincinnati Masters last four.

Sandhurst: Police to investigate 'waterboarding' claims

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 07:59
The commander of the royal military college has ordered an investigation into the allegations.

Kerala floods: PM Modi inspects flood rescue effort

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 07:25
He flew over the devastated areas where hundreds of people have died and thousands are homeless.

Brexit: Nigel Farage to go 'on the road' with Leave group

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 07:22
The UKIP MEP says he will offer his "total support" to pro-Brexit group Leave Means Leave.

Italy bridge collapse: Genoa prepares for state funeral

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 02:31
The president will preside over the ceremony for 18 of those who died in the Genoa bridge collapse.

Yemen war: Boys dig friends’ graves after air strike

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 01:47
A school trip ended in disaster when the bus was hit by a Saudi-led coalition missile.

Woman punched man who grabbed her genitals in nightclub

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 01:33
Penny Reeve says she does not endorse violence but does advocate "the right to self-defence".

Rise in type 2 diabetes in young people in England and Wales

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 01:21
Child health experts say the rise is "alarming" and more should be done to reduce obesity.

Stepmums and birth mums figure out how to get along

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:55
What happens when you get stepmums and birth mums in a room together to 'talk it out'?

Drag World: Where the biggest US stars meet rising UK talent

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:41
Drag World brings some of the biggest performers in the world, and their hectic schedules, to the UK.

Do we have more rooms per person than ever before?

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:40
Is the co-leader of the Green Party right to say that rooms per person are at the highest we've seen in our lives?

100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:37
An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books, by reimaging male heroes.

Crazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectations

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:31
Like the proverbial "tiger mum", many Asians have huge expectations for the Hollywood film.

Parents' rage as Carmarthen Vue cinema charges 'double'

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:21
Cinema chain Vue is accused of charging almost twice as much for tickets in one theatre.

Week in pictures: 11 - 17 August 2018

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:14
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

The cycling start-up company turning trash into cash

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:12
The entrepreneurs finding a way to turn trash from the slums into cash for the people living there.

What's the truth about spiders in our homes?

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:07
Animal expert Dr Tim Cockerill talks us through the truth about spiders.

Islam and the Olympics with fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 00:06
Ibtihaj Muhammad won bronze for Team Sabre at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.