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Trump pledges support for Afghanistan

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 02:45
A hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan would leave a vacuum for terrorists, the president said.

New GCSEs 'hardest since O-levels'

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 02:09
Private school leader urges caution over interpretation of new grading system for exams in England.

Heterosexual couple take civil partnership case to Supreme Court

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 02:08
Supreme Court to hear case of heterosexual couple who say rules are "incompatible with equality law".

The Great British Bake Off: 33 things to know about the Channel 4 series

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 01:37
From how many ad breaks there are to what the chemistry of the new line-up is like.

Solar eclipse 2017: Chasing the moon's shadow at 40,000ft

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 01:10
BBC correspondent James Cook views the total eclipse from 40,000ft above the Pacific Ocean.

Novelist Maggie O'Farrell's 17 brushes with death

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:46
The award-winning author's memoir I Am, I Am, I Am looks at all the close calls she has had.

Can these super-crops feed Africa?

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:36
Africa's population is set to boom over the next few decades - reaching 2.5 billion people by 2050. Scientists in Kenya are trying to find ways of growing enough food for everyone.

Brexit: UK seeks 'close co-operation' on legal disputes deal

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:32
Ministers want divorces and cross-border consumer claims resolved "in a clear and sensible way".

Pound coin gag scoops best Edinburgh Fringe joke award

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:18
The one-liner by comic Ken Cheng wins the tenth annual award for Dave's Funniest Joke Of The Fringe.

Are Turkey’s schools going to be teaching jihad?

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:08
From next month Turkish schools have a new curriculum and it is dividing parents.

Ford announces £2,000 scrappage scheme for pre-2010 cars

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:04
The car maker is offering £2,000 off a new car in a scheme it says will have 'an immediate effect' on air quality.

'We should give back art looted by the Nazis'

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:03
Food firm Dr Oetker, says others should follow it and give back art they own that was looted by the Nazis from Jewish owners.

Earthquake on Ischia leaves at least one dead and 25 injured

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:01
An earthquake on Ischia leaves at least one person dead, with reports of others trapped and injured.

How your digital self could 'live' on after you die

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:00
Start-ups are beginning to swoop in on the death and funerals sector to shake up a staid industry.

Eniola Aluko: Kick It Out wants new FA inquiry into England striker's claims

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:58
Anti-racism campaign group Kick It Out calls on the FA to carry out a new review of Eniola Aluko's claims against England boss Mark Sampson.

Solar eclipse: The day the US went dark

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:53
Watch the high (and low) lights of the total solar eclipse, as witnessed by millions.

Premier League: Is time-wasting leaving fans short-changed?

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:17
A 90-minute match on Saturday contained only 47 minutes and 40 seconds of actual football - so are fans being left short-changed?

Australian terror plan to hide plane bomb in Barbie revealed

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:15
Details emerge of plans to hide bombs inside a doll and a meat grinder on an Australian flight.

The Papers: Bake Off's back, and Barcelona shooting

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:15
The Great British Bake Off and the Barcelona terror suspect dominate Tuesday's front pages.

Solar eclipse 2017: Bonnie Tyler performs Total Eclipse

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:13
The singer performed her aptly-titled hit on a cruise ship as the solar event swept the US.