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BBC to ban single-use plastics by 2020 after Blue Planet II

Image copyright PA Image caption More than eight million tonnes of plastic enters the world's oceans every year. The BBC...

Gaia Pope: Teenager died from hypothermia on cliff top beauty spot, inquest hears

Gaia Pope, 19, froze to death in undergrowth after discarding some clothes. Her body was found close to a coastal path at Swanage, Dorset, 11...

Bristol’s 20-year eyesore faces demiolition

Image copyright Bristol City Counicl Image caption The derelict sorting office is the first thing visitors to Bristol on the train...

‘Mum would be happy’ Sons keep promise to spend inheritance on RUGBY and beer

David, 63, and Gareth Rees, 59, were bequeathed their mother’s house in Wiltshire, her cash savings and a ‘Welsh dragon’ purse she used. The pair...

Arlene Foster: ‘No stand-alone Irish language act’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionArlene Foster outlines talks proposals on Irish languageDemocratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has...

‘Punished for a crime I hadn’t committed’

Joanna is one of at least 9,000 non-smokers in the UK diagnosed with lung cancer every year. The British Journal of Cancer predicts that...

‘People will be mad!’ Farage warns of ‘CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS’ if MPs try to thwart...

The Brexiteer warned chances of an ant-Brexit revolt triggering a constitutional crisis are growing "higher" as time goes by. Mr Farage said: "The real crunch point...

Sky and BT win Premier League TV rights

Sky and BT Sport have agreed to pay £4.464bn for live Premier League TV rights for three seasons from 2019-20.Five of seven...

Prince Harry speaks with boy about trains during Edinburgh visit

The crowds on the Edinburgh Castle esplanade waited for hours in cold to get up-close and personal with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. But...

Ex-slave wins appeal against ‘unlawful’ Home Office guidance

Image copyright PA A former child slave has won a court fight against the Home Office after its immigration guidance was deemed...

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‘I’m no Putin fan, but one must accept facts’: Veteran journo walks out of...

Vladimir Pozner, one of Russia’s most-respected journalists, walked out of an Al Jazeera panel on the upcoming Russian election after it became clear that...

Transformer on the move closes West Sussex roads

Image copyright Eddie Mitchell Image caption The electricity transformer left Shoreham Harbour early on Sunday morning Motorists have been warned...

UK weather warning: London could be colder than North Pole as Siberian blast grips...

The Met Office said London and the south-east would be “extremely cold” from Monday night onwards with snow showers becoming “more widespread and heavier”. Freezing...