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Books News: So, You Say You Want to Do the Splits?7m Updated Books News: So, You Say You Want to Do the Splits?
Thank you for your service, Marie Kondo. Meet Eiko. In her new book, a mega-seller in Japan, this yoga teacher says even the stiffest people can do the splits.
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7m U.N. Security Council Votes in Favor of Syria Cease-Fire After Week of Bloodshed
The Council approved an immediate 30-day cease-fire after a recent bombardment of the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta killed hundreds of civilians.
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UN approves 30-day ceasefire in Syria14m UN approves 30-day ceasefire in Syria
UN Security Council unanimously approves resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria
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18m UN Security Council adopts Syria ceasefire resolution
The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria.
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Liverpool 4-1 West Ham United34m Updated Liverpool 4-1 West Ham United
Mohamed Salah scores for the sixth straight game as Liverpool climb into second place in the Premier League with an entertaining win over West Ham.
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40m Russia is reportedly delaying the UN vote on Syria ceasefire
A new wave of bombs pounded Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus, even as the UN Security Council tries again to vote for a temporary ceasefire in the war-ravaged country Saturday.
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Emma Chambers, The Vicar of Dibley actor, dies aged 5340m Updated Emma Chambers, The Vicar of Dibley actor, dies aged 53
Dawn French, who worked with Dibley and Notting Hill star, described actor as a ‘unique and beautiful spark’ Emma Chambers, best known for playing Alice Tinker in The Vicar of Dibley, has died aged 53, with Dawn French describing her as “a unique and beautiful spark”. Her agent said Chambers died of natural causes on Wednesday evening, and said the actor “brought laughter and joy to many, and will be greatly missed”. She is survived by her husband Ian Dunn, who is also an actor.
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Six Nations: Scotland 25-13 England58m Six Nations: Scotland 25-13 England
Centre Huw Jones scores two of Scotland's three tries at Murrayfield as they beat England for the first time since 2008.
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Two car bombs kill at least six and wound 43 in Yemen city of Aden1h 5m Two car bombs kill at least six and wound 43 in Yemen city of Aden
Isis claimed the attacks, targeting an anti-terrorism camp and an office of the separatist STC Two car bombs killed at least six people and wounded 43 in Yemen’s southern city of Aden, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State. The first targeted an anti-terrorism military camp with detention facilities for suspected militants, while the other targeted an office for the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) which is also the residence of Aden’s former governor, Aidarous al-Zubaidi, witnesses and officials said. Al-Zubaidi was not present when the bomb went off.
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Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers dies aged 531h 6m Updated Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers dies aged 53
Her agency confirms the Vicar of Dibley actress died on Wednesday and would be "greatly missed".
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1h 30m Updated Speeding Car Plows Into Students in India, Killing at Least 9
Local news reports said the driver may have been intoxicated, even though consuming alcohol is illegal in Bihar State.
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1h 32m Updated UN Security Council tries to vote on Syria ceasefire as bombing continues
A new wave of bombs pounded Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus, even as the UN Security Council tries again to vote for a temporary ceasefire in the war-ravaged country Saturday.
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Florida shooting: US airlines join other firms in dropping NRA1h 35m Florida shooting: US airlines join other firms in dropping NRA
The school shooting in Florida has led to fresh calls for tougher gun controls in the US.
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European Ex-Officials Deny Being Paid by Manafort to Lobby for Ukraine1h 56m Updated European Ex-Officials Deny Being Paid by Manafort to Lobby for Ukraine
Mr. Manafort paid 2 million euros to former European officials to lobby for Ukraine’s then pro-Russian government, a new indictment says.
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Why the UK will be so cold next week1h 56m Why the UK will be so cold next week
Temperatures are expected to plunge in Britain next week with the possibility of more snow – but why?
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2h Updated Red Cross: 21 staffers paid for sex
The International Committee of the Red Cross said 21 staff members have been dismissed or resigned for "paying for sexual services" in the past three years.
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Anti-Fascist Protesters Rally in Italy as Mussolini’s Heirs Gain Ground2h Updated Anti-Fascist Protesters Rally in Italy as Mussolini’s Heirs Gain Ground
The violent nationalism that fueled the dictator’s rise has returned with force as critical elections loom. But it has also spurred a nascent countermovement.
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Actor Emma Chambers dies aged 532h Actor Emma Chambers dies aged 53
The actor was best known for her roles in The Vicar of Dibley and Notting Hill The Vicar Of Dibley actor Emma Chambers has died at the age of 53, her agent has said.
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Johnny Hallyday estate: Bardot wades into France family row2h Johnny Hallyday estate: Bardot wades into France family row
The film legend urges Johnny Hallyday's widow to give some of his money to his older children.
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Actress Emma Chambers dies aged 53, agency confirms3h Updated Actress Emma Chambers dies aged 53, agency confirms
Her agency confirms the Vicar of Dibley actress died on Wednesday and would be "greatly missed".
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Florida shooting: Firms abandon NRA amid consumer boycott3h Updated Florida shooting: Firms abandon NRA amid consumer boycott
A growing number of corporate partners abandon the US gun lobby after the deadly school shooting.
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3h Canada wins ice hockey bronze against Czech Republic
They were expected to win the gold, but Canada's men's hockey team will leave the Winter Games with a bronze medal.
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Police name woman found dead on M20 in Kent3h Police name woman found dead on M20 in Kent
Police say body was that of Dominique Worrall, 32, and call for more witnesses to come forward
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Six Nations: Ireland 37-27 Wales3h Six Nations: Ireland 37-27 Wales
Ireland beat Wales 37-27 in a thrilling match in Dublin to make it three wins from three in the 2018 Six Nations Championship.
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Mueller investigation: Manafort accused of secretly funding pro-Russia group3h Mueller investigation: Manafort accused of secretly funding pro-Russia group
Ex-Trump aide was working on behalf of then Ukrainian leader when he allegedly paid ‘Hapsburg Group’, which included former top European officials, in 2012 and 2013 The
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Freezing temperatures push up wholesale gas prices3h Updated Freezing temperatures push up wholesale gas prices
A cold snap across Europe has led to a spike in wholesale energy prices over the past few weeks.
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Who are EXO – the boyband about to thrill the Winter Olympics?3h Updated Who are EXO – the boyband about to thrill the Winter Olympics?
Sunday’s closing ceremony will feature one of K-Pop’s biggest acts, who fans say will deliver The world’s eyes will be on Pyeongchang on Sunday for the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics – and they are about to be introduced to South Korea’s boyband sensation EXO. Fans say the
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 Stephen Fry reveals flu jab saved his life 3h Updated Stephen Fry reveals flu jab saved his life
Stephen Fry (pictured arriving at LAX airport in Los Angeles yesterday) has been seen in public for the first time since speaking out about his cancer diagnosis.
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MP Ben Bradley to apologise for Corbyn tweet3h MP Ben Bradley to apologise for Corbyn tweet
Labour says Ben Bradley will apologise and make a donation to charity over what he wrote in a tweet.
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4h Updated Mikaela Shiffrin: five medals at same Olympics may be unachievable
American skiing superstar Mikaela Shiffrin says her dream of winning five gold medals in the same Winter Olympics may be impossible to achieve.
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4h Updated Czech star achieves historic two-sport gold
It was another historic day for Ester Ledecka, the surprise star of PyeongChang 2018.
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Leicester City 1-1 Stoke City4h Updated Leicester City 1-1 Stoke City
Manager Paul Lambert calls Jack Butland the "best goalkeeper in Britain" despite his calamitous error costing Stoke victory at Leicester.
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Olympians give dating app a boost at Winter Games4h Olympians give dating app a boost at Winter Games
As the Winter Games are set to draw to a close, it seems that sport isn't the only thing on athletes' minds with some looking to hook up with fellow Olympians.
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Malaysia’s Leader Stirs Up a Tempest in a Quinoa Bowl4h Updated Malaysia’s Leader Stirs Up a Tempest in a Quinoa Bowl
Malaysians were not happy when Prime Minister Najib Razak said he preferred quinoa because it was “better than rice,” the national staple.
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New airstrikes on eastern Ghouta as UN vote looms4h New airstrikes on eastern Ghouta as UN vote looms
The number of Syrians killed in eastern Ghouta since a wave of bombings began a week ago has hit almost 500 following further airstrikes.
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MP sorry for tweet alleging Corbyn worked for Czech spy4h MP sorry for tweet alleging Corbyn worked for Czech spy
Ben Bradley had repeated claims the Labour leader handed secrets to a communist spy in the 1980s.
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Ben Stokes: England all-rounder set to return for ODI against New Zealand5h Ben Stokes: England all-rounder set to return for ODI against New Zealand
Ben Stokes is set to return to the England team for Sunday's one-day international against New Zealand after a five-month absence.
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 Labour´s general secretary quits after `tumultuous´ tenure 5h Updated Labour´s general secretary quits after `tumultuous´ tenure
Labour's general secretary Ian McNicol is quitting the role after a 'tumultuous' seven-year tenure, plagued recently by rumours that pro-Corbyn allies wanted him out.
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Euromillions results: UK ticket holder wins £78m5h Updated Euromillions results: UK ticket holder wins £78m
The British winner split the £156m jackpot with another ticket holder from Spain
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The Real Thing singer Eddy Amoo dies in Australia5h The Real Thing singer Eddy Amoo dies in Australia
Amoo, 74, led UK soul band which had No 1 single with You To Me Are Everything
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Joanna Demafelis: Employers of Filipina maid found dead in freezer arrested6h Joanna Demafelis: Employers of Filipina maid found dead in freezer arrested
The husband and wife employers of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer are arrested in Syria.
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 Henry Bolton pictured with model girlfriend 6h Updated Henry Bolton pictured with model girlfriend
Henry Bolton and his model girlfriend, 29 years his junior, put on a united front as they left the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel in Leicester Square tonight (pictured).
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Syria death toll nears 500 as eastern Ghouta bombing continues6h Syria death toll nears 500 as eastern Ghouta bombing continues
Scale of attacks preventing recovery of bodies as medics struggle to treat injured
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6h Updated Soldiers killed in Taliban raid on military base
Taliban militants killed 18 soldiers in a pre-dawn assault on a military base in Afghanistan's western Farah province, the Ministry of Defense said, in the deadliest of a string of attacks that shook Afghanistan on Saturday.
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7h Updated Deputies were outside school when police arrived, sources say
When Coral Springs police officers arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 in the midst of the school shooting crisis, many officers were surprised to find not only that Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson, the armed school resource officer, had not entered the building, but that three other Broward County Sheriff's deputies were also outside the school and had not entered, Coral Springs sources tell CNN. The deputies had their pistols drawn and were behind their vehicles, the sources said, and not one of them had gone into the school.
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Red Cross: 21 staff members left due to sexual misconduct in past three years7h Red Cross: 21 staff members left due to sexual misconduct in past three years
The international organisation is the latest to reveal incidents of exploitation, abuse or harassment following the Oxfam Haiti scandal More than 20 staff members at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have left the organisation for sexual misconduct since 2015, the humanitarian institution said. ICRC director-general Yves Daccord said 21 staff members were either dismissed or resigned for paying for sexual services in the last three years. Another two workers suspected of sexual misconduct did not have their contracts renewed at the Geneva-based organisation.
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Fresh row over mysterious sickness affecting US diplomats in Cuba7h Fresh row over mysterious sickness affecting US diplomats in Cuba
Study into ‘health attacks’ on embassy staff sparks controversy, with some experts claiming situation is being spun for political gain When a
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Republicans eye compromise on guns – but most resist assault weapons ban7h Republicans eye compromise on guns – but most resist assault weapons ban
As Florida representative calls for banning AR-15 rifles, others in his party look toward more moderate concessions In the aftermath of the
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Trump at CPAC: the invasion of the body snatchers is complete7h Trump at CPAC: the invasion of the body snatchers is complete
Old-school Republicans were thin on the ground in Maryland, where the conservatives gathered proved they’re all Trumpians now The invasion of the body snatchers is complete. Donald Trump has taken over the conservative movement and bent it to his will.
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Can a Canadian Carry Off Bollywood Style? Justin Trudeau Finds Out.8h Updated Can a Canadian Carry Off Bollywood Style? Justin Trudeau Finds Out.
The Canadian prime minister wore traditional garb throughout a visit to India, inspiring debate over whether he was appropriating or respecting local culture.
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Extended risk of snow puts spring on hold in UK8h Extended risk of snow puts spring on hold in UK
Siberian blast nicknamed ‘the beast from the east’ is to bring sub-zero temperatures Spring has been postponed as the “beast from the east” brings the coldest end to a British winter in five years, the Met Office has said. Freezing temperatures, snow showers and “bitingly cold” winds are expected to last until at least 1 March, the date that spring officially starts, according to the meteorological calendar.
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 Victim of Cambridge University paedophile speaks out 8h Victim of Cambridge University paedophile speaks out
Beatrice Mayhew was proud to call herself a model, straight-A student. She took her studies seriously and her diligence and exemplary attitude earned her respect among teachers and pupils alike.
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Red Cross reveals 21 staff paid for sexual services8h Red Cross reveals 21 staff paid for sexual services
The humanitarian aid agency reveals 21 staff have left for sexual misconduct since 2015.
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Spring on hold in UK with risk of snow to last into March8h Spring on hold in UK with risk of snow to last into March
A cold blast from Siberia nicknamed ‘the beast from the east’ is to bring sub-zero temperatures Spring has been postponed as the “beast from the east” brings the UK its coldest end to winter in five years, the Met Office has said. Freezing temperatures, snow showers and “bitingly cold” winds are expected to last until at least 1 March, the date that spring officially starts according to the meteorological calendar.
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 Mother found on M20 named as Dominique Worrall 8h Updated Mother found on M20 named as Dominique Worrall
The body of Dominique Worrall (pictured), 32, was reported to police on the London-bound carriageway of the M20 near Ashford, Kent around 6pm on Tuesday evening.
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Wrexham pub offers discount to diners who lock phones away9h Wrexham pub offers discount to diners who lock phones away
Customers at a pub in Wrexham must agree to lock their phones in a box throughout their meal.
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9h Vehicle rams into school in India, killing nine children
A speeding van rammed into a middle school in eastern India on Saturday, killing nine children, authorities said.
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Two charged over Coventry brothers crash deaths9h Updated Two charged over Coventry brothers crash deaths
A man and woman are charged with causing the death of Corey and Casper Platt-May in Coventry.
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 Welby: Islamic rules incompatible with British laws 9h Welby: Islamic rules incompatible with British laws
Justin Welby (pictured) said the Islamic rules are incompatible with Britain’s laws, which have developed over 500 years on the principles of a different culture.
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ICRC reveals 21 staff paid for sexual services9h ICRC reveals 21 staff paid for sexual services
The humanitarian aid agency reveals 21 staff have left for sexual misconduct since 2015.
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Winter Olympics: Norway win record 38th medal as Switzerland take team alpine skiing gold10h Updated Winter Olympics: Norway win record 38th medal as Switzerland take team alpine skiing gold
Norway secure a record 38th medal at a Winter Olympics with bronze in the alpine skiing team event as Switzerland take gold.
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 Heston Blumenthal rustles up a baby with his new love  10h Updated Heston Blumenthal rustles up a baby with his new love 
RICHARD EDEN can disclose that Heston Blumenthal, 51, has become the father of a baby with French estate agent Stephanie Gouveia.
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The Syrian teenager tweeting the horror of life in Ghouta – video10h The Syrian teenager tweeting the horror of life in Ghouta – video
Muhammad Najem, a​ 15​-​year​-​old ​resident of the ​devastated rebel enclave on the outskirts of Damascus, is using social media to share videos of daily bombardments, and food and medical shortages. With hundreds of civilians killed this week alone, Muhammad's latest posts have called on the international community to take action and accused President Bashar al-Assad of killing his childhood
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From KFC, a 3-Letter Apology for Its U.K. Chicken Crisis11h From KFC, a 3-Letter Apology for Its U.K. Chicken Crisis
The company rearranged the letters in its name in an advertisement, and if a vowel was missing, the meaning was clear.
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Florida shooting: NRA-linked firms hit by consumer boycott11h Updated Florida shooting: NRA-linked firms hit by consumer boycott
Several businesses cut ties with the US gun lobby in the wake of the deadly Florida school shooting.
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 Freed Royal Marine Alexander Blackman gets a new job 11h Updated Freed Royal Marine Alexander Blackman gets a new job
Sgt Alexander Blackman - known as Marine A - has joined a new scheme supporting wounded servicemen find work, which was officially launched yesterday at the Houses of Parliament.
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Plan International charity reveals child sex abuse cases11h Plan International charity reveals child sex abuse cases
Plan International confirms six recent cases against children involving staff and volunteers.
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Red Cross and other charities admit sexual misconduct11h Red Cross and other charities admit sexual misconduct
More charities have revealed cases of sexual misconduct among staff and associates in the wake of the Oxfam scandal.
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Identity of Joyce sexual harassment accuser revealed by Australian against her wishes11h Updated Identity of Joyce sexual harassment accuser revealed by Australian against her wishes
Woman’s lawyer says many alleged victims are put off coming forward for fear of ‘being dragged through a scandal’ The identity of an
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Two sailors dead after Western Australia yacht capsizes12h Two sailors dead after Western Australia yacht capsizes
Yacht taking part in ocean race with six people on board when it overturned off Mandurah Two people are dead after a yacht capsized off WA’s southwest coast.
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 Grooming is still rife in Britain says report into abuse 12h Grooming is still rife in Britain says report into abuse
Despite the efforts in bringing grooming gangs to justice, sexual exploitation is still rife with perpetrators showing 'remarkable persistence' in targeting victims, a report has found.
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‘We can change this reality’: the women sharing news of war in Ghouta12h ‘We can change this reality’: the women sharing news of war in Ghouta
As bombs fall on the besieged area of Syria, women’s voices are at the forefront When the bombs start falling, two dozen adults and children gather in one room in Bayan Wehan’s home in besieged eastern Ghouta, Syria. They hold hands, hug each other and try to find hope. “I put my brother’s daughter in my lap, she is five-years-old, and I try to make her forget the shelling noises. I tell her stories about beautiful things,” says Wehan, who has endured half a decade under siege.
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Winter Olympics: Ester Ledecka wins second gold medal in Pyeongchang13h Updated Winter Olympics: Ester Ledecka wins second gold medal in Pyeongchang
Ester Ledecka becomes the fifth athlete to claim gold in two sports at a Winter Games with a win in the women's snowboarding parallel giant slalom.
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13h Updated School resource officer who stayed outside had glowing reviews
The Florida deputy who waited outside as a gunman targeted staff and students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 17, was twice nominated as the School Resource Deputy of the Year and won the award in 2014, personnel records obtained by CNN show.
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13h Updated New indictment accuses Manafort of paying European politicians
New charges were filed late Friday against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in the special counsel investigation.
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Fears grow as rightwing billionaires battle to erode US union rights13h Fears grow as rightwing billionaires battle to erode US union rights
Supreme court hears arguments in case that could strip unions of major source of income – amid worries that the unions will lose A 20-year campaign by rightwing billionaire donors to undermine trade unions and strike a blow at the progressive movement in Americacomes to a climax on Monday, in a hearing at the US supreme court. The nine justices of the nation’s highest court will hear arguments in
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Plan International UK charity reveals child sex abuse cases13h Plan International UK charity reveals child sex abuse cases
Plan International UK confirms six recent cases against children involving staff and volunteers.
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Djibouti Seizes Strategic DP World Container Terminal13h Djibouti Seizes Strategic DP World Container Terminal
The East African nation of Djibouti seized a container terminal run by one of the world’s largest ports operators, as the country seeks to exploit a scramble among rivals to control an important commercial corridor.
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Winter Olympics: Slalom squirrel - snowboarder narrowly avoids furry intruder14h Winter Olympics: Slalom squirrel - snowboarder narrowly avoids furry intruder
Watch as Olympic athletes from Russia's Milena Bykova narrowly avoids a collision with a squirrel on her run in the snowboarding giant slalom at the Winter Olympics.
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Winter Olympics: Great Britain bobsleigh crews out of medal contention14h Winter Olympics: Great Britain bobsleigh crews out of medal contention
Both of Great Britain's four-man bobsleigh crews are out of medal contention after the first two runs with Germany leading.
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Malaysian PM Najib lambasted for preferring expensive quinoa over rice14h Malaysian PM Najib lambasted for preferring expensive quinoa over rice
‘Election will be quinoa versus rice, clean government versus kleptocracy, and Najib versus people of Malaysia,’ opponent says Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has sparked storm of criticism after saying he had stopped eating rice in favour of more expensive quinoa. Najib, who is facing a general election within months under a cloud of a corruption scandal, has been blamed for a rising cost of living since launching a goods and services tax in 2015.
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Woman in the picture: is Nigeria’s legendary Tutu still alive?14h Woman in the picture: is Nigeria’s legendary Tutu still alive?
The search for the subject of Ben Enwonwu’s rediscovered 1974 masterpiece continues When a long-lost painting depicting a Nigerian princess was
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Several beaches closed after ‘extremely rare’ shark attack in Botany Bay15h Several beaches closed after ‘extremely rare’ shark attack in Botany Bay
Woman survives bite from great white shark, believed to have been more than three metres long Beaches in Sydney’s south-east have been closed after a woman was bitten by a great white shark, which is believed to have been more than three metres long.
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The Saturday Profile: A Russian Master of the ‘Dark Side’ in Film15h Updated The Saturday Profile: A Russian Master of the ‘Dark Side’ in Film
Andrey Zvyagintsev, whose “Loveless” is an Oscar nominee for best foreign film, is the rare director in Russia who tackles social and political issues.
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Chinese Auto Magnate Buys $9 Billion Stake in Daimler15h Updated Chinese Auto Magnate Buys $9 Billion Stake in Daimler
The investment by Li Shufu, the chairman of the Geely automotive group, represents 9.69 percent of the German carmaker.
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Italy’s ‘Five Star’ Grows Up Into a Real Party, Scandals and All15h Updated Italy’s ‘Five Star’ Grows Up Into a Real Party, Scandals and All
Before March 4 elections, the movement presented a dream candidate, trying to put forward a more professional image. Even she admits she was too good to be true.
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France Toughens Stance in Combating Radicals in Prisons and Schools15h Updated France Toughens Stance in Combating Radicals in Prisons and Schools
Hundreds of radicalized inmates will be isolated, and school licensing will be more closely scrutinized.
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U.S. Blocks a Chinese Deal Amid Rising Tensions Over Technology15h Updated U.S. Blocks a Chinese Deal Amid Rising Tensions Over Technology
A maker of chip-testing equipment, Xcerra, said it was walking away from a proposed sale to a Chinese group because of regulatory concerns.
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15h Ex-Trump aide Gates pleads guilty, cooperating in Mueller probe
Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities.
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Julian Assange: Ecuador says latest talks on release failed15h Julian Assange: Ecuador says latest talks on release failed
The country's foreign minister says Ecuador will keep looking for ways to end the Wikileaks founder's case.
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Hard-Line Supporter of Israel Offers to Pay for U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem15h Updated Hard-Line Supporter of Israel Offers to Pay for U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem
The State Department is reviewing whether the offer by Sheldon Adelson to donate up to an estimated $500 million is legal.
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More killed in air raids as Syria UN vote delayed16h More killed in air raids as Syria UN vote delayed
Syrian government air raids killed a further 32 people in rebel-held suburbs east of Damascus on Friday, activists said, as a vote on a UN-backed ceasefire was delayed.
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16h UN vote on Syria ceasefire pushed back a day
After multiple delays, the United Nations Security Council has pushed its vote on a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to noon on Saturday.
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Trump Announces Harsh New Sanctions Against North Korea16h Updated Trump Announces Harsh New Sanctions Against North Korea
The action was a clear signal, near the end of an Olympic Games marked by a rapprochement on the Korean Peninsula, that his pressure campaign would not let up.
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Africans at the Winter Olympics: Inspirational - or glory-hunters?16h Africans at the Winter Olympics: Inspirational - or glory-hunters?
A record number of Africans competed this year - but most of them live in the US and Europe.
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Syrian Rescuers Pay a Tragic Price17h Updated Syrian Rescuers Pay a Tragic Price
The Syrian regime’s relentless assault on the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta has spared little, targeting not only hospitals and markets, but also medical rescuers and their families.
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 Fraudsters set up fundraising page after girl, six, dies 17h Fraudsters set up fundraising page after girl, six, dies
Daisy Dymyd was found unresponsive at her home in Tuxford, Nottinghamshire, on Monday and was airlifted to Sheffield Children's Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
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 The Real Thing singer Eddy Amoo dies aged 74 17h Updated The Real Thing singer Eddy Amoo dies aged 74
The Liverpool-born singer suddenly died in Australia earlier today, his friends said. The cause of death has not been made public. Pictured: Amoo performing in Swindon, Wiltshire, in August 2013.
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 Stephen Fry announces he has prostate cancer 17h Updated Stephen Fry announces he has prostate cancer
Stephen Fry has revealed he has been battling prostate cancer for the last two months. The 60-year-old made the shock announcement in 12 minute video uploaded to Twitter.
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Joanna Demafelis: Employer of Filipina maid found dead in freezer arrested17h Joanna Demafelis: Employer of Filipina maid found dead in freezer arrested
The employer of a Filipina maid who was found dead in a freezer is arrested in Lebanon.
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17h South Korea struggles to come to terms with Vietnam War atrocities
Tran Thi Duoc was 16 when the soldiers came to her village.
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The news that made us smile this week17h The news that made us smile this week
This week, we had the K-pop Norwegians. And the world's greatest commute. And much more.
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 Chelmsford homeless man found dead yards from TOWIE grill 17h Updated Chelmsford homeless man found dead yards from TOWIE grill
Rob O'Conner was found outside a former Argos building in Chelmsford, Essex, this morning. He was suffering from throat cancer and police are treating his death as unexplained.
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 UN report reveals horrific abuses in South Sudan civil war 18h UN report reveals horrific abuses in South Sudan civil war
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - The witness accounts remain appalling. One South Sudanese man returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find they had...
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Afghanistan Breaks Ground on 1,127-Mile ‘Peace Pipeline’18h Updated Afghanistan Breaks Ground on 1,127-Mile ‘Peace Pipeline’
With hopes of easing regional tensions, leaders of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India gathered to kick off a natural gas pipeline.
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France’s New Michelin Guide: More Fraternité Than Égalité18h France’s New Michelin Guide: More Fraternité Than Égalité
The gastronomic bible awarded new stars to 57 restaurants, only two of which have women as chefs. A “Me Too” moment pricks French kitchen culture.
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 How dangerous is your painkiller? 18h Updated How dangerous is your painkiller?
The dangers of ibuprofen and four other popular tablets, taken by millions of adults across the world to dampen their discomfort, were assessed by Taiwanese researchers.
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Over 40 Should Face Trial for South Sudan Atrocities, U.N. Team Says18h Updated Over 40 Should Face Trial for South Sudan Atrocities, U.N. Team Says
Citing harrowing witness testimony, a United Nations commission report detailed the systematic use of rape, eye-gouging and castration.
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Anbang Takeover Sends Blunt Message: China Wants to Fix Its Debt Problem18h Updated Anbang Takeover Sends Blunt Message: China Wants to Fix Its Debt Problem
The Chinese government’s move to tame an ambitious global deal maker reflects an official willingness to finally curb the country’s addiction to borrowing.
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18h US plans to move embassy to Jerusalem in May
The Trump administration will move its US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, the State Department announced Friday, coinciding with Israel's 70th anniversary.
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18h Updated Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty; cooperating in Mueller probe
Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities.
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Barnaby Joyce made the right decision, says Malcolm Turnbull18h Updated Barnaby Joyce made the right decision, says Malcolm Turnbull
Prime minister gets caught in White House lockdown after a woman crashes her car into a security barrier The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, says he is looking forward to working with the new leader of the National party after the resignation of Barnaby Joyce. Speaking to reporters in Washington DC on Friday (early Saturday AEDT) just hours before meeting the US president, Donald Trump, at the White House, Turnbull thanked Joyce for his service as deputy prime minister.
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Top Chinese Official Plans U.S. Trip to Address Trade Friction19h Updated Top Chinese Official Plans U.S. Trip to Address Trade Friction
President Xi Jinping of China is sending Liu He, his top economic policy maker and a recent addition to the Politburo, to Washington on Tuesday.
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19h Updated Sources: Coral Springs police upset at some Broward deputies for not entering school
When Coral Springs police officers arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 in the midst of the school shooting crisis, many officers were surprised to find not only that Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson, the armed school resource officer, had not entered the building, but that three other Broward County Sheriff's deputies were also outside the school and had not entered, Coral Springs sources tell CNN. The deputies had their pistols drawn and were behind their vehicles, the sources said, and not one of them had gone into the school.
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Why do some Chinese funerals involve strippers?19h Why do some Chinese funerals involve strippers?
Chinese authorities are once again cracking down on the practice which have existed for years.
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World Hacks: Putting your leftover pills back to work19h World Hacks: Putting your leftover pills back to work
An app in Greece is helping people donate their leftover drugs to those who can't afford to buy them.
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Are you suffering from galanthomania?19h Are you suffering from galanthomania?
Do you have "dirty knee syndrome"? Prize snowdrop bulbs can sell for thousands, as experts explain.
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Dismayed to discover a bear behind at the Baftas19h Dismayed to discover a bear behind at the Baftas
This week I pondered awards shows, curling, fashion, antidepressants and ‘managed ambitious divergence’
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19h Eighteen Killed in Somalia Attacks
Two car bomb blasts in Mogadishu shattered a months-long period of calm Somalia’s capital. The Shabab extremist group claimed responsibility.
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Facebook sees backlash after demoing VR shooter game at conservative event19h Facebook sees backlash after demoing VR shooter game at conservative event
In light of the Florida massacre, the company expresses ‘regret’ over its decision to bring the game to CPAC
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With U.S. Push, Pakistan Placed on Terror Finance List19h Updated With U.S. Push, Pakistan Placed on Terror Finance List
Saudi Arabia has backed down under pressure from the U.S. and allowed Pakistan to be placed on an international terror-financing watch list.
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U.K. Moves Toward Making Adults Presumed Organ Donors20h Updated U.K. Moves Toward Making Adults Presumed Organ Donors
Dozens of countries have tried to address shortages for transplants with an “opt out” system that assumes consent.
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Donald Trump Jr. Retreats From Foreign Policy on India Trip20h Updated Donald Trump Jr. Retreats From Foreign Policy on India Trip
A speech in New Delhi was to focus on “Indo-Pacific” ties. After criticism about mixing profit and policy, it became a chat about business and family.
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Paper review: Meat safety fears and more questions for Corbyn20h Paper review: Meat safety fears and more questions for Corbyn
The Guardian reports over half of factories had "major" food safety breaches between 2014 and 2017.
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Car hits White House security barrier during Turnbull-Trump meeting20h Car hits White House security barrier during Turnbull-Trump meeting
Australian prime minister says Barnaby Joyce has made the right decision in quitting and reaffirms Liberal-National ties The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and his wife, Lucy, were caught up in a White House lockdown following a media briefing after a woman crashed her car into a security barrier outside. Australian and US reporters in the White House press briefing room were taken to a basement while Secret Service and other authorities investigated the incident on Friday (early Saturday AEDT).
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Nigel Farage gets warm welcome at gathering of US right wing20h Nigel Farage gets warm welcome at gathering of US right wing
CPAC attendees applaud Brexit and boo London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, amid growing European populist influence at event Nigel Farage received a rousing reception from American conservatives on Friday, as the audience at the
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Six Nations: France 34-17 Italy21h Updated Six Nations: France 34-17 Italy
Mathieu Bastareaud impresses on his France return as the hosts pick up a comfortable Six Nations win at the Stade Velodrome.
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Trump-Russia: Ex-campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty21h Updated Trump-Russia: Ex-campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty
As Rick Gates pleads, Paul Manafort is accused of secretly using ex-European politicians to lobby.
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Siberian blast could make southern England colder than the Arctic21h Siberian blast could make southern England colder than the Arctic
North Pole up to 40C warmer than usual, as cold weather and snow warnings issued in UK
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EU Increases Military and Development Aid for Sahel Region21h Updated EU Increases Military and Development Aid for Sahel Region
The European Union is increasing military and development aid for the West African region that includes parts of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, part of European efforts to cooperate in stabilizing the trouble spot.
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A Curling Collapse Amid Olympic Success: The Canada Letter21h Updated A Curling Collapse Amid Olympic Success: The Canada Letter
The Canada Letter looks at reasons for Canada’s poor showing in curling at the Olympics. Plus, how a film helped Times journalists break one of last year’s biggest stories.
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U.S. Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem in May, Marking Israel’s 70th Birthday21h Updated U.S. Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem in May, Marking Israel’s 70th Birthday
A building now used for consular affairs will be designated the embassy, but most employees will remain in Tel Aviv for now.
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Syria war: UN Security Council truce vote delayed21h Syria war: UN Security Council truce vote delayed
Civilians in a rebel enclave bear the brunt of the bombing while world powers haggle over a ceasefire.
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Barnaby Joyce, Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister, to Resign in Sex Scandal21h Updated Barnaby Joyce, Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister, to Resign in Sex Scandal
Mr. Joyce, who admitted having gotten a former staff member pregnant, was also accused of sexual harassment and of accepting gifts from supporters.
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NT police made 16 alerts about home in which toddler was allegedly raped21h NT police made 16 alerts about home in which toddler was allegedly raped
Most notifications related to domestic violence, and Territory Families determined the child could remain at home Northern Territory police alerted welfare services 16 times over 18 months with concerns about the family of a two-year-old Tennant Creek girl, who was allegedly raped last week by an adult man. The police confirmed they had made 20 notifications related to the girl’s family, including the 16 to Territory Families, from the time the girl was two months old till a few months ago.
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Pep Guardiola: Manchester City manager charged for wearing political ribbon21h Updated Pep Guardiola: Manchester City manager charged for wearing political ribbon
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is charged for wearing a political message, specifically a yellow ribbon, in breach of FA regulations.
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Trump plays to the gallery at CPAC – and the gallery loves it21h Trump plays to the gallery at CPAC – and the gallery loves it
The president’s speech thrilled supporters at the Gaylord Convention Center, where attendees were in celebratory mood Donald Trump can read a room. And on Friday, he thrilled supporters at the Conservative Political Action Conference by going
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22h Car intentionally hits security barrier near White House
A passenger vehicle intentionally hit a security barrier near the White House on Friday, a law enforcement source told CNN, though the Secret Service said the car didn't breach the secure complex that surrounds the executive mansion.
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Barnaby Joyce made the right decision, says Malcom Turnbull22h Barnaby Joyce made the right decision, says Malcom Turnbull
Prime minister says there are no problems between the Nationals and Liberals as Trump praises US-Australia relations The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, says he is looking forward to working with the new leader of the National party after the resignation of Barnaby Joyce. Speaking to reporters in Washington DC on Friday (early Saturday AEDT) just hours before meeting the US president, Donald Trump, at the White House, Turnbull thanked Joyce for his service as deputy prime minister.
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NRA under mounting pressure as companies cut ties with gun lobby22h NRA under mounting pressure as companies cut ties with gun lobby
Companies including Best Western, Hertz and Wyndham end affiliation after #BoycottNRA campaign gains momentum on social media US companies are distancing themselves from the National Rifle Association as the gun lobby comes under increasing pressure following the mass shooting in Florida last week.
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White House barrier hit by vehicle, Secret Service says22h Updated White House barrier hit by vehicle, Secret Service says
A woman has been taken into custody after the crash, the Secret Service says
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Second Russian Athlete Tests Positive for Banned Substance22h Updated Second Russian Athlete Tests Positive for Banned Substance
A second Russian athlete has tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics, a setback for Russia’s attempt to recover from a doping scandal that earned it a formal ban from these Games.
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22h Updated Vehicle hits barrier near White House
A passenger vehicle hit a security barrier near the White House on Friday, according to the Secret Service, though it didn't breach the secure complex that surrounds the executive mansion.
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Nauru mould problem was of ‘epic proportions’, microbiologist says22h Nauru mould problem was of ‘epic proportions’, microbiologist says
Dr Cameron Jones, who was contracted by Transfield, says his 225-page report on the problem was covered up The microbiologist contracted to assess the mould in the Nauru immigration centre says the contamination was “of epic proportions” and presented a serious health hazard to those in the camp, but that his report on the problem was covered up.
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Michael McCormack makes pitch to replace Barnaby Joyce22h Michael McCormack makes pitch to replace Barnaby Joyce
Nationals MP asks colleagues to rally around him as David Gillespie confirms he will also throw his hat in the ring The New South Wales Nationals MP Michael McCormack has urged his colleagues to unify around him as Barnaby Joyce’s replacement, declaring he is a “fighter” and has “the drive to deliver”. With Joyce
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Degas Painting, Stolen in 2009, Is Found on Bus Near Paris22h Degas Painting, Stolen in 2009, Is Found on Bus Near Paris
“The Chorus Singers,” worth nearly $1 million, was taken from a museum in Marseille. Customs officials found the artwork in the bus’s luggage compartment.
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White House lockdown after vehicle strikes barrier23h White House lockdown after vehicle strikes barrier
The White House has been put on lockdown after a vehicle struck a security barrier.
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23h Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty in Mueller investigation
Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities.
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 Horrifying moment thug stamps on unconscious man in pub 23h Horrifying moment thug stamps on unconscious man in pub
Sickening CCTV footage shows the moment thug Mark Quigley repeatedly stamps on his defenceless victim as he lies unconscious on the floor of a pub in Cumbria. He was jailed for nearly 7 years.
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East African Nation Seizes Strategic DP World Container Terminal23h Updated East African Nation Seizes Strategic DP World Container Terminal
The East African nation of Djibouti seized a container terminal run by one of the world’s largest ports operators, as the country seeks to exploit a scramble among rivals to control an important commercial corridor.
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Latvia Seeks to Ease Concerns Over Bank Facing U.S. Sanctions23h Latvia Seeks to Ease Concerns Over Bank Facing U.S. Sanctions
Latvian regulators sought to reassure the public about the solidity of the country’s banking system, as authorities weighed emergency assistance for a Latvian bank facing U.S. sanctions for allegedly helping North Korea.
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23h Updated Ex-Trump aide to plead guilty in Mueller investigation
Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's wide-ranging investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential campaign and related activities.
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Bullish Trump jokes about hiding his bald spot23h Bullish Trump jokes about hiding his bald spot
The hair joke was one of several off-script moments as the president relished addressing supporters.
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Trump Jr. Scraps Plan for Foreign-Policy Speech on India Visit23h Trump Jr. Scraps Plan for Foreign-Policy Speech on India Visit
Donald Trump Jr. scrapped plans to give a speech about the shifting global landscape Friday and instead sat for a relaxed onstage interview where he discussed lost business opportunities in India and his changed relationship with his father at a high-profile event in the Indian capital.
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 Drag Queen to read stories about tolerance to children 24h Drag Queen to read stories about tolerance to children
Furious parents have slammed Parson Street Primary School for inviting a drag queen who calls herself 'Brisol's Resident S***' to read stories to children.
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 Police charge Bestival victim boyfriend with manslaughter 24h Police charge Bestival victim boyfriend with manslaughter
Police have charged the musician boyfriend of the model daughter of Holby City star John Michie with manslaughter, after she was found dead at a music festival.
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Eddy Amoo: The Real Thing singer dies at 7424h Eddy Amoo: The Real Thing singer dies at 74
He performed on hits like You To Me Are Everything and Feel the Force in the 1970s.
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UK hopes for Brexit trade deal an illusion, says Donald Tusk24h UK hopes for Brexit trade deal an illusion, says Donald Tusk
EU leaders left incredulous by reports emerging about Theresa May’s strategy following Chequers meeting Theresa May’s reported agreement with her cabinet on a future trading relationship with the EU has been criticised as based on “pure illusion” by the European council president, Donald Tusk, as frustration with the UK erupted in Brussels.
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 Victoria Beckham on crutches after mystery injury 24h Updated Victoria Beckham on crutches after mystery injury
Victoria Beckham stepped out with a foot brace on Friday, after a recent skiing holiday with her family in Whistler, Canada.
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Stolen Degas painting found on bus24h Stolen Degas painting found on bus
A missing painting by famed Impressionist Edgar Degas has been found on a bus near Paris nine years after it was stolen.
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Trump returns to usual style at CPAC with boastful and divisive speech24h Trump returns to usual style at CPAC with boastful and divisive speech
The president abandoned the sombre stance of this week and hurled insults, told jokes and bragged about the best start to any presidency Donald Trump returned to his part-demagogue, part-standup comedian self on Friday when he addressed grassroots conservative activists outside Washington, effectively tearing up a scripted speech he called “a little boring”.
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EU pours cold water on UK hopes of Chequers Brexit breakthrough24h EU pours cold water on UK hopes of Chequers Brexit breakthrough
Europe casts doubt on viability of ‘managed divergence’ trade policy reportedly agreed by ministers EU leaders expressed their deep scepticism over the viability of the UK’s plans for a future relationship with Brussels, as details emerged of an agreement struck by the British cabinet at an away day in Chequers.
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Missing Nigerian girls declared ‘national disaster’ by president25h Missing Nigerian girls declared ‘national disaster’ by president
Troops sent to find dozens of children who disappeared after Boko Haram raid on school President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria has suffered a “national disaster” after dozens of girls went missing following an attack by Boko Haram jihadis on their school in north-east Nigeria. “This is a national disaster. We are sorry that this could have happened,” he said in a statement, issued five days after the attack in the town of Dapchi in Yobe state.
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Louella Michie Bestival death: Man charged with manslaughter25h Louella Michie Bestival death: Man charged with manslaughter
Louella Fletcher-Michie was found dead in woods on the edge of the festival site at Lulworth Castle.
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Do people agree with Kylie Jenner on the Snapchat update?25h Do people agree with Kylie Jenner on the Snapchat update?
We asked young people what they thought about the Snapchat after Kylie Jenner said she was no longer a fan.
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What happened to US diplomats in Cuba? – Science Weekly podcast25h What happened to US diplomats in Cuba? – Science Weekly podcast
a href="https://www.theguardian.com/profile/iansample">Ian Sample
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UN security council wrangles over Syria resolution25h UN security council wrangles over Syria resolution
Negotiations follow appeal by Macron and Merkel urging Putin to stop blocking ceasefire The UN security council was locked in last-minute wrangling on Friday over the details of a proposed 30-day ceasefire across Syria to allow for emergency humanitarian deliveries and medical evacuations. The backroom negotiations followed a personal appeal by French and German leaders to Vladimir Putin, asking for Russia to stop blocking its passage, pointing to the dire situation of the trapped civilian population in the rebel enclave of eastern Ghouta.
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Ben Stokes set for England return in first ODI against New Zealand25h Ben Stokes set for England return in first ODI against New Zealand
All-rounder likely to replace Alex Hales in side
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 The Crown star Claire Foy confirms her marriage is over 25h Updated The Crown star Claire Foy confirms her marriage is over
The actress, 33, best known for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix Royal drama, and her partner, 38, confirmed their four-year marriage is over in a joint statement released on Thursday.
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FA Cup: Leicester v Chelsea quarter-final live on BBC One25h FA Cup: Leicester v Chelsea quarter-final live on BBC One
The FA Cup quarter-final between Leicester and Chelsea will be broadcast live on BBC One on Sunday, 18 March.
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US brings forward Jerusalem embassy opening to May25h US brings forward Jerusalem embassy opening to May
Ceremony timed to coincide with 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence The US expects to open its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem in May, officials have said, bringing forward Donald Trump’s contentious plan by at least a year.
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France Cracks Down on Islamic Extremism26h Updated France Cracks Down on Islamic Extremism
The French government announced new measures to curb Islamic radicalization in schools and prisons as the country faces the return of hundreds of nationals who joined Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
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Exclusive: watchdog urges charges over death in custody26h Exclusive: watchdog urges charges over death in custody
Gross misconduct charges against five Met officers recommended after death of musician Sean Rigg The police watchdog has said that five officers should face gross misconduct charges over the death of Sean Rigg, the Guardian has learned. The allegations include claims of excessive force being used against the mentally ill musician, who died in 2008 at Brixton police station, south London. The case has
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Trump Administration to Open Embassy in Jerusalem in May26h Trump Administration to Open Embassy in Jerusalem in May
President Trump said he resisted enormous pressure when he decided to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital because “it’s the right thing to do.”
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Officials issue health warnings before Arctic blast hits UK26h Updated Officials issue health warnings before Arctic blast hits UK
Elderly, ill and children most at risk from freezing temperatures due to sweep Britain
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 Teenage thug faces jail for attacking former teacher 26h Teenage thug faces jail for attacking former teacher
Lukas Mikoliunas, 18, was remanded in custody having been found guilty of attacking his former teacher Christian Dawson on March 18, 2017 outside a petrol station in Hull.
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26h Updated Trump to announce new N Korea sanctions
President Donald Trump is expected to announce Friday that the Treasury Department will impose new sanctions against North Korea.
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 Manchester mother died of bleeding following miscarriage 26h Manchester mother died of bleeding following miscarriage
Nana Momodu, 32, was admitted to North Manchester General Hospital but suffered heart failure when her placenta burst after medics failed to act on changes in her blood pressure.
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26h Updated US Governor charged over alleged nude photo taken without consent
Missouri GOP. Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted on Thursday, amid looming allegations of sexual misconduct and blackmail following an admission of an affair last month.
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26h Updated The voices of hundreds of thousands still trapped
Hundreds of thousands of people remain trapped in Eastern Ghouta, many of them in desperate need of humanitarian aid.
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Winter Olympics: Curling heatbreak, teen sensations and goals galore in day 14 Playlist26h Winter Olympics: Curling heatbreak, teen sensations and goals galore in day 14 Playlist
Watch the best of the action from day 14 of the Winter Olympics, including Great Britain in the curling semi-final, a figure skating shock and a thrilling ice hockey encounter.
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 England to fast-track Ben Stokes for first ODI 26h Updated England to fast-track Ben Stokes for first ODI
EXCLUSIVE BY PAUL NEWMAN: Stokes is set to play his first England match since the fracas in Bristol in September that has led to him facing a Crown Court trial on a charge of affray.
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26h Updated Ghouta residents now face being burned out of their destroyed homes
Civilians enduring intense bombardment in Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta say they are being assailed by a new kind of rocket that spreads potentially deadly fires.
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26h Updated Germany stuns Canada in Olympic ice hockey
Germany stunned defending champions Canada 4-3 Friday to reach the men's Olympic ice hockey final for the first time.
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Why are world leaders backing this brutal attack against Kurdish Afrin? | David Graeber26h Why are world leaders backing this brutal attack against Kurdish Afrin? | David Graeber
Islamist militants – with Turkish army support – are wreaking havoc with a pocket of peace and sanity in the Syrian warThree years ago the world watched a ragtag band of men and women fighters
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 E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage 26h Updated E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage
E-cigarettes vapor contains metals - including lead - from the heating coils that vaporize e-liquid, putting users at risk of cancer and brain damage, a new study from Johns Hopkins warns.
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German Government Hinges on Party Tally26h Updated German Government Hinges on Party Tally
Germany’s political future is staked on a ballot among the fractious rank-and-file of a once-mighty Social Democratic Party still reeling months after its worst electoral showing since World War II.
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I try like hell to hide that bald spot, says Donald Trump – video26h I try like hell to hide that bald spot, says Donald Trump – video
The US president indulges in some self-admiration at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Glimpsing himself on TV, he remarks: 'What a nice picture that is, look at that, I’d love to watch that guy speak.' He then says of his infamous hair: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks, I work hard at it'
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Doping whistleblower in Olympics warning26h Doping whistleblower in Olympics warning
The IOC faces "the most important moment in its history" over whether it allows Russian athletes to parade with their national flag on Sunday.
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 Victoria Beckham on crutches after breaking her leg skiing 27h Updated Victoria Beckham on crutches after breaking her leg skiing
The fashion designer, 43, was pictured hobbling on crutches and wearing a large foot brace as she departed a building in London on Friday morning.
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Why Finland allied itself with Nazi Germany | Letter27h Why Finland allied itself with Nazi Germany | Letter
It was not to prevent Soviet conquest but to win back territories lost to the USSR, writes
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 Leicester dad slashes his throat with razor blade in court 27h Updated Leicester dad slashes his throat with razor blade in court
Custody officers at Leicester Crown Court bravely grappled the man to the ground, to stop him killing himself as his ex-partner angrily shouted at him: 'Go on b****** do it.'
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 Man who shared ISIS bomb making video jailed for 9 years 27h Man who shared ISIS bomb making video jailed for 9 years
Zana Abbas Sulieman, 26, has been jailed after using Facebook to spread an ISIS bomb-making video that showed how to make the same explosive used in the Manchester Arena attacks.
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27h No one knows who this unconscious Syrian toddler is
Tucked under a gray blanket, his curly-haired head resting on a pillow, the boy could almost be sleeping peacefully at home.
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Max Desfor, 104, War Photographer at Midcentury, Is Dead27h Updated Max Desfor, 104, War Photographer at Midcentury, Is Dead
Mr. Desfor’s photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize.
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 Rushcliffe man faces jail for 50 injuries to dead partner 27h Updated Rushcliffe man faces jail for 50 injuries to dead partner
Tara Newbold, 29, was found dead at her home in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire on October 25 2016. Her boyfriend Duane Ballin, 35, was yesterday convicted of GBH.
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Police foil cocaine ring at Russian embassy in Buenos Aires27h Police foil cocaine ring at Russian embassy in Buenos Aires
Ex-diplomatic official and police officer among those arrested after drugs found in luggage A former Russian diplomatic official and an Argentinian police officer were among those arrested in connection with a large cocaine seizure at the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires that prompted a year-long investigation into an international drug ring, officials have said. The Argentinian security minister, Patricia Bullrich, said the 389 kilograms (860 pounds) of cocaine were hidden inside luggage seized in December 2016. Authorities on Wednesday arrested Russian-Argentines Alexander Chikalo, who is suspected of being in charge of the logistics, and Ivan Blizniouk, a police officer accused of providing contacts to jump through customs controls.
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 Victoria Beckham on crutches after breaking her leg 27h Victoria Beckham on crutches after breaking her leg
The fashion designer, 43, was pictured hobbling on crutches and wearing a large foot brace as she departed a building in London on Friday morning.
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Zagitova, 15, wins figure skating gold27h Updated Zagitova, 15, wins figure skating gold
Alina Zagitova wins Olympic athletes from Russia's first gold medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics in the women's single figure skating.
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Winter Olympics: Day-by-day guide to Pyeongchang 201827h Updated Winter Olympics: Day-by-day guide to Pyeongchang 2018
The Britons, the medals, the highlights - everything you need to know about every day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
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