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Four times more data breaches logged in UK 24 May 10:36pm Four times more data breaches logged in UK
No companies have been fined in the first year of tough new data laws, despite a sharp rise in breaches.
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Mumps - is it the forgotten disease? 24 May 9:12pm Mumps - is it the forgotten disease?
Hippocrates described the classic signs centuries ago, so what else do we know about the ancient illness?
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Week in pictures: 18-24 May 2019 24 May 8:37pm Week in pictures: 18-24 May 2019
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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Homeowners in England free to build bigger extensions 24 May 8:16pm Homeowners in England free to build bigger extensions
Rules in England making it easier to build extensions of up to 8m are being made permanent.
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Race to be new UK prime minister begins 24 May 8:15pm Updated Race to be new UK prime minister begins
Four Conservative MPs have already said they want the job - with more expected to follow.
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England Women must win World Cup to earn equal pay talks, says striker Kirby 24 May 6:48pm England Women must win World Cup to earn equal pay talks, says striker Kirby
England and Chelsea forward Fran Kirby says the Lionesses "need to win the World Cup" before talking about equal pay with male players.
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Donald Trump: Details of first state visit to UK revealed 24 May 5:34pm Donald Trump: Details of first state visit to UK revealed
The US president will join the Queen and a host of royals at a state banquet after a palace welcome.
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France Lyon: Police appeal after parcel bomb attack hurts 13 24 May 5:30pm France Lyon: Police appeal after parcel bomb attack hurts 13
Police hunt for a cyclist after a parcel bomb attack injures at least 13 people in the city of Lyon.
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#HotSoundGuy caused excitement on social media 24 May 4:03pm #HotSoundGuy caused excitement on social media
The sound man who set up the podium for Theresa May's speech caused excitement on social media.
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US to send 1,500 extra troops to Middle East amid tensions 24 May 3:50pm Updated US to send 1,500 extra troops to Middle East amid tensions
The deployment is a response to the "ongoing threat" posed by Iran, the acting defence secretary says.
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Can Celtic clinch treble treble or will Hearts spring shock? 24 May 3:00pm Can Celtic clinch treble treble or will Hearts spring shock?
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Scottish Cup game between Heart of Midlothian and Celtic.
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Afghanistan beat Pakistan in Cricket World Cup warm-up 24 May 1:54pm Afghanistan beat Pakistan in Cricket World Cup warm-up
Afghanistan beat Pakistan by three wickets in a World Cup warm-up match at Bristol featuring an unbeaten 74 from Hashmatullah Shahidi.
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Why did a stranger break into a house to clean it? 24 May 1:22pm Why did a stranger break into a house to clean it?
Nate came home to the smell of cleaning products and toilet paper roses. He doesn't know who did it.
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Theresa May quits: UK set for new PM by end of July 24 May 12:56pm Updated Theresa May quits: UK set for new PM by end of July
An emotional Theresa May confirms she will step down as Tory leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit.
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Rebecca Henderson: Posthumous degree for rucksack heart woman 24 May 12:41pm Rebecca Henderson: Posthumous degree for rucksack heart woman
Oxford University student Rebecca Henderson died in February from transplant complications.
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Everest: Three more die amid overcrowding near summit 24 May 12:28pm Updated Everest: Three more die amid overcrowding near summit
Seven have died climbing the world's highest peak in a week - more than for the whole of last year.
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French Open: Nick Kyrgios pulls out with illness 24 May 12:24pm French Open: Nick Kyrgios pulls out with illness
Australian world number 36 Nick Kyrgios pulls out of the French Open with illness, meaning Cameron Norrie will now play a qualifier.
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Chelmsford school locker death: Boy, 9, killed in fall 24 May 12:13pm Updated Chelmsford school locker death: Boy, 9, killed in fall
Leo Latifi was with family members at an after-school swimming club when the accident happened.
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Mt Everest: Why the summit can get so crowded 24 May 12:05pm Mt Everest: Why the summit can get so crowded
A picture gives a glimpse into the conditions facing climbers at the top of the world.
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Liberal Democrats start leadership contest 24 May 12:01pm Liberal Democrats start leadership contest
Sir Vince Cable confirms he will hand over to his successor on 23 July.
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England captain Morgan fractures finger but should be fit for World Cup 24 May 11:50am England captain Morgan fractures finger but should be fit for World Cup
England captain Eoin Morgan has sustained a small flake fracture to his left index finger but expects to be fit for his side's opening World Cup fixture.
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Kenya upholds law criminalising gay sex 24 May 11:41am Updated Kenya upholds law criminalising gay sex
The judges reject claims that a colonial-era law violated the constitution.
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Bob Higgins victims to sue Southampton and Peterborough 24 May 10:59am Bob Higgins victims to sue Southampton and Peterborough
A lawyer representing victims of Bob Higgins confirms they will sue Southampton and Peterborough.
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School strike for climate: Protests staged around the world 24 May 10:51am School strike for climate: Protests staged around the world
From Australia to Europe, school children are skipping classes to call for action on climate change.
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Chinese driver gets ticket for scratching his face 24 May 10:12am Chinese driver gets ticket for scratching his face
A man was fined and given points on his licence after a smart traffic camera decided he was on the phone.
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Does a hit song really need 9 writers? 24 May 9:57am Does a hit song really need 9 writers?
Rudimental just won a songwriting prize for a song that credits nine writers. How many is too many?
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Whorlton Hall: Ten arrested over abuse allegations 24 May 9:36am Updated Whorlton Hall: Ten arrested over abuse allegations
Ten workers are held over the alleged mistreatment of hospital patients following a BBC investigation.
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England captain Morgan to have precautionary X-ray after finger injury 24 May 9:32am Updated England captain Morgan to have precautionary X-ray after finger injury
England captain Eoin Morgan will have a precautionary X-ray on a finger injury suffered less than a week before the start of the World Cup.
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UK set for new PM as Theresa May quits 24 May 8:58am Updated UK set for new PM as Theresa May quits
An emotional Theresa May confirms she will step down as Tory leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit.
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UK flights: Number of planes using British skies to reach all-time high 24 May 8:01am UK flights: Number of planes using British skies to reach all-time high
Six per minute are expected in one day, with a bank holiday and half-term contributing to the spike.
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Boulter out of French Open but earns £20,000 24 May 7:45am Boulter out of French Open but earns £20,000
British number two Katie Boulter confirms her withdrawal from the French Open after being included in main draw.
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Theresa May to resign as prime minister 24 May 7:26am Updated Theresa May to resign as prime minister
An emotional Theresa May confirms she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit.
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Neymar? Kylian Mbappe? Will Real Madrid make big signings this summer 24 May 6:49am Neymar? Kylian Mbappe? Will Real Madrid make big signings this summer
After winning nothing in 2018-19, Real Madrid are widely expected to rebuild this summer - will this herald a return of the Galacticos to the Bernabeu?
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Theresa May: Did she solve her seven burning injustices? 24 May 6:31am Theresa May: Did she solve her seven burning injustices?
When Theresa May became prime minister in July 2016 she identified seven burning injustices.
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Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Niamh Emerson set to continue heptathlon trend 24 May 6:28am Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Niamh Emerson set to continue heptathlon trend
Britain's Niamh Emerson has a "classic heptathlete physique" and can add to her Commonwealth and European medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Jessica Ennis-Hill.
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School students walk out in global climate strike 24 May 6:19am Updated School students walk out in global climate strike
From Australia to Europe, school children are skipping classes to call for action on climate change.
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Theresa May: How the PM fought through Brexit battles 24 May 6:06am Theresa May: How the PM fought through Brexit battles
It's been a struggle that lasted three years – how did Theresa May's leadership play out?
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School locker death: Boy, 9, dies after fall at Great Baddow High 24 May 6:00am Updated School locker death: Boy, 9, dies after fall at Great Baddow High
The child had been with family members at an after-school club, police say.
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UK retail sales stall in April 24 May 6:00am UK retail sales stall in April
The ONS said sales were flat in April, as clothing sales offset declines in other sectors.
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Theresa May resigns: What happened? 24 May 5:52am Theresa May resigns: What happened?
The UK leader has announced she will step down - plunging the Brexit process into further turmoil.
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Theresa May: Premiership in six charts 24 May 5:43am Theresa May: Premiership in six charts
The highs and lows of Theresa May's time in office, explained in six charts.
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The Theresa May story: The Tory leader brought down by Brexit 24 May 5:36am The Theresa May story: The Tory leader brought down by Brexit
How Brexit led to the downfall of the UK's second female prime minister.
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Theresa May: PM expected to reveal departure date 24 May 5:01am Theresa May: PM expected to reveal departure date
The prime minister is expected to make a statement about her future in Downing Street shortly.
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School locker death: Boy, 9, dies after fall at Great Baddow High School 24 May 4:53am Updated School locker death: Boy, 9, dies after fall at Great Baddow High School
The child had been at the school with family members at an after school club, police say.
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Theresa May: Ministers expect PM to reveal departure date 24 May 4:41am Theresa May: Ministers expect PM to reveal departure date
Senior cabinet ministers expect the PM to outline a timetable on Friday for her successor to be chosen.
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Mothercare sales plunge as losses widen 24 May 4:14am Updated Mothercare sales plunge as losses widen
The baby goods retailer says it is on a "sounder footing", even though UK sales fell nearly 9%.
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Ministers expect Theresa May to reveal No 10 departure date on Friday 24 May 3:46am Updated Ministers expect Theresa May to reveal No 10 departure date on Friday
Senior cabinet ministers expect the PM to outline a timetable on Friday for her successor to be chosen.
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England captain Danson fighting hardest battle of all 24 May 1:29am England captain Danson fighting hardest battle of all
When Olympic champion Alex Danson hit her head on a wall while laughing, the "most challenging part" of her life began.
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Rahul Gandhi: Is this the end of the Gandhi dynasty? 24 May 1:22am Updated Rahul Gandhi: Is this the end of the Gandhi dynasty?
After Narendra Modi's stunning victory, is this the end for Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi?
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Theresa May: How the PM has kept fighting on through Brexit battles 24 May 12:32am Theresa May: How the PM has kept fighting on through Brexit battles
It's been a struggle that's lasted three years – how did the PM get here?
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