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18 Sep 9:25pm Updated Brexit: UK has two weeks to set out plan - Finnish PM
The Finnish PM says EU leaders need written proposals by the end of September - and France's Emmanuel Macron agrees.
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18 Sep 8:40pm Updated Justin Trudeau: Canada PM in 2001 brownface yearbook photo
Justin Trudeau says he deeply regrets wearing skin-darkening make-up at an Arabian Nights-themed gala.
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18 Sep 8:34pm Booking.com still duping customers, says watchdog
The consumer watchdog claims the website is still using 'pressure-selling' tactics.
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18 Sep 7:45pm London Fashion Week: Gem helmets, upcycled trainers and Brexit
The UK's fashion industry is worth £32bn, so here's what it thinks about Brexit.
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18 Sep 7:42pm The five major challenges facing electric vehicles
The UK has committed to making all cars zero-emission by 2050. But what hurdles must be overcome?
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18 Sep 7:39pm The snakebite squad: Saving lives on two wheels
Kenya's motorbike ambulances are saving the lives and limbs of people bitten by snakes
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18 Sep 7:37pm Homophobic hate crime: Beaten-up for being gay
Homophobic hate-crime reports in the UK have doubled since 2014, but charges are falling.
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18 Sep 6:34pm Instagram clamps down on diet and cosmetic surgery posts
Some posts will now be hidden from under 18s while "miraculous" remedy posts will be banned.
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18 Sep 6:19pm Foster: Brexit solution must recognise NI constitutional status
Arlene Foster has said a Brexit solution cannot affect Northern Ireland's constitutional position.
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18 Sep 6:01pm Updated Di Maria scores two as PSG beat Real to increase pressure on Zidane
Angel di Maria scores twice against former employers Real Madrid as Paris St-Germain begin their Champions League campaign with a comfortable win.
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18 Sep 5:19pm Greta Thunberg attends Congressional hearing
Activist Greta Thunberg spars with US lawmaker on climate change at a congressional hearing.
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18 Sep 5:10pm Updated Champions League: Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 Man City
Man City bounce back from their shock Premier League defeat at Norwich by launching their Champions League campaign in style with victory at Shakhtar Donetsk.
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18 Sep 4:55pm Updated Trump strips California of power to set auto emission standards
The US president says the move will cut car prices but it is likely to spark a legal battle.
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18 Sep 4:49pm Supreme Court: Second day of legal prorogation battle ends
Judges at the Supreme Court continued to hear arguments over the legality of suspending Parliament.
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18 Sep 4:22pm Updated Gareth Thomas: Are celebrity private lives no longer fair game?
Newspapers are facing a public outcry and legal defeats for intruding on famous people's privacy.
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18 Sep 4:07pm Updated US Fed cuts interest rates for second time since 2008
The US central bank has cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points, but is split over future moves.
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18 Sep 3:30pm Updated Champions League: Olympiakos 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham throw away a two-goal lead as last season's Champions League finalists are forced to settle for a point against Olympiakos in Greece.
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18 Sep 3:22pm Supreme Court: Winners defend rulings over prorogation
On the second day at the Supreme Court, arguments continue over the legality of suspending Parliament.
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18 Sep 2:31pm US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for second time
The Federal Reserve has cut rates by 0.25 percentage points for only the second time since the financial crisis.
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18 Sep 1:02pm Updated Bridgend site to produce Land Rover-inspired Ineos 4x4
The company will get public money to help bring up to 500 jobs to the town.
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18 Sep 12:25pm Updated The little-known world of the tap water tasters
Meet the Scottish Water scientists who are the aficionados of our tap water.
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18 Sep 12:09pm Australian hiker on how he had to crawl days for rescue
An Australian hiker who was injured in a fall says he had to "carry" his broken leg for two days to be rescued.
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18 Sep 11:54am Updated John Humphrys to host his final edition of Radio 4 Today programme
The veteran presenter will bow out on Thursday after 32 years on the flagship show.
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18 Sep 11:44am Updated Saudi Arabia says weapons debris shows Iran behind oil attacks
Saudi Arabia displays debris and maps which it says proves Yemen was not the source.
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18 Sep 11:28am Updated Liberia school fire leaves many children dead near Monrovia
The blaze broke out at a boarding school near the capital Monrovia, killing at least 27 people.
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18 Sep 10:50am Updated PC Andrew Harper: Three teenagers charged with murder
PC Andrew Harper died after he was dragged along a road by a vehicle in Berkshire last month.
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18 Sep 10:24am Three youths charged with murder of PC Harper
Three teenagers charged with murder of PC Andrew Harper, who was killed on duty in Berkshire, UK prosecutors say
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18 Sep 9:20am Injured seagull photographed with arrow embedded in head in Elgin
The injured bird has been seen in Elgin and an appeal is being made to find the culprit.
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18 Sep 8:25am Boris Johnson confronted on east London hospital visit
The man said Whipps Cross Hospital's maternity ward was understaffed and the NHS was being destroyed.
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18 Sep 8:12am Liberia school fire leaves many children dead
Fire breaks out in a boarding school outside the capital Monrovia, killing at least 23 children.
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18 Sep 8:11am Israel election: Netanyahu and rival Gantz headed for deadlock
Neither PM Benjamin Netanyahu's party not that of his main rival has gained enough seats to govern.
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18 Sep 7:12am Updated Inflation surprise as computer game prices drop
The rate inflation slowed to 1.7% in August as games and download prices fell.
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18 Sep 7:04am Updated Vanessa George: Nursery abuser released from prison
Vanessa George, who abused children at a nursery in Plymouth, is granted parole after ten years.
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18 Sep 6:49am Updated Waterloo death: Engineer killed working on walkway
British Transport Police say the engineer's death on a travelator is being treated as unexplained.
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18 Sep 6:32am Fernando Ricksen: Former Rangers player dies at age 43
Former Rangers player Fernando Ricksen, who had been suffering from motor neurone disease, has died at age 43, the Ibrox club have confirmed.
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18 Sep 6:32am Updated Kevin Lunney: Quinn Industrial Holdings director abducted and beaten
Quinn Industrial Holdings’ director Kevin Lunney was attacked near his County Fermanagh home.
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18 Sep 4:57am Updated Three killed in Venice during boat race from Monte Carlo
The incident took place on Tuesday as racing champion Fabio Buzzi tried to set new race record.
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18 Sep 4:56am Updated Cobham: National security fears threaten defence takeover
The government is looking into Advent's £4bn takeover bid for British defence firm Cobham.
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18 Sep 3:01am Updated Israel election result too close to call - exit polls
Exit polls suggest there will be no clear winner in the country's second election in five months.
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18 Sep 1:26am Soldier F Bloody Sunday murder case due in court
The ex-paratrooper is facing two counts of murder and five of attempted murder on Sunday, 30 January 1972.
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18 Sep 1:10am Best Dressed Ballers: Mohamed Salah and Sergio Ramos rated on style
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos are rated on their style in Best Dressed Ballers.
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18 Sep 1:06am News Daily: Parliament suspension battle and Israel election
Your morning briefing for 18 September 2019.
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