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China proposes to let Xi Jinping extend presidency beyond 2023

2 hours 41 min ago
The Communist Party wants to scrap a two-term limit, seen as a move to keep Xi Jinping in office.

Manchester United v Chelsea: Did Paul Pogba make your combined XI?

2 hours 43 min ago
Jose Mourinho doesn't seem to be his biggest fan, but did Paul Pogba make your combined Manchester United-Chelsea XI?

Blair 'complete liar', says Fire and Fury author Wolff

3 hours 17 min ago
Michael Wolff calls Tony Blair an 'complete liar' for denying he was 'angling' for a job with Trump.

New Zealand v England: Ben Stokes return ends in thrilling defeat in first ODI

3 hours 22 min ago
Ben Stokes takes two wickets in his first England match since September but they lose a thrilling first ODI by three wickets in New Zealand.

Winter Olympics: Kirill Kaprizov golden goal in overtime seals Olympic title for OAR

4 hours 12 min ago
OAR fight back to beat Germany 4-3 with a golden goal from Kirill Kaprizov in overtime to clinch the men's ice hockey title in Pyeongchang.

Sridevi obituary: From Bollywood actress to Indian icon

4 hours 32 min ago
During a career spanning five decades, Sridevi captivated India as a huge box office success.

Winter Olympics: Marit Bjorgen wins gold as Norway top the medal table

4 hours 46 min ago
Norway top the medal table as Marit Bjorgen wins gold in the women's cross-country skiing 30km mass start, the final event of the Winter Olympics.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, urges parents to read to children

4 hours 52 min ago
The Duchess of Cornwall says a daily reading session will lead children "on a voyage of discovery".

Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan to carry Great Britain flag at closing ceremony

5 hours 32 min ago
Bronze medallist Billy Morgan will carry the Great Britain flag at the Winter Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday.

Six Nations Shuffle: Line dancing, woolly jumpers & a stunning Scottish victory

7 hours 4 min ago
Watch the quirkier moments from the Six Nations, featuring Mathieu Bastareaud's woolly jumper, a lesson in line dancing and Scotland's stunning victory.

The Czech spy who met Jeremy Corbyn

7 hours 39 min ago
Rob Cameron travels to meet Jan Sarkocy, formerly Agent Dymic, who met the Labour MP in the 1980s.

Winter Olympics: Germany's sled led by Francesco Friedrich wins four-man bobsleigh gold

8 hours 8 min ago
Germany cruise to victory in the Winter Olympic four-man bobsleigh ahead of a tie for the silver medal.

End in sight to Olympic ban on Russia

8 hours 20 min ago
Russia's Olympic ban will be lifted if there are no further doping violations from their athletes at Pyeongchang 2018, the IOC says.

Brexit: Labour figures urge Corbyn to keep UK in single market

8 hours 56 min ago
Senior party figures urge their leader to commit to keeping the UK in the single market after Brexit.

Winter Olympics: Sweden outclass South Korea to win gold in women's curling

9 hours 29 min ago
Sweden outclass hosts South Korea to regain the women's curling Winter Olympic title in Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics: Sweden's best shots of a golden display in women's curling final

9 hours 40 min ago
Watch Sweden's best shots of the women's curling final as they prove too strong for hosts South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

A white wedding during Ethiopia's Red Terror

11 hours 14 min ago
Aynalem and Genet married each other during one of the bloodiest times in the country's history.

Wearable tech could help stroke patients with recovery

11 hours 31 min ago
US scientists are developing wearable sensors to speed up the recovery of stroke patients.

Trump-Russia: Democrats defend Russia inquiry in memo

11 hours 59 min ago
A Republican report identified bias in an inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Florida school shooting: Where do US protests go from here?

12 hours 28 min ago
Experts say the US is living through an "unprecedented era of resistance". So what comes next?

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