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Kerala floods: Tribal chief who refuses to leave the forest

9 hours 39 min ago
The chief of a dwindling forest tribe in India refuses to abandon his home.

Yemen could be 'worst famine in 100 years'

9 hours 45 min ago
The United Nations is warning up to 13 million people in Yemen are facing starvation.

How chemical weapons have helped bring Assad close to victory

9 hours 59 min ago
A BBC investigation has found that at least 106 chemical attacks have taken place since mid-2014.

Sophie Cornish: ‘Women, don’t be so hard on yourselves!’

10 hours 7 min ago
"Women tend to be their own worst critics," says co-founder Sarah Cornish.

'The lucky ones were often terrorised'

10 hours 7 min ago
The plight of refugees fleeing war inspired Scottish businessman Charlie MacGregor to set up a charity to try to help.

UK steps towards zero-carbon economy

10 hours 11 min ago
Ministers are responding to scientists' climate challenge. But are they doing enough so far?

Royal Mail staff claim their shares were sabotaged

10 hours 11 min ago
Postal staff have seen the value of their shares shrink by thousands of pounds just before planning to sell them.

UK will see three years of low growth, says EY Item Club

10 hours 12 min ago
The EY Item Club cuts its UK GDP growth forecasts to 1.3% this year and 1.5% in 2019.

The Papers: 'Brexit impasse' and a 'tussle in Brussels'

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 11:28pm
The ongoing Brexit negotiations dominate Monday's front pages ahead of this week's crucial summit.

US and the British royals: A long-distance love affair

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:32pm
An exhibition of royal portraiture has come to Texas from London, offering clues to a longstanding fascination.

Jamal Khashoggi case: 'Credible' probe needed over missing writer

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:02pm
The UK, France and Germany say they expect a detailed Saudi response on Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.

Strictly Come Dancing: Seann and Katya through to dance another week

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:00pm
Comedian and his dance partner are through to the next round after kissing photos controversy.

Seattle Seahawks beat Oakland Raiders 27-3 at Wembley

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 9:56pm
The Seattle Seahawks dominate the Oakland Raiders to run out 27-3 winners in the first game of the 2018 International Series at Wembley.

Scotland 1-3 Portugal: 'I have to stand up and be brave' - Alex McLeish

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 8:41pm
Alex McLeish says he will need to "stand up and be brave" as the pressure increases on the Scotland manager.

Three dead as plane crashes into crowd in Germany

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 8:17pm
Two women and a boy are killed when a Cessna comes down in Germany's Hesse state.

World Conker Champion 'practised for 20 minutes'

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 7:53pm
Karen Holloway, 32, from Derby, was declared the overall winner.

Peter Brackley: Former BBC Radio Sport broadcaster and commentator dies aged 67

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 7:48pm
Sports broadcaster and commentator Peter Brackley dies in hospital following a short illness.

Scotland 1-3 Portugal: Alex McLeish's men beaten by ruthless Portugal

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 6:52pm
Scotland pay the price for poor defending as they lose at home to Euro 2016 winners Portugal in a friendly.

Dogs join their owners in Cheltenham lido swim

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 6:07pm
Hundreds of dogs and their owners have been enjoying an end-of-season swim in Cheltenham Lido

World Conker Champions 2018 crowned in Northamptonshire

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 6:01pm
About 250 competitors braved wet, cold and blustery conditions to take part.