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Asos profits hit by bleak November sales

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 8:28am
The online fashion giant says trading in November was "significantly behind expectations".

Gay Singaporean man wins landmark appeal to adopt surrogate child

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 4:41am
The landmark ruling clears the way for the man to become the legal parent of his biological child.

Workplace reforms 'will protect gig economy workers'

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 2:56am
"Gig economy" workers will be better protected by a package of reforms, the government says.

Hull hotel cancels homeless people's Christmas day booking

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 2:43am
Carl Simpson told the BBC his Christmas hotel booking for 24 homeless people had been cancelled

'Why I chose to have my leg amputated'

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 2:30am
Victoria Snell, who has a prosthetic limb, has just run a 5k race. She explains why she chose to have her leg amputated.

Laura Ashley to close 40 UK stores amid a push into China

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 2:16am
Laura Ashley, owned by Malayan United Industries (MUI), has already closed some 40 stores since 2015.

Christmas traffic: Where to avoid on the roads and rail

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 2:13am
Traffic will be busiest on Thursday and Friday before rail engineering and strikes cause cancellations.

Why more people are using these libraries

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 1:46am
Visitor numbers to UK libraries dropped by 10 million last year - but some are bucking the trend.

Saudi Arabia condemns US Senate 'interference'

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 1:05am
It comes after strong US resolutions on the war in Yemen and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

HS2: MPs had 'enormously wrong' cost estimate, says whistleblower

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:42am
A former HS2 boss says an early cost estimate MPs had was wrong by hundreds of millions of pounds.

The Papers: Second Brexit vote 'battle' and 'Geraint's glory'

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:26am
Talk of a second referendum "plot" and Theresa May's efforts to kill the idea make Monday's papers.

Five things to know this week: All eyes on Russia, and 100 days to Brexit

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:24am
From a possible US shutdown to the annual TV love-in with Putin, here's what to watch this week.

Salisbury looks to pantomime after nerve agent attack

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:22am
Nine months after a nerve agent attack in Salisbury, a pantomime is bringing festive cheer to the city's Playhouse.

'My sleepless nights over Sandra Bullock's blindfold'

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:20am
The actress insisted on doing treacherous scenes wearing a blindfold for thriller Bird Box.

'I gave myself two weeks to come up with a business idea'

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:18am
How Payal Kadakia set up and built fitness class booking website ClassPass, which is now said to be worth $470m.

Climate change: The massive CO2 emitter you may not know about

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:16am
Cement is the source of about 8% of the world's carbon dioxide emissions. How can this be changed?

The Searchers: Mexican women who look for the dead

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:14am
When their relatives went missing, they took shovels and started digging whenever they got a tip-off.

360 video: The patriotic students who want to protect their country

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:12am
Take on the role of a new student as you start military classes at school in Poland in this immersive 360 video.

Restaurant insolvencies jump as diners stay at home

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:07am
The number of businesses going bust surges as diners stay at home, new figures show.

Meet Nepal's daredevil honey hunters

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:04am
When bees nest on a cliff face hundreds of metres above the ground, there's only one way to gather their sweet produce.

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