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Meng Hongwei: Former Interpol chief's wife 'not sure he's alive'

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 11:20pm
Grace Meng says "cruel" China is persecuting him – and that she's now a target – in her first UK media interview.

Royal tour: Harry and Meghan brighten up Bondi Beach

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 11:11pm
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are taking part in a mental health event at the Sydney landmark.

Ronnie O'Sullivan wins but John Higgins, Neil Robertson & Judd Trump exit English Open

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 10:55pm
Former world champions John Higgins and Neil Robertson and world number five Judd Trump are knocked out of the English Open.

Johnny Mercer questions whether Tory party still shares his values

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 10:34pm
Backbencher Johnny Mercer says he would not have stood as an MP "if the situation was like it is now".

Oregon Zoo shares animal X-rays

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 10:21pm
Oregon zoo posted images taken during routine health checks.

Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 10:13pm
Donald Trump says he may call upon the military to shut the border if the Central American caravan continues.

Ed Moses: Two-time Olympic champion says he was told to 'shut up' at Wada meeting

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 10:12pm
Two-time Olympic gold medallist Ed Moses says he was told to "shut up" at a World Anti-Doping Agency meeting.

Amazon creates 1,000 'highly skilled' jobs in three UK cities

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 10:00pm
Online retailer adds hundreds of "Silicon Valley" jobs in Manchester, Edinburgh and Cambridge.

'Mansize' tissue to 'housewife' pillowcase

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 9:45pm
Kleenex has stopped branding big tissues Mansize, but that's not the only gender-identifying product out there.

Hurricane Michael: Returning to a city that no longer exists

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 9:39pm
Families from Mexico Beach are returning to homes destroyed by Hurricane Michael - or nothing at all.

Craig Savage: Jury shown CCTV of 'crazy ex with gun'

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 8:27pm
Craig Savage denies murdering his estranged wife and mother-in-law.

Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe gets tattoo for Bradley Lowery

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 7:43pm
Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe gets a tattoo in memory of his friend Bradley Lowery, the Sunderland fan who died aged six after a long illness.

Macron: Brexit visa fears are 'fake news'

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 7:12pm
The French president tries to allay fears of new barriers for Britons if there is no EU deal on Brexit, but he does not rule out visas.

US Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton is in Formula 1's top five, says Fernando Alonso

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 7:00pm
Four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton is one of the five greatest champions in Formula 1 history, says Fernando Alonso.

Brexit: Five things that happened at the EU Brussels summit

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 7:00pm
Theresa May has been in Belgium for a summit nicknamed the "moment of truth". So what happened?

Scotswoman is fastest to cycle round world

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 6:55pm
Jenny Graham circumnavigated the globe in 125 days, knocking 19 days off the previous record.

Kremlin Cup: Britain's Johanna Konta reaches second semi-final of 2018

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 6:12pm
British number one Johanna Konta reaches just her second semi-final this year by beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the Kremlin Cup.

Tameside councillor 'teased with Britney photos online'

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 6:06pm
Councillors are urged not to act like internet "trolls" after one was taunted with photos of the US star.

Dalian Atkinson: Two PCs may be charged over footballer Taser death

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 6:02pm
Ex-Aston Villa striker Dalian Atkinson died in August 2016 after being Tasered by police.

'Mad cow disease': What is BSE?

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 5:55pm
An explanation of the disease - after a case of BSE is confirmed at a farm in Aberdeenshire.