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Youth clubs still waiting for £500m government support scheme from 2019

2 hours 2 min ago
Ministers say their priority's been helping charities during the pandemic, despite promising the cash two years ago.

Sudan army seized power to prevent civil war - coup leader

2 hours 9 min ago
Gen Burhan also said he had taken the deposed prime minister to his house "for his own safety."

Manchester Arena bombing: Exclusive images of extradition of Hashem Abedi

2 hours 12 min ago
Watch as Hashem Abedi, the brother of the Manchester Arena bomber, is sent to Britain to stand trial.

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Trailing Salman Abedi would have led to bomb, families say

2 hours 51 min ago
A senior MI5 officer says the Manchester Arena bomber could "conceivably" have revealed his plans.

Tom Hanks hails Edinburgh bookshop owner as his 'hero'

3 hours 4 min ago
The Hollywood film star wrote to the Edinburgh bookshop owner after finding out he was a typewriter "geek".

Pair charged with arson over £2m fire at Whirlpool's Peterborough HQ

3 hours 5 min ago
The fire at the appliance manufacturer destroyed trailers and caused damage estimated at about £2m.

The Queen back to public duties after hospital stay

3 hours 7 min ago
The 95-year-old monarch speaks to ambassadors remotely from Windsor Castle ahead of her COP26 trip.

Is there a gap between public and private sector pay?

3 hours 10 min ago
The Treasury has been making some claims about pay in the public and private sectors.

West Indies face early exit after South Africa cruise home

3 hours 32 min ago
Defending champions West Indies are heading towards an early exit from the T20 World Cup after a second successive comprehensive defeat.

Drone captures sewage pumped into sea for days

3 hours 53 min ago
A photographer captures a pipe pumping filtered sewage into Langstone Harbour in Hampshire.

Climate change: UN emissions gap report a 'thundering wake-up call'

4 hours 16 min ago
Current carbon-cutting plans from nations would lead the world to climate catastrophe, says the UN.

Rashford and Scott among 'influential game-changers' on 2021 Football Black List

5 hours 17 min ago
Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford is named on a list of Britain's most influential black footballers.

Happy Valley to return for third and final series

5 hours 24 min ago
The acclaimed police drama starring Sarah Lancashire is to make its comeback with six new episodes.

Hugh Grant donates £10k to Burnley free plumbing charity

5 hours 35 min ago
James Anderson's charity Depher provides free plumbing and heating for the elderly or vulnerable.

T20 World Cup - South Africa v West Indies: Evin Lewis scores 56 runs off 35 balls

5 hours 43 min ago
Watch as Evin Lewis hits a brilliant 56 off 35 balls, including six sixes, for the West Indies against South Africa at the T20 World Cup.

South Africa's De Kock withdraws from West Indies game after refusing to take knee

6 hours 9 min ago
Quinton de Kock makes himself unavailable for South Africa's T20 World Cup match against West Indies after refusing to take the knee.

Louise Minchin: Man admits stalking BBC presenter

6 hours 20 min ago
Carl Davies admits sending intimidating comments to Louise Minchin and her adult daughter.

Ikea buys Topshop building in London for £378m

6 hours 24 min ago
The £378m deal for the Oxford Street site is part of the furniture giant's plan to open inner-city shops.

New funding plan paves way for Sizewell C nuclear plant

6 hours 35 min ago
The new rules, to be announced in Parliament, will boost the prospects of the £20bn project in Suffolk.

Tour de France: UK to bid for 2026 Grand Depart; Women's Rugby World Cup 2025 bid confirmed

7 hours 34 min ago
The UK will bid to host the 2026 Tour de France Grand Depart in addition to the next women's Rugby World Cup.