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Heavy rain forces cancellation of Russian GP practice with qualifying decision later

1 hour 15 min ago
Final practice at the Russian Grand Prix is cancelled because of heavy rain in Sochi.

Labour conference: Starmer's rules change likely to be shelved - Rayner

1 hour 19 min ago
The deputy leader says Sir Keir Starmer's plans are "not on the order paper" for party bosses.

Diaz: The returning MMA legend who 'doesn't want to be there' - UFC 266 preview

5 hours 17 min ago
Alexander Volkanovski defends his featherweight title against Brian Ortega at UFC 266 but the main event has been overshadowed by the return of Nick Diaz.

Actor Michael K Williams died of accidental drug overdose, coroner confirms

5 hours 26 min ago
The actor died after overdosing on a combination of fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, heroin and cocaine.

Music company buys NFT of 'Side-eyeing Chloe' meme

5 hours 34 min ago
The image of two-year-old Chloe Clem making a disapproving face was auctioned in cryptocurrency.

Covid-19: Visas planned to tackle driver shortage, and soldiers to staff ambulances

5 hours 41 min ago
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Saturday.

China frees Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig after Huawei boss released

7 hours 41 min ago
Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig were released after tech executive Meng Wanzhou was freed in Canada.

McIlroy left out of Ryder Cup session for first time

8 hours 55 min ago
Rory McIlroy is left out of a Ryder Cup session for the first time in his career after losing both his matches on Friday's opening day.

Lorry driver shortage: Government working on temporary visa scheme

10 hours 3 min ago
A shortage of drivers has disrupted supply chains and fuel deliveries, with vehicles queuing for petrol.

Sabina Nessa: Hundreds gather to pay respects at London vigil

10 hours 13 min ago
Hundreds join a vigil for the teacher who was killed as she walked to a pub in south-east London.

Can green energy power Africa's future?

10 hours 20 min ago
Energy access is a big issue for businesses in Africa, but can the continent go green as well?

Sustainable fashion: From the red carpet to our wardrobes?

10 hours 20 min ago
Hannah Peel wore a sustainable dress to the Mercury Awards - but is the fashion industry changing?

Labour: Has Sir Keir Starmer stood by his pledges?

10 hours 24 min ago
As Sir Keir prepares for his first in-person conference as leader, we look at the promises he has made.

La Palma volcano: Visual guide to what happened

10 hours 25 min ago
A series of maps and charts explaining what happened after an eruption in the Spanish Canary Islands.

Climate change: Whisper it cautiously... there's been progress in run up to COP26

10 hours 31 min ago
Pledges made at the UN have lifted hopes for the Glasgow summit, but some major questions remain.

Week in pictures: 18 - 24 September 2021

10 hours 32 min ago
A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken this week.

Conversion therapy delay frustrates campaigners

10 hours 35 min ago
A public consultation over the terms of a forthcoming conversion therapy ban has been delayed by a month.

Ryder Cup: Spieth, McIlroy & Finau feature in best shots from day one

10 hours 56 min ago
Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Tony Finau all feature in the best shots of the foursomes and fourballs on the opening day of the Ryder Cup.

Switzerland to hold referendum on same-sex marriage

11 hours 7 min ago
Voters in Switzerland go to the polls this Sunday to decide whether to allow same-sex marriage.

Attacked by a hyena: My advice for a fellow victim

11 hours 7 min ago
Nine-year-old Rodwell Nkomazana lost an eye, his nose, and his upper lip when he was mauled by a hyena.

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