Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Cold puts homeless at risk

Aid workers have warned that some Afghans and Pakistanis made homeless by Monday’s earthquake could die from exposure. There is an urgent need for tents and blankets for those forced to spend Read More →

Australia’s return of Uluru to Indigenous owners marked 30 years on

The traditional indigenous owners of Uluru have marked 30 years since it was returned by the Australian government. Hundreds of people gathered by the isolated hill, popularly known outside Australia as Ayers Read More →

Ben Carson compares abortion to slavery

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, one of the current frontrunners for the Republican presidential nomination, wants to make abortion illegal in all instances, including cases of rape and incest. He told an NBC Read More →

US Federal Reserve refrains from interest rate rise

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep US interest rates unchanged after its latest meeting. The decision leaves short-term interest rates at record lows of 0% to 0.25%, the same level they Read More →

Royal Dutch Shell pushed into loss by charges

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a loss for the third quarter of the year, after taking a big charge to reflect the cost of halting major projects. The oil company reported a Read More →


Personal data being shared on huge scale, claims Which?Personal and financial data is being sold for as little as 4p an item, according to Which? Read More →

BT announces price hikes for broadband, landline and sportBroadband costs will rise by between 5% and 6% while free BT Sport is to end for TV customers. Read More →

Osborne lands job at investment giantFormer chancellor George Osborne is hired to advise the world's largest fund manager, BlackRock Read More →


Theresa May to meet Donald Trump on Friday - White HousePrime Minister Theresa May is to be the first foreign leader to meet new US President Donald Trump. Read More →

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Stoke Central by-electionThe UKIP leader will seek to become its second MP by standing in current Labour seat next month. Read More →

Brexit: Australia eyes relaxed UK immigration under trade dealAustralia says it will seek better access for businesses before reaching post-Brexit UK trade deal. Read More →


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Roman Polanski picked for French film panel, sparking outrageDirector Roman Polanski picked as head judge for France's film awards despite long-standing rap Read More →

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Comedian Ed Byrne helps injured walker in CairngormsIrish comedian Ed Byrne helps out an injured hillwalker in the Cairngorms. Read More →

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Cardiff Uni bid to create osteoarthritis 'smart patch'Scientist in Wales are hoping to create a smart patch which could detect onset osteoarthritis in pat Read More →

'Huge leap' in prostate cancer testingA quarter of men "could be spared invasive prostate biopsies" if gland was scanned first. Read More →

Man evicted from hospital for blocking bed for two yearsA hospital applies for a court order to remove a patient who had occupied a bed "unnecessarily Read More →


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Cooper, who has an OBE for services to literature, has attacked David Cameron for allowing more than Read More →

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