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France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 9:42pm
Marine Le Pen says she will be above "partisan considerations" as she seeks the French presidency.

Huge robbery sparks gun battles in Paraguay and Brazil

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 8:46pm
Brazilian police clash with a gang blamed for "the robbery of the century" in neighbouring Paraguay.

Two-tier system hampers refugees in UK - MPs and peers

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 8:30pm
A cross-party group of MPs and peers calls for the creation of a new minister for refugees.

'I would be dead without football'

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 7:33pm
James tried to kill himself multiple times from age 15. But football has given him a reason to live.

The boxer who refuses to cash in on beating a champion

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 7:13pm
Mihai Nistor was the last fighter to knock out Anthony Joshua - but while Joshua earns millions, Nistor remains an amateur on a modest income. Why?

Can plastic roads help save the planet?

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 7:11pm
A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.

Nine ways to organise your life in your lunchtime

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 7:00pm
Rushed off your feet? Not enough hours in the day? Here are some apps to help you take control.

Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 7:00pm
The brain is fed with more oxygen and nutrients, boosting thinking and memory skills.

Brexit university ‘brain drain’ warning

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 6:54pm
Academic staff from EU countries should be urgently guaranteed a right to stay, say MPs.

Eight ways machine learning is already in your life

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 6:52pm
Many people are unsure about what machine learning is, but the chances are they are using it every day.

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales creates news service Wikitribune

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 6:50pm
Wikitribune will be written by professional journalists and edited by volunteers.

Syria refugee children 'bitten by rats' in camps

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 6:47pm
Syrians living in camps in Lebanon say waste is not being collected and is attracting vermin.

Elton John suffered 'deadly bacterial infection' on tour

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 6:14pm
He is recovering after falling violently ill on tour and spending two nights in intensive care.

Donald Trump's first 100 days in 100 of his own words

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 6:14pm
The tale of Donald Trump's first three months as president - using 100 of his own words.

The Papers: Job-obsessed students and 2bn euros bill

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 6:03pm
A call for graduates to take time off before work and fears Brexit talks could be hit by a customs fraud row are among Tuesday's headlines.

World Championship 2017: Marco Fu beats Neil Robertson, faces Mark Selby next

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 5:09pm
Marco Fu edges past 2010 champion Neil Robertson 13-11 to reach his fourth World Championship quarter-final.

General Election 2017: Labour to rip up Tory Brexit plan

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 5:02pm
Labour would scrap Theresa May's plans and unilaterally guarantee the rights of EU residents.

Great Britain beat Estonia in World Championship Division 1 Group B

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 4:51pm
Great Britain make it two wins from two as they beat Estonia 5-1 in World Championship Division 1 Group B in Belfast.

How Nepal quake turned women into builders

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 4:27pm
Women are breaking with tradition and helping rebuild Nepal after the earthquake two years ago.

Serena Williams calls Ilie Nastase comments 'racist' and backs investigation

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 4:04pm
Serena Williams says Ilie Nastase's comments about her unborn child are "racist" and backs an International Tennis Federation investigation.