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Cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 2:35pm
The England cricketer shakes hands with co-accused Ryan Ali as they are cleared of all charges.

Ben Stokes: England all-rounder has 'suffered enough punishment', says Michael Vaughan

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 2:34pm
England's Ben Stokes has "suffered enough punishment" and should not face further suspensions, according to former captain Michael Vaughan.

Cricket ball hit for six narrowly misses BBC reporter

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 12:40pm
A ball hit over the boundary missed a BBC presenter's head by inches as he reported on a cricket game.

'The 1998 day that changed Omagh forever'

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 11:57am
Aileen Moynagh remembers the day of the Omagh bomb, when she was working in the town.

A Bridge Too Far and five other films that left their inspirations fuming

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 11:16am
A Bridge Too Far, The Social Network and other films that fell foul of the people who inspired them.

Tyson Fury: British heavyweight says 'old Tyson Fury is gone, never to be seen again'

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 10:51am
Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says his old self is "never to be seen again in history" as he prepares to face Francesco Pianeta on Saturday.

Fernando Alonso: McLaren's Spanish driver to retire from Formula 1 at end of season

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 10:49am
Spanish two-time world champion Fernando Alonso announces he is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of the season.

In pictures: Genoa motorway bridge collapse

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 10:26am
Officials say many people are feared dead in Genoa after a motorway bridge gave way in bad weather.

Madonna's London Mini listed for sale - on Auto Trader

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 9:55am
The star's Mini Cooper, which she sang about in her hit American Life, has been listed on the used car website.

Adele spotted my postpartum psychosis

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 7:29am
Adele has posted an Instagram message supporting her best friend who's recovering from postpartum psychosis.

Parrot swears at London firefighter trying to rescue it from roof

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 6:06am
Macaw parrot Jessie "kept swearing, much to our amusement", the London Fire Brigade says.

Why Brexit is getting laughs at the Edinburgh Fringe

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 11:31pm
The Edinburgh festival known for its comedy is finding plenty of humour in the political hot potato.

Rainbow trout can now be called salmon in China

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 11:16pm
A move to let rainbow trout be labelled as salmon after a food scandal causes a splash in China.

Social housing proposals 'to give tenants greater power'

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 11:14pm
The government outlines proposals to help social housing tenants in England hold landlords to account.

Jeremy Corbyn 'wreath laying' attacked by Israeli PM

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 9:54pm
The Labour leader says Benjamin Netanyahu's claims about his "words and actions are false".

Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells'

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 9:47pm
E-cigarette vapour disables important immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation.

Philip Wilson: Ex-archbishop in cover-up to be detained at home

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 9:34pm
Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up sexual abuse.

British Asians 'treated worse after terror attacks'

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 8:04pm
A survey of more than 2,000 British Asians suggests a rise in negative treatment after terrorist attacks.

Unconditional uni offers 'undermine education'

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 7:27pm
Will offering too many university places which don't depend on A-level grades drive down standards?

We're South Africa's backbone - so pay us more

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 6:49pm
Domestic workers are a key part of many South African homes, but many face abuse and extremely low wages.