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Plan to end rough sleeping in England by 2027

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 6:06pm
The government is unveiling a £100m strategy to make sleeping on the streets "a thing of the past".

British Asians more socially conservative than rest of UK, survey suggests

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 6:01pm
Less than half of respondents to the survey thought same-sex relationships were acceptable.

Arsenal 0-2 Man City: Unai Emery's opener is a reality check for Arsenal

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 5:21pm
Sunday's defeat by Man City showed how Arsenal's players are still getting used to how new manager Unai Emery wants them to play, says Martin Keown.

Nicholson painting bought for £165k is 'fake'

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 4:31pm
The still life, thought to be by artist Sir William Nicholson, failed to convince a leading expert.

European Championships 2018: Dina Asher-Smith wins third gold as GB win 4x100m title

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 4:13pm
Dina Asher-Smith wins her third gold medal of the European Championships as she leads Great Britain to victory in the women's 4x100m relay final.

Killer whale mother finally lets dead newborn calf go, after 17 days

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 4:11pm
After 17 days, the orca at last stops carrying her newborn and begins chasing salmon off Canada.

Caspian Sea: Five countries sign deal to end dispute

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 2:54pm
Five countries agree to share the resource-rich Caspian Sea after more than two decades of dispute.

Asher-Smith leads GB to 4x100m relay gold

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 2:43pm
Dina Asher-Smith surges away from the field to lead Britain to 4x100m relay glory and become the first British women to win three gold medals at the same European Championships.

European Championships 2018: 'Germany are down!' - Changeover chaos in 4x100m relay

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 1:49pm
Germany's Lucas Jakubczyk and Julian Reus run into trouble in their changeover during the 4x100m relay semi-final which results in a nasty fall at the European Championships.

England v India: Hosts win second Test by innings and 159 runs

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 1:11pm
James Anderson and Stuart Broad each take four wickets as England complete an innings and 159-run win in the second Test against India.

Arsenal 0-2 Manchester City: Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva give champions win

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 1:06pm
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says his side will get even better as they deservedly beat Arsenal on the opening day.

Salah, Mane & Sturridge on target as Liverpool beat West Ham 4-0

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 12:06pm
Manager Jurgen Klopp describes Liverpool's emphatic victory over West Ham as "better than I could have expected".

Dina Asher-Smith: Why British sprinter could win Olympic gold at Tokyo 2020

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 11:39am
BBC Sport's Michael Johnson assesses European sprint champion Dina Asher-Smith's potential to win global championships.

Idris Elba stokes Bond rumours with 007-style tweet

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 6:21am
The actor's given the biggest hint yet that he might be in line to take on the role of James Bond.

Fancy Greek island life? Cat care into the bargain

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 5:25am
A Greek cat sanctuary - complete with 55 felines - is looking for a new employee.

Watch: Solar probe launches successfully

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 3:05am
Nasa's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft has taken off on its mission to 'touch the Sun'.

Seattle-Tacoma plane thief 'had full airport credentials'

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 - 11:52pm
A 29-year-old who took and crashed a 76-seat passenger plane was a fully accredited airline employee.

Paper review: 'Cabinet war' over Boris burka comments

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 - 11:13pm
Boris Johnson continues to dominate many of the papers, as he returns home from his holiday in Italy.

Kanye West: I wasn't stumped by Kimmel's Trump question

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 - 10:16pm
The rapper responds after appearing lost for words when Jimmy Kimmel asked him about Donald Trump.

Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul dies aged 85

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 - 9:37pm
The Nobel laureate died surrounded "by those he loved" at his home in London, his wife confirms.