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China prepares 100,000 ducks to battle Pakistan's locust swarms

9 hours 4 min ago
The hungry ducks could be sent to devour locusts that are devouring crops in Pakistan, experts say.

Essex and London car theft raids: About 400 officers take part

9 hours 55 min ago
It is believed 12 arrests have been made, 12 stolen vehicles found and £90,000 seized.

Rough sleepers: 'No-one ever asks how lonely we are'

10 hours 11 min ago
Victoria Derbyshire spends the night meeting rough sleepers in one of the richest parts of London.

Prince Andrew interview wins Maitlis RTS award

10 hours 18 min ago
The Newsnight host is named network presenter of the year for quizzing the Duke of York.

Eurovision 2020: James Newman announced as United Kingdom's entry

10 hours 47 min ago
Singer-songwriter James Newman will represent the United Kingdom with his song My Last Breath.

Coronavirus: Two new cases confirmed in UK

10 hours 48 min ago
The virus was passed on in Italy and Tenerife and brings the total number of UK cases to 15.

Hampshire's Bob Weighton set to become world's oldest man

11 hours 11 min ago
When Bob Weighton was born in 1908, the Queen's great-grandfather Edward VII was on the throne.

Women's T20 World Cup: India narrowly beat New Zealand despite Amelia Kerr's late heroics

11 hours 55 min ago
India defeat New Zealand by three runs despite Amelia Kerr's late heroics in their Women's T20 World Cup group stage match in Melbourne.

Meningitis and a shattered ankle - one rugby player's nightmare five months

12 hours 23 min ago
A year ago, Rosie Galligan won her first cap for England. After contracting meningitis and shattering her ankle, she is yet to earn her second.

The secrets behind KSI and Anthony Joshua's boxing outfits

13 hours 40 min ago
Sophie Whittam is a former figure skater who has brought her glitz and glamour to the boxing world - she now designs outfits for some of the biggest fighters, including Anthony Joshua.

Real Madrid 1-2 Man City: How Pep Guardiola's plan clinched landmark Champions League win

14 hours 1 min ago
Pep Guardiola's tactics and a wonderful team performance gave Manchester City the advantage in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Real Madrid, says ex-City midfielder Michael Brown.

Fears for future of children's homes as debts rise

14 hours 28 min ago
Six of the 10 largest providers of children's homes and foster care are in debt, a report suggests.

Britons 'missing out' on daily dose of nature - National Trust

16 hours 36 min ago
The National Trust urges Britons to "actively" experience nature to help tackle wildlife crisis.

Coronavirus: Tenerife hotel guests 'horrified' by conditions

17 hours 37 min ago
Selina Lund said fellow guests were not following hygiene rules to prevent the spread of the virus.

Government to unveil post-Brexit trade talks goals

17 hours 54 min ago
Formal negotiations with EU - which has already published its strategy - are due to start on Monday.

Heathrow expansion: What is the third runway plan?

19 hours 22 min ago
What are the arguments for and against a third runway?

The Big Moon: Record shopping is like a religion

19 hours 28 min ago
The all-female band are this year's Record Store Day UK ambassadors. They share some of their favourite vinyl and surprises they have planned for the big day.

Uni admissions could scrap use of predicted grades

19 hours 45 min ago
Applications to university could switch to after pupils get their A-level results, says watchdog.

Legal victories over 'No DSS' letting agents

19 hours 46 min ago
Two single mothers win out-of-court settlements against letting agents refusing benefit claimants.

Coronavirus: How is the UK planning for an outbreak?

19 hours 48 min ago
What will the government do if there is a UK coronavirus outbreak and how prepared is the NHS?

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