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Spurs claim first league win of 2020 against bottom side Norwich

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 10:00pm
Tottenham win their first Premier League game of 2020 by beating bottom-of-the-table Norwich at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Why is 'pettifogging' suddenly in the news?

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 9:48pm
The word has all but disappeared from modern usage - so what does it mean and why is it relevant?

Jean-Paul Gaultier: Stars turn out for designer's final show

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 9:47pm
French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier ends a 50-year career with his last couture runway show.

Tesla market value passes Volkswagen to hit $100bn

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 9:46pm
Tesla sold more than 367,000 cars last year, just a fraction of its competitors.

Kilmarnock 1-3 Celtic: Edouard and Griffiths score as visitors stay top

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 9:39pm
Odsonne Edouard and Leigh Griffiths both score as Celtic maintain a two-point lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership with victory at Kilmarnock.

Williamson set to make NBA's most eagerly-awaited debut since LeBron - but why all the hype?

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 7:53pm
Zion Williamson is set to make the most eagerly-awaited NBA debut since LeBron James on Wednesday night, but why all the hype?

Prince of Wales Bridge looks 'spectacular' in foggy weather

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 7:38pm
A tactical flight officer captures shots of the eye-catching scene.

Scientists discover 'why stress turns hair white'

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 7:36pm
Acute stress damages stem cells that control hair and skin colour, a study suggests.

Wuhan: Virus-hit Chinese city to shut public transport

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 7:35pm
Wuhan, a city of nearly nine million, is to temporarily shut public transport amid the outbreak.

Victoria Derbyshire Show to come off air as part of BBC cuts

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 7:23pm
The costs of the news and current affairs show have been "deemed too high", our media editor says.

'If necessary we will go to every court in the world' - agents threaten Fifa with legal action

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 7:18pm
Football's leading agents threaten legal action against Fifa over their plans for a cap on transfer payments.

Harvey Weinstein trial: Ex-movie mogul 'a titan and a rapist'

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 6:30pm
Opening arguments begin in the trial of the ex-movie mogul, who could face life behind bars.

Macron orders Israeli security to 'go outside' at Jerusalem church

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 5:35pm
French President Emmanuel Macron berates the security for not leaving a Jerusalem basilica.

Labour leadership: I can sell 'hope for the future', says Long-Bailey

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 5:31pm
She tells the BBC Labour had "a great set of policies" at the election but got its "messaging" wrong.

Brexit: MPs overturn changes to exit bill amid battle with Lords

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 4:34pm
The Commons rejects changes made by peers on citizens' rights, EU court rulings and child refugees.

Davos 2020: Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 4:21pm
The heir to the throne calls for a "paradigm shift" in the way the world deals with climate change.

Lloyds joins crowd with new 40% overdraft rates

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 4:20pm
Customers will be charged "personalised" overdraft rates of up to 49.9% from April, but most will pay 39.9%.

Alex Salmond sex offences trial to start in March

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 4:11pm
The former Scottish first minister denies carrying out a series of sexual offences against 10 women.

Premiership to release report into Saracens' salary cap breaches

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 4:01pm
Premiership Rugby begin preparations to release the report into Saracens' breaches of the salary cap.

What is universal credit - and what's the problem?

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 3:42pm
Universal credit was designed to simplify the welfare system but its introduction has proved controversial.