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Party political conferences: What to expect this year

2 hours 28 min ago
Our guide to what conferences are, when and where they're taking place, and what's likely to happen.

Jamie Campbell: We need more stories from outside London

2 hours 30 min ago
A new film tells the story of a boy who lives on a council estate and is obsessed with drag.

Police must prioritise reducing violence on women

2 hours 41 min ago
Reducing violence against women should have the same priority as countering terrorism, a watchdog says.

Long Covid less common than feared - ONS study

2 hours 55 min ago
One in 40 people has some long-lasting symptoms, Office for National Statistics data suggests.

The Wanted's Tom Parker: 'I'm not paying attention to cancer'

3 hours 21 min ago
"The more you pay attention to it, the more the cancer has control of you," says The Wanted star.

Gen Z battles to bring back unions, one Starbucks at a time

3 hours 29 min ago
Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship.

Canada federal election: The man who could topple Trudeau

3 hours 31 min ago
The new Conservative leader has tied Justin Trudeau in the polls with a pitch to moderate voters.

The Papers: Double-jabbed 'holiday joy' and defence pact challenged

3 hours 31 min ago
Changes to travel test rules and the fallout from the UK's submarine pact are among the front-page stories.

Winning photographers capture Britain's maritime heritage

3 hours 32 min ago
The winning images from this year's Shipwrecked Mariners' Society photography competition.

Lil Nas X: Is the rapper the defining star of his generation?

3 hours 34 min ago
The rapper has subverted hip-hop with his LGBT-positive lyrics, while dominating critics on social media.

How TikTokers took down a Texas anti-abortion site

3 hours 35 min ago
A draconian abortion ban in Texas has Gen Z fighting its enforcement through hacktivism

Education in prison: 'If I can do it, anyone can’

3 hours 36 min ago
Two prisoners describe how their education inside took them on a different path.

'I’m constantly worried about being evicted'

Thu, 16/09/2021 - 11:59pm
Debt charity StepChange is calling for emergency support for renters who have fallen behind on payments.

The big problem of building waste and how to tackle it

Thu, 16/09/2021 - 11:56pm
How better technology and regulation could cut the waste generated by the construction industry.

Andrew Neil: I was minority of one at GB News

Thu, 16/09/2021 - 11:46pm
The ex-BBC presenter who quit the channel says people can decide themselves if it is too right wing.

Lyra McKee: Two men charged with murder of journalist

Thu, 16/09/2021 - 11:16pm
The men, 21 and 33, have been charged over the shooting in Londonderry's Creggan estate in April 2019.

Covid in Wales: Vaccine passport decision due on Friday

Thu, 16/09/2021 - 11:06pm
Pass plans not ruled out in Wales amid concern that it could be damaging for nightclub trade.

Leicester blow two-goal lead to draw with Napoli in exciting tie

Thu, 16/09/2021 - 10:16pm
Leicester are denied victory in their Europa League opener after Napoli's Victor Osimhen scores twice in the second half.

Lyon consign Rangers to opening defeat in Europa League

Thu, 16/09/2021 - 9:55pm
Rangers suffer defeat in their opening Europa League group game after being clinically dispatched by Lyon.

Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81

Thu, 16/09/2021 - 9:19pm
The inventor, entrepreneur and ZX Spectrum creator died at his London home following a long illness.