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Xi Jinping in Hong Kong: Tight security as city marks 25 years of handover

46 min 31 sec ago
China's leader Xi Jinping is visiting in his first trip outside the mainland since the start of the pandemic.

Addiction: The faces of those fighting to break free and those helping

2 hours 17 min ago
The number of professional workers seeking help for addiction is on the increase, charities say.

Pride at 50: The LGBT revolution sparked in a basement

2 hours 20 min ago
The ripple effects of the Gay Liberation Front's 1972 march are still being felt.

Grown Up in Britain exhibition looks at the changing face of teenage kicks

2 hours 32 min ago
A photo exhibition captures what's different and what's stayed the same in a century of teenage life.

Help 999 teams find missing heart defibrillators

2 hours 41 min ago
About 70,000 of the life-saving devices are in UK community locations unknown by the emergency services.

Student requests for hardship funding tripled over Covid

2 hours 43 min ago
Freedom of Information responses suggest the amount of hardship money doubled last year.

Missing homing pigeon Bob found 4,000 miles away in Alabama

3 hours 4 min ago
The bird was racing home to Gateshead but was found by a puzzled resident at his home in Alabama.

Life inside the Dutch earthquake zone

3 hours 21 min ago
Homes damaged by gas extraction are propped up with wooden beams while residents suffer health issues.

Russia's elite 331st paras regiment fight for public support

3 hours 23 min ago
In the thick of the Donbas battle, the paras regiment is trapped in a conflict that is costing many lives.

Nadine Dorries: Culture secretary confuses rugby codes in speech at Rugby League World Cup event

3 hours 31 min ago
Culture secretary Nadine Dorries confuses the two rugby codes in a speech at a Rugby League World Cup event in St Helens.

Missing Cryptoqueen: FBI adds Ruja Ignatova to top ten most wanted

3 hours 36 min ago
Ruja Ignatova is accused of defrauding victims out of $4bn (£3.2bn) through a cryptocurrency scam.

Assam: 'I saw my husband die as flood water rose around us'

3 hours 37 min ago
Millions in India’s Assam state are struggling to piece together their lives after devastating floods.

The Papers: 'Drunken' Tory whip quits and No 10 'plans VAT cut'

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 11:54pm
Government whip Chris Pincher's resignation and a possible tax cut make Friday's front pages.

End-of-life: How home nurses helped ease my husband's last days

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 10:58pm
Since the pandemic more people are choosing to die at home, including campaigner Dame Deborah James.

The fight to save vanishing wildflower meadows

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 10:58pm
Conservationists urge action to reverse a "catastrophic" decline in the nation's natural habitats.

Diamond League: Dina Asher-Smith edges 200m win before world title defence

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 10:07pm
Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith holds on to claim a morale-boosting 200m win in the Diamond League on Thursday.

Suspect arrested in Birmingham Interpol murder kidnap probe

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 9:58pm
Tomasz Samel was escorted from his home by fake Interpol officers and later found with 75% burns.

TV ad breaks could get longer as rules are reviewed

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 9:55pm
The frequency of advertising breaks will be reviewed by Ofcom, which says it will consult viewers.

A Nato summit in Madrid for hawks

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 9:52pm
The BBC's Frank Gardner speaks to Nato leaders during the first summit since Russia invaded Ukraine.

Tory whip resigns saying he 'embarrassed himself'

Thu, 30/06/2022 - 9:08pm
Chris Pincher writes to the PM to step down following an incident on Wednesday evening.