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'Four or five teams could win it' - Shearer on Premier League title race

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 10:50am
It's not just Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United in contention - Leicester and Tottenham can also win the Premier League, says Alan Shearer.

Blue Monday: Why it's a 'load of rubbish'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 10:24am
Blue Monday, known as the most depressing day of the year, was made up by a travel company in 2004.

Nóra Quoirin death: Girl's body 'placed in the jungle'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 9:50am
Nóra Quoirin's parents do not accept the findings of an inquest into her death in Malaysia.

Aditya Singh: Man found 'living in airport for three months' over Covid fears

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 9:47am
Aditya Singh was reportedly afraid to fly due to Covid-19, so lived in Chicago's O'Hare airport.

Jonathan Peter Brooks: Doctor charged over plastic surgeon attack

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 9:46am
Jonathan Brooks is charged with the attempted murder of Graeme Perks, who was attacked in his home.

Trampoline prices 'to soar 50% on shipping costs'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 9:42am
The owner of a toy retailer says high transport costs may mean larger toys become more expensive.

Covid-19: Critical care wards full in hospitals across England

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 9:26am
There are very few spare beds for the most seriously ill patients in parts of the country, the NHS says.

Australia set India 328 for victory on final day of decisive Test

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 8:41am
India will need to bat out the final day of the fourth Test against Australia in Brisbane to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

'We are on an upward curve' - Root savours England's Test win in Sri Lanka

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 8:30am
Captain Joe Root says England are "going in the right direction" after their seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first Test.

Trapped Chinese miners' note sparks hopes for rescue

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 8:02am
Rescuers say at least 12 workers are alive a week after an explosion blocked the mine's exit.

Lee Jae Yong: Samsung heir gets prison term for bribery scandal

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 6:53am
A South Korean court sentenced Lee Jae Yong to two and a half years in prison.

'I was spat at working as a paramedic'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 6:24am
Paramedics have faced a challenging time over the past year, and call on people to follow rules.

'Our goals are not cancelled' - Olympic champions on motherhood and postponed Games

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 6:00am
Olympic champions Allyson Felix and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce discuss balancing motherhood and training, gender disparities in athletics and the postponement of the Tokyo Games.

Alexei Navalny: EU and US demand release of poisoned Putin critic

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 5:39am
Alexei Navalny returned to Moscow from Germany months after a nerve agent attack nearly killed him.

Sri Lanka v England: Tourists win first Test by seven wickets

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 5:36am
Jonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence help England seal victory over Sri Lanka on the final morning of the first Test in Galle.

Australia unlikely to fully reopen border in 2021, says top official

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 5:19am
The border closure is likely to remain even with widespread vaccinations, a top official says.

Covid-19: China's economy grows in fourth quarter, bucking global trend

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 3:39am
China's economy grew at 2.3% for the year, making it the only major economy to see growth last year.

Brady's Buccaneers & reigning champions Chiefs advance in play-offs

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 3:24am
Tom Brady's Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the New Orleans Saints, while reigning champions the Kansas City Chiefs also advance.

Migrant caravan: Guatemala blocks thousands bound for US

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 3:21am
Security forces block a caravan of thousands that could pose an early test for the Biden White House.

London Ambulance Service: 'We take thousands of calls every day - it's tough'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:37am
Ambulance service staff in London explain the unique pressures of working during a pandemic.

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