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Lebanon’s descent into darkness

Wed, 28/07/2021 - 12:01am
The country's economic crisis has forced some families to move into refugee camps to survive.

Roma student: 'My only goal is to finish school'

Wed, 28/07/2021 - 12:00am
How one school in Croatia is working to improve education opportunities for Roma children like Kristina.

Canadian police reveal decade-long Manitoba residential school inquiry

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 11:54pm
Police are investigating abuse claims at a former school that sought to assimilate indigenous children.

US sells unique Wu-Tang Clan album seized from 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 11:49pm
The album was handed over as part of a $7.4m deal with a notorious former drug firm executive.

Fully-jabbed from EU and US could avoid quarantine

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 11:43pm
Senior cabinet ministers are due to discuss the move for arrivals to England in a meeting on Wednesday.

Chelsea open talks over France defender Kounde - Wednesday's football gossip

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 11:32pm
Chelsea open talks for Kounde, Grealish to decide future next week, Arsenal make Martinez inquiry, plus more.

Murder investigation after child dies in Ardoyne

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 10:52pm
Emergency services were called to a house in Brompton Park shortly after a quarter past eight on Tuesday evening.

Scottish boy plucked from obscurity stars in Indian film Mimi on Netflix

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 10:30pm
Three-year-old Jacob Smith of Aberdeen was plucked from obscurity on holiday and cast with Kriti Sanon in Mimi.

'Luxury' race will be among most expensive on earth

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 10:27pm
A four-day ultramarathon covering 120 miles on the west coast of Scotland will cost £15,499 to enter.

Biles praised for prioritising her mental health

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 10:09pm
American gymnast Simone Biles is praised for prioritising "mental wellness over all else" after pulling out of the Olympic women's team final.

Bairstow powers Fire to win over Brave in men's Hundred

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 9:34pm
Jonny Bairstow's 72 from 39 balls sets up a second win for Welsh Fire as they overcome the Southern Brave

Eagle eyes spot kestrel chicks in jet plane exhaust

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 9:00pm
The young birds "lucky to be alive" after found hiding in exhaust of an Airbus plane during repairs.

The Hundred - Welsh Fire v Southern Brave: Jonny Bairstow's best shots as he hits 72 not out

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 8:57pm
Watch the best shots as Welsh Fire captain Jonny Bairstow hits 72 not out, including five sixes, against Southern Brave in The Hundred at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.

Covid-19: CDC brings back mask guidance for virus hot spots

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 8:54pm
In states seeing surges, US health officials again recommend masking indoors - including at schools.

Capitol riot: Policeman tells 6 January hearing he feared he would die

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 8:49pm
Officers on duty when Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol give tearful testimony at an inquiry.

Brexit: EU pauses legal action against UK over NI Protocol 'breaches'

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 8:11pm
The action began in March after the UK made a move to change the implementation of the protocol.

Instagram makes under-16s' accounts private by default

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 8:06pm
Only approved followers can see posts and "like" or comment on accounts that retain the private setting.

Man Utd agree to sign Varane for initial £34m fee

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 7:45pm
Manchester United confirm they have reached an agreement to sign France defender Raphael Varane from Real Madrid.

IMF upgrades UK economic forecast

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 7:24pm
Wealth gap between countries could widen due to differing access to Covid vaccines, the IMF says.

The Hundred - Welsh Fire v Southern Brave: Smriti Mandhana's best shots as she powers Brave to win

Tue, 27/07/2021 - 6:26pm
Watch Smriti Mandhana's best shots as she powers Southern Brave to victory over Welsh Fire with an unbeaten 61 in The Hundred at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.