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What to expect in Scottish election

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 10:01pm
Scots have cast their votes, but they will not be counted until Friday and Saturday - when will the outcome be known?

Grand Canyon lottery to kill bison gathers 45,000 entries

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 9:51pm
A chance to shoot a rare buffalo in the famed US National Park drew over 45,000 applicants.

'It hurts to look at home': Heartbroken Indians help from abroad

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 9:13pm
Seeing loved ones suffering in India, millions of families are trying to do their best from afar.

UK ships prepare to leave Jersey after dispute over fishing rights

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 7:37pm
The government says it is "pleased" French vessels have left but the Royal Navy remains on standby.

Dalian Atkinson: 'Traumatised' witness thought ex-footballer was dead

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 7:35pm
A murder trial hears a PC repeatedly stamped on the head of Dalian Atkinson after Tasering him.

European club success will help England, says Kane

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 7:29pm
Harry Kane says the success of English sides in European club competition will boost England's Euro 2020 hopes.

Harry Kane: England captain talks Euros, future and helping Leyton Orient

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 7:28pm
Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane tells BBC Sport that the all-English Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City is "great for the national team".

Covid: The vaccine patent row explained

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 7:24pm
The US says it supports a temporary lift on vaccine patents, but some countries have pushed back.

The Coronation Street storyline based on a real-life murder

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 7:07pm
The plot is drawn from the killing of Sophie Lancaster in 2007, who was murdered for being a goth.

Brazil: At least 25 killed in Rio de Janeiro shoot-out

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 6:54pm
The shoot-out took place during a police operation in a favela in the Brazilian city.

Covid: Germany rejects US-backed proposal to waive vaccine patents

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 6:51pm
The EU's biggest economy rejects the US-backed proposal, saying patents are not hindering production.

Concerns over Sexton's 'durability' reason for Lions omission

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 6:06pm
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland admits concerns over Johnny Sexton's "durability" were decisive in the Ireland captain's exclusion from the 37-man squad.

Julia James: £10,000 reward in hunt for PCSO's killer

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 5:45pm
Crimestoppers appeal for information to help find the person responsible for Julia James' murder.

Matt Dawson column: Warren Gatland has got Lions selection right - as always

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 5:45pm
Three-time Lion Matt Dawson says head coach Warren Gatland has once again got his selection right for this summer's South Africa tour.

Lake District skiers thrilled by snow in May

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 5:42pm
Covid-19 restrictions forced the 85-year-old Lake District Ski Club to close during the winter.

Childish Gambino sued by rapper over This Is America copying claim

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 5:27pm
The Grammy Award-winning song was copied from an unknown US rapper, he claims in court documents.

Covid-19: UK economy to bounce back and jab site privacy fears

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 5:08pm
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday evening.

English counties offer to host postponed IPL games

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 5:05pm
A group of counties write to the England and Wales Cricket Board about the possibility of hosting the remainder of the Indian Premier League.

Laindon death: James Gibbons was 'fantastic bloke', neighbour says

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 4:53pm
Three boys and two girls, aged 13 to 16, are being questioned over the murder of James Gibbons.

China mystery animal box craze causes outrage

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 4:39pm
The "blind box" craze sees people order a box containing a mystery animal that is sent in the post.