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Updated: 1 hour 37 min ago

Indian Wells CEO quits in equal pay row

1 hour 39 min ago
Indian Wells tournament chief Raymond Moore resigns after his controversial comments about equal pay in tennis.
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Welfare cuts row rumbles on

1 hour 52 min ago
The row over disability benefits cuts announced in the Budget continues in the press after it was revealed they would be dropped.
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Sexting among under-16s 'skyrocketing'

2 hours 3 min ago
Sexting among young people is "skyrocketing" but the government is "refusing to protect the smartphone generation", says Labour.
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Suu Kyi given Myanmar cabinet position

2 hours 13 min ago
Aung San Suu Kyi, whose National League for Democracy (NLD) party swept to victory in Myanmar's election, is given a place in the new cabinet.
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Tribute books for pier tragedy family

2 hours 15 min ago
Books of condolence open in Londonderry in memory of five members of a family who died in a drowning tragedy off the Irish coast.
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Sex abuse claims 'should be believed'

2 hours 17 min ago
Police in England and Wales need to further encourage sexual abuse victims to come forward by "believing" their accounts, the College of Policing says.
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Trump reveals unorthodox foreign policy views

3 hours 19 min ago
Donald Trump reveals part of his foreign policy team, and in speeches and interviews on Monday reveals he's a different kind of Republican candidate.
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Osborne to defend Budget ahead of vote

3 hours 57 min ago
Chancellor George Osborne is to defend his handling of the economy ahead of a vote by MPs to approve his Budget.
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Obama and Castro spar over human rights

4 hours 23 min ago
The Cuban and US leaders differ on issues including Cuba's political prisoners during President Barack Obama's landmark visit.
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FBI 'may be able to unlock iPhone'

4 hours 34 min ago
The FBI says it may have found a way to unlock the San Bernardino attacker's iPhone without Apple's assistance.
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Diabetes at-risk offered lifestyle help

6 hours 4 min ago
People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle support by the NHS to help them prevent the condition developing.
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'Speedy academisation plans risky'

6 hours 23 min ago
The plan to make all schools academies by 2022 is risky, says a body representing them.
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Ancient scrolls give up their secrets

6 hours 44 min ago
Metallic ink was used to write the Herculaneum scrolls, say scientists.
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Loopholes were just for looking through

7 hours 21 min ago
Budget time always brings "loophole" back into news
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South Africa unease plays out on campus

7 hours 26 min ago
The whole question of what it means to be South African is being played out on the country's university campuses, says Karen Allen.
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Petrobras posts $10bn quarterly loss

7 hours 27 min ago
Brazil's Petrobras, which is at the centre of a major corruption scandal, posts its biggest ever quarterly loss due to the plunge in oil prices.
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Miliband to warn against EU exit

7 hours 29 min ago
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband is to set out his case for why the UK should stay in the EU, in his first major intervention in the referendum debate.
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VIDEO: The comedians mocking so-called Islamic State

7 hours 34 min ago
The comedians mocking militants inside Syria and Iraq
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The global water crisis in pictures

7 hours 34 min ago
The first UK solo exhibition of photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz's long-term project on water opens in London.
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Can the Micro Bit inspire a million?

7 hours 35 min ago
The BBC launches the Micro Bit computer by giving a copy to thousands of Year 7 pupils - but is it too late to inspire a fresh generation of coders?
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