Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman show LGBT support on Bafta red carpet

Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman show LGBT support on Bafta red carpet

Bafta winners Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz have been hailed as LGBT heroes after proclaiming their support for the community on the red carpet before Sunday's awards show. Twitter user @lgbtdisney, a 19-year-old called Grace from Liverpool, ask...
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Game of Thrones author hails transformative effect effect on actors

Game of Thrones author hails transformative effect effect on actors

Game Of Thrones has transformed the lives of some of its actors, the author of the fantasy drama said. Writer George RR Martin returned to the scene of some of the filming in Northern Ireland on Wednesday.
Titanic exploration pilot: Seeing the wreck for the first time was 'amazing'

Titanic exploration pilot: Seeing the wreck for the first time was 'amazing'

Explorers making the first manned voyage to the Titanic wreckage in 14 years said they have uncovered a partial collapse of the ship's hull. Nearly 13,125ft (4,000m) beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, salt corrosion and metal-eating bacte...
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Man arrested in Libby Squire murder probe

Man arrested in Libby Squire murder probe

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Hull University student Libby Squire, whose disappearance prompted a widespread search. The 21-year-old vanished in February this year, leading to a search which involved hundreds of p...
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Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes list of highest-paid actors

Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes list of highest-paid actors

Dwayne Johnson has topped the Forbes list of actors for highest pay between June 2018 and June 2019, earning $89 million in 12 months. His closest rivals for high pay were Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, and the Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar.
Repairing and rebuilding Whaley Bridge dam 'will take years and cost millions'

Repairing and rebuilding Whaley Bridge dam 'will take years and cost millions'

Work on the damaged dam in Whaley Bridge will take years and cost "millions", the project manager has said. More than 1,500 people were evacuated from the Derbyshire town from August 1 due to fears that the dam wall at the Toddbrook Reservoir wou...
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Boris Johnson: We must lose the backstop to make a Brexit deal

Boris Johnson: We must lose the backstop to make a Brexit deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells his German counterpart Angela Merkel and assembled members of the press that the Irish backstop arrangements must be dropped from any proposed Brexit deal with the European Union. Mr Johnson was in Berlin in ord...
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England v Australia: Ashes third Test preview

England v Australia: Ashes third Test preview

England and Australia are getting ready for the third Ashes Test. England captain Joe Root said that England batsman Jason Roy has passed a concussion test after being hit during nets ahead of the third Ashes contest at Headingley. Whereas Austra...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Boris Johnson is heading to Berlin and Paris to "see if there's movement" on the European side in an effort to break the Brexit deadlock, no-deal planning chief Michae...
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Alastair Campbell: I don't know if Dominic Cummings believed in Brexit

Alastair Campbell: I don't know if Dominic Cummings believed in Brexit

Former Downing Street Director of Communications Alastair Campbell talks to writer James Graham at the 2019 Edinburgh TV Festival. Campbell discussed Graham's drama Brexit: The Uncivil War and his take on the actions of Boris Johnson and Dominic ...
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Woman chains herself to stand at Bury FC as club's future threatened

Woman chains herself to stand at Bury FC as club's future threatened

Former director Joy Hart, who has handcuffed herself to the main entrance at ailing Bury FC, pleads for help to save the club, while other fans prop a coffin up against the reception door. Ms Hart said: "There's so many big clubs out there, your ...
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Body of young boy found in River Stour confirmed as Lucas Dobson

Body of young boy found in River Stour confirmed as Lucas Dobson

The body of a young boy found in the River Stour has been confirmed as that of six-year-old Lucas Dobson, Kent Police said. The six-year-old went missing on Saturday afternoon after he fell into the river in Sandwich, Kent, while on a fishing tri...
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Gamescom in Cologne: 2019 highlights

Gamescom in Cologne: 2019 highlights

Gamescom 2019 takes place at the Koelnmesse exhibition centre in Cologne, Germany, this week and is a chance for gamers to get a close look at some of the big titles coming out later this year and in 2020. Carmaker Ford has announced plans to exp...
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Johnson told EU is united over Brexit stance

Johnson told EU is united over Brexit stance

The European Union has restated its "single united position" over Brexit as Boris Johnson prepares for talks with the leaders of its most influential nations. The Prime Minister is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesda...
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Who is Carrie Symonds?

Who is Carrie Symonds?

Boris Johnson's girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, has been barred from visiting the US. She had applied for permission to go to the US as part of her job with environmental group Oceana but the request was blocked, the Daily Mail reported. The situati...
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Dublin High Court approves Ryanair bid to prevent pilot strike

Dublin High Court approves Ryanair bid to prevent pilot strike

The Dublin High Court has approved an application by Ryanair to stop a proposed pilot strike on Thursday and Friday. Justice McDonald told Dublin High Court that he would approve an application for an injunction to prevent around 180 pilots in Ir...
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Inquisitive badger spotted roaming train station platform

Inquisitive badger spotted roaming train station platform

Mandatory credit: Ryan Meyrick An inquisitive badger trots along the platform at Stoke-on-Trent railway station, surprising rail staff. Ryan Meyrick, who spotted the badger says staff often see foxes in the station, but have never seen a badger b...
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What exactly is the G7?

What exactly is the G7?

A look at what the G7 is and which countries it is made up of ahead of the 2019 summit in Biarritz, France.
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Body found by police searching for six-year-old Lucas Dobson

Body found by police searching for six-year-old Lucas Dobson

A body has been found by police searching for six-year-old Lucas Dobson who fell into the River Stour at Sandwich, Kent Police said. Kent Police said the body has not been formally identified but Lucas' family have been told. Chief Inspector Mar...
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Morgan Freeman says money was the motivation for latest film role

Morgan Freeman says money was the motivation for latest film role

Veteran Hollywood star Morgan Freeman said money was the motivating factor for his latest role. The Oscar-winning actor, 82, is playing a fictional US president in action thriller Angel Has Fallen, which also stars Gerard Butler. It is the secon...
Countdown to Brexit: 71 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 71 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Donald Trump: The EU has not treated the UK very well

Donald Trump: The EU has not treated the UK very well

While answering questions from the press at the White House during a bilateral meeting with the President of Romania, the US President Donald Trump said that dealing with the European Union is very difficult and they have not treated the UK very w...
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Fashion 'granfluencer' takes New York Fashion Week by storm

Fashion 'granfluencer' takes New York Fashion Week by storm

A runway queen who dubs herself The Style Crone has amassed 50,000 Instagram followers and took New York Fashion Week by storm, when she captivated audiences modelling trendsetting designs - despite being 76. Now a leading 'granfluencer' - a seni...
Inventive schoolchildren smash piano record

Inventive schoolchildren smash piano record

Ten UK universities broke the world record for the number of people playing the same piano at the same time, which stood at 21 people. Eighty-eight people, aged between six and 14, took part.
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Bond 25 title revealed as No Time To Die

Bond 25 title revealed as No Time To Die

The title of the next James Bond film has been revealed as No Time To Die. The 25th film in the spy franchise will see Daniel Craig in his fifth outing as the MI6 agent. A post on the official 007 Twitter said: "Daniel Craig returns as James Bon...