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Sean Spicer quits: White House press secretary plays down 'row'

BBC 800 sources

Donald Trump's spokesman is said to have resigned over the hiring of a new communications director.

Drones must soon be registered in the UK

Sky News / UK 18 sources

All drones weighing more than 250g will now have to be registered in the UK, the Government has announced.

Boots 'truly sorry' for handling of morning-after pill pricing row

ITV / News 12 sources

The high street chemist - which charges almost £15 more for the pill than rivals - said it was "truly sorry" for a "poor choice of words".

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Victory for Tory Remainers: Hammond believes he has backing for free movement Brexit deal

SENIOR Tories have softened their approach to Brexit after backing a transitional offer that will allow EU citizens free movement to Britain for up to two years after the UK has left the bloc.


Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau resigns over fatal shooting of Justine Damond

IB Times UK 198 sources

Harteau resigned at the demand of the city's mayor, Betsy Hodges, who said she had 'lost confidence' in her.


6.7 earthquake hits Kos: Two dead

CNN / Europe 423 sources

At least two people were killed early Friday when the Greek island of Kos was shaken by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake, Mayor George Kyritsis told CNN Greece.


Number of homeless children in temporary accommodation rises 37%

The Guardian 7 sources

Councils across England are providing temporary housing for around 120,540 children with their families - a net increase of 32,650


Boots' apology after morning-after pill row

Sky News 12 sources

Boots has said it is "truly sorry" for the way it responded to a campaign calling for it to cut the price of emergency contraception.


US police boss quits after fatal shooting

Sky News / World 198 sources

The head of Minneapolis police has resigned following fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman by an officer.


Royals unveil Prince George's birthday portrait

Sky News / UK 62 sources

A new photograph of Prince George has been released to mark his fourth birthday.


Russian man at Trump Jr meeting had partner with Soviet intelligence ties

The Guardian / AU 56 sources

Irakly Kaveladze’s partner Boris Goldstein was a Soviet-born banker whose ties to former KGB officials attracted interest from US investigators in the 1990s


Listen to shocking racist rant as UKIP politician calls Labour MP Chuka Umunna a 'f***ing coconut'

Daily Record 7 sources

Michelle Brown said the MP was 'black on the outside, white on the inside' as part of her tirade against the 38-year-old.


Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas 'is freezing contacts with Israel on all levels'

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinian leadership will freeze contacts with Israel on all levels.


Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr had the FSB state intelligence agency as a client

The Independent 56 sources

The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia's FSB security service among her clients for years, Russian court documents seen by Reuters…


Justin Bieber banned from China over bad boy past: Is Purpose tour in jeopardy?

Beijing's culture bureau said decision was based on Bieber's controversial history, which includes an arrest.

Friday, Jul 21

Turkey and Greece hit by strong earthquake: two dead and 200 injured – as it happened

The Guardian 360 sources

Live updates as 6.5-magnitude quake strikes between resorts of Bodrum and Kos

New Charlie Gard scan makes for 'sad reading'

Sky News / US News 53 sources

A new scan on Charlie Gard makes for "sad reading", a lawyer representing Great Ormond Street Hospital has said.

Man admits murdering brother, 23, by pouring petrol on him and setting him alight as he slept with girlfriend

Mirror Online 12 sources

Blair Logan, 27, also admitted attempting to murder his younger brother's girlfriend - searches of his computer found he had researched burn injuries

The morning-after pill: what it costs and where to get it

The Guardian 15 sources

Boots has refused to reduce the price, but other retailers have, while NHS walk-in clinics will give it to you for free

Thursday, Jul 20

OJ Simpson granted parole after nine years in prison

Daily Mail Online 1024 sources

Orenthal James Simpson will be released from prison this October after four members of the Nevada Parole Board voted unanimously for his release on Thursday afternoon.

Linkin Park star Chester Bennington 'found dead' on birthday of late friend Chris Cornell of Audioslave

Mirror Online 430 sources

The Linkin Park frontman had paid tribute to Audioslave and Soundgarden star Chris when he had died in May

Brexit: Second round of talks fails to produce breakthrough on key disputes, says EU's chief negotiator

The Independent 78 sources

The second round of the Brexit talks have failed to produce a breakthrough on key disputes with the UK, the EU's chief negotiator has said. Michel Barnier said the British Government was still failing to provide sufficient “convergence” on…

John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

The Independent 480 sources

US Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office has confirmed. The tumour was discovered after the former presidential candidate underwent a minor procedure last week to remove a blood clot from above his left eye,…

Wednesday, Jul 19

Trump and Putin met twice at G20 in Germany

BBC.com 285 sources

Donald Trump met Vladimir Putin at second, previously undisclosed meeting at this month's G20.

Stars defend BBC pay amid gender gap scandal

Sky News / US News 196 sources

The Prime Minister has criticised the BBC for "paying women less for doing the same job as men" after the salaries of the broadcaster's biggest stars were publicly released.

UK Weather: Flash flooding in Cornwall after freak storms

Daily Mail Online 73 sources

A four-foot torrent of water tore up roads, damaged buildings and swept away market stalls as it tore through the village of Coverack, in Cornwall, on Tuesday night amid torrential rain.

BBC pay: Rows brew as Chris Evans & Gary Linekar top list

Daily Mail Online 66 sources

The list is topped by Chris Evans who earned up to £2.49million last year with the top ten paid around £9million in salary between them - but Claudia Winkleman is the only woman among them.

Tuesday, Jul 18

Inflation unexpectedly falls as oil costs sink

Sky News / UK 60 sources

The rate of inflation fell unexpectedly to 2.6% in June from 2.9% the previous month, led by lower oil prices.

'Hail as big as 50p pieces!' Coverack devastated by 5ft flash floods as residents TRAPPED

Daily Express 73 sources

HOMES have been destroyed, roads ripped up and two people airlifted to safety after a village in Cornwall was hit by five-foot high waters and dramatic flash floods this evening.

Republicans oppose healthcare plans leaving party without majority

BBC / News 269 sources

Two Republicans say they oppose their party's plans, leaving the leadership without a majority.

Let Obamacare fail - Trump's new plan

BBC.com 319 sources

The US president says he will not 'own' Obamacare and urges Congress to let the health system fail.

Monday, Jul 17

David Davis returns to Brussels for Brexit talks as Government descends into all-out war

Telegraph / News 50 sources

A Cabinet minister has criticised his Conservative colleagues for leaking details of sensitive conversations as the Government descended into all-out war. Chris Grayling, the Transport Secretary, said “no one should be discussing on or off…

Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor will make this show buzz again

It would have been an outrage if a 13th man had been cast. The BBC have made this audacious revelation at exactly the right time

Justine Greening raids free schools budget for £1.3bn education bailout

The Guardian 16 sources

Education secretary promises increase in core funding per pupil after MPs said schools policy was major vote loser

Fans are freaking out over Ed Sheeran's cameo in Game Of Thrones season 7 premiere

'Arya telling Ed Sheeran that she's gonna kill the queen. She's thinking out loud,' says a fan.