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Brexit: EU ready to extend transition period

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Theresa May says both sides are determined to reach a deal, despite no major breakthrough.

Wakefield's Pinderfields Hospital smokers shamed via loudspeaker

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Hospital users are encouraged to activate the announcements when they see someone smoking on site.

Ianis Hagi: Is Gheorghe's son Romania's next big thing?


BBC Sport looks at Ianis Hagi - son of Romania great Gheorghe, and who is following in some famous footsteps...

Macron: UK visa fears are 'fake news'

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The French president tries to allay fears of new barriers for Britons if there is no EU deal on Brexit, but he does not rule out visas.

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Jamal Khashoggi case: Mnuchin and Fox quit Saudi summit

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This comes amid fears journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside a Saudi consulate in Turkey.

Ed Moses: Two-time Olympic champion says he was told to 'shut up' at Wada meeting

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Two-time Olympic gold medallist Ed Moses says he was told to "shut up" at a World Anti-Doping Agency meeting.


FA 'appalled' by rape & death threats to England's Carney

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The Football Association urges police to tackle abuse on social media after death threats are made to England's Karen Carney.


'Mad cow disease' at Aberdeenshire farm after BSE confirmed

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A movement ban is in place on the farm, which is understood to be in the Huntly area.


Keira Knightley bans daughter from watching some Disney films

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The actress told Ellen DeGeneres she bans Cinderella and The Little Mermaid due to their portrayal of women.

Highway Code may include 'Dutch reach' to keep cyclists safe

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The method encourages drivers to look behind them before opening their door, to protect cyclists.

Name checks to begin on bank payments

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A recipient's name will be as critical as the account number and sort code when transferring money from July.


Police officer run over in Blackley during van chase

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Witnesses said they saw the vehicle reverse into a wall as it attempted to flee two police cars.

Bob Marley's daughter helps Reggae Girlz make World Cup history

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Jamaica's Reggae Girlz have qualified for the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup - and have Bob Marley's daughter to thank.


'Facebook baby ads taunted me after stillbirth'


Anna England Kerr was shown ads for cots, cribs and IVF, despite trying to turn them off.

Kaneria admits spot-fixing after six years of denials

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Former Pakistan leg spinner Danish Kaneria admits to spot-fixing while at Essex, ending six years of denial.


Banksy: How Love is in the Bin's shredding did not go to plan

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The artist confirms the canvas was supposed to shred in full, not just partially.

M40 crash: Wrong-way smash car 'crashed days before'


The car, which was in a crash that killed three, was reported to police five days earlier, it emerges.

Ben Morgan in England squad for autumn Tests but no Danny Cipriani

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Gloucester number eight Ben Morgan is included in the England squad for the autumn Tests, but there is no place for fly-half Danny Cipriani.


Orange Is The New Black to end with series seven

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Netflix has announced an end point for the comedy drama, which has run since 2013.

Usain Bolt: Eight-time Olympic champion 'turns down' Valletta contract

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Usain Bolt's agent says the eight-time Olympic champion has turned down a two-year deal from Maltese champions Valletta FC.

Thursday, Oct 18

Jayme Closs: Hunt for 13-year-old after parents murdered

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The FBI and Wisconsin police are looking for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, whose parents were shot dead.

Wednesday, Oct 17

UK PM: Intensive work needed to get EU deal

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The UK prime minister is meeting EU leaders in Brussels with talks deadlocked over the Irish border.

£5,000 backpay for 180,000 benefit claimants

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Errors mean 180,000 people on sickness benefits will now receive backdated payments.

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational cannabis

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The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.

Jamal Khashoggi: Trump gives Saudi benefit of doubt in Khashoggi case

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His comments come as Turkish sources say they have more evidence the Saudi journalist was killed.

Tuesday, Oct 16

Brexit: 'No optimism' for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

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The European Council president calls for new ideas but Theresa May is standing by her plan.

John Bercow 'to quit as Speaker next summer'

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News of John Bercow's plans follows damning report into the Commons' handling of bullying cases.

UK wage growth fastest for nearly 10 years

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Wages rose at an annual pace of 3.1% in the three months to August, official figures show.

Reaction to England's win over Spain

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Sam, Glyn and Steve there via Get Involved, loving what England did to Spain in Seville last night. And I'm the kind of person who likes to leave things on a positive note. You know, just like not going to bed on an argument. So as I wrap…

Monday, Oct 15

Theresa May says Brexit deal still 'achievable' despite differences

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The prime minister calls for "cool heads" as the UK and the EU search for a deal ahead of a key summit.

Brexit talks hit 'real problem' over Northern Ireland border

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Theresa May faces MPs as UK and EU fail to resolve the Irish border issue ahead of a crucial summit.

Airport second runway plans a 'betrayal'


Gatwick Airport says its emergency runway could be used "routinely" as part of future growth plans.

Meghan expecting royal baby next spring

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The Duchess of Sussex is due to give birth in the spring, Kensington Palace says.

Sunday, Oct 14

Brexit negotiators discuss NI border

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Dominic Raab and Michel Barnier hold unscheduled talks in Brussels ahead of a crunch summit.

British mountain biker shot dead by hunter in French Alps

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The 34-year-old was mountain biking in woodland when he was hit by a stray bullet.

Nepal storm kills climbers on Himalayan peak Gurja

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Nine die when a violent storm destroys their camp on the Himalayan peak of Gurja.

Ex-Brexit secretary calls for rebellion

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The former Brexit secretary says Theresa May's plans will prevent the UK striking new trade deals.