Monday, May 21, 2018

MPs to debate Vote Leave Brexit spending allegations

It comes as lawyers for Brexit activists say evidence "strongly suggests" Vote Leave broke the rules.

2018 Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race: BBC TV & online coverage times

Details of BBC Sport's live TV and online coverage of the 2018 Boat Race between Oxford University and Cambridge University on the River Thames.

Plastic recycling: How do bottle deposit schemes work?

The government is consulting on introducing a deposit return scheme for drinking containers.

How Secret Cinema became the most famous business of its kind

Over ten years Secret Cinema has grown from an idea in a child's head to the most famous business of its kind.

Australia-UK: First direct flight takes 17 hours

The first non-stop flight between Australia and the UK has landed at London.

First scrotum and penis transplant performed

A man who lost his genitals in a war injury has received the world's first full penis and scrotum transplant.

Needles found on baby changing table in Plymouth McDonald’s

The mother who found them believes the needles had been used for injecting drugs.

Formula 1 is back – without the grid girls

As the racing season gets underway, not everyone is happy with the decision to axe grid girls.

Soldiers in court over Cape Verde brawl

Two British soldiers have appeared in court in Cape Verde after they were arrested for brawling.

Coca-Cola to close Milton Keynes and Northampton sites

The planned closures will affect nearly 300 jobs at sites in Milton Keynes and Northampton.

What it’s like to hear voices

Like Minds: One in 10 of us will at some point hear a voice that isn’t there.

New Zealand beat England by an innings and 49 runs in first Test at...

England lose by an innings and 49 runs to New Zealand in the first Test despite the efforts of Ben Stokes on the final day.

Police officer seriously injured in Manchester sword attack

A man has been arrested after the officer was seriously injured in the attack in Manchester.

Nobel Prize for Literature delayed amid sex scandal

The Nobel Prize for Literature will be not awarded this year over concerns that a "crisis" in the Swedish Academy is so serious that a prize decision would not be perceived as credible, organisers say.

‘Smell like you mean business’

You can tell a lot about someone by the perfume they wear, says perfumer Roja Dove.

Royal wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s plans

A summary of the latest details on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding day plans.

Arsenal take control against CSKA

Alexandre Lacazette and Aaron Ramsey both score twice as Arsenal take control of their Europa League quarter-final by demolishing CSKA Moscow in the first leg.

Syria air strikes: Theresa May faces MPs’ questions

Opposition parties say Parliament should have been consulted before the military intervention.

Sir Ken Dodd: Fans to say farewell at comedian’s Liverpool funeral

Members of the public have been asked to line the streets of the funeral procession in Liverpool.

Russia warns US it will shoot down Syria missiles

Russia has warned the US it will shoot down any missiles fired at its ally Syria, as concerns grow that Western powers may retaliate over a suspected chemical weapons attack.
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Police warn Meghan’s nephew over nightclub knife

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