Monday, May 21, 2018

Suffolk MP Daniel Poulter cleared in misconduct probe

Daniel Poulter had been accused of inappropriate behaviour towards female colleagues.

Vote: Most scandalous sporting cheats

Following the revelations Australia's cricket team cheated against South Africa on Saturday, here's a list of other highly controversial moments in sport - but which is the most scandalous?

Firm in data scandal ‘made election boasts’

The company that became Cambridge Analytica boasted about interfering in foreign elections, according to documents seen by the Sunday Politics.

Former Catalan president detained in Germany

The former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has been detained in Germany.

David Davis says a deal with EU is ‘incredibly probable’

The Brexit secretary says preparing for a stalemate is like having home insurance.

Tom Watson apologises over ‘anti-Semitic’ mural row

Labour's deputy leader backs Jeremy Corbyn's regret for his comments on an allegedly anti-Semitic mural.

Ex-newspaper editor who killed wife gets 10 years

A former newspaper editor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of bludgeoning his wife to death with a hammer.

Girl seriously hurt after car drives into group of children in Glasgow

A teenage girl is in a serious condition after the attempted murder in the Castlemilk area Glasgow.

Vettel holds off Hamilton to win Australian GP

Sebastian Vettel has won his third Australian Grand Prix with an opportunistic victory in Melbourne.

Large fire breaks out at Rochdale mill

Homes were evacuated when Proofings Mill in Rochdale went up in flames.

Race to save 192 passengers as ferry hits rock

Almost 200 people are trapped on board a ferry that hit a rock in South Korea.

Cambridge science teacher turns microscope images into art

Meet the science teacher who makes art out of objects under his microscope.

Daredevil blasts off in homemade steam rocket

A daredevil inventor who believes the Earth is flat blasted himself around 570 metres (1,875ft) into the air in a rocket before landing with a bump.

Australia captain quits over ball-tampering scandal

Australia's cricket captain has stepped down for the rest of the third Test against South Africa after his team cheated earlier in the match.

France terror attack hero married before he died

A police officer who took the place of a hostage during a terror attack at a French supermarket married his partner while on his death bed.

‘Day of shame’ in Australia over cricket scandal

The revelations that Australian cricketers cheated in a Test match against South Africa have sparked outrage in Australia.

Cambridge Analytica-linked firm ‘boasted of poll interference’

BBC sees papers suggesting Cambridge Analytica's parent company boasted of election interference.

Jameela Jamil: Girls’ body image problems are ‘out of control’

Actress Jameela Jamil on how a picture of the Kardashians inspired her to try to stop women from focusing on weight.

Newport’s pro-breastfeeding scheme ‘should be Wales-wide’

Midwives want a scheme in one city aimed at making mothers feel comfortable expanded nationwide.

Australia-UK: First direct flight takes 17 hours

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