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California man freed after two days trapped in restaurant grease vent

December 12, 2018 - 6:43pm
Fire crews free the 29-year-old from a small duct at a vacant Chinese restaurant in California.

Sane double helps Man City beat Hoffenheim and top group

December 12, 2018 - 6:20pm
Manchester City's qualification for the Champions League last 16 was an "incredible success", says manager Pep Guardiola.

Parker Solar Probe: Sun-skimming mission starts calling home

December 12, 2018 - 6:16pm
Having become the closest-ever human-made object to our star, the Parker spacecraft returns returns its first data

Canada is seeking consular access to ex-diplomat detained in China

December 12, 2018 - 6:01pm
Michael Kovrig, on special leave from Canada's foreign ministry, was detained this week in Beijing.

'Every day I go to work and pray I'm safe'

December 12, 2018 - 5:55pm
Hotel room cleaners have long battled sexual harassment by guests. Now they are hitting back.

Man Utd finish second in group after limp Valencia defeat

December 12, 2018 - 5:47pm
Manchester United fall to a Champions League defeat in Valencia as a Phil Jones own goal follows a glaring miss by Paul Pogba.

Brexit battles: How Theresa May keeps fighting on

December 12, 2018 - 5:36pm
It's been a struggle that's lasted two years – but for now the PM's fighting talk means she's kept her job.

Theresa May survives confidence vote of Tory MPs

December 12, 2018 - 4:44pm
Prime Minister Theresa May wins a confidence vote with 200 out of 317 Tory MPs supporting her to stay on as leader.

Cheers as vote win declared

December 12, 2018 - 4:14pm
Sir Graham Brady announces that Theresa May has won the party confidence vote by 200 votes to 117.

Climate change is 'shrinking winter'

December 12, 2018 - 2:49pm
Snowy mountain winters are being squeezed into shorter periods, threatening water supplies and increasing wildfire risk.

Bereaved mother criticises Facebook over baby ads

December 12, 2018 - 1:19pm
The woman says if companies were able to spot she had been pregnant, they should also have realised she was bereaved.

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen jailed

December 12, 2018 - 1:16pm
Michael Cohen is sentenced to three years for making illegal hush money payments and lying to Congress.

Scottish budget: Higher earner income tax gap to widen

December 12, 2018 - 12:55pm
Scotland's finance secretary will not pass on a tax break for higher earners that was announced by the chancellor in his UK budget.

Liverpool's Matip fractures collarbone against Napoli

December 12, 2018 - 12:47pm
Liverpool defender Joel Matip could be out for up to six weeks as he needs surgery on a fractured collarbone.

How Tory MPs say they will vote in no confidence vote

December 12, 2018 - 12:44pm
A full list of the Conservative MPs who have publicly said whether they will back their leader, Theresa May.

Spain's minimum wage to jump 22% in new year

December 12, 2018 - 12:44pm
"A rich country cannot have poor workers," the PM said, announcing the biggest hike for decades.

Screen Actors Guild Awards: Two nominations for Emily Blunt

December 12, 2018 - 12:27pm
The British actress gets two nominations for her work in Mary Poppins Returns and A Quiet Place.

Robot turns out to be man in suit

December 12, 2018 - 12:14pm
A robot has featured on Russian TV but turns out to be a man in a suit.

Football must unite to stamp out the 'ugly' spectre of racism - West Brom boss Darren Moore

December 12, 2018 - 12:05pm
West Brom boss Darren Moore is calling on football to unite to stamp out the "ugly" spectre of racism.

Pound rallies as May tipped to win confidence vote

December 12, 2018 - 11:43am
Sterling up amid speculation the prime minister will win the confidence vote.