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Mechanical doping: UCI to announce use of X-ray cameras on Grand Tour stages

12 hours 34 min ago
X-ray cameras to be used on Grand Tour stages and classic races this season to prevent riders hiding motors in their bikes.

Israel admits striking suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007

12 hours 38 min ago
The Israeli military formally admits the strike for the first time as documents are declassified.

World Cup Qualifier: West Indies v Scotland - Chris Gayle out with first ball of match

12 hours 40 min ago
Scotland bowler Safyaan Sharif claims the wicket of Chris Gayle with the first ball of their World Cup qualifying match in Harare.

NHS pay: Increase for 1.3 million staff expected

13 hours 13 min ago
Unions are poised to back a deal which could see a million staff get 6% average increases over three years.

Cambridge Analytica: Facebook data row academic says he is 'scapegoat'

13 hours 27 min ago
Dr Aleksandr Kogan says he is "stunned" by allegations made against him by Facebook and Cambridge Analytica.

England: Who would you pick to start at the World Cup?

14 hours 9 sec ago
Pick the starting XI you would like to see England go with at the World Cup and then share it with your friends.

News Daily: Facebook data row and NHS set for pay deal

14 hours 42 sec ago
Your morning briefing for 21 March 2018.

What are the most endangered animals in the world?

March 20, 2018 - 10:03pm
The world's last male northern white rhino has died, age 45, leaving the species "functionally extinct". What could be next?

Sarajevo’s choir that bridged the ethnic divide

March 20, 2018 - 9:45pm
Rebuilding Sarajevo after the Bosnian war through a multi-faith choir.

Stunning images capture the world around us

March 20, 2018 - 9:44pm
The winners of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards Open competition are announced.

Person injured in new Austin 'incident'

March 20, 2018 - 9:41pm
Texas police believe this is unrelated to recent package bombs in the area that killed two people.

Cynthia Nixon holds governor rally

March 20, 2018 - 9:34pm
The Sex and the City star kicked off her gubernatorial bid in one of New York's most deprived areas.

Brexit: MPs warn of multiple obstacles to EU security deal

March 20, 2018 - 9:29pm
A longer transition period after Brexit may be needed to guarantee security co-operation, MPs say.

Photobox ad showing boy sitting on dog cleared after complaints

March 20, 2018 - 9:28pm
People had complained that children would copy the pose and harm themselves or their pets.

Coronation Street: The story behind David Platt's rape

March 20, 2018 - 9:26pm
The actor at the centre of the storyline "can't stress the importance" of why it needs to be aired.

Ocean plastic could treble in decade

March 20, 2018 - 9:21pm
But there are opportunities to cash in on the "ocean economy", a major report for the UK government says.

Tens of thousands still missing out on pension perks

March 20, 2018 - 9:19pm
A report suggests that 90% of people eligible are failing to claim National Insurance Credits.

Two thirds of firms yet to publish gender pay gap data

March 20, 2018 - 9:16pm
About 70% of companies have still not revealed the difference in what they pay male and female employees.

Eastern Ghouta: A mother's diary of life under siege

March 20, 2018 - 8:43pm
As Syrian government forces bombard rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, a mother of eight shares her experiences.

Would you give a migrant your bed?

March 20, 2018 - 8:43pm
Belgians are opening their homes to migrants on their way to the UK.