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Sesame Workshop says Bert and Ernie are 'best friends' and not gay

September 18, 2018 - 5:17pm
A writer says he sees the puppet pair as a gay couple, but Sesame Workshop calls them "best friends".

US surgeon and girlfriend suspected of multiple drug rapes

September 18, 2018 - 5:15pm
Police seize thousands of videos of possible victims from the "clean-cut" doctor and his partner.

McDonald's US workers strike over harassment

September 18, 2018 - 4:21pm
American employees call on the fast food giant to do more to tackle workplace sexual harassment.

Inter Milan 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Inter stun Spurs with late fightback

September 18, 2018 - 3:55pm
Late goals from Mauro Icardi and Matias Vecino stun Tottenham as Inter Milan celebrate their return to the Champions League with a dramatic win at the San Siro.

Wiltshire Police confirm no nerve agent exposure for Salisbury diners

September 18, 2018 - 3:49pm
Two people fell ill at a restaurant but police have ruled out exposure to a nerve agent.

Brexit: EU 'ready to improve' Irish border proposal

September 18, 2018 - 3:46pm
Michel Barnier says he wants checks away from the Irish border and the UK's territorial integrity respected.

Mylee Billingham: Father 'murdered daughter after threat to kill mother'

September 18, 2018 - 3:40pm
Mylee Billingham was stabbed at her father's home after he threatened to kill her mother, a court hears.

Barcelona 4-0 PSV Eindhoven: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick in Champions League win

September 18, 2018 - 3:31pm
Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick as Barcelona thrash Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven in their opening Champions League game.

Daughter's accident leads to Dragon's Den deal

September 18, 2018 - 3:27pm
Ex-teacher Craig Hill developed an outdoor equipment for schools business after getting depression.

Boy dresses like Black Panther hero 'to feel like himself'

September 18, 2018 - 1:26pm
Stephanie Hardy's son is picked on at school for his size but his confidence was boosted at a Comic Expo event.

EU migration: How has it changed the UK?

September 18, 2018 - 1:10pm
Committee looks at impact on jobs, wages, public services and communities.

Coventry bus crash: Kailash Chander was driving dangerously

September 18, 2018 - 12:56pm
Kailash Chander was diagnosed with dementia after a crash which left two dead, a court is told.

London Fashion Week: Representation is 'still a problem'

September 18, 2018 - 12:51pm
Strides have been made towards diversity on London's catwalks but is it enough?

Wolves' dressing room is Premier League ready

September 18, 2018 - 12:47pm
Wolves' home dressing room at Molineux has a makeover after their return to the Premier League.

No-deal Brexit 'could make policing harder'

September 18, 2018 - 12:27pm
Loss of the EU Arrest Warrant could make cases like the Novichok attack investigation harder, a police chief says.

Westminster inquest: Security 'completely failed' stabbed PC

September 18, 2018 - 12:26pm
An opportunity to save Keith Palmer's life was possibly lost, a firearms officer tells an inquest.

'How breastfeeding on mountain race made me go viral'

September 18, 2018 - 11:26am
Sophie Power was pictured breastfeeding during a gruelling 106-mile race at Mont Blanc.

Personality tests: Are you average, self-centred, role-model or reserved?

September 18, 2018 - 10:33am
Researchers identify four new types after studying the results of more than one million people.

Ben Stokes and Alex Hales charged with bringing game into disrepute

September 18, 2018 - 9:49am
Ben Stokes and Alex Hales are charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the ECB following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub.

Mini plant to close for a month post-Brexit

September 18, 2018 - 9:47am
The BMW-owned factory will shut down to avoid disruption in the event of a no-deal departure.