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Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan on Queen Elizabeth film

December 11, 2018 - 5:04am
Margot Robbie has revealed that she felt she wasn't the right actress for the role of Queen Elizabeth I.

'Numerous institutions and individuals enabled Nasser abuse', finds USOC report

December 11, 2018 - 5:04am
The United States Olympics Committee apologises after a report finds it failed to protect athletes from being sexually abused by Larry Nassar.

Six suspected migrants rescued from Dover shipping lane

December 11, 2018 - 4:39am
A lifeboat crew was called to a boat six miles off the Kent coast, in the in the Dover Strait.

Grace Millane: Police in search for long-handled shovel

December 11, 2018 - 3:42am
A body believed to be that of British backpacker Grace Millane was found on the outskirts of Auckland.

Carpetright losses widen as sales fall

December 11, 2018 - 3:21am
Sales are still falling at the retailer which is closing stores as part of a restructuring plan.

Refugee footballer fights extradition to Bahrain

December 11, 2018 - 2:32am
Bahraini Hakeem Al-Araibi, who has refugee status in Australia, was detained in Thailand last month.

'I was aged 24, and dead for five minutes'

December 11, 2018 - 2:02am
More than 80,000 young people in the UK could be living with undiagnosed heart conditions.

Wiggins 'jiffy-bag' doctor to give evidence at Varnish tribunal

December 11, 2018 - 1:51am
Jess Varnish will give evidence to a tribunal hearing on Tuesday as her case against British Cycling and UK Sport gets under way.

News Daily: May meets EU leaders for Brexit talks and Macron's offer to protesters

December 11, 2018 - 1:33am
Your morning briefing for 11 December 2018.

Advent calendar 2018: Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title

December 11, 2018 - 1:31am
Watch highlights from Angelique Kerber's victory over seven-time champion Serena Williams to win her first Wimbledon title in front of a star-studded Centre Court crowd.

Two nuns admit embezzling cash for Vegas gambling trips

December 11, 2018 - 12:39am
Two Catholic sisters who worked at a California school express remorse after stealing about $500,000.

East Antarctica's glaciers are stirring

December 10, 2018 - 11:42pm
Nasa detects the first signs of significant melting in a swathe of previously quiet ice streams.

Question Time and Doctor Who among 'most tweeted about' BBC shows

December 10, 2018 - 10:47pm
News programmes prove popular on Twitter in 2018 - with Doctor Who and EastEnders also sparking discussion.

Brexit: Theresa May to meet EU leaders in bid to rescue deal

December 10, 2018 - 8:46pm
Theresa May will speak to Angela Merkel, Mark Rutte and Donald Tusk after delaying UK vote on the deal.

Final day for Wales' First Minister Carwyn Jones

December 10, 2018 - 8:40pm
His nine years in the job will come to an end on Tuesday after a Labour contest elected Mark Drakeford.

Andy Serkis on why there was room for two Jungle Books

December 10, 2018 - 8:33pm
Andy Serkis explains how his retelling of The Jungle Book swerved a clash with Disney's 2016 film.

Sterling: Is football racism rising?

December 10, 2018 - 8:33pm
Raheem Sterling was allegedly racially abused by Chelsea fans.

Former altar boy sues church over rapes by priest

December 10, 2018 - 8:24pm
A former altar boy who claims he was raped dozens of times by a priest is suing the Catholic church.

Kiss announces Tom Green and Daisy Maskell as new breakfast show hosts

December 10, 2018 - 8:18pm
Tom Green and Daisy Maskell will replace Rickie, Melvin and Charlie, who are leaving to join Radio 1.

Young highly sceptical of social mobility

December 10, 2018 - 8:16pm
Many young adults think your social background gets you further in life than talent, a survey says.

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