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Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025

Fri, 2016-12-02 07:47
The leaders of four major global cities say they will stop the use of all diesel powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade.

Brussels sprouts 'under threat from moths'

Fri, 2016-12-02 07:44
The sprout crop is hampered by a marauding moth that arrived in the UK this year in unprecedented numbers.

Nie Shubin: China clears man 21 years after execution

Fri, 2016-12-02 07:30
China's highest court clears a man of rape and murder, 21 years after he was executed by firing squad.

Gun-wielding student at Utah school disarmed by his mum

Fri, 2016-12-02 07:20
Aliza, a student at Mueller Park Junior School in Utah, describes how a gun-wielding classmate was disarmed by his parents.

Elton John says HIV 'end in sight' in West

Fri, 2016-12-02 06:51
Sir Elton John says, with improved testing, the end of HIV "is in sight" in Western countries.

A look back at the life of Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs

Fri, 2016-12-02 06:48
A look back at the life of Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs, who has died aged 86.

Zac Goldsmith ousted by Lib Dems in Richmond Park by-election

Fri, 2016-12-02 06:33
The Liberal Democrats have caused a major upset in the Richmond Park by-election, overturning a 23,015 majority to oust ex-Tory MP Zac Goldsmith.

England v Australia: Eddie Jones has chip on his shoulder - Michael Cheika

Fri, 2016-12-02 06:25
Australia coach Michael Cheika says he respects England counterpart Eddie Jones but that he has always "operated with a chip on his shoulder".

Newspaper headlines: Chelsea 'hush money' claim & 'soft Brexit'

Fri, 2016-12-02 05:22
Two papers lead on the football abuse scandal - while the UK's exit from the EU is also covered.

Chapecoense air crash: Pilot 'was warned over fuel'

Fri, 2016-12-02 05:13
The pilot of a plane that crashed in Colombia had been warned he might not have enough fuel, reports say.

Donald Trump vows 'consequences' for companies leaving US

Fri, 2016-12-02 04:52
President-elect Donald Trump warns companies of "consequences" if they leave the United States.

Australia Police grant cancer patient's wish 'to blow stuff up'

Fri, 2016-12-02 04:04
A 12-year-old Australian boy in remission from cancer is granted his request to "blow stuff up".

Boris Johnson to back Donald Trump on Nato spending

Fri, 2016-12-02 03:49
Britain will support the US President-elect's campaign to get Nato countries to spend more on defence.

More upsets

Fri, 2016-12-02 03:10
After the Richmond Park result, a look at some notable by-elections of the recent, and not-so-recent, past

Italy's referendum: The scooter rider's guide

Fri, 2016-12-02 02:22
What's at stake in Sunday's Italian referendum? James Reynolds hopped on a scooter to find out.

Parkinson's disease 'may start in gut'

Fri, 2016-12-02 02:20
The brain disorder Parkinson's disease may actually start with bacteria living in the gut, according to scientists.

Disabled bodybuilder: Weakness is a choice

Fri, 2016-12-02 02:11
Caleb Mutombo was born severely disabled and weighs less than 40kg but is a successful bodybuilder in South Africa.

Brits announce Critics' Choice trio

Fri, 2016-12-02 01:54
Three new acts are tipped for success in 2017 with the release of the shortlist for the Brits Critics' Choice Award.

Gulnara Karimova: 'Show world my mum is alive,' says son

Fri, 2016-12-02 01:30
Gulnara Karimova, daughter of the late Uzbek president, has been out of the public view since 2014.

7 days quiz

Fri, 2016-12-02 01:08
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.