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Lapland zoo polar bears enjoy snow gift

7 hours 37 min ago
Christmas has come early for Lapland zoo polar bears with snow in July.

Scots Chief Constable Phil Gormley in 'misconduct' probe

7 hours 44 min ago
Police Scotland's Phil Gormley is referred to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner.

Adam Peaty: What next for world champion, record-breaker, patriot and poster boy?

8 hours 6 min ago
He says he prizes "equilibrium" above all and shuns the spotlight - his manager says he loves "stripping off and oiling up". BBC Sport assesses the rise of Adam Peaty, swimming's grounded showman.

Lloyds sets aside another £700m for PPI

8 hours 23 min ago
The bank reports a half-year profit of £2.5bn, but sees higher PPI claims.

Football in dark ages over homophobia - Gareth Thomas

9 hours 16 min ago
Ex-Wales rugby star Gareth Thomas says homophobia in football needs to be treated as seriously as racism.

Ohio State Fair ride accident kills one and injures several

10 hours 44 min ago
A spinning pendulum ride tossed its passengers into the air at high speed, officials say.

Trump's transgender military ban 'not worked out yet'

11 hours 46 min ago
Mr Trump announced a ban on transgender military service - but the policy has yet to be worked out.

Tories 'wrong' on gay rights in past, Theresa May says

12 hours 2 min ago
Theresa May said there would be "justifiable scepticism" about her own position, given her voting record.

Scaramucci: US is 'a disruptive startup'

13 hours 25 min ago
The new White House communications director tells Emily Maitlis there will "100%" be a trade deal with the UK.

Green backlash against 'progressive alliance'

13 hours 57 min ago
Parties worked together to boost Labour's chances at the election - but some feel they got nothing back.

'Time for change': Encouraging working class actors to rise again

13 hours 59 min ago
One of Britain's top playwrights is trying to redress the class balance in the acting industry.

Are migrants paying price as EU targets smugglers in the Med?

14 hours 7 min ago
The EU wants to shut down the migrant route from Libya, but deaths on the Mediterranean are on the rise.

Inside Facebook's virtual reality chat room

14 hours 10 min ago
Facebook hopes the feature will be the "most immersive" way for Oculus Rift owners to chat online.

The man collecting pictures of sick chickens

14 hours 16 min ago
New technology in Thailand is helping to prevent large scale epidemics.

I was sent for 'gay cure'

14 hours 17 min ago
Before the legalisation of homosexuality in July 1967, gay men in the UK lived in fear of arrest, beatings and blackmail.

Meet 'The Resistance': Venezuela's frontline protest army

14 hours 24 min ago
Anti-government 'Resistance' group members speak about why they are fighting in the streets on a daily basis.

Why does North Korea need nukes?

14 hours 29 min ago
It is 64 years after the Korean War ended, so why does the North want nuclear weapons?

Hospital missed woman's diet pill overdose

14 hours 34 min ago
An "overwhelmed" department led to delays in the overdose being recognised and treated, a report says.

The Sistine Chapel like you've never seen it

14 hours 40 min ago
Experts spent five years photographing the entire Sistine Chapel using the latest technology.

Trump hails 'incredible' $10bn investment

14 hours 45 min ago
The Taiwanese electronics firm Foxconn says it will invest $10bn in a new factory in Wisconsin.

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