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Who are you today? Get inspired

2 December 2016 - 9:39am
100 Women hosts a joint hackathon with Facebook UK for female developers to create a social media product for the season.

Train fares to rise by average of 2.3%

2 December 2016 - 7:58am
Train fares in Britain will go up by an average of 2.3% from 2 January, the rail industry announces.

Taking the temperature at Trump's 'thank you' tour

2 December 2016 - 7:51am
Donald Trump has embarked on a 'thank you tour' of the United States.

Brussels sprouts 'under threat from moths'

2 December 2016 - 7:44am
The sprout crop is hampered by a marauding moth that arrived in the UK this year in unprecedented numbers.

Gun-wielding student at Utah school disarmed by his mum

2 December 2016 - 7:20am
Aliza, a student at Mueller Park Junior School in Utah, describes how a gun-wielding classmate was disarmed by his parents.

Sir Elton John says improved testing can beat HIV

2 December 2016 - 6:51am
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

2 December 2016 - 6:48am
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

2 December 2016 - 6:33am
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

2 December 2016 - 6:25am
Australia coach Michael Cheika says he respects England counterpart Eddie Jones but that he has always "operated with a chip on his shoulder".

Chapecoense air crash: Pilot 'was warned over fuel'

2 December 2016 - 5:13am
The pilot of a plane that crashed in Colombia had been warned he might not have enough fuel, reports say.

UK flight industry group urges airspace modernisation

2 December 2016 - 4:06am
The UK faces a rise in flight delays if airspace control is not modernised, an industry group warns.

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

2 December 2016 - 4:04am
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

2 December 2016 - 3:49am
Britain will support the US President-elect's campaign to get Nato countries to spend more on defence.

More upsets

2 December 2016 - 3:10am
After the Richmond Park result, a look at some notable by-elections of the recent, and not-so-recent, past

Understanding of Parkinson's 'transformed'

2 December 2016 - 2:20am
The brain disorder Parkinson's disease may actually start with bacteria living in the gut, according to scientists.

Lib Dems oust Goldsmith in by-election

2 December 2016 - 2:16am
Lib Dem Sarah Olney wins Richmond Park by-election, beating incumbent Zac Goldsmith standing as an independent

Trump names Gen James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as defence secretary

2 December 2016 - 2:09am
US President-elect Donald Trump has named General James Mattis as his defence secretary.

Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025

2 December 2016 - 1:59am
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.

Brits announce Critics' Choice trio

2 December 2016 - 1:54am
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

2 December 2016 - 1:30am
Gulnara Karimova, daughter of the late Uzbek president, has been out of the public view since 2014.