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Michael Flynn: Judge suggests ex-Trump aide 'sold out' US

Michael Flynn: Judge suggests ex-Trump aide 'sold out' US

A judge has suggested US President Donald Trump's former national security adviser sold out his country when he lied to the FBI about Russia contacts. The judge agreed to postpone sentencing upon request from Michael Flynn's lawyers at court in...

20 min. ago in World News
 
Banning sweets at supermarket checkouts 'works'

Banning sweets at supermarket checkouts 'works'

Banning sweets, chocolate and crisps at supermarket checkouts appears to stop unhealthy impulse buying by shoppers, a large UK study suggests. Researchers used data from 30,000 households to look at the year before and after bans were introduced by...

35 min. ago in Regional
 
Trump warns US Fed against making 'yet another mistake'

Trump warns US Fed against making 'yet another mistake'

US President Donald Trump has stepped up his pressure on the Federal Reserve by warning the central bank against making "yet another mistake". The Fed is widely expected to announce an interest rate rise - its fourth in a year - on...

today, 18:50 in Business
 
Transgender women pray at India's Sabarimala temple

Transgender women pray at India's Sabarimala temple

Four transgender women have been allowed to pray at an Indian temple at the centre of a bitter row over whether women should be permitted to enter. Despite a Supreme Court ruling allowing women devotees into the Sabarimala shrine in Kerala state, they...

today, 18:15 in World News
 
White House backs down on US government shutdown threat

White House backs down on US government shutdown threat

US President Donald Trump is backing down on his threat to shut down the government after Democrats refused to grant him the funding to build the wall he wants on the border with Mexico. The White House has identified other funding sources for the...

today, 17:16 in World News
 
James Arthur's accountant pleads guilty to fraud

James Arthur's accountant pleads guilty to fraud

An accountant has admitted taking almost £600,000 from X Factor winner James Arthur. Mark Livermore, 39, who worked for Arthur's company, Raff Music Ltd, moved funds to other accounts without the musician's knowledge or permission. At Westminster...

today, 16:58 in Art & Culture
 
Facebook bans mastectomy reconstruction tattoo pictures

Facebook bans mastectomy reconstruction tattoo pictures

A woman who provides nipple tattoos to women who have undergone mastectomies has criticised Facebook for banning pictures of her work. Gemma Winstanley from East Yorkshire carries out the work for free, but last week she was blocked by the social...

today, 16:38 in Health
 
Trump's embattled foundation to shut down

Trump's embattled foundation to shut down

US President Donald Trump's troubled charity foundation is to close down amid allegations that he misused its funds. The move comes after a deal reached with the attorney general of New York State, Barbara Underwood, who will supervise the...

today, 16:32 in World News
 
Christina Abbotts: Murder accused 'blames red mist'

Christina Abbotts: Murder accused 'blames red mist'

A City banker accused of murdering a sex worker has blamed "a red mist" for causing him to attack her with a large ceramic pestle. Zahid Naseem, 48, admits killing Christina Abbotts at a flat in Crawley, West Sussex, but denies murder....

today, 15:44 in Regional
 
Harry Redknapp will give jam roly polys to homeless in Bournemouth

Harry Redknapp will give jam roly polys to homeless in Bournemouth

Harry Redknapp will donate jam roly poly puddings sent to him since his I'm a Celebrity....Get Me Out Of Here! win to homeless people. The former Tottenham, Portsmouth and West Ham manager regularly raved about the sponge pudding on the show. Redknapp...

today, 15:44 in Regional
 
Hamid Ansari: 'Love-struck' Indian home after Pakistan jail ordeal

Hamid Ansari: 'Love-struck' Indian home after Pakistan jail ordeal

An Indian man held for six years in Pakistan after illegally entering the country has returned to his family. Hamid Ansari was convicted on charges of spying after he was found with a fake Pakistani identity card. But his supporters said he had...

today, 15:34 in World News
 
Tea drinkers stewing over splitting Yorkshire Tea bags

Tea drinkers stewing over splitting Yorkshire Tea bags

Yorkshire Tea's new biodegradable bags have left customers in a stew - after some complained the plant-based bags were ruining their cuppas. Tea lovers contacted the company, despairing that the biodegradable bags were splitting mid-brew. Football...

today, 15:18 in Regional
 
Angling Direct: The company bucking the retail slump

Angling Direct: The company bucking the retail slump

Angling Direct has bucked the recent trend of poor figures from retailers by revealing bumper sales over the four months to November. The fishing equipment retailer's sales rose by 31.5% to £14.6m in the period, helped by a record Black Friday week...

today, 14:51 in Business
 
Lady Gaga and A Star is Born snubbed by London critics

Lady Gaga and A Star is Born snubbed by London critics

The nominations have been announced for the London Critics' Circle film awards - and a certain lady was conspicuous by her absence. Despite being shortlisted for five Golden Globes, Lady Gaga's A Star is Born remake failed to make the cut....

today, 14:07 in Art & Culture
 
Matthew Hedges: UAE spy accused will 'take years' to recover

Matthew Hedges: UAE spy accused will 'take years' to recover

The British academic jailed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over spying allegations says it will "take years" to recover from his ordeal. Durham University PhD student Matthew Hedges, 31, endured "psychological torture" and was...

today, 14:00 in Regional
 


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