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Sai Aletaha: Fatally hurt MMA fighter was 'liked by everyone'

Tributes have been paid to a 26-year-old "popular" amateur Mixed Martial Arts fighter who died after suffering a brain injury during a match. Saeideh Aletaha was critically injured at a Fast and Furious Fight Series event in Southampton on...

Tuesday, 11:49 in Sport
 

Amateur MMA fighter Sai Aletaha dies after Southampton match injury

An amateur Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter has died after suffering a brain injury during a match. Saeideh Aletaha, 26, was critically injured at a Fast and Furious Fight Series (FFS) event in Central Hall in Southampton on Saturday night. She was...

Tuesday, 06:35 in Sport
 
Israel Folau criticised for 'appalling' Australia bushfire remarks

Israel Folau criticised for 'appalling' Australia bushfire remarks

Rugby player Israel Folau has drawn anger for linking Australia's bushfire crisis to the nation's same-sex marriage and abortion laws. Folau, who was sacked by Australia in May for making anti-gay remarks on social media, described the fires as a...

Monday, 10:05 in Sport
 
Bolivia crisis: Food and fuel shortages as death toll mounts

Bolivia crisis: Food and fuel shortages as death toll mounts

Bolivian officials have flown basic provisions into the capital, La Paz, amid reports of food and fuel shortages. The system, which officials want to roll out elsewhere, is a move to bypass road blockades erected by supporters of former President Evo...

Monday, 05:10 in World News
 
NHS staff shortages put 'cancer survival rates at risk'

NHS staff shortages put 'cancer survival rates at risk'

Progress on treating cancer has stalled in Scotland because of staff shortages and a lack of funding, according to a parliamentary report. The Scottish Parliament's Cross-Party Group on Cancer found that 18% of cancer patients in June were not seen...

Monday, 02:50 in Regional
 
Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: The election in Scotland

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: The election in Scotland

With polling day fewer than four weeks away, our readers have been sending in questions on the election in Scotland. Here, we answer a selection about the politics north of the border. Can a member of the SNP stand for election in England, Wales or...

Monday, 02:50 in Regional
 
'I've spent my life in fear of being called fat'

'I've spent my life in fear of being called fat'

Megan Jayne Crabbe was five years old when she started a war with her body. Instead of making friends on her first day at school, she was comparing herself to her peers and telling herself she was "chubby". Now, she has more than a million...

Monday, 02:34 in Regional
 
General election 2019: When will TV debates take place?

General election 2019: When will TV debates take place?

The first leaders' TV debate ahead of the 2019 general election will take place this week. They have been part of the build-up to polling day since 2010. So when are they taking place this time, and who is taking part? What is an election debate? The...

Monday, 02:30 in Regional
 
Why more people are talking about the issue of social care

Why more people are talking about the issue of social care

The care system helps older and disabled people with day-to-day tasks like washing, dressing, eating and medication. It is under pressure across the UK after past governments failed to reform or fund the council-run system properly. Experts believe...

Monday, 02:30 in Regional
 

Hong Kong protests: Police surround campus after night of violence

Police are surrounding a Hong Kong university campus after a fiery overnight stand-off with hundreds of protesters inside. Dozens of protesters tried to leave after sunrise but turned back as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets. Earlier, police...

Monday, 02:19 in World News
 
Birmingham revenge porn victim had strangers arrive at home

Birmingham revenge porn victim had strangers arrive at home

A mother had nude pictures and her address posted on sex websites by her partner, leading to a dozen strangers arriving at her house on one night. Builder Darren Rowe, 49, took secret images and spread intimate content without her knowledge using a...

Monday, 01:15 in Regional
 
General election 2019: Lib Dems and SNP in court over TV debate exclusion

General election 2019: Lib Dems and SNP in court over TV debate exclusion

The High Court will later consider separate legal challenges from the Lib Dems and SNP over their exclusion from ITV's general election debate. ITV's head-to-head between Conservative leader Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is on...

Monday, 01:12 in Regional
 
The fight to get citizenship for descendants of German Jews

The fight to get citizenship for descendants of German Jews

A British lawyer is accusing the German government of violating the country's constitution by refusing to restore the citizenship of thousands of people descended from victims of the Nazis. He argues that the law began to be misapplied under the...

Monday, 01:07 in World News
 
Letter from Africa: The great train safari from Tanzania to Zambia

Letter from Africa: The great train safari from Tanzania to Zambia

In our series of letters from African journalists, Ismail Einashe boards the Tazara express, fulfilling a long-cherished dream to travel along what is also called the "uhuru railway", meaning "freedom railway" in Swahili. On a...

Monday, 01:07 in World News
 
Ever tried revenge honey? It tastes good

Ever tried revenge honey? It tastes good

The landscape of northern Ethiopia has been transformed over the last three decades by a regreening project that has turned degraded land into forest. This has had a positive impact on water supplies, and on wildlife - including bees. We're walking...

Monday, 01:07 in World News
 


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