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Image copyright EPA Image caption The explosion targeted people queueing to register to vote A suicide attack at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 31 people, officials say. More than 50 others were injured in the blast which hit a crowd waiting at the entrance to the centre. […]

Tom Daley has said that he and his husband are “so, so excited” about the prospect of becoming parents. Speaking to Nick Robinson on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show, the Olympic diver explained how the forthcoming birth of their baby boy has changed his perspective on life.

Image caption Eight people were killed when three attackers drove into pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed people in Borough Market Police and security services are to get more powers and resources to stop terror attacks at an earlier stage, according to the Sunday Times. It says the new government anti-terror strategy proposes sharing […]

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Johanna Konta is ranked one place below Naomi Osaka at 23 in the world Great Britain are one match away from securing promotion to the Fed Cup World Group after Johanna Konta beat Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-3 to give Great Britain a 2-1 lead over Japan. Konta played superbly to overcome the in-form Osaka, breaking […]

Image copyright AFP Image caption Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has called for a “velvet revolution” The organiser of anti-government protests in Armenia says he will hold talks with Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan early on Sunday. Nikol Pashinyan has been leading calls for Mr Sargsyan to resign over a constitutional change that opponents say is an […]

“Plastic King” Robert Bezeau has built the world’s first plastic bottle castle. The Canadian’s four-storey fortress on Panama’s Bocas del Toro island shows how plastic waste could be made into low-cost sustainable housing. He’s also building an eco-village using the same method. Robert was the first foreigner to win the Environmental Excellence Award in Panama […]

Image copyright Facebook/AFP/Google Image caption Jeremy Hunt has written to a number of internet companies, including Facebook and Google Jeremy Hunt has threatened social media firms with new laws if they don’t do more to protect children online. In a letter to companies including Facebook and Google, the health secretary accused them of “turning a […]

Image copyright Getty Images It may feel like the world isn’t the happiest of places at the moment. But first-time author Libby Page is hoping that shining a light on the power of community and friendship in The Lido will be the uplifting read people need. Positive reviews of The Lido – about how residents […]

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