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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Morgan Spurlock made his name with the documentary Super Size Me, which looked at the effects of eating fast food US documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock has publicly confessed to a history of sexual misconduct, referring to himself as “part of the problem”. Mr Spurlock, who made the hit film […]

Image copyright Thinkstock The NHS in England is to become the first healthcare system in the world to publish figures on avoidable patient deaths, the health secretary has said. By the end of 2017, some 170 out of 223 trusts will publish data on deaths they believe could have been prevented. It is estimated there […]

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 Date: Sunday, 17 December Time: 18:45 GMT Venue: Echo Arena, Liverpool Coverage: BBC One, Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website We are showcasing each of the 12 contenders in the run-up to the Sports Personality of the Year award on 17 December. Today – Anthony Joshua. Age: 28 […]

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Four siblings died as a result of the fire and their mother is under sedation A third person has been charged with murdering four children killed in a house fire in Salford on Monday. David Worrall, 25, of Worsley, Salford, will appear before magistrates later and has also been charged […]

Image copyright PA Image caption Derek Mackay will be presenting his second draft budget as Scottish finance secretary Scotland’s finance secretary is expected to confirm income tax rises for middle and higher earners when he unveils his draft budget for next year. Derek Mackay will say the increase in taxation is needed to raise more […]

Hello. Here’s your morning briefing: Image copyright Getty Images May heads to Brexit summit after Commons loss Theresa May is going to Brussels for an EU summit at which she hopes discussions can move on to the issue of trading relationships after Brexit. She’ll also be seeking an agreement on what the UK can expect […]

You probably have never noticed it but tucked behind high walls opposite Westminster, along the banks of the Thames lies Lambeth Palace, home to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. The Palace has something of an interesting past… and now you can explore the ancient corridors with Tricia Shannon, events and tourism manager. You can […]

Image copyright PA Thousands of offenders given community sentences are being supervised via a phone call every six weeks, the chief probation inspector has said. In a report, Dame Glenys Stacey said widespread use of the practice in England and Wales was “not acceptable”. The findings also revealed some junior probation officers had 200 cases […]

Ben Stokes is ranked as the third best all-rounder in Test cricket England’s Ben Stokes scored 93 off 47 balls for Canterbury Kings in New Zealand’s domestic Twenty20 competition. The all-rounder also took 1-17 as Canterbury beat Otago Volts by 134 runs in the Super Smash in Christchurch. Stokes struck six fours and seven sixes […]

Image copyright Reuters Image caption MSF says the experiences recounted by refugees were “horrific” At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in the month after violence broke out in Myanmar in August, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says. Based on surveys of refugees in Bangladesh, the number is much higher than Myanmar’s official figure of 400. MSF […]


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