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Image copyright Eddie Mitchell Image caption Emergency services were called to the scene just before 09:00 GMT on Saturday A service of remembrance is being held for a boy and his grandfather who died when their car was struck by a train at a level crossing in West Sussex. The 72-year-old man and his 15-year-old […]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Iran to not test “Israel’s resolve”. Speaking at the Munich security conference, a high-profile annual gathering of world leaders, he held up what he said was a piece of an Iranian drone shot down by Israel earlier this month. His words were directed at the Iranian Foreign Minister […]

The European Parliament’s Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt says that talks are dependent on the red lines already set by the UK government. Mr Verhofstadt told the BBC’s Andrew Marr programme that single market membership would be the “best solution” for British industry.

Great Britain’s women’s curling team lose in controversial circumstances in an extra end against Sweden, when GB skip Eve Muirhead is judged not to have let go before the hogline with her final stone, meaning the shot was void. WATCH MORE: Woods misses out on slopestyle medal Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC […]

Opener Colin Munro helped New Zealand qualify with a blistering 18-ball fifty Twenty20 tri-series, Hamilton: England 194-7 (20 overs): Morgan 80*, Malan 53, Boult 3-50 New Zealand 192-4 (overs): Guptill 62, Munro 57, Chapman 37 England win by two runs; New Zealand qualify for final Scorecard England beat New Zealand by two runs but failed […]

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Church of England has the third-largest rural estate in the country Church spires could be used to boost mobile and broadband coverage in rural areas under an agreement between the UK government and the Church of England. The government has committed to achieving good-quality mobile connectivity across the […]

George Groves tweeted “Next!” hours after defeating Chris Eubank Jr in Manchester George Groves’ World Boxing Super Series final place is in doubt because of an injury picked up in beating Chris Eubank Jr, says his trainer. Groves retained his WBA super-middleweight title with a unanimous points win, but was taken to hospital with a […]

Christie crashes out again XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times Britain’s Elise Christie suffered soft tissue damage from her fall in Saturday’s 1500m short-track skating semi-final and doubts remain over whether […]

XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times Great Britain’s women’s curling team lost in controversial circumstances in an extra end against Sweden. GB skip Eve Muirhead, with her final stone, was judged […]

Image copyright Getty Images Driving instructors are being warned that if they have a sexual relationship with a young student it will now be seen as ‘exploitation’. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) says if instructors become sexually involved with 16 and 17-year-old pupils, even if it’s consensual, they could face being punished. In […]


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