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Cladding fire tests failed by 34 blocks in 17 areas

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:56:43 GMT

So far, 34 cladding samples from 17 areas have been sent to the government's laboratory - and every one has failed fire safety tests.

Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 123

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:55:18 GMT

People were killed as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned tanker, officials say.

Boy arrested after attempted rape of girl, 8, in Manchester

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:06:21 GMT

The teenage suspect was reportedly chased off by members of the public on Saturday evening.

Prince Harry 'wanted out' of Royal Family

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:55:58 GMT

The prince says he considered giving up his title but decided to remain and "work out a role".

US mother held after children die in hot car

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:55:32 GMT

The Texas woman admitted she shut the car door to teach her girl and boy "a lesson", police say.

Air Asia plane suffers 'washing machine' fault

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:47:34 GMT

An AirAsia X plane is forced to turn back to Perth after suffering a "technical fault".

Italy acid attack model Gessica Notaro returns to work

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:32:27 GMT

The former Miss Italy finalist said she was doing so to encourage other women to defy bullies.

Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 02:56:55 GMT

There are an estimated 5,000 new cases of cholera in Yemen every day, with 200,000 people affected.

Free trade deals for 'poorest countries' to be maintained post-Brexit

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:03:32 GMT

The government commits to maintaining duty-free imports for 48 developing countries.

China landslide: More than 100 missing as search continues

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:55:05 GMT

Thousands of rescuers are digging through rocks for a second day in the hope of finding survivors.

Extra security for 'Europe's largest Eid party' in Birmingham

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 03:45:47 GMT

Up to 100,000 people are expected in Birmingham on Sunday to mark the end of Ramadan.

Foo Fighters finally headline Glastonbury

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:17:32 GMT

The rock band are playing the Pyramid Stage, two years after injury forced them to pull out

Bethnal Green fire: One home destroyed and one man in hospital

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:51:54 GMT

Fire breaks out in a flat and spreads to the roof of the four-storey block in east London.

In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr festival

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:34:45 GMT

The Islamic world has begun marking the holiday which ends the Ramadan fast.

Here's what made us smile this week

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:17:05 GMT

Here's what made us smile this week.

Newspaper headlines: 'I wanted out' says Prince Harry

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 04:47:53 GMT

The Mail on Sunday leads on an interview with Prince Harry - who it calls the 'reluctant prince'.

Longboarding women - it's not about boys

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:22:11 GMT

It can be hard to get into longboarding when you are the only girl at the skate park.

10 things we didn't know last week

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:23:13 GMT

Brian Cant sat in a cardboard box during his Play School audition - and other news nuggets.

Your pictures: Summer sport

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:41:02 GMT

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, it is "Summer sport".

Gay in Northern Ireland: 'He spat in my face'

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 02:27:11 GMT

Josh felt he had to leave Northern Ireland because of homophobia.

'Cuba Libro': The Communist island's only English bookshop

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:31:10 GMT

Cuba’s only English-language bookshop is flourishing. Our correspondent, Will Grant, popped in.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:41:12 GMT

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The 'forgotten city' of the 2007 summer floods

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:16:20 GMT

More than 6,000 people in Hull were forced from their homes in the June floods - how has the city rebounded?

10 miscarriages in 10 years: One couple's heartbreak

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 06:47:27 GMT

Jen Bickel has endured several rounds of IVF and two ectopic pregnancies but she has not yet given up hope of having a baby.

The horrors of Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:24:51 GMT

Yemen cholera epidemic: 'I have never seen such suffering'

Five ways politicians can win over young voters

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:29:17 GMT

Around 54% of 18-24 year-olds voted in the most recent election, new figures have shown.

The teenagers growing up with cancer

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:08:59 GMT

Three teens share their experiences of being treated for cancer at a pivotal time in their lives.

Alternatives to the job interview

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:04:14 GMT

The chief executive of Mencap on how more people with learning disabilities could be working.

Canada to apologise for 'LGBT purge' in government

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:50:13 GMT

During the Cold War, hundreds of gay men and lesbians in Canada lost government and military jobs because of their sexual orientation. They are about to get an apology.

The Hollywood stars who quit acting

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:39:40 GMT

As Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis announces he is retiring, here are some other stars who quit being an actor.

British and Irish Lions 2017: Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 06:50:24 GMT

Rory Best will captain the British and Irish Lions for the team's next game against the Hurricanes on Tuesday.

Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes on 'pressure' for 'beautiful lap'

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:03:02 GMT

Lewis Hamilton says he thrives under "pressure" after salvaging a pole position in Azerbaijan with a "beautiful lap".

Women's World Cup 2017: India shock England in opener after four run-outs

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:08:35 GMT

Hosts England have four players run out as they suffer a 35-run defeat by India in their opening Women's World Cup match at Derby.

Queen's 2017: Marin Cilic and Feliciano Lopez reach Aegon Championships final

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:30:20 GMT

Spain's Feliciano Lopez sees off former champion Grigor Dimitrov to set up an Aegon Championships final against Croatian fourth seed Marin Cilic.

Jeremy Guscott column: The Lions had the chances, the All Blacks had the class

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:05:12 GMT

The British and Irish Lions could have won, but All Blacks skill ensures no 'what-could-have-beens', says Lions great Jeremy Guscott.

European Team Championships: Great Britain third after day two with six victories

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:01:01 GMT

Great Britain sit third after day two at the European Team Championships with Harry Aikines-Aryeetey winning in the 100m and 4x100m relay.

Women's World Cup 2017: England fall short in valiant run chase against India

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 18:06:19 GMT

Watch highlights as England fall short of their highest ODI chase, losing by 35 runs to India in their opening Women's World Cup match in Derby.