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Government insists UK will leave customs union (1 hour 16 minutes old)

Before a Commons debate this week, the government says it will not change its position.

Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash (7 hours old)

Four Britons on a pilgrimage died and 12 more were hurt when their coach crashed, a travel firm says.

Afghanistan: Kabul voter centre suicide attack kills 57 (12 hours old)

The 57 dead include five children accompanying their parents registering to vote in Kabul.

TSB customers report online problems (5 hours old)

One man was credited with £13,000 he didn't have, and could see details of someone else's account.

PFA Player of the Year 2017-18: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins top award (3 hours old)

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is voted the PFA Player of the Year for 2017-18, with Leroy Sane picking up the young player award

Jacinda Ardern: I don't mind the interest in my pregnancy (2 hours old)

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern talks exclusively to the BBC about how she'll juggle a baby with politics.

Climate change: Michael Bloomberg offers $4.5m for Paris deal (3 hours old)

The former New York Mayor offers $4.5m to cover the lapsed US contribution to the Paris climate deal.

London Marathon 2018 hottest on record (8 hours old)

More than 40,000 runners took part in the 26.2-mile event amid temperatures of at least 24.1C (75.3F).

Naked gunman kills four in Nashville Waffle House (4 hours old)

The man burst into a Nashville restaurant and opened fire before a customer sezied his rifle.

Meet the man who's survived a snake, bear and shark attack (6 hours old)

A 20-year-old outdoorsman bitten by a shark had previously survived a bear attack and snake bite.

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Government aware for years that 'hostile environment' hurt Windrush generation (3 hours old)

Home Office letter dated May 2016 shows ministers knew of immigration policy’s impactsA letter from a Home Office minister dated May 2016 and obtained by the Guardian shows that the government has known for years about the impact of its “hostile environment” policy on the Windrush generation.As the government struggles to contain mounting pressure on both Theresa May and the home secretary, Amber Rudd, Home Office sources indicate that legislation could be rushed through parliament to give citizenship to those affected. Continue reading...

Customs union U-turn by May could provoke Brexiter cabinet revolt (8 hours old)

Treasury committee chair Nicky Morgan calls for calm and says ‘sabre-rattling’ is unhelpfulTheresa May could face a cabinet revolt on a customs union as peers prepare to inflict more defeats on the government over the EU withdrawal bill in a key week for the future of the UK’s relations with Europe.Amid Brexiter threats of a leadership challenge, the former cabinet minister Nicky Morgan, who chairs the Treasury committee, said party rebels should be careful what they wished for. Continue reading...

Martin Lewis sues Facebook over fake ads with his name (5 hours old)

MoneySavingExpert founder says firm failed to stop false adverts luring victims into scamsMartin Lewis, the consumer advice and money-saving expert, is suing Facebook for defamation after it published dozens of fake adverts featuring his face and name. He is seeking exemplary damages in the high court, arguing that Facebook failed to prevent or swiftly remove false advertising that has both tarnished his reputation and lured unwitting victims into costly scams. Continue reading...

One in eight birds is threatened with extinction, global study finds (3 hours old)

Report on the state of the world’s birds reveals a biodiversity crisis driven by intensive farming, with once-common species such as puffins and snowy owls now at riskOne in eight bird species is threatened with global extinction, and once widespread creatures such as the puffin, snowy owl and turtle dove are plummeting towards oblivion, according to the definitive study of global bird populations.The State of the World’s Birds, a five-year compendium of population data from the best-studied group of animals on the planet, reveals a biodiversity crisis driven by the expansion and intensificati[...]

Councils sit on £375m earmarked for affordable housing (4 hours old)

Despite ‘severe’ need for lower cost homes in some areas, funding is not being releasedLocal councils in England are sitting on hundreds of millions of pounds of money designated for affordable housing.A total of £375m is available, £100m of which has not even been earmarked for a specific project. This is despite a survey last year for the Town and Country Planning Association showing that 98% of councils described their need for affordable homes as either “severe” or “moderate”. Continue reading...

Saudi Arabia: four Britons killed after coach hits fuel tanker (9 hours old)

Eighteen British pilgrims were on bus at time of crash between Mecca and MedinaFour Britons have been killed in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia after their bus collided with a petrol tanker, their travel agent has confirmed.The crash happened on Saturday morning on the road between the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, according to Gulfaraz Zaman, a director of Blackburn-based Hashim Travel, which organised the trip. Continue reading...

Michael Cohen case shines light on Sean Hannity's property empire (3 hours old)

Fox News host who said Trump’s fixer ‘knows real estate’ has a portfolio that includes support from Department of Housing and Urban Development, a fact he did not mention when interviewing secretary Ben Carson last yearWhen Sean Hannity was named in court this week as a client of Donald Trump’s embattled legal fixer Michael Cohen, the Fox News host insisted their discussions had been limited to the subject of buying property.“I’ve said many times on my radio show: I hate the stock market, I prefer real estate. Michael knows real estate,” Hannity said on television, a few hours after the dramat[...]

Nashville shooting: 'hero' hailed as suspect White House arrest revealed (2 hours old)

Travis Reinking’s guns seized at FBI request; father gave them backJames Shaw Jr grabbed assault rifle, ending shooting that killed fourThe gunman who killed four people and wounded four at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville, before fleeing in the nude, was still at large on Sunday night. It was thought he could be carrying two guns.The customer who wrestled an assault rifle from the suspect, ending the shooting earlier on Sunday, was saluted as a hero. “He was going to have to work to kill me,” said James Shaw Jr, 29. Continue reading...

Britain needs gender equality quotas now, Fawcett Society says (3 hours old)

Campaigners publish figures showing stark gender imbalance in leadership, legal, political and media roles Quotas to get more women into key positions in politics, business and the arts must be introduced to address a massive imbalance of power in Britain, according to equality campaigners. With a statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett set to become the first of a woman in London’s Parliament Square on Tuesday, analysis from the Fawcett Society Sex and Power Index has shown that men still overwhelmingly dominate positions of power in every sector of society. Continue reading...

Labour promises four more bank holidays if it wins general election (3 hours old)

Jeremy Corbyn says workers deserve more time off after years of ‘damaging Tory austerity’ Labour will introduce new bank holidays to mark the patron saints of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland if it wins the next general election, Jeremy Corbyn is to announce.The party leader will tell a union conference on Monday, which is St George’s Day, that Britain’s workers deserve a day off after eight years of “damaging Tory austerity”. Continue reading...

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BBC News - UK

Government insists UK will leave customs union (1 hour 16 minutes old)

Before a Commons debate this week, the government says it will not change its position.

TSB customers report online problems (5 hours old)

One man was credited with £13,000 he didn't have, and could see details of someone else's account.

PFA Player of the Year 2017-18: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins top award (3 hours old)

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is voted the PFA Player of the Year for 2017-18, with Leroy Sane picking up the young player award

Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash (7 hours old)

Four Britons on a pilgrimage died and 12 more were hurt when their coach crashed, a travel firm says.

London Marathon 2018 hottest on record (8 hours old)

More than 40,000 runners took part in the 26.2-mile event amid temperatures of at least 24.1C (75.3F).

Brexit: Morgan calls for 'rational debate' on UK's customs plans (9 hours old)

Nicky Morgan says MPs have a duty to examine the UK's customs plans and not engage in "sabre-rattling".

Carwyn Jones exit 'does not help Sargeant family' (10 hours old)

The departure of Carwyn Jones does not help the family of an ex-minister who died, a lawyer says.

Chelsea book FA Cup final date with Man Utd (7 hours old)

Goals from Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata help Chelsea beat Southampton to reach the FA Cup final against Manchester United.

Youth charged over filmed assault on girl in Bangor (5 hours old)

The 16-year-old girl was kicked and punched in the face in the attack in Bangor which was videoed.

Two die after Porsche crash on A525 Denbigh bypass (10 hours old)

A blue Porsche Caymen crashed on the A525 Denbigh bypass on Saturday night.

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World news | The Guardian

Saudi Arabia: four Britons killed after coach hits fuel tanker (9 hours old)

Eighteen British pilgrims were on bus at time of crash between Mecca and MedinaFour Britons have been killed in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia after their bus collided with a petrol tanker, their travel agent has confirmed.The crash happened on Saturday morning on the road between the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, according to Gulfaraz Zaman, a director of Blackburn-based Hashim Travel, which organised the trip. Continue reading...

Journalist shot dead while broadcasting live in Nicaragua as death toll hits 25 (13 hours old)

Pope Francis calls for end to violence as police are accused of using live rounds against demonstrators The death toll from anti-government protests in Nicaragua has risen to 25 as the national police were accused of using live rounds against demonstrators.Those killed include Ángel Gahona, a journalist who was shot dead while presenting a live broadcast on protests in Bluefields, a town on the country’s Caribbean coast. Continue reading...

Dozens dead in bombing at Kabul voter registration centre (16 hours old)

Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide attack on ID cards queue that killed at least 57 peopleA suicide bomber has killed at least 57 people and wounded dozens outside a voter registration centre in Kabul, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.The public health ministry spokesman Wahid Majro said another 54 people were wounded in Sunday’s attack. Gen Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted hundreds of civilians who were queuing to receive national identification cards to vote in legislative elections scheduled for 20 October. Continue reading...

Michael Cohen case shines light on Sean Hannity's property empire (3 hours old)

Fox News host who said Trump’s fixer ‘knows real estate’ has a portfolio that includes support from Department of Housing and Urban Development, a fact he did not mention when interviewing secretary Ben Carson last yearWhen Sean Hannity was named in court this week as a client of Donald Trump’s embattled legal fixer Michael Cohen, the Fox News host insisted their discussions had been limited to the subject of buying property.“I’ve said many times on my radio show: I hate the stock market, I prefer real estate. Michael knows real estate,” Hannity said on television, a few hours after the dramat[...]

Nashville shooting: 'hero' hailed as suspect White House arrest revealed (2 hours old)

Travis Reinking’s guns seized at FBI request; father gave them backJames Shaw Jr grabbed assault rifle, ending shooting that killed fourThe gunman who killed four people and wounded four at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville, before fleeing in the nude, was still at large on Sunday night. It was thought he could be carrying two guns.The customer who wrestled an assault rifle from the suspect, ending the shooting earlier on Sunday, was saluted as a hero. “He was going to have to work to kill me,” said James Shaw Jr, 29. Continue reading...

Council of Europe members suspected of corruption, inquiry reveals (6 hours old)

Investigation into cash-for-votes allegations focused on Azerbaijan and concluded several former Pace MPs had breached code of conductSeveral members of the Council of Europe’s parliamentary assembly broke the body’s rules on ethics and are “strongly suspected” of corruption, according an internal inquiry.The report, revealed on Sunday, ends a 10-month investigation into cash-for-votes allegations focused on Azerbaijan, which have rocked the Strasbourg-based international organisation. Continue reading...

'Protecting our democracy': DNC chair defends suit against Trump and Russia (6 hours old)

Tom Perez: DNC can ‘walk and chew gum’ before the midtermsDemocratic party sues Russia, WikiLeaks and TrumpChairman Tom Perez on Sunday defended the Democratic National Committee’s decision to sue Russia, WikiLeaks and the Trump campaign over Russian election interference, saying the DNC was “protecting our democracy” and could “walk and chew gum” when it came to keeping its focus on the midterm elections. Related: Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5m to cover US Paris climate commitment Continue reading...

‘Everyone is following it’: millions gripped by Kim Wall murder trial as verdict nears (1 day old)

Submarine builder Peter Madsen Googled ‘beheading’ and ‘girl’ the night before cutting off journalist’s head, Danish court is toldJust a few hours before embarking on his fateful submarine trip with Swedish journalist Kim Wall, Peter Madsen worried that he lacked the self-control to face a murder trial.“He talked about how he needed to learn to shut up because he had difficulty keeping things to himself,” Australian documentary maker Emma Sullivan told the Copenhagen district court last month, referring to an interview she filmed that summer afternoon with the Danish rocket and submarine build[...]

'Nut rage': Korean Air boss apologises as daughters resign (13 hours old)

Cho Yang-ho sorry for ‘immature actions’ including disruption on flight in 2014 over a bag of nutsThe chair of Korean Air, Cho Yang-ho, has apologised for what he called the immature behaviour of his two daughters and said they would both immediately resign from their company posts following separate controversies.Cho Hyun-min, the younger daughter, who is a marketing executive at the South Korean flag carrier, is under police investigation for assault after she was accused of throwing water in a man’s face at a business meeting. Continue reading...

Dragon boat disaster leaves 17 dead in China (21 hours old)

Sixty paddlers practising for a race fall into river in southern city of Guilin as two boats capsize in strong currentSeventeen people died after two dragon boats capsized in southern China.The boat crews were practising on Saturday for a race in the Taohua river in the city of Guilin when the accident happened, the city’s fire department said. Continue reading...

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