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    Brexit: UK 'ready to pay more to the EU'

    Brexit: UK 'ready to pay more to the EU'


    But only in return for the EU moving on to talks about future trade next month, the BBC...

    But only in return for the EU moving on to talks about future trade next month, the BBC understands.
    How will 'box office Phil' play the Budget?

    How will 'box office Phil' play the Budget?


    The economic uncertainty around Brexit and the slender government majority may constrain his...

    The economic uncertainty around Brexit and the slender government majority may constrain his options.
    Rugby League World Cup: Kevin Brown faces concussion tests before England semi-final

    Rugby League World Cup: Kevin Brown faces concussion tests before England semi-final


    Stand-off Kevin Brown is the only doubt for England ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Tonga on Saturday after he was knocked out in their win over...

    Stand-off Kevin Brown is the only doubt for England ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Tonga on Saturday after he was knocked out in their win over PNG.
    X Factor's Honey G talks cultural appropriation

    X Factor's Honey G talks cultural appropriation


    Rapper Honey G hits back at criticism that her act is offensive and a form of 'cultural...

    Rapper Honey G hits back at criticism that her act is offensive and a form of 'cultural appropriation'.
    'Move bus, get out the way!'

    'Move bus, get out the way!'


    A cameraman is thwarted at the last moment after waiting 40 minutes to film a stadium...

    A cameraman is thwarted at the last moment after waiting 40 minutes to film a stadium demolition.
    Automated checkouts 'miserable' for elderly shoppers

    Automated checkouts 'miserable' for elderly shoppers


    "Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity...

    "Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity says.
    The first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up advert

    The first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up advert


    How an Instagram beauty blogger with more than 75 thousand followers became the first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up...

    How an Instagram beauty blogger with more than 75 thousand followers became the first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up ad.
    Does England need 300,000 new homes a year?

    Does England need 300,000 new homes a year?


    Do experts agree with the chancellor that 300,000 new homes per year will help make houses...

    Do experts agree with the chancellor that 300,000 new homes per year will help make houses affordable?
    Tattooing over my scars

    Tattooing over my scars


    Most tattooists shy away from tattooing over scar tissue, but Rina has found an all-female run local tattoo parlour that have helped...

    Most tattooists shy away from tattooing over scar tissue, but Rina has found an all-female run local tattoo parlour that have helped her
    TV host Charlie Rose suspended

    TV host Charlie Rose suspended


    It comes after eight women accused him of sexual harassment in a newspaper...

    It comes after eight women accused him of sexual harassment in a newspaper report.
    Rape and no periods in North Korea's army

    Rape and no periods in North Korea's army


    A former female soldier in the North Korean army says there was little food, poor hygiene and a constant risk of sexual...

    A former female soldier in the North Korean army says there was little food, poor hygiene and a constant risk of sexual assault.
    Michael Owen takes on jockey challenge

    Michael Owen takes on jockey challenge


    The 37-year-old has lost over a stone in weight and is preparing for his first race at...

    The 37-year-old has lost over a stone in weight and is preparing for his first race at Ascot.
    Dame Katherine Grainger 'disappointed' by Shane Sutton comments

    Dame Katherine Grainger 'disappointed' by Shane Sutton comments


    UK Sport chair Dame Katherine Grainger is "surprised and disappointed" after Shane Sutton says riders legally used banned drugs to "find the...

    UK Sport chair Dame Katherine Grainger is "surprised and disappointed" after Shane Sutton says riders legally used banned drugs to "find the gains".
    Bizarre shape of interstellar asteroid

    Bizarre shape of interstellar asteroid


    An asteroid that visited our Solar System from interstellar space is one of the most elongated celestial bodies known to...

    An asteroid that visited our Solar System from interstellar space is one of the most elongated celestial bodies known to science.
    Tampon tax: How much have you spent?

    Tampon tax: How much have you spent?


    The amount it has cost you depends on how old you are and when you started your first...

    The amount it has cost you depends on how old you are and when you started your first period.
    Why do so many US women die giving birth?

    Why do so many US women die giving birth?


    While progress has been made to curb death rates in other countries, the US has seen an...

    While progress has been made to curb death rates in other countries, the US has seen an increase.
    Can this blogger become Russia's president?

    Can this blogger become Russia's president?


    Alexei Navalny is a social media sensation who wants to lead Russia. But he's got a few problems in his...

    Alexei Navalny is a social media sensation who wants to lead Russia. But he's got a few problems in his way.