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Latest Press Wednesday 25th December 2019

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  • Trump ‘still working’ Melania’s Christmas
  • Putin accuses Poland colluding Hitler Second World War
  • ‘The I went prison, I got back’
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  • ‘England SA I win’
  • Jesus is Born: Is Kanye West going today?
  • The Tiger Who Came Tea, review: David Oyelowo is charming intricate adaptation Judith Kerr's children's
  • Allee Willis: Friends songwriter dies 72
  • Croydon stabbing: 60-year-old knifed London
  • Sheila Mercier: Actor TV matriarch Annie Sugden Emmerdale
  • ‘Why it’s OK I’m seeing Christmas’
  • Anastasia Uglow: British died New York named
  • The Homeless Fund: Ellie Goulding hails 'crucial' fundraising heartwarming Christmas women
  • UK news: Paddington Christmas disruption continues
  • Kartarpur: Temple India Pakistan
  • Female grime jailed jumped
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  • M1 crash: Woman killed late-night Christmas Eve motorway
  • Prince William’s Prince Louis Duchess Cambridge
  • Premier League scorers 2019/20: Jamie Vardy, Tammy Abraham, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Sadio Mane
  • After years regimented gatherings, I'm doing Christmas
  • For aren't religious, Christmas holds
  • Ruslan Shaveddinov: Russian ‘kidnapped’
  • Rapper DaBaby detained cannabis hours Christmas giveaway children
  • Valparaíso fires: Dozens homes destroyed Chilean
  • Husband British is refused UK weeks Christmas
  • Football Manager 2020 wonderkids: Best players FM20 teams
  • Pope Christmas urges softening ‘self-centred hearts’
  • Jewish groups Trump Rudy Giuliani said Holocaust George Soros is 'hardly Jew'
  • Star Wars: Disney removes same-sex The Rise Skywalker Singapore
  • Burkina Faso: Christmas Day Christian-Muslim
  • Toxic Brexit contributed Jo Cox, says
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  • Royal Family: Charlotte George Sandringham
  • Best player? Worst meltdown? BBC Sport’s 2019 awards
  • Little Women review: Greta Gerwig's loving adaptation waltzes
  • Japan MP arrested taking bribe
  • Prince Philip leaves Christmas Queen
  • Stokes Test improves, hampers England
  • 'A nightmare': Woman stranded Christmas loses
  • Premier League festive predictions: Lawro v singer-songwriter Sheffield Wednesday Richard Hawley
  • I'm humanist loves Christmas – me, it's
  • Iran ‘disrupted’ protests
  • NHS launches crackdown 'revolving door' returning managers received six-figure redundancy packages
  • Christmas blessing: Plane sprays 100 gallons Louisiana
  • Why I weekends ringing birds
  • Care criticised recorded abusing dementia
  • Ex-Trump staffer sues president's
  • The Snail Whale, review: Fine youngsters, Nemo won't losing
  • The US Ship Miracles saved 14,000 North Korean refugees
  • Paramedic accused drops
  • France strikes: Christmas Eve disruption unions Macron's truce
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  • Justin Bieber announces 'Yummy' January 2020
  • James Norton recalls 'badly bullied'
  • Crystal Palace Roy Hodgson calls
  • Zoo animals food-filled Christmas presents
  • Tottenham news: Spurs Son Heung-min's Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger
  • I Christmas jumper year-round – here's
  • TWA85: ‘The world’s longest hijacking’
  • Afghan People’s Peace Movement marchers ‘kidnapped Taliban’
  • More 1,800 Christmas detention centres
  • Three members British Costa Del Sol
  • Allee Willis death: Grammy-winning songwriter Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' 'Friends' dies, aged 72
  • Passengers asked is 'too heavy'
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  • Christmas Notre Dame cancelled 200 years
  • How well: Two friends
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  • If scorn anti-vaxxers flu shot,
  • Caroline Flack defies trial: 'I tell'
  • Executing dictator: Open wounds Romania’s Christmas
  • Hong Kong protesters wearing Santa hats reindeer horns
  • Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce plans Tokyo Olympics 100m & 200m sprint
  • Monzo warned: ‘Worst life’
  • US instructed DNA kits concerns 'mass surveillance'
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  • Racism isn't hatred football: anti-poverty prejudice is an
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NHS hospitals experts thousands avoidable mistakes

NHS hospitals experts thousands avoidable mistakes

New nationwide effort is aiming to save 928 lives and £98.5m across the NHS

England's Ben Stokes Boxing Day Test 'stable condition'

England's Ben Stokes Boxing Day Test 'stable condition'

All-rounder Stokes missed training on Christmas Eve to become at his bedside but rejoined his teammates during their particular particular session on Christmas Day

Harry Dunn's US extradition Anne Sacoolas

Harry Dunn's US extradition Anne Sacoolas

Ms Sacoolas, who claims diplomatic immunity, has refused to return voluntarily to Britain

Christianity Today urges evangelicals 'unconditional loyalty' Trump renewed 'immoral'

Christianity Today urges evangelicals 'unconditional loyalty' Trump renewed 'immoral'

Church tainted simply by links to ‘rampant immorality, greed and corruption’, warns brand new editorial simply by magazine which backs impeachment

UK weather: The latest Met Office forecast

UK weather: The latest Met Office forecast

Watch the latest UK weather conditions forecast from the Independent for today.

Four stranded rescued swept

Four stranded rescued swept

Animals named Dancer, Prancer, Dasher and Blitzen by team who saved them

Christmas 2019 streaming guide: What watch, Avengers: Endgame The Witcher

Christmas 2019 streaming guide: What watch, Avengers: Endgame The Witcher

All the Netflix and Amazon Prime titles to have on your own radar

The Independent's Women Decade, Greta Thunberg Serena Williams

The Independent's Women Decade, Greta Thunberg Serena Williams

These are the influential women who have had a global impact over the past 10 years in politics, sport, law, culture and society, says Sabrina Barr

Trump ‘still working’ Melania’s Christmas

Trump 'still working' Melania's Christmas

Donald Trump confessed that he is yet to buy a Christmas present for his wife, Melania.

Putin accuses Poland colluding Hitler Second World War

Putin accuses Poland colluding Hitler Second World War

Russian president says previous Poland ambassador was an ‘antisemitic swine’ – while Warsaw denounces the comments as Soviet propaganda

‘The I went prison, I got back’

'The I went prison, I got back'

For many people, receiving a jail sentence would be the worst thing that ever happened to all of them. For one woman it was almost a relief.

‘Magazines quiver fast’? Or ‘festive anagrams quiz’?

'Magazines quiver fast'? Or 'festive anagrams quiz'?

To help get us in the Christmas spirit, we have created a festive quiz to test your own knowledge – so which players are hiding at the rear of these eight anagrams?

‘England SA I win’

'England SA I win'

England need to beat South Africa, but they will need to play intelligent Test cricket, says Jonathan Agnew.

Jesus is Born: Is Kanye West going today?

Jesus is Born: Is Kanye West going today?

Rapper claimed his 2nd album in the space of a couple of months would end up being released on Christmas Day

The Tiger Who Came Tea, review: David Oyelowo is charming intricate adaptation Judith Kerr's children's

The Tiger Who Came Tea, review: David Oyelowo is charming intricate adaptation Judith Kerr's children's

The story’s fun spirit is delivered to life simply simply by a voice cast including Benedict Cumberbatch and Tamsin Greig

Allee Willis: Friends songwriter dies 72

Allee Willis: Friends songwriter dies 72

Willis furthermore co-wrote hits for Earth, Wind & Fire and is a Songwriters Hall of Fame member.

Croydon stabbing: 60-year-old knifed London

Croydon stabbing: 60-year-old knifed London

Case sparks 148th murder investigation in London of 2019 – the deadliest 12 months since 2008

Sheila Mercier: Actor TV matriarch Annie Sugden Emmerdale

Sheila Mercier: Actor TV matriarch Annie Sugden Emmerdale

She enjoyed a lengthy stage career in farces with her brother Brian Rix’s Whitehall Theatre company

‘Why it’s OK I’m seeing Christmas’

'Why it's OK I'm seeing Christmas'

‘All the adverts are families content in a house collectively. That’s not exactly exactly what a family is these days.’

Anastasia Uglow: British died New York named

Anastasia Uglow: British died New York named

School ‘devastated’ by news of 17-year-old girl’s death

The Homeless Fund: Ellie Goulding hails 'crucial' fundraising heartwarming Christmas women

The Homeless Fund: Ellie Goulding hails 'crucial' fundraising heartwarming Christmas women

Singer thanks The Independent in spirited visit to the Marylebone Project

UK news: Paddington Christmas disruption continues

UK news: Paddington Christmas disruption continues

Rail and road are expected to end up being active as people make last-minute Christmas journeys

Kartarpur: Temple India Pakistan

Kartarpur: Temple India Pakistan

Parminder Singh Sandhu wanted to visit Kartarpur temple all his life – but couldn’t until now.

Female grime jailed jumped

Female grime jailed jumped

Coelle Beaupierre, who performs as Lady Fury, waged ‘campaign of violence’ against her partner

I Christmas jumper year-round – here's

I Christmas jumper year-round – here's

A jumper isn’t simply for Christmas – particularly in an age of fast fashion

M1 crash: Woman killed late-night Christmas Eve motorway

M1 crash: Woman killed late-night Christmas Eve motorway

Multiple vehicles involved in collision

Prince William’s Prince Louis Duchess Cambridge

Prince William's Prince Louis Duchess Cambridge

A relaxed family photograph taken by the Duchess of Cambridge is released for Christmas.

Premier League scorers 2019/20: Jamie Vardy, Tammy Abraham, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Sadio Mane

Premier League scorers 2019/20: Jamie Vardy, Tammy Abraham, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Sadio Mane

Stay up to date throughout the season

After years regimented gatherings, I'm doing Christmas

After years regimented gatherings, I'm doing Christmas

I only regret that Britain’s poor and homeless do not have the luxury of choice

For aren't religious, Christmas holds

For aren't religious, Christmas holds

For me, as for many people in the UK, this particular time of calendar calendar year has absolutely absolutely nothing to do with religion and everything to do with celebrating the life we have with the people we love

Ruslan Shaveddinov: Russian ‘kidnapped’

Ruslan Shaveddinov: Russian 'kidnapped'

Ruslan Shaveddinov’s forcible conscription to serve in the Arctic is condemned by his allies.

Rapper DaBaby detained cannabis hours Christmas giveaway children

Rapper DaBaby detained cannabis hours Christmas giveaway children

Artist alleges he was wrongfully targeted

Valparaíso fires: Dozens homes destroyed Chilean

Valparaíso fires: Dozens homes destroyed Chilean

Evidence suggests fires which prompted a mass evacuation from Valparaíso were started deliberately.

Husband British is refused UK weeks Christmas

Husband British is refused UK weeks Christmas

‘I feel like this country is forcing me to end up being a single mum of two,’ says Elise Addiscott. ‘I’ve got a husband who wants to support me, but I am left on my own’

Football Manager 2020 wonderkids: Best players FM20 teams

Football Manager 2020 wonderkids: Best players FM20 teams

Our list of FM20 wonderkids includes gems for teams of every probable starting budget

Pope Christmas urges softening ‘self-centred hearts’

Pope Christmas urges softening 'self-centred hearts'

In his Christmas Day message, Francis says a more compassionate attitude can help end suffering.

Jewish groups Trump Rudy Giuliani said Holocaust George Soros is 'hardly Jew'

Jewish groups Trump Rudy Giuliani said Holocaust George Soros is 'hardly Jew'

‘I’m more of a Jew than Soros is. I probably understand more about – he doesn’t go to church, he doesn’t go to religion — synagogue’, Mr Giuliani says

Star Wars: Disney removes same-sex The Rise Skywalker Singapore

Star Wars: Disney removes same-sex The Rise Skywalker Singapore

New film has very first same-sex kiss in franchise’s history

Burkina Faso: Christmas Day Christian-Muslim

Burkina Faso: Christmas Day Christian-Muslim

Five-year-old Iris Ouattara goes to church with her dad and mosque with her mum in Burkina Faso.

Toxic Brexit contributed Jo Cox, says

Toxic Brexit contributed Jo Cox, says

Former Commons chaplain warns ‘way that we related to one one more over this particular wretched topic’ is linked to politician’s death

How Amazon Prime's Premier League Boxing Day fixtures

How Amazon Prime's Premier League Boxing Day fixtures

Nine matches will end up being shown online including Bournemouth vs Arsenal and Liverpool vs Leicester

Royal Family: Charlotte George Sandringham

Royal Family: Charlotte George Sandringham

Crowds waited for hours to greet the Royal Family – the very first the younger royals had attended.

Best player? Worst meltdown? BBC Sport’s 2019 awards

Best player? Worst meltdown? BBC Sport's 2019 awards

From the best player to the biggest meltdown, BBC Sport’s completely unofficial and simply by no means deadly serious 2019 alternative football awards.

Little Women review: Greta Gerwig's loving adaptation waltzes

Little Women review: Greta Gerwig's loving adaptation waltzes

The film’s deep generosity cements it as a cinematic achievement, while furthermore ensuring this particular particular won’t end up being the last adaptation we see

Japan MP arrested taking bribe

Japan MP arrested taking bribe

The supporter of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is accused of taking $34,000 from a gambling operator.

Prince Philip leaves Christmas Queen

Prince Philip leaves Christmas Queen

Duke of Edinburgh admitted for four nights to receive treatment for pre-existing condition

Stokes Test improves, hampers England

Stokes Test improves, hampers England

Ben Stokes returns to complete training with England as they prepare for the Boxing Day Test against South Africa, after his father shows signs of improvement in hospital.

'A nightmare': Woman stranded Christmas loses

'A nightmare': Woman stranded Christmas loses

Gemma Quinn, who was paralysed in car accident as a child, was meant to become on the trip of a lifetime

Premier League festive predictions: Lawro v singer-songwriter Sheffield Wednesday Richard Hawley

Premier League festive predictions: Lawro v singer-songwriter Sheffield Wednesday Richard Hawley

Mark Lawrenson takes on singer-songwriter and Sheffield Wednesday fan Richard Hawley to make predictions for the festive Premier League fixtures.

I'm humanist loves Christmas – me, it's

I'm humanist loves Christmas – me, it's

For me as for the majority of Britons, Christmas is about celebrating the life we have with the people we love

Iran ‘disrupted’ protests

Iran 'disrupted' protests

The authorities reportedly order services to end up being cut away ahead of fresh planned demonstrations.

NHS launches crackdown 'revolving door' returning managers received six-figure redundancy packages

NHS launches crackdown 'revolving door' returning managers received six-figure redundancy packages

Managers who work for huge consultancy firms and have their time ‘sold back’ to NHS will furthermore have to repay redundancy

Christmas blessing: Plane sprays 100 gallons Louisiana

Christmas blessing: Plane sprays 100 gallons Louisiana

Catholic diocese plans to generate it annual event

Why I weekends ringing birds

Why I weekends ringing birds

More than a million birds are trapped every 12 months in the British Isles simply by volunteers.

Care criticised recorded abusing dementia

Care criticised recorded abusing dementia

Company offered ‘derisory’ one-week refund after daughters discovered abuse with secret recording

Ex-Trump staffer sues president's

Ex-Trump staffer sues president's

Lawsuit claims female campaign staffer lost White House job opportunities after informing officials she was pregnant

The Snail Whale, review: Fine youngsters, Nemo won't losing

The Snail Whale, review: Fine youngsters, Nemo won't losing

Slight also by Christmas TV standards, ‘The Snail and the Whale’ may end up being extensive of heart but it is certainly no Gruffalo

The US Ship Miracles saved 14,000 North Korean refugees

The US Ship Miracles saved 14,000 North Korean refugees

For thousands of refugees in North Korea, the ship was their particular own only chance of survival.

Paramedic accused drops

Paramedic accused drops

Investigators found high levels of tetrahydrozoline in his wife’s blood, which can lead to cardiac arrest if ingested

France strikes: Christmas Eve disruption unions Macron's truce

France strikes: Christmas Eve disruption unions Macron's truce

Industrial action set to continue until January at the earliest

Crawley Down: Tributes paid 'teacher killed tried her'

Crawley Down: Tributes paid 'teacher killed tried her'

‘It is a horrible thing to have happened. Who would have believed this particular particular could happen in a sleepy place like this’

Justin Bieber announces 'Yummy' January 2020

Justin Bieber announces 'Yummy' January 2020

Album will mark the pop singer’s 1st in five years

James Norton recalls 'badly bullied'

James Norton recalls 'badly bullied'

‘One of the people who very got me through was a monk called Father Peter,’ says actor

Crystal Palace Roy Hodgson calls

Crystal Palace Roy Hodgson calls

Allegations of racist abuse towards Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger marred the Blues’ 2-0 earn at Tottenham on Sunday

Zoo animals food-filled Christmas presents

Zoo animals food-filled Christmas presents

Elephants, monkeys, parrots and lions have been opening food-filled presents.

Tottenham news: Spurs Son Heung-min's Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger

Tottenham news: Spurs Son Heung-min's Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger

Referee Anthony Taylor initially opted not to penalise Son for the challenge on Chelsea defender Rudiger, but VAR official Paul Tierney decided differently and advised Taylor to issue a red-colored card

I Christmas jumper year-round – here's

I Christmas jumper year-round – here's

Our Christmas jumpers are frequently poorly manufactured as part of the growing necessity to give food to the fast fashion industry. But jumper-friendly weather doesn’t cease in December

TWA85: ‘The world’s longest hijacking’

TWA85: 'The world's longest hijacking'

When passengers once held at gunpoint were asked to forgive their particular own hijacker, how did they respond?

Afghan People’s Peace Movement marchers ‘kidnapped Taliban’

Afghan People's Peace Movement marchers 'kidnapped Taliban'

Activists from the People’s Peace Movement disappear after entering Farah province.

More 1,800 Christmas detention centres

More 1,800 Christmas detention centres

Opposition figures call on Boris Johnson’s government to introduce 28-day limit on duration of time asylum seekers and others can become detained

Three members British Costa Del Sol

Three members British Costa Del Sol

Guests discovered ‘unresponsive’ in pool after 9-year-old reportedly gets into trouble in water

Allee Willis death: Grammy-winning songwriter Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' 'Friends' dies, aged 72

Allee Willis death: Grammy-winning songwriter Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' 'Friends' dies, aged 72

Willis was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018 for her work on hits by artists such as Earth, Wind & Fire, The Pet Shop Boys and Dusty Springfield

Passengers asked is 'too heavy'

Passengers asked is 'too heavy'

Exclusive: ‘We apologise to our customers for the delay, but emphasise the decision was appropriate,’ says Loganair main executive

Amazon Prime fans been crying Boxing Day fixtures

Amazon Prime fans been crying Boxing Day fixtures

The streaming giant have appeased fans already after their opening night of their deal

Christmas Notre Dame cancelled 200 years

Christmas Notre Dame cancelled 200 years

Midnight service continued uninterrupted simply simply by two world wars

How well: Two friends

How well: Two friends

Fiona was introduced up in a nationalist family in Northern Ireland. Lee was a British soldier presently correct now there. Now they are shut up friends.

Boxing Day 2019: Best deals John Lewis, Boots

Boxing Day 2019: Best deals John Lewis, Boots

The post-Christmas period is one of the best times to grab a bargain, but some discounts have already started

Boris Johnson's measly won't bursary

Boris Johnson's measly won't bursary

The NHS is 43,000 nurses short – this new grant won’t do a lot to modify that

If scorn anti-vaxxers flu shot,

If scorn anti-vaxxers flu shot,

I’m not a medical professional, pharmaceutical lobbyist or government agent. I am simply someone who used to believe one way, then realised how wrong I was

Caroline Flack defies trial: 'I tell'

Caroline Flack defies trial: 'I tell'

‘I’m a individual being at the end of the day and I am not going to end up being silenced,’ says previous Love Island host

Executing dictator: Open wounds Romania’s Christmas

Executing dictator: Open wounds Romania's Christmas

A bloody battle played away on the streets of Bucharest in 1989 as Romania’s communist dictator fell.

Hong Kong protesters wearing Santa hats reindeer horns

Hong Kong protesters wearing Santa hats reindeer horns

Demonstrators smash store windows as officers beat pro-democracy activists

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce plans Tokyo Olympics 100m & 200m sprint

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce plans Tokyo Olympics 100m & 200m sprint

Jamaican sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will furthermore operate in the 200m when she defends her Olympic 100m title in Tokyo next year.

Monzo warned: ‘Worst life’

Monzo warned: 'Worst life'

Tom Blomfield, who founded mobile bank Monzo, describes his personal journey starting a business.

US instructed DNA kits concerns 'mass surveillance'

US instructed DNA kits concerns 'mass surveillance'

Pentagon cites ‘increased concern’ of companies ‘exploiting the use of genetic materials for questionable purposes’

Meet Bernie-backing Alaska was crushed Trump's shutdown

Meet Bernie-backing Alaska was crushed Trump's shutdown

‘Anything that happens in Washington impacts my everyday life … and yet I never know exactly exactly what to expect with Trump and his administration’

Wolf ‘snatches kangaroo’ Belgium

Wolf 'snatches kangaroo' Belgium

Experts believe the marsupial could have been taken simply simply by a wolf named August, known to roam the area.

Call Midwife: The real-life nurses inspired Scottish

Call Midwife: The real-life nurses inspired Scottish

The nuns swap Poplar for the Outer Hebrides in a Christmas special inspired simply by real “Hebridean Heroines”.

'That's voted Brexit': Morrisons mocked renaming Brussels sprouts British regions

'That's voted Brexit': Morrisons mocked renaming Brussels sprouts British regions

Shoppers wonder if alter was designed ‘to appeal to people who don’t like Brussels’

Racism isn't hatred football: anti-poverty prejudice is an

Racism isn't hatred football: anti-poverty prejudice is an

Send your letters to letters@independent.co.uk

Eliud Kipchoge: The man, methods & controversies ‘moon-landing moment’

Eliud Kipchoge: The man, methods & controversies 'moon-landing moment'

Eliud Kipchoge made history in October by becoming the 1st person to run a marathon in below 2 hours. Here’s how he did it.

Boris Johnson has contributed –

Boris Johnson has contributed –

North-south, Leave-Remain and rich-poor aren’t the only divides Johnson needs to heal

Typhoon Phanfone batters Philippines

Typhoon Phanfone batters Philippines

Thousands are stranded at ports and more than 100 families are without a home this particular particular Christmas.

In pictures: Christmas

In pictures: Christmas

From Sri Lanka to Paris, services and events take place to mark Christmas 2019.

Baltimore homicide spike drug-related murders revenge killings

Baltimore homicide spike drug-related murders revenge killings

By Christmas Eve presently presently there had been 338 killings in the city, shut to a rate of 57 per 100,000 citizens

The 18 Christmas songs, ranked: From Last Christmas Fairytale New York

The 18 Christmas songs, ranked: From Last Christmas Fairytale New York

It’s the many wonderful time of the 12 months. As Christmas approaches, we pick the classic songs you need on your own festive playlist

Two earthquakes Colombia

Two earthquakes Colombia

Buildings shake as quakes hit in the Caribbean Sea

'Shameful necessary': How Romanian rulers starved met

'Shameful necessary': How Romanian rulers starved met

On Christmas Day 1989, after a tumultuous season, Romanian leader Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife were executed simply by firing squad against a toilet block. But exactly what delivered to this particular egregious event, asks Mick O’Hare

Iran cuts calls protests killed demonstrators

Iran cuts calls protests killed demonstrators

Internet outage last month shut nation away from from world as security forces killed protesters

Christmas TV guide: What watch, The Great Christmas Bake Off Gavin Stacey

Christmas TV guide: What watch, The Great Christmas Bake Off Gavin Stacey

All the best dramas, comedies and reunion specials you need to tune into over the festive break

Amazon Prime fixtures: Boxing Day matches Premier League

Amazon Prime fixtures: Boxing Day matches Premier League

You can watch all of the action on Amazon Prime

Best Christmas movies: The 20 festive films ranked, Home Alone The Muppets Christmas Carol

Best Christmas movies: The 20 festive films ranked, Home Alone The Muppets Christmas Carol

From The Holiday to Meet Me in St Louis via Gremlins, we rank the greatest Christmas cinematic gems

Labour leadership: Dan Jarvis calls 'clean break' hints Jeremy Corbyn

Labour leadership: Dan Jarvis calls 'clean break' hints Jeremy Corbyn

Sheffield city area mayor says Labour failed to provide credible leader or programme for government

France blocks Cimabue masterpiece

France blocks Cimabue masterpiece

Cimabue’s 13th Century painting was sold at auction after it was found in an elderly woman’s home.

Like an alcoholic, Boris Johnson has declared he's giving fossil fuels –

Like an alcoholic, Boris Johnson has declared he's giving fossil fuels –

Like a “reformed” alcoholic stashing gin in his drinks cupboard, Johnson is promising to end Britain’s fossil fuel habit while continuing to guzzle them

UK forecast: Frost skies Christmas Day

UK forecast: Frost skies Christmas Day

Thunderstorms on Christmas Eve are expected to wane overnight, making way for a crisp Christmas morning

Travis Kalanick: Uber's CEO

Travis Kalanick: Uber's CEO

‘It seems like the appropriate moment for me to focus on my current business and philanthropic pursuits,’ says billionaire businessman

Riyadh puts times – DJs, 'influencers', codes

Riyadh puts times – DJs, 'influencers', codes

Saudis throw three-day rave – but critics accuse VIPs of ignoring individual rights abuses

Iran's chess refuses Israelis

Iran's chess refuses Israelis

Alireza Firouzja may opt instead to represent France or US

Trump lashes impeachment stuck limbo

Trump lashes impeachment stuck limbo

President makes attack moments after addressing military personnel

Roman Anglo-Saxon artefacts Baginton

Roman Anglo-Saxon artefacts Baginton

Pots, jugs and jewellery are among the items carefully dug up from burial sites in Warwickshire.

Michael Bloomberg admits labour

Michael Bloomberg admits labour

Relationship with outside contractor ended as revelation made public

Costa Del Sol deaths: Police 'trying nine-year-old girl'

Costa Del Sol deaths: Police 'trying nine-year-old girl'

The family were on holiday when the deaths occurred on Christmas Eve

Taylor Swift says changed Christmas lyrics Lover

Taylor Swift says changed Christmas lyrics Lover

Singer mentions living the Christmas lights on ’til January’ in hit song

We gave Christmas measles Samoa

We gave Christmas measles Samoa

British doctors and nurses are battling to save children’s lives from measles on Christmas Day.

Which countries Premier League Amazon Prime? Boxing Day schedule, fixtures

Which countries Premier League Amazon Prime? Boxing Day schedule, fixtures

Everything you need to know

Here's Boris Johnson overhaul post-Brexit, steps

Here's Boris Johnson overhaul post-Brexit, steps

Voters expect Johnson to ‘get Brexit done’ and that means reforming the immigration system, says Thom Brooks. Here’s how he should

Australia fires: The thousands volunteers flames

Australia fires: The thousands volunteers flames

The thousands of men and women battling to save homes are unpaid, tired and facing a mammoth task.

Man robs bank, throws shouts 'Merry Christmas'

Man robs bank, throws shouts 'Merry Christmas'

65-year-old waits to end up being arrested outside nearby Starbucks after robbery

The Queen’s Christmas 2019: In

The Queen's Christmas 2019: In

The monarch says “small steps” and not giant leaps provide about the many lasting change.

Sadiq Khan welcomes City Hall haircuts three-course meals

Sadiq Khan welcomes City Hall haircuts three-course meals

Mayor of London describes Christmas event as ‘best day’ of his tenure

‘I sent seven-year-old alone’

'I sent seven-year-old alone'

More parents are sending their particular children across the US-Mexico border only to get around asylum rules.

Christmas royalties: How Wham!, Mariah Carey The Pogues year?

Christmas royalties: How Wham!, Mariah Carey The Pogues year?

Ubiquity of seasonal standards throughout December suggests artists responsible must be snowed below with cash

New tech Mars

New tech Mars

Nasa wants to send humans to Mars one day, but do we have the engines to get us there?

Donald Trump says hasn't bought Melania Christmas

Donald Trump says hasn't bought Melania Christmas

‘I got her a wonderful card … I am still functioning on a Christmas present’

Turkish artisans hand-craft bespoke cymbals drummers

Turkish artisans hand-craft bespoke cymbals drummers

Artisans in Istanbul have been hand-crafting cymbals the exact same way for more than 600 years.

Christmas Eve travel: Rail UK trains

Christmas Eve travel: Rail UK trains

Best public transport in the UK on Christmas Day is on the Isle of Wight

Jesse Lingard identifies Manchester United's inconsistent

Jesse Lingard identifies Manchester United's inconsistent

United have beaten top sides like Manchester City, Leicester, Chelsea and Tottenham but lost to Crystal Palace, West Ham, Newcastle and bottom part part Watford

Queen praises 'sense purpose' activists acknowledges 'bumpy' Christmas Day

Queen praises 'sense purpose' activists acknowledges 'bumpy' Christmas Day

She was ‘struck simply by how brand new generations have delivered a similar sense of purpose to issues such as protecting our environment’

Pregnant mice force-fed US funds $17m experiments UK

Pregnant mice force-fed US funds $17m experiments UK

Exclusive: Zebrafish furthermore made addicted to nicotine in tests at the rear of closed doors

The Christmas: Gaza's Christians permits loved ones mercy Israeli authorities

The Christmas: Gaza's Christians permits loved ones mercy Israeli authorities

On Christmas Eve, Christians in Gaza steel themselves for a holiday separated from children and relatives in the West Bank

Hong Kong protests: Christmas sees halt clashes

Hong Kong protests: Christmas sees halt clashes

Police battle activists again as Hong Kong’s leader accuses “reckless rioters” of ruining Christmas.

Strictly chimps dancing: Apes music, researchers

Strictly chimps dancing: Apes music, researchers

They clap, tap feet and sway along when piano tunes played

Magical Boxing Day moments 2010s – scorers quiz

Magical Boxing Day moments 2010s - scorers quiz

BBC Sport looks back on memorable Boxing Day moments from the past decade.

Belfast murders: Man arrested stabbed

Belfast murders: Man arrested stabbed

‘Tragic scene’ as bodies found in home days before Christmas

Bearded robs bank, gifts money, yells ‘Merry Christmas’

Bearded robs bank, gifts money, yells 'Merry Christmas'

“He robbed the bank, came away, threw the cash all over the place,” one witness said.

Turkey lasagne cranberry stuffing sausage rolls: What Christmas leftovers

Turkey lasagne cranberry stuffing sausage rolls: What Christmas leftovers

Wave goodbye to sad-looking turkey sandwiches this particular Boxing Day

Trump belittles fears North Korea 'Christmas present' saying 'a vase'

Trump belittles fears North Korea 'Christmas present' saying 'a vase'

‘We’ll find out exactly what the surprise is and we’ll deal with it very successfully’, president says before suggesting dictator may send him actual Christmas gift

2010-2019: The stories defined

2010-2019: The stories defined

Remembering the wildest, the majority of tragic, and the majority of endearing stories of the final decade, simply by Olivia Alabaster and Simon Calder

Ed Sheeran confirms 'until it's back'

Ed Sheeran confirms 'until it's back'

Sheeran said he wanted to ‘live a small more so I have something to write about’

China warns attempts 'interfere' Hong Kong are 'doomed fail' end-of-year

China warns attempts 'interfere' Hong Kong are 'doomed fail' end-of-year

‘Any attempt to interfere in China’s internal affairs or hold back China’s development will be crushed simply by the wheels of history,’ said the foreign minister

Amount flood-prone houses England doubles year, figures

Amount flood-prone houses England doubles year, figures

Exclusive: ‘There’s a strategy to produce as many homes as possible, regardless of where they are and exactly what kind they are, in a rush to meet targets,’ says critic

Kevin Spacey resurrects Frank Underwood creepy Christmas video: 'I've made changes life'

Kevin Spacey resurrects Frank Underwood creepy Christmas video: 'I've made changes life'

Actor is seen wearing a festive jumper and tending to a fire as he addresses viewers
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