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Sri Lanka opener Thirimanne frustrates England after Root's 228

1 hour 18 min ago
Lahiru Thirimanne's unbeaten 76 frustrates England as a spirited Sri Lanka rally on the third day of the first Test in Galle.

UK weather: Disruption warning as snow hits parts of the UK

3 hours 9 min ago
Parts of eastern England could see up to 8cm of snow on Saturday, the Met Office says.

Nearly 50 players face quarantine in hotel rooms after Covid cases on flights to Melbourne

3 hours 54 min ago
Forty-seven players will stay confined to the their hotel rooms before the Australian Open after other passengers on their flights tested positive for coronavirus.

Dustin Higgs: Final execution of Trump presidency is carried out

4 hours 58 min ago
The execution of Dustin Higgs, 48, is the 13th federal death sentence carried out since July.

Aerial photos capture 'tree of life' structures in Norfolk and Suffolk

5 hours 38 min ago
Mike Page says his images of the spectacular patterns capture a moment in time.

Australia remain on top of decisive Test with India

6 hours 33 min ago
Australia hold the advantage after a rain-shortened second day of the decisive fourth Test against India in Brisbane.

Covid-19: Travel industry crisis and Pfizer vaccine delay

6 hours 49 min ago
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Saturday.

Ralph Lauren drops Thomas over use of homophobic slur

6 hours 55 min ago
Clothing brand Ralph Lauren ends its sponsorship of world number three Justin Thomas, saying it was "disheartened" by his use of a homophobic slur.

British and Irish Lions tour: Can Maro Itoje captain tour of South Africa?

7 hours 42 min ago
Maro Itoje has never captained his country. He doesn't lead his club. So why do his team-mates think he could rugby's biggest job?

Covid: 'Urgent' aviation support plea over travel curbs

8 hours 12 min ago
Air industry bodies call for more government support ahead of the UK travel corridor closure on Monday.

Covid: UK variant could drive 'rapid growth' in US cases, CDC warns

10 hours 34 min ago
Health officials warn the highly contagious UK Covid variant could become the dominant strain by March.

Boris Johnson says girls' education key to ending poverty

13 hours 13 min ago
The UK prime minister wants girls' education in developing countries to be a key international focus.

To poll or not to poll? That is still the question

13 hours 40 min ago
Ministers seem set on England's May elections taking place, but some in local government are pushing back.

Capitol riots: What are far-right Trump supporters saying?

13 hours 41 min ago
Members of the extreme right are searching for new online homes, amid paranoia that they are being ‘set up’ by the authorities.

New takeaway and shopping rules begin in Scotland

13 hours 43 min ago
Takeaway outlets and click and collect retail services must change how they operate in Scotland.

Brexit: End to Gibraltar land border prompts joy and trepidation

13 hours 43 min ago
For residents on both sides of the border there are hopes of an end to queues, but not everyone is convinced.

Did we see a Christmas coronavirus spike?

13 hours 44 min ago
Christmas gatherings were cut back but was there still an impact on Covid cases?

US Election 2020: What do countries around the world want from Joe Biden?

13 hours 51 min ago
We speak to reporters in six global regions about hopes and expectations for the new US administration.

Martin Luther King Jr: New documentary on FBI surveillance

13 hours 53 min ago
New documentary highlights extent of the FBI surveillance of the US civil rights leader.

Dinosaurs In Love: Tom Rosenthal and daughter's song made into book

13 hours 55 min ago
Dinosaurs In Love went viral, musician Tom Rosenthal and his daughter Fenn were the ones behind it.

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