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Jamal Khashoggi death: give us the facts, western countries tell Saudis2h Jamal Khashoggi death: give us the facts, western countries tell Saudis
The Guardian
UK, France and Germany urge Riyadh to urgently clarify what happened to journalist The UK, France and Germany have pressed Saudi Arabia to provide facts for its widely derided account of the death of the journalist
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Australia sexual abuse: National apology delivered to victims2h Australia sexual abuse: National apology delivered to victims
BBC
The national apology is for tens of thousands of children who were sexually abused over decades.
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Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered3h Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered
BBC
A senior minister blames a "rogue operation" as pressure mounts over the death of Jamal Khashoggi.
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3h Brexit withdrawal agreement '95% complete', Theresa May to tell MPs
The Independent
Prime minister seeks to quell growing frustration over EU withdrawal negotiations by highlighting 'important progress'
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3h Plastic straws and cotton buds could be banned from next year in bid to tackle ocean pollution
The Independent
Some 4.7 billion plastic straws, 316 million plastic stirrers and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds are used in England each year
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Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad4h Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad
BBC
Philip Morris says its campaign is "an important next step" in its aim to stop selling cigarettes.
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Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs4h Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs
BBC
Lioness Zuri attacked the father of her cubs, Nyack, who had lived with her for eight years.
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5h UN's 10-year plan to tackle world's drug problem has been 'spectacular failure' as production and consumption soar, report says
The Independent
Drug-related deaths increase by 145 per cent and cultivation of opium poppies increases by 130 per cent, figures show
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7h Calais child refugees refused sanctuary by Home Office 'being exploited in UK'
The Independent
Children refused safe passage by Home Office have made it to UK via unauthorised routes, pushing them into the hands of smugglers and subsequent debt bondage
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7h Hamilton misses out on F1 title win at US GP
BBC
Lewis Hamilton's wait for a fifth world title goes on as Kimi Raikkonen wins the United States Grand Prix.
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Thousands of domestic violence victims could be at risk as police oblivious of court orders against attackers 7h Thousands of domestic violence victims could be at risk as police oblivious of court orders against attackers
The Independent
Exclusive: Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner​ says: 'I cannot imagine the trauma of having to physically carry around a piece of paper to prove you have a non-molestation order. Every time they put it in their handbag or pin it to their fridge, they are reminded they are a victim'
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Home Office blocks Amsterdam University student from entering UK for study visit7h Home Office blocks Amsterdam University student from entering UK for study visit
The Independent
Exclusive: Masters student Nadza Dzinalija told she cannot come to Britain for conference at Glasgow University because immigration officials 'not satisfied' she will leave at end of her stay
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8h China coal mine rescue: 18 miners remain trapped after two killed in underground tunnel collapse
The Independent
Rescuers free two workers following the rock burst 'explosion' in Shandong province
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9h Migrant caravan on the move from Mexico-Guatemala border
BBC
Thousands of migrants en route to the US have now crossed into Mexico illegally from Guatemala.
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Elizabeth Warren's DNA test fact check: What journalists got wrong about senator's Native American ancestry9h Elizabeth Warren's DNA test fact check: What journalists got wrong about senator's Native American ancestry
The Independent
Critics accuse Warren of having less Native American DNA than average European Americans
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Everton 2-0 Crystal Palace: Hosts score twice in last three minutes9h Everton 2-0 Crystal Palace: Hosts score twice in last three minutes
BBC
Everton score twice in the last three minutes to snatch a dramatic victory over Crystal Palace in a tight Premier League game at Goodison Park.
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Jamal Khashoggi death: UK, France and Germany challenge Saudis10h Jamal Khashoggi death: UK, France and Germany challenge Saudis
BBC
The UK, France and Germany demand urgent clarification on how Jamal Khashoggi died.
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Spot-fixing: ECB rejects claims against England players in new documentary10h Spot-fixing: ECB rejects claims against England players in new documentary
BBC
The England and Wales Cricket Board dismisses allegations of spot-fixing against England players made in a new television documentary.
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10h Russia nuclear treaty: Gorbachev warns Trump plan will undermine disarmament
BBC
The ex-Soviet president says scrapping a Cold War missile deal will undermine nuclear disarmament.
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Brazil presidential election: Political violence sweeps across country as electorate prepares for divisive vote10h Brazil presidential election: Political violence sweeps across country as electorate prepares for divisive vote
The Independent
Incendiary presidential frontrunner and backlash from large-scale corruption investigation creates tense political atmosphere
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Jamal Khashoggi death – LIVE: World responds to Saudi Arabia's admission journalist was killed inside Istanbul consulate11h Jamal Khashoggi death – LIVE: World responds to Saudi Arabia's admission journalist was killed inside Istanbul consulate
The Independent
World leaders are calling for answers from Saudi Arabia after the kingdom admitted dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul consulate.
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Bank of England in the spotlight again over 'staggeringly high' expenses11h Bank of England in the spotlight again over 'staggeringly high' expenses
The Independent
Governor Mark Carney spent more than £50,000 on travel in just three months
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Final Say: Anti-Brexit campaigners to target 50 Conservative MPs in push to win people's vote on deal11h Final Say: Anti-Brexit campaigners to target 50 Conservative MPs in push to win people's vote on deal
The Independent
More than 670,000 people attended a march to demand a second referendum on leaving the EU
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11h Jamal Khashoggi: UK, France and Germany 'urgently' demand clarification of 'exactly what happened' in Saudi consulate
The Independent
Three nations condemn death of dissident journalist 'in the strongest possible terms' in joint statement
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11h Russia nuclear treaty: Gorbachev warns Trump plan will undermine disarmament
BBC
The ex-Soviet president says scrapping a Cold War missile deal will undermine nuclear disarmament.
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Ditching nuclear arms treaty would be dangerous step, Russia warns US11h Ditching nuclear arms treaty would be dangerous step, Russia warns US
The Guardian
Deputy foreign minister insists Moscow has strictly observed missile treaty signed in 1987 Senior Russian officials have lashed out at the United States after
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12h Red Funnel ferry hits yachts at Cowes harbour
BBC
None of the 40 passengers onboard were hurt and the vessel has been refloated.
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Prostate cancer: radiotherapy could extend thousands of lives, study finds12h Prostate cancer: radiotherapy could extend thousands of lives, study finds
The Guardian
Use alongside traditional treatment in advanced cases ‘could benefit 3,000 men in UK’ Radiotherapy could increase the chances of survival for thousands of men with prostate cancer that has already spread by the time they are diagnosed, new research suggests. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer to affect men in the UK. About 47,000 are diagnosed every year and around 11,500 die. Significant numbers of men are not diagnosed until the cancer has spread, which reduces their chances of survival.
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Taiwan train crash kills 18 people and injures 160 more13h Taiwan train crash kills 18 people and injures 160 more
The Independent
Soldiers join firefighters in rescue efforts as some passengers escape through windows
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Russia nuclear treaty: US warned over threat to scrap deal13h Russia nuclear treaty: US warned over threat to scrap deal
BBC
Russia threatens retaliation over President Trump's plan to scrap a landmark 1987 nuclear deal.
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13h Jobs will be lost if Brexit deal not reached by December, business leader warns
The Independent
Director general of CBI says businesses considering implementing 'damaging' contingency plans
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13h Jamal Khashoggi: Trump administration privately doubts Saudi Arabia and worries Jared Kushner's close relationship is a 'liability'
The Independent
President publicly supports work of Kushner and Saudi crown prince but increasingly concerned by inconsistent explanation for journalist death, officials say
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Jamal Khashoggi death – LIVE: World responds to Saudi Arabia's admission journalist was killed inside Istanbul consulate14h Jamal Khashoggi death – LIVE: World responds to Saudi Arabia's admission journalist was killed inside Istanbul consulate
The Independent
World leaders are calling for answers from Saudi Arabia after the kingdom admitted dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul consulate.
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Brett Kavanaugh: Witches placed mass hex on Supreme Court Justice during New York protest ritual14h Brett Kavanaugh: Witches placed mass hex on Supreme Court Justice during New York protest ritual
The Independent
'The harm we want to inflict on Kavanaugh and Trump is that they be exposed and ousted,' said organiser Dakota Bracciale
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Red Funnel ferry hits yachts at Cowes harbour14h Red Funnel ferry hits yachts at Cowes harbour
BBC
None of the 40 passengers onboard were hurt and the vessel has been refloated.
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15h Brexit deal must be done by 'end of November' or government risks running out of time, says Dominic Raab
The Independent
Mr Raab says he is 'open minded' about extending the transition period by three months
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Nicola Sturgeon pulls out of BBC-hosted Steve Bannon event16h Nicola Sturgeon pulls out of BBC-hosted Steve Bannon event
The Independent
Giving controversial figure a platform could normalise 'far right, racist views,' warns Scotland's political leader
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16h Russia nuclear treaty: US warned over threat to scrap deal
BBC
Russia threatens retaliation over President Trump's plan to scrap a landmark 1987 nuclear deal.
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Congo rebels shoot two health workers fighting Ebola outbreak within DRC army16h Congo rebels shoot two health workers fighting Ebola outbreak within DRC army
The Independent
Shooting appears to be first time rebels have killed health workers in this outbreak
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17h Facebook job puts Nick Clegg's reputation at risk, warns Paddy Ashdown
The Independent
Legacy will depend on bringing liberal 'values' to social media giant, says former party leader
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Red Falcon ferry crashes into yachts at Cowes harbour17h Red Falcon ferry crashes into yachts at Cowes harbour
BBC
The Red Falcon ran aground in Cowes Harbour in heavy fog, the coastguard says.
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Harrow fire: Woman dies in suspected gas blast17h Harrow fire: Woman dies in suspected gas blast
BBC
A man, woman and baby are saved from the explosion in London, but another woman dies at the scene.
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Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab17h Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab
BBC
Brexit Secretary says more time before EU divorce could avoid "unacceptable" plan for Northern Ireland.
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UK weather: The latest Met Office forecast18h UK weather: The latest Met Office forecast
The Independent
Watch the latest UK weather forecast from the Independent for today.
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18h Theresa May faces fight for her leadership as mutinous Tory MPs warn she is 'drinking in last chance saloon'
The Independent
The prime minister has been told to attend a so-called show trial at the 1922 committee of Conservatives
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Royal tour: Meghan takes morning off as Harry goes solo in Sydney18h Royal tour: Meghan takes morning off as Harry goes solo in Sydney
BBC
The royal couple decide to cut back pregnant Meghan's schedule "slightly" during their overseas tour.
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18h Appeal after boy, 6, killed in crash in Luton
BBC
A man is detained by police after the crash in Kirby Drive, Luton.
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US tourists die as Costa Rica rafts capsize18h US tourists die as Costa Rica rafts capsize
BBC
Four US tourists die and a local tourist is missing after a rafting accident on a swollen river.
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19h Harrow 'gas explosion': Woman dies after fire rips through North London home
The Independent
Around 70 firefighters battled the blaze, and rescued three people from the flat using aerial ladder
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19h President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty
BBC
President Trump said the US will "terminate" a landmark 1987 deal over alleged Russian violations.
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Harrow fire: Woman dies in suspected gas blast19h Harrow fire: Woman dies in suspected gas blast
BBC
A man, woman and baby are saved from the explosion in London, but another woman dies at the scene.
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20h Selma Blair: Cruel Intentions star reveals MS diagnosis
BBC
Selma Blair shared the news in an emotional Instagram post, saying the news was "overwhelming".
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22h Selma Blair: Cruel Intentions star reveals MS diagnosis
BBC
Selma Blair shared the news in an emotional Instagram post, saying the news was "overwhelming".
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Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab22h Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab
BBC
Brexit Secretary says more time before EU divorce could avoid "unacceptable" plan for Northern Ireland.
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Jamal Khashoggi: Germany and EU condemn Saudi explanation of death23h Jamal Khashoggi: Germany and EU condemn Saudi explanation of death
The Guardian
Angela Merkel says Riyadh’s claim journalist died in a ‘fistfight’ not sufficient as international criticism grows Germany’s chancellor has demanded “transparency” from Riyadh over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the EU foreign policy chief called it a “shocking violation” of international conventions as western condemnation grows over Saudi Arabia’s handling of the affair. Angela Merkel and her foreign minister, Heiko Maas, issued a joint statement on Saturday, saying “the information provided about the sequence of events in the consulate in Istanbul isn’t sufficient”.
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New York witches place hex on Brett Kavanaugh23h New York witches place hex on Brett Kavanaugh
BBC
Across the country, exorcist Father Gary Thomas said a prayer in a bid to counter the hex.
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26h Two in five newly qualified teachers experience mental health problems, new study reveals
The Independent
'I would need to pull my car over to be sick before I arrived at school'
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28h Disinformation and fake news spreads over WhatApp ahead of Brazil's presidential election
The Independent
The smartphone messaging application owned by Facebook was used as a tool to target millions of Brazilians ahead of the presidential election, which takes place 28 October
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