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The Papers: PM urged to quit... and an end to speeding? 26 Mar 7:24pm The Papers: PM urged to quit... and an end to speeding?
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MPs will tell Theresa May to say when she'll go, some papers report. Others lead on plans to limit road speeds.
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The two sides in the Jussie Smollett case 26 Mar 6:44pm The two sides in the Jussie Smollett case
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The star insists he's been truthful, but Chicago's mayor calls dropping all charges a "whitewash of justice".
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26 Mar 5:51pm Derek Hatton withdraws bid to rejoin Labour
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The ex-Militant man was only readmitted to the party last month three decades after being expelled.
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Footballers speak out on racist behaviour by fans 26 Mar 4:16pm Footballers speak out on racist behaviour by fans
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Callum Hudson-Odoi and Raheem Sterling were among those who had racial abuse shouted at them at the England win in Montenegro.
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Article 13: Memes exempt as EU backs controversial copyright law 26 Mar 3:46pm Article 13: Memes exempt as EU backs controversial copyright law
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Sharing memes and GIFs is still allowed under the new laws, after tweaks to allow "parody".
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Brexit: Petition to revoke Article 50 to be debated next week 26 Mar 2:59pm Brexit: Petition to revoke Article 50 to be debated next week
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The government responds and says cancelling Brexit would "break its promises" to the British public.
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Hoax charges dropped against US actor 26 Mar 2:21pm Hoax charges dropped against US actor
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The actor, who was accused of fabricating a hate crime, says it was an "incredibly difficult time".
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How the Jussie Smollett drama unfolded 26 Mar 2:21pm How the Jussie Smollett drama unfolded
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The actor was accused of staging a racist and homophobic attack, but the charges have been dropped.
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US drug company settles opioid lawsuit 26 Mar 2:04pm US drug company settles opioid lawsuit
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The drug company owned by the wealthy Sackler dynasty is facing 2,000 claims over its painkiller.
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EU backs controversial copyright law 26 Mar 1:35pm EU backs controversial copyright law
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The Copyright Directive was backed by 348 MEPs, with 278 against.
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Venezuela crisis: Day off as fresh power cuts shut down services 26 Mar 1:32pm Venezuela crisis: Day off as fresh power cuts shut down services
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Power cuts have hit most of the nation, closing down hospitals, public transport and water supply.
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US drug company settles opioid lawsuit 26 Mar 1:25pm US drug company settles opioid lawsuit
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The drug company owned by the wealthy Sackler dynasty is facing 2,000 claims over its painkiller.
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Hoax charges dropped against US actor 26 Mar 12:35pm Hoax charges dropped against US actor
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The actor, who was accused of fabricating a hate crime, says it was an "incredibly difficult time".
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US drug company settles opioid lawsuit 26 Mar 11:49am US drug company settles opioid lawsuit
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The drug company owned by the wealthy Sackler dynasty is facing 2,000 claims over its painkiller.
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Horned pit viper and tree frogs found at Indian airport 26 Mar 11:37am Horned pit viper and tree frogs found at Indian airport
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Nine boxes of rare animals were taken from a passenger by customs officials at Chennai airport in India.
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Ex-England captain Cook scores century in first innings since Test retirement 26 Mar 11:19am Ex-England captain Cook scores century in first innings since Test retirement
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Ex-England captain Alastair Cook scores a century for Essex in his first innings since retiring from Test cricket.
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Petra Kvitova: Man who stabbed tennis star jailed for eight years 26 Mar 11:12am Petra Kvitova: Man who stabbed tennis star jailed for eight years
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Her playing left hand was severely injured after the attack in her Czech Republic home in 2016.
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In pictures: Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall visit Cuba 26 Mar 10:37am In pictures: Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall visit Cuba
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The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have made history by becoming the first members of the Royal Family to visit Cuba.
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Montenegro face racist behaviour charge in Euro 2020 qualifier against England 26 Mar 10:16am Montenegro face racist behaviour charge in Euro 2020 qualifier against England
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Uefa opens disciplinary proceedings against Montenegro following the racist abuse suffered by England players in their the Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday.
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Viewer spots mystery face in the clouds 26 Mar 10:06am Viewer spots mystery face in the clouds
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A surprise guest makes an appearance in the BBC Scotland weather forecast. But who is it?
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Conor McGregor retires: Legitimate or leverage for UFC fighter? 26 Mar 8:22am Conor McGregor retires: Legitimate or leverage for UFC fighter?
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News of Conor McGregor's announced "retirement" may have set the internet ablaze but is it just a negotiating ploy from the UFC star?
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European MPs vote to end summer time clock changes 26 Mar 8:18am European MPs vote to end summer time clock changes
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EU states should be able to abolish daylight saving time from 2021, MEPs decide.
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26 Mar 7:58am Jack Shepherd: Speedboat killer will return to UK
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Jack Shepherd agrees to return from Georgia, where he hid out, and a judge approves the extradition.
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Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion announces retirement 26 Mar 5:24am Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion announces retirement
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Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor says he has decided to retire from the sport.
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Ronaldo injured as European champions Portugal draw with Serbia 26 Mar 5:22am Ronaldo injured as European champions Portugal draw with Serbia
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Cristiano Ronaldo suffers a hamstring injury during Portugal's European Championship qualifier against Serbia.
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England women beat Sri Lanka to win T20 series 26 Mar 5:10am England women beat Sri Lanka to win T20 series
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England thrash Sri Lanka by eight wickets to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in their Twenty20 series against their hosts.
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Joanna Lumley and Moby for Hay Festival line-up 26 Mar 4:15am Joanna Lumley and Moby for Hay Festival line-up
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The line-up for this spring's Hay Festival is unveiled, including Maxine Peake, Moby and Joanna Lumley.
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Brexit: MPs vote to take control of Brexit process for indicative votes 26 Mar 4:13am Brexit: MPs vote to take control of Brexit process for indicative votes
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MPs vote to take over Commons business in an unprecedented move that sees three Conservative ministers resign.
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Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion announces retirement 26 Mar 4:11am Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion announces retirement
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Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor says he has decided to retire from the sport.
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England game overshadowed by racist abuse 26 Mar 3:55am England game overshadowed by racist abuse
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Raheem Sterling and Callum Hudson-Odoi condemn the "unacceptable" racist abuse directed at England players during their 5-1 win in Montenegro.
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Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion announces retirement 26 Mar 3:22am Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion announces retirement
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Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor says he has decided to retire from the sport.
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Mexico demands apology from Spain and the Vatican over conquest 26 Mar 2:58am Mexico demands apology from Spain and the Vatican over conquest
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Spain and the Vatican are urged to acknowledge historical abuses against indigenous peoples.
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Brexit: MPs vote to take control of Brexit process for indicative votes 26 Mar 2:36am Brexit: MPs vote to take control of Brexit process for indicative votes
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MPs vote to take over Commons business in an unprecedented move that sees three Conservative ministers resign.
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Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion announces retirement 26 Mar 2:33am Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion announces retirement
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Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor says he has decided to retire from the sport.
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US-Mexico border wall: Pentagon authorises $1bn transfer 26 Mar 12:52am US-Mexico border wall: Pentagon authorises $1bn transfer
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President Trump declared a national emergency to bypass Congress and divert funds for the project.
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Councils fixed more potholes as budgets grew 25 Mar 11:50pm Councils fixed more potholes as budgets grew
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But nearly £10bn is needed to bring all roads up to scratch, an annual survey suggests.
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Surgeons who want you to touch knife crime 25 Mar 9:18pm Surgeons who want you to touch knife crime
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A medical team is trying to intervene to stop stabbings, rather than waiting to treat them when they happen.
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25 Mar 8:54pm Michael Avenatti: Stormy Daniels lawyer accused of fraud
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Michael Avenatti is charged with trying to extort more than $20m from sports apparel giant Nike.
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