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United Nations withdraws Matt Hancock job offer
Matt Hancock, the former UK health secretary, will no longer become a special envoy for the United Nations after the job offer was withdrawn.
Macron marks 60 years since Paris police Algeria protest massacre
The events of October 17th, 1961 were covered up for decades and the final death toll remains unclear. But many historians believe it could amount to several hundred.
Man Utd defend 100 mile flight to Leicester
Manchester United have defended their decision to fly the 100 mile journey to their Premier League game at Leicester.
Boris Johnson's climate credibility at stake in run-up to Cop26 summit
Boris Johnson faces a significant test of his leadership before the Cop26 climate summit as the chancellor and business secretary are at war over the imminent plan for reaching net zero carbon dioxide emissions.
Huge rise in domestic abuse cases being dropped
Cases of domestic abuse are being dropped at rapidly increasing rate, official figures show.
Plan to phase out gas boilers by 2035 doesn't go far enough, climate campaigners warn
Climate change campaigners have warned that government plans to phase out gas boilers are not ambitious enough to deliver on UK commitments to cut carbon emissions.
London allotments: Duke of Northumberland loses bid to build flats at site where Bridgerton was filmed
T he Duke of Northumberland has unexpectedly lost his bid to bulldoze allotments to build dozens of new homes on his Syon House London estate.
Huge rise in domestic abuse cases being dropped in England and Wales
By Patrick Cowling & Alex Forsyth BBC News
Police have six months to charge common assault cases, including domestic abuse, from when the alleged incident took place.
National Trust election candidate 'not consulted' about 'anti-woke' backing
A retired conservationist who was named by an 'anti-woke' insurgent group as a candidate it was backing for the coming National Trust elections says he was never consulted by the campaigners and is at odds with them.
Youth jail warned after inspectors find 'dilapidated' conditions
A youth jail has been issued an urgent warning by Ofsted after inspectors found that children were living in a "dilapidated" environment and being subjected to "unjustifiable" and sometimes unlawful levels of force.