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Qatar accuses neighbours of terrorism hypocrisy as isolation continues

Qatar has stepped up its war of words with regional rivals as the crisis surrounding its isolation shows no sign of resolution three weeks on.


Terminally ill baby Charlie Gard's parents 'upset' by European court decision

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a plea from the parents of a terminally ill British baby to intervene in the case.


What is Petrwrap virus behind cyberattack?

The latest global ransomware virus has spread fast after initially affecting computer systems in Ukraine, but how exactly does it work?


Man walks away after being hit by double decker bus in Reading

A man had a miraculous escape after being run over by a double decker bus - with CCTV cameras capturing him getting straight up and walking to the pub.


Showbiz News

Ryan Reynolds saved his nephew using CPR

Ryan Reynolds has revealed he was able to save his nephew's life after taking a first aid course.


Star Wars: Controversy shows disturbance in the Force

After sacking two directors, Lucasfilm has now hired an acting coach for Han Solo's main star. I've got a bad feeling about this.


Baby Driver? 'There's not much else to compare it to'

Mad Men star Jon Hamm has told Sky News his new film Baby Driver was a "unique and exciting opportunity".


Alec Baldwin roasted as 'old ham' by daughter

Alec Baldwin's daughter has recalled the time her father called her a "rude, thoughtless little pig" and given the actor a public roasting for it - a decade later.


Sports News

Lions surrender 14-point lead in Wellington thriller match

The British and Irish Lions surrendered a 14-point lead as the Hurricanes held them to a pulsating 31-31 draw in their final midweek game in New Zealand.


Frank de Boer named as new manager of Crystal Palace

Frank de Boer has been appointed Crystal Palace manager on a three-year contract.


John McEnroe ranks Serena '700 in the world' on men's tour

Tennis legend John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700 in the world" on the men's circuit.


England v South Africa: Dawid Malan fires on debut as hosts win series

England beat South Africa by 19 runs to win the final T20I in Cardiff and claim a 2-1 series win.


Business News

Fine dining 'pops up' in Abbotsbury

A new restaurant has been opened for the summer and autumn in the Subtropical Gardens.


Co-op Bank board to set seal on hedge funds’ £700m rescue deal

The board of the Co-operative Bank will gather on Tuesday night to apply the finishing touches to a £700m rescue deal led by a handful of American hedge funds, potentially ending months of uncertainty for the struggling lender's four million customers.


Is this finally a fight Google can't win?

It is less than 30 years since a small group of three computer science students at a Canadian university were bemoaning how hard it was to find things on a computer network.


Guardian chief picked to help deliver £130bn productivity prize

It’s one of the UK’s most pressing economic conundrums: the lacklustre productivity performance that has left Britain languishing behind European rivals such as France, Germany and the Netherlands.


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