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Austin bomber left 25-minute 'confession' as police closed in

The man suspected of being behind a series of bombings in Texas left a "confession" before he blew himself up, police have said.


Arrest after schools hit by bomb hoaxes

A man has been arrested after thousands of threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.


Bishop 'used church money to buy cattle ranch'

A Brazilian bishop has been arrested in connection with a corruption case involving around $600,000 (£423,000).


'Overwhelmed' police forces taking days to respond to 999 calls

Some police forces are being "overwhelmed" and are unable to respond to urgent calls on time, the police watchdog has revealed.


Showbiz News

TV presenter Ant McPartlin charged with drink-driving

TV presenter Ant McPartlin has been charged with drink-driving after his arrest on Sunday, police have confirmed.


Dec to host Saturday Night Takeaway without Ant after drink-drive arrest

Saturday Night Takeaway will continue with Dec presenting the show alone, after co-host Ant McPartlin's arrest for suspected drink-driving.


John Boyega: Star Wars allowed me to invest in myself

At 26 years old John Boyega is already expanding his CV.


Sex And The City star Cynthia Nixon blasts New York governor

Former Sex And The City star Cynthia Nixon has criticised New York's current administration in her first ever campaign event.


Sports News

England bowled out for 58 on day one of first Test against New Zealand

England avoided posting their lowest ever Test score by 13 runs as they were bundled out for just 58 on day one of the first Test against New Zealand, at Auckland.


Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson suffer first-day Match Play defeats

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson suffered surprise defeats on the opening day of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Texas.


Jack Wilshere says England are planning for future with young squad

England midfielder Jack Wilshere has played down World Cup expectations but believes this summer could be a stepping stone towards a brighter future for Gareth Southgate's inexperienced team.


Alexis Sanchez expected better of himself since joining Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez says he expected better of himself following his move to Manchester United.


Business News

Musk set for $50bn pay package at Tesla

Elon Musk's new pay package could see him earn more than $50bn (£35bn) if he meets certain milestones over the coming decade.


Facebook boss 'open' to testifying before Congress

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has said he is "open" to testifying before the US Congress on the Cambridge Analytica scandal.


Bond fund giant Pimco leads race to buy £5.5bn taxpayer loan-book

The world's biggest bond fund manager is in talks to buy £5.5bn of mortgage loans nationalised by the Government during the 2008 financial crisis. 


Zuckerberg: 'We made mistakes' over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted his company "made mistakes" over the alleged misuse of users' data.


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