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Cecil the Lion's son 'shot by hunter' in Hwange National Park

The son of Cecil the Lion, Xanda, is believed to have been shot by a professional hunter in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park.


Police numbers hit 30-year low as crime sees highest annual rise in a decade

Crime in England and Wales has surged as police officer numbers hit the lowest level in more than 30 years, new figures show.


EU calls for 'clarity' from UK as second round of Brexit talks end

"Fundamental" differences over EU citizens' rights and the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice have emerged between the UK and Brussels after the first substantive week of Brexit negotiations.


Madame Tussauds denies Beyonce waxwork 'whitewashing' claims

Madame Tussauds in New York has rejected claims of "whitewashing" over its latest Beyonce waxwork.


Showbiz News

Madame Tussauds denies Beyonce waxwork 'whitewashing' claims

Madame Tussauds in New York has rejected claims of "whitewashing" over its latest Beyonce waxwork.


OJ Simpson prepares for parole bid in the US

OJ Simpson will today ask a US parole board to agree to his release from prison.


Stars defend BBC salaries as Theresa May criticises gender pay gap

The Prime Minister has criticised the BBC for "paying women less for doing the same job as men" after the salaries of the broadcaster's biggest stars were publicly released.


Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton announce final performance

Dolly Parton will once again join hands with Kenny Rogers in a farewell concert in Nashville after 12 years apart.


Sports News

Jose Mourinho not fussed over Chelsea's move for Alvaro Morata

Jose Mourinho says Chelsea's move for Alvaro Morata was "obvious" but insists Manchester United have a "top striker" in Romelu Lukaku.


Manchester City close to signing Danilo from Real Madrid

Manchester City are close to signing Real Madrid defender Danilo in a deal worth £26.5m.


The Open: Rory McIlroy in upbeat mood for Royal Birkdale

Rory McIlroy has insisted his game "is all there" as he heads into The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale with a positive attitude despite his poor run of results.


Chelsea agree fee with Real Madrid for Alvaro Morata

Chelsea have announced they have agreed a fee with Real Madrid for the transfer of Alvaro Morata.


Business News

Deutsche boss warns staff of 'worst' Brexit outcome

Deutsche Bank is preparing for a Brexit outcome that is "worse than people can imagine", its chief executive John Cryan has told staff in a video message.


Facebook should be fined if it fails to remove prescription drugs accounts - MP

Facebook should be fined if it doesn't take down illegal and inappropriate material, the chair of a parliamentary committee has told Sky News.


Kodak mobile phone-maker Bullitt in £100m Exponent sale talks

The company which makes branded mobile phones for Land Rover and Kodak is in talks about a £100m-plus sale to the buyout firm behind Loch Lomond whisky.


Sky disappointed by 'delay' in Fox takeover investigation decision

Sky, the owner of Sky News, today reacted with disappointment following a further delay to its proposed takeover by the US media giant 21st Century Fox.


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