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Activists criticise council’s decision to approve upgrade to memorial building for Cecil Rhodes
Rhodes House, in Oxford city centre, will be remodelled and have its basement converted into a conference hall for 300 people
telegraph | Top Stories | 39 mins ago
Parliament should review rape cases where neither party can remember sex, judge says after army major is cleared of assault
As the panel of senior officers recorded their not guilty verdict, Maj Gregor Beaton, 33, broke down in tears
telegraph | Top Stories | 57 mins ago
Coronavirus death toll in England revised down by more than 5,000
Moves comes because people who may have recovered from virus before they died were still counted in headline number
theguardian | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
UK weather: temperatures hit 35C and above for three days in row
Heatwave continues to cause disruption as flooding and storm warnings issued
theguardian | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
Firefighter fosters Jack Russell dog he saved from flames
Millie the Jack Russell was found apparently "lifeless" beneath a bed in a ground floor flat.
bbc | Top Stories | 2 hrs ago
Nick Cave: political correctness is 'bad religion run amuck'
Australian musician criticises cancel culture’s refusal to engage with uncomfortable ideas
theguardian | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
Coronavirus: UK death count reduced by 5,000 under new rules
Deaths recorded in England had included people who tested positive months before they died.
bbc | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
‘George Eliot’ joins 24 female authors making debuts under their real names
The Reclaim Her Name project, marking 25 years of the Women’s prize for fiction, will introduce titles including Middlemarch by Mary Ann Evans
theguardian | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
Coronavirus: Schools apology and Russia rejects jab concern
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Wednesday evening.
bbc | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
Norse code: project aims to decipher sound of old languages
Composer Edmund Hunt leads effort to examine sonic footprints of Vikings and Celts
theguardian | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
London sees hottest stretch since 1960s
Temperatures pass 34C in the capital for sixth day in a row as storms are forecast across the UK.
bbc | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
Wednesday evening news briefing: Deadly train derailment after landslip
Your evening guide: Three dead after train derails in Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire and where Covid has hit the UK economy hardest
telegraph | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
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The news comes as the Government attempts to urge people who have been working from home to return to the office
telegraph | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
Last decade was Earth's hottest on record as climate crisis accelerates
2019 was second or third hottest year ever recorded, with average global temperature up 0.39C in 10 years
theguardian | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
Facebook and Instagram ban antisemitic conspiracy theories and blackface
Decision comes after criticism of slow reaction to Wiley’s antisemitic posts
theguardian | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
Average debt reduced by £2,000 in lockdown, Experian says
But experts warned that the inequalities were stark and, while some families have saved more, lots are struggling to make ends meet
telegraph | Top Stories | 5 hrs ago
Kamala Harris: Countries rush to celebrate Biden's running mate
People in India, Jamaica and Canada are queuing up to heap praise on the California senator.
bbc | Top Stories | 5 hrs ago
Teenager guilty of murder of teaching assistant in Accrington
Boy, 17, killed Lindsay Birbeck, 47, after she went for a walk in woods near her home
theguardian | Top Stories | 5 hrs ago
Kamala Harris posts first campaign video after being named vice-presidential pick – live
Deeply personal video details lessons Harris learned from her mother and criticizes Trump: ‘When the people cried out for support, he teargassed them’
theguardian | Top Stories | 5 hrs ago
Scottish Highland lay-bys to be kitted out with trowels in bid to tackle countryside toileting
While tourists are typically encouraged to use public toilets, the trowels will provide an emergency solution for visitors
telegraph | Top Stories | 6 hrs ago
Play about Christopher Alder's death to be turned into film
Ryan Calais Cameron hopes film about black man dying in police custody will ignite conversation about racism
theguardian | Top Stories | 6 hrs ago
Charity Commission asked to intervene in C of E abuse inquiries
Clergy and abuse survivors sign letter highlighting problems in handling complaints
theguardian | Top Stories | 6 hrs ago
Boris Johnson poised to stop UK funding overseas fossil fuel projects
New policy will rule out future loans and guarantees made through UK Export Finance
theguardian | Top Stories | 6 hrs ago
Derbyshire police to crackdown on 'disrespectful' drivers who film traffic accidents
The force have installed new roadside cameras on the M1 and have vowed to prosecute motorists who film traffic collisions while driving
telegraph | Top Stories | 6 hrs ago
Decision on A-level and GCSE appeals a ‘rolling disaster’, say teachers
School leaders say plan to allow pupils in England to use mock results fails to address issues
theguardian | Top Stories | 6 hrs ago