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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Brexit: Amber Rudd urges MPs to 'forge a consensus' - Politicians must compromise and find a plan that a majority in Parliament can support, minister says.
  • Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital - PM Scott Morrison says Australia will not immediately move its embassy from Tel Aviv.
  • Trump names new acting chief of staff - Mick Mulvaney will be acting White House chief of staff, replacing General John Kelly.
  • Hastings cliff fall: Rock crashes into bedroom - Rocks weighing several tons fell onto a building on White Rock, in Hastings, destroying a bedroom.
  • Smart ships using the wind and air bubbles to save fuel - Clever ways to make ships more efficient, including blowing tiny bubbles under their hulls.
  • Johnson & Johnson shares drop after asbestos report - Shares drop as Reuters study says firm knew asbestos "lurked" in its talcum powder for decades.
  • Yemen war: Firing in Hudaydah raises fears for new truce - Only a day after warring parties agreed a ceasefire, residents hear shelling in Hudaydah port.
  • Halt prison pepper spray plan, ministers urged - Campaign group's analysis suggests the spray is too often used "unsafely and inappropriately".
  • Newcastle man charged with planning act of terror - The 33-year-old was arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by counter-terror police.
  • Nigerian military lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row - The army earlier accused the UN children's agency of spying for Islamists in north-eastern Nigeria.
  • Separate food waste may become compulsory - Councils will have to offer separate food caddies in a bid to combat methane emissions.
  • Warning of heavy snow and ice for Scotland - Freezing rain is one of the hazards expected to lead to "treacherous" conditions on Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Papers: May and Juncker clash and 'Brexit charge' - Saturday's front pages feature Brexit and the EU's plan to charge Brits travelling to Europe.
  • LGBTQ Christmas charity sends cards to the lonely - We all like getting Christmas post, but what if you didn't have anyone to send you so much as a card?
  • Week in pictures: 8 - 14 December 2018 - A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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