Terrorism laws to get tougher within weeks, government vows

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The home secretary said November’s attack “confronted us with some hard truths about how we deal with terrorist offenders” Terror offenders will face more time in jail and be monitored more closely as part of new laws being introduced within weeks, the government has said.Automatic early release from prison […]

Harry and Meghan: Prince arrives in Canada ahead of new chapter

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Harry flew to Canada after attending a UK-Africa summit on Monday The Duke of Sussex has arrived in Canada as he prepares for a new life away from royal duties. Prince Harry landed in Vancouver on Tuesday morning to be reunited with his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, and […]

Newspaper headlines: Harry 'flies to Canada' and Lord Hall steps down

Image caption The Guardian leads with the announcement from Tony Hall, the BBC’s director general, that he will step down from the helm after seven years. The BBC has been warned it is now facing a “dangerous moment”, the paper reports, as Conservative MPs such as ex-culture secretary John Whittingdale raised questions over BBC funding […]

Trump impeachment trial set to open in US Senate

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA beginner’s guide to impeachment and Trump For only the third time in history, an American president is facing an impeachment trial, with hearings set to start on Tuesday at 13:00 (18:00 GMT).Such a trial could, in theory, lead to President Donald Trump being removed from office. […]

Men make 'Earth sandwich', nearly 12,500 miles apart

Image copyright Etienne Naude Image caption “I felt that I was making something bigger than me,” said Angel Sierra (right) after linking up with Etienne Naude (left) Two men in New Zealand and Spain have created an “Earth sandwich” – by placing bread on precise points, either side of the planet, at the same time.The […]

Brexit: What is a level playing field?

Image copyright Getty Images “Without a level playing field on environment, labour, taxation and state aid, you cannot have the highest quality access to the world’s largest single market,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a speech at the London School of Economics. She was talking about what kind of access the […]

Sperm donations from dead men should be allowed, study says

Image copyright Getty Images Sperm donations taken from men after they have died should be allowed, a study says.The analysis, which is published in the Journal of Medical Ethics, claims that opt-in post-death donations could be a “morally permissible” way of increasing the stocks available. In 2017 in the UK, 2,345 babies were born after […]

Stuart Bingham: Masters champion 'will always have haters' despite victory

Masters 2020: Bingham wins thrilling Masters final – best shots Stuart Bingham says he “will always have haters” after becoming the oldest winner of the Masters and claiming his second Triple Crown event title.Bingham, 43, defeated Ali Carter 10-8 in a thrilling final at Alexandra Palace to add to his shock World Championship triumph five […]

'We'll get it all on the table and sort it out' – Jones encourages England players to talk about Saracens

Saracens have made mistakes but it’s time to fix it – Jones England are to hold talks to resolve any anger among the squad resulting from Saracens’ salary cap scandal.Seven members of Eddie Jones’ 34-man squad play for Sarries, who will be relegated at the end of the season.None of Jones’ current squad have been […]