The Papers: Farage urged to give Tories 'free run' at marginals

Image caption The front pages are dominated by Nigel Farage’s announcement that the Brexit Party will not stand candidates in the 317 seats won by the Conservatives at the last general election, in 2017. Mr Farage, the party’s leader, said his U-turn on his previous pledge to fight seats across Britain was intended to ensure […]

Australia bushfires: 'We owe you milk' say firefighters who saved man's house

Image copyright PAul Sefky/Facebook Image caption The Urunga Rural Fire Service left this note behind on Mr Sefky’s kitchen counter An Australian man has shared a heart-warming note from firefighters who saved his home from bushfires – then apologised for drinking his milk. Paul Sefky returned to his New South Wales home to find a […]

'OK boomer': Abigail Disney tells those offended to 'sit down'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Abigail Disney has been an outspoken critic of income inequality Abigail Disney has hit out at people taking offence at the “OK boomer” trend, telling them to “sit… down and let the kids drive”.In a thread on Twitter, the 59-year-old Disney heiress asks fellow members of the baby boomer […]

What US coal country makes of Trump impeachment

Celebrations have been held on the streets of Welch in West Virginia to commemorate Veterans Day. The city is in McDowell County, where US President Donald Trump received more than 70% of the vote in the 2016 election. The BBC spoke to local people about the ongoing impeachment inquiry into Mr Trump.Filmed by Peter Murtaugh […]

Hillary Clinton: 'Shameful' not to publish Russia report

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHillary Clinton: “Every person who votes in this country deserves to see that report before the election” It is “inexplicable and shameful” that the UK government has not yet published a report on alleged Russian interference in British politics, Hillary Clinton has told the BBC.The report has […]

Formula 1 launches a plan to become carbon neutral by 2030

The 2020 Formula 1 season will feature 20 drivers from 10 teams competing at 22 racesFormula 1 has launched a plan to become carbon neutral by 2030.The intention is to wipe out the carbon footprint of activity at race tracks, including road and air transport of staff and equipment to the events.F1 says it will […]

Sterling to miss England qualifier 'after disturbance in private team area'

England forward Raheem Sterling will not play in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Macedonia on Thursday “as a result of a disturbance in a private team area”, the Football Association has announced.The 24-year-old Manchester City player was involved in an on-field argument with Liverpool and England defender Joe Gomez, 22, during the Reds’ 3-1 Premier […]

Bolivia crisis: Ex-President Morales offered asylum in Mexico

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch Evo Morales announce his resignation Mexico has offered asylum to former Bolivian president Evo Morales, a day after his resignation following weeks of protest over a disputed election.Mexico says the decision was taken for “humanitarian reasons” following Mr Morales’ personal request.Mr Morales, who is in Bolivia, […]

Wales standards boss quits over AM's secret recordings

Image caption Sir Roderick Evans became standards commissioner in 2017 The man who oversees complaints about politicians in Wales has resigned after he was secretly recorded by an assembly member.Standards commissioner Sir Roderick Evans said “highly confidential conversations” with his staff had been taped.The former Plaid Cymru AM Neil McEvoy has confirmed he made the […]