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Oscars 2019: 17 quirky facts about this year's Academy Awards

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:57pm
Store these for your next pub quiz.

How will Pope Francis deal with abuse in the Catholic Church?

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:43pm
How will the Pope confront the culture of abuse that has beset the Roman Catholic Church?

The blind climbers of Kilimanjaro

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:39pm
The day seven blind trekkers reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

US hiker rescued from quicksand after 12 hours

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:23pm
Hiker Ryan Osmun was rescued after his leg got stuck in quicksand for more than 12 hours in Utah.

The mystery behind Ethiopia's 'father of bees'

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:13pm
Gosa Taffese has a beehive in his front room and the insects follow him on his travels as well.

Heather Knight column: 'We'd like to make history by winning in India'

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:04pm
Heather Knight is ready to lead England in India after a winter of Hurricanes, headbands and being Hartley's human shield in Hobart.

Gender pay gap grows at hundreds of big firms

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:03pm
The pay gap has widened at one in four firms that have revealed their figures ahead of the deadline.

Cycling & suffering - a special relationship

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:01pm
Three cyclists discuss their special relationship with suffering. And can science help expand the limits of exhaustion?

Asthma: Young people in the UK 'more likely to die'

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 7:00pm
The UK lags behind other wealthy nations across a number of health indicators, a report finds.

The Papers: IS bride loses passport and fashion icon tributes

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 6:58pm
Shamima Begum makes the front pages again after losing her UK citizenship, while there are tributes to Karl Lagerfeld.

MP Joan Ryan quits Labour for Independent Group

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 6:33pm
Joan Ryan says she cannot remain in a party which tolerates a "culture of anti-Jewish racism".

Liverpool 0-0 Bayern Munich: Hosts frustrated in Champions League

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 5:56pm
Liverpool's Champions League last-16 tie against Bayern Munich remains finely poised after a goalless draw in the first leg at Anfield.

Biggest EuroMillions win in Irish history as ticket holder wins €175m

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 5:45pm
It is the biggest jackpot ever claimed by a ticket holder on the island.

Barcelona have 25 shots but goalless in draw with Lyon

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 5:33pm
Wasteful Barcelona cannot convert any of their 25 shots in a goalless Champions League last-16 first-leg draw against Lyon.

Anthony Joshua: Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury fight would not be held up

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 5:20pm
Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua insists a future meeting with Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury would not be held up by television companies.

Thousands protest against anti-Semitism in France

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 5:09pm
Around 70 demonstrations took place across France against a spate of anti-Semitic attacks.

Statue of WW2 kiss vandalised after US sailor's death

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 4:28pm
A statue depicting the famous kiss between a US sailor and a nurse at the end of World War Two has been defaced with '#MeToo'.

Salmon farms raided as part of EU competition probe

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 4:15pm
Sites in Shetland, Stirling and Fife were visited as part of an anti-competitive practices investigation.

Shamima Begum: IS teenager to lose UK citizenship

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 4:03pm
Shamima Begum, who joined the Islamic State group in Syria in 2015, had said she wanted to return home.

Is this rat a Banksy?

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 3:47pm
Graffiti covered in protective plastic sheeting as questions asked about who painted rodent.


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