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Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs

MPs say smart meters will not deliver expected savings, while the roll-out programme will fail to meet its deadline

Trump 'secretly recorded discussing payment to Playboy model'

Mr Trump reportedly discusses paying hush money to cover up an alleged affair with Karen McDougal.

Nine US 'duck boat' victims from the same family - governor

Seventeen people were killed when an amphibious "duck boat" carrying tourists sank in stormy weather.

Israel carries out Gaza strikes as soldier dies from gunshot

Israel's army kills four in a wave of attacks, as it suffers its first fatality in renewed clashes.

Custody for 'Columbine' plot schoolboys

Thomas Wyllie and Alex Bolland "hero-worshipped" the Columbine shooters and had a hit-list of targets.

Michel Barnier questions Theresa May's Brexit White Paper

EU's negotiator says UK plan for a future trade relationship runs risk of weakening single market.

Baby in Birmingham car-jacking ordeal reunited with mum

Four-week-old Eliza O'Neill was in the back seat of a car taken by thieves in Birmingham.

UK weather: Driest start to summer on modern record

A build-up of high pressure has led to drier conditions than in previous UK scorchers in 1976 and 2013.

Mourners to wear pink for Alesha farewell

The funeral for the six-year-old killed on the Isle of Bute will take place later in North Lanarkshire.

James Gunn: Guardians of the Galaxy director fired over offensive tweets

James Gunn will not film the franchise's third instalment after offensive old tweets resurfaced.

Parkland school shooting: Father of two survivors killed in Florida store

Ayub Ali was killed in his convenience store in North Lauderdale, Florida, after being robbed.

'Love Island is like a posh prison'

Former contestant Zara Holland talks about being on the show and how the experience impacted her health.

The Papers: Britain's Brexit plan 'savaged by EU'

PM Theresa May's plan for Brexit being criticised by the EU makes Saturday's front pages.

What is the sex 'superbug' STD MGen?

What do you need to know about mycoplasma genitalium, the emerging sexually transmitted "superbug"?

Tactile paving: A visually impaired person's guide to the streets

You've probably seen tactile paving but may not know what it is. Amy Kavanagh is partially-sighted and gives us her guide.

Lovell lights: turning a telescope into an art installation

How the giant Lovell radio telescope at Jodrell Bank is transformed into a 3,200 tonne art installation.

Mirjana Kika Milosevic: Make-up to turn herself invisible

Mirjana Kika Milosevic's had over 56 million YouTube views painting herself in different optical illusions.

Thai cave: Artists' huge mural honours rescue heroes

The artwork prominently features diver Saman Gunan, who died taking part in the rescue operation.

Dog trapped in engine during Bangor to Belfast drive

Clyde, the Jack Russell, endured a drive from Bangor to Belfast under the engine of a car.

Mark Ronson, Jax Jones and MK on Radio 1 Ibiza line-up

DJ Annie Mac announces the line-up, which also includes Denis Sulta, Patrick Topping and CamelPhat.

Belfast barber offers haircuts to Liverpool dementia patients

A barber from Belfast has travelled to a care home in Liverpool to offer haircuts to people with dementia.

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'The screeching drill, the burnt flesh - my dental nightmare'

Eight years of dental pain and soaring bills set Natalia Guerrero thinking about the millions who need treatment but cannot pay for it.

Mortgage misery: The homeowners facing repossession

Excessive lending before the Financial Crisis has left many homeowners at risk of having their homes repossessed

Who's had a week to forget, and a week to remember?

Why two billionaires, one keen new employee and a small European country had a memorable week.

Tour de France: How to cycle as fast as a pro

The professional cyclists tackling the Tour de France seem superhuman. But can ordinary riders learn a few lessons?

Reality Check: What would a 'no deal' Brexit look like?

Both the UK and EU are becoming increasingly vocal about the need to prepare for no Brexit deal.

Last survivor: The story of the 'world's loneliest man'

New images shine light on the so-called 'loneliest man in the world', who lives in the Amazon.

Vanished in Bali: 'I have to accept my daughter is gone'

Kate Osborne vanished in Bali in 2003 - but no trace of what happened to her has ever been found.

Obituary: Adrian Cronauer - the real Good Morning, Vietnam DJ

Adrian Cronauer was a US air force sergeant and radio presenter, depicted (loosely) by the late Robin Williams.

The Open 2018: Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy in contention

England's Tommy Fleetwood is a shot off the lead at The Open with Rory McIlroy a shot behind him after strong second rounds.

Richarlison: Everton close to agreeing deal worth up to £50m for Watford forward

Everton are close to signing Watford's Brazilian forward Richarlison in a deal that could eventually be worth £50m.

Tour de France 2018: Peter Sagan wins third stage after sprint finish

World champion Peter Sagan sprints to victory in the 13th stage of the Tour de France as Geraint Thomas retains the leader's yellow jersey.

The Open 2018: Jordan Spieth finds hole with sublime chip

Jordan Spieth produces a "little bit of genius" to chip in for a birdie from behind the third green on the second day of the Open Championship at Carnoustie.

German Grand Prix: Red Bull's Max Verstappen fastest in second practice

Max Verstappen is the surprise pacesetter ahead of the two Mercedes in second practice at the German Grand Prix.

Rugby World Cup Sevens: England shocked by Ireland in San Francisco

England women are knocked out of the main competition at the Rugby World Cup Sevens, losing 19-14 to Ireland in San Francisco.

T20 Blast: Lancashire win Roses match and Ian Bell hits century for Bears

Lancashire Lightning beat rivals Yorkshire Vikings by one run in the Roses match, while Ian Bell hits a first T20 Blast century.

Now That's What I Call Music: How one compilation came to rule them all

The full, untold story of Now That's What I Call Music - by the people who made it.

The full story of Thailand’s extraordinary cave rescue

It's a remarkable story of friendship and human endurance - and it all began with a birthday party.



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