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Liverpool 0-1 Real Madrid: Reds beaten in Paris as Vinicius Jr hits winner
Sat, 28 May 2022 22:14:36 GMT

Liverpool's hopes of being crowned champions of Europe for a seventh time ends in heartbreak at the hands of Real Madrid in Paris.

Liverpool want investigation into final delays
Sat, 28 May 2022 22:56:05 GMT

Liverpool want an investigation into the "unacceptable issues" faced by fans which led to their Champions League final against Real Madrid being delayed.

Russia won't use tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine, says ambassador to UK
Sat, 28 May 2022 20:59:11 GMT

Andrei Kelin tells the BBC tactical nuclear weapons have "nothing to do" with operations in Ukraine.

Travel disruption: 'We were on the plane when our flight was cancelled'
Sat, 28 May 2022 18:56:45 GMT

Families describe heartbreak and anger as more than 30,000 people face travel disruption this week.

Ulvade shooting: Kamala Harris calls for assault weapons ban
Sun, 29 May 2022 00:57:59 GMT

The US vice-president makes the plea as she attends the funeral of a victim of a mass shooting.

Bankrupt Slough Borough Council spent £28k on HQ's plants
Sat, 28 May 2022 22:51:41 GMT

The authority will likely move out of its HQ as a result of its £760m debt, a councillor says.

Imperial measurement review to mark Jubilee
Sun, 29 May 2022 01:20:56 GMT

But Labour MP Angela Eagle calls the review a "pathetic" attempt to "weaponise nostalgia".

Jerusalem tensions high ahead of Israeli youth Flag March
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:02:58 GMT

Thousands of flag-waving Israelis are due to pass through Muslim areas, amid Palestinian anger.

Palme d'Or: Triangle of Sadness wins top prize in Cannes for Ruben Ostlund
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:48:13 GMT

Ruben Ostlund's Triangle of Sadness takes the Palme d'Or on a good night for South Koreans too.

Bunting at the ready - street party planners set for Platinum Jubilee
Sat, 28 May 2022 21:20:46 GMT

Organisers are putting the finishing touches to their plans ahead of the four-day bank holiday.

Postcode Lottery: Hundreds in Rhymney share £3.7m lottery win
Sat, 28 May 2022 17:49:41 GMT

A total of 435 people win thousands of pounds, with £370,000 for one, and £185,000 for eight others.

Live WW1 hand grenade found by child on beach
Sat, 28 May 2022 22:08:25 GMT

The live World War One grenade was "capable of exploding", the police said.

Lorry strikes railway bridge and sheds paint over road
Sat, 28 May 2022 22:54:52 GMT

In 2020, the bridge was dubbed the "most bashed" in Britain after being struck 25 times in a year.

Newspaper headlines: Tory 'identity crisis' and fans tear gassed in Paris
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:40:46 GMT

Criticism of the PM by Tory grandees and chaotic scenes at the Champions League final lead the papers.

Hong Kong: ‘It took 10 days for everyone to be infected’
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:09:01 GMT

More than half of those to die in the latest wave to hit Hong Kong were care home residents.

Trads: The extreme Hindu nationalists inspired by alt-right memes
Sat, 28 May 2022 22:44:40 GMT

A movement inspired by Western extremists uses memes to promote Hindu supremacy.

Ghosts: How the spirited British sitcom found a new haunt in the US
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:24:05 GMT

The creators of the beloved BBC comedy and a hit American remake discuss their shows' secrets.

How do I get the £400 energy grant and the £650 one-off payment?
Fri, 27 May 2022 10:54:51 GMT

The chancellor says the new support will help with soaring bills, so how will you receive the money?

Prince William oversees Trooping the Colour rehearsal
Sat, 28 May 2022 17:52:29 GMT

The Duke of Cambridge watched the run-through on horseback in front of 7,000 guests.

In Pictures: BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend in Coventry
Sat, 28 May 2022 17:41:50 GMT

Big name stars have been taking to the stage for the three-day event in Coventry.

Week in pictures: 21 - 27 May 2022
Sat, 28 May 2022 00:01:15 GMT

A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken in the past seven days.

Why can't the US stop soaring oil and gas prices?
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:56:13 GMT

As prices rise, oil and gas firms in the US want to capitalise - but the industry has changed.

Cheats, bets and killer hills: The 'brutal' race which keeps on running
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:57:26 GMT

Described as "horrific" and "murder", why do runners keep coming back to the Hallam Chase for more?

Why scientists are also watching animal YouTube videos
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:58:24 GMT

Those viral moments of unusual animal behaviour provide valuable insight for researchers as well.

Monkeypox wasn’t created in a lab - and other claims debunked
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:18:50 GMT

"Copy and paste" conspiracies that spread during the pandemic are being pushed for monkeypox.

Star Hobson: Why do these child deaths keep happening?
Sat, 28 May 2022 00:11:57 GMT

A review says links between child protection agencies must improve, but we've been here before - writes Alison Holt.

Uvalde shooting: In the face of tragedy, how the Texas town is coping
Fri, 27 May 2022 21:49:39 GMT

Many in Uvalde say they feel lost after the school massacre, but their faith is a source of strength.

Liverpool 0-1 Real Madrid: Champions League defeat caps miserable end to magnificent season amid Paris chaos
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:50:37 GMT

Liverpool's magnificent season comes to a miserable conclusion in Paris amid stadium chaos and a lop-sided mixture of emotions.

Champions League final: Liverpool's Andy Robertson calls organisation 'shambles'
Sun, 29 May 2022 00:24:19 GMT

Liverpool's Andy Robertson calls the Champions League final organisation a "shambles" as kick-off is delayed over half an hour because of queues of fans outside.

Challenge Cup final: Wigan 'belong in history' after historic 20th Cup win
Sat, 28 May 2022 17:50:42 GMT

Wigan boss Matty Peet says they belong in history after their victory against Huddersfield gave them a 20th Challenge Cup win.

Challenge Cup final: Huddersfield Giants 14-16 Wigan Warriors highlights
Sat, 28 May 2022 16:49:01 GMT

Watch highlights as Liam Marshall scores a last-gasp try for Wigan Warriors to edge Huddersfield Giants 16-14 and claim their 20th Challenge Cup title.

Monaco Grand Prix: Prospect of losing irreplaceable race very real
Sat, 28 May 2022 21:14:36 GMT

Charles Leclerc was denied one of the great Monaco laps by the red flag - could he be denied the race entirely in the future?

Elaine Thompson-Herah beats Dina Asher-Smith in emphatic Diamond League win
Sat, 28 May 2022 22:32:14 GMT

Olympic 100m champion Elaine Thompson-Herah proves she is still the one to beat with an emphatic Diamond League win over a clutch of rivals, including Britain's Dina Asher-Smith, in Eugene.

Real Madrid: European champions 'have done remarkable things'
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:43:03 GMT

Real Madrid's latest European triumph has been built on drama and incredible comebacks - months after they were on the wrong end of one of the great Champions League shocks.

Ukraine round-up: Putin urged to resume talks - and a bike ride from hell
Sat, 28 May 2022 19:47:58 GMT

France and Germany call for "direct, serious" talks between President Putin and Ukraine's leader.

War in Ukraine: The making of a new Russian propaganda machine
Sat, 28 May 2022 23:59:59 GMT

A pro-Kremlin outlet was launched at the start of the invasion to target Russian-occupied Ukraine.

Russia scraps age limit for new troops in Ukraine push
Sat, 28 May 2022 15:40:37 GMT

Russia's military says it needs older recruits skilled in hi-tech weapons and other specialisms.

Severodonetsk: Ukrainian man cycles from besieged city, dodging Russian shells
Sat, 28 May 2022 12:03:54 GMT

Evading the Russian forces besieging Severodonetsk, a man cycled to safety amid bombs and shells.

Ukraine war: Putin urged to hold 'direct, serious negotiations' with Zelensky
Sat, 28 May 2022 18:35:50 GMT

In a lengthy phone call with Russia's leader, France and Germany call for "direct, serious" talks.

Ukraine round-up: Donbas town falls as ex-reporter urges Russians to turn off TV
Fri, 27 May 2022 19:34:35 GMT

There has been intense fighting in Lyman and Kyiv says pro-Russian forces control most of the city.

Germany's Scholz wobbles on tanks for Ukraine
Sat, 28 May 2022 00:05:25 GMT

Chancellor Olaf Scholz has appeared slow to respond to Russia's onslaught on its neighbour.

Ukraine war in maps: Tracking the Russian invasion
Fri, 27 May 2022 11:42:34 GMT

Ukrainian troops are under heavy bombardment as Russian forces inch towards key targets.

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