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Raqqa: Battle 'over' in Islamic State's Syrian capital

Raqqa: Battle 'over' in Islamic State's Syrian capital

Military operations have ended against Islamic State in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, say the Syrian Democratic Forces.

Brexit reversal would boost UK growth, says OECD

Brexit reversal would boost UK growth, says OECD

A political decision to reverse Brexit would have a "significant" positive impact on the UK economy, according to a leading global think-tank.

Catalan David vs Madrid Goliath: Why Carles Puigdemont could be playing for time

Catalan David vs Madrid Goliath: Why Carles Puigdemont could be playing for time

The first deadline passed on Monday and the Catalan leader did not state definitively: "I declare independence".

Terror attacks and EU referendum fuel record rise in hate crime

Terror attacks and EU referendum fuel record rise in hate crime

The number of hate crimes in England and Wales has risen by 29% to its highest level since the Home Office began categorising hate-related offences.

Sports News

Republic of Ireland face Denmark and Northern Ireland play Switzerland in World Cup play-offs

Republic of Ireland face Denmark and Northern Ireland play Switzerland in World Cup play-offs

The Republic of Ireland will meet Denmark for a place at the 2018 World Cup while Northern Ireland are up against Switzerland.

Team Sky's Chris Froome wins Velo d'Or for best cyclist of 2017

Team Sky's Chris Froome wins Velo d'Or for best cyclist of 2017

Team Sky's Chris Froome has won the Velo d'Or for the best cyclist of 2017.

Tottenham's Harry Kane tops Sky Sports Power Rankings

Tottenham's Harry Kane tops Sky Sports Power Rankings

Tottenham's Harry Kane is still the Premier League's most in-form player, retaining his place atop the Power Rankings ahead of Kevin De Bruyne.

Paulie Malignaggi confirms Conor McGregor talks underway for possible boxing showdown

Paulie Malignaggi confirms Conor McGregor talks underway for possible boxing showdown

Former two-weight world champion Paulie Malignaggi has confirmed his representatives are in talks with Conor McGregor about a possible fight with the MMA star.

Showbiz News

Jennifer Lawrence: I was made to do a nude line-up early in my career

Jennifer Lawrence: I was made to do a nude line-up early in my career

Jennifer Lawrence has become the latest star to describe the "degrading" treatment she has received from film executives, saying she was made to do a "nude line-up" in the early days of her career.

BBC axes Crimewatch after 33-year run

BBC axes Crimewatch after 33-year run

After 33 years of reconstructions and police appeals, the BBC has announced that Crimewatch is being axed.

Harvey Weinstein set to argue against sacking - reports

Harvey Weinstein set to argue against sacking - reports

The board of directors of the Weinstein Company will meet later, with Harvey Weinstein expected to join them by phone.

Former Trump aide Tom Barrack offers lifeline to Harvey Weinstein firm in buyout talks

Former Trump aide Tom Barrack offers lifeline to Harvey Weinstein firm in buyout talks

One of Donald Trump's closest confidantes has thrown a lifeline to the scandal-hit Weinstein entertainment empire, amid signs it could be up for sale.

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