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Racecourse Roundabout To Close For Resurfacing

Whippingham's Racecourse Roundabout will be closed for resurfacing next month (December). Work is due to start on 4 December, and will be carried out between 7.30pm and 6am. Island Roads has said it's scheduled to take...

Budget 2017: Hammond to get Britain ‘fit for the future’

Phillip Hammond will attempt to get Britain "fit for the future" as he faces the toughest set of Budget constraints of any Chancellor in a generation. He will map out a vision of hi-tech...

Uber ‘paid off’ hackers who stole data from 57 million people

Hackers stole data belonging to 57 million Uber users in 2016 - but the company kept it quiet, its boss has admitted. The ride-hailing app's chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi, said two hackers had managed to...

‘Best day of my life’: Celebrations as Zimbabwe awaits Mugabe successor

Wild celebrations have continued on the streets of Zimbabwe, with people dancing and singing well into the night following Robert Mugabe's resignation. Welcome to the new Zimbabwe! people chanted outside the Harare conference centre where...

Uber ‘paid off’ hackers who stole data from 57 million people

Hackers stole data belonging to 57 million Uber users in 2016 - but the company kept it quiet, its boss has admitted. The ride-hailing app's chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi, said two hackers had managed to...

David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol and The Partridge Family star, dies

David Cassidy, whose role in the 1970s show The Partridge Family earned him teen heart-throb status, has died aged 67. A statement by the actor and singer's family said: David died surrounded by those he...

Ratko Mladic: ‘Butcher of Bosnia’ to learn his fate as final judgment delivered

When a Belgian judge gives his verdict at 10am in The Hague, he will be delivering the final judgment on a regime that brutalised a generation in central Europe. Ratko Mladic was the Butcher of...

Police identify four men killed in Buckinghamshire mid-air collision

Four men killed in a mid-air crash between a helicopter and a light aircraft have been formally identified by police. Savaan Mundae, 18, Jaspal Bahra, 27, Thanh Nguyen, 32 and Michael Green, 74, died in...

Britain’s most notorious prisoner Charles Bronson refused parole

Notorious prisoner Charles Bronson has been refused parole - consigning him to at least another two years behind bars. The 64-year-old, serving a life sentence for robbery and kidnap at Wakefield Prison in West Yorkshire,...

Australia’s Nathan Lyon accuses England Ashes star Matt Prior of cowardice

The traditional war of words ahead of the Ashes has begun after former England wicketkeeper Matt Prior defended himself against accusations of cowardice from Australia's Nathan Lyon. The spinner tried to stoke the fires ahead...