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  • Bruntsfield

    Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society - the fourth oldest golf club in the world - has become the latest to permit women members after a vote. The Edinburgh club, founded in 1761, has revealed that 83.7% of members casting their vote on Thursday were in ...

    BBC 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Kyle Lafferty: Rangers confirm Northern Ireland striker will miss Hamilton match

    Rangers have confirmed that striker Kyle Lafferty has been blocked from playing against Hamilton Academical on Sunday by the Irish FA. Northern Ireland's governing body invoked Fifa's five-day rule after the 31-year-old withdrew from their Nations ...

    BBC 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Ed Moses: Two-time Olympic champion says he was told to 'shut up' at Wada meeting

    Moses, who won 400m hurdles gold at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics, described Sharpe and Scott as "key allies in the relentless and increasingly challenging fight against doping in sport". "It's 2018 - bullying has no place at the board table of sports ...

    BBC 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Kremlin Cup: Britain's Johanna Konta reaches second semi-final of 2018

    British number one Johanna Konta reached just her second WTA semi-final of the year by beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich in three sets at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Both players had chances in a tight decider before Konta prevailed 6-2 2-6 7-6 (7-2 ...

    BBC 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Has Jamal Khashoggi's body been dumped in a FOREST? Turkey 'searches woods outside Istanbul' as it is claimed ...

    In a note affixed to the top of the column, Post Global Opinions editor Karen Attiah said she received the essay from Khashoggi's translator and assistant a day after he was reported missing. Khashoggi first began writing for the Post's opinion section ...

    Daily Mail 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Indonesia using helicopters to spray disinfectant over areas with dead bodies from earthquake and tsunami

    The World Bank has said it can provide the country up to £757m in loans for reconstruction and improving disaster preparednesses. A massive effort is underway to distribute 215 tonnes of relief, including tarpaulins and clean drinking water, to the ...

    Independent 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Jamal Khashoggi facts: What we know about disappearance of Saudi journalist

    The US president recently suggested the global community had jumped to the conclusion Saudi Arabia was behind Mr Khashoggi's disappearance, comparing them to the accusations of sexual assault made during the confirmation of his pick for Supreme ...

    Independent 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • 'Horrific' footage reveals fish suffocating to death on industrial farms in Italy

    To meet projected global demand, that figure will have to double again by mid-century, according to the World Resources Institute. As wild fish stocks continue an inexorable decline, giant factory farms at sea are already being mooted, despite the risk ...

    The Guardian 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Japanese firm falsified earthquake safety data on 2020 Olympic venues

    A Japanese hydraulics firm has admitted falsifying inspection data for equipment used to protect hundreds of buildings from major earthquakes, including venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Tokyo-based KYB and a subsidiary said the practice of doctoring ...

    The Guardian 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Bolsonaro business backers accused of illegal Whatsapp fake news campaign

    Workers' party urges police to investigate 'industry of lies', saying 156 entrepreneurs fund misinformation for far-right frontrunner. Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent. Thu 18 Oct 2018 16.03 EDT Last modified on Thu 18 Oct 2018 16.31 EDT. Share ...

    The Guardian 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Oregon Zoo shares animal X-rays

    A zoo in the US state of Oregon has posted images of X-rays of its animals taken during routine health checks. Oregon Zoo said X-rays were sometimes taken during health assessments and had proved to be a useful diagnostic tool that also helped minimise ...

    BBC 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • US economy under Trump: Is it the best in history?

    Claim: President Trump says the US economy is the best it's ever been. He has been repeating that message in the run-up to the mid-term elections in November, when voters choose members of both chambers of Congress, some state governors as well as ...

    BBC 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Brexit: France's Macron plays down UK 'no deal' visa fears

    French President Emmanuel Macron has played down fears of new barriers for Britons if there is no EU deal on Brexit, but he did not rule out visas. UK citizens currently enjoy visa-free travel in the EU, but that could change with Brexit. The UK is set ...

    BBC 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Jamal Khashoggi case: Mnuchin and Fox quit Saudi summit

    As one of the world's biggest oil exporters, it has significant influence on the world stage. The Dutch and French finance ministers, and the head of the International Monetary Fund, are amongst those now boycotting the summit. On Thursday Donald Trump ...

    BBC 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
  • Cobweb nearly a MILE long surrounds a Greek lake in creepy images

    Locals spooked as entire lake in northeast Greece is surrounded by freak phenomenon; Experts reassure locals that prolific stretch spiders are not dangerous despite the spooky effect of their web; Unseasonably warm, damp weather has seen a glut of ...

    Daily Mail 11 hours, 8 minutes ago
  • How to get a front-row seat to nature's fireworks: Weather expert reveals secret tips to catching a glimpse of ...

    The chances of catching a glimpse of the light spectacle from Australia have increased after an expert has revealed her top tips of where to see it. Bureau of Meteorology Space Weather Forecaster Dr Jeanne Young says there is one state to visit if you ...

    Daily Mail 11 hours, 8 minutes ago
  • Eerie 'singing' sounds heard coming from the Antarctic ice shelf

    Scientists have heard strange "singing" noises coming out of the ice shelf. The low-frequency noises – which sound a little like moaning when sped up – could help researchers track the ice shelves as they collapse. The singing tones come out of the ...

    Independent 11 hours, 8 minutes ago
  • Daredevil who jumped from cliff into unsafe water warns others not to copy him

    ”Over the weekend weather conditions were extremely dangerous with water levels being unusually high. The male was incredibly lucky to have left the water unscathed.” In 2016 Hartlepool teenager Curtis Atherton died after getting into difficulty in the ...

    Independent 11 hours, 8 minutes ago
  • Food sales drop as barbecue summer ends

    "It looks like consumer spending - along with the weather - peaked in early summer and has been declining ever since. Where we go from here is highly uncertain." The figures come a day after the ONS said that cheaper food prices had driven down ...

    BBC 11 hours, 8 minutes ago
  • Conservative MP's win over Nigel Farage could have been declared void after he 'abandoned' spending rules, court ...

    For once money is the least of our worries, although Farage will undoubtedly outspend us and Labour will have more boots on the ground." After the meeting, in an email addressed to Mr Mackinlay and others, Mr Salter raised his concerns over breaching ...

    Independent 11 hours, 9 minutes ago