Pussy Galore returns in new Bond novel Trigger Mortis

One-Minute Read
Thu 28 May, AT 15:20

James Bond reunites with violet-eyed lesbian gangster in Horowitz's new spy thriller

Mankini ban sends crime tumbling in Newquay

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Thu 28 May, AT 14:29

Zero-tolerance approach to offensive clothing has helped the seaside town shed its 'wild west' image

A Motorola Moto 360 watch seen during the Google I/O Developers Conference

Best smartwatches 2015: the top nine on sale now

Thu 28 May, AT 14:21

The Apple Watch has breathed new life into the market. Here are the best smartwatch rivals it's taking on

Campylobacter found in majority of British chicken: but what is it?

Thu 28 May, AT 13:40

Three-quarters of all fresh shop-bought chicken in Britain is infected with the food poisoning bug

Loretta Lynch, US attorney general

Loretta Lynch: the scourge of mobsters, terrorists – and now Fifa

Thu 28 May, AT 13:35

US attorney general Loretta Lynch made her name with high-profile cases, but none as explosive as Fifa

Former British prime minister Tony Blair

Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy after few wins

First Reaction
Thu 28 May, AT 12:45

Middle East correspondents wonder why 'war criminal' became a peace envoy in the first place

Steven Gerrard leads Liverpool players' Yaya Kolo chant – video

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Thu 28 May, AT 11:51

Footage has appeared of departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard orchestrating his teammates in this season's most infectious chant

UK currency

Premium Bond changes: why they're still a bad investment

Thu 28 May, AT 11:10

The amount you can put into Premium Bonds is about to rise, but for the average investor they're a bad deal

New species of human 'raises more questions than it answers'

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Thu 28 May, AT 10:48

Ancient fossil discovery suggests that the evolutionary process is more complicated than previously thought

Ducks at a farm

Bird flu: 'risky' research is 'vital to prevent pandemic'

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Thu 28 May, AT 10:25

Scientist says H1N1 strain of bird flu could kill millions unless a ban on controversial research is lifted

Anthrax hazard suits

US army accidentally ships out samples of live Anthrax

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Thu 28 May, AT 09:31

Army base in Utah was developing a test to identify biological threats and thought samples were dead

EU referendum: Cameron sets off to woo European leaders

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Thu 28 May, AT 09:06

Prime Minister begins whirlwind tour of Europe to rally support for the government's plans for EU reform