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Speaker clinging on to job as 33 MPs sign no-confidence motion after Commons Gaza vote descends into row
Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has apologised to MPs after the chamber descended into chaos around a motion calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.
MPs branded 'a disgrace' as consensus on a Middle East ceasefire takes second place to political point-scoring
Sir Keir Starmer started the day facing the prospect of a very sizeable rebellion and possibly even a shadow cabinet resignation or two as dozens of MPs warned that they wouldn't be able to vote against the SNP motion calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.
Officers should be allowed to ban drug and drink-drivers at the roadside, police chiefs say
Police chiefs are calling for new powers to allow officers to instantly disqualify drink or drug-drivers at the side of the road.
Estonia's weekend warriors: The SAS civilians urging Brits to get off the sofa and learn how to fight
Citizen soldiers on an Estonian island are dubbed "the SAS" because they train with weapons and war paint on Saturdays and Sundays.
US charges Japanese crime boss over alleged trafficking of nuclear materials to Iran
US authorities have charged the leader of a Japanese crime syndicate with conspiring to traffic nuclear materials from Myanmar for expected use in Iranian nuclear weapons.
Venomous snakes, wild cats and crocodiles among thousands of deadly animals kept as pets in UK
Dogs are, famously, man's best friend.
Michigan: Man charged under new gun storage laws after daughter, 2, shoots herself in the head
A Michigan man has become the first person charged under a new gun storage law after his two-year-old daughter shot herself in the head.
'Underfunded' government free nursery place scheme driving providers out of business
It was intended to make childcare more affordable, and more than 100,000 applications have already been submitted. It will be rolled out to babies from nine months in September.
Hotel California case: Rare criminal trial over handwritten lyrics of iconic Eagles song gets under way in New York
A criminal trial involving allegedly ill-gotten handwritten lyrics to the classic rock song Hotel California, as well as other favourites by the Eagles, has begun in New York.
UK weather: Met Office issues yellow warnings for heavy rain and strong winds
Heavy rain and strong winds could bring flooding, power cuts and damage to buildings in parts of the UK on Thursday, the Met Office has warned.