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Boris Johnson confident of winning second term as PM - and eyeing up third

Boris Johnson wants to serve a third term as prime minister despite a bruising week in which the Conservatives suffered two by-election defeats. [...]

'Crash for cash' scammers using new tactics to cause road collisions - bringing 'pain and strife' to drivers

Motorist William Smith was proud of his perfectly clean driving record before he crashed his car last year. [...]

Prince Charles 'accepted carrier bag full of cash as charity donation from Qatar ex-PM'

Prince Charles accepted a suitcase full of cash as a charitable donation from the former prime minister of Qatar, it has been claimed. [...]

'Back together': Paul McCartney and John Lennon reunited at Glastonbury Festival

Paul McCartney and his late band mate John Lennon were reunited at Glastonbury Festival, singing the Beatles hit I've Got A Feeling, thanks to the magic of technology. [...]

Greta Thunberg warns 'biosphere is breaking down' during surprise Glastonbury appearance

Greta Thunberg has urged society to take on its "historic responsibility" to tackle the global climate crisis during an appearance at Glastonbury. [...]

'We are living with the hangover of empire': Push for beauty industry to better cater to people of colour

The British Beauty Council has criticised what it calls "apartheid" in the beauty industry, saying more needs to be done to cater to people of colour. [...]

Drones, anti-tank weapons and space: 13 lessons military planners will be learning from the Ukraine invasion

Throughout the Cold War, Britain's military planners thought long and hard about what was needed to beat the Soviets if World War Three ever broke out. [...]

New law will allow judges to jail killer drivers for life

Killer drivers could be given life sentences under rules that come into force this week. [...]

Politics jostles with music for the Glastonbury limelight

Politics is never far away from pop at Glastonbury - Sir Paul McCartney flew the Ukrainian flag, Billie Eilish used her set to react to America's abortion ruling, and climate activist Greta Thunberg was a surprise addition to the billing. [...]

The Waterboys star on David Bowie regret, accidental rave anthem and performing at Glastonbury

Folk-rock star Mike Scott, of Waterboys fame, says he has one big regret about meeting his biggest musical inspiration, David Bowie. [...]