UK heading for no deal Brexit, says Jacob Rees-Mogg

He insisted that leaving on World Trade Organisation terms was now likely.

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Facebook suspends data firm in fresh probe

Crimson Hexagon says on its website it has access to over one trillion consumer conversations from social media, forums, blogs and reviews.

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UK electoral system in ‘dire need’ of overhaul to prevent foul play, say MPs

A group of 45 politicians said the UK Electoral Commission needed overhauling and beefing up.

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Putin’s football gift to Trump given routine security check

The US president said he would give the ball to his 12-year-old son.

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Funeral to be held for six-year-old Alesha MacPhail

The schoolgirl was found dead on the Isle of Bute on July 2.

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Hamas accepts ceasefire after massive Israeli strikes in Gaza

The ceasefire was brokered by Egyptian and United Nations officials.

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Hundreds attend vigils for victims of US duck boat accident

Seventeen people – including nine members of the same family – were killed in the accident.

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Nine killed in US duck boat accident were from same family

Divers found four more bodies in Table Rock Lake, bringing the death toll to 17.

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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after shots fired at soldiers

Israel’s military said it struck eight Hamas positions after its soldiers came under fire.

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In video: Truck cab dangles over side of bridge after crash

A crane was needed to pull the truck fully back on to the road.

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50 firefighters tackle tower block fire in north London

Fifty calls were received about the blaze early on Friday evening.

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Study suggests mobile phone radiation could affect teenagers’ memory performance

Youngsters who hold their phone next to their right ear are more likely to be affected, according to researchers.

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Leading Brexit campaigner sought business investment from Russia, report claims

The leading Brexit campaigner called the story fake news.

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Novichok poisonings: How events unfolded

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a park bench in Salisbury in March.

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Novichok attack victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital

Mr Rowley was discharged after being admitted in June.

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Cruelty investigation under way after pet sheep ‘executed’ with rifle

The sheep, which was a much-loved family pet, was found lying in its field with a single bullet wound to the head.

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Russian call for Ukraine referendum illegitimate – White House

Moscow’s ambassador to the US earlier revealed that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had discussed the possibility.

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Death toll climbs to 17 after Missouri tourist boat capsizes

The bodies of four people missing after the accident involving an amphibious duck boat have now been recovered.

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UK Space Agency on mission to find catchy name for new Mars rover

Science Minister Sam Gyimah suggested ‘Rover McRoverface’.

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Trump recorded talking about paying ex-Playboy model – report

The US president’s former personal lawyer made the recording, which was seized by the FBI, two months before the 2016 election.

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Man arrested after eight hurt in knife attack on bus in northern Germany

The suspect was overpowered and detained after the incident in the city of Luebeck.

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Ohio killer spared death penalty after extent of childhood abuse revealed

Raymond Tibbetts will now serve life without possibility of parole after Governor John Kasich commuted his sentence.

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Carjackers risked baby’s life for personal greed, says shaken and injured mother

Clare O’Neill was run over by her hijacked car that had her four-week-old daughter Eliza inside.

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Al Qaida bomb-maker jailed for 40 years for plotting attack on MPs and police

Khalid Ali, 28, had three knives when he was arrested by armed police in Parliament Square.

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Two schoolboys who plotted classroom massacre given custodial sentences

The two boys, who were just 14 at the time of the plotting, had drawn up a ‘hit-list’ of targets.

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EU nations help Sweden as wildfires rage above Arctic Circle

Temperatures have climbed above 32C this week.

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Eight injured in ‘knife attack’ on bus in northern Germany

A suspect was arrested after the incident in the city of Luebeck.

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Divers search for four more bodies after boat accident kills 13

The incident took place on Table Rock Lake in Missouri.

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Tories accused of cowardice and dishonesty in Brexit vote row

Senior Conservatives are under pressure to resign after breaking a voting agreement with an MP on maternity leave.

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Environmental campaigners lose High Court battle over carbon target

Charity Plan B Earth brought legal action against the Government’s stance on the 2050 carbon target, but a judge ruled the case was ‘unarguable’.

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World’s first test tube baby pays tribute to ‘forgotten’ pioneer of IVF

Louise Brown placed flowers at Jean Purdy’s memorial, and said she deserved as much recognition as Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards.

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Two schoolboys who plotted classroom massacre given custodial sentences

The two boys, who were just 14 at the time of the plotting, had drawn up a “hit-list” of targets.

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Jury retires in speedboat death crash trial

Jack Shepherd is accused of the manslaughter by gross negligence of Charlotte Brown.

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First EU ‘settled status’ applications to be processed next month

Up to 4,000 people will take part in a private pilot to be launched in the north west of England by the Home Office on August 28.

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Trump and Putin discussed referendum in Ukraine, Russian ambassador says

Confusion continues over what was said between the two presidents during their private meeting in Helsinki.

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Beatles memorabilia at museum opened by Pete Best’s brother

The Magical History Museum will display some of the items from Roag Best’s huge Beatles collection.

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Missouri tourist boat death toll climbs to 13

Two more bodies have been discovered after the tragedy on Table Rock Lake in Branson.

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1.5m health records hacked in cyber attack targeting Singapore PM

Attackers repeatedly targeted cancer survivor Lee Hsien Loong’s personal data and information on medicine dispensed to him.

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11 dead, six missing after tourist boat capsizes in Missouri lake

The amphibious duck boat sank after capsizing during stormy conditions.

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J Hus denies possession of lock knife in public

The rapper appeared at Snaresbrook Crown court under his real name Momodou Jallow.

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Macron security officer filmed beating activist is detained

Alexandre Benalla was identified by a newspaper as a man recorded beating a May Day protester.

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Moscow open to Putin visit to Washington, says Russian ambassador

Confusion remains over exactly what the US and Russian presidents discussed at their private meeting in Helsinki this week.

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Shark attack confirmed after two children bitten off New York island

The youngsters are expected to recover after being bitten in the leg.

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Thailand seeks control over movies about cave rescue

The story of the young footballers’ rescue from flooded caves gripped the world.

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Chief Whip made ‘honest mistake’ in vote pact row, says Cabinet minister

But Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley declined to say if Julian Smith’s job was at stake.

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Youngest Spitfire pilot to fly in the Battle of Britain dies aged 96

One of the “Few”, Geoffrey Wellum, joined the RAF in 1939 at the age of 18.

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Heatwave deaths prompt concerns about Tokyo Olympics

Nine people died and thousands were taken to hospitals across Japan on Wednesday.

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Tornadoes sweep through Iowa, causing major damage

Weather forecasters said the tornadoes formed suddenly and took them by surprise.

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Suspect held over killing of Olympic figure skating star

Denis Ten was stabbed after a dispute in his home city of Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Confusion in Washington as Trump invites Putin to White House

Discussions are already under way, according to press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

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