Murdoch asks to merge Times titles - 18 Jan 2019 at 10:14am - Rupert Murdoch asks for permission to share some resources between the Times and the Sunday Times.

Leicester explosion: Three men jailed for murdering five people - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:59am - Five people - including a mother and her two sons - were killed in the insurance scam explosion.

Australia swelters through record-breaking heatwave - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:57am - The country has just experienced five of its 10 warmest days on record, meteorologists say.

Farage seeking 'new party' in case UK fights Euro elections - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:46am - The former UKIP leader also says Leavers must be ready for another referendum.

IVF couple have triplets after sex mistake - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:10am - Betty Bienias said she was shocked to find out she was expecting triplets - two of which had been conceived naturally.

Boxer Tom Bell dies in Doncaster pub shooting - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:08am - Tom Bell, from Doncaster, is described as an "outstanding" talent and a "considerate human being".

BBC Asian Network news editor on trial 'trusted journalist' - 18 Jan 2019 at 9:06am - A sex abuse victim's name was used on radio because a reporter said it was a pseudonym, a trial hears.

Buzzfeed report that Trump 'instructed Cohen to lie' sparks outcry - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:57am - Democrats say they will investigate a report the president instructed his ex-lawyer to lie to Congress.

Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi foreign trip citing shutdown - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:52am - Members of Congress who were due to join the trip are left sitting on a bus at Capitol Hill.

Huddersfield make enquiry for Dortmund's Siewert - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:50am - Huddersfield approach Borussia Dortmund for permission to speak to coach Jan Siewert for their vacant manager role.

'IS Beatles': Mother loses high court challenge over evidence - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:49am - Judges say the UK has no legal duty to protect the lives of a suspected Islamic State fighter.

10 Year Challenge: How the world has changed in a decade - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:48am - People started by showing how different they look after 10 years - now they're looking at the world.

Liam Fox: Customs union 'would not deliver Brexit' - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:37am - Liam Fox says the UK could not have an independent trade policy if in a customs arrangement with the EU.

Octopus 'off menu' at Oxford University's Somerville College - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:37am - The head of Somerville College says octopus was served to the surprise of a new undergraduate.

Older drivers: Is age a factor behind the wheel? - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:30am - As the number of over-90s with driving licences continues to rise in the UK, are there any safety fears?

Prince Philip: Sandringham crash led to car 'tumbling' across road - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:25am - The royal was shaken after being freed from his Land Rover, an eyewitness to Thursday's crash says.

Shoreham air crash trial: Pilot Andy Hill 'did nothing' to avoid crash - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:13am - The Old Bailey hears the Shoreham Airshow jet's descent was "not being controlled" before the crash.

Elon Musk's Tesla to cut about 3,000 jobs as cars 'too expensive' - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:11am - The electric carmaker, founded by Elon Musk, says it will cut about 3,000 jobs to boost profits.

Zimbabwe cuts internet indefinitely amid violent crackdown - 18 Jan 2019 at 8:10am - At least three people have been killed and 600 people arrested over protests against new fuel prices.

Gilets Jaunes: French 'flash-ball' row over riot-gun injuries - 18 Jan 2019 at 7:22am - The government faces a wave of anger over police riot guns fired during yellow-vest protests.

Couple jailed for neglecting two-year-old who died of malnutrition - 18 Jan 2019 at 7:12am - Two-year-old Lauren Wade was "skinny, dirty and riddled with head lice" when she died in 2015, the court heard.

Speaker Bercow 'could be denied peerage' - 18 Jan 2019 at 7:08am - The government may block the Speaker from getting a peerage when he retires, a source suggests.

Meng Hongwei: Wife of ex-Interpol chief seeks France asylum - 18 Jan 2019 at 7:02am - Grace Meng's husband is in a Chinese jail and she already has French police protection.

Amazon issues no-deal advice to UK sellers - 18 Jan 2019 at 6:49am - The online retail giant has advised UK businesses to consider moving stock to their European warehouses

Dambusters engineer: RAF appeal for funeral crowd for couple - 18 Jan 2019 at 6:45am - Victor and Edna Barnett, who met in the air force, died within 10 days of each other in Telford.

Sudan protests: Doctor and teen 'shot dead' during clashes - 18 Jan 2019 at 6:33am - Government forces allegedly fired directly at demonstrators demanding the president's resignation.

Black Friday steals Christmas shoppers - 18 Jan 2019 at 6:28am - Retail sales fell last month after consumers brought forward their Christmas shopping to November.

Timeline: What's going on with Huawei? - 18 Jan 2019 at 6:27am - The Chinese telecoms giant was the focus of international scrutiny even before a senior executive's arrest.

Great white shark photo: I swam with 'world's biggest' - 18 Jan 2019 at 6:21am - Kimberly Jeffries was already in the water when the huge shark swam up from the deep.

Twitter warns that private tweets were public for years - 18 Jan 2019 at 5:54am - A security flaw meant many private messages were readable for years said Twitter.

Hunted on TV: Could a reformed criminal win cash prize? - 18 Jan 2019 at 5:40am - Nick Bachelor, who has 41 spent convictions, explains why he went on the run for a TV reality show.

Hunted on TV: Could ex-criminal take prize? - 18 Jan 2019 at 5:40am - Nick Bachelor, who has 41 spent convictions, explains why he went on the run for a TV reality show.

Cooper Tire Europe: Firm confirms 300 workers to lose jobs - 18 Jan 2019 at 5:33am - A Wiltshire tyre firm has confirmed 300 of its job roles will be made redundant

Duke of Edinburgh car crash: 'There was a huge collision' - 18 Jan 2019 at 5:31am - A witness to the Duke of Edinburgh's car crash describes how he stopped to help.

Explosion fraudsters committed 'white collar' mass murder - 18 Jan 2019 at 5:20am - The three men killed five people - including three members of the same family - to claim 300,000 in insurance.

Brexit: High-profile Germans plead with UK to stay in EU - 18 Jan 2019 at 5:15am - Leading politicians, business and sports people write of their love for post-work pints and panto.

?Really rewarding win? - Sharapova beats champion Wozniacki - 18 Jan 2019 at 4:59am - Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki is knocked out of the Australian Open by five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova.

Australian Open 2019: Maria Sharapova beats defending champion Caroline Wozni... - 18 Jan 2019 at 4:59am - Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki is knocked out of the Australian Open by five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova.

Tomic calls Hewitt 'liar' over threat and 'blackmail' claims - 18 Jan 2019 at 4:46am - Bernard Tomic calls Australia Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt a "liar" for saying he had been threatened "physically" and "blackmailed" by him.

Bids for Scottish shopping centre to start at 1 - 18 Jan 2019 at 4:40am - The Postings mall in Kirkcaldy is being sold after it failed to attract enough tenants.