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ANDREW MARR sees the Royal Academy's  stunning new Picasso exhibition

ANDREW MARR sees the Royal Academy's stunning new Picasso exhibition

ANDREW MARR: There are tiny little paper cut-outs of a dove and a dog, made when he was all of nine years old. They are clever, witty and startlingly assured.

Coronavirus reaches Australia as man is quarantined in Melbourne with two suspected cases in NSW

Coronavirus reaches Australia as man is quarantined in Melbourne with two suspected cases in NSW

The man, who showed no symptoms of the virus, travelled to Australia alone from Wuhan via Guangzhou in China on January 19.

Harvey Weinstein's walks of shame

Harvey Weinstein's walks of shame

Since the trial started on Wednesday, 67-year-old Weinstein has been seen using a variety of walkers, or sometimes no walker at all, as he comes to and from the proceedings.

Social media roasts Trump after he reveals Space Force logo looks a lot like Star Trek badge

Social media roasts Trump after he reveals Space Force logo looks a lot like Star Trek badge

President Trump on Friday unveiled the new logo for the Space Force - and it looks a lot like the emblem for the Starfleet command from the show Star Trek.

Lauren Sanchez disclosed Bezos affair in texts to her brother who sold them to the National Enquirer

Lauren Sanchez disclosed Bezos affair in texts to her brother who sold them to the National Enquirer

Prosecutors have obtained documents including a May 10, 2018 text message sent from the phone of Bezos' girlfriend Lauren Sanchez to her brother Michael Sanchez, containing her texts.

'Get rid of her! Do it!' Feds have tape of Trump apparently telling aides to fire Marie Yovanovitch

'Get rid of her! Do it!' Feds have tape of Trump apparently telling aides to fire Marie Yovanovitch

Donald Trump has been caught on tape appearing to order the firing of then-Ambassador to the Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. 'Get rid of her!' he appears to say.

How to travel safe during the coronavirus outbreak, according to an expert

How to travel safe during the coronavirus outbreak, according to an expert

With the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, now spreading to at least 11 countries, travelers may feel nervous. Former CDC official Dr Robert Amler shared his healthy travel tips.

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen formally signs the Brexit divorce deal

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen formally signs the Brexit divorce deal

He put Parker pen to paper on the official copy of the Withdrawal Agreement in Downing Street this afternoon, ending months and months of biter and divisive politics.

Trump's special adviser son-in-law 'could also have been hacked by the Saudi Crown Prince'

Trump's special adviser son-in-law 'could also have been hacked by the Saudi Crown Prince'

Jared Kushner, 39, (pictured with Trump) could also have been hacked by the Saudi Crown Prince like Bezos (inset with the prince), investigators say.

Democrats begin their final push to remove Donald Trump after two marathon days

Democrats begin their final push to remove Donald Trump after two marathon days

Democrats will wrap up their case against Donald Trump Friday and cede to the president's legal team, who is under growing pressure from Republicans to mount a credible defense of Trump.

Wuhan Coronavirus: China shuts down Disneyland and 14 cities

Wuhan Coronavirus: China shuts down Disneyland and 14 cities

The Disney Resort in Shanghai said it will close from tomorrow, Saturday January 25, for 'the prevention and control of the disease outbreak' as public transport and roads are closed elsewhere.

How retired father-of-four, 59, has survived a string of cancers thanks to his unique blood cells

How retired father-of-four, 59, has survived a string of cancers thanks to his unique blood cells

James Hull, of Herefordshire, is fit and happy, a rare long- term survivor of metastatic cancer. It seems each time cancer strikes, his white blood cells aggressively attack his tumours.

Residents run outdoors for safety as earthquake with 6.8 magnitude shakes eastern Turkey 

Residents run outdoors for safety as earthquake with 6.8 magnitude shakes eastern Turkey 

The earthquake struck Friday at 1755 GMT, 8.55pm local time, near the town of Sivrice in eastern Elazig province, the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said.

First British patient tested for coronavirus reveals he was treated by doctors in 'spaceman suits'

First British patient tested for coronavirus reveals he was treated by doctors in 'spaceman suits'

Michael Hope, 45, was one of 14 patients in the UK to be tested. He was given the all clear as France confirmed Europe's first cases of the virus.

BBC's Africa editor Fergal Keane thanks well-wishers for 'compassion' as he leaves role due to PTSD

BBC's Africa editor Fergal Keane thanks well-wishers for 'compassion' as he leaves role due to PTSD

Fergal Keane (pictured in Iraq), 59, thanked well-wishers as he stepped down from his role as BBC Africa Editor due to PTSD, after decades of reporting from conflict zones around the world.

One in ten Britons have prayed about Brexit

One in ten Britons have prayed about Brexit

The statistics, taken from over 2,000 adults in the UK by a Christian website, found that from last year's events, people prayed most often over the Australian wildfires (18 per cent).

Cobbler who lost his thumb in a freak accident had his big toe amputated and sewn onto his hand

Cobbler who lost his thumb in a freak accident had his big toe amputated and sewn onto his hand

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - David Lee of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, was trimming the heel of a shoe in his shop when his thumb got caught in the machine.

US health experts predicted coronavirus could kill 65million people in a year THREE months ago

US health experts predicted coronavirus could kill 65million people in a year THREE months ago

Scientists at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in Maryland modeled a hypothetical pandemic on a computer as part of research last October.

Enter the dragons! Boris Johnson hosts  Downing Street celebration ahead of Chinese New Year

Enter the dragons! Boris Johnson hosts Downing Street celebration ahead of Chinese New Year

He hosted figures from the British-Chinese community ahead of the lunar new year on Saturday. But the festivities came as the Government held a Cobra crisis meeting to discuss the coronavirus outbreak.

Boris Johnson 'prepares to sack five women from his Cabinet'

Boris Johnson 'prepares to sack five women from his Cabinet'

Those at risk include Liz Truss, Andrea Leadsom, Thérèse Coffey, Theresa Villiers and Esther McVey. The Prime Minister is going ahead with the changes as part of plans to move on from Brexit.

Boris Johnson orders review into Britain's £14.6billion overseas aid budget

Boris Johnson orders review into Britain's £14.6billion overseas aid budget

The Prime Minister wants to ensure handouts are aligned to the country's foreign policy. Options being considered include whether more research undertaken by British universities could qualify.

Louise Redknapp 'at centre of £1m legal battle after writers claimed her track ripped by PEPPA PIG'

Louise Redknapp 'at centre of £1m legal battle after writers claimed her track ripped by PEPPA PIG'

The singer, 45, released single Naked in 1996 after leaving girl group Eternal. It is thought that the songwriters accused Entertainment One of infringing their copyright on a Peppa Pig song.

Surgeon 'carried out unnecessary or inappropriate shoulder surgeries' on 217 private patients

Surgeon 'carried out unnecessary or inappropriate shoulder surgeries' on 217 private patients

Surgeon Habib Rahman is alleged to have performed unnecessary or inappropriate shoulder procedures at Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull, West Midlands, lawyers said.

NHS aims to become greener and hit 'net zero' target

NHS aims to become greener and hit 'net zero' target

Health chief Sir Simon Stevens warned Britain is facing a climate heath emergency and vowed to set a 'practical, evidence-based and ambitious date' for the NHS to reach net zero emissions.

Fergie unveils her latest business dream

Fergie unveils her latest business dream

Sarah, Duchess of York is looking to become an international business sensation via a new brand, Duchess Inc. It hopes to combine 'glamour' with 'compassion'.

Will Brexit hit your break? What you need to know about travelling to Europe after we leave 

Will Brexit hit your break? What you need to know about travelling to Europe after we leave 

The good news for Britons visiting the EU after Brexit is that there'll be a 'transition period' until the end of 2020. But plenty of questions loom on the horizon. Here's how travel could be affected...

Three children found dead in house in Co Dublin Ireland

Three children found dead in house in Co Dublin Ireland

A woman in her 40s has been taken to hospital following the discovery of the two boys and a girl at a house in County Dublin, Ireland. Pictured: Gardai at the scene.

The young Brits set to take Hollywood: Tatler reveals the up and coming power players of 2020

The young Brits set to take Hollywood: Tatler reveals the up and coming power players of 2020

Lily Travers, 29, is said to have the acting genes. She has followed in grandparents Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna's footsteps. And landed a breakout role in ITV's series Victoria.

Jeremy Corbyn's bid to plant a 'stooge' on Labour's ruling body after leader quits 

Jeremy Corbyn's bid to plant a 'stooge' on Labour's ruling body after leader quits 

A leaked text message from Mr Corbyn urged activists to help a hard-Left crony win a seat on the party's National Executive Committee. It was read out at a private meeting two weeks ago.

New mothers should work half days when they return to work, says parenting guru 

New mothers should work half days when they return to work, says parenting guru 

Erica Komisar, who is an American parenting consultant and psychoanalyst, was speaking at an event in London which was co-hosted by the Centre for Social Justice.

Ex-Commons speaker John Bercow becomes politics professor

Ex-Commons speaker John Bercow becomes politics professor

Former speaker John Bercow, whose peerage hopes lie in ruins over bullying allegations, will level his oratorical sights on students as a lecturer at a London university.

More than 35,000 self-styled 'weirdos' and 'misfits' apply to work in Downing Street

More than 35,000 self-styled 'weirdos' and 'misfits' apply to work in Downing Street

Addressing a meeting of government advisers, Boris Johnson's chief adviser said he had been overwhelmed with replies to his unconventional job advert.

Meghan Markle posts MORE pictures of her doing good works BEFORE she married Prince Harry 

Meghan Markle posts MORE pictures of her doing good works BEFORE she married Prince Harry 

Meghan Markle today posted more pictures of her doing good works on Instagram, highlighting the charity trips she made before marrying Prince Harry.

AMANDA PLATELL: On civil partnerships

AMANDA PLATELL: On civil partnerships

AMANDA PLATELL: It was a bracing moment when I read that the Church of England, my Church, declared that loving, long-term couples in civil partnerships should not have sex.

Prince Charles wishes Palestinian people 'freedom, justice and equality' 

Prince Charles wishes Palestinian people 'freedom, justice and equality' 

The Prince of Wales, 71, offered sympathy for the Palestinian people as he wished them 'freedom, justice and equality' while making a speech during a historic first visit to Bethlehem earlier today.

Former train driver, 56, who hijacked Southeastern service causing rush-hour chaos avoids jail

Former train driver, 56, who hijacked Southeastern service causing rush-hour chaos avoids jail

Jeffrey Wheeler, 56, used his driver's keys to gain access to the rear driver's cabin on the 7.15am train travelling to Orpington from London Cannon Street Station on November 25 last year.

Flagship BBC shows including Radio 4's Today will lose reporters in news cost-saving blitz

Flagship BBC shows including Radio 4's Today will lose reporters in news cost-saving blitz

World At One is also reportedly in the firing line as the BBC plans £80million worth of cuts over the next four years. Broadcaster will make the announcement next week, insiders claim.

Small energy firms top the energy satisfaction table: But where did your supplier rank? 

Small energy firms top the energy satisfaction table: But where did your supplier rank? 

Octopus Energy has taken the top spot in Which?'s satisfaction survey yet again as small and medium sized energy suppliers dominate the rankings.

ALEXANDER VON SCHOENBURG says Germany fears Britain as they face the reality of Brexit

ALEXANDER VON SCHOENBURG says Germany fears Britain as they face the reality of Brexit

ALEXANDER VON SCHOENBURG: Even at events where the Champagne flows freely, the mood in the German capital is subdued these days.

RUSSELL FOSTER reveals the secrets of a great night's sleep

RUSSELL FOSTER reveals the secrets of a great night's sleep

RUSSELL FOSTER: As a sleep scientist, and having worked closely with sleep doctors for more than 30 years, I know the impact a lack of sleep can have - and the damaging ways in which people try to cope.

Why you should get behind the Daily Mail's call for ONE MILLION volunteers to join the Spring Clean

Why you should get behind the Daily Mail's call for ONE MILLION volunteers to join the Spring Clean

Public-spirited readers are being called to join the fight against the plastic blight that ruins this country's landscape. Keep Britain Tidy aims to get one million volunteers to sign up this year.

How the Tradwives sacrifice their own careers to satisfy their husbands' every whim

How the Tradwives sacrifice their own careers to satisfy their husbands' every whim

Cleaning, cooking, raising the children and putting her husband's every need first - it's all in a day's work for the rising number of women in their 30s and 40s who class themselves as a so called 'Tradwife'.

Witness in court battle against gender clinic reveals what happened when she made cry for help

Witness in court battle against gender clinic reveals what happened when she made cry for help

Keira Bell, who was brought up in Hertfordshire, has now changed her mind about being a man. She believes it is an impossible quest, and is trying to reverse the process.

Scotland Yard introduces facial recognition cameras to hunt 'watchlist' of 2,500 suspects

Scotland Yard introduces facial recognition cameras to hunt 'watchlist' of 2,500 suspects

Scotland Yard says trials have allowed them to secure a 70% success rate at picking up suspects who walk past cameras - but privacy campaigners say it is a 'fundamental breach of rights'.

Pharmacist, 40, who sold prescription medication to drug dealers is jailed for six years 

Pharmacist, 40, who sold prescription medication to drug dealers is jailed for six years 

David Ihenagwa, 40, of London, used his position as a medicines purchaser at his mother's 'respected' high street pharmacy to buy more than 1.65 million highly-addictive Class B and Class C pills.

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Meghan Markle wants to become more 'politically engaged'

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Meghan Markle wants to become more 'politically engaged'

RICHARD EDEN: With courtiers already alarmed at how the Duke and Duchess of Sussex plan to cash in on their royal connections, this will have them reaching for the smelling salts.

PAUL THOMAS on... Boris Johnson signing the Brexit Deal

PAUL THOMAS on... Boris Johnson signing the Brexit Deal

'Trust Boris to articulate the emotion of signing the Brexit withdrawal bill perfectly!'

How these children's fight against the curse of discarded rubbish earned them a £1,000 reward

How these children's fight against the curse of discarded rubbish earned them a £1,000 reward

Experts chose winners from hundreds of entries, who received a £1,000 prize and family holiday. Champion Umar Habib-Khan, 9, from Birmingham, started litter picking as he saw it as a treasure hunt.

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake hits off Vancouver Island where Harry and Meghan are staying

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake hits off Vancouver Island where Harry and Meghan are staying

The quake was reported at about 1.30pm local time, and officials said that there were no reports of damage. No tsunami is expected to hit the island as a result.

Family reveal how a neighbour obsessed with their cat changed its collar

Family reveal how a neighbour obsessed with their cat changed its collar

Jackie Hall and her husband John, both 56, of Hammersmith, West London, accused Nicola Lesbirel, 57, of adopting Ozzy as her own and even putting a collar displaying her phone number on him.

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