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May 18, 2018 1:02 PM Wisteria Walk unveiled in Bath

A botanical walkway featuring 44 archways with more than 40,000 wisteria vines has been unveiled in Bath this morning at SouthGate, transforming St Lawrence Street North and St Lawrence Street South into a floral spectacle. The purple and cream flower canopy follows SouthGate’s iconic umbrella street which was one of the UK's most photographed and viewed 10

May 17, 2018 10:26 AM A look at the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world began fasting on Thursday from sunrise to sunset for the month of Ramadan, a time of contemplation, fortitude and intense worship. People walk in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan. Muslims

May 17, 2018 10:23 AM Blogger reveals how he managed to fly first class from Hong Kong to New York for just $75 (and he didn't miss out on a single perk)

A blogger has revealed how he managed to fly first class from Hong Kong to New York for just £50 - saving a massive £13,000 in the process. Ramy Wahby filmed his extravagant journey - that cost less than most train tickets - as he travelled on a Cathay Pacific Airlines flight to JFK Airport last year. Mr Wahby had racked a whopping 70,000 air miles using

May 16, 2018 11:58 PM Rare film and music posters to fetch £250,000

Film and music history is up for sale, with names such as Star Wars, James Bond, The Beatles and David Bowie featured. The prize lot is a 1977 Star Wars US teaser poster, which is predicted to sell for between £12,000 and £18,000. Others include a UK poster for Goldfinger (1964) expected to fetch £4,000 to £6,000, and one for The Beatles' A Hard Day's 11

May 16, 2018 12:15 PM France rejects plan to introduce its first age of sexual consent, sparking fury by campaigners

French MPs have decided against introducing an age of sexual consent, sparking criticism from campaigners. France's lower house of parliament voted to toughen laws on the rape of minors but stopped short of setting a legal age of consent. A bill had been proposed which suggested a legal age of consent set at 15, but this was rejected after a heated debate 7

May 13, 2018 12:10 AM The Latest: New fissure spatters lava from Hawaii volcano

A new lava fissure has opened up on Hawaii's Big Island in the vicinity of a geothermal energy plant. Ken Gadd, a first-time visitor from Dayton, Ohio, takes pictures of the entrance to Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Friday, May 11, 2018. The park is closed due to the threat of an explosive volcanic eruption. Warnings that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano 6

May 12, 2018 10:16 PM Trump administration is looking into ways to help the Iranian people topple the regime after the US withdrew from the nuclear deal, report claims

The Trump administration is reportedly looking into a new plan that would help citizens of Iran topple the country's hardline regime. Less than a week President Trump announced the US would be withdrawing from the landmark Iran nuclear accord despite widespread opposition from allies who warned that pulling out of the agreement could cause a global crisis 5

May 12, 2018 9:41 PM Real Madrid v Celta Vigo

Gareth Bale staked a claim for a Champions League final place with a first-half brace in Real Madrid’s 6-0 rout of Celta Vigo. Bale made it seven goals in his last nine Real games – the second against Celta was a stunning individual effort – to boost his hopes of starting for the European champions against Liverpool in Kiev on May 26. Isco, Achraf Hakimi 3

May 11, 2018 2:15 PM Grammar schools: Is selection good for social mobility?

As the government reiterates its pledge to provide £50m to expand existing grammar schools in England, Labour's shadow education secretary Angela Rayner has criticised the plans as "absurd". She said that the evidence was "clear they do nothing to improve social mobility". The Department for Education said grammar schools will only get a share of this money 32

May 11, 2018 8:49 AM Grammars to be handed £50million cash boost to build extra classrooms... but schools must prove they're doing enough to help poorer families

Thousands more places at selective schools are to be created in a new revolution for grammars. Making good on the Tories’ pledge to increase choice for parents, Education Secretary Damian Hinds today approves a £50million fund for selective schools to build extra classrooms. However, grammars bidding for the money must be able to prove that they are taking 5