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Bristol Live: Breaking news, traffic and travel for M4, M5 and M32 on Wednesday, September 26

Welcome to the Bristol Live breaking news blog for Wednesday, September 26. Here you will find all the latests news, traffic and weather updates from across the city and surrounding area. We will bein...

MOT diesel test failure may spark legal bid
Ryder Cup 2018: Can you name the top American and European points scorers in Ryder Cup history?
Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Hibernian, Aberdeen, St Mirren, Hearts, Ayr

World

Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Vintage Anand leads India to commanding win over Austria; women blank Venezuela 4-0

Viswanathan Anand's positional play was on point as the Indian ace trumped top-rated Austrian, GM Markus Ragger, at the Batumi Chess Olympiad on Tuesday. The post Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Vintage Anand leads India to commanding win over Austria; women blank Venezuela 4-0 appeared first on Firstpost .

Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Vintage Anand leads India to commanding win over Austria; women blank Venezuela 4-0
Pope Francis says he will have final say on appointment of bishops in China, expresses confidence in ‘great faith’ of Chinese Catholics
Pope Francis says he will have final say on appointment of bishops in China, expresses confidence in ‘great faith’ of Chinese Catholics

Business

'Pothole epidemic' and cold winter hits AA profits

Bad road conditions and extreme weather conditions in the UK are behind a 65% slump in profits for the AA.

South Africa's Capitec Bank's H1 profit up 20 pct
Deutsche Bank simulated merger with UBS: report
S.Africa's Capitec Bank H1 profit surges on upbeat client growth

Politics

PM refuses to say if she backs Sky's debates campaign

Theresa May has refused to say whether she backs a Sky News campaign for an independent commission to oversee leaders' election debates.

As trade war rumbles, China steps up opening of financial markets
The Big 5: As ASUU warms up, organised labour commences strike Thursday; FG reportedly withdraws Benue’s Paris club refund | More stories
Warping the November Elections by "Branding Democrats as Violent Radical Socialists" ~ Worried Richard Viguerie At Work

Sport

Rumour Mill: Rangers' Foderingham considers himself No.1 | Levein welcomes dressing room altercation | Canadian international striker nears Premiership move

Wes Foderingham has vowed to fight for his place at Rangers, Craig Levein welcomed a dressing room altercation which followed Hearts' draw with Livingston and St Mirren are on the verge of signing Simeon Jackson.

On loan Man United goalkeeper O'Hara eyeing Carabao Cup shock at West Ham
Simeone has 'positive feelings' Gimenez will be fit for Real Madrid
FOOTBALL: All the action from the Oxford Mail Girls League

Culture

Will Smith bungee jumps out of helicopter for 50th birthday

The star celebrates his 50th birthday by bungee jumping out of a helicopter over the Grand Canyon.

Italy in the aftermath of the second world war – in pictures
Italy in the aftermath of the second world war – in pictures
Eight great Australian buildings: from the Sydney Opera House to a Wagga woolshed – in pictures

Technology

Grab halts late-night car-pooling in Singapore after driver complaints

Ride-hailing firm Grab said on Wednesday it would stop offering car-pooling services during late-night hours in Singapore after drivers complained about some passengers being drunk and argumentative.

Huawei Promises Kirin 980 Will Be Faster Than Apple’s A12 Bionic
Huawei Mate 20 video teaser highlight new Kirin 980 processor
Windows 10 Reaches Historic Milestone with More than 700 Million Devices

Health

'We see mothers die and children die': Uganda's teen pregnancy crisis | Suzanne Moore

In a country where one in four women have a child by 19, and health workers offering birth control have been met by men with machetes, confronting myths about contraception is vital A woman lies on her back, a one-year-old straddling her. One hand is over her eyes, the other held out. A nurse gently inserts a small white strip of contraceptive implant into her upper arm while her baby plays on her. They beckon me in. Privacy hardly seems to be an issue here. I am in a tent in Rwibale, in the Kyenjojo district of Uganda. We have driven for about five hours from Kampala to get here. It is...

The man who beat Monsanto: 'They have to pay for not being honest'
Mediterranean diet 'may help prevent depression'
'I hid my baby from social services in case they took it away'

Celebrity

Jenna Coleman hints that the next series of ITV's Victoria will be her LAST time playing the Queen

Jenna Coleman plays the iconic Queen Victoria in the ITV drama [ITV] Victoria star Jenna Coleman has dropped a hint that her time playing Queen Victoria could be coming to an end sooner than viewers think.  The former Doctor Who star was cast as an 18-year-old Victoria, but the show's third series - due to air in 2019 - jumps forward to 1848, when the monarch has already given birth to six of her nine children.  At just 32-years-old, Jenna has admitted that producers haven't ...

Jenna Coleman hints that the next series of ITV's Victoria will be her LAST time playing the Queen
Lucy Verasamy: ITV and GMB weather star reflects on tough overseas challenge
Princess Diana Received 'Wounding' Letter From Princess Margaret, Biographer Says

Science

While economic growth continues we’ll never kick our fossil fuels habit | George Monbiot

There may be more bicycles but there will also be more planes. We’re still in denial about the scale of the threat to the planet We’re getting there, aren’t we? We’re making the transition towards an all-electric future. We can now leave fossil fuels in the ground and thwart climate breakdown. Or so you might imagine, if you follow the technology news. So how come oil production, for the first time in history, is about to hit 100m barrels a day ? How come the oil industry expects demand to climb until the 2030s? How is it that in Germany, whose energy...

NASA to develop new projects to hunt for 'technosignatures' of alien life
Eating junk food raises risk of depression, says multi-country study
Corporate sponsorship diverts research and distorts public policy, report finds

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