PM: Brexit talks have reached ‘endgame’
Brexit negotiations have now reached the “endgame”, Theresa May has said as she prepares to address her Cabinet on the state of talks.
It comes amid increasing speculation that the details of a deal between the UK and EU could be agreed in the coming hours.
Mrs May said both sides of the negotiating table were working through the night to make progress.
You can follow live updates on the final stages of Britain’s exit talks as they happen here.
California wildfires death toll rises
The death toll continues to climb as wildfires rage across California, with one becoming the state’s deadliest on record.
Firefighters are searching for hundreds of missing people as they battle the blazes that officials say are still likely to spread further.
The Camp Fire is now the deadliest and most destructive in the state’s history – leaving 42 people dead and almost 230 missing.
President Donald Trump late last night said he had approved a major disaster declaration for the state.
Tributes after Marvel comic creator Stan Lee dies
Hollywood stars have paid tribute to Stan Lee, the creator of Marvel comics, who died yesterday aged 95.
Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds, film director Edgar Wright and Avengers star Chris Evans were among those to pay tribute.
Evans, who also starred in Captain America, described the writer as “one of a kind”.
Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman said he was a "a pioneering force in the superhero universe”.
Charles’s birthday celebrations
The Prince of Wales has celebrated with some of Britain’s best-love comics and actors at a variety show to mark his 70th birthday.
Charles met guests and performers at the London charity gala, including Rowan Atkinson, Alistair McGowan and Kylie Minogue.
The concert, held in aid of the Prince's Trust, took place at the end of October, but will air on ITV tonight at 8pm.
Michelle Obama: The Queen laughed as we compared sore feet
Michelle Obama has revealed how the Queen burst out laughing as they compared sore feet in a room full of world leaders.
The former US First Lady also told of her “faux pas” when she put her arm across Her Majesty’s shoulder at a Buckingham Palace reception.
The Queen responded warmly by moving closer and putting a hand in the small of Mrs Obama’s back.
Barack Obama’s wife revealed details of the intimate encounter in her new book: Becoming.
Revealed: full I’m a Celebrity line-up
The full line up for I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! has been revealed ahead of the show’s launch on Sunday.
The ten brave celebrities are already in Australia preparing for this start of this year’s show.
Stars appearing on the programme include former Premier League football manager Harry Redknapp, DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles and singer Fluer East.
See the full line up here.
On this day…
1805: Johann Georg Lehner invented the hot dog.
1851: The telegraphic service between London and Paris began.
1947: Hugh Dalton, Chancellor of the Exchequer, resigned after admitting he had disclosed tax proposals to a reporter minutes before presenting the Budget.
1954: Great Britain won the first Rugby League World Cup, defeating France 16-12 in Paris.
1970: A 120mph tropical cyclone hit the densely populated Ganges Delta region of east Pakistan (now Bangladesh), killing an estimated 500,000 people in one night.
1990: Tim Berners-Lee wrote the first web page on a NeXT workstation.