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Brittan abuse inquiry 'fully justified'
The Metropolitan Police investigation of a rape allegation against the late Lord Brittan was "fully justified", a review by a senior officer from another force concludes.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:52:44 GMT)

Doctors' union irresponsible - Hunt
The health secretary and union leaders clash ahead of another junior doctors' strike, in a long-running dispute over pay and working hours.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:18:04 GMT)

Storm Imogen warning halts ferries
Ferry services are cancelled, with warnings of 80mph winds as Storm Imogen approaches the south and west of England.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:44:44 GMT)

Tenants 'will be priced out of homes'
Plans to make better-off social housing tenants in England pay more rent could force thousands out of their areas, according to new research.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:23:32 GMT)

MPs challenge 'unclear' bank tax rules
Chancellor George Osborne is asked to clarify whether banks can use the cost of fines for wrongdoing to reduce the amount of tax they pay.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:44:20 GMT)

Rise in online dating rape reports
The number of people reporting being raped on their first date with someone they met on a dating app has risen six-fold in five years, figures show.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:29:12 GMT)

Mosque open days to 'explain faith'
More than 90 mosques across the UK are opening their doors to visitors to allow Muslims to explain their faith "beyond the hostile headlines".
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:04:43 GMT)

Mansion shooting victim 'was alone'
A householder shot through a bedroom door by burglars was alone in his mansion at the time, police say.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:17:20 GMT)

Woman seriously injured in cliff fall
A woman falls from cliffs on Dorset's Jurassic Coast, suffering life-threatening injuries.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:02:49 GMT)

'Croaky-voiced' armed robber on the run
An armed robber with a "croaky voice" is on the run after a gunpoint robbery at a supermarket, police have said.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:48:10 GMT)

Tesco sorry for 'awsome' babywear gaffe
Supermarket chain Tesco says it will brush up on its spelling and grammar after making two mistakes in a single pack of baby clothes.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:11:27 GMT)

Super Bowl star plans Arbroath visit
Super Bowl star Graham Gano says it would be "good to get back" for a visit to his native town of Arbroath.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:49:12 GMT)

Adcocks win third successive title
Chris and Gabby Adcock win the English National Championships mixed doubles title for the third successive year.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:30:57 GMT)

Van Gaal dismisses Mourinho reports
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says he does not believe reports the club have lined up Jose Mourinho to replace him.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:56:42 GMT)

Ranieri rejects 'favourites' tag
Claudio Ranieri dismisses the suggestion Leicester are title favourites after their victory at Manchester City.
(Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:53:18 GMT)

PM faces grassroots anger over EU vote
Dozens of Tory members accuse David Cameron of showing disrespect to the party's grassroots after he told MPs to disregard their views on Europe.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:35:16 GMT)

Sugar tax not taken 'off the table'
The prime minister "has not taken a sugar tax off the table", Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt tells the BBC.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:51:33 GMT)

Jail 'rethink' over mothers with babies
The PM calls for a rethink of the prison system in England and Wales as figures show 100 babies spent time behind bars with their mothers last year.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:44:09 GMT)

VIDEO: Flying Scotsman loco back on track
Flying Scotsman, one of the world's most famous locomotives, has returned to the West Coast mainline.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:35:02 GMT)

VIDEO: Weather for the week ahead
Storm Imogen brings a turbulent start to the new week. Will things improve? Louise Lear has the latest long range forecast.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:10:12 GMT)

VIDEO: London bus blown up for film stunt
A double-decker bus explodes on a central London bridge as part of a stunt for an upcoming movie.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:26:48 GMT)

VIDEO: Hunt blamed for doctors' low morale
Jeremy Hunt acknowledged junior doctors' low morale but told Andrew Marr that the BMA was to blame for their concerns over contracts
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 11:58:39 GMT)

VIDEO: The strange game of Shrovetide football
Shrovetide football is once again returning to the streets of Ashbourne in Derbyshire, but what's it all about?
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:15:22 GMT)

VIDEO: Open day to 'demystify' mosques
Caroline Wyatt reports on the Muslim Council of Britain's initiative to open the doors to British mosques
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:25:15 GMT)

VIDEO: Chinese wedding photos - in London
BBC News meets a photographer who specialises in taking pre-wedding photos of Chinese couples in London, a growing trend.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 06:29:23 GMT)

VIDEO: Prison rethink for mothers with babies
David Cameron has called for a review into the treatment of pregnant women in prison in England and Wales.
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:15:34 GMT)

George Orwell and the 21st Century pub
George Orwell and the 21st Century pub
(Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:30:48 GMT)

Leicester to win title says internet
Leicester can win the Premier League, says the internet
(Sat, 06 Feb 2016 19:07:45 GMT)

The places where it's rather hard to get a bus
The places where you wait a very long time at a stop
(Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:24:33 GMT)

'You don't have to pay full price'
'I learned to be frugal after my dad left'
(Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:22:31 GMT)

What happened to Neville's homeless?
What happened to the Stock Exchange squatters?
(Sat, 06 Feb 2016 03:44:22 GMT)

Could John McDonnell ever be Labour leader?
Why John McDonnell never ran for Labour leader - and is unlikely to in the future
(Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:05:46 GMT)

Winning photos from beautiful gardens
What is the most beautiful garden photo of the year?
(Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:11:15 GMT)

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