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Cancer Drugs Fund 'huge waste of money'
Politicians and experts are criticised over the fund, which cost £1.27bn and may have harmed patients.
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:18:16 GMT)

Jailed marine Alexander Blackman freed from prison
Sgt Alexander Blackman is released after his conviction for murder was reduced to manslaughter.
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:34:23 GMT)

Woman shot in Willesden anti-terror operation
Four people are arrested in London and Kent, but police say it is unconnected to Westminster incident.
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:05:36 GMT)

Vauxhall 'reckless' over Zafira fires, say MPs
It was 'morally reprehensible' for the car maker not to warn customers sooner about a second recall, MPs say.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:16 GMT)

TED 2017: UK 'Iron Man' demonstrates flying suit
British inventor says the project is just a bit of fun and safer than a motorbike.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:01:13 GMT)

School cutbacks put 'education system at risk'
Head teachers say government required savings risk destabilising education.
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:52:36 GMT)

Man questioned after Westminster terror arrest
Armed police seized knives and arrested the 27-year-old in an "intelligence-led" operation.
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:53:42 GMT)

Antiques Roadshow expert died after hospital 'neglect'
Medics failed to resuscitate Alice Gibson-Watt quickly enough after a cardiac arrest, an inquest rules.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:06:36 GMT)

How non-voters can change the outcome of an election
Electoral Reform Society says many people feel their vote does not count.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:32:18 GMT)

'Please offer me a seat' badges launched on TfL network
Transport for London launches "Please offer me a seat" badges for people with hidden conditions.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:44:39 GMT)

Disruption as hospital in baby death probe holds meeting
An NHS trust being investigated over maternity errors refuses to answer questions from the public.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:22:06 GMT)

Tour de Yorkshire 2017 to get under way
The cycle race returns for its third year, with elite riders gearing up for three days of competition.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:24:30 GMT)

Husband of antiques expert on postpartum psychosis inquest verdict
Alice Gibson-Watt suffered a cardiac arrest at a mental health unit four weeks after giving birth.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:07:06 GMT)

Why politicians are falling out over Syria
Boris Johnson is at the centre of divided opinion.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:10:12 GMT)

With this Spam I thee wed
An English couple have married at a Spam museum in Minnesota.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:08:25 GMT)

Is coconut the cream of the milk stars?
UK sandwich chain Pret A Manger has said that coconut is driving its sales forward - so we went out to conduct a "taste test" to see what flavours get you licking your lips.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:09:18 GMT)

What is a mugwump?
Boris Johnson has called Jeremy Corbyn a mugwump, but what does that even mean?
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:53:38 GMT)

Where do the main parties stand on Brexit?
Ahead of the UK's general election, a look at where the parties stand on Brexit.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:56:53 GMT)

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(Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:41:12 GMT)

Newspaper headlines: Focus on Westminster terror arrest
The arrest of a man near Parliament under the Terrorism Act features on the front pages.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:25:35 GMT)

You say chorizo...
Masterchef viewers get heated on Twitter about the right way to say the spicy sausage.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:06:38 GMT)

Mugwump and Boris Johnson: What meaning did he intend?
The foreign secretary says he thinks the word is from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:25:27 GMT)

'Strong and stable'
The Tories crammed 16 mentions of their election slogan into Prime Minister's Questions - does the tactic work?
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:41:08 GMT)

Reality check
How does the cost of the triple-lock compare with other ways of protecting pensions?
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:56:54 GMT)

Bridge of bikes
How Tadcaster, a town famous for breweries and a broken bridge, is trying to redefine itself through the Tour de Yorkshire.
(Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:20:27 GMT)

Sense of loss
Molly Watt was born severely deaf but as a teenager discovered she was going blind too.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:06:01 GMT)

Grown ups
New research finds the age millennials feel like adults is dependent on life-changing events.
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:23:37 GMT)

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