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Flowers laid for 7/7 anniversary
Flowers are laid in memory of the 52 people killed in the 7 July bombings - 10 years to the hour since suicide bombers began the attacks.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:59:57 GMT)

Energy customers 'paying too much'
Millions of energy customers have been "paying too much for their energy bills", a year-long investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority finds.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:38:59 GMT)

Migrant dies on Channel Tunnel train
A migrant has died on a freight shuttle trying to reach Britain, Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel says.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:55:40 GMT)

Sunday trading laws could be relaxed
Shops in England and Wales could be allowed to open for longer on Sundays, under plans to be unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:07:57 GMT)

'Legal highs' linked to prison deaths
The use of so-called legal highs has been a factor in at least 19 prisoner deaths, the Prisons Ombudsman says.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:43:36 GMT)

BBC boss defends licence fee deal
BBC director general Tony Hall defends the corporation's decision to take on the cost of free TV licences for people over the age of 75.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:25:34 GMT)

Charities face fundraising inquiry
Four charities are investigated by the Information Commissioner over claims fundraisers contacted vulnerable people on the government's "opt-out" database.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:38:57 GMT)

Children's early help 'cut by half'
Government funding of early intervention programmes for children and young people's services has been cut by £1.8bn over five years, say children's charities.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:10:13 GMT)

Osborne's pledge after Greek No vote
The government will do "whatever is necessary" to protect the UK's economy against the fallout from Greece's bailout referendum, George Osborne tells told MPs.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:49:18 GMT)

Taser 'contributed' to man's death
An unarmed man died partly as a result of being "inappropriately and unreasonably" Tasered and restrained by police officers, an inquest finds.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:07:41 GMT)

Tiger maul death zoo to face charges
A zoo where a keeper was mauled to death by a tiger is charged with health and safety breaches.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:13:25 GMT)

Kauto Star rider hurt by 'lies'
Rider Laura Collett says she feels "bullied and hurt" by claims she lied about the circumstances of Kauto Star's death.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:46:14 GMT)

VIDEO: Doubles player hits partner in back
Ajla Tomljanovic hits doubles Ivan Dodig partner in the back during their mixed doubles match at Wimbledon.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:12:10 GMT)

Damon Albarn removed from stage
Blur's Damon Albarn is removed from stage by security at the Roskilde festival after a mammoth five-hour set.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:39:27 GMT)

Nine Sport NI board members resign
Nine Sport NI board members resign just before a meeting with Sports Minister Carál Nί Chuilίn.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:19:39 GMT)

Teenage girls rescued in Mournes
Seven teenage girls are rescued after getting into difficulty in the Mourne mountains in County Down.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:30:32 GMT)

'Incredible evil' killed 7/7 victim
A Cardiff man whose sister was killed in the 7 July London bombings says he cannot forgive the "incredible evil" that took her life 10 years ago.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 05:18:35 GMT)

£1.4bn dementia cost 'unsustainable'
Families cannot continue to shoulder the hidden costs of caring for a relative with dementia, a report says.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 05:30:12 GMT)

Fresh talks due in ScotRail dispute
Fresh talks are due to be held between ScotRail and a train drivers' union in a bid to resolve a dispute which has hit Sunday services.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:01:49 GMT)

Wanted Scot's face shown in Spain
A Scot is on a list of Britain's most wanted fugitives whose faces will be broadcast around Spanish expat areas.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 01:14:32 GMT)

'Fifty attacks foiled' since 7/7
The UK's most senior counter-terrorism police officer says up to 50 deadly terror attacks have been foiled since the 7 July bombings a decade ago.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:08:59 GMT)

Two dead and seven hurt in collision
Two people die and seven are injured after several cars crashed in Staffordshire.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:55:59 GMT)

'If I watch my brother, I jinx him'
In his latest BBC Sport column, Andy Murray explains why he doesn't watch his brother play and how he keeps tabs on scores.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:02:20 GMT)

VIDEO: Kyrgios' bizarre antics v Gasquet
Boos ring out around court two as struggling Nick Kyrgios starts 'tanking' against French opponent Richard Gasquet
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:49:25 GMT)

Mayweather stripped of WBO title
Five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather is stripped of the WBO welterweight belt he won from Manny Pacquiao.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 05:42:10 GMT)

Blair: Terror threat 'not going away'
On the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 bombings, Tony Blair issues a stark warning that the threat from Islamist terrorism has now reached "the edges of Europe".
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:52:12 GMT)

BBC to fund over-75s' TV licences
The BBC will be required to cover the cost of providing free television licences for over-75s, the government confirms.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:38:39 GMT)

Danczuk steps back from abuse campaign
Labour MP Simon Danczuk says he is stepping back from his campaigning work on child sexual abuse to seek help for depression.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:25:52 GMT)

VIDEO: Westminster Hall
Live coverage from Westminster Hall, featuring debates on coastal flooding and the transportation of nuclear warheads.
(Sun, 13 Jan 2013 19:59:35 GMT)

VIDEO: 'I'll hold you in my dreams'
Anthony Fatayi-Williams was killed in the 7 July London bombings. His mother speaks of the effect the loss had on her.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:12:43 GMT)

VIDEO: 7/7 attacks: 'It has been a hellish journey'
Michael Henning was only metres away when a bomb exploded on a Circle line train in the 7 July attacks in 2005.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:31:07 GMT)

VIDEO: Mayor: London more welcoming than ever
Ahead of a service at St Paul's Cathedral to mark the 10th anniversary of the 7 July London bombings, Mayor Boris Johnson says the capital has become more welcoming than ever.
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:36:47 GMT)

VIDEO: 7/7 attacks: How the day unfolded
Ten years on from the 7/7 attacks in London, BBC News looks back at how the day unfolded.
(Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:02:12 GMT)

VIDEO: What the Greek vote means for UK
The government will do "whatever is necessary" to protect the UK's economy against the fallout from Greece's bailout referendum, George Osborne has told MPs.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:19:17 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Take cash for entire Greek holiday'
More than a million British holidaymakers will be heading to Greece this summer, and as the debt crisis unfolds many will naturally be feeling nervous about how it could affect them.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:02:02 GMT)

VIDEO: 'I've just had some wonderful news'
Journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who has an aggressive form of leukaemia, tells her video diary that she has found a stem cell donor.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:10:10 GMT)

VIDEO: Belfast waves off Tall Ships
Thousands of people have turned out to see the Tall Ships leave Belfast.
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:42:10 GMT)

Would Calais migrants really be better off in the UK?
Is the UK better than France for migrants?
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:05:14 GMT)

The decline of the 'disgusting' burbot
Do we only care about animals if they're cute and cuddly?
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:07:05 GMT)

What makes a tweet believable?
Does using exclamation marks stop people believing you?
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:18:40 GMT)

Dame Anne Begg: 'What do I do now?'
The UK's first wheelchair-using MP on life after politics
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:52:39 GMT)

How did we get to this welfare state?
400 years of benefit crackdowns and moral panics
(Tue, 07 Jul 2015 01:26:28 GMT)

How to make savings when lemon chopping
How Pizza Express tackled the 'productivity puzzle'
(Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:02:43 GMT)

Can English cricket renew its glory?
Can English cricket renew its glory?
(Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:36:54 GMT)

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