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Teenagers to find out A-level results
A drop in university applications is likely to mean a "buyer's market" with more options available.
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:36:24 GMT)

Brexit: UK looks to keep visa-free travel from EU
Plans would mean EU visitors would only need permission to work, study or settle in the UK.
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:57:21 GMT)

Firefighters tackle huge warehouse blaze in Glasgow
Residents report hearing explosions while smoke from the building has led to speed restrictions for drivers on the M8.
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:59:40 GMT)

Football boss accused of 'racial' comments
An England international was left "shocked" after being the subject of alleged 'racial' remarks made by women's national team head coach Mark Sampson.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:07:13 GMT)

Engine issue grounds Battle of Britain Memorial Flight planes
A Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfires are affected by the engine issue.
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:00:53 GMT)

Australian justice minister denies UK citizenship
Michael Keenan says he renounced his dual status in 2004, as an Australian political row drags on.
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:06:26 GMT)

Police questioned over handcuffed man's 'ridiculous' escape
Handcuffed, convicted criminal escaped from police custody before being re-arrested days later.
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:39:31 GMT)

Rail fares: Commuters to pay £100 more in 2018
Analysis of six cities finds average season ticket price will increase to £2,840.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:44:12 GMT)

National Minimum Wage: Workers win £2m compensation
The government's latest campaign lists 230 employers who failed to pay the minimum wage.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:00:23 GMT)

Sarah Champion quits Labour front bench over rape article
Sarah Champion quits Labour's front bench over an article on grooming, apologising for her choice of words.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:51:56 GMT)

Fracking: Shale rock professor says UK gas reserves 'hyped'
UK shale deposits were formed 55 million years too late to trap large amounts of gas, a professor warns.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:01:40 GMT)

Cornish fish restaurant named best in the UK
The annual list includes restaurants built under railway arches and one in a former strip club.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:52:02 GMT)

The £845,000 mansion sold for just £2
And believe it or not, the seller is actually happy with the deal.
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:07:01 GMT)

HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth for first time
Thousands of people gathered to watch the 65,000-tonne HMS Queen Elizabeth entering Portsmouth harbour.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:36:09 GMT)

Moped raiders smash into Knightsbridge jewellers
Police say the group used sledgehammers to break into the shop's display counters.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:48:20 GMT)

Norfolk beach giant pipe salvage under way
Salvage teams are removing a number of giant pipes which washed up on beaches.
(Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:20:47 GMT)

Ely train derailment chaos continues
Services are affected between Peterborough, Ely, Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds, Stansted Airport and London.
(Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:27:38 GMT)

From cloakroom to centre stage
Milly Forrest moved from working a shift as an usher to leading lady after a soprano fell ill.
(Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:52:39 GMT)

Why Scottish babies might start sleeping in cardboard boxes
Baby boxes containing essential items are to be delivered to new mothers across Scotland.
(Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:12:38 GMT)

BBC Breakfast
BBC coverage of latest developments
(Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:41:12 GMT)

Loch Ness lifeboat has busiest-ever day
The volunteer crew attend three separate incidents and say 2017 could be their busiest year yet.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:47:51 GMT)

Second WW2 bomb found in Bristol Channel near Hinkley Point
The bomb found near Hinkley C power station was destroyed in a controlled explosion at 16.20 BST.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:39:36 GMT)

Newspaper headlines: Brexit 'backdoor' and new aircraft carrier
Concern about Britain's borders after Brexit and HMS Queen Elizabeth's arrival make the front pages.
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:06:46 GMT)

2012 Olympics non-legacy?
Did a £1bn government investment make any difference?
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:03:42 GMT)

Exam changes
Thousands of teenagers are getting their A- and AS-level results, but what are the changes this year?
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:08:09 GMT)

Stranded?
What happens when people find themselves stranded without money or the help of a kind stranger?
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:58:24 GMT)

'I'm fine with who I am'
Philippa York speaks about her transition from Robert Millar, one of Scotland's best ever cyclists.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:07:17 GMT)

Back as Bond
A lot of people are excited about the actor's return for his fifth and final Bond film.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:06 GMT)

Reality Check
Are there more border crossings in Ireland than the eastern border of the EU?
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:20:56 GMT)

Britain's brainiest child?
What is the scientific name for apricot? 12-year-old Rahul from London knows this - and much more.
(Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:23:31 GMT)

£5k commuter club
With rail fares rising again, we speak to those paying £5,000 a year - or more - in travel costs.
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:05:56 GMT)

Stunt danger
Two stunt performers have died in recent accidents in the US, but what safety measures exist in the UK?
(Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:52:25 GMT)

Snap happy
Big Ben is one of the UK's most photographed landmarks - but it's notoriously difficult to capture.
(Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:26:53 GMT)

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