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English councils propose 'Tesco tax'
A group of local councils in England is formally asking the government for new powers to tax large supermarkets, a plan dubbed the "Tesco tax".
(Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:39:59 GMT)

More train disruption after storms
Rail passengers in parts of southern England and Wales face further travel problems after lightening strikes caused "major disruption" on Friday.
(Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:06:17 GMT)

Huge Commonwealth flotilla for Games
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde will sail from Greenock to Glasgow later as part of the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:15:06 GMT)

Rape case stopped as judge 'asleep'
A judge is being investigated after being accused of falling asleep during a child rape trial at Manchester Crown Court.
(Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:46:18 GMT)

Butler 'crushed to death by lift'
Police investigate the death of a butler who was fatally injured while working at a Tudor mansion in Lincolnshire.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:09:26 GMT)

Briton among Air Algerie crash dead
A British man was among the 116 passengers who died when the Air Algerie AH5017 jet crashed in Mali, the UK Foreign Office says.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:05:10 GMT)

Oldest pier celebrates 200 years
Ryde on the Isle of Wight celebrates the 200th anniversary of its seaside pier, the oldest in Britain.
(Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:22:48 GMT)

Drugs tests adds to Wales Games' woe
Wales' stuttering Commonwealth Games campaign took yet another blow on Friday after athletics co-captain Rhys Williams failed a drugs test.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:29:52 GMT)

US firm withdraws Mothercare offer
US retailer Destination Maternity withdraws a takeover offer for Mothercare, saying it was clear shareholders wanted a "significant increase" in the offer.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:04:29 GMT)

Grouse off the shelves at M&S
Marks and Spencer says it will not be selling red grouse this year after concerns about the way in which the game birds are killed.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:39:25 GMT)

Secret Cinema cancels weekend shows
Thousands of ticket-holders are left disappointed as "immersive" outdoor screenings of Back To The Future are cancelled by organiser Secret Cinema.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:52:44 GMT)

'Plundered treasure' back at graves
Treasure that was plundered from the historic Sutton Hoo burial mounds is returned to the site in the form of a replica.
(Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:20:06 GMT)

Legend's first race car up for sale
Racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart's first ever race car is being put up for auction, with an estimate of £35,000-£50,000.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:16:03 GMT)

Dana brother cleared of sex abuse
John Brown, the brother of Eurovision winner Dana, is cleared of five counts of historic sex abuse.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:30:05 GMT)

Clinic head 'upset by protesters'
A Marie Stopes clinic director was left "extremely shaken and upset" by alleged harassment outside her workplace, a court is told.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:53:24 GMT)

Four peregrine falcons found dead
Four peregrine falcons are found dead in their remote nest with police suspecting foul play.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:34:35 GMT)

Cardiff tops satisfaction survey
Cardiff beats London, Manchester and Glasgow as the place where residents feel the most satisfied to live, a Europe-wide survey finds.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:25:54 GMT)

Mother admits Mikaeel Kular killing
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular admits killing her son and hiding his body in a suitcase, sparking a major search operation.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:46:02 GMT)

Murderer who stayed with body jailed
A 39-year-old man who stabbed his partner to death then stayed with her body for five days is jailed for life.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:56:17 GMT)

Dying man 'shocked to life' 31 times
The family of a dying man shocked back to life 31 times after hospital staff failed to remove his defibrillator implant, says his wish for a dignified death was "cruelly taken away".
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:05:00 GMT)

Coach firm collapse affects hundreds
A travel company goes into administration with the loss of 89 jobs and a knock-on effect on hundreds of customer bookings.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:45:20 GMT)

Arsenal set to sign £16m Chambers
Arsenal are close to completing the signing of Southampton defender Calum Chambers for a fee of about £16m.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:20:45 GMT)

Van Gaal tells players to speak English
Manchester United's record signing Juan Mata says new manager Louis van Gaal has told his players they must communicate in English.
(Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:56:48 GMT)

Glasgow 2014 day-by-day guide
Your essential guide to the must-see moments in the Commonwealth Games and a look at some of the biggest stars on show.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:24:52 GMT)

The ship that totally failed to change the world
Fifty years ago the world's first nuclear-powered cargo-passenger ship sailed on a publicity tour to persuade the world to embrace the atomic age.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:26:13 GMT)

Weekendish: Sex and sports hybrids
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:33:56 GMT)

Quiz of the week's news
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:42:01 GMT)

UK economy back at pre-crisis level
The UK economy grew 0.8% in the second quarter and has now recovered the ground lost since the downturn began in 2008, according to official figures.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:42:48 GMT)

Miliband: I can't beat PM on image
Ed Miliband hits back at critics of his image and leadership style, insisting voters want "big ideas" not photo opportunities.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:11:16 GMT)

Appoint abuse inquiry head, May urged
The government must find someone to lead its probe into historical child abuse allegations immediately, a children's charity says.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:49:06 GMT)

VIDEO: House of Commons
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:41:42 GMT)

VIDEO: Cancer patient robbed of jewellery
A 71-year-old cancer patient from Leicester has jewellery worth about £50,000 stolen from her home.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:02 GMT)

VIDEO: Malevich's revolutionary art in London
A new exhibition exploring the revolutionary work of Russian artist Kazimir Malevich on display at London’s Tate Modern.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:01:48 GMT)

VIDEO: Mother admits to killing her son
The mother of Mikaeel Kular admits killing her son and then starting a search after claiming he had gone missing.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:08:57 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Flying' car destroys upstairs wall
A car has smashed into the first floor of a house in Lincolnshire, after careering off the road.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:15:59 GMT)

VIDEO: NHS to offer one-shot cancer therapy
A pioneering breast cancer treatment that replaces weeks of radiotherapy with a single, targeted shot is set to be offered on the NHS.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:47:25 GMT)

VIDEO: Gillan denies Star Wars wig claims
Former Doctor Who star Karen Gillan has denied rumours that her hair was donated to the new Star Wars film.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:02:14 GMT)

VIDEO: Putting a new spin on bowls, aged six
Think of lawn bowls, and you will probably imagine elderly men and women in white, competing in sombre silence.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:07:08 GMT)

VIDEO: Black Cultural Archives 'magnificent'
The Black Cultural Archives has opened its new permanent home in the heart of Brixton after a £7m redevelopment.
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:09:07 GMT)

The tragic coffin prank
The coffin prank that frightened a girl to death
(Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:30:04 GMT)

Buyers' peril from rising house prices
'Rising house prices left me high and dry - twice!'
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:19:16 GMT)

The artist who fooled Uri Geller
He's fooled Uri Geller, but who is the artist Impro?
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:21:15 GMT)

Authors and actors revive cricket rivalry
Are authors or actors better at cricket?
(Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:32:45 GMT)

Ed Miliband: No more photo ops?
Why is Ed Miliband drawing attention to his public image?
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:28:49 GMT)

The most important battle you've probably never heard of
The most important battle you have probably never heard of
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:21:57 GMT)

Giants on the streets of Liverpool
Thousands watch Liverpool giants commemorate outbreak of war
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:30:06 GMT)

Preventing injury and illness in athletes
Preventing injury and illness in athletes
(Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:59:05 GMT)

Referendum round-up
The weekly digest of all things Scottish independence
(Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:55:41 GMT)

Fewer 'nimbys' and 'poor doors' - papers
Some of Saturday's front pages focus on the planning system
(Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:42:37 GMT)

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