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British paedophile Paul Charles Wilkins jailed in US
A sex offender caught in the US by undercover police is jailed for 13 years in a plea bargain deal.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:19:08 GMT)

Man Utd: Premier League club named world's leading revenue-generating club
Manchester United top the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time since 2003-04 after generating record revenue in the 2015-16 season.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:05:09 GMT)

Theresa May will tell world leaders UK is 'open for business'
The Prime Minister is expected to say the elite must tackle a backlash against globalisation.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:27:37 GMT)

Bomb teams sent to schools 600 times in chemical alert
Warnings about a potentially hazardous chemical sparks a flurry of calls to the Army.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:22:50 GMT)

Murder charge after body found in suitcase in Leicester
A man is charged with murder after the body of a woman is found in a suitcase in an alleyway.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:40:41 GMT)

Three arrests after Fulham takeaway killing
Three men arrested on suspicion of murdering a 24-year-old outside a west London takeaway.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:22:19 GMT)

Moneysupermarket and Paddy Power lead advert complaints
Adverts for Moneysupermarket and Paddy Power were among the most-complained-about last year.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:39:41 GMT)

Pollution warning as London air quality alerts are issued
Air quality alerts are issued by the Mayor of London, with moderate pollution expected until the weekend
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:22:32 GMT)

All crime victims 'should get court statement opportunity'
Victims' commissioner Baroness Newlove says only 15% of victims get chance to make court statements.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:52:20 GMT)

Laughing gas sold in Leeds through Facebook
The party drug is being sold illegally across the city via social media, a BBC investigation finds.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:12:52 GMT)

Rics: Surveyors downgrade property outlook for 2017
Members of the Rics surveyors' institution see UK property sales slowing down in 2017.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:02:07 GMT)

Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta wins but Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund lose
Johanna Konta reaches the third round at the Australian Open but fellow Britons Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund go out.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:58:59 GMT)

Inside lab where Mers vaccine made
Tulip Mazumdar visits the Jenner Institute at the University of Oxford where scientists are developing vaccines for all three of the shortlisted viruses.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:10:40 GMT)

Katie Hopkins invited for tea by Muslim family
Zahid Mahmood, wrongly accused by columnist Katie Hopkins of being a Muslim extremist, has invited her to his house for tea. Catrin Nye reports.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:09 GMT)

The Gambia: British and Dutch tourists leave after new advice
Tourists were told to leave The Gambia following President Yahya Jammeh's refusal to hand power to the president-elect.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:02:25 GMT)

Supermarket introduces 'relaxed' lane
A supermarket in Moray introduces a "relaxed" lane aimed at making life at the checkout less stressful for some of its more vulnerable customers.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:24:26 GMT)

Collapsing cliffs: What causes them to crumble?
Our coastline is constantly battered by the sea, but what is the science behind a cliff collapse?
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:56:41 GMT)

Wheelchair user Doug Paulley on winning bus buggy dispute
Wheelchair user Doug Paulley says the case "will hopefully make a major difference for disabled travellers".
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:28:10 GMT)

Couple 'risk lives' at North Yorkshire rail crossing
A couple with a toddler "risked their lives" by climbing over a locked level crossing gate near Scarborough, Network Rail have warned.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:20:07 GMT)

BBC Breakfast
BBC coverage of latest developments as suspect in Berlin market attack is shot dead in Milan.
(Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:34:37 GMT)

Donald Trump's waxwork unveiled at Madame Tussauds
Compare the Donald Trump waxwork unveiled in London with the real person.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:59:24 GMT)

Family traced after plea over watch from torpedoed SS Athenia
An appeal for information about the original owner of a watch gifted to a Scottish museum helps reunite members of his family.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:37:40 GMT)

Newspaper headlines: Premier's pledge and trade crusade
Articles by leading figures in the Brexit process - including Theresa May - feature on the front pages.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:41:16 GMT)

Trump's mother
Donald Trump's mother Mary Anne MacLeod grew up on the Hebridean island of Lewis.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:48:55 GMT)

Make no mistake
Every day, Miqdaad Versi searches newspapers looking for errors concerning Muslims and Islam, looking to challenge them.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:34:44 GMT)

The Silvertown explosion
A 1917 explosion at a TNT factory that rocked east London is recalled through the voices of witnesses.
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:53:40 GMT)

Why is it that the NHS always seems to be short of staff, and is there anything that can be done to resolve the problem?
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:45:47 GMT)

Twenty years later
Hong Kong has spent 20 years under Chinese sovereignty. What's changed?
(Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:03:10 GMT)

Filling Buble's shoes
As Michael Buble takes time off to care for his son, who could replace him as host of the Brit Awards?
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:37:33 GMT)

Shock of the nude
The BBC's Siobhann Tighe was unsure what to do when she boarded a bus and sat next to a man watching porn on his mobile phone. Here readers tell their own stories of porn in public.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:33:29 GMT)

All aboard
The Yiwu-to-Barking express is the newest way to send your freight from China to Europe.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:44:17 GMT)

Safe breaks?
As The Gambia becomes the latest country the Foreign Office advises against travelling to, where will UK tourists go for their breaks?
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:17:13 GMT)

Nuisance calls
The UK's information watchdog receives a complaint about nuisance phone calls on average every five minutes. We answer your questions on how the calls get through and what can be done about them.
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:05:30 GMT)

Caste divide
Some British Asians say they still experience discrimination due to their caste. So, why are virtually all Hindu bodies in the UK opposed to this being made illegal?
(Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:45:02 GMT)

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