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Anti-Semitism row 'damaging Labour'
Labour's candidate for mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, says his chances of being elected have been harmed by the anti-Semitism row engulfing his party.
(Sun, 01 May 2016 03:18:16 GMT)

MPs invite Green to answer BHS questions
Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green is invited to appear before two parliamentary committees to answer questions about the high street chain's collapse into administration.
(Sun, 01 May 2016 00:19:51 GMT)

Duchess of Cambridge on Vogue cover
A series of photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge will appear in the June edition of British Vogue to mark the magazine's centenary.
(Sun, 01 May 2016 06:40:49 GMT)

Fall in food safety checks 'risks health'
Food hygiene inspections in the UK have fallen by 15% since 2003, research shows, with experts warning of the risks to public health.
(Sun, 01 May 2016 02:21:42 GMT)

Two men dead in light aircraft crash
Two men die in a light aircraft crash in North Yorkshire, police confirm.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:55:45 GMT)

Leicester aim to secure league title
Manager Claudio Ranieri wants a 'movie-style' ending to the season as Leicester look to secure the Premier League title on Sunday.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 20:09:27 GMT)

Scot dies in Norway helicopter crash
A man from Aberdeenshire is understood to be one of at least 11 people killed in the helicopter crash in Norway.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:25:55 GMT)

Five-hour delay for Eurotunnel passengers
Rail passengers travelling to France on Eurotunnel's vehicle shuttle service face delays of up to five hours.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:53:35 GMT)

Two men arrested over flat death
Two men are arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found at a flat in Southampton.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:22:30 GMT)

Chemical fumes shut leisure centre
More than 100 people are evacuated from a leisure centre after breathing in chemical fumes.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 17:04:34 GMT)

Arrest made over 'hammer' attack
A man is arrested by police investigating a suspected hammer attack on a 17-year-old girl in Portsmouth.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:55:54 GMT)

Heart of Midlothian 1-3 Celtic
Defending champions Celtic all but seal a fifth straight Scottish top-flight title by beating Hearts at Tynecastle.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:09:21 GMT)

Selby beats Fu 17-15 to reach final
Mark Selby will play Ding Junhui in the World Championship final after beating Marco Fu 17-15 in a tense semi-final.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:19:46 GMT)

David Attenborough opens London wetland
Sir David Attenborough opens Woodberry Wetlands in Stoke Newington, east London.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:39:51 GMT)

VIDEO: Match of the Day
Gary Lineker presents highlights of Saturday's six Premier League games, including the clash between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace at St James' Park.
(Sat, 05 Oct 2013 21:36:55 GMT)

I'm almost helpless, says Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton says he feels "almost helpless at some points" due to ongoing engine problems.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 19:35:02 GMT)

DeGale retains IBF title against Medina
Britain's James DeGale retains his IBF super-middleweight title with a unanimous points win against Rogelio Medina.
(Sun, 01 May 2016 05:54:27 GMT)

Industrial action threat over academies
Head teachers threaten industrial action over plans to force all state schools in England to become academies, after heckling the education secretary at their conference.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 17:20:12 GMT)

City to 'thrive' after Brexit, say bosses
More than 100 business figures throw their weight behind the campaign to leave the EU, arguing the City of London will "thrive and grow" outside the European Union.
(Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:38:59 GMT)

Major in North Korea Brexit claim
Sir John Major tells Brexiteers to "go to North Korea" if they want "undiluted sovereignty." as Leave campaigners say he is nearly always wrong about the EU.
(Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:15:30 GMT)

BBC hits 'crackdown' and Labour 'in denial'
A "crackdown" on the BBC putting its top shows up against rivals' hits is expected in the next royal charter, say some Sunday papers, while the Labour anti-Semitism row rumbles on.
(Sun, 01 May 2016 04:59:19 GMT)

VIDEO: Hitler claims and 'embittered Blairites'
The former Mayor of London said he is "sorry if people were offended" by his comment that Hitler supported Zionism in the 1930s, but maintained that his words were historically accurate.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:46:51 GMT)

VIDEO: Morgan heckled over academy plans
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has been heckled at the National Association of Head Teachers' conference in Birmingham.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 09:54:06 GMT)

VIDEO: 'You don't have to test to assess'
Sally Bates, head of Wadsworth Fields Primary School and James Bowen, from the NAHT, give their opinions on mass academisation and testing.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:30:39 GMT)

VIDEO: The Queen vs The President: 'Boom'
The Queen and Prince Harry have responded to Barack and Michelle Obama's Invictus Games challenge.
(Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:36:00 GMT)

VIDEO: Helping hand for chilly owls
Barn owls can struggle to survive in cold, wet weather and as low temperatures persist people in Yorkshire are doing their best to give the birds a helping hand as Paul Murphy reports.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:37:51 GMT)

VIDEO: A brief history of suits
A new book covers all four centuries of the suit, an enduring element of men's fashion.
(Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:00:32 GMT)

VIDEO: Two accused of giving Brussels suspect cash
Two men have appeared in court accused of giving money to a man suspected of being involved in the Brussels and Paris terrorist attacks.
(Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:00:31 GMT)

VIDEO: Thirteen presumed dead in Norway crash
Thirteen people are presumed dead after a crash near Bergen in Norway, in which eyewitnesses say the rotor blades separated from the helicopter.
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:50:53 GMT)

10 High Street stores of 1976 that have disappeared
10 High Street brands that disappeared
(Sun, 01 May 2016 00:26:35 GMT)

Having a (dead) whale of a time
When touring dead whales drew large crowds
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:05:09 GMT)

How Beyonce became an 'albums artist'
How Beyonce gave up hit singles and became an albums artist
(Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:31:48 GMT)

What's it like to date someone who's asexual?
What's it like to date someone who's asexual?
(Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:27:34 GMT)

The lake that people used to flock to
The lake that people used to flock to
(Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:43:36 GMT)

'Micro-dramas' captured by bus snapper
'Micro-dramas' captured by Ipswich photographer
(Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:59:43 GMT)

Newmarket celebrates 350 years
Newmarket, the birthplace of modern racing, turns 350.
(Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:50:36 GMT)

The boy who wanted to be a serial killer
The schoolboy who wanted to be a serial killer
(Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:30:22 GMT)

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