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Italy earthquake: Boy, 14, among three UK deaths
Three Britons killed in the earthquake in Italy are named as Marcos Burnett, 14, and couple Will and Maria Henniker-Gotley, all from London.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:40:12 GMT)

Stalker Sandra Danevska jailed for trying to frame ex
A stalker who adopted dozens of different identities to make more than 100 bogus claims of crime against her ex-boyfriend has been jailed for five years, police in London say.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:46:54 GMT)

Sir Richard Branson 'thought he would die' in bike crash
Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson says he thought he was "going to die" after crashing his bike on the Caribbean island of Virgin Gorda.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:45:25 GMT)

Boy, 13, dies after football collapse
A 13-year-old boy has died more than a week after collapsing during a football training session.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:52:30 GMT)

Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn urges probe into excluded voters
Jeremy Corbyn fears some people have been "unfairly" barred from voting in Labour's leadership election and has asked party officials to investigate.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:24:02 GMT)

Double gold Olympian Whitlock met by crowds at Essex gym
Double Olympic gold medallist Max Whitlock is welcomed home at the gym which trains him.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:36:22 GMT)

Five men arrested by West Midlands anti-terror police
Five men are arrested by West Midlands anti-terrorism police and an army bomb disposal team is sent to the Lee Bank area of Birmingham as a "precaution".
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:32:35 GMT)

Vincent Barker death: Optometrist Honey Rose given two-year suspended sentence
An optometrist who failed to spot an eye condition in a boy who later died is given a suspended sentence.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:58:59 GMT)

Ben & Jerry's recalls Cookie Dough ice cream batches
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's recalls tubs of one of its best-selling products over concern they may contain small pieces of metal.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:50:52 GMT)

UN blames UK politicians for Brexit hate crime spike
"Anti-immigrant" rhetoric by UK politicians during the EU referendum helped to fuel a spike in race hate crimes before and after the vote, a UN body says.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:23:39 GMT)

Man Utd fans sentenced over 'obscene' Hillsborough banner
Two Manchester United fans receive community sentences over an offensive Hillsborough banner that was unfurled ahead of a game with Liverpool.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:31:36 GMT)

Judge's 'LOL' as he jails online boaster who ducked sentence
A man who avoided prison after being convicted of a street attack is jailed for refusing to perform unpaid work then boasting about it online.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:24:11 GMT)

Calais people-smugglers use tree to board lorries
Footage has been recorded by the BBC showing the extreme lengths a group of armed people-smugglers were prepared to go to to get migrants in Calais across the Channel to Kent.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:46:02 GMT)

The band Chvrches give their take on festival etiquette
BBC News goes backstage at the Reading Festival to meet the band Chvrches.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:08:05 GMT)

Redhill bike 'relates to unconnected individual'
Police have made another appeal for information after the reported abduction of a child in Redhill, Surrey.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:16:23 GMT)

How much exercise is safe during pregnancy?
There are conflicting views on whether it's safe to exercise during pregnancy - we hear from a former Olympian and mums.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:21:48 GMT)

BHS: Inside a 'ghost store' in Edinburgh
BBC News takes a look around a former BHS flagship store on Edinburgh's Princes Street, empty now that the chain has ceased trading.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:06:45 GMT)

Molly-Mae Wotherspoon: Clashes outside court ahead of sentencing
There are clashes outside Northampton Crown Court ahead of the sentencing of a mother and grandmother over the death of a baby.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:39:19 GMT)

What happens when you let a dog in the studio...
James Davidson, co-founder of pet food company Tails.com, talks to Business Live - but his dog Monty steals the show.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:36:44 GMT)

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Offensive language ruins search for world's worst word
A search for the most-hated word in the English language is halted after an online survey is bombarded with offensive language.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:41:49 GMT)

Malta crime: Ex-England rugby international foils robbers with tea mug
A 78-year-old former England rugby player foils a robbery attempt by three men, chasing them out of his house in Malta armed only with a mug of tea.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:19:53 GMT)

Newspaper headlines: Brexit plans, insurance row and harassment 'secrecy'
Saturday's front pages are a mixed bag, including criticism of insurance premiums and sexual harassment settlements and fresh suggestions on Brexit arrangements.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:16:42 GMT)

Brexit to-do list
Battling ministers, the search for staff and working out what kind of deal to go for - how the Whitehall machine is gearing up for Brexit.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:54:02 GMT)

Roman massacre
BBC Scotland's Willie Johnston reports from a flat-topped hill in Dumfriesshire which could have a more bloody past than previously suspected.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:30:51 GMT)

7 days quiz
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:17:36 GMT)

Epic telly
It is 20 years since Our Friends in the North first aired, but the programme's journey to the TV screen was as tangled as the lives of the four friends it tracked across the decades.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:26:16 GMT)

Tiny tribute
A tiny marsupial lion, extinct for at least 18 million years, is named after Sir David Attenborough after fossilised remains are found in remote Australia.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:40:42 GMT)

Life after BHS
As the last BHS stores close this weekend, bringing to an end nearly 90 years of retail history, Emma Simpson looks at what the closures will mean for our High Streets.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:09:50 GMT)

Career changing
Hull's Jake Livermore says his positive test for cocaine in 2015 was a "get out of jail free card" that turned his life around.
(Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:14:00 GMT)

Skipper and boss
Chris Hill will lead Warrington Wolves in a Challenge Cup final, but spends his spare time fixing bathrooms and kitchens.
(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:40:43 GMT)

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