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Viola Beach families pay tribute to band
Tributes are being paid by the families of indie band Viola Beach and their manager, who died in a car crash in Sweden.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 20:09:06 GMT)

NHS mental health funding 'falls'
Funding levels for NHS mental health care have not kept pace with those for physical health services over recent years, the BBC has learned.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:00:37 GMT)

Pair charged with slavery offences
A man and a woman are charged with slavery offences after a 28-year-old woman was found being held in domestic servitude in Rochdale, Greater Manchester Police say.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 17:37:06 GMT)

Warning over weaker bank safety buffers
Sir John Vickers, who was charged with leading an inquiry into the future safety of Britain's banks, has warned that Bank of England plans fall short of his own.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:10:53 GMT)

Britons held in Greece over guns stash
Police in Greece arrest three British men for transporting weapons and ammunition, saying they suspect the men of being part of "a criminal gang".
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:15:50 GMT)

Major coastal search for missing doctor
A major search operation is under way for a 25-year-old junior doctor who has been missing since Friday.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:38:30 GMT)

Italy 9-40 England
Eddie Jones's unbeaten start to his England coaching career continues with a comfortable Six Nations win over Italy in Rome.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 15:49:24 GMT)

NI dissident linked to weigh-in murder
A dissident republican from Northern Ireland is identified by police as one of six gunmen who carried out a shooting at a boxing weigh-in at a Dublin hotel earlier this month.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:25:52 GMT)

Liberal Democrat peer Lord Avebury dies
The Lib Dem peer and veteran human rights campaigner, Lord Avebury, has died at the age of 87.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:24:44 GMT)

Taxi catches fire at Glasgow Airport
Emergency services are called to Glasgow Airport after a taxi catches fire outside the main terminal building.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:23:42 GMT)

Doctors angry at Jeremy Hunt event move
Doctors react with anger after being told an event with Jeremy Hunt was cancelled when it actually went ahead at a different venue.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 15:40:52 GMT)

Man proposes on national magazine cover
One man finds a very public way to propose to his girlfriend on the most romantic day of the year - by appearing on the cover of a newspaper magazine.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:35:04 GMT)

Rugby player misses birth of son to play
Rugby league team Hull FC pay tribute to one of their players after he missed the birth of his first child to play for the side.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:25:42 GMT)

Manchester City 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham move two points off Premier League leaders Leicester as Christian Eriksen strikes a late winner at Manchester City.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 19:00:50 GMT)

England lose ODI series to S Africa
AB de Villiers' century gives South Africa a 3-2 one-day series win over England with a five-wicket victory in the decider in Cape Town.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 15:37:20 GMT)

Joshua to fight Martin for IBF title
Anthony Joshua will fight reigning champion Charles Martin for the IBF world heavyweight title at the O2 Arena on 9 April.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:48:54 GMT)

Hammond: EU talks will go down to wire
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Britain needs a "robust deal" for staying in the EU, which will only be decided when European heads of government meet on Thursday.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:07:53 GMT)

'Final hurdle' in Scots fiscal talks
The Scottish and UK governments are to meet in a bid to clear the "final hurdle" in talks over a fiscal framework for devolved powers.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 11:56:11 GMT)

US wants 'strong UK in strong EU'
The US has a "profound interest" in a strong UK staying in a strong European Union, says US Secretary of State John Kerry.
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:36:58 GMT)

Focus on EU rules and rows
As the summit on the UK's EU reform plans approaches, Sunday's press highlight the concerns of both the "In" and "Out" camps.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 15:35:42 GMT)

VIDEO: Viola Beach 'had so much going for them'
BBC Merseyside's Dave Monks was one of the first to play the band's music on the radio.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:22:46 GMT)

VIDEO: Taxi bursts into flames outside airport
Fire crews were called out after a taxi burst into flames outside the main terminal of Glasgow airport.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:23:27 GMT)

VIDEO: Call for more support for self employed
People who are self employed should get more support in running their businesses, according to a review commissioned by the government.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 09:05:21 GMT)

VIDEO: NHS mental health funding 'falls'
A BBC investigation finds the total income of mental health trusts in England fell in the financial year to April 2015.
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 20:15:55 GMT)

VIDEO: Families 'priced out of housing market'
Many younger families in the UK are being priced out of the property market.
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:03:31 GMT)

VIDEO: Ancient recipe could be modern cure
A 1000 year old Anglo Saxon medical book has been found to contain a recipe which could help fight against MRSA
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 00:23:42 GMT)

VIDEO: Life on board a nuclear submarine
The BBC's Scotland editor Sarah Smith is granted rare access onboard one of Britain's Trident nuclear submarines.
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:39:49 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Disgrace to humanity' game still going strong
It was described as a "disgrace to humanity", but the Shrovetide football match in Ashbourne in Derbyshire is still going strong.
(Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:07:44 GMT)

The rise of the romantic robot
The rise of the romantic robot
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 00:44:13 GMT)

The dating apps taking on Tinder
Is there space for new dating apps?
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 09:46:39 GMT)

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads
The week's best reads
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:31:40 GMT)

Manifesto tracker: Economy
How is the government doing on its manifesto commitments?
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:39:18 GMT)

Why are some Sikh women now wearing the turban?
Why are some Sikh women now wearing the turban?
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 01:03:58 GMT)

Cycling doctor declares world better than expected
Doctor cycles round the world and gives it a clean bill of health
(Sun, 14 Feb 2016 00:54:07 GMT)

The blind boy who learned to see with sound
The blind boy who learned to find his way around using echoes
(Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:18:24 GMT)

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