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Tories in historic by-election Copeland win as Labour holds Stoke
The Conservatives unseat Labour in the Copeland by-election as Labour holds Stoke-on-Trent Central.
(Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:22:47 GMT)

Murderer Shaun Walmsley's escape: Two arrested
A man and a woman are to be questioned by police over the escape of a killer in Liverpool.
(Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:02:19 GMT)

Conservationists call for 'red squirrel army'
A group of charities is looking for thousands of volunteers to help protect the native red squirrel.
(Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:01:13 GMT)

Claudio Ranieri: Leicester City sack Premier League-winning manager
Manager Claudio Ranieri is sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:54:29 GMT)

Halle Orchestra plans to open Stoke-on-Trent school
The intention is for students to spend 40% of their time in specialist music classes.
(Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:07:59 GMT)

Storm Doris: Woman killed as UK hit by winds reaching 94mph
The woman was hit by debris as the latest winter storm brings snow, rain and winds of up to 94mph.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:43:52 GMT)

Helen Bailey murderer Ian Stewart jailed for 34 years
Ian Stewart, who has been jailed for 34 years, is described as "a real danger to women" by a judge.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:43:08 GMT)

Girl seriously injured in sports hall ceiling collapse
Part of a sports hall roof collapsed and the girl's injuries are said to be life-threatening.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:52:05 GMT)

Nuclear bunker raid finds £1m cannabis farm
Several thousand cannabis plants seized in midnight raid on RGHQ Chilmark.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:52:24 GMT)

Briton David Ezekiel presumed murdered in South Africa
London-born David Ezekiel, 60, moved to South Africa 35 years ago, but went missing last week.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:28:44 GMT)

John Lewis cuts hundreds of jobs amid online shift
'Structural change' in retailing prompts department store chain to axe nearly 400 roles.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:49:50 GMT)

Ex family court head takes own life after dementia diagnosis
Sir Nicholas Wall had suffered for several years from rare neurological disease, his family says.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:05:34 GMT)

UKIP's Carswell denies blocking Farage knighthood
UKIP’s only MP Douglas Carswell has denied blocking a knighthood for his former leader Nigel Farage.
(Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:54:54 GMT)

Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri sacked
Manager Claudio Ranieri is sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:40:59 GMT)

Copeland by-election speech from Conservative Trudy Harrison
Trudy Harrison will be the first Conservative MP for the Copeland constituency.
(Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:26:24 GMT)

Storm Doris: Plane aborts landing in wind
A passenger plane had to abandon its initial landing attempt at Manchester Airport due to high winds.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:33:32 GMT)

Storm Doris: Dashcam captures falling tree near miss
Footage from driving instructor Paul Smith shows his narrow escape from a falling tree in Spalding.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:25:57 GMT)

Rail commuters stranded amid storm
Train services at London Euston were suspended on Thursday afternoon due to winds of up to 94mph.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:35:22 GMT)

Cheshire woman pregnant with late husband's baby
Sarah Beattie lost her husband to cancer but is now expecting his child after IVF treatment success.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:55:08 GMT)

BBC Breakfast
BBC coverage of latest developments
(Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:41:12 GMT)

Hairdryers used to strike blow against speeders in Hopeman
Villagers dressed in fluorescent jackets point hairdryers at cars to mimic police using speed cameras to deter fast drivers.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:20:29 GMT)

Hermaphrodite dog at Coventry RSPCA can't find home
The RSPCA says potential adopters may have been put off after learning of Holly's rare condition.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:47:33 GMT)

Newspaper review: The 'wrath' of Storm Doris
The path of destruction left in the wake of Storm Doris makes most of the front pages.
(Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:47:32 GMT)

Fight for change
Honour crime campaigner Jasvinder Sanghera recounts her blighted childhood and her fight for change.
(Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:04:08 GMT)

Britain’s jihadists
At least 800 people from the UK have travelled to support or fight for jihadist organisations in Syria and Iraq, according to British officials. But what do we know about them?
(Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:29:17 GMT)

Accepting cruelty
High-profile cases of animal cruelty have provoked public outcry over apparent leniency. Is the law tough enough?
(Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:36:41 GMT)

In pictures
Storm Doris has wreaked a destructive path - bringing snow, rain and high winds and travel disruption.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:03:22 GMT)

Rainbow babies
A rainbow baby is a child born to a family following the loss of an infant. BBC News spoke to mothers who use the rainbow symbol to remember and celebrate their children.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:01:15 GMT)

Unexpected connection
When her late mother donated her organs, Ella hoped one of the recipients might contact her. It turned into two wonderful friendships.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:48:50 GMT)

One-punch deaths
How do one-punch deaths happen and can anything be done to stop them?
(Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:08:55 GMT)

Grieving widow
Author Helen Bailey tried to build a new life after her husband died, but it was ripped from her by the man she chose to build it with.
(Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:21:36 GMT)

'I feel like a single mum'
Three couples speak of their struggle to stay in the UK with their partners because of visa rules.
(Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:12:17 GMT)

Learning to ride
An unlikely stables in the heart of Brixton teaching more than just riding skills.
(Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:15:34 GMT)

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