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Anger over Donald Trump's UK crime tweet
Donald Trump links rise in crime "in UK" to "radical Islamic terror", sparking a backlash in the UK.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:06:36 GMT)

Middlesbrough modified Kodi box trader gets suspended jail term
Brian Thompson had planned to argue the law in connection with the boxes was a "grey area".
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:31:09 GMT)

Police conduct inquiries into Royal Bank of Scotland unit
Officers are looking into a division of the bank set up to help failing firms, the BBC understands.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:22:49 GMT)

Tenants 'unfairly miss out on credit'
Mortgage applicants are unable to rely on rent payment history as proof that they can afford a home loan.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:42:06 GMT)

Home Office U-turn over stroke survivor's wife's visa
Leah Waterman had previously been told she must go back to the Philippines to apply for a visa.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:39:53 GMT)

'Huge business rate rise' for small firms
Inflation-busting increases are looming for thousands of shops in England, says research firm CVS.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:38:29 GMT)

Ex-Birmingham Dogs Home couple charged with £450k fraud
The former boss of a charity and his wife are charged with fraud over the disappearance of £450,000 in donations.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:31:29 GMT)

Ex-Lancashire Police officer Jayson Lobo jailed for voyeurism
Jayson Lobo secretly recorded sexual encounters with seven women on his mobile phone.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:20:58 GMT)

David Blaine under investigation over UK model's rape claim
The US magician denies claims by British-born Natasha Prince that he attacked her over a decade ago.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:56:14 GMT)

Church of England to discuss same-sex blessing
The Church of England is to debate holding services for same-sex couples for the first time.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:18:47 GMT)

Meteor shower to fill weekend skies
Debris from Halley's Comet will be seen in the early hours of Sunday, with 20 meteors an hour expected.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:53:41 GMT)

Brexit: Talk of deadlock is exaggerated, says Donald Tusk
EU leaders say there is not enough progress to start trade talks yet, but they hope to begin in December.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:14:06 GMT)

'Mug's game': Inside the mind of a gambling addict
Paul Grover lost hundreds of thousands of pounds; now he's at a rehab centre for gambling addicts.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:16:24 GMT)

Oxbridge uncovered: Students on diversity
Data shows Oxbridge is moving backwards in elitism terms, so what do Oxford and Cambridge students feel?
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:52:39 GMT)

Henna crowns: 'Hair' for cancer patient
For cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, losing their hair can be an extremely difficult consequence.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:42:07 GMT)

Teenage singer Carys Crow back on track after Manchester Arena attack
Carys Crow said she felt unable to sing after the attack at Ariana Grande's concert in May.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:46:22 GMT)

Undercover police hunt sex offenders on Tube
BBC 100 Women go undercover on the Tube with British Transport Police officers catching offenders.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 03:02:09 GMT)

Prosthetic arms made in Salford help Ugandan machete attack victim
Machete attack victim Ninsiima is given prosthetic arms made by Salford University students.
(Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:56:16 GMT)

Armando Iannucci talks Alan Partridge and Malcolm Tucker
The state of politics means there is no need for The Thick of It, and it would be "beyond sitcom territory" to produce Veep currently, says Armando Iannucci.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:18:22 GMT)

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(Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:16:21 GMT)

Staffordshire 132mph drink-driver caught out by own dashcam
Nathan Williams' own footage shows him crashing his BMW into stationary traffic on the M6.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:25:24 GMT)

Woman's Cambridgeshire portable loo charity lock-in
Louisa Marnoch is hoping her toilet stunt will raise funds for a wheelchair for a friend with cerebral palsy.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:43:41 GMT)

Newspaper headlines: Roadworks 'misery' to end and EU 'saves May'
Plans to increase a motorway speed limit and progress over Brexit talks are among the stories leading the papers.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:07:20 GMT)

'I froze'
As 100 Women looked at tackling harassment on public transport, you asked: "Who do I report it to?"
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:56:20 GMT)

Dark past
A community is divided over whether World War Two labour camps should be used to promote tourism.
(Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:10:30 GMT)

The Brit in Tbilisi
The ex-librarian from London moved to Georgia five years ago and is running for office in Tbilisi.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:45:55 GMT)

The global shop
Online retailers have a shop window to the world, but how do you handle all those payments?
(Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:08:09 GMT)

10 fines at the dentist
Getting a £100 fine at the dentist is distressing, particularly if it is believed to be in error, say patients.
(Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:11:12 GMT)

Drawing a line
The line between flirtation and harassment is a fine - and often blurred - one.
(Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:57:16 GMT)

'Shots were getting closer'
Lisa Marie Husby recalls the day Anders Breivik opened fire as she sat with students attending a summer camp in Norway.
(Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:54:26 GMT)

Reality Check
Crime statistics are regularly disputed so here's what the numbers mean.
(Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:26:41 GMT)

'Death Island'
British soldiers opened the first concentration camp in Russia in 1918, during World War One. To locals it was known as "Death Island".
(Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:46:55 GMT)

Health hero
A 12-year-old boy from the West Midlands has been announced as one of BBC Radio 1's teen heroes.
(Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:35:55 GMT)

Codebreaker quiz
As a Bletchley Park book of brainteasers is released, test your knowledge of the home of WW2 codebreakers.
(Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:35:51 GMT)

NHS Tracker
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
(Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:48:00 GMT)

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