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Ibiza death man's funeral being held

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The funeral is taking place of Alan Drennan from Newtownabbey who died on holiday in Ibiza two weeks ago.

Harman calls for Calais compensation

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Labour's acting leader writes to David Cameron calling for compensation from the French government for UK people affected by the Calais crisis.

Bin Laden relatives on crash plane

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Family members of Osama Bin Laden were on a private jet which crashed in Hampshire, killing all four people on board, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the UK says.

Corbyn tops Labour constituency vote

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Jeremy Corbyn is the most popular candidate for Labour leader among local constituency groups, according to the latest nomination figures.

Man on murder charge after house fire

Saturday, August 01, 2015

A man is charged with murder after a suspected arson attack at a house in Sheffield.

Man says he does not know who he is

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Police are trying to identify a man found in west London who says he does not know who he is.

Man dies and four hurt in crash

Saturday, August 01, 2015

A 67-year-old man has died and four other people treated in hospital after a crash on Gower.

Bayliss wants England consistency

Saturday, August 01, 2015

England head coach Trevor Bayliss challenges his side to perform consistently after going 2-1 up in the Ashes series.

Two in court over roadside shooting

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Two men appear in court charged with attempted murder following a shooting in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Search for missing chef continues

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The search for a 22-year-old man who went missing almost a week ago has resumed.

Searches follow report device left

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Searches are continuing in Strabane, County Tyrone, following reports that a device had been left in the town.

From 'no nets and a shed' to Wembley

Saturday, August 01, 2015

As the Women's FA Cup final comes to Wembley, BBC Sport looks at the competition's transformation since the 1970s.

Dog finds club's stolen footballs

Saturday, August 01, 2015

A youth club is reunited with eight of its stolen footballs after a dog found them in bushes that border a playing field.

Thousands ready for RideLondon

Saturday, August 01, 2015

More that 25,000 cyclists are set to descend on the capital for RideLondon.

Clarke could be finished - Maxwell

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Australia captain Michael Clarke has lost his confidence and could be playing his last Test series, says Jim Maxwell.

Charities warned over 'harassment'

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Charities could face criminal sanctions unless they stop aggressive fundraising tactics, the Charity Commission chairman warns.

Wanted: A personal assistant to help me wash and dress

Saturday, August 01, 2015

A personal assistant to help me wash and dress

VIDEO: 'Blue moon' as seen around the world

Saturday, August 01, 2015

There has been a rare opportunity to witness a unique lunar event in the night sky; a so-called "blue moon".

Balls criticises Labour on business

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls attacks Labour's approach to business under Ed Miliband.

Warning over ash dieback threat

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Landowners should prepare for a future in which ash trees have disappeared, the Woodland Trust warns.

Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

Thousands expected at Pride march

Saturday, August 01, 2015

About 160,000 people are expected to line the streets of Brighton and Hove for the 25th annual Pride event, organisers say.

British Library given listed status

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The British Library, the largest UK public building built in the 20th Century, gets protected status for "outstanding architectural and historic interest".

Freshers urged to take new vaccine

Saturday, August 01, 2015

A new vaccination programme for meningitis is introduced for teenagers and students in Scotland.

Teenagers urged to have MenW vaccine

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Teenagers across the UK going to university and college this year are being urged to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis W.

VIDEO: 'I want to win it for the girls'

Friday, July 31, 2015

Kayaker Kathryn Smith has been competing for Team GB in the Special Olympics currently being held in Los Angeles.

Why work isn't what it used to be

Friday, July 31, 2015

Why work isn't what it used to be

The treasures of unclaimed estates

Friday, July 31, 2015

'If this art isn't yours, it's ours'

Cyclist dragged child along pavement

Friday, July 31, 2015

A cyclist caught on CCTV dragging three-year-old toddler Lucie Wilding along a pavement admits dangerous cycling.

VIDEO: Cyclist who dragged toddler pleads guilty

Friday, July 31, 2015

A cyclist who knocked down a toddler and dragged her along a pavement has pleaded guilty to dangerous cycling.

Eight areas to decide the Ashes

Friday, July 31, 2015

Eight areas to decide the Ashes

Ai Weiwei to get six-month UK visa

Friday, July 31, 2015

Home Secretary Theresa May orders officials to issue Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a full six-month visa, reversing an earlier decision to restrict his entry.

Consultation on £95,000 pay-off cap

Friday, July 31, 2015

Ministers are to consult on plans to set a £95,000 cap on public sector pay-offs, first put forward in January.

10 things we didn't know last week

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Beatles forgot dozens of their songs, and more nuggets

VIDEO: Spectacular Wookey nooks revealed

Friday, July 31, 2015

A new cave which lies more than 80 metres beneath the Mendip Hills in Somerset has been opened up to the public for the first time.

New Labour virus claims 'ridiculous'

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jack Straw says descriptions of New Labour as a virus are "ridiculous" and warns the party faces "oblivion" if it moves further to the left.

What we know about the Litvinenko case

Friday, July 31, 2015

What inquiry has revealed about Litvinenko case

VIDEO: 'Mog On The Tyne': Geordie cat cafe

Friday, July 31, 2015

Newcastle has opened its first cat cafe called 'Mog On The Tyne' offering coffee, cake and cats.

Chelsea Ladies v Notts County Ladies

Friday, July 31, 2015

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Women's Cup final between Chelsea Ladies and Notts County Ladies.

VIDEO: Trafficking victim 'could not escape'

Friday, July 31, 2015

A victim of human trafficking has told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme how she was forced into prostitution in Albania and trafficked across Europe.

VIDEO: World's longest man-made wave to open

Friday, July 31, 2015

The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled on the site of an old aluminium factory in North Wales, UK.

VIDEO: Climbing frame searches for children

Friday, July 31, 2015

A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.

VIDEO: Disco Boy entertains M20 truckers

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Drivers stuck on the M20 in Operation Stack have been entertained by Disco Boy Lee Marshall

VIDEO: Health Committee

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Health Committee heard from key figures in NHS England.

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Harman calls for Calais compensation

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Labour's acting leader writes to David Cameron calling for compensation from the French government for UK people affected by the Calais crisis.

New Taliban leader calls for unity

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.

Bin Laden relatives on crash plane

Saturday, August 01, 2015

A plane that crashed at a small UK airport killing four people is believed to have belonged to Osama bin Laden's family.

Myanmar declares flood emergency

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Myanmar's president declares a state of emergency in four regions after heavy flooding left at least 27 people dead.

AFL racism row sparks online campaign

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Social media users rally around Aussie Rules footballer Adam Goodes, as he takes time out of the game amid a racism row with fans.

Bayliss wants England consistency

Saturday, August 01, 2015

England head coach Trevor Bayliss challenges his side to perform consistently after going 2-1 up in the Ashes series.

Bitcoin chief arrested in Japan

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange - is arrested by Japanese police investigating losses of nearly $400m.

Wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The former professional wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper, known for wearing a kilt in the ring, dies aged 61.

Clarke could be finished - Maxwell

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Australia captain Michael Clarke has lost his confidence and could be playing his last Test series, says Jim Maxwell.

Improving Woods shoots 66 in Virginia

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Tiger Woods records his lowest 36-hole total in two years to put himself in contention at the Quicken Loans National.

Aeroplane debris arrives in Paris

Saturday, August 01, 2015

A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 arrives in Paris from Reunion in the Indian Ocean for analysis.

'Progress' but no deal at TPP talks

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Twelve Pacific nations fail to agree a regional trade deal which would cover 40% of the world economy, despite talk of "significant progress".

VIDEO: 'Blue moon' as seen around the world

Saturday, August 01, 2015

There has been a rare opportunity to witness a unique lunar event in the night sky; a so-called "blue moon".

Balls criticises Labour on business

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls attacks Labour's approach to business under Ed Miliband.

Country singer Lynn Anderson dies

Saturday, August 01, 2015

US country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1971 hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden, dies, aged 67.

VIDEO: Skydivers set 'giant flower' record

Saturday, August 01, 2015

A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.

Turkey emerges from shadows in fight against Islamic State

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Could a once reluctant Turkey be a South Asia power broker?

Decoding the symbols on Satan's statue

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Decoding the symbols on the new monument to the Devil

Teenagers urged to have MenW vaccine

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Teenagers across the UK going to university and college this year are being urged to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis W.

Baghdad sees heatwave protests

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Hundreds take to the streets of Baghdad to protest as temperatures in Iraq hit over 50C.

Fred, 22, tested positive - Brazil FA

Friday, July 31, 2015

Brazil football chiefs confirm midfielder Fred tested positive for a banned diuretic at the recent Copa America in Chile.

VIDEO: More people 'disappearing' in Egypt

Friday, July 31, 2015

There has been a rise in the number of people going missing at the hand of the security services in Egypt, according to human rights activists in the country.

India-Pakistan 'mango diplomacy' isn't fruitful

Friday, July 31, 2015

Why India-Pakistan 'mango diplomacy' doesn't work

Argentine in Fifa 'not guilty' plea

Friday, July 31, 2015

Alejandro Burzaco, a former Argentine sporting executive, pleads not guilty in the corruption case involving football's world governing body Fifa.

Charleston gunman pleads not guilty

Friday, July 31, 2015

Charleston gunman Dylann Roof pleads not guilty to federal charges including hate crimes

Nato agrees support for Iraqi army

Friday, July 31, 2015

Nato members agree measures to strengthen Iraq's security forces, which have suffered near-collapse in the face of an Islamic State offensive.

Israel vows to find W Bank arsonists

Friday, July 31, 2015

Israel vows to catch arsonists, suspected to be Jewish settlers, who killed a young Palestinian child in an attack on a West Bank village.

India and Bangladesh swap enclaves

Friday, July 31, 2015

India and Bangladesh swap control of 160 pockets of land on each other's territory, ending a complex and long-running border dispute.

Afghan militant leader 'has died'

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jalaluddin Haqqani, the Afghan founder of the militant Haqqani network, died at least a year ago, sources tell the BBC.

Hollande denies deal with Russia

Friday, July 31, 2015

President Francois Hollande denies claims France has agreed to pay compensation to Russia for cancelling the sale of two warships.

Zimbabwe 'seeks lion Cecil's killer'

Friday, July 31, 2015

The US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe should be extradited to face charges, the country's environment minister says.

Mali 'religious sign' draws crowds

Friday, July 31, 2015

Thousands of people in Mali's capital are flocking to see what it believed to be a religious sign that suddenly appeared on a wall of a toilet.

Chemical Brothers top album chart

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Chemical Brothers' Born in the Echoes gives the dance act their sixth UK number one album, as Little Mix top the singles chart for a third week.

Russia 'considers gay emoji ban'

Friday, July 31, 2015

Russia may ban emojis depicting same-sex couples from social media if a state watchdog rules they infringe controversial "gay propaganda" laws.

Ai Weiwei to get six-month UK visa

Friday, July 31, 2015

Home Secretary Theresa May orders officials to issue Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a full six-month visa, reversing an earlier decision to restrict his entry.

US Good Samaritans killed by driver

Friday, July 31, 2015

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after police say he shot and killed two people who stopped to help him along a road in a Montana Indian reservation.

Putin 'ordered Litvinenko killing'

Friday, July 31, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin "personally ordered" the killing of Alexander Litvinenko, the inquiry into the death of the former spy hears.

VIDEO: Haka student: 'Humbled by reaction'

Friday, July 31, 2015

A schoolboy who took part in a funeral "haka" that went viral tells the BBC how he feels about the reaction to the video and why students chose to do a haka for their teacher.

Greek PM defends ex-finance minister

Friday, July 31, 2015

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defends his former finance minister in a row over an "emergency plan" in case of Greece's exit from the euro.

Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable'

Friday, July 31, 2015

A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer".

Studio collapse puts films in limbo

Friday, July 31, 2015

The fates of around a dozen movies are up in the air after Hollywood studio Relativity Media filed for bankruptcy protection.

VIDEO: Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Friday, July 31, 2015

Beijing is chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city ever to host both a summer and winter games.

Rare seabird returns to Dominica

Friday, July 31, 2015

Scientists find colony of endangered black-capped petrels on Caribbean island.

Chinese scrutiny and Olympic 'openness'

Friday, July 31, 2015

Sensitivity and suspicion surround China's 2022 bid

Eurozone inflation holds steady

Friday, July 31, 2015

A drop in energy prices offset a rise in industrial goods and helped keep the eurozone's inflation rate at 0.2% in July.

Swiss central bank in 50bn franc loss

Friday, July 31, 2015

The soaring value of the Swiss franc against the euro leads Switzerland's central bank to report a first half loss of 50bn francs.

VIDEO: MH370 search: 'I found plane debris'

Friday, July 31, 2015

A Reunion man, Johnny Begue, shows the BBC's Milton Nkosi where he found the debris that may belong to missing plane MH370.

VIDEO: 'Too many to count' through Calais fence

Friday, July 31, 2015

Migrants have once more broken through police lines in Calais trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.

VIDEO: The body collectors of eastern Ukraine

Friday, July 31, 2015

Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding

VIDEO: 'Cajun John Wayne' calls out criminals

Friday, July 31, 2015

The tough US cop's YouTube challenge to wanted criminals

The Taliban enter uncharted territory

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Mullah Omar's replacement as Taliban chief faces tough task

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