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Court closure plans concern lawyers

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Eleven planned court closures will "erode access to justice" in Wales, warns the Law Society.

DUP meet Cameron over Stormont crisis

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The DUP will meet the prime minister on Tuesday to discuss the current crisis at Stormont.

Meningitis B jabs start for UK babies

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Meningitis B vaccination for all newborn babies starts to take place across the UK - the first scheme of its kind in the world.

Bigger fines for not paying Living Wage

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Employers who do not pay workers the national minimum wage and the National Living Wage will face tougher penalties under plans outlined by the government.

West Ham sign Song on season loan

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

West Ham sign Alex Song on a season-long loan from Barcelona with the option of extending the deal for a further season.

NHS funds spent on 'patient treats'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Thousands of pounds of NHS personal health budgets are being spent on "treats", including holidays, clothes and pedalo hire, an investigation finds.

'Safe taxi' scheme for students

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A taxi scheme aimed at keeping students safe is being launched in Aberdeen thanks to a collaboration with a taxi firm and university unions.

VIDEO: New coin to mark Queen's reign

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The Royal Mint releases a commemorative coin depicting the Queen through her reign to mark her becoming the longest reigning monarch in British history.

How did cappuccino get its name?

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The godly origins of the cappuccino

Body recovered at city centre river

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A body is found in the River Taff in Cardiff following a search, police say.

Charities 'sold 87-year-old's details'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The Information Commissioner's Office is investigating claims that an 87-year-old man's personal details were sold or passed on by charities up to 200 times.

UKIP to launch own EU vote campaign

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The UK Independence Party says it will launch its own campaign against staying in the EU, instead of joining one of the two existing No campaigns.

The man who is being deradicalised

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

How do you bring back a man from thoughts of jihad?

'Unsafe lorry' ban starts in London

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A ban on "unsafe lorries" on London's roads, introduced as part of efforts to protect cyclists, comes into force.

Woman raped in John Lewis car park

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A woman was dragged from her car and raped in the car park of a John Lewis store, police say.

Contactless card limit rises to £30

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

UK shoppers will now be able to spend up to £30 using contactless cards after the limit was increased from £20, amid a surge in people using them.

Falkirk solicitors to boycott new court

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Solicitors in Falkirk are to boycott the new Sheriff Appeal Court protest at legal aid fees which they say have not risen since 1992.

De Gea's £29m Real move collapses

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

David De Gea's £29m move from Man Utd to Real Madrid collapses after it fails to beat the Spanish transfer deadline.

Sturgeon to unveil legislation plans

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Education and welfare are expected to feature heavily when the Scottish first minister unveils her new Programme for Government.

Gang 'raided hospitals for hand gel'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A street drinker who nearly died from drinking alcoholic hand wash reveals how his gang systematically raided hospitals for the fluid - as Freedom of Information requests reveal a London-wide problem.

VIDEO: Hipsters flock to treehouse office

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

BBC News looks at an eco-friendly treehouse office that has opened in Hoxton, east London, designed for freelance workers.

'Amazing moment' in British politics

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

BBC's new political editor on UK politics' 'amazing moment'

Fireworks mark Edinburgh's festivals

Monday, August 31, 2015

A fireworks display marks the end of the Edinburgh Fringe and International festivals with both reporting increased sales.

Disabled man critical after attack

Monday, August 31, 2015

An elderly, disabled man is in a critical condition after being attacked by a gang in his home in County Armagh

Watson rues missed chance at US Open

Monday, August 31, 2015

British number one Heather Watson says the tension got to her as she lost to world number 84 Lauren Davis at the US Open.

Ex-Rangers boss Green faces charges

Monday, August 31, 2015

Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green is likely to face charges relating to his time at the club, BBC Scotland learns.

UK journalists arrested in Turkey

Monday, August 31, 2015

Two British Vice News reporters and a translator are arrested in Turkey, accused of helping an illegal armed group.

Morgan 'refreshed' after month break

Monday, August 31, 2015

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan says his month-long break from cricket has left him feeling refreshed.

Corbyn criticised for Bin Laden comment

Monday, August 31, 2015

Jeremy Corbyn is criticised for saying it was a "tragedy" that Osama Bin Laden was killed by the United States rather than being put on trial.

Gravy wrestlers savour winning

Monday, August 31, 2015

Organisers have called the World Gravy Wrestling Championships "one of the world's craziest culinary competitions".

Obama to appear on Bear Grylls show

Monday, August 31, 2015

US President Barack Obama is to appear on the Bear Grylls survival show to raise awareness of the effects of climate change in Alaska, NBC announces.

VIDEO: Highlights from Notting Hill Carnival

Monday, August 31, 2015

Notting Hill Carnival bands are taking to the roads of west London for the second day of what is thought to be Europe's largest street music festival.

Faslane deals spark Trident renewal row

Monday, August 31, 2015

Chancellor George Osborne is accused of "arrogance" after announcing more than £500m of contracts for the Royal Navy's submarine base at Faslane.

Dead woman named as concert pianist

Monday, August 31, 2015

A woman found with fatal head injuries in Manchester is named by police as Norwegian concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko.

VIDEO: World street dance battles in Glasgow

Monday, August 31, 2015

Thousands of street dance fans and dancers are in Glasgow to battle it out for the honours at the 10th World Street Dance Championships.

VIDEO: Abbey Road Studios 'to expand'

Monday, August 31, 2015

Abbey Road's famous recording studios has been given planning permission for a multi-million pound expansion.

VIDEO: Father visits quarry where son died

Monday, August 31, 2015

Safety experts have issued fresh warnings against swimming in disused quarries due to the dangers of freezing water.

VIDEO: Ebola man's tribute to African colleague

Monday, August 31, 2015

The first British healthcare worker who caught and survived Ebola is working as an NHS nurse in the hospital that helped save his life.

VIDEO: Calais ferry 'lifeboat blockade' lifted

Monday, August 31, 2015

Ferry services have resumed at the Port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of dissolved operator MyFerryLink which caused a night of long delays.

Ebola nurse works at hospital that saved him

Monday, August 31, 2015

Ebola nurse starts work at the hospital that helped save his life

The 'killer tiger shark' of Brighton beach

Monday, August 31, 2015

Did a killer shark really attack a man on Brighton beach?

Are we addicted to technology?

Monday, August 31, 2015

Is technology changing our brains?

In pictures: Notting Hill Carnival

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Notting Hill transformed into riot of colour and sound for carnival

VIDEO: Health Committee

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Health Committee heard from key figures in NHS England.

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VIDEO: UN: 'Migrant conditions must improve'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The UN says the number of migrants arriving in Hungary is increasing every day.

Thousands of Clinton emails released

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Thousands of pages detailing Hillary Clinton's emails while US secretary of state are released, including many censored after being deemed classified.

Chinese shares hit by weak data

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Chinese shares continue their recent slide after fresh data provides further evidence of a slowdown in the country's economy.

VIDEO: Palmyra temple damage an 'appalling loss'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Historian Dan Cruickshank says any damage done to to the the Bel Temple by the Islamic State (IS) group is on a par with destroying the Parthenon in Greece or Chartres Cathedral in France.

Tuesday's gossip column

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Tottenham plan late Berahino bid, Valdes move collapses, West Ham and Villa want Adebayor, West Brom chase Lopez, plus more.

UN confirms Palmyra temple destroyed

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Satellite analysis confirms the destruction of the main temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, the United Nations says.

NHS funds spent on 'patient treats'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Thousands of pounds of NHS personal health budgets are being spent on "treats", including holidays, clothes and pedalo hire, an investigation finds.

VIDEO: Migrants arrive at German rail stations

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Hundreds of migrants thought to be from Syria arrive German stations after being held for several hours at the Hungarian border.

NZ unveils flag contest final four

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

New Zealand unveils four finalists in the contest to design what could become the national flag, but it's fair to say not everyone has embraced them.

UKIP to launch own EU vote campaign

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The UK Independence Party says it will launch its own campaign against staying in the EU, instead of joining one of the two existing No campaigns.

Thai court acquits Phuket reporters

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A court in the southern Thai island of Phuket acquits two journalists of defaming the navy in a 2013 article on human trafficking.

Obama in plea for climate deal

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

President Obama pushes for a global deal on cutting carbon emissions, saying it is time "to protect the one planet we've got while we still can".

Serena & Nadal through at US Open

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic win at US Open but men's fourth seed Kei Nishikori suffers surprise loss.

Rare hurricane hits Cape Verde

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A hurricane, with winds of up to 120km/h (75mph) hits the island nation of Cape Verde, off the coast of West Africa, for the first time since 1892.

The journalists sued by the Thai navy

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The journalists being sued by the Thai navy

VIDEO: 'We had to cover migrant story'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Two independent journalists in Thailand are cleared of defaming the navy over reporting they did on the issue of human trafficking.

Google in India antitrust probe

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Indian authorities accuse internet giant Google of abusing its dominance in search advertising.

Fresh data confirms China slowdown

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

China's factory activity contracts at its fastest pace in three years in August, confirming fears that the country's growth is continuing to slow.

Nauru centre 'unsafe' for children

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A senate committee report urges Australia's government to remove children from its migrant detention centre on Nauru island in the Pacific.

US clerk loses gay marriage battle

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A Christian official who refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky is ordered to do so by the US Supreme Court.

Argentina 'Dirty War' baby found

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Campaigners in Argentina find another child abducted from left-wing political prisoners during military rule between 1976 and 1983.

Hundreds of migrants arrive in Vienna

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Hundreds of migrants reach Vienna after being held at the Hungarian border, as Austria introduces extra checks amid an unprecedented influx.

De Gea's £29m Real move collapses

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

David De Gea's £29m move from Man Utd to Real Madrid collapses after it fails to beat the Spanish transfer deadline.

VIDEO: This teenager maps the Syrian war from his bedroom

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The teenager who maps the Syrian war from his suburban bedroom

Why India struggles with luxury brands

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Why India struggles with luxury brands

The family fed up with being called 'wolves'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Struggling against prejudice as the world's hairiest family

US Jewish site killings guilty verdict

Monday, August 31, 2015

White supremacist Frazier Glenn Cross is found guilty of murdering three people at two Jewish sites in Kansas City last year.

VIDEO: Changing times in Somalia's 'pirate village'

Monday, August 31, 2015

There are warnings about a new outbreak of piracy off Somalia's coast in spite of an international naval taskforce and UK backed efforts to build stability onshore in the Horn of Africa.

Netflix drops thousands of films in US

Monday, August 31, 2015

Streaming service pins future on exclusives and originals as it lets deal with movie distributor lapse, meaning the removal of thousands of titles.

US cameraman shot on TV honoured

Monday, August 31, 2015

Friends of the cameraman killed last week while broadcasting in Virginia have gathered to remember him at his former school.

Deadly protests after Ukraine vote

Monday, August 31, 2015

One national guard member dies and about 100 others are wounded outside Ukraine's parliament, after MPs backed greater autonomy in the rebel-held east.

VIDEO: Migrants breach razor wire fence in Hungary

Monday, August 31, 2015

The BBC's Damian Grammaticas reports from Hungary, where thousands of people have crossed the border in recent weeks, despite the construction of a 100-mile razor wire fence.

VIDEO: Russian zoo bears stranded by flood

Monday, August 31, 2015

A flood in a zoo in Russia's far eastern city of Ussuriysk has left 14 brown bears waiting for rescue in their half-submerged cages.

Tackling the deadliest day for Japanese teenagers

Monday, August 31, 2015

Tackling the deadliest day for Japan's teenagers

When a slump hits a vast iron ore mine

Monday, August 31, 2015

Life in a vast iron ore mine hitting hard times

VIDEO: Kanye: 'I'm going to run for president'

Monday, August 31, 2015

Kanye West has announced that he wants to run for the US presidency in 2020, in a speech at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Obama renames Mount McKinley as Denali

Monday, August 31, 2015

After decades of controversy, the name of Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, is changed back to its original native Alaskan, Denali.

Obama to appear on Bear Grylls show

Monday, August 31, 2015

US President Barack Obama is to appear on the Bear Grylls survival show to raise awareness of the effects of climate change in Alaska, NBC announces.

India's economic growth slows to 7%

Monday, August 31, 2015

India's economy grew at an annual rate of 7% between April and June, lower than expected, official figures show.

South Sudan troops 'break ceasefire'

Monday, August 31, 2015

South Sudan's rebel leader accuses the government of violating a ceasefire hours after it came into effect, following the signing of a new peace deal.

Low oil price hits Rosneft profit

Monday, August 31, 2015

Russian oil giant Rosneft reports a sharp drop in profits due to lower oil prices.

Colombia 'to reunite split families'

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Colombian foreign minister says Venezuelan relatives of Colombians deported from Venezuela amidst a border row will be offered Colombian citizenship.

US horror filmmaker Wes Craven dies

Monday, August 31, 2015

US horror film director Wes Craven, creator of the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises, has died aged 76.

Boko Haram 'spreads to Lagos'

Monday, August 31, 2015

Boko Haram is trying to expand its activities to southern Nigeria, include the commercial capital Lagos, as well as other parts of the country, officials say.

Bangkok police claim bomber hunt reward

Monday, August 31, 2015

Thailand's police chief says an $83,000 public reward will go to his own men after they arrested a suspect in the deadly bombing of a Bangkok shrine.

Egypt row over Facebook muezzin call

Monday, August 31, 2015

A muezzin in Egypt faces disciplinary action for changing the traditional call to prayer to "praying is better than spending time on Facebook".

Brazil WhatsApp mayor on the run

Sunday, August 30, 2015

A mayor in Brazil is on the run after police accused her of taking funds from the school system and running the town remotely through WhatsApp.

Deadline day may seal record spend

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Spending by English clubs in this transfer window is currently more than £740m, still short of last summer's record total.

Hynde under fire for rape remarks

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde comes under fire for comments in an interview suggesting it can be a woman's fault if she is raped.

Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82

Sunday, August 30, 2015

British neurologist and acclaimed author Oliver Sacks dies at the age of 82.

Strike on Yemen factory kills 31

Sunday, August 30, 2015

An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition backing pro-government forces in Yemen kills 31 people in the northern province of Hajjah.

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