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Patients harmed by surgeon 'playing God'
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:10:53 GMT

Ian Paterson conducted "extensive, life-changing operations for no medically-justifiable reason".

North Korea crisis: North test-fires ballistic missile
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:37:03 GMT

The test of a North Korean ballistic missile appears to have failed, South Korean military says.

Debbie Douglas on her breast surgeon Ian Paterson
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:01:23 GMT

Debbie Douglas speaks about surgeon Ian Paterson, who's guilty of intentionally wounding patients.

Westminster terror suspect identified
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:06:15 GMT

The man held on Thursday is former London schoolboy Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali, the BBC understands.

Willesden shooting: Police foil 'active terror plot'
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:42:38 GMT

A 21-year-old woman is shot by police, and six people are arrested, as part of an anti-terror operation.

Gunpoint victim explains astonishing cool
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:00:44 GMT

A cashier at Jimmy John's takeaway in Kansas City, Missouri tells the BBC how he kept his astonishing cool when a robber stuck a gun in his face.

Mike Samwell car theft death: Man charged with murder
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:50:02 GMT

Ryan Gibbons, 29, is also accused of burglary after ex-Royal Navy officer Mike Samwell was killed.

Isle of Wight MP steps down after 'gay danger remark'
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:28:55 GMT

Andrew Turner was said to have told sixth formers homosexuality was "wrong" and "dangerous to society".

Trump executive order aims to allow Arctic drilling
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:18:57 GMT

The US president said he hoped the new order would create "thousands and thousands" of jobs.

Smartphone 'orders' body to treat diabetes
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:08:18 GMT

A fusion of biology and technology is an "exciting glimpse" of medicine's future, scientists say.

Heads urged 'to vigorously oppose grammars'
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:14:27 GMT

Heads will be told grammar school expansion in England is "for the few at the expense of the many".

Joshua and Klitschko weigh in
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:34:30 GMT

Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko face off ahead of Saturday's heavyweight boxing showdown.

Bridegroom who raped stranger hours before wedding jailed for life
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:59:47 GMT

Derry McCann married his pregnant partner hours after raping a woman in an east London park.

The Papers: Focus on 'butcher surgeon' conviction
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:21:15 GMT

The papers are dominated by the story of a surgeon who was convicted of intentionally wounding patients.

10 things we didn't know last week
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:38:39 GMT

Miley Cyrus is in Guardians of the Galaxy, and more news nuggets.

Lancashire vegan explains taxidermy business
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:51:32 GMT

Nicola Hebson "recycles" road-kill and says she likes the idea of the animals being "reborn" into art.

Week in pictures: 22-28 April 2017
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:42:39 GMT

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

In case you missed it: Cuba's got crabs
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:22:24 GMT

And other stories you missed this week.

The 'cardinal's' tips on how to become a fashion king
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:38:46 GMT

'Cardinal' Ekoumany is the President of the Ivory Coast Sapeurs. Video produced by Daniel South

Three vloggers talk directly to their mental illnesses.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:46:03 GMT

Three vloggers are speaking directly to their mental illnesses.

Ed Balls Day is bigger than ever
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:17:04 GMT

Ed Balls Day is the social media mishap which has been celebrated on 28 April for the past six years

BBC News Channel
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:41:12 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

'Did you enjoy being pregnant?' - Bananarama revisit old Smash Hits questions
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:24:34 GMT

Is there life on Mars? Did you enjoy being pregnant? Bananarama tackle questions from the 1980s.

'I have dark thoughts about my children's autism'
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:09:46 GMT

Parents of disabled children are often positive about the situation - but one mother says her children's autism has left her with "dark thoughts".

Trumponomics: 100 days quiz - can you take on The Donald?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:48:40 GMT

Test your knowledge of the first 100 days of Donald Trump's Presidency

General election 2017: Do strong leaders make good prime ministers?
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:52:31 GMT

There is a stark difference between a strong leader and a strong leadership, says Archie Brown.

When Adolf Hitler confidante Unity Mitford came to stay
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:49:27 GMT

One of the high-society Mitford sisters, Unity, caused a scandal thanks to her relationship with Adolf Hitler. So how did she end up in a Warwickshire vicarage?

One family's story of the housing market generation gap
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:45:22 GMT

A father and son's experiences of starting out on the housing ladder

Expats, exports, security: The things worrying the EU about Brexit
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:01:58 GMT

What are the political priorities in Berlin, Paris, Rome, Madrid and Warsaw?

Joshua v Klitschko - Wlad tires to turn back the clock
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:36:43 GMT

Anthony Joshua says he has "no fear at all" while Wladimir Klitschko seeks to prove his doubters wrong at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

General election 2017: Key Corbyn allies not selected by Labour
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:18:20 GMT

Failing to get Jeremy Corbyn supporters nominated could have significance beyond the next election.

Cardiff City 0-2 Newcastle United
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:36:38 GMT

Newcastle United keep their slim hopes of winning the Championship title alive with a comfortable win at Cardiff City.

Tottenham stadium: Club will play home games at Wembley in 2017-18
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:12:53 GMT

Tottenham confirm that they will play their home games at Wembley during the 2017-18 season.

World Championship 2017: Mark Selby & Ding Junhui level at 12-12 in semi-final
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:00:18 GMT

Mark Selby and Ding Junhui are all square at 12-12 in their thrilling World Championship semi-final.

Ilie Nastase: Romania's Fed Cup captain to quit game if punished by ITF
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:34:37 GMT

Ilie Nastase says he will quit tennis if he is banned over the derogatory comments he made about Serena William's unborn child.

Russian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel leads a Ferrari 1-2 in second practice
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:19:02 GMT

Sebastian Vettel leads a Ferrari 1-2 in second practice at the Russian Grand Prix as F1 champions Lewis Hamilton struggles.

Premiership: Harlequins 32-13 Wasps
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:55:53 GMT

Nick Evans kicks 22 points in his final game at The Stoop to boost Harlequins' top-six hopes with victory over leaders Wasps.

Stuttgart Open: Maria Sharapova receiving 'extra help' says semi-final opponent
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:52:56 GMT

Maria Sharapova is receiving "extra help" to qualify for tournaments following her 15-month doping ban, says Kristina Mladenovic.

General election 2017: UKIP needed to stop Brexit 'backsliding'
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:46:47 GMT

Paul Nuttall says Brexit is a "job half done" and UKIP MPs are needed to see it through.

Crowdfunding the election: How to pay for snap campaign
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:45:24 GMT

Election candidates are turning to crowdfunding sites to raise money for the snap general election.

What deals, pacts and alliances are forming?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:02:30 GMT

UKIP and the Greens are making electoral pacts with rival parties - what's going on?

Reality Check: Has a city the size of Newcastle come to the UK?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:26:18 GMT

UKIP's Paul Nuttall compares migration figures with the populations of UK cities.

The people too 'disillusioned' to vote in election
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:37:01 GMT

More people stayed away from the ballot box than voted for the winning party in Stoke-on-Trent at the last election.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:48:22 GMT

Don't get left outside on polling day - beat the deadline to have your say in the general election.

Why do politicians keep repeating the same slogans?
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:41:08 GMT

The Tories crammed 16 mentions of their election slogan into Prime Minister's Questions - does the tactic work?

Reality Check: How much does pensions triple-lock cost?
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:56:54 GMT

How does the cost of the triple-lock compare with other ways of protecting pensions?

Where do the main parties stand on Brexit?
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:56:53 GMT

Ahead of the UK's general election, a look at where the parties stand on Brexit.

The seats that could decide the election
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:36:27 GMT

Where do the Conservatives, Labour and the Lib Dems have to fight hardest to win the general election?

General election 2017: How many people are registering to vote?
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:00:39 GMT

Government figures show it is young people dominating registrations ahead of the election on 8 June.

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