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Stevenage car crash: Fourteen hurt after two-car collision
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:57:38 GMT

Some of those involved in the crash in Stevenage are being treated for serious injuries, police say.

Schools 'desperately need' cash injection - MPs
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:34:47 GMT

Schools and colleges urgently need billions more in funding, a committee of MPs says.

Boeing takes $5bn hit over grounding of 737 Max
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 22:13:47 GMT

The charge will wipe out profits, but Boeing says it hopes the aircraft will resume flying this year.

Apollo 11: Few indoor loos, but there was a man on the Moon
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:06:25 GMT

Fifty years ago, James Burke was one of the presenters leading the BBC's coverage of the Moon landing.

Painted lady butterfly influx needs people to count them
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:31:01 GMT

Experts say the UK looks to be experiencing the arrival of millions of painted lady butterflies.

Drivers face penalty points for not wearing seat belts
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:58:11 GMT

Government plans to toughen punishments for motorists breaking the law to try to reduce road deaths.

US shot down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, says Trump
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:55:50 GMT

Donald Trump says a ship "took defensive action" after being approached in the Strait of Hormuz.

Jesus Army sex scandal: The dark secrets of life in a commune
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:20:25 GMT

Former members of a radical sect describe growing up in communes where abuse was commonplace.

No-fault eviction ban will hurt tenants, landlords say
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:03:21 GMT

A plan to ban section 21 notices - sometimes called revenge evictions - will backfire, say landlords.

World experienced hottest June on record in 2019, says US agency
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:53:35 GMT

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the average temperature was 61.6F (16.4C).

Housing, the environment and LGBT rights – where does the next PM stand?
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:04:43 GMT

From the environment to LGBT rights, the BBC's Nick Eardley explains where Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt stand on these big issues.

Music 'calms nerves before surgery' as well as sedative
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:36:40 GMT

The "world's most relaxing song" could be just as good at calming patients' nerves, a study suggests.

The Papers: Brexit 'day of drama' and Ryanair strike threat
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 22:28:54 GMT

A vote by MPs aimed at blocking a no-deal Brexit dominates the front pages of many newspapers.

HIV Positive and proud: What’s with the stigma?
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:11:27 GMT

Attitudes to HIV have barely changed since the 1980s. Four activists debunk misconceptions and tell us why they’re HIV positive and proud.

Quiz of the week: Seven days, seven questions
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:16:07 GMT

Have you been paying attention to what's been going on over the past seven days?

FaceApp: How accurate are the predictions?
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:16:53 GMT

They're older now, but how good is FaceApp at ageing photos of celebrities when they were young?

The Worcester high street that's come back to life
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:06:33 GMT

From a Balkan breakfast to knitting - traders are diversifying to try to buck the trend of falling sales in the high street.

Behind the Proms' celestial opening number
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:35:50 GMT

Composer Zosha Di Castri spills the beans on her latest work, which launches the BBC Proms on Friday.

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Could there be an early general election?
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:12:39 GMT

Some MPs say they are prepared to trigger an election. How soon could it theoretically happen?

Housing market: What is rent controls?
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:13:31 GMT

A simple look at how rent controls work and how effective they are.

Nicaragua mothers mourn on eve of Sandinista revolution's anniversary
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:11:03 GMT

On the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista revolution, some Nicaraguans say there is no reason to celebrate.

Car parts from weeds: The future of green motoring?
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:07:47 GMT

The motor industry is trying to reduce its carbon footprint in a number of innovative ways.

McIlroy's home Open hopes in tatters after 79
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:06:01 GMT

Rory McIlroy makes a quadruple bogey on the first hole and triple bogey at the last as his bid for a home Open victory at Royal Portrush is left in tatters.

England top group to set up New Zealand semi-final
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:11:04 GMT

England book a semi-final meeting with New Zealand at the Netball World Cup by beating South Africa 58-47 in their final group match.

Britain's Yates wins stage 12 of Tour de France
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:00:54 GMT

Britain's Simon Yates claims a maiden Tour de France victory on stage 12 from Toulouse to Bagneres-de-Bigorre.

England suffer in must-win Ashes Test
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:38:51 GMT

Australia's Ellyse Perry makes 83 not out as England manage just three wickets on the first day of their must-win Women's Ashes Test.

Part-timers Connah's Quay stun Kilmarnock in Europa League
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:38:20 GMT

Connah's Quay Nomads embarrass Kilmarnock 2-0 in Ayrshire to earn a stunning Europa League first qualifying round aggregate victory.

The Open 2019: McIlroy's misery - Worst moments from a disastrous day for Rory
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 19:29:14 GMT

Watch the lowlights from a day to forget for Rory McIlroy, the home hero had a nightmare day at Royal Portrush bookended by a quadruple bogey 'snowman' at the first and a triple bogey at the 18th.

The Open 2019: Tommy Fleetwood & Brooks Koepka among best shots from day one
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:06:11 GMT

Watch a selection of shots from the first day of the 2019 Open Championship, featuring Tommy Fleetwood, Brooks Koepka and Masters champion Tiger Woods.

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