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Four die as aircraft and helicopter crash in mid-air near Waddesdon
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:07:23 GMT

Police say an investigation has been launched into the cause of the crash over Buckinghamshire.

Budget 2017: Chancellor Philip Hammond 'to target housing and NHS'
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:35:37 GMT

Philip Hammond will use the Budget to "attack problems" that lost the Tories votes, a former minister tells Newsnight.

Brexit: EU gives May two weeks to act on divorce bill and Ireland
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:56:13 GMT

Theresa May is told to put more money on the table and address Irish border concerns within two weeks.

Mistakes in benefits claims could cost up to £500m
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:01:29 GMT

Around 75,000 claimants were underpaid by mistakes made in assessing the main sickness benefit.

Coleman leaves Wales for Sunderland
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:09:44 GMT

Chris Coleman leaves his job with Wales after almost six years to take over at Championship club Sunderland.

Peter Kay's Car Share to make surprise return
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:28:36 GMT

The comedian announces a surprise finale to show what happened between John and Kayleigh.

Fireball in Finland sky 'probably a meteorite'
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:07:32 GMT

The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.

UK seeks future cyber-security stars
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:33:42 GMT

UK initiatives aim to get young people choosing a career in cyber-security to close a looming skills gap.

Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:58:34 GMT

Civil rights activist says he began to notice symptoms three years ago but was only recently tested.

St Olave's Grammar School row head resigns
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:05:09 GMT

Aydin Önaç, head of St Olave's Grammar School in Orpington, will leave at Christmas.

Zimbabwe latest: Ruling Zanu-PF urges Mugabe to step down
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:40:17 GMT

Pressure builds on the embattled president to stand aside, with a big protest planned for Saturday.

Jamie Oliver bans daughter, 14, from posting selfies
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:50:34 GMT

The TV chef says some 13 to 14-year-olds share "porno sort of" photos which he finds "frightening".

Children in Need features Strictly, EastEnders and Doctor Who
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:50:21 GMT

The Weakest Link, Strictly and EastEnders get the Children in Need treatment on Friday's show.

Newspaper headlines: Takeaway container tax and jungle rescue
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:04:16 GMT

The papers feature a range of stories, including a proposed tax on plastic takeaway containers.

Meet the baby born at London's Waterloo station
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:29:12 GMT

Baby Reign arrived early after his mother went into labour on a train.

Myanmar Rohingya: The injured sheltering in Bangladesh
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:26:40 GMT

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya are in refugee camps and some arrive with terrible injuries.

Paloma Faith on childbirth and motherhood
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:22:01 GMT

Why the singer wants everyone to be more honest about childbirth and parenthood.

US Navy: Penis in sky drawn by jet trail was 'unacceptable'
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:55:17 GMT

The phallic outline over an airbase in Washington State provoked mirth, but not everyone was amused.

Complaints or sympathy? How noisy neighbours affect home life
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:11:47 GMT

After a family was threatened with eviction because of their crying baby, readers share their experiences

The humanoid robot that can do a backflip
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:31:08 GMT

Atlas, a humanoid robot developed by Boston Dynamics, is now able to perform backflips.

Fireman Sam at 30: Prince George's favourite cartoon celebrates
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00:48 GMT

How Elvis Presley, Hilda Ogden and Dennis The Menace shaped Prince George's favourite cartoon.

Debbie McGee hits back at feud rumours with Alexandra Burke
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:28:33 GMT

The Strictly star says she has a "really special friendship" with fellow contestant Alexandra Burke.

Unilad Facebook account blocked
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:02:19 GMT

The Facebook account for viral news website Unilad has been deleted.

Fantastic Beasts 2: First look at Jude Law's young Dumbledore
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:02:14 GMT

JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald first cast photo has been revealed

A very British weekend
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:32:03 GMT

From breakfast in bed to dancing at a carnival, showing how the UK spends its time.

7 days quiz: Why did the Japanese train leave the station early?
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:24:33 GMT

7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?

The Pentagon accidentally retweets call for Trump to resign
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:10:23 GMT

The Pentagon has deleted a post it retweeted in error that called for President Trump to resign.

PC Shaun Cartwright pays tribute to PC Keith Palmer
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:35:53 GMT

A friend and colleague of PC Keith Palmer has paid tribute to the officer, who was killed outside the Houses of Parliament in the Westminster terror attack in March.

Cars driven by Bond Girls go on display
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:03:53 GMT

Cars driven by female characters who starred alongside 007 have gone on display.

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:22:39 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

How one abuse victim found foster help for her dog Dusty
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:33:38 GMT

Gemma left her violent partner but was worried for the safety of her dog Dusty. An amazing person stepped in to help.

Brexit divorce bill: Reality Check asks what's happening
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:05:13 GMT

Why are disagreements over the Brexit settlement holding up negotiations?

Indonesia's Orang Rimba: Forced to renounce their faith
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:36:49 GMT

As the palm oil industry grows, some Orang Rimba have had to abandon their nomadic forest lifestyle.

The deadly problem with US college fraternities
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:36:56 GMT

So far in 2017 four fraternity members have died on US college campuses.

Universal credit: Free school meals proposal keeps cliff edge
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:59:11 GMT

The government consults on a universal credit threshold for free school meals eligibility.

The worst bullies: 'My friends called me Ugly Betty'
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:37:49 GMT

Bullying by friends is 'really harmful and teachers should take it more seriously', says a victim.

Why supermarket chiller aisles may soon not be so chilly
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:08:45 GMT

A simple innovation is helping to cut supermarkets' refrigeration costs by 15%.

Could buying paintings make you rich?
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:14:00 GMT

As a painting is sold for a record $450m in New York, experts urge "extreme caution" over investing in art.

A failed 'Swedish flag' hoax shows the decline of the extremist 4chan message board
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:37:23 GMT

The failure of a 4chan prank shows how the extremist site's influence is on the wane.

Returning to Kashmir, where our parents were shot in front of us
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:28:30 GMT

Doug Dykes was a toddler, his brother James a baby, when their parents were shot in front of their eyes in Kashmir in 1947.

Andy Murray: British number one splits with coach Ivan Lendl
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:48:39 GMT

Andy Murray announces he and coach Ivan Lendl "mutually agree" to end their working relationship.

Michael O'Neill: Northern Ireland manager set for talks with SFA over Scotland job
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:15:58 GMT

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill is granted permission to speak to the Scottish FA about becoming Scotland manager.

England women 79-5 Canada women: Jessica Breach scores six tries
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:52:31 GMT

Debutant Jessica Breach scores six tries as England women thump Canada 79-5 in the first match of their three-Test series.

Phil Jones: Jose Mourinho says defender had six injections to play for England
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:30:05 GMT

Phil Jones was given six injections by England medical staff so he could play against Germany, says Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho.

British Cycling: Team Sky 'gamed system' over use of therapeutic use exemptions
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:00:42 GMT

British former professional cyclist David Millar accuses Team Sky of "gaming the system" over their use of therapeutic use exemptions.

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