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'Wheelchair v buggy': Disabled man wins Supreme Court case

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:20:50 GMT

Bus drivers will have to do more to help wheelchair users after a disabled man's court victory.

Tunisia attack: 'Army of police' would have scared tourists

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:25:12 GMT

A tour operator says he feared extra police would scare people in the weeks before the 2015 Tunisia beach attack.

Corrie Mckeague: Swingers website membership investigated

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:19:48 GMT

Corrie Mckeague's use of a swingers website was not a secret, his mother says ahead of second search.

Brexit: Boris Johnson warns against 'punishment beatings'

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:18:31 GMT

Boris Johnson tells the EU not to treat the UK's Brexit "escape" like a "World War Two movie".

James Ellington & Nigel Levine 'conscious and stable' after crash

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:33:33 GMT

British sprinters James Ellington and Nigel Levine are "conscious and stable" following a motorbike accident in Spain.

GCHQ seeks teenage girls to join cyber security fight

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:39:49 GMT

Web-savvy teenage girls could become the UK's spies of the future, Britain's intelligence agency hopes.

British holidaymakers to be flown out of The Gambia

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:14 GMT

Thousands of British holidaymakers are to return to the UK after new Foreign Office advice.

City banks warn of Brexit job moves

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:09:30 GMT

Two major City of London investment banks say that some staff will have to move abroad when the UK leaves the EU.

Football child abuse scandal: Number of claims tops 1,000

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:37:24 GMT

More than 1,000 claims of child sexual abuse within UK football clubs are reported to the police.

Birmingham dad Mohammed Endris charged with murder of his children

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:17:23 GMT

A father is charged with murdering his two young children who died after a house fire.

Southern rail 'full service' to resume next week

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:21:04 GMT

Train drivers suspend their walkouts, with a full timetable in place on Tuesday, the company says.

'Research schools' for social mobility zones

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:00:54 GMT

Education Secretary Justine Greening is to announce six more "opportunity areas" with their own research schools.

UK unemployment falls to 1.6 million

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:35:54 GMT

UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.6 million in three months to November, official figures show.

The Gambia: British and Dutch tourists leave after new advice

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:02:25 GMT

Tourists were told to leave The Gambia following President Yahya Jammeh's refusal to hand power to the president-elect.

Wheelchair user Doug Paulley on winning bus buggy dispute

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:28:10 GMT

Wheelchair user Doug Paulley says the case "will hopefully make a major difference for disabled travellers".

Couple 'risk lives' at North Yorkshire rail crossing

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:20:07 GMT

A couple with a toddler "risked their lives" by climbing over a locked level crossing gate near Scarborough, Network Rail have warned.

Who will succeed John Bercow as Commons Speaker?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:20:13 GMT

Will Jacob Rees-Mogg, Chris Bryant, Lindsay Hoyle or Douglas Carswell be the next Speaker?

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn calls Theresa May the Irony Lady

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:07:08 GMT

Jeremy Corbyn offers a new name for the PM, twisting a former moniker for Lady Thatcher.

Travelling from China to London

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:07:48 GMT

China has launched a direct rail freight service to London, as part of its drive to develop trade.

Brexit: Key points from Theresa May's speech

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:11:12 GMT

Theresa May has set out her negotiation priorities for the UK to leave the European Union.

BBC News Channel

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BBC coverage of latest developments as suspect in Berlin market attack is shot dead in Milan.

Family traced after plea over watch from torpedoed SS Athenia

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:37:40 GMT

An appeal for information about the original owner of a watch gifted to a Scottish museum helps reunite members of his family.

'Wrong Ivanka' from UK hits back after Trump tweet

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:34:58 GMT

A tweet quoted by Donald Trump praising his daughter mistakenly copies in Ivanka from Brighton.

Theresa May's Brexit 'deal or no deal'

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:09:30 GMT

Theresa May's long-awaited speech on her strategy for Brexit leads Wednesday's front pages.

Filling Buble's shoes

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:37:33 GMT

As Michael Buble takes time off to care for his son, who could replace him as host of the Brit Awards?

Shock of the nude

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:33:29 GMT

The BBC's Siobhann Tighe was unsure what to do when she boarded a bus and sat next to a man watching porn on his mobile phone. Here readers tell their own stories of porn in public.

All aboard

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:44:17 GMT

The Yiwu-to-Barking express is the newest way to send your freight from China to Europe.

Nuisance calls

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:05:30 GMT

The UK's information watchdog receives a complaint about nuisance phone calls on average every five minutes. We answer your questions on how the calls get through and what can be done about them.

Inflation - who wins, who loses?

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:50:23 GMT

Sooner or later, the downward pressure on the pound since the UK's Brexit vote is expected to lead to upward pressure on the prices of most things we buy.

Crying shame

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:16:59 GMT

The crying of babies with colic may be reduced with acupuncture, according to controversial new research from Sweden.

Jill's legacy

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:44:38 GMT

Women comforted and inspired by rape survivor and sexual assault campaigner Jill Saward talk about the impact she had on their lives.