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Grenfell Tower: Hotpoint fridge freezer started fire, say police

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:09:59 GMT

Police say the outside cladding and insulation failed safety tests after 79 people were declared missing or presumed dead.

Brexit: Juncker says UK rights offer 'not sufficient'

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:39:20 GMT

The UK needs to do more to reassure EU nationals about their future after Brexit, top official says.

Gary Haggarty: Ex-senior loyalist pleads guilty to 200 terror charges

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:10:11 GMT

Gary Haggarty, so-called supergrass, pleads guilty to 200 charges including five murders.

Police funding: Cuts 'threaten ability to tackle mass riots'

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:45:49 GMT

A chief constable says resources in England and Wales are too stretched after recent terror attacks.

Glastonbury opens with minute's silence

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:58:54 GMT

The moment of reflection precedes sets by Lorde and Radiohead, and an appearance by David Beckham.

Test Match Special's 'Blowers' to retire

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:34:39 GMT

Test Match Special commentator Henry Blofeld announces he will retire in September after 45 years with the programme.

Question Time host Dimbleby boots out audience member

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:02:54 GMT

BBC Question Time host David Dimbleby asks a rowdy audience member to leave the programme.

Eight men arrested in Rotherham child sex abuse investigation

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:38:27 GMT

Eight men are held as part of an inquiry into historical child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

Chagos legal status sent to international court by UN

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:50:59 GMT

The UK says a dispute over the islands with Mauritius is "clearly a matter" for the two countries.

Watchdog clamps down on online gambling

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:02:52 GMT

The competition regulator is to take action against betting sites which it says are breaking consumer law.

Hinkley Point deal 'risky and expensive'

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:43:50 GMT

Costs and risks for energy users 'not sufficiently considered' warns the National Audit Office.

Glastonbury 2017: Johnny Depp talks of Trump 'assassination'

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:45:09 GMT

"When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" the star asks fans at Glastonbury.

Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:12:44 GMT

The company tells 800,000 customers with Super Hub 2 routers to change their passwords immediately.

The small-town drag queen

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:10:06 GMT

25-year-old Grant is boldly bringing drag to his small seaside town in Northern Ireland.

Splish splashing spinning gorilla

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:13:19 GMT

Zola has been cooling off in his favourite blue swimming pool at Dallas Zoo.

Newspaper headlines: Tower 'death traps' and EU migrant rights

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:13:26 GMT

Fears that many flats are clad in the same material as Grenfell Tower dominate Friday's front pages.

7 days quiz: What caused a titter before the Queen's Speech?

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:55:06 GMT

7 days quiz: What one-liner was caused a titter before the Queen's Speech?

Super Mario fan makes augmented reality game

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:52:24 GMT

Abhishek Singh was testing out the Microsoft Hololens headset when he came up with the idea.

10 sports stars who became actors

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:03:47 GMT

Eric Cantona, Lewis Hamilton and eight more sports figures who have tried their hand at film roles.

Meet the designer making clothes for diabetic women

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:48:04 GMT

Natalie Balmain has type 1 diabetes and says the clothes she has designed will help women manage the condition.

Meet the dancing girls of India's 'folk opera'

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:48:38 GMT

The story of performers who are saving a traditional theatre art form in the age of smart-phones.

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Raqqa: The desperate fight for Islamic State group's 'capital'

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:01:22 GMT

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse is one of the first reporters to reach the de-facto IS capital Raqqa.

Glastonbury: All you need to know about headliners Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:06:44 GMT

Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters and Radiohead talk to the BBC ahead of their headline sets at Worthy Farm.

Brexit and the UK economy one year on

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:05:31 GMT

What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?

Film exposes London's sex industry underworld

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:43:15 GMT

How the suicide of a young Chinese woman working in prostitution inspired a film on hidden lives of London.

London fire: Inquest versus inquiry

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:14:44 GMT

After the Grenfell tower block fire, there have been calls for both, so how do they differ?

Will we ever know what happened to Otto Warmbier?

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:37:30 GMT

The secret of how a healthy young American ended up in a coma in a North Korean jail may have gone with him to the grave.

Toxic family feud as Germany mourns unifier Kohl

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:00:10 GMT

As Germany's political elite grieves unity chancellor Helmut Kohl, a private war divides his family.

Samoa 17-19 Wales: Steff Evans gets two tries in narrow win

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:28:31 GMT

Steff Evans scores two tries as Wales battle to a narrow hard fought win over Samoa in difficult conditions in Apia.

Jeremy Guscott column: Do the Lions have the magic formula to beat All Blacks?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:29:21 GMT

The British and Irish Lions, armed with a clinical attacking edge, are good enough to beat the All Blacks, says Lions great Jeremy Guscott.

Scottish Premiership fixtures: Celtic open title defence at home to Hearts

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:59:49 GMT

Celtic will begin their Scottish Premiership title defence against Hearts while Rangers face Motherwell and Hibernian welcome Partick Thistle.

International Handstand Day: Nile Wilson's five steps to perfect handstand

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:20:36 GMT

As we prepare for International Handstand Day on Saturday, Great Britain gymnast Nile Wilson shows you five steps to the perfect handstand.

Women's Sport Week 2017: Heather Knight relishes Women's World Cup after moon boot adventures

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:25:37 GMT

Women's Sport Week continues as Heather Knight puts away her crutches in time to lead England into the Women's World Cup.