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Liz Dawn: Coronation Street's Vera Duckworth dies at 77

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:02:47 GMT

The actress played Vera Duckworth on the long-running ITV soap for 34 years.

Ben Stokes: England cricketer arrested after Bristol nightclub incident

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:11:44 GMT

England cricketer Ben Stokes was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after a nightclub incident in Bristol early on Monday.

Amputee teen racer Billy Monger set for charity walk

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:32:57 GMT

Billy Monger plans to walk round part of the Brands Hatch circuit on Saturday.

Labour 'war-gaming for run on pound' if elected

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:14:15 GMT

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says Labour is preparing plans for "when or if they come for us".

Thomas Cook predicts Spanish holiday prices to rise

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:58:17 GMT

Thomas Cook expects prices to increase by another 5% to 10% next year because of the weak pound.

Till Death Us Do Part actor Booth dies

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:11:45 GMT

He starred in programmes including BBC sitcom Till Death Us Do Part.

Sadistic killer Jason Marshall jailed for 39 years

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:02:35 GMT

Jason Marshall was filmed torturing 58-year-old Peter Fasoli in the victim's London home.

Big rise in number of working mothers

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:08:51 GMT

The number of working mothers in England has risen by 1.2 million over the past two decades, figures show.

British woman 'may have been attacked by wolves' in Greece

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:02:07 GMT

Celia Hollingworth's body was found after she went missing when she visited an archaeological site in Greece.

Brexit: Donald Tusk says not enough progress in talks

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:16:30 GMT

Donald Tusk says he is pleased the UK's aim of having "it's cake and eat it" in Brexit talks is over.

Salford stabbing: Arrest at school after boy, 17, stabbed

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:42:03 GMT

A 16-year-old boy is held on suspicion of attempted murder after a boy, 17, was stabbed at a bus stop.

Rockers Runrig to play farewell concert in Stirling

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:00:02 GMT

The Scottish band are to bring the curtain down on 45 years in the music business with an open-air show next year.

Man jailed for hitting Woking teacher with car

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:01:34 GMT

A man has been jailed for 10 months for attacking a teacher with his car in Woking.

From eye loss to beautiful patches

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 07:08:46 GMT

Toni Crews lost her right eye to cancer and has been making customised eyepatches.

Girl, 13, does backflip in her wheelchair

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:54:06 GMT

Thirteen-year-old Lily Rice becomes the first female in Europe to perform a backflip in her wheelchair.

First appearance together for Harry and Meghan Markle

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:55:26 GMT

Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle are seen holding hands at the Invictus Games.

How a Birmingham Muslim's suitcase became art

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:45:55 GMT

Artist Faisal Hussain's exhibition has pieces representing prejudice he and communities have faced.

Six-hour rescue pulls man from mineshaft

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:50:33 GMT

More than 50 people were involved in the six hour rescue near St Just in Cornwall.

'White wallaby' spotted on the Suffolk/Essex border

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:04:31 GMT

The wildlife trust says it is "unlikely" the animal would survive long in the wild.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:16:21 GMT

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Jaffa quake as McVitie's cuts pack sizes

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:29:11 GMT

A standard Jaffa Cakes box now has 10, not 12, treats in the latest example of "shrinkflation".

Sporty people likely to drink more alcohol, survey finds

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:09:50 GMT

Researchers say it could be down to the social aspect of sport.

A life of drama and laughter

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:08:17 GMT

The late actress portrayed the larger than life Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street.

Generation Z

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:40:13 GMT

The BBC's biggest survey of the attitudes of 16 to 22-year-olds finds a generation wanting to fight back against a perception they're "lazy".

Emotionally numb

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:10:39 GMT

For people living with depersonalisation disorder, the world appears unreal and can be void of emotion.

Yoga and butt lifts

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:27:29 GMT

The morning routines of the rich and famous seem to feature more meditation then Marmite.

Premier stalwart

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:09:36 GMT

Gareth Barry made his 633rd Premier League appearance on Monday, breaking Ryan Giggs' record. But how much do you know about him?

New beat

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:08:30 GMT

What is it like to be a direct entry police superintendent after 30 years in a different job?

'Worst Sherlock ever'

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:10:09 GMT

Critics praise BBC One's adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel, but viewers are less impressed.


Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:09:19 GMT

Megan Davison hanged herself after years of hiding her diabulimia and not receiving the right type of care.

Vlogging and impressions

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:18:15 GMT

He talks to the BBC about vlogging, writing, and perfecting his Donald Trump impression.