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Boots apologises for morning-after pill response

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:10:06 GMT

The company says it is looking for cheaper morning-after pill options - after initially saying it didn't want to "incentivise inappropriate use".

UK to bring in drone registration

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:07:41 GMT

Drone owners will also be required to pass a safety awareness test.

John Hesp from Bridlington wins £2m in world poker contest

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:01:59 GMT

The semi-retired businessman usually plays in £10 entry tournaments in his home casino in Hull.

First class could be cut on busy trains, says Grayling

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:49:15 GMT

The transport secretary is "absolutely" committed to scrapping first class seats on commuter routes.

Corrie Mckeague: Mother considers landfill injunction

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:05:26 GMT

Nicola Urquhart says she wants to stop police filling a landfill where she thinks her son's body is.

Britain’s Got Talent champion dog Pudsey dies

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:00:09 GMT

He was the first dog to win the show, alongside owner Ashleigh Butler, in 2012.

Prince George photo marks fourth birthday

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:00:06 GMT

The picture was taken at Kensington Palace at the end of June, ahead of his birthday on Saturday.

Children in temporary housing up a third since 2014

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:43:04 GMT

Councils say child homelessness has reached unsustainable levels with the numbers rising sharply.

Two face rape and slavery charges in Southampton

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:08:41 GMT

The charges come after a woman was "repeatedly raped" at a house in Southampton.

Mike Grimshaw death: Teenager released on bail

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:11:02 GMT

Mike Grimshaw, 34, died after being stabbed in the neck on Thursday in Sale, Greater Manchester.

Holiday flight departs after 38-hour delay

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:52:10 GMT

A flight from Aberdeen to Portugal has finally taken off after being delayed since early on Thursday morning.

'Hundreds' of undiscovered caves underneath Nottingham

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:37:52 GMT

Archaeologist Scott Lomax uncovered his 152nd new cave in the city in just 12 months.

Can Sir Mo Farah's sack race record be broken?

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:45:57 GMT

Hold onto your sack - Stephen Wildish is going to try to break the world record.

Young children groomed on live streaming app Periscope

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:00:39 GMT

Some were live streaming from their classrooms, a BBC investigation finds.

From Pop Idol to Love Island: Is reality TV still relevant?

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:19:51 GMT

The format has been around for more than 20 years.

Ever played UV football?

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:52:38 GMT

It's indoor football, but not as you know it.

Corrie Mckeague: Anguish as search for airman's body ends

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:24:18 GMT

Corrie Mckeague's mother, Nicola Urquhart, said she had felt police would find him.

The Secret Garden Party closes its doors after 15 years

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:45:56 GMT

The Secret Garden Party, held in Abbots Ripton close to Huntingdon, will finish after 15 years.

Norfolk Broads python discovery mystery

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:49:33 GMT

A 12ft-long python found on the Norfolk Broads has still not been found.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:41:12 GMT

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Newspaper headlines: Some first class trains to end and Boots boycott call

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:14:54 GMT

The end of some two-tier rail travel, and a Boots boycott call make newspaper headlines.

Aw' right?

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:23:11 GMT

Dick Van Dyke said sorry for his "atrocious" British accent in Mary Poppins, but has there been worse?

Prince George

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:19:50 GMT

From newborn baby to his first day at nursery, the pictures that show how Prince George has grown up.

Princess Power

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:20:37 GMT

England's women's footballers are calling for girls to recognise the strong traits in the characters.

Spirit of 1973

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:15:18 GMT

When England's women won the first Cricket World Cup in 1973 they did it solely for the love of the game.

The wettest summer

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:50:51 GMT

Victims of the 2007 summer floods share their memories a decade on.

'It changed me'

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:49:24 GMT

Dominic Hurley is regularly mistaken for being drunk, but his slurred speech and poor balance is the result of a brain injury following a moped crash in Ayia Napa.

Call me Passchendaele

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:24:37 GMT

How "battle name babies" and their descendants were called after battles such as "Passchendaele".

The search for Corrie

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:48:33 GMT

The story of the young airman who vanished on a night out baffled the nation - what happened to Corrie Mckeague?