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Macron says 'special' UK deal possible

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 08:48:35 GMT

It might fall between the single market and a trade agreement, the French president tells the BBC.

British tourists warned to 'stay in resorts' in Jamaica security emergency

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 08:51:37 GMT

Tourists in Montego Bay should stay in their resorts after a number of shootings, foreign office says.

Persian shallot 'could help fight TB antibiotic resistance'

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:17:36 GMT

Properties in Persian shallots could boost the effects of antibiotic treatment, a study says.

Corby English teacher sought by author 40 years on

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:30:35 GMT

Chris Young's life fell apart when his mother died - his English teacher Lynn Ward turned it around.

Oxford student Oliver Mears rape case dropped by CPS

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:56:37 GMT

Oxford scholar Oliver Mears paused his studies while the accusation was "hanging over his head".

John Worboys release will not be challenged by government

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:09:02 GMT

Victims will legally fight the decision to release rapist John Worboys but the government will not.

Church of England warns future of Down's 'under question'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:59:52 GMT

The Church of England fears new pre-natal tests could lead to a rise in abortions of babies with Down's.

Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in Davos

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:23:20 GMT

The meeting comes after the US president cancelled plans for a trip to London in February.

Charles Burnett III, British-born speed king, dies in helicopter crash

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:45:42 GMT

British-born Charles Burnett III, once the world's fastest man in a steam-powered car, dies in a US crash.

Dolores O'Riordan: Funeral arranged for next week

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:21:45 GMT

A private Requiem Mass will be celebrated for The Cranberries singer in County Limerick on Tuesday.

Exeter war hero pigeon Mary to get blue plaque

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:56:57 GMT

Mary was injured three times taking messages across the channel during World War Two.

'Unfair' delivery charge dossier sent to watchdog

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:26:06 GMT

A MSP refers 124 firms to an advertising watchdog over "misleading" delivery charges promises.

What happens to federal workers in a government shutdown?

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 02:01:31 GMT

As a government shutdown looms, The BBC asks federal workers what it might mean for them.

'Why I use pole dancing to keep fit'

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:15:24 GMT

Pole dancing instructor Kathy Buller said the pursuit was "very athletic".

My dad was shot dead on Bloody Sunday

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:16:35 GMT

One of the worst attacks on civilians during the conflict in Northern Ireland.

Why Italians are saying 'no' to takeaway coffee

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:35:49 GMT

Drinking takeaway coffee is a way of life in many parts of the world. So why do Italians refuse to do it?

Shopping centre Christmas trees made into rhino beds

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:11:04 GMT

Rhinos are sleeping on pine scented beds at Woburn Safari Park.

Becoming an adult - what it means to you

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:22:14 GMT

Adolescence now lasts until 24, say some scientists, with people delaying marriage and parenthood.

'The infection which took my nose and legs'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:44:29 GMT

Oxford professor Liz Frood was fit and healthy until she was struck by what she thought was a stomach bug.

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Liverpool shop raider armed with Lenor fabric conditioner foiled

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:52:23 GMT

Staff fought off the would-be robber after realising his "weapon" was a bottle of fabric conditioner.

Lancashire Police uses Amazon Alexa to deliver updates

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:20:00 GMT

The force says the home app is being used to tell "the public about important neighbourhood issues".

Rape trial collapse and Worboys fury

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 06:01:53 GMT

The Times warns recently collapsed rape trials could undermine confidence in sex crime prosecutions.

What is it like to live near the scene of an unsolved murder?

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:35:22 GMT

What is it like to live in the shadow of an unsolved murder?

The Silent Child: From Hollyoaks to Hollywood?

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:44:53 GMT

Two former stars of the Channel 4 soap could be jetting to LA if their short film lands an Oscar nomination.

Call to curb disruption caused by holiday lets like Airbnb

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:12:22 GMT

Short-term lets, like Airbnb, are big business in the UK - but neighbours are increasingly fed up.

Hijab shampoo advert: L'Oreal model on 'game-changing' ad

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:44:15 GMT

Beauty blogger Amena Khan hopes to empower young women by wearing a hijab in a new hair advert.

BTS superfan moves to South Korea to be near K-pop band

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:35:17 GMT

Stephanie moved from Scotland to South Korea just so she could be closer to the K-pop group.

London lights up for Lumiere festival

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:00:47 GMT

If you're feeling gloomy in the winter darkness, this London light show is for you...

What do children draw when asked about their future jobs?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:54:16 GMT

A survey of thousands of young people across the world reveal what influences their career aspirations.

How Liverpool prison became UK's 'worst jail'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:10:09 GMT

Liverpool Prison has a list of failures stretching back years.

When working part-time isn't viable

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:02:34 GMT

The mother who had to give up her job to fit in childcare

Carillion: Six charts that explain what happened

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:02 GMT

A series of charts and maps that tell the story of the construction giant's demise.

London lit up by Lumiere festival

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:42:56 GMT

The four-night festival is illuminating landmarks across the city.

'I'm sorry' - but how do you tell if an apology is fake or genuine?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:42:35 GMT

Tips from publicists and body language experts on how to spot sincerity, amid a flurry of public apologies.

Bayeux Tapestry: The story in six scenes

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:47:09 GMT

A battle over the throne is the climax of the story of the Norman Conquest of England.

Chrissy Chambers: Revenge porn almost killed me

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:35:23 GMT

Singer Chrissy Chambers describes how her life changed when her ex posted an explicit video online.

Why I took my wife's last name

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:22:43 GMT

Kirstie Brewer speaks to three men who broke with convention and took their wife's name when they married.