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Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2023 18:11:16 +0000
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Russell Brand: Police receive further allegations against comedian
September 25, 2023, 5:58 PM
The Met will investigate claims of "non-recent" offences from London and elsewhere in the country.
More than a million appointments hit by NHS strikes
September 25, 2023, 4:34 PM
There are calls for both sides to end the doctors' pay row, ahead of joint strike action next week.
Chris Kaba: Army stood down as armed Met Police officers return to duty
September 25, 2023, 4:57 PM
Up to 300 officers had stood back from firearms duties after the prosecution of a colleague.
Child serial killer Lucy Letby to face retrial over attempted murder charge
September 25, 2023, 11:59 AM
The former nurse will stand trial next year on one count of the attempted murder of a baby girl.
HS2: Backlash against scrapping Manchester rail link grows
September 25, 2023, 4:38 PM
Axeing the high speed rail leg would hit links between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, critics say.
Gatwick cancels 82 flights due to staff shortages
September 25, 2023, 6:05 PM
The airport will cancel some flights over the coming week after Covid hits air traffic controllers.
Lib Dem members defy leadership on housing target
September 25, 2023, 4:36 PM
Members vote to keep a pledge to build 380,000 homes a year in England, after calls from the Young Liberals group.
James Cracknell: Olympic rower chosen as Conservative candidate
September 25, 2023, 5:45 PM
James Cracknell is said to be the "clear choice" of Conservative party members in Colchester.
In pictures: Northern Lights make lively display
September 25, 2023, 2:02 PM
Chances of seeing aurora increase as the Sun nears the peak of its 11-year cycle.
Irish university to offer degree in influencing
September 25, 2023, 4:37 PM
The bachelors course at Southeast Technical University in Carlow is due to start in September 2024.
Robert Menendez: US senator vows he will be cleared in bribery case
September 25, 2023, 5:06 PM
The Democratic senator says he kept nearly half a million dollars in cash at home for "emergencies".
Cat missing for 11 years reunited with owner
September 25, 2023, 2:12 PM
Sian Sexton says she is "still in shock" after a surprise phone call saw her reunited with pet cat Daisy.
Storm Agnes: What do you need to know?
September 25, 2023, 1:52 PM
The first named storm of the 2023-24 season is likely to bring some impacts from strong winds and rain.
HS2: What is the route and why could part of it be cancelled?
September 25, 2023, 3:37 PM
The high-speed railway between London, the Midlands and North of England could be scaled back.
Freshers' week: Tips for surviving uni first year
September 25, 2023, 8:28 AM
What are the best ways to make friends, budget, study and look after your mental health at university?
Santander: Man loses £3k and can't get money from bank
September 25, 2023, 8:16 AM
Tony Hawkins has not had bank access since the middle of August as Santander is branded "uncaring".
Asteroid Bennu: Why the return of samples is so important... in 83 seconds
September 24, 2023, 4:59 PM
It is hoped the material from Bennu could tell Nasa how life on Earth began.
UCU strike dates: Which universities are affected?
September 25, 2023, 1:00 PM
Five days of strike action will fall in Freshers' Week for many students.
How the fall of the 'King of Crypto' cost one British man millions
September 25, 2023, 5:00 AM
As Sam Bankman-Fried awaits trial for fraud, his former investors wonder if they will ever recoup their losses.
Chris Mason: Big decisions await as HS2 row simmers on
September 25, 2023, 10:43 AM
The PM might have hoped to make an HS2 announcement later this autumn - but that timetable has slipped.
Ukraine war: Training to clear the world's most heavily mined country
September 24, 2023, 11:59 PM
How British military bomb disposal teams are helping Ukrainian engineers clear Russian minefields.
Canada-India row puts spotlight on Sikh activism in UK
September 24, 2023, 11:23 PM
Rumours swirl around the deaths of other Sikh activists, following Justin Trudeau's bombshell claim.
Lobbyists take close-up look at Lib Dems
September 24, 2023, 4:47 PM
Businesses and campaigners say they have gravitated towards a party with a sense of optimism.
Farmers turn to tech as bees struggle to pollinate
September 24, 2023, 11:06 PM
With bee populations struggling, mechanical pollination may be increasingly needed as a back-up.
Russell Brand accuser sparks debate about staggered age of consent
September 23, 2023, 11:18 PM
Claims against the star have led to discussions about the power dynamic between adults and teens in relationships.
Nissan to go all-electric by 2030 despite petrol ban delay
September 25, 2023, 1:57 PM
The carmaker moves ahead with its plan despite delays to the UK's ban on new petrol and diesel cars.
'Royal butler isn't me!' BBC host on doppelganger
September 25, 2023, 10:20 AM
BBC Breakfast host Sally Nugent is left in stitches after spotting Jon Kay's doppleganger next to King Charles in Paris.
Amazon takes on Microsoft as it invests billions in AI
September 25, 2023, 5:06 PM
The company is in a race among big tech firms to exploit the potential of artificial intelligence.
Motorcyclist killed in central London police-chase crash
September 25, 2023, 2:23 PM
The man failed to stop for officers then crashed into a taxi and a bin early on Monday morning.
Sophia Loren: Italian star has emergency surgery after fall
September 25, 2023, 11:30 AM
The 89-year-old Italian actress fell at her Swiss home and sustained "serious fractures".
Shopping habits have changed for good, says Aldi
September 25, 2023, 6:22 AM
Consumers are buying cheaper own-label goods due to living costs, according to the supermarket.
Gymnastics Ireland issues unreserved apology to black girl not given medal at event ceremony
September 25, 2023, 12:02 PM
Gymnastics Ireland issues unreserved apology to the family of a black girl who was not given a medal at an events ceremony.
Watch: Terrified passengers left hanging as ride malfunctions
September 25, 2023, 7:05 AM
The park's maintenance team brought the passengers safely to the ground after 30 minutes.
Maddy Cusack death not suspicious - police
September 25, 2023, 9:10 AM
The death of Sheffield United player Maddy Cusack is not being treated as suspicious, police have said.
Australian lethal mushroom mystery survivor leaves hospital
September 25, 2023, 11:13 AM
Erin Patterson cooked a meal using mushrooms which killed three relatives, but one has survived.
Louise Redknapp pulls out of Eternal reunion over LGBTQ row
September 25, 2023, 1:52 PM
The singer drops out of a tour amid accusations that two bandmates refused to play Pride events.
Electric car rules could cost carmakers billions
September 24, 2023, 11:04 PM
New Brexit trade rules could push up the price of electric cars, manufacturers warn.
Woman's body found in jaws of 13ft Florida alligator identified
September 24, 2023, 8:56 PM
A witness raised the alarm after seeing the large animal clutching human remains in a canal.
Rugby World Cup: Wales fans' joy after Australia rout
September 25, 2023, 5:43 AM
Wales fans are elated as the team hammer Australia to march into the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
Lego axes plan to make bricks from recycled bottles
September 25, 2023, 2:12 PM
The toy giant finds that the new crude oil-free material did not cut carbon emissions.
Devon and Cornwall hosepipe ban lifted 13 months on
September 25, 2023, 5:11 AM
South West Water says recent rainfall and reviews of reservoir levels are behind the decision.
Simone Biles: Olympic champion responds to viral video of black girl not given medal
September 24, 2023, 2:05 PM
US gymnastics legend Simone Biles says "there is no room for racism in sport" after footage of a black Irish girl not receiving a medal went viral.
Usher to perform 2024 Super Bowl half-time show
September 25, 2023, 8:42 AM
The star, whose hits include Yeah! and Confessions, follows Rihanna in taking the coveted slot.
University staff strike disrupts freshers' week
September 25, 2023, 12:59 PM
The strikes are part of a long-running dispute by union members over pay and conditions.
Lib Dems drop pledge to raise income tax by 1p
September 25, 2023, 4:01 PM
Sir Ed Davey sets out plans to woo voters in Conservative held seats ahead of a general election.
State-owned British Business Bank makes £147m annual loss
September 25, 2023, 3:28 AM
The bank says wider economic problems led to a drop in the valuation of businesses it has invested in.
Richest oil states should pay climate tax, says Gordon Brown
September 25, 2023, 5:00 AM
The former Labour PM wants the wealthiest oil producers to help poorer nations tackle climate change.
Kosovo and Serbia row over monastery gun battle
September 25, 2023, 12:59 AM
A Kosovan policeman and three ethnic Serb gunmen are dead after a siege of a monastery in Kosovo.
Wasdale mountain rescuer Penny Kirby celebrates 40 years' service
September 24, 2023, 7:55 AM
Penny Kirby and her dogs have found missing hikers and searched for terrorist victims.
Niger coup: Macron says France to withdraw troops and ambassador
September 25, 2023, 8:15 AM
France's president says the ambassador will leave and all military co-operation will end in the coming months.
The shadowy Chinese firms that own chunks of Cambodia
September 24, 2023, 11:32 PM
Fifteen years after a deal to control a fifth of Cambodia's coastline, work has barely started.
Ethiopia's Tigst Assefa smashes women's marathon world record in Berlin
September 24, 2023, 11:19 AM
Ethiopia's Tigst Assefa shatters the women's marathon world record as she wins in Berlin, while Eliud Kipchoge is the men's winner with record fifth victory.
CBI: Scandal-hit organisation secures emergency funding
September 24, 2023, 3:23 PM
The business group has secured emergency funding from banks after a series of misconduct allegations.
Man gored to death by bull at Spanish festival
September 24, 2023, 2:08 PM
Friend also injured by same animal during the Pobla de Farnals festival in the Valencia region.
Liberal Democrats face housebuilding target row at conference
September 24, 2023, 4:39 PM
Leader Ed Davey says he wants to focus on building social housing, rather than pledging 380,000 new homes a year.
Huge shelf cloud seen over Brazilian city
September 24, 2023, 6:13 AM
Timelapse video captured the weather phenomenon moving across the sky in Caxias do Sul.
HS2: 'Crazy' not to review project over soaring costs - Shapps
September 24, 2023, 11:43 AM
Grant Shapps cites Ukraine war costs and a spike in inflation as reasons to weigh up the rail project.
Lost painting by Artemisia Gentileschi goes on display
September 24, 2023, 11:59 AM
The work by renowned painter Artemisia Gentileschi was left in storage for more than 100 years.
ECB publishes response to ICEC report and says it wants to 'change the game'
September 25, 2023, 5:05 PM
The England and Wales Cricket Board says it is "on a journey to change the game" as it publishes a response to a report detailing racism, sexism, classism and elitism in the sport.
Jermaine Jenas apologises after posting criticism about referee Rob Jones
September 25, 2023, 3:43 PM
Football pundit Jermaine Jenas has apologised for criticising referee Rob Jones saying he "got it wrong".
Eddie Jones: Australia sacking under-fire coach is 'the worst thing' they can do, says Stirling Mortlock
September 25, 2023, 4:00 PM
Sacking Eddie Jones would be "the worst thing" Australia could do despite their troubles at the Rugby World Cup, says former captain Stirling Mortlock.
Rugby World Cup: Gareth Anscombe hopes to reunite with Dan Biggar in Wales campaign
September 25, 2023, 5:00 PM
Fly-half Gareth Anscombe outlines how important the injured Dan Biggar is to Wales' World Cup campaign.
Liverpool 2.0 reminds me of Jurgen Klopp’s best Reds teams - Shay Given analysis
September 25, 2023, 8:44 AM
Jurgen Klopp's remodelled Reds team is a reminder of what his best Liverpool sides have always been like, says MOTD2 pundit Shay Given.
Match of the Day 2 Good 2 Bad: Darwin Nunez's stunning miss and goal, goalkeeper celebrations and a referee fumble
September 25, 2023, 8:37 AM
Watch 2 Good 2 Bad from Match of the Day 2, featuring a bad miss and stunning goal by Liverpool's Darwin Nunez, goalkeeper celebrations and a referee fumble.
How to get a job: Six expert tips for finding work
August 14, 2023, 4:03 PM
There are 10m people out of work in the UK, so if you're searching for a job you're not alone. Here are some tips on how to get started.
Five ways to save money on your packed lunch
September 18, 2023, 4:36 PM
Grabbing food on the go can be expensive so here are some top tips on making savings at lunchtime.
First time home buyers: How much can I borrow?
May 12, 2023, 9:47 AM
With rents rising, more people are crunching the numbers to see if they can afford to buy.
Food prices: How can I save money on my grocery shop?
July 31, 2023, 10:57 AM
The cost-of-living crisis continues to bite. Here are some things that can reduce the impact.
Fuel cost: How to save petrol and diesel
July 3, 2023, 1:01 PM
With weak competition adding to fuel prices, are drivers doing the right things to save money?
How to save money even when the budget is tight
September 23, 2023, 11:19 PM
The interest paid on savings is better than anything seen for years, so how can you save when bills are rising?
What is the UK inflation rate - and why is it so high?
September 21, 2023, 11:59 AM
The rate at which prices are rising has fallen but remains well above the 2% inflation target.
Rent increases: What you can do about a rise from your landlord
October 17, 2022, 10:42 PM
The BBC's Lora Jones tells you four things you can do, if your landlord asks for more money.
Mortgages: What happens if I am struggling to pay?
August 10, 2023, 12:44 PM
Many homeowners are worried about higher mortgage costs, but lenders must help those struggling.
What's happening to house prices - and could they crash?
August 1, 2023, 12:47 PM
How higher interest rates are changing the UK's housing market.
Interest rates: How the Bank of England's decision affects you and your money
September 22, 2023, 8:49 AM
The Bank of England has held interest rates at 5.25%, bringing a run of 14 consecutive rises to an end.
What to do if you're worried about your mortgage rate
August 3, 2023, 3:44 AM
Watch the BBC's Lora Jones tell you five things you can do about your mortgage, in a minute.
Mortgage calculator: how much will my mortgage go up?
July 12, 2023, 4:29 PM
Use our calculator to find out how much mortgage payments could go up for your household.
Debt: What should I pay first and what can I do?
September 25, 2023, 11:59 AM
What help and options are available to people struggling with debt repayments?
UK inflation rate calculator: How much are prices rising for you?
September 20, 2023, 6:17 AM
Use our calculator to find out how much the cost of living is going up in your household.
Train strikes: When is the next action happening?
September 25, 2023, 3:59 PM
Train drivers are set to strike again, and London Underground staff are also taking action.
Cost-of-living payments: Who is getting them and when?
September 19, 2023, 11:08 PM
Low-income households, pensioners and some disabled people will get extra help with energy bills.
Why inflation is falling but prices are still rising
July 19, 2023, 7:29 AM
We report this percentage every month but here are three things you may not know.
Rishi Sunak's five promises: What progress has he made?
September 20, 2023, 8:09 AM
In January the prime minister said five priorities should be used to hold his government to account.
What are my rights if my flight is cancelled or delayed?
August 29, 2023, 2:58 PM
Technical glitches have caused disruption at airports but passengers do have rights.
Could Rishi Sunak's green review threaten UK net zero?
September 20, 2023, 7:17 PM
The prime minister has rolled back some net zero policies, but says he's still committed to targets.
Electric cars quota remains despite petrol ban delay
September 21, 2023, 3:50 PM
Car makers will still have to ensure over a fifth of cars sold are electric from 2024.
Seven bins and Sunak's other net zero claims fact checked
September 21, 2023, 2:06 PM
We look at claims about seven bins, heat pumps and cutting emissions.
Rishi Sunak: Cars, boilers and net zero - key takeaways from PM's speech
September 20, 2023, 6:21 PM
The PM announces changes to his green approach, but says 2050 net zero targets will still be met.
Car makers split on decision to delay petrol ban
September 21, 2023, 8:02 AM
Some manufacturers have raised concerns that the move to 2035 could put drivers off switching to electric.
Then and now: How the PM shifted on green policies
September 20, 2023, 7:11 PM
Watch what the prime minister has said in the past, and what he's saying now.
What is net zero - and will the UK reach it?
September 20, 2023, 9:15 PM
The UK may weaken some key green commitments, despite its pledge to reach "net zero" by 2050.
Don't falter on green pledges, Boris Johnson urges Rishi Sunak
September 20, 2023, 3:05 PM
The PM's predecessor warns that firms cannot afford for ministers to lose "ambition" on climate goals.
Chris Mason: Sunak seeks to grab the agenda with green gamble
September 20, 2023, 3:27 AM
Sunak's mooted changes to net zero targets are far from tinkering at the edges, our political editor writes.

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