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BBC News - UK Football abuse claims extend to 98 clubsFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:51:52 GMT
There are 83 potential suspects and 98 clubs involved in the inquiry into child abuse in football, police say.
Archie Darby dog attack: Mum praised for braveryFri, 09 Dec 2016 13:03:59 GMT
A mother who tried to protect her sons during a fatal dog attack is praised for her heroic efforts.
Corrie Mckeague: Mother 'lost faith' in police over missing sonFri, 09 Dec 2016 11:56:25 GMT
The mother of missing serviceman Corrie Mckeague tells BBC Scotland she has lost faith in the police but will continue to work with them.
Edlington boy torturers granted anonymityFri, 09 Dec 2016 13:09:54 GMT
Two brothers who tortured two other children in South Yorkshire are granted lifelong anonymity.
Cameron defends decision to call Brexit referendumFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:32:26 GMT
David Cameron defends calling the EU referendum, saying the issue had been "poisoning" UK politics.
Daniel Pelka murder: Stepdad Mariusz Krezolek died of heart attackFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:30:22 GMT
The man convicted of murdering his four-year-old stepson died in prison of "natural causes", an inquest concludes.
Vomiting bug 'at high level this winter'Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:52:38 GMT
The number of people falling ill with the vomiting bug norovirus in England this winter is at higher than average levels.
Michael Barrymore arrest officer 'not fully briefed'Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:17:38 GMT
Police admit Michael Barrymore's arrest over the death of a man at his home was unlawful because the officer involved had not been fully briefed.
Glasgow bin lorry crash prosecution ruled outFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:43:09 GMT
Families bereaved by the Glasgow bin lorry crash are told they cannot launch a private prosecution.
Conservatives hold Sleaford as Labour pushed into fourthFri, 09 Dec 2016 13:02:13 GMT
Tory Caroline Johnson wins the Sleaford by-election, with Labour in fourth behind UKIP and the Lib Dems.
Man and teenager dead after Ipswich 'stabbings'Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:26:00 GMT
A double murder inquiry begins after a man and a teenager were attacked at a travellers site in Ipswich.
Boy 14, suffers rail line electric shock in LanarkThu, 08 Dec 2016 23:26:49 GMT
A child is in a serious condition in hospital after suffering an electric shock on a railway line.
Michelle Thomson MP: 'Why I talked about my childhood rape'Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:53:00 GMT
MP Michelle Thomson, who revealed in the House of Commons that she was raped at the age of 14, has explained why she decided to speak out.
Conservatives win Sleaford by-electionFri, 09 Dec 2016 09:01:22 GMT
Conservative candidate Caroline Johnson has won the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.
Rifkind: 'Boris certainly isn't dull'Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:03:24 GMT
Former foreign secretary says Boris Johnson's appointment was a 'gamble'
Dog thrown from car in Essex paralysed but wags tailFri, 09 Dec 2016 09:31:07 GMT
A dog which is paralysed after being thrown from a car has wagged its tail and is receiving "lots of TLC", the RSPCA says.
Sheep gets head stuck in traffic cone on Hertfordshire farmFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:23:42 GMT
A sheep had a traffic cone removed from its head after the RSPCA were called to reports that it was "trapped".
Check your pocket: The £20,000 fiversThu, 08 Dec 2016 18:36:20 GMT
Artist Graham Short's tiny engravings of Jane Austen on four £5 notes could make anyone who finds one £20,000.
How MOT saved cancer sufferer's lifeThu, 08 Dec 2016 10:49:07 GMT
Thomas was diagnosed with prostate cancer after Errol McKellar - mechanic and cancer survivor - persuaded him to get a test during a visit to his garage.
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Justin Bieber announces Hyde Park gig for BST festivalFri, 09 Dec 2016 09:54:21 GMT
Pop star Justin Bieber is bringing his Purpose world tour to London's Hyde Park, it is announced.
Strictly: Len Goodman 'doesn't know' who many contestants areFri, 09 Dec 2016 11:22:05 GMT
Len Goodman says he often fails to recognise the celebrities in the Strictly Come Dancing line-up.
Newspaper review: Saudi 'rift' and Osborne's '£26,000 an hour'Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:56:38 GMT
A "rift" between Boris Johnson and Theresa May over Saudi Arabia is one of several stories to make Friday's front pages.
7 days quizFri, 09 Dec 2016 00:32:27 GMT
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Spot the differenceFri, 09 Dec 2016 00:04:21 GMT
Online ads can be irritating and irrelevant, so can technology help them become more targeted?
Changing mindsFri, 09 Dec 2016 00:02:19 GMT
Since the recession more people have reported feeling stressed at work, and that can lead to mental health problems. How do you support the workforce by breaking the taboo around mental illness?
Lady's manThu, 08 Dec 2016 02:35:24 GMT
News Quiz host Miles Jupp on a Radio 4 documentary that casts a new light on the early days of Ian Fleming and his most famous creation.
In creditThu, 08 Dec 2016 14:58:22 GMT
The UK's energy firms have been holding on to nearly £4bn of their customers' money, according to figures obtained by the BBC.
'It takes courage' Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:21:15 GMT
How difficult is it to be a committed vegan in a world awash with animal products?
Christmas Eve boxesWed, 07 Dec 2016 14:03:22 GMT
A new gift-giving tradition has crept into UK homes, but what do you put in a Christmas Eve box?
Sharp riseThu, 08 Dec 2016 05:26:25 GMT
Knife crime is on the rise across the UK, but why are more young people carrying knives?
Stalking victim: I was living in hellWed, 07 Dec 2016 14:02:15 GMT
Stalking victim Helen Pearson hopes new protection orders will "shorten the suffering" of others.
Key jamming Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:20:12 GMT
What do you need to know about theft using car key jammers?
No log book?Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:41:00 GMT
Motorists are being put at risk of invalid insurance and breaking the law because some dealers are retaining car log books.
Brexit breakdownWed, 07 Dec 2016 02:39:46 GMT
New research casts further light on who voted Leave and why in the EU referendum.
Office partiesWed, 07 Dec 2016 00:02:01 GMT
Christmas party season is upon us again, but what do employers and staff really get out of these events?
Animated voiceWed, 07 Dec 2016 08:43:47 GMT
Owen stopped talking when he was three, but says memorising Disney films helped him speak again.
'Take my brain out'Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:22:29 GMT
Thirty artists are exhibiting their work, many for the first time. The collective has only one thing in common - they all survived severe brain injuries.