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BBC News - UK Calais chief wants new migrant border deal with UKMon, 29 Aug 2016 06:26:34 GMT
Migrants in Calais seeking asylum in the UK should be able to lodge their claim in France and not have to wait until they reach British soil, the region's president says.
'Patients at risk' from length of GP consultationsMon, 29 Aug 2016 04:41:43 GMT
The health of patients is being put at risk because GPs are being forced to carry out complex consultations in 10 minutes or less, doctors are warning.
Ed Balls describes Corbyn leadership as 'leftist fantasy'Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:04:08 GMT
Ex-shadow chancellor Ed Balls says Jeremy Corbyn's Labour leadership is a "leftist utopian fantasy, devoid of connection to the reality of people's lives".
Bank holiday shopper footfall 'down 4%'Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:55:53 GMT
The number of people out shopping in the UK on Saturday and Sunday fell by 4.1% compared with last year's August bank holiday, retail researchers say.
Hundreds of Pokemon Go incidents logged by policeMon, 29 Aug 2016 06:37:43 GMT
Pokemon Go players have been involved in hundreds of police incidents since the gaming app phenomenon launched, the BBC learns.
Royal Navy sends HMS Daring to join IS fightMon, 29 Aug 2016 00:31:11 GMT
Royal Navy warship HMS Daring is to be sent to the Gulf to support US carriers that are launching bombing raids on militants from the Islamic State group.
Brexit may send EU 'down the drain' - German vice chancellorSun, 28 Aug 2016 19:43:18 GMT
Germany's vice-chancellor Sigmar Gabriel says the EU could go "down the drain" if Brexit is handled badly and that the UK cannot keep the "nice things" without any responsibility.
Parkinson's protein test could lead to earlier diagnosisMon, 29 Aug 2016 00:02:13 GMT
A test that can detect the stickiness of a key protein molecule could help diagnose the early stages of Parkinson's disease, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests.
Swimmer Nick Thomas dies crossing English ChannelSun, 28 Aug 2016 19:18:28 GMT
A swimmer dies while trying to cross the English Channel.
Woman, 78, has arm ripped off in parked car in CornwallSun, 28 Aug 2016 12:10:41 GMT
A woman's arm is ripped off after it is trapped in a parked car, police say.
Sir Richard Branson 'should lose knighthood' - John McDonnellSun, 28 Aug 2016 17:18:34 GMT
British tycoon Sir Richard Branson is a "tax exile" and should be stripped of his knighthood, shadow chancellor John McDonnell suggests.
Allardyce calls up Hammer for first squadSun, 28 Aug 2016 19:05:45 GMT
Uncapped West Ham winger Michail Antonio is called up to manager Sam Allardyce's first England squad.
Notting Hill Carnival: Clary Salandy's guide to costume-makingSat, 27 Aug 2016 00:36:35 GMT
Ahead of the Notting Hill Carnival, BBC News goes behind the scenes with Clary Salandy who has been making costumes for the event for 30 years.
Nottingham Forest's manager's unusual chat about cheeseSun, 28 Aug 2016 13:23:28 GMT
Nottingham Forest's manager Philippe Montanier goes off topic to discuss cheese, revealing he is 'the specialist of the cheese'.
Redhill bike 'relates to unconnected individual'Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:16:23 GMT
Police have made another appeal for information after the reported abduction of a child in Redhill, Surrey.
How much exercise is safe during pregnancy?Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:21:48 GMT
There are conflicting views on whether it's safe to exercise during pregnancy - we hear from a former Olympian and mums.
BHS: Inside a 'ghost store' in EdinburghThu, 25 Aug 2016 23:06:45 GMT
BBC News takes a look around a former BHS flagship store on Edinburgh's Princes Street, empty now that the chain has ceased trading.
The band Chvrches give their take on festival etiquetteFri, 26 Aug 2016 17:08:05 GMT
BBC News goes backstage at the Reading Festival to meet the band Chvrches.
I wouldn't 'rush' to invoke Article 50 - Lord O'DonnellSat, 27 Aug 2016 08:06:04 GMT
Former head of the civil service says leaving the EU will take a long time.
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Many apey returns! Chimp marks 21st birthday at zooSun, 28 Aug 2016 16:05:33 GMT
It was a case of many apey returns for a chimpanzee celebrating his 21st birthday at a Conwy zoo.
Bake Off's Mary Berry criticised by MasterChef judge over fryersSun, 28 Aug 2016 13:39:41 GMT
MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace criticises Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry, calling her comments on deep-fat fryers an "attack on our British way of life".
Newspaper headlines: 'Barbecue sizzler' and nuclear deal doubtsMon, 29 Aug 2016 05:14:49 GMT
Monday's papers consider China's growing involvement in UK industry including planned investment in nuclear power, while hopes are voiced that Britons can "fire up their bank holiday barbecues",
Punching its weightSun, 28 Aug 2016 23:30:16 GMT
Broadcaster Melvyn Bragg has called for the government to follow the model of Team GB's Olympic success and invest in the north of England. BBC News asks which of the regions' strengths it should focus on?
Unequal opportunities?Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:50:02 GMT
An IFS study says men still get paid more on average than women. But some have questioned if that's really what the numbers show.
Hands offSun, 28 Aug 2016 10:36:24 GMT
Jane Austen's ring, a £50m Picasso and other objects the UK has fought to keep in the country.
Closing downSun, 28 Aug 2016 19:17:05 GMT
Empty rails and closing signs as a stalwart of the British High Street says its final farewell.
The booze commuteSun, 28 Aug 2016 02:37:15 GMT
Alongside the boisterous revellers on London's first regular all-night Tube service were a sprinkling of more introverted, nocturnal travellers.
Baby gap yearsSun, 28 Aug 2016 00:02:04 GMT
BBC News speaks to the new mums who swapped sleepless nights for long-haul flights.
In picturesSat, 27 Aug 2016 23:32:56 GMT
As Notting Hill Carnival marks its 50th anniversary, BBC News looks back at how the event became what organisers claim is the largest street party in Europe.
'Boarded out'Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:18:23 GMT
Previously unseen photographs of some of England's first foster children - and the stories of what happened next - are released by the charity Barnardo's to mark its 150th birthday.
Brexit to-do listFri, 26 Aug 2016 10:54:02 GMT
Battling ministers, the search for staff and working out what kind of deal to go for - how the Whitehall machine is gearing up for Brexit.
Roman massacreFri, 26 Aug 2016 14:30:51 GMT
BBC Scotland's Willie Johnston reports from a flat-topped hill in Dumfriesshire which could have a more bloody past than previously suspected.
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