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BBC News - UK Plastic bag use plummets in EnglandFri, 29 Jul 2016 23:11:34 GMT
Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p charge for them was introduced, government data suggests.
Hinkley Point: EDF's UK boss 'confident' of go aheadSat, 30 Jul 2016 02:05:33 GMT
The boss of EDF in the UK says he is confident the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will be built, despite the government delaying its approval.
Euromillions UK ticket wins £61m jackpotFri, 29 Jul 2016 22:14:57 GMT
A ticket bought in the UK wins the £61.1m jackpot in the Euromillions draw - the biggest of four jackpot wins in the country this year.
RBS performs poorly in stress testsFri, 29 Jul 2016 22:21:28 GMT
RBS Group performed poorly in the latest European stress tests which assess how the banks might perform in adverse economic conditions.
Florida Zika cases prompt UK advice for pregnant travellersSat, 30 Jul 2016 03:13:26 GMT
Public Health England advises pregnant women to consider postponing any non-essential trips to Florida amid concerns over the Zika virus.
Honeysuckle Weeks: Missing actress found 'safe'Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:20:38 GMT
Missing Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks, 36, is found "safe and well", following a search by Sussex Police
Weekend tax credit and tax payment deadlines alertFri, 29 Jul 2016 21:00:12 GMT
Thousands of people face a deadline of the end of Sunday to renew tax credits and pay tax owed, or face losing payments or being hit with penalties.
David Bowie honoured at BBC PromsSat, 30 Jul 2016 01:11:27 GMT
The life and music of David Bowie are honoured at an eclectic, late-night edition of the BBC Proms.
Drop in little terns numbers concerns RSPBFri, 29 Jul 2016 23:19:22 GMT
The RSPB is concerned after the number of little terns nesting in the UK's biggest colony dropped by almost half.
Bramall Hall reopens after £2.2m makeoverFri, 29 Jul 2016 23:17:01 GMT
Tickets sell out for the opening weekend at a Tudor hall following a two-year renovation.
Father told by Apple to get court order for dead son's dataFri, 29 Jul 2016 21:17:25 GMT
A father is told by Apple he must obtain a court order to access photos and memories from his murdered son's computer.
McIlroy misses cut at US PGAFri, 29 Jul 2016 19:43:11 GMT
Rory McIlroy misses the cut at the US PGA Championship for the first time in his career as Robert Streb and Jimmy Walker lead at Baltusrol.
Two men jailed for smuggling Albanians into the UKFri, 29 Jul 2016 18:09:01 GMT
Two men have each been jailed for more than four years for smuggling 18 Albanian migrants into the UK.
Have you ever seen one of these?Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:10:01 GMT
It's a rare albino squirrel, living in a garden in Sussex.
Armada portrait saved after £10.3m appealFri, 29 Jul 2016 17:59:31 GMT
Considered to be a masterpiece of the English Renaissance, a historic portrait of Queen Elizabeth I celebrating the defeat of the Spanish Armada will be owned by the public.
Basking sharks in 'good numbers' around Coll and TireeFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:49:36 GMT
Sightings of basking sharks are appearing in "good numbers" around Coll and Tiree says a wildlife tour operator.
The hairdresser for the homelessFri, 29 Jul 2016 03:26:34 GMT
Josh Coombes gives free haircuts to homeless people and publishes their stories online.
'We want women to feel safe'Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:22:38 GMT
The UK's first maternity service for victims of rape and sexual abuse, which opens today at the Royal London Hospital.
Cotswold Wildlife Park has 'booming' summerFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:55:58 GMT
A wildlife park in Oxfordshire has had more than 150 new animals born over the summer.
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Bieber dances past Drake to No 1Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:00:01 GMT
Pop star Justin Bieber ends Drake's 15-week run at number one, with his single Cold Water.
Virgin Media engineers 'cut off home'Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:45:08 GMT
A home in the north-west of England has been cut off by digging work carried out to install super-fast broadband services.
Newspaper headlines: Nuclear plant delay, bag use cut, new Whitehall catSat, 30 Jul 2016 04:59:44 GMT
The UK government's delay in approving a new Chinese-backed nuclear power plant, a big fall in plastic bag use, and the arrival of a a cat at the Treasury feature in the papers.
Rape caseFri, 29 Jul 2016 23:15:02 GMT
A High Court judge has said a police force was wrong not to reinstate a former detective wrongly jailed for raping a woman in 2011. His wife told BBC News how her family won a five-year, £150,000 battle to clear his name.
10 ThingsFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:39:32 GMT
The most heavy metal word in the English language and other news nuggets.
Sun, sea, soccerFri, 29 Jul 2016 22:35:21 GMT
As England's women head to the first ever European Championships, BBC Sport looks at the skilful sport of beach soccer.
What now Cameron?Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:18:36 GMT
What they did next - the futures of prime ministers past
Are we there yet?Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:22:29 GMT
Five ways to avoid a holiday disaster when travelling with children.
One DanceFri, 29 Jul 2016 04:31:00 GMT
Drake is on the verge of equalling the record for the longest ever UK number one single.
'My normal life'Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:17:41 GMT
Judo star Stephanie Inglis vows to return to her sport as she returns home to complete her recovery from serious injuries.
Cup capersThu, 28 Jul 2016 23:03:44 GMT
Fifty years ago the 1966 World Cup was taking place in England and a host of images of the competing teams' off-the-field activities show a football tournament happening in more innocent and relaxed times.