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Brexit: Theresa May faces confidence vote after huge defeat
Labour bids to force a general election after the PM's Brexit deal defeat, but Tory rebels and the DUP pledge support for her government.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:08:04 GMT)

Nairobi hotel: British man killed in attack
The man is among at least 14 people killed in an attack on a luxury hotel in the Kenyan capital.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:41:35 GMT)

Red Bull Tube poster banned over 'focus boost' claim
It was wrong to imply the energy drink can boost focus and help workers finish by 4pm, a ruling says.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:24:31 GMT)

Wales 'highest prison rate' in western Europe
A "thorough debate" is needed on why more people are being sent to prison in Wales, say researchers.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:49:11 GMT)

Mark Evans death: Angela Ayre found guilty of manslaughter
Angela Ayre is found guilty of manslaughter but cleared of murdering Mark Evans at their home.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:15:18 GMT)

Upskirting to be crime after Lords back bill
A woman took her campaign to MPs after a man took pictures of her at a gig in London's Hyde Park.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:56:14 GMT)

Grace Millane: Man denies murdering British backpacker
A man accused of killing Grace Millane in New Zealand denies the charge.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:49:08 GMT)

Ofsted pledges new ranking for schools in tough areas
Inspectors to focus on good teaching and a broad curriculum alongside results, says Ofsted.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:07:14 GMT)

Liver transplant 'game changing' treatment approved
It's hoped perfusion machines that "warm livers" will increase the number of viable donated organs.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:41:37 GMT)

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon says another EU referendum 'only credible option'
Scotland's first minister says it is time to "stop the clock" on Brexit and "put this issue back to the electorate".
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:37:38 GMT)

Australian Open: Roger Federer battles through against Dan Evans
British number four Dan Evans succumbs in three sets after pushing Roger Federer hard in an entertaining Australian Open second-round match.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:09:49 GMT)

'Fairy dust' head teacher Sue East's funeral to take place
Sue East, the head at St Andrew's primary in Bath, wrote a moving letter to pupils before she died.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:02:48 GMT)

Brexit: MPs vote 'no' to Theresa May's deal
The biggest ever government defeat in history sees Theresa May lose the vote by 432 to 202.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:17:21 GMT)

Brexit: MP Tulip Siddiq delays C-section for Brexit vote
The Labour representative called it 'the most important vote in my lifetime'
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 03:38:17 GMT)

Brexit: What happens next?
After a Commons defeat and vote of no confidence, where does Theresa May go with her Brexit plan?
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 03:28:35 GMT)

Clean air: Do low emission schemes improve children’s lungs?
Children in London and Luton are taking part in a study to measure how their lungs are affected by air pollution.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:12:52 GMT)

Cumbria family ditched modern life to live off the grid
Barny, Katus and their children use a compost toilet and say their lifestyle is liberating.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:18:52 GMT)

Child refugee pianist plays in charity shop
Rifat Ozturk, originally from Turkey, arrived in Stoke-on-Trent with his parents in October.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:08:20 GMT)

Rewriting the rules on Arabic calligraphy
Calligrapher Yasmin, 20, says one of the oldest art forms in the world is also the most fragile.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:14:48 GMT)

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Stan and Ollie: Laurel and Hardy car back on the road
The comedy duo posed on the car which advised motorists "a deadly sin is cutting in - cut it out".
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:27:22 GMT)

'Most famous' banned book to be sold in Derbyshire
Fanny Hill was first published in 1748 and has attracted controversy ever since.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:05:55 GMT)

Newspaper headlines: Theresa May's 'historic' Brexit vote defeat
Papers digest the crushing Commons defeat of Theresa May's Brexit deal and assess the coming confidence vote.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:19:10 GMT)

Reality Check: What are the biggest government defeats?
MPs have inflicted the biggest defeat on a serving government in modern history - how does it compare to previous losses?
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:04:45 GMT)

Danny Dyer: 'I like a chinwag about medieval history'
The EastEnders actor and Cockney hardman defends his new BBC show based on his family history.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:43:52 GMT)

Pregnant MP reignites proxy voting debate
Tulip Siddiq was due to have an elective Caesarean section, but delayed it so she could vote on Brexit.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:46:13 GMT)

Do young people feel pressured to have sex?
Newsbeat has been finding out whether having sex "too soon" is a big regret for young people.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:31:41 GMT)

Brexit: Passionate protests outside Parliament
Protests outside Parliament ahead of a crucial vote have been loud, passionate, colourful but - so far - peaceful.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:31:36 GMT)

Managerial departures: Analysing the art of the club statement
"Immediate effect", "wish him every success" and "by mutual consent" - we look at six recent club statements announcing managerial departures.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:01:20 GMT)

Watches: A Briton at the heart of a Swiss tradition
Stephen Forsey's company is making waves in the spiritual home of Switzerland's watch industry.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 07:42:02 GMT)

The five Alex Salmond row inquiries
How are the multiple inquiries into the government's investigation of Alex Salmond likely to play out?
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:43:07 GMT)

'Making pizzas used to be a hobby, now it's my business'
In four years Lee DeSanges has gone from throwing pizza parties to running his own restaurant.
(Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:46:44 GMT)

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