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Theresa May under pressure after Gove rejects Brexit secretary job
Cabinet minister Michael Gove is considering whether to step down, it is understood, as the PM defends her Brexit deal.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:20:00 GMT)

EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers
The companies overcharged phone and broadband customers leaving their contracts early, Ofcom says.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:29:08 GMT)

Hockney painting breaks auction record for living artist
The price of Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) is the highest for a living artist.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:19:42 GMT)

Homeless family in Cornwall rehoused 13 times in 18 weeks
The Coombes family have been placed in campsites, holiday cottages, a hotel and a room above a pub.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:02:04 GMT)

Cheryl says she's been 'seeing someone' for anxiety for the past year
The singer told Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw that she's been getting help for the past year for anxiety.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:46:36 GMT)

Ursula Keogh suicide: Girl, 11, 'intended to kill herself'
The girl's mother felt "fobbed off" as she tried to get support for her daughter, a coroner says.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:23:28 GMT)

Flu vaccine delays for over-65s 'resolved by weekend'
Patients and GPs have been frustrated by shortages following the staggered supply of the vaccine.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:28:48 GMT)

Whiston park murder suspect arrested
The arrest comes after the death of Peter Seeclear who had been camping in Stadt Moers Park, Whiston.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 04:13:56 GMT)

Properties 'taking longer to sell'
Sellers typically wait more than three months before their home goes under offer.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:03:20 GMT)

Schools admit informally excluding pupils
A dozen schools have admitted informally excluding pupils at some stage last year, the BBC has learned.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:45:08 GMT)

Police investigate NHS Tayside brain surgeon harm
Police have spoken to more than 20 people in relation to NHS Tayside brain surgeon Sam Eljamel.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:38:22 GMT)

Christmas adverts: Do people care about what they see?
Billion of pounds will be spent, but do people want to see commercial messages on their screens?
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:02:45 GMT)

'Bleeping' parrot sparks Daventry emergency call-out
Fire crews "amazed" by Jazz the parrot's alarm impression after an emergency alert.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:26:26 GMT)

Brexit: What just happened?
Leila Nathoo looks at what's been going on in the last few days, and explains what it all means.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:31:40 GMT)

Brexit: What do Brummies make of May's plan?
Birmingham voted for Brexit by just 3,800 votes - so what do they think of the PM's draft withdrawal agreement?
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:58:42 GMT)

Brexit: Theresa May quizzed on no-confidence vote
Theresa May is quizzed about a possible no-confidence vote from Conservative MPs and whether she will carry on.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:58:54 GMT)

Brexit deal: What do the other parties think of Theresa May's plan?
As the Tories squabble over the draft Brexit agreement, we hear the views of some of the other parties' MPs.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:56:28 GMT)

Hospital recruits eight dogs to brighten up patients' stay
Patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham can request a visit from a dog.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:02:11 GMT)

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(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:55:11 GMT)

Newspaper headlines: 'May fights on' amid Brexit deal resignations
The papers say the PM has vowed to carry on in the face of a backlash over her Brexit deal.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 05:08:54 GMT)

The battle of the Christmas adverts: what's the magic formula?
From John Lewis' tear-jerker to Iceland's palm oil campaign - what makes a great Christmas ad?
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:58:23 GMT)

Sophia Jex-Blake: The battle to be Scotland's first female doctor
Sophia Jex-Blake was a pioneer of women's education on her way to be Scotland's first female doctor.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00:50 GMT)

Bristol artist creates giant Romeo and Juliet murals
Jasmine Thompson was commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company 'to attract diverse audiences'.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 05:21:51 GMT)

Blue plaque for Birmingham 'painting attack' suffragette
Bertha Ryland caused Birmingham's art gallery to be closed for six weeks following the 1914 attack.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 05:16:59 GMT)

Ian Naude: How predatory paedophile joined police
Ian Naude was named as a suspect in three cases before he joined Cheshire Constabulary.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:14:01 GMT)

Brexit: Does the withdrawal agreement 'take back control'?
How far does the draft agreement deliver 'control'?
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:54:09 GMT)

Blackpool photo wins Weather Photographer of the Year
Stephen Cheatley's shot of lighting over Blackpool won the Weather Photographer of The Year title.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:18:01 GMT)

The rock and metal music channel Scuzz TV switches off
The rock and heavy metal music TV channel is closing down, 15 years after it started championing bands.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 05:23:48 GMT)

'Ex stole my cash to take new girlfriend to Paris'
Michael Fehsenfeld, 26, from Milton Keynes, has since recorded a song about his crime.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:52:21 GMT)

'Accidental album' up for major music prize
How an album of demos ended up challenging Ash and Snow Patrol for the Northern Ireland Music Prize.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:56:49 GMT)

World Diabetes Day: 'What I wish people knew about my condition'
On World Diabetes Day, we speak to three people who live with the condition.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:19:13 GMT)

'I avoid kissing as my peanut allergy could kill me'
Oli Weatherall has to go to extreme lengths to keep himself alive because of a severe peanut allergy
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:56:23 GMT)

The woman who made it her mission to attend a council meeting
Jean Collins booked herself into a hotel so she could attend the four-day meeting about plans to scrap a county council.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:58:18 GMT)

Shropshire baby deaths: What do we know?
More than 200 families have come forward amid a probe into child deaths at two Shropshire hospitals.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:29:17 GMT)

Prince Charles: 70 years in 70 pictures
To mark the Prince of Wales' 70th birthday, we present an image from every year of his life.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:48:07 GMT)

Bullied MP Chris Elmore 'mentally tortured' as a child
Chris Elmore had three breakdowns after being bullied - now he is fighting back to help others.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:34:50 GMT)

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