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Harry Dunn crash: Anne Sacoolas 'disappointed' by White House rejection

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 23:08
Anne Sacoolas says she had hoped Harry Dunn's parents would agree to meet her at the White House.

Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell dies aged 55

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 22:44
The actress, who played Zoe Tate in the soap, was diagnosed with cancer in 2016.

Brooke Morris: Body found in search for missing rugby player

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 22:12
Officers searching for Brooke Morris, 22, say they have found the body of a woman in the River Taff.

Luxembourg Open: Coco Gauff knocked out in first round by Anna Blinkova

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 22:03
Teenager Coco Gauff has been knocked out of the Luxembourg Open in the first round - just days after winning her maiden WTA title.

Richard Huckle: Paedophile killed in prison 'strangled and stabbed'

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 21:59
The sex offender, who abused as many as 200 children, was found dead in prison on Sunday.

UK's controversial 'porn blocker' plan dropped

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 21:49
A plan to force porn sites to verify users' ages will be shelved, says Digital Secretary Nicky Morgan.

Ayia Napa: 'False rape claim' statement 'not proper English'

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 21:13
A British teenager accused of lying about being raped says police forced her to retract her claims.

England women set for record attendance at Wembley

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 21:02
A record attendance for a women's football match in the UK could be set after England announce their Wembley friendly against Germany has sold out.

Northern rail could be nationalised

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 20:51
The government is considering whether the management of the train service should be taken into public hands.

Jessops owner plans to call in administrators

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 19:57
The High Street camera chain, which is owned by Dragons Den star Peter Jones, lost £13m last year.

Extinction Rebellion: Celebrity backers admit 'hypocrisy'

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 19:37
A-list stars urge the media to focus on "systemic change" as the group challenges a protest ban.

How World Cup hosts Japan became a rugby force

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 19:13
As Japan prepare for a World Cup quarter-final against South Africa, BBC Sport explores how the hosts became a force to be reckoned with.

Pakistan royal visit: Kate's outfits draw Diana comparisons

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 19:10
Is the Duchess of Cambridge putting a modern twist on garments the Princess of Wales wore years ago?

La Liga want Barca v Real match switching from Nou Camp to Bernabeu over civil unrest fears

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 19:10
La Liga ask for El Clasico on 26 October to be moved from Barcelona's Nou Camp stadium to Real Madrid's Bernabeu over fears of civil unrest.

Nasa unveils new spacesuit for next Moon landing

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 18:52
The agency reveals a prototype for a lunar surface spacesuit to fit all shapes and sizes.

Family of England fan Rob Spray who died in Sofia 'broken'

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 18:41
About £10,000 has been raised for the family of Rob Spray, who died ahead of the Bulgaria match.

Woman killed as she leaned out of train window

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 18:12
Bethan Roper, 28, suffered a fatal head injury when she was struck by a tree next to the track.

Blenheim Palace gold toilet theft: Three more people arrested

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 18:05
Two men and a woman are held after the £4.8m artwork was taken from Blenheim Palace.

Red poppy to mark civilian victims of war and 'acts of terrorism'

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 17:46
The Royal British Legion says it has expanded the meaning of the red poppy to be more "inclusive".

Bury FC: HM Revenue & Customs winding-up petition adjourned for 14 days

bbc - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 17:06
A winding-up petition against Bury Football Club is adjourned for a further two weeks in the High Court.