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Lord Kilclooney withdraws ‘Indian’ Leo Varadkar tweet

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 22:23
Former senior Ulster Unionist Lord Kilclooney withdraws tweet describing Leo Varadkar as “the Indian”.

Question Time cut short as woman falls ill

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 22:23
The BBC TV show is curtailed after an audience member collapses.

I'm A Celebrity's Jack Maynard sorry for 'horrible' tweets

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 20:45
The ex-I'm A Celebrity contestant apologised for tweeting some "disgusting things" in 2012.

'Sadistic' couple jailed for campaign of child abuse

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 19:54
Two boys were beaten, force fed, made to take scalding showers, and stopped from using the toilet.

Buncrana pier tragedy victims 'died by misadventure'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 19:52
Five members of a Derry family drowned after their car went off a slipway into Lough Swilly in March 2016.

Manchester Arena attack: Siblings return six months on

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 19:13
Max Trobe took his little sister Martha Lynch back to Manchester Arena for a Little Mix concert.

Turnip Prize: Entries for spoof art award announced

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 18:17
The finalists for the Turnip Award, which honours "rubbish art", are announced.

Celebrity Big Brother star Jeremy McConnell is jailed

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 18:15
Celebrity Big Brother star Jeremy McConnell had been carrying out community service in south Wales.

Lush sorry for boarding doorway where homeless slept

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 18:10
The Green Party says it was "cruel" to board up entrances to empty shops where homeless people slept.

The Sun cleared over 'Muslim Problem' Trevor Kavanagh article

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 17:52
A regulator rules Trevor Kavanagh's column was capable of causing offence but did not breach the code.

Reality Check

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 16:54
How much is the chancellor's stamp duty policy really going to help the people at whom it is aimed?

Beatboxers play out BBC News Channel

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 16:22
Simon McCoy challenged the Beatbox Collective to play out his Afternoon Live programme.

Mother warns hamster owners about burying pets alive

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 15:41
A mother had told BBC 5 live she nearly buried her hibernating hamster, Fudge, alive.

MP Ivan Lewis suspended by Labour

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 15:29
Labour says it takes sexual harassment claims "extremely seriously" and has launched an investigation.

Dolly the sheep health fears 'unfounded'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 15:17
Concerns that Dolly the cloned sheep had early-onset arthritis were unfounded, scientists say.

Parachute husband Emile Cilliers set to face retrial

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 15:12
The jury in the case against Emile Cilliers, accused of trying to kill his wife, is discharged.

Pole winners

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 15:05
Barra secures official recognition of its flag but where else in Scotland has its own banner?

Brexit 'bombshell' for UK's European Capital of Culture 2023 plans

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 15:00
The UK won't host the European Capital of Culture in 2023, disappointing five bidding cities.

Domestic abuse: 10% of young women affected - ONS

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 14:33
About 7% of teenage males in England and Wales are also affected, official figures suggest.

Budget 2017: Stagnant earnings forecast 'astonishing'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 14:22
The UK is in danger of losing almost 20 years of earnings growth, warns an independent economic think tank.

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