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'Scammers struck as my mum was dying'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:35
The 42-year-old victim was tricked out of £13,000 in a sophisticated scam increasingly used by fraudsters.

Christ's Hospital School: Rape accused tells of affair with 17-year-old

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:25
Two former teachers at top private school Christ's Hospital are accused of sexually abusing pupils.

DUP living in fools' paradise, says Michelle O'Neill

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:07
Sinn Féin's vice-president accuses the DUP of putting its pact with the Tories before NI people's interests.

England v South Africa: Hosts secure series win with emphatic Canterbury victory

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:07
England's women secure a 2-1 series win over South Africa with an emphatic seven-wicket victory in Canterbury.

Mark Beaumont beats 127-year-old Penny Farthing record

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 20:46
Cyclist Mark Beaumont breaks the British record for distance ridden on a Penny Farthing in one hour.

Brighton student jailed for freshers' night rape

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 20:40
Liam Allen raped a fellow student at her flat following a pub crawl which he organised.

Mother and daughter jailed for terror plot

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 20:31
The duo, part of the UK's first all-female terror cell, planned a knife attack near Parliament.

Stow Hill former night club blaze leads to evacuations

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 20:27
About 70 firefighters are tackling the blaze, while 40 nearby residents are taken to a leisure centre.

Trump dossier author Christopher Steele fights defamation case

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 20:05
Christopher Steele says the oligarchs' lawsuit is designed to "intimidate him", which they deny.

Oxfam faces £16m of cuts after Haiti sex scandal

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 17:45
The charity says it will have to reduce some of its aid programmes because of a drop in funding.

'It's Dr, not Ms,' insists historian

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 17:21
Fern Riddell has had support and criticism on Twitter after asking to be called by her academic title.

New upskirting law blocked by Tory MP

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:21
"Shame" is shouted in the Commons as MP Christopher Chope blocks the new bill.

Wera Hobhouse 'angry' after Tory MP blocks upskirting law

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:21
Lib Dem MP Wera Hobhouse says her upskirting law is not dead, after it was blocked by a Tory MP.

Govia Thameslink chief executive Charles Horton resigns

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:50
Charles Horton is to step down following major disruption for rail passengers.

Leslie Grantham: EastEnders' Dirty Den dies aged 71

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:43
The actor, best known for playing the roguish "Dirty Den" Watts in the BBC One soap, dies aged 71.

Parachute murder bid: Emile Cilliers jailed for life

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:42
"Callous" Emile Cilliers must serve at least 18 years after twice trying to kill his wife.

Eid celebration: Haircuts for Muslim men as Ramadan ends

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:19
To celebrate Eid, these Muslims are getting their hair cut to look fresh after a 30-day fast.

Ladbroke Grove banned from making 'violent drill music'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:52
Five gang members are banned from mentioning death or injury in songs or on social media.

Record-breaking crowds at Europe's largest Eid celebration

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:29
More than 140,000 people gather in Birmingham to celebrate Eid, which marks the end of Ramadan.

Bouncy castle death pair jailed for three years

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:20
Two fairground workers' actions led to the death of child who was in the inflatable as it blew away.

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