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Children's centre closures may be as high as 1,000, says study

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 00:00
In remaining centres, services for families are no longer within "pram-pushing distance", says Sutton Trust.

Newspaper headlines: Pensioner in 'home struggle' murder arrest

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 23:35
The story of the 78-year-old man held after the death of a suspected burglar features in the papers.

Attack on Man City coach before Liverpool game leaves Pep Guardiola bemused

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 23:05
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he "doesn't understand" why his team's coach was attacked outside Anfield before their Champions League tie against Liverpool.

Using astronomy to save a species

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 21:25
Scientists have been developing a technique to count animals that is usually used to map stars.

Facebook scandal 'hit one million UK users'

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 20:36
The social network says that one million of the people affected are thought to be UK-based.

Florida car crash: Tributes paid to Stephenson family

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 19:07
Four members of the Stephenson family, from Bristol, died in the crash near the city of Titusville.

Duke of Edinburgh recovering after hip replacement operation

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:47
He is "comfortable and in good spirits" after a successful hip operation, Buckingham Palace says.

Ministers outline plan for disabled people's air travel

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:36
New measures could be brought in after complaints about long waits and damaged mobility equipment.

Ray Wilkins dies aged 61: 'One of the best players of his generation'

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 17:40
Former England and Chelsea midfielder Ray Wilkins has died in hospital at the age of 61.

Leave.EU 'now a far-right organisation', Labour MP says

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 16:43
A Labour MP criticises the group over a tweet about Islam which referred to the capital as "Londonistan".

Jacob Rees-Mogg accused of 'copying' Walter the Softy

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 16:24
Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg is ordered to stop "distinctly copying" the style of Dennis the Menace's enemy Walter.

Prestatyn man denies race-hate in golliwog court case

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 16:20
Jason Wakefield-Jones, 50, will stand trial next month after a woman made a complaint.

Comedian Simon Brodkin: 'I didn't expect to get so close to PM'

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 16:04
Comedian Simon Brodkin has told BBC Radio 5 live he didn’t expect to get so close to Theresa May when he pranked her with a P45.

Newborn baby found dead in woodland in Rochdale

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 14:34
The remains were found on land in Heywood, Rochdale at about 07:10 BST, say police.

Ray Wilkins: Former England captain dies in London hospital

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 14:31
Former England and Chelsea midfielder Ray Wilkins dies in hospital at the age of 61.

Man, 78, held after 'burglar' killed

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 14:15
An intruder was stabbed during a struggle at the man's house in Hither Green, south-east London.

Heroin deaths highest in Blackpool and coastal areas

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 14:05
Figures show Blackpool has the highest rate of deaths linked to heroin and morphine.

Russian spy: Labour criticises Boris Johnson's poisoning response

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 14:02
Jeremy Corbyn demands a "cool approach" as ministers defend their view that Russia was responsible.

Stop and search: How successful is the police tactic?

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 13:55
The old regime was not particularly effective at targeting people who were committing crimes.

The names and faces of those killed in the capital

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 13:47
By the start of April 2018, 48 people had been killed in London. These are the victims.