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First woman MP Markievicz to be honoured in Parliament

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:19
A portrait of Constance Markievicz is to be hung in Parliament, 100 years after her election as an MP.

Another earthquake in 'Surrey swarm' near Newdigate

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:19
The 1.7 magnitude tremor is thought to be the ninth to have hit the area since April.

Brexit: MPs 'frightened' by party extremists

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:49
Tory MP Anna Soubry says 'both political parties are in the grips of their own extremists'.

Miss Universe GB: First black winner Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers on 'great achievement'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:59
Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers is the first black woman to be chosen as Miss Universe Great Britain since the competition started in 1952.

Network Rail: 'Record number' of young people dying on railways

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 04:42
The railway industry launches a campaign to educate young people about the dangers of railways.

Theresa May prepares for a grilling from MPs

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 04:30
After Prime Minister's Questions, the PM will be grilled by senior MPs before rallying her backbenchers.

Grenfell fire: Ban on combustible material 'not enough'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:44
A committee of MPs say a wider ban on combustible material and requiring sprinklers would save lives,

BMX fan in Nigeria overjoyed by bike sent in post

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:51
A 20-year-old Nigerian says he is "the happiest person in the world" after receiving the bike gift.

Pte Sean Benton: Coroner to rule on Deepcut army base death

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:35
A second inquest has been held after Pte Sean Benton died of gunshot wounds more than 20 years ago.

Could a prime minister ever have a Brummie accent?

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:18
What difference does a person's accent make to getting on in politics?

The story of how one compilation came to rule them all

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:18
The full, untold story of Now That's What I Call Music - by the people who made it.

Schools alone cannot fix childhood obesity, says Ofsted boss

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:14
Factors beyond the school gate make it impossible for schools to affect pupils' weight, says report

County Cricket: The 'Take That' influence and how the 'Hundred' could change game

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:10
How a Take That tour helped save one club and ways the 100-ball competition could be the "feast" that changes county cricket.

Too many babies overfed, experts fear

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:41
Government advisers publish new guidance - the first in more than 20 years - on healthy feeding for babies.

Sensible, family-loving teens behind pregnancy rate drop

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:41
This may explain the sharp fall in teen pregnancies, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service says.

Fish oil for a healthy heart 'nonsense'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:41
The evidence around omega-3 supplements is flimsy at best, say experts.

Holiday childcare: 'I'm lucky - my sister has my child'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:38
British parents pay an average of £133.34 a week for full-time holiday childcare for one child, a survey finds.

'Netflix effect' poses challenge to British TV

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:38
Video streaming services now have more subscribers than traditional pay TV services in the UK.

The real cabbage soup diet: What Britons ate down the ages

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:34
Ancient Britons were eating dairy, peas, cabbage and oats, according to gunk trapped in their teeth.

Five crocodiles in Monmouthshire dangerous animal hotspot

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:34
With venomous snakes, scorpions and spiders, is Monmouthshire Wales' dangerous animal capital?

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