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Tottenham grassland 'size of three football pitches' ablaze

UK News BBC News Feed - 1 hour 47 min ago
An area of grassland the size of three football pitches is ablaze in London.

Brexit: Theresa May to chair Chequers 'brainstorm'

UK News BBC News Feed - 2 hours 14 min ago
Theresa May is to chair a meeting at Chequers to discuss the UK's approach to leaving the EU and its objectives in negotiations, as her Cabinet meets for the first time after the summer break.

Lib Dem leader warns of post-EU-vote 'forces of racism'

UK News BBC News Feed - 3 hours 15 min ago
The EU referendum result has divided the country and could be hijacked by "forces of racism, intolerance and hate", says Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron.

Third of people have 'not seen a bobby on the beat'

UK News BBC News Feed - 3 hours 19 min ago
More than a third of people in England and Wales have not seen a bobby on the beat for a year, research suggests.

UK girls becoming more miserable - study

UK News BBC News Feed - 4 hours 13 min ago
Girls in Britain are becoming more unhappy, says the Children's Society annual report.

Ex-Army chief Dannatt 'sorry' over malaria drug Lariam

UK News BBC News Feed - 4 hours 27 min ago
A former head of the Army has apologised to troops given an anti-malaria drug he refused to take himself because of "catastrophic" mental health effects.

Newspaper headlines: Apple 'rages' over tax bill as UK sees 'opportunity'

UK News BBC News Feed - 4 hours 32 min ago
The European Commission's demand that Apple hands over £11bn in unpaid taxes is Wednesday's most prominent lead story, with the UK spying an "opportunity" as the tech giant "rages".

Cotton v polyester

UK News BBC News Feed - 4 hours 52 min ago
Why do some gym clothes smell so much worse than others after exercise?

Benefits nurse sacked in Facebook posts row

UK News BBC News Feed - 4 hours 54 min ago
A disability benefits assessor who was suspended after allegedly posting abusive comments about disabled claimants on Facebook is sacked.

Justin Fletcher talks to BBC News about joining the cast of The Railway Children.

UK News BBC News Feed - 5 hours 5 min ago
Children's television presenter Justin Fletcher talks about swapping the CBeebies house for a railway station in The Railway Children.

Ex-Army chief Dannatt on son's Lariam side effects

UK News BBC News Feed - 5 hours 7 min ago
A former head of the Army has apologised to troops given an anti-malaria drug he refused to take himself because of "catastrophic" mental health effects.

Six teens arrested in Polish 'hate crime' murder probe

UK News BBC News Feed - 5 hours 10 min ago
Six teenagers are arrested on suspicion of killing a Polish man in a possible hate crime.

'Smart energy' revolution to balance electricity demand

UK News BBC News Feed - 5 hours 16 min ago
A "smart energy" revolution could help ensure that the UK does not suffer blackouts, according to National Grid's new UK chief.

Urgent action needed for working mums, say MPs

UK News BBC News Feed - 5 hours 16 min ago
"Urgent action" is needed to stop new mothers being forced out of work, says the Women and Equalities Committee.

TV host Charlie Webster back in UK after malaria coma

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 23:31
A television sports presenter who was in a coma after contracting malaria in Rio is back in the UK - in a stable but serious condition in a Leeds hospital.

Sunderland rescue: Teenager 'critical' after dinghy rescue

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 21:57
A 17-year-old youth pulled from the sea is critically ill, while three other teenagers rescued from a dinghy off Sunderland are stable, police say.

England hit one-day world record

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 21:28
England post the highest ever one-day international total as they beat Pakistan by 169 runs to secure a series victory at Trent Bridge.

M20 bridge collapse: Injured biker, 73, recalls 'chaos'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 19:45
A 73-year-old motorcyclist injured when a bridge collapsed on to the M20 threw himself off his bike to avoid the impact, it emerges.

Southern rail to reintroduce a third of trains axed in July

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 18:34
Southern rail is to reinstate a third of the trains it dropped in July "to provide reliable timetable", the company announces.

Cheese, love and music

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 18:20
Blur-bassist-turned-gentleman-cheesemaker Alex James tells the BBC News website why he decided to turn his 200-acre Cotswold dairy farm into a three-day festival celebrating "food, music and family".

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