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League tables: New targets see 282 secondaries failing

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:53
As new school league tables are published, the government says 282 secondaries are failing.

First British holidaymakers return from The Gambia

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:38
"The local people were crying and worried about their children," says one British tourist.

Travellers forced to leave The Gambia arrive in UK

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:30
Thousands of UK and Dutch tourists continue to be evacuated from The Gambia on special charter flights. People arriving at Manchester airport spoke to the BBC.

Remember these?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:58
It's not just a courgette crisis - supplies of tomatoes, lettuce and more are hit by Europe's big freeze.

Why are we running out of courgettes?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:53
Why are the numbers of courgettes being exported to northern Europe from Italy and Spain falling?

Child sex abuse inquiry: Janner family seeks input

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:27
Relatives of child abuse suspect Lord Janner want "core participant" status in an independent inquiry.

BBC Breakfast presenters meet 'Orangu-cam'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 08:11
The Breakfast team have been monkeying around with one of the stars of new series 'Spy in the Wild'.

Moneysupermarket and Paddy Power lead advert complaints

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 05:39
Adverts for Moneysupermarket and Paddy Power were among the most-complained-about last year.

Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta wins but Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund lose

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 05:33
Johanna Konta reaches the third round at the Australian Open but fellow Britons Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund go out.

Theresa May will tell world leaders UK is 'open for business'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 04:27
The Prime Minister is expected to say the elite must tackle a backlash against globalisation.

Pollution warning as London air quality alerts are issued

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 04:22
Air quality alerts are issued by the Mayor of London, with moderate pollution expected until the weekend

Murder charge after body found in suitcase in Leicester

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 03:40
A man is charged with murder after the body of a woman is found in a suitcase in an alleyway.

Hard-pressed

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 01:45
Why is it that the NHS always seems to be short of staff, and is there anything that can be done to resolve the problem?

Make no mistake

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 01:34
Every day, Miqdaad Versi searches newspapers looking for errors concerning Muslims and Islam, looking to challenge them.

Collapsing cliffs: What causes them to crumble?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:56
Our coastline is constantly battered by the sea, but what is the science behind a cliff collapse?

The Silvertown explosion

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:53
A 1917 explosion at a TNT factory that rocked east London is recalled through the voices of witnesses.

Trump's mother

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:48
Donald Trump's mother Mary Anne MacLeod grew up on the Hebridean island of Lewis.

Newspaper headlines: Premier's pledge and trade crusade

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:41
Articles by leading figures in the Brexit process - including Theresa May - feature on the front pages.

Bomb teams sent to schools 600 times in chemical alert

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:22
Warnings about a potentially hazardous chemical sparks a flurry of calls to the Army.

Laughing gas sold in Leeds through Facebook

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:12
The party drug is being sold illegally across the city via social media, a BBC investigation finds.

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