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Pound falls as Bank of England hints at fresh stimulus measures

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 17:28
The pound falls as Bank of England governor Mark Carney says it is likely "some monetary policy easing" will be required in response to the Brexit vote.

Judi Dench gets first tattoo for her 81st birthday

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 17:03
Dame Judi Dench reveals she got a tattoo on her wrist for her 81st birthday.

Michael Gove: Why I decided not to back Boris Johnson

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 17:00
Michael Gove tells Laura Kuenssberg why he decided "reluctantly but firmly" that "I should stand and Boris should stand aside".

Boris Johnson bows out: Londoners give their verdict

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:42
Londoners give their verdict on the news Boris Johnson has decided not to join the race to be next leader of the Conservative Party and prime minister.

Heseltine launches scathing attack on Boris Johnson

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:34
Tory grandee Michael Heseltine says Boris Johnson has ripped the Conservative party apart, after creating the "greatest constitutional crisis in modern times".

Euro 2016: Wales captain Ashley Williams fit to face Belgium

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 15:55
Wales captain Ashley Williams - a doubt with a shoulder injury - says he is is fit to play against Belgium in their Euro 2016 quarter-final.

Max Clifford 'gyrated' in front of 17-year-old girl

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 15:26
Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford "gyrated" in front of a 17-year-old girl in the 1980s, a court hears.

In pictures: Boris Johnson

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 15:16
Photos chronicling Tory MP and former London mayor Boris Johnson, who has ruled himself out of the race to be the next Conservative leader and prime minister.

Mary Seacole statue unveiled

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 15:02
The 'first' UK memorial statue honouring a named black woman is unveiled in the garden of St Thomas' Hospital in London.

Somme at 100: Drone captures battlefields

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 14:49
A century after the Battle of the Somme, see some of the key landmarks, battlefields and memorials from the air.

Battle of the Somme: Queen to lead centenary remembrance events

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 14:47
The Queen and senior royals will lead events to mark 100 years since the Battle of the Somme which begin with overnight vigils on Thursday night.

Chakrabarti inquiry: Labour not overrun by anti-Semitism

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 14:45
The Labour Party is not overrun by anti-Semitism or other forms of racism, but there is an "occasionally toxic atmosphere", an inquiry says.

Woman wins bid to use dead daughter's eggs

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 14:42
A woman who wants to use her dead daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild has won a Court of Appeal battle.

Brexit ‘racism’ victim: ‘I was told to get out of my country’

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 14:02
A British Muslim woman has told 5 live about how she was told to 'to get out of my country.'

Terminally-ill Oxford United supporter donates season tickets

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:59
A terminally-ill Oxford United fan who watched his team play 'one last time' donates a pair of season tickets to a children's hospice a a 'thank you'.

Boris Johnson out of Conservative leadership contest

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:15
Boris Johnson has announced that he will not be running in the Conservative leadership contest.

UK to send 250 more military personnel to Iraq

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 11:41
The UK is sending 250 more military personnel to Iraq, almost doubling its presence in the country.

How do the Conservatives elect a leader?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 11:29
A short animation explaining the process to elect a new Conservative Party leader.

Can the law stop Brexit?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 11:17
Legal opinions are emerging as to how the UK's departure from the European Union might be slowed or even stopped, says Clive Coleman.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust boss Katrina Percy keeps job

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/30/2016 - 10:55
The chief executive of the much-criticised Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust will keep her job, it is announced.

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