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Making music and history

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 14:00
An exhibition opens about one of the most famous recording studios

Women make up 13.6% of film directors

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:53
Only 13.6% of film directors working in the UK are women, says a new report.

Voters turned away at polling stations

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:52
Voters turned away from polling stations in Barnet are urged to return or organise a proxy vote.

VIDEO: 'Surprise' at junior doctors' contract pause

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:49
The government has said it is willing to pause the introduction of the junior doctors' contract in England for five days from Monday to allow for talks.

Murray reaches quarter-finals in Madrid

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:45
Defending champion Andy Murray beats Gilles Simon 6-4 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open.

Government to run 'abuse claim' unit

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:41
A young offenders' unit in Kent at the centre of assault claims uncovered by the BBC's Panorama programme is to be taken over by the government.

Verstappen replaces Kvyat at Red Bull

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:19
Red Bull demote Daniil Kvyat after his calamitous Russian Grand Prix and replace him with Toro Rosso's 18-year-old Max Verstappen.

Police chief 'welcomes Orgreave review'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:16
An independent review into the "Battle of Orgreave" would be welcomed, South Yorkshire Police says.

UK-registered car in France chase

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:04
A British-registered car, reported to be involved in people trafficking, is involved in a high-speed police chase from Belgium to France.

#DogsAtPollingStations: Political pups

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 13:02
Political pups excite Twitter users on election day

Ministers offer doctors' contract pause

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 12:48
The government has said it is willing to pause the introduction of the junior doctors' contract for five days from Monday to allow the two sides to talk.

Schools mental-health champion axed

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 12:46
The job of the government's mental-health champion for schools in England is axed after she criticised the pressure put on children by the current testing regime.

Funeral of marathon captain held

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 12:39
The funeral of an Afghanistan veteran and Green Beret who died after collapsing during the London Marathon is held in Dunfermline.

Plea over 'nurdles' on Scottish beaches

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:10
Public urged to track 'nurdles' on Scotland's beaches

BBC Sport agrees new Badminton deal

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:03
BBC Sport has agreed a new deal to extend its coverage of the Badminton Horse Trials until 2020.

HIV-infected organs transplant success

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:49
HIV-infected organs have been successfully transplanted into four HIV-positive NHS patients in the UK, for the first time.

Spoof Orkney tourist brochure mystery

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:43
Mystery surrounds a spoof tourist brochure for a non-existent island which has appeared around Orkney.

Rolling Stones say no to Donald Trump

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:41
The Rolling Stones order Donald Trump to stop playing their songs during his presidential campaign.

VIDEO: 100-year-old woman models in Vogue

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 08:42
A 100-year-old woman has made history by becoming the oldest model to feature in Vogue, to celebrate the magazine's centenary.

BT profits boosted by broadband and TV

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 07:45
BT Group reports a 15% rise in annual profits and plans to invest £6bn in faster broadband and mobile services.

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