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Baby gap years

UK News BBC News Feed - 18 hours 45 min ago
BBC News speaks to the new mums who swapped sleepless nights for long-haul flights.

In pictures

UK News BBC News Feed - 19 hours 14 min ago
As Notting Hill Carnival marks its 50th anniversary, BBC News looks back at how the event became what organisers claim is the largest street party in Europe.

Newspaper headlines: Health tax idea and ministers on the spot over Brexit

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 23:52
Sunday's papers include predictions of intense cabinet discussions on making Brexit work, and an ex-minister's proposal for a "health and care" tax.

Muir smashes GB 1500m record again

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 21:51
Laura Muir breaks her own British 1500m record by more than two seconds to win at the Diamond League meeting in Paris.

Everton fan dies after collapsing during home game

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 21:06
An Everton fan has died after collapsing during Saturday's Premier League match against Stoke City at Goodison Park.

Rashford scores injury-time Man Utd winner

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 20:06
Substitute Marcus Rashford scores an injury-time winner as Manchester United finally overhaul Hull at the KCOM Stadium.

Police given more time to quiz terror suspects

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 17:09
Police are given more time to question five men arrested in Stoke and Birmingham on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Man, 26, dies at Creamfields festival in Daresbury, Cheshire

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 16:55
A man dies after collapsing at the Creamfields music festival, police say.

Shepherd's Bush tower block fire caused by faulty tumble dryer

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 16:32
A faulty tumble dryer sparked a fire that led to people evacuating an 18-storey tower block in west London, the fire brigade believes.

Kent M20 shut after crash and footbridge collapse

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 15:21
A footbridge collapses on a motorway following a crash on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Scotland's Richard Gadd wins Edinburgh Comedy Award

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 14:56
Scotland's Richard Gadd is announced as the winner of this year's Edinburgh Comedy Award.

Labour leadership: Smith pledges to scrap tuition fees

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 14:40
Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith sets out his plans to scrap university tuition fees in an effort to win over the youth vote from current leader Jeremy Corbyn.

John Cleese 'in talks' over BBC sitcom return

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 12:23
British actor John Cleese is reported to be in talks to return to the BBC for a sitcom which has been written specifically for him.

Camber Sands deaths: Lifeguards to remain for summer season

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 11:56
Lifeguards are to remain for the rest of the summer at Camber Sands beach where five men drowned, the BBC learns.

The UK Now

Future60 - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 11:09

Our main focus should be to deal with Brexit

The panic is over and we appear to have calmed down. Everything is geared to EU finance or put it another way our finance that goes to the EU.

We need to re structure all this so it works for us.

We appear to be floating on air and need some solid policies to show we are taking the break with EU.

The meeting of the Mayor of Paris and The Mayor of London was a good start.Most countries have Mayors and it needs to be used to link in with these countries.

We need more bonding meetings with other countries and the publicity to promote it..

Property prices in the UK have improved so have investment funds.

The holiday season will soon be out of the way and some work needs to be done.

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Northampton Hospital: Bung left in gynaecological patient

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:39
Surgical staff left medical equipment in a patient undergoing a hysterectomy at a hospital in Northamptonshire, a report reveals.

Traffic tailback warning for bank holiday weekend

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:03
Motorists are being warned to expect tailbacks as millions of Britons set out on breaks or day trips over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Doll's house taken to Antiques Roadshow in Tewkesbury worth £150,000

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 09:54
An early 18th Century doll's house, described as "of national importance", is valued by the BBC Antiques Roadshow at more than £150,000.

UK could remain in 'looser' EU - Lord O'Donnell

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 09:37
A former head of the civil service who served four prime ministers predicts the UK could yet remain in a "more loosely aligned" European Union - despite the referendum vote to leave.

Large blue butterfly thriving after reintroduction

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 09:27
A rare butterfly once declared extinct in the UK is now being seen in record numbers after being re-introduced.


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