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St Helena: Flights to remote Atlantic island begin at last

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 08:28
The world's "most useless airport" is about to receive its first commercial passenger flight.

Hillary Clinton to visit Swansea for university honour

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 06:57
Hillary Clinton is to receive an honorary doctorate at Swansea University on Saturday.

Jeremy Corbyn: Let workers control robots

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 01:18
The Labour leader warns about the rise of robots and suggests firms like Uber could be run as co-ops.

Carrying acid in public could lead to six months in jail

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 01:02
People found carrying acid in public twice will get six months in jail, under a government proposal.

Suffolk PC saves dog in the wake of Hurricane Irma

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:46
PC Jonathan Harvey says he knew he had to save Buddy when the dog "would not let him go".

Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:34
Psilocybin - the hallucinogenic ingredient in mushrooms - may help in depression, a study suggests.

Birmingham tower blocks have no central fire alarm

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:31
A BBC investigation also finds more than 100 tower blocks in Birmingham have just one exit stairwell.

Student loans inquiry launched by Treasury Committee

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:30
MPs will scrutinise changes to the student loan system, including the repayment threshold and interest rates.

Precious cargo

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:23
Cambridge has the highest concentration of box bikes of any place of its size outside the Netherlands.

Never too late

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:18
In your 70s and 80s? Time to start university, say the second-chance students.

Marathon man Steve Edwards prepares for 800th race

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:07
Steve Edwards fits training around his job in IT and has set himself a target of 1,000 marathons.

Newspaper headlines: EU 'enemy' apology and a weekend heatwave

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 23:41
Saturday's papers are dominated by the chancellor's apology for calling the EU the "enemy", while temperatures in the UK are set to rise.

Hillary Clinton tries speaking Welsh on The One Show

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 22:13
A genealogist on the show revealed the former US secretary of state is a third Welsh.

Race on to spend old £1 coins as deadline looms

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 21:50
A string of shops say they will accept the old round pounds beyond official withdrawal on Sunday night.

Angler who swallowed fish reunited with paramedic who saved him

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 18:59
The 28-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest after the Dover sole got lodged in his throat.

Fake holiday sickness couple from Wallasey jailed

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 18:01
A judge warns other holidaymakers making bogus sickness compensation claims to expect jail terms.

Tracey Emin brings 'My Bed' to the Turner Contemporary

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 17:37
Artist Tracey Emin's "My Bed" was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1999.

Driver reaches 100mph on M6 to escape police

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 17:32
Curtis Stewart is seen swerving to avoid police who filmed him driving at 100mph on the M6.

'First female nipple' broadcast in daytime TV advert for breast cancer

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:49
The advertisement for breast cancer awareness was seen on TV on Friday and will be fully broadcast on Monday.

Security guard's Tesco Reading roof protest ends after 21 hours

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:40
Sacked guard receives a letter from Tesco saying he may have suffered "a significant injustice".

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