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Chinese protests fail to stop 'illegal' water vessel sale

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:49
The Bronze Tiger Ying water vessel was taken from China's Old Summer Palace by a British soldier in 1860.

Zeppelin the 'beach ball' hedgehog released back to the wild

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:28
The spiny sensation has fully recovered from "balloon syndrome" and is back in his natural habitat after 253 days.

Littlewoods owner Shop Direct puts 2,000 jobs at risk

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:23
Shop Direct, one of the UK's largest online retailers, plans to close three warehouses.

Woman critical after West Drayton funfair ride fall

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:02
The injured woman was taken to a central London hospital where she remains in a stable condition.

Gogglebox's June Bernicoff pens book on Leon's life

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:51
It will be based on the life of June's teacher husband Leon, who died in December.

Bell End road name 'will not be changed', says council

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:36
Some residents of Bell End say their road name is making them a laughing stock.

UK manufacturing output falls 0.2% in February

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:29
Economists had forecast a 0.2% rise in industrial and manufacturing output for February.

Gateshead Council: Street lights 'don't cause cancer or miscarriages'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:16
Gateshead Council posts a Facebook message in response to online "conspiracy stories".

Royal wedding: Manchester attack survivor 'speechless' at invite

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:55
Manchester attack survivor Amelia Thompson, 12, is going to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.

Tesco profits rebound as turnaround continues

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:44
The rebound follows years of poor results linked to over-expansion and an accounting scandal fine.

BBC presenter slips into pool mid-interview

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 07:48
BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell's interview with a group of England's swimmers, including Adam Peaty, takes a turn for the worse as he accidentally falls in the pool.

Save the Children investigated over handling of harassment claims

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 06:23
The children's charity is to be investigated over how it handled allegations of staff misconduct.

Map records UK's small ups and downs

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 02:22
The subtle warping of the land surface across Britain is fully mapped in detail for the first time.

Private hospitals warned over surgeons

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 01:39
Inspectors warn private hospitals that the lessons of rogue surgeon Ian Paterson must be learned.

Reality Check: Is police funding falling?

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 01:19
Rising violent crime in England and Wales has reignited debates around police funding.

Lady Leshurr: YouTube's queen bee

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 01:16
How the 29-year-old went from underground grime mixtapes to viral videos.

Child amputees get new sport prosthetics fund

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:43
A mother's campaign has led to government funding that gives hope to child amputees.

Iron Age study targets British DNA mystery

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:35
A project to sequence DNA from ancient remains may solve a puzzle involving people from south-east Britain.

How ancient DNA transforms our view of the past

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:32
Ancient DNA from human remains has helped construct a new narrative for human history.

'My son was diagnosed with Parkinson's at 11'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:31
When Sarah's Hill's son complained of aching legs, her GP told her not to worry - but it was one of the first signs Alex had Parkinson's disease.

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