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Bid for 'guinea pig' survivors memorial

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 03:17
A member of a group of World War Two pilots who were the subject of pioneering plastic surgery begins a campaign for a permanent tribute to the airmen.

Renaissance masterpiece's 10-year repair

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 02:56
A Renaissance masterpiece is returned to a complete painting for the first time in centuries following a 10-year restoration.

Images celebrate 80 years of Gatwick

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 02:38
Pictures of the Queen, US president JFK and Pope John Paul II are released to mark 80 years of scheduled flights from Gatwick.

Labour MPs consider Liverpool mayor bid

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 02:32
Labour MPs Luciana Berger and Steve Rotheram are believed to be considering running for a new mayoral role covering Liverpool and surrounding areas.

Supply teacher spend exceeds £800m

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 02:20
Primary and secondary schools in England struggling to recruit teachers spent £821m on supply staff last year, analysis by BBC News finds.

Maori skull to return to New Zealand

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 01:41
A Maori skull which has been held in a museum in Moray for more than 130 years is being returned to New Zealand.

Decline in Scotch exports 'slowing'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 01:39
The decline in Scotch whisky exports in recent years is showing signs of slowing, according to a report by the Scotch Whisky Association.

Sturgeon to continue as first minister

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 01:29
The Scottish Parliament is to formally vote for the country's next first minister - with Nicola Sturgeon certain to remain in the role.

Oil boss says North Sea 'has a future'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 01:00
The boss of one the world's largest oil companies, Total, says it will continue to invest in the UK and that oil and gas production in the North Sea has a future.

Brexit 'risk' for UK universities

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:51
UK universities could find it harder to recruit international students if the UK leaves the EU, suggests a survey.

The robot that could shake up law

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:46
The tech start-up planning to shake up the legal world

The night Bob Dylan was called 'Judas'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:20
The night a Dylan heckler changed music

University plans under the spotlight

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:11
The government's White Paper on the future of higher education attracts headlines.

'Train NHS staff' to plug doctor gaps

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:03
Nurses, paramedics and pharmacists should be trained to fill in for doctors and help the NHS in England cope with demand, bosses say.

Brighton 1-1 Sheffield Wed (1-3 agg)

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 22:06
Sheffield Wednesday draw with a spirited Brighton side to reach the Championship play-off final at Wembley on 28 May.

VIDEO: The view from a floating EU voter

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 21:55
An undecided voter shares his thoughts on staying in or leaving the EU.

Three teenagers charged with murder

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 21:06
Three teenagers are charged with murder after a man was attacked in his home in Leeds.

Witchcraft child abuse cases rise by 50%

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:08
The number of child abuse cases involving witchcraft that were dealt with by the Met has risen by over 50% in three years, the force reveals.

VIDEO: Fake bomb had 'return to' label

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:03
The boss of the security firm that left a fake bomb at Manchester United's Old Trafford ground has apologised, revealing details about the device which sparked the evacuation of thousands of people.

Britain's Miley wins European silver

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:56
Britain's Hannah Miley wins a silver medal on day one of the European swimming Championships in London.

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