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UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 16:28
A girlfriend's mum used to comb Paul McCartney's legs - and other nuggets

HMRC loses £50m Qatar tax appeal

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 15:25
HM Revenue & Customs loses an appeal to recover up to £50m in stamp duty from the sale of the Chelsea Barracks.

Tributes as girl dies after PE lesson

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 15:24
The family of a "lovely" teenage girl who died after falling ill during a PE lesson praise school staff for "giving her a fighting chance".

VIDEO: What do London's Europeans think of Brexit?

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:58
Marcus Thompson finds out what London's Europeans think of Britain possibly leaving the EU.

Murray reaches French Open last 16

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:23
Andy Murray reaches the last 16 of the French Open with a clinical straight-set victory over Croatia's Ivo Karlovic.

Model guilty of millionaire murder

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:23
A swimwear model is found guilty of killing her British millionaire ex-boyfriend at his home in Spain.

EU campaigns 'misleading voters'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:10
The two sides in the EU referendum campaign have been accused of peddling "implausible" figures by a committee of MPs.

False terror kidnap claim PC jailed

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:04
A police officer who made a false kidnap call to his own force is jailed for seven years.

Tarot reader tells of murder confession

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:45
A tarot card reader tells how a killer confessed to his housemate's murder during a reading.

Driver jailed for paralysing sisters

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:39
A driving instructor who left two young sisters paralysed from the waist down after crashing into their car while chasing another vehicle, is jailed.

Vote Leave launches £50m football contest

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:32
Vote Leave offers a £50m prize for correctly guessing the results of every Euro 2016 game - but the contest is called a "con" by the Remain campaign.

Mourinho confirmed as Man Utd manager

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:27
Jose Mourinho is officially confirmed as manager of Manchester United and has signed a three-year contract.

23 test positive from London Olympics

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:53
Olympic chiefs announce 23 competitors at the London 2012 Games have failed retrospective doping tests.

Merlin carving suffers nose damage

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:41
A Merlin rock carving which sparked a row over the "Disneyfication" of a historical site is damaged.

Five ways to survive a three-generation household

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:21
Five ways to survive life in a three-generation home

UK spy agencies 'recruiting more women'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:21
UK intelligence agencies say they are recruiting more female workers - and are targeting middle-age and "mid-career" women for jobs.

GB's Adams wins world flyweight gold

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:32
Nicola Adams completes her full set of international honours by winning flyweight gold at the AIBA World Championships.

Scots Ebola nurse 'may never run again'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:22
The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again.

Warburton misses England game

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:08
Wales skipper Sam Warburton will miss Sunday's game against England at Twickenham with Dan Lydiate captaining the team.

500 words winners announced by Chris Evans

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 10:52
Stories by children about the perils of reality TV judging, dementia and a bloodthirsty pig are among the winners of this year's 500 Words.

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