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'World's biggest' bouncy castle arrives

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 12:12
The "world's biggest" bouncy castle is unveiled at the Common People music festival in Southampton.

VIDEO: Booker winner on rejection and patois

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 11:55
Marlon James' novel based around the attempted assassination of Bob Marley saw him become the first Jamaican author to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize.

VIDEO: 'World's biggest' bouncy castle arrives

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 11:36
Festival-goers are invited to have a go on what is claimed to be the world's largest bouncy castle.

VIDEO: Young fans on Roald Dahl's weird words

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 11:03
The BBC asks some of Roald Dahl's biggest fans what they think of his language.

Spurs to play at Wembley next season

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 09:41
Tottenham will play Champions League home games at Wembley next season - and could play all home matches there in 2017-18.

VIDEO: Why 'funslinger' is taking off in schools

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 09:23
The game of "funslinger" is coming to a growing number of UK schools and claims to feature one of the longest throws of any sport.

VIDEO: 'Huge variation' in mental health support

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 08:50
More than a quarter of children referred for mental health support in England last year were turned away, according to a report from the Children's Commissioner.

VIDEO: Giant cruise ship 'a construction site'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 08:43
Some of the first paying passengers on the world's biggest cruise ship have described it as "a construction site" and a "serious risk to those on board".

Miliband 'call to arms' for young voters

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 07:26
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband is to issue a "call to arms", urging young people to register to vote in next month's EU referendum.

Blair warns against Corbyn 'experiment'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 05:02
It would be a "very dangerous experiment" for the UK to give Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn power, former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair warns.

Will ethnic minority voters decide EU vote?

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 01:23
Will ethnic minority voters decide EU vote?

Becket bone relic taken to Canterbury

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 01:20
A bone fragment believed to come from the remains of St Thomas Becket will be carried into Canterbury Cathedral, 845 years after his death.

Riot's legacy of shame and pride

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 01:02
The riot with a legacy of shame and pride

VIDEO: What people in the Middle East really think of Tony Blair's latest idea

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 00:49
What people in the Middle East really think of Tony Blair

Events mark Battle of Jutland centenary

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 00:45
The centenary of the largest naval battle of World War One is to be officially commemorated in Rosyth and South Queensferry.

Huge gas explosion 'shakes homes'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 00:42
An open gas mains fire caused homes to "shake" after it exploded on the Kent estuary, witnesses say.

Dictionary for Dahl's squishous words

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 00:29
Swashboggling, squishous and frobscottle are among thousands of Roald Dahl's words to be compiled in a dictionary to celebrate the centenary of the writer's birth.

Children 'denied mental health support'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 00:24
Mental health services turned away more than a quarter of children referred for support without help in England in 2015, a report says.

Bus engulfed by flames after 'explosion'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 23:37
A bus goes up in flames after it "exploded" moments before its passengers were rushed to safety by the driver.

Depp assault claims on front pages

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 23:19
The restraining order issued against Hollywood star Johnny Depp attracts headlines, along with President Obama's visit to Hiroshima and a call to raise the driving licence renewal age.

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