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Tory MP: Government at rotten heart of EU

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:55
Tory MP Bernard Jenkin claims David Cameron watered down union reforms to ensure their support the EU referendum, telling MPs "this stinks".

Sakho given 30-day suspension by Uefa

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:50
Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho is given a 30-day suspension as Uefa open disciplinary proceedings following a failed drugs test.

Hatley appointed England scrum coach

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:44
Neal Hatley will leave Premiership club Bath to become England scrum coach at the end of the season.

Livingstone suspended by Labour Party

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:35
Ken Livingstone is suspended by the Labour Party over comments he made while defending an MP at the centre of an anti-Semitism row.

Police face Hillsborough families action

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:30
Families of football fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster are pursuing High Court misconduct action against the South Yorkshire and West Midlands police forces, it emerges.

UK suspends financial aid to Mozambique

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:10
The UK joins the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in suspending funding to Mozambique over more than $1bn (£700m) of undisclosed debts.

Drone 'unlikely to have hit BA plane'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:52
A passenger plane thought to have been struck as it approached Heathrow airport was probably not hit by a drone after all, the government says.

Probation staff monitoring '70 cases'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:30
Some probation staff monitoring offenders in England and Wales are handling more than 70 cases at a time, a report finds.

Pension hole deters Tata Steel buyers

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:21
Potential buyers of Tata Steel UK have said they would not be willing to take on the company's pensions liabilities, Business Secretary Sajid Javid says.

Met Office issues snow warning

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:11
Forecasters issue warnings for snow in many parts of Scotland as a dip in April temperatures continues.

Go-ahead given for Sun hacking claims

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:14
Claims against the Sun newspaper by phone-hacking victims can go ahead, a High Court judge rules.

British Cycling probes kit sales claims

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:11
UK Sport asks British Cycling to investigate "as a matter of urgency" claims official kit is being sold online for profit.

Cat 'hazard' threatens mail delivery

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:25
A couple living near Bristol are told to restrain their cat or face having their mail deliveries suspended.

Happy Ed Balls Day

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:12
Everything you need to know about Ed Balls Day

Man dies in 'chemical incident'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:33
A man has died after a "chemical incident" at a house on the Isle of Wight, police say.

VIDEO: E-cigs 'have health benefits' says doctor

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:31
Smokers should be encouraged to use e-cigarettes to help them quit, says Dr Nick Hopkinson of the Royal College of Physicians.

Port objects to £1bn M4 route option

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:00
The owners of Newport docks lodge an official objection against the proposed route of the £1bn M4 relief road.

VIDEO: Who faces highest graduate debts?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 08:01
A new report, Degree of Debt, looks at where in the English-speaking world students can rack up the highest amount of debt, and BBC News asks: "Is it worth it?"

PM and ex-union chief urge Remain vote

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 07:37
David Cameron and a former union chief call for a vote to stay in the EU - but the employment minister says leaving would allow businesses to prosper.

VIDEO: As snow falls, is it spring or winter?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 07:35
As various parts of the UK experience snow and hail storms, the BBC's John Maguire reports on the holidaymakers not afraid to brave the cold.

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