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Woman arrested over MP Naz Shah threats

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 06:59
A woman is arrested in connection with alleged threats against Labour MP for Bradford West Naz Shah.

Councils demand reassurance on universal broadband pledge

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 02:39
Councils urge the government to "reaffirm its commitment" to a minimum broadband speed to stop thousands falling into a "digital twilight zone".

EDF investors agree 4bn euros Hinkley Point fundraising

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 02:20
Shareholders at French energy giant EDF approve a plan to issue new shares to raise €4bn to help pay for the new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point.

More children trespass on railways in summer, parents warned

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 01:45
Children are almost twice as likely to trespass on the railway in summer than winter, says Network Rail, warning parents that school holidays "spell danger".

Some workers earning less than four years ago, figures show

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 01:30
Workers in England have seen pay rise over the last five years but data reveals parts of the country where wages have declined.

Height quiz

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 01:04
Test your knowledge of which nations are the tallest and which have grown the most over the past century.

'Ticking clock'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 01:04
Billie Piper says her latest stage role, about a woman desperate to have a child, feels very relevant because it's an issue being faced by many women she knows.

Waste mountain

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 01:03
Every day hundreds of thousands of Britons put their coffee cup into a recycling bin. They're wrong - those cups aren't recyclable.

Owen Smith to make equality pitch to Corbyn supporters

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 01:01
Greater equality must be at the heart of Labour's "mission for Britain", Owen Smith is to say in a direct pitch to supporters of rival Jeremy Corbyn.

Newspaper headlines: Priest killing dominates front pages

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 00:49
There is shock in Wednesday's newspapers at the killing of a priest in France in an apparent terrorist attack.

Child radicalisation: NSPCC to advise concerned parents

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 00:40
A charity trains its counsellors to help parents who fear their children are being radicalised.

Brexit migrant 'spike' warning from MPs

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 00:36
There could be a spike in UK migration ahead of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union and the possible end to free movement rights, MPs warn.

Digital divide

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 00:07
There are strong social divisions in how young people use digital technology at home, according to international research from the OECD.

Blame it on the Brexit: But is it just an excuse?

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 00:05
There is no shortage of companies blaming Brexit for their bad news these days - from job losses to price rises - but is this just a handy excuse?

NHS consultant paid £375,000 in overtime

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 00:01
Growing pressures are leading UK hospitals to increasingly rely on premium overtime pay to get consultants to do extra work, with one paid £375,000 last year, the BBC finds.

Husband accuses wife's family of 'honour killing'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 23:03
A woman from Bradford has been the victim of a so-called honour killing, according to her husband. Her family denies the allegation.

What's the 'social bank of mum and dad'?

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 23:01
For young people from poorer backgrounds trying to get work, it's often a case of who you know more than what you know, according to new research.

Fireman Sam episode pulled amid Koran row

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 22:28
An episode of Fireman Sam is withdrawn after an "error" which led to a depiction of the Koran being shown.

Unmarked police car crashes into London diners

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 22:12
An unmarked police car on an emergency call has crashed into customers sitting outside a restaurant in London.

How have Dolly the Sheep's 'siblings' fared?

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 21:58
The prospect of using cloning to treat humans has been boosted by new evidence suggests that it can be used safely in animals.

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