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Ex family court head takes own life after dementia diagnosis

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:05
Sir Nicholas Wall had suffered for several years from rare neurological disease, his family says.

Cheshire woman pregnant with late husband's baby

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:55
Sarah Beattie lost her husband to cancer but is now expecting his child after IVF treatment success.

John Lewis cuts hundreds of jobs amid online shift

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:49
'Structural change' in retailing prompts department store chain to axe nearly 400 roles.

Claudio Ranieri: Leicester City sack Premier League-winning manager

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:31
Manager Claudio Ranieri is sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title.

Syria terror suspect arrested at Heathrow

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 19:53
The 26-year-old man is being held in the West Midlands after arriving on a flight from Turkey.

Police surgeon carried out 'unacceptable' examinations

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 19:38
Dr Reg Bunting, who died in 2013, was chief medical officer at Avon and Somerset Police from 1990-97.

Flybe plane landing gear fails at Schiphol Airport

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 18:59
A Flybe flight from Edinburgh ends up leaning on its wing at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.

Storm Doris: Dashcam captures falling tree near miss

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 17:25
Footage from driving instructor Paul Smith shows his narrow escape from a falling tree in Spalding.

Storm Doris: Plane aborts landing in wind

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 16:33
A passenger plane had to abandon its initial landing attempt at Manchester Airport due to high winds.

'Gangster' shot by own gun, coroner rules

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 15:22
A businessman involved in a fight with the man "acted reasonably to defend himself", coroner says.

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UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 15:03
Storm Doris has wreaked a destructive path - bringing snow, rain and high winds and travel disruption.

Helen Bailey murderer Ian Stewart jailed for 34 years

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 13:21
Ian Stewart, who has been jailed for 34 years, is described as "a real danger to women" by a judge.

Hairdryers used to strike blow against speeders in Hopeman

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 13:20
Villagers dressed in fluorescent jackets point hairdryers at cars to mimic police using speed cameras to deter fast drivers.

Nuclear bunker raid finds £1m cannabis farm

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:52
Several thousand cannabis plants seized in midnight raid on RGHQ Chilmark.

Faulty tumble dryers: More than 40,000 sign recall petition

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:51
Whirlpool insists its repair programme is the best way to go, but thousands of owners want a recall.

Man registered 26 non-existent babies

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:13
A businessman registered the births of 26 non-existent babies as part of a benefit fraud scheme, a court hears.

Hermaphrodite dog at Coventry RSPCA can't find home

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 10:47
The RSPCA says potential adopters may have been put off after learning of Holly's rare condition.

Children played with unexploded bomb at Rosemarkie

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 10:39
Children played with an unexploded mortar bomb on a beach before being told what it was.

Net migration to UK falls to 273,000

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 09:55
The figure is down 49,000 from previous year, but still above the government's target of 100,000.

Storm Doris winds reach 94mph as it hits UK

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 09:44
Parts of the UK are facing travel disruption as Storm Doris brings high winds and some snow.

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