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Large blue butterfly thriving after reintroduction

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 09:27
A rare butterfly once declared extinct in the UK is now being seen in record numbers after being re-introduced.

US Open 2016: Laura Robson to play fellow Briton Naomi Broady

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 09:15
Laura Robson will play fellow Briton Naomi Broady in the US Open first round after beating Tatjana Maria in the final round of qualifying.

I wouldn't 'rush' to invoke Article 50 - Lord O'Donnell

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 09:06
Former head of the civil service says leaving the EU will take a long time.

Just Like That: How to do the perfect Tommy Cooper impression

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 08:46
Tommy Cooper actor says "everyone at some point" has tried a Cooper impression.

'British' boy in Islamic State group execution video

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 04:40
The Islamic State group in Syria releases a video featuring five boys, including one the militants identify as British, carrying out the killing of prisoners.

A tropical paradise... in Rhyl

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 04:10
Memories of Rhyl's Sun Centre, which is set to be demolished at the end of the summer.

I Am Team GB: Sports clubs open doors for free

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 03:06
Thousands of sports clubs across the UK are opening their doors for free on Saturday following Team GB's success at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Barnardo's archive photos reveal first foster children

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 02:18
Previously unseen photographs of some of England's first foster children - and the stories of what happened next - are released by the charity Barnardo's to mark its 150th birthday.

Theresa May launches race audit of public services

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 02:04
Theresa May orders a review to expose any inequalities in the way ethnic minorities and white working class people are treated by public services such as the NHS, schools and the criminal justice system.

Notting Hill Carnival: Clary Salandy's guide to costume-making

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 01:36
Ahead of the Notting Hill Carnival, BBC News goes behind the scenes with Clary Salandy who has been making costumes for the event for 30 years.

Paul McCartney demo given to Cilla Black goes up for auction

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 00:57
A long-lost demo disc recorded by Paul McCartney that was given to Cilla Black is estimated to fetch £15,000 at auction later.

Stalker Sandra Danevska jailed for trying to frame ex

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 00:46
A stalker who adopted dozens of different identities to make more than 100 bogus claims of crime against her ex-boyfriend has been jailed for five years, police in London say.

Newspaper headlines: Brexit plans, insurance row and harassment 'secrecy'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 00:16
Saturday's front pages are a mixed bag, including criticism of insurance premiums and sexual harassment settlements and fresh suggestions on Brexit arrangements.

Boy, 13, dies after football collapse

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 20:52
A 13-year-old boy has died more than a week after collapsing during a football training session.

Ben & Jerry's recalls Cookie Dough ice cream batches

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 20:50
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's recalls tubs of one of its best-selling products over concern they may contain small pieces of metal.

Double gold Olympian Whitlock met by crowds at Essex gym

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 20:36
Double Olympic gold medallist Max Whitlock is welcomed home at the gym which trains him.

Five men arrested by West Midlands anti-terror police

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 19:32
Five men are arrested by West Midlands anti-terrorism police and an army bomb disposal team is sent to the Lee Bank area of Birmingham as a "precaution".

Man Utd fans sentenced over 'obscene' Hillsborough banner

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 18:31
Two Manchester United fans receive community sentences over an offensive Hillsborough banner that was unfurled ahead of a game with Liverpool.

The band Chvrches give their take on festival etiquette

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 18:08
BBC News goes backstage at the Reading Festival to meet the band Chvrches.

Frank Ocean beats Dolly Parton and David Brent to UK number one

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:45
Frank Ocean's long-awaited new album goes to the top of the UK album chart, beating Dolly Parton and Ricky Gervais's comedy alter-ego David Brent.

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