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May and Corbyn clash in her PMQs debut

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:20
Jeremy Corbyn questions Theresa May on jobs and she points to problems in his party.

'Collateral' lies need not spoil insurance claims, rules Supreme Court

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:13
Lying on an insurance claim should not necessarily invalidate it, the Supreme Court has said, in a judgement likely to affect all household policies.

Hot topic

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:05
After the UK's hottest day of the year, we answer some of the most commonly asked questions on dealing with soaring temperatures.

Little blue men

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:04
A film based on Sir Terry Pratchett's comic fantasy The Wee Free Men is being developed by The Jim Henson Company.

Murder inquiry after three deaths at Aberdeen tower block

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 13:57
Police say they are treating the deaths of a man and a woman in a tower block in Aberdeen as a double murder.

Rifles soldier Joshua Hoole dies during Brecon training

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 13:35
A soldier serving in the Rifles regiment has died while training in the Brecon area of south Wales, the Ministry of Defence confirms.

BT fault hits broadband users and banks

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:54
BT acknowledges that its customers experienced broadband faults. Banks were also affected.

999 dash to save 'boy' finds dog

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:38
Paramedics called to save the life of a seven-year-old "boy" find the patient is a dog suffering heat exhaustion.

NHS targets 'ghost' patients who don't go to the GP

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:13
Patients who have not been to see their GP for five years face being deregistered as NHS bosses prepare to get tough on so-called ghost patients.

Red cards for swearing at referees

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 11:35
The Premier League, English Football League and FA announce new rules to combat "intolerable behaviour" by players and managers.

Smith: I am left-wing but not Corbyn-lite

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:36
Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith has denied that he is too similar too Jeremy Corbyn.

UK unemployment rate falls to fresh 11-year low

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:33
The UK unemployment rate has fallen to 4.9%, the lowest since July 2005, according to official figures.

Swinging London

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:15
Photographer Terence Donovan helped shape the look of a generation and redefined British photography in the Swinging Sixties.

Geordie Shore Aimee Spencer death: Arrests over fall from window

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:51
Detectives investigating the death of Geordie Shore star Aimee Spencer, who fell from a first floor window in Brighton, arrest two people.

Europe's big problem

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:50
Nick Robinson explains how Theresa May and Angela Merkel are starting the process of working out Brexit.

Plane crash survivor returns to scene after 67 years

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:28
The last living survivor of a plane crash which killed 24 people in Saddleworth Moor has decided to return to the scene of the crash for the first time in 67 years.

Body of boy, 16, recovered from River Etherow after 'tragic accident'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:25
The body of a 16-year-old boy is recovered from a river following a "tragic accident", Greater Manchester Police says.

Cuckoo migration 'now more perilous'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 08:06
Britain has lost more than 70 percent of its cuckoos in the last 25 years, but tiny tracking devices fitted to some of the birds may have solved the mystery of their decline.

Owen Smith defends commitment to publicly funded NHS

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 07:46
Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith rejects as "complete nonsense" claims questioning his commitment to a fully publicly funded NHS.

Sunseekers flock to pools and parks

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 07:23
Large parts of the UK are basking in sunshine, with pools and parks packed with people enjoying the hot weather.

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