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Harold the dove takes up residence in Long Stratton street

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:13
The bird has been known to pursue postal workers delivering to houses in Long Stratton, Norfolk.

Sir Tom Jones: Abuse is common in music industry too

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:00
The singer tells the BBC an encounter early in his career made him feel "terrible".

Tricks of the trade

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 02:05
The author gives his tricks of the trade to the BBC ahead of the publication of La Belle Sauvage.

Brexit: May offers more assurances to EU nationals

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 02:00
Ahead of a key summit, Theresa May vows to make it as easy as possible for them to stay in the UK.

'Steep rise' in self-harm among teenage girls

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:17
Researchers say it is likely the increase is real and not just down to better awareness from GPs.

Hundreds of families block organ donation

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:08
Legally, consent lies with the deceased, but in practice, relatives' wishes are always respected.

Reality Check

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:03
After five rounds of talks, both sides are making competing claims about progress. How much has really been made?

Stonehenge builders 'ate food from Scotland'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:50
Animals were transported from as far away as the north east of Scotland to the Neolithic site in Wiltshire.

Scots haggis exports to Canada to resume after 46 years

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:49
Haggis is to be exported from Scotland to Canada for the first time in 46 years thanks to a new recipe.

'Death Island'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:46
British soldiers opened the first concentration camp in Russia in 1918, during World War One. To locals it was known as "Death Island".

Birstall family prepares for Diwali celebrations

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:42
Priti Raichura and seven-year-old daughter Sia, from Leicester, take the BBC through their Diwali preparations.

Single-sex English classes introduced at Southampton school

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:42
Boys and girls preparing for their English GCSE have been separated in a bid to improve results.

Mother calls for independent inquiry into child's injuries

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:38
A mother calls for an independent investigation into her son's care at a special needs school in east London.

The 'silent raid'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:37
The final raid by a German Zeppelin on London during WW1 killed seven siblings and 25 others.

Codebreaker quiz

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:35
As a Bletchley Park book of brainteasers is released, test your knowledge of the home of WW2 codebreakers.

Newspaper headlines: FA chiefs 'urged to resign' and PM pledge

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:06
Questions over the future of the FA's bosses and Theresa May's promise to let EU nationals stay feature on the front pages.

One in four people 'trapped in low-paid jobs'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:05
The Social Mobility Commission says low pay is "endemic" in the UK.

UK banks exposed to money laundering in South Africa

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:05
Lord Peter Hain says the banks "maybe inadvertently have been conduits for the corrupt proceeds of money".

His Dark Materials has an 'equel' - La Belle Sauvage

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:51
17 years after His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman reads from La Belle Sauvage: The Book Of Dust Volume One.

Big Ben will chime again in November but may be inaccurate

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:34
The chimes will be the first since August when they stopped to allow repairs to the Elizabeth Tower.

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