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'Abhorrent' practices at Hazlehead crematorium in Aberdeen

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 14:45
"Unethical and abhorrent practices" - including babies being cremated with unrelated adults - went on in Aberdeen for many years, a new report reveals.

Who's staying and who's going in the shadow cabinet?

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 14:36
A string of members of Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet have quit and Hilary Benn has been sacked. Who has gone and who remains? Here's a quick guide.

Nicola Sturgeon: 'Project Farce has begun'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 14:06
Nicola Sturgeon tweets that 'Project Farce has begun' and Boris Johnson is largely to blame as the fallout from last week's Brexit vote continues.

Tour de Yorkshire boosts economy by £60m

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 13:17
The 2016 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the region's economy by nearly £60m, a study finds.

Conservative leadership: Bookmaker on 'two-horse race'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 13:17
Bookmaker: Johnson and May are the leading candidates to be the new Tory leader and PM.

'Corbyn would win leadership contest'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 13:16
Sam Tarry questions why some Labour spokesman are standing down from office.

Paedophile Information Exchange member Douglas Slade guilty of abuse

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:54
A member of the Paedophile Information Exchange, dubbed one of the "vilest men in Britain", is found guilty of a string of child abuse offences.

EU referendum petition hijacked by bots

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:48
An online petition calling for a second EU referendum has been hijacked by automated bots adding false signatures.

Dymchurch pair admit smuggling Albanian migrants

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:34
Two men plead guilty to immigration offences after a boat carrying 20 people was rescued off the Kent coast.

Aiden Webb: Norwich backpacker died in Vietnam waterfall plunge

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 11:41
A British backpacker who died climbing Vietnam's highest mountain fell to his death after slipping down a 60ft waterfall, his family confirms.

Brexit analysis

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 10:43
A leadership gap has opened up at a dangerous time for the UK, says Nick Robinson.

Adventurer Sean Conway completes 'GB coastline triathlon'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 10:42
An extreme adventurer completes a 4,000-mile ultra-triathlon around the coastline of Britain.

'Go back home' - Bitter backlash post-referendum

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 10:04
Since the EU referendum results revealed the UK voted Leave, reports online have emerged of an anti-foreign sentiment.

Oor Wullie takes to the streets for charity bucket trail

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 09:54
One of Dundee's biggest ever public art projects sees more than 50 Oor Wullie sculptures unveiled across the city.

Brexit: Just how divided is Britain?

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 09:06
To what extent does the referendum result show a divided Britain? We explore the data.

Osborne: UK in a position of strength

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:48
Chancellor George Osborne says the UK is in "a position of strength" and indicates there will be no immediate emergency Budget after the Brexit vote.

Many companies plan to impose Brexit hiring freeze

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 07:54
An Institute of Directors survey suggests that a quarter of its members may freeze recruitment following the Brexit vote.

Glastonbury Remain voters 'devastated' at the Brexit vote

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 07:32
The EU referendum has not just divided political parties, it has also opened up a gulf between generations.

Thousands of motorists face delays due to sinkhole on A1 in Gateshead

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 07:29
Tens of thousands of motorists in the north-east of England face days of delays after a sinkhole opened up on the A1.

Queen to meet first and deputy first ministers during two-day Northern Ireland visit

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2016 - 06:33
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will meet the first and deputy first ministers later on Monday during a two-day visit to Northern Ireland.

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