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Theresa May scraps universal credit helpline charges
18 Oct 2017 at 12:20pm
But the prime minister rejects Jeremy Corbyn's calls to pause the new benefit's roll-out, at PMQs.

Check NHS cancer, A&E and operations targets in your area
17 Oct 2017 at 11:48am
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.

EU Withdrawal Bill 'won't be debated this month'
18 Oct 2017 at 12:08pm
Labour says the "further delay" shows "the government's Brexit strategy is in paralysis".

'Go to the dentist and get fined £100'
18 Oct 2017 at 10:22am
Dentists warn that thousands of vulnerable people are wrongly being fined over dental treatment.

Xi Jinping: 'Time for China to take centre stage'
18 Oct 2017 at 8:51am
The president tells the Communist Party congress it is time for China to "take centre stage".

Jennifer Lawrence: I was placed in 'nude line-up'
18 Oct 2017 at 11:12am
The Oscar-winning actress also said she was told to lose weight at Elle's Women in Hollywood event

Charlotte Brown speedboat death: Jack Shepherd in court
18 Oct 2017 at 11:44am
Jack Shepherd faces a manslaughter charge after Charlotte Brown fell into the River Thames.

NHS waits for cancer care, A&E and ops worsen across UK
18 Oct 2017 at 8:10am
Hospital performance slumps across UK with staff warning hitting key targets now an 'impossible' job.

Why IS has not yet been defeated
17 Oct 2017 at 11:46pm
US-backed forces may be celebrating after taking back another city, but fighting will not end soon.

Twitter pledges tougher action against abuse
18 Oct 2017 at 11:48am
The social network says it will impose new restrictions on pornographic and hateful imagery.

Children 'embarrassed by tipsy parents'
18 Oct 2017 at 10:36am
Adults do not have to drink a lot for children to notice changes in their behaviour, a study says.

Lady Somerleyton loses heirloom pendant in Morrisons supermarket
18 Oct 2017 at 12:23pm
The emerald and diamond pendant was being worn by Lady Somerleyton on the day she visited the supermarket.

World's strongest man Eddie Hall shows off his strength
18 Oct 2017 at 9:13am
Eddie Hall showed off his strength by bench pressing BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker.

'I asked if I could kiss her' - one man responds to #MeToo
18 Oct 2017 at 11:53am
The global and personal responses to the anti-sexual harassment campaign.

Traffic jams: UK's worst motorway disruption revealed
18 Oct 2017 at 8:40am
Spilt fuel, emergency repairs and a burning lorry cost millions in wasted time and money.


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MI5 chief: 'Over 3,000 extremists in the UK'
17 Oct 2017 at 5:53pm
Britain faces the highest rate of terror attacks in the last 30 years, the head of MI5 tells the BBC.

The 19-year-old millionaire estate agent
18 Oct 2017 at 7:58am
Akshay Ruparelia set up his business from his bedroom during his A-level exams.

World's strongest man Eddie Hall shows off his strength
18 Oct 2017 at 9:13am
Eddie Hall showed off his strength by bench pressing BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker.

'Don't have nightmares': Crimewatch through the years
17 Oct 2017 at 4:01pm
Looking back at Crimewatch as the BBC show is axed after 33 years.

Catwalk debut for Down’s syndrome teen
18 Oct 2017 at 8:06am
Kate, 19, wants to challenge people’s perception of beauty.

'A small pay rise makes a big difference'
18 Oct 2017 at 5:36am
Caitlin Perry says a real living wage at the National Assembly makes a difference to her lifestyle.

NI Waiting lists: Delays mean patient feels like 'prisoner in own house'
17 Oct 2017 at 9:59pm
NI Waiting lists: A woman who has been waiting for treatment says she feels like a prisoner in her own home.

UK ‘not realistic’ about Brexit money
18 Oct 2017 at 5:22am
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani says the UK government is 'not realistic' about the amount of money the UK will have to pay to the EU.

Storm Ophelia: Day two
17 Oct 2017 at 4:45pm
Some 245,000 homes and businesses were left without electricity in Ireland alone.

Dashcam shows car mounting pavement to avoid queue
17 Oct 2017 at 10:08am
Dashcam footage showed the 28-year-old driver leaving the road to avoid a queue.

Buying a house made 'impossible' by rental costs
16 Oct 2017 at 11:08pm
Rental costs in Cambridge make it hard for people to buy their own homes, according to one couple.

Grenfell art auction raises £1.9m
17 Oct 2017 at 12:41am
Artists including Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin donated works for surviving families.

Female friends for Thomas the Tank Engine
17 Oct 2017 at 5:52am
The 70-year-old children's franchise has been revamped for the latest TV series.

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EgyptAir hijack: Man jumps from plane cockpit window
29 Mar 2016 at 11:46am
A man was filmed jumping from a hijacked EgyptAir plane cockpit window shortly before the hijacker surrendered.

EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus president laughs off hijacking
29 Mar 2016 at 10:42am
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that the hijacking of the plane that landed at Larnaca was not linked to terrorism.

Video shows Washington shooting panic
29 Mar 2016 at 1:29am
Police shot an armed man as he tried to enter the Capitol building visitor centre in Washington DC.

FBI unlocks dead gunman's iPhone
29 Mar 2016 at 6:22am
The FBI has managed to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman without Apple's help, ending a court case, the US justice department says.

Inside Aleppo province: On the ground with Kurdish forces fighting IS
29 Mar 2016 at 4:08am
The BBC gains exclusive access in Aleppo province, where Kurdish forces have seized most of the border with Turkey from Islamic State fighters.

Exploring Myanmar's ageing sewers
29 Mar 2016 at 1:28am
Upgrading Myanmar's colonial era sewage system will be one of the tasks facing the new leaders when they take office this week.

Israel on alert for attacks by Islamic State fighters in Sinai
29 Mar 2016 at 5:32am
With so-called Islamic State militants active in Egypt's Sinai, Israeli troops are on alert for attacks just across the border.

Families mourn park attack on Lahore Christians
28 Mar 2016 at 10:54am
As Pakistani families mourn the park attack on Lahore Christians, the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil reports from the funeral of 16-year-old boy Sharoon.

Drone reveals ancient city 'still standing'
28 Mar 2016 at 9:19am
Drone footage has revealed that the ancient city of Palmyra is largely still intact, after being recaptured from so-called Islamic State (IS).

Storm Katie: High winds cause damage across London
28 Mar 2016 at 9:47am
Wind gusts of up to 105 mph (170 kph) from Storm Katie have caused Gatwick-bound flights to be diverted, and damage across London.

Syria crisis: Refugees 'fascinated' by mobility scooter
28 Mar 2016 at 5:09pm
The BBC's disability news correspondent, Nikki Fox, has been to the camp to see how those with a disability, who are some of the most vulnerable, survive.

Water cannon fired at Brussels protest
28 Mar 2016 at 9:40am
Belgian police fired water cannon to disperse protesters who stormed a central square in Brussels on Sunday