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Five men arrested by West Midlands anti-terror police

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:32:35 GMT
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".>
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Stalker Sandra Danevska jailed for trying to frame ex

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:46:54 GMT
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.>
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Paul McCartney demo given to Cilla Black goes up for auction

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:57:50 GMT
A long-lost demo disc recorded by Paul McCartney that was given to Cilla Black is estimated to fetch £15,000 at auction later.>
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Molly-Mae Wotherspoon death: Dog attack case adjourned as mum taken ill

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:49:12 GMT
The sentencing of a woman whose baby was killed by a banned dog is adjourned after she was taken from court by ambulance.>
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Vincent Barker death: Optometrist Honey Rose given two-year suspended sentence

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:58:59 GMT
An optometrist who failed to spot an eye condition in a boy who later died is given a suspended sentence.>
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Australia backpacker stabbing: Mia Ayliffe-Chung's friend 'devastated'

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:13:25 GMT
A British backpacker speaks of his "devastation and heartbreak" after being caught up in the fatal stabbing of Mia Ayliffe-Chung in Australia.>
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Offensive language ruins search for world's worst word

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:41:49 GMT
A search for the most-hated word in the English language is halted after an online survey is bombarded with offensive language.>
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Driver who paralysed daughter in Essex given community service

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:45:40 GMT
A driver who paralysed her own daughter in a crash, and killed an elderly passenger in the car she hit, is handed a community service order>
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Italy earthquake: Boy, 14, among three UK deaths

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:40:12 GMT
Three Britons killed in the earthquake in Italy are named as Marcos Burnett, 14, and couple Will and Maria Henniker-Gotley, all from London.>
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Sarah Dahane death: Mother pleads guilty to murder

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:19:58 GMT
The mother of a toddler who was found dead at home pleads guilty to murder.>
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Eddie Cochran fans plan £10k statue in Chippenham

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:03:10 GMT
A campaign is launched to erect a statue of rock 'n' roller Eddie Cochran in the Wiltshire town where he died.>
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Manchester student detained over terror offences

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:29:10 GMT
A cousin of sisters dubbed the "teenage terror twins" after they joined the so-called Islamic State is detained for seven years for terror offences.>
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In pictures: Reading Festival welcomes first arrivals

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:19:46 GMT
Reading festival-goers escape bad weather on first day of event.>
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NI terrorism: Royal Marine Ciarán Maxwell's detention extended

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:02:45 GMT
Detectives who arrested a serving royal marine in a Northern Ireland-related terrorism investigation are granted a further five days to question him.>
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Redhill van abduction inquiry: Mountain bike ruled out

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:05:55 GMT
A bicycle left by the roadside after a suspected abduction attempt belongs to an unconnected person, police say.>
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Notting Hill Carnival: Clary Salandy's guide to costume-making

Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:36:35 GMT
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.>
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Kingsley Burrell: Protestors hope to 'get answers' after CPS sit-in

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:45:59 GMT
Protestors who staged a sit-in in Birmingham have said they hope to "finally get answers" over the death of Kingsley Burrell.>
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Who are the RNLI's lifeguards?

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:19:49 GMT
Lifeguards are patrolling Camber Sands in East Sussex over the bank holiday weekend after a series of deaths, but what makes an RNLI lifeguard?>
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Sheffield 'bus surfing' video prompts vehicle refit

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:01:14 GMT
A bus company has begun fitting its vehicles with "anti surf" devices after footage emerged of two men clinging to the back of a moving bus in Sheffield.>
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'Horrors' of children's home described

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:13:45 GMT
A man who hopes his case will be heard at the European Court of Human Rights has spoken of the horrors he says he endured at a children's home in Ireland.>
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Tall Ships regatta: Blyth hosts sailing ships from around the world

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:16:16 GMT
Sailing ships from around the world have arrived in Northumberland for the Blyth Tall Ships regatta.>
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Molly-Mae Wotherspoon: Clashes outside court ahead of sentencing

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:39:19 GMT
There are clashes outside Northampton Crown Court ahead of the sentencing of a mother and grandmother over the death of a baby.>
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Ipswich hedgehog officer appointed after global interest in job

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:26:05 GMT
A hedgehog officer is set to start work to improve animal numbers after an advert for the Ipswich-based job sparks worldwide interest.>
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Roman flood bank found under demolished Gloucester bus station

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:22:13 GMT
A flood bank built by the Romans is discovered under a recently demolished bus station in Gloucester.>
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Carnival kids

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:40:57 GMT
BBC News looks at five ways parents can keep their children entertained at what organisers claim is Europe's biggest street carnival.>
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Epic telly

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:26:16 GMT
It is 20 years since Our Friends in the North first aired, but the programme's journey to the TV screen was as tangled as the lives of the four friends it tracked across the decades.>
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Spitfires of the seas

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:45:21 GMT
One hundred years ago an arm of the Royal Navy was formed to run "suicide missions" against the German naval forces.>
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England's Big Picture: 22 - 28 August

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:13:54 GMT
Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.>
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Rita King care home shooting: Dementia, delusions and desperation

Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:37:23 GMT
As a "devoted" husband is sentenced to six years in prison for shooting his 81-year-old wife dead in her care home, BBC News looks at the couple's struggles with mental health issues.>
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Springing to success

Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:56:58 GMT
Bronze-winning gymnast Amy Tinkler is given the welcome home of a sporting hero.>
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England-qualified players at Man Utd, Chelsea & Man City playing less

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:37:30 GMT
As Sam Allardyce prepares to name his first England squad, statistics show English players at the Premier League title favourites are spending less time on the pitch.>
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US Open 2016: Britain's Laura Robson qualifies with straight-set victory

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:54:09 GMT
Laura Robson becomes the eighth Briton to reach the US Open first round with a straight-set victory over Germany's Tatjana Maria.>
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Irvine heads Burton past neighbours Derby

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:03:11 GMT
Jackson Irvine scores to ensure Burton beat Derby in the first competitive game between the near neighbours.>
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Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome remains third as Jonas Van Genechten wins stage

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:22:28 GMT
Chris Froome remains third in the Vuelta a Espana as Belgian Jonas Van Genechten wins stage seven.>
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Abacus @ Saturday, 15th January, 2011

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Critical care units 'too full and understaffed'

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:44:39 GMT
Hospital departments responsible for treating the most seriously ill patients are too full and seriously understaffed, a Welsh Government report says.>
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Labour AM warns of threat to devolution in Brexit vote wake

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:15:08 GMT
Disillusionment with politicians shown by the vote to leave the European Union could pose a threat to the assembly, a Labour AM warns.>
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'Unusual and enigmatic' long-finned pilot whales spotted off Welsh coast

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:46:27 GMT
People are urged to keep an eye out for "unusual and enigmatic" whales off the Welsh coast after scientists were told about a number of sightings.>
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Llandarcy business park blaze tackled by fire crews

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:01:51 GMT
Fire crews battle a large blaze at a business park in Neath Port Talbot.>
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Colin Yates posed as abused young girls on Facebook

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:41:56 GMT
A call centre manager who posed as abused teenage girls on Facebook and had sexual conversations with older men, is jailed.>
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Holywell sniffer dogs help seize elephant tusks in Tanzania

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:03:47 GMT
Two sniffer dogs from Flintshire help authorities in Tanzania seize a haul of elephant tusks.>
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Jake Cannon jailed for distributing child abuse images

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:55:46 GMT
A man who claimed to be a professional distributor of child abuse images is jailed for 15 months.>
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Trampled Swansea City fan Terry Coles plea 'considered'

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:20:11 GMT
A request to release details of an investigation into the death of a Swansea City fan is being "carefully considered", police say.>
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Champions League final 'a great opportunity' for Cardiff

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:19:39 GMT
Hosting the 2017 Champions League final will be a "great opportunity" for Cardiff, the city's council says.>
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Appeal over Gwynedd council's refusal of 366 new Bangor homes

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:02:38 GMT
Developers who were refused permission to build 366 houses in Bangor because of fears over the effect on the Welsh language are appealing.>
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Girls outperform boys in reading, latest Welsh data shows

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:54:32 GMT
Girls have outperformed boys at reading although they did not fare better at maths, results of this year's school tests show.>
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Deeside leisure centre to reopen after travellers leave

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:38:44 GMT
A group of traveller caravans illegally parked at the Deeside Leisure Centre in Queensferry move on>
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BT to remove 76 Neath Port Talbot and Newport payphones

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:34:52 GMT
Phone company BT writes to Neath Port Talbot and Newport councils proposing to remove 76 payphones.>
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£100m for Aberystwyth university facility improvements

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:21:30 GMT
Work continues on a £100m investment at Aberystwyth University to improve residential and teaching facilities.>
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The woman from Monmouthshire behind The Third Man film

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:26:21 GMT
It is considered a masterpiece of British Cinema, but The Third Man, starring Orson Welles, may never have made it to the big screen if it was not for a Welsh woman.>
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Anglesey tragedy prompts sea safety warning

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:07:50 GMT
As beachgoers are urged to stay safe on the coast this weekend following 12 sea deaths around the UK in the past week, one man warns of the impact of such tragedies.>
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Llandarcy business park blaze: Smoke billows from building

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:41:58 GMT
Fire crews battle a large blaze at a business park in Neath Port Talbot.>
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Coast Lines: 'A project for everyone to feel part of'

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:52:40 GMT
Hundreds of people take part in a community art project in Pembrokeshire.>
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GCSE changes 'will take time to bed in' - Kirsty Williams

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:21:10 GMT
The education secretary says the latest GCSE results are a "high watermark" in performance in Wales but changes in the exam system to bring further improvements will take time to bed in.>
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'Worst' GCSE school Eastern High in Cardiff 'looking good'

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:45:08 GMT
A Cardiff secondary school with the worst GCSE results in Wales sees its best performance in possibly a decade. Head Armando Di-Finizio and pupils give their reactions as the results come in.>
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GCSEs: 'Two years solid work' at Ysgol Friars, Bangor

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:36:09 GMT
The GCSE A* to C pass rate stays at 66.6% in Wales for the third year running. Pupils and head teacher Neil Foden at Ysgol Friars in Bangor, Gwynedd gave their reaction.>
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Cadw bid to immortalise Caerphilly castle in Lego

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:33:56 GMT
Caerphilly Castle could be immortalised in Lego alongside world famous monuments like the Louvre and Rialto Bridge.>
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Fishguard and Goodwick locals get drawing for art project

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:11:06 GMT
Locals from Fishguard and Goodwick come together using the art of drawing to create an exhibition for visitors to see.>
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Gofal dwys Cymru yn 'rhy llawn a heb digon o staff'

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:12:44 GMT
Adrannau ysbytai yng Nghymru sy'n trin y cleifion mwyaf gwael yn rhy llawn ac yn brin o staff, yn ôl adroddiad gan Lywodraeth Cymru.>
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Apelio yn erbyn gwrthod cais am 366 o dai yng Ngwynedd

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:45:38 GMT
Mae datblygwyr wedi apelio yn erbyn penderfyniad i wrthod rhoi caniatâd i adeiladu 366 o dai ym Mangor, Gwynedd.>
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Ysbrydion tŷ ni

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:51:18 GMT
Profiad teulu o Gaerdydd o rannu tŷ efo ysbrydion>
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Alfie Mawson: Swansea City and Barnsley agree fee for Tykes defender

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:31:21 GMT
Swansea City are set to discuss personal terms with defender Alfie Mawson after Barnsley agree a fee for the 22-year-old.>
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Kit Symons: Former Fulham manager returns to Wales coaching role

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:03:50 GMT
Kit Symons is back in the Wales coaching set-up, returning to the role Cardiff City manager Paul Trollope has relinquished.>
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Hull City bid for Cardiff City goalkeeper David Marshall

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:20:28 GMT
Cardiff City goalkeeper David Marshall is the subject of an approach from Premier League side Hull City, BBC Wales Sport has learned.>
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Ki Sung-yueng: Swansea City midfielder's 'tough' military service

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:57:55 GMT
Four weeks of military service in South Korea was "tough" but "a great experience" says Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-yueng.>
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The Third Man

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:19:06 GMT
Welsh inspiration for 1949 film The Third Man>
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Grades explained

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:35:56 GMT
The GCSE results are out on Thursday and here is a guide to what to look out for and what is changing.>
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Crouch, bind, set...

Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:54:33 GMT
The world record for the largest rugby scrum is broken in Cardiff after 1,297 players take part.>
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Your Pictures in Wales: 17-24 August 2016

Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:52:19 GMT
A selection of your pictures from around Wales.>
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Following Farage

Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:19:11 GMT
UKIP is embroiled in a leadership battle over who will replace Nigel Farage - but can any of the five candidates hoping to replace him bring the party together?>
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Summer in Snowdonia

Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:16:21 GMT
Hyfrydwch un o'n Parciau Cenedlaethol trwy lens y ffotograffydd Dafydd Em // Snowdonia National Park in summer through the lens of photographer Dafydd Em>
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Men behind the money

Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:04:07 GMT
New owners Steve Kaplan and Jason Levien tell BBC Wales Sport about their American dream for Swansea City.>
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Abacus @ Saturday, 15th January, 2011

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Jeremy Corbyn urges 'respect' for Kezia Dugdale

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:33:32 GMT
Jeremy Corbyn urges Labour members to show "respect" to the party's Scottish leader after she was jeered at a hustings debate in Glasgow.>
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Boy, 13, dies after football collapse

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:52:30 GMT
A 13-year-old boy has died more than a week after collapsing during a football training session.>
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Renfrewshire fund helps families with school costs

Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:59:32 GMT
A council says a special fund to help families with the cost of sending their children to school is getting results.>
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Judge's 'LOL' as he jails online boaster who ducked sentence

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:24:11 GMT
A man who avoided prison after being convicted of a street attack is jailed for refusing to perform unpaid work then boasting about it online.>
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Design of St Kilda centre on Isle of Lewis unveiled

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:39:06 GMT
The design of a proposed visitor centre dedicated to the history, wildlife and geology of St Kilda has been unveiled.>
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Man's confession after killing partner

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:12:34 GMT
A man killed his partner before confessing to his mother days later he had "done something terrible", a court is told.>
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Workplace equality focus of new labour market strategy

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:29:29 GMT
The Scottish government pledges to focus on improving equality in the workplace as it launches its new labour market strategy.>
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Man arrested over Greenock street death

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:55:11 GMT
A man is arrested over the death of a 23-year-old man who was found seriously injured following a disturbance in Greenock.>
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Murder trial witness jailed for raping two women

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:04:19 GMT
A man whose evidence helped convict three killers in a high-profile murder trial has been jailed for eight years for raping two women.>
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Ban on legal highs has 'significant effect' in Scotland

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:00:33 GMT
New legislation introduced three months ago banning so-called legal highs has had a significant effect, Police Scotland says.>
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Woman admits battering boy aged eight at house in Ayrshire

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:29:25 GMT
A woman admits battering an eight-year-old boy and piercing his skin with a knife after being reported to police by a worried neighbour.>
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Riders gather for 20th Thunder in the Glens in Aviemore

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:46:58 GMT
Bikers have begun gathering in the Highlands for one of Europe's largest annual gatherings of Harley-Davidson motorcycle enthusiasts.>
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Jobs lost as East Kilbride windows supplier goes bust

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:57:52 GMT
East Kilbride-based windows supplier TFD (Scotland) Ltd collapses, with the loss of 63 jobs.>
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Dugdale jeered during Labour hustings

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:21:16 GMT
Kezia Dugdale is jeered by a section of the audience at a Labour leadership hustings in Glasgow.>
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'Green prescriptions' to boost elderly outdoor activity

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:35:34 GMT
A new report says that more should be done to encourage older people to take part in outdoor physical activity.>
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'Legogate' councillor urged to resign

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:27:34 GMT
A report reveals that an Aberdeenshire councillor walked out of a conference at Legoland in Denmark because he was not happy with the accommodation.>
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Secret recording of clothing bin 'emptied' in Glasgow

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:02:20 GMT
Secret recording as part of BBC investigation into poor quality housing in Govanhill shows women taking clothes from a clothing bin.>
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Smith asks Corbyn: Did you vote Remain?

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:06:55 GMT
Owen Smith questions whether Jeremy Corbyn voted to Remain in the EU referendum as the pair clash during a Labour leadership hustings debate in Glasgow.>
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Man proposes to girlfriend with film starring Lego version of himself

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:05:10 GMT
A man has asked his girlfriend to marry him in a film using Lego that was screened to cinema goers before the main attraction.>
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Man surrounded by swarm of midges in Cairngorms

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:49:13 GMT
A hillwalker is surrounded by a swarm of biting midges in the Cairngorms.>
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Deadly corn-on-cob husk removed from dog's intestine

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:02:44 GMT
A dog is recovering after vets removed half of its intestine during surgery to take out a corn-on-the cob husk.>
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Cool and the gang: Reindeer gather on snow patch on hot day

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:46:17 GMT
A herd of reindeer in the Cairngorms are pictured trying to keep cool on a hot day by gathering at a shrunken mountainside snow patch.>
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Scotland's papers: Polish Scots and online 'ned' jailed

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:15:50 GMT
One in 30 people in Scotland are Polish according to new figures and a man's online boast about avoiding jail sees him end up in prison.>
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Your pictures 12 - 19 August

Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:25:20 GMT
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 12 and 19 August.>
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Send us your pictures

Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:28:48 GMT
All you need to know about sending in photographs for our weekly gallery.>
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Your pictures 5 - 12 August

Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:45:21 GMT
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 5 and 12 August.>
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Your pictures 29 July - 5 August

Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2016 05:08:01 GMT
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 29 July and 5 August.>
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Your pictures 22 - 29 July

Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2016 08:08:34 GMT
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 22 and 29 July.>
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Kilmarnock 1-1 Rangers

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:41:44 GMT
A magnificent James Tavernier free-kick sees Rangers come from behind to earn a point against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.>
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US Open: Andy Murray to face world number 82 Lukas Rosol in first round

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:29:59 GMT
Olympic champion Andy Murray will play Czech Lukas Rosol in the first round of the US Open, which starts on Monday.>
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Celtic's Stefan Johansen completes transfer to Fulham

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:26:59 GMT
Norway midfielder Stefan Johansen completes a move to English Championship side Fulham.>
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Roman massacre

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:30:51 GMT
BBC Scotland's Willie Johnston reports from a flat-topped hill in Dumfriesshire which could have a more bloody past than previously suspected.>
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Your pictures of Scotland: 19-26 August

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:07:17 GMT
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 19 and 26 August.>
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'Ghost store'

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:09:50 GMT
As the last BHS stores close this weekend, bringing to an end nearly 90 years of retail history, Emma Simpson looks at what the closures will mean for our High Streets.>
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From another age

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:13:56 GMT
In the Govanhill area of Glasgow, poverty is high and worker exploitation is commonplace. A BBC Scotland investigation looked at the extent of the area's problems and found people stealing from charity clothing bins and taking food waste.>
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Split decision

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:19:53 GMT
How does Scotland view the UK Labour leadership contest?>
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In pictures: Amateur rocketeers

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:58:41 GMT
Amateur rocket enthusiasts have gathered in Scotland to mark 30 years of aiming for the skies.>
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Top of the world

Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:56:59 GMT
As talks are held to take forward a community buyout of Scotland's highest village, what would the prospective new owners be getting?>
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Abacus @ Saturday, 15th January, 2011

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Magilligan: Daniel Sheridan from Dublin dies following motorbike crash

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:54:43 GMT
The 13-year-old boy who died following a crash involving a motorbike in Magilligan, County Londonderry, was Daniel Sheridan from Tallaght in Dublin.>
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Lislea, south Armagh: Alert follows suspect device discovery

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:19:29 GMT
Police are at the scene of an ongoing security alert in Lislea in south Armagh.>
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Belfast City Cemetery: 13 Jewish graves damaged in attack

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:11:55 GMT
Thirteen Jewish graves are damaged in an attack at Belfast City Cemetery.>
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Man arrested in Omagh over £120,000 cannabis find

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:44:11 GMT
A 23-year-old man is arrested after herbal cannabis worth an estimated £120,000 was found in Omagh on Friday afternoon.>
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Frankie & Benny's: Up to NI 100 jobs at risk as chain closes stores

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:24:19 GMT
Up to 100 jobs are at risk with the closure of Frankie & Benny's and Chiquito restaurants in Northern Ireland.>
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NI terrorism: Royal Marine Ciarán Maxwell's detention extended

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:02:45 GMT
Detectives who arrested a serving royal marine in a Northern Ireland-related terrorism investigation are granted a further five days to question him.>
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Adelie Ireland: 80 jobs at risk at Enniskillen food manufacturer

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:01:25 GMT
About 80 jobs are at risk at Adelie Ireland, a food manufacturer and distributor in Enniskillen.>
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Olympic ticket scandal: Irish Foreign Minister Flanagan will meet Hickey family to discuss health concerns

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:42:32 GMT
Irish foreign minister agrees to meet Pat Hickey's family about health concerns as he remains in prison over alleged illegal sales of Olympic tickets.>
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County Down binmen dump sausage rolls and win £70,000

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:13:18 GMT
Two County Down council workers win £70,000 on the National Lottery after deciding to spend their sausage roll money on scratchcards.>
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Peter Barry: Former Irish deputy prime minister dies

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:53:51 GMT
Former Irish Deputy Prime Minister Peter Barry, who played a pivotal role in the Anglo-Irish Agreement, dies aged 88.>
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Sue McAllister to step down as head of NI Prison Service

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:42:56 GMT
The head of Northern Ireland's prison service announces she is retiring after four years in the job.>
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Foster on Nama scandal: Ó Muilleoir 'should have stepped aside'

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:14:43 GMT
Arlene Foster says the finance minister should have stepped aside while the Nama witness coaching scandal was investigated.>
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Assembly: No plans to reclaim £60K in MLAs' expenses

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:16:18 GMT
The NI Assembly decides not to recover more than £60,000 in MLAs' expenses.>
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Clones Castle rediscovered after 250 years

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:31:39 GMT
A 17th Century castle 'lost' for more than 250 years is rediscovered in the centre of a town on the Irish border.>
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Rory McIlroy is five off pace at Barclays event in New York after opening 71

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 22:38:27 GMT
Rory McIlroy is five off the pace at The Barclays event in the US after an opening level-par 71 at Bethpage Black.>
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Silverbridge: Investigation launched after man dies on County Armagh farm

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:47:27 GMT
A man dies after an incident on a farm in Silverbridge, County Armagh.>
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Crash victim Daniel Sheridan 'always had smile on his face'

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:53:40 GMT
Martin Barr, a friend of Magilligan motorbike crash victim Daniel Sheridan, says the 13-year-old loved life and always had a smile on his face.>
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Lislea, south Armagh: Councillor describes alert disruption

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:18:34 GMT
Sinn Féin councillor Roisin Mulgrew says she hopes a security alert in Lislea, south Armagh will be over soon.>
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Take a quick tour of 'lost' castle

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:29:36 GMT
Take a look at 17th Century Clones Castle, discovered having been 'lost' for 250 years.>
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Red Hot Chili Peppers: Chad Smith hails 'incredible' Irish crowds

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 22:29:09 GMT
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith speaks of the band's excitement to be back in Belfast before performing in front of 25,000 people on Thursday.>
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Runaway horse stops motorway traffic

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:40:09 GMT
A runaway horse brings traffic to a halt as it trots along the M1 motorway outside Belfast.>
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Police searches in Larne follow the arrest of a Royal Marine over Northern Ireland-related

Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:22:45 GMT
Police have been searching at least two houses in Larne, County Antrim, following the arrest of a Royal Marine on suspicion of Northern Ireland-related terrorism offences.>
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BBC News Channel

Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:34:37 GMT
Britain's most-watched news channel, delivering breaking news and analysis all day, every day.>
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Olympic ticket scandal: Judge to rule on OCI passports

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:47:52 GMT
A Rio judge will decide whether to return the passports of two Irish Olympic officials questioned by police over illegal ticketing.>
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eBay to close Dundalk office in 2017

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:23:34 GMT
eBay tells staff at its office in Dundalk that the facility will close next year.>
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Irish church review over Grindr claims

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 02:55:48 GMT
Catholic church authorities in Ireland order a review of social media access for trainee priests after allegations some of them used the gay dating app Grindr.>
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Gender pay gap: Trend shows women in NI earn more than men

Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:52:50 GMT
Full-time female workers in Northern Ireland are defying the gender pay gap to earn more than their male counterparts, according to official figures.>
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Delivery firm Whistl wins contract to handle NI government postal services

Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:23:03 GMT
UK-based delivery firm Whistl wins contract to provide postal services to NI government departments.>
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Marriott: Belfast project to become US chain's first hotel in Northern Ireland

Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:47:22 GMT
American hotel chain Marriott announces the construction of its first hotel in Northern Ireland.>
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A6: Four years of roadworks to begin this autumn

Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:07:48 GMT
Work is to begin on the A6 this autumn to turn the stretch between Randalstown and Castledawson into dual carriageway.>
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The Barclays: Patrick Reed moves two strokes clear after second round

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:48:05 GMT
Patrick Reed holds a two-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Barclays tournament as Scotland's Martin Laird slips to tied fifth.>
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Irish Premiership: Glenavon joint top after beating Ards

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:43:34 GMT
Glenavon defeat Ards 1-0 to leave both sides tied on 10 points at the top of the Irish Premiership.>
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Ulster 29-19 Northampton: Charles Piutau shines in friendly victory

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:20:50 GMT
Charles Piutau inspires Ulster to a 29-19 friendly victory over Northampton Saints on his home debut.>
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Martin Paterson: Port Vale sign ex-Stoke City and Northern Ireland striker

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:58:06 GMT
League One side Port Vale sign former Stoke City, Burnley, Blackpool and Northern Ireland striker Martin Paterson.>
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Vital statistics?

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:07:31 GMT
The Police Service of Northern Ireland's Facebook account is flooded with responses to Superintendent Bobby Singleton.>
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Northern Ireland weather

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:30:24 GMT
Northern Ireland weather forecast>
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Medal-winning postie

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:08:37 GMT
An Irish postal worker pushes the boat out to ensure a strangely addressed letter is delivered to Olympic sailor Annalise Murphy.>
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Sweet or sexist?

Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:35:47 GMT
The story of the Irish pageant that proved 'rich pickings' for Father Ted.>
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Hard to say goodbye

Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:49:55 GMT
Biologist Sue Wilson releases two abandoned seal pups back into the wild, but one seems reluctant to leave.>
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East goes west

Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:24:13 GMT
Japanese musician Kozo Toyota explains how he fell in love with traditional Irish music.>
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Stephen Martin: Rainy Boy Sleep musician's home robbed

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:19:22 GMT
The family of the late musician Stephen Martin denounce a 'callous and deplorable' burglary of his home.>
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Ulster rally: Strabane driver Pat Kirk 'lucky to be alive'

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:09:53 GMT
The family of a veteran rally driver say he is lucky to be alive after he crashed in the Ulster Rally on Friday.>
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Bundoran, Donegal: Search for missing swimmer resumes

Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:27:31 GMT
The search resumes for a man missing off the coast of Donegal in the Republic of Ireland.>
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PSNI defends investigation linked to 'Derry Four' case

Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:41:50 GMT
The PSNI defends its handling of a criminal investigation linked to the 'Derry Four' case.>
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Abacus @ Saturday, 15th January, 2011

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Italy earthquake: Boy, 14, among three UK deaths

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:40:12 GMT
Three Britons killed in the earthquake in Italy are named as Marcos Burnett, 14, and couple Will and Maria Henniker-Gotley, all from London.>
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Stalker Sandra Danevska jailed for trying to frame ex

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:46:54 GMT
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.>
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Sir Richard Branson 'thought he would die' in bike crash

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:45:25 GMT
Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson says he thought he was "going to die" after crashing his bike on the Caribbean island of Virgin Gorda.>
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Boy, 13, dies after football collapse

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:52:30 GMT
A 13-year-old boy has died more than a week after collapsing during a football training session.>
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Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn urges probe into excluded voters

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:24:02 GMT
Jeremy Corbyn fears some people have been "unfairly" barred from voting in Labour's leadership election and has asked party officials to investigate.>
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Double gold Olympian Whitlock met by crowds at Essex gym

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:36:22 GMT
Double Olympic gold medallist Max Whitlock is welcomed home at the gym which trains him.>
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Five men arrested by West Midlands anti-terror police

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:32:35 GMT
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".>
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Vincent Barker death: Optometrist Honey Rose given two-year suspended sentence

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:58:59 GMT
An optometrist who failed to spot an eye condition in a boy who later died is given a suspended sentence.>
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Ben & Jerry's recalls Cookie Dough ice cream batches

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:50:52 GMT
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's recalls tubs of one of its best-selling products over concern they may contain small pieces of metal.>
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Private schools A-level dip reflects national trends

Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:43:33 GMT
Private schools saw a slight dip in the number of students receiving top grades in their A-levels this year, largely in line with national trends, figures released by the sector suggest.>
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UN blames UK politicians for Brexit hate crime spike

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:23:39 GMT
"Anti-immigrant" rhetoric by UK politicians during the EU referendum helped to fuel a spike in race hate crimes before and after the vote, a UN body says.>
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Man Utd fans sentenced over 'obscene' Hillsborough banner

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:31:36 GMT
Two Manchester United fans receive community sentences over an offensive Hillsborough banner that was unfurled ahead of a game with Liverpool.>
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Calais people-smugglers use tree to board lorries

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:46:02 GMT
Footage has been recorded by the BBC showing the extreme lengths a group of armed people-smugglers were prepared to go to to get migrants in Calais across the Channel to Kent.>
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The band Chvrches give their take on festival etiquette

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:08:05 GMT
BBC News goes backstage at the Reading Festival to meet the band Chvrches.>
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Redhill bike 'relates to unconnected individual'

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:16:23 GMT
Police have made another appeal for information after the reported abduction of a child in Redhill, Surrey.>
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How much exercise is safe during pregnancy?

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:21:48 GMT
There are conflicting views on whether it's safe to exercise during pregnancy - we hear from a former Olympian and mums.>
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BHS: Inside a 'ghost store' in Edinburgh

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:06:45 GMT
BBC News takes a look around a former BHS flagship store on Edinburgh's Princes Street, empty now that the chain has ceased trading.>
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Molly-Mae Wotherspoon: Clashes outside court ahead of sentencing

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:39:19 GMT
There are clashes outside Northampton Crown Court ahead of the sentencing of a mother and grandmother over the death of a baby.>
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What happens when you let a dog in the studio...

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:36:44 GMT
James Davidson, co-founder of pet food company Tails.com, talks to Business Live - but his dog Monty steals the show.>
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BBC News Channel

Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:34:37 GMT
Britain's most-watched news channel, delivering breaking news and analysis all day, every day.>
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Offensive language ruins search for world's worst word

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:41:49 GMT
A search for the most-hated word in the English language is halted after an online survey is bombarded with offensive language.>
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Malta crime: Ex-England rugby international foils robbers with tea mug

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:19:53 GMT
A 78-year-old former England rugby player foils a robbery attempt by three men, chasing them out of his house in Malta armed only with a mug of tea.>
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Newspaper headlines: Brexit plans, insurance row and harassment 'secrecy'

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:16:42 GMT
Saturday's front pages are a mixed bag, including criticism of insurance premiums and sexual harassment settlements and fresh suggestions on Brexit arrangements.>
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Brexit to-do list

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:54:02 GMT
Battling ministers, the search for staff and working out what kind of deal to go for - how the Whitehall machine is gearing up for Brexit.>
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Roman massacre

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:30:51 GMT
BBC Scotland's Willie Johnston reports from a flat-topped hill in Dumfriesshire which could have a more bloody past than previously suspected.>
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7 days quiz

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:17:36 GMT
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.>
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Epic telly

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:26:16 GMT
It is 20 years since Our Friends in the North first aired, but the programme's journey to the TV screen was as tangled as the lives of the four friends it tracked across the decades.>
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Tiny tribute

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:40:42 GMT
A tiny marsupial lion, extinct for at least 18 million years, is named after Sir David Attenborough after fossilised remains are found in remote Australia.>
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Life after BHS

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:09:50 GMT
As the last BHS stores close this weekend, bringing to an end nearly 90 years of retail history, Emma Simpson looks at what the closures will mean for our High Streets.>
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Career changing

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:14:00 GMT
Hull's Jake Livermore says his positive test for cocaine in 2015 was a "get out of jail free card" that turned his life around.>
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Skipper and boss

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:40:43 GMT
Chris Hill will lead Warrington Wolves in a Challenge Cup final, but spends his spare time fixing bathrooms and kitchens.>
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Abacus @ Saturday, 15th January, 2011

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Italy earthquake: Day of national mourning for victims

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:11:43 GMT
Italy begins a day of national mourning for the 278 people known to have died in Wednesday's powerful earthquake.>
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France 'burkini': Mayors urged to heed court's ruling

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:47:23 GMT
French mayors are warned they must heed a court ruling suspending a ban on the controversial full-body "burkini" swimsuit, as some say they will oppose it.>
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Canadian couple forced to live apart after 62 years

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:33:12 GMT
An elderly Canadian couple who have been married for 62 years are forced to live in separate care homes.>
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Sarah Palin warns Donald Trump on deportation U-turn

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:01:25 GMT
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin warns Republican Donald Trump of "massive disappointment" if he backs down on his plan to deport undocumented immigrants.>
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Czechs and Hungarians call for EU army amid security worries

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:17:22 GMT
The leaders of the Czech Republic and Hungary say a "joint European army" is needed to bolster security in the EU.>
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Syrian war: US and Russia 'achieve clarity on path forward'

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:18:01 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are closer to an agreement on Syria. following talks in Geneva.>
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Nazi prank taints Argentina German school

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:18:08 GMT
Boys from an Argentine German school are being made to visit a Holocaust museum after a brawl with Jewish students over Nazi symbols.>
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World's largest marine reserve created off Hawaii

Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:09:46 GMT
US President Barack Obama expands a national monument off Hawaii, creating the world's largest marine reserve.>
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Oscar Pistorius: Bid to challenge six-year jail term fails

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:40:18 GMT
South African state prosecutors fail in their bid to challenge the six-year sentence for murder handed down to Oscar Pistorius.>
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US swimmer Lochte 'won't respond' to Brazil false claim charge

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:48:34 GMT
Ryan Lochte has no plans to publically respond despite Brazilian police charging him with making a false statement over a robbery, his lawyer says.>
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Tear gas fired at anti-Mugabe protest

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:18:51 GMT
Police in Zimbabwe fire tear gas and water cannon at opposition supporters gathered for a protest march in the capital Harare.>
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Indonesian man arrested as 650 pangolins found dead in freezers

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:12:03 GMT
Indonesian authorities seize the frozen bodies of more than 650 critically endangered pangolins and arrest a man.>
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Inside a Philippines prison drugs raid

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:02:52 GMT
The BBC witnesses a prison raid in one of Manila's biggest jails - the latest offensive in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.>
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How is Halal changing the British high street?

Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:04:45 GMT
London has just held the UK’s only Halal Food Festival. BBC News looks at how the so-called Muslim pound is changing the British high street.>
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Evacuation of Syrian city Darayya begins

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:35:48 GMT
The rebel-held city of Darayya is being evacuated by government forces after the last rebel fighters agreed to hand over their weapons and leave.>
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Hiker describes 30-day ordeal lost in NZ mountains

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:46:47 GMT
Czech hiker, Pavlina Pizova, who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand has described the "harrowing" ordeal in which her partner died.>
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Is Trump's pitch to black voters a lost cause?

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:11:30 GMT
For the first time, Donald Trump is making a direct pitch to African-American and Hispanic voters, but will it work?>
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Ultra marathon runner's reunion with stray dog

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:26:13 GMT
Their story had already captured hearts across the world - the marathon runner and the stray dog that stuck by his side through a gruelling desert race in China.>
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Calais people-smugglers use tree to board lorries

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:46:02 GMT
Footage has been recorded by the BBC showing the extreme lengths a group of armed people-smugglers were prepared to go to to get migrants in Calais across the Channel to Kent.>
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Ex-rugby man foils robbers with mug

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:19:53 GMT
A 78-year-old former England rugby player foils a robbery attempt by three men, chasing them out of his house in Malta armed only with a mug of tea.>
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Norway man rescued after climbing into public toilet

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:55:33 GMT
Firefighters are called out to rescue a 20-year-old man after he climbs into public toilet to retrieve a friend's phone.>
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South Korea's new drive to boost flagging birth rate

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:43:41 GMT
Government hopes more fertility treatment funding will bring about a baby boom.>
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Swedes urged to deposit 41m invalid banknotes

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:36:52 GMT
Millions of old Swedish banknotes are still in circulation despite a looming deadline to deposit them.>
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Shanghai mulls removing English from street signs

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:47:34 GMT
Highways agency says getting rid of English and pinyin would make more space for Chinese characters.>
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High-energy worship

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:04:13 GMT
Twice a week, Muslims from the North Caucasus region of Russia pray using a unique group movement. BBC Pop Up asked them what Zikr means to them.>
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Pawn addiction

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:52:03 GMT
As designer handbags receive record prices at auction, women are increasingly taking them to pawn shops to borrow money against them.>
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Making waves

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:31:34 GMT
Iranians bemused by Hollywood-style video in which a US invasion force is destroyed by patriotic fervour.>
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Hallucinogen quest

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:28:01 GMT
Mawaan Rizwan travels to Rio to see if the ancient drug ayahuasca can make him feel more spiritual.>
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Ugly side

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:21:33 GMT
The deep divisions in Croatian football, between fans and the national federation, were exposed by an ugly incident at Euro 2016, as Guy Delauney reports.>
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No hiding

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:34:09 GMT
During her year of breast cancer, Sydney woman Alison Habbal occupied hours of nausea and exhaustion by planning for her post-sickness rebirth.>
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'They all died in their sleep'

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:03:32 GMT
An Italian man who survived the earthquake in Amatrice, killed more than 200 people, describes the "shocking and traumatic" effect it has had on the close-knit community.>
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One last hit

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:12:48 GMT
The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the Philippines' dark underbelly of police raids, dealers and assassins through the story of one woman trapped in a chilling predicament.>
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White helmet heroes

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:41:27 GMT
The White Helmets save Syrians from death. What happens when they die, too?>
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Race row

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:26:57 GMT
Hungarian personalities have been handing back their state honours in protest at the award of a medal to a controversial journalist.>
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Endurance test

Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:06:04 GMT
The BBC looks at the future of Ethiopian silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa after his daring anti-government protest at the Rio 2016 Olympics.>
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C-section blues

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:23:52 GMT
New mother's vivid Facebook post on the shaming culture involved with Caesarean births goes viral.>
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Chat choices

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:23:25 GMT
As chat apps achieve colossal valuations and more keep coming onto the market, are we reaching chat saturation point?>
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Tiny tribute

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:40:42 GMT
A tiny marsupial lion, extinct for at least 18 million years, is named after Sir David Attenborough after fossilised remains are found in remote Australia.>
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'We don't care'

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:29:00 GMT
Canada's largest annual fair installs gender-neutral toilets with new signs that read "we don't care".>
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Abacus @ Saturday, 15th January, 2011