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Ben Needham: Kos search team focuses on 'newly planted tree'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:38:38 GMT
Police searching for missing toddler Ben Needham on the Greek island of Kos excavate around a tree apparently planted since his disappearance.>
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Crash pilot interview access refused

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:30:53 GMT
Police are refused access to interviews carried out with Shoreham air crash pilot Andy Hill by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.>
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Ed Sheeran bought pig statue of himself at auction

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:43:29 GMT
A pig-shaped statue of Ed Sheeran was bought by the singer himself, it emerges.>
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Unmarried partner in bereavement compensation legal bid

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:22:36 GMT
A woman launches a legal fight to win greater recognition for unmarried couples who suffer bereavement.>
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Nottingham anti-begging posters banned by advertising authority

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:16:42 GMT
Anti-begging posters published by a council are banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for "reinforcing negative stereotypes".>
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Sam Allardyce: Ex-England boss says entrapment has won

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:37:24 GMT
Former England boss Sam Allardyce says "entrapment has won" after he was forced to step down as manager of the national side.>
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Chorley, South Ribble and Rochdale top 'unhappiest' poll

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:18:37 GMT
Chorley reported the lowest levels of happiness in the UK, according to new figures.>
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Teen killer James Fairweather loses appeal over jail term

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:16:09 GMT
A teenager who murdered two strangers has had his appeal against his sentence thrown out.>
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Man in court over 'UK first' Ukraine terror offences

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:52:05 GMT
A man appears in court charged with two terrorism offences linked to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.>
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Search for missing RAF serviceman in Bury St Edmunds

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:02:42 GMT
A search has been launched for an RAF serviceman who has been missing since the early hours of Saturday morning.>
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World War Two spy's row with wife 'almost ruined D-Day'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:11:15 GMT
A row between a British double agent and his wife during World War Two almost compromised D-Day operations, newly released MI5 files show.>
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Child sex abuse inquiry: Top lawyer 'considering quitting'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:44:36 GMT
The most senior lawyer working for the inquiry into child sexual abuse in England and Wales is considering resigning, the BBC understands.>
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Fewer drivers on mobile phones 'caught by police'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:15:49 GMT
The number of drivers caught using a mobile phone behind the wheel has almost halved in five years, the BBC can reveal.>
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Smiler crash: Alton Towers operator Merlin fined £5m

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:26:14 GMT
Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions is fined £5m over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.>
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Man held over 1965 schoolgirl murder

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:07:35 GMT
A man in his 70s has been arrested on suspicion of murdering schoolgirl Elsie Frost in Wakefield more than 50 years ago.>
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'Burn in hell' tight jeans preacher guilty

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:52:59 GMT
A Birmingham street preacher who told a Muslim woman she would "burn in hell" for wearing "tight" jeans is ordered to attend an anger management course.>
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Donna Bull death: Crash plane pilot had 'fake licence'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:03:46 GMT
The pilot of an aircraft which killed 50 people when it crashed - including a Cambridge woman - had a fake licence, an inquest hears.>
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Bedfordshire policeman 'asked woman for naked photos'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:39:35 GMT
A policeman urged a vulnerable woman he met in the cells to send him naked photos and videos, a court hears.>
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Winchester prison 'likely knew' suicide inmate had noose

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:27:54 GMT
It was likely prison staff knew an inmate on suicide watch had prepared a noose the night before he was found hanged in his cell, a jury concludes.>
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Denyse Sweeney: India inquiry says death 'not murder'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:10:00 GMT
An inquiry into the death of a British woman in India rules out murder.>
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Footage of huge fire at disused factory in New Basford

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:58:17 GMT
A large fire at a derelict industrial site lit up the Nottingham sky in the early hours.>
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Sadiq Khan's mention of Labour and power

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:24:34 GMT
London mayor Sadiq Khan urges his Labour colleagues to focus on winning power and not retreat to a "comfort zone" in opposition.>
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Bristol PC says Staffie success 'about ability, not looks'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:26:27 GMT
Training Staffordshire bull terrier police dogs proves "it's about ability and not looks", says award-winning PC.>
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Chester Zoo releases footage of rare giant jumping rat

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:49:41 GMT
The first footage of a rare giant jumping rat born at Chester Zoo is released.>
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Alton Towers' Smiler fine of £5m 'means nothing' says victim

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:54:10 GMT
A woman who was seriously injured in the Smiler crash at Alton Towers has said the £5m fine imposed on the company means nothing.>
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Smiler crash victims: 'Money will never replace limbs'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:14:14 GMT
Alton Towers operator Merlin has been fined £5m for the crash on the Smiler rollercoaster which left two teenage girls needing leg amputations.>
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CCTV footage shows Dagenham car attack

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:28:52 GMT
CCTV footage has emerged of an attack in east London in which a man was fatally stabbed.>
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Morecambe and Wise statue to be unveiled in Blackpool

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:17:36 GMT
A statue of comedy legends Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise will be unveiled in their "spiritual home" of Blackpool in October.>
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Star transformation for 'loneliest dog'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:07:14 GMT
"Britain's loneliest dog" has been transformed into a film star after being given a part in Transformers: The Last Knight.>
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Something in the water?

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:14 GMT
Every day 320 million litres of water travels 73 miles from Wales to Birmingham to fill kettles, baths and boilers. But why does it come so far?>
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22nd Century girl

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:37:43 GMT
With a Bronte rock musical and a Charlotte Bronte story set in the 22nd Century, a theatre is trying to change the way we see the literary family.>
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England's Big Picture: 26 September - 2 October

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:43:49 GMT
Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.>
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Famous front doors

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:08:04 GMT
It's not just Harry Potter's house which had come on the market - here are some ordinary homes with extraordinary screen presence.>
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Views from the bridge

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:58:41 GMT
Photographer Jim Grover spent four hours making pictures of people on London's Westminster Bridge.>
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Year of celebration

Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:23:59 GMT
A musical Humber Bridge, a 14th-Century masterpiece and the Spiders From Mars will be part of Hull's year as UK City of Culture in 2017.>
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In pictures

Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:03:11 GMT
A photographic exhibition tells the stories of migrants who have made Sheffield their home.>
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Follow BBC England on Pinterest

Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2016 06:57:00 GMT
BBC England is now on Pinterest, bringing you the best of our content for pinning and viewing.>
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Who will be next for England?

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:05:24 GMT
After the departure of Sam Allardyce as England manager after only 67 days in charge, we look at the men linked with replacing him.>
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Ryder Cup 2016: Lee Westwood ready to fight for captain Darren Clarke

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:01:23 GMT
Ryder Cup veterans and firm friends for more than 20 years, Lee Westwood says he and his captain Darren Clarke share a "bond" - and a taste for victory.>
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Johanna Konta beats Carla Suarez Navarro to reach quarter-finals at Wuhan Open

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:00:09 GMT
Britain's Johanna Konta beats Spanish seventh seed Carla Suarez Navarro to reach the quarter-finals at the Wuhan Open.>
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Derby County: Chris Powell to stay as caretaker after Nigel Pearson suspension

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:38:05 GMT
Derby caretaker boss Chris Powell says he has 'lost a mentor and friend' after the suspension of manager Nigel Pearson.>
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Wasp attack leaves school boy in hospital

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:38:25 GMT
A Guernsey school boy is stung more than 20 times on his way home by a swarm of at least 50 wasps.>
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Abacus @ Saturday, 15th January, 2011

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Cardiff Queen Street: Murder arrest after 'double stabbing'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:43:41 GMT
A 20-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after two people were found dead on a Cardiff street.>
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Health expert raises Cwmfelinfach waste site concern

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:17:15 GMT
Concerns that emissions from a planned waste processing plant in Caerphilly county may affect residents' health are raised by a health official.>
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Body recovered in Snowdonia search for missing canoeist

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:35:00 GMT
A body is recovered in the search for a canoeist who got into difficulty in Snowdonia, police say.>
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Plaid Cymru rejects claim of Gaddafi donation

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:56:50 GMT
Plaid Cymru dismisses claims that the party was given £25,000 by former Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi in 1976.>
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Historic groups face part-merger plan

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:14:34 GMT
The commercial aspects of some of Wales' heritage bodies face merger under a Welsh Government plan.>
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Cardiff ‘probed West Ham transfer deal'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:53:58 GMT
Eight current or former Premier League managers have taken bribes for player transfers, claims the Daily Telegraph.>
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Rhyl waterfront £4.5m investment a 'big step forward'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:34:39 GMT
A £4.5m investment to transform part of Rhyl's waterfront is hailed as a "significant" step forward for the town.>
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Epilepsy action call with 'nine nurses for 26,000 patients'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:36:27 GMT
There are just nine specialist epilepsy nurses looking after 26,000 adults with the condition in Wales, a charity says.>
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Labour in better condition now than 1980s, Rhodri Morgan says

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:20:35 GMT
The Labour Party is in a much better condition today than it was in the early 1980s, says former First Minister Rhodri Morgan.>
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Andrew RT Davies: Welsh Gov Brexit group 'disappointing'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:47:14 GMT
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies criticises a new Welsh Government Brexit group for having only one confirmed Leave campaigner.>
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Diamond review: Loans 'should replace' tuition fees grant

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:12:22 GMT
Loans should replace tuition fee grants and there should be more help with living costs for all Welsh students, a major review of university finance says.>
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Councils row over Tywyn promenade ownership

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:15:18 GMT
A row breaks out between two councils over who owns Tywyn promenade in Gwynedd.>
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Cardiff Queen Street deaths: 'Two lives gone'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:43:42 GMT
A 20-year-old man is arrested after two people are found dead on a main street in Cardiff.>
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Grandmother 'worried' over Cwmfelinfach waste emissions

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:39:00 GMT
Concerns that emissions from a planned waste processing plant in Caerphilly county may affect residents' health are raised by a health official.>
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Brexit group a missed opportunity, says Andrew RT Davies

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:26:15 GMT
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies criticises a new Welsh Government Brexit group for having only one confirmed Leave campaigner.>
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Epilepsy nurses 'changed my life'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:43:17 GMT
Wales has only about one tenth of the specialist epilepsy nurses it needs, according to charity Epilepsy Action Cymru.>
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Welsh First Minister's Questions: Vaughan's verdict

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:40:28 GMT
Carwyn Jones faces a diverse range of questions from opposition party leaders - including the state of the NHS and the Labour Party leadership.>
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Youth mayor booed at Labour conference

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:48:19 GMT
The youth mayor of Bridgend is booed at the Labour Party conference for questioning Jeremy Corbyn's appeal as leader.>
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Human bones mystery uncovered at Anglesey church

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:24:55 GMT
Archaeologists uncover the remains of at least six people hidden under a church floor on Anglesey.>
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Llanfyllin Railway barrow and spade at auction for £3,000

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:43:42 GMT
A piece of railway history made to mark the start of work on a Powys rail line 155 years ago is due to be auctioned.>
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Arestio dyn ar ôl darganfod dau gorff yng Nghaerdydd

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:33:42 GMT
Yr heddlu wedi arestio dyn 20 oed wedi i gyrff dyn, 33, a dynes, 21, gael eu darganfod yng nghanol Caerdydd.>
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Plaid Cymru: Dim cofnod o £25,000 Gaddafi

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:30:11 GMT
Plaid Cymru yn dweud nad oes cofnod o rodd o £25,000 gan gyn-arweinydd Libya, Muammar Gaddafi yn y 1970au, wedi honiadau newydd.>
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Trysorau Sbardun

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:25:19 GMT
Cerddorion yn gwerthfawrogi offerynnau'r diweddar Alun 'Sbardun' Huws>
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Newport County sack manager Warren Feeney

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:35:19 GMT
Newport County have sacked manager Warren Feeney following their 1-0 defeat to Grimsby.>
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Cardiff City 0-2 Derby County

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:40:26 GMT
Derby County claim only their second league win of the season at Cardiff City after the Rams suspend manager Nigel Pearson.>
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Bob Bradley: Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins meets former US coach

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:46:54 GMT
Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins meets former United States coach Bob Bradley as pressure mounts on incumbent Francesco Guidolin.>
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Paul Trollope says Cardiff City can 'dig way out' of drop zone

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:49:10 GMT
Head coach Paul Trollope says Cardiff City can "dig their way out" of the Championship relegation zone after losing to Derby.>
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Water, water

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:14 GMT
Every day 320 million litres of water travels 73 miles from Wales to Birmingham to fill kettles, baths and boilers. But why does it come so far?>
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Your Pictures: 21 - 27 September 2016

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:41:05 GMT
A selection of your pictures from around Wales.>
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The right balance

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:58:52 GMT
Getting the balance right between how much students should pay towards the cost of their university and college course is at the heart of the debate in Wales.>
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Counting the cost

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:53:38 GMT
The findings of a long-awaited report into student finance in Wales are published - a long road since it was commissioned in 2013.>
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Follow the money

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:18:36 GMT
As a review into financial support for students is published, will universities' concerns about money "following the student" out of Wales be put to rest?>
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A new generation

Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:58:49 GMT
As new arrivals across the UK face more pressure than ever to learn English, is there the same interest - and opportunity - for migrants to Wales to learn Welsh?>
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Abacus @ Saturday, 15th January, 2011

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New allegations made against Scots police corruption unit

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:10:10 GMT
Fresh allegations are raised against Police Scotland's counter-corruption unit, including one of attempting to pervert the course of justice.>
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'Last' Scottish steelworks at Dalzell plant in Motherwell formally reopens

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:36:43 GMT
Scotland's last major steelworks - the Dalzell plate mill in Motherwell - is formally reopened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.>
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Stranded cadets' ship docks in Singapore

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:56:08 GMT
A ship carrying four officer cadets from City of Glasgow College docks in Singapore after being stranded by owners' collapse.>
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Crofting Commission convener asked to resign

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:27:32 GMT
The Crofting Commission's convener has been asked by his fellow commissioners to resign amid a row with two groups of crofters on the Isle of Lewis.>
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Tributes paid to A90 crash victim Kieran Innes of Aberdeen

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:09:57 GMT
Tributes are paid to a 24-year-old youth football coach who died in a crash on the A90.>
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Diageo gifts former Kilmarnock bottling plant site for regeneration

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:44:42 GMT
Diageo offers the site of its former Johnnie Walker bottling plant in Kilmarnock as a gift for the planned redevelopment of the town centre.>
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Labour 'would talk to SNP' about Brexit

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:06:49 GMT
Labour's shadow Brexit minister says she would be "more than happy" to talk to the SNP about how best to keep the UK in the European single market.>
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Teenagers charged with attempted murder after Paisley attack

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:18:58 GMT
Two teenage girls ppeared in court charged with attempted murder after a man was seriously injured in an incident in Paisley in Renfrewshire.>
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Weak pound helps 'boost' Scottish tourist industry

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:04:57 GMT
A survey suggests business confidence in Scotland has shown signs of improvement, with the weak pound helping boost the tourist industry.>
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Shale gas ship bound for Grangemouth halted by strong winds

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:36:57 GMT
The first shipment of US shale gas to be delivered to the UK remains anchored in the Firth of Forth, unable to dock because of strong winds.>
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Homecoming marks Scots' Rio Olympian and Paralympian success

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:50:52 GMT
A day of celebrations is being held in Edinburgh to mark the success of Scots at the Rio Olympics and Paralympics.>
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Sydney Wallace fined for driving wrong way along A90

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:08:12 GMT
An elderly motorist is fined after causing chaos on a busy dual carriageway by driving in the wrong direction.>
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Queen sees Ballater's recovery efforts after Storm Frank

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:41:34 GMT
The Queen visits Ballater to see recovery efforts following the devastation of Storm Frank in December.>
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Diving into the spectacular sea life of St Kilda

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:44:35 GMT
Underwater surveys capture the spectacular wildlife in and around the sea caves of St Kilda.>
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Scott Diver's father appeals to missing son

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:27:53 GMT
The father of Clydebank teenager Scott Diver appeals to his son to come home.>
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Outlander's Diana Gabaldon 'senses ghosts of Culloden'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:24:14 GMT
Outlander author Diana Gabaldon says she senses ghosts on the battlefield at Culloden.>
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Tanker carrying shale gas arrives in Scotland

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:28:03 GMT
The first shipment of US shale gas is arriving in Scotland amid a fierce debate about the future of fracking in the UK.>
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Galloway artists see Star Wars projection project develop

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:48:50 GMT
Two Galloway artists develop 3D projection technology which can recreate images similar to the talking hologram of Princess Leia in Star Wars.>
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Queen praises Ballater flooding victims

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:31:40 GMT
The Queen praises Ballater residents who were hit by flooding last year.>
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Scotland's papers: McGarry charged and fracking row

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:33:25 GMT
MP Natalie McGarry is charged with fraud offences and Scottish ministers "snub" shale gas delivery are two stories on Scotland's front pages.>
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Your pictures: 9-16 Sept

Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:56:55 GMT
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 9 and 16 September.>
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Send us your pictures

Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 11:43:41 GMT
All you need to know about sending in photographs for our weekly gallery.>
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Your pictures: 2 to 9 Sept

Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:48:25 GMT
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 2 and 9 September.>
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Your pictures: 26 Aug - 2 Sept

Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:46:56 GMT
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 26 August and 2 September.>
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Your pictures 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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Lee Wallace and Shaun Maloney return for Scotland double header

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:35:57 GMT
Gordon Strachan recalls Shaun Maloney and Lee Wallace for Scotland's World Cup qualifying ties with Lithuania and Slovakia.>
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World Cup 2018: Sam Allardyce's England exit helps Scotland - Craig Brown

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:30:13 GMT
Sam Allardyce's departure as England manager will aid Scotland's World Cup qualifying chances, according to Craig Brown.>
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Celtic v Man City: Guardiola says Champions League progress, not record, is goal

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:36:55 GMT
Champions League progress is Pep Guardiola's focus, not an 11th straight win, as his Manchester City side visit Celtic Park.>
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Dive in

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:27:29 GMT
A new short film reveals the colourful wildlife found in sea caves on remote Scottish islands.>
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High road

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:32:18 GMT
A selection of images from the weekend's Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running.>
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Banchory beast

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:12:20 GMT
Hundreds of people take part in a gruelling race challenge at Banchory in Aberdeenshire.>
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Your pictures of Scotland

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:14:28 GMT
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 16 and 23 September.>
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Button bashing

Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:12:37 GMT
The Scottish Parliament's voting system has come under scrutiny after a missing vote saved the government from defeat. So how does it work?>
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A bit different

Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:21:08 GMT
A quick glance through the visitors' book at the Glasgow Women's Library is testament to its global reach as it celebrates its 25th anniversary, reports Gillian Sharpe.>
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Concrete legacy

Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:42:25 GMT
Historic Scotland is hoping to raise the profile of architect Peter Womersley whose works are found all over Scotland - but who is largely unknown by the wider public.>
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Abacus @ Saturday, 15th January, 2011

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Sub-machine gun: Nine-year sentence for carrying gun in a Belfast taxi

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:50:04 GMT
A dissident republican receives a nine-year sentence for carrying a sub-machine gun in a Belfast taxi.>
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Belfast man catches 19 rats in 24 hours at home

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:12:18 GMT
A man who caught 19 rats at his house within a 24-hour period says his young family have been forced to leave their home.>
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Sex worker Laura Lee's court challenge is to go ahead

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:07:45 GMT
A woman is given the go-ahead to challenge a new law making it illegal for men to pay for sex in Northern Ireland.>
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Connla Quinn, six, waiting 'in agony' for dental care in Belfast

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:46:19 GMT
A Belfast child who has been in "agony" for a year, unable to sleep or eat properly due to dental abscesses, must wait another eight months for treatment, her mother says.>
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Maghaberry overdose inmate 'asked not to keep his medicine'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:25:39 GMT
An inmate at Maghaberry took a fatal overdose of his own medicine despite asking not to be put in control of it, a prisoner ombudsman report finds.>
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Fair Head: Climber rescued from cliff face in gale-force winds

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:00:10 GMT
Rescuers save a climber who got stuck at Fair Head in County Antrim amid 'horrendous' gale-force winds.>
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Carer's charter: Parents call for Stormont law change

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:35:32 GMT
A group of parents over 60 who look after disabled children are calling on the assembly to change the law to help protect carers.>
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Coleraine: Man charged with attempted murder

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:41:19 GMT
A man is charged with attempted murder after a man in his 50s was critically injured in an attack in Coleraine, County Londonderry.>
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Infrastrata announces it is getting out of oil business

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:40:27 GMT
Infrastrata, the company at the centre of a controversial drilling operation in Country Antrim, announces it is getting out of the oil business.>
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Owen Creaney: Murder accused rang friend and said 'she had gone mad'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:44:56 GMT
A woman accused of murdering a man in Craigavon rang a friend and told her she had "gone mad and jumped on his head and stomach'' following an argument, a jury hears.>
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Brexit challenge given go-ahead by Belfast court

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:44:08 GMT
A cross-party group of politicians in Northern Ireland win the right to mount a legal challenge over Brexit.>
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Lisburn: Post-mortem examination due after man's body found in car

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:05:04 GMT
A post-mortem examination is to be carried out on Wednesday on the body of a man found in a car boot in Lisburn, County Antrim.>
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Ryder Cup 2016: Rory McIlroy ready to face 'sea of red'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:12:16 GMT
World number three Rory McIlroy says Europe's players will aim to silence the US supporters at the Ryder Cup.>
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Archive: Paddy O'Flaherty reports from...

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:54:03 GMT
Watch archive footage of Paddy O'Flaherty reporting for BBC News NI.>
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Memorable on-air moments

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:56:36 GMT
Archive: Paddy O'Flaherty's memorable on-air moments>
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Paddy O'Flaherty archive from BBC Make Mine Country

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:04:06 GMT
Watch renowned BBC NI broadcaster Paddy O'Flaherty close a 1978 episode of Make Mine Country in style.>
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Otters on the increase in Northern Ireland

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:31:29 GMT
Some species are on the decline in Northern Ireland, but the otter is thriving, a report says.>
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Belfast City bus lane camera 'raises £1m in fines'

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:48:11 GMT
A camera overlooking a bus lane in Belfast city centre has generated almost £1m in fines.>
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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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Sir Terry Wogan: Stars pay tribute at Westminster Abbey

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:19:11 GMT
Stars including Chris Evans, Joanna Lumley and Peter Gabriel pay tribute at a celebratory memorial service for Sir Terry Wogan.>
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Ibrahim Halawa writes 'graduation day' letter to family

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:12:23 GMT
An Irishman jailed in Egypt writes a letter to his family to mark the date he should have graduated from college in Dublin.>
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£1.5m drugs accused 'linked to Dublin organised crime gang'

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:08:18 GMT
Police believe a man arrested over a £1.5m drugs haul belongs to a Dublin crime gang with links in Northern Ireland and Holland, a court in Belfast is told.>
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Dublin Bus strikes suspended to allow pay negotiations

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:28:45 GMT
Bus strikes in Dublin are suspended to allow for negotiations aimed at resolving the pay dispute.>
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Máirtín Ó Muilleoir warns over £100m EU funding 'log jam'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:28:50 GMT
Finance minister warns over £100m in EU funding could be lost after becoming 'log jammed' in the system.>
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John Lewis would be 'major catalyst for Belfast retail'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:35:59 GMT
A John Lewis store would be a 'major catalyst' to rejuvenate Belfast's retail sector, a report for the city council says.>
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Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary slams NI Executive over tax

Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:47:35 GMT
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary says it is a 'damning indictment' of the Stormont Executive that it has done nothing to address air passenger tax.>
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Go-ahead for major Belfast office development

Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:55:18 GMT
A major development next to Central Station is approved by Belfast city council's planning committee.>
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Ryder Cup 2016: Rory McIlroy says he wants to win for Darren Clarke

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:24:46 GMT
Rory McIlroy says he is driven by the desire to win the Ryder Cup for childhood hero and Europe captain Darren Clarke.>
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Ireland prop Nathan White forced to retire on medical advice after concussion

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:58:52 GMT
Ireland and Connacht prop Nathan White retires from professional rugby on medical advice following a concussion he sustained in March.>
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Newport County sack manager Warren Feeney

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:35:19 GMT
Newport County have sacked manager Warren Feeney following their 1-0 defeat to Grimsby.>
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League of Ireland: Derry City 2-2 Shamrock Rovers

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:42:30 GMT
Derry City's hopes of finishing in third place are dented as they are held to a 2-2 draw by rivals Shamrock Rovers.>
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From day to night

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:26:08 GMT
BBC News NI weather presenter Angie Phillips explains what the autumn equinox means for weather watchers in Northern Ireland.>
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Northern Ireland weather

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:18:09 GMT
Northern Ireland weather forecast>
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Could you be a cabbie?

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:48:06 GMT
Take the theory test to see if you can make the grade to be a taxi driver.>
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Trump's other wall

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:13:57 GMT
US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump plans a sea barrier to defend his Irish golf resort Doonbeg from the ravages of the sea.>
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Bus lane camera game of zones: Belfast's 'dark edges'

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:31:45 GMT
It's a complicated game of zones: BBC News gives a snap shot of the Belfast bus lane cameras that are totting up the fines.>
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Home for Heaney

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:08:05 GMT
The son of the Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney shares his memories of his father and hails the new Dublin arts centre built in his honour.>
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Niall Grace: Institute footballer moved out of intensive care

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:27:55 GMT
Institute footballer Niall Grace has made "significant progress" from the serious head injury he sustained two weeks ago.>
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Queen's plaque removed from Bellarena train stop

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:14:49 GMT
Mystery surrounds the removal 'within 24 hours' of a plaque unveiled by the Queen at a new Northern Ireland railway platform.>
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Londonderry: Arrests after £280,000 of cannabis and cash found

Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:27:45 GMT
Two men are arrested after a substantial amount of herbal cannabis and cash is seized in Londonderry.>
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CultureTECH festival axed, partly over funding

Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:53:26 GMT
A major Northern Ireland digital technology and media festival is axed, partly because of funding issues.>
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Sam Allardyce: Ex-England boss says entrapment has won

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:37:24 GMT
Former England boss Sam Allardyce says "entrapment has won" after he was forced to step down as manager of the national side.>
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Jeremy Corbyn: No false promises on immigration

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:31:07 GMT
Labour will not "fan the flames of fear" with "false promises" on immigration, Jeremy Corbyn will pledge in his conference speech.>
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Court ban over Pippa Middleton hacked iCloud photos

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:05:42 GMT
A High Court judge has banned the publication of photographs allegedly stolen from Pippa Middleton's iCloud account.>
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Junior doctors lose High Court case

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:22:12 GMT
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has won a High Court fight with junior doctors in England over a new contract.>
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World War Two spy's row with wife 'almost ruined D-Day'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:11:15 GMT
A row between a British double agent and his wife during World War Two almost compromised D-Day operations, newly released MI5 files show.>
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Child sex abuse inquiry: Top lawyer 'considering quitting'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:44:36 GMT
The most senior lawyer working for the inquiry into child sexual abuse in England and Wales is considering resigning, the BBC understands.>
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Ben Needham: Kos search team focuses on 'newly planted tree'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:38:38 GMT
Police searching for missing toddler Ben Needham on the Greek island of Kos excavate around a tree apparently planted since his disappearance.>
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Widow's frozen embryo case in High Court

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:16:10 GMT
The High Court has begun hearing the case of the widow of a Falklands war veteran who is trying to prevent the destruction of their frozen embryos.>
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'Last' Scottish steelworks at Dalzell plant in Motherwell formally reopens

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:36:43 GMT
Scotland's last major steelworks - the Dalzell plate mill in Motherwell - is formally reopened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.>
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Great British Bake Off: Nadiya has had 'no offer' from Channel 4

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:13:27 GMT
Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain says she has had "no offers" from Channel 4 to present the show.>
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Belfast man catches 19 rats in 24 hours at home

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:12:18 GMT
A man who caught 19 rats at his house within a 24-hour period says his young family have been forced to leave their home.>
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Teens with spots tend to stay looking younger for longer, new research suggests

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:33:05 GMT
Adolescents with spots tend to stay looking youthful for longer, new research suggests.>
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Allardyce: 67 days in 67 seconds

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:34:08 GMT
After 67 days in charge of the England team, Sam Allardyce has left by mutual agreement following newspaper allegations of conduct "inappropriate of the England manager".>
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Sam Allardyce: FA chairman Greg Clarke explains why England manager had to go

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:25:16 GMT
FA chairman Greg Clarke explains why Sam Allardyce has left his post as England manager, after one match and 67 days in charge.>
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Jeremy Corbyn: Don't compare me to Trump

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:35:24 GMT
Jeremy Corbyn says he cannot be compared to Donald Trump>
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Corbyn on Trident: 'I want to see a nuclear-free world'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:00:07 GMT
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he is not a supporter of nuclear weapons amid questions about Trident renewal.>
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Evans pays tribute to Sir Terry Wogan at memorial service

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:15:04 GMT
Chris Evans pays tribute to Sir Terry Wogan at a celebratory memorial service.>
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Huge blue topaz stone on loan to Natural History Museum

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:12:43 GMT
A blue topaz stone, thought to be the largest-ever, is to go on permanent loan to the Natural History Museum in London.>
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Alton Towers victim: 'I used to be confident'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:37:29 GMT
Alton Towers victim Chanda Chauhan was sitting in the second row of the Smiler carriage with her daughter when it crashed.>
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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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£6,200 Ed Sheeran pig statue bought by... Ed Sheeran

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:43:29 GMT
A pig-shaped statue of Ed Sheeran was bought by the singer himself, it emerges.>
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Did she do it again? Britney's first UK show since 2011

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:25:40 GMT
Pop star Britney Spears stages a stripped-down version of her Las Vegas show in her first UK concert since 2011.>
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'Shamed' Sam Allardyce on every front page - newspaper review

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:41:36 GMT
From the Financial Times to the Daily Star, the face of Sam Allardyce - now no longer England's football coach - dominates Wednesday's newspapers.>
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'Seething fury'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:26:06 GMT
Canada's First Nations use a royal tour to push for political action on social issues and say there is "seething fury" over the slow course of change.>
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Grown men cried

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:57:09 GMT
A year after the last blast furnace on Teesside shut its doors, how has the community been coping?>
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Enter the dragon

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:33:49 GMT
How China's desire to become a footballing superpower could provide a big business opportunity for British firms and clubs.>
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No apprentice

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:23:30 GMT
Lord Sugar has said he would like the BBC to commission a new programme focusing on the progress of past winners of The Apprentice.>
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Something in the water?

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:14 GMT
Every day 320 million litres of water travels 73 miles from Wales to Birmingham to fill kettles, baths and boilers. But why does it come so far?>
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Bras, bums and beauty

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:55:00 GMT
Adverts claiming to understand the experiences of modern women can be a risky strategy. Here are five very different campaigns that consumers either loved or hated.>
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Still a stronghold?

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:31:30 GMT
Oldham has traditionally been an electoral stronghold for Labour, but the party is facing a mounting challenge from UKIP.>
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In pictures

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:37:02 GMT
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Canada with their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, for a royal tour, five years after they first visited the country as newly-weds.>
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Famous front doors

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:08:04 GMT
It's not just Harry Potter's house which had come on the market - here are some ordinary homes with extraordinary screen presence.>
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MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:49:48 GMT
Prosecutors investigating the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine say it was hit by a missile from rebel-controlled territory.>
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Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:55:32 GMT
Former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres has died aged 93 following a stroke two weeks ago.>
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Stolen African penguin 'cannot survive in the wild'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:23:15 GMT
A huge hunt is under way for a stolen African penguin who experts fear will die in the wild.>
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Thailand's military allows 'culture of torture', says Amnesty

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:12:51 GMT
Thailand's military government has allowed a "culture of torture" to flourish, according to a report by rights group Amnesty International.>
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Berlin refugee shot dead in German knife drama

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:43:16 GMT
A 29-year-old refugee has been shot dead by police after a row at an asylum centre involving allegations that his daughter had been sexually abused.>
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Twitch and YouTube 'taking misogynistic abuse in gaming seriously'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:47:10 GMT
Newsbeat's hears from the biggest hosts of online gaming content in the world about the abuse some women face when they stream or share videos.>
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Trump Jr's Skittles graphic deleted from Twitter

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:29:44 GMT
A controversial graphic that compared Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles, posted by Donald Trump's son, is deleted from Twitter.>
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Tanzania Magufuli fires officials over 'fake' earthquake account

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:48:31 GMT
Tanzania's president sacks senior officials for opening a fake account to siphon money set aside for earthquake victims, his office says.>
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Dubai airport grounds flights due to 'drone activity'

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:01:00 GMT
Dubai International Airport grounds flights for half an hour due to "unauthorised drone activity", the airport's operator says.>
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Indonesia evacuates tourists after volcano eruption

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:33:12 GMT
Some 1,100 tourists are evacuated after a volcano erupted on Indonesia's Mount Lombok, though hundreds are still missing.>
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Syria conflict: US pledges $360m in additional aid

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:46:19 GMT
The US government promises to provide $364m (£276m) more in humanitarian aid to people affected by the conflict in Syria.>
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Chinese investors pay A$88.88m for Sydney property

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:19:15 GMT
Chinese investors pay a "lucky" A$88,888,888.88 for a Sydney property, as new warnings emerge about a property bubble in the Australian city.>
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How does a BUK missile system work?

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:00:43 GMT
The Ukrainian military has given BBC News access to one of its BUKs, to show how sophisticated a piece of military equipment it is.>
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Girl rebukes Charlotte mayor over police shootings

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:24:12 GMT
A young African-American girl delivers a tearful plea about police shootings to city officials in Charlotte, North Carolina.>
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Aleppo residents struggle to avoid starvation

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:41:21 GMT
In one part of rebel-held Aleppo, nearly all families have left - the ones who remain face starvation.>
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Refugees plant roots in Austria's gardens

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:03:55 GMT
As Austria tries to integrate thousands of refugees and migrants, one group sets up a communal garden to build ties.>
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Why is this woman flying 4,500 miles?

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:01:15 GMT
British conservationist Sacha Dench is on the first leg of an epic 4,500 mile paramotor flight following migrating swans.>
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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's debate body language

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:25:40 GMT
Communications consultant Mary Civiello talks about what Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's body language can tell us about who won the first Presidential debate.>
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When Tom Hanks photobombs your wedding

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:17:10 GMT
The Oscar-winning actor literally runs into a happy couple in Central Park, takes a selfie, and offers his blessing.>
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Spider bites Australian man on penis again

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:10:08 GMT
A 21-year-old Australian tradesman using a portable toilet on a building site is bitten by a venomous spider on the penis for a second time.>
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When Tom Hanks runs into your wedding photos

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:33:22 GMT
The Oscar-winning actor literally runs into a happy couple in Central Park, takes a selfie, and offers his blessing.>
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China police uncover $6m supermarket gift card scam

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:26:21 GMT
Former supermarket staff accused of hacking computer systems to fraudulently reload cards.>
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Thai tourism video stirs cultural heritage debate

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:58:08 GMT
Government unhappy over playful use of characters from Thailand's national epic.>
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China city blocks sale of tiny 'pigeon nest' homes

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:45:40 GMT
Surging house prices in Shenzhen mean some buyers are willing to live in tiny spaces.>
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Surviving Attica

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:19:04 GMT
In September 1971, inmates seized control of the Attica Correctional Facility in New York state - Carlos Roche was one of the prisoners.>
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'Seething fury'

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:26:06 GMT
Canada's First Nations use a royal tour to push for political action on social issues and say there is "seething fury" over the slow course of change.>
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Long legacy

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:11:00 GMT
The BBC's Kevin Connolly looks back at the long career of Shimon Peres, who helped shape every decade of Israel's life.>
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Bags of joy

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:27:54 GMT
Finnish-Syrian father-of-six Rami Adhan has become known as the "toy smuggler" for taking large bags of toys into Syria for children suffering in the war.>
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Threat of violence

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:39:42 GMT
India's official entry to the Best Foreign Language film at Oscars is a gritty crime drama on police brutality and corruption, writes Sudha G Tilak.>
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Created equal

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:20:56 GMT
The Republican Party may not be the most natural home for a transgender woman from New Jersey - but Jennifer Williams is trying to change it from the inside.>
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Naysayers

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:44:19 GMT
BBC Monitoring looks at the most contentious issues in the peace deal signed by the Colombian government and left-wing Farc rebels ahead of a popular vote on 2 October.>
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Will it fly?

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:40:47 GMT
The idea of beefing up a EU military prompts a warning from the UK's defence secretary but reassurance from Germany and Nato.>
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Weighty issue

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:20:42 GMT
Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado claims Donald Trump, who owned the beauty contest, called her "Miss Piggy" after she gained weight.>
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Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi: The vandal of Timbuktu

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:05:52 GMT
Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has pleaded guilty to destroying sacred sites in Timbuktu, Mali, in the first case concerning cultural artefacts at the International Criminal Court (ICC).>
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Disposable women

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:56:02 GMT
Women in South Asia are being used and abandoned by the British Asian men who marry them. Should their treatment be classed as a form of domestic violence?>
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Dreams and disasters

Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:12:24 GMT
A Japanese animated film has earned more than 10bn yen in just 28 days since its release. But what exactly is it about this film that has been drawing in the crowds?>
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'People are dying'

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:04:42 GMT
The lucrative counterfeit drugs trade causes hundreds of thousands of deaths every year. Technology can help fight it, but are big pharma and governments doing enough?>
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Cheek by jowl

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:05:20 GMT
Colombia-based photographer Nicolas Bedoya, a co-founder of photojournalism collective Vela Colectivo, visits an area in Colombia's Antioquia province where rebels will gather to disarm following the peace agreement signed on 26 September between the Farc and the Colombian government.>
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Abacus @ Saturday, 15th January, 2011