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PM: We must find source of UK-US trade document leak
Labour says the documents show the NHS would be "for sale" under a post-Brexit trade deal with the US.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 19:23:53 GMT)

South Western Railway strike: Engineering adds to weekend woe
RMT union members are taking 27 days of strike action on South Western Railway.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 13:33:49 GMT)

General election 2019: Tories probe candidates over anti-Semitism claims
The Conservative Party says it is investigating, after claims of anti-Semitism against three candidates.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 17:09:41 GMT)

General election 2019: Lib Dems pledge help for small business
Jo Swinson's party would scrap business rates and provide greater support for entrepreneurs.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 14:58:48 GMT)

Ron Saunders: Former Aston Villa manager dies aged 87
Former Aston Villa manager Ron Saunders dies at the age of 87, the club announces.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 19:24:08 GMT)

Revived Briton Audrey Schoeman 'lucky to have second chance'
Hiker Audrey Schoeman's heart stopped beating for six hours - but doctors saved her life.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 10:36:07 GMT)

Pride of Sports Awards: Gareth Thomas in tears as parents surprise him
Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas was honoured for his role as a sporting inspiration.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 18:42:03 GMT)

Two men killed in Wednesbury car crash
Three people are being treated for their injuries in hospital.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 12:34:59 GMT)

General election 2019: Tories pledge £550m for grassroots football
Party pledges more government funding for amateur football as it eyes a 2030 tournament bid.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 16:18:42 GMT)

'Heartbroken' girl wants stolen therapy dog back for Christmas
Stolen Lottie is a therapy dog and "best friend" to 11-year-old Chloe Hopkins.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 11:26:57 GMT)

Jeremy Corbyn v Boris Johnson: BBC election debate round-up
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn go head-to-head in a live debate on the BBC.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 22:29:44 GMT)

Johnson-Corbyn debate: Five key things from across the lecterns
This debate was touted as a last chance for the leaders to win over voters. So, what will be remembered?
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 23:30:25 GMT)

General election 2019: Who is paying for the election?
Some of the big donors pouring pounds into the political parties are an intriguing bunch.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:36:17 GMT)

General election 2019: Six ways to improve TV debates
There are more debates than ever but still people complain. Could they be improved?
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 01:21:52 GMT)

General election 2019: Tory candidate in disability pay row
Sally-Ann Hart defends an article suggesting people with disabilities could be paid less.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:23:19 GMT)

General Election 2019: Nigel Farage's interview fact-checked
Reality Check looks at claims made by the Brexit Party leader in an interview with the BBC's Andrew Neil.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:18:40 GMT)

General election 2019: Battle to unseat Boris Johnson in Uxbridge and Ruislip
A battle to unseat the prime minister is raging in a commuter town on the outskirts of London.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 01:22:52 GMT)

How to have a more sustainable Christmas
From renting your tree, to sponsoring a turkey, a growing number of people are having a greener Christmas.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 22:38:31 GMT)

Peter Pan pantomime stars say it is 'hardest job in show business'
A children's TV star and a Strictly dancer will be putting in three performances a day.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 10:25:11 GMT)

Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz II: The Welsh artist selling paintings to boxers
A former boxer from Newport now sells his paintings to the likes of Tyson Fury and Andy Ruiz.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:30:59 GMT)

Thomas Cook: 'They told me the money was safe'
Many angry Thomas Cook customers are still awaiting refunds for the holidays that never happened.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 22:32:45 GMT)

Biodiversity: The best plants for attracting insects to gardens
With insect populations in decline, a study shows how gardens can support beetles, spiders and the like.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:29:18 GMT)

Stop and search: the controversial police power
Reporter Aaron Roach Bridgeman speaks to suspects, police and campaigners.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 09:04:42 GMT)

Joseph McCann: The failures that let violent criminal back on the streets
A series of failures in the justice system meant rapist Joseph McCann was not recalled to prison.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:39:10 GMT)

The Sheffield couple harking back to wartime Britain
Dean Turner and Lynda Easton believe the 1940s was a more community-focused time to live.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:02:12 GMT)

What happened this week?
Trump weighs in on the NHS, and the BBC invites Boris Johnson for a chat about trust.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 09:51:54 GMT)

This Matters: Is politics sexist?
They make up 51% of the population but what are the parties offering to women this election?
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 01:15:55 GMT)

The dogs' home dachshunds named after Santa's reindeer
More than 1,000 people have applied to give a pup a new home.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:01:59 GMT)

Neil to Johnson: 'Not too late' for election interview
Andrew Neil says he wants to quiz Boris Johnson about whether he can be trusted.
(Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:27:58 GMT)

Michael Gove gives out Downing Street's phone number
The minister was asked on 5 Live about the chances of Boris Johnson being interviewed by Andrew Neil.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:16:43 GMT)

Greta at United Nations climate talks one year apart
Life has changed a lot for the environmental activist in the space of a year.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 19:09:42 GMT)

Leeds Clean Air Zone: 30 taxi drivers get green loans
Taxi drivers in Leeds say a system set up to help them buy greener vehicles has been a "cock-up".
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:06:17 GMT)

Glasgow council equal pay claim firm suspends all activities
Action 4 Equality Scotland said the move followed an approach by the Financial Conduct Authority.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 14:23:09 GMT)

Health strikes: 'Significant disruption' expected
The Belfast Health Trust cancels 900 routine outpatient appointments on Monday.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 18:14:16 GMT)

General election 2019: Jeremy Corbyn in Wales for final election push
The Labour leader is making his first visit of the campaign to Wales before Thursday's poll.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 17:56:12 GMT)

Tate Modern balcony push: Teen admits attempted murder
Jonty Bravery admits attempted murder after pushing the six-year-old from a 10th floor platform.
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:01:20 GMT)

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