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General election 2019: Boris Johnson criticised over reaction to sick boy image
The PM initially refused to look at the picture of Jack Williment-Barr and took a reporter's phone away.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 15:47:07 GMT)

General election 2019: Labour vows Budget 'to end austerity' in first 100 days
John McDonnell says Labour would "remake government" in a February Budget if it wins the election.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 11:59:55 GMT)

Serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences
Mr Justice Edis said he had no doubt McCann was "a threat to children" and "a paedophile".
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 15:42:51 GMT)

Rise of SUVs 'makes mockery' of electric car push
Exhaust emissions from new cars have been increasing for the past three years, research suggests.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:58:57 GMT)

Thomas Cook refunds 40,000 customers by deadline
The figure is two-thirds the number the regulator hoped to refund at the end of a 60-day deadline.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:27:40 GMT)

British stars nominated for Golden Globe awards
Rocketman's Taron Egerton and Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge are among those up for prizes.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:08:03 GMT)

Ballycastle: Woman dies after swimming incident at NI beach
Another woman is in a stable condition after swimmers got into difficulty at Ballycastle.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:43:37 GMT)

Harley Watson hit-and-run: Terence Glover faces murder trial
Terence Glover is accused of killing Harley Watson, who died after being struck by a car in Essex.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:25:57 GMT)

Axed BBC Christmas tree 'to be replaced soon'
The 7m tree was removed less than two weeks after being put up outside Broadcasting House.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:39:20 GMT)

South Western Railway strike: Rail union publishes plan to end guards dispute
Twenty-seven days of strike action by Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) members began a week ago.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:30:14 GMT)

Battle of Britain pilot Maurice Mounsdon dies aged 101
Maurice Mounsdon was one of the last surviving members of "The Few", who fought the Nazis in WW2.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 11:57:21 GMT)

General election 2019: Johnson 'could look at' abolishing BBC licence fee
The prime minister questions whether funding the broadcaster out of general taxation "makes sense".
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 15:37:25 GMT)

What unites us: 10 reasons why we're not a divided nation
The issues, people and foods that win the backing of most British people.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 01:04:12 GMT)

Election 2019: Will there be checks between Great Britain and NI?
Boris Johnson has claimed only goods passing through on their way to the Irish Republic would be checked.
(Sun, 08 Dec 2019 12:11:13 GMT)

Quiz: Test your election 2019 knowledge in 14 questions
How closely have you been following the comings and goings in the run up to the general election?
(Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:19:21 GMT)

General election 2019: Your questions on climate change and the environment
Your questions answered: The environment, wildlife and climate change.
(Sun, 08 Dec 2019 00:01:54 GMT)

General election 2019: Are political clubs still political?
The general election may be dominating the headlines but it's not troubling the political clubs of Arnold.
(Sun, 08 Dec 2019 00:18:35 GMT)

General election 2019: What to look out for on Brexit
Jessica Parker looks at some of the issues to watch for when checking what the parties are promising on Brexit.
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 23:59:58 GMT)

General election 2019: How is a government formed?
A look at the rules for forming a government
(Sat, 07 Dec 2019 23:59:50 GMT)

Peter Howson returns to 'hell' of Bosnian war with new painting
The painter was haunted by his experiences as a war artist, but has revisited the subject in a new painting.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:00:28 GMT)

Should children watch toy unboxing videos?
Millions of kids are watching toy unboxing videos in the run-up to Christmas. Should parents be concerned?
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:07:09 GMT)

Billionaire John Caudwell goes head-to-head with Labour's John McDonnell
John Caudwell goes head-to-head with the shadow chancellor after he stated that nobody needs or deserves to be a billionaire.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:15:51 GMT)

Brian Cox: Why I've been exploring our scientific past
The science broadcaster explains why he's been delving into the lives of some extraordinary scientists.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 01:17:39 GMT)

Universal credit claimants one year on
Many people are out of pocket after a five-week wait for their first benefit payment, charities say.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 02:25:51 GMT)

General election 2019: What was England like at the last December poll?
The last UK general election to be held in December was in 1923. What were the issues for voters?
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:06:11 GMT)

The Tiger Who Came To Tea: Judith Kerr story heads to TV
The Tiger Who Came To Tea heads for the small screen, 50 years after Judith Kerr's book was written.
(Sun, 08 Dec 2019 00:00:51 GMT)

Star Wars: The Leicestershire factory at the centre of a toy galaxy
The team of British toy-makers who created a galaxy in plastic.
(Sun, 08 Dec 2019 00:18:17 GMT)

Southend photographer hopes Essex Girls project will 'challenge stereotype'
Photographer Mark Massey says the project is part of a dialogue over identity with his daughters.
(Sun, 08 Dec 2019 00:18:12 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)

General election 2019: The 60 second manifesto challenge
Does Adam Fleming really know what's in the main parties' manifestos? Jeremy Vine puts him to the test.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 13:00:00 GMT)

Election battleground: Crewe & Nantwich
Two towns, one constituency. Traditionally, one votes Labour, the other Conservative but will Brexit change that?
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:20:05 GMT)

Brandon Lewis: 'We are not going to have a border down the Irish sea'
Security minister Brandon Lewis says some checks on some goods leaving Great Britain and the UK will be required.
(Sun, 08 Dec 2019 11:57:08 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)

Morpurgo's Christmas (fire) cracker
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the yuletide offering from children's author, Sir Michael Morpurgo.
(Sun, 08 Dec 2019 00:17:05 GMT)

Boy slept on hospital floor due to lack of beds
Jack Williment-Barr was photographed lying on a pile of coats and breathing through an oxygen mask.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:57:10 GMT)

Nicola Sturgeon: Treatment of Scotland justifies indyref2
The first minister says an independence poll should be held even if the UK does not leave the EU.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 10:50:03 GMT)

Health workers strike: Nurses at Altnagelvin Hospital join protests
Unison nurses at the Londonderry hospital are joining the ongoing action over pay and conditions.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:21:40 GMT)

False expenses MP Chris Davies's office in 'climate of fear'
Chris Davies is being sued for constructive dismissal by his former constituency office manager.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 13:22:44 GMT)

Tyler Peck drugs death: Family feud 'erupted over funeral cash'
A crowdfunding page was set up by a school attended by Tyler Peck's siblings, to pay for his funeral.
(Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:17:25 GMT)

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