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    Two arrested after terror raids

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 22:44)

    A 24-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman are arrested in Berkshire on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism in the UK.

    Man dead and girl hurt in 'incident'

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 22:24)

    A man has died and a young girl is airlifted to hospital after police were called to an incident in Cornwall.

    Murder weapon discovered in museum

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 22:00)

    An assault rifle used in seven unsolved murders has been discovered on public display at the Imperial War Museum.

    VIDEO: 'Surge' in women joining IS

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 21:55)

    New research suggests young women travelling to Syria sometimes become involved in IS propaganda and recruitment, but often end up "domestically isolated in severe conditions".

    PM urges EU 'flexibility' on reforms

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 21:48)

    David Cameron tells his fellow European leaders they need to be "flexible and imaginative" as he demands reforms to the EU.

    ‘I just smash anything that moves'

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 21:37)

    Saracens flanker Jacques Burger is relishing the chance to get his teeth into Bath, as Chris Jones discovers ahead of Saturday’s Premiership final.

    Patients were kept 'like animals'

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 20:56)

    Patients were kept like "animals" at a Denbighshire mental health ward, relatives say.

    VIDEO: Transforming Hull, Turner Prize host city

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 20:39)

    Hull is to host the Turner Prize, one of the biggest events in British art, when it is UK City of Culture in 2017.

    MEPs in new EU-US trade controversy

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 20:05)

    MEPs call for transparent and public handling of trade disputes with the US but soften their stance on controversial commercial courts.

    VIDEO: NI 'collusion' claims investigated

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 19:25)

    A BBC Panorama investigation has revealed claims that thousands of UK agents worked with paramilitaries during the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

    Blatter wants to stay as Fifa boss

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 19:18)

    Sepp Blatter refuses to resign as Fifa president and vows to stay to "restore trust" in the scandal-hit organisation.

    Galloway to run for London mayor

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 18:36)

    Controversial former MP George Galloway says he will seek election as the next mayor of London.

    No movement on welfare bill - Foster

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 18:19)

    The finance minister says she cannot move the budget bill forward because of the inability of the Stormont parties to resolve the deadlock over welfare reform.

    Food bug 'found in 73% of chickens'

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 18:18)

    Nearly three-quarters of fresh shop-bought chickens test positive for food poisoning bug campylobacter in year-long study.

    Murray tested but into third round

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 18:00)

    Andy Murray beats Portugal's Joao Sousa in four sets to secure his place in the French Open third round.

    Cameron backs Blatter quit calls

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 17:13)

    David Cameron supports calls for Sepp Blatter to quit as Fifa president, Downing Street says.

    VIDEO: Prince explains why he's a Villa fan

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 17:01)

    Prince William tells BBC Sport's Gary Lineker why he decided to support Aston Villa, who face Arsenal in the FA Cup final.

    Prince William admits FA Cup nerves

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 17:01)

    Aston Villa fan Prince William says he is starting to feel the nerves ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final with Arsenal.

    Fifa 16: Why the women jokes are wrong

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:59)

    Answering the jokes about women footballers on new Fifa 16 game

    Probe into uni dept's management

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:52)

    An investigation into Swansea University's School of Management is under way after concerns emerge about the way it is being run, the BBC understands.

    Rise in 'dog bite' hospital admissions

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:42)

    The number of people taken to hospital after attacks by dogs - and other animals including rats, cats and foxes - has risen by 76% in the past decade, new figures show.

    Rail workers to strike twice in June

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:33)

    Rail workers in the RMT union are to hold 24-hour and 48-hour strikes next month, after rejecting a pay offer from Network Rail.

    Syria girls have 'contacted family'

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:16)

    Three schoolgirls from London who are feared to have joined Islamic State in Syria have made contact with their families, their lawyer says.

    Man jailed for 'Gerbil' murder

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:08)

    A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering Glasgow gangland figure Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll.

    Libor trader pledged 'humongous deal'

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:03)

    The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial offered his contact a "humongous deal" to keep the rate low, a court hears.

    Death crash youth's 142mph boast

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:00)

    A teenage driver who killed a man whose car he split in two in a high speed crash boasted about driving at 142mph on a motorway hours before.

    VIDEO: Meeting the Mayfair squatters

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 15:33)

    A group squatting in a building in London's Mayfair have been ordered to leave the property following a ruling by the High Court.

    Murderer had 'known risk factors'

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 15:01)

    A man who brutally murdered two people while on the run from police had "significant known risk factors", a report finds.

    Sturgeon critical of Scotland Bill

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 14:55)

    The first minister criticises the Scotland Bill but the UK government believes it fulfils promises made after the independence referendum.

    Top Gear car plate complaints rejected

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 14:54)

    The BBC Trust rejects complaints over Top Gear's Patagonia special, in which a car number plate appeared to refer to the Falklands conflict.

    What was Militant?

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 13:44)

    What was the Militant tendency of the 1980s?

    Teddy bear lorry crash causes chaos

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 13:40)

    A lorry carrying several tonnes of teddy bears is involved in a major collision, forcing a 16-mile closure of the A14 in Cambridgeshire.

    Why are MPs banned from clapping?

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 13:31)

    Why are MPs not allowed to applaud?

    VIDEO: Dyke: Blatter 'must take responsibility'

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:53)

    The chairman of England's Football Association Greg Dyke says Fifa president Sepp Blatter ''must take responsibility'' following the arrests of several senior officials on corruption charges.

    The siblings who share a donor parent

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:41)

    The donor-conceived siblings connecting across the world

    16,000 birthday cards for Winnie

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:28)

    A 99-year-old woman receives 16,000 birthday cards from around the world after an internet appeal went viral.

    UK agents 'worked with NI killers'

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:10)

    Did the state collude with NI killers?

    Labour objects to Hatton application

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 10:17)

    Labour's general secretary objects to a bid by former firebrand councillor Derek Hatton to rejoin the party.

    Bakery to appeal 'gay cake' decision

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 10:11)

    The Christian-run bakery at the centre of a discrimination case over a so-called 'gay cake' is to appeal.

    VIDEO: Why the Common Dolphin is becoming more common

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 08:26)

    The BBC's John Maguire joins a scientific expedition that is studying the Common Dolphin population off the west coast of Scotland, and trying to find out why, until recently, it was quite a rare sight.

    Decommissioning 'a new beginning'

       (Thursday, 28 May 2015 01:30)

    The oil industry wakes up to decommissioning opportunities

    VIDEO: Treasury Committee

       (Wednesday, 25 March 2015 12:45)

    The Treasury Committee hears from the Chancellor, George Osborne.

    AUDIO: 'Chicken bacteria left me paralysed'

       (Monday, 16 June 2014 09:59)

    Ann Edwards says she was completely paralysed when she fell victim to campylobacter bacteria, and that she still has some paralysis in her feet and low stamina more than 17 years later.

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