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Migration data to spark EU vote debate

BBC - 13 hours 59 min ago
The final statistics before June's referendum on levels of EU migration into the UK are expected to spark a fierce debate between the Remain and Leave camps.

Solar Impulse lands in Pennsylvania

BBC - 14 hours 4 min ago
The sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has landed in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, after a 16-hour flight.

Procurement costs 'slashed outside EU'

BBC - 14 hours 9 min ago
"Foolish" EU procurement rules cost UK taxpayers £1.6bn a year, which could be better spent on new hospitals and flood defences, Leave campaigners say.

Warning over steel pension cut proposal

BBC - 14 hours 41 min ago
The government is warned that a proposal to cut pension benefits to help save Tata Steel's UK operations could have implications "well beyond the industry".

French nuclear workers to join strike

BBC - 15 hours 27 sec ago
Workers at French nuclear power stations are due to join a strike over labour reforms that has already paralysed oil refineries and triggered fuel shortages.

Online learning to cut tuition fees

BBC - 15 hours 9 min ago
A UK online university network is claiming a "breakthrough moment" as students can cut the cost of a Russell Group degree by studying part of it online.

Amazon fashion boss to run Debenhams

BBC - 15 hours 9 min ago
Department store chain Debenhams appoints Amazon's European fashion boss as its new chief executive.

Think tank: 'Misogyny rife on Twitter'

BBC - 15 hours 11 min ago
A study into the number of aggressive and abusive tweets sent from UK Twitter accounts suggests large-scale misogyny on the social network, a think tank says.

HS2 'over-priced' say transport experts

BBC - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 2:55am
HS2 is an over-priced, gold-plated project and will fail in many of its objectives a group of transport experts warns.

Ban on legal highs comes into force

BBC - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 2:48am
A blanket ban on so-called legal highs comes into force across the UK, with new laws criminalising their production, distribution, sale and supply.

VIDEO: Victorian classic given 50s twist

BBC - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 2:39am
The sinister tale of Jekyll and Hyde is given a new twist in a dance production at the Old Vic.

Oil hits $50 for first time this year

BBC - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 1:50am
Oil continues its recovery, with prices rising above $50 a barrel for the first time in 2016 as a result of supply disruptions and increased global demand.

Capsize photos and population figures

BBC - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 1:26am
Dramatic images of a migrant boat capsize feature widely, while projections of a population rise in England also attract headlines.

Ryanair accused of breaking electoral law

BBC - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 1:26am
Vote Leave has accused airline company Ryanair of breaking electoral law in its campaign for the UK to stay in the EU.

The dangers of shaking babies

BBC - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:47am
The mums whose partners shook their babies

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard to divorce

BBC - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 11:41pm
Film star Johnny Depp and his actress wife Amber Heard are to divorce, US court documents reveal.

Probation breaches 'not being reported'

BBC - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 11:19pm
Probation officers are being told not to take action against offenders who breach sentence terms, because their companies risk being fined, a watchdog in England and Wales has said.

Who will cook your Indian curry?

BBC - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:16pm
Nick Robinson looks at why curry houses appear to be Eurosceptic.

VIDEO: Camper has close encounter with lions

BBC - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:11pm
A couple of campers describe the moment three lions explored their campsite.

VIDEO: BBC journalist on end of cancer treatment

BBC - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:07pm
BBC journalist Victoria Derbyshire has completed six weeks of radiotherapy, her last major treatment for breast cancer.