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M20 motorway remains closed after bridge collapse

BBC - 20 hours 2 min ago
Work is under way to clear debris from a footbridge which collapsed onto the M20, but the road is expected to remain closed until at least lunchtime on Sunday.

Airline pilots arrested on alcohol charge at Glasgow Airport

BBC - 20 hours 17 min ago
Two airline pilots are arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly from Glasgow Airport to New York.

American Football player Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem

BBC - 20 hours 36 min ago
American Football player Colin Kaepernick refuses to stand for the national anthem at a game in protest against what he sees as racial injustice.

The last BHS stores close their doors

BBC - 20 hours 39 min ago
The last BHS stores are set to close for the final time after 88 years on the high Street. Joe Lynam reports.

Europe migrant crisis: Germany expects 'up to 300,000' this year

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 1:13am
Germany expects up to 300,000 migrants to arrive in the country this year, the head of Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees says.

CEO Secrets: Airbnb co-founder shares tips for success

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 1:01am
Nathan Blecharczyk, one of the co-founders of Airbnb, offers the business advice he wishes he had been given when he started out.

Newspaper headlines: Health tax idea and ministers on the spot over Brexit

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:50am
Sunday's papers include predictions of intense cabinet discussions on making Brexit work, and an ex-minister's proposal for a "health and care" tax.

Last BHS stores to close for final time after 88 years

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:40am
The last BHS stores are set to close their doors for the final time, ending an 88-year presence on the High Street.

Italy earthquake: Museums to donate Sunday revenue to quake relief

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:06am
Sunday's proceeds from state museums across Italy are to be donated to relief work in the earthquake zone as the country rallies around those affected.

Hinkley Point: EDF boss Vincent de Rivaz urges go-ahead

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 11:20pm
The energy company hoping to build a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset pleads with the government to give it the go-ahead.

Solo pilot, 18, completes around-the-world flight

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 11:05pm
Australian teenager Lachlan Smart has become the youngest person to fly solo around the world in a single-engine aircraft.

The booze commute

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:37pm
Alongside the boisterous revellers on London's first regular all-night Tube service were a sprinkling of more introverted, nocturnal travellers.

Lord Janner case: Family want child sex abuse inquiry delay

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 9:18pm
The family of the late Labour peer Lord Janner are demanding the public inquiry into child abuse postpones its plan to examine the allegations against him.

Nuisance calls: Which? says company bosses should be liable

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 8:31pm
The bosses of firms that make nuisance calls should be held personally responsible, the consumer group Which? says.

Export ban placed on Queen Victoria's wedding coronet

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 8:13pm
A temporary export ban has been placed on a sapphire and diamond coronet that belonged to Queen Victoria, preventing it from being sold abroad.

Baby gap years

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 8:02pm
BBC News speaks to the new mums who swapped sleepless nights for long-haul flights.

Norwegian icebreaker

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 7:56pm
The BBC's Will Grant meets the Norwegian man who played a central role in years of negotiations between Farc rebels and the Colombian government

US elections: Trump details plans to track illegal immigrants

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 7:51pm
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he will develop a "tracking system" to remove illegal immigrants who outstay their visas.

Special power

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 7:36pm
A photography project takes on a deeper meaning for a father whose son has Down's Syndrome

In pictures

BBC - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 7:32pm
As Notting Hill Carnival marks its 50th anniversary, BBC News looks back at how the event became what organisers claim is the largest street party in Europe.