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EE revenue down as BT takeover looms

BBC - 10 hours 18 min ago
EE, the UK's biggest mobile operator, saw its operating revenue fall 1.1% to £1.469m in the first quarter.

Small firms' letter praises Tories

BBC - 10 hours 25 min ago
A letter signed by the owners of 5,000 small firms calls for the Conservatives to be "given the chance to finish what they started", as Labour accuses the Tories of "letting down" business.

VIDEO: 'Super-jumbo' A380 marks 10 years

BBC - 10 hours 35 min ago
The 'super-jumbo' Airbus A380 celebrates its 10th anniversary

Labour 'to help first-time buyers'

BBC - 10 hours 36 min ago
First-time buyers would be exempt from stamp duty when buying homes for less than £300,000 under a Labour government, a move the Tories say is "panicky and unfunded".

Gay row health minister resigns

BBC - 10 hours 54 min ago
Northern Ireland health minister Jim Wells, who caused controversy with remarks linking same-sex relationships to child abuse, says he has resigned to help his wife "during her fight for life".

Nepal quake toll rises above 3,000

BBC - 11 hours 8 min ago
At least 3,326 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, say officials.

In pictures: Nepal earthquake aftermath

BBC - 11 hours 8 min ago
Images from Nepal as it struggles to cope with devastating earthquake

'Death star' welcomes first patients

BBC - 11 hours 13 min ago
The UK's newest hospital, the £842m South Glasgow University Hospital, is due to welcome its first patients later.

Climber caught up in Nepal disaster

BBC - 11 hours 22 min ago
A man aiming to be the oldest Welsh person to reach the summit of Mount Everest is caught up in the Nepal earthquake.

Australia urges drug executions halt

BBC - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:44am
Australia calls on Indonesia to delay executing two convicted Australian drug traffickers until corruption allegations are investigated.

VIDEO: A look inside the UK's newest hospital

BBC - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:12am
UK's newest hospital, South Glasgow University Hospital, is to receive its first patients on Monday.

Wasps rugby club launches £35m bond

BBC - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:04am
Leading English rugby union club Wasps, which plays at Coventry's Ricoh Stadium, is launching a seven-year bond as it aims to raise £25m to £35m.

VIDEO: Will wild lynx return to Britain?

BBC - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:28am
Graham Satchell reports on moves to bring wild lynx back to Britain.

'Grief and fear amid the ruin'

BBC - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:25am
Monday's newspapers focus on the efforts to rescue trapped survivors of the Nepal earthquake. And there is news of a Labour plan to cut stamp duty for first-time property buyers.

No life-saving surgery 'for billions'

BBC - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 10:33pm
Two-thirds of the world's population have no access to safe and affordable surgery, according to a new study in The Lancet.

Back pain link to chimpanzee spine

BBC - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 10:29pm
People with lower back problems are more likely to have a spine similar in shape to the chimpanzee, our closest ape ancestor.

HIV home test kit goes on sale in UK

BBC - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 10:24pm
The first HIV self-test kit that allows people to get a fast result at home has gone on sale in the UK.

Rediscovered Bacon portraits unveiled

BBC - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 10:11pm
Two self-portraits by Francis Bacon are going on public display for the first time after being rediscovered in a private collection, before being sold.

How realistic is online voting at UK elections?

BBC - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 10:00pm
Why can't everyone vote online for their MP?

VIDEO: Clean-up after Chile's Calbuco volcano

BBC - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 9:49pm
Clean-up efforts are continuing in Chile, after the Calbuco volcano erupted on Thursday.