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Bank holiday shopper footfall 'down 4%'

BBC - 17 hours 11 min ago
The number of people out shopping in the UK on Saturday and Sunday fell by 4.1% compared with last year's August bank holiday weekend, retail researchers say.

Yemen suicide attack 'kills dozens'

BBC - 17 hours 13 min ago
A suicide bomb attack on a military facility in the southern Yemen city of Aden kills at least 40 people, officials say.

Jason Gillespie: Yorkshire coach to leave county at end of season

BBC - 17 hours 16 min ago
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie is to leave his role at the end of the season, the county confirm.

Calais chief wants new migrant border deal with UK

BBC - 17 hours 36 min ago
Migrants in Calais seeking asylum in the UK should be able to lodge their claim in France and not have to wait until they reach British soil, the region's president says.

Brussels explosion: Blast hits crime laboratory

BBC - 17 hours 57 min ago
An explosion hits a Brussels crime laboratory, causing "significant" damage but no casualties, Belgian media report.

Hundreds of Pokemon Go incidents logged by police

BBC - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 2:37am
Pokemon Go players have been involved in hundreds of police incidents since the gaming app phenomenon launched, the BBC learns.

Ed Balls describes Corbyn leadership as 'leftist fantasy'

BBC - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 2:04am
Ex-shadow chancellor Ed Balls says Jeremy Corbyn's Labour leadership is a "leftist utopian fantasy, devoid of connection to the reality of people's lives".

Newspaper headlines: 'Barbecue sizzler' and nuclear deal doubts

BBC - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 1:14am
Monday's papers consider China's growing involvement in UK industry including planned investment in nuclear power, while hopes are voiced that Britons can "fire up their bank holiday barbecues".

Nasa ends year-long Mars simulation on Hawaii

BBC - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 1:14am
A team of six people complete a Nasa-funded Mars simulation in Hawaii, after living in a dome in near isolation for a year.

Definitive ceasefire takes effect in Colombia after 52 years

BBC - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 1:00am
A ceasefire has come into effect in Colombia between the main leftist rebel group and the government, ending one of the world's longest insurgencies.

'Patients at risk' from length of GP consultations

BBC - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 12:41am
The health of patients is being put at risk because GPs are being forced to carry out complex consultations in 10 minutes or less, doctors are warning.

Crew emerges from year-long Mars trial

BBC - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 12:11am
A team of six people have emerged from a Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in near isolation for a year.

'Hold on' - Bavarian ox race winner's secret

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 11:35pm
Every four years, people in Bavaria, southern Germany, stage the Muensing Ox Race - which draws crowds of thousands.

Unequal opportunities?

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 9:50pm
An IFS study says men still get paid more on average than women. But some have questioned if that's really what the numbers show.

Straphanger surveillance

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 8:49pm
The Facebook group where passengers cast a humorous eye on the behaviour of tram conductors.

Royal Navy sends HMS Daring to join IS fight

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 8:31pm
Royal Navy warship HMS Daring is to be sent to the Gulf to support US carriers that are launching bombing raids on militants from the Islamic State group.

Parkinson's protein test could lead to earlier diagnosis

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 8:02pm
A test that can detect the stickiness of a key protein molecule could help diagnose the early stages of Parkinson's disease, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests.

Australian man 'put acid in sex club lubricant'

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 7:54pm
A 62-year-old man is arrested after allegedly filling a lubricant dispenser with hydrochloric acid at a gay club in Sydney.

Young England applicants meet Allardyce

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 7:38pm
Five schoolboys who applied to be the new managing team of the England football team meet the man who pipped them to the top job.

Punching its weight

BBC - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 7:30pm
Broadcaster Melvyn Bragg has called for the government to follow the model of Team GB's Olympic success and invest in the north of England. BBC News asks which of the regions' strengths it should focus on?