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FTSE 100 opens higher on Asia boost

BBC - 2 hours 10 min ago
The FTSE 100 rose on Tuesday following the holiday on Monday, as Chinese stock markets posted their biggest daily gain for three months.

Volkswagen profit tumbles as sales fall

BBC - 2 hours 11 min ago
Volkswagen profit tumbles 20% in the first three months of 2016 as it continues to grapple with the diesel emissions scandal.

'Unstoppable' - the making of Kane

BBC - 2 hours 14 min ago
The secret stories and key characteristics that transformed a six-year-old stand-in keeper into the most exciting England striker for a decade.

Vote Leave wants power to axe fuel VAT

BBC - 2 hours 52 min ago
Leading Leave campaigners say the UK would be able to scrap VAT on fuel outside the EU - but George Osborne says this is "fantasy economics".

Children 'not getting diabetes checks'

BBC - 2 hours 54 min ago
Almost 75% of older children in England and Wales with diabetes are not getting key health checks, a study suggests.

Rowling's Galbraith makes book shortlist

BBC - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 1:33am
JK Rowling's work under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith is shortlisted for a prestigious crime novel award.

'Final countdown' in referendum campaign

BBC - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 1:19am
The latest in the EU referendum campaign, migrant smuggling by sea, health issues and a cricket milestone make the front pages.

North Korea missile test launch 'fails'

BBC - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 1:16am
North Korea has attempted to fire a ballistic missile off its east coast but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean military officials say.

VIDEO: Footage shows strikes on IS in Falluja

BBC - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:57am
Iraqi forces are continuing the second day of their assault to retake the city of Falluja from the so-called Islamic State group.

France rail workers strike over reforms

BBC - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:02am
French railway workers are to go on strike in the latest in a series of protests against planned labour reforms, with strikes also expected in Belgium.

Kincora Boys' Home abuse inquiry to start

BBC - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 8:55pm
An inquiry into historical child sex abuse in Northern Ireland is due to begin examining allegations relating to the former Kincora Boys' Home.

Odd laws you may unknowingly break

BBC - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 8:08pm
Unusual laws you might unknowingly break

Heathrow celebrates 70th anniversary

BBC - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 7:54pm
A look back at one of the world's busiest airports

Average-speed camera coverage 'doubles'

BBC - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 7:43pm
The length of UK roads covered by permanent average speed cameras has more than doubled since 2013, new figures reveal.

Public toilets 'wiped out in parts of UK'

BBC - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 7:41pm
High Streets and public spaces in some areas of the UK no longer have any council-run public lavatories, the BBC learns.

Care home scandal families' plea to PM

BBC - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 7:40pm
Families of victims of the Winterbourne View scandal write to the prime minister demanding he shuts outdated care home institutions.

VIDEO: Think Again: Donald Trump is a moderate

BBC - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 7:23pm
Is Donald Trump actually the most moderate Republican candidate for years?

How happy chatbots could become our new best friends

BBC - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 7:10pm
Will giving computers emotions make them more useful at work?

Who was the activist Elliott Johnson?

BBC - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 7:09pm
What happened to Tory activist Elliott Johnson?

The mysterious novel in the cat video comments

BBC - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 7:07pm
Anonymous social media novel gains growing audience