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Turner Prize exhibition opens with giant buttocks, train rides and scrap metal

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 4:16am
Members of the public have their first chance to see works nominated for this year's Turner Prize when an exhibition featuring the four artists opens.

Theresa May camp hits back at 'lily-livered' immigration claims

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 4:14am
Sources close to Theresa May hit back at claims she was branded "lily-livered" by former PM David Cameron over proposed EU immigration controls.

Tour Championship: Rory McIlroy wins title in Atlanta to claim FedEx Cup

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 4:12am
Rory McIlroy wins a three-way play-off at the Tour Championship to claim the FedEx Cup and £8.85m in prize money.

Duke and Duchess make flying visit to Vancouver

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 4:08am
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were greeted by crowds in Vancouver after arriving by seaplane.

Monarch airlines says flights operating as normal

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 4:04am
Budget airline Monarch says its flights are operating as normal following 'negative speculation' about its financial health.

Japan scrambles jets over Chinese flight

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:22am
Japan says it scrambled fighter jets on Sunday after Chinese military aircraft flew between two southern Japanese islands.

John McDonnell: Intervention key to post-Brexit prosperity

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 3:00am
Britain needs an interventionist government working with the private sector, shadow chancellor John McDonnell tells the BBC ahead of his speech at the Labour conference.

William and Kate travel by seaplane on tour of Canada

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 2:33am
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge use a seaplane to travel from Victoria to Vancouver in British Columbia on their eight-day tour of western Canada.

Ben Needham search: Kos dig starts for missing toddler

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 2:26am
Excavations will begin on Monday at farmland on the Greek island of Kos in the hunt for Sheffield toddler Ben Needham who disappeared in 1991.

Paper review: Brexit row, Labour 'truce' and 'Canada Kate'

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 2:06am
Splits at the top of government and fears in the City of London - both over Brexit - make headlines, along with the latest from William, Kate and their "cuties" on tour.

Taking off

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:36am
Kate McWilliams' employer Easyjet believes the 26-year-old is the world's youngest ever commercial airline captain.

Healthy obsession

BBC - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:00am
GP Mark Spencer explains why he is overseeing an ambitious year-long project in Fleetwood, Lancashire, aimed at improving the health of people in his town.

US golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

BBC - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 11:45pm
US golfer Arnold Palmer, widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the sport's history, has died at the age of 87.

Jim Naughtie: The race for N Carolina's early votes

BBC - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 9:54pm
James Naughtie reports on how organisation could be key to the White House race, in a campaign dominated so far by personality.

Heaney's Home

BBC - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 9:08pm
The son of the Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney shares his memories of his father and hails the new Dublin arts centre built in his honour.

Animals in the frame

BBC - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 8:41pm
A selection of the winners and finalists in he ZSL Animal Photography Prize.

Mooning and streaking outlawed in Victoria, Australia

BBC - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 8:10pm
Exposing your bare buttocks in public - considered by some a form of legitimate political protest - has been officially made a crime in one Australian state.

Concentrix: 'Suicidal calls' made to tax credits firm

BBC - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 7:57pm
Staff at a firm used by the government to cut tax credit payments are receiving calls from "suicidal" clients, which they are not trained to deal with, the BBC learns.

Mixing it up

BBC - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 7:57pm
Would you watch someone mixing paint online? Well, lots of people do.

In pictures

BBC - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 7:52pm
Once heading for the status of ghost town, Riace is now growing as migrants have moved into abandoned homes.