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The Dorset chiropodist healing homeless people's feet

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:42pm
Chiropodist Jenny Donovan runs a clinic tending to the feet of rough sleepers.

Some people think I’m really ‘Jonathan Pie’

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:31pm
Tom Walker, who plays spoof reporter Jonathan Pie, says some people don't believe he is acting.

Anna Chennault: 'Steel butterfly' who charmed US and China

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:23pm
Why the world has lost one of the most influential powerbrokers it had never heard of.

My friendship with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:21pm
A Canadian diplomat tells of his close friendship with the South African anti-apartheid campaigner.

Hunting mystery giant lightning from space

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:18pm
A new mission aboard the International Space Station is taking storm chasing to new heights.

Week in pictures: 31 March - 6 April 2018

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:16pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Premier League: The most memorable title wins

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:15pm
With Manchester City in with a chance of making Premier League history, we take a look at other big title wins.

'Scammers conned me out of my holiday'

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:04pm
Victims of holiday booking fraud are losing an average of £1,500 each, according to the police.

Reclassify cancers to improve treatment, researchers say

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:30pm
Cancers should be classed by similarities in tumour types, not by where they are formed, a study says.

Man City v Man Utd: Players deserve all the credit - Pep Guardiola

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 5:56pm
Manchester City host Manchester United on Saturday knowing a win will seal the club's third Premier League title.

Menendez brothers convicted of killing parents reunite in jail

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:47pm
The brothers' trial for the cold-blooded killing of their parents gripped the nation in the 1990s.

Would you wear a jacket made out of a beachball?

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 3:49pm
From umbrellas to beach balls, Colin Meredith has designed a clothing line made out of items purchased from a dollar store.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet Invictus hopefuls in Bath

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:13am
The couple met competitors in Bath, just six weeks before their wedding.

Reality Check: Is violence increasing exponentially?

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:54am
The Police Federation says violence is increasing exponentially. Is it right?

Superman super fan 'obsessed' with buying memorabilia

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:18am
Tasmin Humphries has more than 1,600 items dedicated to the superhero.

Derbyshire man, 106, bags third Guinness World Record

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:06am
Jack Reynolds gets his third Guinness World Record after becoming the oldest to ride a zip wire.

Commonwealth Games: Meet the oldest athlete in event's history

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:17am
Meet Canadian full bore shooter Robert Pitcairn, who is the oldest competitor in the history of the Commonwealth Games.

Henry and Baloo: Dog and cat travel companions gain cult following

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:18am
Henry and Baloo's unlikely friendship captures hearts as the couple gain a large cult following.

London killings: Why are they happening and what can be done?

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:33am
The people dealing with the consequences of the epidemic of violence share their insights with the BBC.

Eric Bristow: The Crafty Cockney - Tribute to a darts pioneer

BBC - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:00am
Tribute to five-time world darts champion Eric Bristow, who has died aged 60 and helped to transform the game.