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Singer George Michael dies at his home at the age of 53, prompting worldwide tributes.
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Buckingham Palace is to undergo a 10-year refurbishment costing the taxpayer £369m, the Treasury announces.
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The BBC gets localised voting figures for the EU referendum - giving more detail of voting patterns.
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Tesco and Morrisons limit purchases of iceberg lettuce and broccoli as a European supply shortage bites.
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A vegetarian cafe refuses to accept the new £5 note after it emerged the currency contains animal products.
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How can you tell if news is fake? Here are a few tips to guide you.
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Every new recruit in England and Wales will need a degree from 2020, the College of Policing says.
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Labour's leader denies he has changed his views on immigration as he sets out his stance on Brexit.
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Far-right Norbert Hofer loses to environmentalist Alexander Van der Bellen in Austria's presidential election.
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The sharing of sweet snacks at work is adding to the obesity problem and bad oral health in the UK, say dentists
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Starchy food should be cooked golden yellow to cut intake of a possible cancer-causing chemical.
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The NHS disputes Red Cross claims of a "humanitarian crisis" in its hospitals in England.
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The UK's ambassador to the EU, Sir Ivan Rogers, resigns months before Brexit talks begin.
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Ministers say having to show ID before voting will reduce fraud amid claims it will put people off.
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The president also orders funding be stripped from US cities that harbour undocumented immigrants.
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Labour leader says pay differences should be narrowed after call for a maximum wage is criticised.
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Rick Parfitt - the guitarist behind one of British rock's most enduring acts - dies aged 68.
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Leaked letters suggest Theresa May wanted schools to "deprioritise" illegal migrants for admissions.
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MPs back legislation giving the prime minister power to begin Brexit negotiations by 498 votes to 114.
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Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies aged 60, days after suffering a cardiac arrest on a flight.
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Images posted on social media of armed officers smiling and posing with members of the public attract criticism.
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A post-Brexit UK-EU trade deal might take 10 years and still ultimately fail, ministers are warned.
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The Speaker says it is important to oppose racism and sexism, as he sets out his stance to MPs.
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Fifa fines all four home nations for displaying poppies during World Cup qualifiers around Armistice Day.
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A Heinz advert showing how to beat out a song on tin cans is banned for health and safety reasons.
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The top law officer had told government lawyers not to enforce Donald Trump's immigration curbs.
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Pledges to help schools and companies deal with the "injustice" of mental illness are announced by the prime minister.
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The PM tells Republicans the US and UK cannot return to "failed" interventionist policies of the past.
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Bus drivers will have to do more to help wheelchair users after a disabled man's court victory.
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The US president-elect promises a quick trade deal with the UK after he takes office in four days' time.
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The UK may pay to get the "best possible" single market access, Brexit Secretary David Davis says.
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A lorry ploughs into a Christmas market in the heart of Berlin, killing 12 people.
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Nigel Farage says wants to be a "bridge" between the UK and Donald Trump's incoming US administration.
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Parliament must vote on whether the government can start Brexit, the Supreme Court rules.
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The new five pound note contains an animal product, tallow, angering some vegetarians and vegans.
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Downing Street says calls to scrap President Trump's state visit are a "populist gesture".
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About 360kg of cocaine is recovered from two beaches after a member of the public alerted police.
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Segregation is at "worrying levels" in parts of Britain with some women denied basic rights, a report says.
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Theresa May discusses trade with Turkey's president, and a deal to develop fighter jets is sealed.
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World champion Nico Rosberg announces he has retired from Formula 1 just five days after winning the title for the first time.
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Downing Street puts pressure on GPs to open from 08:00-20:00 in a bid to reduce the strain on A&E.
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Rallies take place as part of global protests on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.
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Theresa May calls for unity after the Brexit vote in her first Christmas message as prime minister.
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The Lib Dems cause a major upset in the Richmond Park by-election, overturning ex-Tory MP Zac Goldsmith's 23,015 majority.
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The brains of misophonia patients like Olana are hardwired to produce excessive responses, scans show.
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The government faces a legal battle over whether the UK stays inside the single market after Brexit.
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Contemporary drama in a rural setting
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The UK foreign secretary says "stigmatising" people on the grounds of nationality is "wrong".
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Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, dies aged 90, prompting both condolences and cheers.
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The actor who played Rene Artois in the classic 1980s BBC sitcom died at a care home on Monday.
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Shots were fired at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre late on Sunday, with two suspects arrested.
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"Adam Henton" was offered three times more job interviews than "Mohamed Allam", a BBC study finds.
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The Commons Speaker insists he acted "honestly and honourably" in criticising the US president.
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Anger over Donald Trump's immigration crackdown grows as the PM says she looks forward to his visit.
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The paper's owner told his editor that David Cameron had pressed for him to be sacked over Brexit stance.
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A US appeals court rejects the Trump administration's request in a late-night ruling.
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Peers are urged to do "their patriotic duty" - and warned of the consequences if they block Brexit.
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Scotland's first baby boxes for newborn children are being delivered by Nicola Sturgeon.
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The Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but critics call the decision "a grave mistake".
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Spending too long on social media is likely to cause envy and dissatisfaction, suggests a study.
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Live music from the Live Lounge, Annie Mac, Huw Stephens, The Radio 1 Rock Show and more.
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Theresa May sets out UK hopes for Brexit talks, warning that "no deal is better than a bad deal".
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Donald Trump calls for the US to "greatly strengthen and expand" its nuclear capabilities.
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The minute hand of the symbolic Doomsday Clock moves to two-and-a-half minutes to midnight.
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Boris Johnson tells the EU not to treat the UK's Brexit "escape" like a "World War Two movie".
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Labour faces another by-election as the former shadow education secretary announces he is to resign.
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Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher is in intensive care after a major heart attack on a London-LA flight.
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The author of Watership Down, Richard Adams, has died aged 96, his daughter says.
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Are you a woman who knows her stuff? We need you to take part in BBC television and radio news programmes
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The university lecture has survived, despite claims that technology would make it redundant.
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Theresa May tries to reassure businesses fearing a sudden "cliff edge" change in rules once the UK leaves the EU.
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The maker of the new fiver says it is working on "potential solutions" to the issue of animal fat.
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The PM fends off questions about President Trump's ban on refugees entering the US.
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MPs and peers say migrants should have to learn English before coming to the UK, or soon after.
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The president also suspends entry to the US for visitors from six other mainly Muslim countries.
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Italian PM Matteo Renzi's referendum defeat leaves the country facing political uncertainty.
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A Russian TV network has launched a real-life version of The Hunger Games.
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US President-elect Donald Trump is named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2016.
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A man in Tennessee fulfils a dying boy's wish by visiting him dressed as Santa before the child passed away in his arms.
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A gunman is on the run after at least 39 people were killed in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub.
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A "leap second" will be added to 2016 to compensate for a slowdown in the Earth's rotation.
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The wife of the Bafta-winning Elephant Man and Alien star leads tributes.
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US intelligence says Russia's President Putin ordered a campaign to help Donald Trump win election.
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US intelligence reportedly believes Russia acted covertly to boost Donald Trump in the election race.
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Patients could be asked to show two forms of identification before they are treated, says health chief.
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Kirsty Young talks to international rugby union referee Nigel Owens.
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Theresa May should drop plans to appeal against the Brexit court ruling, leading Conservatives say.
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The White House has attacked the media for under-reporting certain terror attacks: Is their anger justified?
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Police in one London borough say they will not prosecute cyclists who ride on the pavement, but is it a good move?
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The UK cannot expect to hold on to "bits" of its membership after leaving the EU, Theresa May says.
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Oxfam research finds the eight richest billionaires have as much wealth as 3.6 billion people combined.
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Photo evidence appears to undermine the president's claims of high attendance at the inauguration.
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Donald Trump says "we have to fight fire with fire" but top security aides oppose reintroduction.
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Passengers will be able to fly from the UK to Australia non-stop from March 2018, says airline Qantas.
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Two former soldiers are to be prosecuted for murder in relation to the fatal shooting of an Official IRA man in Belfast in 1972.
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TV presenter Richard Hammond has been criticised after making a joke about eating ice cream being gay.
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Islamic leaders in Australia back a campaign to produce a "halal cartoon" alternative to Peppa Pig.
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UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.6 million in three months to November, official figures show.
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The UK's outgoing ambassador to the EU urges colleagues to continue to challenge "muddled thinking".
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The outlook for wages is "dreadful" with the squeeze on pay lasting for more than 10 years, the IFS says.