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Fireman Sam episode pulled amid Koran row

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 07:42
An episode of Fireman Sam, in which one character appears to tread on a page from the Koran, is withdrawn from Channel 5's streaming site.

UK pay: British workers see biggest fall in wages - TUC

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 07:39
Workers in the UK have suffered the biggest fall in wages among the world's richest countries since the financial crisis, research suggests.

McDonald's to create 5,000 UK jobs

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 07:38
McDonald's says it will create 5,000 new jobs by the end of next year, taking its total number of employees in the UK to 115,000.

RAF Marham abduction attempt: E-fits released of suspects

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 07:36
Police investigating the attempted abduction of an RAF serviceman release e-fits of the men they suspect were involved.

French church attack: Faith leaders call for more security

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 07:20
Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Buddhist representatives call for more security at places of worship after the jihadist murder of an elderly priest in his own church.

Luciana Berger: Man admits sending Labour MP death threats

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 07:18
A man pleads guilty to sending Labour MP Luciana Berger death threats.

Missing London cat found in Paris after eight years

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 07:07
A cat that went missing eight years ago in London has been found in Paris.

Syria: Deadly IS blast rocks Kurdish city of Qamishli

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 06:34
At least 40 people are killed by a truck bombing in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in north-east Syria, state TV reports.

Hugh Schofield: France's message of peace amid attacks

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 06:31
Secular France has responded to Islamist attacks by promoting values inspired by its cultural and religious inheritance, writes the BBC's Hugh Schofield in Paris.

Farewell to Philae as lander comms cut

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 06:04
Professor Monica Grady describes the final days of communication with the Philae lander

Pakistan police launch murder probe into Samia Shahid death

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 06:02
Police in Pakistan launch a murder investigation into the death of a woman whose husband says she was the victim of a so-called honour killing.

Brexit: France's Michel Barnier made EU's chief negotiator with UK

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 05:42
Former French Foreign Minister Michel Barnier is appointed the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit.

GSK: UK still 'attractive' post Brexit as it invests £275m

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 05:38
GlaxoSmithKline is to invest £275m into its UK manufacturing sites, saying the country remains "an attractive location" despite the Brexit vote.

X-rays reveal complete dino skeleton

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 05:37
Scientists have used high-power X-rays to "see inside" an exquisite and complete dinosaur specimen.

Dances with Wolves actor Chief David Bald Eagle dies at 97

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 05:34
Native American Chief David Bald Eagle, who appeared in the Oscar-winning 1990 film Dances With Wolves, has died aged 97.

Train danger warning: 'I was running along the top of the train'

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 05:24
Tom Crosby almost died as a teenager after falling when he was playing on a train.

Rail trespassers caught on CCTV by British Transport Police

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 05:17
British Transport Police releases CCTV footage of young people trespassing on railway lines.

Digital divide

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 05:06
There are strong social divisions in how young people use digital technology at home, according to international research from the OECD.

Pep Guardiola: Man City boss bans unfit players from training

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 05:00
Man City boss Pep Guardiola excludes some of his players from first-team training until they meet certain weight targets.

FA Cup: Fourth substitute to be allowed in latter stages of competition

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 04:43
Clubs will be allowed to use a fourth substitute during extra time in the latter stages of this season's FA Cup.