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Five ways to get more people to vote

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:37
Five ways to persuade voters back to the polls

Voter turnout below 20% in some wards

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:36
Fewer than one in five eligible voters in some parts of England previously chose anyone to represent them in local elections, raising fears of a democratic deficit.

When you can't get back on the bike

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:35
Radio 1 Newsbeat's Dan Whitworth describes getting back on his bike after a crash - with the help of the driver who hit him.

When storytellers get personal... very personal

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:33
Storytelling events are growing in popularity with people sharing their most intimate experiences on stage. But how intimate is too intimate?

BA reinstates Inverness-Heathrow route

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:29
The first British Airways scheduled flights between Heathrow Airport and Inverness for nearly 20 years are due to begin.

VIDEO: Fans react as goal seals 'epic' victory

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:18
Leicester City supporters celebrate the Chelsea goal against Tottenham that hands them the Premier League title.

Eureka! How to make discoveries at the speed of light

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:16
How cloud computing helps us discover at the speed of light

VIDEO: Cumberbatch on playing a villain

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:15
Benedict Cumberbatch talks about his role as Richard III in the new BBC Two series The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses.

Bottling water in drought-hit California

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:13
Bottling water for profit in drought-hit California

'Bank of mum and dad' lends £5bn a year

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:08
Lending from family members to help their children get on the UK property ladder will amount to £5bn in 2016, according to L&G.

Leicester win Premier League title

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 16:47
Leicester City fans celebrate one of the most unlikely achievements in sporting history, after the 5,000-1 outsiders win the Premier League.

VIDEO: Leicester players celebrate title moment

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:38
Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs posts a video showing the team celebrating the moment the 5,000-1 outsiders became Premier League champions.

Leicester: From rejects to champions

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:11
A team of bargain buys, journeymen and unpolished gems - who are Leicester City's rejects turned Premier League champions?

Selby beats Ding to win second title

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:10
Leicester's world number one Mark Selby beats China's Ding Junhui 18-14 to win his second World Championship title.

Leicester 'can make £150m from PL title'

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 15:03
Leicester City will see their revenues grow after winning the Premier League title for the first time, sports marketing experts say.

Dundee 2-1 Dundee United

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:38
Dundee United are relegated to the Scottish Championship after Craig Wighton's late goal condemns them to defeat.

Ferrari on course 'for record year'

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 14:04
Ferrari says it is on course for a record 2016 after posting a rise in profits and sales for the first three months of 2016.

VIDEO: Brawl erupts at Turkish parliament

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:21
Politicians brawl at the Turkish parliament over proposed changes to the constitution.

Mail astrologer Jonathan Cainer dies

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:07
The Daily Mail's horoscope writer Jonathan Cainer dies following a suspected heart attack.

Syria conflict 'out of control' - Kerry

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:59
US Secretary of State John Kerry says the Syrian conflict is "in many ways out of control", as he tries to salvage a nine-week truce.