National News

  1. Fracking approval reignites row

    Approval for fracking in North Yorkshire raises the prospect of the controversial technique being allowed at other sites and restarts an intense debate.
  2. UK urged to relax Tunisia travel alert

    Tunisian officials urge the UK to relax its warning against all but essential travel to the country, in place after last year's terror attacks.
  3. Australia to deport mother of five to UK

    A mother who has lived in Australia for most of her life could be deported to the United Kingdom after being released from prison.
  4. Greece moves migrants from Idomeni camp

    Greece has begun evacuating thousands of migrants from the makeshift Idomeni camp on its northern border with Macedonia.
  5. Strike hits all French oil refineries

    A strike over new labour laws spreads to all of France's eight oil refineries, the CGT union says, in an escalating dispute with the government.
  6. Malaria drug 'should stop for troops'

    Anti-malarial drug Lariam, which can cause severe side-effects, should be the "drug of last resort" for UK troops, MPs on the defence committee say.
  7. Mourinho in talks over Man Utd job

    Jose Mourinho's representatives will meet Manchester United officials on Tuesday as the Portuguese moves closer to becoming the club's next manager.
  8. Trust to run city's children's services

    Birmingham's children's services will be run by a trust in a bid to improve after seven years of failings.
  9. Street dog fighting crackdown urged

    Campaigners call for tougher penalties to deal with dog fights, which they say are taking place on Britain's streets among young men looking for status.
  10. Review call over European GM crop ban

    The ban on GM crops by European countries should be reassessed, the president of UK science body the Royal Society has said.
  11. 'Child slave' receives council apology

    A man who says he worked as a child slave on a farm and in a foundry after being taken into foster care receives an apology from his local authority.
  12. McCartney 'was depressed after Beatles'

    Sir Paul McCartney talks candidly about the depression he suffered after The Beatles broke up, and says he turned to alcohol to escape.
  13. VIDEO: How a pig helped this man to see again

    Wu Pinggui talks to the BBC after having an operation to transplant a pig's cornea into his eye.
  14. VIDEO: How hard was it to build Stonehenge?

    UCL Student Barney Harris explains how they have re-created the method by which the giant stones of Stonehenge may have been transported.
  15. VIDEO: 'Scary but beautiful' lightning on film

    Darren Soh, a landscape photographer, creates a composite image that captures the beauty of Singapore's lightning storms.
  16. VIDEO: 'Vietnam and the US are partners'

    US President Barack Obama sets out his plan for a stronger relationship with Vietnam, a day after lifting a ban on arms sales.
  17. VIDEO: Making a mark: What's your number?

    Activists are getting tattoos to highlight the rising level of carbon dioxide in the world's atmosphere.
  18. Fracking, far-right 'wake-up call', Van Gaal sacked

    The return of fracking for shale gas in England, the aftermath of Austria's near-election of a far-right president, and Louis van Gaal's sacking as Man Utd boss are all covered by the papers.
  19. How tough will it be to recapture Falluja from IS?

    Iraqi pro-government forces are marching to Falluja to attempt to seize the city back from IS, but what kind of challenge can they expect from the jihadists?
  20. VIDEO: The firm that gave every woman a pay rise

    A London-based company says a self-imposed tax could solve the gender pay gap.
  21. What should we be eating?

    With yet more conflicting advice about what makes for a healthy diet, here's what government advisors say we should be eating.
  22. PM buys £1,500 used car 'for wife'

    Prime Minister David Cameron buys a £1,500 used car as a "cheap run-around" for his wife, according to the salesman he bought it from.
  23. Lions and zebras being kept at UK homes

    Wild animals including lions, crocodiles, rattlesnakes and zebras are being kept legally on private property across the UK, licensing figures reveal.
  24. Murray fighting to avoid shock defeat

    Andy Murray is fighting to avoid a shock first-round loss to Radek Stepanek as their French Open match is suspended.
  25. Giggs: Should he stay or should he go?

    Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs is considering his future at the club after being made an offer to stay.
  26. Payne 'serious but stable' after fall

    Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne will miss her debut at Royal Ascot next month after abdomen surgery following a fall.
  27. Van Gaal sacked over poor Man Utd style

    Louis van Gaal is sacked as Manchester United manager for the poor style of play - with Jose Mourinho set to replace him.
  28. UK borrowing higher than expected

    Government borrowing was higher than analysts' expectations in April after company tax payments were lower than forecast.
  29. Home sales dive on stamp duty changes

    The number of UK properties sold nearly halved between March and April, HMRC figures show, as changes to stamp duty were introduced.
  30. FOI on Leave ministers' curbs rejected

    The government refuses to give details of documents being held back from ministers backing an EU exit, saying that to do so could "undermine" the civil service.
  31. Labour 'losing touch with working class'

    Working class voters feel the Labour Party no longer understands them or their concerns, Labour frontbencher Conor McGinn warns.
  32. 'Mosquito control failure' fuelled Zika

    The spread of Zika is the price being paid for a massive policy failure on mosquito control, says World Health Organization leader Margaret Chan.
  33. 'NHS delay' caused cancer patient's death

    A man died from operable cancer after an NHS trust failed to act on advice from another hospital, an ombudsman's report reveals.
  34. Emergency education fund for war zones

    An emergency fund to provide education during conflicts and natural disasters is launched at the World Humanitarian Summit.
  35. Pupils return to safety probe schools

    Youngsters at three schools in Edinburgh closed over safety fears return to their own classrooms.
  36. Facebook sorry over plus-size ad ban

    An Australian feminist group expressed fury after Facebook rejected an ad it created because of the image it used.
  37. Oculus anti-piracy update cracked

    An anti-piracy update for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is cracked within a day of release.
  38. The gene's still selfish: Dawkins' famous idea turns 40

    Scientist and author Richard Dawkins discusses his legacy - and giving up Twitter
  39. Galileo launch for satellites 13 and 14

    Two more satellites in the Galileo network are launched to orbit, putting the EU's version of GPS on course to start services at the end of the year.
  40. Kanye West accused of copyright theft

    Kanye West is being sued by a Hungarian rock singer who has accused him of sampling his work without permission on West's 2013 song New Slaves.
  41. Spotify revenues rise but losses widen

    Streaming music platform Spotify saw revenue top 1.95bn euros ($2.2bn; £1.5bn) over the past year, but has yet to make a profit.
  42. The teenagers who poison themselves

    The number of young women in the UK who are poisoning themselves is reportedly on the rise. Why do they do it?
  43. The vet, the tortoise and the airport

    The first airport, the last mail boat and the oldest land animal - St Helena as witnessed by Joe Hollins, the most remote vet in the world.
  44. M&S fashion: From Twiggy to Alexa Chung

    From Twiggy to Alexa - Marks & Spencer's battle to be a High Street trendsetter
  45. Maths, medicine and 'madness' at Chelsea

    Colourful creations from the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show
  46. Anatomy of a shipwreck

    What led to the sinking of a migrant boat off Libya, drowning up to 700 people
  47. The US veterans going back to live in Vietnam

    The US veterans who went back to start a new life
  48. VIDEO: Do vegans have a beef with meat eaters?

    Is there any truth in the stereotype?
  49. Bourdain and Obama: Six things about the $6 meal

    Six things about the $6 meal in Vietnam
  50. 'Disrespectful' HK light protest scrapped

    Why a light display in Hong Kong was cancelled
  51. Why is Bulgaria making a big fuss about the niqab?

    Why is Bulgaria banning clothing almost none of its Muslims wear?
  52. Anthony Horowitz: 'This is the golden age of television'

    New Blood's Anthony Horowitz on why he prefers writing for TV
  53. Will contactless cards make us fat?

    Will paying with contactless cards make us fat?
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