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Bootcamp woman told she was 'too big' for classes

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 16:19
Lisa Parratt says she was "gutted" when told she was "too heavy" for a personal trainer's classes.

Johnson promises new domestic abuse bill

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 16:18
Previous legislation was dropped when the prime minister suspended Parliament for five weeks.

The websites helping renters fight rogue landlords

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 16:07
Tenants reveal how they are turning to review websites to rate landlords and warn other tenants.

Hinkley Point: World's largest crane begins work in Somerset

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 15:59
Standing at 656ft (250m) tall, Big Carl is due to be in the west country for the next four years.

Call for 'heads to roll' over Edinburgh children's hospital delay

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 15:49
Nicola Sturgeon and her health secretary come under fire over further delays to Edinburgh's new children's hospital.

Edinburgh University student dies after falling from window at party

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 15:42
Edinburgh University pays tribute to the 21-year-old who fell from the third floor of a tenement.

PSNI numbers at 'dangerous' level says Sir Hugh Orde

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 15:28
Police numbers are currently 800 below what was suggested when the PSNI was formed in 2001.

Johnson denies lying to Queen over Parliament suspension

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 14:38
Boris Johnson denies lying over his reasons for the shutdown, after Scottish judges rule it unlawful.

Brexit: EU 'willing to revisit NI-only backstop'

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 13:58
The UK has not yet put forward any workable alternatives to the Brexit border backstop, says the EU.

Big Carl: World's biggest crane starts work at Hinkley Point C

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 13:54
The 250m crane can lift 5,000 tonnes and is starting work at Hinkley Point C power station in Somerset.

Man used microwave 'as weapon' in Torquay drunken brawl

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 11:54
Maciej Wasiewicz "slammed" the oven into his friend's head, causing a bleed on the brain.

Stevenage crash footage of drink-drive motorcyclist released

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 11:39
Police release the dashcam footage to show drivers the "reality" of being over the limit.

PM Johnson says he did not lie to Queen

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 11:05
Boris Johnson has told reporters that he did not lie to the Queen when he advised her to prorogue Parliament for five weeks.

Shopping: High Street 'suffers as people need more money'

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 06:39
Plans to improve city centres are "doomed to fail" unless people have cash to spend, researchers say.

The Papers: 'Secret' no-deal files and Flintoff's 'lucky escape'

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 05:47
No 10's no-deal document and an apparent crash on the set of Top Gear lead Thursday's papers.

Brexit: Labour urges Parliament recall after no-deal Brexit papers released

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 05:10
Labour wants MPs to return to Parliament to scrutinise the government's plans for no-deal.

Australian and British bloggers held in Iran named

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 05:08
Australian Mark Firkin and British-Australian Jolie King have been detained for about 10 weeks.

Rape convictions at lowest level since records compiled

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 05:02
The number of convictions in England and Wales was 27% lower last year compared with the year before.

Kwasi Kwarteng criticised for 'biased judges' comment

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 03:43
Kwasi Kwarteng tells the BBC that "many people" think judges are not impartial on Brexit,

Progress Wrestling: Inside London's flourishing independent scene

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 01:29
London's independent wrestling scene is creating a new generation of home-grown stars.

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