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Newspaper headlines: BBC 'debate bias' and leadership race latest

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 05:30
The papers focus on the latest in the Tory leadership contest, amid criticism over the BBC's TV debate.

Online pornography checks for under-18s 'face new delay'

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 04:40
Changes aimed at stopping under-18s viewing explicit content were due to come into force next month.

Leamington school sportswear uniform introduced

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 04:35
A Leamington Spa junior school replaces its uniform with 'activewear', despite objections.

Greater Manchester firefighters' dispute 'risks lives'

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 03:07
A watchdog has concerns over Greater Manchester's ability to respond to certain terror attacks.

Under-30s 'spend less than same age group in 2001'

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 02:56
Millennials are spending less on "fun" than the same age group did in 2001, a report suggests.

Children's hospices 'to shut if NHS does not increase funding'

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 02:02
A charity for terminally ill children warns hospices are under threat unless the NHS increases funding.

'My bulimia was hidden by my normal weight'

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 01:34
Lee Donald says eating disorders can go unnoticed because too many associate them with being underweight.

MMR Vaccine: 'I was asked why I had vaccinated my child'

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 01:23
With measles cases on the rise in UK, we follow a project aiming to tackle lower vaccination rates in the Somali community.

Alesha MacPhail: Pupils and teachers to remember murder victim

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 01:04
Friends will celebrate Alesha MacPhail's life, a year after she was killed on the Isle of Bute.

Coatbridge's Buchanan High teachers strike over health fears

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 00:54
Staff at Buchanan High have fears about chemical contamination of land the school is built on.

Early brain 'signs of Parkinson's' found

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 00:46
Changes in a chemical called serotonin were found 15 to 20 years in advance of symptoms.

Hydrogen trains: Are these the eco-friendly trains of the future?

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 00:16
With zero emissions and water as a by-product, Tom Burridge was on board one of the test runs.

Young drinkers lead the trend for alcohol-free beer

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 00:10
Led by craft brewers and young drinkers, a growing number of low and no alcohol beers, are being drunk.

UK climate emergency: What does it mean for how we live?

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 00:09
How our life and work could be affected as Wales aims to reach zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Brexit 'major influence' in racism and hate crime rise

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 00:07
Community officers are being appointed around Wales to help deal with "tensions" in some areas.

Boohoo's recycled clothes 'will not solve fast fashion waste'

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 00:03
The fast fashion retailer is trying to be more sustainable, but some are sceptical.

Brexit: Philip Hammond to warn war chest may disappear

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 23:42
The chancellor will say billions he has set aside may be "soaked up" if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

American B-17 Flying Fortress bomber pilots honoured

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 22:36
A memorial service is held for the UK-based crew of two American Flying Fortress bombers.

Emiliano Sala: Manslaughter arrest over footballer's death

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 19:37
Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash in January along with pilot David Ibbotson.

Tory leadership race: Candidates await third vote result

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 17:04
One more MP will be eliminated from the race, as Dominic Raab backs Boris Johnson for No 10.

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