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Harlech street takes record as steepest in the world

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 09:15
Guinness World Records says the Harlech street has beaten the previous record holder in New Zealand.

Government should not manage railways, says review

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 08:49
A "Fat Controller" figure should lead operations, says the man tasked with improving the railways.

When most people never see a £50 note, why have it?

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 08:06
The Bank of England has unveiled the new Alan Turing £50 note, but does it make sense to even have it?

Queen's Swan Marking: River Thames birds 'under threat'

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 07:57
The Queen's Swan Marker says cygnets are under threat from dogs and the American mink.

Musician Karina Ramage signed in supermarket biscuit aisle

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 07:40
Karina Ramage arrived for her shift with her guitar and ended up doing an impromptu audition.

Extinction Rebellion: Who are they and what are their aims?

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 01:17
The Extinction Rebellion group is holding climate protests across the UK.

'I lost my mum, dad, two sisters and brother to drugs'

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 00:45
Jacquie says it was like a fire ripping through her family after five relatives died because of drug addiction.

Will ships without sailors be the future of trade?

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 00:44
May saw the world's first unmanned commercial shipping operation.

Led Zeppelin: Pictures show first concert, in 1968

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 00:22
Photographer Jorgen Angel was present at Led Zeppelin's first concert, in 1968.

House of Fraser: Harrods of the High Street or fraying at the seams?

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 00:18
Mike Ashley promised to revitalise House of Fraser, but there are concerns over how he is managing the brand.

Choosing the woman who will be my new voice

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 00:02
When Rose Brown was aged 12, she was hit by a drink driver and left unable to walk or talk. She's now been able to choose how she sounds.

Man named as UVF leader 'met police over Avoniel bonfire'

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 21:53
Stephen Matthews took part in talks with police about a controversial bonfire, the BBC understands.

PM candidates condemn Trump's 'go back' remark to congresswomen

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 21:06
Jeremy Hunt says the language was "totally offensive", while Boris Johnson says it was "unacceptable".

Cricket World Cup: Do you know a duck from a square leg?

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 19:13
We asked these young fans at Edgbaston Cricket Ground if they could tell us what these cricket terms meant.

Labour peers call for investigation into anti-Semitism claims

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 18:41
It comes as party staff demand an apology from Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's response to Panorama programme.

Philip Glass: I once had Salvador Dali in the back of my cab

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 17:51
The great composer on driving Dali, soundtracking Stranger Things and his new show in Manchester.

England Cricket World Cup win: 'Extra run' claims brushed off by Ashley Giles

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 17:32
England's director of cricket Ashley Giles says he is unconcerned about claims England were awarded one run too many in their World Cup final win over New Zealand.

Match.com rapist Jason Lawrance 'attacked six more women'

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 17:23
Jason Lawrance, who was convicted for attacks on seven women, is back on trial after more alleged victims came forward.

Merseyside police officer who had sex with vulnerable women jailed

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 16:59
PC Ben Murphy used social media to research his victims and sent one woman an image of his genitals.

Eric Michels murder: Serial killer Stephen Port's drug dealer convicted

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 16:51
Gerald Matovu, who sold drugs to serial killer Stephen Port, gave his victim an overdose of GHB.

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