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Blind woman and guide dog kicked out of London Premier Inn

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 16:40
Angharad Paget-Jones says she was woken by staff in the night who claimed she had a "fake" guide dog.

Train drivers will strike again over pay

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 16:13
Some 9,500 drivers from 12 firms will walk out on Saturday 26 November, the fifth strike since July.

Grenfell Tower fire: Firms slammed for blaming each other

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 15:42
The panel of the public inquiry into the disaster, which killed 72, will now decide who is to blame.

Jacqueline Kirk murderer given life sentence for fire attack

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 15:39
Steven Craig has already served nearly 19 years in jail for setting fire to Jacqueline Kirk in 1998.

World Cup 2022: England squad features Maddison, Rashford and Wilson

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 15:20
James Maddison, Marcus Rashford and Callum Wilson are included in England's 26-man Fifa World Cup squad for Qatar.

Glasgow trafficking gang jailed over prostitution ring

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 15:09
Four people are jailed for a total of 31 years for trafficking women into Scotland.

David Walliams made 'disrespectful comments' about Britain's Got Talent contestants

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 14:37
The Britain's Got Talent judge apologises for making "disrespectful comments" about two hopefuls.

Driver sentenced for blocking ambulance on 999 call

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 13:06
Albert Butler, 38, received a suspended prison sentence for impeding the ambulance.

Female Royal Navy sailor 'was raped on ship'

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 10:20
Former servicewoman tells BBC she is angry women in the Navy say they are still experiencing abuse.

Stories from some of the last-surviving veterans

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 02:42
Three of the last generation of World War Two veterans share recollections of the deadliest war in history.

Tractors and crops targeted in rural crime wave

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 02:41
Suspects are almost 25% more likely to be charged for crimes in urban areas than the countryside.

Antibody jab approved for common winter virus RSV

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 02:23
A large study has begun to find out whether nirsevimab should be offered to all babies in the UK.

Sharp rise in cancer care delays 'risking lives'

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 02:20
Patients facing agonising waits as NHS struggles to provide treatment quickly, BBC analysis shows.

Sikh prayer books return to military after 100 years

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 01:57
Nitnem Gutkas are issued by the UK Defence Sikh Network at a ceremony in London.

UK-Swiss science deal as both barred from EU scheme

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 01:46
Political tensions mean both nations have been shut out of the EU's prestigious Horizon programme.

The shops that connect people with their home countries

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 00:23
Migrant communities around the world lift trade between their new and former countries.

Christmas adverts toned down during cost of living crisis

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 00:15
John Lewis says the cost of living crisis was "front of mind" as it joins other big brands launching festive campaigns.

The people stuck renting who can't afford to retire

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 00:14
A growing number of older renters are struggling as rents rise and the cost of living increases.

We need more immigrant workers, says Next boss

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 00:12
Brexit backer Lord Wolfson says immigration rules should be relaxed to tackle labour shortages.

Economists question 'black hole' in UK finances

Thu, 10/11/2022 - 00:09
The government's justification for upcoming UK tax rises and spending cuts is shaky, economists say.

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