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Friendship Games 1984: When Great Britain took part in the 'Iron Curtain Olympics'

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 00:01
Steroids, the threat of nuclear war and... lost luggage. A small team of female British athletes went to the Friendship Games of 1984.

Sir David Amess death: Parliament pays tribute to former colleague

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 22:35
MPs have been remembering Sir David Amess, who was killed in his Essex constituency.

Heat pumps: How much do they cost and how do they work?

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 22:06
The government wants people to replace gas boilers with heat pumps.

Sir David Amess death: Family visit Leigh-on-Sea church to read tributes

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 19:38
And in the Commons, MPs pay tribute to Sir David Amess saying they have lost a much-loved colleague.

UK firms will have to disclose climate impact

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 19:13
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will bring in new rules around environmental sustainability reporting.

England given one-match stadium ban following unrest at Euro 2020 final

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 18:53
England are ordered to play one match behind closed doors as a punishment for the unrest at Wembley Stadium during the European Championship final.

Sir David Amess: MPs pay emotional tributes to former colleague

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 18:36
MPs have been remembering their former colleague, who was stabbed to death in his Essex constituency.

Bus lane camera mistakes woman's sweater for number plate

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 18:27
A couple were fined after a word on a woman's clothing was mistaken for their number plate.

Tŷ Llywelyn: Man who died at mental health unit was a prisoner

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 18:23
Darren Joseph Roberts-Pomeroy was found dead in bed on 1 October.

Clydach murders: Sock links David Morris to scene, say police

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 18:20
South Wales Police says it has made "significant findings" linking David Morris to the crime scene.

How Cameron Norrie made his rapid rise in tennis

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 18:18
As Cameron Norrie celebrates his Indian Wells victory, BBC tennis correspondent Russell Fuller looks at the British number one's rapid rise up the rankings.

Magherafelt murder investigation launched after man's body found

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 18:05
A man is arrested following the discovery of a body in a house in Magherafelt.

Sir David Amess: Southend to become a city in honour of MP

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 18:03
Boris Johnson announces the town will be awarded the coveted status that the MP campaigned for.

Top baby names in 2020 across England and Wales revealed

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 17:59
Younger mothers opt for more modern names, according to official birth data in England and Wales.

Sir David Amess: Man arrested over MP Chris Bryant death threat

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 17:37
An MP says he was threatened after asking people to be kinder following Sir David Amess's death.

'Colin Powell led the way in breaking this awful ceiling for African-Americans'

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 17:32
Former foreign secretary Jack Straw has paid tribute to former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, who has died of Covid-19 complications aged 84.

Netflix Squid Game schools warning sent to parents

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 17:30
A council tells parents some schoolchildren are "aggressively" replicating the TV thriller's games.

Goto Energy goes bust amid rising gas prices

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 17:21
Its collapse takes the number of customers affected by energy company failures to more than two million.

Greta Thunberg sings Rick Astley hit at climate concert

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 17:07
Greta Thunberg sings Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" to launch series of climate concerts.

Covid: Is the pace of the vaccine booster rollout too slow?

Mon, 18/10/2021 - 16:52
Critics worry the rollout is happening too slowly in England to best protect people ahead of winter.

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