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No-one charged in 9 out of 10 crimes - Home Office
Only 9% of crimes end with suspects being charged or summonsed, Home Office figures suggest.
19.07.2018 - 15:08

Salisbury poisoning: Police 'identify Novichok suspects'
Several Russians are believed to have been identified in the nerve agent attack, reports say.
19.07.2018 - 16:39

Burberry burns bags, clothes and perfume worth millions
The fashion firm destroyed £28m of unwanted stock last year in a bid to protect its brand.
19.07.2018 - 16:00

Manchester students deface poem by 'racist' Kipling
Union leaders painted over the poet's most famous work in protest at his support for the British Empire.
19.07.2018 - 15:00

Morrisons 'quiet hour' for autistic shopping introduced
Stores will dim lights, turn music off and avoid using the tannoy on Saturdays from 09:00 to 10:00.
19.07.2018 - 13:59

Trump: I hold Putin responsible over election meddling
Donald Trump says he considers President Putin responsible for any Russian interference in US elections.
19.07.2018 - 13:29

Slowing Gulf Stream current to boost warming for 20 years
The Atlantic system that warms the UK is slowing down but this may cause even more heating.
19.07.2018 - 14:01

Teenager admits murder bid on Syrian refugee in Edinburgh
The 25-year-old Syrian man was stabbed six times, mainly in the chest, and suffered life-threatening injuries.
19.07.2018 - 15:27

New Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab set for talks with EU
Dominic Raab will meet the bloc's chief negotiator, as the EU warns states to step up plans for no deal.
19.07.2018 - 16:44

Tory chief whip Julian Smith under fire in pairing row
Julian Smith faces pressure after an MP was told to break a pact and take part in a key Brexit vote.
19.07.2018 - 16:39

Four years for Nazi teen who downloaded terror handbook
Jack Coulson, previously convicted of making a pipe bomb, downloaded The Big Book of Mischief.
19.07.2018 - 15:50

Sharks attack two children off Long Island - officials
A girl and a boy receive puncture wounds in the first recorded incidents off Long Island in 70 years.
19.07.2018 - 15:44

Olympic figure skater dies of stab wound
Kazakhstan's Olympic medal-winning figure skater Denis Ten has died at the age of 25 after being stabbed on Thursday.
19.07.2018 - 15:53

When should you pierce a child's ears?
Reality TV star's decision to piece her baby's ears has thousands talking about consent and culture.
19.07.2018 - 14:19

'Generation Sensible' in five charts
Whether it's drinking or taking drugs, young people in the UK seem to be getting more sensible.
19.07.2018 - 02:08

Would you choose to sleep with the fishes?
Councillors are considering a proposal for an underwater graveyard off Australia's Gold Coast.
19.07.2018 - 14:03

The secrets to old age? Beer and biscuits
Eileen Maher proved you are never too old to party or pout at a bash for her 100th birthday.
19.07.2018 - 15:24

99 million-year-old snake discovered
The fossil of a prehistoric snake that lived alongside the dinosaurs has been found entombed in amber.
19.07.2018 - 16:07

Trafalgar Square catwalk for body positivity
A pop-up catwalk in Trafalgar Square invites people of all shapes and sizes to show body positivity.
19.07.2018 - 09:39

Persimmon homeowners in Newquay warn would-be buyers with signs
Persimmon Homes says it "remains committed to resolving the works" at the homes in Newquay.
19.07.2018 - 11:20

The unique makeup of Rohingya Muslim girls and women in Bangladesh
Girls and women in the refugee camps of southern Bangladesh use traditional makeup for sun protection.
19.07.2018 - 01:31

'Period poverty led me to become homeless'
Stevie-Jo Pasing's family could not afford to buy her sanitary products during her school years.
19.07.2018 - 02:14


What costs billions and never ends?
Around the world, most campaigns last a few weeks. In the US, it's a different story - here's why.
18.07.2018 - 23:58


2018 Riba Stirling shortlist in pictures
Six buildings have been selected for the shortlist of this year's prestigious Riba Stirling award.
19.07.2018 - 01:39


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09.07.2018 - 02:51


The women choosing to love their natural grey hair
As celebrities rush to colour their hair silver, some women with natural greys are ditching dyes.
19.07.2018 - 01:44

The Sheffield estate where the garage has become an art gallery
A once-notorious housing estate in Sheffield is getting an art gallery - in its old garage block.
19.07.2018 - 02:08

Heatwave: Is there more crime in hot weather?
Police forces are experiencing record numbers of 999 calls.
19.07.2018 - 02:11

Home alone: 'It made me feel that I was unloved'
As the long holidays start, children's charity NSPCC urges parents and carers not to leave young children home alone.
19.07.2018 - 01:37

Unlikely partners? China and Israel deepening trade ties
Israel may be a big ally of the US, but it is moving ahead with ever more business deals with China.
19.07.2018 - 01:04

Life before Google: What was it like?
This is how people did their jobs before having all the answers at the tips of their fingers.
19.07.2018 - 01:28

What to take to a festival: Friends, drink... and a giant bar chart
Can statistics help you enjoy a music festival? Newsbeat gets geeky and heads to 2000 Trees in Gloucestershire to find out.
19.07.2018 - 02:07

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver agrees £40m-a-year deal until 2020
Four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton agrees a lucrative deal to stay at Mercedes until the end of 2020.
19.07.2018 - 13:25

The Open 2018: The shot 'bordering on ridiculous' - Kiradech Aphibarnrat holes out from fairway
Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat holes a remarkable shot from the fairway on the 17th hole on the opening day of the 2018 Open Championship at Carnoustie.
19.07.2018 - 16:27

Philippines v Australia basketball: 13 players suspended after on-court brawl
Fiba has suspended 13 players after an on-court brawl during a World Cup qualifying tie between the Philippines and Australia earlier this month.
19.07.2018 - 10:05

Hannah Moore: British Para-triathlete wins European gold two years and one day after leg amputation
British Para-triathlete Hannah Moore says it felt "special" to win European gold just a day after the second anniversary of her leg amputation.
19.07.2018 - 15:22

Jaelene Hinkle: Defender recalled to US set-up after refusing to play last year
Jaelene Hinkle is recalled by the United States for their 2018 Tournament of Nations training squad after refusing to play for her country on religious grounds.
19.07.2018 - 11:49


Now That's What I Call Music: How one compilation came to rule them all
The full, untold story of Now That's What I Call Music - by the people who made it.
18.07.2018 - 02:18


The full story of Thailand’s extraordinary cave rescue
It's a remarkable story of friendship and human endurance - and it all began with a birthday party.
14.07.2018 - 01:09