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BBC News - UK Third runway at Heathrow cleared for takeoff by ministersTue, 25 Oct 2016 16:49:26 GMT
The government takes the "truly momentous" decision to approve a third runway at Heathrow.
Zac Goldsmith quits as MP over Heathrow decisionTue, 25 Oct 2016 16:42:35 GMT
Conservative Zac Goldsmith resigns and forces a by-election in protest at the government's backing for Heathrow expansion.
John Lewis appoints Paula Nickolds as first woman bossTue, 25 Oct 2016 13:46:02 GMT
John Lewis has said Paula Nickolds will become its new managing director, replacing Andy Street.
Emma Rice: Shakespeare's Globe boss to leave over lighting rowTue, 25 Oct 2016 11:04:52 GMT
Shakespeare's Globe theatre axes its artistic director because her plays are not authentic enough.
British Airways jet diverted to Vancouver over 'sick crew'Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:22:34 GMT
A BA flight from San Francisco to London is diverted to Vancouver after 25 crew members become ill.
Man jailed for causing death while driving was surfing used cars site on mobile phoneTue, 25 Oct 2016 11:03:47 GMT
A 21-year-old man who was browsing cars on the internet while driving, is jailed for causing a man's death.
Abused woman 'failed' as imam Hifiz Rahman fleesTue, 25 Oct 2016 14:48:41 GMT
A woman says she has been failed by the justice system after an imam who abused her fled the UK after being convicted.
Girl, 11, sexually assaulted by boys aged under 10 in Teddington CemeteryTue, 25 Oct 2016 07:53:24 GMT
An 11-year-old girl has been sexually assaulted by three boys under the age of 10, police say.
On-the-run fraudster Norman Fowler arrested in SpainTue, 25 Oct 2016 15:27:10 GMT
A serial conman wanted by police for a £21,000 fraud in the UK is arrested in Spain.
Motorcyclist 'pulled wheelie before hitting pensioner'Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:17:39 GMT
A speeding motorcyclist pulled a wheelie moments before hitting and killing a pensioner, a court hears.
Paraglider killed in camping trip crash near PillingTue, 25 Oct 2016 15:04:07 GMT
A paraglider dies after crashing in a field during a camping get-together with fellow flyers.
Essex girls rise to delete term from dictionaryTue, 25 Oct 2016 11:03:37 GMT
Two Essex women launch a campaign to remove the Essex girl 'stereotype' from dictionaries.
The history of London's Heathrow airportTue, 25 Oct 2016 06:52:45 GMT
A look back at how Heathrow grew from an airfield where passengers waited for flights in tents, to a major hub with about 75 million people passing through it each year.
Gove: I am not guilty of treacheryTue, 25 Oct 2016 12:36:56 GMT
Michael Gove says he did not stab Boris Johnson in the back
Jamie Murray receives OBE from the QueenTue, 25 Oct 2016 10:49:46 GMT
Jamie Murray receives an OBE from the Queen for his services to sport and charity.
Should 'Essex girl' be in the dictionary?Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:11:32 GMT
A group of women from Essex is campaigning to get the official dictionary definition of an "Essex girl" removed.
Man finds air raid shelter under driveMon, 24 Oct 2016 16:19:39 GMT
A man discovered what is thought to be an air raid shelter under his driveway after his car wheel got stuck in a hole.
Benedict Cumberbatch on running from fansMon, 24 Oct 2016 22:54:21 GMT
The BBC's Naga Munchetty talks to actor Benedict Cumberbatch about a close call with fans while filming Doctor Strange.
FOBT addict: 'I spent month's wages in 30 mins'Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:02:32 GMT
The government is to review gambling machines amid concerns they may harm vulnerable people.
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New teacher found for tiny island schoolTue, 25 Oct 2016 14:18:31 GMT
A new teacher has been found for a school with just nine pupils on the tiny Hebridean island of Muck.
Tour de Yorkshire host towns unveiledTue, 25 Oct 2016 11:54:24 GMT
The six towns that will host start and finish events in the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire cycle race are unveiled.
Newspaper review: 'Calais clearout' and Pete Burns tributesTue, 25 Oct 2016 04:37:51 GMT
The clearance of Calais's "Jungle" camp and tributes to 80s pop star Pete Burns make Tuesday's front pages.
Break-out hitTue, 25 Oct 2016 00:26:45 GMT
From modest ambitions, prison play Key Change soars above the razor wire.
Dismantling the JungleTue, 25 Oct 2016 00:41:41 GMT
The BBC's Gavin Lee reports on the first day of the dismantling of the sprawling Jungle migrant camp in Calais, northern France.
Pete BurnsMon, 24 Oct 2016 19:37:15 GMT
From Top of the Pops to Celebrity Big Brother via lots of plastic surgery, Pete Burns was one of British pop's larger-than-life personalities.
Airport expansionTue, 25 Oct 2016 11:16:21 GMT
The decision to opt for a new runway at Heathrow is the latest chapter in a 50-year saga - but how much have the delays cost the UK economy?
Game changerMon, 24 Oct 2016 23:18:10 GMT
A feminist icon, a virtual blow-up doll, the sixth Spice Girl, a cyberbabe, an ambassador for Britain, or a distorted male fantasy? Lara Croft has been described as all of these. BBC News looks at her legacy as Tomb Raider turns 20.
Reality CheckMon, 24 Oct 2016 17:11:02 GMT
Regional governments in Belgium have blocked the EU's trade deal with Canada - could they do the same to the UK?
'They are children too'Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:30:13 GMT
A 13-year-old boy has been given a four year sentence for the rape of a nine-year-old boy. How does the system deal with such young sexual offenders and their victims?
Station RoadSun, 23 Oct 2016 22:58:37 GMT
It is the most common residential road name in the UK, but what is it like living in Station Road in Islington, London?