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Soldier jailed for making nail bomb

A British soldier said to be obsessed with far-right politics is jailed for two years for making nail bomb at his family's home.

Police attend 'Black Friday' crowds

Police are called to supermarkets across the UK amid crowd surges as people hunt for "Black Friday" offers.

Abuse doctor in court for sentencing

A paedophile doctor who abused boys with cancer arrives in court for his sentencing hearing.

'Mother and son' hurt in 'arson'

A woman and a boy believed to be mother and son are critically ill in hospital following a suspected arson attack in Kidderminster.

Ex-children's home carer jailed

A former children's home worker is sentenced to eight years in prison for child abuse offences committed in the 1970s.

Police couple charged with £1m fraud

A former police officer and his wife, who is a serving constable, are charged over their alleged involvement in a £1.1 million fraud.

Campaigners demand flood death probe

The parents of Zane Gbangbola, who died during the floods, and campaigners demand a more rigorous investigation into his death.

Hunted man held over double murder

A man is arrested on suspicion of murdering a couple whose bodies were found at their village home.

Child sex abuse inquiries launched

A police force launches nine separate investigations into child sexual exploitation, which could involve almost 50 victims.

Mental health deaths as beds cut

Seven mental health patients have killed themselves in England since 2012 after being told there were no hospital beds for them, the BBC learns.

Adoption row council 'was biased'

A couple say a local authority set out to adopt their grandson despite the fact they wanted to care for him and his elder brother.

Children tested for Ebola on Tyneside

Two young patients who have spent time in Africa are tested at a hospital in Newcastle for Ebola after displaying viral symptoms.

Two held in sex trafficking probe

Two people are arrested in Oxford as part of a police investigation into sexual exploitation offences, including trafficking.

Police appeal to find naked driver

Police appeal for information to trace a man who has been seen driving partially naked in south-west London.

Councillor assaulted after cuts idea

A Coventry city councillor is assaulted after he proposed transport cuts for disabled children in Coventry.

School criticised for poor diversity

A Lincolnshire school is told it cannot be rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted because pupils need more awareness of other British cultures.

Banksy wall artwork due for US sale

A Banksy mural that was removed from a Kent wall is flown to the US to be sold at an art fair in Miami.

Egyptian coffin sells for £13,500

An ancient Egyptian sarcophagus found propped up in an Essex drawing room sells for twice its guide price at auction.

Yorkshire start defence at New Road

County champions Yorkshire will face promoted Worcestershire at New Road to start the defence of their title.

Assistant boss Keane departs Villa

Assistant manager Roy Keane leaves Aston Villa with immediate effect to focus on his role with the Republic of Ireland.

Injury could force O'Sullivan out

Ronnie O'Sullivan says he may have to pull out of the UK Championship after breaking his ankle while running.

VIDEO: House of Commons

MPs are debating the Tenancies (Reform) Bill

VIDEO: Building the Olympic Stadium's new roof

The BBC has been allowed inside London's Olympic Stadium to film the construction of the arena's new roof.

VIDEO: Child abuse doctor arrives in court

A child cancer specialist who abused 18 boys in his care arrives in court for sentencing.

VIDEO: Mental health deaths as beds cut

Seven mental health patients have killed themselves in England since 2012 after being told there were no hospital beds for them, the BBC has learned.

VIDEO: Dogs listen to words, research shows

A University of Sussex research project has suggested that man's best friend can process human speech in rather sophisticated ways.

Flood victims' insurance bills soar

How last year’s storms led to soaring insurance bills

Photography's history to go on show

The history of photography goes on display

Playwright Priestley's 'grim' north

Was JB Priestley to blame for the 'grim up north' stereotype?

Richard Stead: Breaking the cycle of poor literacy

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