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Northolt armed stand-off ends as police enter house
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 22:43:39 GMT

A three-day stand-off between armed police and a man feared to have petrol at his home ends.

Dad's Army creator Jimmy Perry dies
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:26:55 GMT

Jimmy Perry, creator of one of TV's most popular comedy series, Dad's Army, has died aged 93.

Lewis Hamilton takes 50th win at United States GP
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:51:45 GMT

Lewis Hamilton cuts his championship points deficit to Nico Rosberg as he cruises to victory in the United States Grand Prix.

Calais migrants: France prepares to demolish 'Jungle' camp
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:29:41 GMT

French officials are getting ready for the clearance of the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, which is due in the coming hours.

Child refugees in Turkey making UK clothes
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:14:50 GMT

Clothes made by child refugees in Turkey are ending up among those sold by leading British brands, a Panorama investigation reveals.

Doctors name treatments that bring little or no benefit
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 22:54:27 GMT

Senior doctors have drawn up a list of 40 treatments which bring little or no benefit to patients to try to reduce unnecessary medical procedures.

Heading footballs 'affects memory'
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:27:05 GMT

Heading a football can significantly affect a player's brain function and memory for 24 hours, a study finds.

Mosul offensive: Turkish and Kurdish forces launch attacks on IS
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:01:40 GMT

Kurdish forces attack IS positions north-east of Mosul to retake the town of Bashiqa while Turkish forces launch initial attacks on IS in Iraq.

US election 2016: We are behind, says Trump campaign
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:39:00 GMT

The Donald Trump campaign admit the Republican lags behind Hillary Clinton with just over two weeks to go before Americans cast their votes.

US to examine AT&T deal to buy Time Warner
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:52:06 GMT

US lawmakers and both presidential candidates have raised questions about AT&T's deal to buy Time Warner for $85.4bn (£70bn).

Thirteen die in California tour bus crash
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:08:40 GMT

Thirteen people are killed and more than 30 injured in southern California when a tour bus collides with a lorry, media reports say.

Chelsea thrash Man Utd 4-0
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:30:11 GMT

Jose Mourinho is humiliated on his return to Chelsea as his former club thump his Manchester United side at Stamford Bridge.

His greatest hits: Dad's Army creator dies
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:53:51 GMT

Dad's Army creator Jimmy Perry has died aged 93.

Clashes in the final hours of the 'Jungle'
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:26:52 GMT

Migrants and police clashed overnight as the 'Jungle' in Calais faces demolition.

Calais migrant: 'I will not move one inch from here'
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:32:50 GMT

French officials are making final preparations before they demolish the migrant camp in Calais known as the "Jungle".

Ed Balls's Strictly lift goes wrong
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:42:07 GMT

Ed Balls is bottom of the Strictly Come Dancing leaderboard after his Saturday night routine went wrong.

Emotional return for 'forgotten' pirate hostages
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:05:10 GMT

A group of hostages held by Somali pirates for nearly five years has arrived in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The BBC's Tomi Oladipo was there.

Mosul battle: 'All those who have died are my sons'
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:19:14 GMT

Commanders say that large advances have been made against the Islamic State group in northern Iraq, but there have been losses.

Mumbai's Royal Opera House re-opens
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:17:19 GMT

The Royal Opera House - India's only opera theatre and a major Mumbai landmark which was closed down in 1993 - has been brought back to life.

Mark Rylance in BP sponsor row
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:42:14 GMT

Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance explains why he is unlikely to perform at the RSC while BP remains among its sponsors.

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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 12:34:37 GMT

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Hugh Schofield: What next after the Jungle?
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:22:06 GMT

The French authorities have already made detailed plans for moving migrants out of the Jungle camp near Calais.

Darragh MacIntyre: The kids who have to sew to survive
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:04:18 GMT

Panorama has gone undercover in Istanbul and found evidence that Syrian refugee children are making clothes for leading British brands.

Theo Leggett: Should Heathrow and Gatwick both get new runways?
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 21:59:28 GMT

Theo Leggett looks at the case for expanding both Heathrow and Gatwick airports

What's behind plan to move San Francisco homeless?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:59:15 GMT

Wealthy San Francisco tech investors are bankrolling a law to ban the city's homeless from pitching tents - will it work?

Which Sirs have had their knighthoods taken away?
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:28:06 GMT

As MPs back calls for Sir Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood, we look at figures from the past who have lost the honour.

At-a-glance - Draft Scottish Independence Referendum bill
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:11:55 GMT

The key points from the Scottish government's draft legislation consultation on a second independence referendum.

Newspaper headlines: Calais clashes and Mosul advance
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:31:29 GMT

The closure of the Jungle camp in Calais is the main focus for Monday's front pages.

Your pictures: Bricks
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:43:22 GMT

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "bricks".

Week in pictures: 15-21 October 2016
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:13:11 GMT

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Sculpture by the Sea
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:45:47 GMT

The Sydney coastline has been enlivened by the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, this year featuring a gigantic flip flop and an upside down rhino.

Africa's top shots: 14-20 October 2016
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:49:02 GMT

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

Octopus hunters
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:18:17 GMT

The white beaches of Zanzibar’s coast are home to the octopus hunters, in search of the delicacy.

Why it is too early to write off Man Utd's title hopes - Phil Neville
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:28:18 GMT

Chelsea's improved form shows how Manchester United's title hopes are not over yet, says Match of the Day 2 pundit Phil Neville.

Bangladesh v England: Stuart Broad says 'not many players will sleep'
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:34:25 GMT

England's Stuart Broad says the first Test against Bangladesh is on a knife edge going into the final day in Chittagong.

NFL in London: New York Giants beat Los Angeles Rams 17-10 at Twickenham
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:46:11 GMT

The New York Giants overcome the Los Angeles Rams 17-10, giving them victory in the first NFL match to be played at Twickenham Stadium.

How Andy Murray could overtake Novak Djokovic as number one
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:49:02 GMT

Andy Murray could be 15 days away from claiming a career milestone if he reaches world number one, cementing another part of his tennis legacy.

Station Road
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 22:59:25 GMT

It is the most common residential road name in Great Britain, but what is it like living in Station Road in Islington, London?

Hoping to go home
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:13:38 GMT

After fleeing the fighting around Mosul, thousands of displaced people face cramped conditions living in camps.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:01:05 GMT

Photographer Ed Gold explores the woodland community at Tinkers Bubble in Somerset.

Eaten alive
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 22:59:05 GMT

A remote colony of seabirds is at risk from an unlikely predator - house mice. One man is making it his mission to drive out the rodents.

'Everyone was the enemy'
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:55:03 GMT

The young men conscripted to fight in Egypt during the Suez Emergency recall their experiences.

Mozart's return
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:06:28 GMT

Sir Peter Schaffer's famous Amadeus opera about Mozart returns to its spiritual home of London's National Theatre.

On your behalf
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:09:04 GMT

The concept of shopping via a daigou is booming in China, with people employing them in Australia to get their hands on goods such as baby milk formula.

Voting on Twitter?
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:04:18 GMT

A hoax image designed to trick people into thinking they can vote via social media came from hard-core Donald Trump supporters.

Remembering Jimmy Perry
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:49:15 GMT

Author, actor and scriptwriter, whose creation, Dad's Army, became one of TV's most popular sitcoms dies aged 93.

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