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Two die after falling ill at UK festival
One person remains in a critical condition and The Mutiny Festival in Portsmouth has been cancelled.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 13:02

Lightning strike causes Stansted Airport disruption
Flights are cancelled or delayed after its aircraft fuelling system was damaged by a thunderstorm.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 12:52

Syria war: Russians killed in militant raid in Deir al-Zour
At least four military personnel died in the attack in Deir al-Zour province, Moscow says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 12:40

Luscious landscapes
England could be adding to its 10 current national parks after a review was announced.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 12:33

Irish abortion referendum: Donegal rejects repeal
The constituency was the only one in favour of keeping the abortion ban.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 12:31

England v Pakistan: Jos Buttler out lbw in second over of fourth day
Pakistan's Mohammad Abbas traps Jos Buttler lbw early on the fourth day as England collapse - losing the last four wickets of their second innings for seven runs.
bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 12:28

First colleges to teach new vocational T-levels named
The new technical courses, including construction and childcare, will be an alternative to A-levels.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 12:27

Irish abortion referendum: New laws by end of the year - Irish PM
It follows an overwhelming vote in favour of overturning the country's abortion ban.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 12:22

Brexit: I don't wish to be PM, says Jacob Rees-Mogg
But the leading Tory Brexiteer urges Theresa May to take a tougher line in Brexit negotiations.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 12:07

Premier League: Sale of two domestic packages imminent - Richard Scudamore
The sale of the remaining two domestic top-flight packages from 2019-2022 is imminent, says Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore.
bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 12:04

Electrical storms light up UK skies
Some of the best footage of last night's light show and the 15,000 lightning strikes that came with it.
bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 11:52

North Korea's Kim Jong-un 'set on Trump summit'
The on-off June summit may be on again, after positive comments from the North Korean and US leaders.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 11:39

Spectacular lightning strikes parts of UK
Around 15,000 lightning strikes were recorded in just four hours, BBC Weather said.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 11:15

Baby born with heart outside body moved to Nottingham
A baby born with her heart beating outside her body has been moved to a hospital nearer home.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 11:11

ICYMI: Kids recreate Meghan and Harry's royal wedding
Stories you may have missed this week, including a mini Meghan and Harry.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 09:18

Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool: ‘Flawed Karius pays for lack of focus’
There is no way back at Liverpool for goalkeeper Loris Karius after his mistakes cost them the Champions League final, says ex-Reds defender Mark Lawrenson.
bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 08:08

Nicaragua unrest: Thousands join renewed anti-government rallies
Anti-government rallies resume after church-mediated talks to end weeks of violent unrest break down.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 06:39

Bready meals: How much do you know about sandwiches?
It's been British Sandwich Week, test your knowledge of the bready meal.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 05:35

Columbus Crew: Two US cities fight over one football team
When a leading US football team announced it wanted to move across the country, its fans were floored.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 03:15

Tomorrow's cities: Google's Toronto city built 'from the internet up'
A disused waterfront in Toronto is being transformed by a firm owned by Google's parent company.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 03:12

How convenience stores are surviving the retail storm
While the High Street is a battleground for supermarkets, online retailers and discount chains - convenience stores are thriving.
bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 02:46

Formula 1: Axcil Jefferies, Africa's first black F1 driver?
Zimbabwean Axcil Jefferies hopes to be the first African racing driver on the F1 grid for 25 years.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 02:46

Merlin star Morgan returns to his roots
Colin Morgan stars with fellow Irish actor Ciaran Hinds in a bold and timely revival of a political drama at the NT.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 02:41

The blame game: Getting divorced in the UK
Divorce drama The Split reaches its climax just as a major divorce case is having its day in court.
bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 02:39

Real Madrid fans celebrate Champions League victory
Madrid parties after the local team wins the Champions League cup against Liverpool.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 02:34

Jeremy Thorpe: The true story of A Very English Scandal
A look at the downfall of Jeremy Thorpe, played by Hugh Grant in BBC drama A Very English Scandal.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 02:32

Kitty Marion: The actress who became a 'terrorist'
How a Me Too moment inspired a young actress in Victorian England to become an arsonist and bomber.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 01:36

Hawaii volcano: How many people do volcanoes kill?
Red-hot rivers of lava and clouds of ash can be deadly - but death by volcano is not inevitable.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 01:31

Female sommelier on wine tasting and mansplaining
Abigail Connolly is among a small number of women breaking into the male-dominated world of wine.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 01:29

'I want to be the first wheelchair user in space'
South African disability rights campaigner Eddie Ndopu says he is "a living manifestation of possibility".
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 01:25

David Baddiel reveals why you have to 'laugh at illness and death'
The comic and writer tells Desert Island Discs it's how he processes life "getting darker".
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 01:21

Fierce blaze in Bordeaux, France, forces evacuations
Buildings are evacuated in a residential area of the French city as fire erupts at a car dealership.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 01:13

Business groups write to PM urging Heathrow expansion
Business groups write to the prime minister urging the government not to waver on Heathrow expansion.
bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 01:12

Ronaldo to 'give answer in days' on Real Madrid future
Cristiano Ronaldo says he will give an answer on his future "in the next few days" after helping Real Madrid win the Champions League.
bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 01:04

Eugene Diamond League: Caster Semenya sets 800m world best time
South Africa's Caster Semenya sets the best time of 2018 in the 800m at the Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Oregon.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 00:55

Alan Bean, moon-walking astronaut and artist, dies aged 86
The fourth man to walk on the Moon became an accomplished painter, drawing inspiration from space.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 00:38

Biggest Weekend shows the power of a singalong
All killer, no filler... The singers who succeeded at the BBC's music festival focused on the hits.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 00:37

The Papers: Liverpool's 'heartbreak' and abortion vote
Gareth Bale and his overhead kick features in many of Sunday's papers, along with Ireland's abortion vote.
bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 00:23

Irish abortion referendum: 'We made history'
Supporters of the Yes campaign react to the overwhelming vote to overturn the abortion ban.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-May-2018 00:00

Joshua Holt case: US citizen jailed in Venezuela on way home
Joshua Holt and his Venezuelan partner are due to visit President Trump at the White House.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-May-2018 23:03

James Blake 'sad boy' statement: Artists support singer
James Blake has had enough of the "sad boy" label, and artists including Olly Alexander and Anne-Marie back him.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-May-2018 22:23

Irish abortion referendum: How it all unfolded
The Republic of Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to overturn the abortion ban by 66.4% to 33.6%.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-May-2018 21:29

Champions League final: Real Madrid v Liverpool - how you rated the players out of 10
How did you rate the players from both teams in the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool?
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-May-2018 21:25

France wine auction: 1774 Vin Jaune fetches record price
A bottle of Vin Jaune dating back to 1774 sells for €103,700 at auction in eastern France.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-May-2018 21:13

Irish abortion referendum: Ireland overturns abortion ban
The Republic of Ireland votes to overturn its abortion ban with 66.4% backing reform of the constitution.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-May-2018 21:04

Pint-sized TMS: England v Pakistan - England rally to hold slender lead
Jos Buttler and Dom Bess share a century partnership as England build a lead of 56 over Pakistan in the first Test at Lord's.
bbc.co.uk | 26-May-2018 20:40

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