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Brexit: Theresa May meeting EU leaders in bid to rescue deal

Theresa May seeks to rescue her Brexit deal by seeking new guarantees on the Northern Ireland backstop.

Wages rises accelerate to fastest pace since 2008

Average weekly earnings record the biggest rise since November 2008.

Grace Millane: Police in search for long-handled shovel

A body believed to be that of British backpacker Grace Millane was found on the outskirts of Auckland.

Barclays customers can now 'switch off' spending

Those who cannot control their spending have a new tool to help them limit their behaviour

Six suspected migrants rescued from Dover shipping lane

A lifeboat crew was called to a boat six miles off the Kent coast, in the in the Dover Strait.

Cruise couple held over suitcase cocaine

About 10kg of the drug was found in their cabin on the Marco Polo, Portuguese police say.

Puzzle solving 'won't stop mental decline'

A new study suggests that doing intellectual activities throughout life is best.

Birstall blast widower 'gets flashbacks of wife's cries for help'

Janet Jasper died after a gas blast a year ago at the home she shared with husband John for 56 years.

Former altar boy sues church over rapes by priest

A former altar boy who claims he was raped dozens of times by a priest is suing the Catholic church.

Duchess of Sussex gives award to her wedding dress designer

The Duchess of Sussex presents a British Fashion Award to the woman who made her wedding dress.

Gene study unravels redheads mystery

Researchers at Edinburgh University carry out out the largest genetic study of hair colour to date.

St Dennis incinerator: 'Ridiculous' lorry trips to shredder criticised

Cornwall's only incinerator has to send any items larger than a bin bag 23 miles away to be shredded.

Brexit: Theresa May asks MPs 'does this House want to deliver?'

The prime minister tells MPs who want a second referendum to be “open” and “honest” about what that would mean for the country.

Brexit: Corbyn reaction to May delaying meaningful vote

The Labour leader says Theresa May's government is "shambolic" and in "disarray" over the Brexit talks and timings.

Love Islanders' Instagram tips on how to make money from #ad

Each paid post is making reality TV stars like Paul Knops and Jamie Jewitt hundreds of pounds - but how?

Christmas lights 'magical' at Bude supermarket tunnel

The tunnel at Sainsbury's in Bude, Cornwall, was voted the county's top attraction on Trip Advisor.

Iran's migrants trying to get from Serbia to the UK

The BBC investigates how a visa-free travel scheme helped Iranian migrants get into Europe.

The former soldier who's now a blind boxer

Watch as Paul Jacobs, who was blinded in Afghanistan, takes on a sighted man in his first bout.

Has Northern Ireland hit peak Brexit?

Northern Ireland issues have rarely been out of the news but what do people there really think?

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Newspaper headlines: 'Desperate' May's Brexit rescue mission

Papers unite over Theresa May's 'shambolic' U-turn as the Brexit vote is delayed 'until January'.

Dustin Lance Black: 'Our son should know his egg donor'

Dustin Lance Black, screenwriter and husband to Tom Daley, says his views of surrogacy have changed.

'I was aged 24, and dead for five minutes'

More than 80,000 young people in the UK could be living with undiagnosed heart conditions.

Christmas: What questions do you have?

What questions do you have about Christmas? Use our form and we could be in touch.

The bar where your cash is worthless

As more firms around the world refuse to take cash, does this mean the end for notes and coins?

Justice after 32 years for 'babes in the wood'

Two nine-year-old girls were sexually assaulted and strangled in 1986, and it took 32 years to bring their killer to justice.

Sterling: Is football racism rising?

Raheem Sterling was allegedly racially abused by Chelsea fans.

Waste criticised in the aftermath of the Santa Dash

Glasgow's annual Santa Dash saw many leftover costumes being discarded in bins and on pavements around the city.

'Cowardly' killer's decades of lies

How justice finally caught up with "Babes in the Wood" killer Russell Bishop after more than 30 years of deceit.

Called the wrong name at work? Awkward...

What should you do when someone gets your name wrong in the professional sphere?

Does the UK lead on climate change action?

The UK claims to be a leader in climate change - but is it?

Brexit: Does Brussels blink?

How has Brussels dealt with political complications in the past?

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