100365604 516de91e 969d 40bb ac02 d86b3f6a8a71 - Russian spy: May to meet ministers to discuss evidence
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Russian spy: May to meet ministers to discuss evidence

Image caption Zizzi has been closed since 21:00 on MondayThe prime minister is to meet the National Security Council to hear the latest intelligence on the nerve agent attack on the former Russian military intelligence officer and his daughter. Chaired by Theresa May, the council will discuss if there is sufficient evidence of who was […]

100353092 bromilow bbc - Liverpool Prison workers fired for raising safety fears
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Liverpool Prison workers fired for raising safety fears

Image caption John Bromilow (left) and Harry Wildman took their concerns to the prison governor Two maintenance workers were sacked for raising concerns about health and safety at troubled Liverpool Prison, the BBC has learned. John Bromilow and Harry Wildman, who worked at the jail for more than 20 years, were fired by Amey, who […]

100351621 hussien - Concerns over Coventry brain surgeon's operations
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Concerns over Coventry brain surgeon's operations

Image copyright Other Image caption Hussien El-Maghraby has been working as a neurosurgeon in Coventry since 2009 Surgeons have seriously criticised two brain surgery operations where the patients went on to die. Hussien El-Maghraby, a consultant neurosurgeon in Coventry, removed a healthy part of a brain instead of a tumour during one operation. The 51-year-old […]

100351073 steve - Ex-housing boss got 'excessive' £1m payout without approval
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Ex-housing boss got 'excessive' £1m payout without approval

Image copyright Gentoo Image caption The payment to Steve Lanaghan came to light following an internal investigation A former senior manager at the North East’s largest housing association received a payout of more than £1m that had not been approved by its board, the BBC understands. Steve Lanaghan was given the pay-off after leaving his […]

100316308 hi001102301 - Post-Brexit border checks 'may triple queues' to port
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Post-Brexit border checks 'may triple queues' to port

Image copyright PA Image caption Queues of lorries left residents near the Port of Dover unable to get out to buy basic supplies in 2015 Longer vehicle checks at the UK border post-Brexit would lead to motorway tailbacks up to 29 miles long, research commissioned by the BBC has suggested. Imperial College London found just […]

100301237 northantscountycouncil - Northamptonshire County Council: £10m public health grant probe
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Northamptonshire County Council: £10m public health grant probe

Image caption Northamptonshire County Council received more than £70m in funding from Public Health England over a two-year period A council dubbed the “worst-run in the country” is under investigation over allegations it used millions of pounds ring-fenced for public health to prop up other services. Northamptonshire County Council is in talks with Public Health […]

98409801 breaking news bigger - Sir Ken Dodd dies, publicist says
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Sir Ken Dodd dies, publicist says

Comedian Sir Ken Dodd has died at the age of 90, his publicist has confirmed. The Liverpool legend had recently been released from hospital after six weeks of treatment for a chest infection. On Friday, he had married Anne Jones, his partner of 40 years, at their house, which was the on he grew up […]

100345094 gettyimages 175136944 - Elephant and Castle: The wrecking ball swings closer
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Elephant and Castle: The wrecking ball swings closer

Image copyright Getty Images The Elephant and Castle shopping centre, once a symbol of hope and regeneration, could be on its last legs. Built on a site that had been heavily bombed in World War Two, the precinct opened in 1965 and was praised for its design and ambition. But in six months’ time, the […]

100370825 i front page 12 march - Newspaper headlines: Poison clothes alert and 'spitting storm'
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Newspaper headlines: Poison clothes alert and 'spitting storm'

Newspaper headlines: Poison clothes alert and ‘spitting storm’ By BBC News Staff Image caption A number of papers carry the latest from the investigation into the attempted murder of the Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Salisbury a week ago. The i reports the government’s “astonishing” warning for up to 500 diners and pub-goers to […]

100371039 sadiq khan - London mayor Sadiq Khan warns big tech on hate speech
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London mayor Sadiq Khan warns big tech on hate speech

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sadiq Khan wants tech firms to take hate speech more seriously Stricter regulation, including large fines, is one option to force technology companies to take the issue of hate speech more seriously, the Mayor of London has said. “We can’t assume that tech companies will find the solutions by […]

100369749 jamie carragher rex 01 - Jamie Carragher: Former Liverpool defender apologises for spitting incident
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Jamie Carragher: Former Liverpool defender apologises for spitting incident

Carragher has been a regular TV pundit since his retirement from football in 2013 Jamie Carragher has apologised after a video showed the former England and Liverpool defender spitting towards a girl in a car from his own vehicle. The 40-year-old, now a television pundit for Sky Sports, had been covering his former side’s 2-1 […]

99512846 capture - Abingdon vicar who 'spiritually abused' boy gets two-year ban
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Abingdon vicar who 'spiritually abused' boy gets two-year ban

Image copyright Google Image caption The vicar met the teenager during a mentoring programme at his church A Church of England vicar who “spiritually abused” a boy has been banned from ministry for two years. The Reverend Timothy Davis is understood to be the first priest to have been convicted of such abuse by the […]