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M&S profits slump on store closure costs

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:19
The expense of shutting stores contributes to a big slide in annual profits, as sales keep falling.

Wales' trains to be run by European firms KeolisAmey

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:30
The new French-Spanish operator promises Wales' rail services will be "unrecognisable" in five years time.

Boris Johnson says he 'probably needs' a private plane

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:16
The foreign secretary was asked if he would rather use a private plane over normal flights.

First black female nominee for US governor

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:14
Stacey Abrams, a Democrat, could become the first African-American female governor of a US state.

50 Great World Cup moments: Andres Iniesta wins World Cup for Spain - 2010

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 06:33
Watch the moment Andres Iniesta's goal against the Netherlands gave Spain their first ever World Cup win in 2010.

Sajid Javid pledges he is 'standing with' police in first speech

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:33
In a speech to the Police Federation, the Home Secretary will acknowledge pressures faced by police.

Author Philip Roth dies aged 85

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:17
One of the great American authors, his works included American Pastoral and Portnoy's Complaint.

Philip Roth - life of author who scandalised middle America

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 04:56
Pulitzer prize-winning novelist who scandalised middle America but became the grand old man of American letters.

Gavin Grimm trans bathroom lawsuit backed by federal judge

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 02:56
Gavin Grimm, who has been fighting his former high school's policy for years, says he feels relief.

Is the UK the world's biggest exporter of legal cannabis?

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 02:42
The families of two children are seeking medical cannabis to help stop their seizures.

Archbishop Philip Wilson to step down after sex abuse cover-up

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 02:20
Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic ever found guilty of covering up clerical sex abuse.

Trump may extend UK visit to play golf in Scotland

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 02:11
The US president owns two golf courses in Scotland and another in Doonbeg, Ireland.

Royal wedding photographer on Meghan and Harry's 'beautiful moment'

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:22
Photographer Alexi Lubomirski describes working with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their wedding day.

London Ambulance Service taken out of special measures

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:21
A watchdog says "innovative changes" helped boost London Ambulance Service's performance.

Can English remain the 'world's favourite' language?

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:06
English is spoken by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, but do new translation technology and "hybrid" languages threaten its status?

Colombia conflict: Swapping the battlefield for the football pitch

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:04
Colombia's Paz FC was created to bring together people on opposing sides of the armed conflict.

When lesbian activists invaded the BBC

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:59
How LGBT protesters stormed a live news studio.

The mobile laundry for homeless people

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:53
A van has been converted into a laundrette to wash homeless people's clothes in Athens.

How drones could help save lives at sea

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:51
The RNLI and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency trial uses drones to spot humans in distress.

Customer choice under threat at Britain's banks

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:48
After years of growth, the UK's challenger banks are fighting hard to survive in a tough new market.