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Most parents reject nearest school1h 4m Most parents reject nearest school
BBC
Parents do not really choose their local secondary school as their first option, shows major study.
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Theresa May faces pressure after Andrea Leadsom resigns2h Theresa May faces pressure after Andrea Leadsom resigns
BBC
The Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom, stepped down over the PM's Brexit policy.
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European elections 2019: Polls to take place across the UK2h European elections 2019: Polls to take place across the UK
BBC
UK voters will send 73 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to Brussels and Strasbourg.
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World Cup: Fifa drops plans to expand Qatar 2022 to 48 teams3h World Cup: Fifa drops plans to expand Qatar 2022 to 48 teams
BBC
Plans to expand the 2022 World Cup from 32 teams to 48 are abandoned by football's world governing body Fifa.
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Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits government over Brexit3h Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits government over Brexit
BBC
Senior minister Andrea Leadsom says she no longer believes the government's approach will deliver Brexit.
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Ozone layer: Banned CFCs traced to China say scientists4h Ozone layer: Banned CFCs traced to China say scientists
BBC
Atmospheric observations pinpoint eastern China as the source of rise in ozone-destroying chemicals.
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Topshop tycoon Sir Philip Green to close 23 stores4h Topshop tycoon Sir Philip Green to close 23 stores
BBC
The pensions regulator has doubts about Sir Philip Green's proposed rescue plan to mend the business.
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Chagos Islands dispute: UN backs end to UK control4h Chagos Islands dispute: UN backs end to UK control
BBC
In a non-binding vote, the General Assembly demands the UK give the islands back to Mauritius.
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Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits government over Brexit5h Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits government over Brexit
BBC
Senior minister Andrea Leadsom says she no longer believes the government's approach will deliver Brexit.
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Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits government over Brexit6h Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits government over Brexit
BBC
Andrea Leadsom says she no longer believes the government's approach will deliver Brexit.
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Brexit: Theresa May resists calls from MPs to resign7h Brexit: Theresa May resists calls from MPs to resign
BBC
Several cabinet ministers tell the BBC the PM cannot stay on given the backlash to her Brexit plan.
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9h Brexit: Calls grow for Theresa May to resign in bill backlash
BBC
Several cabinet ministers tell the BBC that Theresa May cannot stay on.
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11h Brexit: Theresa May urges MPs to back her plan after backlash
BBC
After a backlash over her new plan, the PM insists there needs to be "compromise on all sides".
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12h Brexit: MPs leave Commons as May makes statement on new deal – live news
The Guardian
Tory ministers and backbenchers conspicuously absent as Theresa May makes statement about her proposed Brexit bill
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M25 killer Kenneth Noye to be freed from prison12h M25 killer Kenneth Noye to be freed from prison
BBC
Kenneth Noye was jailed for life for the murder of Stephen Cameron on a slip road of the M25 in Kent.
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Brexit: Theresa May urges MPs to back her plan after backlash12h Brexit: Theresa May urges MPs to back her plan after backlash
BBC
After a backlash over her new plan, the PM insists there needs to be "compromise on all sides".
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Jeremy Kyle Show death: Morphine found near TV guest12h Jeremy Kyle Show death: Morphine found near TV guest
BBC
Steven Dymond was found dead days after failing a lie-detector test on the ITV show.
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British Steel insolvency endangers 5,000 jobs12h British Steel insolvency endangers 5,000 jobs
BBC
British Steel enters compulsory liquidation, threatening 5,000 jobs directly and 20,000 more indirectly.
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Female BBC manager rejects job over gender pay gap12h Female BBC manager rejects job over gender pay gap
BBC
Journalist Karen Martin told colleagues she was offered £12,000 less than a man doing the same role.
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Will MEPs get pensions and other frequent questions12h Will MEPs get pensions and other frequent questions
BBC
Reality Check runs through some of the questions cropping up most often ahead of the European elections.
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Social media boycotts and T-shirts not enough to combat racism - Sterling12h Social media boycotts and T-shirts not enough to combat racism - Sterling
BBC
Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling says there must be "harder punishments" to combat racism in football.
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Jeremy Kyle Show death: Morphine found near TV guest12h Jeremy Kyle Show death: Morphine found near TV guest
BBC
Steven Dymond was found dead days after failing a lie-detector test on the ITV show.
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Brexit: Theresa May urges MPs to back her plan after backlash13h Brexit: Theresa May urges MPs to back her plan after backlash
BBC
After a backlash over her new plan, the PM insists there needs to be "compromise on all sides".
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Tributes paid on Manchester bombing anniversary14h Tributes paid on Manchester bombing anniversary
BBC
Pop stars paid tribute to the victims of the attack, marking the second anniversary of the bombing.
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British Steel insolvency endangers 5,000 jobs14h British Steel insolvency endangers 5,000 jobs
BBC
British Steel enters compulsory liquidation, threatening 5,000 jobs directly and 20,000 more indirectly.
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Nikita Parris moves to Lyon - watch her best Man City goals14h Nikita Parris moves to Lyon - watch her best Man City goals
BBC
Watch five of Nikita Parris’s best goals for Manchester City as the forward leaves the Women’s Super League to play for French and Women's Champions League winners Lyon.
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14h Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study
The Guardian
UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktank People across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according to a study. The research,
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Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan14h Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan
BBC
Some Tory MPs are renewing calls to oust the PM, as Labour calls her new offer "too weak".
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European elections 2019: Where the parties stand on Brexit15h European elections 2019: Where the parties stand on Brexit
BBC
UK elections to the European Parliament are fast approaching - what are the parties' policies?
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Man Utd in talks over Swansea winger James but no fee agreed15h Man Utd in talks over Swansea winger James but no fee agreed
BBC
Manchester United are talking to Swansea about the potential signing of Wales winger Daniel James, but no fee has been agreed.
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US-China trade war: Shoe giants urge Trump to end tariffs15h US-China trade war: Shoe giants urge Trump to end tariffs
BBC
Nike and Adidas are among 173 firms who say higher tariffs are "catastrophic" for consumers.
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British Steel enters insolvency endangering 5,000 jobs15h British Steel enters insolvency endangering 5,000 jobs
BBC
British Steel enters compulsory liquidation, threatening 5,000 jobs directly and 20,000 more indirectly.
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Tributes paid on Manchester bombing anniversary15h Tributes paid on Manchester bombing anniversary
BBC
An "intimate" church service will be held for the victim's families to mark two years since the Manchester Arena suicide bombing.
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16h British Steel collapses putting 5,000 jobs at risk
BBC
British Steel to enter insolvency, putting 5,000 UK jobs directly at risk and a further 20,000 in the supply chain
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16h Michael Gove refuses to confirm Brexit bill vote will go ahead
The Guardian
Environment secretary says it is time to reflect on May’s ‘new deal’ and consider all options
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Social media boycotts and T-shirts not enough to combat racism - Sterling17h Social media boycotts and T-shirts not enough to combat racism - Sterling
BBC
Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling says there must be "harder punishments" to combat racism in football.
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Record penalty for firm in gas supply failures17h Record penalty for firm in gas supply failures
BBC
Cadent left some customers without supplies for more than five months and had no records for 775 tower blocks.
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Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan17h Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan
BBC
Some Tory MPs are renewing calls to oust the PM as Labour calls her new offer "too weak".
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Aladdin: How Disney found its leading characters17h Aladdin: How Disney found its leading characters
BBC
Will Smith might be playing the genie, but Disney opted for two relative unknowns for the leads.
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18h Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan
BBC
Some Tory MPs are renewing calls to oust the PM as Labour calls her new offer "too weak".
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19h Revealed: 21,000 US women order abortion pills online in past six months
The Guardian
Three-quarters of mail order requests came from states with strict anti-abortion laws Thousands of American women have obtained abortion pills online in the past six months, according to figures that highlight the
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20h Federal election 2019: Chris Bowen set to pull out of Labor leadership race – politics live
The Guardian
Anthony Albanese looks likely to be elected unopposed, as Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday. All the day’s events, live
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20h How Stockholm became the city of work-life balance | Richard Orange
The Guardian
With flexible hours the norm, and almost two years’ parental leave for every child, Sweden’s capital boasts a happy and efficient workforce. What can other cities learn? It is 3.30pm, and the first workers begin to trickle out of the curved glass headquarters of the Stockholm IT giant Ericsson. John Langared, a 30-year-old programmer, is hurrying to pick up his daughter from school. He has her at home every other week, so tends to alternate short hours one week with long hours the next.
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20h Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds
The Guardian
Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that has now reached a stunning extreme: climate breakdown divides Democrats and Republicans even more than abortion does.
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20h Drug dealer weighing 900lbs pleads guilty to cocaine charges lying down in ambulance
Daily Mail
Kenneth Hicks, 48, of Virginia, who weighs more than 900 pounds pleaded guilty to cocaine charges while lying down inside an ambulance (pictured) on Tuesday.
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British Steel future hanging in the balance20h British Steel future hanging in the balance
BBC
Anxious workers in Scunthorpe are waiting to hear the fate of the UK's second-biggest steel maker.
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21h Federal election 2019: Penny Wong and Kristina Keneally join Labor MPs backing Albanese for leadership – politics live
The Guardian
ALP searches for a new leader to replace Bill Shorten as Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday. All the day’s events, live
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21h Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right
The Guardian
Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalents Japan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisations to use the family name first when writing Japanese names – as is customary in the Japanese language – in an attempt to reverse a century of linguistic convention. Taro Kono – or perhaps that should be Kono Taro – said foreign media should follow the same practice they use when reporting on other Asian countries where the family name traditionally comes first, followed by their given name. As an example, he said Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, should in future be written as Abe Shinzo.
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Shoe giants urge Trump to end trade war21h Shoe giants urge Trump to end trade war
BBC
Nike and Adidas are among 173 firms who claim higher tariffs are 'catastrophic' for consumers.
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21h New Zealand speaker claims suspected serial rapist working in parliament
The Guardian
Claim follows review into bullying and harassment that uncovered three allegations of serious sexual assault The deputy leader of New Zealand’s opposition party has called for an investigation after the parliament’s speaker suggested there was a rapist working at Parliament House. After the release of a review of bullying and harassment in parliament, speaker Trevor Mallard said there were three allegations of “serious sexual assault” that amounted to rape.
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22h Indonesia riots: six dead after protesters clash with troops over election result
The Guardian
Mobs set fire to vehicles in Jakarta after supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, took to the streets Six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after mobs clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital following the release of official election results. National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said protests by supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate turned violent late on Tuesday and continued through the night. Police said they had arrested 20 “provocateurs”.
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Shoppers face paying an extra penny for using self-scan tills23h Shoppers face paying an extra penny for using self-scan tills
Daily Mail
British supermarkets could introduce a 1p charge for self-service checkouts after a Government panel suggested it could raise £30million for projects to help heal divisions caused by Brexit.
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European elections 2019: Expats in France fear postal votes will not count23h European elections 2019: Expats in France fear postal votes will not count
BBC
Some UK citizens in France have received their European election postal votes late - or not at all.
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What have economists been getting wrong?24h What have economists been getting wrong?
BBC
Evan Davis explains how the field of economics is asking itself some tough questions.
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Aladdin: How Disney found its leading characters24h Aladdin: How Disney found its leading characters
BBC
Will Smith might be playing the genie, but Disney opted for two relative unknowns for the leads.
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24h Indonesia riots: protesters clash with security forces over election result
The Guardian
Supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, set fire to vehicles in Jakarta Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate have clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital after the release of official election results. National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said protests turned violent late on Tuesday and continued through the night. He said on Wednesday that dozens of people were detained.
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Change in the pecking order: Sparrows take flight as finches and pigeons dominate gardens24h Change in the pecking order: Sparrows take flight as finches and pigeons dominate gardens
Daily Mail
Traditional favourites the sparrow, song thrush and starling are fast being replaced by woodpigeons, goldfinches and magpies because of the different food we are leaving out in the UK.
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Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan24h Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan
BBC
The prime minister will make her case in Parliament later, as opposition against it seems to harden.
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European elections: First time voters have their say25h European elections: First time voters have their say
BBC
Meet the 18-year-olds voting for the first time in the European Parliament elections.
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UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items25h UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items
BBC
In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the government will introduce new controls on single use plastic items.
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NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee25h NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee
BBC
Sepsis survivor Tom Ray wants better awareness and faster diagnosis of the potentially deadly disease.
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26h Federal election 2019: Penny Wong to endorse Anthony Albanese for Labor leadership – politics live
The Guardian
The ALP’s quest for a new leader to replace Bill Shorten continues after Scott Morrison won the Australian federal election. All the day’s events, live
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TalkTalk data breach customer details found online26h TalkTalk data breach customer details found online
BBC
Personal details for 4,545 TalkTalk customers stolen during a 2015 data breach are accessible online.
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Club Together: The Middlesbrough team bringing refugees together26h Club Together: The Middlesbrough team bringing refugees together
BBC
The men who play for the Middlesbrough club say it helps give them a sense of belonging.
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Clarifications and corrections26h Clarifications and corrections
Daily Mail
An article on 17 January wrongly stated that Dr Daud Abdullah had told the BBC that he was 'prepared to blow himself up in a suicide attack' in support of the Palestinian cause.
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