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George HW Bush funeral: Train carries casket to final resting place 6 Dec 5:52pm George HW Bush funeral: Train carries casket to final resting place
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Former President George HW Bush will lay to rest at the Presidential Library in College Station, Texas.
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Lance Armstrong says Uber money saved family 6 Dec 5:50pm Lance Armstrong says Uber money saved family
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Lance Armstrong says an early investment in Uber has "saved" his family after paying out $111m (£86.8m) in legal fees and settlements.
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MSF vessel Aquarius ends rescue operations in the Mediterranean 6 Dec 5:34pm MSF vessel Aquarius ends rescue operations in the Mediterranean
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The charity blames its decision on "sustained attacks" on rescue efforts by European nations.
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France protests: Eiffel Tower to close on Saturday amid Paris riot fears 6 Dec 5:31pm France protests: Eiffel Tower to close on Saturday amid Paris riot fears
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Parisian landmarks will close on Saturday amid warnings of more violence from "yellow vest" protests.
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Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed 6 Dec 5:02pm Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed
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About 10,500 test results are being reviewed after data was allegedly manipulated.
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O2 and Ericsson issue joint apology over data disruption 6 Dec 4:53pm O2 and Ericsson issue joint apology over data disruption
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The mobile phone company says its 3G data service will be "fully restored" on Thursday evening.
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Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dies at 63 6 Dec 4:46pm Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dies at 63
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The band he fronted are best known for the hit Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've).
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Huawei arrest: Justin Trudeau denies political motivation 6 Dec 4:44pm Huawei arrest: Justin Trudeau denies political motivation
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Canada's PM gives his first response after the arrest of a Chinese executive that angered Beijing.
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Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dies at 63 6 Dec 4:27pm Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dies at 63
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The band he fronted are best known for the hit Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've).
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Ohio dad makes girl walk miles to school for bullying on bus 6 Dec 4:01pm Ohio dad makes girl walk miles to school for bullying on bus
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"Bullying is unacceptable," says the father, driving behind his 10-year-old as she trudges to school.
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Huawei arrest: Justin Trudeau denies political motivation 6 Dec 4:00pm Huawei arrest: Justin Trudeau denies political motivation
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Canada's PM gives his first response after the arrest of a Chinese executive that angered Beijing.
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O2 and Ericsson issue joint apology over data disruption 6 Dec 3:26pm O2 and Ericsson issue joint apology over data disruption
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The mobile phone company says it will work through the night in order to restore services.
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Huawei arrest: Justin Trudeau denies political motivation 6 Dec 3:17pm Huawei arrest: Justin Trudeau denies political motivation
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Canada's PM gives his first response after the arrest of a Chinese executive that angered Beijing.
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Brexit: ITV scraps plans for TV debate between leaders 6 Dec 3:08pm Brexit: ITV scraps plans for TV debate between leaders
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The channel had invited Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to go head-to-head in a debate on Sunday.
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O2 and Ericsson issue joint apology over data disruption 6 Dec 2:28pm O2 and Ericsson issue joint apology over data disruption
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The mobile phone company says it will work through the night in order to restore services.
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Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed 6 Dec 12:41pm Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed
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About 10,500 test results are being reviewed after data was allegedly manipulated.
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Brexit: Senior Tory suggests vote could be delayed 6 Dec 12:41pm Brexit: Senior Tory suggests vote could be delayed
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Sir Graham Brady "would welcome" a delay in the Brexit vote if it would help resolve MPs' concerns.
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YouTube deletes cheating videos after BBC probe 6 Dec 12:20pm YouTube deletes cheating videos after BBC probe
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Thousands of videos have been taken down by YouTube as a result of a BBC investigation into essay-writing adverts.
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6 Dec 12:12pm Brexit: Senior Tory suggests vote could be delayed
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Sir Graham Brady "would welcome" a delay in the Brexit vote if it would help resolve MPs' concerns.
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Golden Globes: Lady Gaga up for best actress award 6 Dec 11:53am Golden Globes: Lady Gaga up for best actress award
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The singer turned actress is nominated for A Star is Born alongside co-star and director Bradley Cooper.
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No end in sight for O2 data problems 6 Dec 11:53am No end in sight for O2 data problems
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O2 and Ericsson are "working flat out" to resolve the problems that have affected millions of users.
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Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed 6 Dec 11:07am Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed
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About 10,500 test results are being reviewed after data was allegedly manipulated.
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Leicester City crash helicopter rotor controls failed 6 Dec 10:35am Leicester City crash helicopter rotor controls failed
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Pedals had disconnected from the tail rotor blades before the crash which killed five people.
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Welsh Labour leadership: Mark Drakeford set to be Wales’ first minister 6 Dec 10:28am Welsh Labour leadership: Mark Drakeford set to be Wales’ first minister
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The Cardiff West AM won the Welsh Labour leadership election with 53.9% of the vote.
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Golden Globes: Lady Gaga up for best actress award 6 Dec 10:24am Golden Globes: Lady Gaga up for best actress award
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The singer turned actress is nominated for A Star is Born alongside co-star and director Bradley Cooper.
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Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed 6 Dec 9:47am Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed
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About 10,500 test results are being reviewed after data was allegedly manipulated.
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Huawei arrest is rights abuse, says China 6 Dec 9:45am Huawei arrest is rights abuse, says China
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The telecoms giant's chief financial officer is being held in Canada and faces possible US extradition.
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Leicester City crash helicopter rotor controls failed 6 Dec 9:29am Leicester City crash helicopter rotor controls failed
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Pedals had disconnected from the tail rotor blades before the crash which killed five people.
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Lady Gaga up for best actress Golden Globe 6 Dec 9:15am Lady Gaga up for best actress Golden Globe
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The singer turned actress is nominated for A Star is Born alongside co-star and director Bradley Cooper.
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Huawei arrest is rights abuse, says China 6 Dec 8:29am Huawei arrest is rights abuse, says China
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The US seeks to extradite chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, daughter of the telecom giant's founder.
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Boris Johnson apologises to MPs for failing to declare £52,000 in time 6 Dec 7:59am Boris Johnson apologises to MPs for failing to declare £52,000 in time
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The ex-foreign secretary says sorry to MPs for failing to declare on time earnings of £52,000.
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Falcon 9 rocket guides itself to sea 6 Dec 7:36am Falcon 9 rocket guides itself to sea
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The rocket had a hydraulic problem on its way back to Earth.
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Data problems hit O2 mobile network 6 Dec 7:31am Data problems hit O2 mobile network
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Millions of O2 customers are unable to use their smartphones to access the internet.
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Tesco directors acquitted in fraud trial 6 Dec 7:29am Tesco directors acquitted in fraud trial
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Chris Bush and John Scouler had each been accused of one charge of fraud and one of false accounting.
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Tennessee inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection 6 Dec 4:53am Tennessee inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection
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David Earl Miller argued that lethal injection would lead to a prolonged and painful death.
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Police arrest three men on suspicion of terror offences 6 Dec 4:49am Police arrest three men on suspicion of terror offences
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The investigation relates to alleged activity by a neo-Nazi group, the BBC understands.
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Brexit debate: My deal delivers on referendum, says May 6 Dec 3:36am Brexit debate: My deal delivers on referendum, says May
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Theresa May tells the BBC's Today programme she is "talking to colleagues" about their concerns.
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6 Dec 2:39am O2 investigating network data problems
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The service has problems with data and 4G services, say thousands of customers via social media.
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6 Dec 12:33am Brexit debate: MPs to focus on economic impact of May deal
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The Commons debate continues, as ministers work behind the scenes to bolster support for Theresa May's deal.
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5 Dec 11:00pm The 92-year-old that depends on the community to see her husband
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There are no buses in this Yorkshire town but locals are finding their own way to get around.
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Investor visa scheme halted in money laundering crackdown 5 Dec 10:45pm Investor visa scheme halted in money laundering crackdown
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Ministers are suspending a "gold-plated" scheme offering foreigners a fast-track to settling in the UK.
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Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada 5 Dec 10:04pm Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada
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The US seeks the extradition of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei's founder.
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Mean Girls and Dreamgirls: The world of Sonia Friedman 5 Dec 8:13pm Mean Girls and Dreamgirls: The world of Sonia Friedman
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Meet the producer responsible for bringing some of the biggest shows in theatre to the stage.
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Why do people experience phantom rectum? 5 Dec 8:12pm Why do people experience phantom rectum?
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YouTube star Hannah Witton grills two people with stomas on life, love and popping undigested peas after having her colon removed.
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Billie Marten: Having SAD made me write the happiest pop song 5 Dec 8:11pm Billie Marten: Having SAD made me write the happiest pop song
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Billie Marten says having seasonal affective disorder (SAD) inspired her song Blue Sea, Red Sea.
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Huawei executive arrested in Canada 5 Dec 8:00pm Huawei executive arrested in Canada
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The US wants to extradite chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei's founder.
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5 Dec 7:26pm Beyonce and Emmeline Pankhurst - who links them?
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Can you get from suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst to Beyonce via seven groundbreaking women?
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5 Dec 7:16pm Climate change: Warming made UK heatwave 30 times more likely
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Rising global temperatures have massively boosted the chances of summer heatwaves in the UK, says a study.
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