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Brexit scuppers UK's 2023 European Capital of Culture bids

Five UK cities will no longer be able to compete for the European Capital of Culture 2023 title.

Domestic abuse: 10% of young women affected - ONS

About 7% of teenage males in England and Wales are also affected, official figures suggest.

James Bulger killer Jon Venables recalled to prison

Jon Venables, who killed toddler James Bulger in 1993, is suspected of having child abuse images.

Bath University vice-chancellor wins no confidence vote

Motion of no-confidence was defeated by 19 votes to 16, with two abstentions

Liverpool street brawl: Ten people arrested

Eight German nationals are among those held after a mass brawl in Liverpool left one man injured.

Coffee benefits outweigh risks, says study

But there is no reason to start drinking coffee for health reasons, the BMJ study found.

Corbyn: I was never supposed to be called Jeremy

The Labour leader says his father had a change of heart over his name.

Study into football brain damage link

A long-awaited study into the links between heading a football and brain damage will start in January, the Football Association has announced.

Man, 96, attacked in claw hammer burglary in Taunton

Police said they believed the attack on Wednesday was part of a distraction burglary.

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond hopes to prove grim forecasts wrong

The chancellor defends his record as a long squeeze on people's living standards is predicted.

UK floods: 70 people and horses rescued in Lancashire

Lancaster and Galgate were the worst affected places as bad weather hit the UK.

UK economy faces 'longest fall in living standards in 60 years'

A think tank says the squeeze on incomes will last longer than that which followed the post-2008 crash.

Christmas fraud: Mobiles and clothes top presents targeted

Watch out for fake Yeezy trainers, celebrity make-up and fitness watches, police warn.

Bramley baby: Appeal to allow newborn to be 'laid to rest'

The baby was left in a supermarket carrier bag outside a vicarage in Leeds on 23 November 2016.

Manchester attack: Pre-inquest hearings delayed to 2018

Pre-inquest hearings due to take place this week will now happen next year, it is confirmed.

Budget 2017: MPs rally round Hammond after growth shock

Gloomy economic forecasts put chancellor under pressure but Tory MPs back him on stamp duty and Brexit.

Broadband firms must ditch 'misleading' speed ads

A radical shake-up of broadband advertising will change the way ISPs promote the speed of net services.

Christmas fraud: Mobiles and clothes top presents targeted

Christmas fraud is increasing, and police are urging the public to be vigilant with buying presents.

Runaway 15ft python Tinkerbell found in garden

Tinkerbell needed a warm bath after braving the Greater Manchester's cool winter climate.

Ashington driver 'crashed to save passengers' in French Alps

Maurice Wrightson crashed into boulders to avoid the coach going off the road when the brakes failed.

Kevin Spacey: Scotland Yard investigating new sexual assault allegation

The Metropolitan police say they are looking into a new allegation of sexual assault.

Grenfell Tower: Extra £28m to help fire recovery

The funding will go towards mental health services and regeneration in the area, the Chancellor says.

Emile Cilliers parachute trial: Jurors warned against 'bullying'

Mr Justice Sweeney tells jurors to stay "within the proper bounds of discussion" while deliberating.

Paralympian Anne Wafula-Strike wins train toilet payout

Anne Wafula-Strike ended up wetting herself on the train as the disabled toilet was not working.

Multiyork collapse puts 550 jobs under threat

The furniture retailer will trade until Christmas at least as administrators seek a buyer.

Grenfell tower fire: Final inquests opened and adjourned

The hearings examined the deaths of the last two victims of June's blaze.

Ann Maguire murder: Coroner issues Facebook contracts plea

Ann Maguire was murdered by Will Cornick at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in 2014.

Hamleys Toy Parade: Police appeal after woman punched

Hamleys has apologised for having to cancel sections of the event due to "unprecedented" crowds.

Intruder fell asleep eating Doritos

A man is discovered asleep and covered in Doritos after allegedly breaking into a house.

'Budget about more than Brexit'

The government will "express its resolve to look forwards not backwards", Philip Hammond says.

Budget 2017: Reaction from Jack, Kuenssberg and Ahmed

The BBC's business, political and economics editors on the announcements in Philip Hammond's Budget speech.

Budget banter with Philip Hammond

The chancellor sprinkled his Autumn financial statement with the odd joke.

Jeremy Corbyn criticises Hammond's Budget

The Labour leader said the Budget announcement didn't do enough to help people out of debt.

Are we ready for driverless cars?

The government wants autonomous cars on UK roads by 2021, but how can we ensure they're safe?

Woman lives in car for months after being evicted

Wendy from North Yorkshire hopes the chancellor will announce plans in the Budget to help homeless people.

The game which helps children talk openly about grief.

A child psychotherapist has told BBC 5 live he's created a game which aims to help children open up about grief.

'Just perfect'

Grandparents tell of the joy, fun and love the children give them.

Budget calculator

Will tax changes in the Budget leave you better or worse off in 2018/19?

'I ripped up the rulebook'

The Good Morning Britain host on why being "provocative" in the mornings is a good thing.

Six months on

Charities say many children are still recovering from the emotional trauma of the terrorist attack.

Life online

Jack Maynard and Stormzy are the latest celebrities to be criticised for old offensive tweets.

'He was my idol'

Reacting to the news of the death of David Cassidy, readers share their memories of meeting the 70s star.

Speaking out

There are huge differences in libel laws, which might explain why the scandal has hit the US so hard.


Forty years on from the inaugural London-New York Concorde service, those who flew on the iconic aircraft share their memories.

'This is our city'

How life has changed for people in the city six months on.

Budget quiz

The BBC's Budget quiz: See how much you know about the UK Budget's long and colourful history.

Obituary: Rodney Bewes

The actor found fame in The Likely Lads but struggled to repeat that success.

Seeking support

After becoming homeless, Steve says he would probably have died on the streets if he hadn't received support to rent a home.

Kids v Cars

How one woman championed a way to bring community spirit back to city streets and keep children fit.

Please don't pet!

We know guide dogs shouldn't be disturbed, but some owners say their dogs should be left alone too.