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Budget 2017: Stagnant earnings forecast 'astonishing'

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 1:00pm
The UK is in danger of losing almost 20 years of earnings growth, warns an independent economic think tank.

Apprenticeship numbers fall by 59% after levy imposed

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:38pm
The number of new apprenticeships falls by 59% after the introduction of levy on big firms.

Brexit scuppers UK's 2023 European Capital of Culture bids

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:21pm
Five UK cities will no longer be able to compete for the European Capital of Culture 2023 title.

Inside Saudi Arabia's gilded prison at Riyadh Ritz-Carlton

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:19pm
The BBC's Lyse Doucet is the first journalist to visit the hotel where dozens of prominent Saudis are being held.

Domestic abuse: 10% of young women affected - ONS

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:13pm
About 7% of teenage males in England and Wales are also affected, official figures suggest.

Little Miss Inventor joins Mr Men and Little Miss line-up

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:05pm
The new character has been created as a positive role model for girls, its author says.

Ashes: England's James Vince motivated by Matthew Hayden comments

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:02pm
England's James Vince says he was motivated by criticism from ex-Australia opener Matthew Hayden after making 83 on the first day of the Ashes.

Nightclub in row with Vogue mag over its name

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 11:59am
The owners of Vogue nightclub in Burnley say they've been told to change the venue's name.

Bears caught on camera outside shopping area in California

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 11:24am
Police officer films a mother bear and her two cubs outside a shopping area in Lake Tahoe

Girl's lost teddy flown 200 miles home to Orkney from Edinburgh

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 11:19am
Four-year-old Summer, from Orkney, forgot to put the soft toy back in her bag at the security area of Edinburgh Airport.

Corbyn: I was never supposed to be called Jeremy

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 11:03am
The Labour leader says his father had a change of heart over his name.

The economy in four charts

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 10:57am
The outlook for the UK economy is one of the worst in living memory - four charts help explain why.

Pint-sized Ashes: First Test in balance after intriguing opening day

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 10:34am
Pint-sized Ashes relives the opening day of the first Test as England's James Vince makes 83 before Australia fight back in Brisbane.

Prince Harry and robot to edit Radio 4's Today Programme

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 10:27am
The BBC has announced this year's guest editors, who will take over between Christmas and New Year.

England v Samoa: Dylan Hartley on bench as Sam Simmonds makes first start

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 10:25am
Captain Dylan Hartley is left out of England's starting XV for Saturday's match against Samoa at Twickenham.

Deep fat fryers may help form cooling clouds

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 10:25am
The fatty acids released in cooking may help form clouds that limit global warming, say scientists.

Rangi Chase: Widnes Vikings half-back given two-year ban for positive drugs test

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 10:19am
Widnes Vikings half-back Rangi Chase is banned from all sport for two years after testing positive for cocaine.

James Bulger killer recalled to jail over abuse images

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 10:19am
Jon Venables, who killed toddler James Bulger in 1993, is suspected of having child abuse images.

Dementia and football: Jeff Astle doctor will lead FA and PFA joint study

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 10:08am
A long-awaited study into the links between heading a football and brain damage will start in January, the Football Association has announced.

Deal signed to return Myanmar Rohingya

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 9:52am
Myanmar agrees to take back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence for Bangladesh.

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