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Homicide rate at highest level in a decade

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 5:39pm
Five charts that show the state of crime in England and Wales.

How many foreign trips has your MP accepted?

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 5:21pm
MPs have accepted more than £2m worth of free travel over the last two years, BBC analysis reveals.

Karen Carney: Football Association appalled by rape and death threats on Instagram

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 5:18pm
The Football Association urges police to tackle abuse on social media after death threats are made to England's Karen Carney.

Muhammad Ali, hammers & metal hips - Mark Dry targets Tokyo medal

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 5:06pm
Two-time Commonwealth gold medallist Mark Dry could not walk without pain. Now, after having his hip resurfaced, he is targeting Olympic glory.

How U2's technology is changing concerts for the better

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 5:01pm
The band's groundbreaking stage show is designed to ensure everyone has a front-row seat.

MLB: Houston Astros fan costs their team dearly after interfering with play

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 4:16pm
Watch the moment a fan costs the Houston Astros a crucial game against the Boston Red Sox after they were deemed to have interfered with play.

Nathan Hughes will learn from tweet ban - Eddie Jones

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 4:06pm
England number eight Nathan Hughes "deeply regrets" the social media post that triggered a further two-week ban says coach Eddie Jones.

Boxing's Olympic risk is 'unprecedented' says head of England Boxing

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 3:46pm
England Boxing believes the sport is facing the "grave" threat of omission from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Wakefield's Pinderfields Hospital smokers shamed via loudspeaker

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 3:26pm
Hospital users are encouraged to activate the announcements when they see someone smoking on site.

Pakistan v Australia: Azhar Ali is run out in bizarre circumstances

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 3:24pm
Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali is run out in bizarre circumstances, after mistakenly thinking the ball had reached the boundary on the third day of the second Test with Australia.

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox pulls out of Saudi summit

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 2:21pm
The boycott comes amid fears journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside a Saudi consulate.

'Fred and Rose West' couple jailed for rapes

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 2:20pm
Peter and Avril Griffiths - dubbed the "Fred and Rose West" of their estate - abused three girls.

Highway Code may include 'Dutch reach' to keep cyclists safe

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 1:39pm
The method encourages drivers to look behind them before opening their door, to protect cyclists.

England v Sri Lanka: Joe Denly prepared to open in Tests for England

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 12:40pm
Joe Denly is not ruling out opening the England batting in the Tests against Sri Lanka - nine years after his last cap, in an ODI.

Keira Knightley bans daughter from watching some Disney films

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 12:23pm
The actress told Ellen DeGeneres she bans Cinderella and The Little Mermaid due to their portrayal of women.

'Mad cow disease' at Aberdeenshire farm after BSE confirmed

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 12:06pm
Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing says a movement ban has been placed on the unnamed farm.

Name checks to begin on bank payments

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 12:02pm
A recipient's name will be as critical as the account number and sort code when transferring money from July.

Sir Paul Beresford struggles with Scottish accent

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 11:27am
New Zealand-born MP Sir Paul Beresford struggles to understand a question from the SNP's David Linden.

Boston Red Sox beat Houston Astros after fan interferes with catch

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 11:25am
A Houston Astros fan who attempted to catch the ball cost his side after it was ruled he stopped a Boston Red Sox fielder taking the catch.

Police officer run over in Blackley during van chase

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 11:24am
Witnesses said they saw the vehicle reverse into a wall as it attempted to flee two police cars.