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MoD land could help Calais delays

Thu, 2015-07-30 17:01
Ministry of Defence land could be made available to help relieve traffic problems in Kent caused by the migrant crisis in Calais, the BBC understands.

In pictures: Ecology photo prize

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:56
BMC Ecology's 2015 competition winners

Should there be more 'honesty' in sentencing?

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:43
Justice Secretary Michael Gove is exploring ideas on 'earned release' for prisoners, first mooted in 2008, as Danny Shaw explains.

'It's a matter of dignity'

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:32
Helping homeless women access sanitary towels and tampons

How dangerous is laughing gas?

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:28
How dangerous is laughing gas?

Is it unfair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:27
Is it fair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?

Wales surf wave generator starts up

Thu, 2015-07-30 16:06
The first waves have peeled across an artificial surf lagoon built on the site of an old aluminium works on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

AA joins protest at green changes

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:46
The AA joins green groups in warning that recent changes in energy policy will harm the climate.

Surge in doctors' days off for stress

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:42
Days lost to stress-related sickness by doctors at a hospital trust increases by more than 430% in five years, it is revealed.

Calais latest and Apprentice death

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:41
Friday's press is full of reports of fresh chaos in the Calais "war zone" as migrants try to reach the UK. There are also tributes to one of The Apprentice's most memorable contestants.

Women solicitors paid less than men

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:30
A large pay gap between men and women solicitors has been found by research from The Law Society of Scotland.

VIDEO: The body collectors of eastern Ukraine

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:24
Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding

VIDEO: World's longest man-made wave to open

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:09
The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled in North Wales.

Russian debtors despair as boom turns to bust

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:08
Roubles dry up for millions of Russians

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:08
Why was a Satanic statue unveiled in the US?

We told the king we had HIV

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:08
We told the king we had HIV - and taught a country not to fear

Drivers unclear over emergency numbers

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:06
Motorists crossing the Channel are confused about which three-digit number to dial in an emergency, the RAC is claiming.

HIV flushed out by cancer drug

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:05
HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.

VIDEO: 'Cajun John Wayne' calls out criminals

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:04
The tough US cop's YouTube challenge to wanted criminals

VIDEO: Robotic playground looks for fun

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:03
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.