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Drivers face penalty points for not wearing seat belts

Top Stories - 1 hour 53 min ago
Government plans to toughen punishments for motorists breaking the law to try to reduce road deaths.

Jesus Army sex scandal: The dark secrets of life in a commune

Top Stories - 2 hours 31 min ago
Former members of a radical sect describe growing up in communes where abuse was commonplace.

Housing market: What is rent controls?

Top Stories - 2 hours 38 min ago
A simple look at how rent controls work and how effective they are.

Could there be an early general election?

Top Stories - 2 hours 38 min ago
Some MPs say they are prepared to trigger an election. How soon could it theoretically happen?

HIV Positive and proud: What’s with the stigma?

Top Stories - 2 hours 40 min ago
Attitudes to HIV have barely changed since the 1980s. Four activists debunk misconceptions and tell us why they’re HIV positive and proud.

Stevenage car crash: Fourteen hurt after two-car collision

Top Stories - 2 hours 54 min ago
Some of those involved in the crash in Stevenage are being treated for serious injuries, police say.

The African Cup of Nations: 'Fairy-tale' team, cursed jerseys and super fans

World News - 2 hours 54 min ago
As Algeria and Senegal face each other in the final, we look at some of the tournament's high and low points.

Music 'calms nerves before surgery' as well as sedative

Top Stories - 3 hours 14 min ago
The "world's most relaxing song" could be just as good at calming patients' nerves, a study suggests.

Behind the Proms' celestial opening number

Top Stories - 3 hours 15 min ago
Composer Zosha Di Castri spills the beans on her latest work, which launches the BBC Proms on Friday.

Schools 'desperately need' cash injection - MPs

Top Stories - 3 hours 16 min ago
Schools and colleges urgently need billions more in funding, a committee of MPs says.

FaceApp: How accurate are the predictions?

Top Stories - 3 hours 34 min ago
They're older now, but how good is FaceApp at ageing photos of celebrities when they were young?

Quiz of the week: Seven days, seven questions

Top Stories - 3 hours 35 min ago
Have you been paying attention to what's been going on over the past seven days?

Nicaragua mothers mourn on eve of Sandinista revolution's anniversary

World News - 3 hours 40 min ago
On the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista revolution, some Nicaraguans say there is no reason to celebrate.

Nicaragua mothers mourn on eve of Sandinista revolution's anniversary

Top Stories - 3 hours 40 min ago
On the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista revolution, some Nicaraguans say there is no reason to celebrate.

Car parts from weeds: The future of green motoring?

World News - 3 hours 43 min ago
The motor industry is trying to reduce its carbon footprint in a number of innovative ways.

Car parts from weeds: The future of green motoring?

Top Stories - 3 hours 43 min ago
The motor industry is trying to reduce its carbon footprint in a number of innovative ways.

The Worcester high street that's come back to life

Business - 3 hours 45 min ago
From a Balkan breakfast to knitting - traders are diversifying to try to buck the trend of falling sales in the high street.

The Worcester high street that's come back to life

Top Stories - 3 hours 45 min ago
From a Balkan breakfast to knitting - traders are diversifying to try to buck the trend of falling sales in the high street.

Apollo 11: Few indoor loos, but there was a man on the Moon

Top Stories - 3 hours 45 min ago
Fifty years ago, James Burke was one of the presenters leading the BBC's coverage of the Moon landing.

Housing, the environment and LGBT rights – where does the next PM stand?

Top Stories - 3 hours 46 min ago
From the environment to LGBT rights, the BBC's Nick Eardley explains where Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt stand on these big issues.

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