BBC News - UK 7 December 2017

Ministers 'absolutely optimistic' of Brexit border deal

The government is seeking to get agreement on a post-Brexit plan for Northern Ireland's border.

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'Dead jihadists can't harm UK', Gavin Williamson says

Everything should be done to eliminate the threat posed by returning jihadis, the defence secretary says.

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Storm Caroline disrupts travel and closes schools

Rail and ferry services are cancelled and dozens of schools are closed as the storm approaches.

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Momentum under investigation by Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission is investigating Labour-backing Momentum over spending at the 2017 election.

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Anger at Chancellor's disability employment comments

Disability groups call for apology after Philip Hammond's comments on disabled people and work.

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Croydon tram crash: Report says driver 'probably dozed off'

A report into the crash which killed seven people claims "stronger windows" could have saved lives.

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Trump's Jerusalem move 'unhelpful'

The UK disagrees with Donald Trump's Israel intervention, which Labour denounces as "reckless".

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Chennai Six: Ray Tindall 'missed daughter growing up'

Ray Tindall is back in Chester after being held in India for more than four years on weapons charges.

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Long A&E waits: 3m a year wait over four hours

Nurses and doctors fear patients are being put at risk after numbers waiting over four hours doubles.

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Bath Spa University chief paid £800,000 in final year

The Bath Spa University pay packet for Prof Christina Slade included a £429,000 "golden goodbye".

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Leicester teenage rapist guilty of attempted murder

Before the attack the teenager searched for videos showing the rape of "helpless" women.

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The Queen commissions aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

The Queen Elizabeth, the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy, is commissioned.

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Chris Grayling 'an optimist' over Brexit talks

The transport secretary said he was optimistic about a deal to allow trade talks to get the go-ahead next week.

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Boris Johnson delivers speech on global terrorism

The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, has laid out his thoughts on Britain's role in the fight against global terrorism.

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Homeless Jesus statue installed in Glasgow city centre

The sculpture of Jesus as a homeless man is displayed in Glasgow alongside a Peter Howson painting.

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Whose is it?

Time's Person of the Year cover features Taylor Swift, Ashley Judd and a right arm. Whose is it?

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