BBC News - UK 2 January 2018

Storm Eleanor: Warnings as 80mph winds set to hit UK

Forecasters say there could be disruption to transport and power supplies across a wide area.

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Liverpool car park fire images released

Liverpool's mayor hits out at fire service budget cuts as photos from inside the multi-storey emerge.

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Virgin Trains apologises for 'sexist' tweet

When Emily Cole complained to the company about being called "honey", she was "stunned" by the response.

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Chris Grayling accused of being 'in hiding' over rail fare rises

Government defends trade trip to Qatar as Labour accuses transport secretary of dodging flak.

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Ex-footballer Trevor Sinclair admits drink-driving charges

Trevor Sinclair also racially abused a police officer following his arrest.

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Mother sinks into mud at baby's grave

A woman says she is "heartbroken" by the state of the County Down cemetery where her son is buried.

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New Year London stabbings: Number of deaths 'unusual'

Three men and a boy were killed in unrelated attacks across London over New Year.

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Toby Young's appointment to university watchdog criticised

Journalist handed universities watchdog role faces a backlash over his past comments on inclusivity.

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Woburn Safari Park fire: Thirteen patas monkeys killed

"Nothing could be done" to save 13 patas monkeys after an enclosure at Woburn Safari Park caught fire.

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Triple killer Theodore Johnson admits murdering ex-partner

Theodore Johnson already had convictions for killing two women he had been in relationships with.

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Biggest house price rises for 2017 revealed

Cheltenham heads the list of towns where house prices rose the most last year, Perth sees biggest fall.

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Tony Walsh's This is The Place poem gifted to Manchester charity

Tony Walsh's poem became a symbol of defiance following the Manchester Arena terror attack.

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Fireworks display from the air

Thousands of people lined a Norfolk coastline for a New Year's Day fireworks display.

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Praise for 'quick-thinking' woman who tripped suspect

A woman tripped up a police suspect with her foot as officers chased him in Hertford town centre.

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'A cut above'

The BBC's first big drama of 2018 is generally well received by TV critics.

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Going dry

If you are considering going dry for January, here are the benefits experts say it can bring.

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Political lives

A look back at the lives of the MPs and former MPs who passed away in 2017.

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