BBC News - UK 16 January 2018

Carillion directors to be investigated

The government has asked for a fast-track investigation into the conduct of directors at Carillion.

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Terror trial: Big Ben among terror targets, court hears

A British man who was "fascinated" by so-called Islamic State targeted UK landmarks, court hears.

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Man jailed after harassing BBC presenter

Edward Vines inflicted "psychological torture" on Emily Maitlis despite court orders against him.

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Dolores O'Riordan: Police say death is not suspicious

The lead singer of The Cranberries died suddenly on Monday, aged 46.

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Snow and ice Met Office warning upgraded to amber

Many roads have already been affected and scores of schools closed by the second widespread snowfall of the winter.

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John Worboys: Rapist's jail move bid refused in 2015

Parole Board confirms it denied open jail transfer two years before ruling it was safe to free rapist.

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Tesco Clubcard changes anger customers

The supermarket giant drops the value of some of its rewards and raises some of the others.

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Just Eat offers £10 to woman after a driver sent her unwanted messages

Just Eat says its "appalled" at its initial response to a customer who complained about messages from a delivery driver.

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Donald Tusk: EU's 'heart still open to UK' over Brexit

The EU's "heart is still open to the UK" staying in, European Council President Donald Tusk says.

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Peter Hain accuses London law firm of 'whitewash'

UK peer Lord Hain accuses Hogan Lovells of failing to properly probe corruption at South Africa's tax agency.

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BBC WM presenter Ed Doolan dies aged 76 after dementia battle

The Australian-born local radio presenter had been suffering with vascular dementia.

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Iceland chain 'to be plastic free by 2023'

Supermarket chain Iceland says it will eliminate or drastically cut plastic packaging over five years.

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Abortion protesters 'said I was a murderer'

Legal action is being considered after anti-abortion protesters have been accused of "harassing" women.

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'Photogratherapy' relieves Kent woman's anxiety

Melissa Bird Ednie says her anxiety and depression completely disappear when she takes photos.

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Where's Sir Andy Flurry? Keeping track of Scotland's gritters

An online tracker showing Scotland's cleverly named gritters becomes a social media hit.

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'Whale vomit' discovered on Ilfracombe beach

Jack Tipper spotted the ambergris, which is found in sperm whales, while walking on a beach in Devon.

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Commuters on struggling to work in the north of England

Those navigating road and rail share tales of jack-knifed lorries, crammed trains and tired eyes.

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