BBC News - UK 24 March 2018

Russian spy: Skripal asked Putin if he could return home

A school friend says Sergei Skripal wanted to go home to see relatives and denied being a 'traitor'.

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Labour's Owen Smith 'stood by principles' on Brexit

The Labour MP says Jeremy Corbyn made a 'mistake' in firing him for calling for a second referendum.

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RAC says new headlights 'blinding drivers'

Advancing technology may light up the road ahead but it dazzles other drivers, an RAC survey suggests.

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Apple wants to introduce new emojis for disabled people

The company says very few of the current emojis "speak to the life experiences of those with disabilities".

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Journalist criticises airport for treatment of disabled passengers

The BBC's Frank Gardner waited for 100 minutes after ground staff lost his wheelchair at Heathrow.

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England fans: More than 100 arrests made by police over two days in Amsterdam

More than 100 England fans are arrested by police over two days in the build-up to the national team's match against the Netherlands.

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UK students 'feel sympathy for Russians'

Students learning Russian told us what they think of the current ongoing diplomatic crisis between Russia and the UK.

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'I hope this won't be news in 10 years'

NneNne Iwuji-Eme, the first British black woman to be a high commissioner, on taking up her post.

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