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11 December 2019
Four people were on board the plane when it came off the runway, an airport spokesman says.
11 December 2019
The party leaders will tour the country in the critical final hours before polls open on Thursday.
11 December 2019
Political parties in Wales make their last push for votes ahead of Thursday's election.
11 December 2019
The head of the Education Authority says she acknowledges principals' growing frustration over funding.
11 December 2019
The singer has amassed a combined run of 12 number one singles and albums between 2010 and 2019.
11 December 2019
A number of birds at the chicken farm in Suffolk were found to have the H5 strain of avian flu.
11 December 2019
The body of Beatrice Yankson was discovered in her home by fire crews.
11 December 2019
Six firefighters want to become the first all-female team to complete the 1,180 mile trek.
11 December 2019
Relatives of four soldiers murdered in London in 1982 seek damages from the main suspect, John Downey.
11 December 2019
A poll showing the Tory lead falling and a Labour shadow minister's regret for Corbyn "banter" lead the papers.
11 December 2019
A group for dads in York is helping them to style their daughter's hair and make new friends.
11 December 2019
A community is making sure children from all backgrounds get a chance to tell Santa what they want.
11 December 2019
The Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats have been criticised over the election leaflets.
11 December 2019
In 2017-18, the average school in London raised £43,000 from donations. In Yorkshire, it was about £13,300.
11 December 2019
Consumers should be told it takes four hours to walk off the calories in a pizza, researchers say.
11 December 2019
Readers share their thoughts on the high-speed rail link and ask what each party pledges to do.
11 December 2019
The fleet of 111 new Bombardier trains will not enter service until the spring, says the operator.
11 December 2019
The star talks about sobriety, Cheryl, and the song that saw him accused of trivialising bisexuality.
11 December 2019
As the parties try to get their campaign messages across to voters, Labour's Jonathan Ashworth apologised after criticising Jeremy Corbyn in a secret recording.
11 December 2019
As Britain goes to the polls on Thursday, we speak to three new British citizens, who are voting for the first time in a UK election.
11 December 2019
A Moray-based charity plans to plant a 100,000-tree woodland in hills near Loch Ness to create new habitats.
11 December 2019
Nicola Sturgeon, Jackson Carlaw, Richard Leonard and Willie Rennie answered questions from voters.
10 December 2019
Campaigners say fact checks of political ads must become legally required after a "fake news" election.
10 December 2019
We investigate how accusations of a faked photo spread on social media.
10 December 2019
Chi Chi Izundu explains what should avoid doing when you go to cast your vote in the UK general election.
10 December 2019
The rules on everything from whether you can take your own pen to voting while drunk.
10 December 2019
Is Labour right to say that 17,000 NHS beds have been cut by the Conservatives in England?
10 December 2019
The Justice Secretary Robert Buckland has requested the parole board reconsider its decision.
10 December 2019
Compare where the parties stand on key issues - from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.
10 December 2019
Tuition fees in England would also be scrapped as part of a plan to make education "free for life".
10 December 2019
Man jumps over barriers to spray two red noses on festive mural in Birmingham.
10 December 2019
What happened when young voters challenged politicians representing the main seven parties?
10 December 2019
The Reality Check team navigates the most questionable figures that have come out of the election campaign.
10 December 2019
Reality Check looks at some of the claims the Liberal Democrat leader made during the hour-long programme.
09 December 2019
Banksy praises Brummies' generosity as he reveals a Christmas-themed work in the city.
09 December 2019
First, the tour firm's failure risked a surprise marriage proposal, now Corryn Banham is trying to get her money back.
09 December 2019
The painter was haunted by his experiences as a war artist, but has revisited the subject in a new painting.
09 December 2019
Many people are out of pocket after a five-week wait for their first benefit payment, charities say.
09 December 2019
The science broadcaster explains why he's been delving into the lives of some extraordinary scientists.
09 December 2019
The issues, people and foods that win the backing of most British people.
09 December 2019
John Caudwell goes head-to-head with the shadow chancellor after he stated that nobody needs or deserves to be a billionaire.
09 December 2019
Millions of kids are watching toy unboxing videos in the run-up to Christmas. Should parents be concerned?
09 December 2019
The last UK general election to be held in December was in 1923. What were the issues for voters?
09 December 2019
Boris Johnson has claimed only goods passing through on their way to the Irish Republic would be checked.
08 December 2019
How closely have you been following the comings and goings in the run up to the general election?
06 December 2019
The UK's main parties are gearing up for a general election on 12 December.
06 December 2019