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Beatrix Potter's lakeside legacy

28 July 2016 - 1:47pm
The BBC's Colin Paterson takes a look at how Beatrix Potter has created a multi-million pound tourist industry.

Merkel rules out migrant policy reversal after attacks

28 July 2016 - 1:01pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects calls to change her refugee policy, in the wake of recent terror attacks, some of them by asylum seekers.

Alan Bennett admits murdering two Redcar women

28 July 2016 - 12:37pm
A man who murdered his partner and an ex-girlfriend within minutes of each other is given two life sentences and jailed for at least 32 years.

Syria conflict: 'Exit corridors' to open for Aleppo, says Russia

28 July 2016 - 12:15pm
Corridors are to be opened to allow civilians and rebels to leave the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, Russia says.

Pokemon Go: Player claims to have caught all UK characters

28 July 2016 - 12:10pm
A Pokemon Go player claims to have become the first to catch all the characters available in the UK.

What is the named person scheme?

28 July 2016 - 11:39am
What is it the Scottish government's named person scheme, and why is it so controversial?

Pope Francis trips as he arrives for Mass in Poland

28 July 2016 - 11:25am
Pope Francis tripped and fell as he arrived for Holy Mass at the southern Black Madonna shrine of Czestochowa in Poland.

Rio 2016: Badminton clears Russian players for Olympic Games

28 July 2016 - 10:48am
Badminton clears Russian players to take part in the Olympic Games as the nation's athletes begin to travel to Brazil.

Assaults on prison staff at record high, figures show

28 July 2016 - 10:42am
Assaults on prison officers in England and Wales have risen to their highest level on record, official figures show.

Bobby the kitten survives 60C washing machine cycle

28 July 2016 - 10:26am
A kitten who climbed into a washing machine was lucky to survive his ordeal, a vet says.

Dozens dead after flash floods and landslides in Nepal

28 July 2016 - 9:58am
Dozens of people have died in Nepal after flash floods and landslides, caused by monsoon rains, sweet through villages.

Lloyds cuts a further 3,000 jobs and doubles branch closure plan

28 July 2016 - 9:53am
Lloyds Banking Group says it will cut a further 3,000 jobs and close 200 more branches, even as it reports a doubling of pre-tax profits.

Humphrys takes rail firm rep to task over fares

28 July 2016 - 9:51am
John Humphrys takes the rail firms to task on whether they are offering the lowest fares

Supreme Court rules against Named Person scheme

28 July 2016 - 9:48am
Supreme Court judges rule that the Scottish government's Named Person scheme breaches rights to privacy and a family life.

Gabon teenager hits high note after Celine Dion shares cover

28 July 2016 - 9:27am
A 17-year-old from Gabon says he is "overwhelmed" after the Canadian pop star shared online a video of him performing one of her hits.

France church attack: Second suspect in priest killing named

28 July 2016 - 9:19am
French prosecutors have identified the second man involved in the killing of a priest in a Normandy church as Abdel Malik Petitjean, 19.

Suzy Lamplugh: Father 'little hope left' after 30-year search

28 July 2016 - 8:27am
Suzy Lamplugh's father says he "does not have very much hope" in finding out what happened to his daughter who went missing in July 1986.

Cesc Fabregas sent off for dangerous tackle on Liverpool's Ragnar Klavan

28 July 2016 - 8:10am
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas is shown a straight red card for a foul on new Liverpool signing Ragnar Klavan.

Lyse Doucet: Did IS use new bomb for deadliest attack?

28 July 2016 - 7:17am
Growing evidence suggests so-called Islamic State used a new type of explosive device when they killed almost 300 people in Baghdad earlier this month.

Iconic fairground ride the 'Moon Rocket' could be lost

28 July 2016 - 7:14am
Iconic fairground attraction the Moon Rocket, described as the original 'white knuckle ride', is in danger of being lost according to campaigners.

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