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12/16/2017 11:51 AM
Pensions: Automatic saving to start at 18 under new plans
An extra 900,000 young people could automatically save into a workplace pension under the plans.

12/16/2017 11:34 AM
Bradley Lowery: Award for Sunderland mascot at BBC Sports Personality
Bradley Lowery, the six-year-old Sunderland mascot who died from cancer, will be recognised with the Helen Rollason Award at Sunday's BBC Sports Personality show.

12/16/2017 11:05 AM
Newspaper headlines: Brexit warnings for Theresa May
Sunday's front pages carry messages to and from Theresa May ahead of the start of Brexit trade talks.

12/16/2017 10:51 AM
Manchester City 4-1 Tottenham Hotspur
Pep Guardiola says Kevin de Bruyne is helping Manchester City become "a better institution" after his display in the win over Spurs.

12/16/2017 10:07 AM
Strictly Come Dancing 2017 final: Winner crowned
The winner of Strictly Come Dancing has been decided by a public vote after the show's grand final.

12/16/2017 09:59 AM
Real Madrid 1-0 Gremio
Cristiano Ronaldo expects to continue his "trajectory" and collect more trophies after helping Real Madrid win the 2017 Club World Cup.

12/16/2017 09:45 AM
Pentagon ran secret multi-million dollar UFO programme
US media reports say documents from the operation describe strange aircraft and hovering objects.

12/16/2017 09:28 AM
Heinz Wolff, Great Egg Race presenter and scientist, dies
The renowned scientist behind BBC Two's The Great Egg Race died on Friday, his family says.

12/16/2017 09:20 AM
European Champions Cup: Bath 26-21 Toulon
Bath avenged last weekend's Champions Cup defeat in France with a 26-21 victory over Toulon at the Recreation Ground.

12/16/2017 08:51 AM
Santa Barbara evacuated as Thomas flares up again
Strong winds drive the Thomas fire - now California's third-biggest on record - towards the coast.

12/16/2017 08:02 AM
December shopper footfall down 'significantly'
The bad weather and rise in online shopping are both factors in the drop, retail researchers say.

12/16/2017 07:37 AM
BFI event celebrates discovery of long lost TV programmes
Missing Believed Wiped at BFI Southbank celebrates programmes thought to have been lost forever.

12/16/2017 07:27 AM
Arsenal 1-0 Newcastle United
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez says his side "need something in January" after they dropped into the relegation zone with defeat at Arsenal.

12/16/2017 07:23 AM
Five drivers traced over fatal Tulse Hill hit-and-run
The drivers of two lorries and three cars have been spoken to after a woman was struck and killed.

12/16/2017 06:46 AM
Austria far right: Freedom Party wins key posts in new government
Freedom Party nominees take foreign, interior and defence ministries in new coalition government.

12/16/2017 06:41 AM
Rocket rumbles give volcanic insights
Scientists install sensors at the Kennedy Space Center that would normally be used to monitor volcanoes.

12/16/2017 05:32 AM
Woolly mammoth skeleton sold for 548,000 euros in France
The ancient skeleton is thought to be the largest of its kind in private hands.

12/16/2017 05:16 AM
ANC: Zuma pleads for unity as party picks new leader
South Africa's governing party is picking a new head after a bitter leadership battle.

12/16/2017 04:46 AM
ARA San Juan: Argentina navy chief sacked after loss of submarine
Adm Marcelo Srur is sent into retirement following criticism of the operation to rescue the submarine.

12/16/2017 04:31 AM
Australia's first same sex wedding takes place
Australia's first same sex wedding takes place, eight days after legislation is passed.

12/16/2017 03:38 AM
Ashes: Is Steve Smith the best since Donald Bradman?
With stats better than Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Viv Richards, BBC Sport asks if Steve Smith is the best batsman since Donald Bradman.

12/16/2017 01:03 AM
Ashes: England 'must show guts' in third Test against Australia
England must "get stuck in" to save the third Test against Australia and keep the Ashes alive, says assistant coach Paul Farbrace.

12/15/2017 10:36 PM
Jacob Zuma and the ANC: Are South Africa's dreams of freedom dead?
One of the most important elections in South Africa’s modern history takes place this weekend, with the pick of the new ANC leader.

12/15/2017 10:32 PM
Hart in Hampshire 'best place to live in UK'
The Hampshire district came top in a study that looked at factors including life expectancy.

12/15/2017 08:17 PM
The house that Edek built - and the secret suitcase kept inside
The architect, his modernist post-War home, and the suitcase full of secrets he kept inside.

12/15/2017 08:04 PM
Iain Lee addresses I'm a Celeb bullying claims
The radio host says the term bullying is a "bit strong".

12/15/2017 06:36 PM
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: How do you win the main award?
There have been 59 winners of Sports Personality of the Year, but what makes the ideal candidate? BBC Sport crunched the numbers.

12/15/2017 03:32 PM
One Culture: two generations
A Ghanaian father and son rebuild their relationship after a stint in prison pulled them apart.

12/15/2017 12:47 PM
Wu Yongning: Who is to blame for a daredevil's death?
"Don't click 'like'": The death of "rooftopper" Wu Yongning sparks uneasy soul-searching in China.

12/15/2017 12:42 PM
Was Delhi gang rape India's #Metoo moment?
Five years after the Delhi gang rape Indian women are taking control of the conversation around gender.

12/15/2017 12:34 PM
The week's best pictures
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

12/15/2017 12:14 PM
The family that doesn't feel pain
The experience of six related Italians may help to find a new treatment for people with chronic pain.

12/15/2017 11:55 AM
Will Gompertz reviews Star Wars: The Last Jedi ★★★★☆
Is the Force still with the franchise?

12/15/2017 11:53 AM
Train app could help disabled travellers
A new app could help wheelchair users get help at railway stations and better access to trains.

12/15/2017 11:51 AM
Expert shows how to wrap Christmas gifts with an awkward shape
Gift wrapping expert Neelam Meetcha counts leading retailers among her clients.

12/15/2017 10:00 AM
Would you sleep in your favourite shop?
Shops are using quirky events and experiences to lure us back to the High Street - but will it work?

12/15/2017 09:59 AM
Cash controversy: The High Streets with too many ATMs
The cash machine industry and the network are at loggerheads over closure plans.

12/15/2017 09:59 AM
Sky News faces uncertain future after Disney-Fox deal
Will Disney want to keep pumping money into a loss-making news channel after the Fox deal?

12/15/2017 05:52 AM
Reality Check: Did we predict Strictly finalists?
Reality Check looks back at what the statistics told us about who might win the Strictly glitterball.

12/15/2017 04:56 AM
In Pictures: The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2017
The Winners are in for the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

12/12/2017 04:02 AM
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: Meet the contenders
Find out more about the 12 nominees for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 award, to be presented on Sunday.

11/16/2017 07:22 PM
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