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The latest 25 UK stories from the BBC:

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  • Soliciting by sex workers should not be a crime, MPs say
    - Prostitution laws should be urgently rewritten so sex workers are no longer criminalised for soliciting, a new Commons report says.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:25:37 +0000
  • Shaun Ley: Labour leadership challenge, 30’s-style
    - What can history teach us about the Labour Party's current leadership crisis?
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:50:04 +0000
  • Honoured relatives
    - Families remember long lost relatives who fought during the Battle of the Somme.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:37:29 +0000
  • Watch your back
    - Boris Johnson won't run for Tory leader after Brexit ally Michael Gove said he was the wrong man for the job.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:31:28 +0000
  • From red to khaki
    - London buses commandeered for the war effort were used to transport troops to France in World War One. What's the story of the original "battle buses"?
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:29:10 +0000
  • Our House
    - A week on from the vote, how has ordinary life changed - or not changed?
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:28:23 +0000
  • Into the light
    - The moving and inspirational true story of an academic's battle to accept losing his sight is brought to the cinema in Notes on Blindness.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:21:12 +0000
  • Tory leadership: Theresa May backed by more cabinet ministers
    - Theresa May's bid to become Conservative leader has won the backing of two more cabinet ministers and the Daily Mail.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:57:26 +0000
  • Labour's John McDonnell to give response to Brexit vote
    - Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell is to set out Labour's response to the EU referendum in a speech in London.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:39:37 +0000
  • 7 days quiz
    - The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:39:18 +0000
  • Memories of 38th Welsh Division on Somme centenary
    - Men from the 38th Welsh Division describe their experiences in BBC interviews recorded in the 1980s.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:37:43 +0000
  • Battle of the Somme: Queen leads centenary remembrance events
    - The Queen leads events to mark 100 years since the Battle of the Somme as overnight vigils begin on the eve of the anniversary.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:37:03 +0000
  • Why Kenyan pupils set fire to their schools
    - School arson attacks carried out by students appear to have become a trend in Kenya, which has left people speculating about the causes, but no-one seems to agree.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:33:02 +0000
  • Tourist dies in Machu Picchu taking photo
    - The body of a tourist is recovered from a ravine in the Peruvian Andes after he fell while taking pictures of himself near the Machu Pichu site.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:24:06 +0000
  • Emergency service
    - The world can be a dangerous place, but can smartphone apps really help protect us when things go wrong?
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:06:24 +0000
  • 'In limbo'
    - What will the UK's exit from the EU mean for British workers in Europe? Many expats are in shock about their home country's decision to leave.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:02:50 +0000
  • James Naughtie: Walking the fields scarred by battle
    - James Naughtie visits the fields where the Battle of the Somme was fought, as the centenary commemorations begin.
    BBC News - Home - Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:53:22 +0000
  • Newspaper headlines: 'BoJo Brexecuted' on Tory 'Day of Treachery'
    - A dramatic turn of events in the Conservative Party leadership contest demands a dramatic set of headlines and front pages - and Friday's newspapers duly deliver.
    BBC News - Home - Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:09:23 +0000
  • 'Civil war' in immune system can fight disease
    - The immune system can be trained to attack itself to reverse a devastating autoimmune disease, in animals.
    BBC News - Home - Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:03:16 +0000
  • How Britain gave away battle attack plan
    - A military historian has found evidence that British military intelligence failures at the Somme gave away the plan to attack.
    BBC News - Home - Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:01:48 +0000
  • Adnan Syed of Serial podcast has new trial
    - The man at the centre of popular podcast Serial, Adnan Syed, is to receive a new trial, says a judge.
    BBC News - Home - Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:32:11 +0000
  • Wimbledon 2016: Britain's Dan Evans set for Roger Federer encounter
    - Britain's Dan Evans meets Swiss seven-times champion Roger Federer in the third round at Wimbledon on Friday.
    BBC News - Home - Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:23:54 +0000
  • Overnight vigil in County Down
    - An overnight vigil is taking place in County Down to mark the beginning of the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.
    BBC News - Home - Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:52:59 +0000
  • Conservative leadership contenders - in 90 seconds
    - Five Conservative MPs announce themselves as contenders in the battle to become the next party leader and British prime minister.
    BBC News - Home - Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:33:17 +0000
  • Somme centenary: Royals attend vigil in France
    - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have attended a vigil in France, to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, where Prince Harry gave a reading.
    BBC News - Home - Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:28:47 +0000

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