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Professor Stephen Hawking is to deliver this year's BBC Reith Lecture

Hawking to deliver Reith Lecture

A 14-year-old boy has admitted attempting to murder a teacher during a science lesson at Dixons Kings Academy

Teenager admits teacher stab attack

Glenda Jackson stepped down as an MP at the election

Glenda Jackson returns to acting

The poorest fifth of households pay 37.8% of their gross income in direct and indirect taxes, while the richest fifth pay 34.8%

Poor pay higher tax share than rich

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and newborn Princess Charlotte

Royals set for Charlotte baptism

Lord Janner will face prosecution for child sex offences

DPP urged to quit over Janner case

The site where plans are said to have been submitted for fracking in the village of Little Plumpton, Lancashire

Big setback for fracking industry

Charles has bought and renovated properties in rural Romania

On Your Farm to visit Charles house

The findings suggest that communal singing and dancing is one of the primary functions of music

Music 'bonds social groups'

Miles Jupp succeeds Sandi Toksvig at The News Quiz

Jupp to host BBC's The News Quiz

Richard Walsh has been remanded in custody

Man remanded over boys murder bid

Emergency services at Exeter bus station following the discovery of two suspicious packages (Devon & Cornwall Police/PA)

Exeter suspect packages made safe

The couple were teaching sports at an international school in Qatar's capital, Doha city

UK couple die in sand-buggy crash

Liam Broady celebrates victory over Marinko Matosevic during day one of the Wimbledon Championships

Broady delights Wimbledon crowd

Safa Abdulla Al-Geabury wrote a cheque for £2 million on February 19 2014, in exchange for roulette chips, but it was returned unpaid

Gambler fights casino over £2m

Carolyn Fairbairn has been appointed director general of the CBI (Ben Watkins/CBI/PA)

New CBI director general appointed

UK stocks are slipping as Greece's debt crisis unfolds

FTSE falls amid Greece debt fears

Simon Danczuk said that he was devastated to split from his wife Karen, but life had to go on

MP Danczuk 'devastated' over split

A family court hearing is being held over the disappearance of six-year-old Mani Dad (family handout/PA Wire)

Man faces judge in missing boy case

A heatwave is expected to hit parts of the UK

Heatwave could put lives at risk

Sean "Diddy" Combs fell during his performance at the BET Awards (AP)

Diddy at first show since arrest

Doctors and other medical professionals must try to speak to patients or their families as soon as they realise something has gone wrong, guidance states

Medics must say sorry for mistakes

Scottish Secretary David Mundell has urged MPs to vote down the SNP's plans for full fiscal autonomy

MPs urged to reject fiscal autonomy

There has been a 16% rise in graduate vacancies in the past year

Job vacancies climb to one million

A supporter of the NO vote in the upcoming referendum holds an old 1,000 drachma bank note during a rally in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki (AP)

UK 'ready for Greece euro exit'

Carly Lovett was killed in the Sousse shootings

Tunisia terror-link suspects held

Photo issued by Richmond Coaches of their driver James "Geordie" Chance who was killed when a coach carrying 34 British school pupils crashed in Belgium.

School coach death crash man named

Festival goers leave the Glastonbury Festival

Festival fans begin journey home

Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May in the final Top Gear show featuring the three presenters (BBC)

I hate the show - Clarkson bows out

The Government needs to be more radical on devolution of transport and infrastructure funding, the report said

Action urged on northern powerhouse

The amount of prosecutions involving dogs has shown a sharp rise

Dog attack court cases leap 62%

HSBC remains one of the world's top 10 banks, according to a report

HSBC retains place as top 10 bank

A bPay wristband was launched in June 2014 and registrations for it spiked after Transport for London went contactless in September (PA/Transport for London)

'bPay' contactless devices on sale

Pupils on free school meals are less likely to take part in extra curricular activities, the study shows

Warning over child inequalities

A survey of 750 manufacturers showed a third believed the UK was a more competitive place to invest than two years ago

'Positive' manufacturers to invest

Officials at Findmypast.com have announced that more criminal records are available through the site

Ancestry site extends criminal data

Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident

Tractor tragedy girl, six, named

Yes performing at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1977 with (left to right) Steve Howe, Jon Anderson and Chris Squire (AP/Richard Drew)

Yes guitarist Chris Squire dies

(Left to right) Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May in the final Top Gear show featuring the three

I hate the show - Clarkson bows out

Sir Richard Branson said that Britons should be 'proud' of being Europeans

Branson warns against leaving EU

England's Alex Greenwood and Ellen White applaud the crowd following the women's World Cup quarter-final victory over Canada

William hails Lionesses' progress

Police said that a man has been charged after two boys were stabbed in the street

Man charged over attack on boys

Safety workers attend to the bus which crashed on a motorway in Belgium

School coach death crash man named

Tinie Tempah and Jess Glynne are at number one with Not Letting Go

Tinie Tempah top of the charts

The Olympic Stadium is being transformed for a venue for the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Man found dead at Olympic Stadium

Seven men are to appear at Manchester Magistrates Court on Monday after £8.5 million of heroin was recovered

Seven held over £8.5m drug recovery

Scotland Yard said Joshua Bonehill was arrested last week by Avon and Somerset Police together with Met officers

Racial hatred charge ahead of rally

Sharon Wood is backing Loose Women's Say No To CO carbon monoxide awareness campaign

Loose Women in No To CO campaign

Flowers are laid at the scene of Friday's shooting attack in the coastal town of Sousse, Tunisia (AP)

Mother happy Tunisia tourist home

A total of 52 people died in the July 7 2005 bombings in London

7/7 anniversary preparations made

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