The 17-year-old charged with murdering the schoolgirl has been remanded in custody.
A former employee told the BBC there was a lack of responsibility over a new computer system.
Analysts at Cornwall Insight say higher wholesale energy prices will drive bills up by £73 a year.
Russian para-athletes will be allowed to compete at the 2024 Paralympics in Paris after the International Paralympic Committee votes against a full ban.
The California senator served for more than three decades and broke new ground for women in US politics.
Plastic cutlery is banned in England from Sunday but plastic containers for takeaway meals are not.
The blast happened near a mosque as people gathered to celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad.
Karen Farquharson, 49, was told to "get on with it" after being off work ill due to her symptoms.
The US singer has lodged her first legal response against harassment claims made by her ex-dancers.
Young people born using a sperm or egg donor will soon be able to find the identity of their parents.
Average temperatures through September have been well above average in the United Kingdom.
More and more councils are finding it hard to have a balanced budget and provide services to residents.
Each spring, magpies swoop on countless unsuspecting victims while defending their nests.
How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on over the past seven days?
Problems faced by the world's second-largest economy include a property market crisis and slow growth.
Anna Lapwood has become one of the world's most famous organists, with the help of social media.
A look back at the work of the award-winning star of stage and screen
For decades, Jewish groups have criticised monuments that celebrate Ukrainian veterans in Canada.
Aston Villa boss says her players have concerns over the club's shirts but will have to wear them for their WSL opener against Manchester United on Sunday.
As the cost of living rises nearly half of universities now promote part-time jobs on their websites.
Bonnie Tyler reflects on a glittering career, 40 years since Total Eclipse of the Heart.
Jermaine Baker was shot dead by an officer during an attempt to free an inmate from a prison van.
The US president was in Arizona delivering a speech when he was interrupted.
The Sycamore Gap tree was 300 years old and while it could regrow, it will never be the same again.
Train drivers are set to strike again, and London Underground staff are also taking action.
A study says taxes will reach 37% of national income by next election - the highest since 1948.
The PM is expected to set out plans to restrict the powers of councils in England to lower speed limits.
Europe make the perfect start in their quest to regain the Ryder Cup by making a clean sweep of Friday's opening session to lead the United States 4-0.
Manchester United's Brazilian winger Antony is to return to training after allegations of domestic abuse were made against him.
Europe make the perfect start in their quest to regain the Ryder Cup by making a clean sweep of Friday's opening session to lead the United States 4-0.
Players are "scared" and "worried" at the raft of anterior cruciate knee ligament injuries in women's football, says Birmingham City's Siobhan Wilson.
The IOC say hijabs will be allowed inside the athletes' village at next year's Olympics, despite hosts France banning their team members from wearing them.
The price cap which sets typical annual household energy bills is falling slightly from October.
Grabbing food on the go can be expensive so here are some top tips on making savings at lunchtime.
The cost-of-living crisis continues to bite. Here are some things that can reduce the impact.
There are 10m people out of work in the UK, so if you're searching for a job you're not alone. Here are some tips on how to get started.
Energy prices will be lower this coming winter - but you may be able to save even more on your bill.
If you're struggling to afford your gas and electricity bills, what options are available?
A basic guide to how the economy is measured and why that calculation matters.
The rate at which prices are rising has fallen but remains well above the 2% inflation target.
What help and options are available to people struggling with debt repayments?
The interest paid on savings is better than anything seen for years, so how can you save when bills are rising?
Use our interactive tool to find out what the average rent is in your area.
The Bank of England has held interest rates at 5.25%, bringing a run of 14 consecutive rises to an end.
Low-income households, pensioners and some disabled people will get extra help with energy bills.
Recruiters, a manager and a workplace psychologist give their advice on how to negotiate for more money.
With one in five people now renting in the UK, it's important to understand your rights as a tenant.
With rents rising, more people are crunching the numbers to see if they can afford to buy.
1. How to write clearly. Readers and audiences treasure concise writing. Concise sentences and paragraphs grip your reader’s attention and help them focus on your main point. More concise writing will also help you, the writer, organise your ideas and streamline your overall writing process. READ MORE
2. Work 'shift' revealed. Unprecedented numbers of people in their 50s and older are in part-time work, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics. The study revealed that 3.6 million older people are working part-time in the UK: a record high and a 12% increase since 2021. This is also a 26% increase in the past decade and a 56% increase in the past two decades. The findings have been hailed as a "paradigm shift in how we view work and retirement". The Guardian
3. Slowdown cost estimated. The UK economy's slowdown has cost households the equivalent of £1,400, according to the Resolution Foundation. The think tank said the economy has suffered from a prolonged productivity slowdown and stagnant business dynamism, with the private sector seeing the worst pace of economic change in nearly 100 years. The British economy has "spent the past 15 years struggling from one major crisis to another", said the Resolution Foundation’s research director. The Times
4. Rates held for the first time in ages. The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee met to set interest rates in one of the most finely balanced decisions since it began raising rates in December 2021. Markets had factored in a 15th consecutive rise: from 5.25% to 5.5%. But lower than expected August inflation figures led the committee to pause. Forecasters said that the fall in headline CPI inflation to 6.7% meant the rate of price rises could drop to around 5% by year end – ensuring the Chancellor and PM are on course to meet their goal of halving inflation by Christmas. Financial Times
5. The values we want in our children. When asked to consider 12 qualities that children could be taught at home, and to pick five that are especially important,12% of British adults chose obedience, down from 42% in 1990. The proportion of people choosing “thrift” also fell, from 26% in 1990 to 19%. By contrast, 48% chose “hard work”, up from 29%; 37% valued “imagination”, up from 18%; and 53% selected “independence”, up from 42%. As in 1990, “good manners” (selected by 85% of respondents the World Values Survey) remained the most valued quality. The Times
6. Sunak eyes inheritance tax. Rishi Sunak is preparing plans to slash inheritance tax. Cutting what his officials have called "the most hated tax in Britain", before eventually abolishing it entirely, is one of a "raft of crowd-pleasing announcements" being considered before next month's Tory conference. Sunak would frame the policy as an "aspirational offer to voters" ahead of the general election, said the paper. This would make inheritance tax an "election issue" and "put Keir Starmer on the spot" about whether he was prepared to make the same cuts, said the paper. The Sunday Times
7. Are you a high street hypocrite? Many factors have contributed to the ongoing struggle of British high streets, from inflated retail rents to changing work practices. But how much responsibility should an increasingly online-dependant consumer take? An opinion piece suggests that despite many of us expressing nostalgia towards traditional shopping experiences and mourning the loss of much-loved high-street businesses, UK consumers are not willing enough to part with the convenience of e-commerce. The Observer
8. Smaller population 'positive'. Population growth will lead to a decline in living standards, said the chief forecaster of the government’s spending watchdog. Although the Office for Budget Responsibility has previously said that lower birth rates and longer life expectancy would create a £250bn hole in government finances by the mid-2070s, the OBR has now said that dwindling populations could be positive for leading economies. Forecasters said that by 2070, the total population figure will be around one million lower, at 66 million. The Telegraph
9. Can you learn a new language in weeks? Would you love to learn a new language, but feel overwhelmed by the complexity and time commitment it requires? You're not alone - according to a 2023 British Council study, 26% of UK adults regret never learning another language fluently. Research has revealed how long it takes to learn various languages based on a US State Department categorisation. Some take 24-30 weeks [Spanish and Swedish], others 36 weeks [German and Swahili], others 44 weeks [Hindi and Ukrainian], but the most difficult languages are estimated to take 88 weeks [Mandarin and Japanese]. The Economist
10. The bottom line. Six thousand. That’s how many of Britain’s high-street shops have closed in the past five years: one out of every seven high-street premises now lies vacant. Moreover, 48% of voters think the economy will get worse over the next 12 months. 22% think it will get better. Only 27% think the Tories are managing it well. The Observer
One person has suffered "major trauma-related injuries" while 50 others are being treated.
Police are investigating after a landmark tree in Northumberland, next to Hadrian's Wall, was cut down.
Angelos Frangopoulos told BBC Radio 4's Today programme Fox's comments should not have gone to air.
Dan Wootton and Laurence Fox have been suspended from the channel
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak refused to say whether the HS2 rail line would run to Manchester.
"I have recommended... quite clear guidance about where to not go," says BBC social media report author.
The BBC's director general says the new social media guidance is "thoughtful".
The Labour leader talks about the effect on his family if he makes it in to Downing Street.
Local parents speak to the BBC near to where a 15-year-old girl was killed in a stabbing in London.
The BBC’s analysis editor looks at the delays, spiralling costs and cuts affecting the proposed high speed rail line.
Pearly Kings and Queens from across London recently gathered in the City for their Harvest Festival.
BBC Breakfast host Sally Nugent is left in stitches after spotting Jon Kay's doppelganger next to King Charles in Paris.
A former Met Police firearms officer says putting troops on the street should be a wake-up call.
Actress Sophie Turner is suing her estranged husband demanding their children be returned to England.
Lucy Edwards, who is blind, wanted her family and friends to share her experience.
Kylie Minogue says she was shocked to see her latest single, Padam Padam, go viral.
Keepers said the twin brothers are developing well and hitting key milestones at the safari park.
BBC Breakfast presenters react to footage showing a bird flying into an unsuspecting man's head.
King Charles and Queen Camilla are in France for the second day of a three-day state visit.
The monarch raises a toast to his hosts in Versaille, President Macron and his wife Brigitte.
Social media users have been capturing the UK's lightning strikes and thunderstorms.
The foreign secretary was asked if he raised the issue of spying accusations in Parliament during a visit to China.
A flash mob of fans sing Calon Lan on the street in Nice ahead of Wales clash with Portugal.
A former RAF bomber pilot abseils down the Royal London Hospital for charity.
"Alice," who has accused entertainer Russell Brand of sexual assault when she was 16, speaks to BBC Radio Four Woman's Hour.
The two women didn't realise they had met before police arrested them during a vigil until speaking to the BBC.
Misplaced for decades, the garment was rediscovered in an attic earlier this year.
Urfan Sharif, his wife Beinash Batool, and his brother Faisal Malik were arrested at Gatwick Airport on Wednesday.
Martha Mills, 13, died when doctors failed to spot and treat a sepsis infection early enough.
Patsy Stevenson describes the scenes she witnessed on the night of the Sarah Everard vigil for the first time.
Watch the moment a bullock is hoisted to safety by its legs after getting trapped in a sinkhole.
The prison escapee is arrested in north-west London, after leaving Wandsworth prison on Wednesday.
The charity event saw 850 people riding by zip line from the Leadenhall Building to the Gherkin.
The moment is captured on video as Dorchester in Dorset celebrates its annual Heritage Open Day.
The first anniversary King Charles' accession has been marked with gun salutes across the UK.
The band confirms the release of Hackney Diamonds, their first album of original material since 2005.
Sara's father, stepmother and father's brother flew to Pakistan the day before she was found dead at her home in Woking.
Ros Atkins takes a look at the government's response to unsafe concrete over their 13 years in power.
After weeks of mixed weather, it's getting a lot warmer in the UK this week.
The former cabinet minister says he regrets using inappropriate language in texts sent to Wendy Morton.
Dorset officers hope the use of tactical watercraft will help increase patrols of the coastline.
Education Secretary Gillian Keegan has apologised for her language after her earlier interview.
Education Secretary Gillian Keegan is caught using expletives about the concrete crisis in schools after an interview with ITV News finishes.
The PM says the government acted as "swiftly as possible" when concrete issues were found in schools across England.
The BBC's Analysis Editor takes a look at four questions the government is being asked about potentially dangerous concrete in schools in England.
The former editor of the Daily Mirror denies ever hacking phones or telling anyone to do so while he was at the newspaper.
The shadow education secretary says Labour could force a vote in parliament over schools at risk of crumbling concrete.
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is pressed about closures in more than 100 schools at risk of concrete collapses.
The high-profile Egyptian businessman lost his son Dodi in the car crash that killed Princess Diana.
BBC Home Affairs Correspondent Tom Symonds explains why RAAC is more dangerous than standard concrete.
BBC reporter Vanessa Clarke explains a bit more about schools affected by closures over safety fears.
England head coach Sarina Wiegman dedicates the Uefa women's coach of the year award to Spain's national team.
A 60-second look at new UK defence secretary Grant Shapps's busy CV from the last 12 months.
In England and Wales, new rules will allow judges to order an offender to attend their sentencing hearing.
The rare spectacle, not expected again until 2037, lit up the skies - here are the best views from around the world.
The footage shows the moment a brick was hurled at the Premier League team's bus as it left Burnley.
It's the first visit by a UK foreign secretary in five years, following a deterioration in relations.
Award winning actor Alan Cumming is aiming for a West End hit with A Strange Loop, currently at the Barbican Theatre in London.
Three women raped by the same man say they want to reform the way victims of sex offences are treated in courts.
Thousands of passengers were stranded after a UK air space technical issue led to flight delays and cancellations.
Festival-goers head home leaving a sea of tents and litter as Reading Festival begins it's clean-up
Watch this video to see what it's like being in the middle of the largest street party in Europe.
Notting Hill Carnival returns this weekend with Idris Elba joining performers to party.
The Met Office said the waterspout was spotted on Saturday morning.
John Tinniswood recommended "exercising the mind" as he was presented with a card from the King.
Around 2,000 items are thought to have been stolen from the museum, here's what we know about it so far.
Police are investigating the crash which closed the A20 near Farningham, Kent, for several hours.
It tossed hay about 150ft (45.7m) into the air, according to the farmer who filmed the footage.
Karl Porter's impression of a footballer's celebration has been shared widely on social media.
BBC News looks at the seaworthiness of the inflatables being used by many of the migrants who cross the English Channel - and why experts warn they're death traps.
The nurse, who killed seven babies, is the UK's most prolific child serial killer in modern times.
A Hendon family business houses the largest privately owned costume collection in the world.
England fans are heartbroken after their one-nil defeat to jubilant Spain in the Women's World Cup final.
The Prince of Wales and Princess Charlotte wish the England team well for the Women's World Cup final.
The nurse who was found guilty of murdering seven babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital is led from her home into a police car.
The nurse went on to be found guilty of seven murders at the Countess of Chester Hospital.
The nurse was found guilty of murdering one of their babies and attempting to murder the other the following day.
The BBC's Carol Kirkwood on which places will face the worst of the torrential downpours expected.
A look back at some stand-out interviews from Sir Michael's best-known show, Parkinson.
Ahead of the Women's World Cup, Toone and two of her friends got matching tattoos.
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Rotherham residents fear that someone will be badly injured or killed after a spate of crashes.
The Strictly judge was on BBC Breakfast after completing a "skyathlon" in memory of her late brother.
Network Rail has released footage from covert cameras at level crossings to raise safety awareness.
A cot protected a baby from injuries after a car crashed into its tent, says the campsite's owner.
The striker said he would always cherish the support he received during his time at Spurs.
Sussex police released video of the moment Mohammed Ahmed led police on a high-speed chase.
Passenger Jon explains he was diagnosed with the disease several years after he bought his ticket.
A group of people have a "lucky escape" when a rockfall starts close to them in Dorset's West Bay.
Firefighters are tackling a major blaze at a Harvester restaurant in Littlehampton, West Sussex.
The inquisitive feline stole the show as Dave Guest reported on a project transforming alleyways in Manchester.
The Crooked House, near Dudley, is gutted by fire and demolished within days leading to many questions.
Videos taken onboard the Bibby Stockholm show a cabin, eating area and a gym.
With cooler than average temperatures in July, hopes of sun and heat lie on the rest of August.
There are currently over 100 cats at Battersea's London centre that are in need of a new home.
A coach carrying several people is seen pulling up at Portland Port where the Bibby Stockholm barge is.
A man wrongly convicted of rape welcomes the scrapping of a rule which deducted living costs from compensation paid to wrongly imprisoned people.
Mahek Bukhari and her mother were found guilty of murdering two men when their car was rammed off the road.
Pilots from RAF Lossiemouth intercepted 50 Russian aircraft during a four-month mission in the Baltic.
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