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Defence budget: New equipment at risk over MoD savings 'doubts'

MPs warn plans for new military equipment – including warships and jets – could be at risk. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Defence budget: New equipment at risk over MoD...

Grenfell Tower: School in the shadow of disaster

Six months on, how pupils at one primary school are coping with the loss of a classmate and their homes. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Grenfell Tower: School in the...

Five secrets of a well-run A&E department

Luton & Dunstable hospital has the best-performing A&E in England. The BBC’s Hugh Pym explains why. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Five secrets of a well-run A&E department

Scottish legal threat over 'abortion pill'

An anti-abortion group opposes plans to allow women to take medication to end a pregnancy at home. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Scottish legal threat over 'abortion pill'

Poverty and loneliness impact millions at Christmas

A church in Reading serves lunches to help people in poverty or suffering from loneliness at Christmas. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Poverty and loneliness impact millions at Christmas

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. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Pensions: Automatic saving to start at 18 under new plans

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. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Bradley...

Who waltzed off with the Strictly glitterball?

Alexandra Burke, Gemma Atkinson, Debbie McGee and Joe McFadden competed for the coveted Strictly Come Dancing trophy. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Who waltzed off with the Strictly glitterball?

December shopper footfall down 'significantly'

The bad weather and rise in online shopping are both factors in the drop, retail researchers say. Source: BBC Feeds Link: December shopper footfall down 'significantly'

BFI event celebrates discovery of long-lost TV programmes

Missing Believed Wiped at BFI Southbank celebrates programmes thought to have been lost forever. Source: BBC Feeds Link: BFI event celebrates discovery of long-lost TV programmes