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Top children's doctors expressed concern that one in 20 premature babies are not having their temperature recorded in a timely manner

Children's doctors concern over number of premature babies at hypothermia risk

Almost one in 10 parents said their child has been involved in a cyberbullying incident

Campaigners warn of cyberbullying rise at start of new school year

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to address the Institute of Directors' annual convention in London's Royal Albert Hall

Nicola Sturgeon urges UK Government to reverse austerity after Brexit vote

While the scientists are stressing they have found evidence but not proof, no other natural phenomenon is known that can explain the results

Hubble spots 'water vapour plumes' erupting from Jupiter's moon Europa

HMRC was rebuked for not achieving good value for money in early bids to help other countries improve tax collection

Government aid programme attacked over value for money in overseas schemes

Plymouth re-branded itself 'Britain's Ocean City'

English tourism forecast to outgrow general economy for 10 years

Prisoners found it easier to get banned sustances than clothes or bedsheets, the report found

'Easier for inmates to get illegal drugs than clothes or sheets' in HMP Bedford

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (left) stops for a selfie as he arrives for the second day of the Labour Party conference in Liverpool

Labour must focus on winning power, London Mayor Sadiq Khan to say

Sam Allardyce at England's game against Solcakia in Trnava

England manager Sam Allardyce 'filmed giving advice on getting around FA rules'

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will walk out on October 3

Virgin Trains East Coast workers to strike on October 3

Commuters are collecting money to fund a legal review

Passengers backing legal review against Southern Railway franchise deal

Monarch said it was 'trading well' and expected to make £40 million before tax and other deductions by the end of the financial year to October

Monarch Airlines takeover speculation amid claims of market turbulence

Michael Bancroft leaves Southwark Crown Court in London, where he is charged with conspiracy to corrupt, fraudulent trading and conspiracy to conceal criminal property in connection with a £245 million loan scam

Bankers and consultants 'participated in £245m loans scam'

The Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers

Alton Towers Smiler rollercoaster crash 'like 90mph car accident'

A view of the scene in Kos, Greece, as officers from South Yorkshire police start excavations in relation to the missing toddler Ben Needham

New search begins for missing toddler Ben Needham on island of Kos

Boris Johnson triggered a furious response from Moscow after saying Russian forces may be guilty of war crimes in Syria

Sanctions against Russia should be considered, says Johnson

The leaders of Slovakia and the Czech Republic have spoken out over Brexit

Britain 'must accept EU citizens' right to work in UK for single market access'

Francois Hollande said Britain must be involved in the 'humanitarian effort' that France is undertaking

MPs hit back at French president over criticism of UK stance on Calais migrants

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (left) stops for a selfie as he arrives for the second day of the Labour Party conference in Liverpool.

Unions embrace John McDonnell's pitch for socialism at Labour conference

Aldi is to refurbish more than 100 stores in 2017

Aldi to preserve 'significant price advantage' amid record sales of £7.7bn

Sainsbury's said it will peddle a new 'on-demand, one-hour, grocery delivery service' across thousands of SW postcodes in central London from Wednesday

Sainsbury's turns back the clock to offer cycle delivery service

D&D London chief executive Des Gunewardena with MP Elizabeth Truss and Celebrity chef Ravinder Bhogal at the launch of South Place Hotel in London

D&D London savours record restaurant profits despite Brexit challenges

Companies are considering their options in the wake of the Brexit vote

'Contingency planning' as bosses consider HQ shift after Brexit vote

Individuals and groups urge Education Secretary Justine Greening to scrap plans to collect the data on every child aged two to 19 in England

Parents urged to boycott schools' country of birth requests

Marc Anwar asked for forgiveness

Police 'hate crime' probe after Corrie sacks Marc Anwar for Twitter comments

Matt LeBlanc (left) and rally driver Ken Block (right) during filming of the BBC's Top Gear

Matt LeBlanc signs new deal with BBC to stay in Top Gear driving seat

A 35-year-old man was arrested by police investigating claims that the Duchess of Cambridge sister's iCloud account was hacked.

Man bailed over claims Pippa Middleton's account was hacked

Paula Sherriff is the Labour MP for Dewsbury

Man to be sentenced over affray at MP's office

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive by seaplane in Vancouver Harbour

Views mesmerise William and Kate on sea plane trip

Phase I trials are designed to assess the potential of new treatments that have never before been tested on humans and tend to focus on safety rather than effectiveness.

Cancer patients in early trials of treatments may have unrealistic expectations

Traditional culture methods take two to three days to identify bacteria and test their drug resistance from a urine sample

Hopes quicker urinary infection test will help fight against resistant superbugs

Lord Mayor of London Jeffrey Mountevans and the Prince of Wales attend National Police Memorial Day

Officer attacks politicians over funding cuts and 'hollow' praise

Ben Needham disappeared 25 years ago

Ben Needham: police to begin new dig on Kos

The Earl of Wessex congratulates the Countess of Wessex, third left, with their children at the end of a 450-mile cycling challenge

Sophie's 450-mile cycling challenge ends in triumph at Buckingham Palace

Mary Berry will not jump ship to Channel 4 when Bake Off changes channels

Bake Off star Mary Berry dismisses retirement reports

The Foreign Secretary said Russian involvement was prolonging the Syrian conflict

Russia hits back at Johnson 'war crimes' slur

Jason Kenny and Laura Trott as they celebrate their wedding at Hilltop Country House in Cheshire. (Picture: Martin Gardner/Hilltop Country House)

Olympic golden couple Laura Trott and Jason Kenny tie the knot

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is interviewed by Andrew Marr for the BBC1 current affairs programme, The Andrew Marr Show, at the Museum of Liverpool before the start of the Labour Party annual conference.

Change or die, moderates warn Labour Party

Laurence Fox and Billie Piper were married for eight years

Laurence Fox tells of sleep loss and panic attacks since split with Billie Piper

Southern Railway workers are locked in a long running dispute over the role of conductors

Rail passengers face months of industrial conflict, warns union leader

Marc Anwar at last year's British Soap Awards

Coronation Street star sacked over 'unacceptable' comments about Indian people

Peter Tobin has been convicted of three murders but is suspected of having committed more

Serial killer Peter Tobin definitely left other victims, detective says

Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary accused the Government of delaying decision-making on Brexit

City chiefs slam PM's Brexit stance

The report called on the Health Secretary to make retention of older GPs as much of a priority as recruitment

NHS risks 'brain drain' if older GPs are not retained, report warns

Jeremy Corbyn said concerns about continuing with the post-Brexit free movement of people could be tackled with a fund backing areas under pressure and action against undercutting local wages

Jeremy Corbyn warns against 'hard Brexit' due to manufacturing impact concerns

Mary Berry is staying with the BBC

Grilling for TV chiefs over bunfight for rights to The Great British Bake Off

Zoe Ball and Norman Cook are separating

Zoe Ball and husband Norman Cook announce separation 'with great sadness'

Police divers searching for a missing 14-year-old boy found a body in the River Erewash in Stapleford, near Nottingham

Body found after police called following reports of boy, 14, in river

Pippa acting as bridesmaid to William and Kate

Man held after claims Pippa Middleton's account was hacked

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