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Saturday
14th December 2019

Around the world

New Zealand volcano: Search resumes for two remaining bodies

The search operation resumes near White Island volcano after one body was spotted in the water.

Key committee passes Trump impeachment charges

Impeachment moves closer as the charges head for a House of Representatives vote.

In the UK

General election 2019: Let the healing begin, urges PM after poll win

Boris Johnson says he hopes his party's "extraordinary" election victory will bring "closure" to years of acrimony.

Jeremy Corbyn: ‘I did everything I could to lead Labour'

The Labour leader says he will not walk away from the role until a successor is chosen.

Politics

General election 2019: Let the healing begin, urges PM after poll win

Boris Johnson says he hopes his party's "extraordinary" election victory will bring "closure" to years of acrimony.

Jeremy Corbyn: ‘I did everything I could to lead Labour'

The Labour leader says he will not walk away from the role until a successor is chosen.

Education

Primary league tables: How did your school do?

New primary school league table data for England has been published by the Department for Education.

Laurent Simons: Belgian child prodigy drops out of university

His parents removed him after the university said he wouldn't graduate before turning 10.

Health

Every major A&E misses wait target for first time

Hospitals in England endure their worst-ever performance against waiting times.

Boy, 5, given prosthetic arm that lets him hug brother

Five-year-old Jacob Scrimshaw was born eight weeks early with most of his left arm missing.

Business

What the Conservatives' win means for your money

Promises have been made and plans put in place that will have an effect on your finances after the election.

Check your train time - new timetables begin

New rail timetables come in on Sunday, with more and speedier services promised on some routes.

Science

Climate change: Stalemate at UN talks as splits re-appear

Talks in Madrid enter their final day with serious divisions between large emitting countries and small island states

Bloodhound car has 800mph target in its sights for 2021

Test data indicates a land speed record should be achievable, says the project's chief engineer.

Technology

General Election 2019: How computers wrote BBC election result stories

The BBC carried out its biggest test of machine-generated journalism to cover the general election.

The Game Awards 2019: All the winners and big reveals

Sekiro takes home game of the year as Xbox confirm new console for 2020 and big titles get a new trailers.

Entertainment

Yola: From 'house screamer' to four-time Grammy nominee

The British singer talks about prejudice, doubters and how her success is just desserts.

Danny Aiello, Do The Right Thing actor, dies at 86

The veteran actor, best known as Sal in Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing, dies after a short illness.