A PCSO said he had no concerns about an "emaciated" woman, who died the following day.
The head teacher said all the pupils managed to get out safely before the blaze took hold.
London boroughs breach the law by not telling councils when they send homeless families to their area.
Manifesto pledges include universal basic income, shorter working week and referendum on Brexit deal.
Pupils were in lessons when the travellers parked on the school's playing fields.
Some children from Wales are placed in Southampton, Greater Manchester, Doncaster and East Sussex.
Sussex student Eleanor Wemyss believes politicians don't understand young people's issues.
David Harris had become "besotted" with a sex worker and wanted to inherit his partner's fortune.
The city council honours manager Chris Hughton and chairman Tony Bloom for the club's promotion.
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Luke Wells hits a career-best 258 and Stiaan van Zyl strikes an unbeaten century as Sussex take command against Durham.
Brighton offer new contracts to goalkeeper David Stockdale and three others ahead of their 2017-18 Premier League campaign.
Brighton & Hove Albion sign German midfielder Pascal Gross from FC Ingolstadt 04 for an undisclosed fee.
Crawley Town bring back midfielder Dannie Bulman for his third spell at the club following his release by Wimbledon.
The US president has strong words for Iran as he meets Israeli leaders in Jerusalem.
President Trump's fired aide invokes his constitutional right against self-incrimination.
More than 4,000 animal body parts were destroyed to discourage illegal wildlife hunting and trading.
Many of the 221 accused of trying to oust President Erdogan are marched past a hostile crowd.
Cyril Hanouna's "homophobic" prank prompts a record number of viewer complaints.
Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35, five days after being involved in a crash while cycling in Italy.
Turkey summons the US ambassador over "security lapses" after clashes erupted in Washington.
Southern African nations are reeling from a two-year drought, according to the UN.
The "inconsistent" rules used to judge and censor content on Facebook are exposed, claim insiders.
Anshu Jamsenpa scaled Everest twice in five days, thought to be the fastest dual ascent by a woman.
Yahya Jammeh, who left the country in January, has had his remaining assets frozen by a court.
The elephant had reportedly picked up Theunis Botha with its trunk before being shot dead.
Experts warn against getting too close to wild animals after a sea lion pulls a young girl underwater.
Hassan Rouhani worked hard for re-election - but he'll have to work even harder on three big issues.
Crowds of Moscow pilgrims queue to see the relics of St Nicholas, sent on loan from Bari in Italy.
University activists protest against the US vice-president's policies at a ceremony in Indiana.
Look but don't touch as it tumbles down the Pulama Pali slope in Hawaii.
Eighty-two of the Chibok girls captured by Boko Haram in 2014 have been returned to their families. The whereabouts of more than 100 girls is still unknown.
Grilling and microwaving are the best ways to cook the fungi, a Spanish study says.
A student becomes the first in Harvard's history to submit a hip-hop album as his senior thesis.
Operators urged to improve safety standards of their fancy dress karting tours.
Music videos on YouTube are disparaging young Russians from protesting against the government.
A shipment of the food staple is raising questions about the government's response to shortages.
Mountaineers have said an iconic part of the mountain has collapsed but some locals disagree.
With the opposition and the government at loggerheads, the crisis in Venezuela looks set to get worse.
Feelings are heightened in South Africa over the safety of women, writes the BBC's Nomsa Maseko following a series of violent attacks against women.
A look back at some of the contentious moments during the US president's trip to Saudi Arabia.
Wang Quanzhang's disappearance may be due to his "refusal to compromise"
How strict quality control and unusual Asian toppings helped a Japanese expat build a popular pizza chain in Vietnam.
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Filipinos have known about modern servitude long before an American's confession that his family kept a slave for 56 years.
Conservationists have an unusual plan for returning barren Antigua land into an eco-haven.
The prime minister is asked repeatedly about the revised Tory plans on social care.
The Labour leader says changes to the Tories' social care plans aren't changes at all.
The BBC's Clive Myrie nervously plays host to a gem worth up to £350,000, but bought for £10.
The arrest came as the prime minister arrived at a election campaign event in Wrexham.
One is up a river estuary, the other is awaiting removal from a beach.
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"I was made out of two tiny little cells in a little glass tube," says seven-year-old Hannah.
The Work and Pensions Secretary explained how social care would be funded by the Conservatives.
The Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister married her partner James Matthews in Berkshire.
A group of female boxers have their say on what gets their vote in the 2017 General Election.
The app is being developed thanks to £67,500 funding from the Road Safety Trust.
Andrew Marr tries to intervene as Labour and Conservatives clash over manifesto pledges.
A Humboldt penguin chick has hatched at a sea life sanctuary for the first time in more than a decade.
A key component of the UK's first high-energy proton beam machine is delivered to its new home in Newport.
It's a year since the ban on so-called legal highs, but has making it illegal stopped people from using it?
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Watford charity Electric Umbrella is using instruments including a banana piano.
The football fan's battle against cancer sees him recognised at the Pride of North East Awards.
Survivor Sammy Woodhouse and the main prosecutor in the Rochdale child sex abuse scandal speak out.
Emotional interview with sexual health worker Sara Rowbotham who exposed the Rochdale grooming scandal.
The Wikileaks founder speaks at Ecuador's embassy in London after Sweden drops its rape investigation.
The younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge arrived at the church with her father Michael.
Prince William reunites with the child interviewer who forgot his name - does he still remember her slip-up?
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The Lib Dem, Green Party, Plaid Cymru and SNP leaders repeatedly clash with UKIP's Paul Nuttall.
The BBC last saw dementia-sufferer Andriani in 2014. Her deterioration has been rapid - while the costs to care for her rise.
Alex Hanscombe is speaking for the first time since his mother was stabbed to death in 1992.
The footage was filmed outside Windsor Castle on a mobile phone.
Laura Kuenssberg breaks down the Conservative's plans.
Music legend Nile Rodgers on the death of his friend and Soundgarden front man Chris Cornell.
Lauren Sandell was 18 years old when she died from the disease, a few months after starting university.
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Gym owner 'Big' Andy Clarke is celebrating after reaching the World's Strongest Man Masters final.
Filmmaker Danny Boyle travels to the townships of Johannesburg to search for talented dancers.
As the UK prepares for a general election, BBC World Service asked people in Northern Ireland what they would do if they were leader.
Laura Kuenssberg explains three things you should know about the Liberal Democrat manifesto.
The foreign secretary says sorry to a woman who is unhappy about his comments while visiting a Sikh Gurdwara.
Parties battle it out to be the leading voice for and against Scottish independence.
Army disposal experts carry out controlled explosion on an unexploded device.
A man had a surprise when an owl appeared in his front room after flying in through a chimney.
Under a Labour government the highest earners would be hit by higher taxes. But who are the higher earners in the UK?
Rare left coiled snail, Jeremy, has been rejected by potential mates and is now stuck in a love triangle.
The restoration of Horsey Windpump continues as the revolving cap is put back in place.
Moors murderer Ian Brady, who killed five children with Myra Hindley, has died. Daniel Sandford reports.
Jeremy Corbyn rules out VAT and national insurance rises, with a new minimum wage of £10 by 2020.
The weapon was dredged up by Andrew Davies while casting his nets in Carmarthen.
Stormzy has donated £9,000 to a student's crowdfunding campaign
Shaun Whiter lost his legs after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on a roadside.
In his first broadcast interview since winning a Bafta, Adeel Akhtar says there have been "really good steps towards" diversity.
An ethical hacking expert demonstrates what happens when the WannaCry ransomware hits a PC.
Arumina says her disability means she doesn't fit her community's mould of the "perfect bride".
It is hoped there will be public tours as part of Coventry's UK City of Culture bid.
Tattoo artists in Essex sketch out their hopes for the election and are drawn on who they would choose as prime minister.
Police resume their search for a murdered teenage girl, 15 years after her uncle was jailed.