Newspaper headlines: May speech previewed, UKIP leader quits and cod accents

Theresa May's final speech of this year's Conservative Party conference is previewed, and there is coverage of UKIP leader Diane James standing down. Source: BBC

Crossrail’s tunnels have tracks

The rails are laid where we flew a drone through Europe's biggest engineering project. Source: BBC

Canoe fake death wife Anne Darwin: I’ll feel guilt until I die

A woman who helped her husband fake his own death says she will feel guilt "for the rest of my life" for lying about it to her two sons. Source: BBC

Theresa May: Tories must embrace ‘new centre ground’

Theresa May will call for a "new approach" to politics where the government is a "force for good" as she closes the Conservative conference. Source: BBC

Synthetic rhino horn ready ‘in two years’

The man behind attempts to develop synthetic rhino horn has told the BBC that he hopes to have a "bio-identical" product on the market in two years. Source: BBC

UK’s chatty fish to be recorded

A new study aims to assess whether the seas around Britain have now got so noisy that fish species like cod and haddock have difficulty communicating with each other. Source: BBC

Be Cleopatra not a Kardashian, girls advised

Young women should model themselves on Shakespeare's heroines instead of reality stars like Kim Kardashian West, says top head teacher. Source: BBC

Ben Smith’s 401 marathons challenge set for Bristol finish

A runner is set to complete the final run of his 401 marathon challenge which started last September to raise awareness of bullying. Source: BBC

BT Sport criticised for ‘insulting’ spoof pub letter

Pub landlords criticise an "offensive" advert claiming their premises would be "delightfully empty" if they did not sign up to BT Sport. Source: BBC

Is so-called Islamic State finished?

As so-called Islamic State has lost large swathes of land, fighters and money, what does this mean for the Islamist militant group? Source: BBC

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