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Fiona Woolf, head of the public inquiry into historical sex abuse, faces more questions from MPs over her suitability for the post.
Comedy fans are in for a rare treat after two lost episodes of "At Last The 1948 Show" have been uncovered.
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.
Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.
Indian PM Narendra Modi makes a brief visit to the Siachen glacier on his way to Indian-administered Kashmir to spend the Diwali festival looking at the damage caused by last month's floods.
A sunrise vigil at the Cenotaph that will last until sunset marks the start of the 2014 Poppy Appeal.
Missed target times for ambulance emergency calls can be turned around but there is "no imminent fix", warns the new head of the service in Wales.
Canada "will never be intimidated", PM Stephen Harper says after two deadly attacks - including one that ends in a shootout inside parliament.
New figures show a big increase in the number of new homes being built in Northern Ireland.
Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.
A black bear cub found in the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.
As the ranks of Asia's wealthy have swelled, philanthropic giving has increased. Rico Hizon speaks to Christina Tung from UBS about the future of giving in Asia.
Getting to university after spinal surgery
Do you care where your chicken comes from?
The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.
Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota is named the most powerful figure in the art world.
What's lurking in Sweden's waters?
Graduates should pay their university a proportion of their future earnings rather than taking out loans, a report by a free-market think tank suggests.
Wild chimps carry out night-time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into risky foraging behaviour.