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Hungary shelves toxic internet tax

6 hours 9 min ago
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.

Victims to meet abuse inquiry staff

6 hours 11 min ago
Victims' groups are due to meet officials from a child sex abuse inquiry and are expected to call for inquiry chair Fiona Woolf to resign.

VIDEO: Sixty years of British animation film

6 hours 23 min ago
It has been 60 years since the animated adaptation of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' - the first British animation film.

Firefighters set for pensions strike

6 hours 25 min ago
Firefighters across England are to start a four-day strike later in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.

RBS reserves £400m for currency probe

6 hours 27 min ago
Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

Double contest for Scottish Labour

6 hours 40 min ago
The Scottish Labour party is now seeking both a new leader and a new deputy leader following the resignation of Anas Sarwar.

Two people killed in car crash

6 hours 43 min ago
Two people have died after a car crash near Wrexham on Thursday night.

VIDEO: The dancers who light up the stage

6 hours 55 min ago
The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act.

Person missing after fireworks blaze

6 hours 56 min ago
One person remains missing after a major blaze in a Stafford fireworks warehouse that left two people needing hospital treatment.

Key Jerusalem holy site reopens

7 hours 11 min ago
Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.

Lawsuit over Malaysia missing plane

7 hours 27 min ago
Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.

Gerrard open to move from Liverpool

7 hours 40 min ago
Steven Gerrard says he could join another club next summer if Liverpool do not offer him a new contract.

VIDEO: Prototype flying car shown off

7 hours 49 min ago
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana

8 hours 10 min ago
It's Halloween and nowhere is it celebrated more than in the US. The BBC Pop Up team went behind the scenes at one of America's scariest haunted houses in Baton Rouge.

VIDEO: Halloween: Sporting horrors of 2014

8 hours 14 min ago
In honour of Halloween, BBC Sport looks back at some of 2014's more 'horrifying' moments, including the shocks, the slips, the trips and the unexpected.

Ulster Bank to be retained by RBS

8 hours 18 min ago
RBS will retain control of Ulster Bank and says it has a good market position that can deliver attractive returns.

Myanmar in rare multi-party talks

8 hours 47 min ago
Myanmar's president is holding rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.

VIDEO: 'Rage on the streets' in Burkina Faso

9 hours 11 sec ago
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation.

Miracle of Istanbul is dream ticket

9 hours 1 min ago
Liverpool's miraculous turnaround in the 2005 Champions League final is your #BBCDreamTicket.

Cuts 'will undo' apprenticeship work

9 hours 3 min ago
The main body providing apprenticeships in Wales is warning that budget cuts by the Welsh government will have a "massively de-stabilising effect" on such programmes.