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Updated: 5 hours 22 min ago

Fresh questions for abuse inquiry head

5 hours 29 min ago
Fiona Woolf, head of the public inquiry into historical sex abuse, faces more questions from MPs over her suitability for the post.

VIDEO: Rediscovered: Lost episodes from classic comedy

5 hours 34 min ago
Comedy fans are in for a rare treat after two lost episodes of "At Last The 1948 Show" have been uncovered.

Tesco boss to quit over profits error

5 hours 37 min ago
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.

VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?

6 hours 5 min ago
Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.

VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

6 hours 12 min ago
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.

India's Modi visits Siachen glacier

6 hours 18 min ago
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.

Sunrise vigil to open Poppy Appeal

6 hours 19 min ago
A sunrise vigil at the Cenotaph that will last until sunset marks the start of the 2014 Poppy Appeal.

'No quick fix' for ambulance targets

6 hours 21 min ago
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 'not intimidated' by attacks

6 hours 24 min ago
Canada "will never be intimidated", PM Stephen Harper says after two deadly attacks - including one that ends in a shootout inside parliament.

Big rise in number of NI new homes

6 hours 53 min ago
New figures show a big increase in the number of new homes being built in Northern Ireland.

Police 'worked to stop Batty killer'

7 hours 11 min ago
Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.

VIDEO: Baby bear filmed in US store

7 hours 16 min ago
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.

VIDEO: Is Asian philanthropy on the rise?

7 hours 45 min ago
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.

Disabled students: Fran goes to university

Wed, 2014-10-22 21:08
Getting to university after spinal surgery

Do people know where their chicken comes from?

Wed, 2014-10-22 21:03
Do you care where your chicken comes from?

'Anti-extremism' school code shelved

Wed, 2014-10-22 20:56
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 boss Serota tops art power list

Wed, 2014-10-22 20:46
Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota is named the most powerful figure in the art world.

What's lurking in Sweden's waters?

Wed, 2014-10-22 20:39
What's lurking in Sweden's waters?

Graduates 'pay fees to universities'

Wed, 2014-10-22 20:35
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.

Chimps filmed in 'daring' food raids

Wed, 2014-10-22 20:33
Wild chimps carry out night-time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into risky foraging behaviour.

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