The FA Cup second-round tie between Hartlepool and Blyth Spartans is to be televised live on BBC Two on 5 December.
John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield warns that more than a fifth of UK jobs only require the educational level expected of an 11-year-old.
British actor Warren Clarke, best known for TV role in Dalziel And Pascoe, has died aged 67, his agent confirms.
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Microsoft patches a critical bug in its software that had existed for 19 years, according to IBM researchers.
A 55-year-old man is killed after colliding with a lorry at the University Hospital of Wales.
Michael Ball has used his own record collection as inspiration for his new album.
South Africa name World Cup winners JP Pietersen and Schalk Burger in the starting XV for Saturday's Test against England.
Jenson Button, whose McLaren future is uncertain, is urged to move to the world endurance championship by Mark Webber.
A controversial decision on how internet service providers in the US will be regulated is reported to have been delayed.
The US shale gas boom disguises serious risks to the security of global energy supplies, according to the International Energy Agency.
The Earl of Sandwich says migrants can make as good or better sandwiches as UK workers after Greencore's attempts to recruit in Hungary.
UN officials criticise Operation Triton, the EU's new policy towards migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe.
A woman says she was assaulted when she tried to stop a 4x4 vehicle driving along a grass verge, putting dozens of school children in danger.
European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker denies allegations he encouraged tax avoidance during his time Luxembourg prime minister.
Police missed opportunities ahead of the death of a nurse who was stabbed more than 130 times by her ex-boyfriend in Greater Manchester, a watchdog finds.
A Malian nurse and the patient he was treating at a clinic in Bamako become the second and third people to die from Ebola in the West African country.
Project scientist Matt Taylor says he is so confident the European Space Agency will land its probe on the comet, that he has got a new tattoo depicting the event
British female driver Alice Powell says it would be "amazing" if she makes her F1 debut with Caterham in Abu Dhabi.
A Danish paediatrician claims to have made a significant breakthrough in the battle against childhood obesity.