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Woolf 'unsuitable' say victim groups

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:54
Victims' groups tell Home Office officials they are "unanimous" in their view that the head of an inquiry into historical child sex abuse should resign.

Double contest for Scottish Labour

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:54
The Scottish Labour party is now seeking both a new leader and a new deputy leader following the resignation of Anas Sarwar.

Paddington author to make film cameo

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:43
Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond is to make a cameo appearance in the film that will bring his beloved character to the big screen for the first time.

Paediatrician admits child sex abuse

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:43
A paediatrician from Greater Manchester admits grooming children online and sexually abusing young boys.

VIDEO: Drinkers try the BBC booze calculator

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:39
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

Key Jerusalem holy site reopens

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:34
Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.

NHS Grampian chief to stand down

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:34
The chief executive of NHS Grampian, which has been embroiled in a staffing controversy, announces his early retirement.

How often is 'antifreeze' added to food and drink?

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:33
Bottles of whisky have been removed from shops for containing high levels of antifreeze ingredient propylene glycol. How often is it used?

BBC refuses to make Top Gear apology

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:27
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.

Myanmar in rare multi-party talks

Fri, 2014-10-31 07:06
Myanmar's president holds rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.

Hammer robber steals mayor's chains

Fri, 2014-10-31 06:54
A hammer-wielding robber takes the ceremonial chains of the mayor of Bury in a violent attack.

China makes 'biggest cash haul'

Fri, 2014-10-31 06:53
Anti-corruption investigators in China confirm the finding of the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.

Ofsted 'will not win' on popularity

Fri, 2014-10-31 06:50
Ofsted is unlikely to win any popularity contests, the chief inspector has admitted in a speech.

Harris loses conviction appeal bid

Fri, 2014-10-31 06:38
Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

Fri, 2014-10-31 06:21
Why flying drones in restricted airspace could land you in prison, plus other technology news

Deadly blast at Nigeria bus station

Fri, 2014-10-31 06:02
An explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria kills at least four people and injures 32 people, police say.

Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt

Fri, 2014-10-31 06:00
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds originally issued by Winston Churchill.

VIDEO: Policies face 'family-friendly 'checks

Fri, 2014-10-31 05:59
All new government policies in England now have to undergo a test to check whether they help families.

Miliband in English buses pledge

Fri, 2014-10-31 05:56
Ed Miliband promises that a Labour government would grant cities and regions greater powers to improve bus services across England.

Greyfriars Bobby's nose rubbing plea

Fri, 2014-10-31 05:47
Tourists are being asked to only touch Greyfriars Bobby's nose "gently" after work to restore the statue failed again.

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