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Hospital declares 'major incident'

Fri, 2014-11-14 22:05
Colchester Hospital warns patients to stay away from A&E except for "serious or life-threatening" conditions, as it declares a "major incident" following an inspection.

VIDEO: Comet lander: Philae loses power

Fri, 2014-11-14 20:59
Space scientists say the comet lander, Philae, has gone into standby mode, because of low power.

VIDEO: Obama: 'Conflict or co-operation'

Fri, 2014-11-14 20:56
President Obama warns of the dangers of conflict in Asia and says the region's security cannot be based on intimidation.

Miliband attacks Sports Direct terms

Fri, 2014-11-14 20:56
Labour leader Ed Miliband is expected to criticise Sports Direct over its use of zero-hours contracts in a speech on Saturday.

Obama warns of Asia 'intimidation'

Fri, 2014-11-14 20:37
US President Barack Obama, who is attending the G20 summit in Australia, says Asia's security must not be based on intimidation and bullying.

Fan dies after Celtic Park stair fall

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:21
A 22-year-old football fan has died in hospital after falling in a stairwell at Celtic Park following Scotland's European Championship qualifier against the Republic of Ireland.

VIDEO: One Direction on Band Aid and royalty

Fri, 2014-11-14 18:07
One Direction appeared on Children in Need

Indonesia tsunami alert after quake

Fri, 2014-11-14 17:59
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre issues an alert around the Moluccas in Indonesia after a quake of 7.3 magnitude.

VIDEO: Terry Wogan: 'Astounded at generosity'

Fri, 2014-11-14 17:27
BBC Children in Need 2014 gala raises more than £32.6m on the night.

Viewpoint: Pakistan's social services are collapsing

Fri, 2014-11-14 16:23
Guest columnist Ahmed Rashid says a tepid government response has only exacerbated problems such as malnutrition, polio, lack of education, and terrorism.

'Terror fears' prompt O2 food ban

Fri, 2014-11-14 16:21
Food and drink was confiscated from tennis fans attending the ATP tour finals because of the UK's raised terror threat, organisers say.

Ebola shuts down normal life signs

Fri, 2014-11-14 16:13
The Ebola outbreak has impacted on all signs of everyday life in Sierra Leone, one of the most badly affected countries, says Mark Doyle.

Sturgeon urges voters to dump Labour

Fri, 2014-11-14 16:07
Nicola Sturgeon will use her first SNP conference speech as party leader to urge voters to dump Labour in next May's UK election.

Toplessness - the one Victorian taboo that won't go away

Fri, 2014-11-14 16:02
The one Victorian social value that won't go away

The man who was kidnapped by pirates - twice

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:59
The man who was kidnapped by pirates twice

The pearl fishers of Arabia

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:56
How Arabia made its money before the oil rush

Call for e-cigarette safety warnings

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:55
Fire bosses call for safety messages to be displayed on electronic cigarette kits as figures show a surge in incidents linked to the devices.

VIDEO: Humpback whales shock fishermen

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:26
Two Norwegian men fishing in Troms came within an arm's length of a group of humpback whales.

VIDEO: Artist captures 100 faces of war

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:18
An exhibition has opened in Chicago featuring the work of artist Matt Mitchell. He has painted 100 US military veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

VIDEO: Grandson of Uzbekistan's president speaks

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:17
Newsnight has spoken to the President of Uzbekistan's grandson

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