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Bake Off return attracts 7.2 million

Thu, 2014-08-07 02:34
The Great British Bake Off returned to TV screens, with its first episode attracting an average 7.2 million viewers.

Tech activity 'overtakes sleeping'

Thu, 2014-08-07 02:29
The communications regulator Ofcom indicates that on average, UK adults spend eight hours and 41 minutes of their day on media devices.

AUDIO: Mum: Why I left children in hot car

Thu, 2014-08-07 02:19
A US mother defends her decision to leave her two young children in a 'hot car' whilst she attended a job interview.

'Sexual fiend' jailed for life

Thu, 2014-08-07 02:16
A 46-year-old man who attempted to rape a nine-year-old girl and raped three women is jailed for life.

Obama hails 'a new Africa emerging'

Thu, 2014-08-07 02:03
US President Barack Obama has hailed a new emerging Africa, on the last day of a summit in Washington DC with 40 African leaders.

Justice Department 'faces £47m cuts'

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:53
Justice Minister David Ford says his department is facing a budget cut of at least £47m, once further cuts are brought in in October.

Your pictures: Railways

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:52
Readers' photos on the theme of "railways"

VIDEO: William Morris inspires new computer game

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:50
The Strawberry Thief collaboration between the Victoria and Albert Museum and the gaming industry is bringing William Morris online.

Johnson 'must come clean' - Clegg

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:47
Boris Johnson will have to "come clean" about his political ambitions if he returns to the Commons, says Nick Clegg.

Baby killer's sentence under review

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:47
The nine-year jail sentence of the man convicted of killing baby Alfie Sullock is being reviewed by the Attorney General after complaints it is too lenient.

Clegg 'regret' over missing tribute

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:39
Nick Clegg says he regrets not being able to to write a personal message on a World War One anniversary wreath.

Gaza emergency appeal launched

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:38
British aid agencies launch an emergency appeal for people affected by the conflict in Gaza, saying it has created a "humanitarian emergency".

West Ham bid for four strikers

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:29
West Ham make bids for four strikers in an effort to bolster Sam Allardyce's squad, co-owner David Sullivan reveals.

VIDEO: Crane chicks reintroduced to UK

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:27
Almost 100 crane chicks brought over from Germany have been released as part of a project to reintroduce the birds to the UK.

Fire rips through hospital site

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:12
A huge blaze at a derelict hospital site in Northampton is tackled by more than 80 firefighters overnight.

Nurse admits falsifying records

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:05
A nurse pleads guilty to nine counts of wilful neglect at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.

BBC chief defends Jeremy Clarkson

Thu, 2014-08-07 01:00
BBC head of television, Danny Cohen, writes a letter to the Guardian, admitting there have been "significant issues on Top Gear in recent months".

BBC to broadcast DEC Gaza appeal

Thu, 2014-08-07 00:50
The BBC, along with other UK public service broadcasters, is to air an emergency appeal on Friday for people affected by the conflict in Gaza.

Fears grow for Derry tax jobs

Thu, 2014-08-07 00:48
Fears are growing for more than 40 jobs at Londonderry's main tax office, as the area's MP accuses Revenue and Customs of engineering the losses.

VIDEO: NY's 'Little Liberia' Ebola fears

Thu, 2014-08-07 00:26
BBC News speaks to members of the largest Liberian community outside Monrovia in Staten Island, New York.
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