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New complaints over NHS ombudsman

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:05
More than 140 families voice fresh concerns about how the NHS ombudsman in England handles patients' complaints, week after a report raised the alarm.

Oil sector on brink of upheaval

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:04
Is the oil industry at a turning point?

Firms awarded third of NHS contracts

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:04
A third of NHS contracts in England have been awarded to private sector providers since the Health and Social Care Act came into force, an investigation has found.

Rail work to cause Christmas delays

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:03
Train travellers will once again face delays and cancellations because of engineering work on some of the country's biggest lines over Christmas.

US 'reaches $1tn spending deal'

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:02
US Congressional leaders have reached an agreement on a $1.1tn (£701.6bn) spending bill ahead of a looming Thursday evening deadline.

Kenya orders Al-Jazeera investigation

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:00
Kenya calls an Al-Jazeera report alleging the use of extrajudicial killings "scandalous" and says it will investigate its makers.

Energy customers told to reclaim cash

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:00
Millions of energy customers who have money left in old accounts are being given further encouragement to reclaim it by the energy industry.

VIDEO: "Ah stop!": Anger at Irish water charges surges online

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:59
Anger at Irish water charges surges online

Liverpool not good enough - Rodgers

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:55
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits his team has not been good enough after a failed Champions League campaign.

VIDEO: Duke and Duchess visit 9/11 memorial

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:47
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the 9/11 memorial and museum on the final day of their visit to New York and Washington.

NFL's Newton in hospital after crash

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:39
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was taken to hospital with fractures to his lower back after a two-vehicle crash.

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Torture is always wrong'

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:39
Following the release of a report on CIA interrogation techniques in the years after the 9/11 attacks, the UK Prime Minister David Cameron said it was important to be clear that torture is wrong.

VIDEO: How BBC Urdu 'discovered' Malala

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:23
Editor Aamer Ahmed Khan explains how the BBC Urdu service first gave a public voice to Malala Yousafzai.

When did 'die-ins' become a form of protest?

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:19
Previous generations had sit-ins. When did it change?

Clarke set to play on for Australia

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:01
Australia captain Michael Clarke has had treatment on his back and hopes to be able to play on in the Test against India.

Detroit poised to exit bankruptcy

Tue, 2014-12-09 13:59
The largest US city to go broke will officially exit bankruptcy on Wednesday, according to a letter from its emergency manager.

DNA scientist to get back sold Nobel

Tue, 2014-12-09 13:57
Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov reveals that he bought US scientist James Watson's Nobel Prize gold medal in order to return it to him.

VIDEO: Korean Air 'nut rage' official quits

Tue, 2014-12-09 13:30
A Korean Air executive who delayed a plane because she was angry with the way she had been served nuts by an air steward has resigned, the airline says.

UKIP boss 'lied over relationship'

Tue, 2014-12-09 12:52
UKIP activist Natasha Bolter says party boss Roger Bird was "lying" when he said they had a relationship, after he released text messages which he said proved it.

'Sarah's Law' call over child rapist

Tue, 2014-12-09 12:28
Communities should know where a child rapist is living, says a children's charity after a judge ruled it was unlawful to keep him in prison.