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Liverpool theatre wins Stirling Prize

Thu, 2014-10-16 11:27
Liverpool's newly rebuilt Everyman Theatre wins this year's Riba Stirling Prize for architecture.

VIDEO: Leading African art fair in London

Thu, 2014-10-16 11:22
Europe's leading international African art fair is being held in Somerset House in London.

Nepal Annapurna deaths rise to 28

Thu, 2014-10-16 11:15
At least 28 people are confirmed dead on Himalayan hiking routes in Nepal after deadly blizzards struck at the height of the climbing season.

Can Huawei become China's first global brand?

Thu, 2014-10-16 11:06
Can Huawei be China's first global brand?

What's the risk of Ebola on a plane?

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:25
What's the risk of catching Ebola on a plane?

Apple reveals its thinnest iPad

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:18
Apple announces a refreshed line-up of tablets, adding its Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the latest iPad Air and iPad Mini computers.

VIDEO: Fatal fire started in tumble dryer

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:15
The only survivor of a fire in the Conwy Valley describes how he tried and failed to save the two men who died as it emerges the blaze started in a tumble dryer.

Lineker wants star U21s at Euros

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:13
Gary Lineker urges Premier League managers to allow England's best youngsters to gain tournament experience with the Under-21s.

Death Star moon is 'wonky or watery'

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:04
The internal structure of Saturn's moon Mimas is either irregularly shaped or awash with water, according to a new study of its tell-tale wobbling movements.

Council chief's £330k pay-off deal

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:00
Pembrokeshire councillors agree a severance deal worth £330,00 for their chief executive to leave his job after a payments row, BBC Wales understands.

VIDEO: Students sharing single rooms

Thu, 2014-10-16 09:46
Students at some universities are having to share single rooms, the BBC has learned.

What has Kobane battle taught us?

Thu, 2014-10-16 09:40
Five key lessons of the battle against IS in Kobane

Baghdad attacks leave dozens dead

Thu, 2014-10-16 09:39
More than 40 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a series of attacks in mainly Shia areas of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.

College-based degrees fail inspection

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:48
Inspectors failed almost a third of further education colleges offering higher education courses that were checked this year.

VIDEO: UN chief backs LGBT community

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:13
UN chief shows off a purple tie and socks at news briefing, highlighting support for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community.

'Dead gran' text message stuns family

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:10
A woman is horrified to receive a text message from her grandmother's number - three years after she was buried along with her mobile phone.

Mexico missing: New graves found

Thu, 2014-10-16 07:27
More graves have been found near the southern Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, people searching for them say.

Caf enquires about 2015 host options

Thu, 2014-10-16 06:56
The Confederation of African Football asks Ghana and South Africa if they could replace Morocco as 2015 Nations Cup hosts.

VIDEO: European Parliament

Thu, 2014-10-16 06:22
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova

What was on TV on the day you were born?

Thu, 2014-10-16 05:27
A digital archive of the Radio Times has launched.