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What if Syria were the UK?

Fri, 2014-11-28 04:12
Understanding the scale of the humanitarian crisis in Syria can be difficult. So imagine this: what if Syria were the UK?

Paxman rules out Tory mayoral bid

Fri, 2014-11-28 04:01
Jeremy Paxman says he was approached to become a Conservative candidate for London mayor - but is not interested in it.

Shaw injury not serious - Van Gaal

Fri, 2014-11-28 03:45
Manchester United defender Luke Shaw will only be out for a "few weeks" with an ankle injury, says boss Louis van Gaal.

Soldier jailed for making nail bomb

Fri, 2014-11-28 03:41
British soldier Ryan McGee, 20, jailed for two years for making nail bomb in Greater Manchester

Websites creak on record Black Friday

Fri, 2014-11-28 03:31
Retailers including John Lewis and Currys head for record online sales as frenzied shopping swamps websites.

Iris Robinson in 'serious breach'

Fri, 2014-11-28 03:25
Stormont's Standards and Privileges Committee says Iris Robinson committed a serious breach of assembly rules, but First Minister Peter Robinson did not.

England call came too soon - Richards

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:56
Micah Richards thinks he is "10 times better" than he was when he made his international debut aged just 18.

Airport raids tackle cyberthieves

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:54
Cyberthieves who used stolen credit cards to buy airline tickets are targeted in raids at 80 airports.

Austria arrests 13 jihadi suspects

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:48
Police in Austria arrest 13 people suspected of radicalising young people and recruiting them to fight in Syria.

Judges consent to Chhokar retrial

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:48
Three high court judges grant prosecutors permission to retry one man accused of murdering Lanarkshire waiter Surjit Singh Chhokar in 1998.

McBride new head of Belfast Trust

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:43
Dr Michael McBride is appointed the new interim chief executive of Belfast Health Trust.

Kahlo's home recreated in New York

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:42
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio is to be recreated at the New York Botanical Garden next year.

Taxpayers paid for leader's Porsche

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:39
A former council chief at the centre of a row over cash payments made in lieu of pension contributions was given a luxury Porsche lease car at taxpayers expense, BBC Wales learns.

Irish rugby legend Kyle dies aged 88

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:32
One of Ireland's greatest ever rugby players, Jack Kyle, dies at the age of 88.

VIDEO: Cameron ad-libs while alarm sounds

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:20
The Prime Minster has to pause while delivering a speech at a factory in the West Midlands as an alarm was sounding.

Plebgate row was 'nonsense incident'

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:09
A police officer who witnessed the so-called "plebgate" row says it was a "nonsense incident" that should not have cost Andrew Mitchell his job.

MPs suspended for heckling SA leader

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:04
South African opposition party leader Julius Malema and 11 of his MPs are suspended from parliament without pay for heckling the president.

VIDEO: Meet the neighbours: Life in Denmark

Fri, 2014-11-28 02:00
In a film from Copenhagen, Politics Europe finds that Denmark is very green, but it's not very cheap.

VIDEO: 'Boys are never taught not to rape'

Fri, 2014-11-28 01:53
An investigation into the rape trial of an Aussie rules footballer has been awarded Britain's leading sports book prize.

Smith 'dropped welfare proposals'

Fri, 2014-11-28 01:49
Papers seen by BBC Scotland suggest the Smith Commission contemplated more extensive welfare devolution until the final phase of talks.