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VIDEO: Call for support for Tin Pan Alley

Sun, 2014-10-26 17:04
Campaigners call for music shops in a central London street to be given tax exemptions to help them survive.

Escape from Boko Haram

Sun, 2014-10-26 17:00
How three girls fled their Boko Haram captors

VIDEO: 'How we escaped from Boko Haram'

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:59
The story of how three girls abducted from Chibok, northern Nigeria, escaped their Boko Haram captors. To protect their identity their story has been portrayed as an animation.

Drone safeguards urged by pilots

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:49
Strict regulations will need to be introduced before large drones are allowed to appear in the UK's skies, pilots association Balpa says.

Police analyse Canada gunman video

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:22
A video made by the gunman who stormed Canada's parliament shows ideological and political motives for the attack, police say.

Missing ex-prisoner reward offer

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:21
Crimestoppers offers a £5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of missing ex-prisoner Johnathan Kelly.

Eyeball link to Alzheimer's studied

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:20
A new £1.1m study led from Dundee University is to investigate whether eye tests can provide an "early warning" of Alzheimer's disease.

Letting the water in

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:13
Could Boston copy Venice and become a city of canals?

The WW1 she-soldiers who fought on the frontline

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:11
The WW1 she-soldiers who fought with the men

The man who built a chocolate empire

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:02
The man who built the multi-million pound Hotel Chocolat empire

Ebola crisis 'may harm malaria fight'

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:00
A leading figure in malaria control has warned that efforts to contain the disease could be threatened by the Ebola crisis.

VIDEO: Kabul: John Simpson retraces his steps

Sun, 2014-10-26 15:50
The BBC's John Simpson was one of the first journalists to enter Afghanistan in 2001, he returns to Kabul on the day British troops withdraw completely from the country to chart its progress.

South African footballer shot dead

Sun, 2014-10-26 15:04
South Africa's football captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa dies after being shot, South African police say.

'Man Utd disorganised in defence'

Sun, 2014-10-26 14:32
MOTD2 pundit and former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel expands on his TV analysis of how United lack Chelsea's discipline in defence.

Screen stars at Bafta Cymru awards

Sun, 2014-10-26 13:42
Stars of TV and film attend the Bafta Cymru awards at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.

Strictly widens X Factor ratings gap

Sun, 2014-10-26 12:26
Strictly Come Dancing has beaten rival talent show The X Factor by two million, according to overnight ratings - the biggest gap of the season so far.

Meghan Trainor holds on to top spot

Sun, 2014-10-26 12:16
The singer has notched up this year's longest-running number one track, after All About That Bass secured its fourth week at the top.

Vulnerable European banks identified

Sun, 2014-10-26 12:00
Twenty-four European banks fail stress tests of their finances, with 14 still needing to raise more capital, the European Banking Authority says.

Mourinho unhappy with decisions

Sun, 2014-10-26 11:59
Jose Mourinho bemoans the decisions that went against his Chelsea side as Manchester United snatched a late draw.

Paper test can detect Ebola strains

Sun, 2014-10-26 11:51
DNA-programmed blotting paper could soon be giving doctors a simple disease test that will reveal an infection in 30 minutes for just a few pence.