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Jihadist admits terror offences

Tue, 2015-01-20 07:55
A British jihadist who faked his death so that he could return from Syria to the UK undetected admits four terrorism offences.

Manchester theatre stars shortlisted

Tue, 2015-01-20 07:48
Actresses Maxine Peake and Suranne Jones will go head to head at the Manchester Theatre Awards, with both nominated for gender-swapping performances.

MP pays £300K 'Plebgate' legal bill

Tue, 2015-01-20 07:33
The former government Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell has paid £300,000 in legal costs after losing his libel case in the "Plebgate" affair.

Sky blocks pornography 'by default'

Tue, 2015-01-20 07:33
Sky is to activate pornography filters on all broadband accounts unless users specifically opt out.

VIDEO: Students rescued after week without food

Tue, 2015-01-20 07:13
A British student has been rescued by Turkish authorities after losing his way on a trek and spending days without food and sleeping in a cave.

Hundreds of school staff 'suspended'

Tue, 2015-01-20 07:13
Schools have suspended hundreds of teachers and support staff amid confusion over child protection rules, say unions.

Threats to Charlie Hebdo newsagent

Tue, 2015-01-20 07:02
A newsagents abandons plans to sell the latest edition of Charlie Hebdo after receiving threats.

Analysis: UKIP's policy battles

Tue, 2015-01-20 06:50
BBC Political Correspondent Robin Brant analyses disagreements over health and defence spending between two senior UKIP figures.

Teacher jailed over sex with pupil

Tue, 2015-01-20 06:43
A drama teacher who had sex with a student over five years, starting when she was 17, is jailed for 12 months.

Oil firm to cut 300 North Sea jobs

Tue, 2015-01-20 06:41
Oil company Talisman Sinopec announces plans for 300 job losses from its North Sea operations, from a workforce of about 3,000.

Veteran's funeral plea brings crowd

Tue, 2015-01-20 06:27
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of a Royal Air Force veteran who died without any family after an appeal was launched.

VIDEO: UK terrorist attack 'highly likely'

Tue, 2015-01-20 06:26
The former head of the secret intelligence service has said he believes a successful terrorist attack on the United Kingdom is "highly likely".

Student survived by 'eating insects'

Tue, 2015-01-20 06:21
A student survives for eight nights on a mountain in Turkey by eating insects and sheltering in a cave.

Knee injury ends Foden's season

Tue, 2015-01-20 06:18
Northampton's Ben Foden will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, putting his World Cup hopes in doubt.

Child abuse inquiry struggles to start

Tue, 2015-01-20 06:16
The inquiry into historical child has been plagued with problems that remain unsolved, says Tom Symonds.

Bahrain activist jailed for tweet

Tue, 2015-01-20 05:54
One of Bahrain's most prominent human rights activists, Nabeel Rajab, has been sentenced to six months in prison over a comment he tweeted last year.

Yemen presidential palace 'seized'

Tue, 2015-01-20 05:50
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen have entered and taken control of the presidential palace in the country's capital Sanaa, reports say.

Balls: Mansion tax won't be 'crude'

Tue, 2015-01-20 05:23
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls defends Labour's planned "mansion tax" after former Labour Cabinet minister Lord Mandelson calls it "crude".

AirAsia plane 'climbed too fast'

Tue, 2015-01-20 05:22
Indonesia's transport minister says AirAsia flight QZ8501 climbed too fast just before it stalled, crashing into the sea with the loss of 162 lives.

Father admits daughter's drug death

Tue, 2015-01-20 05:05
A father who supplied his teenage daughter with the drug MDMA and delayed getting medical treatment when she became ill admits her manslaughter.