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UK unemployment falls again

Wed, 2014-12-17 01:08
UK unemployment in the three months to October fell by 63,000 to 1.96 million, official figures show.

Man 'bit dog' before shop death

Wed, 2014-12-17 01:03
A man allegedly bit a dog before going into a convenience store in Cambridge where he was later found dead.

Watch list questions over Sydney gunman

Wed, 2014-12-17 01:02
Questions mount over why the Sydney siege gunman was not being monitored more closely, by security agencies or the courts, reports the BBC's Wendy Frew.

Fatal tourist balloon crash in Turkey

Wed, 2014-12-17 01:01
A Chinese tourist is killed and nine other people, thought to be Chinese and Malaysian, are injured in a hot air balloon crash in Turkey.

Scots jobless total falls by 11,000

Wed, 2014-12-17 00:55
Scotland's jobless total fell by 11,000 between August and October to stand at 156,000, according to official figures.

VIDEO: Inside the 'Harry Potter' church

Wed, 2014-12-17 00:53
A church in Hackney is using technology to help explore "digital empathy".

EU court takes Hamas off terror list

Wed, 2014-12-17 00:50
A European Union court annuls the bloc’s decision to keep Hamas on a list of terrorist groups, but temporarily maintains a funding freeze.

VIDEO: Welby 'overwhelmed' by Ebola survivors

Wed, 2014-12-17 00:48
The Archbishop of Canterbury says he is "overwhelmed" by the people he has met who have suffered from Ebola.

Birmingham in 'top 10 world cities'

Wed, 2014-12-17 00:29
Travel handbook Rough Guide lists Birmingham in the top 10 cities of the world.

Rouble gains amid nervous trading

Wed, 2014-12-17 00:08
The rouble pulls back from Tuesday's all-time low, although trading in the Russian currency remains edgy and volatile.

VIDEO: Bin offenders 'should be flogged'

Wed, 2014-12-17 00:05
People who leave their wheelie bins in the middle of the road "should be flogged", quips Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.

VIDEO: Inside Pakistan attack school

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:50
The BBC is one of the first broadcasters to go inside a school in Pakistan attacked by the Taliban on Tuesday leaving many children dead.

Whitehall wins top comedy award again

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:49
Comedian and Bad Education star Jack Whitehall is named 'king of comedy' at the British Comedy Awards for the third year in succession.

Casino operator wants larger venue

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:46
A UK casino operator is proposing a bigger venture - with 400 new jobs - if allowed to open in Belfast.

Student repays kindly homeless man

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:45
An art student from Lancashire spends the night sleeping rough on the streets of Preston to raise money for a homeless man who came to her rescue.

Dixons Carphone sees strong trading

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:36
Newly merged Dixons Carphone says it saw a "barnstorming performance" in the UK and Ireland, but "tougher" conditions in its smaller European business.

Helpline for Rotherham abuse victims

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:20
A new confidential helpline is set up for victims of child abuse in Rotherham, where a report revealed up to 1,400 children had been abused.

VIDEO: UK may allow 'three parent babies'

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:14
The UK could be the first country to allow a technique which helps prevent genetic disease and produces so-called "three parent babies".

River rescue man remains in hospital

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:08
A man remains in hospital after being rescued from a river in Cardiff.

Dujardin sets dressage world record

Tue, 2014-12-16 22:51
British double Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin sets a new world record as she wins Grand Prix gold with Valegro at Olympia.