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Worst A&E waiting times since 2009

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:31
The number of people waiting more than four hours to be seen at A&E units in Wales rises to the highest level since October 2009.

VIDEO: Rhinos flee from Israel's safari zoo

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:28
Three female rhinos escaped from Israel's safari zoo after one of the security guards fell asleep by an open side gate.

Chad to join Boko Haram campaign

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:22
Cameroon says Chad will send a large contingent of troops to help it fight incursions from the Nigeria-based militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.

What does Beagle2 say about how we handle failure?

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:20
David Shukman looks at the lessons of Beagle2 for how we handle failure.

Inquiry into Scottish milk crisis

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:16
An urgent inquiry into the milk pricing crisis is launched by the Scottish Parliament's rural affairs committee.

Search under way for missing student

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:13
A search is under way for a Durham University student missing following a night out in the city.

Ethiopia 'terror plotters' jailed

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:08
Two British citizens and a Somali man are jailed in Ethiopia for trying to establish an Islamic state, a radio affiliated to the government reports.

‘Keep Falcao; no new deal for RVP’

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:02
Robbie Savage on which of the 18 Manchester United first-team players near the end of their deals should stay - and who should be let go

BBC & FA launch 5-a-side competition

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:00
BBC Get Inspired and the FA launch the People's Cup, a new competition which will give 100,000 players a chance of Wembley glory.

Lost Beagle2 probe found on Mars

Fri, 2015-01-16 01:00
High-resolution images taken from orbit identify the landing location of the lost Beagle2 probe, and it appears to be in one piece.

Keaton takes awards stage tumble

Fri, 2015-01-16 00:57
Michael Keaton rounds off a successful awards day by falling off the stage at the Critics' Choice Awards after collecting a clutch of trophies.

Wales and NI A&E waits 'worsen'

Fri, 2015-01-16 00:56
A&E waiting times in Wales and Northern Ireland got worse last month - well below performance in England.

Power restoration battle continues

Fri, 2015-01-16 00:35
Engineers work to restore power to about 200 properties still without electricity after high winds hit Dumfries and Galloway.

Council offices '85%' fire damaged

Fri, 2015-01-16 00:34
Roughly 85% of council offices targeted in a suspected arson attack are damaged, with the planning department "completely destroyed".

VIDEO: Could you afford £700 a week for care?

Fri, 2015-01-16 00:23
BBC Breakfast poll reveals many people are unprepared for the cost of care in old age with the average bill for a residential home in England standing at £27,000 a year.

How 'stealthy' are the new speed cameras?

Fri, 2015-01-16 00:22
Speed cameras on the M25 have caught nearly 700 people in just over a month.

Boxing great Ali back in hospital

Fri, 2015-01-16 00:15
Former heavyweight world champion Muhammad Ali is said to be in a stable condition after being readmitted to hospital.

Crash closes road amid ice warnings

Fri, 2015-01-16 00:06
A collision closes the A470 at Merthyr Tydfil amid reports of difficult travel conditions as a yellow "be aware" warning is issued for ice.

Woman dies after hospital blaze

Thu, 2015-01-15 23:41
A 75-year-old woman has died following a fire in a building at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, police say.

NI weather causes travel disruption

Thu, 2015-01-15 23:25
Police warn motorists to drive with care due to snow and ice in some parts of Northern Ireland, and several roads remain blocked by fallen trees.

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