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Labour's message to private schools

Mon, 2014-11-24 13:14
Taking on private schools is always a popular cause in Labour circles. Equally it always produces howls of outrage from the small but influential group of people whose children are educated in them.

Iran nuclear talks thrown lifeline, but time running short

Mon, 2014-11-24 13:04
Sides agree to extend Iran nuclear deadline, but clock is ticking ever more loudly, says Jeremy Bowen in Vienna

VIDEO: New life of grime for ex-police dog

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:59
A nine-stone former police dog has swapped a life of catching criminals to one of sniffing out drains blocked with fat, oil and grease.

Man City cannot buy success - Alonso

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:55
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso says "there is no set formula" for Manchester City to buy Champions League success.

VIDEO: Hockey player Robert's record bid

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:36
An 84-year-old man from Liverpool attempts to be the oldest hockey player.

Names 'put through Adams' letterbox'

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:31
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams says the names of alleged republican sex abusers were posted anonymously through his letterbox in Belfast.

Slow economic growth 'prolonged'

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:26
Many of the world's major economies face a prolonged period of slow growth, the Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, tells the BBC.

Review into school sex ed rape case

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:21
A council review is launched after a 13-year-old boy raped a classmate following a sex education lesson at school in Gwynedd.

Recall powers approved by MPs

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:16
"Recall" powers, which could see MPs subject to a public vote on their future in cases of serious misconduct, are backed by the House of Commons.

Ferguson jury rules on Brown death

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:01
A grand jury reaches a decision over whether to charge a police officer who killed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says his family.

US university gets Marquez archive

Mon, 2014-11-24 11:50
The University of Texas acquires the archives of Nobel prize-winning late Colombian writer, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Bishop gives road gritters blessing

Mon, 2014-11-24 11:49
Gritters are the latest subject of a blessing by the Bishop of Lincoln, who has previously blessed church toilets.

Submarines to be decommissioned

Mon, 2014-11-24 11:31
Two submarines will stay at Devonport, Plymouth until being decommissioned while two others will move to Faslane, Clyde.

Teacher 'taped pupil to chair'

Mon, 2014-11-24 11:14
A teacher and a classroom assistant taped a seven-year-old pupil to a chair during a five-month campaign of bullying, a court hears.

Dying woman sues for diagnosis delay

Mon, 2014-11-24 11:07
A terminally ill woman who claims a hospital did not treat her suspected cancer as urgent has launched legal action against a health board.

'Militant traders' raid Nigeria town

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:44
Residents and soldiers are fleeing a Nigerian town raided by militant Islamists disguised as traders, officials say, as the country's top Muslim leader criticises the military.

Teen dies in hospital after shooting

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:36
A murder investigation is launched after an 18-year-old man died of gunshot wounds in hospital.

VIDEO: Pro-independence paper goes on sale

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:29
A new newspaper, claiming to represent those who voted for independence from Britain in last September's referendum, has been launched in Scotland.

Labour's '£250m police savings' vow

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:22
Labour says it has identified £250m in cost savings in the police service, promising to use the cash to protect the front line.

Sports Personality 2014 contenders

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:22
Who will be crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year?