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Prisons watchdog's violence warning

Mon, 2015-01-12 16:19
Inspectors say a major young offenders institution is suffering "unpredictable and reckless" violence while prison officers warn about cuts.

Limits on the Anglo-German friendship

Mon, 2015-01-12 16:13
Angela Merkel and David Cameron are friends - but German support can only go so far, says Sir Stephen Wall.

MSPs consider assisted suicide laws

Mon, 2015-01-12 16:12
The Scottish Parliament is to begin scrutinising plans to give terminally ill people the legal right to assisted suicide.

Marx Brothers' enduring appeal

Mon, 2015-01-12 16:12
The Marx Brothers' enduring appeal

Jewish fears for safety in wake of Paris attacks

Mon, 2015-01-12 16:10
The Paris attacks were a grim reminder that anti-Semitism appears to be on the rise in Europe, says Caroline Wyatt.

Why can't the UK build 240,000 houses a year?

Mon, 2015-01-12 16:07
Why can't the UK build 240,000 houses a year?

Indian house crow invades Mombasa

Mon, 2015-01-12 16:04
Mombasa's chicken farmers and restaurants battle avian invasion

Anderson admits doubts after Hughes

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:53
England's James Anderson says he does not know how bowling again will feel after the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.

Cancer funding fears, and the 'train that's always late'

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:36
Fears that the life expectancy of thousands of cancer patients could be affected by spending curbs feature in Tuesday's papers. And there's news of a train service that was late for an entire year.

Which island gave Gotze three votes?

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:22
BBC Sport takes a look at the surprising and quirky elements of the Ballon d'Or as Cristiano Ronaldo is crowned winner.

So is cancer mostly 'bad luck' or not?

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:22
Were the headlines wrong to suggest most cancer is bad luck?

How low will petrol prices fall?

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:18
With the cost of crude oil falling, how low will petrol prices go?

Your tennis racquet can't be too good

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:17
Why tennis technology can only go so far

VIDEO: Serving up a tennis advantage?

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:17
How much advantage can new technology give to players in tennis, a sport where skill and tenacity count for so much.

Car firms take on the tech giants

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:16
Car firms take on the tech giants

End election deposits, says watchdog

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:10
The £500 deposit required to stand in a general election should be scrapped as it is an "unreasonable" barrier for potential candidates, the Electoral Commission says.

VIDEO: Rival protests on Dresden streets

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:09
Patriotic Europeans against the Islamisation of the West (Pegida) have marched through Dresden.

MPs to press for Iraq report debate

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:07
A cross-party group of MPs calls for a Commons debate so they can push for publication of the long-awaited inquiry into the Iraq war.

The goats fighting America's plant invasion

Mon, 2015-01-12 15:00
Eating-machines enjoying a US smorgasbord of invasive plants

VIDEO: China censors period drama cleavage

Mon, 2015-01-12 14:57
China's most popular television drama has been re-edited to get rid of the plunging necklines featured in the show.