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NHS England figures show 92.9% of patients were seen within four hours of arrival in A&E last week- the lowest percentage since April 2013.
Around 60 Chinese maths teachers come to Britain, to try to pass on some of the techniques which have helped Chinese pupils come top of global league tables.
Ten days before the Autumn Statement, the government still looks set to overshoot its borrowing target for the year, even though October's deficit is slightly lower than year earlier.
Hundreds of thousands of Android phones have been infected with malware that uses handsets to send spam and buy event tickets in bulk.
Moeen Ali hits a rapid fifty and takes three wickets as England win their opening warm-up game against Sri Lanka A.
Ben Flower is found guilty of gross misconduct by Wigan following his dismissal for punching in the 2014 Super League Grand Final.
A doctor has died in Mali after treating a patient who sparked a second wave of the deadly Ebola virus in the country.
A Church of England school previously graded outstanding is expected to be put into special measures over concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.
US Vice President Joe Biden meets senior Ukrainian leaders in Kiev amid warnings from Russia against arms supplies to the government.
YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.
One of the leading children's publishers, famed for its classic Peter and Jane reading scheme, is to drop gender branding from its books.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms that he tried to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona alongside Cesc Fabregas.
More than £30,000 was paid out of the public purse towards the cost of policing a world title fight in Belfast earlier this year, the Police Service of Northern Ireland confirms.
A large fire engulfed a factory in western Sydney, Australia, forcing some residents to move from the area.
Comedian and writer Mark Thomas is among six journalists taking legal action because they believe the Metropolitan Police is monitoring them and keeping information on a database that deals with extremists.
Lewis Hamilton is fastest ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in first practice at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Mark Addy talks about his roles in current BBC1 dramas 'Atlantis' and 'Remember Me', and working alongside Michael Palin
Israel says it has arrested four Palestinian Hamas members who were planning to kill FM Avigdor Lieberman during the recent Gaza conflict.
Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.
A councillor named as a "risk" to children rejects the claim, saying he is the victim of bullying.