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VIDEO: How to deal with jihadi homecomings?

Thu, 2014-11-13 17:54
How should European countries deal with citizens returning home from fighting in Syria? Duncan Crawford reports on Denmark's de-radicalisation plan

Ad Breakdown: Sainsbury's WW1 Christmas truce advert.

Thu, 2014-11-13 17:50
Why is Sainsbury's using the trenches for an advert?

Picture power: Wounded in Syria

Thu, 2014-11-13 17:48
Photographer Abd Doumany talks of his work in a suburb of Damascus

Religious persecution on the rise

Thu, 2014-11-13 17:41
Victimisation of people for their faith is a growing problem across the world, says Caroline Wyatt - and we should all be concerned.

The man who seemed not to notice danger

Thu, 2014-11-13 17:41
The man who flew 487 different planes

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-11-13 17:31
What brought pop stars' duet to a premature end?

White House security lapses detailed

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:55
An intruder armed with a knife managed to dodge guards and enter the White House in September because of a series of lapses, a report finds.

Rabies risk from puppy smuggling

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:50
An increasing number of dogs are being transported to the UK from eastern Europe, risking an outbreak of rabies, a charity is warning.

VIDEO: India hangs on to food protection

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:45
A major world trade deal looks solved now that India and the US have resolved a row over food subsidies but India is keeping part of its status quo - for now.

Border drink-drive advice issued

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:37
A health board issues advice to motorists crossing from England into Scotland ahead of new drink-driving limits starting north of the border.

Service to be held for fishermen

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:34
A memorial service will be held in Fraserburgh later for three fishermen who died when their boat sank off the coast of Northumberland.

Sturgeon to be appointed SNP leader

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:33
Nicola Sturgeon will formally take over the leadership of the SNP from Alex Salmond as the party's annual conference gets under way in Perth.

Bottoms return to Rik Mayall TV bench

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:11
A roadside bench matching the one that featured at the start of BBC sitcom Bottom is due to be officially installed after an online campaign by fans of Rik Mayall.

How a bear became a national treasure

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:09
How a teddy became the face of Children in Need

Youth parliament to meet in Commons

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:08
The UK Youth Parliament meets in the House of Commons to begin Parliament Week, as one Commons committee offers proposals to increase political participation.

S&P gives Twitter debt 'junk' status

Thu, 2014-11-13 15:56
US ratings agency Standard and Poors gives social media giant Twitter's debt "junk" status, which is three notches below investment grade.

BBC gears up for Children in Need

Thu, 2014-11-13 15:49
The BBC is gearing up for its annual Children In Need fundraising gala, which will feature performances from a host of celebrity names.

Cancer rate to 'push NHS to limit'

Thu, 2014-11-13 15:40
The NHS will be "pushed to its limit" by a 1,000 new cancer patients per day within two years, says charity Macmillan.

NHS has repeated data breaches

Thu, 2014-11-13 15:39
There are nearly 2,500 breaches of patient confidentiality by the NHS each year, according to an investigation by a privacy campaign group.

Australia 'violated Fifa bid rules'

Thu, 2014-11-13 15:37
A Fifa report into claims of corruption in the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 football World Cups accuses Australia of breaking its rules.

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