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Private firm pulls out of hospital

Thu, 2015-01-08 23:36
The company which became the first private firm to manage an NHS hospital says it is looking to "withdraw from its current contract".

Elastic implant 'reverses paralysis'

Thu, 2015-01-08 23:31
An elastic implant that moves with the spinal cord can restore the ability to walk in paralysed rats, say scientists.

VIDEO: Should pavement parking be banned?

Thu, 2015-01-08 23:24
MPs are due to debate whether to ban vehicles from parking on pavements across England and Wales.

MI5: Most dissident attacks 'foiled'

Thu, 2015-01-08 23:24
The head of MI5 says that for every dissident republican attack carried out in Northern Ireland last year, up to four times that amount were prevented.

VIDEO: Jackie Chan's son jailed on drug charge

Thu, 2015-01-08 23:20
Jaycee Chan, the son of action film star Jackie Chan, has been jailed for six months for a drug offence.

Is Kashmir headed for direct rule?

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:56
With no government in sight more than a fortnight after elections in Kashmir, is the region headed for elections?

Taylor's Evans comments 'crass'

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:46
A Hillsborough expert and families adviser calls comments by Gordon Taylor "crass, insensitive and inappropriate".

Strong wind sparks travel disruption

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:41
Strong winds across Wales cause travel disruption on the roads and force some ferries to be cancelled.

Magath has bought stake in Rangers

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:39
Former Bayern Munich manager Felix Magath has purchased around a 1% stake in Rangers International Football Club.

New city centre images to 'alarm'

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:39
New 3D images which interpret how the controversial Marischal Square development in Aberdeen could look will "alarm" the public, it is claimed.

High winds batter north of England

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:36
The north of England is battered by powerful winds overnight, leading to road accidents, travel delays and power cuts.

Coca-Cola to cut up to 1,800 jobs

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:19
Drinks giant Coca-Cola is set to cut up to 1,800 jobs worldwide as it continues cost-cutting efforts.

BBC Sound Of 2015: Years & Years

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:17
Number one: Colourful synth-pop trio Years and Years

VIDEO: Years & Years win Sound Of 2015

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:17
Years & Years have been named as the winners of the BBC Music Sound Of 2015.

Years & Years win BBC Sound Of 2015

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:16
Soulful synth-pop trio Years & Years have come top of the BBC Sound Of 2015 list, which highlights the best new artists for the year ahead.

Cosby faces rape heckle in Canada

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:05
Bill Cosby is heckled by a man who shouts "you are a rapist" during a show in London, Ontario.

Last day for fire service cuts plans

Thu, 2015-01-08 22:03
A public consultation over the future of the north Wales fire service enters its final day.

Voters are 'sick of mud-slinging'

Thu, 2015-01-08 21:57
People are already sick and tired of mud-slinging ahead of the general election, a senior Plaid Cymru MP warns.

'Martinez must be more like Moyes'

Thu, 2015-01-08 21:53
Robbie Savage looks at Everton's problems in defence and attack and explains what Toffees boss Roberto Martinez can do to turn things around.

Man out of coma after Sydney fight

Thu, 2015-01-08 21:52
Patrick Lyttle, a 31-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has come out of a coma after allegedly being knocked unconscious by his brother in Sydney.