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Teenage boy hurt in Belfast disorder

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 11:46am
A teenage boy has been treated in hospital after suffering head injuries during disorder in east Belfast.

Brad Pitt's Fury tops UK box office

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 11:36am
Brad Pitt's World War Two drama Fury tops the UK and Ireland box office in its first week of release.

Family of four found dead in house

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 11:30am
Four members of the same family, including two teenage girls, are found dead at a house in Bradford.

Ebola warning posters sent to GPs

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 11:10am
Ebola virus warning posters are sent to GPs, pharmacies and hospitals across Wales.

University abolishes library fines

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 10:52am
Sheffield University is scrapping fines for overdue library books, marking another step in the move towards students being seen as customers as well as scholars.

VIDEO: App aims to identify bird songs

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 10:46am
A mobile phone app that recognises which species of bird is singing is being developed by a researcher at Queen Mary University in London.

What does it mean to be de-arrested?

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 10:10am
A jogger who bumped into David Cameron in Leeds was arrested and then de-arrested.

VIDEO: Cantlie appears in 'Kobane video'

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 8:40am
British hostage John Cantlie has appeared in a new Islamic State (IS) video in which he says he is speaking from the key Syrian town of Kobane.

VIDEO: Video shows massive Kobane blast

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 7:53am
The BBC's Jiyar Gol has witnessed a massive blast hit the Syrian city of Kobane - despite militants' claims that the battle is "nearly over".

VIDEO: Who can rebuild Labour in Scotland?

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 7:45am
After the resignation of Johann Lamont as Scottish Labour leader on Friday what do traditional Labour voters think of the party now?

VIDEO: Knopfler plays Last Post tribute

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 7:21am
Former Dire Straits guitarist Mark Knopfler lends his talents to a music project marking the centenary of the start of World War One.

Venezuela announces police 'purge'

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 6:21am
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he will "purge" the police force after alleging officers were involved in the murder of lawmaker Robert Serra.

Modern Manners: We still like to be told

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 6:03am
Are manners something people still take seriously and how have they changed?

High Street important for Lloyds

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 5:57am
High Street still important for Lloyds

VIDEO: How Lord Falconer lost 5.5 stone

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 5:45am
Former Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer loses 5.5 stones by eating what ever he wants in his one meal per day diet plan

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 5:44am
MPs take evidence on managing and replacing the Aspire contract.

Politicians line up to back NHS plan

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 5:30am
Politicians line up to back NHS plan

VIDEO: Robbie sings during wife's labour

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 4:14am
Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda are celebrating the arrival of their second child, a baby boy weighing 8lbs 2oz.

Mexico unearths 'new mass grave'

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 4:00am
Mexican authorities looking for 43 students who disappeared after clashing with police last month investigate another suspected mass grave.

VIDEO: Spare electricity supply hits new low

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 2:34am
The National Grid is expected to confirm on Tuesday that the amount of spare capacity has decreased significantly from last year.