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VIDEO: Work and Pensions Committee

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:58
MPs take evidence on employment support for disabled people.

Harman wears campaign t-shirt at PMQs

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:57
Labour's Harriet Harman wears a t-shirt saying "this is what a feminist looks like" to Prime Minister's Questions.

Halsall adds to World Cup medal haul

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:51
Fran Halsall adds two more medals and another British record on the second and final day of the Fina World Cup in Tokyo.

Social services 'lost' help request

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:40
A Wrexham man with Down's Syndrome was not allocated a social worker as an application for support was "lost" when concerns were raised three years before he died, an inquest hears.

Collins hands over Alamo artefacts

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:39
Singer Phil Collins hands over his large collection of Alamo memorabilia to a Texas museum, calling the donation the end of a six-decade "journey".

S Lanka landslide: '100 feared dead'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:27
About 100 people are feared dead after a landslide buries dozens of homes in central Sri Lanka, the government says.

Woolly rhino skull found in Fens

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:24
The skull of a woolly rhinoceros thought to be at least 35,000 years old is found in the Cambridgeshire Fens.

VIDEO: Leaders clash on immigration records

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:21
Ed Miliband and David Cameron clash on the parties' records on UK immigration, with calls for apologies.

Death for Bangladesh Islamist leader

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:17
The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party is sentenced to death for war crimes committed during the independence war against Pakistan.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:16
David Cameron takes part in his weekly questions session with Ed Miliband and MPs.

'Orphan' artworks set to find homes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:59
Millions of photos, diaries, letters and recordings whose copyright owners cannot be traced may be made accessible for the first time under a new scheme.

MPs demand action on asylum backlog

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:57
The Home Office has "failed to deal" with the UK's backlog of asylum cases, with 29,000 applications dating back at least seven years still unresolved, MPs warn.

Ex-baseball star in gun accident

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:38
Retired baseball star Jose Canseco undergoes surgery after nearly shooting off his finger by accident, police and his fiancee say.

VIDEO: UK adopts the 'smart shopping' habit

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:33
Britain's biggest supermarkets have been having a tough time recently. Their profits have been squeezed by the discounters Aldi and Lidl.

MSP Findlay joins Labour leader race

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:30
MSP Neil Findlay is the second candidate to announce he will stand for the leadership of the Scottish Labour Party.

Iran MPs reject Rouhani nominee

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:29
The Iranian parliament rejects the government's nominee for science minister, in a new setback for reformist President Hassan Rouhani.

VIDEO: Devolution call for Essex Man

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:26
Sir Bob Russell says the people of Essex and East Anglia should get the same devolution powers as those in Scotland.

VIDEO: Wood hails 'electric' Dylan film

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:25
Elijah Wood praises his latest film, based on the life of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, as an "electric, vibrant" piece.

Dementia tops female causes of death

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:22
Dementia is the leading cause of death for women in England and Wales, official figures show.

Fed set to end US stimulus programme

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:18
The US Federal Reserve is expected to announce that it will end its programme of buying financial assets with new money, a policy known as quantitative easing.
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