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Your pictures: Black and white

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:57
Readers' photographs on the theme of black and white

Hamilton out of testing with illness

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:56
World champion Lewis Hamilton withdraws from the first day of the second pre-season test in Spain due to illness.

Dylan's boathouse turbine quashed

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:56
Plans to build a wind turbine opposite Dylan Thomas's Boathouse in Laugharne are quashed at the High Court.

The rich people who say they are happy to pay their taxes

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:37
The rich people who say they are happy to pay the full 45%

Top art galleries lose UK visitors

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:34
Two of London's most prestigious fine art galleries have seen UK visitor numbers fall significantly over the last five years, official figures show.

Man dies and two hurt in crash

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:30
Police appeal for witnesses after a man dies and two others are taken to hospital following a two-car crash near Newburgh in Fife.

BBC campaign urges UK to get creative

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:29
A campaign to challenge people to get creative is launched, backed by stars including Dame Judi Dench and Johnny Vegas.

Suicide in men 'highest since 2001'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:26
The number of men taking their own lives in the UK reached its highest level for more than a decade, official figures show.

Greece asks for loan extension

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:24
Greece has formally asked the eurozone for a loan extension after weeks of wrangling over its international bailout.

Ulster Bank creates 350 Belfast jobs

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:23
Ulster Bank has said it is creating 350 jobs at its Belfast call centre.

VIDEO: Riffs and reunions: Page on Led Zep

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:21
Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page talks to Gavin Esler about the 40th anniversary rerelease of Physical Graffiti.

ITV's Mark Austin wins TV news award

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:21
ITV News at Ten host Mark Austin is named the UK's best TV news presenter for the second year in a row by the Royal Television Society.

Qatar recalls envoy over Egypt row

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:19
Qatar recalls its ambassador from Egypt after being accused of supporting terrorism in a row about air strikes on Islamic State targets in Libya.

'Unsafe' trust in special measures

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:17
The mental health trust for Norfolk and Suffolk is the first in England to be put in special measures.

Russian aircraft seen near Cornwall

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:15
RAF jets were scrambled on Wednesday after two Russian military aircraft were seen off the coast of Cornwall, the Ministry of Defence says.

VIDEO: Celebrities defend gay rights in Ghana

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:08
Celebrities speak out after homophobic beating

Charges over Jewish grave vandalism

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 01:06
Five teenagers are charged in France with vandalising hundreds of Jewish graves with what prosecutors describe as a clear "anti-Semitic motive".

Is this boxing's most dangerous man?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 00:55
Meet the Kazakh middleweight with the hardest fists in boxing as he gets ready to face Britain's Martin Murray.

The rugby team that forgot how to win

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 00:53
Played 24, lost 24. BBC Sport looks at London Welsh's nightmare season and how players cope with the pressure of a losing run.

Investment banking faces FCA inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 00:38
Competition levels in investment and corporate banking services are be investigated by the UK's financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority.