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VIDEO: 'Competence or chaos' choice for voters

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 06:30
Chancellor George Osborne says the spending cuts necessary to reduce the deficit are a "price that works for our country".

George Boole and the AND OR NOT gates

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 06:13
George Boole's system of logic is the basis of modern computing.

Car driver dies in school bus crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 06:12
A man dies and six children are injured in a crash involving a car and a school bus.

Student overdoses after payday loan

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 06:06
A student struggling for cash overdosed on slimming pills after taking out a payday loan which saw a £100 debt shoot up to £800 in just three months, an inquest hears.

'Shock' at race remark judge claims

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 05:26
Racial comments allegedly made by a judge about a witness with the surname Patel "shock and sadden" the head of an equality group.

Ofcom: UK broadband coverage patchy

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 05:25
Mobile and broadband services continue to improve for most British people, but a wide gap still exists between the "haves" and the "have-nots", Ofcom concludes.

UN makes record appeal for aid

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 05:18
The UN asks for $16.4bn (£10.5bn; 13.3bn euros) for its aid operations in 2015 - much of it going to Syria - in its biggest-ever annual request.

'Speak German at home' row erupts

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 05:16
A call by German conservatives for immigrants to speak German in the home as well as in public triggers a political furore.

First minister wants talks deadline

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 05:07
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson says he hopes the government regards the end of this week as the deadline to reach agreement in the Stormont cross-party talks.

VIDEO: UK-led mission to the Moon

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 05:03
British scientists have set out plans to lead a mission to the Moon.

New home for rescued snow leopard

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:57
A snow leopard that has been living in a cage by a road since being rescued in Pakistan two years ago is to move to a specially designed facility.

Firefighters battle huge LA blaze

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:50
A massive fire breaks out at a building under construction in downtown LA, shutting freeways and damaging other buildings.

Day in pictures: 8 December 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:45
News images from around the world: 8 December

Man jailed for abduction and rape

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:42
A sex offender who repeatedly raped a woman after forcing her off the street in Aberdeen has been jailed for life.

Family mourns Mexico student Mora

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:25
Relatives demand justice after Alexander Mora, one of 43 Mexican students who went missing in Iguala on 26 September, is confirmed dead.

VIDEO: Huge fire destroys Los Angeles site

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:23
People in Los Angeles capture footage of a huge fire that engulfed an apartment block being constructed in the city.

Osborne: Cuts 'a price that works'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:18
Chancellor George Osborne says the spending cuts necessary to reduce the deficit are a "price that works for our country".

Missing stag do man 'found dead'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:18
A body found in Prague is identified as that of a British man who went missing on a stag weekend in Prague, a family friend says.

Frozen is top-selling iTunes movie

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:16
Hit Disney animation Frozen is iTunes' best-selling movie of all time, as Ed Sheeran's X and Pharrell Williams' Happy are named the UK's biggest album and single of 2014.

VIDEO: UK food handout figures 'shocking'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:10
Archbishop Justin Welby, says it is "shocking" to see thousands of people in a wealthy country reduced to seeking food handouts.