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VIDEO: Lorry driver tells of Calais risks

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:44
The head of a large UK haulage firm has said the number of illegal immigrants trying to enter the UK is the worst he's ever seen.

VIDEO: Miliband forgets deficit in speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:23
Labour leader Ed Miliband failed to mention immigration or the deficit in his speech because he forgot.

Rodgers hails young penalty-takers

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:03
Brendan Rodgers praises the composure of Liverpool's young players as they beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in a League Cup shootout.

Ambulance service braced for figures

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:54
The latest statistics on the performance of the Welsh Ambulance Service are to be published, but it is understood it could be Christmas before some improvements are made.

VIDEO: India mission arrives in Mars orbit

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:46
India successfully puts its first satellite in orbit around Mars, after Mangalyaan's 10-month mission from Earth.

In pictures: Mass protests at Jadavpur University

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:32
Jadavpur University students angry at sexual assault

VIDEO: Meet the European Ryder Cup team

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:30
BBC Sport takes a closer look at Paul McGinley's Ryder Cup team which includes nine nationalities and three debutants.

Night Tube service date revealed

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:28
The Tube will run a 24-hour service at weekends from next September, it is announced.

New DUP ministers take up roles

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:27
The two new Democratic Unionist Party Stormont ministers are due to start work in their new departments later on Wednesday.

Library secures early printed books

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:17
Two of the first ever books to be printed in Scotland have been bought from private ownership by the National Library of Scotland.

UK 'at war' and Hairy Cornflake's 'porridge' - papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:05
The prospect of Britain joining air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq makes front pages, as does Dave Lee Travis's indecent assault conviction.

'Record low' back Welsh independence

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:01
Support for Welsh independence falls to its lowest recorded level in the wake of the Scottish referendum, according to a new poll for BBC Wales.

Mangalyaan: India's race for space success

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 20:58
India's race to join the Red Planet club

Yazidi anger at forgotten crisis

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 20:15
Yazidi call for help to save those still held by IS militants

Hostage family receives plea for life

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 20:09
The family of British hostage Alan Henning receives an audio file of him "pleading for his life".

US condemns China scholar sentence

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 19:33
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he is "deeply disturbed" after China jailed well-known Uighur academic Ilham Tohti for life.

VIDEO: 'Brainwave' headband measures focus

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 19:22
California startup Melon has developed a personal activity monitor in the form of a brainwave headband.

Second fence erected at White House

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 17:49
The Secret Service erects a second fence in front of the White House, days after an intruder scaled the main fence and entered the mansion.

Yemen rebel chief hails 'revolution'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 17:28
The leader of Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels describes his supporters' takeover of key parts of the capital, Sanaa, as a "successful revolution".

No 'opt out' of IS fight - Cameron

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 17:23
The fight against Islamic State (IS) militants is one "you cannot opt out of", David Cameron says during a visit to the US.
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