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VIDEO: Ed Miliband: How I forgot speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:24
Ed Miliband explains how he forgot elements of his speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester.

Urban kingfishers in pictures

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:22
Urban kingfishers living in London's network of waterways

VIDEO: Who is Abu Qatada? In 90 seconds

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:08
Abu Qatada arrived in the UK from Jordan seeking asylum in 1993, and 20 years later, was deported to stand trial on terror charges.

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.

Ambulance service braced for figures

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:54
The latest statistics on the performance of the Welsh ambulance service will be published later but it's 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

Tube to run 24-hour weekend service

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.

Unions set for three days of strikes

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:00
The PCS union confirms a strike for 15 October which could be the third consecutive day of strikes by major public sector unions over pay.

Jihadist fight 'may take years' - US

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 20:47
The fight against Islamic State may take years, a US military spokesman tells the BBC, as more than 50 countries are said to have joined a US-led coalition.

Yazidi anger at forgotten crisis

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

Shot Australian 'was terror suspect'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 20:08
A teenager shot dead after he stabbed two police officers was a "known terror suspect" whose passport had been cancelled, Australian officials say

Labour to set out plan to 'save' NHS

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 19:59
Labour is to give more details of its plan for the NHS, after Ed Miliband's party conference pledge to "save and transform" it.

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.

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