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VIDEO: Jools Holland on hosting 'huge party'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 02:14
Jools Holland speaks to BBC Breakfast about his annual New Year's Eve show, Hootenanny.

Hart still UK's most desirable place

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 02:07
The most desirable place to live in the UK is named as Hart in Hampshire where residents are found to be the healthiest and live the longest.

VIDEO: 'Santas' join torch-lit hunt in woods

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 02:03
Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods.

Britain's Deas wins World Cup silver

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 01:43
Great Britain's Laura Deas claims silver in the World Cup skeleton after two outstanding runs in Calgary.

Tory MEP Philip Bradbourn dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 01:32
Philip Bradbourn, a Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, has died, the party announces.

Antarctic Holiday: A Christmas Feast In The Loneliest Spot On Earth

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-20 01:16

For Dr. Gavin Francis, Christmas Eve marked the start of a year-long stay in an icy research base 8,700 miles from home. In this "empire of ice and isolation," he says, food is essential to morale.

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Man critical after being hit by car

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 01:04
A 34-year-old man is being treated in hospital following a road traffic accident in Moira, County Down.

Two dead in city road collision

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 00:35
Two men die when two vehicles collide on a road in South Yorkshire in the early hours and a 20-year-old is arrested.

Cook 'gutted' to miss World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 00:32
Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.

Appeal one year on from 'axe murder'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 00:30
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who they believe was attacked with an axe renew their appeal on the first anniversary of his death.

Xi defends 'one-China' idea in Macau

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 00:18
Chinese leader Xi Jinping visits Macau for the 15th anniversary of the territory's return to Chinese rule, reaffirming it is part of "one China".

Facebook users crack card mystery

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 23:58
Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force.

VIDEO: ID checks for everyone leaving UK

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 23:38
A group of MPs has questioned whether the government can meet its April deadline for introducing identity checks on every person leaving the UK.

VIDEO: 'Black Friday' with an ambulance crew

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 23:29
BBC reporter Emma Firth spends the night on shift with the North West Ambulance Service.

Cuts means 'less crime prevention'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 23:20
Police budget cuts could lead to fewer crimes being prevented, a policing expert says.

Crabb launches attack on Miliband

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 23:18
Labour leader Ed Miliband 'doesn't give a toss' about Wales, says Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 22:50
Arsenal and Liverpool target AC Milan striker, QPR want to sign England man, Roberto Soldado apologises, plus more.

VIDEO: Can endangered white rhino be saved?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 22:22
Zoo keepers from around the world are due to meet next month to discuss ways to save the endangered northern white rhino.

Johnson secures Australia Test win

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 22:13
Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.

Migration system 'in intensive care'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 19:43
A parliamentary committee warns ministers over UK exit controls, record-keeping and the use of a net migration target.