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VIDEO: The German making serious news a YouTube hit

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 16:23
Just one of the topics for Germany's hottest YouTube star

Mother challenges NHS ombudsman

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 16:16
The mother of a young woman who died in hospital challenges the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman in the High Court.

VIDEO: Life in Kobane after airstrikes

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 16:06
Alan Johnston reports on life in the Syrian town of Kobane, following airstrikes targeting IS militants in the town.

VIDEO: Serkis on Star Wars trailer reaction

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 16:04
Actor Andy Serkis says fans' reaction to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer is "extraordinary."

FBI warns of destructive malware

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:55
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warns US businesses that cyber hackers have used malicious software to launch destructive attacks.

U.K. Security Experts Worried About Terror Attack Around Christmas

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:43

Counter-terrorism officials in the U.S. and the United Kingdom have discussed an outright ban on hand-carried luggage aboard airplanes in the wake of reports of a possible attack.

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New city plan, and 'shameless Madonna'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:31
Plans for a new garden city and other expected Autumn Statement announcements share space in Tuesday's papers with a lot of exposure for singing star Madonna.

Strange uses for old cop shops

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:22
Strange uses for old cop shops

Church may select first woman bishop

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:16
The Church of England may choose its first woman bishop as candidates are considered for the top job in Southwell and Nottingham diocese.

Controversial DNA test comes to UK

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:14
A personal gene test that has been banned in the US has been approved for use in the UK by regulators.

Phone scammers 'net £23.9m in a year'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:13
The amount of money lost to phone scammers has tripled in a year, prompting a major awareness campaign.

Atoning for the sins of a brother

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:13
Colombian drug lord’s sister who leaves notes on his victims’ graves

Scottish shop vacancy rate 'falls'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:06
The number of empty shops on Scotland's high streets has fallen in the past year, according to a new report.

Health boards spend £82m on locums

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:05
The NHS in Scotland spent a record £82m on locum doctors last year, an increase of £18m on the previous year, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

Flood defences to get £2.3bn boost

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:01
Over 1,400 flood defence projects protecting 300,000 homes have been agreed as part of the government's National Infrastructure Plan.

Should a 400-year-old tax be scrapped?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:01
The 400-year-old system firms are desperate to reform

Christmas shopping gets tech boost

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:01
The technology helping your presents arrive on time

VIDEO: Is it end of road for Hobbit films?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 15:00
Sir Ian McKellen has said that he is not sure the final Hobbit film will actually be "the end of the journey".

VIDEO: Winning Turner Prize 'is surreal'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 14:46
The winner of 2014's Turner Prize, Duncan Campbell, describes the moment he found out as "surreal".

Balotelli 'Super Mario' post probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 14:42
The FA is investigating an Instagram post by Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli which appeared to contain anti-Semitic language.