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How technology is changing disaster relief

5 hours 7 min ago
How technology is changing disaster relief

Book restriction 'harms prisoners'

5 hours 13 min ago
Restrictions on the number of books prisoners in England and Wales can have in their cells is inhibiting their ability to learn, a charity warns.

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

5 hours 17 min ago
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.

VIDEO: Global push to tackle climate change

5 hours 22 min ago
World leaders are being asked to make bold pledges to address climate change at a one day summit in New York.

Jessica Chastain's Biblical leap

5 hours 34 min ago
How playing Salome changed Jessica Chastain's life

Day out at the gallows and other Victorian photographic oddities

5 hours 48 min ago
Forgotten snaps show clowning around and day trips to gallows

Uni boss 'kissed student reps'

5 hours 52 min ago
A university boss is accused of abusing his power by kissing and embarrassing female colleagues, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: UN adviser on 'alarming climate change'

5 hours 54 min ago
US economist and UN adviser Jeffrey Sachs has told the BBC he thinks governments are still not working hard enough to take care of climate change.

Liverpool 2-2 Middlesbrough

6 hours 3 min ago
Liverpool beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in an extraordinary penalty shootout to progress to the fourth round of the Capital One Cup.

Hostage family receives plea for life

6 hours 15 min ago
The family of British hostage Alan Henning receives an audio file of him "pleading for his life".

IS 'not America's fight alone'

6 hours 22 min ago
President Obama hails the support of Arab nations in air strikes which reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State and jihadist militants in Syria.

Teenager hurt in power line incident

6 hours 29 min ago
A teenage boy is taken to hospital after being injured in an incident involving overhead lines at a railway crossing in Ayrshire.

Charges in Philadelphia 'hate crime'

6 hours 41 min ago
Philadelphia police seek three suspects in the beating of a gay couple in the city centre.

VIDEO: Woolly mammoth skeleton up for auction

6 hours 55 min ago
A rare skeleton of a woolly mammoth is set to be sold at auction in the UK in November with a guide price of £150,000 to £250,000

Nationalist anger at 'parades move'

7 hours 7 min ago
A nationalist residents' group says it is angered by reports of a government plan to set up a legal inquiry into the issue of parades.

VIDEO: DiCaprio: Climate change 'not a fiction'

7 hours 7 min ago
The Hollywood actor, Leonardo DiCaprio, tells a UN climate change meeting in New York that climate change is not ''a fiction''.

Vatican arrests ex-envoy over abuse

7 hours 23 min ago
The Vatican places its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, under house arrest on charges of sexually abusing children.

Arsenal 1-2 Southampton

7 hours 27 min ago
Southampton come from behind to beat Arsenal in a superb Capital One Cup third-round tie at the Emirates Stadium.

Pilot dies as two aircraft collide

7 hours 28 min ago
A pilot dies when two single-seater light aircraft collide in mid-air over Bedfordshire, causing one to crash to the ground.

Activists occupy coal-carrying train

7 hours 30 min ago
Greenpeace activists halt a train carrying 1,500 tonnes of coal to a power station, the campaign group says.
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