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Board to pick up death crash family

Wed, 2014-11-26 02:16
The North Eastern Education and Library Board agrees to provide transport to collect the brothers and sisters of a boy who was killed in a crash near Cloughmills, County Antrim.

VIDEO: Father's fight to bring son home

Wed, 2014-11-26 02:14
Phill Wills talks about his fight to have his severely autistic son, Josh, cared for nearer his family in Cornwall.

Can internet companies monitor terrorists?

Wed, 2014-11-26 02:08
Big tech firms, and in particular Facebook, are under pressure to become more active in the battle against terrorism. But what are their current arrangements?

VIDEO: Eubank's surreal poetry recital

Wed, 2014-11-26 02:05
Chris Eubank performs an impromptu recital of Rudyard Kipling's poem 'If' during an interview about his son, Chris Eubank Jr.

Keating 'liberated' by West End debut

Wed, 2014-11-26 02:03
Boyzone singer Ronan Keating calls making his West End debut in musical Once a "liberating" if exposing experience.

VIDEO: Vlogger Chyaz on new ad rules

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:52
Video bloggers or 'vloggers', as they're called, are being issued with new guidance by the Advertising Standards Authority, which says they have to make it clear if they are promoting products for money.

Universal postal service 'at risk'

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:51
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene tells MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service".

Concerns raised over anti-terror bill

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:33
Powers to exclude some British fighters returning from Syria and Iraq was an "announcement waiting for a policy", the independent reviewer of terrorism says.

Vitamin D warning from NICE

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:32
More people should be given vitamin D tablets to counter a hidden epidemic of deficiency, a report says.

VIDEO: What does Ukraine's future hold?

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:29
One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform.

Caerphilly ranked as 'most deprived'

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:28
An area of Caerphilly becomes the most deprived community in Wales, official figures show.

Shakespeare Folio found in France

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:15
A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.

Police probe death at hospital

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:13
Dyfed-Powys Police launch an investigation into the death of a patient at a Pembrokeshire hospital.

Stop eating cats says Swiss campaign

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:03
Hundreds of thousands of Swiss people secretly eat cat or dog say activists, who want it to be made illegal.

VIDEO: Can drones get water to stranded Joe?

Wed, 2014-11-26 00:00
In an annual challenge, teams attempt to deliver water using drones to a remote part of the Australian Outback.

Birdman set to soar at Spirit Awards

Tue, 2014-11-25 23:45
Showbusiness satire Birdman leads the flock at this year's Spirit Awards after being nominated for six prizes, including best film.

Juncker reveals giant EU investment

Tue, 2014-11-25 23:14
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is giving details of a €300bn (£238bn;$374bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.

Blair charity award faces criticism

Tue, 2014-11-25 23:05
A Save the Children decision to give former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair an award for his anti-poverty work is criticised by some charity workers.

Thomas Cook chief in shock departure

Tue, 2014-11-25 23:01
Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green has resigned, saying her work at the travel firm "is complete".

Wednesday's gossip column

Tue, 2014-11-25 22:37
Sneijder unsettled at Galatasaray, Cech set to wait for move, Herrera and Evans edge close to fitness, Hull keen on Lennon, plus more.