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Ian McKellen given freedom of London

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:49
Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen is given the freedom of the City of London in recognition of his work for gay rights.

Drones buzz French nuclear plants

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:45
An investigation begins after France's state-owned EDF power company says unidentified drones have flown over seven of its nuclear plants.

UK can be sued over rendition case

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:28
A Libyan man can sue the UK government over claims he was illegally sent back to Libya and tortured, the Court of Appeal rules.

Day in pictures: 30 October

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:25
24 hours of news images: 30 October

Bianchi remains critical but stable

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:18
Jules Bianchi remains "critical but stable" in hospital, nearly four weeks after he crashed at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Police to exhume cemetery remains

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:09
Police will exhume remains from a communal grave in north Wales in a bid to solve a missing person case dating back to 1978.

VIDEO: RFA Argus arrives in Sierra Leone

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:07
The Royal Navy's casualty ship RFA Argus has arrived in Sierra Leone to help to tackle the Ebola crisis.

VIDEO: Scientists appeal on 'starling ballet'

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:28
Scientists are asking for help in a study of the amazing formations made by starlings as they flock in the sky.

Soldier guilty of comrade's murder

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:27
A soldier is convicted of murdering his comrade in an attack at their barracks.

US posts better-than-expected growth

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:27
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting.

VIDEO: Westminster and Whitehall ghost tales

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:24
Giles Dilnot guides viewers towards some Westminster spirits they may want to investigate, or avoid, over Halloween.

VIDEO: Quarantine fuels US political row

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:17
BBC News looks at how the battle against Ebola has become a political football - in 60 seconds.

Africans reject Jamie's Jollof recipe

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:03
Africans unimpressed with TV chef's take on a classic

VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel

Thu, 2014-10-30 06:01
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Joined-up care: The elephant in the room

Thu, 2014-10-30 05:53
Are plans to link health and social care as good as they sound?

Polanski freed after US arrest bid

Thu, 2014-10-30 05:40
US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.

IPCC debates 'most important' report

Thu, 2014-10-30 05:34
Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.

VIDEO: You behind the pillar, you're on camera!

Thu, 2014-10-30 05:11
Do not adjust your set, as the BBC fails to adjust a camera in the Edinburgh newsroom which has a mind of its own.

Caption Challenge: Crane-osaurus

Thu, 2014-10-30 05:07
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Fire death boys 'murdered by father'

Thu, 2014-10-30 05:05
A woman whose two sons died after a house fire in South Yorkshire blames her estranged her husband for murdering them.

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