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VIDEO: Hundreds join protest over trade deal

Sat, 2014-10-11 09:23
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Parliament Square to demonstrate against the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

'Anger' over pupil sickness leaflet

Sat, 2014-10-11 09:10
A leaflet sent to parents in south Wales telling them how much time children should have off for sickness has caused "confusion and anger", says a chair of governors.

Coptic landmark restored in Cairo

Sat, 2014-10-11 08:48
The restoration of one of Egypt's oldest Coptic Christian churches, the Virgin Mary church in Cairo, is completed after 16 years.

Police investigate gun incident

Sat, 2014-10-11 08:48
A police operation is under way in the Corstorphine area of Edinburgh following reports that a firearm had been discharged.

VIDEO: Ebola screening 'not a PR stunt'

Sat, 2014-10-11 08:33
The chief medical officer has defended the UK's Ebola screening programme, saying it will alert people early to the risks posed by the virus.

Murder probe launched in Wrexham

Sat, 2014-10-11 08:08
A murder investigation is launched in Wrexham following an incident some time between Friday evening and the early hours of Saturday.

Cameroon Boko Haram hostages freed

Sat, 2014-10-11 07:51
Twenty-seven people, including 10 Chinese workers, believed to have been kidnapped by Boko Haram militants arrive in Cameroon's capital.

Eric Morecambe statue theft attempt

Sat, 2014-10-11 07:19
Police are investigating a suspected attempt to steal the Lancashire seafront statue of comedy legend Eric Morecambe.

India braces for Cyclone Hudhud

Sat, 2014-10-11 07:19
Hundreds of thousands of people are being evacuated from India's south-east a day before Cyclone Hudhud is expected to hit land.

Thousands raised for Henning family

Sat, 2014-10-11 07:09
More than £30,000 is raised in online fundraising appeals for the family of aid worker Alan Henning, who was murdered by Islamic State militants.

Pietersen book tarnishes era - Cook

Sat, 2014-10-11 06:59
England captain Alastair Cook tells the BBC the publication of Kevin Pietersen's autobiography has tarnished a successful era.

Former SNP MSP defects to Greens

Sat, 2014-10-11 06:37
The former nationalist MSP John Finnie joins the Scottish Green Party at the start of its annual conference.

VIDEO: Jimmy Page: My life in photos

Sat, 2014-10-11 06:32
Legendary rocker Jimmy Page has been reflecting on his life in music and talking about his photo archive.

Bahrain opposition 'to boycott poll'

Sat, 2014-10-11 05:45
Bahrain's Shia-led opposition says it will boycott parliamentary elections planned for November.

VIDEO: How to report Ebola crisis safely

Sat, 2014-10-11 05:38
BBC Global Health correspondent Tulip Mazumdar describes the protective measures taken by journalists covering the Ebola crisis.

VIDEO: Roy Keane: The full Focus interview

Sat, 2014-10-11 05:17
Watch the full extended version of Roy Keane's interview with Kevin Kilbane for Football Focus.

Scheme 'could see 6,000 jobs lost'

Sat, 2014-10-11 04:44
A voluntary redundancy scheme for public servants could result in the loss of 6,000 jobs, the union NIPSA has warned.

Hamilton on pole in Russia

Sat, 2014-10-11 04:40
Lewis Hamilton is in pole with Mercedes team-mate and rival Nico Rosberg second at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

'Dangerous' mollusc found in UK

Sat, 2014-10-11 04:21
A species of mussel blamed for blocking water supplies to Las Vegas has been found near Heathrow Airport, scientists confirm.

VIDEO: 'Sad' Cook denies bullying claims

Sat, 2014-10-11 04:16
Captain Alastair Cook says the England dressing room "wasn't a bullying environment" and that Kevin Pietersen's claims have "tarnished" the team.

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