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VIDEO: Disabled Students: Fran goes to university

Wed, 2014-10-22 08:52
As part of BBC Ouch's series on disabled students we meet Fran Smith to find out how she is getting on at university having just had major surgery.

PM: Buck stops with me on criminals

Wed, 2014-10-22 08:35
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK.

MP duped by 'quadriplegic' conman

Wed, 2014-10-22 08:29
An MP admits being taken in by a conman who pretended to be quadriplegic claiming police were abusing him.

Jones 'gutted' by Wales omission

Wed, 2014-10-22 08:25
Wales prop forward Adam Jones says he is "gutted" at missing out on selection for the autumn internationals.

Tories split over Juncker's Commission

Wed, 2014-10-22 08:03
Tories in Brussels split over Juncker's Commission

Syria air force 'steps up strikes'

Wed, 2014-10-22 07:41
The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.

VIDEO: UK Ebola planning 'excellent'

Wed, 2014-10-22 07:15
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies tells MPs that the UK is well prepared in case of a potential Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:56
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.

Microsoft to phase out Nokia name

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:44
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.

Total plane crash driver 'got lost'

Wed, 2014-10-22 03:57
A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.

Somali teenager 'stoned to death'

Wed, 2014-10-22 03:47
An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.

MEPs back Juncker EU Commission team

Wed, 2014-10-22 02:48
The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker gets strong backing from MEPs after some tough questioning.

VIDEO: Military reburials for WW1 soldiers

Wed, 2014-10-22 02:33
A reburial service has been taking place in northern France for 15 British World War One soldiers, exactly one hundred years after they were killed in battle.

Military reburial for WW1 soldier

Tue, 2014-10-21 21:42
A soldier from Lancaster who died in World War One is to be reburied in a military cemetery after his remains were found in northern France.

S Korea takes down 'Christmas tree'

Tue, 2014-10-21 21:42
South Korea demolishes a tower used to construct a Christmas tree near North Korea, but denies the move is conciliatory.

UK 'not deporting enough criminals'

Tue, 2014-10-21 21:30
The UK's spending watchdog criticises ministers for failing to deport more foreign national offenders - saying performance has barely improved over eight years.

Cities need more power, says study

Tue, 2014-10-21 21:27
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.

PAC report highlights tenancy fraud

Tue, 2014-10-21 21:23
The Department of Social Development has failed to deal properly with a scam operating in social housing, according to a Public Accounts Committee report.

Dementia cash row and coma conman - the papers

Tue, 2014-10-21 20:55
Several papers report plans to pay GPs £55 for each diagnosis of dementia they make, while a man who claimed to be in a coma for two years to avoid court also features.

GPs to get £55 for dementia diagnoses

Tue, 2014-10-21 20:35
Doctors in England will be paid £55 every time they diagnose dementia, health chiefs say, but the scheme is criticised by a patients' group.

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