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Night Tube service date revealed

Tue, 2014-09-23 21:28
The Tube will run a 24-hour service at weekends from next September, it is announced.

New DUP ministers take up roles

Tue, 2014-09-23 21:27
The two new Democratic Unionist Party Stormont ministers are due to start work in their new departments later on Wednesday.

Library secures early printed books

Tue, 2014-09-23 21:17
Two of the first ever books to be printed in Scotland have been bought from private ownership by the National Library of Scotland.

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

Tue, 2014-09-23 21:05
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.

'Record low' back Welsh independence

Tue, 2014-09-23 21:01
Support for Welsh independence falls to its lowest recorded level in the wake of the Scottish referendum, according to a new poll for BBC Wales.

Mangalyaan: India's race for space success

Tue, 2014-09-23 20:58
India's race to join the Red Planet club

Yazidi anger at forgotten crisis

Tue, 2014-09-23 20:15
Yazidi call for help to save those still held by IS militants

Hostage family receives plea for life

Tue, 2014-09-23 20:09
The family of British hostage Alan Henning receives an audio file of him "pleading for his life".

US condemns China scholar sentence

Tue, 2014-09-23 19:33
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he is "deeply disturbed" after China jailed well-known Uighur academic Ilham Tohti for life.

VIDEO: 'Brainwave' headband measures focus

Tue, 2014-09-23 19:22
California startup Melon has developed a personal activity monitor in the form of a brainwave headband.

Second fence erected at White House

Tue, 2014-09-23 17:49
The Secret Service erects a second fence in front of the White House, days after an intruder scaled the main fence and entered the mansion.

Yemen rebel chief hails 'revolution'

Tue, 2014-09-23 17:28
The leader of Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels describes his supporters' takeover of key parts of the capital, Sanaa, as a "successful revolution".

No 'opt out' of IS fight - Cameron

Tue, 2014-09-23 17:23
The fight against Islamic State (IS) militants is one "you cannot opt out of", David Cameron says during a visit to the US.

Charge in US teen disappearance

Tue, 2014-09-23 17:18
A Virginia man sought for questioning in connection with the disappearance of British-born student Hannah Graham is charged with abduction.

VIDEO: Capturing great artists in their element

Tue, 2014-09-23 16:50
What happens when an artist becomes the subject of a work of art rather than its creator? An exhibit curated by Picasso's grandson showcases photos of artists at work.

VIDEO: China's Eco City looks for residents

Tue, 2014-09-23 16:49
China's Eco City was built to house 350,000 residents but so far just 12,000 people live there.

Brazil refuses deforestation pact

Tue, 2014-09-23 16:42
Brazil refuses to sign up to a pact setting a deadline for ending deforestation entirely by 2030, saying the deal could clash with its laws.

Six marathon penalty shootouts

Tue, 2014-09-23 16:10
After Liverpool's record-equalling penalty shootout win against Middlesbrough, BBC Sport looks at other dramatic shootouts.

Gala concert to launch Ryder Cup

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:42
A gala concert featuring contemporary and classical music is to welcome the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament to Scotland.

'Excessive' care home fees claim

Tue, 2014-09-23 15:41
Glasgow City Council accuses private care homes of demanding "excessive fees" and thwarting plans aimed at limiting the cost of care.
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