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Figures reveal surveillance use

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:37
Scottish councils used covert surveillance on hundreds of occasions over the last three years, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

Scotch 'worth £5bn to UK economy'

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:28
Scotch whisky contributes almost £5bn to the UK economy and supports more than 40,000 jobs, according to industry research.

Snow warning issued for Scotland

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:24
Yellow "be aware" warnings are issued by the Met Office for frequent snow showers across Scotland, Northern Ireland and the north of England.

England drives global football deals

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:24
Football clubs spent a record £2.7bn in international transfers in 2014, with English football clubs accounting for £795m of the total

Costa 'stamps' accidental - Mourinho

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:16
Diego Costa's two 'stamps' in Chelsea's League Cup semi-final win over Liverpool were "accidental" says Jose Mourinho.

VIDEO: Survivors gather to remember Auschwitz

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:06
Some of those who survived Auschwitz have gathered there for a commemoration 70 years after the camp was liberated by Soviet troops.

The twins of Auschwitz

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:04
How a Nazi doctor experimented on identical siblings

The village that just got its first fridge

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:03
The village that has just got its first fridge

VIDEO: Inside Libya: Living with fear

Tue, 2015-01-27 14:40
The BBC's Ian Pannell travelled to Libya's capital to discover a country now in the hands of militias.

Shetland celebrates Up Helly Aa

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:37
Shetland's spectacular annual Up Helly Aa fire festival, which celebrates its Viking heritage, is celebrated with the burning of a replica longship.

Mexico insists 43 students are dead

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:33
Mexico's attorney general insists that 43 students who disappeared four months ago were killed and their bodies burnt and disposed of.

Could you see your dog in the snow?

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:28
Charting snow depth in the US - using six dogs

Allenby maintains 'kidnap' claim

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:20
Golfer Robert Allenby says police are continuing to investigate his claim that he was kidnapped, robbed and beaten in Hawaii.

Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool (agg 2-1)

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:16
Chelsea reach the 2015 Capital One Cup final after Branislav Ivanovic's header earns a 2-1 aggregate win over Liverpool.

US museums consider London outpost

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:09
The world's largest museum and research institution could be heading for London as part of a multi-million dollar redevelopment of the 2012 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Apple earnings beat expectations

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:06
Apple reports first quarter earnings of $18bn and record iPhone sales of 74.5 million, beating investor expectations.

Spain charges priests with sex abuse

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:05
A judge in the southern Spanish city of Granada charges 10 Roman Catholic priests and two Catholic lay workers with child sex abuse.

City Link overtime 'will be paid'

Tue, 2015-01-27 13:04
City Link employees will receive overtime payments, according to Jon Moulton, the founder of the company which owns the collapsed parcel delivery firm.

Yahoo to spin-off Alibaba stake

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:44
Yahoo has announced a plan to spin-off its 15% stake in China's Alibaba Group and hand the business to its shareholders.

VIDEO: 'I didn't think anyone would read it'

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:16
Helen Macdonald wins the Costa Book Awards Book of the Year 2014 for her book H is for Hawk.

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