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Scots Tories 'parent power' call

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:41
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson is to call for a "parent power" shake-up of education in a speech to her party conference.

Crews tackle car showroom blaze

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:33
A large fire breaks out at a car showroom on the A370 in Somerset.

Confessions of a 'boring imperialist'

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:30
The men in dark glasses who called me a 'British imperialist'

The secrets of Oscar limo drivers

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:30
Going behind the scenes with the Oscar drivers

RAF and Russia 'clash' - front pages

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:17
Tensions between the UK and Russia are the subject of several front pages after RAF fighter jets respond to the presence of Russian bombers off the Cornish coast.

Resistant-malaria 'enormous threat'

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:15
Drug-resistant malaria has spread in Myanmar and has now reached the border with India, scientists report.

Evolution 'favours big sea beasts'

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:02
A major survey finds that marine animals have been getting bigger, on average, since the Cambrian period - and not by chance.

VIDEO: Rediscovering a lost typeface

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:02
One man's obsession with rescuing a lost typeface from the Thames

Cybersecurity: The insider threat

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:01
How firms combat insider fraud and theft

Nigeria's five-to-nine work ethic

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:01
Why working five-to-nine is key for many in Nigeria

Many private parking fines 'illegal'

Thu, 2015-02-19 15:01
Millions of pounds of private parking fines could have been charged illegally, according to a report published by the RAC Foundation.

Football and racism: Nine fans, nine stories

Thu, 2015-02-19 14:52
In the wake of the incident involving Chelsea fans on the Paris metro, nine fans from minority backgrounds tell us their experiences.

Gerrard: Balotelli showed disrespect

Thu, 2015-02-19 14:51
Steven Gerrard says Balotelli showed 'disrespect' to Jordan Henderson by taking Liverpool's penalty against Besiktas.

VIDEO: Inside Iraqi ghost town destroyed by IS

Thu, 2015-02-19 14:49
The BBC's John Simpson reports from the village of Mansouriya, 100km north of Baghdad in Iraq, to see the effects of the Islamic State (IS) occupation.

Iraq-Kurdish force 'to retake Mosul'

Thu, 2015-02-19 14:14
An Iraqi-Kurdish force of up to 25,000 is preparing to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State in April or May, a US official says.

EastEnders reveals Lucy's killer

Thu, 2015-02-19 14:00
EastEnders' latest murder mystery storyline reaches its climax, with viewers of the BBC One soap finally learning who killed Lucy Beale.

VIDEO: Paris racism victim speaks out

Thu, 2015-02-19 13:54
A French man who was pushed off a Paris Metro train by Chelsea fans chanting racist songs has been speaking about the experience.

Mali ends battle with rebel groups

Thu, 2015-02-19 13:51
The Malian government signs a ceasefire deal with rebels in a bid to end long-running unrest in the country's north.

Council to outsource all services

Thu, 2015-02-19 13:48
Northamptonshire County Council approves £68m and introduces plan to outsource all services and redeploy thousands of staff members.

Rabbi admits filming women at baths

Thu, 2015-02-19 13:46
A prominent rabbi in the US pleads guilty to 52 counts of voyeurism after secretly filming women prepare to take ritual baths.