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VIDEO: US states 'closed' amid snowstorm

Mon, 2015-01-26 21:57
The eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada is bracing for a massive storm, with winds of up to 80 mph (130km/h) expected to bring up to 3ft (1m) of snow.

Primary school standards 'decline'

Mon, 2015-01-26 21:50
The standards of primary schools inspected in Wales declined in 2014 compared to previous years, according to education watchdog Estyn.

The challenge of change in the NHS

Mon, 2015-01-26 21:47
Nigel Edwards, chief executive of health research body, Nuffield Trust, looks at the challenges facing the NHS in Wales - and comparisons with England.

VIDEO: Argentina's secret service 'disbanded'

Mon, 2015-01-26 21:44
The Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has announced she plans to disband the country's intelligence agency.

VIDEO: Archive: Arsenal survive Cup scare

Mon, 2015-01-26 21:39
Arsenal need an 89th-minute winner from Alan Sunderland to beat Manchester United 3-2 in the 1979 FA Cup final.

Irish cabinet to discuss airline bid

Mon, 2015-01-26 21:05
The planned takeover of Aer Lingus is to be discussed by the Irish government at a cabinet meeting later.

Major health review to be published

Mon, 2015-01-26 20:58
A major review into how Northern Ireland's health service is being run is due to be published later.

England's environment 'in decline'

Mon, 2015-01-26 20:54
England's natural environment is in decline and its deterioration is harming the economy, an independent advisory group warns.

Nadal beaten by Berdych in Melbourne

Mon, 2015-01-26 20:48
Tomas Berdych ends a 17-match losing streak against Rafael Nadal as he beats the Spaniard to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.

Fidel Castro reacts to US-Cuba thaw

Mon, 2015-01-26 20:42
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appears to have given tacit approval to recent moves by Cuba and the US to restore diplomatic relations.

New York shuts down for blizzard

Mon, 2015-01-26 19:34
New York City and other areas in the north-east US have shut down ahead of a snowstorm that could dump as much as 90cm (36ins) of snow.

Qantas ups fares after surcharge cut

Mon, 2015-01-26 19:31
Australia's national carrier Qantas will axe fuel surcharges on international ticket prices, but will raise base air fares to compensate for the cut.

VIDEO: Splashdown as plane runs out of fuel

Mon, 2015-01-26 19:22
Dramatic footage has been released of the moment a pilot, whose plane was running out of fuel, survived ditching in the ocean off Hawaii on Sunday.

Abbott's Prince Philip 'Knightmare'

Mon, 2015-01-26 19:12
Australian media express scorn and bewilderment over PM Tony Abbott's decision to award a knighthood to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Sharapova too strong for Bouchard

Mon, 2015-01-26 19:00
Maria Sharapova beats seventh seed Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to set up an all-Russian Australian Open semi-final.

South Korea swimmer fails dope test

Mon, 2015-01-26 18:59
South Korea's first Olympic swimming gold medallist Park Tae-hwan fails a doping test, with his management blaming a chiropractic injection.

'No proof' academies raise standards

Mon, 2015-01-26 18:17
There is no clear evidence to show that "academies raise standards overall", says a report from the Education Select Committee into England's school system.

Graduate jobs 'benefit school-leavers'

Mon, 2015-01-26 18:13
Leading firms will offer school-leavers more opportunities as the graduate jobs market picks up, a survey suggests.

Greece debt repayment 'unrealistic'

Mon, 2015-01-26 18:01
It is unrealistic to expect Greece to repay its huge debt in full, a spokesman for Syriza - which won Sunday's election - tells the BBC.

Seventy years since Auschwitz liberated

Mon, 2015-01-26 17:40
Following the liberation of Auschwitz 70 years ago, BBC News explores what the Allies discovered at the camps and what remains of the site today.