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Cuts 'hitting poor children hardest'

Mon, 2015-03-23 18:35
Government cuts have disproportionately affected disadvantaged children, a cross-party committee of MPs says.

Devolution plans 'rushed through'

Mon, 2015-03-23 18:25
UK government proposals for further devolution for Scotland were rushed through with insufficient consultation, a parliamentary report warns.

Scottish economy 'slows sharply'

Mon, 2015-03-23 18:19
The Scottish economy slowed at the start of the year but is expected to return to growth over the next few months, a report suggests.

Emergency doctors A&E staffing call

Mon, 2015-03-23 18:17
An organisation representing emergency care doctors is calling for four steps to be taken to address the challenges facing emergency departments.

Methadone programme 'a black hole'

Mon, 2015-03-23 18:14
The methadone programme in Scotland is "out of control", an expert warns.

Tunis museum to reopen after attack

Mon, 2015-03-23 18:04
Tunisia's Bardo Museum is due to reopen less than a week after gunmen killed at least 22 people, mostly European tourists, in the capital Tunis.

Radio 1 chart show moving to Friday

Mon, 2015-03-23 18:01
BBC Radio 1 is moving the official chart countdown to Friday afternoons, where it will become part of Greg James' drivetime show.

Iron Maiden to receive Silver Clef

Mon, 2015-03-23 17:39
Rock group Iron Maiden are to receive the Silver Clef prize for outstanding contribution to music at this year's Nordoff Robbins awards luncheon.

Family 'concerned' for missing boy

Mon, 2015-03-23 17:35
The family of an 11-year-old boy who has not been seen since leaving school are said to be "increasingly concerned".

'Monster salamanders' in mass grave

Mon, 2015-03-23 17:31
Scientists report a new species of giant amphibian after digging up multiple fossils from an ancient, dried-up lake where hundreds of the beasts probably died.

'Give children time to really learn'

Mon, 2015-03-23 17:16
Campaigners say children need time to learn how to learn to think deeply and independently, writes Branwen Jeffreys.

No-one can predict European politics

Mon, 2015-03-23 17:15
Local elections in Spain and France have produced remarkable results, says Chris Morris.

VIDEO: Inside Iwo Jima battle tunnels

Mon, 2015-03-23 16:57
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes looks at the site of the Battle of Iwo Jima, 70 years after American forces landed there.

Uruguay: No more Guantanamo inmates

Mon, 2015-03-23 16:47
The new Uruguayan government announces it will no longer accept detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre.

Liverpool's poorest 'struggling'

Mon, 2015-03-23 16:31
Liverpool's poorest families are suffering falling income and are having to rely on charitable hand-outs, a city council report finds.

Why nine hours sleep may be bad for you

Mon, 2015-03-23 16:25
Why nine hours in bed might be worse for you than five hours

VIDEO: The comedians who invade your personal space

Mon, 2015-03-23 16:25
The comedians who get up close and personal for laughs

America's 'offensive' licence plates

Mon, 2015-03-23 16:20
Why Americans wear their heart on their bumper

Hospital mental health absences rise

Mon, 2015-03-23 16:15
Staff absences for mental health problems have doubled at hospital trusts across England in the last four years, new figures show.

More firms fail to pay minimum wage

Mon, 2015-03-23 16:08
Ministers name 48 firms they say have repeatedly failed to pay their workers the national minimum wage.

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