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Former PMs lined up for post

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:55
A set of stamps commemorating eight former prime ministers is being released by the Royal Mail.

Change law to save pubs, Camra urges

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:54
New laws must be introduced to make it harder for pubs in England and Wales to be demolished or converted into shops, pub campaigners say.

VIDEO: I'm not here to inspire, I'm here to make people laugh

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:53
Why these disabled comics don't want to 'inspire'

Babies 'rapid brain growth revealed'

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:40
A new scanning technique shows babies' brains grow most rapidly immediately after birth.

The designer taking his Xhosa heritage global

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:33
The South African fashion designer taking his heritage global

VIDEO: Yazidis cling on to aid flight

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:26
The BBC's Jiyar Gol reports from one of the helicopters dropping aid to the Yazidis in Mount Sinjar, desperate to avoid the advance of the Islamic State in Iraq.

Heads warn about Trojan overreaction

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:14
There are warnings that anti-extremism measures for schools in the wake of the Trojan Horse inquiries are rushed and could have unintended consequences.

Moncton police killer pleads guilty

Mon, 2014-08-11 14:15
A Canadian man accused of killing three police officers in June in Moncton, New Brunswick, has pleaded guilty to all charges.

Who on Earth are the Zonians?

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:42
A patch of smalltown America transported to the tropics

Man City complete Mangala signing

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:39
Manchester City sign France international defender Eliaquim Mangala from Porto for a fee understood to be about £32m.

Majority of Scots back using pound

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:30
A majority of Scots think an independent Scotland should continue to use the pound, according to the Scottish Social Attitudes survey.

In pictures: Exodus of Yazidis

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:29
Yazidi refugees fleeing violence from Islamic State militants

Foreign Office minister resigns

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:22
Junior Foreign Office minister Mark Simmonds resigns from the government, saying he "has to put family life first".

Academic must return boy to Japan

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:22
A Cambridge University academic is ordered to return her seven-year-old son to his father in Japan, a family court rules.

Anti-fracking vigil at borehole site

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:22
Anti-fracking protesters celebrate a decision to block permission for an exploratory borehole for shale gas in County Fermanagh.

Aid mission to Ukraine 'agreed'

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:20
Ukraine and Russia say they agree to a Red Cross-led humanitarian aid mission to the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Luhansk.

British hopes high for Zurich gold

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:20
Established stars and talented British youngsters can shine at the European Athletics Championships, writes Tom Fordyce.

VIDEO: 'Supermoon' lights up world skies

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:09
Stargazers have been taking images of the spectacular ''supermoon'' overnight, where the moon appears bigger and brighter than usual because of its proximity to the earth.

Orwell’s own Indian animal farm

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:01
The remote Indian town trying to claim George Orwell

Met Police chief makes theft arrest

Mon, 2014-08-11 12:46
The Metropolitan Police Commissioner cuts short a BBC radio interview to jump into a minicab and make an arrest.
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