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Overseas study 'means 40% go abroad'

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:58
University exchanges have a far-reaching influence on working lives and romantic relationships, says a study.

Rail delay passengers 'dissatisfied'

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:56
Two-thirds of rail passengers are unhappy with the way their train company deals with delays or cancellations, a survey suggests.

Theatre makes gender equality pledge

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:56
A leading UK theatre organisation pledges to balance the number of male and female actors that appear in its self-generated productions.

Museum reunites Colossus veterans

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:56
The largest gathering of veterans who operated the Colossus code-cracking computer in World War II has been held at Bletchley Park.

Children 'failed in early years'

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:56
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.

Go TV-free to fight fat, says NICE

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:55
Adults and children should consider having TV-free days or limiting viewing to two hours a day under new proposals to tackle obesity.

A brief history of the UK Parliament

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:54
The 900 year story behind the creation of a UK parliament

Miliband: Give me decade to fix UK

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:42
Labour leader Ed Miliband will set out a 10-year plan to make Britain a "world class country" in his final conference speech before the general election.

VIDEO: Thousands of Kurds flee Syria

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:19
Mark Lowen speaks to refugees on Turkey's border with Syria, as the Turkish government says more than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed over in the last three days to try to escape IS militants.

Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

Mon, 2014-09-22 13:54
Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

VIDEO: Alice police carry out water search

Mon, 2014-09-22 13:52
Detectives investigating the disappearance of the missing school girl Alice Gross have been searching the River Brent in West London, close to where she was last seen on 28 August.

White House intruder had ammo in car

Mon, 2014-09-22 13:50
The man who broke into the White House on Friday had 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in his car, officials say.

Miliband: Scots made 'right choice'

Mon, 2014-09-22 13:27
The Labour party will show Scots they made the "right choice" rejecting independence, Ed Miliband is expected to tell his party's conference.

A&E 'under pressure' says trust

Mon, 2014-09-22 13:03
Northern Ireland's biggest accident and emergency department was under pressure on Monday night, the BBC understands.

PSNI 'regrets' killings files delay

Mon, 2014-09-22 12:33
Northern Ireland's deputy chief constable says it is a "matter of great regret" it has taken so long for police to hand over files on nine killings in the 1980s.

Row over Galapagos tortoise's body

Mon, 2014-09-22 12:33
A dispute has broken out between Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands over where the preserved body of a Galapagos giant tortoise should be housed.

Firefighters tackle farm barn blaze

Mon, 2014-09-22 12:17
About 30 firefighters tackle a huge blaze which has destroyed a barn at a farm near Inverness in the Highlands.

Red Bull retain title hopes - Horner

Mon, 2014-09-22 12:14
Red Bull's Christian Horner insists Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel are still in the fight for the drivers' championship.

US student killed by black bear

Mon, 2014-09-22 11:49
A New Jersey university student was killed after being mauled by a black bear, in what official called an extremely rare attack on a human.

AUDIO: Pink Floyd unveil new album cover

Mon, 2014-09-22 11:13
As the artwork for the new Pink Floyd album is unveiled, the band's creative director Aubrey Po speaks to BBC 6 Music about finding the right cover.

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