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Scotland's top doctor to stand down

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:58
Scotland's chief medical officer, Sir Harry Burns, quits his post to concentrate on fighting health inequalities.

AUDIO: Lansbury: Stage return 'will shock'

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:56
Dame Angela Lansbury discusses her career to date, as well as her upcoming return to the stage.

VIDEO: Officer tells BBC of 'full-scale riot'

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:41
A prison officer has told the BBC that what was described as a disturbance at the private Oakwood Prison earlier this month was actually a full scale riot.

Theatres struggle with ticket resale

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:41
Theatres say there is little they can do to stop tickets being sold at vastly overpriced rates on the secondary market.

More schools are making the grade

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:30
More secondary schools in England are meeting baseline government targets on GCSEs, the latest league tables show.

Driver speaks of 'devastating' crash

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:09
A lorry driver who was cleared of causing the death of a cyclist almost three years ago speaks publicly for the first time about the "tragic accident".

Are teachers ready for the coding revolution?

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:09
Are teachers ready for the coding revolution?

Pakistan protests over Shia bus bomb

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:05
Thousands of people protest in cities and towns across Pakistan against the killing of Shia pilgrims in a bus bomb on Tuesday.

Jail disorder was 'full-scale riot'

Thu, 2014-01-23 00:59
A disturbance at Oakwood prison that the authorities said was an incident of "concerted indiscipline" was in fact a "full-scale riot", according to a prison officer who went inside to tackle the violence.

Telecoms users now free to switch

Thu, 2014-01-23 00:57
Consumers are being told that, from Thursday, they no longer have to stick with telecoms providers who raise their prices unexpectedly

Illegal match screenings targeted

Thu, 2014-01-23 00:54
The Premier League plans to prosecute pubs in Cardiff and Swansea suspected of showing matches illegally using foreign satellite channels, BBC Wales learns.

Search for man swept away in river

Thu, 2014-01-23 00:42
Rescue crews are searching a stretch of the River Avon in Bath after a man was seen in distress in the water.

EU vital for UK future, says Clegg

Thu, 2014-01-23 00:33
Nick Clegg argues at the Davos World Economic Forum that it is "vital" the UK stays in the EU - the Conservatives say he is "tagging along" at the conference with David Cameron.

VIDEO: 'Beginning of end of uncertainty'

Thu, 2014-01-23 00:28
Some 1,500 personnel are to lose their jobs in the armed forces' fourth and final round of redundancies as part of defence cuts announced in 2010.

VIDEO: Stretchy paper sculptures on show

Thu, 2014-01-23 00:24
Chinese artist Li Hongbo has created sculptures from thousands of sheets of paper that appear firm when still, but transform into amorphous shapes when stretched.

Hair clinic says NHS refuses to pay

Thu, 2014-01-23 00:15
A private Dublin clinic has had to turn down burns victims from Northern Ireland who need hair reconstruction because the NHS refuses to pay for the treatment.

NHS waiting time data 'unreliable'

Thu, 2014-01-23 00:14
Waiting time information for non-emergency operations such as knee and hip replacements in England is unreliable, a watchdog says.

Banks 'ready to lend to small firms'

Thu, 2014-01-23 00:04
Banks are more willing to lend than small businesses think, says the British Bankers' Association (BBA), as it launches a year-long marketing campaign.

Cross stays on after Brunt injury

Wed, 2014-01-22 23:57
Kate Cross will remain on England's Women's Ashes tour as a replacement for injured fast bowler Katherine Brunt.

Egypt police killed at checkpoint

Wed, 2014-01-22 23:39
Five policemen are killed in Egypt in an armed attack on a checkpoint south of Cairo, the interior ministry says.

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