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EU's Juncker attacks PMs' behaviour

Tue, 2014-11-04 12:02
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticises British and Italian leaders for their behaviour after a meeting last month.

Twins die after mum trapped in flat

Tue, 2014-11-04 11:46
Premature twins die and their mother remains in a coma six days after paramedics responding to a 999 call were unable to get into a tower block.

Mayor held in Mexico missing case

Tue, 2014-11-04 11:42
Police in Mexico City have arrested the fugitive mayor of the town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing in September.

'Nine die' in Saudi gun battles

Tue, 2014-11-04 11:29
At least nine people are killed in Saudi Arabia in two gun battles believed to be linked to Shia Muslims as they mark the festival of Ashura.

Man arrested over skate park death

Tue, 2014-11-04 11:00
A 38-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after the death of a man at a skate park at the weekend.

VIDEO: Libya 'stops migrant boat patrols'

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:45
Coast guard officials in the Libyan capital have told the BBC they have stopped the patrols intended to prevent migrants from trying to cross the Mediterranean.

VIDEO: Road separates living from dying

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:31
One village in Sierra Leone, too remote to receive help from the authorities, is dealing with Ebola by keeping the dying on one side of the main road, and the living on the other.

Anderson to miss Sri Lanka tour

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:25
James Anderson is out of England's one-day series against Sri Lanka later this month as he recovers from a knee injury.

VIDEO: Family mourns HK murder victim

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:21
The father of one of the women found murdered in the Hong Kong flat of a British banker says they are struggling to come to terms with her death.

'Sexist' hotel images condemned

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:00
A construction industry body joins writer Jeanette Winterson in condemning photos surrounding a Manchester hotel, as "sexist".

VIDEO: RnB star Jay Sean returns to his roots

Tue, 2014-11-04 09:54
RnB star Jay Sean returns to where his music dreams first began - his former school in west London - to help inspire others.

VIDEO: Could Cornwall be independent?

Tue, 2014-11-04 09:48
Mark Easton visits Cornwall where there is a long tradition of political campaigning for self-government.

VIDEO: Cameron defends 'outstanding' May

Tue, 2014-11-04 08:56
Prime Minister David Cameron defends his Home Secretary, Theresa May, after the home office minister, Norman Baker, resigned - saying he was unable to work with her.

The truth about welfare spending

Tue, 2014-11-04 08:32
The Treasury is being criticised for figures being sent to taxpayers on the cost of welfare - how accurate are its statistics?

VIDEO: The fake penguins aiding research

Tue, 2014-11-04 08:28
Using a remote-controlled vehicle disguised as a penguin helps researchers study shy emperor penguins up close.

Will Ukraine return to war?

Tue, 2014-11-04 08:04
Pro-Russian rebels control broad swathes of eastern Ukraine and a fragile ceasefire with government forces could end at any time.

Strictly Claudia's daughter burnt

Tue, 2014-11-04 08:03
Claudia Winkleman says she missed the weekend's Strictly Come Dancing shows because her daughter "was involved in an accident" while celebrating Halloween.

Space Oddity cover back on YouTube

Tue, 2014-11-04 07:57
A video of astronaut Chris Hadfield singing David Bowie's song on board the International Space Station is back online

VIDEO: Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

Tue, 2014-11-04 07:52
MPs hear evidence on the administrative scheme for "on-the-runs".

Online abuse a disgrace - Toure

Tue, 2014-11-04 07:46
Yaya Toure tells the BBC the alleged racist abuse he was sent online is a "disgrace" and football "doesn't have a colour".