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VIDEO: Why won't the deficit shrink?

Tue, 2014-12-02 10:55
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury says that the deficit is not falling as quickly as the government would like.

French MPs back Palestinian state

Tue, 2014-12-02 10:16
French MPs vote in favour of recognising a Palestinian state, in a highly symbolic gesture that will not be binding upon the government.

Eye of the Tiger: Has Woods still got it?

Tue, 2014-12-02 09:45
As Tiger Woods returns from injury, BBC Sport golf correspondent Iain Carter asks whether the American has still got it.

VIDEO: Tarantino hails Waltz at star ceremony

Tue, 2014-12-02 09:17
Director Quentin Tarantino pays tribute to the actor Christoph Waltz, as the Austrian unveils his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

Freud works part of £45m art donation

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:53
The personal collection of late artist Lucian Freud was among the art donated to the public over the last year under a scheme that accepts cultural artefacts in place of tax.

Concordia captain in trial debut

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:52
Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino says the manoeuvre that sank the cruise ship was carried out to impress passengers.

Late night food 'breeds weight gain'

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:50
Eating after the sun has gone down might trigger weight gain, say researchers who have been studying the effect in mice.

Claridge's in breastfeed 'cover-up'

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:46
Claridge's Hotel says breastfeeding mothers are welcome after a woman says she was asked to cover up while feeding her baby at tea.

Man dies after car and lorry collide

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:30
A man in his 30s is killed in a road accident close to Newtownbutler, in County Fermanagh.

German police 'ignored girl's death'

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:17
A student from West Yorkshire was murdered by having her drink spiked in the German city of Cologne, a Labour MP says.

Girl, 3, died from smoke inhalation

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:14
A three-year-old girl who died after a fire broke out in her home died from smoke inhalation, an inquest has heard.

Does rampant AI threaten humanity?

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:03
Is artificial intelligence a threat to the future of humanity?

Danny Alexander: 'Tomorrow is government’s last big economic event'

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:02
The Treasury chief secretary has said widening divisions between Lib Dems and Tories mean Wednesday’s Autumn Statement by the chancellor will be the last big economic event of this government.

UK readies child abuse search tool

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:00
A database containing tens of millions of child abuse photos and videos will be launched this month to help police identify victims and suspects.

VIDEO: Child abuse database set to launch

Tue, 2014-12-02 08:00
A database containing tens of millions of child abuse photos and videos will be launched next month to help police identify victims and suspects.

Police staff vote to strike over pay

Tue, 2014-12-02 07:49
Civilian staff in police forces across England and Wales have voted to go on strike in a row over pay.

VIDEO: Artificial intelligence explained

Tue, 2014-12-02 07:37
The University of Oxford's Prof Murray Shanahan provides a brief introduction to the topic of artificial intelligence.

VIDEO: Dermot on music, Cowell and X Factor

Tue, 2014-12-02 07:33
Dermot O'Leary talks to BBC Breakfast about Simon Cowell, The X Factor and some of the more surprising musical choices in his book, The Soundtrack to My Life.

Paddington gets bear hug at cinemas

Tue, 2014-12-02 07:33
Family film Paddington, based on Michael Bond's books about the marmalade-loving bear, tops the UK box office chart after its first weekend in cinemas.

Ebola stigma 'hindering Red Cross'

Tue, 2014-12-02 07:32
Stigma against travellers from Ebola-infected countries is hindering the fight against the disease, the Red Cross and Red Crescent charities say.