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Patients 'getting stuck in hospital'

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:45
Hospitals are reporting they are facing problems discharging patients as they struggle to cope with A&E pressures.

VIDEO: Sainsbury's 'disappointing' Christmas

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:41
Sainsbury's has announced its worst Christmas sales for a decade - with its new boss saying the rest of the year will "remain challenging".

Winter storm hits Mid-East refugees

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:37
A fierce winter storm brings freezing temperatures to the Middle East, raising worries about the plight of the millions of refugees there.

Country house sold to French baron

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:34
A country house that was a favourite haunt of King James I is sold to a French baron after being saved by English Heritage.

Evans Oldham Athletic deal is agreed

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:34
Convicted rapist Ched Evans has agreed a deal to sign for League One club Oldham Athletic, BBC Sport understands.

Pooh sticks organisers seek new home

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:32
Organisers of the World Pooh Sticks Championships are looking for a new venue after 31 years at Little Wittenham, Oxfordshire.

Nun 'threw boiling water over boy'

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:31
The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry is told that a young boy was scalded by boiling water after being assaulted by a nun at a Belfast children's home.

Muhammad Ali released from hospital

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:27
Muhammad Ali, an icon of the boxing ring, is released from hospital and back home after being admitted last month with a urinary tract infection.

Enrique quiet on Messi reports

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:26
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique declines to comment on reports of a fall-out with "best player in the world" Lionel Messi.

VIDEO: Massacre at French magazine office

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:24
Richard Galpin reports on the shooting at the office of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris.

Should a Belgian murderer be allowed euthanasia?

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:24
Should a Belgian murderer be allowed euthanasia?

Receptionists 'give careers advice'

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:17
Secondary schools in England are using teaching assistants and receptionists to give pupils careers advice, MPs have warned.

VIDEO: Miliband calls for PM apology over NHS

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:17
Ed Miliband calls on David Cameron to apologise for breaking a "solemn promise" over hospital waiting times.

Firemen's naan smashes world record

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:16
A huge naan bread made by firefighters, led by the aptly named Mr Curry, is confirmed to be the biggest the world has ever seen.

VIDEO: Video shows gunmen fleeing attack

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:16
Richard Galpin reports on the shooting at the office of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris.

CES: Super-fast phone charger demoed

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:13
The BBC is given an exclusive demo of tech that may revolutionise phone charging, at this year's CES show.

Private medical school £36,000 fees

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:09
The UK's first private medical school opens this term with students paying fees four times more than in public universities.

VIDEO: What is German Pegida movement?

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:00
The BBC explains the origins of the "anti-Islamisation" group Pegida, which has been holding weekly rallies drawing thousands in a number of German cities.

Watkins' ex 'warned of baby abuse'

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:00
A former lover of paedophile Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins took a mother later convicted alongside him to police and warned them the singer would abuse her child, a court hears.

Day in pictures: 7 January 2015

Wed, 2015-01-07 03:55
Images from around the world: 7 January