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VIDEO: 'We all deserve the same rate of pay'

Tue, 2014-11-04 03:00
Campaigners for equality between the sexes have called 4 November 'equal pay day'.

Venezuela to raise minimum wage

Tue, 2014-11-04 01:26
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro announces he will raise the minimum wage by 15% to counteract an inflation rate of more than 60%.

VIDEO: Could gladiators return to Rome?

Tue, 2014-11-04 01:21
The authorities in Rome are considering rebuilding the famous arena inside the city's Colosseum.

VIDEO: 'Fireball meteor' seen over Japan

Tue, 2014-11-04 00:57
People in western Japan reported sightings of a sparkling light racing across the sky on Monday evening.

Spaceship pilots' actions analysed

Tue, 2014-11-04 00:45
Investigators looking into the Virgin Galactic accident set up a "human performance" team to help them understand the actions of the pilots.

VIDEO: Are you paid less than your colleagues?

Mon, 2014-11-03 23:06
The average female employee could be earning 15.7% less than her male counterpart, according to new figures.

VIDEO: North Korean art show in London

Mon, 2014-11-03 22:10
North Korea is opening up its London embassy for a public art exhibition.

Schoolboy killer focus for papers

Mon, 2014-11-03 21:25
The sentencing of the teenager who murdered Leeds teacher Ann Maguire, criticism of web firms by the new GCHQ boss, and Norman Baker's resignation as Home Office minister make headlines.

Security chief shot dead in Mexico

Mon, 2014-11-03 21:11
A Mexican security chief brought in by the government to tackle rising violence is shot dead in the north-eastern state of Tamaulipas, officials say.

Leaking sinks force plane landing

Mon, 2014-11-03 20:46
A Virgin Australia aircraft bound for Sydney is forced to turn back and land in Los Angeles after sinks on board leak.

UN seeks to end statelessness

Mon, 2014-11-03 20:23
The UN refugees agency is launching a campaign to end statelessness - currently affecting at least 10 million people worldwide - within 10 years.

UK warned of EU bill interest charge

Mon, 2014-11-03 20:15
The UK faces interest charges of more than £3.5m next month if it refuses to make an additional £1.7bn payment to the European Union.

Protectionist wins the Melbourne Cup

Mon, 2014-11-03 20:08
German horse Protectionist, for English jockey Ryan Moore, wins the Melbourne Cup but favourite Admire Rakti dies after the race.

VIDEO: Can a city roof be an insect haven?

Mon, 2014-11-03 19:51
Matt Shardlow from Buglife shows the BBC's Victoria Gill around a city rooftop that's been designed to attract bees.

Tech firms 'in denial' over extremists

Mon, 2014-11-03 19:17
US technology companies have become "the command and control networks of choice" for extremists, the new head of GCHQ says.

Millions to vote in US mid-term poll

Mon, 2014-11-03 18:30
Americans prepare to vote in mid-term elections which will decide who controls the Senate and pave the way for the 2016 race for the White House.

Is there really a crisis among GPs?

Mon, 2014-11-03 17:50
GPs are not happy, complaining of rising workloads and a squeeze in funding. Do they have a point and is there anything that can be done to help them, asks Nick Triggle.

In pictures: They that are left

Mon, 2014-11-03 17:30
'They that are left' - poignant images of war veterans

Row over the Samaritans' Twitter app

Mon, 2014-11-03 17:24
The petition to block the Samaritans' Twitter app

Untold stories of deaf people in WW1

Mon, 2014-11-03 17:20
Details emerge of what deaf people did in WW1