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Samsung earnings hit by mobile sales

Wed, 2015-01-28 16:04
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics reported its first annual earnings decline in three years.

Too many women in jail says minister

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:57
The number of women being sent to prison should be halved, says Justice Minister Simon Hughes.

League tables branded a 'nonsense'

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:41
Scores of England's top private schools are expecting to be at the bottom of the secondary school league tables, following confusion over IGCSEs.

Thousands 'need three-person babies'

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:40
Nearly 2,500 women in the UK would benefit from a fertility technique to make babies from three people, a study suggests.

NHS satisfaction 'risen significantly'

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:39
Satisfaction with the NHS has "risen significantly", according to analysis of the influential British Social Attitudes survey.

Inactivity 'as serious as smoking'

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:27
Fifteen medical organisations have jointly called for radical action to improve levels of physical activity in Scotland.

Miliband in Scots 'Home Rule' pledge

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:24
A "Home Rule Bill for Scotland" would be introduced within the first 100 days of a Labour government, according to the party's leader.

VIDEO: Smart goggles for hi-tech bobbies

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:21
A range of new tech ideas for the UK's police forces, including facial recognition, has been demonstrated.

'Dippy' makes way for blue whale

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:15
London's Natural History Museum is re-modelling its entrance, moving out the famous Diplodocus skeleton and moving in the bones of a blue whale.

Argentina's Nisman 'feared guards'

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:14
Top Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who died in unexplained circumstances, borrowed a gun because he feared for his security, a colleague says.

Real Madrid to rename Bernabeu

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:02
Real Madrid are set to rename the Bernabeu as part of a sponsorship deal with a UAE-based petroleum investment company.

New rules for rape cases - papers

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:59
Latest guidance on the way rape cases are handled, and how rapists are hiding their tracks, make the front pages of the papers.

US Supreme Court blocks executions

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:59
The US Supreme Court postpones the executions of three death row inmates who say the use of the sedative midazolam in the procedures is cruel.

VIDEO: Post-war blocks get listed status

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:29
Fourteen office blocks, including one nicknamed the hanging gardens of Basingstoke, have been given protected Grade II* listed status.

VIDEO: Warnings as snow hits parts of UK

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:26
BBC correspondents report from the areas of the UK which are worst hit by the snow.

'After 88 minutes, give me the ball'

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:24
Spurs midfielder tells team-mates to give him the ball late on after another crucial goal in the League Cup semi-final.

McDonald's boss steps down

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:18
McDonald's boss Don Thompson steps down after two and a half years in the job, as the company struggles with a declining customer base in its home market.

Earthquake recorded in East Midlands

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:18
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 has been recorded in the East Midlands, the US Geological Survey reports.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine 'looks well tolerated'

Wed, 2015-01-28 14:08
The first results of an experimental Ebola vaccine being tested in Oxford suggest it is safe.

Castro issues Guantanamo Bay demand

Wed, 2015-01-28 13:56
Cuba demands the US hands back the Guantanamo Bay military base before relations with Washington are normalised.