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VIDEO: Can ex-drug users ever make good art?

Mon, 2014-12-08 03:48
Will Gompertz considers whether the quality of an artist's work is made or marred by having used drugs in the past.

Russian liberal TV forced out

Mon, 2014-12-08 03:39
The best-known liberal TV channel in Russia is told to quit its rented studios in Moscow while another private channel faces closure.

Farmer delivers Downing Street tree

Mon, 2014-12-08 03:25
A fir tree grown on Gower is being unveiled by the prime minister as one of 10 Downing Street's two official Christmas trees.

VIDEO: Dewani family: 'Justice system failed'

Mon, 2014-12-08 03:23
The family of Anni Dewani say the justice system has failed them and accused Shrien Dewani of living a "double life" and "not being honest".

VIDEO: Mail delivery 'cherry picking' claims

Mon, 2014-12-08 03:09
Royal Mail says competitors in the bigger cities cherry picking its business could harm rural postal services.

Interest rate rises 'won't wreck the recovery'

Mon, 2014-12-08 03:07
Research by the Bank of England suggests interest rate rises will not wreck the economic recovery, though they will be acutely painful for hundreds of thousands of households.

VIDEO: The background to the Dewani case

Mon, 2014-12-08 03:01
Jon Kay reports on the background to the Shrien Dewani murder case, as a judge dismisses it due to lack of evidence.

'Nut rage' delayed Korean Air plane

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:52
Officials are investigating claims that a senior Korean Air executive delayed a flight after taking issue with the way she was served nuts.

Woman killed in ambulance accident

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:49
A woman dies in a road accident in wintery conditions on the A76, five miles south of Mennock in Dumfries and Galloway.

Strikes disrupt transport in Belgium

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:48
Transport services in Belgium have been severely disrupted by strikes protesting against government austerity measures.

Those big numbers keep on coming

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:39
Watching Gangnam Style for 17,000 years.

Canada closes embassy in Cairo

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:30
The Canadian embassy in Cairo is closed due to "security concerns", a day after Britain shut its mission in the Egyptian capital.

Disability fund closure ruled lawful

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:25
A government decision to close a fund that helps disabled people to live and work in the community is lawful, the High Court rules.

Dewani murder case thrown out

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:20
A judge dismisses case against Shrien Dewani, who was accused of arranging murder of wife Anni in South Africa

Trapped pony rescued from slurry pit

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:15
A pony trapped in a slurry pit near Wellington, Shropshire, is pulled from a slurry pit by fire crews.

Son detained for trying to kill dad

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:14
A man who attempted to murder his 97-year-old father in Lancashire is detained for 14 years.

VIDEO: Sherlock stars win big at BIFA

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:08
Sherlock stars Andrew Scott and Benedict Cumberbatch have both won awards at the British Independent Film Awards.

New grammar bid 'nears approval'

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:07
A bid by a Kent grammar to open a satellite school is nearing approval with the education secretary expected to grant permission, it has emerged.

VIDEO: 'Fatberg' warning for festive cooks

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:05
Cooks are being advised not to pour cooking fat down the drain where it can accumulate causing giant 'fatbergs'.

What can be done to save my local High Street?

Mon, 2014-12-08 02:04
Is something stirring on the High Street?