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Spend, spend, spend – what are politicians up to?

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:26
Spend, spend, spend. That's what people do who can afford it, at this time of the year. But why are our politicians following suit when the country is still deeply in the red?

Suspects' bail 'lengthened by cuts'

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:03
Spending cuts are delaying police inquiries and contributing to a rise in people kept on police bail for months, and in some cases years, Newsnight is told.

Boyhood wins top NY film award

Mon, 2014-12-01 11:51
A film 12 years in the making, Boyhood, has won top honours at the New York Film Critics awards, which opens the pre-Oscars awards season.

VIDEO: Judge bans car cruising events

Mon, 2014-12-01 11:33
A judge has banned car cruising events across the Black Country.

We’re adults, not children, says learning disabled girl band

Mon, 2014-12-01 11:31
The learning disabled group doing it for themselves

Pakistan sex taboos challenged by TV show

Mon, 2014-12-01 11:27
The TV phone-in giving a voice to frustrated Pakistanis

Duncan Campbell wins Turner Prize

Mon, 2014-12-01 11:22
Dublin-born film artist Duncan Campbell is announced as the winner of this year's £25,000 Turner Prize.

VIDEO: Roger Daltrey gatecrashes wedding

Mon, 2014-12-01 10:48
The Who's Roger Daltrey gatecrashes a wedding and takes to the stage to sing to the happy couple and their guests near Glasgow.

VIDEO: Amazon's 'Cyber Monday' boom

Mon, 2014-12-01 10:41
Amazon says it has recorded sales of around 64 items every second on so-called 'Cyber Monday', one of the busiest days for online shopping.

VIDEO: Hobbit 'may be last Middle Earth film'

Mon, 2014-12-01 10:25
Richard Armitage says the final scene of the latest Hobbit film was a "big, emotional moment" for him.

Suspended Tesco executive to return

Mon, 2014-12-01 10:14
One of the Tesco executives suspended following the £260m profit mis-statement will return to the retailer.

Russia drops gas pipeline plan

Mon, 2014-12-01 10:03
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the proposed South Stream gas pipeline will not go ahead, blaming opposition from the EU.

Predictions: Lawro v Steph Houghton

Mon, 2014-12-01 09:49
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on England women's captain Steph Houghton.

NFL players stir controversy with 'hands up' Ferguson tribute

Mon, 2014-12-01 09:33
On Sunday five St Louis Rams took the field with a gesture made famous by those protesting Michael Brown's death. They say they're supporting their community, but others think the display is misguided and misplaced.

VIDEO: Flooding in France claims lives

Mon, 2014-12-01 09:22
Five people have died in France as severe storms continue to batter the western Mediterranean, with damaging winds and torrential downpours.

Gordon Brown: A complex figure

Mon, 2014-12-01 09:12
Gordon Brown could be brooding and brilliant, almost in the same breath. Westminster will probably not see his like again.

VIDEO: Is Sierra Leone losing against Ebola?

Mon, 2014-12-01 08:53
A year ago Ebola claimed its first victims in West Africa. Since then around 6,928 people have died and thousands more have been infected.

VIDEO: Will Roche's strike win Fifa award?

Mon, 2014-12-01 08:43
Watch Stephanie Roche's stunning goal for Peamount United against Wexford Youths, which has been nominated for Fifa's goal of the year award.

Fake baby con nurse freed from jail

Mon, 2014-12-01 08:41
A nurse who borrowed a baby to trick a man into believing the child was the result of their one-night stand is released early from her 16-week jail term.

Beckham car crash picture emerges

Mon, 2014-12-01 08:36
A photograph emerges of a car crash which involved David Beckham and his son.

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