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VIDEO: 'Three mile walk to coal face'

Fri, 2014-10-17 05:14
The BBC's Jeremy Cooke meets a father and son who describe their challenging journey to the coal face at Hatfield Colliery

EU referendum bill passes first test

Fri, 2014-10-17 05:05
The Conservatives' second attempt to enshrine an EU referendum into law clears its first parliamentary hurdle in the Commons.

VIDEO: Labour wants football fan trusts

Fri, 2014-10-17 04:47
Labour has announced plans to give football fans a greater say in the way their club is run.

VIDEO: Brad on making an authentic war film

Fri, 2014-10-17 04:31
Brad Pitt and the cast of his new film Fury, attended the world premiere in Washington DC

AUDIO: Science shines light on dark matter

Fri, 2014-10-17 04:31
Scientists from the University of Leicester say they may have solved one of the most enduring mysteries in modern physics: the nature of dark matter.

VIDEO: Huge fire destroys Belgian church

Fri, 2014-10-17 03:46
A church in the centre of the West Flanders town Anzegem, in Belgium, is hit by a huge fire.

VIDEO: Honour for Dame Maggie Smith

Fri, 2014-10-17 03:32
Dame Maggie Smith has become a Companion of Honour in an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle.

Day in pictures: 17 October

Fri, 2014-10-17 03:29
24 hours of news images: 17 October

Are Native American headdresses offensive?

Fri, 2014-10-17 03:24
Glastonbury has warned traders about selling Native American headdresses

Game on - e-sports takes off in the UK

Fri, 2014-10-17 02:17
Rory Cellan-Jones on the rise of e-sports

The agony and ecstasy of UK recovery

Fri, 2014-10-17 02:12
The agony and ecstasy of UK recovery

Serbia's balancing act between Russia and EU

Fri, 2014-10-17 00:35
Serbia's balancing act between Russia and the EU

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

Thu, 2014-10-16 23:41
A French bank allows its customers to pay people via tweets, plus other technology news

VIDEO: What lies in London's drained canals?

Thu, 2014-10-16 22:32
London's Regent's Canal is the first of a number of canals in England and Wales to be drained ahead of vital restoration work.

VIDEO: Why are Dutch bikers fighting IS?

Thu, 2014-10-16 22:12
Three members of a Dutch motorcycle club are now leading a Kurdish battalion fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq.

Putin set for Ukraine crisis talks

Thu, 2014-10-16 21:47
Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Milan to meet his Ukrainian counterpart and EU leaders to discuss the Ukraine conflict and gas supplies.

VIDEO: 'I lost five members of my family'

Thu, 2014-10-16 21:46
The UK charity Street Child has spoken to people in Kenema in Sierra Leone whose lives have been devastated by the disease.

NHS inquiry call after spot checks

Thu, 2014-10-16 21:45
Renewed calls for a public inquiry into the Welsh NHS are made after spot checks at 20 hospitals find widespread problems with the handling of medicines.

Man dead, three critical after crash

Thu, 2014-10-16 21:40
A man has died following a two-vehicle collision near Carryduff, County Down.

'Thousands' paying for sex in NI

Thu, 2014-10-16 21:39
About 17,500 men in Northern Ireland pay for sex each year, a survey published by Queen's University, Belfast, researchers suggests.