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Controversial DNA test comes to UK

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:14
A personal gene test that has been banned in the US has been approved for use in the UK by regulators.

Phone scammers 'net £23.9m in a year'

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:13
The amount of money lost to phone scammers has tripled in a year, prompting a major awareness campaign.

Atoning for the sins of a brother

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:13
Colombian drug lord’s sister who leaves notes on his victims’ graves

Scottish shop vacancy rate 'falls'

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:06
The number of empty shops on Scotland's high streets has fallen in the past year, according to a new report.

Health boards spend £82m on locums

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:05
The NHS in Scotland spent a record £82m on locum doctors last year, an increase of £18m on the previous year, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

Flood defences to get £2.3bn boost

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:01
Over 1,400 flood defence projects protecting 300,000 homes have been agreed as part of the government's National Infrastructure Plan.

Should a 400-year-old tax be scrapped?

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:01
The 400-year-old system firms are desperate to reform

Christmas shopping gets tech boost

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:01
The technology helping your presents arrive on time

VIDEO: Is it end of road for Hobbit films?

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:00
Sir Ian McKellen has said that he is not sure the final Hobbit film will actually be "the end of the journey".

VIDEO: Winning Turner Prize 'is surreal'

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:46
The winner of 2014's Turner Prize, Duncan Campbell, describes the moment he found out as "surreal".

Balotelli 'Super Mario' post probe

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:42
The FA is investigating an Instagram post by Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli which appeared to contain anti-Semitic language.

N Korea refuses to deny Sony hack

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:38
North Korea refuses to deny involvement in a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, ahead of the release of a film about North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

VIDEO: A week in the life of a care worker

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:23
Rochelle Monte, a care worker in the north-east of England, shares what a week in her role is like and the pressure on her time to give quality care to her clients.

Cosby resigns from university board

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:03
US comedian Bill Cosby has resigned from the board of trustees of Temple University in Philadelphia, amid ongoing claims of sexual assault.

Bicester revealed as new garden city

Mon, 2014-12-01 13:55
Bicester in Oxfordshire has been chosen as the site for the coalition's second new garden city, government sources have confirmed.

Green carpet for Hobbit premiere

Mon, 2014-12-01 13:27
Film stars gathered on a green carpet earlier for the world premier of the third and final instalment of Sir Peter Jackson's The Hobbit films.

HIV evolving 'into milder form'

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:41
HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious as it spends more time infecting people, according to a major scientific study.

HIV: Why is virus so 'successful'?

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:40
HIV has repeatedly made the jump from animals to humans, but only once did it spread around the world. Why?

'Gerrard still good enough' - Barnes

Mon, 2014-12-01 12:33
Former Liverpool striker John Barnes believes Steven Gerrard's best form is "still good enough for Liverpool".

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?