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Dying woman sues for diagnosis delay

Mon, 2014-11-24 11:07
A terminally ill woman who claims a hospital did not treat her suspected cancer as urgent has launched legal action against a health board.

'Militant traders' raid Nigeria town

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:44
Residents and soldiers are fleeing a Nigerian town raided by militant Islamists disguised as traders, officials say, as the country's top Muslim leader criticises the military.

Teen dies in hospital after shooting

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:36
A murder investigation is launched after an 18-year-old man died of gunshot wounds in hospital.

VIDEO: Pro-independence paper goes on sale

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:29
A new newspaper, claiming to represent those who voted for independence from Britain in last September's referendum, has been launched in Scotland.

Labour's '£250m police savings' vow

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:22
Labour says it has identified £250m in cost savings in the police service, promising to use the cash to protect the front line.

Sports Personality 2014 contenders

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:22
Who will be crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year?

Sports Personality shortlist named

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:19
Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December.

VIDEO: Llewelyn-Bowen's festive park closes

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:18
An attraction styled, though not produced, by TV interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has had to close after just one day, following complaints from hundreds of disappointed customers.

Jet attacks Tripoli's last airport

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:16
An unidentified jet carries out two air strikes on Maitiga air base in Tripoli, the Libyan capital's last functioning airport.

Sturridge will return 'soon enough'

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:56
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says his injury troubles are making him stronger and he will be back "soon enough".

FC Schalke 04 v Chelsea

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:41
Ex-Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo is not motivated by revenge before his Schalke side host his old club on Tuesday.

ID-theft equality boss found guilty

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:38
The former head of the Somerset Racial Equality Council is convicted of fraud after stealing another man's identity.

Assembly passes murder info motion

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:22
The Northern Ireland Assembly calls on republicans to provide more information to the police about the murder of County Armagh man Paul Quinn seven years ago.

Where did Chuck Hagel go wrong?

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:11
Mr Hagel may not have been fired from his top military post but he appears to have been pushed, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus

Women win historic bobsleigh medals

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:03
Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers-Taylor become the first women to win international four-man bobsleigh medals.

Britain's soggy future?

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:00
The Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, tells the BBC that there's a risk that long term growth in the UK, and other developed economies, will be "soggier than it has been in the past"

Spain priests held over child abuse

Mon, 2014-11-24 08:49
Police in Granada have arrested three priests and one layman on suspicion of child sex abuse, according to Spain's interior minister.

VIDEO: Lewis Hamilton's season in numbers

Mon, 2014-11-24 08:32
See Lewis Hamilton's season in stats as he becomes only the fourth British F1 driver to win multiple world championships.

RBS 'wanted critic's mortgage back'

Mon, 2014-11-24 08:29
A businessman who wrote a government report that criticised RBS has been told he can no longer remain a customer of the bank, Panorama learns.

VIDEO: Better than Beckham? Great NFL catches

Mon, 2014-11-24 08:15
After Odell Beckham Jr's incredible catch for the New York Giants, BBC Sport looks at the best efforts from the 2013 season to see how they compare.

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