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Councils 'turn homeless teens away'

Mon, 2014-12-15 17:03
Children are ending up sleeping rough because local authorities are failing in their duty to protect them, says a charity.

Gay Russians in fear as attacks increase

Mon, 2014-12-15 16:49
Gay Russians gays see big rise in homophobia

German naval assault on UK recalled

Mon, 2014-12-15 16:41
When the German Navy shelled UK civilians during WW1

MPs urge changes to new planning law

Mon, 2014-12-15 16:34
The government's flagship planning policy has seen "inappropriate and unwanted" housing development spring up across England, MPs have said.

Gay marriage law comes into effect

Mon, 2014-12-15 16:14
A new law allowing those in same-sex relationships to get married in Scotland comes into effect.

Yoga may protect heart, study finds

Mon, 2014-12-15 16:10
Doing yoga may be a good way to protect against heart disease, particularly if you cannot do more vigorous exercise, research suggests.

VIDEO: The refugees behind America's Christmas turkeys

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:47
The refugees behind America's turkeys

Is China's economy really the largest in the world?

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:45
Has China really got the largest economy in the world?

School exam appeals drop

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:44
There is a large drop in the number of appeals to the Scottish exams agency after a major change to the system.

Toll of kids missing from school

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:43
More than 2,600 children as young as three have disappeared from schools for prolonged periods and some never found, figures reveal.

VIDEO: 'My son was killed fighting in Syria'

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:34
Women Without Borders, the female counter terrorism group, has met in Vienna in Austria, in an attempt to try to halt the spread of terrorism.

Australian lender sells UK loans

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:33
National Australia Bank sells nearly $2bn of bad loans in the UK as part of a strategy to exit an unprofitable business.

Half of rail lines at flooding risk

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:32
Almost half of the length of Devon and Cornwall's main rail lines are at risk of flooding because of climate change, an internal Network Rail report says.

Greece's Syriza prepares for power

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:14
Giorgos Christides reports from Greece on the rise of Syriza under leader Alexis Tsipras.

VIDEO: 'Biggest battery' could cut energy bills

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:14
Scientists have built the biggest battery in Europe, to see if it can store power locally, rather than rely on the national grid. It could cut consumer's energy bills.

Life from 'deepest drill' revealed

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:10
Tiny microbes uncovered by the deepest-ever marine drilling expedition are analysed by scientists to see how they can survive under the seabed.

Downton expects Cook to stay captain

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:05
ECB managing director Paul Downton says he would be surprised if Alastair Cook is not captain at the World Cup.

Trinidad's music pirates still at large

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:02
Trinidad's music pirates are still at large

Thwarting retail's 'returnaholics'

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:01
The tech thwarting shopping's "returnaholics"

Portas criticises 'slow' shops action

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:01
Retail guru Mary Portas accuses the government of making "token gestures" in response to her 2011 review into how to rejuvenate struggling High Streets.

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