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School 'discriminated against boy'

Tue, 2014-10-07 21:22
A County Down school unlawfully discriminated against a pupil with disabilities, a tribunal finds.

VIDEO: Turkey clashes at Kobane protests

Tue, 2014-10-07 21:17
Kurdish protesters and police have clashed at demonstrations across Turkey, over the country's response to Islamic State (IS) militants' attacks on the Syrian town of Kobane.

Three-day shutdown after jobs blow

Tue, 2014-10-07 21:16
The JTI Gallaher cigarette factory is to shut for three days to allow workers to come to terms with hundreds of job losses, according to DUP MP Ian Paisley.

Churchill paintings offered to nation

Tue, 2014-10-07 21:15
Thirty-eight paintings by Sir Winston Churchill are being offered to the nation, following the death of the politician's youngest daughter in May.

UK to open 'solar storm' centre

Tue, 2014-10-07 21:08
The UK Met Office formally opens its Space Weather Operations Centre on Wednesday, to lead the forecasting of the Sun’s disruptive effects on Earth.

Rise in 'witchcraft' child abuse cases

Tue, 2014-10-07 20:57
Police issue guidance to social workers and teachers on spotting children at risk of abuse linked to witchcraft after a rise in reported cases.

N Korea defends rights record at UN

Tue, 2014-10-07 20:40
North Korea presents its own human rights report at a rare UN briefing, acknowledging it runs "reform through labour camps" but denying abuses.

Hong Kong talks set for Friday

Tue, 2014-10-07 20:39
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and government officials say they will meet to discuss political reforms on Friday, after weeks of unrest.

Air strikes help Syria town curb IS

Tue, 2014-10-07 20:33
The US-led coalition carries out its most sustained air attacks so far on the Turkey-Syria border town of Kobane, helping to curb Islamic State.

VIDEO: 'Attitudes to mental health changing'

Tue, 2014-10-07 20:23
Young people are driving a change in attitudes towards people with mental health issues, Stan Collymore claims.

The 27 artists (and two DJs) in BBC Music video

Tue, 2014-10-07 20:12
The 27 artists (and two DJs) who star in BBC Music video

Ordinary beauty - Edwin Smith's striking photographs

Tue, 2014-10-07 20:06
Texture and light in Edwin Smith's images of everyday life

7 questions on the Great British Bake Off

Tue, 2014-10-07 20:02
Do you know your soggy bottoms?

Speakers' Corner in pictures

Tue, 2014-10-07 19:59
Debate and disagreement at London's Speakers' Corner

Does wellbeing promote good mental health?

Tue, 2014-10-07 19:55
Does looking after your mental wellbeing really work?

By-election campaigns enter last day

Tue, 2014-10-07 19:38
Candidates in the Clacton and Heywood and Middleton by-elections are entering a final day of campaigning.

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