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David Miliband backs brother for PM

Fri, 2014-12-12 17:29
Former foreign secretary David Miliband says he "passionately" wants Labour to win the general election and for his brother Ed to become the next prime minister.

Post Office settles disability case

Fri, 2014-12-12 16:58
An actress with dwarfism who was unable to reach chip-and-pin machines in a post office has her disability discrimination case settled by the company.

Millionaire's cabin rediscovered

Fri, 2014-12-12 16:09
The remains of a log cabin where philanthropist Andrew Carnegie spent summer holidays have been rediscovered by his great grand-daughter.

Scottish Labour to unveil new leader

Fri, 2014-12-12 16:01
Scottish Labour is announcing its new leader, with former UK cabinet minister Jim Murphy the perceived frontrunner to win the contest.

Police not checking foreign records

Fri, 2014-12-12 16:01
Some police forces check the records of just a fraction of the foreign nationals they detain, according to research by 5 live Investigates.

The Jews of Arabia

Fri, 2014-12-12 15:51
The Jews may have originated in the Middle East but they were long ago scattered far and wide - to the Gulf, among other places.

The creepy tale that launched gothic fiction

Fri, 2014-12-12 15:39
The creepy tale that launched gothic fiction

Mel B plea and gift delivery fears - front pages

Fri, 2014-12-12 15:30
Concern over the health of X Factor judge Mel B is once again on front pages, while there are also fears that Christmas gifts bought online might not arrive in time.

VIDEO: Why do people feel duped by Zoella?

Fri, 2014-12-12 15:04
Will Gompertz asks why do people feel fooled by video blogger Zoella after it emerged that she received help from her publishers to write her book Girl Online.

Why are hospitals under so much pressure?

Fri, 2014-12-12 15:01
The NHS across the UK is already struggling to meet its A&E targets, and winter - the busiest time of year - has only just begun. Nick Triggle looks at why hospitals are under the cosh.

VIDEO: Do body cameras improve police work?

Fri, 2014-12-12 14:09
In the US protesters, are calling for reform to improve relations between police and the citizens they serve. One city in California may have a solution.

VIDEO: UK flight chaos: What went wrong?

Fri, 2014-12-12 14:07
The BBC's Richard Westcott looks at what might have gone wrong when a computer failure caused widespread flight disruption across the UK

ICC halts Darfur war crime inquiries

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:59
The International Criminal Court prosecutor says she has shelved her probe into war crimes in Sudan's Darfur region because of a lack of UN action.

Mel B 'unwell' for X Factor final

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:41
Bosses "don't know" if Mel B will recover from an illness in time to appear at The X Factor final.

VIDEO: Winter falls over Ukraine children's graves

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:41
Fergal Keane reports from Mariupol in south-eastern Ukraine as the country's government says that for the time in 7 months no civilians or soldiers have been killed in fighting.

The gay Asian men living a lie

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:33
The gay Asian men pressured into marrying women

Almeria 1-4 Real Madrid

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:33
Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice against Almeria as Real Madrid seal their 20th victory in a row in all competitions.

US Senate backs anti-IS spending

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:31
US Senate passes defence bill backing expanded military campaign against Islamic State

Housing Executive property sub-let

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:29
A man has been given a three-month suspended jail term for sub-letting his Housing Executive property as part of a benefits scam.

Mudslides and floods hit California

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:04
Heavy rains in southern California trigger mudslides and flooding, killing one person and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of homes.