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Winds and wave warning as storm hits

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:26
Severe gales and flooding are expected to cause disruption as a so called "weather bomb" batters Scotland.

Poor 'need help' with energy bills

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:25
Poor families in the UK will need more help to pay for heating their homes as energy bills rise, government advisors have warned.

Ofsted warning on secondary schools

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:10
Chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw will say that secondary schools are not making enough progress, in the education watchdog's annual report.

VIDEO: Dian Fossey: The woman who lived with gorillas

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:07
The life and death of zoologist Dian Fossey

Making economy flights more comfortable

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:06
How one man was inspired to design and produce economy class plane seats that free up more legroom.

Hoy to receive BBC lifetime award

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:06
Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy will be given the lifetime achievement honour at Sunday's BBC Sports Personality awards.

New complaints over NHS ombudsman

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:05
More than 140 families voice fresh concerns about how the NHS ombudsman in England handles patients' complaints, week after a report raised the alarm.

Oil sector on brink of upheaval

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:04
Is the oil industry at a turning point?

Firms awarded third of NHS contracts

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:04
A third of NHS contracts in England have been awarded to private sector providers since the Health and Social Care Act came into force, an investigation has found.

Rail work to cause Christmas delays

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:03
Train travellers will once again face delays and cancellations because of engineering work on some of the country's biggest lines over Christmas.

US 'reaches $1tn spending deal'

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:02
US Congressional leaders have reached an agreement on a $1.1tn (£701.6bn) spending bill ahead of a looming Thursday evening deadline.

Kenya orders Al-Jazeera investigation

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:00
Kenya calls an Al-Jazeera report alleging the use of extrajudicial killings "scandalous" and says it will investigate its makers.

Energy customers told to reclaim cash

Tue, 2014-12-09 15:00
Millions of energy customers who have money left in old accounts are being given further encouragement to reclaim it by the energy industry.

VIDEO: "Ah stop!": Anger at Irish water charges surges online

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:59
Anger at Irish water charges surges online

Liverpool not good enough - Rodgers

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:55
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits his team has not been good enough after a failed Champions League campaign.

VIDEO: Duke and Duchess visit 9/11 memorial

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:47
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the 9/11 memorial and museum on the final day of their visit to New York and Washington.

NFL's Newton in hospital after crash

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:39
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was taken to hospital with fractures to his lower back after a two-vehicle crash.

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Torture is always wrong'

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:39
Following the release of a report on CIA interrogation techniques in the years after the 9/11 attacks, the UK Prime Minister David Cameron said it was important to be clear that torture is wrong.

VIDEO: How BBC Urdu 'discovered' Malala

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:23
Editor Aamer Ahmed Khan explains how the BBC Urdu service first gave a public voice to Malala Yousafzai.

When did 'die-ins' become a form of protest?

Tue, 2014-12-09 14:19
Previous generations had sit-ins. When did it change?