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F1 carmaker goes into administration

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Caterham Formula 1 manufacturer goes into administration, putting 200 jobs at risk.

CSKA Moscow 2-2 Man City

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Manchester City surrender a two-goal lead to draw at CSKA Moscow, leaving their Champions League hopes in the balance.

'Tissue of lies' over health service

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Health Minister Mark Drakeford launches a stinging attack on the Conservatives for telling a "tissue of lies" about the state of the Welsh NHS.

Winds and rain hit Scotland

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

High winds and rain hit Scotland as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo pass over the country.

VIDEO: More UK medics travel to Ebola area

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

International development secretary Justine Greening travels with soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.

Teacher and pundit cleared of abuse

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A former teacher and BBC contributor is found not guilty of sexually abusing pupils at boarding schools in the 1980s and 90s.

VIDEO: Polish MEP on joining UKIP group

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The BBC's Damian Grammaticas speaks to Robert Iwaszkiewicz about joining the UKIP grouping in the European Parliament

Storm leaves one dead and four hurt

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A woman dies and four people are taken to hospital after winds felled trees and storms sweep the country.

Mauled breeder held over dog attacks

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A man who had his arm amputated after being mauled by his own dogs is arrested over a series of dog attacks.

Man guilty of hotel hammer attacks

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A man who beat three sisters with a claw hammer in a London hotel while their children slept alongside them is found guilty of attempted murder.

Woman jailed for abusing 999 service

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A woman who called the emergency services 200 times in two years with fake symptoms to get access to medication had been "depleting life-saving resources" from the health service, say officials.

QPR chairman apologises for club row

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

QPR chairman Tony Fernandes orders Adel Taarabt and manager Harry Redknapp to end their "embarrassing" public row.

MPs debating voter 'recall' powers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

MPs are debating whether voters should be able to deselect them using a "power of recall" if they commit wrongdoing.

Hillsborough officer 'not leant on'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A former police inspector who was on duty during the Hillsborough disaster denies he was "leant on" to ensure his statements "toed the party line".

Inquiry head defends Brittan links

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The head of an inquiry into historical sex abuse insists she is not a member of the establishment - and says she wants to "lay to rest" speculation over links with ex-home secretary Lord Brittan.

UK man 'killed fighting in Syria'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A British man who travelled to Syria to fight with Islamic State group has been killed, his mosque says.

What about the pro-European Conservatives?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Norman Smith asks what happened to pro-European Tories

Exam appeals change 45,500 grades

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The number of complaints about GCSE and A-level marking rose sharply this year, with a fifth of challenges leading to grade changes, says Ofqual.

BBC Trust boss backs licence fee

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The new head of the BBC Trust says she believes the licence fee is the best way to fund the corporation.

'Rapid deterioration' in jail safety

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

There has been a rapid deterioration in the state of jails in England and Wales with cracks in the system of widening, the chief prison of inspector warns.

Sunderland fans to receive refund

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sunderland's 2,500 fans who travelled to watch their side defeated 8-0 at Southampton will have their ticket costs refunded.

UK couple found dead in Indian hotel

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A UK couple in their twenties have been found dead in the Indian city of Agra.

Pregnant duchess appears in public

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Duchess of Cambridge makes her first public appearance since announcing her second pregnancy.

Maíria Cahill cases to be reviewed

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Three cases linked to the alleged sexual abuse of Belfast woman Maíria Cahill are to be reviewed, the Public Prosecution Service has announced.

Shrien Dewani's wife 'wanted divorce'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Anni Dewani, who was killed while on honeymoon in South Africa in November 2010, had wanted a divorce from her new husband, a court is told.

Hunt brands Welsh NHS 'second-class'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Welsh patients receive a second-class health service, according to UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

Arrest over girl missing since 1977

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A man is arrested by police investigating the disappearance of a six-year-old girl in County Donegal 37 years ago.

VIDEO: Pregnant Kate appears in public

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The pregnant Duchess of Cambridge has made her first public appearance since an announcement that she was suffering from acute morning sickness. .

VIDEO: Woman dies after being hit by tree

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A woman dies after being hit by a falling tree in high winds in London, while three people are injured in a separate incident in West Sussex.

Pair retract Thai murder confessions

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Two Burmese men accused of killing two British tourists in Thailand retract their confessions, lawyers say.

'Bite mark' on murder victim's body

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A retired odontologist tells the World's End murder trial that marks on Christine Eadie's body were a possible human bite mark.

Peerage for immigration campaigner

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Immigration campaigner Sir Andrew Green is among several public figures to be nominated for a peerage by David Cameron.

UK spy drones to fly over Syria

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The UK will fly unmanned drones over Syria in the battle against Islamic State militants, the government says.

Pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The EU's decision to ban the use of some pesticides could threaten UK crops, increase food prices and hit farmers' profits, a report claims.

Banksy's Pierced Eardrum vandalised

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared.

Twin jailed for murdering brother

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A man is jailed for life for murdering his identical twin brother in a drunken argument on New Year's Eve.

'Electrical fault' caused Didcot fire

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service says an electrical fault could be to blame for a massive blaze at Didcot B power station.

AUDIO: Pooley's parents support his return

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The parents of William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, support his return to Sierra Leone to resume his work.

VIDEO: British medics head to Sierra Leone

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Some 80 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.

VIDEO: European and UK police join forces

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Police from across Europe have been brought to the UK to help catch foreign criminals in Operation Trivium.

The UK's current-account Achilles' heel

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The UK's current-account Achilles' heel

VIDEO: Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.

Farewell Lynda, and paralysis 'cure' - the papers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Actress Bellingham's death features across Tuesday's papers

Life Story with David Attenborough

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life

The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

What happened to the kids from 1970s experimental schools?

One town, one month on

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

How does a town that voted Yes in Scottish referendum feel now?

The man who magically made maths fun

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The maths writer Martin Gardner, who died in 2010, is said to have turned dozens of innocent youngsters into professors - and vice-versa.

Will we podcast in virtual reality?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

How virtual reality could disrupt podcasting

Busting stereotypes: 100 Women

Monday, October 20, 2014

BBC to host day of events focusing on the power of women

Scandalous tales from the British embassy in Paris

Monday, October 20, 2014

Hugh Schofield reveals the colourful history of the British ambassador's residence in Paris - courtesy of the butler.

The fighter pilots who navigated war using a school atlas

Monday, October 20, 2014

Remarkable advances made in aviation during WW1 are still at the core of air power today.

VIDEO: Intelligence and Security Committee

Friday, October 17, 2014

MPs take evidence on the issue of privacy and security.

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Infant bodies found in Canada locker

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The bodies of up to four infants have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, Canada, authorities say.

North Korea frees detained US man

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say.

Farage defends Polish MEP alliance

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UKIP leader Nigel Farage defends allowing a Polish politician criticised for a comment on hitting women into its grouping in the European Parliament.

'Negligence' behind Total boss death

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

LGBT Jamaicans 'targets of violence'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jamaicans face "intolerable levels of violence and cannot rely on the police" for protection, Human Rights Watch says.

ICC warns Kenya on Kenyatta leaks

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The International Criminal Court warns the Kenyan government against leaking information from President Uhuru Kenyatta's case to the media.

Ebola, race and fear

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Is prejudice fuelling outbreak hysteria in the US?

Storm leaves one dead and four hurt

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A woman dies and four people are taken to hospital after winds felled trees and storms sweep the country.

US marine missing at murder hearing

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A US marine has failed to appear in a Philippines court after being accused of murdering a transgender Filipino.

Canada car killer's passport seized

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one of them, had had his passport seized by police for suspected terror ties.

Ukraine faces cluster bomb claim

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many states, a leading human rights group says.

Man guilty of hotel hammer attacks

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A man who beat three sisters with a claw hammer in a London hotel while their children slept alongside them is found guilty of attempted murder.

Ambassador demands Top Gear apology

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Argentine ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC make a public apology following the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.

QPR chairman apologises for club row

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

QPR chairman Tony Fernandes orders Adel Taarabt and manager Harry Redknapp to end their "embarrassing" public row.

Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Ebola crisis: My son's survival saved me

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Son saves father from despair of family loss

Pistorius 'unlikely to compete again'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete again after he is jailed for killing his girlfriend, says a psychiatrist.

My Man Utd not antiquated - Ferguson

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sir Alex Ferguson defends himself against suggestions David Moyes inherited an "antiquated" structure at Manchester United.

Egypt 'sets appeal' for journalists

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

An appeal against the sentences of three jailed al-Jazeera journalists will be heard by an Egyptian court on 1 January, relatives say.

VIDEO: 'Negligence' behind Total boss death

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Russian investigators have said "criminal negligence" caused the crash at a Moscow airport that resulted in the death of Total's chief executive.

Timberlake settles Heat legal action

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Celebrity magazine Heat apologises to actor and singer Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel after publishing a "false and unfounded story" questioning their marriage.

Tributes paid to ex-Australian PM

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tributes have been paid to Australia's controversial former prime minister Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday at the age of 98.

Who are the Kurds?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Race, culture and language in common - but who are the Kurds?

Police hunt links to Indiana killings

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Authorities in two US states are reviewing unsolved cases for links to an Indiana man being held on suspicion of killing seven women.

HK in first talks with students

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hong Kong officials end a first round of talks with student leaders to try to resolve an impasse that sparked weeks of pro-democracy protests.

Italian police find 1.7bn-euro fraud

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Italian police break a crime ring that defrauded the state of €1.7bn euros.

McDonald's and Coke see profits fall

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

McDonald's and Coca Cola post profits down sharply in the three months to the end of September, with both seeing sales under pressure in the US.

Swedish bay search for 'foreign sub'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Naval vessels scouring Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine focus on a bay near Stockholm on the fifth day of their search.

VIDEO: Gibraltar future with Spain 'not realistic'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Fabian Picardo says the people of Gibraltar see their future with the UK, and being part of Spain is "not realistic".

Bashir seeks to extend 25-year rule

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir will stand for re-election next year, an aide says, despite previous claims that he would quit after 25 years in power.

India suspend tours to West Indies

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.

Pair retract Thai murder confessions

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Two Burmese men accused of killing two British tourists in Thailand retract their confessions, lawyers say.

Somalia orders UK passport seizure

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A court in Somalia orders the seizure of a local radio station owner's UK passport after he is accused of threatening national security.

Audi claims self-drive speed record

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.

Lufthansa strike declared legal

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

German airline Lufthansa fails in a court bid to force its pilots to call off their strike, while union leaders warn of more action.

Day in pictures: 21 October

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A selection of news photos from around the world

Islamic State: The US volunteers who fight with Syria's Kurds

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Americans who have joined the Kurds in the fight against IS

Singing nun releases 'Like a Virgin'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Italian nun who won the The Voice releases Madonna's 1984 hit as her debut single.

VIDEO: Doctor on sister's Ebola death

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Banksy's Pierced Eardrum vandalised

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared.

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies like Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 82, says his family.

Rewards for Mexico missing students

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Mexican government offers rewards totalling $4.75m (£3m) for information leading to the whereabouts of 43 missing students from Guerrero state.

Microsoft boss gets $84m pay package

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has been given a pay package worth $84.3m, making him one of the top earners in the tech industry.

Australian teen surfaces in IS video

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

An Australian teenager who joined IS militants in Iraq and Syria surfaces in a video addressing PM Tony Abbott and US president Barack Obama.

Oscar de la Renta: Life and work in pictures

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The life and work of US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta

Protests against controversial opera

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Politicians including former Mayor Rudy Giuliani protest against controversial opera The Death of Klinghoffer.

Amazon agrees e-book pricing deal

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Online retailer Amazon reaches a deal with publisher Simon & Schuster over the pricing of e-books.

VIDEO: British medics head to Sierra Leone

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Some 80 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.

VIDEO: Baghdad: Where one bomb is a quiet day

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The regularity of bombings in Baghdad makes fire-fighting a busy and dangerous profession.

Five ways Whitlam changed Australia

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Five ways that late PM Gough Whitlam reformed his country

Fresh fighting in key Syrian town

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Fierce fighting breaks out in the Syrian town of Kobane, ending two days of relative calm after defenders pushed back Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.

VIDEO: 'Nazis' who left US still got benefits

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The US government has paid dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in Social Security benefits after forcing them to leave the US.

China growth slows to five-year low

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.

To walk again - the people behind the story

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again

VIDEO: Why US man joined Kurdish fighters

Monday, October 20, 2014

The BBC's Jim Muir speaks to an American who has come to fight Islamic State militants on the front line in north-east Syria.

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