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Person missing after fireworks blaze

Friday, October 31, 2014

One person remains missing after a major blaze in a Stafford fireworks factory that left two people needing hospital treatment.

'Do more' to tackle aid corruption

Friday, October 31, 2014

The UK government is not doing enough to tackle "petty corruption" in countries to which it gives aid, a report by a scrutiny body says.

Double contest for Scottish Labour

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Scottish Labour party is now seeking both a new leader and a new deputy leader following the resignation of Anas Sarwar.

RBS reserves £400m for currency probe

Friday, October 31, 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

Ulster Bank to be retained by RBS

Friday, October 31, 2014

RBS will retain control of Ulster Bank and says it has a good market position that can deliver attractive returns.

Japan snack maker to create 100 jobs

Friday, October 31, 2014

A Japanese savoury snacks manufacturer is creating 100 new jobs at Deeside Enterprise Zone, opening its first factory in Europe.

Cuts 'will undo' apprenticeship work

Friday, October 31, 2014

The main body providing apprenticeships in Wales is warning that budget cuts by the Welsh government will have a "massively de-stabilising effect" on such programmes.

'It's business as usual in Austin'

Friday, October 31, 2014

Lewis Hamilton on turning up the pressure in his title fight with Nico Rosberg and the buzz of being back in America.

Labour 'wipeout' and Ebola threat

Friday, October 31, 2014

Labour 'wipeout' and Ebola threat make the headlines

ChildLine seeing more suicidal children

Friday, October 31, 2014

More children who have talked about killing themselves are contacting ChildLine for help, the counselling service says.

Last day for coastguard station

Friday, October 31, 2014

The coastguard station at Brixham in Devon is closing later in a shake-up of rescue services.

Abuse victims 'want Woolf to quit'

Friday, October 31, 2014

Victims' groups are expected to tell child abuse inquiry officials that Fiona Woolf should step down as its head as concerns about her suitability persist.

Scottish Paranormal Festival begins

Friday, October 31, 2014

The first Scottish Paranormal Festival, a weekend celebrating UFOs, ghosts and aliens, is under way in Stirling.

Botanist's family renew appeal

Friday, October 31, 2014

The father of a botanist from Argyll who went missing in Vietnam a year ago asks anyone with any information to come forward.

What are Remploy workers doing now?

Friday, October 31, 2014

How former Remploy workers struggle to find work

Farmer fined over dead cattle on land

Friday, October 31, 2014

A farmer who was fined last year for unlawfully slaughtering animals is fined again after dead cattle are found on his land.

Moving house: Nightmare or life-affirming?

Friday, October 31, 2014

Is moving house a nightmare or life affirming?

Agency failures over murder victim

Friday, October 31, 2014

A review criticises police and other agencies for failing to talk to each other about a 19-year-old mother was killed by her partner.

Timothy Spall: How I became Turner

Friday, October 31, 2014

How Timothy Spall created 400 artworks for his latest film

Independent review of Ofsted urged

Friday, October 31, 2014

Ofsted is in urgent need of an independent review in light of concerns about its objectivity and reliability, say local government leaders.

Lavish praise 'does not help pupils'

Friday, October 31, 2014

Teachers who try to encourage low-achieving students with lots of praise could harm their learning, claims research into classroom tactics.

VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses

Friday, October 31, 2014

A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.

Alcohol 'should have calorie labels'

Friday, October 31, 2014

Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

VIDEO: Meet the accidental stormtrooper

Friday, October 31, 2014

How one man's luck landed him a place in cinema history

Quiz of the week's news

Friday, October 31, 2014

What did Robbie's wife tell him to stop singing during labour?

VIDEO: Poppy hijab for Remembrance

Friday, October 31, 2014

A young fashion designer from London has decided to mark Remembrance Day by creating a special "poppy hijab" for Muslim women.

Labour pledge to boost English buses

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Ed Miliband will promise that a Labour government would grant cities and regions greater powers to improve bus services across England.

Murray seals World Tour Finals place

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Andy Murray books his place at the World Tour Finals with an emphatic victory over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters.

Man charged with Gibson murder

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A man is charged with the murder of Edward Gibson in west Belfast.

Two arrested in care home probe

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Two people are arrested as part of a police investigation into a care home in Oxfordshire.

Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone

Thursday, October 30, 2014

UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak.

Labour 'must be bold on immigration'

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Former Home Office minister Liam Byrne says Labour must talk about immigration, saying it is not an "argument Labour needs to be afraid of".

VIDEO: Tower poppies artist hails volunteers

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The artist behind a project to place almost 900,000 ceramic poppies around the Tower of London says he is surprised and happy that so many people have "taken it to heart".

VIDEO: Where people openly smoke marijuana

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The BBC's Anna Holligan visited a cafe in Amsterdam where people smoke as much marijuana as they like, and the government gets a share of the proceeds.

UK migrant rescue stance criticised

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A Home Office minister insists a change of policy on Mediterranean search-and-rescue operations would save lives - after MPs call it "shameful" and "a new low".

End 'robotic' drugs policy - MPs

Thursday, October 30, 2014

MPs back calls for a review of 40-year old legislation on drug misuse - as a row breaks out at the top of the coalition over drugs laws.

Celtic's Tonev hit with racism ban

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev is banned for seven matches for "using abusive language of a racist nature".

AUDIO: Punk poet's praise for Michael Gove

Thursday, October 30, 2014

John Cooper Clarke says Michael Gove was "right" to support the learning of poetry by rote.

VIDEO: UK national sperm bank starts work

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A UK national sperm bank - charged with reversing a growing shortage of donor sperm - has started work in Birmingham.

VIDEO: Stars lend voices to poppy appeal

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Celebrities such as Joanna Lumley and Arsene Wenger lend their voices to a fundraising campaign for London Poppy Day.

National videogame museum to open

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A new centre dedicated to the heritage and culture of gaming in the UK is to open its doors next year.

Gormley's new cliff top sculpture

Thursday, October 30, 2014

An Antony Gormley statue described as a "robotic Angel of the North" will be installed on a cliff top in Dorset.

Murphy talks unity as leader battle begins

Thursday, October 30, 2014

James Cook on Jim Murphy's chances of leadership success

Is the traditional metal key becoming obsolete?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Are the days of the humble key numbered?

VIDEO: Murphy: 'I'll bring Labour together'

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Jim Murphy MP says he is running to be Scottish Labour leader and first minister of Scotland to end the party's period of "self-harm".

UK rubbish heats Danish homes

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Denmark burns UK waste for heating

VIDEO: European Scrutiny Committee

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The committee questions the UK Commissioner-designate Lord Hill

Caerphilly Cohort: What we learned

Thursday, October 30, 2014

How 2,500 Caerphilly men helped shape expert thinking

The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened

Thursday, October 30, 2014

In 1982, a secret Home Office exercise tested the UK's capacity to cope with a massive nuclear attack.

Unexpected ways to wake up your brain

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Tea or coffee is often the favoured brew for those who are tired and in need of a caffeine boost. But is this really the best way to make ourselves more alert?

The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him magic powers

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci is going on display in Turin - some believe it has mystical powers.

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Lawsuit over Malaysia missing plane

Friday, October 31, 2014

Two children who lost their father when Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and the Malaysian government.

US police killing suspect captured

Friday, October 31, 2014

A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.

Key Jerusalem holy site reopens

Friday, October 31, 2014

Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.

Burkina Faso leader 'to stay on'

Friday, October 31, 2014

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, despite violent protests.

'Do more' to tackle aid corruption

Friday, October 31, 2014

The UK government is not doing enough to tackle "petty corruption" in countries to which it gives aid, a report by a scrutiny body says.

VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana

Friday, October 31, 2014

Inside one of America's scariest haunted houses

BA owner upgrades profit forecast

Friday, October 31, 2014

The parent company of British Airways, IAG, upgrades its profit forecast after it reports a 30% rise in third quarter profits.

Myanmar in rare multi-party talks

Friday, October 31, 2014

Myanmar's president is holding rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.

VIDEO: 'Rage on the streets' in Burkina Faso

Friday, October 31, 2014

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation.

Nikkei leads Asia up after BOJ move

Friday, October 31, 2014

Japan led Asian shares higher after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) surprised markets by announcing more stimulus measures to boost the economy.

VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites

Friday, October 31, 2014

Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.

India bans official luxury travel

Friday, October 31, 2014

India's government bans first class air travel for bureaucrats, meetings in five-star hotels and purchases of cars in a series of tough austerity measures.

Brazil football club to open cemetery

Friday, October 31, 2014

Brazilian football club Corinthians is to open a cemetery for supporters who want to be buried close to their favourite players.

Charity warns US on Ebola quarantine

Friday, October 31, 2014

Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.

Australia ends sanctions on Fiji

Friday, October 31, 2014

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is committed to "normalising" relations between Australia and Fiji after the nation's elections last month.

Citigroup legal costs up by $600m

Friday, October 31, 2014

Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".

Abuse victims 'want Woolf to quit'

Friday, October 31, 2014

Victims' groups are expected to tell child abuse inquiry officials that Fiona Woolf should step down as its head as concerns about her suitability persist.

The price of peace in Colombia

Friday, October 31, 2014

What would Colombia look like, if talks could end conflict?

Russia-Ukraine deal secures EU gas

Friday, October 31, 2014

Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.

The volunteers ready to fight Ebola

Friday, October 31, 2014

The health workers volunteering to fight Ebola

Ukraine's "cyborg" defenders at Donetsk airport

Friday, October 31, 2014

Where Ukraine's battle goes on despite ceasefire

The channel that's spiced up French TV

Friday, October 31, 2014

The TV station that's spiced up the French airwaves

The scandal-hit politicians seeking re-election

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The scandal-hit US politicians who could be re-elected

Hamilton critical of double points

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Lewis Hamilton says it would "suck" if he lost the world title as a result of the controversial final-race double points rule.

Murray seals World Tour Finals place

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Andy Murray books his place at the World Tour Finals with an emphatic victory over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters.

Evacuations amid Costa Rica eruption

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.

Four dead in Kansas airport crash

Thursday, October 30, 2014

At least four people were killed and five injured when a small plane crashed into an airport building in Wichita, Kansas, officials say.

Colombian Farc in civilian admission

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".

Tan invests in new LA MLS franchise

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Cardiff City's billionaire owner Vincent Tan is among a group of investors backing a new MLS franchise, Los Angeles Football Club.

Mass graves found in western Iraq

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.

Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone

Thursday, October 30, 2014

UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak.

Is it a golden age for Chinese cinema?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Will Chinese films be the next big blockbusters?

Long-serving Boston mayor dies

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Thomas Menino, who served as mayor of Boston for more than 20 years, has died after a battle with cancer.

Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'

Thursday, October 30, 2014

An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.

Cows to keep Kenyan girls in school

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Nine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.

VIDEO: Where people openly smoke marijuana

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The BBC's Anna Holligan visited a cafe in Amsterdam where people smoke as much marijuana as they like, and the government gets a share of the proceeds.

Anzacs' sacrifice remembered 100 years on in Albany

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Australian town marks the Anzacs who left for war

Pirate Bay founder faces jail term

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.

The older Indian women having children

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Why Indian women are risking motherhood in old age

Ian McKellen given freedom of London

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen is given the freedom of the City of London in recognition of his work for gay rights.

Drones buzz French nuclear plants

Thursday, October 30, 2014

An investigation begins after France's state-owned EDF power company says unidentified drones have flown over seven of its nuclear plants.

VIDEO: Where are Mexico's missing students?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Mexican president has met with the families of 43 students who went missing in September, following clashes with police.

US posts better-than-expected growth

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting.

VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Polanski freed after US arrest bid

Thursday, October 30, 2014

US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.

German motorway shooter sentenced

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A German lorry driver who carried out hundreds of shootings on the country's motorways has been jailed for more than 10 years.

VIDEO: Ebola threat to Sierra Leone mothers

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Sierra Leone has one of the world's highest infant mortality rates, and the Ebola outbreak is likely to push it even higher.

Pulitzer-winning poet Kinnell dies

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning US poet Galway Kinnell, best known for his spiritual poems connecting the experiences of daily life to larger forces, dies aged 87.

Tunisia secularists win elections

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Tunisia's secularist Nidaa Tounes party wins 81 seats in parliament, pushing the Islamists of Ennahda into second place, official results show.

Norway's long wait for rockslide

Thursday, October 30, 2014

It could be a long wait for viewers, but Norwegian TV has set up a webcam in front of Mount Mannen in anticipation of a large rockslide.

VIDEO: Becoming a mother at 70 in India

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time.

VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.

Mexico head meets students' families

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto meets the families of 43 students who went missing more than a month ago, sparking nationwide protests.

Rebels reinforce besieged Kobane

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Free Syrian Army fighters arrive in Kobane to help the defence of the Syrian border town under siege by Islamic State militants, sources there say.

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