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Mother charged with Cairns murders

48 min 1 sec ago
The Australian authorities charge a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.

What Cuba's new friendship with the US means for everyday life

1 hour 4 min ago
What Cuba's new pact with the US means for everyday life

VIDEO: Fixing bones with a household drill

1 hour 49 min ago
Safe surgery with a DIY essential

The family with 34 children - and counting

1 hour 54 min ago
The family with 34 children - and they're adding two more

More support for ex-forces prisoners

2 hours 31 min ago
Ex-armed forces members who are sent to prison will get more support following a review of how they are treated, the Ministry of Justice says.

Welby seeks gay marriage 'bridge'

2 hours 54 min ago
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby tells Desert Island Discs he is trying to bridge a split in the Church over same-sex marriage.

US insists North Korea behind hack

3 hours 10 min ago
The US says North Korea must admit "culpability" for a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures after North Korea suggests a joint inquiry into the attack.

VIDEO: How can a fish be a spy? - in 15 secs

3 hours 12 min ago
The US navy has developed a robot that looks like a fish, but has high-tech surveillance equipment inside.

Slower ambulance fears, and roadside drug tests

3 hours 19 min ago
Claims that NHS England may make target response times for ambulances longer, and news on a festive season blitz on drug-driving are two of a mixed bag of Sunday headlines.

Why do mornings get darker after 21 December?

3 hours 36 min ago
Why mornings will keep getting darker after 21 December

Climate of fear in Turkmenistan

3 hours 38 min ago
Foreign investors are keen to do deals with Turkmenistan but a climate of fear silences dissent, writes the BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov in Ashgabat.

Gunman kills two New York policemen

3 hours 40 min ago
A gunman shoots dead two police officers sitting inside a patrol car in New York before killing himself, officials say.

Nurses in training 'at six-year low'

3 hours 48 min ago
The number of nurses being trained in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level for six years, according to the Scottish Conservatives.

Tube's lost property treasure trove

3 hours 54 min ago
The strange things passengers leave on the Tube

Winter fuel payment increase urged

3 hours 58 min ago
Immediate action is needed to ensure pensioners in Scotland are not afraid to put their heating on this winter, according to the SNP.

Sunday's gossip column

20 December 2014 - 11:36pm
Manchester United to launch Bale bid, Aaron Lennon in Italian move, Liverpool consider Rodgers replacements, plus more.

Journalist John Freeman dies at 99

20 December 2014 - 11:34pm
The diplomat and journalist John Freeman, best known for his interviews for BBC television series Face to Face, dies at the age of 99.

West Ham 'are breaking barriers'

20 December 2014 - 10:33pm
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says his club are "breaking barriers" in the Premier League as they are fourth in the table.

VIDEO: Strictly 2014 winner is crowned

20 December 2014 - 10:29pm
Presenter Caroline Flack and her partner Pasha Kovalev are crowned the winners of Strictly Come Dancing 2014.

Second arrest over off-duty PC death

20 December 2014 - 9:54pm
A second man is arrested on suspicion of murdering off-duty police officer Neil Doyle, who died after being attacked in Liverpool on Friday.