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Nazi PoW leaves cash for Scottish village

2 December 2016 - 5:06pm
A former Nazi soldier leaves £384,000 in his will to the Perthshire village where he was held as a prisoner of war.

Gambia's Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow in shock election result

2 December 2016 - 5:03pm
In power for 22 years, President Yahya Jammeh now hands the reins to property developer Adama Barrow.

The Gambia election: 'I never knew freedom until today'

2 December 2016 - 4:56pm
Opposition supporters give their reaction to news that Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia's president of 22 years, has been defeated in elections by property developer, Adama Barrow.

Get a 100 Women boost with our new app

2 December 2016 - 4:38pm
The BBC 100 Women team have hosted a hackathon with Facebook UK to give female developers the chance to create a unique social media product.

Brazil football commentator who cheated death

2 December 2016 - 4:35pm
A Brazilian football commentator who was meant to be on the doomed flight to Colombia tells his story.

BoE's Andrew Haldane warns of regional growth inequality

2 December 2016 - 4:20pm
Regional growth inequality in the UK is becoming more pronounced, says Bank of England chief economist Andrew Haldane.

Prostitution law change under review

2 December 2016 - 3:45pm
Research into the scale of prostitution is needed before calls to amend laws are addressed, ministers say.

England v Australia: James Haskell says hosts must make Wallabies' lives 'hell'

2 December 2016 - 3:09pm
England are chasing a record-equalling 14th straight win and although they beat Australia 3-0 in the summer, James Haskell is expecting another tough game on Saturday.

Booster seat concerns

2 December 2016 - 2:52pm
New rules on car seats are being brought in but what are they and will parents need to buy replacements?

Nico Rosberg announces Formula 1 retirement to fans

2 December 2016 - 2:52pm
World champion Nico Rosberg sends a video message to his fans announcing his retirement from Formula 1 with immediate effect.

Tom Bateman: Was by-election vote on Brexit?

2 December 2016 - 2:30pm
BBC political correspondent Tom Bateman looks at whether a shock Lib Dem by-election win is down to the EU Referendum vote.

Phone encryption: Police 'mug' suspect to get data

2 December 2016 - 2:28pm
Detectives have developed a new tactic to beat criminals using mobile phone encryption - legally mug them.

Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.

2 December 2016 - 2:24pm
Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.

Fresh football abuse claims investigated

2 December 2016 - 2:19pm
West Midlands Police is the 18th force to say it is investigating child abuse claims in football.

Nico Rosberg retires: World champion quits Formula 1 five days after title win

2 December 2016 - 2:06pm
World champion Nico Rosberg announces he has retired from Formula 1 just five days after claiming the F1 crown for the first time.

MP Anna Soubry contacts police over 'Jo Cox' tweet

2 December 2016 - 1:59pm
A Remain-supporting Conservative MP contacts police after a Twitter post asking someone to "Jo Cox" her emerged.

Millionaire was 'giving up £10m fortune' for lover he killed

2 December 2016 - 1:43pm
A millionaire told police he was giving up half of his £20m fortune to be with the escort lover who he later killed, a court hears.

How secure are your debit and credit cards?

2 December 2016 - 1:34pm
Researchers from Newcastle University say it is easy to guess credit card details

Lib Dems 'are back' after shock by-election win

2 December 2016 - 1:11pm
Tim Farron says the Lib Dems are 'back' after ousting Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond Park by-election.

Minimum alcohol prices 'may improve health'

2 December 2016 - 12:57pm
Minimum pricing of alcohol in England would improve the health of the heaviest drinkers, health experts say.

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