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Ex-minister to call for UK's EU exit

10 hours 39 min ago
Former minister Owen Paterson is to call for the UK to exit the EU, putting pressure on the prime minister amid Tory divisions on the issue.

Anxiety and fear ahead of Ferguson ruling

10 hours 51 min ago
There is anxiety, and fear of more unrest, in Ferguson, Missouri, as a grand jury decides whether to indict a white policemen for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager, writes the BBC's Joanna Jolly.

Dewani judge asked to throw out case

10 hours 54 min ago
The trial of businessman Shrien Dewani on charges of plotting his wife's murder should be halted and the case thrown out, the judge will be told later.

Banker ruled fit for HK murder trial

11 hours 8 min ago
British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.

Have any prices fallen faster than singles?

11 hours 29 min ago
Have any prices fallen faster than singles?

Mary J Blige's London love affair

11 hours 45 min ago
Mary J Blige adopts a new musical home

UK fighters in Syria 'not mercenaries'

12 hours 54 min ago
A British man fighting with Kurdish troops against Islamic State militants in Syria tells the BBC he is not a mercenary.

Business confidence at five-year low

12 hours 59 min ago
Global business confidence slipped to five-year low in October, according to a survey of 6,100 companies from Markit Economics.

Cbeebies star is youngest Bafta winner

13 hours 7 min ago
Nine-year-old actress Cherry Campbell, the star of CBeebies show Katie Morag, becomes the youngest-ever winner at the Bafta Children's awards.

NHS staff stage four-hour strike

13 hours 27 min ago
Nurses, midwives, ambulance staff and other NHS workers are staging a four-hour strike on Monday.

Google case over web abuse to begin

13 hours 40 min ago
The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is set to begin at the High Court.

Ebola trials 'best chance' for cure

13 hours 40 min ago
Hopes pinned on Ebola clinical trials in Guinea

Two men burned in blast at flat

13 hours 55 min ago
Two men are seriously burned in an explosion at a flat in south Birmingham while rescue dogs search the remains of the property.

US police kill boy carrying fake gun

14 hours 8 min ago
Police in the US city of Cleveland shoot and kill a 12-year-old boy who had been waving what turned out to be a fake gun.

French fight for economic reputation

14 hours 13 min ago
French come out fighting for their economic reputation

Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths

14 hours 26 min ago
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.

Migration targets "scrapped"

14 hours 36 min ago
Two papers focus on the words of Home Secretary Theresa May. She tells the Daily Telegraph that migration targets will be scrapped, and the Mail highlights her fears that a militant attack in Britain is "inevitable".

RBS sorry for 'incorrect' evidence

14 hours 43 min ago
Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.

New appeal over Nairn gun murder

15 hours 24 min ago
Police are expected to make a fresh appeal later for information on the murder 10 years ago of Nairn banker Alistair Wilson.

Egypt: The forbidden love of interfaith romances

15 hours 26 min ago
The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples