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Annual house price growth 'slows'

BBC - 11 hours 54 min ago
The annual pace of house price growth slowed to 9.4% in September in England and Wales, according to the Nationwide.

May: New extremism powers needed

BBC - 11 hours 59 min ago
Home Secretary Theresa May is to tell the Conservative Party conference a future Tory government will seek new powers to ban extremist groups.

PM vows seven-day GP access by 2020

BBC - 11 hours 59 min ago
David Cameron is to tell the Conservative Party conference there will be more money to ensure seven-day GP access is rolled out across England by 2020.

S Africa firebrand in fraud trial

BBC - 12 hours 25 min ago
South African opposition party leader Julius Malema is due to go on trial on charges of fraud and money-laundering.

Afghans to sign foreign troop deals

BBC - 12 hours 30 min ago
The new Afghan government is to sign security deals with the US and Nato that will allow foreign troops to remain in the country beyond 2014.

Why do so many drivers shun seatbelts?

BBC - 12 hours 31 min ago
Why are two million drivers still refusing to buckle up?

VIDEO: Bomb-makers tracked via sewers

BBC - 12 hours 32 min ago
New technology allows security services to analyse the contents of the sewers to discover where people are making home-made bombs.

Hong Kong leader in protest appeal

BBC - 12 hours 33 min ago
Hong Kong leader CY Leung urges pro-democracy protesters to "immediately" stop their campaign, as crowds bring parts of the city to a standstill.

Warm weather hits sales at Next

BBC - 12 hours 40 min ago
Next says the recent warm weather has slowed sales growth and adds it might have to cut its profit forecast if the warm spell continues.

Woman saved from harbour waters

BBC - 12 hours 46 min ago
A woman is rescued from a Gwynedd harbour after being spotted by a fisherman in the early hours.

Netflix to release full-length film

BBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 2:51am
The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.

VIDEO: Clintons leave hospital with baby

BBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 2:19am
Chelsea Clinton leaves a New York hospital with her baby daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.

Argentina 'in contempt' of US court

BBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 2:18am
A US judge rules that Argentina is in contempt of court for refusing to obey an order to repay the debt it owes to two US hedge funds.

UK has driest September 'since 1910'

BBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 2:04am
The Met Office says the UK is on course for its driest September since records began more than a century ago.

Health spending set for budget boost

BBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:52am
It is expected more money will be earmarked for the health service when the Welsh government unveils its draft budget.

Girl, 15, 'may be heading to Syria'

BBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:51am
A teenage girl from Bristol who was reported missing may be attempting to get to Syria, police say.

VIDEO: Hong Kong urged to end protest

BBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:38am
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong are being urged at stop their campaign "immediately" and go home.

Villiers to speak on corporation tax

BBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:23am
The Northern Ireland secretary of state will later say that Stormont needs to be in the best possible shape if it is to take on the devolution of corporation tax rates.

VIDEO: Hot air balloon descends into cave

BBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:23am
An Austrian balloon pilot has succeeded in taking a balloon deep underground.

Lewis backs mixed-gender 'Ryder Cup'

BBC - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:21am
World number one golfer Stacy Lewis says she would be keen to see the introduction of a mixed-gender 'Ryder Cup' tournament.