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Barry Manilow rushed to hospital

BBC - 4 hours 52 min ago
The singer was taken to a Los Angeles hospital due to complications from emergency oral surgery.

Spaniard pulls six-year sickie

BBC - 4 hours 54 min ago
A Spanish civil servant is fined after not going to work for at least six years, which was only noticed when he became eligible for a long service award.

First-time buyers' '£50,000 rent bill'

BBC - 5 hours 15 sec ago
First-time buyers in England who purchase a house this year will already have spent an average of £52,900 on rent, research for a landlords' trade body suggests.

Rolls-Royce shares jump 14% on results

BBC - 5 hours 9 min ago
Shares in aero engine giant Rolls-Royce have soared 14% despite a 50% dividend cut and profits at the lower end of forecasts.

Plaid offers to write off student debts

BBC - 5 hours 11 min ago
Students who stay in Wales to study or return home to work after graduation should have £6,000 a year of debts written off, Plaid Cymru says.

GSK fined for deals with competitors

BBC - 5 hours 13 min ago
The pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and some generic drugs firms have been fined for being anti-competitive.

FTSE rebounds as Rolls-Royce surges

BBC - 5 hours 20 min ago
London's leading shares rise 1% in early Friday trading, rallying after Thursday's big losses.

German economy expands by 0.3%

BBC - 5 hours 38 min ago
The German economy expanded by 0.3% in final three months of 2015, official figures show.

World powers agree Syria ceasefire plan

BBC - 5 hours 52 min ago
Major powers agree to seek a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria to begin in a week's time, as well as swift delivery of aid to besieged areas.

Firms forced to reveal gender pay gap

BBC - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:44am
Companies that fail to address pay differences between male and female employees will be highlighted in new league tables.

VIDEO: 'I'll go to the pub': Valentine's Day views

BBC - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:42am
What will you be doing for Valentine's Day?

Tests for four-year-olds 'disruptive'

BBC - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 3:28am
New tests in England for four-year-olds are unreliable and disrupt children's start to school, research for a teaching union suggests.

Actress's partner arrested over murders

BBC - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 2:59am
The partner of Sian Blake is arrested by UK police on suspicion of murdering the ex-EastEnders actress and their two sons.

Papers muse on black holes & disappearing docs

BBC - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 2:45am
The prospect that the new contract for doctors in England could prompt thousands to work elsewhere is the key story for many papers, while others feel a gravitational pull towards coverage of black holes.

Why can't teams stop Leicester?

BBC - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 2:33am
MOTD pundit Danny Murphy on why the Premier League leaders' seemingly simple tactics work and how rivals can counter them.

NHS bosses speak out on doctors letter

BBC - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:25am
Ten NHS chief executives whose names appeared on a letter recommending Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt impose contracts on junior doctors in England say they do not back the move.

Kimunji emoji take on Kimoji emoji

BBC - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:20am
Kim Kardashian's chart-topping Kimoji web icons are facing new competition from a set of emojis mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Junior doctors' dispute - where now?

BBC - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 9:19pm
After weeks of uncertainty the junior doctors' row has moved to a new level this week. BBC health editor Hugh Pym assesses what happens now.

Erasing Franco's memory one street at a time

BBC - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 9:18pm
Spain is starting to change street names that honour Gen Francisco Franco, the dictator who ran the country from the 1930s to 1975, and his henchmen.

VIDEO: Mother to internet: stop humiliating my child

BBC - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 8:52pm
A mother fights those humiliating her child in a meme