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IS 'fuelling UK far-right backlash'

BBC - 17 hours 27 min ago
Islamic extremism in the Middle East and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a UK far-right backlash, a Home Office adviser claims.

Australia in 'beheading plot' raids

BBC - 17 hours 39 min ago
Police carry out anti-terror raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence that Islamic extremists were planning random killings in Australia.

Woman's ambulance queue death review

BBC - 17 hours 50 min ago
An investigation is being carried out after a woman died in an ambulance while waiting in a queue of around 15 emergency vehicles outside a hospital.

Murder 'comes naturally' to chimps

BBC - 18 hours 1 min ago
A major international study finds that killings among chimpanzees result from normal competition, not human interference.

Pauper's funeral for 18 year old

BBC - 18 hours 7 min ago
A teenager was among more than 500 people given a pauper's funeral, with claims they could put an "increasing strain" on the public purse.

Alibaba set to announce share price

BBC - 18 hours 29 min ago
Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering in New York.

Argentina tries 'baby theft' doctors

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:48am
Medical staff go on trial in Argentina charged with kidnapping babies born in captivity to left-wing prisoners during military rule.

PCC to be chosen after abuse scandal

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:40am
The process for appointing a new police commissioner for South Yorkshire is set to begin following the resignation of Shaun Wright.

VIDEO: Why are there so many blackberries?

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:37am
It has been a bumper year for edible plants and berries according to The Woodland Trust, who say this autumn could see the best fruit crop since records began.

Still no suspects in Thailand murders

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:15am
Police in Thailand say they have still not formally identified any suspects in the murder of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.

Man killed in early morning crash

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:00am
A man dies in a road accident in Leven, Fife, in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Voting begins in Scottish referendum

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:00am
People in Scotland begin voting on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

R&A set to reveal women members vote

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:56am
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club will announce on Thursday if it will admit women members for the first time in its 260 years.

Wales awaits result of Scottish vote

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:49am
Politicians in Wales await the result of the Scottish referendum on independence as voting gets under way.

Ukraine president in key US visit

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:44am
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is beginning a key visit to the US to seek further support to tackle what he describes as Russian aggression.

Taiwan in tougher food penalties

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:33am
Taiwan's government says it will impose harsher penalties for food safety violations after a "gutter oil" scandal.

Pleas for British hostage - the papers

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:23am
The Scottish independence referendum is covered on most front pages. However, the BBC is reporting only factual accounts of the election throughout polling day.

Family criticise trust over death

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:21am
The mother of a 21-year-old County Armagh man criticises the Southern Health trust for "failing her son" after he died weeks after a routine ear operation.

VIDEO: 'Far-right backlash' to Islamic extremism

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:19am
A senior Home Office advisor has told the BBC that Islamic state extremism and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a far-right backlash in the UK.

Iran nuclear talks set to resume

BBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:07am
World powers are set to resume talks in New York with Iran, but diplomats say a breakthrough on its disputed nuclear programme is unlikely.