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VIDEO: Hughes critical after being hit by ball

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:14am
Australia batsman Phil Hughes is in a critical condition after being hit by a ball at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

'Reject pay hike' union tells AMs

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:58am
A £10,000 pay rise for Welsh assembly members should be rejected, says leading public sector workers' union Unison.

Ferguson ruling sparks 'worst' riots

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:57am
Ferguson has probably seen its worst rioting yet, a police chief says, after a jury decision not to bring charges over Michael Brown's death.

The housing market is cooling - Nationwide

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:49am
UK’s largest mutual says market is now more cautious, and it is happy to lend to over 40s.

Row over children's graves tributes

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:48am
Calls for a Wales-wide law over what tributes can be put on children's graves are made after one Welsh council removed personal items from cemeteries and sent them to landfill sites.

Sony Pictures computer system hacked

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:34am
Sony Pictures Entertainment has been targeted by computer hackers in an attack which reports say has forced the company to shut down its corporate network.

VIDEO: Mental health in the workplace

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:27am
Mental health issues such as stress or depression are now the leading cause of illness in the workplace, with more than eleven million working days lost last year.

VIDEO: MI5 set for criticism over Lee Rigby

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:25am
A long-awaited report will be published on Tuesday on what the intelligence services knew before the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby in May last year.

VIDEO: Universal Credit rolled out to families

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:24am
The government's flagship welfare reform programme Universal Credit is being extended, with parents able to claim it for the first time.

Mortgage lending falls at Nationwide

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:22am
Gross mortgage lending has fallen by almost £1bn at Nationwide, adding to evidence that tighter controls on lending may be curbing borrowing.

Hundreds report mystery 'explosion'

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:09am
A mysterious explosion heard across parts of Manchester and Salford remains unexplained.

Renewed call for North Sea tax break

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:01am
Business leaders say tax reform is needed for the North Sea oil sector after a survey suggests confidence has fallen sharply.

Tax relief threat to private schools

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:01am
A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" business rate relief by helping out state schools - or lose it, the party will warn.

Hughes left critical by blow to head

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 3:02am
Australia left-hander Phil Hughes is in a critical condition and has undergone surgery after being hit by a short ball in Sydney.

'Class war on private schools' and Mellor's 'rant'

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:34am
A mixed bag of headlines in Tuesday's press, sees two papers focusing on Labour's plans to remove tax breaks from private schools that do not partner state counterparts.

Pope to address European Parliament

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:33am
Pope Francis will address the European Parliament and Council of Europe on Tuesday, but will not meet Strasbourg's Catholics.

NI Ebola case inevitable: consultant

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:29am
A consultant in the infectious diseases unit at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital says it is likely Northern Ireland will have to deal with an Ebola case in the next few months.

VIDEO: 'Chaotic scenes' in Ferguson

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:41am
Police in Ferguson fire tear gas at protesters, following the decision of the grand jury not to indict the police officer who shot Michael Brown.

HK bailiffs begin clearing Mong Kok

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:21am
Court bailiffs backed by police in Hong Kong began dismantling parts of a pro-democracy protest site in Mong Kok after asking people to leave.

Death fall police inquiry criticised

BBC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:02am
The father of Lauren Eley who died after a fall from a Northampton multi-storey car park 10 years ago, calls for a fresh police investigation.