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Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP

BBC - 18 hours 52 min ago
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.

Plaid's demand for 'true equality'

BBC - 19 hours 19 min ago
A series of demands to ensure Wales has "true equality" with Scotland is to be outlined at Plaid Cymru's annual conference.

Benefit claims wait 'unacceptable'

BBC - 19 hours 24 min ago
A charity calls for the rollout of a new benefit payment to be halted until a backlog is cleared.

Iran hangs woman despite campaign

BBC - 19 hours 42 min ago
Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.

Royals edge ahead in World Series

BBC - 19 hours 47 min ago
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 3-2 in Game Three to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven World Series.

Scottish Labour leader stands down

BBC - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 2:54am
Johann Lamont stands down as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, accusing the party's UK leadership of treating Scotland as a "branch office".

NY axe attack 'was terrorist act'

BBC - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 1:40am
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.

'Edging toward the EU exit?'

BBC - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 1:08am
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.

US judge sentences Farc commander

BBC - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:38am
A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.

Two US Ebola nurses free of virus

BBC - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:10am
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.

'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl

BBC - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:04am
The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.

Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court

BBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:47pm
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.

VIDEO: Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'

BBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:43pm
Russia helped ousted Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych to flee from violent protests in February, Russian leader Vladimir Putin has said.

VIDEO: Flash floods in Athens

BBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:42pm
People in the Greek capital, Athens, are clearing up after flash floods caused major disruption in parts of the city.

New HS2 station proposed for Crewe

BBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:22pm
A report into the route of the second phase of the controversial fast train project HS2 is expected to recommend a new station be built in Crewe.

VIDEO: One killed in US school shooting

BBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:24pm
One person was shot dead and four students wounded in a school by a student who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.

Baffling ballet

BBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:20pm
Unravelling the flocking habits of starlings

Top 10 tips for being a comedian

BBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:07pm
Paul Merton advises how to make it as a comedian

Lost football grounds - part II

BBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:57pm
England's lost football grounds - part II

Life terms for Argentina jail crimes

BBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:56pm
An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s.