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Urgent Greek debt crisis talks held

BBC - 5 hours 15 min ago
The heads of both the International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank have attended talks in Berlin in an attempt to reach a deal with Athens.

Kennedy's death 'heartbreaking'

BBC - 5 hours 21 min ago
Tributes are paid in Wales to the former leader of the Liberal Democrats Charles Kennedy who has died in Scotland aged 55.

Ex-Lib Dem leader Kennedy dies at 55

BBC - 5 hours 32 min ago
Former Liberal Democrat Party leader Charles Kennedy has died at his home in Scotland aged 55, his family says.

Kennedy's different style of politics

BBC - 5 hours 49 min ago
Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy brought a different style to Westminster politics, says BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith.

Aid workers shot dead in north Afghanistan

BBC - 6 hours 2 min ago
Nine people including several aid workers are killed in an attack by unknown gunmen in Balkh province, northern Afghanistan, say officials.

Villiers' warning on Stormont crisis

BBC - 6 hours 9 min ago
The Secretary of State warns Northern Ireland's political leaders to choose between the Stormont House Agreement or a path that "threatens to wreak havoc".

Hundreds missing as China ship sinks

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 2:58am
Five people are dead and hundreds are missing after a cruise ship with more than 450 people, mostly elderly tourists, capsizes on China's Yangtze River.

VIDEO: 'Charles was the best of all of us'

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 2:57am
Former Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown says Charles Kennedy's death is "a loss to the whole of British politics".

BGT champ shocked by 'double dog' row

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 2:37am
Jules O'Dwyer is "shocked and surprised" by the reaction to her using a stunt double dog for her winning sketch.

India cuts rates for a third time

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 2:31am
The Reserve Bank of India has cut interest rates for the third time this year to help boost growth in Asia's third largest economy.

Tree crashes onto car in heavy wind

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 2:24am
Emergency crews deal with several incidents across Wales as heavy rain and high winds affected many areas overnight.

'I don't mind if people think I'm rubbish'

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 2:20am
Robbie Savage looks back at his season's highlights as a pundit, recalls some of his run-ins and revisits some of his predictions too.

Blatter to attend World Cup final

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 2:16am
Fifa president Sepp Blatter will attend the Women's World Cup final in Canada despite the crisis engulfing the governing body.

VIDEO: Charles Kennedy's life in politics

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 1:41am
A look back at the political life of former Liberal Democrat Party leader Charles Kennedy, who has died aged 55.

Maria Costello - queen of the road

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 1:31am
Broken bones, dicing with death and refusing to get a proper job, the life of a female professional motorcycle racer.

NHS told to 'deliver', and Cowell 'conned'

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 1:06am
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt tells the NHS "enough cash, now deliver", David Cameron faces a cabinet split over child benefit, and Britain's Got Talent's "conned" by a canine stunt double.

Lamont: 'No quick fix' for Labour

BBC - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 12:39am
Former Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont says there can be "no quick fix" for her party if it is to survive, in her first broadcast interview since resigning.

Stamps mark 800 years of Magna Carta

BBC - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:47pm
A special set of commemorative stamps has been issued to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the document that founded principles of law still in effect today.

Fish stall 'among council assets'

BBC - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:07pm
Nightclubs, pigeon lofts and a wet fish stall are among some of the assets held by UK councils, according to a report by the Taxpayers' Alliance.

VIDEO: Lion kills tourist through car window

BBC - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:01pm
A female tourist has been killed in a lion attack at a game park in South Africa.