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Miliband to pledge longer care visits

BBC - 16 hours 6 min ago
Labour is setting out details of Labour's "10-year plan" for the NHS, including longer home visits - as the Conservatives outline plans to lower the benefits cap to fund more apprenticeships.

VIDEO: 3D printed heart saves girl's life

BBC - 16 hours 17 min ago
A two-year-old girl who was born with a serious heart defect has had a life-saving operation thanks to a 3D printer.

Facebook suffers widespread fault

BBC - 16 hours 22 min ago
Facebook says it was responsible for a fault that caused its social network, Instagram photo service and other apps to become unavailable for about 40 minutes.

Owner backs team over 'deflate-gate'

BBC - 16 hours 24 min ago
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft denies any wrongdoing from the Boston side in the 'deflate-gate' row.

PM: Yes to TV debates with NI parties

BBC - 16 hours 30 min ago
David Cameron says a deal could be done for TV debates to go ahead if Northern Ireland's parties are represented on the panel.

Biggest hospital to be handed over

BBC - 16 hours 35 min ago
Scotland's largest hospital is due to be officially handed over to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Aer Lingus 'willing' to agree IAG bid

BBC - 16 hours 37 min ago
Irish airline Aer Lingus says it is "willing" to accept a €1.36bn takeover offer from British Airways owner IAG if the interests of "relevant parties" are satisfied.

Litvinenko 'killed on third attempt'

BBC - 16 hours 44 min ago
Two prior attempts to kill ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have been made before he died from radiation poisoning in 2006, the BBC has learned.

AirAsia recovery operation suspended

BBC - 16 hours 51 min ago
The Indonesian military suspends recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea after repeatedly failing to lift the fuselage.

Survivors mark Auschwitz anniversary

BBC - 17 hours 7 sec ago
Auschwitz survivors and visiting dignitaries gather at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation.

Greek singer Demis Roussos dies

BBC - 17 hours 7 min ago
Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.

US and India can be 'best partners'

BBC - 17 hours 13 min ago
President Barack Obama says the US and India should "stand together" as he concludes a three-day visit seen as a sign of warming ties between the two countries.

New York shuts down for blizzard

BBC - 17 hours 13 min ago
New York City and other areas in the north-east US have shut down ahead of a snowstorm that could dump as much as 76cm (30ins) of snow.

Crime victims 'ignored and confused'

BBC - 17 hours 17 min ago
Victims of crime in England and Wales are still being let down by the justice system, says an independent review by Victims' Commissioner Baroness Newlove.

NI ambulance workers set to strike

BBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:59am
Ambulance workers in Northern Ireland are preparing to strike on Thursday in a protest over pay.

High cholesterol in mid-life risky

BBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:30am
Having even slightly raised cholesterol in midlife significantly increases a person's risk of heart disease, research reveals.

Aer Lingus 'willing to take IAG bid'

BBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:22am
The board of Aer Lingus says it is willing to accept a takeover proposal worth about £1bn from British Airways owner, International Airlines Group.

Rangers accept £10m Ashley loan

BBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:14am
Rangers agree a £10m loan from Mike Ashley's Sports Direct to relieve the club's "perilous" financial state.

VIDEO: US states 'closed' amid snowstorm

BBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 2:57am
The eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada is bracing for a massive storm, with winds of up to 80 mph (130km/h) expected to bring up to 3ft (1m) of snow.

Primary school standards 'decline'

BBC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 2:50am
The standards of primary schools inspected in Wales declined in 2014 compared to previous years, according to education watchdog Estyn.