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Prince Charles to make forest appeal

BBC - 3 hours 32 min ago
Prince Charles is to call for better protection of the world's forests at the UN climate conference in Paris.

Yorkshire Ripper 'facing prison return'

BBC - 3 hours 37 min ago
Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe is no longer mentally ill and should be returned to jail, it has been reported.

Fewer repeats over Christmas on BBC TV

BBC - 3 hours 41 min ago
More than 90% of BBC programming on at peak time over Christmas this year will be new, the corporation's acting head of TV says.

Faulty part 'factor' in AirAsia crash

BBC - 3 hours 48 min ago
A faulty component as well as the crew's response caused an AirAsia plane to crash into the Java Sea last December, killing 162 people, Indonesian officials say.

Bank shares rise after stress tests

BBC - 3 hours 52 min ago
Banks are the big gainers after they passed latest stress tests, with Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays leading the way with gains of about 2.5%.

VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe on hunchbacks and Harry P

BBC - 4 hours 5 min ago
Daniel Radcliffe talks to BBC Breakfast about his latest role alongside James McAvoy in the film Victor Frankenstein.

Scotland women reach last four

BBC - 4 hours 17 min ago
Scotland are through to the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier after beating Thailand.

Disruption as doctors' strike halted

BBC - 4 hours 44 min ago
Hospitals across England face disruption with thousands of operations cancelled, despite a 24-hour strike by junior doctors being called off.

Two banks warned in annual stress test

BBC - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 3:58am
Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered were the weakest of Britain’s seven largest banks in a Bank of England economic stress test.

Turkey challenges Russia over IS claim

BBC - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 3:44am
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan challenges Russia to prove that Ankara shot down a Russian plane to protect oil trade with Islamic State.

Organ donor law 'revolution' begins

BBC - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 3:24am
Wales becomes the first nation in the UK to introduce a "revolutionary" new system to increase the number of organ donors.

Syria vote on Wednesday, says PM

BBC - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 2:56am
David Cameron is to ask his cabinet to endorse a one-day Commons debate and vote on Wednesday on bombing so-called Islamic State in Syria.

Heathrow conditions 'must be met'

BBC - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 2:00am
The government should not support building a third runway at Heathrow until certain environmental conditions can be met, MPs say.

'Brink of war' and 'Ripper to prison'

BBC - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 1:17am
Most of Tuesday's papers focus on what they see as imminent UK air strikes in Syria, while some report that the Yorkshire Ripper could be moved from a secure hospital to prison.

Japanese whaling ships depart for hunt

BBC - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 12:43am
Japanese whaling ships depart for the Antarctic hunt, after a one year pause, despite international opposition.

VIDEO: Police chase 80mph drunk driver

BBC - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 12:43am
West Midlands Police have released a video of a drunk driver swerving across the M5, as forces across the region begin the Christmas anti-drink drive campaign

Labour to launch EU 'In' campaign

BBC - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 10:39pm
Labour is to officially launch its campaign for the UK to stay in the EU, arguing that the country's security depends on its continued membership.

Visa protest sign of new boldness in Cuba

BBC - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 10:35pm
Rare street protests in Havana over Ecuador's decision to require Cubans to obtain a visa to visit the country are a sign of social change, says Will Grant.

Do 20% of British Muslims really sympathise with jihadists?

BBC - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 10:29pm
Do 20% of British Muslims really sympathise with jihadists?

Does the Royal Institution have a future?

BBC - Mon, 11/30/2015 - 10:15pm
UK scientific bodies were formed more than a hundred years ago to educate the public. Have they outlived their usefulness?