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Hart still UK's most desirable place

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 8:07am
The most desirable place to live in the UK is named as Hart in Hampshire where residents are found to be the healthiest and live the longest.

VIDEO: 'Santas' join torch-lit hunt in woods

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 7:03am
Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods.

Appeal one year on from 'axe murder'

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 5:30am
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who they believe was attacked with an axe renew their appeal on the first anniversary of his death.

Plan to help over-50s get jobs

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 5:17am
Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work.

Cook 'gutted' to miss World Cup

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 5:17am
Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.

Facebook users crack card mystery

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:58am
Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force.

Liberia holds vote delayed by Ebola

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:48am
Liberia votes in a senate election that was postponed because of the Ebola outbreak, with ex-footballer George Weah facing the president's son.

VIDEO: ID checks for everyone leaving UK

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:38am
A group of MPs has questioned whether the government can meet its April deadline for introducing identity checks on every person leaving the UK.

VIDEO: 'Black Friday' with an ambulance crew

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:29am
BBC reporter Emma Firth spends the night on shift with the North West Ambulance Service.

Migration system 'in intensive care'

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:26am
A parliamentary committee warns ministers over UK exit controls, record-keeping and the use of a net migration target.

Cuts means 'less crime prevention'

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:20am
Police budget cuts could lead to fewer crimes being prevented, a policing expert says.

Crabb launches attack on Miliband

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:18am
Labour leader Ed Miliband 'doesn't give a toss' about Wales, says Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.

Johnson secures Australia Test win

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 4:01am
Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.

Obama orders ban on Crimea trade

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 3:22am
President Barack Obama orders a trade ban with Crimea, to show the US "will not accept Russia's occupation" of the Ukrainian region.

VIDEO: Can endangered white rhino be saved?

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 3:22am
Zoo keepers from around the world are due to meet next month to discuss ways to save the endangered northern white rhino.

Sony hack row and 'panic Saturday'

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 3:04am
President Obama's vow to hit back at North Korea over an apparent cyber attack that stopped the release of a film, and consumer frenzy in the shops, are the papers' two big stories for Saturday.

Israel launches Gaza air strike

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 2:37am
Israel launches an air strike on an alleged Hamas site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.

Cairns children's mother arrested

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 2:30am
Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.

UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850m

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 1:10am
The UN General Assembly approves a resolution asking Israel to pay Lebanon millions of dollars in compensation for an oil spill.

Colombia Farc truce follows killings

BBC - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 1:01am
Colombia's Farc begins an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire, hours after the army said that the left-wing rebels had killed five soldiers.