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'Very significant' cuts still to come

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 12:26pm
"Very significant" government spending cuts will be imposed before the next general election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank warns.

What is the UK doing about Syria?

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 11:51am
11 key questions on what the UK should do about Syria

One in five children obese in Year 6

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 10:41am
One in 10 children was obese at the start of primary school in England last year but one in five was obese by the end, according to new figures.

Pirate makes film to avoid being sued

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 10:09am
A convicted Czech software pirate agrees to make an anti-piracy film in order to avoid being sued by the firms whose software he pirated.

What is the Little Red Book?

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 9:48am
What exactly is the Little Red Book?

The truth about Facebook quizzes

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 9:42am
Much press attention has been devoted to a Facebook quiz which asked for large swathes of data in return for a word cloud of your most used words, but do we really need to worry?

Your pictures: Windows

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 7:28am
Readers' photographs on the theme of windows.

Does the UK have a problem with whiplash?

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 6:18am
Why does the UK have so many whiplash cases?

Pope celebrates huge Mass in Kenya

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 5:12am
Pope Francis celebrates Mass with many thousands of people in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on his first visit as pontiff to Africa.

PM to make case for Syria air strikes

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 4:53am
The prime minister is to present his case to the Commons later for the UK launching air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria.

Zano drone makers detail spending

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 4:39am
The company behind failed mini-drone Zano has provided some details of how more than £2m in funding was allocated.

Osborne defends Spending Review U-turn

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 4:35am
Chancellor George Osborne and Labour's John McDonnell tour media outlets while experts crunch the numbers from Wednesday's Spending Review.

Shrinking to Zero: The Raspberry Pi gets smaller

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 4:24am
Launched in 2012, the Raspberry Pi has become Britain's most successful homegrown computer. Now it's getting smaller and cheaper.

Tesco settles US lawsuit over profits

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 4:20am
Tesco will pay $12m (£8m) to settle legal action by US shareholders which claimed that accounting irregularities inflated the supermarket's share price.

VIDEO: Baby found in NY church nativity manger

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 4:06am
A newborn baby has been called ''a miracle child'' after being found in the nativity manger of the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York.

VIDEO: McDonnell: Red Book point 'was a joke'

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 3:45am
The shadow chancellor said throwing a copy of the Chinese Communist leader's Little Red Book at the chancellor made a serious point.

Audio of 'warning' to Russia jet issued

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 3:39am
The Turkish military releases an audio recording of what it says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border.

Facebook wife-killer convicted in US

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 3:38am
A man who killed his wife and posted a photo of the corpse on Facebook is found guilty of murder by a jury in Florida.

Koreas in rare talks to improve ties

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 2:31am
Officials from North and South Korea are meeting for rare talks aimed at improving long-strained ties, after a military stand-off in August.

Lead poisons '100,000 birds annually'

BBC - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 2:11am
About 100,000 wetland birds are killed every year from poisoning by discarded lead ammunition, say scientists.