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US race relations: Six statistics

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:33
Six statistics that shed a little more light on the state of race relations in the US, following the shooting of black teenager Michael Brown.

Scottish Widows to cut 130 jobs

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:31
Scottish Widows is to cut 130 jobs across the UK as part of a restructuring of its pensions and investments businesses.

Peter Kay brings back Phoenix Nights

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:29
Peter Kay is bringing back his hit TV show Phoenix Nights for two live shows in aid of Comic Relief.

India troops in Kashmir gun battle

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:22
At least 10 people are killed in a gun battle between Indian troops and suspected Pakistani militants in the disputed territory of Kashmir.

Manhunt after pair stabbed to death

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:21
A manhunt is under way after a husband and wife in their 50s were found stabbed to death in their home in Surrey.

Engineering firm plans 140 job cuts

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 10:13
The US engineering firm Caterpillar is planning to cut 140 jobs across its Northern Ireland operations, according to a trade union.

'It wasn't care, it was like hell'

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:59
The story of one victim of paedophile care home boss

Terminally ill woman settles claim

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:45
A terminally ill mother-of-two who said she would have been cured of her cancer had she been diagnosed earlier settles her case.

Ukraine in anti-corruption pledge

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:41
Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, as the president says he intends to nominate a foreigner to lead the country's anti-corruption efforts.

PM accused of immigration 'failure'

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:27
David Cameron faces criticism from his rival party leaders as new figures show net migration has gone up since the 2010 election.

More powers for Scotland explained

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:15
The Holyrood parliament in Edinburgh is on course to receiving new powers, including on income tax, VAT and airport duty - but what will this mean for Scotland and the rest of the UK. Follow this explainer to find out more....

VIDEO: Why stand as an election no-hoper?

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:14
Most by-elections have a raft of candidates who have no hope of winning, or even saving their deposit.

Beckenbauer investigated by Fifa

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:14
Germany's World Cup-winning captain Franz Beckenbauer is being investigated over selection for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Libya cafe bombed over graphic video

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:11
A fast-food restaurant in the capital Tripoli is bombed overnight after a video showing a worker defiling food in its kitchen.

The sensitive aircraft carrier issue

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:11
The first fighters to operate from the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier could be American, BBC Newsnight has learned. Mark Urban explores the sensitive nature of the aircraft carrier issue for the UK.

Sex abuse gangs jailed for grooming

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 08:45
Two gangs of men are convicted of a string of child sex crimes in Bristol involving the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage girls.

VIDEO: The longest-serving political leader in UK

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 08:43
Howling Laud Hope is the UK's longest-serving political leader but has never won an election or saved his deposit.

UK net migration rises to 260,000

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 08:41
The government is set to miss its immigration targets as net migration to the UK reaches its highest level since the 2010 general election.

Brandao jailed for Motta headbutt

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 08:38
A one-month jail sentence is given to Bastia's Brazilian striker Brandao for a headbutt in a French league fixture.

Wilshere set to miss three months

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 08:25
Arsenal say midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out for approximately three months after undergoing surgery on his left ankle.