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Councillor 'potential risk' to pupils

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:03
A council writes to all schools in the ward area of one of its councillors, warning them he poses a "potential risk".

Female bosses 'more depressed'

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:59
Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US.

Market for women's game 'proven'

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:55
England women's midfielder Karen Carney believes their historic game at Wembley on Sunday proves there is an appetite for the women's game.

In pictures: Snow chaos in north-eastern US

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:54
Snowstorm hits north-east of the United States

School worker cleared of sex with boy

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:49
A 35-year-old teaching assistant is cleared of having sex with a 16-year-old pupil, but receives a suspended prison sentence after admitting kissing him.

Tear gas fired in Nigeria parliament

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:48
Security forces fire tear gas inside Nigeria's parliament in an apparent attempt to stop a senior politician from taking part in a debate over militant group Boko Haram.

Almost 1,000 dead since Ukraine truce

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:46
An average of 13 people a day have been killed in eastern Ukraine since a ceasefire began in September, the UN human rights office says.

Mike Nichols: Obituary of a Hollywood great

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:44
A look back at the life of Oscar-winning director Mike Nichols

Abuse killers sue over hurt feelings

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:42
Two paedophiles serving life sentences for murdering a woman launch a human rights bid to see each other in prison.

Marshall loses women's world title

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:27
British defending champion Savannah Marshall loses at the Women's World Championships in Jeju, Korea.

Myanmar army 'mistakenly hit' rebels

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:13
The Myanmar army denies it deliberately targeted a Kachin rebel camp in a mortar attack that killed 23 people.

German leftists agree historic deal

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:08
Germany's three left-leaning parties agree a historic deal which will see the first far-left state president since the fall of Communism.

Second arrest warrant for Whyte

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:54
An arrest warrant is issued for former Rangers owner Craig Whyte after he failed to appear for a court hearing.

Apple to push Beats to all iPhones

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:45
Apple plans to push the Beats music streaming service to every iPhone in the new year, according to a report in the Financial Times newspaper.

Sturgeon in 'open' offer to rivals

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:40
Scotland's new first minister says she will consider any suggestions from political rivals to help her government do a better job.

Are Holyrood's ding dong days over?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:33
Consensus goes only so far when it comes to Scottish politics

Man 'burnt to death' in factory oven

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:27
A factory worker died from severe burns when he was accidentally trapped inside an industrial oven, a court hears.

VIDEO: The Bristol bus powered by poo

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:09
Britain's first Bio-Bus, nicknamed "the number two," powered by human and food waste has taken to the roads in Bristol.

VIDEO: Liaison Committee

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:08
MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.

VIDEO: Getting a political resignation right

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 08:52
Politicians are often asked if they will stand down, and when they do it is important they get the statement and its timing right.