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VIDEO: 'Rage on the streets' in Burkina Faso

18 hours 21 min ago
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation.

Miracle of Istanbul is dream ticket

18 hours 22 min ago
Liverpool's miraculous turnaround in the 2005 Champions League final is your #BBCDreamTicket.

Cuts 'will undo' apprenticeship work

18 hours 24 min ago
The main body providing apprenticeships in Wales is warning that budget cuts by the Welsh government will have a "massively de-stabilising effect" on such programmes.

VIDEO: Wine vs doughnut: The hidden calories in booze

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:57
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

Nikkei leads Asia up after BOJ move

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:53
Japan led Asian shares higher after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) surprised markets by announcing more stimulus measures to boost the economy.

VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:47
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.

'It's business as usual in Austin'

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:40
F1 star on turning up the pressure in his title fight

Bomb alert in fast food restaurant

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:33
A controlled explosion is carried out in Lurgan after the discovery of a suspicious package in a fast food restaurant.

VIDEO: The makeshift 'protection' for Ebola

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:32
The BBC's Anne Soy reports from Ghana, where health care workers in one hospital serving Liberian refugees have had to use rain coats instead of proper protective gear against Ebola.

Miliband admits Scottish 'challenge'

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:29
Ed Miliband admits that Labour is facing a "big challenge" in Scotland as the process of finding a new Scottish leader continues.

Labour 'wipeout' and Ebola threat

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:18
A Labour "wipeout" in Scotland, the continuing threat from Ebola, and claims UK aid is fuelling bribery all make the headlines on Friday.

ChildLine seeing more suicidal children

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 00:10
More children who have talked about killing themselves are contacting ChildLine for help, the counselling service says.

'Poppy hijab' to mark Remembrance Day

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:36
A fashion designer from London creates a 'poppy hijab' to commemorate the centenary of the first Muslim soldier being awarded the Victoria Cross and to give Muslim women a new way to mark Remembrance Day.

Charity warns US on Ebola quarantine

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:51
Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.

Australia ends sanctions on Fiji

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:23
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is committed to "normalising" relations between Australia and Fiji after the nation's elections last month.

Last day for coastguard station

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:15
The coastguard station at Brixham in Devon is closing later in a shake-up of rescue services.

Citigroup legal costs up by $600m

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:43
Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".

VIDEO: Philippines tourism shrugs off warning

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:42
Ramon Jimenez, the Philippines' tourism secretary, says a drop in numbers from China is not a major concern because of growing visits from other countries.

Scottish Paranormal Festival begins

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:18
The first Scottish Paranormal Festival, a weekend celebrating UFOs, ghosts and aliens, is under way in Stirling.

Botanist's family renew appeal

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:16
The father of a botanist from Argyll who went missing in Vietnam a year ago asks anyone with any information to come forward.