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Faslane jobs 'secured' by contract

15 hours 46 min ago
The Ministry of Defence announces a major contract to support the management of the naval base on the Clyde as well as others in England.

BBC World News wins two Emmy Awards

15 hours 58 min ago
BBC World News America wins two News and Documentary Emmys for its coverage of the conflicts in Syria and the Central African Republic (CAR).

Why are chicken, lamb, pork and beef the 'normal' meats?

16 hours 1 min ago
Why is it seen as unusual to eat certain animals?

VIDEO: Tory highs and lows in the last year

16 hours 11 min ago
BBC footage recalls some of the highs and lows for David Cameron and the Conservative Party over the last 12 months.

Thousands unable to renew car tax

16 hours 40 min ago
Thousands of customers trying to renew their car tax online are experiencing problems with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website.

VIDEO: Area code needed for local dialling

16 hours 51 min ago
From Wednesday some people who use landline phones will need to include the area code when making local calls.

Chile avalanche kills extreme skiers

17 hours 4 min ago
Extreme skiers Jean-Philippe Auclair and Carl Andreas Fransson have died in an avalanche in southern Chile, officials confirm.

Chimp culture captured on camera

17 hours 5 min ago
Researchers capture the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.

EastEnders to go live to name killer

17 hours 16 min ago
The killer of EastEnders character Lucy Beale is to be unmasked during a special live broadcast to mark the soap's 30th anniversary next year.

France to shrink deficit by 2017

17 hours 24 min ago
The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised.

SA soap on hiatus after cast sacking

17 hours 26 min ago
South African soap fans are cut off from the country's most popular programme following the August sacking of its entire cast.

VIDEO: Scheme trials music videos age ratings

17 hours 43 min ago
Music videos shown online are to be given age ratings in the same way films are, in a new pilot scheme.

Cheryl Cole web links 'most dangerous'

17 hours 43 min ago
A security company says hackers use malicious links connected to Cheryl Cole's name more than any other celebrity.

Referendum staff 'booed No votes'

17 hours 47 min ago
A number of staff at a Scottish independence referendum count were replaced during the proceedings because of their behaviour, it emerges.

Second day of security operation

18 hours 13 min ago
A security operation near Crossmaglen in County Armagh, close to the Irish border, is continuing into a second day.

VIDEO: Muslim hate crime 'up 65% in London'

18 hours 21 min ago
Hate crime against Muslims in London has risen by 65% over the last 12 months, Metropolitan Police figures show.

US 'to play role in NI talks'

18 hours 31 min ago
The US administration will play a role in fresh talks to resolve outstanding issues in Northern Ireland, says the Irish minister for foreign affairs.

VIDEO: Tories remain upbeat, says Hague

18 hours 53 min ago
William Hague tells the BBC that Conservative party donor Arron Banks, who is set to defect to UKIP, is "not a senior figure in this party".

India train collision kills 12

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:47
At least 12 people have died after two passenger trains collided in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, railway officials say.

Fracking firm seeks legal advice

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:47
A company that plans to drill for shale gas in County Fermanagh says it plans to take legal action to challenge the termination of its licence.