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Ballance in England World Cup squad

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 05:47
Gary Ballance is recalled to England's one-day squad for next month's tri-series in Australia and the World Cup.

Plan to help over-50s get jobs

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 05:44
Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work.

Driver arrested after man is injured

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 05:42
Police arrest driver on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving on the A472 between Pontypool and Hafodyrynys.

VIDEO: Kashmir widows on living in conflict

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 05:35
As polling concludes in Indian-administered Kashmir, the BBC's Shalu Yadav meets war widows on opposite sides of the long-standing conflict.

VIDEO: Jools Holland on hosting 'huge party'

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 05:14
Jools Holland speaks to BBC Breakfast about his annual New Year's Eve show, Hootenanny.

VIDEO: 'Santas' join torch-lit hunt in woods

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 05:03
Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods.

Britain's Deas wins World Cup silver

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 04:43
Great Britain's Laura Deas claims silver in the World Cup skeleton after two outstanding runs in Calgary.

Sony 'will not drop' N Korea film

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 04:38
Sony Pictures says it is looking at alternative ways to release film satire The Interview, cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack.

Cook 'gutted' to miss World Cup

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 03:48
Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.

Two dead in city road collision

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 03:35
Two men die when two vehicles collide on a road in South Yorkshire in the early hours and a 20-year-old is arrested.

Appeal one year on from 'axe murder'

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 03:30
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who they believe was attacked with an axe renew their appeal on the first anniversary of his death.

Facebook users crack card mystery

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:58
Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force.

VIDEO: ID checks for everyone leaving UK

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:38
A group of MPs has questioned whether the government can meet its April deadline for introducing identity checks on every person leaving the UK.

VIDEO: 'Black Friday' with an ambulance crew

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:29
BBC reporter Emma Firth spends the night on shift with the North West Ambulance Service.

Cuts means 'less crime prevention'

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:20
Police budget cuts could lead to fewer crimes being prevented, a policing expert says.

Crabb launches attack on Miliband

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:18
Labour leader Ed Miliband 'doesn't give a toss' about Wales, says Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.

Freed murder attempt suspect found

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:09
A teenager suspected of attempted murder who was released from prison by mistake is found and arrested in north London.

Johnson secures Australia Test win

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:01
Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.

Obama orders ban on Crimea trade

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 01:22
President Barack Obama orders a trade ban with Crimea, to show the US "will not accept Russia's occupation" of the Ukrainian region.

VIDEO: Can endangered white rhino be saved?

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 01:22
Zoo keepers from around the world are due to meet next month to discuss ways to save the endangered northern white rhino.