National News

  1. Labour's Thornberry quits over tweet

    Labour's Emily Thornberry resigns from the shadow cabinet following a row over a tweet she sent during the Rochester and Strood by-election campaign.
  2. Polls close in Rochester and Strood

    The polls close in the Rochester and Strood by-election in Kent - as UKIP hopes to gain its second elected Westminster MP.
  3. 'Beheading plot' suspects in court

    Three terrorism suspects were involved in a plot to behead a member of the British public "imminently" when they were arrested, a court hears.
  4. Sheffield United retract Evans offer

    Sheffield United announce they have retracted their offer to let convicted rapist Ched Evans use their training facilities.
  5. Wigan's Whelan in anti-Semitism row

    Wigan owner Dave Whelan is accused of anti-Semitism over comments to a national newspaper in defence of boss Malky Mackay.
  6. UK drops EU bankers' pay challenge

    In a surprise move, the UK government has withdrawn its legal challenge to EU legislation that caps the level of bankers' bonuses.
  7. Scala to assess 'corruption' reports

    The head of Fifa's Audit and Compliance Committee is to evaluate the full report into alleged World Cup corruption.
  8. Abuse killers sue over hurt feelings

    Two paedophiles serving life sentences for murdering a woman launch a human rights bid to see each other in prison.
  9. Journalists challenge police files

    The comedian and activist Mark Thomas and five others are launching legal action against the Metropolitan Police for keeping them under surveillance.
  10. Breastfeeding voucher trial results

    Initial results of a controversial scheme offering shopping vouchers to persuade mothers to breastfeed have shown promise, researchers say.
  11. Councillor 'potential risk' to pupils

    A council writes to all schools in the ward area of one of its councillors, warning them he poses a "potential risk".
  12. 'Historic' snowstorm hits US north

    Another metre of snow is expected in parts of north-eastern US, after a massive snowstorm killed at least seven people in New York state.
  13. VIDEO: Blanketed Buffalo from above

    Filmmaker James Grimaldi captured footage of his neighbourhood in Buffalo, New York, which has been blanketed by several feet of snow.
  14. VIDEO: Exclusive look at 'Other Mary' opera

    John Adams and Peter Sellars are two of the leading lights of the opera world, but their works aren't without controversy. Newsnight's Katie Razzall was given exclusive access to the rehearsal room ahead of the world premiere at London's ENO.
  15. VIDEO: Cosby's 'no comment' on assault claims

    US comedian Bill Cosby has once again refused to comment when asked about sexual assault allegations that have been made against him.
  16. VIDEO: The Bristol bus powered by poo

    Britain's first Bio-Bus, nicknamed "the number two," powered by human and food waste has taken to the roads in Bristol.
  17. VIDEO: Jagger on Brown and losing L'Wren

    Sir Mick Jagger has told the BBC about his new biopic on music legend James Brown, and how going on tour helped the Rolling Stones singer get over the loss of his partner L'Wren Scott.
  18. AUDIO: David Hockney: 'Bohemia has gone'

    Artist David Hockney, 77, has told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that he is working harder than ever from his home in Los Angeles.
  19. VIDEO: Stunt biker's loop on Thames barge

    Bicycle stunt rider Danny MacAskill's latest challenge took place on the River Thames, as he performed a rarely seen loop-the-loop in front of the London Eye.
  20. VIDEO: Panda frolics on snowy slope

    Toronto Zoo cameras catch a giant panda sliding down a hill and playing in the snow.
  21. Are Holyrood's ding dong days over?

    Consensus goes only so far when it comes to Scottish politics
  22. East-West conflict set to run and run

    The current dispute between Russia and the EU is not likely to be resolved any time soon, says Mark Mardell.
  23. RBS struggles against never-ending fines

    Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan knows he has more bad stuff to clear out before he has any chance of hitting clear blue water
  24. How much is everything in the UK worth?

    The Office for National Statistics has announced the market value of the UK.
  25. VIDEO: How the webcams were hijacked

    Costas Tsivicos, UK distributor of Foscam's webcams, explains how a Russian site came to show feeds from his firm's kit, and tells consumers how to protect themselves.
  26. How are organs chosen for transplant?

    In the light of the deaths of two men after transplants, what checks are in place to ensure organs are suitable?
  27. Solar tree to replace real city tree

    A 4m (13ft) tall "solar tree" is set to be installed in the centre of Bristol.
  28. UK's first 'poo bus' starts running

    The UK's first bus powered entirely by human and food waste goes into service between Bristol and Bath.
  29. Maidstone United 2-1 Stevenage

    Frannie Collin's late header beats Stevenage and sends Maidstone into the second round of the FA Cup to face Wrexham.
  30. Man Utd's Blind not out for six months

    A knee injury will sideline Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind for several weeks but not six months.
  31. I'm feeling no pressure - Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton insists he is feeling no pressure ahead of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend.
  32. Celtic's Brown signs four-year deal

    Celtic captain Scott Brown signs a four-year contract extension that will keep him at the Glasgow club until 2018.
  33. Vettel joins Ferrari as Alonso exits

    Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel joins Ferrari on a three-year deal as Fernando Alonso leaves the Italian team.
  34. US Senate grills banks on commodities

    Executives from three US banks are being questioned by senators over accusations the banks engaged in unfair trading practices relating to several commodities.
  35. VIDEO: Turkmenistan to meet China gas needs

    China is investing in Turkmenistan's energy sector to boost the supply of gas to its fast growing economy.
  36. Sturgeon in 'open' offer to rivals

    Scotland's new first minister says she will consider any suggestions from political rivals to help her government do a better job.
  37. VIDEO: Getting a political resignation right

    Politicians are often asked if they will stand down, and when they do it is important they get the statement and its timing right.
  38. Watchdog ranks mental health trusts

    Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission ranks mental health NHS trusts in England in terms of risk of providing poor care.
  39. AUDIO: Surgeon's records made public

    Performance data for thousands of NHS surgeons is being published on Wednesday. Critics fear the figures will mislead the public.
  40. Church school fails on Islamic group

    A Church of England school in east London is expected to be put into special measures, following concerns about a sixth-form Islamic Society.
  41. VIDEO: 'I was bullied in my own home'

    A committee of MPs has said schools in England are not doing enough to tackle cyberbullying and online abuse.
  42. Russian site lists breached webcams

    Data privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached webcams, baby monitors and CCTV feeds.
  43. VIDEO: Can Candy Crush strike lucky twice?

    The creators of the wildly successful mobile game Candy Crush release its follow-up: Candy Crush Soda Saga.
  44. Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

    Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
  45. VIDEO: Fines plan over Japanese Knotweed

    Failing to control the spread of Japanese Knotweed could result in an anti-social behaviour order and a fine of up to £2500.
  46. Graduate director Mike Nichols dies

    Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for directing the 1967 film The Graduate, has died aged 83.
  47. VIDEO: Exclusive look at 'Other Mary' opera

    John Adams and Peter Sellars are two of the leading lights of the opera world, but their works aren't without controversy. Newsnight's Katie Razzall was given exclusive access to the rehearsal room ahead of the world premiere at London's ENO.
  48. Caption Challenge: Surfing Santa

    It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
  49. Happier days in the Karimov family album

    In old photos from his family album, Uzbek president Islam Karimov looks more cuddly than those who regard him as a brutal tyrant could ever imagine.
  50. 'Pick-up artist' and I'm a Celebrity... in papers

    The Home Office decision to ban controversial "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc from the UK makes headlines, as does the latest from ITV's jungle reality show.
  51. Mother 'wrote on bodies of children'

    A pregnant woman killed her three children before writing "I love you" on their bodies, kissing them and tucking them up in bed, an inquest hears.
  52. JJB Sports boss guilty of £1m fraud

    The former chief executive of JJB Sports, Christopher Ronnie, is convicted of accepting more than £1m in backhanders from suppliers.
  53. University investigates rape threats

    Edinburgh University launches an investigation into threats of rape made by members of an American-style "fraternity" organisation.
  54. Second arrest warrant for Whyte

    An arrest warrant is issued for former Rangers owner Craig Whyte after he failed to appear for a court hearing.
  55. Consensus grows for smaller assembly

    There is growing consensus amongst political parties on a reduced assembly the , the NIO says, but Sinn Féin disagrees.and its executive departments should be reduced, the Northern Ireland Office says.
  56. Five arrested in murder inquiry

    Police arrest five people in east Belfast over the death of a mother of five, which is being treated as murder.
  57. Police charged with £30,000 theft

    Two serving officers and a former colleague appear in court accused of stealing a total of £30,000 following a police raid.
  58. Man 'burnt to death' in factory oven

    A factory worker died from severe burns when he was accidentally trapped inside an industrial oven, a court hears.
  59. Tunisia police rape sentence doubled

    Two Tunisian policeman convicted of raping a woman in a police car have their sentences more than doubled in a high profile court case.
  60. Two cleared in landmark FGM case

    The doctor and father of a 13-year-old who died after allegedly undergoing female genital mutilation are cleared in a landmark trial in Egypt.
  61. Woman becomes symbol of Afghan dead

    A young Afghan woman killed in a Kabul suicide attack becomes the focus of a campaign to create student scholarships in her name.
  62. Myanmar army 'mistakenly hit' rebels

    The Myanmar army denies it deliberately targeted a Kachin rebel camp in a mortar attack that killed 23 people.
  63. Almost 1,000 dead since Ukraine truce

    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.
  64. German leftists agree historic deal

    Germany's three left-leaning parties agree a historic deal which will see the first far-left state president since the fall of Communism.
  65. Mexico set for protests over missing

    Relatives of 43 missing Mexican students, who the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang, arrive in the capital ahead of mass protests.
  66. Colombia general 'released soon'

    Colombia's Farc rebels reach an agreement with the government over the conditions necessary for releasing an army general and four others.
  67. 'No extension' on Iran nuclear deal

    The US secretary of state says talks in Vienna will focus on "driving towards" a nuclear deal with Iran as diplomats brace for tough negotiation.
  68. Iran frees 'Blogfather' Derakhshan

    Iran's Supreme Leader has pardoned the pioneering Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan after six years in prison, Iranian media report.
  69. Obama to unveil immigration overhaul

    Major changes to the immigration system that could help millions of people living illegally in the US are to be unveiled in a presidential primetime address on Thursday.
  70. Kim Kardashian India trip cancelled

    Reality TV star Kim Kardashian's trip to India, where she was to appear on India's version of Big Brother, is cancelled, apparently over visa issues.
  71. In pictures: Mike Nichols films

    A glimpse at the work of film director Mike Nichols
  72. Day in pictures: 20 November 2014

    24 hours of news images: 20 November
  73. In pictures: Scarcity and Waste

    Finalists of Syngenta Photography Award
  74. Your pictures: Movement

    Readers' photos on the theme of "movement"
  75. Children's art in Iraqi Kurdistan

    Expressions of hope through art by refugee children in Iraq
  76. Day in pictures: 19 November 2014

    24 hours of news images: 19 November
  77. In pictures: Faith Through a Lens

    Faith Through a Lens competition
  78. Vaccinating a remote community

    Vaccinating a remote community
  79. VIDEO: Liaison Committee

    MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.
  80. VIDEO: Fresh snow fears for parts of US

    Parts of the US north-east are braced for further snow storms, with officials warning residents to be prepared for 3ft (1m) of new snow.
  81. VIDEO: $1m bill for baby's early arrival

    A Canadian family is facing a bill of almost $1m (£638,000) from an American hospital, because their daughter was born prematurely while they were on holiday in Hawaii.
  82. VIDEO: Director Mike Nichols dies at 83

    Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for directing the 1967 film The Graduate, has died aged 83.
  83. VIDEO: Sturgeon sworn in as first minister

    SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is formally sworn in as Scotland's first minister in front of senior judges at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
  84. VIDEO: Green Climate Fund cash pledge

    Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
  85. VIDEO: Defeat looms over bank bonus cap

    The Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice has rejected the UK's challenge to its cap on bankers' bonuses.
  86. VIDEO: Ineos to invest £640m in shale gas

    The chemicals giant Ineos is expected to announce plans to invest more than £6m in UK shale gas production.
  87. VIDEO: Israel demolishes attacker's home

    Israeli troops have destroyed the home of a Palestinian man who killed a woman and a baby by ramming a car into a Jerusalem tram stop last month.
  88. Does free food make for a happier office?

    Does free food make for a happier workplace?
  89. Mike Nichols: Obituary of a Hollywood great

    A look back at the life of Oscar-winning director Mike Nichols
  90. Is it OK to leave objects on the Moon?

    Is it OK to leave objects on the Moon?
  91. 'Nico accepted second, Lewis cried'

    Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg were friends, then rivals
  92. What type of king will Charles be?

    What sort of king will Charles be?
  93. Why do so many people die shovelling snow?

    Why do so many Americans die each year shovelling snow?
  94. Feminist Hacker Barbie

    Internet users edit 'sexist' book
  95. Is Beaujolais Nouveau making a comeback?

    Which strange 1980s ritual lives on in Swansea?
  96. Toddler rape case shocks Afghans

    The three-year-old Afghan girl raped and left for dead
  97. Islamic State video draws attention to Syrian victims

    What do we know about the Syrians beheaded in IS video?
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