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Paediatrician admits child sex abuse

2 hours 50 min ago
A paediatrician from Greater Manchester admits grooming children online and sexually abusing young boys.

NHS Grampian chief to stand down

2 hours 54 min ago
The chief executive of NHS Grampian, which has been embroiled in a staffing controversy, announces his early retirement.

Burkina Faso's president resigns

2 hours 58 min ago
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.

Warmest UK Halloween on record

3 hours 2 min ago
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.

Labour win police commissioner poll

3 hours 10 min ago
Labour's Alan Billings wins the by-election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.

Accused manhunt killer Frein charged

3 hours 14 min ago
A Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer before leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt is charged with murder.

Life term for puppy farm murders

3 hours 15 min ago
An 82-year-old man is jailed for life for murdering his partner and her daughter who he shot at close range at his puppy farm in Surrey.

China makes 'biggest cash haul'

3 hours 21 min ago
Anti-corruption investigators in China confirm the finding of the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.

Ofsted 'will not win' on popularity

3 hours 24 min ago
Ofsted is unlikely to win any popularity contests, the chief inspector has admitted in a speech.

Harris loses conviction appeal bid

3 hours 36 min ago
Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.

Banks may be forced to boost reserves

3 hours 39 min ago
British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn

VIDEO: Policies face 'family-friendly 'checks

4 hours 15 min ago
All new government policies in England now have to undergo a test to check whether they help families.

Wheelchair drag driver handed ban

4 hours 32 min ago
A woman who was caught on CCTV dragging a man in a wheelchair behind her car is handed a two-year driving ban.

Why Burgess will succeed - Lancaster

4 hours 34 min ago
England head coach Stuart Lancaster says Sam Burgess's "mental toughness" can lead him to success in rugby union.

UN chief defends Ebola aid workers

4 hours 43 min ago
UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".

Costa set to make Chelsea return

4 hours 44 min ago
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirms striker Diego Costa will be available for Saturday's Premier League game with QPR.

VIDEO: Zimbabwe's crocodile farms

4 hours 51 min ago
Crocodile farming in Zimbabwe is an expensive, niche business, as the BBC's Brian Hungwe finds out.

Wenger concerned about Twitter

5 hours 22 min ago
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he is concerned by his players' use of social media site Twitter, plus more.

DUP to 'bring welfare issue to head'

5 hours 45 min ago
The DUP says it intends to bring the controversial welfare reform issue 'to a head" before Christmas if it is not resolved in the current talks process.

VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

5 hours 50 min ago
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.