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Students vow to step up HK protests

1 hour 14 min ago
Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.

Ambulance staff vote for strike

1 hour 36 min ago
Ambulance staff and other health workers in the GMB union have voted in favour of strike action in a row over pay.

VIDEO: Meet boy with a tax disc obsession

1 hour 44 min ago
Jude Currie is a 12-year-old boy from Cobham in Surrey with a rather unusual hobby

VIDEO: Gove challenged on Tory-UKIP defectors

1 hour 53 min ago
Michael Gove says Mark Reckless "assured me and others repeatedly that he was not going to defect" to UKIP.

Is Cameron more Thatcher than Thatcher?

1 hour 54 min ago
Is Cameron more Thatcher than Thatcher?

Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq

1 hour 56 min ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.

Your pictures: Amateur sport

1 hour 56 min ago
Readers' photos on the theme of "amateur sport"

Banksy tackles immigration in mural

1 hour 57 min ago
A new Banksy mural showing a group of pigeons holding anti-immigration banners appears in Essex.

Radio and TV host Sheila Tracy dies

2 hours 21 min ago
Broadcaster and musician Sheila Tracy, who was the first woman to read the news on BBC Radio 4 and presented Big Band Special on Radio 2, dies.

Airlines told to replace cockpit kit

2 hours 23 min ago
The US air safety regulator has ordered airlines to replace cockpit displays in more than 1,300 planes because of fears that wi-fi signals can make them go blank.

Man guilty of grandfather's murder

2 hours 43 min ago
A man is found guilty of killing his 84-year-old grandfather after a row over the alleged historical sex abuse of a relative.

England stars 'treated like babies'

2 hours 50 min ago
England's players are suffering because they are not trusted to behave like grown-ups, according to Rio Ferdinand.

VIDEO: Japan volcano : Death toll reaches 48

3 hours 4 min ago
12 more bodies have been recovered by rescue workers from from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's volcanic eruption.

Racer dies after motorbike crash

3 hours 18 min ago
A motorbike racer loses her fight for life after a crash on a hairpin bend at a track in west Wales.

Day in pictures: 1 October

3 hours 21 min ago
News images from around the world: 1 October

Hero's return for Kenyan Kimetto

3 hours 51 min ago
Dennis Kimetto receives a hero's welcome on returning to Kenya after his world record-breaking run at the Berlin Marathon.

Brooking against manager quota

3 hours 55 min ago
Sir Trevor Brooking is against the 'Rooney Rule' being introduced and says the number of black managers in the game will increase.

VIDEO: 'Yellow Umbrella Man' HK protest

3 hours 56 min ago
Paul Zimmerman, who is a Hong Kong local councillor, explains why he took a yellow umbrella to protest at a China National Day reception in Hong Kong.

NHS budget: What we aren't being told

3 hours 56 min ago
What the politicians aren’t telling us about the NHS budget

Syria peacekeeping 'impossible'

3 hours 58 min ago
The Philippines says it will not participate in "impossible or unclear" UN peacekeeping missions after a rebel ambush in the Syrian Golan Heights.