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North Sea oil sector near 'collapse'( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:38:15 GMT )

The director of Premier Oil says no new North Sea projects are profitable with oil below $60 a barrel and the industry is "close t...

Councils braced for funding cuts( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:59:22 GMT )

Councils in England are to learn later how much money they will have to spend on local services such as waste collection and road ...

UK 'cannot block non-EU relatives'( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:57:39 GMT )

The UK cannot block family members from outside the EU coming to the county without a travel permit, European judges rule.

Police missed chances over Savile( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:13:46 GMT )

Opportunities to prosecute Jimmy Savile and a former mayor of Scarborough for child sex abuse were missed due to police "organisat...

UK using less energy, report finds( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:38:26 GMT )

People in the UK are using less energy, even though the economy is growing, new figures confirm.

Retail sales boosted by Black Friday( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:10:07 GMT )

UK retail sales rose at their fastest annual rate in more than 10 years in November, thanks to the effects of Black Friday.

Royal Mail sale '£180m underpriced'( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:54:30 GMT )

The government made £180m less from the sale of Royal Mail than it could have, and the process of privatising state assets should ...

Crime agency begins abuse inquiry( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:11:28 GMT )

The National Crime Agency (NCA) begins an investigation into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

Six diagnosed after cancer recall( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:45:58 GMT )

Six women previously given the all-clear are diagnosed with breast cancer after a review of assessments made by Oxfordshire's Brea...

Mobile deal to reduce 'not-spots'( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:47:15 GMT )

Agreement is reached between the government and the country's biggest mobile networks to improve coverage across the UK.

Free school meals 'for 85% infants'( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:46:22 GMT )

An extra 1.3 million pupils in England, 85% of infant children, are eating a free school lunch, the government says.

Talks to resume amid little progress( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:06:14 GMT )

Cross-party talks are due to resume at Stormont on Thursday, with few signs of the parties resolving their differences over budget...

London overtaking Oxbridge domination( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:13:09 GMT )

A major analysis of research quality, which will decide £2bn annual funding, suggests that London universities could soon "eclipse...

Ill teenagers not to be held in cells( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:21:53 GMT )

Teenagers experiencing mental health problems will no longer be detained in police cells as a "place of safety", Home Secretary Th...

Home for Great Tapestry debated( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:15:44 GMT )

Borders councillors are to decide whether to go ahead with building a permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland, at Tweedb...

Air traffic boss 'not proud' of chaos( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:10:51 GMT )

The boss of National Air Traffic Services says he is not "complacent" over the chaos which hit 10,000 passengers on Friday.

George III drawing is uncovered( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:03:10 GMT )

An eccentric architectural plan thought to have been drawn by King George III during his period of "madness" is discovered at the ...

'Ice pancakes' found on River Dee( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:44:03 GMT )

Dozens of "ice pancakes" the size of dinner plates are found floating on a stretch of the River Dee in Scotland.

'Rare' Victorian urinal is listed( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:48:46 GMT )

A Victorian public urinal is listed by English Heritage for its "special historical interest".

Dilemma over life-support pregnancy( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:57:16 GMT )

Irish health authorities are reportedly seeking legal advice on whether they can switch off the life-support machine of a pregnant...

Two charged over NI dissident terror( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:01:21 GMT )

Another two men are charged with terror offences as part of an undercover police investigation into dissident republican terrorism...

Third of uni research 'world class'( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:56:01 GMT )

Nearly a third of the research by Welsh universities is of "world-leading" quality, says the body which compares work by every uni...

School minibus death inquest to open( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:21:31 GMT )

An inquest into the death of a teenager who died after being hit by a school minibus is set to be opened on Thursday.

Scottish university research praised( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:05:33 GMT )

The range and quality of research at Scotland's universities is praised in a new UK-wide survey.

Tories call for house tax change( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:15:29 GMT )

The Scottish Conservatives say the "eye-watering" new tax rate for people buying homes between £250,000 and £500,000 should be hal...

Taxi driver fined for guide dog snub( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:21:42 GMT )

A taxi driver is fined £2,100 for refusing to carry a blind woman and her guide dog.

Murder accused pensioner goes missing( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:56:11 GMT )

An 81-year-old man who is charged with murdering his wife has gone missing, Cumbria Police say.

Newcastle consider emergency keeper( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:55:45 GMT )

Newcastle want to sign a goalkeeper on emergency loan ahead of Sunday's derby against Sunderland, says boss Alan Pardew.

Bournemouth 1-3 Liverpool( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:12:01 GMT )

Liverpool secure a much-needed victory as Raheem Sterling scores twice in their League Cup quarter-final at Bournemouth.

Carter to quit All Blacks for Metro( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:40:10 GMT )

New Zealand's Dan Carter will end his international career to become rugby's highest-paid player by joining Racing Metro.

The Russians fighting a 'holy war' in Ukraine( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:27:16 GMT )

The Kremlin denies sending Russian troops to Ukraine, but Russian volunteers there are proud to talk about their crusade to revive...

How much was 1989 like 1919?( Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:43:38 GMT )

Many of today's global problems are hangovers from bad, ungenerous decisions at the end of previous conflicts, writes Jeffrey Sach...

The 'Deaf and Dumb Wedding' of 1940( Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:41:04 GMT )

When British Pathé transferred its catalogue to YouTube earlier this year, a long-forgotten film of two deaf people getting marrie...

Straw 'never complicit' in torture( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:04:24 GMT )

Jack Straw says he is happy to appear before an inquiry looking at the treatment of detainees by UK intelligence agencies.

Cameron and Miliband clash over cuts( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:20:33 GMT )

Ed Miliband and David Cameron trade blows over the economy in the last Prime Minister's Questions of 2014.

Parties' EU election spend revealed( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:00:38 GMT )

UKIP spent almost as much as the Conservatives at this year's European elections - while the Lib Dems outspent Labour, Electoral C...

VIDEO: Liaison Committee( Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:21:14 GMT )

MPs hear evidence from Prime Minister David Cameron.

VIDEO: 'Ice pancakes' form on River Dee( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:46:17 GMT )

Ice pancake formations, more commonly seen in the Antarctic, have been photographed on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire.

VIDEO: Has the high street got worse?( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:17:09 GMT )

Three years ago retails expert, Mary Portas, carried out a review of the high street for the government and the BBC takes her back...

VIDEO: Festive park shuts permanently( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:32:04 GMT )

A much-criticised Christmas attraction near Sutton Coldfield has closed down permanently.

VIDEO: Car smoke ban proposed for 2015( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:37:56 GMT )

Smoking in a car while travelling with children could be a criminal offence in England and Wales from October 2015.

VIDEO: 'Bubbly' Santa drives festive cheer( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:46:08 GMT )

A retired telephone engineer says he has given some festive cheer to shoppers in Norfolk after adding a giant Santa hat to his bri...

VIDEO: Female bishop on 'unexpected joy'( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:29:40 GMT )

The Church of England's first female bishop says she is "honoured and thankful" to be given the role.

VIDEO: Glitter woes for Royal Mail sorters( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:01:29 GMT )

Glitter from Christmas cards is threatening to clog up the Royal Mail's sorting machines on the busiest postal day of the year.

VIDEO: Pakistan attack 'darkest day of my life'( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:30:16 GMT )

BBC News speaks to Shah Jehan, a UK relative of two young boys who died in the Peshawar school attack.

Making a Christmas special 'special'( Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:24:04 GMT )

Making a Christmas special 'special'

The buildings that would have been impossible( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:11:52 GMT )

The buildings that would once have been impossible

VIDEO: The parents who never expected to see their child in a nativity play( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:10:29 GMT )

The 49 children who made it to an unlikely nativity

TTIP: The EU-US trade deal explained( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:09:05 GMT )

Why are the EU-US trade talks proving to be so controversial?

What did UK know about CIA practices?( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:40:23 GMT )

What did UK know about CIA practices?

The people working on Christmas Day( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:33:32 GMT )

Those who plan to spend the day working rather than celebrating

Headline numbers: Osborne plan makes little difference( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:55:30 GMT )

George Osborne's EU payment plan makes little difference

Last orders for LA British boozer( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:33:47 GMT )

Brit boozer goes dark in Los Angeles

Cuba 'in from the cold' - the papers( Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:39:37 GMT )

Press reaction to the thaw in US-Cuban relations

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