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VIDEO: Rotherham experts 'faced threats'

13 min 18 sec ago
An expert who wrote a report into the sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham says she faced "hostility" from the council.
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VIDEO: Ashya King parents fight extradition

18 min 22 sec ago
A High Court judge at an extradition hearing in Spain has ruled the parents of Ashya King are to be kept in police custody for a maximum of 72 hours.
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VIDEO: Solar farm plan for Somerset Levels

1 hour 21 min ago
Plans have been unveiled for one of the South West's biggest solar farms on the Somerset Levels.
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VIDEO: Barbican art show branded 'racist'

1 hour 27 min ago
The Barbican has been branded "racist" for preparing to host an exhibition which sees some black men and women shackled and caged.
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VIDEO: Balloon release for missing Isaac

3 hours 17 min ago
Hundreds of people release balloons in honour of a 12-year-old boy who was swept out to sea off Anglesey.
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VIDEO: Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

3 hours 44 min ago
Millions of children in England will begin a "tough" new national curriculum when they return to school this week.
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VIDEO: New anti-terror measures proposed

3 hours 46 min ago
New powers are needed to seize terrorist suspects' passports and stop British-born extremists from returning to the UK, David Cameron has said.
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VIDEO: 'Bacon butty' for British Ebola nurse

3 hours 51 min ago
The parents of the first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa say he is recovering well.
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VIDEO: Can new powers stop UK jihadists?

3 hours 56 min ago
David Cameron says tougher measures are needed to prevent people from travelling abroad to fight for extremist groups like Islamic State.
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VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire

7 hours 34 min ago
A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.
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VIDEO: Driver jailed for killing charity cyclists

8 hours 33 min ago
A lorry driver who killed two charity cyclists in Cornwall is jailed for eight and a half years.
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VIDEO: Police release new 'plebgate' CCTV

8 hours 41 min ago
The Metropolitan Police have released new CCTV footage of the so-called "plebgate" incident, which led to the resignation of Andrew Mitchell as chief whip.
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VIDEO: Lewis takes over as boss of Tesco

11 hours 3 min ago
Dave Lewis is taking over as chief executive of Tesco a month earlier than planned. Retail analyst Steve Dresser considers what he needs to do for the company.
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VIDEO: Andy Murray's dress sense questioned

12 hours 30 min ago
Will Ferrell has a playful jibe at Andy Murray's fashion sense during the US Open in New York
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VIDEO: Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

13 hours 41 min ago
Five-year-olds will be learning fractions and computer coding as part of a new national curriculum introduced in schools in England this week.
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VIDEO: Greenhouse gas fear over meat production

15 hours 9 min ago
Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.
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VIDEO: Invasion of the zebra mussels

15 hours 15 min ago
Millions of invading zebra mussels are playing havoc with England's drinking water - but what can be done to stop the spread of these foreign invaders?
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VIDEO: Urgent calls to tackle childhood obesity

Sun, 2014-08-31 07:49
Children condemned to 'lifetime of ill-health', warn doctors leaders, as calls are made for a government taskforce.
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VIDEO: Pickleball: A sport for all ages

Sat, 2014-08-30 11:20
Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines badminton, tennis and table tennis.
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VIDEO: Tenants living with mice and cockroaches

Sat, 2014-08-30 08:52
Housing experts are calling for more effective regulation to tackle unscrupulous landlords across England.
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