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VIDEO: 'Santas' join torch-lit hunt in woods

1 hour 28 min ago
Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods.
Categories: General

VIDEO: ID checks for everyone leaving UK

3 hours 53 min ago
A group of MPs has questioned whether the government can meet its April deadline for introducing identity checks on every person leaving the UK.
Categories: General

VIDEO: 'Black Friday' with an ambulance crew

4 hours 2 min ago
BBC reporter Emma Firth spends the night on shift with the North West Ambulance Service.
Categories: General

VIDEO: A tour through Crossrail's tunnels

8 hours 51 min ago
With just four years until Crossrail is due to open, Transport Correspondent Richard Westcott was given access to the new tunnels beneath London to see how work was getting on.
Categories: General

VIDEO: Officers 'may have been targeted'

Fri, 2014-12-19 19:27
An off-duty police constable who died after he and two colleagues were assaulted in Liverpool city centre 'may have been targeted because of his job'.
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VIDEO: Dalglish describes scenes of mayhem

Fri, 2014-12-19 19:12
The former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has given evidence at the inquests into the Hillsborough disaster.
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VIDEO: Shopping online from a country cottage

Fri, 2014-12-19 14:07
For 2014, there is evidence to suggest more people than ever have shopped online, especially in rural areas where 9 out of 10 people shop online.
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VIDEO: Who was Mandy Rice-Davies?

Fri, 2014-12-19 11:58
Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist has said.
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VIDEO: Jail staff 'sent miles to fill gaps'

Fri, 2014-12-19 01:04
Nearly 250 prison officers are being bussed across the country to fill gaps at other jails because staff shortages are so acute this Christmas, according to leaked documents.
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VIDEO: Punch-up at parish meeting

Thu, 2014-12-18 20:24
Pictures have emerged of a brawl at at Lancashire parish council committee meeting over a waiting list for grazing land.
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VIDEO: Have free school meals meant less cash?

Thu, 2014-12-18 19:45
The BBC's Alex Forsyth investigates whether free school meals for infant pupils in England has had an impact on the pupil premium funding.
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VIDEO: New lights give hope to stargazers

Thu, 2014-12-18 14:45
New streetlights could reduce the orange glare of older sodium lights meaning clearer conditions for drivers and stargazers.
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VIDEO: Grayling defends probation contracts

Thu, 2014-12-18 12:11
New probation contracts worth £450m will be signed off by the government as 21 private companies take over the management of low and medium-risk offenders.
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VIDEO: Has the high street got worse?

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:17
Three years ago retails expert, Mary Portas, carried out a review of the high street for the government and the BBC takes her back to one of those towns, Stockport, to find out if anything has changed.
Categories: General

VIDEO: 'Ice pancakes' form on River Dee

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:46
Ice pancake formations, more commonly seen in the Antarctic, have been photographed on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire.
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VIDEO: Car smoke ban proposed for 2015

Wed, 2014-12-17 22:37
Smoking in a car while travelling with children could be a criminal offence in England and Wales from October 2015.
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VIDEO: Pakistan attack 'darkest day of my life'

Wed, 2014-12-17 18:30
BBC News speaks to Shah Jehan, a UK relative of two young boys who died in the Peshawar school attack.
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VIDEO: Glitter woes for Royal Mail sorters

Wed, 2014-12-17 15:01
Glitter from Christmas cards is threatening to clog up the Royal Mail's sorting machines on the busiest postal day of the year.
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VIDEO: 'Bubbly' Santa drives festive cheer

Wed, 2014-12-17 14:46
A retired telephone engineer says he has given some festive cheer to shoppers in Norfolk after adding a giant Santa hat to his bright red vintage bubble car.
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VIDEO: Festive park shuts permanently

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:32
A much-criticised Christmas attraction near Sutton Coldfield has closed down permanently.
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