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Woman 'dragged' under Tube train

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:21
A woman was "dragged" under a Tube train at a south London Tube station during the morning rush hour, commuters say.

New panel for child abuse inquiry

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:19
A new four-person panel has been named in the inquiry into historical child sex abuse in England and Wales.

EU plans to target cyber-terrorism

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:11
Plans for a new Europol unit to deal with jihadist content online are being presented to European ministers on Thursday.

Scotland change five to face England

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:09
Scotland recall Finn Russell, Matt Scott, Dougie Fife, Dave Denton and Jim Hamilton for Saturday's Six Nations match against England.

Golf champ jailed for benefit fraud

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:09
A champion golfer who claimed £26,000 in benefits saying he was too ill to walk but played the sport regularly is jailed for six months.

Madonna criticises Radio 1 'ban'

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:06
Pop star Madonna calls Radio 1 "discriminatory and unfair" after it failed to playlist her latest single, Living For Love.

Spanish bank in TSB takeover bid

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:05
TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has confirmed it has received a £1.7bn takeover approach from Spanish bank Sabadell.

Somali militants raid government base

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:03
At least eight people are killed in an attack by suspected al-Shabab militants on a fortified government compound in the town of Baidoa, southern Somalia.

Iraqi forces 'push into Tikrit'

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:03
Iraqi government forces are pushing into Tikrit on several fronts, forcing Islamic State militants to fall back to the city centre, officials say.

VIDEO: European Scrutiny Committee

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:01
MPs take evidence from the BBC on the media and European scrutiny.

Philip Green sells off BHS chain

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:56
Sir Philip Green is has sold the department store chain BHS to investment vehicle Retail Acquisitions Ltd.

Chief says 'mistakes caused disaster'

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:55
The police match commander at Hillsborough agrees he was "incompetent" and says his "mistakes" and "oversight" caused the deaths of 96 fans.

Security alert in Army barracks

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:48
A security alert is under way in Thiepval Barracks in Lisburn.

What are the UK's new trains like?

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:40
What are the UK's new high-speed trains like?

Homegrown tea served in Scots hotel

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:35
Edinburgh's five-star Balmoral Hotel is to serve Scotland's first cup of homegrown tea - from a plantation in Perthshire.

Undercover police inquiry to be held

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:32
An inquiry into undercover policing and the operation of the Metropolitan Police's Special Demonstration Squad is being established by the home secretary.

South Africa power chiefs suspended

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:28
South Africa's power utility Eskom tells four top officials to step aside while it investigates the problems at the firm, including recent power cuts.

BBC in school computer giveaway

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:27
The BBC has launched its Make it Digital initiative with new hardware for schools and a raft of coding-based content.

'Flying balls' fear prompts fan ban

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:14
Young football fans are banned from the lower tiers of Ipswich Town's ground after children were hit by "flying balls", the club says.

VIDEO: In hiding because of a costume

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:06
An Afghan artist has been forced into hiding after receiving death threats for dressing in a metal suit showing the female form.