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Degree apprenticeships launched

12 hours 45 min ago
Young people will be able to gain a full honours degree while earning a wage and paying no fees, under a new scheme.

AC/DC drummer appears in court in NZ

13 hours 3 min ago
The Australian drummer of rock group AC/DC briefly appears in court in New Zealand, arriving late, to face a charge of threatening to kill.

Museum fossils are new dino species

13 hours 9 min ago
A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.

'Silver surfers' more health savvy

13 hours 24 min ago
Older people who regularly use the internet and take part in cultural activities may be better equipped to keep on top of their health, research suggests.

Smartphone eye team in funds appeal

13 hours 26 min ago
The team behind a portable eye examination kit that uses smartphones is crowdfunding to raise funds for its new innovation.

VIDEO: Sony cyber attack leaves questions

13 hours 46 min ago
Sony Pictures, the movie distribution arm of the Japanese consumer electronics giant, has been the target of a cyber attack. But there are few details.

Performing poetry, on a ventilator

13 hours 56 min ago
Performance poet on stage with a ventilator

Clegg: 'No caps' on EU migration

14 hours 20 min ago
David Cameron should not propose caps or quotas on EU migration to the UK, the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says.

Climate fixes 'could harm billions'

14 hours 44 min ago
Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.

Watchdog warning over benefit delays

14 hours 51 min ago
Ministers risk racking up a multi-billion pound bill if IT systems to run their flagship benefit reform are not introduced on time, a watchdog claims.

Art and suffering unite in Geneva

14 hours 57 min ago
How celebrated artists bear witness to human suffering

Ceop failures 'leave children at risk'

15 hours 20 sec ago
Children are being put at risk because of deficiencies at the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, ex-staff tell BBC Newsnight.

'The war on Facebook'

15 hours 8 min ago
Wednesday's big story in the newspapers is over criticism by MPs that Facebook did not alert the security services to terror threats made by one of the killers of Fusilier Lee Rigby.

'Perfect' Chelsea please Mourinho

15 hours 10 min ago
Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea's "perfect" 5-0 Champions League win at Schalke is one of the club's finest away performances.

New anti-terror powers to be unveiled

15 hours 17 min ago
New measures to tackle terrorism are to be published by the home secretary, days after she said the UK faces a "greater" terror threat than ever before.

Troops sent to quell Ferguson unrest

15 hours 19 min ago
The US state of Missouri orders 2,200 National Guardsmen to Ferguson to quell unrest after a police officer was cleared over the killing of Michael Brown.

Most stop-and-searches unsuccessful

15 hours 32 min ago
The majority of stop-and-searches conducted by Police Scotland have failed to find any illegal items in recent months, it emerges.

Six unexpected WW1 battlegrounds

15 hours 32 min ago
Six World War One battlegrounds in unexpected places

Sturgeon to outline government plans

15 hours 35 min ago
Plans for an alternative to council tax are expected to be at the core of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's plans for the coming year.

The Taliban's psychiatrist

15 hours 36 min ago
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets