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VIDEO: Why don't more people car share?

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 10:22
Tim Muffett looks at why more people do not car share with their colleagues to get to and from work.

Teachers work 'longer classroom hours'

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 10:03
An annual international comparison from the OECD shows long classroom hours for UK teachers and high fees for students.

Ashdown: UK must act on jihadist money

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:24
Lord Ashdown accuses the government of failing to put pressure on Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states which he said were funding jihadism.

Turks 'downed Russia warplane in Syria'

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:08
Turkish warplanes reportedly shoot down a Russian military aircraft on the border with Syria.

VIDEO: India's plan to ban surrogacy

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:02
Yogita Limaye reports from Anand, the town in Gujarat unofficially dubbed India's surrogacy hub.

Rolls-Royce plans 'major restructuring'

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:59
Engineering group Rolls-Royce is to give details of a "major restructuring" of the business, after having announced five profit warnings in less than two years.

Brits announce Critics' Choice list

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:55
Three new acts are tipped for success in 2016 after being shortlisted for the Brits Critics' Choice Award.

Easyjet cancels Sharm el-Sheikh flights

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:53
Easyjet cancels all flights between the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh and the UK until 6 January, in the wake of the Sinai plane crash last month.

Hundreds of new jobs at Jaguar Land Rover

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 08:24
Jaguar Land Rover is set to hire hundreds of new workers as the car manufacturer announces plans to double the size of its factory in Wolverhampton.

Five on trial over Vatican leaks

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 07:29
Five people are set to go on trial in the Vatican over the leaking and publication of secret documents revealing mismanagement in the Holy See.

Grassroots rugby drugs 'off-the-scale'

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 06:23
Welsh grassroots and semi-professional rugby players make up third of all banned British athletes, a BBC probe finds.

Outside officers for Stakeknife probe

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 05:57
A team of detectives from police forces outside Northern Ireland are expected to investigate the activities of the army's most high ranking agent within the IRA.

'Suicide belt' dumped on Paris street

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 05:10
French police examine what appears to be a suicide bomb belt dumped on a Paris street, 10 days after the attacks that killed 130 people.

The Silent Forest

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 03:19
Photographer Alex Boyd's exploration of the forest surrounding the site of the concentration camp at Bergen-Belsen in Germany.

What's happening to police numbers?

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 03:16
The Paris attacks have focused attention on the preparedness of British police to deal with similar threats. What has been happening to policing numbers?

How Spending Review will shape politics

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 03:14
The Spending Review will involve some tough choices which will impact on British society and politics for years to come

Defence Review: Fighting old battles?

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 03:13
The government's Strategic Defence and Security Review foresees a defence posture designed for sudden emergencies rather than enduring commitments, writes Mark Urban.

Can eating less meat reduce climate change?

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 03:07
Laura Wellesley from Chatham House explains how reducing meat consumption can affect climate change.

Taming your kids' computer habits

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 02:56
The difficulties of taming childrens' computer habits

Fans lose £1.2m to ticket fraud

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 02:32
Music and sports fans have lost £1.2 million to ticket fraud in the last six months, police figures reveal.