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Abuse case council faces inspection

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 16:00
The government is considering conducting an inspection of Rotherham Council in the wake of the child abuse scandal, Home Secretary Theresa May says.

Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 15:38
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.

Officials begin arriving for Nato

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 15:37
Officials from around the world start arriving in Wales later for the Nato summit which starts in Newport on Thursday.

Mass escape from juvenile US prison

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 15:18
More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and 17 are still being sought.

FM: Independence 'closer than ever'

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 15:12
Independence is "closer than it's ever been" claims First Minister Alex Salmond, as an opinion poll suggests gains for the Yes campaign.

Glasgow woman 'promoting terrorism'

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 14:36
It is understood that a young woman from Glasgow has travelled to Syria and has been promoting terrorism back home via her Twitter account.

Africa's farmers face failed seasons

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 14:12
African farmers face 'failed seasons' risk as a result of being overwhelmed by climate change, warns a status report on the continent's agriculture.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 14:01
The government is urged to expedite its child abuse inquiry following the Rotherham scandal.

'Bullied' teen will not walk again

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:56
A vulnerable teenager is told he will never walk again after he fell from a bridge trying to escape bullies.

How to protect yourself in the cloud

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:51
After celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?

VIDEO: Locals divided on Heathrow expansion

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:35
Residents from the areas close to Heathrow airport have mixed views on the possibility of further expansion.

Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:27
Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?

VIDEO: Beckham sad to see Welbeck leave

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:27
Former Manchester United and England midfielder David Beckham says he is sad to see Danny Welbeck leave the club.

VIDEO: 'A complete dereliction of duty'

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:24
Rotherham council, police and other agencies failed to protect vulnerable children, the Home Secretary says.

Gallacher gets Ryder Cup wildcard

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:05
Europe captain Paul McGinley selects Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood as his wildcard selections for the Ryder Cup.

Wiggins in Tour of Britain defence

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:03
Team Sky's Sir Bradley Wiggins is aiming to become the first man to win successive titles since the race restarted in 2004.

Day in pictures: 2 September 2014

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:58
News images from around the world: 2 September

'Extremist video' in Trojan school

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:52
A violent extremist video was shown in a Birmingham school, a committee of MPs investigating the the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot is told.

Referendum campaign focus on jobs

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:50
Both sides in the Scottish referendum debate focus on jobs, just a few weeks ahead of the vote on the nation's future.

WW1 warhorse awarded bravery medal

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:45
A World War One warhorse is awarded an "animal Victoria Cross" to mark the contribution of all animals that served with British forces.