Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Cold puts homeless at risk

Aid workers have warned that some Afghans and Pakistanis made homeless by Monday’s earthquake could die from exposure. There is an urgent need for tents and blankets for those forced to spend Read More →

Australia’s return of Uluru to Indigenous owners marked 30 years on

The traditional indigenous owners of Uluru have marked 30 years since it was returned by the Australian government. Hundreds of people gathered by the isolated hill, popularly known outside Australia as Ayers Read More →

Ben Carson compares abortion to slavery

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, one of the current frontrunners for the Republican presidential nomination, wants to make abortion illegal in all instances, including cases of rape and incest. He told an NBC Read More →

US Federal Reserve refrains from interest rate rise

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep US interest rates unchanged after its latest meeting. The decision leaves short-term interest rates at record lows of 0% to 0.25%, the same level they Read More →

Royal Dutch Shell pushed into loss by charges

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a loss for the third quarter of the year, after taking a big charge to reflect the cost of halting major projects. The oil company reported a Read More →


Jones Bootmaker sale saves 840 jobsThe bulk of the footwear chain is sold to investment firm Endless, saving 72 stores. Read More →

Uber suspends self-driving cars after Arizona crashImages show Uber vehicle on its side after apparent high-impact crash with ordinary driver. Read More →

Pensions mistakes of the past must be avoided, says John CridlandThe author of a major pensions review tells the BBC that the government must avoid past pension mist Read More →


Social media firms 'must do more' to stop extremist materialHome Secretary Amber Rudd says firms like Google should take "a leading role" in preventin Read More →

Douglas Carswell quitting UKIP to become independent MP for ClactonThe party's only MP says he is quitting to become an independent and says he is doing so " Read More →

Thousands take to streets in anti-Brexit London marchThe anti-Brexit march coincides with the 60th anniversary of the European Union's founding agre Read More →


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Cheryl and Liam announce birth of baby boyFormer X Factor judge Cheryl says her baby boy is "looking like a dream" and "stealin Read More →

Harry Styles hints solo music could be out in April1D star Harry Styles left hints on social media and during a TV advert that his solo material will b Read More →

Line of Duty: All you need to know to get up to speed for series fourNot watched the hit police drama? No problem. Here's a summary of all the case files to date. Read More →

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Jeremy Hunt 'sorry' NHS 111 call did not spot boy's sepsisHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt addressed a memorial service for William Mead who died aged one. Read More →

Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'Trips to empty the bladder were reduced and quality of life improved, a study found. Read More →

Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'Lab-made blood could solve the shortage of some blood types. Read More →


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Cooper, who has an OBE for services to literature, has attacked David Cameron for allowing more than Read More →

As James Martin leaves Saturday Kitchen, Michael Hogan counts down the all-time best small-screen co Read More →