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Cameron: UK must take stand on Syria
David Cameron calls on Conservative MPs not "to sit on their hands" and side with "terrorist sympathisers" on the eve of a vote on UK airstrikes in Syria.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 23:02:50 GMT)

One person feared dead in shop blaze
One person is feared dead after a large blaze in Newcastle city centre which took fire crews more than five hours to bring under control.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:55:57 GMT)

Yorkshire Ripper 'facing prison return'
Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe's mental health has improved and he could be returned to jail, the BBC understands.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 15:31:46 GMT)

Transgender inmate found dead in cell
A transgender prisoner has been found dead in her cell at an all-male prison, the BBC learns.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:06:44 GMT)

England pull out of World Team event
England are one of six teams to pull out of the World Men's Squash Team Championships in Cairo because of security fears.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:17:07 GMT)

Adele tickets: Personal data 'breached'
Fans buying tickets for Adele's tour tell the BBC they have been shown the address and credit card details of customers other than themselves.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:20:30 GMT)

Wilshaw wants Bradford schools inquiry
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw says the "situation is so bad" in Bradford's schools there should be a "commission of inquiry" to investigate.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:10:42 GMT)

Child abuse suspect list grows to 2,200
More than 2,200 people, including hundreds of celebrities, are being investigated by UK police over historical child sex abuse allegations.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:16:10 GMT)

Tory party chairman 'should resign'
The father of a man who was found dead after he was allegedly bullied in the Conservative Party says responsibility "lays squarely on the shoulders" of the party chairman.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:58:18 GMT)

'Down to the bone' model's health alert
A model who was asked to slim "down to the bone" hands in a petition to Downing Street calling for better healthcare in the modelling industry.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:50:59 GMT)

Baby becomes UK's youngest organ donor
A baby that died 74 minutes after birth becomes the UK's youngest organ donor.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:34:37 GMT)

Flavor saviour drives Public Enemy to gig
A Public Enemy fan had to rush the band to an arena gig in his Ford Focus shortly before they were due onstage.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:14:13 GMT)

Morrissey wins Bad Sex fiction prize
Singer and debut novelist Morrissey wins this year's Bad Sex in Fiction award for his debut book, List of the Lost.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 20:06:21 GMT)

City baffled by horror movie cameo
Nottingham is at the centre of a festive mystery after the city made a bizarre cameo appearance in the trailer for a Hollywood film.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:27:52 GMT)

Manchester City 4-1 Hull City
Manchester City reach the League Cup semi-finals for the fourth time in seven seasons by easing to a 4-1 win over Hull City.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 22:13:07 GMT)

Changes must be made at LTA - Lloyd
British tennis is "a mess" and changes must be made at the "poor" Lawn Tennis Association, says ex-player David Lloyd.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 20:25:29 GMT)

Woods has 'nothing to look forward to'
Tiger Woods says he does not know when he will play golf again as he continues his rehabilitation after back surgery.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 22:25:06 GMT)

Corbyn: Syria focus should be peace
France and the United States should "put their efforts into" finding a peaceful solution to the Syrian civil war, Jeremy Corbyn tells the BBC.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:43:52 GMT)

Disruption as doctors' strike halted
Hospitals across England face disruption with thousands of operations cancelled, despite a 24-hour strike by junior doctors being called off.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 13:11:07 GMT)

Labour launches EU 'In' campaign
Alan Johnson launches Labour's campaign for the UK to stay in the EU, arguing the country's security depends on its continued membership.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:40:23 GMT)

VIDEO: CCTV of Hatton Garden raid emerges
A jury has been show CCTV images of the Easter weekend raid on a safety deposit vault in London's Hatton Garden.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 21:21:26 GMT)

VIDEO: Why no disabled athletes in shortlist?
One of GB's most successful Paralympians has criticised this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award shortlist.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 22:53:00 GMT)

VIDEO: Smoke billows from Newcastle shop
More than 50 firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a Newcastle city centre shop where it is feared a number of people may be trapped.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:15:48 GMT)

VIDEO: The rise of the banking app?
The BBC's Personal Finance correspondent Simon Gompertz looks at the rising popularity of banking by app.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:13:13 GMT)

VIDEO: Un-Nooh misses final black in 147 bid
Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh misses the black that would have given him a 147 break and a prize of £44,000 at the UK Snooker Championship in York.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 21:30:13 GMT)

VIDEO: In the ring with 'white-collar' boxers
With renewed calls for so-called white-collar boxing to be banned, just why did this 42-year-old company director go into the ring?
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 02:28:39 GMT)

VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe on hunchbacks and Harry P
Daniel Radcliffe talks to BBC Breakfast about his latest role alongside James McAvoy in the film Victor Frankenstein.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 08:44:02 GMT)

VIDEO: Edinburgh's street of lights begins
Thousands of people gather in Edinburgh to see the switching on of a huge festive street of lights installation.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:39:24 GMT)

Syria air strikes: What you need to know
What you need to know on the vote on UK air strikes against Islamic State group
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:07:23 GMT)

For and against UK action in Syria
The arguments over attacking IS targets in Syria
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:12:30 GMT)

Time running out for slow players
Why golf is clamping down on slow play
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:53:25 GMT)

Russian TV rewrites history in Litvinenko drama
Russian TV rewrites death of Alexander Litvinenko
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:46:27 GMT)

Do 20% of British Muslims really sympathise with jihadists?
Do 20% of British Muslims really sympathise with jihadists?
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 02:29:31 GMT)

Sports Personality: 2015 contenders
Meet the 12 contenders on this year's shortlist
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:26 GMT)

Celebrating St Andrew's Day - with the Romanian flag
What happened with Facebook and the saltire on St Andrews Day?
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:53:16 GMT)

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