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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 16:20:26 GMT)

People feared trapped in shop blaze
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 16:24:19 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 15:13:31 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 15:04:29 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)

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)

'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)

Climber 'prised' grizzly's jaws off leg
A Scottish climber has been attacked by a grizzly bear while climbing in Canada.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:35:09 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)

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)

Dog poo powers 'a sledgehammer'
Rules which could see dog walkers fined £100 if they leave the house without a poo bag are criticised by a charity.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:41:54 GMT)

Sports Personality: 2015 contenders
Who will you vote for to be this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year? More on the 12 contenders on the shortlist.
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:26 GMT)

Phillips calls time on Wales career
Wales' most-capped scrum-half Mike Phillips announces his retirement from international rugby.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:00:24 GMT)

Chelsea submit new stadium plans
Chelsea submit a planning application to build a new 60,000-seater stadium at their London home of Stamford Bridge.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:46:53 GMT)

UK already an IS target - Fallon
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon tells MPs the UK is already a target for Islamic State extremists as the Cabinet endorses Wednesday's vote on air strikes.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 13:09:17 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)

Chancellor sets date for next Budget
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne names the date of next year's annual Budget.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:54:38 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: 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)

VIDEO: Harry, 4, steals show on donor discussion
Four year old Harry received a liver transplant just two days before his first birthday. He now needs a new liver and is hoping to find a donor.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:24:54 GMT)

VIDEO: Police chase 80mph drunk driver
West Midlands Police have released a video of a drunk driver swerving across the M5, as forces across the region begin the Christmas anti-drink drive campaign
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 04:43:31 GMT)

VIDEO: Agency told model to slim 'down to the bone'
A model who was told she needed to lose weight and get ''down to the bone'' before she would be signed up to an agency's books is lobbying the government for better healthcare for models.
(Tue, 01 Dec 2015 13:59:11 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)

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)

Christmas shopping by numbers
Unpicking the numbers for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
(Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:03:56 GMT)

A legacy of fry-ups and red postboxes
The country attached to fry-ups and red postboxes
(Sun, 29 Nov 2015 00:11:37 GMT)

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