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Why is the UK being asked for more money?

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:12
Why is the UK being asked for more money?

Head teachers' union NAHT joins TUC

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:11
The National Association of Head Teachers which represents 28,500 school leaders, has joined the Trades Union Congress.

VIDEO: The Queen sends her first tweet

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:05
The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.

VIDEO: Man starts fire at petrol station

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:56
CCTV footage showing the moment a man started a fire at a petrol station has been released by police.

Children held over rape of woman, 43

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:53
A 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl are among 11 people arrested on suspicion of raping a woman at a flat in Liverpool.

VIDEO: Wood: Time for Wales to step up

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:37
The majority of people in Wales want to see their assembly take on more powers, says the leader of Plaid Cymru.

Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:27
Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:24
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.

'Modern day slavery' farmer jailed

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:05
A horse farmer who forced a "terrified" vulnerable man to work unpaid for 13 years in "modern day slavery" is jailed for four-and-a-half years.

First transplant of 'dead' heart

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:00
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

VIDEO: Police spy 'was paid to love me'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:58
The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man who she did not know was an undercover police officer.

Mile-long blood trail investigated

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:52
Police investigate a trail of blood stretching more than a mile through the streets of Hull.

Women propose sex strike for peace

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:38
Female peace activists think the strike could force men to end armed conflict.

VIDEO: Namibian house prices create slums

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:34
Tamasin Ford reports on the effects of rapidly rising house prices in Windhoek, Namibia.

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:34
A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.

Son is held over couple's deaths

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:28
The 42-year-old son of an elderly couple killed in County Donegal is being questioned about their deaths.

GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:22
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.

VIDEO: Crossbow bolt shot dog recovering

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:04
A Staffordshire bull terrier shot through the skull with a crossbow bolt is making a "miraculous" recovery following surgery.

Payout to mother of secret PC's child

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:03
The Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.

The Queen sends her first tweet

BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:51
The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
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