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London's fireworks to be ticketed

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:22
London's New Year's Eve fireworks is to be ticketed for the first time and a limit of 100,000 set on a viewing area for the event, Boris Johnson's office reveals.

VIDEO: Tracking the Indyref polls and results

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:18
Jeremy Vine looks at how the Scottish referendum results will come in and how the campaign has developed,

Scotland's jobless total down 15,000

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:10
Unemployment in Scotland falls by 15,000 to 168,000 between May and July, taking the unemployment rate down to 6%.

Plaudits for Maxine Peake's Hamlet

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:58
Maxine Peake's performance as Hamlet is described by critics as "stunningly good", "excellent" and "not fully rounded" after her opening night.

Scottish independence and sport

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:56
An analysis of how sport might be affected should Scotland vote for independence in Thursday's referendum.

VIDEO: Job figures 'very encouraging'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:49
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has said the latest unemployment figures are "very encouraging".

China leader Xi begins India visit

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:47
China's President Xi Jinping begins his first official visit to India aiming to improve ties and boost Chinese investment.

Ex-teacher banned over text messages

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:44
A former Denbighshire teacher is banned for sending inappropriate messages to pupils at a school where he taught previously.

Shares plunge after Russian arrest

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:41
Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov is put under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering, and shares in his company Sistema tumble.

VIDEO: Musical Miss Saigon celebrates 25 years

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:40
Stars of Miss Saigon speak to BBC Breakfast about celebrating 25 years since the musical premiered.

Murdered woman 'failed by police'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:36
A series of police blunders contributed to the death of a woman who was murdered by her estranged husband after years of abuse, a report finds.

Richard III death injuries revealed

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:29
King Richard III was probably killed by two blows to the head during a "sustained attack", according to new research.

Odile storm moves towards Arizona

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:16
Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods.

Huston set to star in Ben-Hur remake

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:12
British actor Jack Huston is expected to take the lead role in a remake of 1959 classic Ben-Hur, according to reports from Hollywood.

Bank split 7-2 on interest rate rise

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:47
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) was divided for the second month in a row over interest rate policy, latest minutes show.

Four Irish people in US plane crash

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:47
Three people from Northern Ireland and one from the Republic are hurt in a Florida plane crash on Monday.

VIDEO: Should 'vaping bars' be banned?

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:36
As new research shows most young people do not plan to smoke e-cigarettes, experts are divided over the safety of "vaping".

VIDEO: Should 'vaping bars' be banned?

BBC Health - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:36
As new research shows most young people do not plan to smoke e-cigarettes, experts are divided over the safety of "vaping".

Who has won the social referendum?

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:35
Who has come top in Scotland’s social media battle?

Billionaire in NI education grant

BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:08
A US billionaire philanthropist is providing grants in Northern Ireland for shared education, dementia care and early years learning.
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