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Mental health nursing cuts warning - Sun, 23 Nov 2014
Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services "under unprecedented strain", says the nurses' union.

May 'bruised' over EU arrest warrant - Sun, 23 Nov 2014
Home Secretary Theresa May tells Desert Island Discs she was left "battered and bruised" after denying MPs a vote on the European Arrest Warrant.

Hamilton eyes 'biggest day of life' - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".

Kenya bus gunmen 'want religious war' - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is an attempt to start a religious war, an adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta tells the BBC.

Flood warnings for US snowmelt - Sun, 23 Nov 2014
Snowfall in the north-eastern US subsides, but there are now warnings of serious flooding from melting snow as temperatures rise.

Labour proposes London buildings sale - Sun, 23 Nov 2014
The QEII Conference Centre and the Civil Service Club are among four London landmarks that Labour says could be sold off to reduce the deficit.

Call to sanction failing universities - Sun, 23 Nov 2014
It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.

Foreign Office 'fails bereaved Britons' - Sun, 23 Nov 2014
The consular service provided by the UK Foreign Office sometimes falls short of what the public "can legitimately expect", a report by MPs says.

Tunisia in landmark presidency poll - Sun, 23 Nov 2014
Tunisia is set to hold its first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring" revolution that triggered uprisings across the region.

'Big gaps' hamper Iran nuclear talks - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Important sticking points remain in talks with Iran, Western powers warn, as negotiations on Tehran's nuclear programme enter their final stages.

Police and NHS phone lines restored - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Non-emergency police and medical phone lines are now working, Vodafone says, after technical problems disrupted services for a number of hours.

Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Spanish league's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Sevilla.

VIDEO: Car chase ends in building collapse - Fri, 21 Nov 2014
A woman in the US State of Missouri has had a lucky escape following a dramatic car chase in Kansas City.

VIDEO: Scrabble players compete in London - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Some of the best Scrabble players from over 120 countries are in London competing to become World Champion and win a share of the prize money.

VIDEO: Street pole-dancing in Buenos Aires - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Pole-dancers have been practising in the streets in Buenos Aires ahead of the South American Pole-Dancing Championships, which start on Saturday.

VIDEO: Newspapers 'kept from child's eyes' - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
A mother from south London has persuaded Tesco to change the way it displays newspapers so that children cannot see words or images which she says may disturb them.

VIDEO: Bike prototype with global interest - Fri, 21 Nov 2014
A four-wheeled bike being showcased at the UK Investment Summit is being developed in Swansea with the inventor hoping it will be a "global force"

VIDEO: Twitter co-founder defends application - Fri, 21 Nov 2014
The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.

VIDEO: Who is Philly Jesus? - Fri, 21 Nov 2014
Who is the man who is walking through the streets of Philadelphia dressed up like Jesus?

VIDEO: Parked car brings tram to standstill - Thu, 20 Nov 2014
A group of bystanders lifts a car out of the way after it blocks the way of a tram.

BBC Sports News

Hamilton eyes 'biggest day of life' - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's Formula 1 title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".

Wales 16-34 New Zealand - Sat, 22 Nov 2014

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United - Sat, 22 Nov 2014

Bellew takes revenge on Cleverly - Sun, 23 Nov 2014
Tony Bellew beats Nathan Cleverly on points to gain revenge in front of his home crowd in Liverpool.

Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Spanish league's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Sevilla.

BBC to show Fifa Women's World Cup - Sun, 23 Nov 2014
The BBC will provide comprehensive coverage of next year's Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada.

Red Bull excluded from qualifying - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel are excluded from qualifying at the Abu Dhabi GP for driving illegal cars.

England 28-9 Samoa - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
England secure their first win of the autumn as they see off Samoa 28-9 with a solid, if unspectacular, performance.

Errors cost Hamilton pole position - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Nico Rosberg takes pole position for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP following mistakes by championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

Quigg and McDonnell retain titles - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Britain's Scott Quigg defends his WBA world super-bantamweight title with a unanimous points win over Japan's Hidenori Otake.

Whelan in quit threat amid race row - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan says he will "resign immediately" if the FA punishes him over recent controversial comments.

Chelsea 2-0 West Bromwich Albion - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Premier League leaders Chelsea establish a seven-point lead as goals by Diego Costa and Eden Hazard see off 10-man West Brom.

Ireland 26-23 Australia - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Ireland back up their win over South Africa as they hold off a determined Australia fight-back to edge victory in Dublin.

Scotland 37-12 Tonga - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Scotland run in five tries as they complete their autumn international series with victory against Tonga at Rugby Park.

Manchester City 2-1 Swansea City - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Manchester City come from behind to beat Swansea and stay eight points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Celtic 2-1 Dundee - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Celtic make it five successive Premiership wins but are made to work hard for the victory over Dundee.

Schmidt taken to hospital after win - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt watches his team's thrilling win over Australia while suffering from suspected appendicitis.

Alonso unhappy after Ferrari remarks - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Fernando Alonso is unhappy with Ferrari boss Marco Mattiacci after being unfavourably compared to Sebastian Vettel.

Wilshere & Szczesny suffer injuries - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Jack Wilshere and Wojciech Szczesny both suffer injuries during Arsenal's defeat by Manchester United.

Stoke City 1-2 Burnley - Sat, 22 Nov 2014
Danny Ings scores twice as Burnley win at Stoke City to move off the bottom of the Premier League table.