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    Funeral for murdered Cork student

       (Tuesday, 28 April 2015 06:12)

    A funeral for Irish student Karen Buckley, who was murdered in Glasgow earlier this month, is to be held in County Cork later.

    Bank fines to 'fund apprenticeships'

       (Tuesday, 28 April 2015 06:00)

    The Tories will use fines imposed on Deutsche Bank for its involvement in Libor rate-fixing to fund 50,000 apprenticeships, David Cameron will say.

    UK aid leaves for Nepal on RAF plane

       (Tuesday, 28 April 2015 03:58)

    An RAF flight carrying UK aid and British army troops, including Gurkhas, is flying to Nepal, where many British and Irish nationals are missing.

    Top teachers' pay freeze 'unfair'

       (Tuesday, 28 April 2015 01:36)

    Plans to freeze senior teachers' pay "arbitrarily discriminate" against school leaders, according to the head teachers' union ASCL.

    Cooking 'top skill UK adults want'

       (Tuesday, 28 April 2015 01:02)

    Almost two-fifths of adults would like to be better cooks or bakers, according to a survey commissioned to launch a festival of learning.

    Child obesity may have 'two phases'

       (Tuesday, 28 April 2015 00:43)

    There may be two distinct child obesity epidemics - one among infants and one among adolescents - research suggests.

    Labour to pledge immigration action

       (Tuesday, 28 April 2015 00:07)

    A Labour government will set out the action it intends to take on immigration within 100 days of assuming office, Ed Miliband to say.

    Pensions to feature on campaign trail

       (Tuesday, 28 April 2015 00:01)

    Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson will say that her party will protect pensions with a "triple lock" as campaigning continues ahead of 7 May.

    Army at scene of explosion in Derry

       (Tuesday, 28 April 2015 00:01)

    Police and Army bomb experts are at the scene of an explosion at Crawford Square in Londonderry.

    Pupils prepare to sit new Highers

       (Tuesday, 28 April 2015 00:00)

    Thousands of pupils are preparing to sit the new look Higher qualifications as the exams period gets under way in Scottish schools.

    VIDEO: Scotland 'has put firecracker in election'

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 23:46)

    The BBC's Jeremy Vine reports on Scotland's key battleground seats, as polls suggests support for Labour is crumbling, and the Scottish National Party is on the rise.

    Bournemouth 3-0 Bolton Wanderers

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 21:53)

    Bournemouth all but seal their Premier League place as they go three points and 19 goals clear of Middlesbrough with one game left.

    Rare Spitfire sale could fetch £2.5m

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 21:49)

    A rare RAF Spitfire once flown by a Great Escape veteran and painstakingly restored over five years could fetch millions of pounds for charity.

    Bucket collections to Premier League

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 21:44)

    Bournemouth in the Premier League? We chart the remarkable rise of a club who were minutes from liquidation seven years ago.

    Gorse fire close to homes put out

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 21:26)

    A large gorse fire close to homes in Carmarthenshire which led to a road being closed is put out.

    VIDEO: RAF aid flight prepares for Nepal

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 21:13)

    Group Captain Simon Edwards, Station Commander at RAF Brize Norton, explains how the cargo and personnel on board a military aircraft flight will help the earthquake aid effort in Nepal.

    VIDEO: Nate Silver's election forecast

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 21:00)

    Statistician Nate Silver tells Panorama reporter Richard Bacon about his prediction for the General Election.

    Nurse jailed for attacks on patients

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 20:21)

    A former nurse is jailed for 18 years for raping and sexually assaulting unconscious women in Oxfordshire.

    O'Sullivan through to quarter-finals

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 20:03)

    Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan reaches the quarter-finals of the World Championship by beating Matthew Stevens.

    Rocky training pushed Mayweather

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 19:24)

    Floyd Mayweather says Rocky Balboa-style "throwback training" pushed him to the limit for his fight against Manny Pacquiao.

    Charity's Tory support letter error

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 18:56)

    A Welsh charity says it was wrongly included as a signatory to a letter supporting the Conservative Party.

    VIDEO: Day 28: First-time buyers and entrepreneurs

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 18:24)

    A promise for first-time buyers and a boost from small businesses on campaign day 28.

    Sturgeon: 'Tories bullied Miliband'

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 18:14)

    Nicola Sturgeon tells the BBC that Labour leader Ed Miliband has been bullied by the Conservatives to rule out a deal with her SNP party after the general election.

    Littner replaces Hewer on Apprentice

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 17:37)

    Lord Sugar announces his replacement for adviser Nick Hewer on BBC One's The Apprentice - Claude Littner, who has grilled candidates during the interview rounds.

    Education is 'red line' for Lib Dems

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 17:15)

    Nick Clegg says education funding guarantees for England will be a "deal breaker" in any coalition negotiations between the Lib Dems and the Conservatives or Labour.

    'DNA' child killer gets parole review

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 16:44)

    The case of a notorious child killer who became the first man to be convicted under DNA evidence is being considered by the Parole Board.

    Tory suspended over Miliband Jew slur

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 16:28)

    A Conservative local election candidate who said she could never support "the Jew" Ed Miliband is suspended.

    Journalists angry about police probe

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 16:21)

    Tabloid journalists who had been accused of making illegal payments to public officials for stories have voiced their anger about their treatment.

    VIDEO: Whig Party 'pro-EU and pro-immigration'

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 15:33)

    The original Whig party folded 150 years ago, but the modern party has four candidates standing in the election.

    'Bodged' boiler led to gas 'tragedy'

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 15:24)

    Fumes from a "bodged and botched" boiler at a holiday bungalow led to the deaths of two British children in Corfu, an inquest hears.

    Labour 'to help first-time buyers'

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 15:04)

    First-time buyers would be exempt from stamp duty when buying homes for less than £300,000 under a Labour government, a move the Tories say is "panicky and unfunded".

    Cameron 'hard work' pledge to firms

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 14:59)

    David Cameron promises to work "the hardest I've ever worked in my life" to secure victory on 7 May - as 5,000 small businesses give their backing.

    Could Birmingham be running capital?

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 14:44)

    Birmingham wants to become the European capital of running

    What is next for racing's McCoy?

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 14:43)

    What is next for racing's AP McCoy?

    VIDEO: Corfu deaths 'appalling tragedy'

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 14:16)

    A coroner has told an inquest the deaths of two children from carbon monoxide poisoning while on holiday in Corfu was an 'appalling tragedy'.

    How realistic is online voting at UK elections?

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 11:50)

    Why can't everyone vote online for their MP?

    Gay row health minister resigns

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 11:29)

    Northern Ireland health minister Jim Wells, who caused controversy with remarks linking same-sex relationships to child abuse, says he has resigned to help his wife "during her fight for life".

    VIDEO: A look inside the UK's newest hospital

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 07:12)

    UK's newest hospital, South Glasgow University Hospital, is to receive its first patients on Monday.

    VIDEO: Will wild lynx return to Britain?

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 06:28)

    Graham Satchell reports on moves to bring wild lynx back to Britain.

    The firm which can hire pop stars

       (Monday, 27 April 2015 00:04)

    The firm that can hire pop stars to sing for you

    Do the English want more say on English matters?

       (Sunday, 26 April 2015 00:20)

    Do the English want more powers?

    VIDEO: Finance Bill second reading

       (Wednesday, 25 March 2015 20:08)

    MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.



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